If you enjoy studying trends and habits of people then you’ll know that brides, in particular, are choosing remote locations for destination elopements. While destination honeymoons have long been popular, destination weddings with a few close friends are now equally in vogue. For those looking for a very special place for their very special events, the Featherbed Railroad may be just the ticket.
One a very busy weekend recently we had three very special and different celebrations that demonstrate just how different this incredible place can be, depending on the type of event that you’re looking to host.
A Beautiful Wedding Celebration
Well, this was a Disney-themed wedding and all the staff had on Mickey and Minnie Mouse ears. But we can’t imagine a fairy the size of Tony flittering around, except in some horrible nightmare.
Among the things the that were provided at Justine and Nick’s celebration was the bartender, tables, linens, DJ (SoundsLikeFUNDJ), day-of coordination and more. Our caterer was a favorite of ours, Lindy’s Quality Catering. Photo and video were provided for by Justine & Nick and she chose well.
For a wedding, we’re very happy to be here for you and also point you in the direction of some of the best wedding professionals we’ve had the privilege of working with. There are some great professionals in the special event business in Lake County with a variety of pricing and service delivery to match almost any taste and budget.
Two days before Nick & Justine got married here, the County of Lake brought some 60 Administrative Assistants to the Featherbed Railroad for a picnic lunch. These were people from all over California’s counties and were visiting Northern California for a few days of business meetings to compare notes. One of those days they got to have lunch with us in our picnic area.
Our picnic grounds could easily accommodate the 60 administrative professionals. There is even power so that Scott DeLeon could deliver a presentation about Clear Lake.
Catering was handled by the local high school which is teaching a group of students to take advantage of the incredible agricultural resources that we have in Lake County to prepare fresh, locally-sourced meals for the students and, on occasion, for catering customers.
It so happened that they were so busy on this day that they had to rush from one job to the next, but the students left an incredible selection of choices that were in farmer’s fields just a day or two before. Heck, if this food were any fresher our guests would be out in the fields picking it themselves.
Our picnic grounds are a great place for bike and car club gatherings, small company events and, of course, family reunions.
This event, managed by Lake Event Design, was absolutely beautifully run from start to finish. There were tables for about 250 guests on the lawn, a shooting gallery by TropiCaboose, a casino in the shadows of the Main Station along with the Lake County Diamonds playing their covers of great songs from the front porch.
The team at Strong Financial created a very special sarsaparilla drink that guests really enjoyed and there was some incredible barbecue prepared by Lake Event Design as well.
Whether you’re hoping for a simple celebration of your love together, a big outdoor blast to celebrate a great year or a small meeting or corporate event our experience in the special events business means we’re a thrilled and willing partner for you. We hope, the next time you plan a very special celebration, you think of us.
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