Sales + Events: May 15-20

The week in local shopping includes summer kick-off events, shop anniversaries, and makers markets galore.

Haupt Antiek 15th Anniversary Garden Party Market:

Get inspiration by spring’s fresh blooms and foliage at the 15th anniversary shopping weekend of vintage home occasional store, Haupt Antiek. Find potting tables, garden tools, vintage furnishings, and fresh herbs and flowers for your home and garden, and enjoy anniversary events all weekend. Thursday from 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Haupt Antiek, 7570 W 14th St., Apple Valley, hauptantiek.com

Spring Flower Arrangements at Winnie Lu:

Enjoy complimentary sips and snacks while creating a beautiful spring inspired arrangement at this event hosted by Victoria lifestyle boutique Winnie Lu featuring Alice’s Table. Plus, enjoy 10% off your Winnie Lu purchase during the event. Thursday from 6–8 p.m. @ Winnie Lu, 7924 Victoria Dr. #103, Victoria, shopwinnielu.com; tickets are $65 at alicestable.com

Tales from a Forager’s Kitchen Book Party + Signing:

The Foundry Home Goods hosts a launch party and signing for the new cookbook by Johnna Holmgren, the founder of popular lifestyle blog, Fox Meets Bear. The wild forager and herbalist will showcase one of her “foraged libation” recipes and will be fielding question about edible plants and off-grid living. The book will be available for purchase at the store during and following the event. Thursday from 5–7 p.m. @ The Foundry Home Goods, 322 W. 48th St, Minneapolis, foundryhg.com

Pharmacie Spring Cookout:

Head to Uptown boutique Pharmacie for a spring kickoff event on the store’s patio. Shop for the store’s irreverent, high-design selection of home goods, gifts, and men’s clothing, and enjoy brats, beer, and one-night-only deals. Thursday from 5–9 p.m. @ Pharmacie, 2743 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, pharmaciempls.com

Art-A-Whirl 2018:

Known as the biggest artist crawl in the U.S., Art-A-Whirl is a great opportunity to pick up original paintings, ceramics, and sculptures by local artists—plus wearables and beauty products. This year’s event features pop-up shopping and open studios featuring local fashion and home goods makers galore. Most events take place during Art-A-Whirl’s regular hours, Friday from 5-10 p.m., Saturday from noon-8 p.m., and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. @ Northeast Minneapolis, artawhirl.org 

Mill City Farmers Market:

After a winter indoors, the Mill City Farmers Market is back outside every weekend for the season. One of the longest-running farmers markets in the Twin Cities, it features a rotating lineup of more than 60 local farmers, food makers, and artisans in a single marketplace alongside the Mississippi River. This week’s makers include Matthew Krousey CeramicsOld World CabinetArtAndes Peruvian woven rugs and textiles, Jeanne Beatrice market baskets, and more. Saturday from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org

Hand + Built Spring Pop-up:

Ace General Store, the new menswear concept from Solid Manufacturing Co.’s founders, welcomes spring with a pop-up event featuring Minnesota home goods makers. Guests include furniture brands Jerry Chair and Concrete PigThorson Knife Works, sign-maker Forrest Wozniak, and musician Meg Kirsch. Drinks will be served. Saturday from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. @ Ace General Store, 356 Water St., Excelsior, instagram.com/acegeneralstore

Willa June Anniversary & Summer Kickoff Party:

Victoria boutique, Willa June Apparel + Home, celebrates its first year of business with an in-store party. Activities include giveaways every hour from brands including Gentle Fawn and Sota Clothing, special discounts, new summer styles. Plus, 10 percent of sales from the day will be donated to the neonatal program at Children’s Hospital of Minnesota. Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Willa June Apparel + Home, 7940 Victoria Dr. #102, Victoria, shopwillajune.com

Succulent Make & Take Event:

Join Succ It Up Buttercup for a made-your-own succulent open-house event. Come anytime during the open house-style event to put together your unique 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 2–5 p.m. @ Bodhi Wellness and Beauty, 841 Grand Ave., St. Paul

Maker Days at Linden Hills Farmers Market:

The Minneapolis Craft Market kicks off its summer season with Maker Days at the Linden Hills Farmers Market, a weekly, open-air makers market featuring a rotating cast of vendors. This week’s makers include Capital b Printing, which creates unique throw pillows and towels screen-printed with maps of Minneapolis, and natural hair-powder favorite, Lulu Organics. Read more about Lulu’s latest product launch on the MNMO style blogSaturday from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Settergren’s, 2813 W. 43rd St., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com 

Daylily Society of Minnesota Sale:

The Daylily Society of Minnesota hosts its annual daylily sale. Choose from daylilies of all varieties, and come early for best selection. Sunday from 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (or until sold out) @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, bachmans.com

Photo credit: Image courtesy Fox Meets Bear

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