Posts Tagged "flea market"

A Brief Excursion to Wolff’s Flea Market

Unfortunately, given a combination of both the weather and the holidays… there seemed to be fewer vendors around. We parked close to the entrance, and started making our way from booth to booth. Liz was doing her usual searching, and I was a little hesitant to break out the camera. Consider it me being out of practice somewhat.

Eventually, I found one interesting thing… and then another… and ended up taking photos. Like I always do.

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Wolff’s Flea Market: Ventriloquism, Marriage Kits, and the Best Kid’s Toy I’ve Ever Seen

And here! Here is my favorite find of the day – an old toy called a “Kookie Kombo,” which allows you to have your own dance Party!

I LOVE the image on this box, and it’s just all sorts of awesome. The main message seems to be that you hoist this crazy contraption onto your person, and with the music you’ll make… your friends will be compelled to dance.

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Early Morning at Wolff’s Flea Market

There’s something oddly fun and adventurous, waking up crazy early on a weekend. Amazingly, I was able to get up when my alarm went off (around 5AM) and roused Liz from her sleep. In hindsight, I think it would have been better for both of us to have slept in and gotten some rest… but for some odd reason, I felt like we should go.

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Return to Wolff’s Flea Market

Late on Saturday night, Liz and I decided we wanted to head back to Wolff’s Flea Market, at the All State Arena. To get there right when it opened (6AM), we needed to pull ourselves out of bed around 5:15 AM. We swing out to the bank, got some cash, picked up some coffee… and pulled into the parking lot…

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Up at 5AM, Searching for Treasure at Wolff’s Flea Market

On a whim, Liz and I decided that we wanted to go to the flea market that takes place at Allstate Arena on Sunday. I thought it was called the “Rosemont Flea Market,” but apparently it’s officially known as Wolff’s Flea Market. It had been a long time since I was at Allstate Arena. Last time was in 2009, when…

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