Derek Michael Smithson and Emily Jayne Ridolfi of Auburn were married Oct. 12, 2012 at the Newcastle Wedding Gardens by Katye Ridgeway, officiant.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Jeffrey and Marian Ridolfi of Auburn.
The groom graduated from Placer High School in 2005 and from the College of the Redwoods Fine Woodworking program in 2009. He is employed by California Hardwood Producers and is the owner and craftsman of Smithson Fine Furniture.
The groom’s brother, Frank Smithson of Lincoln, served as best man.
The bride graduated from Placer High School in 2005 and from California State University, Sacramento in 2009. She is employed by Sierra Ridge Memory Care. She plans to enter nursing school in the coming year.
The bride’s sister, Elizabeth Ridolfi of Auburn, served as maid of honor. The bride’s cousin, Ava Lee of Auburn, served as flower girl.
The couple honeymooned in the U.S. Virgin Islands. They now reside in Auburn with their dog, Lola.