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More than 90 vendors hawking clothing, accessories, and textiles that harken back to the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

Tickets $15 at Manhattan Vintage web site, $20 at the door
Friday February 1st, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday February 2nd, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Metropolitan Pavilion
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)

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Henry Chapin and his early music ensemble will lead families in traditional dances and songs enjoyed in France and England 500 years ago. Children will try on costumes inspired by the books of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in the Morgan collection, make their own wool chaperons and hats, and try their hand at fabric dyeing using centuries-old processes. Come with your own homemade medieval costume.

Date: May 21, 2011
Hours: 2-5pm
Ages: Young elementary, Tween
Price: $8; $2 children

Address:
225 Madison Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10016

212-685-0008
www.themorgan.org

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The Renaissance comes alive as friends and families join this four-day May Day celebration. Each day will include a Maypole dance, martial demonstrations and swordplay, a fashion show depicting styles of the Tudor through Cavalier eras, period crafts, children’s games, archery, and a unique marketplace.

Date: May 14, 2011
Hours: 12- 5pm
Ages: ALL
Price: $7; $4 children 4-12, free children under 4

Address:
34 Muttontown Lane (off 25A) – 914-664-2733
East Norwich, NY 11732
www.kingdomofacre.org

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Jazz-age Clubs of Harlem is reincarnated for one night in a four-story Soho townhouse. Featuring an All-Star program of hot music and dance, decadent Bootlegger 21cocktails, gourmet hors d oeuvres’, real casino games, premium handmade cigars and an after-hours lounge offering further unspeakable delights.

Downstairs – the joint will be jumpin’ with live hot jazz, starring Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra in front of a REAL WOOD dance floor. In addition an All-Star program of tap dance, risqué follies and floorshow revue is in store. Document your night of frivolity in our vintage-style photo booth. Gorgeous cigarette girls strolling the club offer candies, gifts, and – cigarettes.

In the upstairs lounge – while our lovely chanteuse and piano-man set the mood, guests are invited to try a hand at poker, craps and blackjack with fabulous prizes, lounge with a stylish double torpedo cigar by Maraya, and other surprises.

This Club was, at the frenzied height of the Jazz Age, the Mecca of all that swung, shook and shimmered. At once an emblem of status and taboo, sophistication and lust, it was a cocktail of well-heeled “high hatters” in search of a deviant thrill mixed with the exotic, jazz-fueled pulse of Harlem night culture.

Where: 76 Wooster Street, New York (btw Spring and Broome)

When: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 9:00 p.m.

Tickets: Cotton Club at EventBee

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