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Ceremony
The ceremony will take place Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at the Stuart Avenue Inn Bed & Breakfast in Kalamazoo, Michigan at 3pm, and we will allow guests at the site up to an hour before the ceremony. Dress will be as casual or as formal as you desire. 229 Stuart Avenue. Parking is limited, but is allowed on the streets during the day, so we recommend carpooling if at all possible to minimize your hassle.

Rehearsal and Rehearsal Dinner
The rehearsal will take place Friday evening, October 2nd, at the Inn. No time has been set.

Reception
The reception will take place at the STAR*Building (the former Kraftbrau Brewery) in downtown Kalamazoo from 6pm-midnight. A pasta dinner buffet will be served beginning at 7pm. 402 East Kalamazoo Avenue. The site is accessible from both E. Michigan and E. Kalamazoo streets. It is nestled between two sets of railroad tracks, and when you're entering town from I-94, exit 81 Downtown Kalamazoo, it is easily distinguishable by the billboard attached to the building.

Accomodations
There will be limited availability for guests who wish to stay at the ceremony venue site; however, there are numerous other wonderful Bed & Breakfasts in very close proximity, and other accomodations nearby. We have set up a room block at Baymont Inn and Suites, 269.372.7999, 2203 South 11th Street, for October 2nd and 3rd. The block is under Laubenstein, or block code 406858717. The price is $65/room for a King bed, or $70/room for two Queen beds. Pets are allowed at the hotel for an extra $10/night. Baymont asks for block reservations by September 2nd, and you have 48 hours prior to the event to cancel.

Stuart Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast
800.461.0621, 229 Stuart Avenue
Prices vary from $99-$169/night depending on the room.

Hall House Bed and Breakfast
269.343.2500, 106 Thompson Street
Prices vary from $99-$180/night depending on the room.

Kalamazoo House Bed and Breakfast
269.382.0880, 447 West South Street
Prices vary from $109-$149/night depending on the room.

For more lodging options check out this Google search for Kalamazoo hotels: Kalamazoo hotel lodging.

Registries
The couple is registered at the following locations (links send you directly to the registries themselves):
Bed Bath and Beyond
Macy's

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