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New England Vintage Arts Society

Dedicated to recreating and enjoying activities from the past.

The Nahant Vintage Dance Week registration NOW OPEN!

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Gatsby by the Sea
Dinner and Dance
August 9, Nahant Country Club

Imagine you are about to visit Jay Gatsby’s summer estate in Newport. Prepare to dance the night away to fabulous live music by the Nahant Dance Orchestra, featuring world renowned band leader Dan Levinson on clarinet and saxophone & Dan Gabel on trombone. The musical program will begin with music of the 1910s during dinner and continue with 1920s hot jazz to lift your spirits and call you to the dance floor.



For those of you coming in from out of town for the entire event, we have a block of rooms, $169 per night, reserved at the:

Sheraton, Four Points
(781) 284-7200
407 Squire Road, Revere
about 20 minutes away

Dance Week Registration is now open! You can sign up for one day or all four days. There are many options to choose from.

Follow the link above to register for the weekend. If you have already paid a deposit, enter promo codes as needed:
25DEPOSIT for $25 deposit paid
50DEPOSIT for $50 deposit paid
100DEPOSIT for $100 deposit paid
150DEPOSIT for $150 deposit paid
200DEPOSIT for $200 deposit paid

Note: the details for the optional outings Monday August 12 will be available soon. Send us a message -- email is best -- if you have any questions or special requests.

  • Thursday: Silent Film
  • Friday: Gatsby by the Sea Jazz Age Dinner & Dance
  • Saturday: Evening in Vienna Victorian Ball
  • Sunday:Concert, Afternoon Tea & Seaside Promenade
  • Monday: Fabric Shopping & Museum Tour

August 8-12 -- Nahant, MA

The New England
Vintage Arts Society
and Vintage Victorian
present an unforgettable
weekend of dancing and amusements!

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Our home is in one of America’s oldest summer resort towns, with enchanting period venues amidst refreshing ocean breezes. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to experience a summer holiday as it might have been during the Victorian, Belle Epoque, Ragtime & Jazz ages.
Full Registration is now open, as the last few details are still being finalized, and the full schedule will be available shortly. We are putting together a fun filled week of vintage activities to take you to the past in true vintage style! Pack your trunks and warm up your ankles for a trip into history!

Nahant Events for 2019 will include:

  • 1920s Silent Film with live organ acccompaniment by Jeff Rapsis
  • Gatsby by the Sea Jazz Age Dinner & Dance with the Nahant Dance Orchestra featuring Dan Levinson and Dan Gabel
  • Evening in Vienna Victorian Ball with Spare Parts
  • Formal Afternoon Tea & Seaside Promenade
  • Costume and Dance Classes
  • Museum Tour & Shopping Excursion
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If you would like to help keep the Dance Week accessible to everyone, please consider giving to our support fund.

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We strive to keep the registration fees as low as possible so that everyone can attend; every little bit helps us open the world of the past to more people now, and in the future. Your gift will help us achieve that goal.

New England Vintage Arts Society

P.O. Box 9, Nahant, Massachusetts 01908
voicemail: (781) 49-WALTZ (781-499-2589)

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Last updated: 13jun2019/csb