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Wedding and Reception Location – Mavericks Event Center

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Ceremony Locations - Half Moon Bay Coastside, Reception Locations & Dining

I love officiating at the Mavericks Event Center located in the scenic Princeton Harbor just 30 miles south of San Francisco. I’m at the top of their Vendors list as an officiant. The Center offers a unique, beautiful setting for your wedding ceremony and/or reception. The Center has over 2000 square feet and provides a casual, beautiful setting with an open, spacious main area, lots of windows and a fireplace. There is also a large deck outside overlooking the harbor that can accommodate 60 seated guests. This location lends itself to creative possibilities and a very special event. The Mavericks Event Center can accommodate many seating options for your wedding and/or reception. Utilizing the indoors only it can accommodate up to 150 reception standing guests, 100 seated guests. They can also accommodate all your catering needs. Additional equipment and services are also available. Just a few steps from the Mavericks Event Center is the Inn at Mavericks, which sits on a waterfront bluff and has 6 newly remodeled rooms beautifully decorated and provides a great lodging location for the wedding couple,  wedding party and family. Each room has unobstructed harbor and ocean views with a large private veranda, a fireplace, flat screen HDTV, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and wireless Internet access. For more information visit their web-site at Mavericks Event Center terry Plank Authored by Terry Plank

Honeymooning in Half Moon Bay

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Resources - Half Moon Bay Coastside, Wedding Tips

The Half Moon Bay Coastside is a small, quiet, beautiful community situated on HWY 1 just 30 miles south of San Francisco. Not only is it a great location for a wedding ceremony and reception, but also provides many features and activities for a very special honeymoon.

With its easy access to many beautiful beaches, several excellent restaurants for dining, bed and breakfast locations overlooking the ocean and many other activities you will be sure to have a special honeymoon without having to travel far.

A few of the beaches which are sure to please are Montara State beach, the Miramontes Point Rd beach, the beach area near the famous Mavericks surf location and the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve.

Some of the lodging locations with views of the ocean from your room or balcony are the Beach House found at www.beach-house.com, the Cypress Inn at www.cypressinn.com and Landis Shores at www.landisshores.com

Many other activities are available to entertain you all within a short drive –

Horseback riding, whale-watching, sport-fishing, shopping in quaint downtown Half Moon Bay, golf, a visit to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve tide pools, walking through Princeton harbor, a trip to the Point Montara and Pigeon Point Lighthouses and a visit to the Ano Nuevo State Reserve for a guided elephant seal tour or just spending time relaxing on the beach.

For more information on restaurants, lodging locations and activities the Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce website at www.halfmoonbaychamber.org is a good resource.

terry Plank Authored by Terry Plank

Wedding Music Tips – Half Moon Bay – Coastside

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Wedding Tips

There are many musicians available for wedding ceremony music. But few are as special and as well trained as the classical, acoustic guitarist, Richard Patterson.    

Richard Patterson is available for wedding ceremonies and has a broad repertory of musical selections to choose from.  He has enjoyed a career performing with groups and as a featured soloist in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.  He lived and studied the guitar in Spain and upon returning to the United States was signed by Columbia Artists for several years on national tour and performs more than 70 concerts a year on University campuses and in major concert halls throughout North America. Richard is a recording artist and his compositions and arrangements are heard in feature films and on television and radio.

His education includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Performance from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Masters Degree in Music from San Francisco State University.

 Richard’s deep understanding and admiration for the music he performs, his remarkable career as an artist, plus his special style and performance abilities make him an excellent musician for any wedding ceremony.

For more information or to book Richard for your wedding, please call 650-726-2513. Listen to him playing in the background at www.hastingshouseweddings.com, a wedding ceremony location he co-owns with his wife.

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