ELLINGTON - The Farman Free Library, 760 N. Park St., Ellington, is hosting the fifth annual Shopping Day in the Country fundraiser on Saturday.
The event starts by registering at the library to receive a list of participating vendors and a map. Then shoppers can travel through the countryside with friends and family while shopping at local stores in the Ellington, Kennedy and Frewsburg areas. Participants will receive discounts at select vendors. Shoppers return to the library at 3 p.m. for dessert and coffee and a chance to win a variety of prizes donated by library board members and participating businesses.
The Ellington United Methodist Church is also hosting a mini-craft and home business show which is open to ticket holders and to the general public. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Proceeds from the sale of tickets will benefit the library operating fund.
Tickets can be purchased at the library Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 287-2945.