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Maria & Thomas

Wedding Information

Nuptials of Maria C. Toepfer & Thomas J. Foss

Ceremony and Reception:
Saturday, April 23, 2005
6pm - 11:30pm
San Francisco Maritime Museum

Registered: Macy's / Crate & Barrel


Saturday – April 23, 2005

6pm – Cocktails on the Verandah
7pm – Ceremony on upstairs deck*

Dim Sum Buffet and reception to follow downstairs in BayView Room and Verandah.

Dancing….Cake!!!.... Shenanigans…

11:30 – So long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodnight … until the morning.

*Last year it was approx 70 degrees and no breeze on April 23rd and 24th. It could be cooler and/or windy (foggy/rainy/etc). on the shores of the San Francisco bay – so dressing in layers is recommended just in case we’re not blessed again this year with such pristine weather!

Sunday – April 24th, 9am

Coffee and Italian pastries (weather permitting) next to the Maritime Museum on the white steps.

Please let us know if you will join us (see back of RSVP card).


Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf: April 22-24 ($139/night)
Phone/Directions: (415) 771-9000
Reservations: (800) 942-7348
* Has adjoining rooms

Toepfer/Foss Wedding Party Guest Rooms

Blocks of Standard Rooms Reserved (req'd 2 night stay) within 2 blocks of the museum

Cut off date for Reservations is March 22, 2005

All guestroom rates quoted are subject to applicable taxes and assessments, which are currently 14%.

Rooms can be guaranteed for late arrival to an individual’s credit card or by advance deposit. Any guaranteed reservation not cancelled before 6:00 pm on the day prior to the arrival date will be billed to the credit card or against the advance deposit. Each individual will be responsible for their room, tax, and incidental charges and will be required to show a credit card upon check in.

Parking: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf offers overnight guest parking at the discounted rate of $28.00/day with in/out privileges. Guest parking rates are subject to change without notice and are based on availability.

Marriott – Fisherman's Wharf: April 21 – 26 ($169/night)
Reservations: (800) 525-0956
Hotel Direct: (415) 775-7555
Junior Suite Upgrade – call Amanda (415) 447-7504

Ask for the Toepfer / Foss Wedding Party Guest Rooms at the San Francisco ~ Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel to receive the above group rate.

This special group rate is only available during the dates listed above.

For any guests requesting a Junior Suite Upgrade, please call Amanda directly at (415) 447-7504 to make reservations at $189.00 plus tax per night.

These upgrades are not guaranteed, and will be sold based on Hotel Availability.

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit, or guaranteed with a major credit card. Hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by one of the above methods. Attendees will pay their own room, tax, and incidentals incurred by them at Hotel. The San Francisco ~ Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel will hold the above block of rooms until March 23, 2005. Any reservations received after that date would be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

*Note from Maria: If you have American Express or Internet access and/or you don’t want to stay both nights you could get better rates.

Other Hotels in the Area – Lombard Street
Marina Hotel
Pacific Motor Inn
Hotel Del Sol (1 block back from Lombard)


Maritime Park & Hyde St Pier – the Ships!!
We will have some passes to view the ships the day of the event.

Bay Tours! Blue and Gold Fleet
Pier 41 (historical narratives and a loop out under the bridge and around Alcatraz; or perhaps just a tour of The Rock! Itself)

Treasure Island:
drive 1/2 way across the Bay Bridge and loop around before the old military base and get a gorgeous view of the city (even more lovely at night!)

The Exploratorium
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) EXP-LORE
Exploratorium Main Office: (415) 563-7337
General Information Line: (415) 561-0360

Additional Information

Please let Thomas or I know if you need any assistance with anything.
Maria – 408-348-1364
Thomas – 408-761-0551

On the day of the event – primary point of contact

April Gorsuch – 310-890-7191
(or Thomas and I)