Now in its fifth year, this massive garage sale stretches along State Route 75 in northern Illinois from Rockton (off I-90 north of Rockford) west to tiny Dakota. More than 300 residents open their junk drawers, basements, garages, and barns to thousands of shoppers, and each of the seven participating towns along the route promises food, sidewalk sales, and other activities to round out the day. a Fri-Sun 6/1-6/3, 8 AM-5 PM, State Route 75 from Rockton to Dakota, Illinois, 815-721-2728 or –Martha Bayne