Sales + Events: March 13-18

by Jahna Peloquin | March 13, 2018

Image courtesy Mississippi Market

DIY Succulent Planter Bar

Get stocked up for the season with Carver Junk Co.’s third annual DIY succulent planter bar. Anytime this week during store hours, stop in, select a container, choose from dozens of types of succulents, and go home with instructions and supplies. Rather than a flat fee for a workshop, shoppers are charged per succulent. Learn more about this year’s planter bar on the Home Dish blog. Tuesday–Sunday @ Carver Junk Co., 4748 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-417-7389, carverjunkcompany.com

Bachman’s Spring Ideas House

Get inspired to update your home for spring with Bachman’s spring ideas house. Schedule a self-guided tour of the house for fresh décor ideas, florals, and an array of green and blooming plants. A portion of proceeds benefits the Friends of the Institute, which supports the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Registration is $5 at bachmans.com. Beginning Wednesday, runs through April 15 @ Bachman’s on Lyndale, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis

RAAS: Local Market Grand Reopening Party

Celebrate the reopening of the second edition of the RAAS Local Market shop at Mall of America at this grand reopening party. The store features 17 local brands with goods spanning baked goods, beauty products, home décor, clothing, accessories, and more. Brands include Sota ClothingExcelsior Candle Co.Strey Designs, and Hagen and Oats, plus returning favorites, Still Kickin and UrbanUndercover. Register for the free event at eventbrite.comOpening party: Thursday from 5-8 p.m.; open through May 13 during mall hours @ Mall of America, 262 West Market (second level near Nordstrom), Bloomington, mallofamerica.com

Container Planting Workshops

Get a head start on your spring containers with help from expert gardeners at a series of workshops at Sailer’s Greenhouse. Planting staff will help you design and plant your own hanging basket or patio container, and offer tips and tricks. After you’ve finished, Sailer’s staff will nurture the plants to life for a couple of weeks before you take home your container. Register for the free workshop at sailersgreenhouse.com. Attendees pay for containers and materials ($64.99–$94.99). Thursday & Friday from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Sailer’s Greenhouse, 1610 170th St. E., Shakopee

Faribault Woolen Mill Spring Open House

Head down to the Faribault Woolen Mill flagship store to an open house event. View the heritage brand's newest collection of lightweight wool and cotton blankets, throws, and accessories for spring; enjoy samples from Crack of Dawn Bakehouse & Market (10 a.m.-noon), Cheese Cave (noon-3 p.m.), and Keepsake Cidery (noon-3 p.m.); and enjoy tours of the historic mill ($3-6, free for kids under 5). Plus, the first 100 shoppers receive a free gift, and shoppers who spend $150 or more receive a free tote bag. Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Faribault Woolen Mill, 1500 2nd Ave. NW., Faribault, faribaultmill.com

Starting Seeds Indoors Workshop

Get ready for planting your vegetable garden this spring with this indoor seed-starting and winter sowing demonstration. Learn how to care for your seeds as they grow in this hands-on workshop and go home with a winter sowing kit to start seeds outdoors during the winter. Registration is $10–$12 at eventbrite.com. Sunday from 1–3 p.m. @ Mississippi Market, 1500 W. 7th St., St. Paul

Northeast Winter Farmers Market

Shop fresh produce, artisan foods, and handcrafted goods by more than 30 local vendors at this monthly event co-presented by the Eastside Food Co-op and Chowgirls Killer Catering. This indoor market also features prepared foods from Chowgirls, vinyl tunes, raffles, local beer and a bloody Mary bar, kids' activities, and a best-dressed disco contest. Sunday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. @ Solar Arts by Chowgirls, Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave. NE., Minneapolis, northeastmarket.org

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-home arrangements. Saturday from 1–5 p.m. @ Big Wood Brewery, 2222 4th St., White Bear Lake, view the Facebook invite

Design Within Reach’s Semi-annual Sale

The world’s largest collection of authentic modern design is on sale, in stock, and ready to ship. Take 15 percent off to save hundreds of dollars on thousands of items, from floor to ceiling, for indoors and out. Now @ Design Within Reach, 69th St. & France Ave., Edina, and online at dwr.com

Spring Sales at Roam Interiors

Save 20 percent on Cassina's entire collection of furniture or 15 percent on all Le Corbusier, Leggera, and Réaction Poétique products, plus 15 percent off lighting from Tom Dixon, FLOS, Pablo, and Menu at Uptown home store, Roam. Now @ Roam Furniture & Lighting, 2914 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, roaminteriors.com

Spring Parade of Homes Showcase

Get decor ideas at 481 new homes during the annual Spring Parade of Homes event, which showcases the latest in floor plans, interior design trends, furniture, finishes, and “Smart Home” technology. Events include wine and cheese tastings, seminars on green design trends, the art of downsizing and interior design styles. Admission is free except for a $5 donation to tour four high-end Artisan Dream Homes. Noon–6 p.m. Thursdays–Sundays through March 25 @ various locations; free guidebooks at Holiday Station stores or go to paradeofhomes.org

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