Sales + Events: 6/26-7/4

Wilson & Willy’s hosts its annual summer sale this week

by Jahna Peloquin (image courtesy Wilson & Willy’s)

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

Goldfinch Independence Day Sale: Get ready for your 4th of July festivities with woven goods from the Minneapolis-based brand, including woven throw blankets made in Nepal and Namibia-made, fair-trade linens. June 22-July 4 @

Max’s Semi-Annual Sale: Receive discounts of 30 to 80 percent on a large assortment of items during the boutique’s semi-annual sale, including fine and contemporary jewelry, home and gift, and artisanal chocolate collections. June 23-July 8 @ Max’s, 3826 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, 952-922-8364,

Wilson & Willy’s Summer Sale: The modern “general store” focused on showcasing local and U.S. manufacturers hosts its annual summer sale. It’s a rare opportunity to save 20 percent storewide, including women’s wear, menswear, and home goods. (Use code “SUMMER” at checkout for online orders.) Tuesday, June 26-Sunday, July 2 @ Wilson & Willy’s 211 N. Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-315-2280,

Floral LAB: LAB workshop series hosts a centerpiece workshop to utilizes flowers that can be grown in your backyard. Floral studio Kindred Blooms has partnered with the Twin Cities Flower Exchange, one of the first all-local, chemical-free wholesale flower markets in the U.S., to provide the materials for the workshop. Wednesday, June 28 from 6:30-9 p.m. @ LAB, 1629 Hennepin Ave., Ste. 300A, Minneapolis; register at

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 more than a dozen Minnesota makers, and enjoy craft food and drinks from Red River Kitchen along with local farmers and food makers. Thursday, June 29 from 4-9 p.m. @ Red River Kitchen – City House, 258 Mill St., St. Paul; view event page for a full list of makers

Stars & Stripes Sale at Designer Marketplace: Save big on high-end furniture sourced from designer showrooms and consignment during this 4th of July weekend sale. Designer Marketplace showcases pieces from select design showrooms from all over the country, an inventory includes one-of-a-kind pieces, close-outs, discontinued items, and various showroom floor samples marked 50 to 70 percent below retail prices. Special offers during the weekend include 40 percent off an accent chair with the purchase of a sofa or sectional, 40 percent off any dining table with the purchase of a set of dining chairs, 40 percent off nightstands with the purchase of any size bed, 40 percent off a second rug with the purchase of a first rug, and free delivery on purchases of $444 or more (within a 40-mile radius). July 1-4 @Designer Marketplace, 160 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, 612-381-8508,

Cooks’ Annual Trade-Up Event: In support of Women’s Advocates and Valley Outreach charities, Cooks of Crocus Hill is hosting a “trade-up” event for the month of July. Bring in your gently used cookware, and they’ll give you 20 percent off a new piece of cookware of your choice. Donations are being accepted at any of Cooks’ three retail locations. July 1-31 @ 877 Grand Ave., St. Paul; 324 S. Main St., Stillwater; and 208 N. First St., Minneapolis, 612-223-8167,

Mill City Farmer’s Market: Mill City’s weekly farmer’s market has moved outdoors for the season. Shop for goods from more than 120 farmers, florist, food artisans, restaurants, and makers. This week’s featured makers include ArtAndes woven home goods, Fringe & Fettle Ceramics, Indigo & Snow apparel and linens, Jeanne Beatrice Market Bags, and Worker B skincare. To learn more about this year’s home goods makers at the market, read Jahna Peloquin’s post on the Midwest Home blogSaturday, July 1 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Mill City Museum, 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis,

Coffee with a Designer: Bring your inspiration images and fabric samples to get home update tips and advice from Gabberts design experts during this free coffee event at Gallerts, held every Saturday in July. Saturday, July 1 from 10-11 a.m. @ Gabberts, 3501 Galleria, Edina, 952-927-1500, and 3201 Country Dr., Little Canada, 651-634-6700,

West End Walking Tour: Learn about the history behind West 7th Street, St. Paul’s first neighborhood. This tour presented by the Minnesota Historical Society showcases hidden gems of St. Paul architecture and learn about the immigrants, veterans, and entrepreneurs who lived and worked there. Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m.-noon @ St. Stanislaus Church, 398 Superior St., St. Paul, 651-259-3015; get tickets at

Maker Days at Linden Hills Farmers’ Market: Shop for handmade goods from nearly 20 makers while stocking up on heirloom vegetables at this special maker’s edition of the Linden Hills Farmer’s Market. In partnership with Minneapolis Craft Market, the market features handcrafted goods include jewelry, clothing, home decor, pet gear, woodwork from 20 makers. Sunday, July 2 from 9 a.m.-noon @ Settergren of Linden Hills, 2813 43rd St. W., Minneapolis; view event page for a full list of makers



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