Apr 12-19: Midwest Home Design Week: Get inspired by Twin Cities design at Midwest Home’s Design Week. Immerse yourself in a week full of design events, seminars, panel discussion, open houses, and more. Plus, you’ll receive design advice from some of the best designers in town. Check out the complete schedule at Midwest Home Magazine.
Apr 16: Cameron Silver Book Signing & Vintage Couture Trunk Show at D.NOLO: Cameron Silver, founder of Decades, the award-winning vintage designer boutique in L.A., is making his way to the Twin Cities and brining some of his vintage couture with him for a fabulous trunk show. He’ll also be on hand for a special signing of his book, DECADES: A Century of Fashion. To top the evening off, artist Gretchen Ventura will launch her new spring jewelry collection. (219 N. 2nd St., Mpls, 612-584-3244, facebook.com/events)
Apr 16: Nordstrom Rack Comes to St. Louis Park: This Thursday, Nordstrom Rack opens its newest Minnesota location at the Shops at Knollwood. You can also expect to see another location popping up this fall at the Ridgedale Center in Minneapolis. More information can be found at Nordstrom.
Apr 16-18: Spring Boutique Week in New Ulm: Celebrate the warm weather at New Ulm’s second annual Spring Boutique Week. Various workshops and classes will be held at a variety of New Ulm’s specialty shops and boutiques including a spring fashion show featuring Gallery 512, Semblance, and Lambrechts, as well as a Jewelry and Accessories Brunch on Saturday. For a list of workshops and events visit New Ulm.
Apr 16-18: Junk Bonanza at Canterbury Park: Join the fun at Ki Nassauer’s Junk Bonanza where you’ll find beautiful antiques and artisan-repurposed pieces. As you “indulge your inner junker,” you’ll have the opportunity to take part in plenty of special activities and giveaways. (Canterbury Park, Shakopee, junkbonanza.com)
Apr 17-19: Golden Age Design’s Grand Opening: Find finely restored Danish Modern pieces, accessories, and one-of-a-kind treasures at Golden Age’s Grand Opening in Robbinsdale. Don’t forget to enter to win a $250 gift certificate and other great prizes. (4157 W. Broadway Ave., Robbinsdale, facebook.com/events)
Apr 18: Karen Morris Millinery Presents a Kentucky Derby Party at Mpls Photo Center: Celebrate with champagne as milliner Karen Morris presents her latest hat designs at her Kentucky Derby Party. Plus, use your event ticket as a coupon when you purchase one of her exquisite hats. (2400 N. 2nd St., Mpls, eventbrite.com/kentucky-derby-party-tickets)
Apr 18: A Mano Open Studio: Shop tons of new, handcrafted items from spring scarves to glassware at A Mano’s open studio this Saturday afternoon. In addition to A Mano items, you’ll find custom designed jewelry from local designer Britta Kauppila. (1500 Jackson Street NE, Suite 252, Mpls, weshopamano.bigcartel.com)
Apr 18: Spring Awakening Boutique Crawl in NE: Shop great sales from Mona Williams, Primrose Park, and Pacifier at Northeast’s Spring Awakening Crawl. Receive 40% off all vintage pieces at Mona Williams and 20% off regular-priced items at Primrose Park and Pacifier. More information can be found at Mill City Times.
Apr 18-19: Prime Promotions Presents Antique Spectacular at MN State Fairgrounds: A unique array of antique furniture and collectables will be available from over 250 antique dealers both indoor and outdoors at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Admission coupons are available on their webpage. (Grandstand at MN State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, mnantiqueshows.com)
Apr 19: Lilly Pulitzer for Target Launches: The limited-edition collection takes on a modern interpretation of the American resort-wear brand’s playful prints and patterns featuring 15 exclusive original prints by Lilly Pulitzer artists. The 250-piece collection includes apparel, accessories and shoes, as well as beach gear, travel essentials, and home accents. View the collection at Target.