Sales + Events: May 2-7

by Jahna Peloquin (Pictured: Golden Rule, photo: TJ Turner)

This week’s shopping and style highlights:

  • Traditions 30th Anniversary Sale: To celebrate 30 years of business, Traditions Classic Home Furnishings is offering 30 percent off storewide for the entire month of May. May 1-31 @ all Traditions locations; visit for locations
  • Minny & Paul Mother’s Day Pop-ups: Curated gift box service Minny & Paul has partnered with Kate Arends Peters of the popular lifestyle blog Wit & Delight for its first guest-curated box, just in time for Mother’s Day.Dubbed “Refresh,” the box is intended both for mothers as well as those looking for a spring rejuvenation. Shop the box ($88) at a series of pop-up events this week. Wednesday, May 3 from 4-8 p.m. @ Tattersall Distilling Company, 1620 Central Ave. NE. #150, Minneapolis; Saturday, May 6 from 8-11 a.m. @ Alchemy Edina, 6729 York Ave. S., Edina; Sunday, May 7 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Hewing Hotel, 300 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, and online at minnyandpaul.comFor more Mother’s Day shopping and gift ideas, visit the MnMo Style blog.
  • Bachman’s Spring Inspiration Night: Get inspired for your spring garden planning with this evening of shopping, seminars, refreshments and light bites, and inspiration stations showcasing the latest gardening trends, Mother’s Day gift ideas, and spring tablescapes. Tickets are $10 (valid for two guests) via and include a coupon for 10 percent off Bachman’s purchases. Wednesday, May 3 from 4-8 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600,
  • Cocktails and Conversation with Match Pewter: Match Pewter founder and designer David Reiss is making a special appearance at Galleria home store Ampersand and discussing his business and inspirations. RSVP by May 3 and receive a complimentary Match Pewter double old fashioned glass ($70 value). Thursday, May 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. @ Ampersand, 3445 Galleria, Edina,; RSVP at 952-920-2118 or
  • The New North: Contemporary Art from the Upper Midwest and Janelle Gramling: Collected Works​ Opening Receptions: Mary Jo Hoffman, creator of the popular STILL blog, has curated an exhibition featuring artists spanning a variety of disciplines, including screen printing, photography, ceramics, woodworking, and painting. Opening in tandem is a new exhibition of the collected works of Milwaukee-based ceramic artist Janelle Gramling. Find out more about “The New North” exhibit from Midwest Home contributor Camille LeFevre on the Home Dish blogFriday, May 5 from 7-10 p.m. @ Light Grey Art Lab, 118 E. 26th St. #101, Minneapolis, 612-239-2047,
  • Zinnia Folk Arts 5th Anniversary Sale: The shop filled with Mexican goods celebrates its 5th anniversary at 50th & Bryant and Cinco de Mayo with 20 percent off all Talavera ceramics, paper flowers, and fiesta decorations. Enjoy bubbly drinks while you shop and a special giveaway with purchase, while supply lasts. Friday, May 5 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, May 7, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.,
  • Mill City Farmer’s Market: Opening Weekend: After a winter season indoors, the weekly Mill City Farmer’s Market returns to the streets with more than 120 farmers, food artisans, restaurants, and small businesses, plus cooking demos, live music, kids’ activities, and giftable goods for sale from local potters, woodworkers, jewelers, textile artists, including Indigo & Snow’s hand-dyed home goods and textiles. Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Mill City Museum, 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis,
  • Field: Learn about Meadowbox: This presentation hosted by the Natural Built Home Store is an introduction to Meadowbox, a pre-planned, easy-to-install plant community that is available for purchase by the square foot. Both low-maintenance and friendly to bees and butterflies, Meadowbox is a great option for those of us without green thumbs. RSVP for the free session at Saturday, May 6 from 10-11:30 a.m. @ The Natural Built Home Store, 4020 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 612-605-7999
  • Golden Rule Turns 2: Golden Rule celebrates its second birthday with two days of events plus bites, bubbles, discounts, new restored vintage artwork from the Atelier Collection, as well as new pieces by local artists Missy Monson and Rachel Andrzejewski. On Saturday, the modern maker store in Excelsior hosts pop-ups from Ashley Mary Art and florist Kindred Blooms. And on Sunday, enjoy complimentary espresso drinks from Coffee Cart (from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), discounts, and giveaways. Saturday, May 6 & Sunday, May 7 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Golden Rule, 350 Water St., Excelsior, 612-598-2098,
  • Omforme’s Meet the Artist Series: Integrating Art into Your Home: Learn how to enhance your home with Omforme designer Carter Averbeck during this panel discussion. He will be joined by a group of interior experts to offer tips and tricks on how to integrate art into your home while expressing your personal style. Saturday, May 6 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. @ Omforme, 613 W. 24th St., Minneapolis, 855-663-6763,
  • Northern Grade: St. Paul: The heritage-inspired, U.S.-made market returns to the Twin Cities with a special spring edition in St. Paul. This year’s lineup includes both Minnesota-based and national brands including Concrete Pig, Solid Manufacturing Co., and Modest Clock, plus craft brews from Bent Paddle Brewing Co. Saturday, May 6 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. & Sunday, May 7 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Red River Kitchen at City House, 258 Walnut St., St. Paul, 
  • North Loop Spring Boutique Crawl: The shops of the North Loop are hosting a day of in-store events, discounts, specials, refreshments, and giveaways. D.NOLO, which features home goods from Ciel Loft & Home and Martha Dayton’s Witt + Bliss, is offering the chance to win up to 30 percent off purchases (all day Saturday and Sunday). Other participating retailers include Wilson & Willy’srussell+hazel, and MartinPatrick3. Visit the Facebook page for additional details. Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., North Loop, Minneapolis



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