The third annual Citywide Garage Sale hosted by the Journal returns to homes near you! The sale runs in conjunction with the 100-mile garage sale on the first full weekend in May each year, this …
The third annual Citywide Garage Sale hosted by the Journal returns to homes near you! The sale runs in conjunction with the 100-mile garage sale on the first full weekend in May each year, this year, that is May 4-6. The 100-mile sale runs along the Mississippi River Valley on the Great River Road (Hwy 61), from Cottage Grove, MN to Winona, Winona, MN and across the river in Wisconsin from Fountain City, WI along Hwy 35 to Prescott WI.
The Journal is the host organization for both Cottage Grove and Hastings. The fee for joining the Citywide Garage Sale is only $35 per household which includes a sign if desired, a listing on the Google Maps file and a listing in either the Hastings Journal or the Cottage Grove Journal. Once the map is completed, it will be available via www.cottagegrovejournal.news, www.hastingsjournal.news, and on Facebook via both newspapers pages by searching Hastings Journal or Cottage Grove Journal.
The $35 fee per household includes:
-One yard sign.
-One address listing in the paper dated May 4th.
-Up to 30 words in your listing, additional words are $.25 each. (The previous sentence is 12 words, this is nine.)
-One address listed on the Google Maps file that is shared on social media on Wednesday, May 3rd
Please note, this is for ONE household. Neighborhood sales can contact email@example.com to discuss neighborhood listings or business listings. Business listings are welcome, but the cost is $50 per address.
To join the sale, have the following information available:
Your name, billing address, phone number, and email address. Address of the sale, sale hours, and a basic list of items people can expect to see at your sale that you want to be listed in your ad. Example; Boy’s clothes size 0-3 mo. to 3T, household items, kids games, puzzles. (see the examples in the sample image.) Emailing this information does help ensure the accuracy of your ad.
You can either email firstname.lastname@example.org with the above information or call 651-829-3234 and press 0 to speak to Darla. Please understand, because of the popularity of this event, Darla becomes inundated with collecting the data needed for the event, your patience is appreciated.