>>West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square merchants host West Hartford Sale Days Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12. Stores, galleries and restaurants in the center and in the square participate, and the deals are everywhere. There also will be entertainment and kids activities throughout the weekend. Some stores continue the sales beyond Saturday; check with individual businesses for details and hours.
>>Kloter Farms in Ellington holds its annual tent sale Saturday, July 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event features overstock, sample- and floor-model hutches, tables and chairs, furniture, porch and patio items, gazebos, outdoor storage sheds and more at deep discounts. Kloter Farms is at routes 83 and 286 in Ellington. Information: 860-871-1048 or kloterfarms.com.
>>St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 41 Park St., Manchester, will hold a book and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Information: stmarysct.org.
>>The bargains are heating up at The Villager Shop at Avery Heights' summer sale. The event features savings of up to 40 percent on summer clothing and accessories. The Villager Shop is at 55 Avery Heights in Hartford. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 860-953-1201.
>>Blumen Laden, 41 Bridge St. in the Collinsville section of Canton, is holding its annual summer sale on silk flower arrangements and more. The event continues through July. All sale items are final purchase. Information: 860-693-8600.
>>The Scranton Library Friends holds a blow-out book sale at the American Legion Hall, 43 Bradley Road, in Madison on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 10, 11 and 12. Thousands of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs will be available at bargain prices.
>>Puritan Furniture, 1061 New Britain Ave., in West Hartford holds a one-day parking lot sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, with savings of up to 75 percent off furniture and mattresses. Information: puritanfurniture.com.
>>The Second Congregational Church, 385 North Main St., in Manchester, is holding a tag sale on Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.