Christ Church Rummage Sale

About Christ Church Rummage Sale

Celebrating 97 Years of the Rummage Cycle of Giving at Christ Church Winnetka

Our 97th Annual Fall Rummage sale takes place on Thurs. Oct. 7th, from 7am to 3pm.  The sales attract over 4,000 shoppers annually from as far away as Canada, and raise over $300K. The sale is run by 400+ volunteers, some of whom have been working the sale for over 40 years.

The Christ Church Rummage Sale offers 32 departments, filling 3 buildings and 5 outdoor tents. Shoppers can find everything from clothes, to furniture, to stereos, to sterling silver – even fur coats and wedding dresses.   Loyal shoppers, some arriving in buses, often line up the night before to be first for early bargains, and come from all over the greater Chicago area, several surrounding states and Canada

“I bring my truck every year to buy clothes for my children, furniture for my apartment and everything I need to keep my household going,” said one shopper, who’s been shopping the sale for 11 years. “I even buy Christmas gifts for my kids. I don’t know what my family would do without this sale!”

Christ Church is an Episcopal Church in the village of Winnetka, IL. To learn more about the Christ Church Rummage Sale or to find directions to the sale, visit or email Tika Walsh, Rummage Director at

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