Sales + Events: Oct. 23-28 features water-themed art exhibits, a vintage shop hop, and half-off deals

Twin Cities shopping and events highlights for this week.

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Arhaus Dining Sale

Purchase a dining table and score 50 percent off (yes, really!) regular-priced dining seating and storage items at Arhaus through October. This includes chairs, stools, benches, and banquettes and storage accessories like buffets, hutches, and bar carts, too. Tuesday through Oct. 31, all day @ arhaus.com

Life, Styled Session

Sketch with SheShe and mingle with creatives who love making art just as much as you do. You’ll snack, sip, and even take home some new gear—including a large Shinola journal and black brush pen. (You’ll even score a $25 Galleria giftcard if you go.) Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., hosted with LAB MPLS @ at Galleria, 69th St. & France Ave., Edina, galleriaedina.com

Groveland Gallery Exhibits

One of the Twin Cities’ best art galleries has two new exhibits for you to obsess over. One, titled “Above The Shoreline,” was painted by Kit Wilson, while the other (titled “The Edge of Water”) belongs to Illinois native Holly Swift. Get ready to reminisce on the cold lake breeze, light mists, and trying tides of the North Shore. Both exhibits are sure to send you shoreside. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. @ Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, grovelandgallery.com 

Boo-quets and Bubbles

Evelyn’s Wine bar & Bistro welcomes local flower shop Buffalo Floral to host a Halloween-inspired make-and-take event. For one evening, you’re the boss—you’ll have a shot at designing your own fall floral arrangement while enjoying dinner, and (obviously) a glass of wine. Downtown Buffalo is ready to celebrate the upcoming holiday, but are you? Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. @ Evelyn’s Wine Bar & Bistro, 18 Central Ave., Buffalo, eventbrite.com

Sawdust Savvy Drop-in Class

Step one: Choose between a series of planked and long signs, plank and jar trios, round wood trays, and round wood signs. Step two: Stencil it, paint it, and make it your own. Step three: Take it home. Sawdust Savvy always has something up its sleeve to make your DIY experience worthwhile. Friday, 6-9 p.m. @ 324 South Main St., Suite 7, Stillwater, sawdustsavvy.com

Vintage Joy Ride 2018

All aboard the shop hop! This day-long bus tour makes four stops around the state to places like Ramshackled Treasures in Zimmerman, Erickson Farmstead in Isanti, Round Barn Trading Company in Andover, and Upsy-Daisy in White Bear Lake—all to bring the very best vintage, upcycled, and handmade items straight to you. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. @ 7000 63rd Ave. N., Brooklyn Park, eventbrite.com

Candlemaking with Grace

Make your own clean-burning, natural soy candle with Grace Alworth, the owner of Studio 2 Ceramics. But even when the class is finished, your candle-making days are far from over. You’ll take home a candle-making kit with a melting pot, one pound of soy wax shavings, two 4-ounce jars, and two wicks. Saturday, 1-3 p.m. @ 1771 Selby Ave., St. Paul, eventbrite.com

Emotion Potions – The Power of Aromatherapy

On a daily basis, men and women alike face debilitating stress, fatigue, and anger. For many, aromatherapy is the answer. This class, hosted by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, will teach you step by step how to make your own essential oils in a fun, relaxed environment. Saturday, 9-11 a.m. @ Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Marion Andrus Learning Center, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska, mnarbonline.com

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