Sales & Events Guide for March 21-26

This week’s shopping and style highlights:

  • The Golden Pearl Vintage One Year Anniversary Party & Sale: Celebrate the stylish vintage shop‘s first year of business with 20 percent off for a whole week, capped by a party on Saturday night featuring live performances by Max of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame, music by (one-time Beyoncé tour DJ) Monsieur Adi, live fashion illustrations, small bites, and sweets by Glam Doll Donuts. Sale runs Sun., March 19–Sat., March 25; party is 7–11 p.m. Sat., March 25 @ The Golden Pearl Vintage, 507 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-378-3978,

  • DIY Succulent Planter Bar: Carver Junk Co. hosts its second annual, week-long DIY succulent planter bar. Stop in, select a container, choose your own succulent, and go home with instructions and supplies. Rather than a flat fee for a workshop, shoppers are charged per succulent. During store hours March 21–26 @ Carver Junk Co., 4748 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-417-7389,

  • The Switch: Showroom’s Bi-Annual Sale: The Uptown boutique, which sells women’s clothing and accessories by Minnesota fashion brands, is making way for spring with its bi-annual sale. The sale includes markdowns on fall and winter collections, daily features, and an enter-to-win giveaway of a Showroom gift card and coupon book. Follow Showroom on Facebook for updates on products and discounts. March 21–29 @ Showroom, 615 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-345-7391,

  • Traditions Upholstery Sale: Take 40 percent off select upholstery from brands such as Barclay Butera, Belle Meade, Hancock & Moore, and Lexington during this six-week sale event. March 1–April 15 @ Traditions Classic Home Furnishings, 4245 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-285-2777,

  • MartinPatrick3 presents Behind the Brands: Eleventy: Get to know menswear brand Eleventy and meet designer Marco Baldassari, shop the spring collection, and find your fit during this day-long in-store event. Thu., March 23 @ MartinPatrick3, 212 3rd Ave. N #106, Minneapolis, 612-746-5329,

  • Sips & Bites with Upton 43: Shop Brightwater’s new arrivals for spring and enjoy complimentary bites and sips from James Beard-nominated Chef Erick Harcey of Upton 43 during this in-store event. 5–8 p.m. Thu., March 23 @ Brightwater Clothing & Gear, 256 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-0256,

  • Fisher + Baker Photo Gallery: Nine photographers from around the country showcase photos captured while wearing garments by new Minneapolis outdoor brand Fisher + Baker. View the images during this one-night exhibition, in which the images will be auctioned off with proceeds benefiting youth wilderness nonprofit Big City Mountaineers. 5:30–8:30 p.m. Thu., March 23 @ Utepils Brewery, 225 Thomas Ave. N. #700, Minneapolis,

  • AlwaysMod Store Closing Sale: After two years in its Golden Valley location, modern home décor store AlwaysMod, formerly Finnstyle, is closing its doors. The entire store, including goods by Alessi, Tom Dixon, Riedel, Chilewich, Georg Jensen, and Fritz Hansen, will be 30-80 percent off, and store fixtures, shelving, and all display items will also be available for sale. Get more details on the closing on the MnMo Style blog. March 24–mid-April @ AlwaysMod, 905 Decatur Ave. N., Golden Valley, 763-746-5600,

  • Habitation Semi-Annual Custom Order Sale: All floor samples at the Excelsior Boulevard home furnishings and design store will be marked 20 percent off. All samples are sold as-is and final sale; some exclusions apply. 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Fri., March 24 & Sat., March 25, noon-5 p.m. Sun., March 26 @ Habitation: Furniture + Design, 4317 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-426-3548,

  • Bibelot Spring Sale: Enjoy 20 percent off storewide and online, and an additional 20 percent off all previously-reduced items for a total discount of up to 70 percent. Plus, spend $100 and receive a $10 gift card. Fri., March 24-Sun., March 26 @ all 4 Bibelot locations, including 23 University Ave. SE., Minneapolis, 612-379-9300,

  • “The History of the Norwegian Sweater”: Laurann Gilbertson, Senior Curator of Vesterheim Museum, will discuss the history of the iconic Norwegian sweater as part of the ongoing exhibition, Oleana: From Dream to Fairytale Reality, which closes March 26. 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Fri., March 24 @ Norway House, 913 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis,; $10 guests, $5 members; RSVP at or 612-871-2211.

  • Realia by Jen Warehouse Sample Sale: The Twin Cities jewelry brand pops up at the Hotel Broz in New Prague for a warehouse sample sale, including discontinued colors and styles, marked 50 to 90 percent off original prices. 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Fri., March 24 & 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Sat., March 25 @ Hotel Broz, 212 Main St. W., New Prague,

  • First Look: The Weather Diaries Preview Party: Get a first look at The Weather Diaries, an exhibition of striking, photographic artworks by artistic duo Cooper and Gorfer during this preview party, which includes a gallery conversation with the artists, hands-on activities from 612 Sauna Society and the Textile Center, and live music by RONiiA. The Weather Diaries explores the roots of West Nordic fashion and the impact of weather and nature on the cultural identity in Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands. Preview party 6:30–11 p.m. Fri., March 24 @ American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis; tickets are $15 ASI members/$20 non-members and available at 612-871-4907 and A gallery tour ($15 ASI members/$20 non-members) will take place at 3 p.m. on Sat., March 25. The Weather Diaries runs March 25–July 2; museum entry is $10, with discounts available

  • NEON Pop-up Boutique: Welcome Spring: Every fourth Saturday of the month, the Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) hosts a pop-up sale featuring goods from a variety of locally owned Northside businesses. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., March 25 @ 1007 W. Broadway Ave., Ste. 100, Minneapolis, 612-302-1505,

  • Arctic Market: A Winter Pop-up: Shop a rotating selection of goods by more than 20 emerging Minnesota makers at this monthly indoor pop-up presented by Minneapolis Craft Market. This month’s lineup includes fair-trade accessories by Fair Anita, natural bodycare by Bare Naked Soap Company, jewelry by 3 jäg design, clothing by Tessa Louise, and more (view the full lineup at Noon-5 p.m. Sun., March 26 @ Lakes & Legends Brewing Co., 1368 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis,

  • Saint Ola Launch Event: Minneapolis fashion designer Jummy Thomas presents her spring collection for her women’s wear line, Saint Ola, during this free afternoon presentation and launch party. View and purchase the collection and enjoy drinks and tunes by DJ Banke. 3–6 p.m. Sun., March 26 @ W Minneapolis, 821 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis; register @