Five Watt and other places hosts special pop-ups this week.


This Week’s Shop Local Events

Daily from Dec. 14-18
Time Varies
Art, Holiday

Have you made it to a mall yet? Consider skipping the chaos and checking out local events happening this week. On Wednesday, hit up the Joy-Joy Art Sale at Five Watt Coffee (3745 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612-259-7519) from 8 to 10 p.m. All art for sale will be priced at $25 or lower, with proceeds benefiting good causes like Planned Parenthood and the Trevor Project. Sip mulled wine and cocktails, and look into the future with tarot readings. On Thursday, Modern Market (Fast Horse, 240 N. Ninth Ave., Minneapolis) will host local artisans and makers from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $10 presale, and $20 at the door. Procraftinate holiday market returns this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Lakes & Legends Brewing Company (1368 Lasalle Ave., Minneapolis; 612-999-6020) with handmade goods including jewelry, beauty products, and housewares. Also on Saturday is Bestow at Public Functionary (1400 12th Ave. NE, Minneapolis; 612-238-9523) from noon to 6 p.m. Here you’ll find a variety of local goods while shopping to DJ tunes. Mpls Artist + Flea Market at Bryant-Lake Bowl (810 W. Lake St., Minneapolis; 612-825-3737) on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. rounds out this week’s opportunities for last-minute shoppers.