Sales + Events: 10/10-10/15

Faribault Woolen Mill hosts its annual warehouse sale this weekend

by Jahna Peloquin (image courtesy Faribault Woolen Mill) 

Nicollet Makers Market: The organizers of Craftstravaganza and the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District are behind this pop-up makers market, which features handmade goods by several local makers, including Hippy Feet’s buy-one-give-one socks, Idlewilde Fragrances, and Ballerina Botanicals Organic Skincare. The event coincides with 2 | 4 Tuesdays, a happy hour featuring street performances, fitness workshops, and drinks, with deals at Brit’s, Brasa, the Local, and other bars in the area. Tuesday, Oct. 10 from noon-6 p.m. (happy hour is 4 to 6 p.m.) @ U.S. Bancorp Center, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis,

Design Within Reach Semi-Annual Sale: Save 15 percent on select products during Design Within Reach’s Semi-Annual Sale at its new Galleria location and online, including classic items such as the Wishbone Chair, by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son, Arne Jacobsen’s iconic Egg Chair by for Fritz Hansen, the Tolix Marais Chair, and much more. Ends Oct. 15 @ Design Within Reach Galleria, 69th & France Ave., Edina, 952-920-0225,

Fall Sales at Roam Furniture & Lighting: Get fall savings on designer furnishings at Roam during select vendor promotions. Cassina’s quick ship promo includes 20 percent off the collection and 15 percent off all LC Collection and Reaction Poetique products (note: in-stock quantities are limited) through Oct. 19; save 15 percent off Flos Lighting (excluding replacement parts) through Oct. 19; and save 15 percent on the entire Tom Dixon Collection through Oct. 16. @ Roam Furniture & Lighting, 2914 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-377-6465,

Kitchen Remodel Classes: Learn how to plan for, budget, and get the best value from your kitchen remodeling projects during a series of free classes held by Castle Building & Remodeling and Crystal Kitchen + Bath this week. During the classes, designers will discuss the design process, typical project budgets, cost savings ideas, homeowner participation in the remodel, rebates and incentives, timelines, and affordable design tips, and answer questions. Bonus: Attendees at the Castle Building classes will receive a certificate for $100 off design and planning services. “Planning a Kitchen Remodel”: Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. @ Castle Building & Remodeling, 2600 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis, 612-789-8509; “Planning a Green Kitchen Remodel”: Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. @ Castle Building & Remodeling, 4020 Minnehaha, Minneapolis; “How to Avoid the Biggest Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Mistakes”: Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. & noon-1:30 p.m. @ Crystal Kitchen + Bath, 3620 Winnetka Ave. N., Crystal, 763-544-5950; register at and

Vintage Fall Shop Hop: Head to the St. Croix Valley for the Vintage Fall Shop Hop at several area shops specializing in reclaimed, restored, farmhouse-inspired, vintage decor. Enjoy new fall offerings, beverages, and treats at each location. Thursday, Oct. 12-Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily @ Reclaiming Beautiful, 216 Myrtle St. W., Stillwater; Apron Chicks, 12239 62nd St. N., Stillwater; The Foundry on St. Croix, 3290 S. St. Croix Trl., Afton; and Dwell. Furniture, 3192 St. Croix Trl. S., Afton; more info on Facebook

Gallery Reception: Evidence of Process by Teresa Audet: Minneapolis-based woodworker Teresa Audet, known for her distinctive, handmade wooden spoons and cheese boards, will showcase her functional objects as artwork in this gallery-style exhibition. The collection of work “focuses on mindfulness and the visual representation of process and labor.” Thursday, Oct. 12 from 6-9 p.m. @ Ditch. Gallery, 400 1st Ave. N. #535, Minneapolis, 612-355-4300,

Architectural Antiques Annual Fall Sale: Give your space a touch of the one-of-a-kind, eclectic character that can only come from antique, architectural salvage during Architectural Antiques’ annual fall sale. One weekend every fall, Architectural Antiques offers store-wide markdowns of 25 to 60 percent on an ever-changing selection of original architectural antiques and learn more about history and restoration from the store’s knowledgeable staff. Friday, Oct. 13 & Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 15 from noon-5 p.m. @ Architectural Antiques, 1330 Quincy St. NE., Minneapolis, 612-332-8344,

Pumpkins & Succulents Workshop: Celebrate the fall season with a workshop offered by Crocus Hill Studio on creating a longlasting autumn decoration or centerpiece from pumpkins and succulents. Friday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.-noon @ Crocus Hill Studio, 1661 Stanford Ave., St. Paul, 651-238-6926,

Faribault Woolen Mill Warehouse Sale: Find the biggest deals of the year from Minnesota heritage brand Faribault Woolen Mill during its annual warehouse sale. Hosted as its mill in Faribault, Minnesota, the sale includes more than 17,000 blankets, throws, scarves, tote bags, table linens, and more, spanning discontinued and overstock items, off-season specials, and never-sold vintage items. Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. @ Faribault Woolen Mill, 1500 NW. 2nd Ave., Faribault, 507-412-5510,

Unique MPLS: Unique Markets was founded by creative director and former TV design personality Sonja Rasula in 2008 as a way to bring locally made design and art to the masses while supporting small businesses. Following the inaugural edition in L.A. in 2008, the market has since expanded to host events in San Francisco, New York City, and new this year, Minneapolis. Held in conjunction with the 2017 AIGA Design Conference, Unique MPLS will showcase more than 60 indie, local designers and makers selling home goods, clothing, bath and beauty products, children’s goods, and more, plus a photo booth hosted by the Limebooth and event partner, THINX, the startup known for its period-proof organic-cotton underwear. Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. @ Minneapolis Convention Center, Exhibit Hall B, 1301 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis. To attend the free event, RSVP at

Maker Days at Linden Hills Farmers Market: Roving, handcrafted pop-up, Minneapolis Craft Market, joins forces with the Linden Hills Farmers Market to bring modern goods by Minnesota makers to the farmer’s market. The lineup changes each weekend; visit for a full list of makers. Sunday, Oct. 15 @ Settergren’s Hardware, 2813 W. 43rd St., Minneapolis

Rosenthal Interiors Floor Sample & Special Order Sale: Save up to 45 percent on luxury European furnishings during this first-ever storewide floor sample and special order sale at Rosenthal Interiors. The sale includes pieces by brands such as Calligaris, Gamma, American Leather, Thayer Coggin, Cattelan Italia, and more. (Some exclusions apply.) Ends Oct. 21 @ Rosenthal Interiors, 22 N. 5th St., Minneapolis, 612-332-4363,

Blu Dot Annual Sale: Save on modern furniture and home accessories during Blu Dot’s annual sale. The Minneapolis-based modern furniture company is offering 20 percent off its entire product line, from sofas and chairs to casegoods and rugs. Shop the sale online, and also find savings at the Minneapolis outlet, featuring one-of-a-kind prototypes and quality mainline products at steep discounts. Oct. 5-29 @; the Blu Dot Outlet is open Saturdays & Sundays @ 1323 Tyler St. NE., Minneapolis, 612-354-7964



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