Where & When Bridal: What to Do This Weekend

The bridal planning starts early this weekend with money-management seminars, dance classes, and more.

By: Arla Shephard

Thursday, May 7: Heavenly Events money-management seminar
In this economy, a bride needs to be savvy about saving money. The wedding-planning company Heavenly Events is hosting a “Money Matters” bridal seminar at the Seven Springs Village Clubhouse (9310 Cherry Hill Rd., College Park). Couples can ask wedding planners questions about throwing a budget-friendly wedding, learn how to create and stick with a budget, create a workable to-do list and calendar, and determine the size and style of their wedding. Free if you RSVP online; Thursday 6 to 7 PM.

Thursday, May 7: Dance Body Makeovers training class
Need to get fit in time for the big day? Dance Body Makeovers is offering the first in a series of classes designed to do just that. Every Thursday from May 7 through May 28, an hourlong workout session is led by trainer Kiona Leah at Deni DanzCo studio (3408 Annandale Rd., Falls Church; 703-795-6446). Classes are limited to 15 people; sign up by calling 240-893-4388 or e-mailing kiona@healthybykiona.com; $48 per person for a four-week course or $15 per person for one drop-in session; Thursdays 7:30 to 8:30 PM.

Saturday, May 9: The Chef’s Table catering event
The historic Foxchase and Rose Hill Manors are hosting an open house featuring a bridal tasting from the Chef’s Table catering company. Sample the cuisine while checking out the ballrooms and patios of Rose Hill Manor (42140 Raspberry Plain La., Leesburg; 703-369-3638). Call ahead to RSVP. Free; noon to 2:30 PM.

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