Calendar

2020 Vintage Happenings in the New England Area and Beyond…

January 18          Vintage Skating and Wits End! (GBVS)               Boston, MA – Event Page 1 and 2
Spend a day in vintage attire with 2 great events!  First, stop by Frog Pond on Boston Common for vintage era skating.  Then our friends at NETO (New England Tweed Outing club) are having a Wits End celebration of the writings and witticisms of the infamous members of the 1920’s Algonquin Roundtable.  Click on the event pages above for further info.

March 7               1940’s Victory Dance! (GBVS)                                       Shirley, MA – Event Page
Join us for a benefit for the Ft. Devens Museum at the Shirley, MA War Memorial Building.  GBVS takes you back to War Bond days of the 1940’s for a night of entertainment!  Details and Facebook Page to be announced.  Check back soon!

March 28                 Tweed Takes a Hike!                                                  Milton, MA
The New England Tweed Outing club invites us for a true “Day Out” at the magnificent Blue Hills Reservation and the Eustis Estate Museum.  Dress is Tweed-Inspired outing wear with comfortable brogues/boots.  Details will be released on their FB page.

May 29-31           Newport Art Deco Weekend! (GBVS)                      Newport, RI – Event Page
GBVS 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.

June 5-7                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 13-14                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 27                 Beantown Camp (GBVS Vintage Market)               Beverly, MA
GBVS will join the week-long Beantown swing dance camp for their Saturday night dance with a pop-up vintage market 8:30-11pm.  This is one of the best camps in the world for swing dance lessons, dancing, and performances.  Glad we can join in on the fun!

July 18                York Beach Party!                                                        York, ME    
Don your linen and seersucker, pack your bathing gear, and don’t forget your picnic
basket, we’re going to the beach!  Join the New England Tweed Outing Club at Short Sands Beach in York, ME for a day in the sand and a frolic in the sea.  Event Page to follow!

August 1-2           Roaring Twenties Lawn Party! (GBVS)                             Ipswich, MA
2-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 29-30             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 13            A River Paddle and Picnic!                                  Concord, MA
Join NETO for a leisurely paddle on the Concord River with an hour at the North Bridge for
a riparian repast. Once full and jolly, we head back up the River and meet at the
Concord Tavern for a pint!

October 11                   Tweed Ride!
It’s time again for the annual Tweed Ride!  Details to follow.

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

December ?           Winter Formal! (GBVS)                                                TBD
How do we top our 1920 New Year’s Event?….  Stay tuned to find out!