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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or BodnarK@co.thurston.wa.us

Get Green This Season with Secondhand Safari May 2
County fair's annual spring garage sale keeps usable goods out of the landfill

Green is springing up all over this season, including in your wallet! Spring cleaning can make you a tidy sum at the Thurston County Fair's annual Secondhand Safari on Saturday, May 2.

It's not too late to reserve a booth and help keep usable secondhand goods out of the landfill. Buyers, sellers, swappers and traders can all feel good about making the green choice while keeping more greenbacks in their pocket at Secondhand Safari.

Not sure if you have enough gently used treasures for a booth? Secondhand Safari is a great fundraising opportunity for your family group, school club, church, charity or scouting club.

Outdoor spaces and covered spaces are going fast for the May 2 event, so call the Thurston County Fair Office today at (360) 786-5453 to reserve your booth:
  • $25 for outdoor booth, approximately 10x10 feet

  • $40 for covered booth, approximately 10x10 feet

Saturday, May 2 will be a springtime extravaganza where bargains abound with over 1,500 visitors and 100 vendors in years past. Along with garage sale booths, the Secondhand Safari will also have educational booths, a free book and magazine exchange, entertainment, food, and more. Admission to Secondhand Safari is just $1 all day long, so get ready for bargain hunters galore!

The Secondhand Safari will be on Saturday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Set up for sellers will be on Friday, May 1 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 Goodwill Industries will be on hand throughout the day on May 2 to accept donations (at their discretion), giving sellers the chance to donate any of their unsold items at the end of the day.

For more information on the May 2 Secondhand Safari, or to reserve your booth, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit www.ThurstonCountyFair.org.



"Picture Yourself at the Thurston County Fair!"
July 30 - Aug. 3



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County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3