Sales + Events: 11/7-11/12

This week marks the annual Thymes Warehouse Sale

by Jahna Peloquin (image courtesy Thymes)

Spruce Top Container Design Workshop: Get expert direction on how to design, plant, and embellish a spruce-top container that can be traditioned from fall to holiday at this workshop series led by Bachman’s design experts. Choose between making a single or duo container ($50 for one, $100 for two). Ticket expense covers all materials. Wednesday, Nov. 8 or Thursday, Nov. 9 from 6–8 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7311; register at

Dimensions of Style: Hazel & Rose + Showroom: Uptown storefront Showroom is teaming up with Northeast boutique, Hazel & Rose, for a fall fashion pop-up and fashion show at DOM Interiors showroom. View and shop fall looks from Hazel & Rose’s roster of sustainable fashion labels and Showroom’s collection of Minnesota designers, plus find handcrafted chocolate by local chocolatier, Mademoiselle Miel, and enjoy complimentary beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and tunes from a live DJ. Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 4–8 p.m. @ DOM Interiors, International Market Square, 275 Market St., Ste. 145, Minneapolis, 612-341-4588, view the Facebook invite

“Why Old Is Green” Class: This class led by instructor alissa Piere of AIA breaks down the hows and whys of sustainability in homes—and how old homes are green. Pier’s persentation covers sutainability within the context of materials, community, and qualtiy of life. Learn how old homes can adapt to change and reduce the cost of living thanks to energy efficiency and good design. Thursday, Nov. 9 from 6–8 p.m. @ Castle Building & Remodeling, 4020 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis. Tickets are $15 at

Thymes 2017 Warehouse Sale: Fans of Minnesota-based fragrance and personal care brand, Thymes, will flock to its annual warehouse sale, said to be its biggest-ever. In addition to its line of body washes, lotions, soaps, candles, diffusers, bubble baths, refresher oils, home fragrance mists, gift sets, and travel kits, the sale also includes scents and candles from Capri Blue (which is carried at Anthropologie) and Aspen Bay, two lines that are part of the Thymes parent company, Curio Brands. Sale items usually include scents that have been retired or previous seasons’ packaging; discounts are 50 to 75 percent with most items priced at $1 to $15. Thursday, Nov. 9 & Friday, Nov. 10 from 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. plus Saturday, Nov. 11 from 8:30 a.m.–noon @ 600 NE. Hoover St., Minneapolis,

Pharmacie 4-Year Birthday Celebration: Raise a glass to celebrate four years of business at Uptown home and men’s boutique, Pharmacie. View new arrivals in apparel, home, and gift, and enjoy complimentary drinks and bites from Chowgirls Catering while you shop. Thursday, Nov. 9 from 6–9 p.m. @ Pharmacie, 2743 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-200-9633,

Shop by Candlelight at Selby at Snelling: More than two dozen shops along Selby at Snelling come together for a cozy evening of holiday shopping by candlelight. For a full list of participating stores and special offers, visit Thursday, Nov. 9 from 6–9 p.m. @ Selby at Snelling, St. Paul

Inspire+Empower at russell+hazel: Inspire+Empower features a collection of local, women-owned businesses that will be hosting workshopping. russell+hazel will be customizing their stylish binders, Dharma Cycle will offer yoga demos, Jordyn DiOrio with Mend Jewelry will offer a glimpse into the jewelry-making process, and more, plus the shop will host a clothing drive benefitting Dress For Success Twin Cities—bring your gently used, nearly-new professional attire to donate. Thursday, Nov 9 from 6–9 p.m. @ russell+hazel 219 2nd St. N, Suite 106, Minneapolis, 612-353-4149,

Galleria’s Holiday Open House & Galleria East Wing Grand Opening: Get a first look at Galleria’s new East wing at this weekend’s holiday open house and East wing grand opening. Get a jump start on holiday gift shopping, holiday décor ideas, and discounts and special offers from participating stores all weekend. Nov. 10–12 @ Galleria, France Ave. S. & 69th St., Edina, 952-925-4321,

Minneapolis Holiday Boutique: From the creators of the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show at the Convention Center come this second annual event. Taking a page from the home-and-garden show playbook, this event combines vendor booths, workshops, and stylized lounges with local, artisanal goods—think natural skin care, laser-cut wood décor, and semi-precious jewelry—plus live music, cocktails, door prizes, a display of decorated holiday trees, and mannequins outfitted in holiday party looks by Project Runway’s Christopher Straub. The event kicks off with a Ladies Night Out party on Friday night. Friday, Nov. 10 & Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. plus Sunday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ U.S. Bank Stadium (Legacy Gate entrance), 401 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis. Tickets: $10–$12 @

Highcroft Birthday Event: Highcroft Fine Linens & Home celebrates one year of business with a weekend sales event. Any purchase between now and Sunday gets you entered into a drawing for a set of Sferra sheets valued at $800 with a runner-up prize of a down sleep pillow valued at $425. On Saturday, the store hosts a one-day Sferra trunk show featuring 20 percent off all Sferra merchandise, including both in-stock items and special orders. On Sunday, the store celebrates women-owned local businesses with trunk shows from Larissa Loden Jewelry, Colette Jaffe Linens, Goldfinch, and J. Kumari Chocolate, plus a Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka book signing (1–3 p.m.) and receive a $10 gift card with every $100 purchase. Saturday, Nov. 11 & Sunday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Highcroft, 770 Lake St. E., Wayzata, 952-746-5826,

The Great Northeast Make Merry: Minneapolis Craft Market and Franke & Ernest Markets join forces on a new series of festive holiday markets in taprooms across Northeast Minneapolis this holiday season. The series kicks off at HeadFlyer Brewing with handcrafted goods and foods by more than a dozen local makers including Lunalux holiday cards, Ilo Jewelry, and Jeanne Beatrice Market Baskets. Saturday, Nov. 11 from noon–5 p.m. @ HeadFlyer Brewing, 861 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis,

MN Christmas Market: This annual pop-up holiday shopping event showcases homegrown brands and makers for a good cause. All vendors will donate 7 percent of sales from the event to three local charities that help kids in the Twin Cities. Shop goods from nearly 30 makers, including Northern Glasses, StormSister Spatique, Namakan Fur, and Excelsior Candle Company, plus enjoy food from food trucks and craft beer while you shop. Saturday, Nov. 11 from 1–7 p.m. @ Lake Monster Brewing, 550 Vandalia St., St. Paul; visit the Facebook invite for more info.

Home Improvement & Design Expo: Get expert advice and services from more than 150 painters, remodelers, interior designers, contractors, and financial and landscape professionals during this expo, plus take advantage of free interior design consultations, programs on solar power for the home, flooring and bathroom trends, and more. Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. @ 1700 105th Ave. NE., Blaine,; tickets are $6 at the door or free with non-perishable food item

Paikka Holiday Bazaar: A modern take on a farmers market, this shopping event hosted by St. Paul event space Paikka features a mix of prepared foods, edible goods, handmade jewelry, home goods, and artwork. Expect silver and semi-precious stone jewelry by Annika Jewelry, cool gifts from Forage Modern Workshop, organic haircare by Lulu Organics, kimchi from Kiss My Cabbage, and women’s clothing from ACG. Sunday, Nov. 12 from noon–5 p.m. @ Paikka, 550 Vandalia St., #165, St. Paul,

Bachman’s Winter Farmers Markets: As the weather cools down, warm up inside Bachman’s greenhouses to shop seasonal goods. Stock up on produce, sweet treats, crafts, and holiday gifts from local farmers, bakers, and artisans. Sunday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7311,

Linden Hills Holiday Market: Roving maker mart, Minneapolis Craft Market, has joined forces with the Linden Hills Farmers Market to bring together the best Minnesota makers, artisan food producers, and farm-fresh produce every week. The market will take place within the greenhouses at Sunnyside Gardens alongside their Christmas tree lot, making it a one-stop shop for unique holiday gifts and décor alike. This weekend’s event features goods from more than 60 vendors, including Fair Anita, Elixery, Felled Woodcrafts, and True Ethic. Sunday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Sunnyside Gardens, 3723 44th St. W., Minneapolis,



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