Wedding Planning Made Easy

Coverage of the Southern Maryland Wedding and Party Expo held on November 16, 2014.

The Calvert Times
By Emily Charles – Contributing Writer

Tucker’s Wedding and Party Expo, held Sunday, Nov. 16. at the Calvert County Fairgrounds, was a wealth of informationfor couples looking to get married. Supported by the Calvert County Minority Business Alliance, 24 vendors were available for participants to engage with in between events including fashion and hair shows.

Between the 24 vendors, every aspect of planning a wedding was covered. Catering? Cutty’s Rock ’N Ribs, LLC and JT’s kitchen were present to offer their services. According to Natalie Holland, co-owner of Cutty’s Rock’ N Ribs, the restaurant caters events like weddings, employee picnics and county fairs throughout Maryland and Virginia, providing quality food and specials including BBQ, ribs and pulled pork without a booking turnaround. Anytime is the right time.

JT’s Kitchen caters weddings, birthdays and other parties, and will even allow you to enjoy your party in their restaurant if you so desire, according to employee Kyrstin Wainwright, who stated that all of the food at JT’s Kitchen is “delicious,” with “no particular specials, because it’s all fantastic.” The restaurant is family friendly and children are welcome. Not only would JT’s Kitchen like to support you, the restaurant and catering business enjoyed supporting the expo.

“We were pleased to support the local Southern Maryland Wedding and Party Expo. We like networking within local groups and businesses, and we invite all local residents to come out and enjoy fresh, wholesome food,” said owner Frank Taylor.

Looking for quality wines to drink or give as party favors? Independent wine consultant Terri Reaves of Wine Shop at Home was there to help, presenting a display of merlots and chardonnays wrapped in custom labels made specially for the bride and groom. Wine Shop at Home releases four new wines every month, so their supply is always rotating, Reaves said, so check them out as soon as you can!

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