Friday, September 19, 2014

Weekend Happenings: Apple Day, Mini Golf, and Fashion

Excelsior Apple Day
Water Street, downtown Excelsior
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Cost:  free to attend

In its 28th year, the all-day harvest fest is a fun, family-friendly event featuring collectibles, antiques, specialty arts and crafts, and, of course, fresh produce from area apple orchards, farm fields and local vendors.

Lots to see, eat, buy and admire.

Vendor stalls will be located on three blocks of Water Street including the old Pizza Hut parking lot and adjacent 2nd Street. Doll Buggy and Red Wagon Parade starts at Noon.

Be sure to ride the restored streetcar (trolley) to Maynard’s for the annual antique boat show which runs the same day.

Free parking in most of downtown Excelsior, also at Excelsior Elementary School, city municipal lots.

Lake Ann Park
1456 West 78th Street
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Saturday, Sept., 20, 2014
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Cost:  $8 residents/$10 non-residents

The Shops at West End
1621 W. End Blvd
St. Louis Park
Friday, Sept., 19, 2014
Market:  10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fashion Show:  7:30 pm
Cost:  $30 to $150 per day

Like fashion? Then you’re going to love this weekend at the Shops at West End. MN4MN makes its debut as an annual showcase for fashion featuring national renowned retailers as well as local boutiques, artists, designers and curators. The event includes a New York-style runway show on Friday and Saturday evening, and a free, MN4MN Market during the day on Saturday.

Some of the participating designers include Emma Berg, Project Runway alum Christopher Straub, Freedom from Doubt, Handsome Cycles, Oie Jewelry, and Stephanie Lake Design. Top retailers participating in the Market include Arrow, Atmosfere, Covered, Heimes Haberdashery, Handsome Cycles, Juut Salonspa, Minq,, Stephanie’s, Target, and more. Source:  MinneapolisHappenings

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