Sales + Events: February 20-25

by Jahna Peloquin

Find out about home and garden happenings this week in the Twin Cities:

Planning a 1/2 Story Attic Remodel: Learn how to plan a half-story attic remodel in this class hosted by Castle Building & Remodeling. A remodeling expert will discuss the design process, timelines, and project budgets, and offer cost-saving ideas and design tips. Attendees to this free class receive a certificate for $100 off design and planning services; register at Tuesday at 6 p.m. @ Castle Building & Remodeling’s St. Paul showroom, 362 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul

Knoll Classics Sale: Save 15% on all Knoll classics, including chairs and tables by Saarinen, Mies, Breuer, and other modern masters during the Knoll Classics Sale. Shop the sale now at both MartinPatrick3 in the North Loop (212 Third Ave. N., Minneapolis) and Design Within Reach at Galleria (69th St. & France Ave., Edina and online at

New Container Happy Hour: Get ready to refresh your outdoor living spaces in time for spring at this happy hour event hosted by Ciel Loft and Home. The home furnishings store debuts its new collection of outdoor garden containers featuring an industrial-meets-farmhouse aesthetic. Thursday from 3-7 p.m. @ Ciel Loft and Home, 4415 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park,

Missy Monson Floral Studies: An Artist’s Reception: Home goods store, Golden Rule, hosts a gallery exhibition featuring one of its resident artists, Missy Monson. The Minnesota artist will debut her new series of abstract floral paintings featuring textured brush strokes and vibrant colors—perfect for adding a shot of spring to your walls. Paintings in various sizes will be available, as well as a selection of prints. Thursday from 7-9 p.m. @ Golden Rule, 350 Water St., Excelsior,

Local artist Missy Monson hosts a botanical-themed gallery show this weekend at Excelsior home shop, Golden Rule (image courtesy Missy Monson)

Bachman’s Indoor Farmers Market: Get a respite from the snow inside of Bachman’s greenhouses for its monthly farmer’s market presented by Neighborhood Roots. Shop seasonal produce, food products, and handcrafted goods from local farmers, bakers, and artisans. Saturday from 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis,

Plan Your Vegetable Garden Workshop: With spring around the corner, it’s nearly planting season. Make your game plan for this year’s vegetable garden at this hands-on workshop. Instructors will teach fundamental principles for planting and installation, as well as which vegetables are the easiest to grow in Minnesota’s climate. Plus, get insights on techniques, plant selection, irrigation, and harvesting. Registration is $9 at Saturday at 9 a.m. @ Oliver Kelley Farm, 15788 Kelley Farm Rd., Elk River. 

Coffee with a Designer @ Gabberts: Get tips and tricks from Gabberts design experts, plus enjoy coffee, treats, and conversation with interior designers at this free event hosted by Gabberts at both of its Twin Cities locations. Bring photos and fabric samples, ask questions, and get ideas and inspiration. Register at Saturday at 10 a.m. @ 3501 Galleria, 952-927-1500, and 3201 Country Dr., Little Canada, 651-634-6700

Handcrafted Pottery & Japanese Donabe Cooking: Japanese-styled home goods store, Ūmei Boutique, hosts an evening of Japanese pottery featuring Miki Sakurada, a New York-based potter originally from Japan. The store will show how her pieces work with Japanese food and drink. Ūmei will also showcase its exclusive collection of Nagatani-en, a leading producer of authentic Japanese donabe clay pots. Read more about Ūmei on the Home Dish blogSaturday from 6-9 p.m. @ Ūmei Boutique, 903 N. 5th St., Minneapolis,

Succulent Make & Take Event: Join Succ It Up Buttercup for a made-your-own succulent event. Come anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to create your own creation, choosing from hundreds of containers—from vintage to modern—and several succulent options. Prices are between $15 to $30 depending on how many succulents you create; price includes everything you need for your take-home arrangements. Saturday from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Bodhi Wellness & Beauty, 841 Grand Ave., St. Paul

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