You may never have used a sewing needle to do more than take out a splinter, but watch out – the “Use it up, wear it out, make it do… or make it over” trend is taking over.
An historic warehouse full of cool stuff is just what you’d expect from an eclectic group that calls itself Sassy Frass. Would you believe a once-rusty chandelier reborn with gilt and beads? How about rediscovering your femininity with hand crafted metalwork jewelry? Find these and scads more antiques and re-purposed or refreshed treasures at the Fall in Love with Vintage Market, October 14th and 15th, on the waterfront in Old Town Anacortes. The nautical rustic charm of the Port transit event center is the perfect setting for this eclectic mix of vintage goods.
Get there on Friday night for an intimate shopping experience, with a huge selection of distinctive and re-imagined furniture, lamps and fashionable accessories for your home. Saturday morning the vendors will refresh their wares, such as decorative items and plants in unique containers for your fall home decor. This is also the perfect time to shop early for the holiday season; pick up a set of milk glass vases or an antique silver platter for family gatherings. There’s no end to the creativity!
“This is not your typical old school antique event,” says Stacy Doyle, event coordinator. “The unique flair and glitzy wonderment these curators bring is something to marvel at. The best vintage curators in the Northwest gather here and bring showmanship like no other. ”
Home & garden, French antiques, furniture, architectural salvage, junk salvage, restored, hand created, upcycled items and even a vintage trailer or two can all be found while perusing the aisles of specially curated booths.
With new upcoming curators with names such as Wander, Backroads Vintage, The Pink Poppy, Ella Bella Vintage Finds, & Hollywood Dumpster Chic are bringing a modern flair to what used to be thought as “boring brown antiques”. This vintage market is a fun treasure hunt for home decor and purposeful items.
You just never know what you might find at the Anacortes Vintage Market. Pillows made from vintage fabrics, vintage style clothing made from fabulous lace, fresh cut market flowers, or a bar stool made from a whiskey barrel, There is a special find for everyone here.
Enjoy a casual VIP atmosphere Friday evening October 14th 6-9PM, or the thrill of the hunt Saturday shopping October 15th from 9AM-4PM.
There is always a fabulous food vendor or two on site so you can enjoy shopping and get a bite to eat as well. You and your friends might also wander up Commercial Avenue where dozens of restaurateurs are waiting to serve you. What will you find at the Anacortes Vintage Market?
Just the facts…
Fall in Love with Vintage, hosted by Sassy Frass Co.
including 22 vendors
Port of Anacortes Transit Shed & Event Center
100 Commercial Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221
Friday October 14th
6pm-9pm Sip & Shop – $20 per ticket (LIMITED TICKET EVENT)
Saturday October 15
9am-4pm General Admission – $7 per ticket, or $5 per ticket with at least 2 cans of food