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Farmers come to town for a garage sale

The Agricultural Society hosts bi-yearly indoor garage sales so farmers without a street address can have the opportunity to sell their items at a garage sale in town.

NORTH BATTLEFORD — The Battlefords Agricultural Society hosted its final indoor garage sale of the year at the AgriVilla Building on the Exhibition Grounds Saturday, Sept. 17.

With free admission, visitors could treat themselves to an all-day $5 pancake breakfast, concession items throughout the day and perusal of the 50+ garage sale tables from around the Battlefords and surrounding area.

The Agricultural Society started hosting bi-yearly indoor garage sales so that farmers without a street address could also have the opportunity to sell their items at a garage sale in town.

“There are a lot of people on farms who have items for sale, but people don’t want to drive out to them. So we decided we’d give people the opportunity to haul in everything at once, to one spot,” said Jocelyn Ritchie, general manager of Battlefords Agricultural Society.

“It’s caught on with everyone around town because they like the idea of coming to one place to purchase items … the community likes it because you don’t have to find addresses and it’s all inside, so people don’t have to worry about the weather,” Ritchie added.

There was vintage decor, children’s books and toys, books, games, household items, jewellery, handmade wooden items, vintage Cabbage Patch dolls, perfume, men's and women’s clothing, and various home decor items for sale. Territorial Drive Alliance Church was also present, offering face painting, brochures for th

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