Happy Couple

Groom
JON WAINWRIGHT groom

Bride
KATHLEEN BEST bride

Our Love Story

Once upon a time, a guy met a girl at a dive bar. The rest, they say, is history.

2009
25 of september
Love Story

we have met each other

A slow night at the State College Shandygaff, Jon meets Kathleen after a performance of Everclear's "I Will Buy You a New Life"
2010
16 of march
Love Story

Our first beautiful date

Our first official date was Whipple Dam in State College. Still too cold to swim, we sat on the banks and enjoyed the scenery and each other's company.
2015
22 of january
Love Story

our happy engagement

Jon finally put a ring on it.
I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone

Important People

No wedding party is complete without a Wedding Party. Here are the people we've roped into bringing both the party and, perhaps, the funk.

SHANNON BESTMaid of Honor

Kathleen's sister and oldest friend, Shannon has been waiting her entire life to be Kathleen's Maid of Honor.

MaidOfHonor
BestMan
BILL CLARKBest Man

Trained marksman. Hunter. Civil servant. Shaved head. Purveyor of fine whiskeys. Man. Best Man.

SERENA SIDWELLBridesmaid

Originally Jon's friend, Serena was quickly co-opted by Kathleen after a less than cordial game of Words With Things, and they've been close ever since.

Bridesmaid
GroomsMan
NICK ZAPPULLAGroomsman

One of Jon's roommates in college, Nick and Jon forged a friendship of shared experiences with the other characters of the household.

KIMBERLY NAGLEBridesmaid

Kathleen met Kim at Kim's wedding, and raved over Kim's dress. Between that good start and several 'Catalina' events, the two have forged a great friendship.

Bridesmaid
GroomsMan
CALEB NAGLEGroomsman

Jon met Caleb at Circuit City. When that company went down in flames, their friendship emerged like a phoenix. A video game obsessed, super cool phoenix.

Wedding Events

While the wedding is the biggest event, there are a few others planned! You can read about them below.

Event name
WEDDING SHOWER

The wedding shower will be held on August 6th at 1pm at 24 Myrtle Avenue, Havertown Pennsylvania 19083.

August 6th2016
Event name
BACHELORETTE PARTY

The Bachelotette Party will take place in State College, PA on September 23rd-25th.

September 23rd-25th2016
Event name
BACHELOR PARTY

The Bachelor Part will take place outside of Gettysburg, PA on September 23rd-25th.

SEPTEMBER 23rd-25th2016



Event name
WEDDING CEREMONY

We invite you to join us at Normandy Farm in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania at 5:00pm to observe the wedding ceremony. The ceremony will take place outside The Silos Ballroom (weather permitting), and the reception will follow immediately after the ceremony.

October 7th 2016

Accomodations

If you plan on staying the night at Normandy Farm, or in a nearby hotel, here is some information to help you along.

Event name
NORMANDY FARM

A block of rooms has been reserved at Normandy Farm for wedding guests. Space is limited, so if you'd like to stay at Normandy Farm please act quickly. You may book with Normandy Farm by calling (215)616-8500 and mentioning the Best/Wainwright wedding.

Event name
HYATT HOUSE

Hyatt is another area hotel, if you'd prefer to book elsewhere. The number for the Hyatt House is (610)313-9990.
Directions to the Hyatt House can be found here.

Gift Registration

If you'd like to contribute anything to our new life together, you can find our gift registration below.

Amazon
BedBathAndBeyond
HoneymoonFund

We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness
--and call it love -- true love.