A fashion-writer bride and her groom dream up an intimate affair among the lush gardens of Alden Manor.

Because Alder Mansion boasts two large rooms to be used for dinner—a library and adjacent fireplace room—the couple elected to have long, banquet-style tables that were perfect for family-style service. Menu items included steak and chimichurri, grilled chicken with lemon, and sea bass served alongside mango chutney.

Photo: Cappy Hotchkiss Photography

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