Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard Sale!!
We were not able to have this wonderful yearly community event in June 2020 due to the coronavirus. But now with broad vaccination of residents within the Arlington County, the Community Day and Yard Sale are ON! See the key information below:
What: Neighborhood Community Day and Yard Sale!!
When: Saturday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The John Marshall Drive/Ohio St. greenway between Langston Blvd. (Lee Highway) and Washington Blvd.
Cost: Attendance is free, but a $10 fee will be collected from individuals or families selling household items during the yard sale.
This is the 42nd annual Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard Sale. The community will be out in force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household items, and pick up a few bargains. The civic association may arrange live music for the event as in past years.
Vehicle traffic during the greenway activities will be restricted only on the short segment of N. Ohio Street north of N. 20th Street. Residents who have not sold in the past are encouraged to set up between N. 23rd Street and N. 22nd Road where it is less crowded. Show consideration to nearby residents and do not set up before 7:00 a.m.
The sale will be advertised in The Washington Post. During the event a civic association representative will come by to collect $10.00 from each seller to help defray the costs of the newspaper advertisement and the entertainment. Be considerate of neighborhood residents when parking for the yard sale. Ensure that all goods and rubbish are removed from the greenway by 1 p.m. Rain date is Saturday, September 18.
Prepared food can be sold at the event only if the preparer has met all the requirements of the Arlington County Health Department. To find out what these requirements are, call 703-228-7400 well in advance of the event.
Please leave your dogs at home. Problems can arise with pets in crowded places.
Given the high pedestrian traffic volume, wearing face masks is strongly recommended!
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