More On 34 stretches across 100 miles, five counties and 18 towns between Aurora and Galesburg. This year's linear yard sales is on Father's Day weekend ― June 16-17, 2017 ― and it's a picker's paradise. Garages, yards, parking lots and church basements are open and full of treasures at great prices.
The hours vary ― most sales are open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ― and the prices drop as the weekend progresses. Along the way, you'll find food stands manned by local fire departments, 4-H chapters and women's clubs.
Some communities along Highway 34 will host events like car cruises, music festivals and fun runs. Find all of the details at www.moreon34.com.
While you're in Western Illinois, check out these other antique shops and flea markets:
• Country Antique Market ― July 8, 2017, Bishop Hill ― Quality antiques, primitives, folk art, textiles and pottery on the grounds of the historic Colony School. Bishop Hill is in south-central Henry County, a few months north of US Highway 34. For more information, visit www.bishophill.com or call (309) 927-3037
• City-Wide Garage Sales ― Third weekends of May, July and September in Geneseo. Learn more at www.geneseo.org.
• Country Corner Flea Market Festival ― Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017, Alpha ― Flea market at Country Corner Market on US Highway 150, two miles north of Alpha. Learn more at www.country-corner.com. Learn more about more things going on in Henry County at the Henry County Visitors Bureau website.
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