Locals in Northern Virginia - check out this great event - and enter to win an early shopping pass!
Twice a year, I get a day to myself that my husband knows is sacrosanct. It is every March and October when I volunteer and shop at Catholic Consignments.
I have my system down to a science at this point. I am able to spend one day volunteering and shopping this sale, and I don't even bother to attend any others. Catholic Consignments is the largest sale in Loudoun County, Virginia, and since I shop early in exchange for volunteering, there is a huge selection available.
Another reason that I feel great about supporting Catholic Consignments, is that, unlike other for-profit sales in the area, the entire proceeds from this sale goes to charity - helping the needy in our community.
This year's sale is this coming Saturday; here is the pertinant info:
Saturday, March 17, 2012
St. Theresa's Catholic School
21371 St. Theresa Lane
Ashburn, VA 20147
Volunteer Pre-Sale: 7:00AM
Public Sale: 8:00-11:30AM
Half Price Sale: noon-1:30PM
Dollar Dash: 3:30-4:30PM
If you're new to shopping consignment sales, check out some past articles that I've written with lots of tips for making the most of them.
Children's Consignment Sales (overview)
Consignment Sale Shopping for the Serious Bargain Hunter
Preparing for Spring Shopping
Buying Name Brand Children's Clothing
And now, thanks to the organizers of Catholic Consignments, you all have a chance to win an early shopping pass to shop at 7:30AM, before the sale opens to the general public! (I mistakenly listed this as 7:00AM before; the correct time for the early shopping pass is 7:30.)
All you have to do to win is leave a comment below. Be sure to leave your email address if it's not in your profile. This giveaway only runs for three days, through midnight on Wednesday, March 14, so enter now and tell all your local friends! I will randomly select a winner on Thursday morning, and when she/he replies to my email, their name will be entered on the sale's list for early shopping.
Good luck and happy consignment shopping!
Disclaimer: I received volunteer credit for spreading the word about the sale, but I was not compensated in any way and all opinions and enthusiasm are definitely my own!