A Communitywide Garage Sale will be held in Kenilworth on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10. This major annual event, sponsored by the Kenilworth Historical Society, will take place, rain or shine, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. There are usually nearly 200 participating residences.
Residents who register and pay a $12 fee to hold garage sales at their homes anytime during the October 9/October 10 weekend will receive a certificate representing the Borough’s permission to proceed and will benefit from the Kenilworth Historical Society’s statewide advertising of the communitywide event via major newspapers, websites, Facebook postings and prominently placed signage and fliers. The registration deadline is Friday, October 1.
The addresses of registered participating residences will be included in a Kenilworth Communitywide Garage Sale listing and map that will be available in quantity, free of charge, at the ACME customer service desk and various other local sites after Oct. 7. The listing also will be posted on the Borough of Kenilworth website.
Communitywide Garage Sale registration forms with instructions may be obtained at the Kenilworth Borough Clerk’s Office/Borough Hall, Public Library, Especially Yours Florist and on the Borough of Kenilworth website (www.kenilworthborough.com). The $12 Garage Sale registration fee may be paid by check (payable to the Kenilworth Historical Society) or in cash (exact amount required). As outlined in the instructions, payment may be made by mail (to the Kenilworth Historical Society) or in person at the Borough Clerk’s Office or at Especially Yours Florist. For further information, please call 908-709-0434.
The Kenilworth Historical Society is sponsoring the Communitywide Garage Sale as a service to the community. Any proceeds after advertising and other related costs are paid will benefit the Oswald J. Nitschke House “living history” museum and cultural arts center by helping defray operating expenses, including the cost of an elevator that makes the site fully accessible to everyone.
The Kenilworth Historical Society is an independent, volunteer-based, non-profit, tax-exempt, 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to the research, preservation and interpretation of the historic Oswald J. Nitschke House (c. 1880), local history and culture. Further information about the organization, the Nitschke House and other upcoming events may be found on the organization’s website (www.kenilworthhistoricalsociety.org) and Facebook page.