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Aggie bride and groom say I do in charming downtown McKinney wedding

Aggie bride and groom say I do in charming downtown McKinney wedding

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Sarah and Brandon had nine groomsmen and bridesmaids in their McKinney wedding.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Sarah Loiselle and Brandon Beville were married on January 28, 2017. Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Florals were provided by The Stalk Market in McKinney. Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Gather McKinney provided the charming venue the couple was looking for.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Watters designed the bridal gown, which Sarah purchased at LeAnn's Bridal.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Family photos were among the thoughtful details.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Photographer Matthew Shelley captured the event.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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In lieu of cakes, the bride and groom opted for pie from The Little Pie Kitchen.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
Beville Wedding, Dancing
LeForce Entertainment DJ service provided reception music.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Guests raved about desserts from The Little Pie Kitchen.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Gather McKinney provided a candle wall backdrop for the ceremony.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Sarah and Brandon Beville met through mutual friends at a game night.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Guests left their wishes on a framed illustration of the couple.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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The new Mr. and Mrs. Beville share a dance.  Photo by Matthew Shelley
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Beville Wedding, Ceremony
Beville Wedding, Bridesmaids
Beville Wedding, Flower Girl
Beville Wedding, Bridesmaids
Beville Wedding, Photos
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Beville Wedding, Dancing
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Sarah Loiselle and Brandon Beville met at a game night through mutual friends, and sparks flew. The Texas A&M University alumni were seated next to each other, and the upcoming football season gave them plenty to talk about.

Numerous Aggie games and three years of dating later, and Brandon surprised Sarah with a birthday trip to College Station. Oblivious to Brandon's master plan, Sarah was perusing boutiques in historic Bryan, when Brandon dropped to one knee and gave her the surprise of her life. 

Celebratory cocktails at Messina Hof winery followed, along with a romantic dinner at Christopher's World Grille. 

"It was wonderful to have the whole weekend to ourselves in College Station to be together after getting engaged," says Sarah.

In Dallas, family, friends, and a whole lot of planning awaited — and the couple was anxious to get started.

Sarah envisioned something "small, intimate, and not fussy," and Gather McKinney fit the bill. A full-service venue, Gather planned, coordinated and catered the January 2017 event. The candle wall they provided created a focal point Sarah "couldn't stop looking at" all evening long.  

Eschewing tradition, the bride and groom opted for pies from The Little Pie Kitchen in lieu of cake — and there were no complaints from their 130 guests. 

"There were no leftovers" says Sarah. "People raved about them for weeks after." 

The music also was a hit. Guests danced the night away to tunes from LeForce Entertainment DJ service, waving glow sticks all the while. 

 

Ceremony, Reception, Catering and Coordinator: Gather McKinney

Floral: The Stalk Market

Photographer: Matthew Shelley

Invitations: Windsor Printing & Graphics

Pie: The Little Pie Kitchen

DJ: LeForce Entertainment

Bridal Gown Retailer: LeAnn's Bridal

Bridal Gown Designer: Watters

Bridal Gown Alterations: Legacy Tailor

Tuxedo Rentals: The Men's Warehouse

Hair & Makeup: Stephanie Nelson Makeup & Hair