Don’t Miss These Great Deals

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Pompanoosuc Mills, 21 Brace Road in West Hartford, holds a floor sample sale. Starting Saturday, Jan. 26 and running through Feb. 10, find savings of 30 percent to 50 percent on select in-store merchandise and get 20 percent off all new orders. Store hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours are Friday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 860-561-5207 or

Head to the shoreline Thursday, Friday or Saturday, Jan. 24, 25 and 26, for an “Insidewalk” sale in Madison. Local stores are offering end-of-the-season savings on a variety of goods and merchandise. Find information at

Farms Village Antiques, 250 Farms Village Road in West Simsbury, is holding its annual winter sale. Sale ends Feb. 15. Hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Information: 860-651-9599.

For inexpensive winter reading, check The website offers yearly subscriptions to popular periodicals, some for less than $5. (That’s often less than you would pay for a single issue.) If you don’t see anything you like, check back. Title lists and prices change every few weeks.

The GFWC Windsor Woman’s Club holds an indoor tag sale on Saturday, January 26, at the L.P. Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave., Windsor. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Babies “R” Us and Toys “R” Us stores are hosting a Great Trade-In event. From Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Feb. 10, bring in your used cribs, car seats, strollers, high chairs and other baby gear and you’ll get 25 percent off the purchase of a new item. Discount on in-store purchases only; no limit on the number of items you can trade and new purchases can be from different categories than what you’ve swapped in. (Some restrictions, check website for details.) Information:

The New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., has free admission on Saturdays between 10 a.m. and noon. (Once you’re in, you can stay as long as you like.) Information: 860-229-0257 or

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There’s an inventory clearance sale on men’s, women’s and children’s winter clothing and accessories at The Villager Shop at Avery Heights, 705 New Britain Ave., Hartford. Discounts are 40 percent off, and the sale continues until all winter merchandise is gone. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Stars mean savings at C&G, an apparel shop in Chester center. Through Feb. 17, its star sale offers discounts of 20 to 80 percent on all winter clothing and accessories. Hours are noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. The store is at 3 N. Main St. Information: 860-526-3284 or

Two-for-one deal at participating Burger King restaurants: buy any Original Chicken Sandwich anytime through Feb. 17, and you’ll get a second one free.