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[EVENT!] Art House Theater Day w/ Mod Betty at BMFI Sunday Sept 24

[EVENT!] Art House Theater Day w/ Mod Betty at BMFI Sunday Sept 24

As you know, Mod Betty has a wicked soft spot for historic theaters, and what better way to share that love, than to help the Bryn Mawr Film Institute celebrate Art House Theater Day, on Sunday September 24 from 12-2 – with the added vintage-lovers bonus of the Clover Market happening just across the street! […]

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[EVENT] Elvis Clambake at Colonial Theatre & Retro Roadbook Signing!

[EVENT] Elvis Clambake at Colonial Theatre & Retro Roadbook Signing!

It wouldn’t be summer without a clambake, now would it? Especially Elvis’ Clambake on the big screen at the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, PA Sunday August 13 with Mod Betty as a special guest! This madcap movie is full of fun, music, surf, girls and all the wacky hijinx you’d expect from a sun filled film from […]

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[EVENT] Asbury Park Surf Music Festival 2017 / Book Signing & Mod Betty Meet n Greet!

[EVENT] Asbury Park Surf Music Festival 2017 / Book Signing & Mod Betty Meet n Greet!

Do you dig surf music, tiki drinks, a vintage beach boardwalk, and all sorts of retro fun? Mod Betty does! That’s why she’s SO EXCITED to be bringing the Retro Roadcamper to the 2017 Asbury Park Surf Music Festival, in Asbury Park (duh) New Jersey! We’ll be setting up the Retro Roadcamper to sell and […]

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[EVENT] Blobfest 2017! Mod Betty Meet & Greet / Retro Roadmap Roadbook Signing

[EVENT] Blobfest 2017! Mod Betty Meet & Greet / Retro Roadmap Roadbook Signing

It creeps and leaps…it glides, and slides across the floor – it’s BLOBFEST 2017 – and Mod Betty and the Retro Roadcamper will be there! Experience the fun, kitsch and charm of this annual Phoenixville event celebrating the 1950’s sci-fi classic The Blob (filmed here in 1958), making the Colonial Theatre (and Steve McQueen!) famous: […]

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[EVENT] Retro Roadbook Signing / Mod Betty Meet & Greet! Browseabout Books, Rehoboth DE

[EVENT] Retro Roadbook Signing / Mod Betty Meet & Greet! Browseabout Books, Rehoboth DE

Vacationing at the Delaware beaches for 4th of July week, or looking for an excuse to head down there? Mod Betty is doing a book signing at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, DE Friday July 7, 7-9pm. Buy your copy of the Delaware Retro Roadbook here during the event and Mod B will autograph it for […]

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[EVENT] Retro Roadcamper at Wilmo-A-Go-Go Sunday May 28!

[EVENT] Retro Roadcamper at Wilmo-A-Go-Go Sunday May 28!

Hitting the Road, “Clampet Style” with the Retro Roadcamper at Wilmo-a-Go-Go vending Delaware Retro Roadbooks! Come visit!   Here are the details – see you there! Wilmo-A-Go-Go Facebook Page

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Jazz Age Fans! Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural Form

Jazz Age Fans! Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural Form

Retro Roadmappers who dig jazz age fashion, photographs and fun – the Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural Form exhibit at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown Pennsylvania is for you. The Photos This groundbreaking multimedia exhibit features a large number of never-before displayed fashion photographs from Vogue and Vanity Fair taken between […]

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Walkin’ Nashville – Guided Tours Retro Roadmap Style!

Walkin’ Nashville – Guided Tours Retro Roadmap Style!

Mod Betty can’t be everywhere to show folks the cool vintage places, but if you’re in Nashville Walkin’ Nashville is the kind of  guided tour that is right up our Retro Roadmap alley! (Or should I say Printer’s Alley, since that’s included in the tour?!) The Music City Legends Tour offered by our pal and expert […]

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Do Your Holiday Shopping at an Authentic 5&10 [Retro Roadmap Meetup!]

Do Your Holiday Shopping at an Authentic 5&10 [Retro Roadmap Meetup!]

Retro Roadmap holiday meetup  Sine’s 5&10 Quakertown PA Sunday 11/29 11am-1pm Spend your holiday shopping dollars in a place you want to see survive – Sine’s 5+10 in Quakertown PA (and not the big and boring chain stores.) Mod Betty is hostessing a Retro Roadmap meetup on Sunday 11/29 at her favorite (and one of the […]

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Shop for Vintage Stuff & Visit Mod Betty’s 1964 Camper at a Whole Lot of Lulu!

Shop for Vintage Stuff & Visit Mod Betty’s 1964 Camper at a Whole Lot of Lulu!

Do you like shopping for cool vintage “stuff” without the hassle of driving from one shop to another? Want to meet other folks who dig cool old stuff? My pals at Lulu Boutique and Gifterie in Phoenixville have arranged for all the cool vintage stuff to be in one place with their 3rd and best […]

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History of New Jersey Diners – Exhibit Opening Reception = Retro Roadmap Meetup!

History of New Jersey Diners – Exhibit Opening Reception = Retro Roadmap Meetup!

Mod B is a fan of authentic vintage diners, and New Jersey is the birthplace of many of ’em – so let’s go have fun and find out about the history of these stainless steel structures on Sunday April 12th 1-4pm! NJ Diner Fan and Author of “The History of Diners in New Jersey” Michael […]

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Vintage Tiki Weekend at Wildwood’s Caribbean Motel – hostessed by Retro Roadmap’s Mod Betty – SOLD OUT!

Vintage Tiki Weekend at Wildwood’s Caribbean Motel – hostessed by Retro Roadmap’s Mod Betty – SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT WITHIN THE FIRST WEEK!  – Mod Betty is hostessing a fab vintage tiki weekend at one of Wildwood NJ most iconic authentic 1950s motels! While this sold out immediately, we’re eyeing more events like this in the future so stay tuned!  Vintage Tiki Weekend at Wildwood’s Caribbean Motel – hostessed by Mod Betty! Friday May 15 until […]

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Get Your Kicks at the Mercer! Route 66 Exhibit

Get Your Kicks at the Mercer! Route 66 Exhibit

Just heard about this on the radio and thought it would be of interest to Retro Roadmap Readers – especially since it’s interesting to Mod B:-) America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66 May 31, 2014 – August 24, 2014 This exhibit takes visitors on a geographical and historical tour of the iconic highway, from the highway’s […]

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