Many of the diverse neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul host collective garage sales spanning several blocks, offering an efficient way to shop.
Tangletown Neighborhood Sale: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3-4. Maps available at W. 48th St. & Grand Av. S., Mpls., and www.tangletown.org.
Summit Hill Neighborhood Sales: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 4. Site listings available at 860 St. Clair Av., St. Paul & www.summithillassociation.org.
Bryn Mawr Festival of Garage Sales: May 4-5. Around Penn Av. S. & Cedar Lake Rd., Mpls. Maps at area businesses www.bmna.org.
Northeast Minneapolis Neighborhood Sale: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 10-11. Maps at Eastside Food Cooperative, 2551 Central Av. NE., Mpls., and www.windompark.org.
CARAG Neighborhood Super Sale: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 18. Area between Lyndale Av. S., Hennepin Av. S., W. Lake St. and W. 36th St., Mpls.
Linden Hills Neighborhood Garage Sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 18. Maps available at area businesses.
Victory/Camden Neighborhood Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1. (Some sales held May 31-June 2.) Flea market 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Loring Community School, 2600 44th Av. N., Mpls. Maps available at sales & www.victoryneighborhood.org.
ECCO 41st Annual Neighborhood Sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 1. Area between W. Lake St., W. 36th St., Hennepin Av. S. and Lake Calhoun, Mpls. Watch for signs; maps available at any sale.
CIty and neighborhood sales in the suburbs are often worth the trip.
Champlin City-wide Garage Sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.May 2-4. Free maps at city offices and gas stations.
West Fish Lake Garage Sale (Maple Grove): 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 4. Weaver Lake Rd. to W. Fish Lake Rd.; follow signs.
Ferndale North Annual Neighborhood Garage Sale (Plymouth): 9 a.m.-7 p.m. May 10. Ferndale Rd. to Wayzata Blvd. & Cty. Rd. 6, Plymouth.
Harrison Hills Neighborhood Annual Mega-Sale (Plymouth): 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 11. Co. Rd. 9 (Rockford Rd.) or Co. Rd. 10 (Bass Lake Rd.) to Zachary Lane N., Plymouth.
Kingswood Neighborhood Garage Sale (Plymouth): 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 17-18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 19. Co. Rd. 101 & 1st Av. N., Plymouth.
Eden Prairie Preserve Association Neighborhood Sale: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 18. Maps available May 14 at 11221 Anderson Lakes Pkwy., Eden Prairie & www.preserveassociation.com.
Andover Neighborhood Sale: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1. East of Hanson Blvd. to railroad tracks, south of Andover Blvd. to creek, look for signs.
Maplewood & North St. Paul City-wide Garage Sale: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1. Maps available at Maplewood Cub Foods, Maplewood Community Center, city halls, libraries & www.ci.maplewood.mn.us.
Church, Temple & School Sales
For the best selection under one roof, you can’t go wrong with rummage sales at these institutions.
Blessings Rummage Sale: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 2-3, 9 a.m.-noon May 4. Anoka United Methodist Church, 850 South St., Anoka.
Holy Name Spring Rummage Sale: Preview sale 4-8 p.m. May 2, $1. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 3. Bag day 9 a.m.-noon May 4. $1 per bag. Church of the Holy Name, 3637 11th Av. S., Mpls.
Peace Lutheran Church Annual Rummage & Bake Sale: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. May 2-3, 8 a.m.-noon May 4. 3695 Co. Rd. 101 N., Plymouth.
Immanuel Lutheran Church Rummage Sale: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 4. 16515 Luther Way, Eden Prairie.
Mount Olivet Church 29th Annual Super Garage Sale: Opening night 4-8:30 p.m. Wed., $3. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Thu. 5025 Knox Av. S., Mpls.
Christ the King Rummage Sale: Pre-sale 6-8 p.m. May 8, $5. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. May 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. May 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11. (Bag sale 1-2 p.m.) Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1900 7th St. NW., New Brighton.