Sales + Events: May 29-June 3

Twin Cities shopping and event highlights for this week.

Photo: WAAM Industries wooden milk crates by Nylonsaddle Photography

“​Bleu, Clairement” Spring Finn & Co. Studio Opening:

Local maker Talin Spring kicks off a month-long opening at her Spring Finn & Co. studio inspired by the color blue—a color that is tied to her earliest memories in Instanbul as well as the color of the Turkish glass bead that is said to ward off the evil eye. Her studio will be filled with handcrafted items in the shade, from her own designs to those made by other artisans, and antiques gathered from around the globe, during her trips to India, France, Turkey, Morocco, Columbia, Italy, and Japan. Join her for opening night featuring casual jazz and roséOpening night: Friday at 6 p.m.; open all of June beginning Friday (with some exceptions). Hours: Wednesday–Saturday from noon–6 p.m. & Sunday from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Spring Finn & Co. Studio, 875 N. 5th St., Minneapolis, springfinnandco.com

WAAM Industries Garage Sample Sale:

It’s garage-sale season, and local brands are getting into the act. Take advantage of special one-time-only deals on handmade products by WAAM Industries and handpicked vintage from Moth OdditiesWAAM’s sample sale will include its waxed-canvas bags, gift boxes, wooden milk crates, and more, marked 50 percent or more off retail prices. Moth Oddities will be offering major discounts on vintage clothing and accessories for men and women, with prices ranging from $10 a piece to 50 percent off. Arrive early to enjoy coffee from Misfit Coffee and donuts while you shop. Saturday from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. @ 6519 Cambridge St., Minneapolis

Golden Rule Is Three!:

Excelsior modern-maker boutique, Golden Rule, is ringing in three years of business. To celebrate, the store is hosting pop-up shops from some of its favorite local brands and makers, including illustrator 1130forever, vintage clothing and home goods vendor Kollektiv, workshop series LAB, gifting brand Minny & PaulWit & Delight (which will have its new line of stationery on hand), kids’ clothing brand pip & pal, and women’s clothing line Winsome Goods. Plus, bites, bubbles, giveaways, and the chance to shop Minny & Paul’s new Father’s Day boxes. Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Golden Rule, 350 Water St., Excelsior, shopgoldenrule.com 

GRAY Home + Lifestyle Pop-ups:

The Excelsior home and lifestyle shop hosts pop-ups from a trio of local brands. Find handmade leather goods and found women’s wear and housewares from House of Verna, goods from mobile French-themed gift market Ma Jolie Marché, and hand-poured home fragrances by True HueSaturday @ GRAY Home + Lifestyle, 366 Water St., Excelsior, grayhomeandlifestyle.com​

Midwest Home 2018 Luxury Remodeling Tour:

Tour some of the newest high-end home remodels across the Twin Cities built by some of the best custom builders in the market at our luxury remodeling tour. Find inspiration, meet with custom remodelers, and discover additional resources to make your remodeling dream a reality. These homes will unveil the latest trends in architecture, design, craftsmanship, interior design, technology, landscaping, and more. Whether you’re looking to remodel or seek inspiration, this year’s Luxury Remodeling Tour is a must-see. Saturday & Sunday, plus June 9 & 10 from noon–6 p.m. each day; get tickets and more info at midwesthome.com

Edina Art Fair:

Shop handmade arts and goods by more than 250 local artists and makers during the 52nd annual Edina Art Fair at at the intersection of 50th and France. Plus, enjoy food truck fare, craft beer tents, a pig roast, a community art project, kids’ activities, live music, and more throughout the weekend. Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sunday from 10 a.m–5 p.m. @ 50th & France, Edina, edinaartfair.com

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 Crookedwood wooden kitchen utensils, Crankosaurus Press screen-printed home textiles, Steel Autumn Studios home and garden objects, and ArtAndes Peruvian woven rugs and textiles. Saturday from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org   

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 more than 50 makers. Sunday from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Settergren’s, 2813 W. 43rd St., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com 

Wilson & Willy’s Summer Cookout and Pop-up Market:

North Loop modern goods store, Wilson & Willy’s, hosts an afternoon of shopping and fresh-grilled eats on its back patio. The pop-up includes goods from local brands Red Wing Heritage Women footwear, Riverlife Dry Goods (by local rapper Greg Grease), Dinosaur Hampton embroidered garments, and Kiki Koyote jewelry, plus New York brands Alex Crane and Lowercase NYC, food from Lowry Hill Meats, and DJ Just Nine. Saturday from noon–6 p.m. @ Wilson & Willy’s, 211 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, wilsonandwillys.com

Femme & Fancy Flea Pop-up:

A group of nine local vintage vendors, ceramicists, jewelers, and other makers are coming together for the Femme & Fancy Flea Pop-up, a shopping event featuring all femme-identifying- and genderqueer-owned businesses hosted in the parking lot of woman-owned coffee shop, Canteen. Shop hand-fabricated jewelry by Jäg design, ceramics by MANO and Meg Brown Ceramics, clothing and accessories by Tandem Vintage, and more. Sunday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Canteen, 3255 Bryant Ave. S., Minneapolis

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