Lenawee County Fair

July 27, 2011 by USA Post 

Lenawee County FairLenawee County Fair, Frequent visitors to the center of Adrian could do a double take, because in front of the grandstand and to the construction of silver in the Lenawee County Fair. There, hanging on the walls of a tent near the racetrack fence, many of the ads reproduction and novelty signs normally seen in the windows of scented candles and collectibles Nova North Main Street in Adrian.

Over the past three years, business owners and Spencley Dave Nova has developed a schedule throughout the summer fairs and festivals to sell their goods. The program includes everything from the Shipshewana Flea Market, Indiana, in May to spend the Blissfield River Festival in early July, the Monroe County Fair, the Fulton County Fair in Ohio and the Hillsdale County Fair in late September, along with various and sundry other festivals Potterville Gizzard Festival, Hamburg Family Fun Fest and the Festival of Tecumseh Appleumpkin.

While the right track “was not in our business plan,” the Spencleys, who opened his business in 2002, have found that going to fairs and festivals has made to keep your business going “much easier,” said Dave Spencley.

“We decided to take our product to where the people,” said Spencley.

This is the first year have settled in Lenawee County Fair.

“We think it best to try,” said Spencley.

Sales of the opening day of the show were “average,” he said. It expects sales to increase later in the week as the crowds gather.

The cost of retail space and 300 Spencley said. He called the media.

Bestsellers from the couple at the fairs are nostalgic advertising signs, such as Detroit-Monkeys Special Fink, Evinrude boat motors, Nehi soda, Coca-Cola or stations, Spencley said.

The “cave man” novelty sign, a list of “rules” as “my cave, my rules” and “forbidden Chick Flicks” is also a bestseller, he said.

Other products include stand-up cutouts of pop culture figures like Michael Jackson or Justin Bieber.

During the summer, the couple brings their candles to the heat, Spencley said.

Being present at trade fairs attended by sometimes-store sales so people are aware of his business, he said.

“We find people who do not even know you had a business downtown,” said Spencley.

The Spencleys often go from fair to fair in conjunction with Harold and Katie Grubbs Adriano, selling jewelry, blankets, hats and bags. They are next to each other in the Lenawee County Fair.

“Usually, people come, they come to buy something,” said Harold Grubbs fair circuit.

David Grubbs and Harold Spencley are former employees of the plant is now closed Adrian Dura Convertible Systems.

In general, we found out on the road to go to fairs and festivals valuable to the company, Spencley said.

“I have not been to a fair or festival that was not good,” he said.

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