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Image Credit: Rowlands Photography How 196 Events helped: DJ/Event Host, Ceremony Support & Dance Floor Lights Hands down, one of the most requested first dance songs is Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”.  If you’ve attended any weddings this year then you know exactly what I mean.  To make your first dance stand out from the crowd, try to […]

Blog, Weddings

May 10, 2018

Cody + Melanie | “Perfect” First Dance | Chesapeake Wedding | 196 Events

Cody + Melanie | "Perfect" First Dance | Chesapeake Wedding | 196 Events

After months of planning, your wedding day arrives and seems to fly by in the blink of an eye.  This is why it’s so important for you to live in the moment and make the best of every second.  Here are our 10 secrets to an epic wedding reception: Don’t plan too many events during the reception The traditional formalities such […]

Blog, Wedding Tip Wednesday

April 10, 2018

10 Secrets To An Epic Wedding Reception

Image Credit: Michelle Lyerly Photography How did 196 help? Ceremony Support & DJ/Event Host This past weekend we attended a breathtaking rustic wedding in Toana, VA.  At the end of any event Devail and I always discuss our takeaways. What did we do well? What can we do better next time? We also share our favorite moments. […]

Blog, Weddings

October 25, 2017

Matthew+Molly | Rustic Wedding | Toano VA | 196 Events

Matthew+Molly | Rustic Wedding | Toana VA |196 Events

Photo by: Jesse Leake in MODwedding Our Thoughts… There is no “one size fits all” solution when it comes to selecting your wedding meal serving style.  The below blog post by Geoff Beers is a must read before you make the buffet vs. plated decision.  We especially love his idea of the “Hybrid Buffet.” Using this serving […]

Blog, Wedding Tip Wednesday

September 26, 2017

Buffet vs. Plated | A Guide To Help You Decide |196 Events

Image Credit: Terrie Simmons 196 Services: Reception DJ & Event Host As a wedding dj, what better way to close out the summer than with the sweet union of two incredible souls? We have known Kristin for quite some time, both personally and professionally.  Not only is she part of our church family, but we also […]

Blog, Weddings

September 22, 2017

Doug + Kristin | Summer Wedding | Chesapeake Golf Club| Chesapeake Virginia | 196 Events