Calendar

2018 Vintage Happenings in the New England Area and Beyond…

January 5-7             Gatsby Weekend at Mt Washington Hotel            Boston, MA
Celebrate the 1920’s in grand style at the historic Mt. Washington Hotel!  GBVS is helping promote this combination vintage 20’s party / ski weekend hosted by Lagnaf Adventures.  They have put together a great package deal for a two night stay.

February 4th           A Celebration of the Algonquin Roundtable      Boston, MA     
Join the Boston Tweed Group for a special “Wits End” social gathering at the OAK Long Bar in Boston.   Info TBA

February 10          GBVS Ragtime Sledding! (GBVS)                                TBD
Let’s enjoy one of the most vintage winter sports around with a day of sledding!  Plans are currently in the works for a trip to a sledding hill and then a stop for drinks/snacks after.  Location and exact date/time to be announced soon!

March 3                White Lightning Ball! (GBVS)                                  Brookline, MA
Come celebrate the end of prohibition at the White Lightning Ball!  As of December 5th 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified and the city has be celebrating sense!  Get out your glad rags as the White Lightning roars out from its underground speakeasy days!  Live music, gambling, vendors and more will return for this year!

April 29                 Boston Tweed Spring Ramble!                              Concord, MA
The Boston Tweed Group invites us to the Spring Ramble in Concord Massachusetts.  Gathering at the town center monument at 11am, this outing is always a pleasant way to get out and enjoy history!

May 25-27           Newport Art Deco Weekend (GBVS)                      Newport, RI
GBVS returns to Newport for another exciting Art Deco Weekend at Salve Regina’s Fairlawn Estate!  This 1920’s to 40’s event includes workshops, dance classes, a grand lawn party, Black-Tie Ball, contests, outings and affordable weekend accommodations.  The event page will be updated later this winter, stay tuned!

June 2-4                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!

June 10?                Portsmouth Seersucker Ride                               Portsmouth, NH
Don your seersucker and take a ride around historic Portsmouth! (bike does not have to be vintage)  Details and official date TBD.

August 4-5           Roaring Twenties Party (GBVS)                             Ipswich, MA
2-day picturesque lawn party at the amazing Crane Estate!  Dancing, cars, vendors and more at this most famous historic residence.  Need we say more?…

August 25-26       Gatsby on the Isles                                                Portsmouth, NH
A most amazing vintage party on Star Island! You can even stay over Sat night at the Victorian hotel!

September 16       Boston Tweed Apple Picking                             Ipswich, MA
Join the Boston Tweed Group as we go apple picking at Russell Orchards in vintage style!

October 14            Boston Tweed Ride                                                 Boston, MA
Pedal your vintage bicycle and wear your finest tweed attire on this dapper and dashing annual ride around Boston!

December ??              Winter Formal (GBVS)                                        ???
Details to be released for the exciting year-end wrap up to the GBVS calendar!

December ??             Club Drosselmeyer 1941                                   Boston, MA
Join us for another exciting event at Club Drosselmeyer!  Details and dates TBD.

 

 

 

Previous events from 2017

January 22             GBVS Vintage Skate!                                                Boston, MA    FB Event Page
As an official after party for the Great Gatsby Ball happening Saturday night at the Omni Parker Hotel, GBVS will be hosting a 1920’s themed skating event!  We will meet at Frog Pond rink in Boston Common, come join us!

February 3 – 5     Winter Wonderland Weekend!                            Tilton, NH    FB Event Page
GBVS will have full run of the beautiful 1800’s Black Swan Inn for winter games, skiing, sledding, and songs by the fire!  Saturday night will include a recreated 1940’s radio broadcast!   There will be fun for all, even if you just want to stay inside the warm cozy inn.  Full info soon!

March 5             A Celebration of the Algonquin Roundtable      Boston, MA   FB Event Page     
Join the Boston Tweed Group for a special “Wits End” social gathering at the OAK Long Bar in Boston.   Info TBA

March 18              GBVS White Lightning Ball!                                Brookline, MA   FB Event Page
This year’s White Lightning will be set in the early 1930’s…an economy in the rough, political turmoil, and when will prohibition end?!  Come take a night to forget your troubles at the Larz Anderson Museum’s underground speakeasy.  Enjoy, live music, gambling, vendors and more!

April 20               Peabody Essex Museum, High Life-1920’s Bash!     Salem, MA
The Greater Boston Vintage Society is helping put together a night of 1920’s excitement for the “PEM/PM” After Hours series.  There will live music, games, and performances, see link for info!

April 29               Boston Tweed Ride in Salem!                               Salem, MA   FB Event Page
The Boston Tweed Group is taking a special trip to enjoy a day of cycling in historic Salem.  We will meet at the Salem Common at 11am, come join us!

May 13                 Boston Tweed Spring Ramble!                              Princeton, MA   FB Event Page
The Spring Ramble will take us to the “wilds” of central Massachusetts, a spot that has long been the destination for day trippers since the late 1800s!

May 26-28           Newport Art Deco Weekend (GBVS)                 Newport, RI   FB Event Page
GBVS is expanding it’s fabulous Art Deco workshop weekend at Salve Regina’s Fairlawn Estate!  This 1920’s to 40’s this event has something for everyone.  See all the details at the links above!

June 2-4                Mid Atlantic Air Museum WWII Weekend      Reading, PA
Huge show with thousands attending in 40’s attire, WWII planes, vehicles, 2 swing dances, not to miss!

June 11                    Portsmouth Seersucker Ride                                   Portsmouth, NH    FB Event Page
Don your seersucker and take a ride around historic Portsmouth! (bike does not have to be vintage)

August 5-6           Roaring Twenties Party (GBVS)                           Ipswich, MA
2-day picturesque lawn party at the amazing Crane Estate!  Dancing, cars, vendors and more!

August 26-27       Gatsby on the Isles                                                Portsmouth, NH
A most amazing vintage party on Star Island! You can even stay over Sat night at the Victorian hotel!

October 15            Boston Tweed Ride                                                  Boston, MA    FB Event Page
Pedal your vintage bicycle and wear your finest tweed attire on this dapper and dashing annual ride around Boston!

November 10       Vaughn Monroe Show                                                  Boston, MA
Find yourself transported to 1949 to experience a big band traveling show.  GBVS is helping support this new project by bandleader Dan Gabel of the Abletones band. This will be a fun event to dress in your favorite 1940’s outfit!!

December 3              Winter Formal (GBVS)                                           Waltham, MA    FB Event Page
GBVS moves to a grand new location, the Lyman Estate of Waltham!  This spectacular estate from 1793 will provide us with a perfect backdrop for an evening of decadence and dancing!  This year’s event take place in the year 1927 and features the full High Society Orchestra!  Click on the event page for details.

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