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We may have entered a new year and a new decade, but vintage-style weddings continue to be a popular theme for engaged couples.  And it’s no wonder: perhaps nothing lends itself to classic, elegant romance better than the vintage charm of historic eras. The resurgence of period-dramas such as Downton Abbey, Boardwalk Empire, and Madmen has many brides and grooms wanting to add a touch of historic charm to their big day.  Here is our...

company Christmas Party

Have A Holly, Jolly Company Holiday  Any successful business is going to want to blow off steam when the holidays come around. As the sprint towards the end of the calendar year comes to a close, the people you work with need a company Christmas party. Between working their tails off to get that one last sale or meet that one more goal before January and figuring out travel plans and gifts for spouses, kids, nephews,...

Creative and Cozy:  A Christmas themed Wedding. If Christmas time is your favorite time of the year, why don't you make it your anniversary? Every bride strives for a wedding that will be remembered after they’ve said: “I do.”  With the vast majority of weddings typically taking place between May and October, winter provides an opportunity for a wedding that is both uncommon and elegant.  Consider the advantages: A winter wedding means your guests won’t be...

bridal shower

Planning a wedding? Don’t forget about the bridal shower. Every bride wants to feel special and celebrated for their big day, so make sure you spend time planning a beautiful bridal shower at one of our stunning bridal suites. Here are a few key tips and ideas to make sure your bridal shower is just as wonderful and memorable as the bride herself. Decide on a budget Before starting to pick a menu or a bridal shower...

most popular wedding months

Your wedding will likely be the single biggest party you ever throw for yourself.    Many of us grow up daydreaming about what their day will look like - A vision of ourselves glowing on a perfect day. What will your wedding party look like? What will the venue look like? Is it indoors or outdoors? The date you choose for the big day will definitely play a big role in how it all pans out. Would...

business events

Hosted by Coherent Solutions and the Lumber Exchange Event Center Sponsored by Amazon Web Services Thursday, October 24 If you’re going to be in Minneapolis this Thursday, the 24th of October, you’re not going to want to miss Innovation 2019 at the Lumber Exchange Event Center. This demo event is presented by Coherent Solutions, a custom software development company in Minneapolis. It will feature presentations on Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and the power of...

Halloween office party

Halloween office party: throw a pure fright fest(ivity) that will be remembered in your office. One that you will talk to new employees about dramatically, perhaps in front of a bonfire or with a flashlight.  Halloween is just around the corner and it is finally time to dust off the same old costume. It is time to use those dingy decorations leftover in the supply closet. However, there might be a better way to ring in...

vow renewal

There are all kinds of reasons to renew your wedding vows: achieving a big anniversary in your marriage, overcoming and recommitting to your partnership, wanting to include your children in a celebratory event, or maybe just so you can really soak it all in this time. Whatever your reason, we invite you to experience the magic of your wedding again here at the Lumber Exchange Event Center. Below we will answer some of your questions...

fall wedding color palette

Many people refer to summer as Wedding Season, and while we don’t entirely disagree. L/X loves a gorgeous fall wedding! We’ve put together this list of our favorite fall weddings fantasies… You will instantly fall in love with vibrant and extraordinary fall wedding color palette. Fall Wedding Color Palette must haves Whether it’s rustic country barns or the trees changing colors that have you saying “I do” to a fall wedding, one thing is for sure. There is...

bar mitzvah

They Only Stop Being Young Once: The Keys to a Perfect Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration In your children’s lives, there are very few occasions that are more momentous than their bar/bat mitzvah. After the stress of preparing to recite Hebrew in front of the entire Synagogue, any teenager deserves a great party. Of course, since most teenagers only communicate in various grunts and eye rolls, the planning and execution of the big event will fall almost entirely...