June 9th, 2010
Start a fire
The newish sushi spot Raku
(3939 W. 50th Street, Edina, 952-358-2588) features the "Playboy" ($16), a maki roll with shrimp tempura, asparagus and spicy tuna. It is served literally flaming. Wash it down with this tropical pineapple martini.
Click your heels
"It's a twister! It's a twister!" Luckily, it's not a natural disaster, but a whirlwind of events for the fifth annual Judy Garland Festival
, which is in the Twin Cities for the first time. See the full schedule here
. We'll be checking out a collection of 17 Judy Garland gowns
(Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m., Marquette Hotel, 710 Marquette Av., Great Lakes boardroom on the 4th floor, Mpls., $10).
Browse for bargains
Sales! Sales! Sales! Score gadgets, food, towels, dishes and cookbooks at 50 to 80 percent off at the Cooks of Crocus Hill
(877 Grand Av., St. Paul, 651-228-1333) annual garage sale. Get 30 percent off regular-priced clothing at La Rue Marche
(513 2nd St, Hudson, Wisconsin, 715-386-1969) through Sunday. Then hop over to Grethen House
(4930 France Av, Edina, 952-926-8725) where you can also find plenty of deals. Still searching? Try the spring/summer sale at Burberry
(Mall of America, Bloomington, 952-854-7000).
Shop for Dad
It's a pre-dad's day trunk show at MartinPatrick3
(Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m., 121 N. 1st St., Minneapolis, 612-746-5329). Check out the goods from local companies Eyebobs
(glasses), JW Hulme
(leather goods), The Missing Link (vintage cufflinks) and Pierrepoint Hicks
Book an appointment
Whoops! There was an error in yesterday's deal
. You have until Wednesday, June 16 to book your Shellac appointment with Rhonda Hansford (612-751-9928) to get the $10 off. The appointment can be after that date.
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