Check out museum's 'We Do!' exhibit

Final weekend for showing on Tri-Valley weddings

This weekend is the last chance to view the Museum on Main's exhibit highlighting local weddings from the mid-19th century to now.

"We Do! The Tri-Valley Gets Married," which opened in November and runs through this Sunday, features wedding and reception photos from local couples, bridal gowns, grooms' clothing, and other wedding paraphernalia, including a model wedding cake and a selection of cake toppers, according to curator Ken MacLennan.

"The exhibit looks at how weddings have changed with society over the last century and a half, with spotlights on the rise of the wedding industry and the legalization of same-sex marriage," MacLennan added.

The highlights include a wedding photograph of Alfred Kottinger and Emma Sangmaster Kottinger, who were married in Pleasanton in 1883. Alfred was a son of Pleasanton co-founder John W. Kottinger.

"We Do!" will be open at the downtown museum Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and then 1-4 p.m. Sunday. The museum is located at 603 Main St.

Next up, the museum will host its annual collaboration with the Pleasanton Art League, "Imagination Expressed 2019," which will open next Wednesday and run through Feb. 24 with opening reception on Jan. 13.

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