Friday, October 8, 2010

Kelly Goes to the World's Largest Garage Sale

Every fall, the little town of Warrensburg NY plays host to a big event--in fact, they bill it as the biggest sale of toys, crafts, used clothes, antiques and doohickies in the whole world! I Googled it, and dozens of other towns make the same claim (Duncan, Loveland, Evanston, Flagstaff...) but no matter, we love Warrensburg and The World's Largest Garage Sale.

Kelly helped us do our shopping. Here she is checking out a row of stools. Or perhaps she is posing as a stool. As you can see, they come in all colors. You really can find anything at The World's Largest Garage Sale.



Kelly thought she needed some bling, so she stopped at the vintage jewelry booth.
















The World's Largest Garage Sale is an event where you can take your dog, and believe me, people do! We saw breeds from Bernese Mountain Dogs to Basset Hounds, German Shepherds, English Bulldogs and Chihuahuas. Most of the dogs walked on leashes but a few rode in wagons and baby strollers. Kelly met a new friend. What? You don't speak penguin?















We attended the sale from noon-4:30 on Friday, and then again from 8am-5pm on Saturday and never covered all the territory. Kelly joined us only on Friday, and she was so pooped out she napped at home with her Grandmom and Grandpop all the next day. Here she is resting near the end of the day Friday. She had about enough garage saling for one day.















This event is held the first weekend in October every year. It's a fun way to get out in the beautiful, crisp autumn weather and explore, snag a few bargains, and spend time with your dog too. And don't worry, treats abound for the pets. There were personalized dog tags, hand made cat houses (looked like little pup tents) and homemade organic cookies. yum!

19 comments:

  1. That sure sounds like a fun place to visit! Did Kelly get her Bling?

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  2. Biggest garage sale? It sounds really interesting! Love the pictures of Kelly there.

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  3. Holy Cow... did you get to take a Nap?? Did you get foodables and drinks and stuff? Did they have dawg stuffs for sale???

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  4. Nice! Looks like fun. Enjoyed your guest post on Go Pet Friendly too. The Adirondacks look like a great place for a dog hike. We're coming over!

    Diane and Cosmo
    To Dog With Love

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  5. Mom did not know dere was all of dis goin' on in Warrensburg :( Maybe next year I can go to it too!

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

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  6. Oh my, I bet there was some pretty cool stuff there!

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  7. Hey Gloria, nope Kelly didn't get any bling. Neither did I! But we had fun.

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  8. Hey Frankie, we were pretty exhausted that's for sure. There were lots of food booths, I forgot to mention that! Besides BBQ stuff, we got Kettle Corn and Warm Cinnamon Roasted Almonds. yummm.

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  9. Thanks Priscilla. It is fun to get out on a nice walk with your dog and find a few bargains.

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  10. Thank you Diane and Cosmo for the nice compliment about the Go Pet Friendly post. I hope you get to visit the Adirondacks soon!

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  11. Maggie Mae, I hope you get to go next year. And Kelly keeps asking me when she will get to meet you, let's arrange something soon!

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  12. Hey Brian, you might have liked those cat houses for sale. They looked like a nice hide-away.

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  13. Can you picks me up an extraa couch fur my porch?
    All dat walking would make me plum tireded out...I bet you conked out fur hours when you gots home.
    Dat place looks sooooo nea though.

    Puddles

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  14. What fun! Love the pic of Kelly and the penguin. And the rows of old trunks!

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  15. What a cool garage sale. Those peoples must have a big garage
    Benny & Lily

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  16. Mom would have loved to have looked around there. But might have had to hire her own aeroplane back to the UK !!!
    See Yea George xxx

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  17. Mom's drooling. She would loooove that garage sale!

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  18. Ooh, I love all the trunks. I don't have a trunk, but think they would be wonderful for storing blankets and the like.

    Kelly is so cute.

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