2012 Floridiana Festival & Highwaymen Artist Show Vintage Florida souvenirs and tropical décor, meet the Florida Highwaymen artists, complimentary valuations of vintage Florida art, lectures “The Culture of Aloha Shirts” (wear your vintage Aloha shir
will have hundreds of shirts for sale at the show.
Attendees can also enjoy the lecture "Taking a Textile Trip Back in Time...to the Era of Barkcloth" by Brian Walsh, aka the "King of Barkcloth." Brian is a textile archeologist of sorts, having spent over two decades searching for the very best of barkcloth designs. Covered in Brian's talk will be a discussion of an era gone and the impact barkcloth had on the designs of the time, how to differentiate new from old barkcloths and what are the most collectible patterns and colorways, plus tips on collecting and caring for vintage fabrics.
Celebrate Florida’s cultural and historical legacy at the Florida Memorabilia & Highwaymen Show, Sunday, January 29, 2012, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Avenue North in downtown St. Petersburg. Show admission is $6.00; children under three years are $3.00. Lectures, slide presentations and art valuations are included in the price of show admission. For further information, call Hula Hula at (727) 421-0441 or visit www.hulahula.biz.