Sales + Shopping: 9/19-9/24


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Askov Finlayson's 2016 run of North hats

Courtesy Askov Finlayson

Want to shop local and benefit those in need at the same time? This week's local shopping highlights include several do-gooding events: The 5th Annual North Hat Release Party at Askov Finlayson benefiting Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, a TOMS Warehouse Sale, a MY SISTER Fundraiser Sale benefiting The Link MN, the Evereve Style Social featuring Nora McInerny benefiting Still Kickin, and an nPhilanthropy Trunk Show at Roe Wolfe.

My Sister Fundraiser Sale for The Link: Save big on select items from the brand, My Sister, priced from $1 to $15, during this fundraising sale. One hundred percent of proceeds will benefit the Link MN's Passageways Shelter and Housing Program, which provides emergency shelter beds and housing for teenage sex trafficking victims. Online only, now through Sunday, Sept. 24 @ mysister.org

Wüsthof Epicure Sale: Stock up and save 20 percent off on Wüsthof Epicure cutlery during the brand’s fall sale at Cooks of Crocus Hill. The line’s blades are crafted in Germany, with handles by Duluth-based maker Epicurean. Now through Sept. 27 @ Cooks of Crocus Hill, 877 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-228-1333; 208 N. 1st St., Minneapolis, 612-223-8167; and 324 S. Main St., Stillwater, 651-351-1144, cooksofcrocushill.com

The Knoll Sale: Save 15 percent and take advantage of free shipping on works by Saarinen, Mies, Breuer, and other modern design masters during the Knoll Sale at Design Within Reach's new Galleria location and online. Now through Sept. 27 @ Design Within Reach, 69th St. and France Ave, Galleria Shopping Center Edina, 952-920-0225, dwr.com

Grethen House Scratch-Off Sale: The designer boutique's annual Scratch Off Sale features savings of 20 to 50 percent off storewide on brand-new fall arrivals. The catch? You won't know the discount until you reveal the savings within a scratch-off card (available at the store upon arrival) at checkout. September 16-24 @ Grethen House Edina (4930 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-926-8725) and North Loop (212 3rd Ave. N., Ste. 109, Minneapolis, 612-339-5702), grethenhouse.com

TOMS Warehouse Sale: Stock up for the season on TOMS shoes, bags, and eyewear for the whole family during TOMS annual warehouse sale. The massive sale includes discounts of up to 70 percent off, and every purchase will help a person in need. Thursday, Sept. 21 & Friday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 23 & Sunday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. S., Hall D, Minneapolis. More info

Pacifier Floor Model Gear Sale: Save more than 60 percent on gently used floor models of baby goods during Pacifier's Floor Model Gear Sale. Goods include new in-box and out-of-box products such as strollers, car seats, high chairs, mattresses, and more. (In-store only, all sales final.) Sept. 21-24 @ Pacifier North Loop, 219 N. 2nd St. #102, Minneapolis, 612-623-8123, pacifierkids.com

Sword & Plough Trunk Show: Carver Junk Company is introducing its latest line, Sword & Plough, with a special trunk show event. The Colorado-based line of handbags, totes, and jewelry is made from repurposed military surplus material, owned and crafted by U.S. military veterans. Sept. 21-24 @ Carver Junk Company, 4748 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis, 612-417-7839, carverjunkcompany.com or swordandplough.com

Junk Bonanza: Shop vintage finds, antiques, architectural salvage, and repurposed, upcycled, and artisan handcrafted goods. Vendors restock daily. Tickets are $10 a day, $25 for early bird entry ($30 at the door), and children under 12 are free. Thursday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (8 a.m. early bird), Friday, Sept. 22 & Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. S., Shakopee, junkbonanza.com

ACG Fall Trunk Show: Enjoy an artistic evening of shopping, art, and wine during the ACG fall trunk show event at Gallery 360. Shop exclusive new designs and one-of-a-kind items from the Minneapolis women's clothing line, as well as fine art, jewelry, and ceramics. Thursday, September 21 from 6-9 p.m. at Gallery 360, 3011 W. 50th St., Minneapolis, 612-925-2400; gallery360mpls.com or acgmpls.com

5th Annual North Hat Release Party: North Loop retailer Askov Finlayson has been creating new runs of its popular North knit pom hat since 2013. Get a first look of this year's designs at this launch party featuring craft beer from Bent Paddle Brewing Co., free eats from Northern Fires Pizza, prizes, and live sets from BBGUN in the courtyard. A portion of every North hat sale, as well as raffle tickets, beer, and special-edition pint glasses at the event benefit Climate Generation, a nonprofit that combats climate change. Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6-10 p.m. @ Askov Finlayson, 204 N. 1st St., Minneapolis, 612-206-3925, askovfinlayson.com

Evereve Style Social: Nora McInerny: Join Minnesota-based women's retailer Evereve at its West End location for an evening of shopping, socializing, and book signing with writer and podcaster Nora McInerny. Bonus: 15 percent of all sales will be donated to McInerny's Still Kickin nonprofit organization. Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6-8 p.m. Evereve, 1632 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-303-5034, evereve.com

n:Philanthropy Trunk Show: Shop the fall/holiday collection from women's clothing brand n:Philanthropy, which donates 10 percent of net proceeds to pediatric cancer research and animal welfare. This trunk show also includes a sneak peek at the men's line launching this January. Sept. 22-24 @ Roe Wolfe, 3565 Galleria, Edina, 612-294-6583, roewolfe.com or nphilanthropy.com

Sarah Graham Jewelry Trunk Show: Jewelry designer Sarah Graham will be making a special appearance at local jewelry store, Max's, for a trunk show and ring stacking party with a $1,000 Instagram giveaway contest. Graham is known for her signature stacking rings made with vibrant semi-precious stones. Friday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. & Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Max's, 3826 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, 952-922-8364, stylebymax.com

Fall Open House & Trunk Show at Willa June Apparel & Home: Celebrate the coming of fall at Willa June Apparel + Home's fall open house and trunk show. The boutique will be hosting a trunk show featuring Hudson Jeans (with new styles and a gift with purchase); styling, giveaways, and a gift with purchase from Gentle Fawn; Beauty Counter expert Crystal Neal, drawings and snacks, One Hope wine for a cause, an additional 15 percent off all sale items, and new fall arrivals. Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Willa June Apparel + Home, 7940 Victoria Dr. #102, Victoria, 952-855-4381, shopwillajune.com

ROAM Interiors Showroom Sample Sale: Save big on showroom samples at modern furniture retailer ROAM Interiors, including pieces from B&B Italia, Cassina, Montis, Kartell, Flos, Bensen, and Tom Dixon. Saturday, Sept. 23-Saturday, Sept. 30 @ ROAM Interiors, 2914 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-377-6465, roaminteriors.com

Belstaff, Gitman Vintage, and Red Wing Heritage Trunk Show: Shop new fall collections from heritage (and heritage-inspired) brands, Gitman Vintage, Red Wing Heritage, and Belstaff for women and men. Special products from each label will be available to purchase, plus the store will have vintage motorcycles on display, complimentary sips, and light bites. Saturday, Sept. 23 from noon-7 p.m. @ Brightwater Clothing & Gear, 256 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-0256, brightwaterclothing.com

IVY Garage Sale: Shop discounted gear from Minneapolis longboard brand, IVY Lifestyle, along with guest brands Winsome Goods, Stories Vintage Jewelry, and Ellbee Design, plus craft coffee, tunes, and longboard demos. Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1-5 p.m. @ IVY Lifestyle, 2303 NE. Kennedy St., Minneapolis, ivylifestyle.net

Springboard for the Arts Fundraiser at Fluevog Shoes: Nonprofit organization Springboard for the Arts is partnering with John Fluevog Shoes for a stylish in-store fundraiser. Come shop, enjoy some refreshments, with half of proceeds going to support Springboard programming. Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1-6 p.m. @ John Fluevog Shoes, 2900 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-81-1970, fluevog.com or springboardforthearts.org

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