FAQs

 

  1. What types of events can be held at your venue?
    Business or casual meetings, seminars, anniversary events, birthday parties, baby showers, graduation parties, holiday parties, memorials, bridal showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies and receptions, filming, to name a few.
     
  2. Do you allow wedding ceremonies as well as receptions?
    Yes, ceremonies can be held at our venue. During the summer months the ceremony can be held outside on the lawn (no tents allowed). If you would like your guests to be seated you will need to make arrangements to rent or bring your own chairs. If you would like the ceremony inside the house it can be informal (furniture left in place) or formal (furniture moved to accommodate seating). For a formal set up we can seat 40 guests in the living room and 20 in the attached sun room, with the ceremony occurring in the bay window of the living room. Alternatively, we can seat 60 guests theatre style in the lower level room.
     
  3. Is there a ceremony set up fee charged?
    There will be a fee charged for the formal ceremony setup fee as well as the outdoor setup.
     
  4. How many guests can be accommodated?
    We can accommodate 100 guests for a stand-up reception, or 65 guests for a sit-down meal in various rooms throughout both levels of the house.
     
  5. What event items are available?
    Tables, chairs, dance floor, technical equipment.
     
  6. What food & beverage items are available?
    Barware, flatware, glassware, china, silver service, tablecloths, burgundy linen napkins, tables, chairs.
     
  7. What kinds of food service options are available?
    Buffets, cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, plated dinners/lunches, desserts.
     
  8. Can we bring in our own food?
    No, all food is exclusively catered by our in-house caterer, Chamberlyn’s Catering. Menu items range from classic dishes to one-of-a -kind selections. Only wedding cakes purchased from a licensed bakery are permitted.
     
  9. How does beverage service work?
    It can either be a host bar or a cash bar or combination of both. Bar service closes at 11:00 p.m.
     
  10. Can I bring in my own wine, beer, liquor?
    No, our license does not allow you to bring in any of these items. Only product purchased by us under our license can be served.
     
  11. What type of bar services do you provide?
    Liquor license, bartender(s), champagne toast, house – beer/wine/liquor, special requests.
     
  12. Where can my guests park?
    We have 6 parking spots in the front driveway. If you wish to reserve them for special guests please let us know and we can put out reserved signs for them. There is plenty of street parking available and the 2-hour limit extends only until 8:00 P.M. It is possible to receive a waiver for the street if your event starts before 6:00 P.M.
     
  13. Where can pictures be taken?
    You will have access to the first 2 floors of the house as well as the grounds for all your picture requirements.
     
  14. Is the house wheelchair accessible?
    We do have a ramp to enter the main floor of the house. As well we have a chair lift for people with mobility issues to go between the first floor and lower level. We currently do not have wheelchair accessible washrooms.
     
  15. Is this a smoke free and scent free venue?
    Yes
     
  16. We’re very interested in holding our event at your location, what’s our next step?
    If you have questions or would like to reserve a time to tour our amazing facility please contact us at uwcevents@mymts.net.