Elizabethan Fare

Recommended Service Providers

Elizabethan Fare® has an integrated network of event professionals that we have selected for their excellence in their respective fields.

Rental Companies

Tent on the green.

Photographers

Cordelia Hazel

Cordelia Hazel's Wedding Photography
Cordelia is a photographer and a senior at the Putney School. She has a passion and talent for photography, and is experienced in both digital and film in order to cater to all your aesthetic needs. As a child cameras were fascinating playthings for her, but after gaining experience from taking photography classes, and later teaching one in Argentina, photography has become her focus for a career path. More recently Cordelia has worked as a wedding photographer's assistant, and is currently shooting her own photo documentary on motherhood as well as volunteering at the In-Sight non-profit photography organization.
Email her at cordeliahazelphotography@gmail.com
or call 1-802-338-0134.
You can also check out her photography at www.flickr.com/photos/cordeliahazel

Kendal J. Bush
Elizabethan Fare Catering at Stonewall Farm Keene NH - Wedding Photographer Kendal J. Bush Photography

Kendal J. Bush Photography provides studio and on location photography. The working studio is located in downtown Nashua, NH but wedding and event coverage is available in New England as well as destinations world wide.

Christopher David

I embrace and honor the cultural tradition of weddings. Each couple chooses to celebrate their marriage in a way that is meaningful to them. I strive to capture the decisive moments and defining details of the day in a way that honors the uniqueness of each couple.

Bands and DJ's

Jared Stolper
Jared on guitar

Jared Stolper is a master guitar player and singer.
He can play beautifully in all styles including: Classical, Folk, Pop, Rock, Irish, Celtic and Jazz.
Jared has a large repertoire that spans a variety of cultures and can fit the importance of many occasions.
Jared can play and sing as a solo for both ceremonies and receptions, and has a Classic Rock group that plays for dances.

Upstate Harpist
Leah with Harp

Leah's graceful harp music will help create an atmosphere of elegance and sophistication at your special event. Leah has had extensive experience providing beautiful music for such occasions as wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, cocktail hours, dinners, holiday parties, anniversary parties, corporate functions, political fundraisers, and religious services. To learn more about Leah, listen to sound clips of her harp music, or request a free demo CD, please visit her website at www.upstateharpist.com.

Donald Saaf and the Little Hope String Band
Little Hope String Band

When Donald Saaf and the Little Hope String Band reach into their bag of songs, they might come up with anything from the last hundred years. From turn of the century parlour songs to Toots and the Maytals dance numbers. From waltzes to polkas to songs of Billie Holiday. They take songs from every where and filter them through a rootsy, rag-tag, joyous, jugband sort of sound. They play music that truly appeals to all ages. Donald has recorded extensively with children's performer Dan Zanes on Festival Five Records, as well as creating the artwork for those C.D.s. He plays guitar, harmonica, mandolin, tenor banjo, and does most of the singing. The other members include bassist extrordinaire Matt Sharff on the standup bass, and puppeteer Finn Campman on the cardboard box and oilcan. Another part time member is the amazing Phil Bloch on violin. They are presently working on recording a new C.D. of wedding party music.

The Nines Band
The Nines Band

To throw a great event you need excellent music. Fun and excitement in all types of dance music, The Nines fit well into any style function. Lead by sensational vocals, clever tenor sax solos and well-balanced melodies, harmonies and rhythms, continuously high-spirited music keeps dance floors full throughout the event. The songs are performed in the classic style as they were written, creating a full, crisp sound. The shows are classy and thrilling.

The ten-piece ensemble includes two guitars, bass, drums, keyboard, and eight male and female vocalists to form an outstanding harmonic mix. The horn section features alto and tenor saxophones, trumpet and trombone. The Nines play an extensive repertoire in the genres of R and B, Motown, Contemporary Pop, and Society/Swing Era Standards.

http://www.ninesband.com

The Turkey Mountain Window Smashers
Celtic Music/Contradance
Turkey Mountain Smashers

The Turkey Mt. Window Smashers, has been providing tunes and dances at Vermont country weddings for over 30 years. Expert and patient instruction by veteran teacher/caller John Newton makes Square and Contra Dancing fun for all ages and levels of experience. This traditional String Band features a choice of one or two fiddlers, a guitar player, and J. Newton, caller and stand-up bass. (Male Irish singer available upon request.) Tunes include: English, Irish, French Canadian and Appalachian. The band often plays quiet music during cocktail hour and dinner, then a square/contra dance afterwards. Custom arrangements can be made for events of any size or style.

  • Prices:
  • These prices are for approximately four hours of music.
  • Each musician (choice of 2 or 3 or more): $200.00
  • John Newton (caller): $225.00
  • For more information call: 802-824-3275
  • or email: pigdog@sover.net
Simba
Worldbeat Dance Band
Simba

Simba is southern Vermont's premier worldbeat dance band. Started in 1989, its eight members work throughout the New England area as soloists, accompanying other artists and doing recording work.

Simba is where they bring their personal creative talents together. The band has evolved into a high-energy dance band, drawing upon African, reggae, Caribbean, Latin, jazz and funk influences to create their own unique and vibrant sound. Simba features several multi-instrumentalists allowing their sound to range from guitar/horn section funk to Caribbean steel drum, from West African balafon grooves and hand percussion to jazz sextet and even klezmer orchestra.

Although Simba loves to play hard and can keep everyone on the dance floor, they can also play an entire night of cocktail/swing jazz if that is what's needed.

The members include: Dan DeWalt - steel pan, trombone, piano, accordion; Wim Auer - bass; Johnny Yuma - vocals, drums, percussion; Bob Stabach - tenor sax, flute; Steve Sonntag - trumpet, flugelhorn; Charlie Schneeweis - vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn, valve trombone; Derrik Jordan - vocals, guitar, percussion, congas, keyboard, violin; Steve Leicach - talking drum, percussion, congas, djembe, balafon.

Florists

Boyd Family Farm

The Boyd Family Farm offers an array of floral styles while working with the client to achieve the look for their wedding. They also serve as a beautiful event location.

flowers

Cakes

Ronna Gendron

Take a look at the examples below.

Blue lattice cake Square fruit cake
Big cake
  • Creative Confections
  • 72 Griffin Hill Rd.
  • Alstead, NH 03602
  • For more information call: 603-835-2235
  • or email: ronnagendron@hotmail.com
  • or visit website: here

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See photos of Elizabethan Fare featured in Vermont Vows magazine, summer 2010, page 132. Photos by Dennis & Ellen Curran. Online version on page 128.

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