Sales + Events: April 17-22

Courtesy Bachman’s

Laundry Camp at Mona Williams:

Learn how to do laundry from the best at Laundry Camp, which returns for a new season. Hosted by Mona Williams store owner and “the Laundry Evangelist,” Patric Richardson, the workshop shows you how to optimize your laundry routine and wash the “unwashable,” helping you to clean your clothing and textiles at home and skip a trip to the dry cleaner. Attendees can also shop the full range of fabric cleaning products available for sale at Mona Williams, including Richardson’s own formulation of laundry soaps. Visit the Eventbrite page to sign up for a free class. Select dates through May 8, including Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. @ Mona Williams, Mall of America, 138 South Ave., Bloomington, monawilliams.com 

Junk Bonanza Vintage Market:

This annual, indoor sale features antiques, vintage clothing and furniture, jewelry, and decor made from salvaged items from more than 160 vendors. Seattle-based interiors and photo stylist Janna Lufkin, a longtime contributor to Better Homes & Gardens and Country Living magazines, will share tips and secrets on how to shop like a pro, and Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint founder Marian Parsons will search out a special piece of furniture at the Bonanza and paint it in real time. Thursday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (8 a.m. early-bird entry), Friday & Saturday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. S., Shakopee; tickets are $10 per day at door; early-bird entry/weekend pass is $25 advance, $30 at the door at junkbonanza.com

American Craft Show: St. Paul:

The American Craft Show has been a showcase for the best in American craft in St. Paul since 1987. This year’s show features more than 200 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artisans and designers from across the country, including local favorites Hat MakeFringe & Fettle Ceramics, and Julie Meyer Handbags. Highlights include “Style Slam,” which features wardrobe tips from fashion stylists, and “Make Room: Modern Design Meets Craft,” which challenges four local interior designers to create a themed room. Preview party: Thursday from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., plus Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. @ St. Paul RiverCentre, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul; tickets are $11 per day or $75 for preview party @ craftcouncil.org

Interpreting Art in Bloom Floral Design Workshop:

Learn how to create your own floral masterpiece at this workshop hosted by Bachman’s in collaboration with the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s annual Art in Bloom. Participants will create their own interpretation of Eugène Delacroix’s painting, Still Life with Dahlias, Zinnias, Hollyhocks and Plums, with dahlias and disbud chrysanthemums in coral, blush, and burgundy hues, glossy greenery, and hypericum berries. A ticket includes all materials used, including a blue and white chinoiserie vase to display your creation. Thursday from 6-8 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis; tickets are $75 at bachmans.com

Selby at Snelling Spring Fling:

In cooperation with Visit Saint Paul, more than a dozen retailers and restaurants at Selby at Snelling in St. Paul are joining forces for an evening of exclusive deals and special in-store events. Participating businesses include Lula Vintage WearMartha’s GardensSpoils of WearUp Six VintageVibrant Decor and StyleFlirt BoutiqueInitially Yours MonogrammingPatinaKarma BoutiqueBrow Chic, and more. Thursday from 5-8 p.m. @ Selby Ave. & Snelling Ave., St. Paul, selbyatsnelling.org

Hunt & Gather Spring Sale:

Head to the charmingly curated antique and vintage shop, Hunt & Gather, for its spring sale. Save 20 percent or more storewide, including new spring arrivals, plus enjoy snacks and sips. The sale kicks off with an after-hours pavement party, with deals on statuary, patio, porch, planters, and garden items. Friday from 5-9 p.m., plus Saturday & Sunday @ Hunt & Gather, 4944 Xerxes Ave. S., Minneapolis, huntandgatherantiques.com

Architectural Antiques Annual Spring Sale:

The Northeast architectural salvage store, Architectural Antiques, hosts its 42nd annual spring sale. Save 25 percent or more storewide on unique and original antique architectural elements and artifacts, plus enter to win a drawing for a $100 Architectural Antiques gift card. Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. @ Architectural Antiques, 1330 NE. Quincy St., Minneapolis, archantiques.com

Early Spring Cold-Tolerant Container Design Workshop:

Spring is still far from here—so get a jump start with Bachman’s early spring, cold-tolerant container design workshop. Welcome the season’s first plants and blooms to your outdoor containers with help from a Bachman’s design expert. Learn how to design your own early spring outdoor container with cold-tolerant blooms in this hands-on seminar. A ticket covers all materials used. Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon @ Bachman’s Eden Prairie, 770 Prairie Center Dr., Eden Prairie; tickets are $50 at bachmans.com

Vintage Market at Tattersall:

A group of a dozen local vintage sellers are coming together for a vintage sale of epic proportions at Tattersall Distilling‘s taproom. With vendors spanning women’s and men’s clothing to housewares and records, there’s something for everyone, including finds from local boutiques the Golden Pearl Vintage, Flamingo’s Divine Finds, and Tandem Vintage. Plus, enjoy tarot readings, live vinyl tunes, and craft cocktails while you shop. Saturday from noon-6 p.m. @ Tattersall Distilling, 1620 Central Ave. NE. #150, Minneapolis; view the Facebook event 

“Art & Minds” with Samuel Johnson:

As part of Veronique Wantz Gallery’s new “Arts & Minds” series, Minnesota-based ceramic artist Samuel Johnson speaks about his process, inspirations, and creative vision with interior designer Brooke Voss. She will also discuss how Johnson’s vessels can be utilized and displayed in the home, and floral designer Heidi Lemon will bring new life to Johnson’s pieces with her floral artistry. Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. @ Veronique Wantz Gallery, 901 N. 5th St., Minneapolis, veroniquewantz.com 

Moss Envy Earth Day Party:

Celebrate Earth Day with an afternoon of shopping at eco-friendly home store, Moss Envy. Learn about the benefits of the store’s selection of luxe, organic mattresses and organic cotton-covered, wool-filled comforters. Plus, enjoy fair-trade, organic coffee, treats, family activities, and healthy skin care and makeup touch-ups. Sunday from noon–5 p.m. @ Moss Envy, 3056 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, mossenvy.com

 

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