Sales + Events: January 23-29

by Jahna Peloquin | January 23, 2018

Check out these home events and sales this week in the Twin Cities:

Frank Modern Floor Model Sale: Modern furniture and decor storefront, Frank Modern, is hosting its first annual floor model sale since rebranding from Covet Design last year. Save 20-50% storewide on floor model furniture from modern brandsEnds Sunday @ Frank Modern Furniture + Art, 3736 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, frankmodern.com

Pillivuyt Sample Sale: Save 50-75% on fine porcelain by Pillivuyt France, a 200-year-old porcelain maker based in the French town of Mehun-sur-Yevre. The brand is having a moving and sample sale at the Excelsior headquarters of its U.S. retail distributor. Also find antiques, cookbooks, tools, office furniture, and more for sale. Thursday & Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Pillivuyt USA, 180 George St., Ste. 104, Excelsior, pillivuytusa.com

North Local Market: Local makers take advantage of the influx of out-of-towners coming to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl with the North Local Market, which pops up at City Center for two weeks leading up to the big game. The lineup includes more than 25 top local makers, including Leather Works Minnesota, Fringe & Fettle Ceramics, Worker B, Urban Undercover, Sanborn Canoe Co., Spinning Wylde  gourmet cotton candy, Hagen and Oats wood décorEyebobs eyewear, Namakan Fur faux-fur accessories,  Sota ClothingSven Clogs, and heritage bagmakerJ.W. Hulme Co. Friday­ from 4–10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Monday from 4–9 p.m., Jan. 30 & Jan. 31 from 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Feb. 1 from 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Feb. 2 & Feb. 3 from 10 a.m.–10 p.m., and Feb. 4 from noon–3 p.m.@ City Center (1st level between Starbucks and Saks Off Fifth entrance), 33 S. Sixth St., Minneapolis

The Smile Network's Inspire: Pop-up: Also at City Center, Minneapolis-based nonprofit Smile Network international is opening a 7,000-square-foot space on the skyway level. Similar to its Inspire: Global Gifts for Urban Adventures gift shop at its Loring Park headquarters, the store will sell a selection of fair-trade goods by female artisans, which is sourced from places such as South Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, and India, plus handmade goods from Minnesota brands and makers, including North Loop wellness center and gift shop JeromeoDenise Houser Design women's apparel, House of Talents‘ fair-trade baskets from Ghana; nature photographer Natasha D'SchommerWakami fair-trade jewelry, and Julia Knight Collection‘s colorful decor. Proceeds help provide cleft-lip and -palate reconstructive surgery to children in developing countries. Daily from Jan. 26–Feb. 4 @ City Center, 33 S. Sixth St., Minneapolis, shop.smilenetwork.org 

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, bachmans.com

Mill City Farmer's Market: Indoor Winter Market: Mill City Farmers boasts the largest indoor winter market in town. Shop handmade goods and fresh produce from more than 40 local farmers, food vendors, and makers. This week's makers include Alana Guillermo PotteryLarissa Loden JewelryHat Make, and Aprilierre jewelry. Saturday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org

Valentine's Give Back Boutique: Find Valentine's goodies for your loved ones for a good cause at this pop-up market hosted by fair-trade brand House of Talents in the North Loop. Find handmade ceramics, vegan cosmetics, hand-dyed clothing and accessories, jewelry, chocolate, and more from vendors including Neal JewelryUrbanUndercoverMANOMademoiselle Miel, and Indigo & Snow. The group will donated 10% of sales to local nonprofits. Saturday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ House of Talents, 250 N. Third Ave. #615, Minneapolis. Get more info on the Facebook page.

Winter Carnival Orchid Show: In conjunction with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival is the Winter Carnival Orchid Show, the largest display of privately owned orchids in the region. Presented by the Orchid Society of Minnesota, the show features hundreds of orchid plants owned by the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory as well as individual and commercial orchid growers, plus displays and plants for sale. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids, ages 3 to 12. Saturday & Sunday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul, wintercarnival.com

“Coffee with a Designer” at Gabberts: Get tips and tricks from Gabberts design experts this coffee offered at Gabberts' Edina and Little Canada locations. Enjoy coffee, treats, and conversation with interior designers. Bring photos and fabric samples, and ask questions, get ideas and inspiration, and get input to create the perfect piece for your home. Saturday at 10 a.m. @ all Gabberts locations (3501 Galleria, Edina, and 3201 Country Dr Suite G, Little Canada). Register at gabberts.com

Succulent Make & Take Event: Join Succ It Up Buttercup for a made-your-own succulent event. Come anytime between 1 p.m. and 5 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 1–5 p.m. @ Insight Brewing, 2821 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Arctic Market: A Winter Pop-up: Discover emerging makers and new local design talent during this monthly indoor pop-up market produced by Minneapolis Craft Market. The 25 makers include August Fischer Makers, North Man, Fair AnitaKaren Morris Millinery, Awesome Industries, and LaLunette JewelrySee the Facebook invite for the full lineupSunday from noon–5 p.m. @ Lakes & Legends Brewery Company, 1368 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com 

Minny & Paul debuts two new gift boxes filled with goods by Minnesota makers in honor of the Super Bowl. (Courtesy Minny & Paul)

Meet the Makers: Minny & Paul: Minny & Paul is known for their custom-made birch boxes filled with Minnesota-made goods by some of the area’s top makers, each with a different theme. For the Super Bowl, the brand has created two boxes featuring Minnesota essentials that serve as both an introduction of Minnesota brands to the out-of-town visitor as well as a keepsake for locals. You can pick up a box and meet the participating makers this Sunday at Lyn-Lake basement speakeasy, Volstead's Emporium, or pre-order now at minnyandpaul.com—boxes will ship on Friday. Learn more about the collection on the Minnesota Monthly Style BlogSunday from 6-8 p.m. @ Volstead's Emporium, 711 W. Lake St., Minneapolis

Shop and save at these after-Christmas sales at local retailers this week:

Bluebird Boutique: Save 30-60% on fall and winter clothing and accessories. Now @ 3909 W. 50th St., Edina, bluebirdboutique.com

Ciel Loft and Home's Floor Sample Sale: More than half the store will be on sale during Ciel's Floor Sample Sale. Deals include 15% to 50% case goods, including cabinets and buffets; up to 35% off select upholstered furniture; and 25% to 50% off overdyed rugs. Plus, save 80% on all holiday goods, including Christmas ornaments. Now @ Ciel Loft and Home, 4416 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, cielloftandhome.com

Goldfinch: Save 25% on fair-trade cozy knit throws from Minneapolis-based brand, Goldfinch. Online only, ends Jan. 31 @ goldfinchblankets.com

Gus* Modern at 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

Russell+Hazel: The locally owned, stylish office supply company is cleaning out its discontinued and past-season products with a warehouse sale—save 60% on notebooks, note cards, planners, organizers, accessories, and more, plus free domestic shipping for orders over $50. Now, online only @ russellandhazel.com

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