Fall Activities at the Junk Bonanza!

We’re busy planning the fun for the Fall Junk Bonanza Sept. 25-27!

We will continue to update this space so check back again!

Akerberg Acres Farm Stand!

Enjoy the harvest with a trip through our farm stand for all of your autumn decor needs! Akerberg Acres of Carver, MN, will stock gourds, pie and decorative pumpkins, ornamental corn and a selection of artisanal goodies. Located inside the entrance to the Expo Center building.


Annie Sloan Unfolded!

WHAT: Our Gold Sponsor, Annie Sloan Unfolded, returns with hands-on sessions! Learn the methods and tips to achieve specialty finishes, including wash, dry brush, two-layer distressed and modern/smooth using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and other products.
WHEN: 12:30 and 1:45 p.m. Thursday, 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday
WHERE: 2nd floor community space
NEED TO KNOW: Free but tickets are limited; available at the ASU booth.
BONUS: Products are for sale in the booth, too!


Appraiser Tim Luke!

WHAT: Master appraiser and host of “Cash in the Attic” online, Tim Luke, presents three sessions, twice daily, on what’s hot now and why; how to shop auctions, flea markets and estate sales; and understanding future collectibles!
WHEN: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday
WHERE: 2nd floor community space
NEED TO KNOW: Free, drop-in sessions
BONUS: Drawing during Friday morning session to win a walk-around the Bonanza with Tim!


The Art of Junk Contest!

WHAT: Our contest looking for the best creative artwork made from junk 40 years or older in categories of home decor, garden decor and furniture.
WHO: Open to vendors, students and the greater Minnesota community.
WHEN: Enter by Sept. 15, 2014!
WHERE: Winners to be displayed in a special gallery on the 2nd floor of the Bonanza!
THE PAYOFF: $1,000 in cash prizes!
ENTRY FORM AND DETAILS: Fill out the application form here


Get Lucky on Lucky Friday!

WHAT: Hourly giveaways throughout the day! Register to win $25 cash coupons to use on purchases at the booths of more than 60 participating vendors. Win prizes from several businesses including Annie Sloan Unfolded, the Ki Nassauer Shop, Howard Products and Gorilla Glue.
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 26
WHERE: Main building


Visit the Ki Nassauer Shop!

WHAT: Exclusive Bonanza and other junking-inspired apparel, accessories and jewelry!
WHEN: Throughout the Bonanza!
WHERE: Main building
BONUS: Shop now!


Check out FleaQuest!

WHAT: Ki’s comprehensive online directory of the nation’s best vintage shopping and sales for merchants and shoppers!
BONUS: It works via computer, tablet and smart phone!
LEARN MORE: Visit fleaquest.com


Flea Market Style magazines signings!

WHAT: Meet Ki Nassauer, Editor-in-Chief of Flea Market Style!
WHEN: 1 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday
WHERE: Outside the Ki Nassauer Shop
BONUS: Learn more about Ki at kinassauer.com


Gold Partners

annie sloan fleaquest