Sales + Events: 8/22-8/27

Save 50 to 65 percent off on all Oriental rugs in a wide variety of sizes and styles during Navab Brothers’ huge warehouse sale.

by Jahna Peloquin (Image courtesy Navab Brothers)

The top sales and shopping events for home and garden this week in Minnesota:

Traditions Lighting & Dining Sale: Save 25 percent off all lighting and 35 percent off all dining room furniture during this sale event. Ends September 16 @ Traditions Classic Home Furnishings, 4245 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-285-2777, and @ 1039 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-5253,

Minnesota State Fair Shopping: Since its inception, the Great Minnesota Get Together has featured vendors selling their wares across the fairgrounds. Now more than ever, it’s grown to become a great place to shop for unique, modern, handcrafted goods by Minnesota makers. This year’s vendors include Troentorp Bastad Swedish Clogs, Heim-Made (quilted, multi-purpose outdoor wear), Hagen & Oats (wood signs and decor), J.R. Watkins (skincare, natural home cleaning supplies, and artisan food products), Northeast shop I Like You (hip, Minnesota-themed merch), and Sota Clothing, which is bringing back its mobile shop for a second year running. August 24-September 4 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily @ Minnesota State Fair, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul,

Navab Brothers Warehouse Clearance Sale: Save 50 to 65 percent off on all Oriental rugs in a wide variety of sizes and styles during Navab Brothers’ huge warehouse sale. Selections include antique and contemporary rugs from around the world. Thursday, August 24-Sunday, August 27 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily @ Navab Brothers Oriental Rug Company, 7900 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-920-9597,

Ornamental Grass Collection Open House: Walk through the ornamental and native grass collections during this open house event celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Ornamental Grass Collection at the Arboretum. Horticulturist Mary Hockenberry Meyer will offer free handouts about the grasses and answer questions. Arboretum admission: $15. Thursday, August 24 from 4-8 p.m. @ Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska, 952-443-1400,

Habitation Furnishing + Design Semi-Annual Custom Order Sale & Outdoor Furniture Sale: Take advantage of the opportunity to save 20 percent on all custom-order goods from St. Louis Park home store Habitation Furnishing + Design. The storewide sale includes upholstery, art, and rugs, as well as furniture from Noir, Younger, Gus* Modern, and more. (Some exclusions apply.) Plus, save 30 percent on all outdoor furniture and 40 percent on select floor samples. Friday, August 25-Sunday, August 27 @ Habitation Furnishing + Design, 4317 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-426-3548,

Coffee With a Designer: Gabberts designers will offer tips and tricks for home styling during this information session. Bring along photos of your home, fabric samples, Pinterest boards, and magazine tearsheets, and come away with great ideas and inspiration, plus enjoy coffee and treats. Register for this free event at Saturday, August 26 from 10-11 a.m. @ Gabberts Edina, 3501 Galleria, Edina, 952-927-1500, and Gabberts Little Canada, 3201 Country Dr., Little Canada, 651-634-6700

Wilson & Willy’s Cellar Sale: As North Loop store Wilson & Willy’s starts to make room for new fall additions, they’re selling limited remaining stock from previous seasons at discounts of up to 60 percent off while it lasts. Goods include men’s and women’s apparel, home goods, and accessories. Sale is in-store only; remaining stock will be available online starting Monday. Saturday, August 26 & Sunday, August 27 @ 211 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-315-2280,

Indigo-Go!: The Textile Center hosts a free day of fiber art making experiences and a local fiber artist market. Indigo-Go! will show attendees how to do eco-friendly indigo dyeing for yarn using Ikat resist dyeing techniques, as well as kumihimo (Japanese) braiding with Textile Center teaching artists, or make plied bracelets using Somali techniques taught by elders from the Somali Museum of Minnesota. The day also includes a fiber art market from local artists, guided tours of the Textile Center’s current exhibitions, and complimentary refreshments. Saturday, August 26 from 1-4 p.m. @ Textile Center, 3000 University Ave. SE. #100, Minneapolis, 612-436-0464,

Five Watt Flea Market: Shop artisan-made goods from nearly 20 Minnesota makers during this pop-up market hosted by Five Watt Coffee. Makers selling everything from wood furniture and home goods to vintage clothing and jewelry include 3 Jäg Design jewelry, Teresa Audet, Black Spoke Leather Co., Gina Mount Jeweler, Timber & Tulip, Double Peace Studio, Borealis Wool Co., and Meg Brown Ceramics. Sunday, August 28 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. @ Five Watt Coffee, 3745 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-259-7519; view the event invite



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