Carvel holds its annual cone giveaway from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Stop by any participating store for a free junior soft-serve cone. Carvel locations near Hartford are in Newington, Glastonbury, Vernon and Avon. Information: Carvel.com.
The Eliza B / Leather Man Ltd Outlet store celebrates the end of winter with a Burn Your Socks opening sale on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring in a sock for the fire and you’ll get $10 off a pair of sandals. (One discount per person.) The store, at 55 Plains Road in Essex, features trendy sandals for women, leather goods and accessories, including headbands, watchbands and totes, along with men’s leather goods, fashionable pet leashes and collars, fabrics, ribbons and trims. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Information: www.elizab.com.
Artist Karen Rossi will hold an open house and sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at her studio, 60 Estey Road, Norfolk — and she’s offering a special spring deal. Spend $20 and get your choice of tabletop chimes free, value $20. Information: 860-305-6579 or www.karenrossi.com.
Amelie Michel, an Essex company specializing in high-end French linens, holds a warehouse sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday through Sunday, April 11 through 13. Merchandise will include table linens, pillows and soaps. Discounts are as much as 50 percent off. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale is at 192 Westbrook Road. Information: 860-767-0336, www.ameliemichel.com.
Gledhill Nursery, 600 Mountain Road, West Hartford, will hold a spring open house Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13, with free refreshments and special deals. Information: www.gledhillnursery.com.
Spend $50 or more at L.L. Bean and you’ll get a free $10 gift card. Offer good through April 20 in stores and at www.llbean.com.
Friends of the Manchester Public Library, 586 Main St. in Manchester, holds their spring book sale on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 pm.
The Perfect Toy, 290 West Main St./Route 44 in Avon, holds a spring sale with savings of 20 percent on all toys. The sale begins Thursday, April 10 and ends Sunday, April 12. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Information: 860-678-7015.
It’s spring sale time at Antiques on Main, 165-167 Main St. in Wethersfield. Sale ends April 19. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10:30 am. to 5:30 p.m.
Classic soft serve sundaes are buy-one-get-one free at Carvel stores every Wednesday. Information: www.carvel.com.
The Friends of Ellington Library, 93 Main St. in Ellington, are holding a bag of books sale on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 11, 12 and 13. On Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., bags of books are $9; on Sunday from 1 to 4:45 p.m., bags are $5.
Carvel holds a free cone giveaway Thursday, April 25, from 3 to 8 p.m. Stop by
any participating store for a free junior soft-serve cone. Carvel locations near
Hartford are in Newington, Glastonbury, Vernon and Avon. Information:
Carvel stores are giving out free junior soft serve ice cream cones from noon to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15. One per customer, while supplies last. Make a $3 donation to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts while you’re there and you’ll get a coupon book with $30 worth of savings. Information and participating locations: www.Carvel.com.
No need to scream for free ice cream. Carvel stores are celebrating Customer Appreciation Day from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, with free junior Bonnet (dipped) ice cream cones. (One per customer, while supplies last.) Stores will also feature special deals and discounts. Information and participating locations: www.Carvel.com.