January 25th, 2012
And, it's not even outside (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, 4942 France Av S, Edina, cash only, all sales final). Actually, it's the best kind of block party. Some of the 50th and France retailers --Bluebird, Bluebird Arbor Lakes, Lady Slipper, the Firm, Bumbershute and Room No. 3. -- have gotten together for a pop-up shop with bargains of up to 90 percent off. Plus, it's the final weekend to shop Spirit.
We have a new obsession -- the Art Shanty Project
. You won't feel cold as you play on Medicine Lake with dancing, trying on clothes, concocting your own potions, biking and much more. You have two more weekends to hit the ice with the artists. They're going to a biennial schedule, so make it so.
Can you feel the love tonight? Yes, the Lion King is in town. But, you can also attend the Art of Romance Soiree (4 to 8 p.m., Friday, Artist Mercantile, 24 West 7th Pl, St. Paul, 651-222-0053, free). Enjoy live music, chocolates, refreshments, eclectic gifts and artist Becky Kehrwald's Heart series
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