Sales + Events: August Presents Art and Antiques

This month’s shopping and events highlights in and around the Twin Cities

Uptown Art Fair

Created in 1964 to enhance the energy of the Uptown community, The Uptown Art Fair is a juried fine arts fair that showcases a variety of quality art from local artisans. Every year, the fair raises money for the community to contribute to numerous projects and activities. While the event is a place for makers to showcase their art, it is also a celebration of the Uptown community as a whole. August 4, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., August 5, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., August 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. @ Uptown, Minneapolis,

Cambridge Antique Fair

This August in Cambridge, MN, the Cambridge Antique Fair welcomes over 200 Midwest antique dealers for the 32nd year. From antiques and collectibles to shabby chic and modern decor items, the fair is the perfect place to shop unique home products. Tickets required. August 5, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ Isanti County Fairgrounds, Cambridge,

Gold Rush Days

Find antiques, handcrafted goods, collectables, decor, and more at downtown Oronoco’s Gold Rush. This free flea market event hosts hundreds of vendors from across the country, plus numerous food options and live music. Run entirely by volunteers, Gold Rush presents an opportunity for the community to come together and for artists to promote their craft. August 18-19, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., August 20, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. @ Zumbro River, Oronoco,

Art in Bayfront Park

Art in Bayfront Park brings artists in jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics, metalwork, glass, and more together on Duluth’s lakefront. With live art demonstrations, a culinary arts market, and lots of food and beverage vendors to enjoy, the festival is chalked full of experiences for all. August 19-20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. @ Bayfront Park, Duluth,

Cannon River Clay Tour

Hosted by 10 local clay artists in the Northfield area, the 7th annual Cannon River Clay Tour is a self-guided studio tour that features a wide range of professional ceramic projects. The tour allows guests to interact with host and guest artists while observing their work, and provides an opportunity to shop the creations as well. August 19-20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. @ Northfield,

Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get-Together is back this month with even more places to shop, eat, and explore. From goods and gadgets to crafts, collectibles, and confections, the hundreds of vendors at the fair offer one-of-a-kind products and experiences. Visit the Grandstand, Home Improvement Building, International Bazaar, and West End Market to find home necessities, decor, handmade crafts, and more. August 24-September 4, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. @ Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul,

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