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Annual sale starts Saturday at county fairgrounds

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  • Laurette Grove of Geneva does some touch-up work to a cherry dresser Thursday in preparation for this weekend's St. Peter Barn Sale at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. The Geneva Catholic church conducts the sale Saturday and Sunday. Grove's work raised the asking price of the dresser from $30 to $70.

       Laurette Grove of Geneva does some touch-up work to a cherry dresser Thursday in preparation for this weekend's St. Peter Barn Sale at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. The Geneva Catholic church conducts the sale Saturday and Sunday. Grove's work raised the asking price of the dresser from $30 to $70.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

The annual St. Peter Barn Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road in St. Charles. Breakfast will be available starting one hour before each day's opening.

Shopper will find antiques, baby items, bicycles, books, clothing, shoes, dishes, electronics, fabric, furniture, housewares, sporting goods, tools, toys and more.

The Geneva church benefits from the sale with proceeds helping pay down debt. Local charities also benefit. Several groups are invited at the end of the sale to pick up remaining unsold items. The goal is to find a new home for every usable item.

Admission to the sale and parking are free. No pets are allowed. For details, see www.stpeterchurch.com/59

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