Outdoor retailer REI’s “Thingamajig Gear Swap” event is scheduled to occur at NoMa’s Wunder Garten (1st and L streets NE) this Saturday from 12-5 p.m., according to REI’s webpage.
Locals will be able to swap, sell and purchase used outdoor gear to the tune of live bluegrass music during the event. The outdoor retailer will also sell “top-quality used gear” during the swap.
The first 50 people to show up with some used gear to sell or trade will to receive a free beer. Some of the proceeds from ticket sales will go toward the nonprofit Mid-Atlantic Climbers, according to REI’s website.
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Negotiating agreements isn’t just for politicians. Let’s listen to live bluegrass while we deal, swap and sell our favorite well-worn gear. A portion of each ticket supports a local outdoor nonprofit. The Lineup: 12PM: By and By, 1:45PM The Bumper Jacksons, 3:30PM Johnny Grave. The deets: $7 gets you in the door ($2 from each attendee going to support The Mid-Atlantic Climbers, a local outdoor nonprofit protecting local climbing areas). The first 50 people in the door with used gear to sell get a ticket for a free beer. Table space will be provided for people to merchandise their wares. REI will also be selling top-quality used gear. All sales are person to person. Bring cash to buy/sell gear. Restrictions: No guns, knives, hatchets, or anything that could be construed as a weapon. No motors -human powered transport items only. No rock climbing equipment. Please tag your items for sale with a price ahead of time. REI reserves the right to review and refuse items for sale. Let us know if you have questions at [email protected]
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