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What are words? Group Wedding Event w/ Chris Medina
ON STAGE at Metropolis Ballroom
Arlington Heights, IL
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What are words? Group Wedding Event w/ Chris Medina
What are words? Group Wedding Event w/ Chris Medina
ON STAGE at Metropolis Ballroom
Arlington Heights, IL

Brought to you buy ChicagoStyle Weddings Magazine & Website and Edge Magazine Chicago

A Special Group Wedding Event
Only 25 tickets sold!
Friday, September 9th (9-9-11)
25 Couples Will Be Joined Together ON STAGE At the Metropolis Ballroom
With special guest
Chris Medina
Singing "What Are Words" for the Ceremony

The wedding event and the 25 couples will be featured in "ChicagoStyle Weddings" January 2012 Magazine!

Chris Medina joins his band The Able Body ON STAGE at Metropolis Ballroom in Arlington Heights Sept 9th for a semi-private group wedding event. 25 couples will tie-the-knot in this exclusive formal wedding style event, featuring the American Idol contestant and his band as the entertainment. The day includes everything -wedding rehearsal, a beautiful ceremony, open bar reception, a gourmet meal prepared by the ballroom chef, and wedding cake sculpture from Manetti's Bakery to be shared by the guests, and a digital wedding photo. Chris will sing his famous love song "What Are Words" during the ceremony and sign each couple's license as a witness.  

ON STAGE at Metropolis Ballroom
6 South Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL
Be United with the one you love ON STAGE at Metropolis Ballroom in Arlington Heights Sept 9th, 2011.  Already noted for being an amazing event venue, just a 20 minute train ride from the loop Metra NW Line, the Ballroom will be hosting this "Once in a lifetime" semi private event September Ninth. Interested couples can make their reservations on line here on Brown Paper Ticket.
Your day will feature a formal wedding ceremony for 25 couples and eight guests each (a table of ten) and all the festivities to follow during this grand and elegant group union at the Ballroom.  

The wedding will be officiated by Unity Temple UU Congregation Rev. Emily Gage Minister of Faith Development
Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Couples will take their vows with the beautiful love song, "What Are Words" sung by Chris Medina himself (written by Rodney Jenkins) as part of the ceremony, and at the end of the ceremony, Chris will sign as a witness on your license. (Civil or Marriage)

The ceremony will be followed by an open bar reception in the Vail / Campbell rooms. Wedding guests will enjoy unlimited well drinks and hors d'oeuvres made especially by the ballroom chef.

At 7:30 seating will begin for the guests, leaving the newly married couples in Harmony Suite to be announce individually to the ballroom as they are seated at their tables for dinner.

Each couple will stop to pose for a complementary photo by local award winning youth photographer, Ian William Photography and receive a digital copy.

After dinner the first nine tables in front of the stage will be cleared away to create a dance floor. During this time, cake will be served - An amazing cake sculpture from Manetti's Bakery shared by wedding guests.

Then finish your perfect day by dancing all night to the sounds of The Able Body with Chris Medina. Plus, The wedding event and the 25 couples will be featured in "ChicagoStyle Weddings" January 2012 Magazine!


Rev. Emily Gage is the Minister of Faith Development at Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Oak Park, Illinois. She received her Masters of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School in 1997, when she was also ordained. Since then, she has officiated at a number of weddings, some of them same-sex. The Unitarian Universalist Association has affirmed the legality of same-sex marriage since 1996, and has publicly affirmed the rights of gay and lesbian people since 1970.

Unity Temple UU Congregation preaches a message of love, affirms the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and works to make the world a better place. Through the time and resources of their members, Unity Temple supports a number of different community organizations, including West Suburban PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter), Oak Park/River Forest Area Walk-in Ministry, and Faith in Place.

Unity Temple UU congregation's home is Unity Temple, a historic building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Unity Temple Restoration Foundation, also housed in Unity Temple, works to restore and preserve the building, as well as educate and bring awareness to this architectural masterpiece.

RESERVATIONS ARE MADE HERE: Only 25 tickets are available.  
The total package for each table of 10 people, including the wedding couple is $2,800 Plus Tax. Each couple is asked to pay $800 down buy purchasing a reservation certificate printable at checkout on Brown Paper Ticket or calling the 24/7 Ticket Hotline: 1-800-838-3006 Balance due $2,000 with-in 30 days.

Each couple will receive $100 gift certificate to and the personal attention of the ballroom's Director of Bridal and VIP Events - Michael Raymond, Plus, a digital wedding announcement for the couple to personalize on their home computer, and a digital photo of the couple's formal announcement entering dinner.

Be one of only 25 couples to have Chris Medina sing THEIR SONG! Civil Union or Wedding License, in perfect love there is no difference. Make your reservation TODAY for this memorable event of a life time.

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ON STAGE at Metropolis Ballroom
6 South Vail Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
United States

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Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits
Food > Sweets
Music > Rock
Music > Singer/Songwriter
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Spiritual
Social > LGBT

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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