Tea Roses Tea Room and Big Deals Plus Consignment Shop, 322 Main St. in Cromwell are holding a sidewalk sale on Saturday, Sept. 21 with deep discounts on tea wares, books, clothing, jewelry, cards, accessories. Information: www.TeaRosesTeaRoom.com.
BLAZE & BLOOM, which specializes in vintage, antique and repurposed furniture and home accessories, holds a grand opening bash on Friday, Sept. 20 at The Dirt Salon, 50 Bartholomew Ave. in Hartford. Shopping hours are noon to 8 p.m. From 5 to 8 p.m., there will be cocktails and entertainment. Information: 860-888-2087.
Doing some home improvement? Check out the sale at Sherwin Williams stores. On Friday, Sept. 21, though Monday, Sept. 24, select paints and stains are 40 percent off and painting supplies are 30 percent off. Check www.sherwin-williams.com for locations and hours.
Starting Saturday, Neckers, a Simsbury toy store, holds a pre-holiday sale with 20 percent off on most merchandise. The sale runs Sept. 21 to Sept. 29. Store hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The store is closed Tuesday. Neckers is at 1591 Hopmeadow St. Information: 860-658-5783.
Stock up on winter reading at The Harwinton Public Library’s monthly book sale from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21. Special deals include buy-one-get-one free on all cookbooks and romance novels. The library is at 80 Bentley Drive. Harwinton Library book sale Saturday, Sept. 21.
Middletown’s town-wide tag sale is Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There are three optional locations for the tag sale. Along with sales at residences throughout town, there’s a large tag sale on the lawn of The Church of the Holy Trinity, 381 Main St., where you can also pick up maps of tag sale locations. Information: The Church of the Holy Trinity at 860-347-2591.
The Church of Saint Ann, 289 Arch Road in Avon, holds a clothing sale. Early birds pay $5 to shop Friday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
It’s time for the annual Cute Kids Consignment sale at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Blvd., West Hartford. Infants and children’s gently used clothing, toys and gear from more than 100 families will be available. The sale takes place Thursday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 7 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 21 from 8 a.m. to noon, most items are half price. Payment is by cash or credit cards for purchases over $25. (Bring your own bags.) Information: www.cutekidssale.com.
Artist Karen Rossi, known for metal work sculptures and gifts, will hold an open house and clearance sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at her studio, 60 Estey Road, Norfolk.
Pottery Barn stores are holding a free Halloween entertaining and decorating class at 10 a.m. Sunday, 9/22. Learn how to dress up your home for fall and get 10 percent off featured merchandise. Information: www.potterybarn.com.
The Shops at Marlborough Barn, 45 North Main St. in Marlborough, hold a Fall Harvest Outdoor Flea Market on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Most vendors accept cash only.)
If you break for tag sales, head out to Hayes Road, (off Route 315) in Simsbury on Saturday, Sept. 21. Close to 50 families are holding their annual Tariffville Neighborhood tag sale. Hours are 9 1.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.
Saturday, Sept. 21 is Sam Collins Day at the CVFD Field on Canton Springs Road in Canton. The event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., features entertainment, kids’ activities and more. Admission is free.