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Savvy Shopper Tips and deals for Connecticut shoppers
Memorial Day Weekend Sales; Spring Festival At Comstock Ferre

Forget picnics. Memorial Day weekend means once-a-year sales and an extra day to shop.

Save 50 percent on most clothing, shoes, accessories at Savers stores from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on May 29. savers.com.

The Tanger Outlet Centers at Foxwoods celebrates the holiday weekend with an indoor sidewalk sale. tangeroutlets.com/foxwoods.

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Free Admission To Lime Rock Races

Races take place throughout the summer at Lime Rock Park racetrack in Salisbury, and unless there's a special event scheduled, admission is free. (You'll need to sign a standard racetrack waver at the entrance gate.)

You can bring a picnic lunch, and the track provides free kids' activities — a bounce house, race cars for kids to climb on and face painters. limerock.com.

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Quassy Hosts 50-Cent Fridays, $50 Carload Specials

Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury gets the summer season started with special deals.

First, 50-Cent Fabulous Fridays run through Sept. 2, when after 5 p.m., tickets for rides, hot dogs and soft drinks are 50 cents each. (Some rides require two tickets.) Parking is $7.

On Saturdays, from 5 to 10 p.m., also through Sept. 2, the park has a $50 carload special.

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Children's Museum Celebrates 90 Years With Admission Deal

The Children's Museum in West Hartford celebrates its 90th anniversary with a special admission deal for West Hartford residents.

On May 19 between 5 and 8 p.m., visitors with West Hartford ID can tour exhibits, meet the Wildlife Sanctuary animals and take in planetarium shows for just 90 cents. thechildrensmuseumct.org.

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Free Concert At Fort Trumbull Memorial Day Weekend

Visit Fort Trumbull in New London on Sunday, May 28, and you can tour the visitors center for an interactive look at more than 225 years of military history, walk the fort, ramparts and boardwalk overlooking New London Harbor — and enjoy a free concert by the Coast Guard Academy Band at 1 p.m. (Concert rain date is Monday, May 29.) More deals at courant.com/ savvyshopper.

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Family Discount Night at Flight Trampoline Park

Flight Trampoline Park, 140 Production Court, in New Britain has a special Family Night deal.

Every Monday from 4 to 9 p.m., jump time is $7 per person per hour. (Regular prices range from $10 to $15 per person per hour.)

If you've got five or more in your party, you'll get free jump socks for everyone (regularly $3 a pair). flighttrampolinepark.com. Find more deals at courant.com/savvyshopper.

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