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Sarah Lenahan + Michael Wallace

Sarah met Michael Wallace Memorial Day, 2019. While vacationing to their respective family beach homes on the Jersey Shore, the two met at a local watering hole known for its matchmaking. Mike saw Sarah from across the bar, introduced himself, and before the night was over, the two had a date set up back in New York City, where they both lived.

A few years later, Mike popped the question oceanside. After Sarah said “yes,” he walked his future bride back to her family beach house where all their favorite people were waiting to celebrate.

“Mike thought out every detail,” Sarah says, “professional photographer, oyster bar, music, food, drinks and even surprise fireworks at the end of the night.”

When it came time for wedding planning, the Wallaces chose to get married in Moore County, where the bride’s parents live. As for the venue, Sarah and Mike exchanged vows at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, on September 23, which is also the bride’s parents’ wedding anniversary and the mother of the groom’s birthday.

photographer: Virgil Bunaou
wedding planner: Vision Events Wedding & Event Planning
ceremony: Sacred Heart Catholic Church
reception: Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities
dress: Mark Ingram Atelier
shoes: Loeffler Randall
hair & makeup: Blushed Bridal NC
cake: The Bakehouse
catering: Elliotts on Linden
flowers: Jack Hadden Floral & Event Design
rentals: Curated Events
invitations & programs: Minted Weddings and Jones Printing Co.
transportation: Kirk Tours & Limousine