SPECIALTY SHOPS OF FAIRBURY WEEK-END EXTRAVAGANZA – the week-end of April 29th & 30th is a big one in Fairbury; there’s the All Town Garage Sale, the FALS Dirt Car Spring Nationals Street Stock Special, the Friends of Dominy Library Annual Book Sale, AND – The Specialty Shops of Fairbury “$2 Hunt for Treasures” event. As you make your way around to the Library and the Garage Sales you will also find a whole host of Special Interest Specialty Shops and Businesses that Fairbury has become renown for.
This tireless group of intriguing idea generators have gained a reputation for providing their customers with goods and services that are both inside and outside “the box” and user friendly. They are ingenious at making big week-ends even bigger and better and this one is no exception. Innovating with the theme created by the special sales that will be in progress in the garages around town and the book sale at the Library, the Shops will be having their own “in house” specials that is headlined with a variety of $2 tag bargain items that will be integrated throughout their merchandise arrangements.
These unique goods and service businesses extend from just east of Fairbury to just west of Fairbury on Route 24 with a whole lot of locations in between. They offer a great variety of shopping, both in special and standard categories, that can finish off just about anyone’s list of needs and wants while offering a browsing opportunity to discover new interests for your recreation and comfort. Of course these Specialty Shops are available on a regular schedule so you don’t have to wait for the last Friday and Saturday of April but, that will be a week-end extravaganza that’s going to have a lot of fun, excitement, and bargains for all – it’s going to be a good time to go make it happen for you and yours.
Here’s a list of the participating group –
Cascade Gardens – 19433 E 800 N Rd (Rte 24 just west of Fairbury)
Flowers, Herbs, Vegetables, Hanging Plants
Country Cupboard – 24479 E 800 N Rd (Rte 24 just east of Fairbury)
Lucky Charm Marshmallows
Dave’s Supermarket – 120 S Third St Free
fountain drink at their deli with purchase of sub sandwich – free refills
Fairbury Furniture – 100 W Locust
Heart’s Desire Antiques & Accents – 805 E Oak St.
Tent sale – bargains inside and out
Kilgus Farmstead – 21671 E 670 N Rd (extreme south end of First St)
Country Store with Country Fare
Lost Arts – 200 E Locust St
Buy one, get one for half price
Meyer’s Gifts & Services – 122 W Locust St
20% off one non-consignment item
Nature’s Designs Floral Gallery – 516 S Seventh St
Cut flowers and a great variety of gifts
Once ‘n Again – 118 W Locust St
Resale with a Flair
Serendipity Cards & Gifts – 116 E Locust St
Huge markdowns on lots of merchandise
The Spotted Owl – 301 W Oak St
A variety for any browser to check out
And, we gotta eat so here’s some real good places to do that at (in house or take out) – Benchwarmers Pub – 103 W Locust St
China Kitchen – 108 W Locust St.
Dairy Queen – 411 W Oak St
Dave’s Third Street Deli – 120 S Third St
Indian Creek Country Club – 7429 N 2200 Rd (south end of Seventh St.)
Lost in Time – 200 E Locust St
Pizza’s by Marchelloni – 1005 W Oak St
Go have some fun People – shop till you drop and grab some breakfast, lunch and dinner in the process – you get all done with that then you can go to the races Saturday night and get rid of the rest of your adrenaline. Sharpen your skills – this could be an Olympic Event some day soon!