Juliska, a company specializing in high-end china, crystal, cutlery and home and garden accessories, holds a warehouse sale at the Berry & Fred Outlet, 441 Canal St. in Stamford on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 7, 8 and 9. Merchandise includes seconds and retired glassware, ceramics, lighting, linens, home accessories and more at 40 percent to 75 percent off retail prices. The sale is about a 90-minute drive from Hartford. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Information: 203-883-6263.
Kent merchants are holding their first Shop Hop event on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 7, 8 and 9. More than 30 stores will feature sales on spring merchandise and winter clearance.
Banana Republic stores at Westfarms and Evergreen Walk have teamed up with Princess & the Prom to collect dresses for the organization’s annual gown giveaway. Drop off a gently-used, current style dress at either location by March 24, and you’ll receive a 25 percent off coupon good toward a regularly-price purchase. Information: www.princessandtheprom.org.
The Wedding Dress of Portland, 222 Main St., host a Lea-Ann Belter Couture Bridal trunk show on Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8. Get $200 off gowns purchased from this collection during the event. Information and appointments: 860-342-5361 or www.theweddingdressllc.com.
Getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Save some green on merchandise at Five Below. Necklaces, earrings, shamrock head bands, green tees and more are $5 or less. Find locations at www.fivebelow.com.
It’s National Consumer Protection Week, and USA.gov has free apps and publications, including the new 2014 Consumer Information Catalogue.
Most merchandise is 75 percent off at the Second Chance Shop of Simsbury on Friday, March 7. On Saturday, March 8, remaining items are $5 per bag. The store is at 12 Station St., Simsbury and hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The annual winter boots and shoes clearance is on at Williams Shoes, 132 Park Road, in West Hartford. Shoes, regularly to $120, are $29.99 to $79.99 a pair and boots, regularly to $230, are $59.99 to $179.99. Brand names include, Ugg, Merrell and others. Sale ends March 15. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 860-233-1663.
It’s March Madness sale time at the Co-Op shop Boutique in the Vintage Shops Building, 42 Bridge St., (Route 140), in East Windsor. Discounted merchandise includes winter clothing, kids’ wear, books, jewelry gifts and more. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.