Check Out Oakland’s Junkapalooza (And Win Free Tickets!)


Are you someone who enjoys a good run to the local antique store? Do you get all sorts of giddy when you’ve found a unique treasure, the kind you set center stage on the mantel? Or, are you a crafty person who enjoys making art with your hands? Even if you don’t, but want a nice, relaxing way to spend a weekend, you need to check out Junkapalooza!

Hosted by: Nishna Heritage Museum

When is it: September 13th and 14th, 2014

Where: Oakland, IA- more specifically, Main Street Oakland, IA (click here for a map)

What time: 9am-7pm Saturday and 9am-4pm Sunday

Cost: $4 for adults, $2 for kids and free to those 2 and under (discounted coupons will be available prior to September 1st if you pick them up at the museum and sign the guestbook)

Want to showcase your own special treasures? Contact Gayle Strickland at or 712-482-3436 for vendor opportunities.

You’ll find all things retro, vintage, antique, new and never seen before. Repurposed, unique, or items that might just compliment your own masterpiece in the making! Local musicians will play over the course of the 2-day event, and free balloons for the kiddies! Proceeds go to the Nishna Heritage Agricultural Gardens, for the town of Oakland.

Enter to win two free tickets! Simply comment with your e-mail address on this post, and you’ll be entered into a drawing through RandomPicker.  Drawing will be held on Friday, September 5th. I’ll contact you via your e-mail address if you are the winner!

Happy junking!



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