Combine leaf-peeping and bargain shopping with a trip to artist Karen Rossi’s studio, 60 Estey Road, in Norfolk. Rossi holds an open house featuring special deals on gifts for gardeners on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Besides discounted windchimes, garden stakes and flags, flower-pot photo frames, regularly $50, will be $15. Mulled cider and gingerbread will be served.
Artist Karen Rossi, known for her fanciful metal sculptures, will hold an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at her studio, 60 Estey Road, Norfolk, with specials on a range of merchandise, including miniature plaques for shoppers, wine lovers, soccer fans and teachers priced at $5 each. (Think stocking stuffers.) Information: www.karenrossi.com or 860-292-8142.
Bloomfield Bicycle & Repair, 38 Tunxis Ave Bloomfield, is holding a used bike blowout sale. Many sizes and styles of professionally reconditioned bicycles available with prices starting at $75. Information: 860-242-9884 or www.bloomfieldbike.com.
Toy Chest/Little Folks Furniture, 975 Farmington Ave. in West Hartford, is holding its annual September furniture sale. Save from 10 to 40 percent on cribs, beds, dressers, car seats, strollers and accessories. The sale runs through the end of the month. Information: www.toychestwh.com or 860-233-5559.
Get unique holiday gifts at bargain prices. Artist Karen Rossi will hold an open house and sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at her studio, 60 Estey Road, Norfolk. Merchandise includes dinnerware, suncatchers Christmas ornaments and a clearance sale on one of a kind Original Fanciful Flights, originally up to $250, now $50 and $65. In case of bad weather, call 860-305-6579 before you head out to confirm the studio will be open. Information: www.karenrossi.com.