First Dibs: Your advanced look at sparkling jewelry, crazy gumball machine, funky lamp...

Oct 22, 2014

You’ve been asking for it and now we’re giving it a shot: Here’s your chance to see and buy some great new finds before we put them on sale to the general public. We’re offering a special discount, too! All you have to do is join our e-newsletter list, which you can do from our Orion’s Attic Web site, or Follow us on Facebook. We just got in some gorgeous vintage gold, silver and costume jewelry, two gumball machines including one with a rotary phone attached to it and a few other nifty pieces. We are giving our loyal e-newsletter subscribers and Facebook followers a 48-hour head start on perusing and purchasing these items. We are placing all of these pieces on a special Facebook photo album. Click here to view. You will see...

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Upscale Yard Sale set for Saturday Aug. 25

Aug 23, 2012

Looking for a yard sale with great stuff instead of junk? Want to come to one that’s more like a must-see event with lemonade, snacks and rare finds? Head to our next wildly popular “Upscale Yard Sale” on Saturday Aug. 25, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 9515 Ocala Street in Silver Spring. (We’re the same people who used to throw these sales a few blocks away at East Melbourne Avenue.) Follow the bright yellow “Upscale Yard Sale” signs to the big event! Most items in this sale came from an antiques and collectibles shop that went out of business and still contain their price tags. We’re offering the majority of those items (smalls, glass, art, etc.) at 50 percent off – and we’re open to offers. Highlights of this Saturday’s sale:...

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Upscale Yard Sale set for Saturday Aug. 25

Aug 23, 2012

Looking for a yard sale with great stuff instead of junk? Want to come to one that’s more like a must-see event with lemonade, snacks and rare finds? Head to our next wildly popular “Upscale Yard Sale” on Saturday Aug. 25, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 9515 Ocala Street in Silver Spring. (We’re the same people who used to throw these sales a few blocks away at East Melbourne Avenue.) Follow the bright yellow “Upscale Yard Sale” signs to the big event! Most items in this sale came from an antiques and collectibles shop that went out of business and still contain their price tags. We’re offering the majority of those items (smalls, glass, art, etc.) at 50 percent off – and we’re open to offers. Highlights of this Saturday’s sale:...

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Procrastinators unite at Flower Ave. Holiday Market on Dec. 24

Dec 22, 2011

If you’re not all set for Christmas, there’s still one more Saturday to shop local at the Flower Avenue Holiday Market on Dec. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Yet more new vendors will be there, too! Located at 8809 Flower Avenue on the parking lot at the corner of Flower Avenue and Arliss Street (near Piney Branch Road), the last day of the holiday market features some of our most popular vendors selling hand-made clothing, jewelry, men’s cufflinks, antiques, vintage toys, hand-carved animals from Africa, hand-painted Christmas villages, candles, cosmetics and more. The Long Branch Women’s Sewing Circle also returns, selling shopping bags and taking orders for more. New this week are vendors offering hand-made bookmarks, leather belts and bracelets, and phone accessories. The dollars you spend support local entrepreneurs and re-circulate...

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Kermit, blown glass, Christmas decor, school bake sale headline Dec. 17 Flower Ave. Holiday Market...

Dec 15, 2011

An appearance by a human-sized Kermit the Frog, blown glass, and a school bake sale top the ticket at the Dec. 17 rendition of the Flower Avenue Holiday Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 8809 Flower Avenue on the huge parking lot at the corner of Flower Avenue and Arliss Street (near Piney Branch Road), this week’s market is brimming with holiday fun and all kinds of local vendors offering everything from vinyl snowflake window decorations and hand-painted Christmas villages to hand-made jewelry, crochet-wear and rare books. (See list below.) Kermit the Frog, you say? Yes, he will be on site from 10 a.m. until noon — and he might come back after hopping back to the pond for a quick  lunch. Children and adults who would like to pose with the famous amphibian...

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Rare books, Christmas village scenes highlight Dec. 10 Flower Avenue Holiday Market...

Dec 8, 2011

Rare books, sports memorabilia and hand-painted Christmas villages highlight a packed Flower Avenue Holiday Market this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 8809 Flower Avenue on the huge parking lot at the corner of Flower Avenue and Arliss Street (near Piney Branch Road), this week’s market is reaching a sellout of vendor spaces. (See list below.) Visitors will also be able to listen to live music from performers including John Thayer, a.k.a., Nomad, and savor the tastes of La Escudilla and Tofu Delights. Shoppers can also find out about great nonprofits including IMPACT Silver Spring and the Audubon Naturalist Society and get more information on the Purple Line. Mindful Decluttering and Organizing, meanwhile, is collecting hats, gloves, and scarves for Shepherd’s Table and a portion of all its sales will be donated...

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