By LEIGH C. MERRIFIELD News & Journal Editor
Flea markets and yard sales are seasonal occurrences, but with winter (hopefully!) on its way out, many bargain/treasure hunters are already looking forward to them taking place again soon. They are popular all over the globe, and if you are among those who enjoy this atmosphere, you’re in luck because the Harrison County 4-H organization has one planned for next month!
4-H families have been saving items for the past year, and other vendors take part as well, so you can expect to see LOTS of tables filled with bargain prospects! And … another perk is that this annual event is held indoors, so even if Mother Nature sends us a “spring surprise” weather-wise, shoppers can still shop to their hearts’ content protected from it!!!
The Harrison County 4-H Yard Sale & Flea Market will be held at the Harrison County Recreation Center, Rt. 19, south of Clarksburg. Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 27th! It begins at 9 a.m. that day (NO early birds!) and concludes at 2 p.m. There you’ll find everything from clothing for the entire family to toys, along with LOTS of household items, craft items, and if you’re a DIY up-cycler, you’ll love searching through the many vintage items to which you can give new functionality!
There will be up to 50 tables available, and in the past, independent home-based business vendors have taken part as well – bringing everything from purses to beauty products to tools, and more!
Long-time 4-H’er Doris Dean says that there is always great attendance and plenty of parking, and with concessions (both breakfast & lunch items) being offered too, it gives shoppers the opportunity to stop and rest for a while,…