Junkstock Set For Three Days Beginning June 21, 2013

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Just like Woodstock rocked a dairy farm the summer of ’69, Junkstock first rocked an Omaha dairy farm the summer of 2012 with thousands of people coming for the repurposed revival. The farm fresh, family friendly event is back by popular demand June 21-23, 2013.

Junque’ Factory is teaming up with Scout: Dry Goods & Trade, Momaha and Admiral District for the third time to offer Omaha something fun and fresh this summer.

“We have over 60 vintage “Junk” vendors from across the country, 15 live performances by 13 bands, food trucks and a free Kids Zone." said Sara Alexander, owner of Omaha's Junque' Factory and event founder and organizer.

The pet friendly event is $5 at the gate per day or $12 for the whole weekend. Kids 12 and younger are free. The farm is located off of 192nd St., just South of Dodge St. (315 S. 192nd St.) and runs Friday & Saturday from 9 A.M. - 6 P.M. and Sunday from 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. Look for the aquamarine VW bus off of 192nd St.

This is the second year for the bi-annual event. Junkstock: Harvest Edition is slated again for this October 11-13.

For a full list of vendors, the bands and Kids Zone activities visit: junkstockomaha.com.

EDITORS NOTE: We’d love to have you come out to the farm in advance to check out the behind the scenes happenings of the event. To schedule an interview in advance please email ilovejunkstock@gmail.com. You can also see a video from last Fall's event there for a sneak peak. Attachment is available for distribution.

About Junque' Factory:
Junque' Factory was established in 2011 by self-professed junk queen Sara Alexander in Omaha, Neb. With two locations in the Omaha Metro, an old town Papillion flagship store and a Chicken Coop in West Omaha, Junque' Factory specializes in putting lost and forgotten “rescued junk” back to use. Mixing the old with the new, to give homes and gardens a unique one of a kind feel!

About Scout: Dry Goods & Trade:
Since 2008, Scout has bought, sold & traded modern & vintage, men’s & women’s clothes & accessories with a keen eye fixed on style and quality. A constantly rotating stock of great, unique & affordable clothes and accessories.

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