Saturday, November 24, 2007 Sunday, November 25, 2007
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Vintage Floridiana & Highwaymen Art great gifts for the Holidays, and a great holiday getaway weekend...
at Historic Sunken Gardens St. Petersburg, Florida
Florida Fun for the Holidays!
Mark your Calendars!
Another fantastically fun FLORIDA SHOW (aka the Florida Collectibles & Vintage Memorabilia Show)
Saturday, November 24, 2007 Sunday, November 25, 2007 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day indoors at historic Sunken Gardens Botanical Park 1825 Fourth Street N., St. Petersburg
This popular show is the Gulf Coast's largest show of exclusively vintage Floridiana memorabilia, old Florida art, and vintage tropical furnishings and decor.
The Florida Show is NOT a general antique show, with just one or two of the exhibitors selling Florida souvenirs or tropical paintings...
Don't Miss These Fun Lectures:
"The Culture of Aloha Shirts" Saturday, 12:00 pm
"Taking a Textile Trip Back in Time... to the Era of Barkcloth" Sunday, 12:30 pm
Click on sidebar links for details on lectures!
NEW! Book Signing by
Tim Dorseyauthor of Stingray Shuffle Florida Roadkill Orange Crush and many others
Tim's schedule has opened up, and he'll be at the show on Sunday, signing books, and perhaps offering a hint of what's in store! Don't Miss Him - Sunday 11 am to 2 pm
At The Florida Show, visitors can browse exhibitors boother filled with vintage Floridiana and old tropical decor, including an exhibit and sale by the original Florida Highwaymen artists, plus lectures, Florida tourism films, and more!
All of our exhibitors highlight old Florida souvenirs and memorabilia, with everything from roadside attraction kitsch to the hand-tinted Florida landscapes of Barnhill and Harris. Enjoy a nostalgic trip back in time, browsing a beautiful selection of vintage, collectible Floridiana, including old Florida books, ephemera and postcards; flamingo and alligator souvenirs; tinted photographs from Barnhill and Harris, and other old Florida art; vintage Florida license plates and roadside signs; kitschy roadside attraction souvenirs; fruit crate and cigar box labels; rattan and other tropical decor; much more...all for sale.
In addition to the lectures, vintage Florida tourism flicks will be shown on both days, featuring a Florida of yesterday, with real alligator wrestling, Weeki Wachee mermaids, Florida orange grove harvesting, bathing beauties galore...everything you've ever heard about old Florida!
MEET FLORIDA HIGHWAYMEN ARTISTS R.A. MCLENDON ROBERT LEWIS JAMES GIBSON ISSAC KNIGHT
Show admission is $6.00; $3.00 for children under two years. Sunken Gardens is also offering a special combination ticket for those who would like to stroll the lovely gardens, and view the many native plants, flowers, and birds!
For more information, please call 727-321-8454 prior to the weekend of the show, and leave a message with the exact nature of your call.
Sunken Gardens is located at 1825 Fourth Street North St. Petersburg, Florida 33704
Use the easy Map Quest link below to get directions from your home right to the Show.
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