Sales + Events: May 8-13

by Jahna Peloquin | May 8, 2018

Floral collective Honeycomb Collective pops up this weekend at the Walker. (Image courtesy Walker Art Center)

This week in local style and shopping events, find Mother's Day pop-ups and flower shows galore.

On View from Tel Aviv:

Internationally renowned artist Johanan Herson, whose collectors span L.A. to Berlin, will make his first Minneapolis appearance in nearly a decade with an art show at Rosenthal Interiors. His award-winning acrylic paintings will be on display as well as his textile pieces, which strike a balance between the visceral and the ethereal. He will also unveil a sculptural display for the first time in the U.S. within a gallery setting. The opening reception features remarks by the artist and a Q&A session. Opening reception: Thursday from 4:30–7:30 p.m. (remarks at 5 p.m.) @ Rosenthal Interiors, 22 N. 5th St., Minneapolis, rosenthalfurniture.com; space is limited; RSVP for the free event at team@rosenthalfurniture.com

PIP Mother’s Day Pop-up:

Shop for the mom in your life or treat yourself at this Mother’s Day pop-up shopping event hosted by Hopkins craft workshop, Projects in Person (PIP). Peruse handcrafted goods by nearly a dozen vendors, including Bumbelou kids’ apparel, Dallas Daws Designs women’s clothing, Missy Monson Art, Sandwich Ceramic, and True Hue skincare. Plus, enjoy a walk-in workshop and photo booth both days, mini makeovers on Friday, and cupcakes and coffee on Saturday. Friday from 5–7:30 p.m. & Saturday from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Projects in Person (PIP), 906 Mainstreet, Hopkins, projectsinperson.com

National Public Gardens Day:

National Public Gardens Day is held at participating gardens around the country to highlight the importance of having vibrant gardens in the community. In the Twin Cities, participants include the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park Zoo, both of which are hosting special events in honor of the day, including walking tours, art projects, Q&As, and storytime. Friday from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul, comozooconservatory.org, and @ Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska, arboretum.umn.edu

Glassybaby Trunk Show:

Head to Brightwater Clothing & Gear in Excelsior for a special Mother’s Day trunk show featuring Seattle-based, artisanal glassware brand, Glassybaby. The brand was founded in 1999 and now counts Martha Stewart and Amazon founder Jeff Bezoz (who owns 22 percent of the business) as fans. Choose from hand-blown glass drinkware and votive holders in a rainbow of colors, with 10 percent of proceeds going to the Angel Foundation. Friday–Sunday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. daily @ Brightwater Clothing & Gear, 256 Water St., Excelsior, brightwaterclothing.com

Spring Craft Sale at Faribault Woolen Mill:

If you love crafting and Faribault Woolen Mill, this is the sale for you. Swing down to the historic mill’s factory shop and manufacturing facility in Faribault to dig through bins of yarn, scrap leather, wool scraps and remnants, satin binding, and more items used to make Faribault Mill’s iconic wool throws and accessories, sold by the pound. Saturday from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Faribault Woolen Mill Co., 1500 2nd Ave. NW., Faribault, faribaultmill.com

Arboretum Auxiliary Spring Plant Sale:

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum hosts its 50th annual auxiliary plant sale over Mother’s Day weekend at a new, larger location this year. The popular sale will feature more inventory than ever, including more than 1,000 varieties including a broad selection of sun and shade plants, curated grasses, heirloom vegetables, herbs, native Minnesota plants, and introductions from the University of Minnesota. Master gardeners will be on hand to assist with questions. Saturday & Sunday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. @ Red Barn, 3120 W. 82nd St., Chaska, arboretum.umn.edu

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 Hat Make millinery, Matthew Krousey Ceramics, Old World Cabinet, ArtAndes rugs and textiles, Jeanne Beatrice Market Baskets, and more. Saturday from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org

Craftstravaganza:

When it was founded back in 2005, Craftstravaganza was one of the first of its kind—a modern craft market featuring handcrafted goods by local makers. More than a dozen years later, Craftstravaganza is still at it, offering an eclectic array of goods spanning home décor, jewelry, screen-printed tees and posters, and more from more than 60 juried vendors. This year, the event moves from its longtime home at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul to Minneapolis. Saturday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Grain Belt Bottling House, 71 13th Ave. NE., Minneapolis, craftstravaganza.com

Honeycomb Collective Floral Pop-up:

Make a date with Mom for the Walker Art Center this Mother’s Day. Grab brunch at Esker Grove and then pick up a one-of-a-kind, artful floral arrangement by the floral designers from Honeycomb Collective in the Little Shop, adjacent to Esker Grove. Honeycomb Collective uses unique floral varieties in surprising combinations with an emphasis on color and texture for a look that is both modern and romantic. Walker members receive 10 percent off all purchases. Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. @ Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Pl., Minneapolis, walkerart.org

MAD Mother’s Day Pop-up:

Find handcrafted, modern gifts for Mom at this Mother’s Day pop-up shopping event hosted by Minneapolis design studio, MAD. Goods include hand-dyed scarves from ScarfShop by Martha McQuade; ceramics, potted plants, and napkins sets from A MANO; jewelry by Annika Kaplan; handmade chocolate by Kumari Chocolate; natural body care by Julia Elise; and handmade candles by Wacks Candle Co. Plus, flower bouquets by Amanda Eastvold, a mother-and-child photo booth by Sara Montour, and a drop-in yoga class from 9:30–10:30 a.m. benefiting the National Birth Equity Collaborative. Saturday from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ MAD, 2920 Talmage Ave. SE. #290, Minneapolis, mad–work.com

Local Love Pop-up Shops for Mother’s Day:

The Scout Guide Minneapolis and Hewing Hotel co-present this day of Mother’s Day shopping featuring a group of seven local vendors. Find fine jewelry from JB Hudson Jewelers, Mother’s Day gift boxes filled with local products by Minny & Paul, hand-poured soy wax candles by Excelsior Candle Co., sculptural hats by Karen Morris Millinery, and lingerie by Urban Undercover. Plus, enjoy Mother’s Day brunch at Hewing’s restaurant, Tullibee. Sunday from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Hewing Hotel, 300 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis; register via eventbrite.com

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