Wedding Information

The Wedding will take place at Fearrington House, an award winning restaurant featuring elegant dining.

Located on the site of an 18th century dairy farm, just outside Chapel Hill, Fearrington Village is a growing community numbering over 1500 residents. Fearrington Villge includes unique shops, restaurants, beautiful gardens, and a world class country inn.

Fearrington Village

The wedding will take place in the beautiful gardens of this historic house, which now serves as the Restaurant. The reception will take place on the West Terrace of the restaurant under a pavillion. Since both ceremony and the reception will be outside, we recommend you plan accordingly when choosing your clothing for the event.*

Photography services will be provided by John Rosenthal

John Rosenthal's work has been exhibited throughout North Carolina and the Southeast. His one-person shows include exhibits at Chapel Hill, Duke, Wake Forest, Salem College, Hollins College, the Asheville Museum of Art, the School of Design at North Carolina State University, the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, the National Humanities Center in the Research Triangle, the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art and the Somerhill Gallery; additionally, Mr. Rosenthal's work has been displayed in numerous group shows, including those at SECCA, the Gilliam & Peden Art Gallery in Raleigh, the Wolfe Street Gallery of Alexandria, Va. and the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C.

Mr. Rosenthal's commentary on photography and related matters can be heard on WUNC-radio, an affiliate of National Public Radio, and since March 1990 he has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered.*

Reception entertainment will be provided by The Countdown Quartet

The Countdown Quartet is:

Dave Wright - lead vocals, trombone, keyboards
Steve Grothmann - upright and electric basses, vocals
Daniel Hall - drums
Peter Lamb - tenor and soprano saxes, vocals
Randolph Mills - alto and tenor saxes

Raleigh , North Carolina's Countdown Quartet plays jazz and old-style R&B for your enjoyment. The CDQ does original music, standards, and not-so standards. You might hear snatches of Professor Longhair, Ellington, the Stax Records sound, Meters, Hank Williams, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Sonny Rollins, or James Brown. Louis Armstrong is King, Ray Charles is Prime Minister, Mingus is the jester. The only other place you're likely to find a lineup anything like this group's (two saxes, trombone, keys, bass, drums, and vocals) is New Orleans, and while the CDQ is certainly indebted to the Crescent City for inspiration, the group's North Carolina roots reach back to Dave Wright's electric guitar-playing grandmother.*

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