Sale & Event Guide: April 18-24

Through May 15: Ciel Loft & Home Moving Sale: The home furnishings store is on the move—to a larger space across the street on Excelsior Boulevard. Take 20 percent off storewide—including new arrivals—plus additional markdowns. (4416 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-922-2747, cielloftandhome.com)

April 19: Home of the Month Event: A panel of residential architects will share their knowledge about adding value to projects of any size and scope. New this year is the chance to meet with a firm representative for a 20-minute consultation to receive professional design advice on your own project. In addition, the Star Tribune will announce its twelve new home projects to be featured monthly in the Sunday Homes section. (5:30 p.m., International Market Square, 275 Market St., Minneapolis, imsdesigncenter.com)

April 20: Laundry Camp with the Laundry Evangelist: Come to Mona Williams to learn all the tips you ever wanted to know about laundry. You’ll learn to wash the unwashable and never need to dry clean again. (Mona Williams, 18 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis, eventbrite.com)

April 21: Tea + Textiles at Khazana Imported Art and Textiles: Learn about textiles from all over the world at the premiere of this free weekly event at Khazana After Hours. This week, Gina Czupka of Caracol Trading Co. will speak about her travels and love for her craft. Tea + Textiles will be a recurring event every third Thursday of each month with rotating speakers and textile themes. Participants are encouraged to bring a piece of their favorite textile to share while enjoying tea and snacks. RSVP here. (7-9 p.m., Khazana, 2225 Lyndale Ave. S, Minneapolis, facebook.com)

April 21-22: Complimentary Hand Engraving at Ampersand Shops: Master engraver Mary Trefney will be in-store to personalize your Match Pewter purchase—a perfect opportunity to add a special touch to a Mother’s Day gift. Match Pewter is an Italian company that creates designs rooted in classic European forms from the 14th through 19th centuries. (10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ampersand Shops, Galleria Mall, 3445 W. 70th St., Edina, ampersandshops.com)

April 21-23: Junk Bonanza: The adage “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” could not be more perfect for an event like this. With more than 200 booths featuring antique and vintage items, there is something for every thrift and consignment store shopper. Purchase your early bird tickets now to start shopping even sooner. (Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. S., Shakopee, junkbonanza.com)

April 22-24: Architectural Antiques Earth Day Sale: Architectural Antiques is offering discounted functional and salvaged home décor. Shop antique and vintage lights, stained-glass windows, garden elements, and more. (Architectural Antiques, 1330 Quincy St., Minneapolis, archantiques.com)

April 22-24: Richfield Flowers & Events Warehouse Sale: After 50 years of business, Richfield Flowers & Events is consolidating its flower and prop shops into one location in Eagan and are cleaning house. Shop props, fabrics, antiques, pots, African masks, candle holders, outdoor furniture, and more. (10 a.m.–6 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., 3209 Terminal Dr., Eagan, estatesales.net)

By Halle Mason, Valerie Turgeon, and Maxine Whitely

Photo by dcw25 – Fotolia

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