Sales & Event Guide: January 9-15

Image: Macy’s downtown flagship store.

Text and photo by Jahna Peloquin

Macy’s Store Closing Sale: Following last week’s confirmation that Macy’s will close its downtown Minneapolis flagship in March, comes the announcement of its closing sale. The sale begins today and is expected to last 10 to 12 weeks. While no specific details on discounts have been made public, shoppers should expect discounts of 20 to 40 percent storewide this week, including home goods, with deepening price cuts as March nears. This month is also your last chance to visit the restaurants on the 12th floor, including the Oak Grill and the Skyroom, which will close on January 27. Sale begins 10 a.m., Mon., Jan. 6, 700 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-375-2200,

American Swedish Institute Trunk Shows: Shop hand-crafted items by local makers and premium Swedish brands during this one-day trunk show. Products include Amy Lyons’s Scandinavian-designed rag rugs, Cindy Lindgren’s hand-drawn illustrations, and Mokeeta’s eco-friendly tea infusers and thermoses. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wed., Jan. 11, American Swedish Institute Museum Store, 2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis, 612-870-3364,

Antique Spectacular Winter Show: Prime Promotions’ annual winter show features thousands of vintage and antique items including furniture, collectibles, books, toys, china, clocks, art, and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun., Jan. 15, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Warner Coliseum, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul,, $6 at gate, $20 for early buyers (8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Jan. 13)

Ampersand: Save 30 to 60 percent on select table linens, paper goods, dinnerware, barware, and home décor (in-store only). 3445 Galleria, Edina, 952-920-2118,

Roam Furniture & Lighting: Take 15% off all Gus Modern furniture and accents, plus with every Gus Modern purchase, a tree will be planted through out the entire month of January. Ends Jan. 31, 2914 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-377-6465,



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