Swanky Plank Vintage Market Place Debuts at Rippavilla

June 29, 2013 in Editorials

We hope you’ll join us July 11-13, 2013 as we host our inaugural Swanky Plank Vintage Marketplace at Rippavilla in Spring Hill, Tenn. The show boasts 40-plus premier antique and vintage dealers, artists and trend-setting designers from Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Arkansas.

If you are interested in antiques and vintage items, dealers will offer primitives, 19th century furniture, rare advertising items, delicate table linens and quilts, cast iron, glassware and even vintage clothing. Artisans will offer handcrafted pottery and jewelry designers will be on site showcasing their unique works-of-art sure to become collector’s items. Are you more interested in fun and whimsical repurposed or upcycled items? Our creative vendors offer furniture and décor for your home and garden using salvaged wood, iron, tin and glass. Shoppers will find hand-made pillows, table runners, quilts, purses, scarves, soy candles and burlap wreaths. The marketplace literally offers something for everyone.

If you want a break from shopping, enjoy lunch from one of the on-site food vendors while listening to live music on the lawn near the fountain. Tours of the historic mansion will also be available. Our market offers a convenient loading and unloading area if you purchase large items.

Get a jump on the crowds and the best merchandise by purchasing your Sneak Peek Party Pass for Thursday, July 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. Party Pass, $20 per person, offers complimentary wine while you shop Thursday evening, return admission for Friday and Saturday and admission for a tour of the historic mansion. Party passes must be purchased by July 1. To purchase, call the gift shop at 931-486-9037 or stop by the gift shop.

Weekend shopping offered: Friday, July 12 9 to 6 and Saturday, July 13 8 to 6, admission $6 per person. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event for Friday and Saturday. Proceeds from the event support the preservation of the antebellum home and its educational programming. Rippavilla, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) historic site and does not receive Federal or State monies for operating expenses. For more information, call the Rippavilla gift shop at 931.486.9037, visit www.rippavilla.org or “like” Swanky Plank Vintage Marketplace on Facebook. Rippavilla is located at 5700 Main St., Spring Hill, Tenn.