Three days of peace, love, music and junk.
Sounds like heaven, doesn’t it?
Junk vendors from five states will return to Junkstock: Harvest Edition at the old dairy farm at 315 S. 192nd St. this weekend to sell their vintage treasures, antiques and artisan-made pieces.
Here are the details:
When is it?
Junkstock is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
How does it work?
Each vendor will bring his or her own twist on repurposing items, which will include vintage jewelry and children’s clothing made from recycled materials and home decor made from scrap metal. The event also will feature live music, food and a play area for kids with a bounce house, balloons, face-painting and harvest-themed crafts.
What kind of “junk” will be at the event?
Architectural salvage, farm-fresh finds, rescued junque and cottage shabby chic — those are just some of the categories of items you will find. You can also visit www.junkstockomaha.com to get a better idea.
What kind of food will be there?
Barbecue tamales, wood-fired pizza, rounders, kettle corn or one of many other options. Vendors are Locomotive Food Truck, Lindsey Enterprises, Smoke ‘N Pizza, Pig in a Bag, Cactus Jack’s Chuck Wagon and Mockingbird Cupcakes.
Which bands are performing?
Brad Hoshaw, Midwest Dilemma, Ray Michael, Southpaw Bluegrass Band, Matt Cox, Belle & Whistles, Orion Walsh, Prairie Gators and Sarah Benck, among others.
What types of children’s activities will you have?
We’ll have face-painting and balloon twisting by Party Pals. The schedule: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. face-painting; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. balloons; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. face-painting; 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. balloons on Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to noon face-painting; noon to 2 p.m. balloons; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. face-painting on Sunday.
We’ll also have a group of princesses that’ll join us for a meet-and-greet session Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What’s the cost?
There is a $5 admission fee. Children under 12 are free. Weekend passes are available for $12.
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JUNKSTOCK AT A GLANCE: