Sale & Event Guide: June 20-26

Ongoing: Quince Gifts Closing Sale: Quince Gifts is closing after ten years of business. Now through the end of July, take 35 percent off storewide, an additional 25 percent off clearance prices, and 20 percent off fixtures and rugs. Follow Quince on Facebook for updated discounts. (850 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-225-9900, quincegifts.com)

Ongoing: Three Rooms Grand Finale Event: Three years after leaving the Galleria for the corner of 43rd and France in Edina and 46 years after first opening, home and gift gallery Three Rooms is shuttering for good. Look for discounts of 20 percent off storewide through July 16. (4388 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-303-3630, facebook.com/ThreeRooms)

June 22: Midsommar Table Styling Workshop: Midsommar is a celebration of light and summer. In the midst of the longest days of the entire year, Christine Hoffman will guide guests on how to create a centerpiece or wreath for their very own Midsommar celebration. Hoffman is a local flower advocate and works to inspire people to use seasonal materials. In keeping with tradition and Hoffman’s mission, decorators will use classic elements of a Midsommar celebration like wildflowers, strawberries, potatoes, and herbs. (6:30-8:30 p.m., 2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis, 612-871-4907, asimn.org)

June 23: Colette Jaffe Bedding Launch Party at Martin Patrick 3: Colette Jaffe, the creator of the eponymous bedding brand, is in Minneapolis to celebrate the line’s release. Jaffe spent many years working with Italian luxury-linen, and she has used that experience to craft the collection. Browse the vibrant colors and detailed embroidery on sheets, bathroom accessories, robes, candles, and more. (5-8 p.m., 212 Third Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-746-5329, martinpatrick3.com)

June 23: Weaving LAB: Mandi Smethells of Smooth Hills Weaving is a St. Paul-based weaver creating modern handmade designs. She will be at LAB to explain how to create a wall hanging and to offer the tools and expertise to inspire a new passion. From tools to techniques, guests can hone in on the skills to start a design and take home the materials needed to finish it. (6:30-9 p.m., 1629 Hennepin Ave., Suite 300A, Minneapolis, lapmpls.com)

June 23-26: The Market and Summer Grand Opening of Dwell Furniture & Home Decor:Dwell, formerly 3:17, has a new owner and new inventory for summer months. After rebranding, the store is opening up to display re-finished, salvaged, and handmade furniture and home goods. (3192 St. Croix Trail. S., Afton, 612-747-8820, facebook.com)

June 25: Mill City Farmers Market: New vendors and returning makers will line up along the Mississippi by the Guthrie every weekend until October. To celebrate the market’s expansion onto Chicago Avenue, the market is also hosting its annual Brain Health Day. Free helmets will be given to the first 2,000 attendees and eight additional vendors will set up shop in front of the American Academy of Neurology Building. Some of the new booths will be filled with items from Chris ChookiatsirichaiFringe & Fettle CeramicsSpring Finn & Co., WillfulArtAndesSassy Knitwear, and Sally Fritz Clothing. (8 a.m.-1 p.m., 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis, 612-341-7580, millcityfarmersmarket.org)

By Maxine Whitely
Photo by Fotolia – mastiffje

 

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