New Event: WWII Weekend! July 21-22, 2018

concert posterGBVS is teaming up with the Mechanized Warfare Museum to bring you a brand new event this year: the Deerfield, NH WWII Weekend!  Come see America’s contribution to WWII in realistic encampments and battle reenactments. Watch period vehicles in action including actual WWII tanks!. Wear your vintage 40’s outfit and dance to the hits of two live big band performances!  Plus the USO show is hosted by none other than Mr. Bob Hope himself!

The show is open to the general public from 10-5pm each day and admission is only $20!  We encourage guests to come dressed up in 1940’s outfits.  Full info can be found on the website


White Lightning Ball! Saturday, March 3rd!

prohibition-1933Normally a 1920’s themed speakeasy, the White Lightning Ball has progressed to the mid-1930’s.  The depression has finally slowed and this year we celebrate a grand feat, the End of Prohibition!  Get ready for a spectacular evening that includes: swing music by “Amy Kucharik and Friends”, dancing, a period casino with “gambling” games, hors d’oeuvres, full cash bar, access to the entire Larz Anderson Museum collection, vintage vendors, performances, and more!

Come early for the free dance lesson by Providence Swings of RI and to shop the vintage vendors.  Period attire encouraged.  Tickets can be purchased on the Larz Anderson website by clicking HERE or on the photo above!

Winter Formal!!! December 3rd, 2017

Tickets for the Winter Formal are selling fast.  Get your’s now before they sell out! 


Here’s a preview of the GBVS Winter Formal! We have secured an outstanding new venue this year, the Lyman Estate of Waltham, MA! This is an exquisite home built in 1793 that retains most of it’s original details. The Lyman family lived in the estate for over 150 years. The Winter Formal will return to the Roaring 20’s for a 90th anniversary celebrating all things 1927!

Entertainment and activities include: The 11-piece High Society Orchestra, an aeronautical tribute to the Lindbergh transatlantic flight, as well as a Lindy Hop dance contest, included dance lessons, hors d’oeuvres, full bar, signature cocktail, photo booth, free parking, and more!

The Facebook EVENT PAGE is up and you can find tickets HERE or by clicking the poster above.  This will be the most incredible Winter Formal yet, don’t miss out!

Vaughn Monroe Show at the Somerville Theater — Friday Nov. 10th at 7:30pm!

VMGBVS is helping promote a new act coming to Boston, the “Vaughn Monroe Show”! This is a tribute show to the great bandleader of the 1940’s. Dan Gabel of the Abletones Band has put together this 24-piece ensemble show featuring music, the Moon Maids vocal group, comedy sketches, and vintage ads.

GBVS members will be attending in their 1940’s outfits. This will make for a very authentic feel in the historic Somerville Theater! Come dressed up or not, there’s no requirement.  This is a fun show for the whole family and will have a special discount for our veterans on this holiday weekend.  Click on the photo to go to their website or you can click HERE to directly go to the ticket sales page.

Boston Tweed Ride — Sunday 10/15/17

This Sunday 10/15 is the Boston Tweed Group’s annual fall Tweed Ride.  Join us as we ride along the Charles River in our finest fall fashion!  Pack your picnic as there will be a place to stop along the ride.  Start time is 11am and the ride/picnic generally lasts a couple hours.  Click HERE for full info and meetup location.  The event will end at Charlie’s Kitchen for drinks and food after.  See you there!Tweed

Roaring Twenties Lawn Party Aug. 5th and 6th!

It’s time once again for the Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at the Crane Estate! This year you have the option of attending one or two days on the weekend of August 5th and 6th. GBVS will be there again supporting the Vintage Vendor Fair and Antique Autos.

The Estate has greatly improved the landscaping in the last couple of years so check it out if you haven’t attended recently. Also, there is an option for house tours during the event this year. Don’t delay in getting your ticket, there’s a good chance it may sell out! Click the image to go to the Roaring Twenties website.