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Tampa Bay shopping picks this weekend: Vintage Marche, St. Pete Indie Flea

Plus, a print party at Venus gallery and an Indian jewelry event.
Paul Donofrio, owner of Vintage Marche in St. Petersburg. [SCOTT KEELER  |  Tampa Bay Times (2019)]
Paul Donofrio, owner of Vintage Marche in St. Petersburg. [SCOTT KEELER | Tampa Bay Times (2019)]
Published Jan. 29


Here are two ways to shop from hundreds of vendors offering vintage, home decor, apparel and unexpected items.

The new-ish Vintage Marche in the old Brocante space brings new and familiar vendors, plus a whole new look. Free. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. 2200 Second Ave. S, St. Petersburg.

Count on more than 100 vendors, DJs, mobile boutiques and food trucks at the St. Pete Indie Flea Street Fair at Green Bench Brewing Company. Free. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 1133 Baum Ave. N.


Read Movement is an organization that creates impactful designs that promote education. It will donate a portion of 2020 proceeds to local group Justice Studios, which runs in-house art programs at juvenile detention facilities. Support the cause at Read Movement’s Print Party at Venus gallery. See a striking design of a woman’s head atop a butterfly body, the word “Read” across her eyes. Buy limited-edition prints, totes or a T-shirt, or bring your own and get it printed for $15. Free. 5-9 p.m. Friday. 244 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg.

Read Movement will bring a print party St. Petersburg's Venus gallery on Jan. 31. [Courtesy of Alex Roberts]


Indian jewelry is among the most exquisite in the world. Get a taste at the Great Indian Jewelry Exhibition and Sale. Hosted by Kalasha Fine Jewelry, this show will be dripping with intricately designed gold and diamond jewelry. Not everyone will be able to afford what’s here. But if you do spend, there are perks: Spend more than $5,000 and get a four-day, three-night North American trip. Spend more than $10,000 and receive a six-day, five-night international trip. Free. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. Embassy Suites, 3705 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa.

The Great Indian Jewelry Exhibition and Sale will take place at Embassy Suites in Tampa on Feb. 1. [Courtesy of Kalasha Fine Jewels]


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