Shopping + Events: April 18-23

by Jahna Peloquin | Image: CJC@HOME

This week’s home and garden sales and events:


  • Midwest Home presents Kitchen Talk Panel: Beautiful Kitchens That are Not White: Join Midwest Home magazine and local design professionals at this complimentary kitchen talk panel discussion and learn more about how to move away from all-white kitchens and infuse some color into your space. Light bites and refreshments will be provided. 5–8 p.m. (6 p.m. program) Tue., April 18 @ Rubble Tile, 7003 W. Lake St. #150, Minneapolis; info and RSVP @
  • “Your Home, Your Way” Panel Discussion: Architects and homeowners share strategies and offer an inside look at their projects, and answer questions during this panel discussion on architecture and design, presented by AIA Minnesota and the Star Tribune. A ticket includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres (cash bar). 5:30–7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. program) Tue., April 18 @ American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave. S., Minneapolis; tickets are $20–$25 @
  • Junk Bonanza Vintage Market: This annual sale features antiques, vintage clothing and furniture, jewelry, and decor made from salvaged items from more than 160 vendors. A highlight includes a special appearance by Annie Sloan, the inventor of Chalk Paint, who will lead free, hands-on workshop for attendees. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu., April 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., April 21 & Sat., April 22 @ Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. S., Shakopee; tickets are $10 per day at door; early-bird entry/weekend pass is $25 advance, $30 at the door @
  • Perch Furniture Public Sale: Locally owned wholesale furniture company Perch Furniture is opening its showroom to the public at this bi-annual sale. Everything in the store will be 50 percent off for both days. 2-7 p.m. Thu., April 20 & 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., April 22 @ Perch Furniture, 7204 W. 27th St., Suite 226, Minneapolis, 952-300-2482,
  • Art in Bloom Floral Design Workshop: Inspired by next weekend’s Art in Bloom festival at Minneapolis Institute of Art is this evening event. Get a closer look at one of this year’s signature pieces, and learn how to create arrangement inspired by it. 6–8 p.m. Thu., April 20 @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600; tickets are $60 @
  • Architectural Antiques 41st Annual Spring Sale: The Northeast storefront hosts its popular annual sale, offering storewide markdowns on its every-changing, original selection of architectural antiques for the home. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., April 21 & Sat., April 22; noon-5 p.m. Sun., April 23 @ Architectural Antiques, 1330 Quincy St. NE., Minneapolis, 612-332-8344,
  • Cooks of Crocus Hill Used Cookware Sale: The Twin Cities high-end cookware retailer is cleaning out equipment from its cooking school’s recently shuttered Edina location with a closeout sale. Shop items such as cast-iron and stainless steel cookware, kitchen knives, serveware, and other kitchen tools as well as counter stools, butcher block tables, and grills at majorly discounted prices. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., April 22 @ Cooks of Crocus Hill Edina, 3925 W. 50th St., Edina,
  • CJC@HOME: Styled Home Shopping Event: Carver Junk Company brings its refinished vintage and handmade furniture and decor into a new construction home for this styled home shopping event. The Carver Junk team will take inspiration from the bohemian farmhouse trend, mixing textures, textiles, metals, greenery, and wood tones along with its vintage and antique furnishings. Everything in the home, plus a three-stall garage full of furniture, will be available for purchase. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., April 22 & 9 a.m.-noon Sun., April 23 @ 5933 Edgewater Dr., Savage. Tickets are $5-$10 @
  • Midwest Home presents ASID’s Designer Kitchen Tour: In partnership with Midwest Home, the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) hosts its annual Designer Kitchen Tour, offering a glimpse into some of the most interesting home kitchen designs in the Twin Cities. Designers and contractors will be on hand to answer questions, takl about creative use of space, and share cost-effective strategies. For an inside look into select kitchens featured in this year’s tour, visit the 2017 ASID Designer Kitchen Tour Blog at 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat., April 22 & noon–5 p.m. Sun., April 23 @ various locations; tickets are $15–$20 for full tour or $10 for single-home visits @



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