Jazz Age Lawn Party – June 2011

The lovers of all vintage love to come to the bi-annual 1920’s themed festival at Governors Island. People dress up 1920’s attire and enjoy the picnic, dancing, performances, pie cooking contest, tug o’ war, vintage automobiles and more. Music is provided by Michael Arnella and His Dreamland Orchestra. The next lawn party will be the weekend of August 20th.

The dance performance by Roddy Caravella and his students:

Jazz Age Lawn Party August 2010

At the August edition of the bi-annual Jazz Age Lawn Party held at Governors Island men and women of all ages dress into 1920’s outfits and have fun outside dancing, eating and many other activities.

What does Jazz Age Music sound like?

At one point the band came right on the dancefloor!

Here is a vocal performance by Kristen Minski

While the band was taking a break, the gramophone DJs took over the music.

Here is a dance performance by Minski Sisters

Tug Of War

The exhibit of vintage bathing suits!