Sales + Events: Nov. 6-11 features a trifecta of Top 3 trios

Woman stocking shelves with pottery

Top 3 Workshops

Handwoven LAB

Join Flax + Twine at LAB MPLS for a night of basket weaving. You’ll learn a twining technique to give you the freedom to create a handwoven rope bowl in any shape or form—perfect for fruit, candy, or potpourri. All materials included. Wednesday, 6:30-9 p.m. @ LABMPLS, 1629 Hennepin Ave. #300A, Minneapolis, labmpls.com

DIY Copper & Wood Ladder

Build your own ladder at Projects in Person (PIP). These decorative ladders are all the rage lately, and with good reason: They’re functional, trendy, and mod. Choose between wood and copper rungs, stain or paint, and customize your project to hold blankets, accessories, towels, or even the latest copy of Midwest Home magazine. Friday, 7 p.m. @ 906 Main Street, Hopkins, projectsinperson.com

Winter Workshop

Gather your fresh spruce tips, eucalyptus, and other winter plant essentials to create a container you’re proud of. The class begins with a how-to demonstration that breaks down the basics and finishes with a hands-on help-out from professional staff. Saturday, 2 p.m. @ Sailer’s Greenhouse, 1610 170th St. E., Shakopee, eventbrite.com

Top 3 Markets

MN Christmas Market

With so many holiday-themed boutiques and markets nowadays, it’s easy for some to get lost in the crowd. This one is special, though. Vendors, merchants, and local artisans at MN Christmas Market donate seven percent of all sales to local youth-focused charities like The Reel Hope Project, The Sheridan Story, and TreeHouse. (According to their Facebook event, there are more than 42,000 people interested in this annual holiday pop-up market.) Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. @ The Hutton House, 10715 South Shore Dr., Minneapolis, mnxmasmarket.com

Minneapolis Holiday Boutique

Don’t let this weekend’s “fall back” stop you from getting a jumpstart on your holiday shopping. Visit more than 250 vendors, shop custom, handmade gifts, participate in DIY workshops, bask in holiday lights, and enter giveaways, contests, and more at this massive holiday event at U.S. Bank Stadium. You can even download free bus and light rail passes to and from the show. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. @ U.S. Bank Stadium, 401 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis, minneapolisholidayboutique.com

Minneapolis Vintage Market

Let your weekend highlights include beer, shopping, and unique finds for the holidays. Twenty vintage vendors will head to Modist Brewing Co. for the highly-anticipated November edition of the Minneapolis Vintage Market. The mobile market will include apparel, accessories, home goods, books, vinyl records and more. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. @ Modist Brewing Co., 505 N. Third St., Minneapolis, facebook.com

Top 3 Wild Cards

Deck The Halls Holiday Home Tour

If you loved the concept of our Luxury Home and Luxury Loft + Condo tours, this event could be right up your alley. Get inspired, find ideas to steal, meet vendors, and relish in the Christmas spirit of five gorgeous homes decked out in festive holiday gear. Saturday-Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. @ Welcome Center, 1646 Diffley Rd., Eagan, deckthehallsevcf.com

Lulu Organics Botanical Skincare Launch

You just spent hours on hours raking leaves, planting bulbs, and getting your yard ready for winter and now you deserve a night of pampering, right? Enjoy a complimentary mini facial, restore your skin with acupuncture, and sip and snack on natural wine and eye-catching charcuterie at this Lulu launch. Who says a day of yard work can’t be glamorous? Saturday, 6-8 p.m. @ Honeycomb Salon, 3504 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, facebook.com

Featherstone Pottery Fall Sale & Show

Trek 45 minutes southeast to pretty little Red Wing—a rural river town known for their bluffs, boots, and beautiful pottery. Featherstone Pottery will have a little bit of everything to sell, show, and share—from mugs, bowls, platters, serving ware, vases, and classic Red Wing stoneware. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. @ Featherstone Pottery, 31998 210th Ave., Red Wing, featherstonepottery.com

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