Snow is forecast for this weekend, so call ahead to be sure sales are still on.
Polish Pottery Plus, 21 Old Windsor Road in Bloomfield, holds a holiday warehouse sale of hand-painted tableware on Friday, Dec. 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Discounts range from 15 to 70 percent. Information: 860-217-0011 or www.polishpotteryplus.com.
Joy Newton Designs holds a pop-up holiday market and open studio at 286 West Granby Road, in West Granby, on Saturday, December 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Matted prints, holiday bird magnets and discontinued gifts are 30 to 50 percent off and designer fabric samples and seconds are 40 percent off. Information: www.JoyNewton.com or 1-866-569-5335
Rides on the Bushnell Park Carousel are just $1 during Winterfest Hartford. The carousel is open Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.to 5 p.m. Special holiday events include visits with Hello Kitty on Saturday, Dec. 14 and Sunday, Dec. 15. The Carousel also is collecting new and gently used hats and gloves for those in need.
Stocking stuffer gifts, including tree ornaments and holiday pins, are $5 at artist Karen Rossi’s holiday open house and sale at 60 Estey Road in Norfolk on Saturday, Dec.14. Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Information: www.karenrossi.com.
Do you have a bibliophile on your holiday list? The Friends of Connecticut Libraries has an online calendar of used-book sales and events at libraries throughout Connecticut. Check foclib.org.
Saturdays in December are special sale days with discounts on a range of merchandise at Allied’s Attic Thrift Store at 581 Enfield St. in Enfield. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Information: www.alliedsattic.com or 860-265-2983.
Get 10 percent off White Flower Farm gift certificates of $50 and more. Visit www.whiteflowerfarm.com.
The Vernon Community Arts Center will hold a holiday craft sale on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. each day. Information: www.vernonarts.org.
Windsor’s First Town Downtown holds holiday festivities on Saturday, Dec. 14 at including a carol sing in front of the Town Hall portico at 6 p.m. and a torchlight parade at 6:30 p.m. The evening ends with free refreshments. Information: www.FirstTownDowntown.org.
Williams Shoes, 132 Park Road in West Hartford, holds a holiday sale with $20 off UGG boots, $10 off UGG slippers and $20 off Dansko clogs. Sale ends Dec. 31. Store hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 860-233-1663.