Pickens Bargain Exchange co-owner, Trey Boggs, tells us “…running a flea market is like running a zoo with no cages. All these different personalities are on one property."
Robert Perry, The Mountain Man, plays the mountain bass with dancing girlfriend, Sharen. She explains that “Robert always has a JAM IN, it’s not a band. Whoever shows up is free to play and sing.” For the last 20 years, he’s been playing every Wednesday and both are daily cloggers who make their rounds.
Beautiful hanging tomatoes and plants by Blantyre Growers, LLC
Don’t miss the authentic Mexican food at “Delicias Maria” where $3 gets you a HUGE cup of Aqua Fresca, a refreshing flavored water in a variety of tropical fruit flavors. The street tacos are QUE RICOdelicious for $2 each, your choice of carnitas, carne asada, al pastor, or pollo. Red and green salsa are on the tables.
Mac and Guy, proud members of American Legion Post 11, have a regular stand selling and chatting it up with the many visitors that pass their table.
While the post office might already have their picture, Mac claims to have a picture of Marilyn Monroe in the backseat of his car. He’ll take $100 for it, but he's okay with only taking half.
Artist Gene Autry aka Gene Ocean shares his latest masterpiece.
Rick and Austin (son) created R&A Knife Makers as a means to raise money for kids who needed Christmas gifts. And yes, they get their own handmade knife.
David Keys, a retiree from Duke Energy, grows corn as a hobby out of Belton, SC.
Betty Flea or Farmer Betty (not sure which names she's going with, it keeps changing) cleaned out her house and is selling her goods for $.50 each.
Ya'll come out and see what the Pickens Flea Markets have for you. You’ll never know what treasures await…. you’re just going to have to find out yourself.