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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 27, 2012
Kari Bodnar, Thurston County Fairgrounds, 786-5453

Secondhand Safari, May 5

Come join the fun at the Thurston County Fair's Community Garage Sale and Reuse Fair! This community event is being held on Saturday, May 5 from 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m at the Thurston County Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds is located at 3054 Carpenter Road in Lacey.

Past events have been a huge success with over 3,000 visitors and 100 vendors! Event includes garage sale booths, educational booths, free book and magazine exchange table, entertainment, food, and more! With the spring season in full bloom it's the perfect opportunity to clean house and hunt for new treasures! Don't forget to bring your books and magazines for the free exchange table. There will be $2 early-bird admission between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. and $1 admission after 9:00.

Come and take advantage of this great opportunity to enjoy the beginnings of a season of garage sales all in one convenient location. No driving around for addresses across town that waste gas! There will be over 100 garage sellers in one spot just waiting to pass their bargains and treasures on to you. In addition, this event is designed to be a nearly zero waste event, with compostable and recyclable waste being collected at waste stations staffed by Master Recycler volunteers.

For more information please call 786-5453 or visit www.co.thurston.wa.us/fair.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3