It was truly a unique experience, we met many interesting folks, sold some art, and were really relieved when it was over. I've not seen any estimates, but I'd guess we probably had around 1000 people wander by in front of our house at one time or another during the six days of the event (it's advertised as Thursday - Sunday, but "early-bird" sales actually started on Tuesday). Joyce and I stayed a few days after the sale, then headed back down to Florida with plans to retun in October.
Other than the yard sale, the month of August is much like July as far as blooms and flowers, but with significantly fewer people (after the yard sale) because school is about to start. There's still much to do around Mentone, the shops are still open as usual, and the restaurants are still serving that great food. As far as events are concerned, in 2010, there was the annual Fiddler's Convention in Fort Payne, a Hillbilly Circus in Mentone, plus a whole list of events at the State Park.
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