UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Trinity Church "Tailgate Tag Sale" June 10th

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trinity Church "Tailgate Tag Sale" June 10th

At Trinity Episcopal Church, 651 Pequot Avenue, Southport, CT 06890

TRINITY CHURCH “TAILGATE TAG SALE” COMING JUNE 10TH

Pack the Car, Open the Trunk & Sell in Southport!


SOUTHPORT, CT – Back by popular demand, Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport is once again hosting the one-of-a-kind “Trinity Tailgate Tag Sale” on Saturday, June 10th from 9am-4pm. 
The event offers sellers the opportunity to buy a spot in the Church’s spacious parking lot in downtown Southport, pack up their cars with items they would like to sell, and benefit from the enormous promotion and customer traffic being generated by Trinity. The parking lot is located on the corner of Pequot Avenue and Center Street in Southport. Residents of Fairfield, Bridgeport, Westport, Southport and the surrounding area are invited to buy a “spot” and sell their items, whatever they may be.  All are welcome to participate. There is no need to be a member of the Church. 

Timed “after Spring Cleaning,” this year’s event marks the second time that Trinity will be holding its Tailgate Tag Sale. Last year, over 80 families set up spots and sold such items as costume jewelry, women’s and men’s designer clothing, hand bags, scarves and accessories, china, silver, housewares, antiques, children’s party clothes, kayaks, mountain bikes and more (see photos).  Last year also included a number of Southport and Fairfield-area merchants such as Lattice House, Mama Jane’s, Lion’s Paw, Nutrition Kitchen, Two Bs and others.

The event offers the opportunity for sellers to earn cash from the proceeds of the items they sell. Trinity benefits from the proceeds of the parking spot purchases.
“Last year’s Tailgate Tag Sale gave our neighbors a unique reason to come together and celebrate our community in a new way,” said Peggy Hodgkins, Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church. “This year’s Tag Sale builds on that success and gives everyone a give their used items a new life. Best of all, the proceeds of the parking spot sales are used to fund the mission and ministries of Trinity Episcopal Church, Southport.”
Among the groups aided by Trinity’s Outreach program are Bridgeport Rescue Mission, Center for Family Justice, Council for Churches of Greater Bridgeport, Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS), Parish Court, St. Luke’s/St. Paul’s Food Pantry, and many more.
Those interested in buying a spot at this highly visible event can visit EventBrite at www.tinyurl.com/tagsale2017. Spots are $100 or $150 for Premium Location.

All are also invited to attend the Friday Night Bites & Boutique party on Friday night, June 9
th, where they will get “first dibs” on the sale’s Boutique Treasures. Tickets for the Preview Party are $40/person or $75/couple. They are also available on link above.

RAIN DATE:  In the event of rain, the Trinity Tailgate Tag Sale will take place on Sunday, June 11
th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
About Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Church has been a center of worship and Christian community since 1724. Trinity offers many occasions when parishioners of all ages come together as a community for fellowship and friendship. Our Community is about what we do and what we offer that benefits not only our Trinity community but also the community at large, including service to those in need in the wider community. Trinity welcomes all people: our doors are open every day, all day, for prayer and rest.

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