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Treasure Hunters Rejoice - "More on 34" is back for 2019

It will be a weekend of treasure hunting in Illinois all along Route 34 during the annual “More on 34” event, which is held this year on Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th.  Bargain hunters, antique buyers, and collectors from across the U.S. come out for this annual event which features yard sales, flea markets, garage sales and special events all along Route 34 from Aurora to Galesburg. Everyone is invited to participate - come visit the friendly local communities and discover the unique treasures that await you!

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In the towns from Aurora to Galesburg, you’ll explore antique shows, craft shows, flea markets, farmers markets, and a variety of sales held at homes, churches, parking lots, and fields all along Route 34. In Bureau County, you will find sales in Neponset, Sheffield, Wyanet, Princeton, Dover, and LaMoille. Be sure to visit Bureau County Fairgrounds in Princeton, who will be hosting a two-day Garage Sale on Friday and Saturday with lots of vendors and food stands inside and outside the exhibit halls.  Doors will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days – the perfect spot to stop for lunch and cold drinks, with restrooms and plenty of indoor seating available. For details, visit www.bureaucountyfair.com or call (815) 303-2905.

The Summer Solstice Main Street Shopping Event will be held on Friday June 14th at 4 pm on Main Street in Princeton. Enjoy an evening of fine food, drinks, free trolley rides, and of course, shopping adventures!  Princeton has two great shopping districts with about a mile of residential area in between. Take a few minutes to visit the Art District’s unique shops in Princeton’s north end shopping district, and the many new shops on the south end of Main Street. A free trolley ride will take you from one end of Main Street to the other on Saturday. Also in Bureau County, the Princeton Farmer’s Market will be set up on South Main Street next to the Apollo Movie Theater from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.  Stop by and take home some of the freshest veggies, cut flowers, farm fresh eggs, and baked goods.

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Many of the ‘More on 34’ shoppers start at one end of the route Friday morning and stay overnight in Princeton, which is about half way before finishing the second half of the route on Saturday. Most sales open early and continue throughout the day until at least 5 pm. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for signs along the route - you may find that bargain you were looking for just around the next turn! You can find more information on the More on 34 – Miles and Miles of Sales Facebook page or More on 34 web site.

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