The Avalon Ball 2016 Page Six

Preparing to renew our vows....

Saturday Morning And Preparing For The Vows Renewal (Page Six)

Today is "THE" day... Many of us renew our vows and then like magic, we turn back the clock to years gone by and dance to the music of 80 years ago... Let's get started!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The studious do some light reading without lights

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The gang coagulates in front of the hotel (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The hotel supplies enough roles and fruit to keep us
fed for a while (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Watching life go by! (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Their view was amazing (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The town begins to wake up (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
In search of breakfast... Where do we go? (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Many choices

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The flowers were quite pretty walking down the main drag

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Paul looks up with anguish... No more "real food" for him!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Hans and Kerstin are out shopping... Preparing for this afternoon

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
OK, It's actually called "The Sun Deck"

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Beautiful people doing a beautiful waltz

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
We are NOT a bashful group!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The guests were in awe of this display of talent

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
"Now remember, do NOT get to close to Donna!"

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Perhaps some bubbly before the main event?

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Looks pretty normal from this angle

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Yes... They are texting each other!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Do they look worried? (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Now, on the other hand! (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Sharlene Choy (Head of the Avalon Ball)stopped by to see the activities
(Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Big hugs for a nice lady!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Where is everyone? (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
We are ready to go! (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Gigi and Larry (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Looking good!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Sam and Brenda (Cowering in the back of the patio) (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Kathy and Ed (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
"It's OK... Ed will say "I Do" in eight languages!" (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Kerstin and Hans (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
What is she thinking? (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Just be patient! (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Tom and Kathy (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The birthday boy! (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Lucky... How your mustache has grown (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Married 58 years already... They are our idols! (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Sandy and Charlie (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Bon and Donna (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Paul and Sue enjoying all the action!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Marion and...

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Gary...


Gary and Marion (Courtesy of Sam)


Walter and Teri (Courtesy of Sam)


Wally and Ghislaine (Courtesy of Sam)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Pop goes the corks... Seven bottles disappear like magic

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Everyone looks like a million dollars

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
What is Paul up to.... Hope he does not yell "Boo!"

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Lining up for the group photo.. What a handsome group (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
Where is Hans by the way? (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
There him is... Someone else has the official camera (Courtesy of Hans Thedens)

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio
The Minister is here... We are ready to begin!

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio

Pre-Ceremony visit on the patio