Vintage HQ Calendar of Events – New Jersey

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REOCCURRING

  • Every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday year round you’ll find the Golden Nugget Antique Flea Market. This market has been around for over 50 years and is the place for all things antiques, collectibles and vintage! There’s such an eclectic mix of items like antique furniture, glassware, vinyls, antique lamps, quilts, vintage clothing, toys, jewelry, home decor and much, much more! 1850 River Rd/Route 29, Lambertville, NJ 08530 www.gnflea.com.

JANUARY

  • Jan 16, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: Music of Charles Dickens. A sight and sound presentation on the music referred to in the Dickens’ novels and associated writings will be at the Cape May United Methodist Church. Bring a brown bag lunch. 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.
  • Jan 18, 2019 – The Victorian Valentines Workshop in Cape May gives you a chance not only to learn about Victorian Valentines traditions but also to create your own Valentines cards to send to friends and family! All supplies and light refreshments are included! Cape May Methodist Church Hall, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.
  • Jan 30, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: Hollywood Musical Classics – That’s Entertainment! A new and exciting multimedia exploration of music and movies and a look at the blockbuster musicals from the silent film to The Sound of Music will be the topics this week. Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.

FEBRUARY

  • Feb 13, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: The Sinking of the Titanic…and Victorian Hubris. “The sinking of the Titanic was extremely traumatic to the Victorians, far beyond the loss of prominent lives involved in it. It challenged basic Victorian beliefs and hubris that they were the masters of nature and could mold it to their will. This presentation explores the many impacts of this event on Victorian thinking and culture.” Bring a brown bag lunch. Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.
  • Feb 20, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: What to Wear…Packing for a Trip on the Titanic. “This presentation looks at the passengers on the Titanic, from first class to steerage, and what they wore on that fateful voyage.” Bring a brown bag lunch. Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.
  • Feb 27, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: Music of the Titanic. “This sight and sound presentation allows you to listen to the music exactly as played on HMS Titanic and its relevance to the spirit of the times.” Bring a brown bag lunch. Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.

MARCH

  • Mar 6, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: The Amelia Earhart Mystery. “The mystery of the disappearance of famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart still fascinates people today. This illustrated lecture by a local expert on the topic will help you understand it more, if not be able to answer the question, ‘What happened to Amelia Earhart?’” Bring a brown bag lunch. Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.
  • Mar 13, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: Victorian Women of Music. “The 19th Century produced many outstanding women performers and composers. This sight and sound presentation will introduce you to them and their music.” Bring a brown bag lunch. Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.
  • Mar 20, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: Dr. Anna Hand – Pioneering Woman in Victorian Medicine. “Enjoy a visit with Cape May’s first female physician (who was a protégé of Dr. Emlen Physick) as she gives you an overview of both the state of Victorian medicine and the challenges she faced as a pioneering woman in medicine.” Bring a brown bag lunch. Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.
  • Mar 27, 2019 – Lunch & Learn: Music of the World’s Fairs. “This sight and sound presentation will introduce you to the music of the World’s Fairs from the Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia (1876), to the World’s Fair in New York (1939). Come and enjoy the music and information about these landmarks in American history.” Bring a brown bag lunch. Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.

APRIL

  • Apr 6-7, 2019 – The unique Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market is back this weekend! Although at first it sounds like it might not be the right event for the traditional lover of all things antique and vintage let us clarify! While you will see plenty of tattoos and punk rock love you’ll also find over 200 vendors from eight states featuring antiques, vintage clothing, vinyl, handmade jewelry, original artwork, vintage toys, t-shirts and much more! Yes, please! Roebling Wire Works, 637 South Clinton Ave, Trenton, NJ 08611 www.trentonpunkrockfleamarket.com.

MAY

  • May 1, 2019 – The Ellouise Schoettler: Pushing Boundaries lecture & afternoon tea will include stories of coming of age in the 1950s and the fight for equal rights. Ellouise is a nationally known storyteller, Maryland local cable show host and producer of a storytelling series. Her “Flesh on Old Bones” workshop helps participants turn personal history into compelling stories others want to hear. Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom, 1048 Washington St, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.

OCTOBER

  • Oct 5-6, 2019 – The 30th Annual Cranberry Festival is a fair with over 150 vendors offering antiques, vintage, upcycled and handmade items! Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown City, NJ www.btowncranfest.com.

DECEMBER

  • Dec 14, 2019 – Lunch & Learn at Lucky Bones: Charles Dickens and Music. “The spirit of the season in sights and sounds…a journey through the songs of Dickens” will be the subject this week. Lucky Bones, 1200 Route 109, Cape May, NJ www.capemaymac.org.