Rummage sale and auction approachesThe granddaddy of all garage sales, the Eagle Valley Community Fund Auction and Rummage Sale, starts bright and early the morning of Aug. 18 at Maloit Park in Minturn. Sale-goers – and there are thousands of them – can shop in 14 rooms filled to the brim with linens, books, shoes, toys, small appliances, housewares, home decorating, clothing for the entire family, jeans, skiwear, skis and snowboards and a room filled with new items from local businesses. Doors open at 6:45 a.m. Aug. 18 at Maloit Park, with the auction set to begin at 8:45 a.m. There is also a silent auction and bake sale the first day, with lunch served by the Eagle County Charter Academy. The sale items include a Subaru, many conference chairs, loads of brand-new commercial shelving perfect for a new business owner, dozens of comforters from the Cascade Resort, piles of brand-new, washable suede leather jeans and a huge array of children’s skis and snowboards.The hours Aug. 19 are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 926-0577 or 827-9426.===============================================================
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