Sales + Events: 6/6-6/11

Ciel Loft & Home hosts a big sale at its warehouse this weekend (Image courtesy Ciel Loft & Home) 

by Jahna Peloquin 

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

“Historic Tile: Victorian to Bungalow—Bridging the Old and New Worlds”: Learn about the history of arts & Crafts tile in the 19th and 20th centuries in this illustrated talk by tile expert Josh Blanc. Topics include tile uses, products, colors, finishes, and tips on identifying vintage art tiles. Wednesday, June 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. @ Bethlehem Covenant Church, 3141 43rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, $3 (free for Twin Cities Bungalow Club members). 

Ciel Warehouse Super Sale: Ciel Loft & Home is unloading a treasure trove of 120 one-of-a-kind, never-before-seen pieces, priced to sell quickly, at its St. Louis Park warehouse location. Items include discontinued upholstered furniture, custom mis-orders, reclaimed finds, and other high-quality home furnishings marked 50 to 80 percent off original retail prices. Plus, enter to win a $200 gift card. Preview: Thursday, June 8 from 5-8 p.m., $10 @; open to public Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, June 11 from noon-4 p.m. @ Ciel Warehouse, 4950 W. 35th St., St. Louis Park, 952-922-2747,

Chef Camp at Wilson & Willy’s: Japanese Knives Workshop: In anticipation of Chef Camp‘s summer retreat at Lake Superior in September, Minneapolis retailer shop Wilson & Willy’s is hosting a three-part series of workshops to bring the Northwoods experience to the North Loop. The series concludes with a class on Japanese knives led by Chef Camp instructor Nick Zdon, who will talk about Japanese knife design, the traditional aesthetics of Japanese blades, their history, and how to sharpen and care for them. Thursday, June 8 from 6-8 p.m. @ Wilson & Willy’s, 211 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, 612-315-2280; tickets are $20 via

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 including Flora and Bloom, Aprilierre Jewelry, and Awesome Industries, and enjoy craft food and drinks from Red River Kitchen along with local farmers and food makers. Thursday, June 8 from 4-9 p.m. @ Red River Kitchen – City House, 258 Mill St., St. Paul; view event page for a full list of makers

Fairy Garden Workshop: Learn how to build a fairy garden and take it home with you at this all-ages workshop hosted by Malmborg’s Garden Center. Entry includes a dish, plants, and accessories. Friday, June 9 & Saturday, June 10 at various times @ Malmborg’s Garden Center, 2456 125th Ave. NE., Blaine; tickets are $39.99 via

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. Saturday, June 10 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Mill City Museum, 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis,

Odsd & Ends Again Grand Reopening: Estate liquidation furniture and home décor retailer Odds & Ends Again has expanded its Shorewood storefront. The grand reopening party includes live music, refreshments, seminars, free chair massages, a plant sale, and live auction, plus the chance to shop the latest arrivals. Visit for a full schedule of events. Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Odds & Ends Again, 1080 W. County Rd. E., Shoreview, 651-717-4323

10th West End Neighbors Garden Tour: Tour 17 residential, commercial, and public yards and gardens in St. Paul’s “Little Bohemia” neighborhood. Related events include a plant sale (974 W. 7th St.) and a pollinator puppet show at noon and 2 p.m. (C.S.P.S. Hall, 383 Michigan St.). A guidebook and map is available at the Federation offices (974 W. 7th St.) and the Banfil Office Court (555 W. 7th St.). Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, visit 

Minnesota Peony Society’s Annual Peony Show: The region’s largest peony cut-flower and artistic design show, Minnesota Peony Society’s annual peony show is a must-see for any flower lover. Hundreds of peonies will be on display, from “Itoh” hybrids to traditional favorites including singles, doubles, and bombs in a rainbow of hues. Plus, MPS members will be on hand to answer peony-related questions. Saturday, June 10 from 1-5 p.m. and Sunday, June 11 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600,

Lake Country Florals Design Workshop: Learn how to create a floral arrangement inspired by natural blooms and foliage paired with birch and other woodsy elements in this workshop. $50 covers all materials used in your take-home arrangement. Saturday, June 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis; register 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 including Bare Naked Soap Company, Muddy Mouth Cards, Flora and Bloom, Everthine Jewelry, and more. Sunday, June 11 from 9 a.m.-noon @ Settergren of Linden Hills, 2813 43rd St. W., Minneapolis; view event page



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