The shop at White Flower Farm is closing for the season on Nov. 18. Shop before then and get 30 percent off most merchandise, including plants, garden decor and equipment and more. White Flower Farm is at 167 Litchfield Road in Morris. Information: www.whiteflowerfarm.com.
Check out the fall rummage sale at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 433 Fern St. in West Hartford, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11. The event includes clothing, toys, books, house wares and linens. Friday preview hours are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $5. Admission is free Saturday, when the sale runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is a $10 bag sale and $5 book bag sale. Information: 860-233-3669.
Hartford Artisans Weaving Center holds an open studio and sale at 40 Woodland St. in Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10 and 11. The event features hand-woven scarves, shawls, bags, rugs and kitchen linens, as well as weaving demonstrations. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Information: www.weavingcenter.org.
Saturday, Nov. 10 is the 22nd annual Ye Olde Country Fair at Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 Church St., in the Plantsville section of Southington. Check the church hall’s lower level for deals on gently-used accessories, jewelry, dishes, holiday decor and more. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: 860-628-5595 or www.plantsvilleucc.org.
The Levi E. Coe Library, 414 Main Street, P. O. Box 458, Middlefield holds a book sale on Friday, Nov. 9, from noon to 4 p.m., (admission is $5) and Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (free admission). Information: www.leviecoe.com.
Coventry Second Congregational Church, Route 44 in Coventry, holds its annual holiday fair on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features a bake sale, country store and attic treasures.
Amelie Michel, an Essex company specializing in high-end French linens, holds a warehouse sale from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9 to 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Merchandise includes table linens, bedding, soaps, pillows and more. Savings are 20 to 50 percent off retail. The sale is at 192 Westbrook Road. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: www.ameliemichel.com.
Bring one or more non-perishable food items for the Canton Food Bank to the FAVARH Thrift Shop, 250 Albany Turnpike, Rt. 44, in Canton, between Monday, Nov. 12th and Saturday, Nov. 17 and you’ll get a coupon for 20 percent off your entire purchase.
Just in time for cold weather, gently-used winter coats are 50 percent off on Monday, November 12, at The Second Chance Shop, 12 Station St. in Simsbury. Hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Military brides can say yes to a free wedding dress on Nov. 14. Camille Bridal Couture in West Hartford has joined with Brides Across America, a national organization providing free gowns to military brides-to-be. To qualify, brides or their fiances must be on active duty in the military and currently deployed (or deployed within the last five years) to Iraq, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Libya or Japan. ID and deployment papers must be presented. (You don’t have to live in the area where the giveaway is taking place. Dresses are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.) Call Camille Bridal Couture at 860-233-1203 for information, or visit www.bridesacrossamerica.com.
Montana’s Hardware, 1414 Hopmeadow St. in Simsbury, is closing after 37 years in business and holding a liquidation sale. Currently, all merchandise is 25 percent off. The store will be open through the end of November. All sales are final. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 5p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information: 860-658-1085.
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