Castle Brides


Dear LOUISIANA CASTLE BRIDES, 

Great News!!



We will be holding a "Food  and Cake Tasting"/ "Open House"  for our current clients on August 5, 2017 from 12 PM to 2 PM.  to help you decide your menu choices. You will also be able to meet with the baker, Ms Julie,  and our florist/decorator Steven Thomas and tour the Castle again.   This is not for potential clients, only for clients with a signed contract with us. 


Cake samples and several of the food items on our basic reception menu and extended menu will be served .  We ask you to limit the number of people attending to 5. If you wish to bring a larger group to tour the Castle at another time, please just call to set up a separate tour.  

Ms. Julie, our baker, with "Cakes and Treats by Jewels" will be present with samples of her cake flavors and fillings for you to taste.  Her email address is "CakesandTreatsbyJewels@gmail.com and her phone number is 985-273-9514.  Steven Thomas, the decorator and florist, will also be present. Come see the new ceremony site florals designed by Steven and some decor changes around the Castle. Please contact Steven at accentsincolor@gmail.com if you want to view anything in particular at the Tasting/Open House.


RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED so please contact us back, by email to castleinfo@aol.com, with the clients (bride, groom) name, date of your wedding and the number of people attending the Tasting/Open House.  Since food and cake are being served this is necessary. PLEASE RESPOND BY EMAIL ONLY.
 
Also the CASTLE COTTAGE will be open for tours from 11:30 to 2:30.  Even if you have been by it before, stop by again. See photos and directions under Castle Cottage on the web site  www.LouisianaCastle.com Please contact me if you want to make a reservation for the Castle Cottage. Reservations are on the first come basis for any given date. Many Brides are reserving the night before their wedding for the wedding party, and then the family is spending the night of the wedding at the Cottage.


The information concerning this "Food and Cake Tasting" is also on the web site,www.LouisianaCastle.com under  "Castle Brides" and the password is info. Please check this regularly since it is where I post important information for my brides.  Also if you have not done so "FRIEND" us on Facebook or "LIKE" us on Facebook (The Louisiana Castle) and follow us on Twitter. We are always posting the most updated information on those sites first, but not this Tasting/Open House since it is not open to the general public.

Please note our new mailing address is:
 Louisiana Castle/Castle Events
 
c/o Dolly ILLG,
 4625 David Dr.,
 Kenner, LA 70065.

Hope you can make it. Please email us at castleinfo@aol.com with the requested information if you are planning on coming.


Dolly Illg, owner 504-455-8700

Mary Thomas, Manager  985-839-9988

Also...

If you have not done so already, FRIEND us on facebook AND follow us on twitter.  We are always posting the most updated information on those sites first.  Also, make sure you have sent me and email with the Bride and Grooms names with your wedding date in the subject line of your email so that I can add you to my Brides List. 

Remember the Castle Cottage is available for overnight stays for you and your family and friends.  

Please contact me if you want to make a reservation for the Castle Cottage.  Reservation on the first come basis for any given date.  
                                                                              
Also...remember that your menu choices are due one month prior to your event, please click on the specific words to view specific menu BASIC RECEPTION MENU  and EXTENDED RECEPTION MENU , please print them out, circle your selections and send it to Louisiana Castle/Castle Events, C/O Dolly Illg, 4625 David Drive, Kenner, LA  70065  or you may fax them to (504) 887-5166 or you may email the documents to castleinfo@aol.com.  

PLEASE READ YOUR MUSIC INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE PROVIDING US WITH MUSIC FOR YOUR EVENT.  IT IS BEING BROUGHT TO US IN FORMATS WE CAN NOT PLAY OR ON FLASH/JUMP DRIVES THAT WE DO NOT PLAY BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF GETTING A VIRUS ON OUR COMPUTER.  WE ONLY USE COMPACT DISCS.  COMPACT DISCS OR CDS WILL BE PLAYED ON A CD PLAYER, NOT A COMPUTER AND THIS WORKS BEST.  PLEASE DO NOT USE REWRITABLE CDS BECAUSE THEY DO NOT WORK ON OUR CD PLAYER.  YOU CAN ALSO BRING YOUR MUSIC ON AN IPOD OR PHONE AS A BACKUP TO THE CDS.  
Please remember in the Ballroom that the white tablecloths, white chair covers and silver bows are included in our standard contract package. The tall vases with the florals are also included.

Please note on the web site our vendor, Steven Thomas with “Accents In Color” He does our decorating and design at Louisiana Castle, but is available to our brides for their decorating and floral needs. His listing is under “Florals and Decor” on our vendor list. Visit his web site, email him or give him a call with any of your decorating or floral needs.

Remember the Officiant for your ceremony is not included in your contract.  You may arrange for anyone you would like to perform the ceremony or you may visit our website for local officiants. You will need a Louisiana marriage license that can be obtained 30 days prior to the ceremony.  Call the Clerk of Court office that you will be obtaining your license to see if there are any other requirements needed from you.  There has been a recent change in marriage licensing.

This special page you are on is just for Louisiana Castle Brides.  It has important documents and other helpful information.  New music selections will always be updated with the latest and greatest music! 


Hope these reminders help!  Don’t hesitate to email or call with any questions.

Dolly Illg
Thanks,
castleinfo@aol.com