Engagements & Weddings

Wedding: Mark Spain & Shannon O’Neill

By Hannah Lee | February 6, 2019

When Mark Spain asked Shannon O’Neill for a guitar lesson while they both were working at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Shannon jokes she suspected it was a ruse. Little to her surprise, they didn’t touch a guitar the entire night and instead enjoyed a lovely dinner cooked by Mark.  Three […]

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Wedding: Paige Morrow & Kristine Falk

By Cara Siliakus | January 15, 2019

Chapel Hill natives Paige Morrow and Kristine Falk grew up less than a mile apart but didn’t meet until attending East Chapel Hill High School, where they were on the soccer team together. After college, they reconnected and started dating soon after that.  One Christmas Day, the couple was with Paige’s […]

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Wedding: Kresha Snipes & Marcus Dean

By Chapel Hill Magazine | January 8, 2019

Chapel Hill native Kresha Snipes could have met her future husband, Marcus Dean, on multiple occasions during the time that they both spent in Chapel Hill, Charlotte and Atlanta, but they didn’t cross paths for years.

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Wedding: Rachel Dunn & Luca Tomasi

By Kensey Katz | November 14, 2018

When Luca Tomasi, a Chapel Hill native, asked his classmate, Rachel Dunn, out on a date during a school day at Durham Academy their junior year, they might not have guessed their relationship would blossom over ten years together. After spending their college years apart – Luca at Duke and […]

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Wedding: Kyle Peterson & Maggie Peterson

By Ashley Applewhite | October 24, 2018

In the spring of 2014, Chapel Hill native Kyle Peterson met Maggie Peterson through mutual friends while living in Nashville after college. When September rolled around, the two started dating. The couple moved to Chapel Hill together in pursuit of Kyle’s MBA at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. To celebrate their […]

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Wedding: Eugene Rossitch and Stephanie Salcedo

By Jishnu Nair | October 15, 2018

North Carolina native Eugene Rossitch and California girl Stephanie Salcedo both attended UNC for grad school, but at different times. They first crossed paths online, and soon after that, had their first date at Tobacco Road, where they realized almost all of their interests overlapped, including reality TV and traveling. […]

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Sarah Mixter and her bridemaids at The Parlour at Manns Chapel

Wedding: Sarah Mixter & Brian Gribbon

By Rachel Sauls | September 26, 2018

The southern tradition of burying a bottle of bourbon a month before a wedding to ensure good weather worked in favor of Sarah Mixter and Brian Gribbon. When tiny flurries came down as the two celebrated on March 24, 2018 with an intimate group of friends and family, Sarah felt […]

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Wedding: Bridget Dean and Sean Wamsley

By Santul Nerkar | September 18, 2018

Bridget Dean and Sean Wamsley met within the first week of starting their MBA programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2015. When a mutual friend invited several classmates out for sushi, Sean and Bridget were equally charmed by one another. It didn’t take long for the duo to realize […]

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Wedding: Chase Woodfin & Hannah Meyers

By Santul Nerkar | August 27, 2018

Chapel Hill native Chase Woodfin first met Floridian Hannah Meyers in Atlanta, where they were both working on the 2013 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. When their paths crossed again the following year, the two ended up going on a successful first date to an Atlanta Braves game – and quickly became […]

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Wedding: Katie Schurr & Matt Evans

By Olivia Cohen | August 17, 2018

When Chapel Hill native Matt Evans moved into his apartment in Roanoke, he didn’t know his future wife was just downstairs. He and Katie Schurr, who lived in the apartment below, bonded over porch swing conversations, grilling burgers and gardening. A year later, Matt secretly called Katie’s family members to […]

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