the planning is in the details...

6 months

Check that you have contracted and put a deposit down with the following:

  • Photographer/Videographer
  • Limousine service
  • Entertainment
  • Travel
  • Bridesmaids dresses and shoes
  • Select invitations and favors
  • Look at tuxedos
  • Get color swatches of dresses for florist
  • Start writing out your guest list
  • Meet with florist after dresses are chosen
  • Arrange lodging for out of town guests
  • Bridal Registry
  • Music for church
  • Wedding dress
  • Confirm wedding date and have a current menu and prices sent to you

4 to 6 months

  • Order invitations
  • Gown fittings / decide on head pieces for bridesmaids
  • Confirm tuxedos are ordered for ushers
  • Contact the florist and order flowers
  • Rent any extras for wedding
  • Rings ordered
  • Plan rehearsal dinner
  • Make appointment with the Farmington Club to finalize menus, color of linens, details

2 months

  • Confirm with entertainment about music selections
  • Mail bridal information
  • Order wedding cake, deliver cake top of you have one
  • Confer with organist/Soloist on music selection for the church
  • Write out all wedding invitations and mail them
  • Meet with photographer to discuss pictures
  • Apply for wedding license

2 weeks beforeĀ 

  • Contact the Farmington Club with estimated guest counts; breakdown of each meal is necessary
  • Set up appointment with the Farmington Club to finalize two days before wedding
  • Do seating arrangements. Aplhabetical guest list with table numbers and meal choices.

2 days before

  • Have rehearsal for ceremony followed by rehearsal dinner

Final appointment at the Farmington Club; drop off the following items:

  • Guest list and seating plan
  • Introduction sheet
  • Bride and groom glasses
  • Guesboot and pen
  • Cake cutter
  • Envelope gift holder
  • Personalized matches and napkins, if any
  • Favors for tables
  • Exact number of guests
  • Payment in full (bank check or credit card, please)
    Addtional 3% processing fee for credit cardsĀ 

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