Maritime Museum of BC Marine Garage Sale Fundraiser

Garage Sale 2016 Poster

 

mar 8, 2016

The Maritime Museum of BC presents its annual fundraiser, the Massive Marine Garage Sale on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 from 9:00am — 1:00pm at the Pier A warehouse building at Ogden Point (the cruise ship terminal) on Dallas Road in Victoria.

Set-up time: Bring your items on Friday, April 22nd, from 3:00 to 5:30 pm or on Saturday, April 12, from 6:30 to 8:30am. Please ensure your table or display is completed before 9:00am Saturday.

Cost: Entrance $5 for adults: children 12 and under are FREE

Sellers, inside, includes table rental (individuals) and outside space Car toppers (kayaks, dinghies, masts, outboards etc.) and boats on trailers $40 ($30 for early birds before April 9th) Commercial enterprises – $85
Parking: Free

What to buy and sell: All marine-related and outdoor items.

Marine: lines, fenders, charts, winches, marine tools, paddles, boat clothing, unopened paint, outboard engines, outdated inventory, fishing gear, sails, books, electronics, anchors, dishes, tableware, cushions, boats, and dinghies etc.

Recreational: tents, sleeping bags, paddles, kayaks, life jackets, tarps, RVs, rafts, trailers, camping accessories, hiking gear, sports equipment, skis, snowboards, etc.

 Selling Your Boat: An outside area on the dock will be available for selling small boats on trailers, Zodiacs, marine motors, masts, canoes, kayaks and RVs, etc. You will be responsible for your display.

 Do not bring: furniture, hydrocarbons, engines with fuel, open paint cans, solvents, and hazardous materials.

 NO PURCHASING BEFORE 9AM. This applies to vendors and the public. Bring plenty of change!

 Pack it in—pack it out. All unsold items must be removed at the end of the sale. Donations: the Maritime Museum accepts donations of items to sell on their own tables.

Please contact the Museum to arrange pick up or drop-off times at 385-4222 ext. 102 or email ajones@mmbc.bc.ca.

 

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