Newport Art Deco Weekend! May 26-28th!


Initial details have just been released for this year’s Art Deco Weekend!  There is a lot of excitement building this year and for good reason!  Salve Regina has added a second estate that we can stay in!  You can stay in the Fairlawn Estate or try out Wallace Hall just across the way.  Plus this year we have secured an amazing band, “Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society” from Philadelphia!  And for those staying the whole weekend, Friday night we are hosting the first-ever GBVS murder mystery party inside the mansion!  Do not miss this haunting evening!!!

For updates click on this link to go to the Facebook event page.  (If you don’t have FB, you can still view this page)  Tickets will go on sale Friday March 31st.  Full details will posted soon on how to sign up.  I will also be updating the Art Deco Weekend website pages you can find at the “GBVS Events” tab above.  We can’t wait to spend this incredible weekend with all of you again!

GBVS Winter Formal January 8th!

The Winter Formal is back January 8th!  This 1940’s formal event will bring us the entire 18-piece Dan Gabel and the Abletones Band to the exquisite Carrie Nation Restaurant! Ticket price includes one alcoholic beverage as well as tasty hors d’oeuvres! Plus, there will be a free dance lesson, performances, and a special contest with prizes by Salmagundi Hats! Further details can be found on the Facebook event page.  Tickets sales go on sale 6pm, Friday December 2nd and you can find them HERE or by clicking the button below.  More info can also be found on the Facebook Event


Cabinet of Curiosities “Unrolling Egyptomania” October 27th

ueGBVS is proud to announce a new event being planned with Boston University’s Archeology Department! In perfect timing for the season, they will be having a special gala featuring a Victorian era themed “mummy enrolling”. Don’t be alarmed, this is not the real thing, but a reenactment of events and a lecture which is sure to give you compelling insight to the grotesque fascinations of the age.

This intimate evening is sponsored by BU for an affordable admission price but act now as tickets are going fast! The evening will also include a display of Egyptian artifacts from the Gabel museum and light hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Plus, the night’s entertainment will take place at the BU “Castle” a 19th-century Tudor style mansion! Click the above picture for tickets/info.

Next GBVS Event: Doo Wop Hop, Oct 8th!

Poster 8-24-16 ReducedThis just in!  GBVS will hosting a 1950’s sock hop to knock your socks off!  Saturday October 8th, at the Bishop Mackenzie Center in Newton, MA we will have a night of 1950’s excitement provided by the amazing Doo Wop Deville Band!  Come early for the car show and vendors, then get dinner with friends and come back for the free dance lesson at 7pm.  Doo Wop Deville goes on at 8pm.  We will have a great selection of antique autos, vendors, and themed activities!  More info to come, look for an announcement soon with the official website and Facebook page!



A Day at the Beach! July 9th 2016

A Day at the Beach
Come Join GBVS and the Boston Tweed group for a picnic outing to historic Nantasket Beach in Hull, MA.  Bring your picnic basket/blanket and enjoy a day at the beach as if it was the 1920’s.  The day starts at 10:30am, Saturday July 9th.  See full information on the event page by clicking the photo above!

Art Deco Weekend Wrap-Up!


The Newport Art Deco Weekend was a huge success!  Thank you to all for making this the best GBVS event yet.  The weather was perfect and everyone looked fabulous!  Click the picture above for access to the photo album by Tyna Harber Caldarone of Vintage Girl Studios.  I can’t wait till next year’s event!