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2014 Neighborhood Garage Sale Directory
NOTE: We publish this Garage Sale Directory as a free community service. We only publish neighborhood or organization garage sales and must have the information emailed to us at least 10 days prior to your sale. Be sure to include direction and/or cross streets so people can get to your neighborhood/subdivision. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
September 26-27: AAUW Used Book Sale. 3-7 pm Friday and 8:30 am – 1 pm Saturday. At Westminster Presbyterian Church. Proceeds are donated to scholarships.
Past 2014 Garage Sales:
March 29: Westminster Co-Op Preschool's Kids' Stuff Sale 8 am – noon. Free admissions. At Westminster Presbyterian Church, 553 S. Walnut, Springfield, at the corner of Edwards & Walnut.
April 11-12: Auburn town-wide garage sales - Auburn is 12 miles south of Springfield via Route 4 (Veterans Pkwy).
April 12: AAUW Garage Sale - raises funds for the American Association of University Women's Legal Advocacy Fund. 9 am at Laurel United Methodist Church, 631 S. Grand Avenue West, Springfield.
April 12: Oaks Neighborhood Garage Sale 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM; 40+ houses on streets between Chatham Road, Old Jacksonville Road, Monroe Street and Lawrence.
April 19: Pleasant Plains Town-wide Garage Sale
April 24-26: Foxx Creek Subdivision Garage Sales 5-7 pm Thursday; 8 am – 7 pm Friday; 8 am – noon Saturday. From Springfield, drive south on Veteran's/Route 4 toward Chatham. Turn right (west) on Mansion Road, then take the second left onto Ptarmigan.
April 25-26: Quail Meadows, Chatham Garage Sales. Friday 1-? & Saturday 8-12. Just down the road from Foxx Creek Subdivision. Take Route 4 to Chatham, turn west on Plummer (Mobil Station) follow signs.
April 25-26: Southwinds Subdivision Garage Sales in Chatham – Friday 4-8; Saturday 8-12.
April 25-26: Deerfield Subdivision Spring Garage Sale – Directions: Near kerastoes westide YMCA.
April 25-26: Petersburg City-Wide Garage Sales Friday 4-8 and Saturday 8-2.
April 25-26: Riverton City-Wide Garage Sales
April 25-26: Oak Hills Subdivision Garage Sales in Rochester. Friday 4-8; Saturday 8-2. Off Oak Hill Road.
April 26: Lincolnshire Subdivision Garage Sales
May 2-3: Hunting Meadows subdivision garage sales. The subdivision is right off the Chatham exit of I-55, across from the police academy.
May 2-3: Grant's Ridge Garage Sales. Friday 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Grant's Ridge is just east of Washington Street and Bradfordton Road.
May 2-3: Palisades Subdivision Garage Sales
May 2-3: Foxx Creek Subdivision Garage Sales 8 am – 7 pm Friday; 8 am – noon Saturday. From Springfield, drive south on Veteran's/Route 4 toward Chatham. Turn right (west) on Mansion Road, then take the second left onto Ptarmigan. Garage sales are along Ptarmigan.
May 2-3: Oak Mill Estates neighborhood (in Rochester)
May 3: Knights of Columbus Garage Sale - 2200 Meadowbrook Court, Springfield. 8 am – 2 pm.
May 9-10: Mill Creek Subdivision Garage Sale 8am – noon. Mill Creek is located in the west end of town off of Old Jacksonville Rd.
May 9-10: Morrisonville town wide garage sale - Morrisonville is 35 miles southeast of Springfield.
May 9-10: Pawnee Village-Wide Garage Sales. Fri. May 9th 5:00pm & Sat. May 10th 8:00am
May 9-10: Indian Hills Spring Subdivision Garage Sales
May 9-10: Forest Hills Subdivision Garage Sales 8 am – 2 pm.
May 10: Panther Creek West Garage Sales 8 am – 1 pm.
May 16-17: New Berlin Town-Wide Garage Sales. Friday 5 p.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
May 16-17: Scarborough Subdivision annual garage sales. Enter off Iles at Chicory drive.
May 16-17: APL Upscale Resale at 2937 West White Oaks, behind Donnie B's. Friday 5-8 pm; Saturday 8 am – 11:30 am. Not your average garage sale. Includes book nook, kids' corner, and new APL shirts. $4 admission. Benefits Animal Protective League.
May 17: Cobblestone community garage sale from 8am – 2pm. Cobblestone is located on the West end of town off of Iles and Archer Elevator Road.
May 17: Koke Mill West Garage Sales
May 23-24: Twin Lakes
May 23-24: Sherwood Subdivision garage sale from 8 – 2. Sherwood Subdivision is located directly across from the mall on Wabash.
May 24th: Country Club Neighborhood Association Garage Sales, including Country Club Estates and Country Club Acres. 7:30 to Noon. 40+ households
May 30-31: Lutheran High School annual garage sale. May 30, 3:00 early bird for $5.00 4:00 -7:00 all are welcome for shopping (free admission). May 31, 8:00-1:00. 3500 W. Washington, Springfield. Questions? Contact email@example.com.
May 30-31: Timberlane East Garage Sales, (Springfield/Rochester) – located on Hill Top RD just south of Route 29 or East Lake Drive past the dam before Elk's Club May 30 8 a.m. to 7 p.m and May 31st 8 a.m. to noon.
May 30-31: The 2014 Glenwood Avenue Garage Sale: area garage sale from 1700-2500 South Glenwood Avenue (Laurel to Lenox) on Friday, May 30, from 8:00am-1:00pm and on Saturday, May 31st, from 8:00am-1:00pm.
May 31: Abundant Faith Supportive Services and R.I.S.E. Girls Empowerment's Community Yard Sale. 301 W. Reynolds Street, Springfield. 8:00 am-2:00 pm. All proceeds will benefit Abundant Faith’s Supportive housing programs for homeless women and children and R.I.S.E Girls Empowerment. For more information and to find out how to donate items for the sale contact: Abundant Faith Supportive Services- (217)527-1006 or R.I.S.E Girls Empowerment (217)553-4993.
May 31: Koke mill west neighborhood garage sale Saturday from 8-noon. Enter at koke mill and Spring Mill.
June 6-7: Trevi Gardens Garage Sales
June 7: Ginger Creek Garage Sales (off Koke Mill and Ginger Creek near Iles Avenue in Spfld)
June 7: Winchester garage sales
June 7: Laketown Area Wide Yard Sales 8am – 1pm. LOCATED OFF OF STEVENSON DRIVE, SPRINGFIELD.
June 7: Hyde Park Subdivision Yard Sale. Hyde Park is located on the north side of Toronto Rd off Cottonhill.
June 13-14: Oakbrook Subdivision Garage Sales, Chatham, IL, Friday and Saturday. From Springfield, take Route 4 to Plummer Blvd., turn left (heading East). Subdivision located south of new high school. Look for signs.
June 13-14: Frontier Lake Association Garage Sales Off west Jefferson (past koke mill road), right at Hazlett road, continue left on Hazlett road.
June 13-14: Block Garage Sales in Chatham: Homes on the block of Dutchman Way and S. Park St. in Chatham. Hours are Friday 8-1 and 4-7 p.m., and Saturday 8-12.
June 20-21 Block Sale - 2300-2500 S. Whittier Ave, Springfield (Between Outer Park and Lenox). Friday 4-7pm and Saturday 7am-??.
June 20-21 Spaulding Town Wide garage sales (off Route 54)
June 21 Great Garage Sale Giveaway at Chatham Community Center, 109 W. Mulberry Street, Chatham. Everything is free. Look for Church by Water's Edge signs to find the sale. 361-3343 for more information.
July 10 Master Gardeners Shed Sale 3 pm – 7 pm at the Food-a-Rama Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Garden tools, outdoor furniture, books, clothing, artwork, books and more. Silent auction including antiques and salvaged iron artwork. No charge to attend. Mater gargeners will be available to answer questions. For more information, call 782-4617.
July 11-12 Douglas Avenue Methodist Church Garage Sale - an annual favorite of SpringfieldMoms staff. Fish fry from 4:30-7:00 pm on Friday. Garage sale is 8-2 & 4:30-8 on Friday and 8-noon on Saturday. 501 S. Douglas (corner of Douglas & Governor), Springfield.
July 25-26 Forever Feline Ranch Rummage Sale at 500 Iles Park Place (corner of 6th and Ash), Springfield. $2 admission Friday; $1 admission Saturday. Friday 5-8 pm; Saturday 8 am – 2 pm. Auction of remaining items at 2 pm. 341-6137 for more information.
July 28 Prairie Stampers Summer Garage Sale 6:30 pm at Elliott Avenue Baptist Church, Springfield. Open to the public – craft and stamping supplies. Cash only.
August 1-2: Cathedral Council of Catholic Women huge garage sale at the Church 524 East Lawrence Ave. in Springfield. Friday 7 am – 7 pm and Saturday 8 am – noon. School uniforms on sale, including shorts and shirts for $2 or $3 and jumpers and sweaters around $4 and $5.
August 1-2 Colony West Neighborhood Garage Sales starting 8:00 a.m. each day. Colony West is the subdivision immediately east of White Oaks Mall with access off of Wabash Avenue.
August 1-2 Salem Estates and Salem Estates West Area Wide Garage Sales - Salem Estates is a subdivision off of Old Bradfordton Road.
August 2 Midwest Mayhem Roller Derby Yard Sale 7 am – noon at Southern View Park. Bake sale, too. Supports the local roller derby team.
August 8-9 Rail to Trails Conservancy Organization Garage Sale 7am-3pm at 427 W Yates Avenue, Springfield, IL. Furniture, decorations, $1 shirts, $2 coats, church & prom dresses, home appliances, lots of shoes and much more.