Calendar

2021 Vintage Happenings in the New England Area and Beyond…

June 4-6                Mid Atlantic Air Museum WWII Weekend          Reading, PA
Huge show with tens of thousands attending in 40’s attire, WWII planes, vehicles, two swing dances, not to miss and well worth the drive!  Email gbvintagesociety@gmail.com if you are attending this year to coordinate meeting up.

June 13                GBVS Croquet Tournament Picnic                        Brookline, MA
Come one come all to the first ever official “GBVS Croquet Tournament”!  This socially distanced outdoor event will take place at the beautiful Larz Anderson Estate.  You can attend to compete or just lounge with a picnic.  There will be prizes for the winners and more.  Admission is only $15!

June 12-13                Jazz Age Lawn Party                                      New York, NY
One of the longest running and largest vintage events, the Jazz Age Lawn Party is a date to put on your summer calendar!  Taking place on Governors Island, it’s a beautiful escape from the city and the perfect historic setting for dancing, performances, contests, vendors and more!

June 19-20                 Tanks, Wings, and Wheels — Collings Foundation       Stow, MA
See cars and planes from the beginning of the 20th century, listen to radio show music of the period and see military vehicles from all decades. This was an amazing organization to visit before, and now with the addition of the “Military Heritage Museum” it will take you all day to see everything!

July 11                The Threadbare Show                                                   Southbridge, MA
The Threadbare Show features top vintage clothing and antique textile dealers selling across all categories and periods, including women’s and men’s vintage, fabrics, quilts, early textiles, accessories, and more, c. 1490-1990.

August 7-8           Roaring Twenties Lawn Party! (GBVS)                             Ipswich, MA
Ticket sales for this year’s event are now live!  A two-day picturesque lawn party at the amazing Crane Estate.  Dancing, cars, vendors and music at this most famous historic residence.  Need we say more?…

August 28-29             Gatsby on the Isles!                                                Portsmouth, NH
Come aboard for a 1920’s bash on the high seas, featuring live music by the Wolverine Jazz Band, lawn games, and a picnic on the Isles of Shoals. Join for the day or spend the night on the island for an evening of dancing at the historic hotel. It’s a summer jaunt guaranteed to be the bee’s knees!

September 5              The Threadbare Show                                                   Southbridge, MA
The Threadbare Show features top vintage clothing and antique textile dealers selling across all categories and periods, including women’s and men’s vintage, fabrics, quilts, early textiles, accessories, and more, c. 1490-1990

September 12           Salem Common Lawn Party                                 Salem, MA
The Salem Common Lawn Party is a fun (free!) community event that’s open to all.  Come for a picnic, enjoy lawn games, or dance to Dan Gabel and the High Society Orchestra!

October 10                   Tweed Ride – Autumnal Bliss!                           Boston, MA
Join the New England Tweed for the annual Fall Tweed Ride on Memorial Drive for a scenic ride along the Charles River. Be sure to pack your picnic.  See details at link above.

December ?            Club Drosselmeyer!                                                Boston, MA
Join us for another exciting event at Club Drosselmeyer!  Details to come.

December ?           Winter Formal! (GBVS)                                                TBD
What will be this year’s Event?….  Stay tuned to find out!

2022 Events

June 24-26           Newport Art Deco Weekend! (GBVS)                      Newport, RI – Event Page
GBVS (FINALLY) returns to Newport for another exciting Art Deco Weekend at Salve Regina’s Fairlawn Estate!  The theme for this year is Classic Cinema of the Art Deco Period.  This 1920’s to 40’s event includes workshops, dance classes, a grand lawn party, Black-Tie Ball, contests, outings and affordable weekend accommodations.