Mitzvah Inspire: A Backyard Barbecue – Inside A Temple

Mitzvah Inspire: A Backyard Barbecue – Inside A Temple

Mitzvah Inspire: A Backyard Barbecue – Inside A Temple

Exceptional-Events in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, a full service event, design and planning company brought us this great celebration.

Using the Bar Mitzvah boy’s nickname, Goldy, event planner Stacey Kesselman transformed the ballroom of Or Ami Synagogue in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania into “Goldy’s Backyard Barbecue.”

Creating a backyard BBQ feel for the temple ballroom was easy using vintage signage and banners from Visual Resources, the family’s business, as well as picnic tables, paper lanterns and garden flowers. “Eat, Drink and Enjoy” was the theme for the night and everyone did just that.

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ place cards

As guests entered they were greeted by this rustic vignette to create a feeling of being outside

Goldy's Backyard pie pop place cards

Pie pops served as place cards and were displayed in these hollowed out moss containers which added to the outdoor feel

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ mash sign
The mash sign directed guests to the food and fun!

Goldy's Backyard BBQ signage2

Signs like this one tied all the elements together for a cohesive look

Exceptional Events Signage
“Eat, Drink, Enjoy” was the theme for the evening

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ tables
White garden chairs were used for a backyard feel along with blue up lighting

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ centerpiece

Centerpiece table numbers

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ centerpieces
Galvanized buckets with moss and beautiful flowers were paired with lanterns, which added to the vintage feel

Goldy's Backyard BBQ chip bar
A chip bar was a great addition

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ Mitzvah Exit2

 The favors all lined up ready to be given out

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ Mitzvah Exit
A nice note to thank guests for celebrating with the family

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ Favors

Sweatshirts for the Bar Mitzvah boy’s friends were printed with the custom logo

Goldy's Backyard BBQ apron

Aprons were given out to the adults

Exceptional Events Backyard BBQ Smores

And of course you can’t have a BBQ without S’mores!

Exceptional Events  smore's bag

A closer look at the custom bags

We want to thank Stacey Kesselman of Exceptional-Events for sharing this great party with our readers. Venue: Or Ami Synagogue, Signage and Banners: Visual Resources, Decor/Favors: Exceptional Events, Apple Pie place cards: Sweet Surprises Candy, Caterer: Infinity Caterers, Photographer: Linda Morrow, Entertainment: All Around Entertainment

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