Shopping Guide: October 10-16

Sales, styles, and shopping events at Twin Cities retailers


Photo by "Pop-up Beer Garden + North Hat Release Party" Facebook page

Oct 13: Culinary Traditions Trunk Show & Sale: Featuring Staub, Swilling, J.A. Henckes, and special guest Rossetto Kasper, the annual Culinary Trunk event offers demonstrations, storytelling, and 20% off the featured brands. This offer extends to any special orders as well. Host of MPR’s "The Splendid Table," Lynne Kasper, will share stories and sign copies of her book.(6-8 p.m.; Cooks of Crocus Hill, 877 Grand Ave., St. Paul,

Oct 13: Pop-up Beer Garden & North Hat Release Party: Along with brews from Fulton, Lowry Hill Meats will be hosting their own meat raffle. Aside from the drinks and good food, the event will also include the unveiling of a new North Hat. (5-10 p.m.; Askov Finlayson, 204 N. First St., Minneapolis,

Oct 13-15: 10th Anniversary at Lily and Violet: Kicking off Thursday evening with Prosecco and hors d’oeuvres, massages, and a free offer and gift with in-store purchases. The event moves on to Friday and Saturday with live Jazz, angel and goddess readings, all accompanied with food and drink. (4-7:30 p.m., Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; Lily and Violet, 3413 W. 44th St., Linden Hills,

Oct 13-16: MidModMen+Friends 4 Year Anniversary: Receive discounts across the store, special, limited-time offers, and, of course, cake. Minneapolis local Carina Eugenio will be hosting a mini-exhibit in celebration of this milestone, featuring pieces for her series “Stories from 2003.” (11 a.m.-5 p.m.; MidModMen, 2401 University Ave., St. Paul,

Oct 14-16: Martin Patrick 3 Clearing Out Sale: Flat prices on tees, shirts, sweaters, coats, shorts, blazers, suits, pants, shoes, bags, and more, Martin Patrick 3 is offering this one-time weekend event. Prices start as low as $20. (Martin Patrick 3, 212 Third Ave. N., Suite 106, Minneapolis,

Oct. 15-17: Spinario Design Closing Sale: Nearly two decades after its founding, Spinario Design officially closes its doors this weekend with an everything-must-go sale. The sale features 3,200 square feet of items for sale, including mid-century modern furniture, high-quality vintage designer furnishings, imported antiques, original art, and unique objects and oddities culled from every corner of the world. Read more about it on the MNMO style blog. (9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.,-Mon., numbers at 7:30 a.m. Sat., 3338 University Ave., SE., Minneapolis.)

Oct 15: Merilou Boutique 2 Year Anniversary: Merilou Boutique is hosting an event that includes gift card drawings and swag bags, all with the treat of cocktails and cookies. New arrivals from Tess & Tricia will make an appearance, as well as free personalization from Gigi New York. (12-4 p.m.; MERILOU Boutique, 726 Lake St. E., Wayzata,

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