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HAPPY WSCGSD 2016! Lists, lists, we have lists …

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 14, 2016

It’s here! West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016 has arrived!

9 am-3 pm, 320+ sales are happening all over the peninsula.

Online map: Get it here
Printable/downloadable map: Get it here (19-page PDF)

And of course, we have lists:

Benefit sales: Go here

Mega-multi-seller sales: #193/#194 Hotwire/Ginomai and #28 C & P Coffee (which says it’s starting at 7 am)

Block sales: #121, #142, #157, #182

Sales offering lemonade: #45, #50, #55, #99, #155, #167, #172

Sales mentioning music equipment/instruments: #47, #93, #138, #265, #266, #271, #315

Sales on the edges: #255 (northernmost), #13 (southernmost), #290 (westernmost), #316 (easternmost)

Sales with plants: #29 (Solstice Park P-Patch), #38, #63, #71, #78, #115, #208, #299, #323

Sales at retirement centers: #163 (Brookdale Admiral Heights), #99 (Brookdale West Seattle), #105 (Daystar)

Sales with unusual items: #165 (huge elephant collection), #79 (500 vinyl records), #78 (International Flight Attendant’s lifetime collections), #235 (brass items), #122 (old movie cameras), #44 (English saddle), #315 (clawfoot tub), #117 (commercial freezer)

We could go on … but you can also explore the list yourself. (For example, we started to make a list of sales with tools, but more than 40 came up, including #312, at the renowned West Seattle Tool Library, which was stocked in part with WSCGSD finds way back in its infancy.)

More updates once things get going!

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ONE DAY TO GO! West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016 is tomorrow

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 13, 2016

Happy Friday – we are now one day away from West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016, 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 14th.

Tomorrow might not be the bright sunny WSCGSD we have been used to in recent years – though today we’re looking at another record high temperature – but currently, it looks like the showers will hold off until later in the day. (We’re hoping for post-4 pm.)

If there are any last-minute cancellations/changes, we’ll have them atop this site as well as the map page on WSB, so check there first thing in the morning. That’s also where we’re linking our ongoing previews, and planning on a few more before the day is out.

Whether you’re selling or shopping – good luck and have fun!

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PRINTABLE 2016 MAP READY TOO!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 10, 2016

Been waiting for the printable map? Here it is – a 19-page PDF.

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HERE IT IS! See the online map for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 7, 2016

330 sales right now on this year’s WSCGSD map – and you can be among the first to get a look at the map by going here.

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COUNTDOWN: One week until WSCGSD; map out later today

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 7, 2016

The 12th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is now exactly one week away! 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 14th, with more than 300 sales of all sizes, all over West Seattle. As promised, we’ll be publishing the map today – no exact time yet as we have a few last changes to make – but as soon as it’s up, we’ll announce it here, as well as on our parent site West Seattle Blog. The map page will have permanent links in the navigation bars atop both sites as usual.

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COUNTDOWN! Eight days until West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day – one day until the map

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 6, 2016

Getting excited for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016? We are! ~330 sales will be on the map when we publish it on Saturday (May 7th), one week in advance of sale day, which is Saturday, May 14th, 9 am-3 pm. Sales of all sizes, in all neighborhoods, with all kinds of stuff for you to browse and buy – stay tuned to see the listings and locations!

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330+ sales for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 28, 2016

Lots of sales signed up at the last minute before registration closed last night (Wednesday, April 27) just before midnight – so it’s going to be another spectacular West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day of selling, shopping, and meeting your neighbors. 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 14th … the map will be out a week ahead of time … but what we’ll be working on later today (Thursday) is checking the list of sellers and, within a day or so, contacting anyone for whom we have questions (fee not paid, missing “ad” text, that sort of thing), so if you’ve signed up your sale, PLEASE keep an eye on the e-mail address you used, as we have to get this part of the process locked down within a few days. (And if you have a question, please e-mail us at garagesale@westseattleblog.com.) Thank you! Just 16 days to go!

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180 sales so far for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 21, 2016

Saturday, May 14th, is ever closer, and the 12th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is now up to 180 sales of all sizes, all over the peninsula. If you’re just waiting excitedly to shop, remember, the map will be available a week in advance. If you’re planning to have a sale but haven’t registered – time’s running out, so head on over to The Form and get on the list!

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Countdown continues: 4 weeks until 12th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 16, 2016

Just four weeks now until the 2016 edition of West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day – our region’s BIGGEST event of its kind – with 145 sales on the list and headed for the map! Whatever you’re looking for, you’re bound to find it somewhere – and you’re bound to find at least one sale in your neighborhood. 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 14th, is the date; the map will be available online one week before that. Registration continues for at least another week and a half, but don’t procrastinate if you’re planning a sale – just get it done, by signing up here. If you have a question, by the way, ask here or e-mail us at garagesale@westseattleblog.com – thanks!

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100+ sales set for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day, as registration continues

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 14, 2016

We’re now exactly one month away from West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2016 – and more than 100 sales are signed up! They’re all over the peninsula, from Puget Ridge to Highland Park, North Delridge to South Delridge, Gatewood to Westwood, Alki to Admiral to The Junction to Morgan Junction … group sales, solo sales, block sales … it all means we are in for another great WSCGSD on Saturday, May 14th. If YOU are planning a sale and ready to sign up – start here! If you’re planning on shopping, remember the map will be available a week in advance, so check here and/or our parent site West Seattle Blog after May 7th.

P.S. Questions? E-mail us at garagesale@westseattleblog.com.

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West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015 IS HERE!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 9, 2015

Live coverage, 9 am-3 pm – including map links and photos – is here.

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Canceled sales – check your printable map

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 8, 2015

(UPDATED) As of midnight Friday night, our sale total is 341 – from the 351 original registrants. The online version of the map has been updated – but since the printable map can’t be changed, please scratch these four sales off your copy, cancellations that came in after the printable map was locked in:

#38, #42, #49, #153, #219, #247

If any other cancellations come in early Saturday (CALL, please, 206-293-6302), we’ll add them here as well as on the online map page. Thanks!

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Now just TWO days to West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 7, 2015

Sunshine is still in the forecast – warm, too (high in the upper 70s) – so our tradition of perfect garage-saling weather continues. If you are somehow just finding out about this, Saturday, May 9th, is the day, 9 am-3 pm, 340+ sales of all sizes all over West Seattle!

Both the online map and printable map can be found here.

Lists we’ve published:
*Nonprofit/benefit sales
*Trivia from this year’s lineup
*Unusual items
*Memorable descriptions

Later today – block sales/multi-seller sites!

Also – for sellers and for people who might want the fun of shopping AND the fun of donation – our page listing “who’s accepting leftovers/donations” is now up and running. Wide array this time – dropoff, pickup, some open Sunday and beyond.

P.S. Any last-minute cancellations will be noted on the online map, and we will mention the sale #’s here too so that if you have printed out the downloadable version, you can scratch them off. So far, only two since the downloadable version went live – the online map is updated but for the printed version, please scratch out #42 and #219.

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Only three days until WSCGSD 2015!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 6, 2015

Now it’s down to sellers getting ready, shoppers making their plan, and waiting for Saturday to get here – the forecast looks incredibly perfect, mostly sunny and mid-to-upper-70s! We now have the downloadable/printable map/guide/list of sales ready to go – it’s here (and it’s long – 21 pages). And of course you can click, browse, search the official online map here.

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UPDATE: See the map!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 2, 2015

And … it’s up. Online edition here. Printable version still in the works. Browse the 340+ sales, make notes on which ones interest you, plot your route!

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One week to WSCGSD, and the 2015 map is almost ready!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 2, 2015

As promised, the 2015 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day map will be live (here and via West Seattle Blog) by day’s end – we’re just making some final tweaks. This will be the online version, with the printable/downloadable PDF version to follow. Meantime, are you ready for the big day, just one week away? 340+ sales! Stand by for highlights!

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9 days to go to West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 30, 2015

Just in case you’re wondering how things are going, some miscellaneous notes:

*We will have at least 330 sales – probably 340+ – depending on last-minute cancellations. Speaking of which, if you are a seller, this is your last chance to get off the map if you have to cancel … please call us, 206-293-6302, don’t e-mail, ASAP!

*The descriptions of sales and highlighted items are awesome as always. We took notes while proofreading the listings as part of the mapmaking process. Mentioned a few of them in this update yesterday on West Seattle Blog.

*We wanted to remind you that again this year, the second Saturday in May is ALSO “Stamp Out Hunger” – the door-to-door, mailbox-to-mailbox Letter Carriers’ food drive. Make plans to have a bag of nonperishable food to donate – set it out by your door/mailbox/wherever your letter carrier stops, before you head out for a day of shopping OR selling.

*We will be sending the sellers’ info packets on Friday. Watch your e-box (or if you requested postal mail, your mailbox).

*And again, the map will be available starting this Saturday. The online version is always the first one we get up – watch for the announcement here and on WSB.

*Invite your friends, relatives, co-workers, etc. to come over and garage-sale with you on May 9th – we would love to see people from all over the region as usual – here’s an 8 1/2 x 11-size poster you can print and put up on a bulletin board of your choice.

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REMINDER: The 2015 WSCGSD map’s not out until May 2nd

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 26, 2015

A couple WSCGSD 2015 sellers have contacted us saying they saw a map somewhere and are concerned that they’re not on it. Please note that **this year’s map is not out yet** so if you saw a map somewhere (maybe something Google grabbed onto in recent years) – it’s NOT this year’s map – look closely; we label every year’s map very clearly with its year, just in case something like this happens. As mentioned in every update we’ve published and in all communications with sellers – we take about a week post-registration to shine everything up (fix address formats, proofread the ads, contact sellers with questions if we have any) and get the map together, and as soon as it’s ready, we’ll announce it here, on our main site West Seattle Blog, on our WSB social channels, etc., and it will be clearly labeled 2015 WEST SEATTLE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE DAY MAP. Thanks so much – 13 days to go!

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2 weeks until the biggest West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day ever!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 25, 2015

Saturday, May 9th, will be the 11th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day and the biggest one ever. By the time registration closed Thursday night, more than 320 sales had signed up! All sizes, from individual homes to organizations/schools/businesses and multi-seller sites (including WSB sponsors Hotwire Online Coffeehouse and C & P Coffee Company), to block sales around the peninsula. WSB has coordinated WSCGSD since its fourth year (2008); here’s our update on what happens now:

*We are finalizing the list so we can make the map, which debuts on May 2nd so shoppers have a week to plan ahead – the clickable and printable/downloadable versions will be featured here and on westseattleblog.com.

*If you’re a seller, please check that you got both receipts, the confirmation from us AND the registration-fee receipt from PayPal (which would be via our LLC name, A Drink of Water and a Story Interactive). If you had problems paying, please e-mail us at garagesale@westseattleblog.com if you don’t hear from us first.

*We’ll be mailing (e- or postal- depending on what you marked on the registration form) info packets to sellers, including the “official participant” sign you are welcome to use with your signage.

*If you need to cancel your sale, please call us – 206-293-6302 – by May 1st so we can take you off the map. After that, last-minute cancellations can be taken off the online map, but not the printable/downloadable version.

*In sale updates over the next week-plus, we’ll have a poster file available for anybody who wants to put one up at their school, workplace, wherever – we promote WSCGSD regionally, and have heard of shoppers coming from hours away, but your help in spreading the word will be awesome. The easiest web address to share is westseattlegaragesale.com, though the map will be here too (and will have a special “tab” under the sunset header).

*If you’re a prospective shopper – watch for the map starting May 2nd, and whether you’re just going to walk around your neighborhood and see who’s selling what, or planning a wider expedition, get ready for a great day. Note that some sellers might start earlier or end later than the 9 am-3 pm window on May 9th – if they provided that information, it’ll be in their “ad” info accompanying the map.

ALSO: In years past, we’ve published info from nonprofits making special arrangements for sellers to donate leftovers, and/or inviting people to shop for potential donations of certain items the nonprofit needs, so that WSCGSD can have great community ripple effects beyond the fun of buying/selling. Any org thinking about either of these, please e-mail garagesale@westseattleblog.com ASAP so we can discuss. Thanks!

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24 hours to sign up for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 22, 2015

Another BIG West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is in the works – 280 sales on the list/map now, and 24 hours left to register – the deadline is 11:55 pm Thursday (April 23). If you’ve been mulling it over and think you want to give it a try, please sign up now so you don’t miss the cutoff – just go here. If you’re not selling, get ready to shop, shop, shop on Saturday, May 9th, 9 am-3 pm, all over West Seattle (the map will be ready for your perusal one week in advance).

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215+ sales on the list and three days to register for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 20, 2015

The clock’s ticking if you are thinking of having a sale on West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015 – coming up 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 9 – but haven’t signed up yet: Deadline to register is this Thursday night, April 23rd – we need time to get the maps made and circulate them around the region to ensure maximum buyer power! You can register right here, right now – follow this link. Once the map debuts on May 2nd, you’ll know the number of your sale, so you can invite friends, relatives, co-workers, etc., and tell them you’re #XX on the map, but don’t wait to tell them about WSCGSD – plenty of sales to go around for everyone, so start letting them know this will be THE day to visit WS (if they’re not here already).

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180+ sales registered for 2015 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day, as deadline approaches

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 18, 2015

Is your sale signed up? Or – got your shopping bags ready? West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015 is just THREE WEEKS AWAY, coming up Saturday, May 9th, 9 am-3 pm, and more than 180 sales are registered. Deadline to sign up, if you’re having a sale, is this Thursday (April 23rd) – so go here when you’re ready. Thanks!

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120 sales & rising! Still time to sign up for 2015’s West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 11, 2015

Four weeks from today, the 11th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day will make our peninsula the epicenter of person-to-person recycling … and if you’re interested in having a sale as part of it (120 sales of all sizes are on the list already, but it’s a big peninsula, so there’s room for more), you still have time to sign up. Just go here. Sale times/date: 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 9, 2015. You can start early and/or end late, but please make sure your sale is open for at least the official six-hour span. Thanks! More updates to come!

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85 sales now on the list for 2015 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 7, 2015

Six days into signups for the 11th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day … and we have 85 sales on the list! Registration usually runs about three weeks so you have two more weeks to get signed up but … don’t run the risk you’ll forget … every year somebody does, and if we’ve already started mapmaking, it’s too late! So just go here now and get it done – 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 9, 2015, see you all over West Seattle shopping and selling!

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UPDATE: 30 sales in first day of 2015 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day signups

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 3, 2015

Dreaming of spring … selling and buying … 30 sales are on the list already after the first full day of registration for 2015’s West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day (which is coming up Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9 am-3 pm). Want to join them? Here’s the official online form.

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Shorewood Streets of Sales ahead on June 7th

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 29, 2014

West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day seems to be the season-opener – since our big day on May 10th, we’ve already had the area’s longest-running event, in Greenwood, and now we’re looking ahead to June 7th in Shorewood. As announced:

The Shorewood Streets of garage sales is right around the corner on Saturday June 7th from 9 am-4 pm.

As usual the neighborhood will be filled with sales, deals and deal seekers. The different entrance points to the neighborhood will be lit up with large signs and balloons with maps available in boxes. For those more tech inclined we also have an online map that is live up the minute with sale locations. More people are joining in every day, we usually have around 50 sales!

Join us in Shorewood and support this 20+ year tradition! There is a reason the sale has keep strong for so long, great sellers and customers!

*Event Page*- facebook.com/events/246891235503082

*Live Map*- http://goo.gl/maps/A471z

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Printable map now available!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 7, 2014

It’s a 17-page PDF, so consider printing double-sided – get it here. And the online map is headquartered on our parent site West Seattle Blogsee it here.

Meantime, please note the added tabs to new pages, all showcasing nonprofit tie-ins for the big day! More updates to come, now that we’re just three days away.

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Counting down to West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2014! And a message for sellers

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 28, 2014

Registration is closed and it looks like we’ll have about 280 sales for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2014 – maybe more, but we’re trying right now to reach more than a dozen people who went halfway through the registration process but didn’t finish it via PayPal. Without a complete registration, you won’t be on the map – so please make sure you have an e-mail receipt from PayPal, and if you don’t, please e-mail us ASAP – garagesale@westseattleblog.com. Also check your mailbox; we sent notes over the weekend to everyone for whom we don’t have a PP receipt. If you changed your mind mid-registration, no problem, but it would be great if you let us know.

Now, a bit about the lineup: The heart of West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is the web of individual sales all over the peninsula – more than 250!!! Beyond that, we have the group sites – Hotwire/Ginomai in The Junction, C & P Coffee to the south.

And we also have nonprofits participating including:

*Log House Museum on Alki

*Delridge Grocery Co-op

*Scout Troop 284 at West Seattle Veterans’ Center in The Triangle

*West Seattle High School in Admiral

*Lincoln Park P-Patch sale in Fauntleroy

*Masonic Family group sale in The Triangle

*West Seattle Eagles sale in The Junction

*The Taproot School sale in Fauntleroy

*Straight Blast Gym sale (scholarship-fund benefit) in Delridge

*SSC plant sale benefiting the horticulture program (on Puget Ridge)

*Sale benefiting Chamwino Connect, in Sunrise Heights

Sale day, again, is Saturday, May 10th, 9 am-3 pm. (Some sales may choose to start earlier and/or end later, but no late starts or early ends, please .) We are in the mapmaking process currently and if all goes well, we’ll link to the online/printable maps here and on West Seattle Blog, starting next Saturday, since our goal is always to get the map out a week in advance.

With so many sales, we are advertising/promoting WSCGSD all over the region, but it also helps if you make sure your friends/relatives/co-workers know that this is THE day to come to West Seattle, shop the sales, visit local businesses while you’re here, sightsee, have a great day.

More previews to come – including the “shopping list” for WestSide Baby, a request for book donations for students, and more.

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230 sales for 2014! If you’re having one, sign up ASAP – deadline is Wednesday night

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 22, 2014

Another awesome West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is ahead on May 10th – there is no question of that. If you’re planning on having a sale as part of it, and have been putting off registering – the deadline is almost here; 11:59 pm Wednesday night (April 23rd). We had a few form glitches late last night and early today but FIXED NOW! so just go here to sign up.

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Make money! Meet shoppers from near and far! One more week to sign up for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2014!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 16, 2014

One more week to sign up your sale for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day on May 10th – registration closes next Wednesday night, April 23rd. So far, 160 sales of all sizes are on the map (well, awaiting their place on it – the mapmaking doesn’t begin until registration ends) … including schools, service groups, businesses, and lots of great individual sales … you can join ’em by registering your sale here.

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West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day registration update: 120+ sales!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 12, 2014

About a week and a half left to go before the registration deadline, four weeks until sale day, and as of this very moment (drum roll,please) … 126 sales are signed up – big, small, inbetween – so another great day is definitely in store! If you’re just finding out about this, we (publishers of West Seattle Blog) coordinate the annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day, second Saturday in May, which means May 10th this year, and registration is open until April 23rd – so if you’re interested in having a sale, sign up here! If you don’t have room for one, or don’t have all that much stuff, check in with Hotwire Online Coffeehouse in The Junction or C & P Coffee Company between Alaska and Morgan Junctions – both are group sites with room for multiple sellers. And if you love shopping but don’t really need anything … we’ll have an option for you too – WestSide Baby is going to be out with a wish list of items you can shop for and then donate, same-day. More to come!

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30 sales for 2014 so far! And one group site

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 2, 2014

Less than 48 hours into registration for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day – the 10th annual event, this year on May 10th – and 30 sales are registered! GO HERE to sign up your sale.

P.S. If you don’t have enough room for a sale of your own, check with Hotwire Online Coffeehouse ASAP to see about getting some space, free, at the group site in the Hotwire courtyard again this year.  info@hotwirecoffee.com is where to inquire.

 

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More scenes from West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2013

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 12, 2013

Thanks again for a tremendous WSCGSD! In addition to the quick snaps your WSB co-publishers posted while traveling to visit some of the sales, contributing photojournalist Nick Adams was out capturing WSCGSD scenes too:

Seller Lori Freer, center, told Nick she made 5 times more money then she was thinking she would make.

Above, from left, Sue Orr, Connie Kieling, Marsha Morris, Brian Baum, and Una Wilson, some of the crew raising money for the American Cancer Society at 4136 Beach Drive SW.

Fabio was offered for only $35 at Elisa‘s yard sale at SW Spokane and Beach Drive.

Grace Lybecker walks with a painting of Jesus that she purchased for $10.

Danish Mother Day plates at 3633 Beach Drive SW.

Susan Terjeson browses shirts at a sale on Fauntleroy Way SW,

Items for sale at WSCGSD’s southernmost sale this year, the Cochran residence, in the 11400 block of 37th Ave SW.

A shopper checked out a rocking chair in Fauntleroy.

Bea Martin checks out the goods her friend Jay Atzbach found during the community garage sale.

Nancy Kyle, right, talks with Ed Edgar, and his wife Jo, left, at a Morgan Junction-area sale.

Thanks again, and we’ll see you next year – Saturday, May 10, 2014!

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‘It’s on!’ 9th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is under way

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 11, 2013

We have running coverage on parent site West Seattle Blog, with photos and a list of map links right atop the story in case you need them (mobile included) – go here! Hope you are having a great WSCGSD!

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It’s West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day eve! 280 sales Saturday

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 10, 2013

So excited. Are you? Remember, if you’re just happening onto news of this – West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is NOT one big sale, but many, many sales all around West Seattle, 9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 11th. It’s the second Saturday of every year, and this year we have 280 sales of all sizes signed up – group sites, multi-family sales, benefit sales, and more. The list/map of sales is available two ways – a 14-page PDF with 7 pages of listings and 6 pages of map reference sections, and the clickable online map. Find them both here. And have a GREAT time!

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Plant sales during 2013 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 9, 2013

Looking for plants during this Saturday’s WSCGSD? One highlight is Sale #229 at the Lincoln Park P-Patch, in Solstice Park uphill from the tennis courts at 7400 Fauntleroy Way SW – multiple gardeners selling plants. They’re on a list of 11 sales that have mentioned plants in their listings this year:

Sale #21
Sale #199
Sale #209
Sale #219
Sale #220
Sale #228
Sale #229
Sale #248
Sale #260
Sale #271
Sale #278

To crossreference with the address as you plan your stops, consult the WSCGSD map here.

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11 days and counting down! West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2013 updates

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 30, 2013

Excited yet?

Only eleven days till Saturday, May 11th, with a record-setting 280 sales getting ready for the 9th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day.

A few updates:

*If you are a last-minute would-be participant looking for a group site, we now have three – the VFW Hall in The Triangle has some room at $5 donation/table. Not sure about room at the Hotwire Coffee and C & P Coffee group sites (we’ll be asking in a day or two) – check in with them to find out.

*This year, we have two partners for sellers to donate any leftovers – WestSide Baby and Northwest Center. WS Baby will have special dropoff spots, and NW Center as always is extending its Junction truck hours that day. Watch for full details and locations in a few days.

*That info will be in the “packet” for sellers that we will e-mail by week’s end, along with other assorted notes, plus the template for you to print your “official participant” sign.

*And whether you’re shopping or selling, please include Stamp Out Hunger in your plans – every year, this door-to-door food drive is the same day as WSCGSD (second Saturday in May), so just put your bag of donated nonperishable food out by your mailbox or door (if that’s where you get your USPS mail) first thing that morning!

As for us, mapmaking mode continues for a few more days. WSCGSD questions? E-mail garagesale@westseattleblog.com – thank you!

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280 sales – and a new post-sale partner

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 26, 2013

Saturday marks two weeks until West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2013, and we almost have the final count – looks like a record: About 280 sales! We’re finalizing the list for the map, and sending notes to people who didn’t finish the registration process, to make sure they really do intend to have a sale. We also are happy to announce that WestSide Baby is going to be a post-sale partner this year – if sellers wind up with any leftover items on the WS Baby needs/wish list, there will be three drop-off spots in West Seattle, plus later hours at WS Baby HQ in White Center, on sale day. Stand by for details on that later this weekend – the countdown is on!

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2nd week of registration starts: Almost 100 sales!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on April 10, 2013

More than 95 sales are now on the list for the ninth annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day, coming up Saturday, May 11th. Registration will only be open for two more weeks, so you might as well commit now. One important note: If you have signed up, please be sure you have a receipt from PayPal as well as the WSCGSD confirmation note – our records so far show a few people have made it through the first part of the process but not the rest of the way – e-mail garagesale@westseattleblog.com if you’re not sure. Ready to sign up? Here’s the link!

Not enough room for your own sale? The two coffeehouses that usually offer a bit of individual space (both WSB sponsors) are doing it again. First: The courtyard/parking lot area between Hotwire Online Coffeehouse (4410 California SW) and Ginomai art center is open for registration, according to Hotwire proprietor Lora Swift – e-mail her at info@hotwirecoffee.com to get a free space! Lora says she will follow up as May 11th gets closer, with a PDF map of the courtyard/lot showing where you’ll be. Meantime, C & P Coffee Company also is participating again – check in at the shop if you’re interested in selling there. Whether you’ll be selling or shopping (or both), continue to watch for updates here and on the official WSCGSD Facebook page.. Thank you!

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Next up: Capitol Hill Community Garage Sale Day 2012

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on June 5, 2012

More shopping ahead – next Saturday, June 9th, it’s the Capitol Hill Community Garage Sale Day – watch for the map and other info here.

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