General Information & Decorating Procedures for the Martha-Mary Chapel
Florists are required to deliver and arrange floral materials no earlier than 30 minutes in advance of the ceremony start time and must be finished at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the ceremony.
Materials such as floral tape, 3M hooks, tacks, pins, nails, screws, etc. are not to be used and are strictly prohibited for the use inside or outside.
Corsages should be delivered in cellophane wrappers and properly labeled. All delivery boxes and associated refuse must be removed at the completion of floral delivery and setup.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, it is the responsibility of the florist to arrange for removal of any flowers affixed to windows, pews, walls, and wall sconces.
We do not permit any open flames or candles, except for a unity candle for ceremony purposes.
No throwing of rice, confetti, bird seed, or flower petals is permitted inside or outside the Chapel.
Pictures are permitted in the Chapel during your ceremony only, and not before or after as we wish to ensure ample time for other scheduled events.
Receiving lines are not permitted at the chapel after the ceremony as we need to ensure timeliness for the next ceremony.
Strict observance of times and regulations for both rehearsal and ceremony are necessary. The popularity of the Martha-Mary Chapel requires the courtesy and cooperation of everyone.
Rehearsal time should be scheduled with the Functions Office and should include the officiate of theceremony. The Sexton does not conduct rehearsals.
The wedding party arranges for flowers, officiate, music, aisle runner and unity candle.
There is not a changing room for wedding preparation. Overnight accommodations are available at the Wayside Inn and should be reserved well in advance to ensure availability.
The Chapel seats 120 guests on the main floor and 30 in the balcony
Decorating Procedures for the Main Dining Room and Tent
Vendor delivery and arrival is one hour prior to the start time of the event.
Entertainment arrival and setup time is one hour prior to the event.
Please have your Entertainment Provider see the Restaurant Manager upon arrival and before unloading anyequipment.
No open flames are permitted. Candles enclosed in votive or hurricane lanterns are permitted.
Materials such as floral tape, 3M hooks, tacks, pins, nails, screws, etc. are not to be used and are strictly prohibited.