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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 23, 2013
Kari, Bodnar, Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453

Buy, Sell and Trade Your Treasures at Secondhand Safari

This October is your chance to clean out the clutter and make a tidy sum by reserving a booth for the annual Fall Secondhand Safari at the Thurston County Fairgrounds.

Outdoor spaces and covered spaces for the October 5 event are available to anyone with gently used treasures to swap or sell. Call the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 to reserve your booth:
  • $25 for outdoor booth, approximately 10x10 feet

  • $40 for covered booth, approximately 10x10 feet

The Secondhand Safari will be on Saturday, October 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Set up for sellers will be on Friday, October 4 from noon to 10 p.m. The doors will be locked after set up Friday evening and security will be on-site until the event opens Saturday.

Representatives from community groups, non-profits, businesses, agencies and individuals working on sustainability issues are invited to sign up for an educational booth or display. Contact the Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 for details.

There will be plenty of treasure seekers and bargain hunters, with over 1,500 visitors and 100 vendors at past fall reuse fair events. Along with garage sale booths, the Secondhand Safari will also have educational booths, a free book and magazine exchange, entertainment, food, and more.

For more information on the October 5 Secondhand Safari, or to reserve your booth, 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