Category Archives: Deal of the Day

Earth Day Plant Sale

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Beautify your landscape at dirt-cheap prices while supporting local conservation efforts at the Northwest Conservation District’s annual Earth Day plant sale Friday through Sunday at the Goshen Fairgrounds off Route 63. The event features thousands of native, shrubs, evergreens, ground covers, perennials and more. Sale hours are Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: 860-626-7222.

Free Pretzels

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pretzelmakerSaturday, April 26, is National Pretzel Day, and Pretzelmaker shops are handing out pretzels — no dough needed. (Stores will be accepting donations for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society). There are Connecticut locations in Westfarms mall in Farmington; Crystal Mall in Waterford; Buckland Mall in Manchester; Meriden Square Mall and other shopping centers. More information:

Swap ‘Til You Drop

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Whole Foods Market, 55 Welles St., in Glastonbury, marks Earth Week with a Clothing Swap on Thursday, April 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (The event is coordinated by Uptown Consignments.) Bring clean, gently used clothing and accessories and swap for new-to-you items. (Fashions that aren’t swapped are donated to a local charity.) Info: 860-652-9800.

Have Your Cake And a Book Too

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Celebrate World Book Night and Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the “All the World’s A Cake” party on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at NoRA cq Cupcakes, 700 Main St. in Middletown. The event, sponsored by Connecticut Humanities and Connecticut Center for the Book, features free entertainment, cupcakes and copies of “Shakespeare’s Sonnets.”

Dilly Of A Sale

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daffodilSpring means tag sales and the Meriden Daffodil Festival tag sale in Hubbard Park on West Main St. on Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. is a popular annual event. More than 100 vendors offer a wide range of general merchandise. Organizers promise good deals and haggling is encouraged.

Tanger Outlets Egg Hunt

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egg huntThe Tanger Outlet Center, 314 Flat Rock Place, Westbrook, will present its annual Spring Egg Hunt at noon Saturday. The free event, featuring candy-filled eggs and prizes, is open to children 12 and younger. Age groups are up to 3; 4 to 7; and 8 to 12.
Post-hunt activities include an egg decorating, egg toss, cookie decorating and a coloring contest Information:

Free Daffodil Day Festival

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daffodilWadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate, 421 Wadsworth St., Middletown, celebrates
April with its annual daffodil day and kids fest Sunday, April 13. The free
family event, from 1 to 4 p.m., features guided tours of the mansion and
gardens, entertainment and children’s activities, including a dress-up tea party
for ages 6 and under, stilt walkers and more. Information: 860-347-1064 or