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December, 2014
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Changes at Thurston County Superior Court

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County Benefits from “JBLM Day of Service”

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 Clean Up at the Spring Secondhand Safari

Reserve a booth for the annual Garage Sale & Reuse Fair

Put a spring in your step and money in your wallet by reserving a booth for the annual Spring Secondhand Safari at the Thurston County Fairgrounds.

Saturday, May 4 will be a springtime extravaganza of buyers, sellers, swappers and traders. More than 3,000 visitors and 175 vendors have attended 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.

Outdoor spaces and covered spaces for the May 4 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 held on Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Set up for sellers will be on Friday, May 3 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 4 to accept donations (at their discretion), giving sellers the chance to donate any of their unsold items at the end of the day.

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.

For more information on the May 4 Secondhand Safari, or to reserve your booth, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit the fair Web Site.

By John Tennis

Some of the items at an earlier 2nd Hand Safari. Some of the items at an earlier 2nd Hand Safari.