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President's Day Savings On Antiques, Books, Decor



Korky Vann

Savvy Shopper

February 16, 2012

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Shop President's Day weekend sales and you'll save some Washingtons and Lincolns.

>>Silk City Antiques in Manchester is holding its annual cabin fever tag sale. During the event, which runs Feb. 18 through 29, antiques, collectibles and gift items are available at deep discounts. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a. m. to 5 p. m.; Thursday, 10 a. m. to 6 p. m.; and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Silk City Antiques is at 845 Main St. Information: 860-533-1263 or www. silkcityantiques. com.

>>It's winter outlet sale time at Stonewall Kitchen in Avon and all marked-down items are an additional 25 percent off. (Savings can add up to as much as 70 percent on merchandise, including food and kitchen items. Sale ends Feb. 26.) Stonewall Kitchen is at 336 W. Main St., Route 44, in Avon. Information: 860-674-8001.

>>Allied's Attic donation processing center, 295 George Washington Road in Enfield, holds a warehouse sale on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 8 a. m. to noon. All clothing is $1. Accessories, household items and home decor items also are discounted. Information: http://www.alliedsattic.com or 860-265-3829.

>>Starting Tuesday, Feb. 21, The Second Chance Shop of Glastonbury, 2400 Main St., will hold a winter blowout sale with half off all winter clothing.

>>Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets celebrates Presidents Day with a center wide sale Feb. 17 through 20. You'll find special deals at stores throughout the center. Get information and coupons at http://www.premiumoutlets.com.

>>Find extra winter savings during Tanger Outlet's Presidents Day sale. The event, running Feb. 17 through 20, features discounts at stores throughout the center. (Be sure to check the sales and coupon page at http://www.tangeroutlets.com/ westbrook/coupons before you go.) Tanger Outlets are in Westbrook.

>>Feel like taking a ride? Lee Premium Outlets in Lee, Mass., has more than 60 discount designer stores. Their Presidents' Day Sale starts Friday, Feb., 17, and features deals on a range of merchandise. Sign up for the VIP Club before you go and get a voucher for a free coupon book. Information: http://www.premiumoutlets.com/lee.

>>Shoppers 60 and over get an extra 20 percent off on Tuesdays at The FAVARH Thrift Shop, 250 Albany Turnpike, Route 44, in Canton. Hours are Monday, noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3p.m.

>>The Second Chance Shop of Glastonbury is having a winter blow out sale. Starting Thursday, Feb. 16, all winter clothing is an additional 50 percent off.

>>Shop like a designer at DesignSourceCT's semi-annual floor sample sale. The interior design showroom, normally open to-the-trade-only, is opening its doors to retail customers Feb. 16 through 18. Select furniture and accessories are up to 80 percent off. DesignSourceCT is in the Design Center Building, 1429 Park St., Hartford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Cash and check preferred; use a credit card, and you'll pay a 3 percent premium. All sales are final. Directions and information at http://www.DesignSourceCt.com or 860-951-3145.

>>The Asylum Hill Congregational Church thrift shop, 814 Asylum Ave., is holding a get-ready-for-spring sale. Starting Friday, Feb. 17, most men and women's clothing will be marked down to $1, and children's clothing will be 25 cents and up. The shop is open every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the third Saturday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

>>The Friends of the Bristol Library, 5 High St., hold their winter used book sale this weekend. Most books are priced from $.25 to $2.00. Hours are Thursday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. On Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m., the library holds a $3 and $5 bag sale.