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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 6th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, Friday, May 7, 2021 thru Sunday, May 9th, 2021 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM.

Tour 4 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter drawing for two $50 gift certificates.

Shop LaPorte County’s best kept secrets- tour 6 unique area shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art, one-of-a-kinds and more. Pick up a rack card at participating shops, visit all 4 to have card punched and then enter a drawing for gift certificates redeemable at any of the Hop shops. Refreshments and discounts/offers vary by shop.

Barn/Shops on the Hop include:

Fawn Run Farm Mercantile, 3883 E 700 N, Rolling Prairie, (219)778-2809;

Freckle Farm, 508 State Street, Downtown LaPorte, (219)851-2857;

Barn Style, 2194 E St Rd 2, Rolling Prairie, (219)324-2276 and

It’s All About the Barn, 0744 E 900 N, LaPorte, (219)778-2057.

Check updates on Facebook, LaPorte County Antique Barn Shop Hop Events. Grab a friend, neighbor, or fellow junkin’ partner and say, “Let’s go to the hop!”

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