MIDDLETON (WKOW) -- The huge annual Attic Sale, known for quality bargains, has moved to Keva Sports Center in Middleton where more space is available.
The Attic Sale is Dane County’s largest two day resale. On Tuesday, Nancy Latta with Attic Angel stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin to talk about the event.
Latta says the Attic Sale is known for selling items that are in very good condition. She said about 350 shoppers stand in line to be the first in the door for the largest selection, while many people return on Saturday afternoon for half price bargains.
The event is adding new easy-to- navigate themed sections for home décor, dining, and kitchen gallery. Other categories include antiques, fine furniture, artwork, sporting goods, jewelry, children’s toys and more. Master Card and Visa credit and debit cards are accepted. Clothing and winter holiday décor are saved for resales in September and November.
An entrance fee of $15 gives early-bird shoppers an opportunity to be the first to hunt through the resale bargains on Friday, l0 a.m. until noon.
Tickets are available at the door, starting at 9 a.m. on June 10 or can be purchased in advance at the Attic Angel Association office. No entrance fee is required on Friday, June 10 from noon until 6 p.m. and all day Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. On Saturday, all merchandise is reduced to half price from 12:30-3:30 p.m.
The Attic Sale, which features more than 5000 neatly-arranged treasures, earned a Star Award from the Wisconsin State Journal and Madison.com for best resale shop last year. The sale attracts shoppers from around the state looking to furnish entire homes and apartments to people searching for quality antiques and jewelry or simply checking out the bargains. Attic Angels collect quality items from homes of their members, friends, and area retail stores. More than 300 Attic Angels are involved in some aspect of the sale.
Proceeds from the sale, which typically nets between $80,000 and $100,000, fund Dane County programs that support children and older adults in Dane County.