Thursday, August 17, 2006

Vintage Weekends VI

Catch these great vintage and fashion related things to do this weekend!

Folsom, CA
Folsom History Museum - August 26, 2006 - The vintage fashion show will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at the historic Trinity Episcopal Church, 410 Wool St., Folsom. Light refreshments will be offered. Tickets are $12. Also scheduled by the museum is a program on the care and keeping of vintage quilts from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at the historic Landmark Baptist Church, 609 Figueroa St. Tickets are $10 per person. Reservations are requested for the fashion show and the quilt program. (916) 985-2707.

Phoenix, AZ
Art in Hand - Judith Leiber Handbags - April 22, 2006 - August 27, 2006 - Phoenix Art Museum - Judith Leiber, a leader in couture handbags, has created more than 3,000 different designs in a career that began in 1963, and over 100 of them can be seen in this exhibition. Best known for her signature crystal covered minaudieres – small ornamental cases for a woman's cosmetics, jewelry, or personal items – in the fanciful shapes of animals, fruits or anything that inspires her fancy, Leiber’s handbags also are hailed for their incomparable originality and flawless hand craftsmanship.

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