Kids 17 and under, accompanied by a paying adult, get free daytime admission to Old Sturbridge Village on Friday, July 4. (Daytime events end at 5 p.m. There is an additional charge for the evening fireworks program.) Information: 800-733-1830 or www.osv.org.
The East Lyme Historical Society hosts its annual holiday weekend flea market Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Thomas Lee House Grounds, Route 156, just east of Rocky Neck State Park. The event also features a tag sale in the barn. Information: www.EastLymeHistoricalSociety.org.
Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets (Exit 63 off Interstate 95) celebrates July Fourth with a giant summer sidewalk sale. Most of the center’s designer-apparel stores will slash outlet prices on a range of summer items. Details: www.premiumoutlets.com.
Tanger Outlet Center in Westbrook, at Exit 65 off Interstate 95, celebrates July Fourth with markdowns at most of its 60-plus stores. Information: 860-399-8656.
Playhouse on Park, a theater company at 224 Park Road in West Hartford, has a lunchtime ticket special. Visit the box office between noon and 1 p.m. on the day of a performance to purchase $10 tickets for that evening’s show. (Sales are cash only. Tickets are limited to Main Stage and Playhouse On the Edge performances and must be purchased in person at the box office.) For more information, call 860-523-5900 or www.playhouseonpark.org.
The Stafford Library, 10 Levinthal Run, holds its annual book sale on Saturday, July 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hardcover books are $1, and paperbacks are 50 cents. The sale also includes audio books, DVDs and videos. Information: www.staffordlibrary.org.
Doing some home improvement? Check out the summer sale at Sherwin Williams stores. Through Monday, July 7, select paints and stains are 30 percent off. Check www.sherwin-williams.com for locations and hours.
Bank of America’s “Museums On Us” program offers free admission to museums and attractions across the country on the first weekend of each month. If you have a Bank of America debit, credit or ATM card, just present it Saturday or Sunday, July 5 or 6. Information: museums.bankofamerica.com.
Cobalt Flea Market, 369 West High St./Route 66, located in the Cobalt section of East Hampton, features more than 30 dealers and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: www.cobaltflea.com.
Max & Lily’s Closet, a West Hartford infants and children’s consignment boutique at 262 Park Road, is a great place to stock up on like-new summer clothes at bargain prices. Information: 860-920-5270, or visit the shop’s page on Facebook.
The Second Chance Shop of Simsbury, 12 Station St., is having a 50 percent off sale on Saturday, July 5. (The store will be closed July 4.) Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m