Mark your calendars if you're in the area of Cumberland County in Tennessee!
Vintage Fashion Show & Benefit set for Dec. 9
The Upper Cumberland Development District Area Agency on Aging and Disability and the Livingston Antique Market will present their second annual "Vintage Fashion Show & Benefit" on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 6-9 p.m. at the Willow Place Conference Center at 225 North Willow Avenue, Cookeville. Last year this event drew over 120 participants who enjoyed the festive and exciting evening of fun, food and fashion.
A special collection of jewelry and rare vintage items for this event will be presented and will be for sale during the show. Fashions and accessories from the Victorian Age, Roaring '20s, Sensuous '30s, Tumultuous '40s, Fabulous '50s, and the Swinging '60s will be featured during the evening.
Participants are invited to wear their own vintage outfits and jewelry to the event.
Major sponsors helping to host this event include Deborah's Designs, Home Instead Senior Care, Amedisys Home Health, and Heritage Point Assisted Living.
Other vendors will be have specialty booths available to give participants the opportunity to shop for early Christmas presents. A large variety of hors d'overs, desserts, coffee and punch will be served. A one-night stay at Park Vista Hotel and two tickets to the Aquarium in Gatlinburg will be given away as a door prize. There will be a silent auction table available with a handmade Victorian doll donated by master doll maker Thelma Stewart, and an eight piece porcelain collector plate set by Ruane Manning, donated by Kathy Sklenka.
Proceeds from the benefit will go to the Putnam County Senior Companions Program which provides respite for low income seniors.
For more information or to purchase a $15 ticket, please contact Ashley or Kathy Pealer at UCDD/AAAD at (931) 432-4111, or the Donna England at the Antique Market in Livingston at (931) 823-4943.