Summit 50 Plus Annual Rummage Sale

The Annual Rummage Sale, sponsored by Summit 50 Plus, will be returning to our Community Center from August 5 – 12, 2024.  And, we can’t do it without your help!

PreSale

Thurs, Aug. 10
5PM-8PM
Admission $10/adult

Regular Sale

Fri to Sun | Aug. 9, 10, 11
9AM to 5PM

Silent Auction

Thurs to Sat | Aug. 8, 9, 10
9AM to 5PM
Final bids are 4pm on Aug. 10

Drop-Off of Donated Items

Please keep in mind that Summit 50 Plus does not have a facility for storing donated items prior to the Rummage Sale.  Accordingly, we must wait to accept donations until just before the Rummage Sale begins.

When can I drop off items for the Rummage Sale?

Donations of items in good, clean condition will be accepted from 7:00AM to 4:30PM on Tuesday, August 6 and Wednesday, August 7.  All donations will be accepted at the Summit County Community & Senior Center at 83 Nancy’s Place in Frisco (web link to map).

What kind of Items can be donated to the Rummage Sale?

Looking to declutter and make space in your home, while at the same time supporting the 50 Plus folks in your community? Donate your:

  • Slightly used clothing (any size)
  • Small furniture
  • Small working appliances
  • Complete computer systems and laptops
  • Childrens’ toys
  • Housewares
  • Linens (complete sets)
  • Sports equipment and clothes
  • Antiques
  • And more….

Unfortunately, we cannot accept the following item types:

  • Car tires
  • Mattresses
  • Bed Pillows
  • Large furniture
  • Exercise machines
  • Building materials
  • Anything flammable or liquid (paint)
  • Magazines & Books
  • CDs & DVDs
  • Older TVs
  • Large Appliances
  • Christmas lights or Christmas trees
  • Helmets (ski or bicycle)
  • Child car seats
  • Water bottles
  • Phones

If unsure whether we can accept your items, please call Brenda
815-258-5843

What is the Rummage Sale schedule?

Monday, August 5

  • Set up
    7AM – 5PM

Tuesday, August 6

  • Set up, unload and sort and price donations
    7AM – 5PM

Wednesday, August 7

  • Finish set up, unload and sort and price donations
    7AM – 5PM

Thursday, August 8

  • Finish pricing
    7AM – 4PM
  • Presale admissions – $10/adult
    5PM – 8PM

Friday, August 9

  • Rummage Sale
    8AM – 5PM

Saturday, August 10

  • Rummage Sale
    8AM – 5PM

Sunday, August 11

  • $3-$5 bag sale (please bring your own bag) – larger items greatly reduced
    9AM – 12PM
  • Clean up
    12PM – 5PM

Monday, August 12

  • Clean up
    8AM – 4PM

Volunteer for Rummage Sale

Volunteers are needed every day, but mostly on Monday, Tuesday and Sunday. If you’d like to volunteer to help set up and run the Summit 50 Plus Rummage Sale, please use the button below. If you need help signing up, please contact the Front Desk at the Senior Center at 970-668-2940.

Volunteer Position Descriptions

Set-Up

Lifting/moving of equipment, racks & shelves from storage area, assembling item displays,, setting up tables and generally putting the Rummage Sale space together

Dumpster & Recycling

Take recyclables to the Recycle Center.  Control what goes into the garbage dumpsters.

Kitchen Help

Picking up bagels/donuts/juice, etc. for workers. Making coffee, setting up and clean up on a daily basis for breakfast for the Rummage Sale volunteers.

Sorting & Display

Helping unload Rummage Sale items from cars, bringing them inside for sorting and then delivering items to the appropriate space where they’ll be displayed.

Truck Pick-Up of Tables

Traveling by truck to pick up 10-15 tables from the Father Dyer Church in Breck that will be used throughout the Rummage Sale.

Truck Driver

Will pick up the truck from Summit Real Estate and drive to SCSC. On Monday you will then drive it across the street to the storage unit, help load and unload, until the unit is empty. On Tuesday, you will drive it to homes in Frisco, to pick up donated items. Will drive it to Father Dyer Church in Breck, to pick up tables, and then return to Summit Real Estate. On Sunday, you will pick truck back up, and use it to return items to the storage unit and return the tables to Father Dyer.

Sorting, Display & Pricing

Helping unload Rummage Sale items from cars, sort them and bring them into the appropriate space where they’ll be displayed. Placing colored dots/price tags on items. Most clothing is not individually priced. We have posters with prices.

Final Pricing & Set-Up

Pricing of Rummage Sale items, set-up of display areas and final preparation for start of Rummage Sale

Pre-Sale Entrance Fee Collectors

Volunteers who stand at the front door of the Rummage Pre-Sale event, collect entrance fee from buyers and provide hand stamps

Silent Auction 

Wednesday

Setting up display of silent auction items 

Thursday – Saturday 

Keep eye on silent auction items

Saturday evening

Disperse items to winners, call winners not present to come and pick up items

Area Attendants

Volunteers choose a specific area in which to work, organizing the display of items in their area and providing assistance to Rummage Sale buyers.

Inside or Tent Cashiers

Work within the Senior Center or Tent to tally buyer purchases and collect funds.

Clean-Up Crew

Take down of displays, lifting/moving of equipment, racks & shelves to return them to storage, general disposal of leftover Rummage Sale items, truck load & table return

Accounting/Deposit

Count all funds and deposit.  Norb will handle

Van Driver

At beginning and end of their shifts, you will shuttle volunteers from the east side of the Medical Building to the Senior Center. Van will be provided by Summit 50 Plus.