Christmas Prelude Kennebunkport, Maine

Christmas is in  the air as are our Sperry Tents.  Each year for the first ten days of December Kennebunkport opens up its doors for the holiday Season. This festival is called Christmas Prelude. https://www.christmasprelude.com

Excitement fills the streets of this iconic Maine Town with music, tree lighting,  shopping,  food and  Christmas Cheer. Sperry Tents Seacoast provided heat for the outside tent at The Boathouse http://boathouseme.com, .

We are providing tenting at The Pilot House Restaurant  4 Western Ave Kennebunkport Maine.

On Friday and Saturday December 8 and 9 Sperry Tents Seacoast is providing the tenting for Fire and Ice at the Nonantum  https://www.nonantumresort.com/about-the-resort/fire-and-ice/

10 Wedding Trends to Avoid in 2018

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Diana Bruk

Wedding season may be over, but if you’re planning nuptials for the coming year, now is the time to start considering which trends that you saw on Instagram are worth keeping and which need to be thrown out of the window. Here, world-renowned wedding and event designer Jung Lee of FETE NY, the NYC-based event planning and design production firm, gives her tips on which trends we can leave behind in the New Year. So, read on, and enjoy. And if you’re getting married yourself, be sure to read the 50 Best Marriage Tips of All Time. Continue reading

10 Things We Know About Harry And Meghan’s Wedding—From An Insider

The engagement was just announced, but royal wedding fever is already here.

By DIANE CLEHANE

No one does pomp and circumstance like the Brits, and when it comes to royal weddings, they rule. I’m one of those people who set the alarm for 5am so I could get up and watch Lady Diana arrive at St. Paul’s Cathedral in a gold, horse-drawn carriage to marry Prince Charles. Ever since, I’ve made it my personal mission to know everything there is to know about the fascinating family at the center of the world’s longest running soap opera.

After two books and countless conversations with royal insiders (including Diana’s brother, Charles), I’ve gained plenty of insight on how things work within “The Firm.” Although they only just announced their engagement yesterday, plans for Harry and Meghan’s wedding are well under way. Here’s what we know so far. And for more royal engagement coverage, here are 10 Secrets the Palace Doesn’t Want Meghan Markle to Know.  Continue reading

Wedding at Laudholm Farm In Wells Maine

We wanted to share this stunning photo of our 46 foot round  Sperry Tent installed for a cocktail hour at Laudholm Farm in Wells Maine.  Sperry also installed a second tent for the wedding reception outside the barn for dinner.

https://www.wellsreserve.org

On The Road With Sperry Tents Kittery Point Maine

Sperry Tent Seacoast was hired to produce a wedding at this beautiful site in Kittery Point Maine in June 2018. We will be installing our 66×106 Sperry Tent a  on a laser leveled floor system at this ocean side property. Sperry will install a chestnut ballroom floor in the entire tent. We are looking across the bay to Portsmouth and Newcastle New Hampshire. Tom Roberts our production manager was on site last week to design the custom flooring and stairway that he will pre build this winter.

https://visitmaine.com/places-to-go/beaches/kittery

On The Road With Sperry Tents, Waterville Valley New Hampshire

Michael Parkin was on the road last Friday to New Hampshire White Mountains. Sperry is planning to provide a 46×106 sailcloth tent with a full English Chestnut Tent Floor at this Waterville Valley view home in Campton NH.

Mother nature surprised us with an early dusting of powder.   What a fantastic view!

 

 

On The Road With Sperry Tents Gloucester, Massachusetts

Sperry Tents Seacoast was on the road again last week meeting with clients for 2018 weddings. Here is a stunning late fall photo of an exquisite Oceanside backyard on Dolivers Neck Road in Gloucester Massachusetts. We would install custom anchors to install our 46×105 Sperry Sailcloth Tent.   We are only limited by our imagination!

Sperry Tents Is Featured Maine Magazine’s Annual  Wedding Issue!

We are proud to announce that  Sperry Tents Seacoast was honored to be the featured Wedding in this year’s Maine Magazine’s annual  wedding issue! Sperry installed a 46×85 Sperry Sailcloth Tent. This beautiful  waterfront Maine Wedding was located at in Scarborough Maine at a private country club. The Event Planner was Cairn Events and the beautiful photos were produced by Brea McDonald.  Dandelion provided the catering.

Thank you to all the great vendors involved.

  1. breamcdonald.com
  2. cairnevents.com

https://www.dandelioncatering.com

Sperry Tents And Exeter Events &Tents Team Up To Create A Spectacular Wedding

This photo is a working tribute to how two great companies can work in tandem to create a fantastic event!   This tent was installed by my daughter Ashley’s  company Exeter Events and Tents. www.exetereventsandtents.com.  The flooring was installed by her father’s company Sperry Tents Seacoast. Our family is very proud of both our great companies and their talented staff This event was at Hidden Pond In Kennebunk Maine

 

Why Are The Bride’s Parents Still Paying For Most Of The Wedding?

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Natalie Gontcharova9/5/2017

While many aspects of weddings have become less traditional and cookie-cutter over the years, one convention stubbornly remains: In heterosexual unions, the bride’s parents are still writing the majority of the checks. Is this because the parents of females are somehow magically wealthier? Of course not. It’s because many years ago, before women could own property, they were “given away” into marriage with a dowry, which was essentially a way to pay the groom’s family for taking their daughter off their hands. Continue reading