Sales + Events: 6/13-6/18

Gus* Modern arrives at Habitation Furnishing + Design this week

The week’s top sales and events in the Twin Cities:

Father’s Day Sale at MartinPatrick3Now through June 20, save 20 percent on storage and surfaces including bookcases, TV units, sideboards, dining tables, and occasional tables. Ongoing @ MartinPatrick3, 212 Third Ave. N. #106, Minneapolis, 612-746-5329,

Blooms & Bubbles at GRAY Home + Lifestyle: Every Thursday this summer at Excelsior boutique Gray Home + Lifestyle, the store will be offering fresh bouquets of flowers and complimentary sparkling wine. Each week, the store will post a picture of that week’s featured bouquet on Facebook and Instagram. Quantities are limited; to make sure you get your blooms, call and reserve your bouquet in advance. Thursdays from 2-7 p.m. @ Gray Home + Lifestyle, 366 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-9150,

Peddler: A Night Market on the Mississippi: Minneapolis Craft Market and Frank & Ernest Markets are partnering with the historic St. Paul event space, City House, for a weekly night market every Thursday in June. Shop handmade clothing, jewelry, home goods, prints, cards, packaged foods, and more from a curated selection of nearly 20 Minnesota makers, and enjoy craft food and drinks from Red River Kitchen along with local farmers and food makers. Thursday, June 15 from 4-9 p.m. @ Red River Kitchen – City House, 258 Mill St., St. Paul; view event page for a full list of makers

Brightwater’s 2nd Annual Classic Wooden Boat Night: Celebrate Lake Minnetonka’s boating heritage with this annual event at Excelsior boutique Brightwater. View a variety of unique wooden boats on display in the front and the back of the store, including an original 1952 Chris-Craft Riviera. Plus, chef Erick Harcey of Upton 43 will be providing bites, accompanied by cocktails from Erik Eastman of Easy & OskeyThursday, June 15 from 5-8 p.m. @ Brightwater Clothing and Gear, 265 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-0256,

Gus* Modern Launch Party: St. Louis Park home store Habitation Furnishing + Design is welcoming its newest vendor, modern furniture line Gus* Modern, with a party. The evening features cocktails and canapés by Mill Valley Kitchen, live music, an art auction, and live chalk artists, with proceeds benefiting Underdog Rescue. Thursday, June 15 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. @ Habitation Furnishing + Design, 4317 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-426-3548,

Docomomo 2017 Mod Mixer: Docomomo US/MN, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of modern design, brings together modern design lovers at its annual Mod Mixer. The free event includes light hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, a raffle with prizes, and the chance to mingle with other modern design enthusiasts. Thursday, June 15 from 6-8 p.m. @ Covet Consign & Design, 3730 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis; register at

​Cocktails by Design: The Goldstein Museum of Design partners with Blu Dot on an evening that explores the influence of design on the cocktail industry in this social mixer held at the Blu Dot Outlet in Northeast Minneapolis. Eat Street Social will be offering signature cocktails and mixology demonstrations, and attendees can enjoy food truck fare and early-bird shopping at the outlet prior to that weekend’s sale. Thursday, June 15 from 6-9 p.m. @ Blu Dot Outlet, 1321 Tyler St. NE., Minneapolis; tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the door, or $30 for GMD members @

Midwest Home Luxury Home Tour: Tour nine of the newest high-end homes across the Twin Cities built by some of the best custom builders in the market. These homes will unveil the latest trends in architecture, design, craftsmanship, interior design, technology, landscaping, and more. Whether you’re looking to build, remodel, or seek inspiration, this year’s Luxury Home Tour is a must-go. For more on this year’s homes, visit the Home Dish blog. Friday, June 16-Sunday, June 18 from noon-6 p.m. daily @ various locations. Passport tickets to view all the homes are $20 in advance or $25 when purchased at the homes. Each passport allows one-time admittance into all homes any time during the three weekends. Tickets for single homes are available at the homes for $5 per home @

Cooks of Crocus Hill Warehouse Sale: Save big on high-end cookware and kitchen goods during Cooks of Crocus Hill’s big warehouse sale. Items include discontinued products from the company’s retail stores, table-top goods, small kitchen appliances, gently used items used in the store’s cooking schools, linens, knives, kitchen gadgets, cutting boards, cookbooks, barware, bakware, and cookware galore. Friday, June 16 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. @ ACVR Warehouse, 106 W. Water St., St. Paul,

Stone Arch Bridge Festival: Shop handcrafted goods from more than 200 local artists and makers, including United Goods, Hagen & Oats, and Vandalia Street Press. Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. & Sunday, June 18 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. along Main St. SE. from 5th Ave. SE. to Hennepin Ave. bridge, Minneapolis,

Bachman’s Great Outdoors Event: Get geared up for summer grilling season at Bachman’s Great Outdoors Event, which features how-to demos, outdoor entertaining ideas, vendor samples, a landscape and garden coaching Q&A, and special appearances by DIY Network hosts of Rustic Renovations and Minnesota’s own Jurgensen Brothers. Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600,

by Jahna Peloquin
Image: Courtesy Gus* Modern

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