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Couple after ceremony at Schmeeckle Reserve amphitheater in Stevens Point

Meet Brittany & Chris.

Brittany and Chris are a Chicago-based couple with UW-Stevens Point college roots, and they hired us to plan their Stevens Point wedding. It was a great choice for them to hire a wedding planner based out of the town of their wedding venue, because it allowed us to use our thorough knowledge of the area and local, trusted vendors. We think the world of these two! What a joy to plan their wedding, and their wedding was made even more special by picking two gems of Stevens Point for their wedding venues: UWSP’s Schmeeckle Reserve and Muse at Sentry.

Artistic photo of wedding dress on wedding morning
Black and white wedding details with blue background
Bride getting dressed on wedding morning
Mother of the groom getting ready on wedding morning
Bride in wedding dress on morning of wedding day
Groom dressed and ready on wedding day before first look

The First Look: SentryWorld

When it came time for the first look, we were excited to use the gorgeous space outside SentryWorld to let Brittany and Chris see each other for the first time. This space was also the perfect spot to exchange vows for the first time and let the jitters out before the ceremony in front of EVERYONE!

First look at SentryWorld
Groom seeing bride for first time
Bride and groom sharing vows during first look
Bride and groom sharing vows during first look at SentryWorld

The Ceremony: Schmeeckle Reserve

The Schmeeckle Reserve ceremony had perfect September weather, champagne for all, and grounding, lovely natural space under the pavilion. Schmeeckle Reserve built an amphitheater in the past few years, making outdoor wedding ceremonies under the pines of Wisconsin easy and beautiful. With the addition of music by The Silvas, this ceremony and the mingling time was delightful!

Guests mingling at UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve ceremony
Guests mingling at UWSP's Schmeeckle Reserve wedding ceremony
Amphitheater at UWSP's Schmeeckle Reserve
The Silvas ceremony musicians at Schmeeckle Reserve ceremony
Champagne at Schmeeckle Reserve ceremony
Signs at Schmeeckle Reserve UWSP
Groom walks in with parents to wedding ceremony
Bride and dad walk in to wedding ceremony at Schmeeckle Reserve
Wedding ceremony at UWSP's Schmeeckle Reserve
Father of the bride hugging groom during ceremony
Parents of groom smiling during ceremony
Bride and groom after first kiss at Schmeeckle Reserve wedding ceremony
Bride and groom recessional at Schmeeckle Reserve ceremony
Bridal bouquet with reds and pinks
Bride and groom portrait at Schmeeckle Reserve
Groom and groomsmen at Schmeeckle Reserve
Bride with bridesmaids in black at Schmeeckle Reserve

The Reception: Muse at Sentry

We love Muse – this restaurant at Sentry is swanky and glam – the perfect party spot for this wedding reception. We don’t have to do anything to it to make it beautiful and ready for a wedding reception! Many thanks to the staff at Sentry for helping us carry out a gorgoeus reception.

Bride and groom enter Muse at Sentry for wedding reception
Muse at Sentry wedding reception space
Bar at Muse for wedding reception
Bride and groom cut the cake at Muse for wedding reception
Muse logo
Bride and groom share toasts with guests at Muse
Bride and groom walking through Sentry on wedding day
Bride and father dance at Muse wedding reception
Bride and father dance at Muse wedding reception
Groom dances with mother at Muse wedding reception
Bride annd groom snuggling and dancing tog

Brittany & Chris's Wedding Vendors

We need a pro team of wedding vendors to pull of wedding days like this one, and we are grateful to the rest of the vendors who worked alongside us to make this wedding day beautiful! To be directed to each wedding vendor’s website, click on the business name.

Ceremony Venue: Schmeeckle Reserve at UWSP

Reception Venue: Muse at Sentry

DJ: Matthew Polacek

Photographer: Lisa Young Photography

Bride and groom kissing in a wedding bus

All our love!

Brittany and Chris, we hope your first months of marriage have been completely delightful. We miss you both and wish you the best! 

All our love, 

Marsha + Team

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