Celebrate the cold at Chester’s outdoor annual Winter Carnivale Festival on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include street performers, ice-carving competitions, a chili cook off, tractor parade and free masks, face painting, beads and balloons. Restaurants, shops and galleries will be holding open houses and offering refreshments and special deals. Information: www.VisitChesterCT.com.
The 35th Anniversary COMVEC Military Vehicle Show and Flea Market is Saturday, June 9, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Chester Fairgrounds, Route 154. Admission is $5 for adults; kids under 10 free.
The Friends of Chester Public Library, 21 West Main St, start their June Book Sale on Friday at 10 a.m. The sale continues for two weeks during regular library hours. Most items are $1 or less. Information: 860-526-0018.