Sales + Events: March 6-11

by Jahna Peloquin | March 5, 2018

The week in local style and shopping includes an all-female maker's market and the relaunch of the Mall of America's all-local pop-up.

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

Evaluating Your Home for Solar: Find out your options for updating your home for solar energy in this class hosted by Castle Building & Remodeling. A solar remodeling expert will discuss the design process, timelines, and project budgets, and offer cost-saving ideas and design tips. Attendees to this free class receive a certificate for $100 off design and planning services; register at castlebri.com. Tuesday at 6 p.m. @ Castle Building Showroom, 362 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul

FeMNist Day 2018 Un-Conference & Night Market: Celebrate International Women's Day with a free day of female-empowering events and activities presented by Nora McInerny’s Still Kickin and female co-working space, The Coven. The event is followed by a night market featuring handcrafted goods by more than 50 female makers. Thursday; Un-Conference from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. @ The Coven, 30 N. First Ave., Minneapolis; Night Market from 5-10 p.m. @ Grain Belt Bottling House, 79 13th Ave. NE., Minneapolis, stillkickin.co

RAAS Local Market Reopens: Following its initial run over the holidays, retail incubator AAS will reopen with a new collection of Minnesota brands at the Mall of America. The second edition features 17 brands with goods spanning baked goods, beauty products, home décor, clothing, accessories, and more. Brands include Sota Clothing, Excelsior Candle Co.Strey Designs, and Hagen and Oats, plus returning favorites, Still Kickin and UrbanUndercover. Open from Friday, March 9-May 13 during mall hours @ Mall of America, 262 West Market (second level near Nordstrom), Bloomington, mallofamerica.com

Container Planting Workshop: Get a head start on spring and learn how to create your own planted container at this free workshop hosted by Sailer's Greenhouse in Shakopee. Select a 16″ hanging basket or patio container and choose from a variety of plant varieties to create your unique combination, with help from garden experts. The workshop is free; attendees pay for materials. Friday from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Sailer's Greenhouse, 1610 170th St., Shakopee, register at eventbrite.com

Minnesota Home Expo: This annual home show brings together knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts from the Twin Cities area for a weekend of exhibitors, demonstrations, and more. Experts will be showcasing the latest in cabinetry, countertops, flooring, decking, basement finishing, energy-efficient windows, and waterproofing, as well as landscaping and exteriors. Visit the homeshowcenter.com for a free ticket. Friday from noon-8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Target Field, Delta SKY360 Legends Club (enter via Ramp A), 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis

Bachman's Indoor Farmers Market: Get a respite from the snow inside of Bachman's greenhouses for its monthly farmer's market. Shop seasonal produce, food products, and handcrafted goods from local farmers, bakers, and artisans, including artisan soy candles by Idlewilde and bird food garden art by Jules Loft. Saturday from 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ Bachman's, 10050 Sixth Ave. N., Plymouth, bachmans.com

Plan Your Garden for Seed-Saving Workshop: Learn how to design your garden for seed saving in this hands-on workshop at Oliver Kelley Farm. Discover planting and growing methods, seed selection, and harvesting techniques, plus learn about hand pollination, proper tools, seed preparation, and proper storage. Participants will leave with a garden plan, seed-saving tools, and some seeds for spring planting. Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon @ Oliver Kelley Farm, 15788 Kelley Farm Rd., Elk River, tickets are $15 from mnhs.org

Mill City Farmers Winter Market: The weekly Mill City Farmers Market has gone indoors for the season. In addition to the usual farmers market produce and artisan foods, shop for handmade gifts, kitchenware, jewelry, home goods, handwoven fair-trade baskets, and more from a rotating mix of makers including Indigo & Snow, Oh Dier, Jeanne Beatrice Market Baskets, Matthew Krousey CeramicsCrookedwood, Fair Anita, and Aprilierre jewelry. Saturday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org

Gather & Plant: The House Plant Experience: Visit Tangletown Gardens for the House Plant Experience, where the greenhouse's design team and staff will be on hand to share the latest trends in house plants and design to help you find the perfect plant for your home and share care tips. No ticket is required. (Free event.) Saturday & Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Tangletown Gardens, 5353 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, tangletowngardens.com

Succulent Make & Take Event: Join Succ It Up Buttercup for a made-your-own succulent event. Come anytime between noon and 4 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 noon–4 p.m. @ Flat Earth Brewing Company, 688 Minnehaha Ave. E., St. Paul

Refind Vintage Market: Minneapolis Craft Market, in partnership with vintage vendor The Keep, hosts a curated selection of goods by more than ten Twin Cities vintage traders, including Moth Oddities, Tandem Vintage, and Arlee Park, in a pop-up marketplace. The market will feature both men's and women's clothing, accessories, and home goods for spring. Sunday from noon-5 p.m. @ Modist Brewing, 505 N. Fifth St., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com

Mercado Maker's Market: Shop handmade goods from a group of nine local makers while enjoying cocktails and tacos at Mercado's Maker's Market. Goods include holistic beauty products, functional pottery, resin jewelry, hand-knits, and more. Sunday from noon-6 p.m. @ Mercado by Earl Giles, 2904 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, facebook.com/MercadobyEarlGiles

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