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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453

Secondhand Safari This Saturday

Early birds can snag the secondhand treasures starting at 8 a.m. this Saturday when the Thurston County Fairgrounds opens the gates for its annual Spring Secondhand Safari.

A smorgasbord of secondhand treasures will be available for swapping and selling from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early-bird admission is $2 from 8 to 9 a.m., and regular admission after 9 a.m. is only $1.

This year's spring community garage sale event includes the opportunity to give as well as receive with several bins set up by the Thurston County Food Bank for you to donate non-perishable food items. The Thurston County Food Bank typically serves 300 hungry families each day, so help us stock their cupboards with your food donations while you stock up on gently-used gems.

Representatives from Goodwill Industries will also be on hand throughout the day to accept donations of household goods (at their discretion), giving sellers the chance to donate any of their unsold items at the end of the day.

WHAT:Spring Secondhand Safari

Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • $2 early-bird admission 8-9 a.m.
  • $1 admission after 9 a.m.
WHERE: Thurston County Fairgrounds at 3054 Carpenter Road in Lacey

For more information on the October 6 Secondhand Safari, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit www.co.thurston.wa.us/fair.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3