Sale & Event Guide: May 2-8

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,

May 5: Julia Moss Design Show: The Julia Moss Design Show will demonstrate the art of modern entertaining while guests sip, snack, and shop. In honor of Mother’s day, the company is also offering to “PowderColorize,” or add permanent color to any silver brought in during the event. RSVP by May 4 to (3-7 p.m., 2508 Hennepin Ave. S, Minneapolis,

May 6-8: MidModMakers Showcase at MidModMen+friends: In a celebration of creativity, MidModMakers will feature visual artists Lisa Rydin Erickson and John-Michael Zuerlein, craftsman Josh Midland, and entrepreneur Lex Winger. Each individual will display their creations at MidModMen+friends, a local vintage and modern home furnishing store. RSVP for Friday’s reception from 5-8p.m. here or stop by during store hours all weekend. (2401 University Ave., St. Paul,

May 7: Mama’s Happy St. Louis Park Grand Opening: The home décor and vintage boutique hosts a grand opening celebration with live music from Dan Rodriguez, prize drawings, craft experiences, and trunk shows from La Dee Da Designs, Hagen & Oats, and Double Take Salsa. (10a.m.-6p.m., 5630 W. 36th St., St. Louis Park,

May 7: St. Paul Craftstravaganza at MN State Fairgrounds: Dozens of vendors will put their crafts on sale for one day only. Head to the fairgrounds and stay there all day exploring goods from handmade headbands to kitchen utensils and everything in between. (10 a.m.-5 p.m., 1265 Snelling Ave., St. Paul,

May 8: Mother’s Day Moster Market – Minneapolis Craft Market: It’s not too late for Mother’s Day presents and activities. Peruse through local artists’ and artisans’ work and sip craft beer at Lake Monster Brewing all afternoon. Inspired by the concept of London street markets, this weekly event serves to connect consumer and maker through craft. (12-6 p.m., 550 Vandalia St., St. Paul,

By Maxine Whitely
Photo by valeriyap – Fotolia

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