Piccadilly Prairie hosts its annual Paris Flea this weekend.
With the Super Bowl behind us, it’s time to get ready for Valentine’s Day. Shop for gifts for you loved ones (and treat yourself) during these shopping events this week.
Eastern Accents Sleeping Pillow Event & Bedroom Sale: Traditions Classic Home Furnishings hosts bubbles, treats, and a special presentation from Eastern Accents at its St. Louis Park and St. Paul showrooms. Visit either showroom or tag a friend on Facebook to enter a drawing to win a pair of Eastern Accents sleeping pillows. Plus, now through the end of February, save up to 35 percent on bedroom necessities at both stores. Thursday from 10 a.m.–noon at 1039 Grand Ave., St. Paul, and from 1–3 p.m. at 4245 Excelsior Blvd. St. Louis Park, traditions.com
LoveFeast Gift & Home Valentine’s Pop-up: Online gift shop, LoveFeast, hosts a pop-up at its Prior Lake studio in time for Valentine’s Day. The retailer will feature Valentine’s décor, such as silk velvet pomegranates covered in Swarovski crystals, and sweet gifts for him and her. Thursday–Saturday plus next Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ LoveFeast, 16224 Main Ave. SE., Prior Lake, and @ lovefeastshop.com
Made by Hands Mini Market: Valentine’s Edition: Pick up something unique and locally made at this mini Valentine’s gift market hosted by Bauhaus Brew Labs. Find handcrafted goods by talented artisans including LaLunette Jewelry; Fair Anita fair-trade jewelry, clothing, and accessories; Third Daughter, Restless Daughter’s clever cross stitchings; and wood goods by Bauhaus taproom manager, Kate Winkel. Plus, enjoy live music and craft beer. Thursday from 4–10 p.m. @ Bauhaus Brew Labs, 1315 Tyler St. NE., Minneapolis, bauhausbrewlabs.com
Minneapolis Home Building & Remodeling Expo: This comprehensive home show brings together hundreds of knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts in the Minneapolis area. See the latest innovations and design trends for every aspect of the home, including the latest in cabinetry and countertops, flooring, sunrooms and additions, decking, basement finishing, waterproofing, smart home automation, energy efficient windows and exterior products, and landscape installations. Friday from noon–8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.–8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Hyatt Regency, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, get info and register for this free event at homeshowcenter.com
The Paris Flea at Piccadilly Prairie: One weekend every year, vintage home store Piccadilly Prairie transforms into the streets of old Paris for the Paris Flea. Enjoy a glass of wine, some 1960s French pop music, and French (and French-inspired) finds for the home—plus some great Valentine’s gift ideas. Friday from 6–9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.–9 p.m., and Sunday from noon–6 p.m. @ Piccadilly Prairie, 2815 Southdale Center, Edina, piccadillyprairie.com
Be Our Valentine at C’est Chic: North Loop’s C’est Chic Boutique is hosting a day of Valentine’s gift shopping. The European-styled women’s boutique will be joined by stylish office supply brand Russell+Hazel for a pop-up featuring accessories for him, a Beautycounter pop-up with products to try and purchase, free ten-minute massages, free samples and chocolates available for purchase from Wayzata’s L’More Chocolat, and drawings to win prizes from C’est Chic, Beautycounter, and L’More Chocolat. Saturday from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. @ C’est Chic Boutique, 210 N. Second St., Minneapolis, cestchicboutique.com; register at eventbrite.com.
Heart Eyes Emoji: Valentine’s Weekend at Hazel & Rose: Head to Northeast Minneapolis boutique Hazel & Rose for an afternoon of Valentine’s gift shopping. Shop pop-ups from Nikkolette’s Macarons, Mademoiselle Miel chocolates, and Poky Notes’ personalized handmade cards. Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Hazel & Rose, 945 Broadway St. NE., Ste. 220, Minneapolis, shophazelandrose.com
Mill City Farmer’s Market: Indoor Winter Market: Shop fresh produce, artisanal foods, and handmade goods by more than 40 local farmers, food vendors, and makers. Vendors at this week’s market include Oh Dier wood goods, Steel Autumn Studios, and Brittany Trushin Ceramics. Saturday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org
Rug Seminar & Coffee with a Designer @ Gabberts: Meet Gabberts’ rug experts in this informal, open house–style seminar to learn about ancient rug-weaving techniques and materials, design and color variations, and how to find the right size rug to accommodate your room. Plus, get tips and tricks from Gabberts design experts plus coffee, treats, and conversation with interior designers at this event hosted by Gabberts’ Edina. Bring photos and fabric samples, and ask questions, get ideas and inspiration, and get input to create the perfect piece for your home. 10 a.m. Saturday @ 3501 Galleria, 952-927-1500, and 3201 Country Dr., Little Canada, 651-634-6700; register for both events at gabberts.com
Lady Makers for Local Girls: A Sale Against Sex Trafficking: A group of Minneapolis women makers are getting together for a Valentine’s sale to help fight sex trafficking. Makers include EC Design by Emily Johnson fine jewelry, Liz Pechacek Ceramics, Jennifer Sheely Jewelry, Autumn Higgins Ceramics, and Wazo Designs by Lindsay Locatelli polymer-clay jewelry. The group will donate 10 percent of sales to anti–sex trafficking nonprofit Minnesota Girls Are Not for Sale. Saturday from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson St. NE. #252 & #254, Minneapolis
Succulent Make & Take Event: Join Succ It Up Buttercup for a made-your-own succulent event. Come anytime between noon and 4 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-hour arrangements. Saturday from noon–4 p.m. @ Inbound BrewCo, 701 N. Fifth St., Minneapolis
XOXO Valentine’s Market: Shop for your loved ones and treat yourself at this market presented by Minneapolis Craft Market and Frank & Ernest Markets at Modist Brewing. Find handmade gifts from more than 30 makers, including Aprilierre jewelry, Cooper and Kid, Strey Designs, and Muddy Mouth Cards. Plus, take advantage of a gift-wrap station, get your portrait taken in a kissing booth, and enjoy live music and craft beer. Sunday from noon–5 p.m. @ Modist Brewing Company, 505 N. Third Ave., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Spring Flower Show: View nine floral vignettes during the Minnesota Landscape Arboretums’ “Fragrances of Spring: Essence of Paradise” show. The vignettes are arranged in categories including balsamic, spicy, sweet, honeyed, fruited, rose, and violet. This year, an 18-foot-by-18-foot, Egnlish-inspired glass conservatory is a new addition to this year’s show, and it holds 300 orchids. Throughout the run, you can also enjoy four-course Traditional Teas (Feb. 8–9, Feb. 23). Ends Feb. 28. Hours: Monday–Saturday from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m, Sunday from 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. @ Minnesosta Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska, arboretum.umn.edu
Gus* Modern Sale @ Habitation Furnishing + Design: Save 15% on all regular-price Gus* Modern furniture and accents at the brand’s exclusive Minnesota retailer, Habitation. Plus, Gus* will plant a tree for every product sold as part of Grow Modern, in support of healthy forests. In store only. Ends Jan. 28 @ Habitation Furnishing + Design, 4317 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, habitationdesign.com