Cash in the Attic Online Stars at the Bonanza!

The amazing Tim Luke will be back at the Bonanza! The master appraiser and collecting guru will conduct five free sessions for attendees: THURSDAY What’s Collectible Now? Hot or Not? 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. FRIDAY How to Shop Estate Sales, Flea Markets and Auctions Like a Pro 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. SATURDAY What […]

Early Bird Tickets Still Available!

Only SIX DAYS until Junk Bonanza! It’s not too late to get your Early Bird ticket! You can still order online, here, and they’ll be held for you at the Will Call window at the Junk Bonanza!Or you can purchase at the door on opening day! Don’t forget, the $25 Early Bird ticket gets you […]

Art of Junk Contest: The Finalists!

Wow! We asked for entries and did you send some amazing, arty, repurposed junk! Winnowing the finalists for the Art of Junk contest to 11 was not easy! Each finalist has won free early setup on Tuesday, and will compete for $1,000 in cash prizes. Their work will be displayed in the Art of Junk […]

Meet Our Fabulous Partners and Contributors!

The information desk during the Spring 2014 Junk Bonanza, where attendees flocked for great giveaways, including kits from contributor Gorilla Glue. Gorilla Glue returns for Fall show Sept. 25-27, and is giving away 50 kits on Lucky Friday! The Junk Bonanza’s partners are an amazing bunch! Not only do they help underwrite our events, they contribute […]

Chalk Paint® Finish Workshops by Amanda Ficek!

The Bonanza will be rockin’ Canterbury Park next week! Among the great ongoing activities for attendees is a series of six hands-on painting workshops on specialty finishes that can be achieved using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and the company’s other products! (The Bonanza is thrilled to welcome back Annie Sloan Unfolded as its Gold […]

Canterbury Expo Center Update!

The JB team is so excited for Junk Bonanza Sept. 25-27! The new Expo Center, which replaces the white “tent” at the entry to the Bonanza, is rapidly being finished! Here are a few pictures from a week ago! This is the entryway, where, when the Bonanza opens, you’ll find a farm market laden with […]

Junk Decor for a Junk Bonanza Meeting!

 Your Junk Bonanza crew meets regularly during the off season, and the gatherings increase with frequency as we draw nearer to each show! Last week’s meeting found us with a working lunch at Coalition in Excelsior, where we’d heard the decor was fabulous and junk-inspired. (The four of us commandeered a table for six, all […]

Early Bird Ticket Giveaway!!!

The Junk Bonanza is barely more than a month away! Ready to get your junk on?! Preparations are underway at Canterbury Park for the arrival of YOU and other Bonanza fans! To celebrate, we’re giving away four pair of Early Bird tickets, good for admission Thursday two hours before shopping opens to the general public, […]

The Art of Junk Contest Returns!

The Art of Junk contest is coming back to the Junk Bonanza for Fall 2014! We can’t wait to see the fabulous entries created our participating vendors — and students and artists from the Greater Twin Cities area, too! We are currently accepting entries in the categories of Home Decor, Garden Decor and Furniture! Are […]