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Large-Scale Fantastic Findings Garage Sale Features Unique Items

    ROCHESTER, NY—The Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) Women’s Council presents its annual Fantastic Findings Garage Sale. A large-scale sale, the Fantastic Findings fundraiser takes place from 9am–4pm on Thursday, September 22, 9am-4pm on Friday, September 23 and 9am–2pm on Saturday, September 24 in the Eisenhart Auditorium on the RMSC campus. Donations are welcome and can be dropped off in the Eisenhart Auditorium between 10am and 3:30pm Monday, September 19 through Wednesday, September 21.

    Fantastic Findings features “new to you” treasures as well as a ladies’ boutique. The ladies’ boutique consists of vintage and contemporary fashions to wear as well as décor for the home. The public can donate, browse and buy items such as china, crystal, silver, lamps, jewelry, linens, furniture, art, frames, toys and other fantastic treasures and collectibles. Special items this year include large colorfully painted panels, a crystal chandelier and excellent bookcases. The Women’s Council will not accept donations of sports equipment, TV’s or computers. For clothing, the Women’s Council will only accept specialty and vintage clothing. 

    Admission to the Fantastic Findings Sale is free. There is on-site parking, and the RMSC is universally accessible. For details, visit and click on “Join and Support.”

    The Women’s Council is a volunteer service organization that supports the RMSC with special events and fundraising activities. Founded in 1941, the council is dedicated to providing members with opportunities for educational growth and social interaction.

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    Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.