Legendary Vikings coach Bud Grant celebrated his 87th birthday Tuesday. What he’s doing for the next three days is almost like a gift to fans. He’s putting several of his family’s personal items up for sale, including mementos from his Hall of Fame coaching career.
Vikings coach Bud Grant, 87, is allowing the public to dig through his years of sports memorabilia and gently used hunting equipment beginning Wednesday. “I hunt and fish a lot, so there’s a lot of hunting and fishing items,” said Grant. “I was a head coach for 35 years, so I have a lot of Vikings stuff.”
Jackets, shirts and shoes are a staple of any rummage or garage sale. But when that old clothing belongs to sports reporting legend Sid Hartman, there’s going to be a market for it. Hartman’s estate sale kicked off Saturday in St. Louis Park at the Estate Sales Minnesota building. Unlike most estate sales, which occur after a home sale or death, Hartman isn’t selling his house – and the 93 year old shows no signs of slowing down.
Talk about your atypical garage sale. Minnesota government is getting ready to part with some well-used equipment, cars and other supplies it no longer needs. The latest surplus goods auction is set for Saturday in Arden Hills.
With fall just around the corner, refresh your music collection – and listen to some great live bands — at the Electric Fetus’ sixth annual Garage Sale and Fall Festival in Minneapolis this weekend.
Hats, old T-shirts and some video tapes that are 30 years old are just a few of the items being sold at one nation’s most popular music venues. The First Avenue garage sale is set for noon on Sunday, Aug. 25. “We’ve actually never done a garage sale before,” Kristin Backman said.
You may have noticed that signs and cars are lining the streets in your neighborhood already, because it’s officially garage sale season. In St. Michael, however, there’s one sale that’s not about the purchase, but the purpose.