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Last Call For Tax-Free Shopping

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ElizaB (2) Last call for tax free shopping. Connecticut’s Tax Free Week ends Saturday. Shop by then and you won’t pay sales tax on any individual clothing or footwear items priced less than $300.

The Eliza B Factory Store, 55 Plains Road in Essex, features deals on trendy sandals for women, leather goods and accessories, including headbands, watchbands and totes, along with men’s preppy leather goods, fashionable pet leashes and collars, fabrics, ribbons and trims. Savings run as much as 50 percent, and all sales are final. The store is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through September. Information: www.elizab.com.

Vernon Community Arts Center, 709 Hartford Turnpike in Vernon, is holding an outdoor gift shop sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. merchandise includes discounted jewelry, ceramics, art prints, woodwork and note paper. Information: 860-871- 8222 or www.vernonarts.org.

Westbrook Congregational Church holds its annual fair on the Westbrook Town Green, 1166 Boston Post Road, on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features children’s activities, crafters, vendors and a tag sale. Information: 860-399-9367 or www.westcongchurch.org.

Dance Village, 171C Spencer St. in Manchester, is holding a back-to-school sale with savings on dance gear and 20 percent off regularly-priced Bloch and Capezio items. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 860-645-6606 or www.DanceVillageCt.com.

Starting Monday, marked-down merchandise is an additional 20 percent off at Favarh Thrift Shop, 250 Albany Turnpike, in Canton. Sale ends Aug. 30. Hours are Monday, noon to 6 p.m.; Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: www.facebook.com/FavarhThriftShop.

South Windsor women’s resale shop, Clothes Mentor, is holding its final clearance of the season. Selected summer merchandise including tops, shorts, sandals, skirts, pants, jeans, purses and jewelry are discounted during the sale. The store is at 90 Buckland Road.

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Jewelry e-Retailer Holds Sample Sale In Deep River

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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.

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CT Tax-Free Week Starts Sunday

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Connecticut begins its annual tax-free week Sunday, which means that for the next seven days shoppers will save the 6.35 percent sales tax on most clothing and shoe purchases priced under $300. And though many retail promotions are linked to back-to-school, shoppers can save on adult clothing and footwear - and on a number of other items, like cloth and disposable baby diapers, square dancing clothes and scout uniforms.