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Weekend Shopping: West Hartford Sale Days, Yankee Candle Clearance

Korky Vann
Savvy Shopper
You can find some candles discounted 75 percent at Yankee Candle's flagship store in South Deerfield, Mass.

>>Fight the cold with hot bargains at West Hartford Sale Days, a semiannual event that draws crowds of savvy shoppers to West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square. Official sale days are Friday and Saturday. However, some businesses extend their sales, so check with individual merchants for details.

>>Red Balloon, a children's boutique in Essex, is holding a winter sale with 50 percent off seasonal apparel for boys and girls. The shop, at 77 Main St., stocks clothing in sizes newborn to 16. Sale items are final purchase. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: and 860-767-0763.

>>Celebrations, a gift shop, gallery and tea room at 330 Pomfret St., (Route 169), in Pomfret Center is closing on Feb. 15 and is offering discounts, including 50 percent off holiday décor, 25 percent off other merchandise and tea, and 10 percent off most artist works. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: or 860-928-5492.

>>There are good deals at the semiannual clearance sale at Yankee Candle's flagship store in South Deerfield, Mass., about an hour's drive from Hartford. The event, which ends Jan. 19, features savings of up to 75 percent on select candles, home decor, gifts and more. Information: 877-636-7707 or

>>Best Dressed Kids, a children's consignment shop at 15 Mountain Road in Bloomfield has re-opened with winter clothing on clearance. Information: 860-242-3869.

>>It's winter sale time at the Brookfield Craft Center, Route 25 in Brookfield, with special savings on craft gallery items, including jewelry, wearable art, functional pottery, wood and glass. Sale runs through the end of January. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 203-775-4526 or

>>Friends of the Farmington Libraries, 6 Monteith Drive, Farmington, are holding a "Winter Reads & Amusements" mini-sale in the Book Nook through Jan. 20 during regular library hours. The sale will feature paperback books, DVDs, puzzles and games along with the regular stock. Information: 860-673-6791.

>>Blumen Laden's annual half-price sale on Christmas merchandise continues. Arrangements, wreaths, garlands, ornaments, candle rings, holiday ribbon and Bethany Lowe collectibles are 50 percent off. All sales are final; payment is by cash or charge. Blumen Laden is at 41 Bridge St. in the Collinsville section of Canton. Information: 860-693-8600.

>>Bodytalk, a women's clothing shop in Avon, is holding its winter clearance sale. During the event, all winter merchandise is discounted 50 percent. The sale continues until all reduced merchandise is gone. All reduced items are final sale. Bodytalk is at 51 East Main St. in Avon. Information: 860-678-7855.

>>The Children's Place in The Shoppes at Farmington Valley, 110 Albany Turnpike in Canton, is closing, and currently discounts are at 50 percent. The sale is taking place at this location only. Information: 860-693-3758.

>>The Work Shoppe, a gift and home accents store, at 926 Hopmeadow St. in Simsbury, is holding a closing sale. Holiday merchandise is 60 percent off; other items are 40 percent off. Payment is by cash or check. All sales are final. Store closing is Jan. 31. Information and hours: or 860-651-8966.

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