Junk Jaunt(R) Survivors to Hold Reunion

Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:15pm EDT

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Some "Junkers" have survived all five previous jaunts and are planning to
come back for more while others are planning to attend their very first
Junk Jaunt(R).

    Fun lovers, bargain hunters, collectors or adventure seekers, seasoned
veterans or novices are all invited to take part in the 6th annual
Nebraska's Junk Jaunt(R), scheduled for Sept 25-27, 2009.

    Thirty towns in north-central Nebraska are planning city-wide garage sales
during the same three days (Sept. 25-27), with a few sales at farms and
ranches scattered between towns. The route between all thirty towns
follows two of Nebraska's most scenic highways and covers over 300 miles
of "Shop 'til you drop" fun.

    In 2007, shoppers and buyers from 34 USA states and 70 of Nebraska's 93
counties were documented, according to Peggy Haskell, the Junk Jaunt's
volunteer coordinator. All indications point toward Junk Jaunt(R) 2009
being bigger and better than last year.

    Event organizers have compiled a 112 page Shopper Guide to aid survivors
and newcomers in their search for that "special treasure." This printed
guide has a map of each participating town, a listing of over 400 vendors
(sales) and some of the items that can be found at each sale.

    Until Sept 15th, a mail order copy of this shopper guide can be purchased
online or by sending $7.00 to Junk Jaunt, POB 21, Burwell, NE 68823. After
the Sept 15th deadline, the shopper guide will be available in each
participating Junk Jaunt(R) community or from the website
www.junkjaunt.com as a $5 "digital download," a "print it yourself"

    One couple described the Junk Jaunt(R) as "the best vacation we've had in
years," while another lady says, "My sister has talked about nothing else
all year long." Junkers will find anything from antique saddles to
machinery, semi trucks and farm tractors to Barbie dolls, sauerkraut and
dumplings to Nebraska steaks, model trains to old windows and much, much

    No proof of shopping experience or "garage sale DNA" is required to be a
part of this Junk Jaunt(R) reunion. A visit to www.junkjaunt.com can
answer most of your questions, but information can also be obtained by
calling 308-346-4815.


Peggy Haskell
POB 21
Phone: 308-346-4815
Burwell, NE 68823

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