Must be mud season: Annual church yard sale begins Friday
May 11, 2011
TABERNASH – Lines will form at the door Friday, May 13, before the opening of the Church of Eternal Hills annual yard sale.
A favorite mud season pastime, the yard sale is a fundraiser for several local charities and youth missions.
A team of volunteers has spent nearly two months sorting through all the goods, which fill large rooms on two levels of the church.
Items will be accepted through 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.
Upstairs, tucked away among the tables of clothes and housewares, is a bag of solid brass cabinet handles. The 1968 “Ain’t it Awful Handbook for Housewives” features quips like, “Every time you find a perfect hairdresser, she gets pregnant and quits,” and a complete set of unopened High School Musical party supplies sits awaiting the right buyer.
Downstairs, a careful look through the stacks of books reveals several old volumes, including “The Story of Philosophy,” by Will Durant, Abbot Fay collection, c 1926; and “Tales from the Decameron of Giovanni Doccaccio” by E. Bachstrom c. 1930.
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Among the toys, gear and camping equipment, there’s an Easy Bake oven, almost new Osprey Helios 20 backpack, a relic red metal Coleman gas lantern with a yellow glass globe, a Polaroid camera, a 10-inch bench saw, a music stand, an American Racer easy steering sled, a cast iron wood stove, a West J economy lot sign, size 9 almost new men’s Sorrel boots, a Roadmaster red metal trike and an electric stand-alone can opener with a padded cover.
The sale begins at 4 p.m. Friday and continues through 7 p.m.; and begins again Saturday at 9 a.m. with closing set for 2 p.m.
Reid Armstrong can be reached at 970-887-3334 ext. 19610