The Swanky Plank vintage and antique marketplace is coming back to Rippavilla for the 5th year. The event takes place July 13-15.
“Make plans to join us in July as we showcase your favorite antique and vintage dealers, artists and trend-setting designers in the Southeast,” states a press release.
A sneak peak will be on July 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. A pass is $25 and offers complimentary wine while you shop Thursday evening, return admission for Friday and Saturday and a tour of the historic mansion. Party passes are available for purchase online at www.rippavilla.org/swankyplank, in the gift shop or by calling 931-486-9037.
Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15, the market will run from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., admission is $7 per person. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event for Friday and Saturday. Tour the mansion for an additional $5 per person.
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.
Aside from shopping, food vendors will be on site and you can enjoy lunch while listening to live music on the shady lawn near the fountain. Tours of the historic mansion will also be available.
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, please call the Rippavilla gift shop at 931.486.9037, visit www.rippavilla.org.
Rippavilla Plantation is located at 5700 Main St, Spring Hill TN 37174.