The Village of Howard coordinates a Community Rummage Sale annually in May. The 2021 Community Rummage Sale isMay 7-8.
Registration will run March 1 through April 23. Registered Howard households that have sales during the official advertised times (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday) will be listed on the official Howard Community Rummage Sale map. Extended days and hours are welcome and encouraged!
Tips for hosting a sale during the pandemic:
If possible, put sale items outside instead of inside a garage.
Set up tables and chairs six feet apart.
Space and display items in a way that allows room for shoppers to browse at a distance from each other.
Place posters on your property encouraging social distancing.
Use tape to form a flow for customers to follow throughout the sale.
Ask customers to stand in a spaced out line during high traffic times.
Routinely clean and sanitize tables, chairs, and the items that are being sold.
Wear a mask whenever shoppers are present.
Have hand sanitizer available and use it between customers and after handling money.