Press Release: Weekend Excursion to Point Richmond: 100 Garage Sales on Monday

Friday May 27, 2011 - 11:38:00 AM

Monday is the Point Richmond Memorial Day Sale, an annual event not to be missed. 

Details: Monday May 30, 9am - 4 pm, at Masquers Playhouse, 105 Park Place, Point Richmond, (510) 232-3888, which sponsors the 18th Annual Neighborhood Garage Sales, with over 100 houses signed up for the event in this historic business and residential neighborhood. This is not a flea market. Outside vendors are not invited to participate. 

A map is available the day of the event at Masquers Playhouse, Sante Fe Market, and Outback Clothes. Donuts and coffee are sold in the morning at the Masquers Playhouse. 

Across from the Masquers Playhouse at the Indian Statue Park, live musical performances from 8am to 2pm at the Fifth Fine Fiddle Festival (your partner is welcome here if they don't like garage sales): 

8-10 A.M.: "Fiddlekids," a gypsy jazz combo, with Bobbi Nikles; 

10-12 P.M.: "Hot Club of Marin" with Kit Eakle; 

12- 2 P.M.: "Failure to Disperse" 3 fiddles, mandolin & guitar, with Rodney Freeland and Berkeley's Carol Denney. 

The participating houses and businesses will have sales in front of their house/business. They each donate 10% of their proceeds to the Masquers Playhouse, organizers of the yearly event. This is the theater's main fundraiser for the all-volunteer community theater which has provided live theater productions since 1955. www.masquers.org