Weddings are full of odd traditions, such as throwing uncooked rice at the newlyweds and watching people kiss in public. Prepare for the weirdest event of your life with this Groupon.
$5,999 for a full wedding and reception package for up to 100 guests (an $11,000 total value)
- Wedding in a Victorian gazebo (a $1,000 value)
- Service performed by Minister Alfred Lee (a $300 value)
- Reception in ballroom with black and white linens (a $2,000 value)
- Appetizers, including meatballs, chicken wings, shrimp cocktail, cheese and crackers, fruit, and vegetables (a $1,500 value)
- Banquet dinner, including tri-tip beef, chicken, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, vegetables, caesar salad, and dinner rolls (a $3,500 value)
- 100 beers, 50 glasses of wine, and enough cider and champage for a 100-person toast (a $1,000 value)
- Music at the ceremony site and throughout the reception, including uplighting, a slide screen, projections, and club-style light show (a $1,500 value)
- A stay in the honeymoon suite, which includes a heart-shaped jacuzzi with room for two (a $200 value)
Additional guests may be added for $40 per person.
Power's Mansion Inn, Wedding & Event Center
When Alfred and Peggy Lee took over Power's Mansion Inn, Wedding & Event Center, the couple had their work cut out for them. The 19th-century Victorian house had fallen into some disrepair, so an extensive overhaul began. They've turned the property into a lovely throwback to its original era, with tapestry-covered queen-anne's chairs, floral rugs, and intricate wood trim in almost every room.
Tucked into the rolling grounds surrounding the mansion sits a gazebo beneath which countless couples have said their "I dos" before their first touchdown dance. In fact, weddings are the staff's specialty. They help couples with the minutiae of planning the big day, including what flowers the bride will clutch in her hands, the design of the wedding cake, as well as housing guests in the mansion's B&B and hosting the reception in the 120-guest ballroom. This meticulous attention to detail and the historical feel of the property has gotten the mansion voted "Best of the Best" by readers of the Auburn Journal from 2006 to 2012.