Vintage Weekends

Spring and Summer weekends are high time for vintage lovers. It seems like every weekend there are a plethora of garage sales, flea markets and antique fairs to shop. And for those rainy days there are exhibits, auctions and shows to keep us busy.

Every Friday we'll post a few ideas from all around the world of what to do and where to go on the upcoming weekend to satisy your vintage appetite! Here's a few for this weekend April 28th - April 29th, 2006.

Snohomish, WA
Vintage fashion show and tea: Modeled fashions representing styles worn by U.S. presidents' wives, 1 p.m. April 29, $12, reservations required, hosted by the Snohomish Historical Society. Waltz Building, 116 Avenue B, Snohomish; 360-568-3393, 360-568-5235.

San Jose, CA
The California State Button Society convention is this weekend, Friday through Sunday at the Doubletree Hotel. Contact: Janel Marchi

New York, NY
Manhattan Vintage Clothing & Antique Textile Sale at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street. Vintage clothing sale and exhibition. Friday, 1 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $20. Join their VIP List and receive $5 off admission.

And if you're a VFG member in the area be sure to check out the Liberty Antiques Festival this weekend and meet up with other members for lunch!

Liberty, NC
Liberty Antiques Festival - John Marsh Rd, Liberty, NC - Started in 1991 by Vito Sico, Mary Ellen, and Janet Hill better known as JanMar Promotions developed the Liberty Antiques' Festival into a national event that was "recently voted best antiques show in the mid-atlantic region."