Sales + Events: May 22-27

by Jahna Peloquin | May 21, 2018

Check out these top sales and events this week in the Twin Cities.

Pictured: Chub mugs by E.SMITH Workshop, who will be at this weekend's open house event at Lacuna Gallery

Laundry Camp at Mona Williams:

Learn how to do laundry from the best at Laundry Camp, which returns for a new season hot off national features by Wall Street Journal and NBC Nightly News. Hosted by Mona Williams store owner and “the Laundry Evangelist,” Patric Richardson, the workshop shows you how to optimize your laundry routine and wash the “unwashable,” helping you to clean your clothing and textiles at home and skip a trip to the dry cleaner. Attendees can also shop the full range of fabric cleaning products available for sale at Mona Williams, including Richardson's own formulation of laundry soaps. Visit the Eventbrite page to sign up for a free class. Select dates through May 8, including Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30 p.m. @ Mona Williams, Mall of America, 138 South Ave., Bloomington, monawilliams.com 

Summer Flower Show:

Take in the sights and scents of summer at the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory's Summer Flower Show. View warm-season blooming plants in the Sunken Garden. Pink will be the dominant color, accented with hints of white. Ends September 30 @ Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul, comozooconservatory.org

Winnie Lu’s 2nd Birthday & Summer Kickoff:

Celebrate the birthday of Winnie Lu boutique’s shop dog with a day of prizes, refreshments, and more. The lifestyle store, which specializes in home decor, gifts, and Minnesota-made products, will debut new products as well as new summer products and mini makeovers from BeautyCounter. Plus, shoppers can enjoy sips and snacks (including birthday cake), a gift with purchase, and the chance to enter to win a big prize. Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Winnie Lu, 7924 Victoria Dr. #103, Victoria, shopwinnielu.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 Larissa Loden JewelryBrittany Trushin CeramicsSpring Finn & Co. handbags, Stirsby wooden kitchen utensils, ArtAndes 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 

Kanabec County Master Gardeners' Annual Plant Sale:

The Kanabec County Master Gardeners’ annual plant sale features a wide assortment of native plants, annuals and perennials, herbs, vegetables, and houseplants. Saturday from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Mora Farmers Market, Ole Park, at Hwy. 65 N. & Hwy. 23 E., Mora, 320-679-6340 

Lacuna Gallery’s Spring Open House & Pottery Sale:

Shop goods from nearly 50 local ceramicists during Lacuna Gallery’s spring open house and pottery sale. Check out new work from the gallery’s recent drawing residency as well as a selection of pottery by Francis Pineda-Fischer of Sandwich CeramicAdam GruetzmacherAutumn Higgins, Brittany Trushin, Louisa Podlich of A MANOAmanda Dobbratz, Erin Smith of E.SMITH Workshop, and many more. The gallery’s backyard will also host food and drinks for purchase, a bonfire, and music. Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Lacuna Gallery, 3730 Chicago Ave. S., Studio A, Minneapolis, facebook.com/lacunagallerympls

Frank Modern & Covet Consign Open House:

The businesses of 38th and Chicago are coming together for a day of open house events. Down the street from Lacuna Gallery, stop by home interiors store, Frank Modern, and furniture consignment and frame shop, Covet Consign. Covet will be offering 20 percent off all custom framing orders on artwork purchased from Lacuna, Frank Modern, and Covet. Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Frank Modern, 3736 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, frankmodern.comcovetconsignanddesign.com

Maker Days at Linden Hills Farmers Market:

The Minneapolis Craft Market has begun 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 Brian Johnson Ceramics, Cuchara Chick decor, Emily Walker Design, Lofty Vanilla prints and illustrations, and True Ethic fair-trade goods and cement planters. Sunday from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. @ Settergren's, 2813 W. 43rd St., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com 

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