May 22, 2017
CONTACT: Christa McCay
Marietta Museum of History, Registrar
MARIETTA - Created in 2006, the 90 Mile Dixie Highway Yard Sale, celebrates historic communities along Georgia’s Dixie Highway. This annual event is held on the first full weekend of June. Starting in Ringgold, GA and ending in Marietta, GA there will be 90 miles of everything from antiques, souvenirs and knick-knacks, classic attractions, food, events and more.
Marietta’s premier Dixie Highway Yard Sale location will at the Marietta Museum of History, which is located just off the Historic Marietta Square. The doors of the Museum will be open Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd to sell books, home décor, vintage items, clothing and more. There will even be tips and suggestions on how to re-purpose items with ideas from Pinterest and crafters! Doors open Friday at 10am and will remain open until 9pm. We will have shorter hours on Saturday starting at 10am and running until 4pm. Everything is priced to sell and the Museum loves to play “Let’s make a Deal!”
The Marietta Museum of History’s mission is to “Preserve, Provide, Promote and Partner with our community to make it a desirable place to work, live and play”. Included in this year’s sale are items, removed from the collection because they do not fulfill our mission, such as ski pins, souvenir spoons and military memorabilia. All proceeds from this year’s sale will benefit the direct care of the Museum’s permanent collection.
Where: The Tumlin Community Room on the 1st Floor of Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060
When: Friday, June 3rd from 10am to 9pm & Saturday June 4th from 10am to 4pm
Cost: There is no cost to enter the Yard Sale. Admission to tour the Museum is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (55+) and Students, Children 5 & under are Free.
For more information check out our Facebook page or our website www.mariettahistory.org
For more information on the Dixie Highway Yard Sale go to http://visitcartersvillega.org/event/dixie-highway-90-mile-yard-sale/