Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at Crane Estate in Ipswich! TODAY!

Please feel free to bring a blanket, chair, cooler/picnic!  Here is the FB page for today's event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/343076385796111/

Roaring Twenties Lawn Party

The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party celebrates the music and dance of Castle Hill in its hey-day! The lawn party will feature twenties and thirties jazz, swing dancing, and select vendors selling vintage clothing and accessories on our half-mile long landscaped lawn (the recently restored Grand Allee) lined with statuary and hedgerows. Professional dancers will start the party with a group dance lesson beginning at 3PM. Brooklyn-based Baby Soda Jazz band will take the stage at 4PM and play throughout the evening. Attendees are encouraged to come in twenties-style dress, bring a picnic supper, or purchase one on-site, and spend the evening.

Members. Students. and Seniors: $15. Non-members: $20.

The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party will be held in partnership with Boston Swing Central, a dancer-formed, volunteer-run non-profit dedicated to promoting swing dance. They hold regular dance parties in the Boston area and welcome new members. Please visit bostonswingcentral.org for more information.

Participating Vendors

Vintage Clothing & Accessories

Bobby from Boston
Boston, MA

Salmagundi
Jamaica Plain, MA

Morning Glorious Vintage
Brattleboro, VT

Curio Vintage
Waltham, MA

Artifaktori Vintage
Boston, MA

Joanne Klein Vintage
Clinton Corners, NY

Supper, Drinks, & Other Edible Treats

Ipswich Ale Brewery
Ipswich, MA

Mill River Winery
Rowley, MA

Ipswich Shellfish
Clam Chowder, Cornbread, Grilled Vegetable Roll-up, Salmon & Avocado Roll-up, Chicken Quesadillas, & Caesar Salad w/ Grilled Shrimp
Ipswich, MA

Q’s Nuts
Roasted nuts, Popcorn, Candies, & Sodas
Somerville, MA

White Farms Homemade Ice Cream
Ipswich, MA

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  • Anne19

    Great event!!! Location is beyond beautiful & for a 1st time event, it went off without a hitch...would definitely do this again. Thanks for hosting Melody!

    2 · July 23, 2013

  • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

    Fabulous! Hope they do this again... have to dress up next time.

    July 21, 2013

  • Valerie

    Really enjoyed this event. Would do it again.

    2 · July 21, 2013

  • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

    Great event! Entry gates close at 6. I'll prob stay until about 6

    July 21, 2013

  • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

    I am set up by the speaker stand and row of 3 small pine trees. I'm wearing a blue t-shirt and beige shorts. I have an olive green blanket, a mexican blanket and a beige folding chair.

    1 · July 21, 2013

  • Karen P

    Are we bringing a picnic?

    July 21, 2013

    • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

      You can bring whatever you'd like - see email I sent with event FAQs. I plan to buy food there but others will be picnicking on the grounds for sure.

      July 21, 2013

  • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

    A LOT of people will dress up but I am sure many won't as well so don't feel pressured.... :) It'll be fun to see what others wear. They are also having old fashioned lawn games, people are bringing vintage chairs and stuff. Should be interesting to see!

    July 20, 2013

  • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

    I plan to go early with some blankets (feel free to bring one as well!) and grab us a nice spot. Will post location once I find one! Feel free to text me to find us anytime between 3 and 8. [masked]

    July 17, 2013

  • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

    Tickets will be available at the Gate and are $20 for General Admission, $15 for Students, Seniors and members of the Trustees of the Reservation or purchase tickets online at http://roaringtwentieslawnparty.blogspot.com/

    July 17, 2013

  • Karen P

    Are we bringing a picnic?

    1 · July 15, 2013

    • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

      You can bring whatever you'd like! I plan to purchase from the vendors there to make it easy.

      July 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would like to join is guys welcomed

    1 · July 17, 2013

    • Melody Joy Gaeta, R.

      Of course! Our group is for everyone. We are not a singles group - just a bunch of people of all types looking to do fun things!

      July 17, 2013

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