Columbus Day Sales, Six Flags Deal Among Weekend's Bargains

Columbus Day weekend means turning leaves, cooler temperatures and special sales.

Salisbury and Lakeville hold their fall festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7, 8 and 9. The event features free kids activities, entertainment and special sales at stores throughout the two villages. Information: salisburyfallfestival.org.

Putnam Peddler's Market, a flea market in the Putnam Bank parking lot, 40 Main St. in Putnam, holds its final sale of the season on Sunday, Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: putnampeddlersmarket.com.

Cornwall Bridge Pottery's Columbus Day clearance sale is Saturday through Monday, Oct. 8, 9 and 10. The studio is at 415 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, Route 128, West Cornwall. Information: 860-672-6545 or cornwall-bridge-pottery6.mybigcommerce.com.

Salmon Brook Shops, 563 Salmon Brook St., in Granby, will hold their annual fall tag sale on Sunday, Oct 9. The sale starts at 8 a.m. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 16. Information: 860-653-6587.

Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets and Tanger Outlets in Westbrook and at Foxwoods are holding Columbus Day weekend sales Friday through Monday, Oct. 7 to 10.

Saturday's Deal Of The Day

Do a good deed and get a free fun outing. Six Flags New England is teaming up with Dress for Success for a Suits for Success Drive on Saturday, Oct. 8. Visitors who donate a gently used suit receive a free ticket to the park; those who donate a gently used tie or dress shirt get $20.16 off the main gate admission price. ((Free ticket or discount valid on Oct. 8 only.) Information: sixflags.com/newengland

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