Sunday, October 6, 2013

Wedding details

Welcome to friends and family! Thank you for visiting Noah and Florence's wedding blog. Here are the details promised:

Date and time
Sunday, October 6, 2013
3:00pm

Address
22508 Griffith Drive
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20882
See address in Google Maps

Location
This is an outdoor ceremony and reception at the private residence of family friends of the Bastiens. They have graciously opened their home and backyard to us for the day. The average temperature in Gaithersburg on October 6 is a high of 68 degrees and a low of 51 degrees (Fahrenheit). The wedding is on rain or shine!

How to RSVP
For guests in the United States: fill out the included reply card and drop it in the nearest mailbox. The reverse is addressed and stamped as a postcard, so it will make its way back to us.

For guests outside the United States: fill out the included reply card and take it to your local post office to mail it back to us. I'm sorry that we weren't able to stamp these - international reply postage is difficult.

Attire
Not too formal. Suits or formal dresses are certainly not required - unless you really want to wear one. We won't stand in your way.

Travel and accommodations
The nearest airports are Baltimore-Washington International (about 45 minutes away by car), Reagan National (50 minutes), and Dulles International (50 minutes).

The nearest Amtrak stations are Union Station in Washington, DC (1 hour) and the BWI train station (50 minutes).

Gaithersburg is also served by the Washington Metro at Shady Grove station, although you will need a car to get from there to the wedding location (20 minutes).

These are some of the hotels and B&Bs in the Westminster area:
Best Western, Westminster
Yellow Turtle Inn, New Windsor
Atlee House, New Windsor
Hampton Inn, Owings Mills
Hyatt Place, Owings Mills

New Windsor is 10 minutes from our home in Westminster and 45 minutes from the wedding location. Owings Mills is 20 minutes from Westminster and 45 minutes from the wedding location. The Best Western is about 50 minutes from the wedding location.

If you would like instead to stay closer to the wedding site, there is a number of hotels in downtown Gaithersburg, which is 20-25 minutes from the wedding location and an hour from Westminster.

Registry
The registry is located here.

Questions?
Please leave a comment with your question and name. We'll answer by phone or email as soon as we can!

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8 comments:

  1. By the way, if anyone has any questions/needs help finding accommodations or transport for the ceremony, as the maid of honor I am more than happy to help! Feel free to send any questions my way as well.

    - Sarah

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  2. Sarah! Some of us have couch space to offer the out-of-towners (but preferably the ones we know...) Is there a forum for that, or have you heard from people looking for accommodations?

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    1. Susannah- I haven't heard of anyone needing couch space as of now. The one bridesmaid who needs accommodation is staying with me. :) If any information comes my way, I'll let you know! Where exactly are you located, again?

      Thanks!!

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  3. Hi Sarah. I know it's late in the game, but my BF and I are trying to figure out how to get there from NYC.

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    1. Gella- Megabus is super cheap and it comes right into Union Station in D.C. If you then take the Metro in the direction of Shady Grove and go all the way to the end of the line, I can pick you up from there (or have someone else pick you up). Do you know where you're staying yet?

      P.S. Last time I was in NYC, the Megabus departed from Port Authority. You might want to check and see if that's changed, as it does sometimes.

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