There are at least four great events this weekend alone for local holiday shopping. The 12th Annual Green Gifts Fair is for those looking for enviro-friendly options. The event, at Midtown Global Market (920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis; 612-872-4041), features sustainable gifts, talks on how to reduce waste over the holidays, live music, prizes, and activities. Shop jewelry, baked goods, reusable wrapping paper, and fair-trade items. This event is Saturday-only, and hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other local events this weekend include 2010 Artblok Holiday Sale (2010 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), as the artists’ building, which formerly housed General Mills, will open its doors for all. Minneapolis Craft’za at the Grain Belt Brewery Bottling House (79 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis; 612-465-0234), and the Northeast Farmers Market’s Winter Market kicks off this Sunday at Solar Arts by Chowgirls (711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis). More info on the Green Gifts Fair can be found at doitgreen.org/green-gifts-fair.
PROMOTIONAL EVENT DESCRIPTION Green Gifts Fair! Hosted by Do it Green Minnesota
All are welcome here to shop 85 vendors, 30 global food vendors, 15 demos, prizes, music and more! $1 per person at the door.
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