Florida author and vintage collector Virginia Chamlee will discuss and sign her new book, “Big Thrift Energy: The Art and Thrill of Collecting Vintage Treasures,” at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Tickets $5 for admission or $29.95 for admission plus a copy of the book at oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.
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