February 23rd, 2012
Let's hear it for the boys! The sartorialists behind NorthernGrade have created a spinoff SnowGrade
(noon to 8 p.m., Architectural Antiques, 1330 Quincy St NE). Hosted by Pierrepont Hicks and J.W. Hulme, you'll find the coolest names in (mostly local) men's goods plus entertainment and refreshments.
Attention bargain shoppers, there are good deals to be had this weekend. At the GUILD Collective's Red Tag Sale
(10 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Saturday, 4414 Excelsior Blvd, Mpls, 952-378-1815), take 20 to 50 percent off on select merchandise throughout the store. Over at GH2
(11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, 318 E Hennepin Av, Mpls, 612-378-0509), there's a 90 percent off sale. So you're paying 10 percent of the original cost of Rag & Bone, Comme des Garcons, Stella McCartney and more. That's our kind of math!
This is our kind of fundraiser: Help send 6-year-old Ashley to Disney World through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. It's easy: Tonight, donate $20 at the door of Stella's Fish Cafe & Prestige Oyster Bar
(5 to 8 p.m., 1400 W Lake St., Mpls). You get your first drink, apps and fun, plus the chance to shop SBG Designs' newest MAWF-dedicated collection
. AND -- check in on Facebook or Foursquare for a chance to win a 6lb lobster.
Take out your putter, stretch your arms and assemble your foursome -- the Skyway Open
is this weekend. Register online -- all strokes are good strokes because proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities.
Brilliant! Parc Boutique (Noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, 320 E. Hennepin Av., Mpls., 612-353-4966) has gathered its local jewelry designers for a joint trunk show to-do: Try on CAMBA Jewelry, Candied Yams Jewelry, Kim-Anh Tong Jewelry and M. Bridget Designs as you sip sangria and sample apps from Solo by Bonicelli. While you're there, take 20 percent off all clothing.
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