Plan now for Convo Clean Sweep

Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 4:16 p.m.CDT • Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013 4:17 p.m.CDT

The fifth annual Convo’s Clean Sweep Flea Market and Garage Sale will be held April 19 and 20 at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center in DeKalb.

The name of the event has been changed to include flea market as well as garage sales.

Hours on Friday have been extended to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours on Saturday are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission costs $2 for adults and is free for children ages 6 and younger.

Registration for vendor space is open. Individual vendor space starts at $25 and commercial space starts at $50.

Registration forms and rules are available for download at or at the Convocation Center box office. All registration forms must be filled out and returned to the NIU Convocation Center by April 15.

Items prohibited from sale include, but are not limited to: guns, knives, contraband, fireworks, drugs, tires, suggestive material (i.e. pornography), alcohol and animals.

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