MIDDLETOWN – A wide selection of clothing, jewelry, furniture, couture wedding gowns and trinkets will be available for purchase from more than 10 antique and consignment shops from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Middletown Arts Center’s Vintage Shopping Expo and Fashion Show.
The arts center is located at 36 Church St.
The expo is free to attend but a $10 donation is requested for general admission to the fashion show at 1 p.m. in the MAC theater.
Refreshments will be served and there will be 50/50 and gift basket raffles. Free parking is available in the lots adjacent and across the street from the Middletown Arts Center.
A highlight of the fashion show will be models showcasing couture wedding gowns in various styles and sizes by famous Spanish designers – all available for purchase at deeply discounted prices.
o accommodate fashion show ticket holders, children are welcome to join art instructor Maria Gato for a free Club MAC program in the arts studio. While parents enjoy the shopping and show, children will have fun creating various fall-themed arts and crafts.
“Vintage style arrives to Middletown for this exciting one-day Shopping Expo & Fashion Show,” says Stefania DiBari, event organizer and development associate at the Middletown Arts Center. “The Middletown Arts Center is honored to host this wonderful event in partnership with area businesses. Funds raised from fashion show ticket sales and vendor fees will support arts programming at the MAC. We look forward to having the community join us to support the arts and shop among thousands of unique treasures throughout our 23,000 square-foot facility. The day is guaranteed to be a fun shopping experience for all.”
Participating vendors include: All Things Consignment and Farm House, West Long Branch; Men’s Consignment, Manasquan; Sun & Moon Boutique, Sue’s Timeless Treasures, AnnBeth Enterprises and Le Chic Cottage, Red Bank; Back on the Racks, Long Branch; Fabulous Finds, Westwood; Asbury Park Trading Post, Asbury Park; and Penelope.