Shopping Guide: November 7-13

Sales, styles, and shopping events at Twin Cities retailers

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November 10: Shop by Candlelight: To celebrate the beginning of the holiday shopping season, Shops of Selby at Snelling invite everyone to mingle and browse through participating stores for treats, holiday cheer, and exclusive specials and sales. Participating businesses include Everyday People, Initially Yours, Patina, Practical Goods, and more. Shoppers are encouraged to bring food item donations for the Merriam Park Food Shelf. (6-9 p.m.,

November 10-11: Gretchen Ventura Jewelry + Art Show at Griffin Fine Art Gallery: Griffin Gallery’s Holiday Show will consist of art and baubles by local and international artists as well as elegant handmade jewelry by Gretchen Ventura (Thurs. 4-7 pm., Fri. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., 5222 W. 78th St.,

November 10-12: Thymes Warehouse Sale: Thymes invites everyone to their 2016 warehouse sale of bath, body, and home fragrances. Body washes, candles, refresher oils, home fragrance mists, travel kits, and other products will be available for purchase. (630 Hoover St. NE,

November 11-13: AlwaysMod Holiday Open House: Shop holiday décor and tabletop inspiration at AlwaysMod’s second annual holiday sale. Discounts, gift certificates, and AlwaysMod’s holiday rewards program will be available for shoppers. In addition to the sale, AlwaysMod will be hosting a macaroon baking class on Saturday at 10:30 taught by Nikkolette Krumheur of Nikkolette’s Macaroons. (905 Decatur Ave. N., Golden Valley,

November 11-13: The 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Dress Exhibit at Galleria/Holiday Open House: Get a head start on holiday shopping with Galleria Edina’s holiday open house where specialty retailers will be displaying gift ideas, offering special discounts and showcasing holiday décor inspiration. Beautiful, holiday-inspired dress designs will also be on display, created by twelve local designers. (France Ave. S. & 69th St., Edina,

November 11-13: Minneapolis Holiday Boutique at US Bank Stadium: Vendors at this massive holiday shopping event include Christopher Straub, Hagen and Oats, Roe Wolfe, Statement Boutique, Worker B, Steller Handcrafted Goods, Vikse Jewelry, Ribnik Fur, and many more. Tickets are $12 at the door ($10 online) and children ages 12 & under are free. (900 S. 5th St.,

November 12: Brews + Brands Pop-up at the Loop in West End: Join Paisley + Sparrow and construction2style for their 2nd Brews + Brands event. This year they are partnering with Her Initiative to raise money to provide access to clean water and specific health and hygiene curriculum for women in developing countries. Other vendors include Beauty Counter, Strong Like Mama, Faith & Finn, and more. The event also includes live music featuring Ali Gray, and a special “Drink for Her.” (11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5331 W. 16th St.,

November 12: Karen Morris Millinery Hat Shop Grand Opening: Explore Karen Morris Millinery Hat Shop at their grand opening event. Enjoy complimentary champagne and refreshments, and save 15% on any purchase made that day. (1:30-5:30 p.m., 326 E. Hennepin Ave.,

November 12: I like you too Grand Opening: I like you too will host the grand opening of their second location in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood. Owners Sarah Sweet and Angela Lessman invite shoppers to browse through Northeast store favorites as well as explore new products such as Fringe & Fettle Ceramics and knitted animal hats by Little Wren Creations. Read more in Jahna Peloquin’s TC Style blog post (10 a.m.- 6 p.m., 416 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul).

November 12: MN Christmas Market: Enjoy an afternoon of shopping at this dog-friendly, charity-focused Christmas market. Seven percent of sales from StormSister Spatique, the VOICE Community and other participating makers will be given to local charities as well as seven percent of the booth fees made by the MN Christmas Market. Beer will be provided by Lake Monster Brewing and food will be available from Peeps Hotbox. Featured shopping vendors include Shepherd Goods, Taki Watches, The Bath Bird, Fast Mary’s, and many more. (1-7 p.m., Lake Monster Brewing, 550 Vandalia St.,