Wedding Supplement Shorts

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Wedding Costs

The average cost of a formal wedding is $13,310, with the engagement ring and reception topping the list as the most expensive elements. (Copley)

Gown Guess

Bride's magazine surveyed first-time brides and discovered that the average dream gown is white, made of satin, floor length and has a chapel train. Average cost of the fantasy? $628. (Copley)

Slide show on Jewish weddings slated

Congregation Shomrei Torah in Santa Rosa will present a slide show on Jewish weddings at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 16.

Rose Levine, a docent at the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, will narrate the presentation, which shows Jewish wedding customs from around the world.

The presentation is part of the adult education program at Shomrei Torah, which is located at 1717 Yulupa Ave. For information, call (707) 538-2622.