Fashion & Shopping
Looking to get ahead in your holiday shopping? Stop by Galleria’s Holiday Open House. This event provides a chance to preview holiday gifts, home décor, and tips on holiday entertaining as well as fashion-forward winter garments for men, women and children. November 8, 10 a.m.–9 p.m., November 9, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., November 10, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 952.925.4321.
Find the perfect gift for everyone: family, friends, and neighbors alike. The Gifts! Gifts! Gifts! holiday show will feature handcrafted pieces including art, jewelry, pottery and paintings. These unique items are waiting to be wrapped and shared: a much better idea than giving a helping of figgy pudding. Art center hours. Margaret Foss Gallery, Edina Art Center. 952.903.5780.
Now in its fifth year, the Holiday Market, which benefits the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Eden Prairie, has expanded from 20 to more than 50 vendors. The market features everything from jewelry to baked goods to Tupperware, making it the ideal place to spend a Sunday shopping for a good cause. Free. 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 952.937.1497.
If you’re a hunting widow on opening weekend, Waconia has made plans for you: The D.E.A.R., or Divas Enjoy Awesome Retail, event will be right up your alley. Downtown Waconia stores and restaurants open early, and offer specials and fun events all day; if you wear blaze-orange apparel, you will receive some extra shopping perks. Free. Stores open until 5 p.m. 952.442.5812.