If you can make a trip to Deep River on Thursday evening, you can satisfy your jewelry habit without spending much money. Online retailer EvesAddiction.com is holding a friends and family jewelry sample sale at 16 Grove St. The event features hundreds of rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings at 50 percent off retail prices. Many of these pieces are designer inspired and made of sterling silver. (For additional savings, be sure to check out the $1 baskets and $5 tables.) Other merchandise includes $2 sunglasses and bargain-priced purses. Hours are 6:30 to 9 p.m. Payment is by cash or check only. Information: www.evesaddiction.com.
Connecticut’s Tax Free Week runs from Sunday, Aug. 18 through Saturday, Aug. 24. During that time, you won’t pay sales tax on most individual clothing or footwear items priced less than $300.
The First Congregational Church of Deep River holds its annual flea market on the church green on Route 154 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Information: 860-526-5045 or www.deepriverchurch.com.
Last chance to sew up savings at the Sudberry House garage sales in Old Saybrook. On Saturday, Aug. 17, the company holds its last summer clearance sale. Products, including needlepoint and cross-stitch canvases, embroidery CDs, gifts and wood accessories are available at deeply discounted prices. All purchases are final sale. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sudberry House is at 323 Boston Post Road in Old Saybrook. Information: www.sudberry.com.
The Harwinton Library Friends, 80 Bentley Drive in Harwinton, holds its monthly used book sale on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Most clothing and accessories are 75 percent off at The Second Chance Shop of Suffield in the Mountain Road Market Place Plaza at 116 Mountain Road. Sale ends Saturday, Aug. 15. The store will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 19 and 20 and reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 21 with fall merchandise. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 860-668-2841.
Artisans Marketplace, 120 East St./Route 10 in Plainville, is holding its annual summer sale. The event, which runs through Saturday, Aug. 17, features savings of up to 80 percent on American-made crafts. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Information: 860-747-4121 or Artisansmarketplacect.com.
The Windsor Sidewalk Sale hosted by First Town Downtown and the Windsor Chamber of Commerce takes place Friday and Saturday, August 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shops, restaurants and other Windsor businesses are offering summer specials and activities. Information: 860-688-5715 or www.WindsorCC.org.
Uptown Consignment, 1735 Ellington Road South Windsor, holds one of its popular dollar sales from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, while supplies last. Thousands of pieces of clothing and accessories for the entire family are just $1 each. This is a popular event that draws crowds, so plan to arrive early.
Mystic merchants hold a sidewalk sale with special discounts and deals in downtown Mystic on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16, 17 and 18.
All Saints Orthodox Church, 205 Scarborough St. in Hartford, hosts a giant tag sale on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items will include household gadgets, sports equipment, garden equipment and more. Information: www.allsaintshartford.org.
Amy Leiner Designs, 207 Neck Road in Madison, holds an end of the season sample sale on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18, with up to 75 percent off jewelry, beads and scarves. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Information: www.amyleinerdesigns.com.
Friend to Friend Thriftshop, 32 Spoonville Road in East Granby, is having a progressive discount summer clearance bag sale. Through Saturday, Aug. 17, items are $8 a bag. Aug. 20 to 24, the price drops to $5 and from Aug. 27 to 29, bags are $2. Information: 860-651-1659.
Burlington Inn Antiques, 304 Spielman Highway, (Route 4), in Burlington, is closing on Sept. 1. A variety of antiques and collectibles are discounted. (All sales final.) Hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 860-404-1780.