2018 Artist Boutique of Minnetonka
Nov
2
to Nov 9

2018 Artist Boutique of Minnetonka

This fantastic Boutique features all local artists and artisans for 8 days in a beautiful Minnetonka home, 10-6 daily. Paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, clothing, embellished serving pieces, stained glass, wood carvings, felted wool, handknitted accessories, Steller Goods and more.....Here is your chance to buy direct from the artist in a lovely setting.

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Mount Olivet Church Holiday Boutique
Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Mount Olivet Church Holiday Boutique

The Mount Olivet Church Women invite you to their annual Holiday Boutique on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 from 9am-2pm at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis Campus. In addition to specialties from our Circles and the Careview Gift Shop, there will be over 60 unique vendors.  Plus, we will have a Food Emporium grouping food vendors and Circles in the Lounge with lots of samples available to try! 

We will feature our Bistro-style menu with breakfast being served from 9-10:30am and lunch from 11-1pm. 

The Dala House will also be available and is a kids-only shopping experience for gifts for parents & grandparents. All gifts are $5.00.

https://www.mtolivet.org/adult-ministry/womens-ministry/holiday-boutique-

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European Christmas Market at Union Depot
Nov
30
to Dec 2

European Christmas Market at Union Depot

The European Christmas Market in St. Paul is a free event based on the traditional, charming, and festive open air Christkindlmarkts that spring up in Germany, Austria and other countries during the Advent season. Shop for unique, handmade holiday gifts and decorations from local vendors, drink Glühwein (spiced mulled wine), and taste European inspired food and delicacies during the first two weekends in December.

The Steller Handcrafted Goods Booth will be staffed by some of my wonderful employees this weekend as we double up events. I will be at the booth next weekend.

Gifts • Food • Music • Beer • Glühwein
The 2018 St. Paul European Christmas Market Dates:
Friday, Nov. 30: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 1: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 2: 12-6 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 8: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 9: 12-6 p.m.

http://stpaulchristmasmarket.com

 

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Julmarknad!
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Julmarknad!

  • American Swedish Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hurrah! One of our most favorite events of the whole year! Julmarknad is more than a craft market, it's ASI's annual holiday festival for the whole family. The weekend features unique handcrafted items on sale by nearly 40 talented local and regional artists, live music performances,  family make n' take crafts, visits by Santa and Tomte, the beautiful Turnblad Mansion complete with holiday-themed decorations, and festival food from FIKA.

https://www.asimn.org/programs-education/events/julmarknad-2018

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The European Christmas Market
Dec
7
to Dec 9

The European Christmas Market

The European Christmas Market in St. Paul is a free event based on the traditional, charming, and festive open air Christkindlmarkts that spring up in Germany, Austria and other countries during the Advent season. Shop for unique, handmade holiday gifts and decorations from local vendors, drink Glühwein (spiced mulled wine), and taste European inspired food and delicacies during the first two weekends in December.

Gifts • Food • Music • Beer • Glühwein
The 2018 St. Paul European Christmas Market Dates:
Friday, Nov. 30: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 1: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 2: 12-6 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 8: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 9: 12-6 p.m.

http://stpaulchristmasmarket.com

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Women Venture WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS Luncheon & Marketplace
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Women Venture WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS Luncheon & Marketplace

Each fall, over 1,000 business professionals, community leaders, and other individuals come together to invest in the economic success of women and hear the inspiring stories of our Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained award winners. Gather your colleagues and friends and join us at our 23rd annual luncheon and marketplace!

http://www.womenventure.org/events/women-mean-business-luncheon.html

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Norsk Hostfest!
Sep
26
to Sep 29

Norsk Hostfest!

  • North Dakota State Fair Grounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Norsk Høstfest celebrates Scandinavian culture and heritage of the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.  Each nation is represented in one of the halls in which the festival takes place, and each named after their country's capital city.  The individual styles of each country's entertainment, food, clothes, art, and jewelry can be found throughout Norsk Høstfest and also in the Scandinavian Heritage Park, the only park in the world representing all five Nordic countries.

http://hostfest.com

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JUNK BONANZA!
Sep
20
to Sep 22

JUNK BONANZA!

I have shopped Junk Bonanza in the past (my favorite words are "I could make something from that!") so I am thrilled to have a booth in the Handmade vintage artisan made clothing section of Junk Bonanza! We will be highlighting our Repurposed embellished Denim Jackets and Repurposed Vintage Sweater Mittens. Come see us! 

Thursday, Sept. 20
Early Bird Admission 8AM-5PM
General Admission 10AM-5PM

Friday, Sept. 21
General Admission 9AM-5PM

Saturday, Sept. 22
General Admission 9AM-5PM

ADMISSION: $10 PER DAY

General Admission
$10 per day (at the door only)

Early Bird Admission
$25 online (or $30 at the door)

*Children under 12 are free
*Cash and checks only at the door. ATMs available.
*Group pricing available for 30 or more! Contact: kristabelle@kinassauer.com


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Spelmansstämma
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Spelmansstämma

Steller Handcrafted Goods is delighted to be a handcrafted vendor at the Gammelgarden Museum's Spelmansstamma this year!

The Immigrant Fiddle Fest is a long held Swedish tradition where fiddlers gather on a lovely day, play tunes and teach each other new music. The music has never been written, it is always shared by playing only! This annual festival held on the museum grounds is a great activity for families. Spelman = Fiddler / Stämma = Gathering Celebrate the immigrant fiddle with musical entertainment, dancing and food!

http://gammelgardenmuseum.org/events/

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American Craft Show, St Paul
Apr
19
to Apr 22

American Craft Show, St Paul

Join us for three days of festivities celebrating all things handmade at the American Craft Show in St. Paul. Come meet and shop craft like you’ve never seen before from more than 230 of the country’s top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists.

Plus, meet the country’s top emerging artists! Stop by our Hip Pop Emerging Artists’ booths on the show floor to see their contemporary pieces ranging from sophisticated elegance to cutting-edge.

April 19: 6 - 9 p.m. (Preview Party)
April 20: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
April 21: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
April 22: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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 European Christmas Market at Union Depot
Dec
8
to Dec 10

European Christmas Market at Union Depot

The European Christmas Market in St. Paul is a free event based on the traditional, charming, and festive open air Christkindlmarkts that spring up in Germany, Austria and other countries during the Advent season. Shop for unique, handmade holiday gifts and decorations from local vendors, drink Glühwein (spiced mulled wine), and taste European inspired food and delicacies during the first two weekends in December.

STELLER HANDCRAFTED GOODS will only be at the Market the second weekend! Gudrun Mattson will be in our booth the first weekend with her beautiful imported cards!

Gudren Mattson: 

Friday, Dec. 1: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 3: 12-6 p.m.

Steller Goods: 

Friday, Dec. 8: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 9: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 10: 12-6 p.m.

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Mount Olivet Holiday Boutique
Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

Mount Olivet Holiday Boutique

 

 

The Mount Olivet Church Women invite you to their annual Holiday Boutique on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 from 9am-2pm at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis Campus. In addition to specialties from our circles there will be over 60 unique vendors, plus the popular Dala House will return and we will have a Food Emporium grouping food vendors and circles with lots of samples available in the Lounge! Back by popular demand! Rice Pudding will be for sale again this year! Look for Joy circle selling the pudding in the Food Emporium. We will feature our Bistro-style menu with breakfast being served from 9-10:30am and lunch from 11-1pm. 

Please note that 15% of vendor proceeds and almost 100% of Circle proceeds from this event are generously given to Mount Olivet to support its ministries and programs.


The Dala House is a kid-only shopping for parents & grandparents. All gifts $5.00. 

Admission and parking is free. Registration for sellers is closed. Assistance with purchasing online tickets for the MOCW Christmas brunch and Women in Leadership Luncheon will also be available. 

If you have any questions, contact Sandy Remes at 612-791-1094, or Allison Sackter at 651-238-8005 or mtolivetboutique@gmail.com
 

 

https://www.mtolivet.org/adult-ministry/womens-ministry/holiday-boutique-

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 Chicago Area Friends of the Vesterheim Nordic Luncheon and Marketplace
Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Chicago Area Friends of the Vesterheim Nordic Luncheon and Marketplace

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Nordic Marketplace
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come to do early Christmas shopping at our Marketplace, featuring Norwegian and other Scandinavian-inspired wares. Visit all of the vendors and enter to win door prizes. See a list of vendors below.

Luncheon and Program
12:30 p.m. 

Rocks and Hard Places: Emigration through the Lens of Knud Knudsen
Zach Row-Heyveld, Vesterheim’s Exhibitions Manager
Why do some people leave their homes in search of a better life? Explore the way a new exhibit at Vesterheim uses Knud Knudsen’s stunning black and white photography to wrestle with that question. Learn about some of the economic, social, and environmental factors that led to above-average rates of emigration from Knudsen’s hometown, the village of Tokheim on the Sørfjord.

Menu - Lemon Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce, Duchess Potato, and Roasted Root Vegetables OR vegetarian Pasta Primavera. Both are served with House Salad, Assorted Dinner Rolls, a Scandinavian Dessert Plate, and Coffee. The children’s option is Chicken Fingers, French Fries, and a Cookie. 

Marketplace Vendors
• Vesterheim Museum Store—Fabulous Scandinavian accessories and gifts
• Country Gallery Antiques—Scandinavian jewelry, Norwegian Hardanger, textiles, and antiques
• Ellickson Jewelry—Stylishly handmade necklaces, bracelets, and rings
• Friends of the Viking Ship—Photos and information about the historic 1893 ship
• Jule-Hus—Gift items from Norway: linens, mugs, hand-made felted nisser, and more
• LivingStone Jewelry Studio—Sterling silver and precious stone jewelry
• Norwegian Termite—woodcarving
• Steller Handcrafted Goods—Mittens, hats, and purses made from repurposed Nordic sweaters
• Swedish Passport Company—Scandinavian products featuring garments and textiles, hand-embroidered and printed by the owners
• Uhl-Tide Creations—Must-see woodland and Victorian Santas, and felted rosemaling designs on scarves, purses, and wearable art 

The cost is $60 for members, $70 for non-members, and $20 for children 12 and under. Advance reservations only. Please RSVP by October 20, 2017. For more information or to register, contact Karla Brown at 563-382-9681, ext. 107, or kbrown@vesterheim.org.

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Women Venture WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS Luncheon and Marketplace
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Women Venture WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS Luncheon and Marketplace

As a Women Venture client I am thrilled to participate in this event. I know first hand the good work Women Venture does: come and contribute, shop and hear inspiring stories of all kinds of women succeeding in all kinds of business.

http://www.womenventure.org/what-we-offer/events-and-community/women-mean-business-luncheon-and-marketplace.html

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NorsK Hostfest
Sep
27
to Sep 30

NorsK Hostfest

  • Minot State Fair Grounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 This is one of my favorite events of the year! It takes some planning to attend, so check out the website and join us for an unmatched experience of all things Scandinavian.

Norsk Høstfest celebrates Scandinavian culture and heritage of the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.  Each nation is represented in one of the halls in which the festival takes place, and each named after their country's capital city.  The individual styles of each country's entertainment, food, clothes, art, and jewelry can be found throughout Norsk Høstfest and also in the Scandinavian Heritage Park, the only park in the world representing all five Nordic countries.

 

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Minnesota Makers Series at the Minnesota State Fair!
Aug
29
10:00 AM10:00

Minnesota Makers Series at the Minnesota State Fair!

Steller Handcrafted Goods is delighted to be presenting two times at the MN State Fair, sponsored by Arc's Value Village, one of my favorite places to find wool sweaters! Come see us at 10 0r 12 on August 29. Learn how to make your own repurposed wool projects and score a terrific coupon for Steller Goods products! See you at the Eco Experience Building!

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Great Makers Exchange
Aug
6
10:00 AM10:00

Great Makers Exchange

Join me for a fun handwork project or take one of the other classes offered. The Great Makers Exchange is from 10 am to 4 pm with two hour classes all day. There will be lots of wonderful booths as well, so come browse and shop Steller Handcrafted Goods and all the other Great Makers!

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Minneapolis Mart Wholesale Gift Show
Jun
25
to Jun 27

Minneapolis Mart Wholesale Gift Show

See Steller Handcrafted Goods in showroom BLUE 103 to place orders for the coming season for my one-of-a-kind wool sweater mittens, elf hats, purses, cashmere fingerless gloves and more. New Product: Swedish Braid Bracelets! June 25-27, 9am-6 pm each day. This show is for retailers only.

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Nordic Celebration and Marketplace
Apr
15
9:00 AM09:00

Nordic Celebration and Marketplace

Celebrate Norwegian heritage at the annual Nordic Celebration and Marketplace on April 15, 2017, at the Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota. The cost for museum members to attend is $60. The cost for non-members to attend is $75. The cost for children 12 and under is $28. 

The marketplace features Nordic vendors with wonderful Scandinavian items for sale, demonstrations from skilled folk artists, scholarly chats, delicious treats, and more. The marketplace concludes with a delectable meal and a program about Easter (Påske) traditions in Norway.

Everyone is welcome to this great event! Advanced reservations only. Please reply by April 4 to Karla Brown at kbrown@vesterheim.org, or 563-382-9681.

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Holiday Market at the American Club
Nov
18
to Nov 20

Holiday Market at the American Club

  • The American Club, Kohler WI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Delight in the Holiday Tradition of the 33rd annual Holiday Market. Browse and shop vendors from across the Midwest as they present Holiday decorations, clothing and accessories for women and children, handmade wooden toys, sweets, other food items, and serving ware.

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Maiden Minnesota
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Maiden Minnesota

  • Loews Minneapolis Hotel (formerly Graves 601 Hotel) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Shop fabulous products from women-owned businesses. Many products are made in the United States. $5 from the sale of each ticket goes to support our charity partner, Dress For Success Twin Cities.

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Oct
14
11:00 AM11:00

Women Venture Fall Marketplace

 

On October 14th, join WomenVenture and over 1,000 business professionals, community leaders, and other individuals for an afternoon of investing in the economic success of women. Hear the inspiring stories of our Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained award winners, enjoy the energy and enthusiasm of emcee, Jearlyn Steele, and learn how keynote speaker, Lara Merriken, is fueling the entrepreneurial spirit everyday as founder of LÄRABAR. Come prepared to shop in our Marketplace, which features the products and services of 50 WomenVenture client businesses.

http://www.womenventure.org

 

 

 

 

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Sep
28
to Oct 1

NORSK HOSTFEST

Norsk Høstfest is an annual festival held each Fall in Minot, North Dakota. It is North America's largest Scandinavian festival. The event is conducted in the All Seasons Arena on the grounds of the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, North Dakota.

Norsk Høstfest annually celebrates the culture and heritage of the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Each nation is represented in one of the halls in which the festival takes place, and each named after their country's capital city. The individual styles of each country's entertainment, food, clothes, art, and jewelry can be found throughout Norsk Høstfest and also in the Scandinavian Heritage Park, the only park in the world representing all five Nordic countries.

http://hostfest.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Julmarknad: ASI's Christmas Market
Dec
5
to Dec 6

Julmarknad: ASI's Christmas Market

Julmarknad: ASI's Christmas Market

 

Julmarknad, ASI’s Christmas Market, is the largest holiday weekend at the historic Turnblad Mansion!  This magical festival features performances by Nordic music and dance groups, exceptional holiday shopping at ASI’s Museum Store, and the Julmarknad Handcraft Fair (with handmade or handcrafted goods by 30+ local artists). FIKA serves up a special European winter market inspired menu with Swedish meatballs, open-faced sandwiches, glögg, and hot cider. Stop by the Bake Sale to pick up cardamom bread, cookies, and more to bring home for the holidays, too. Families can create slöjd (handcraft) projects, take a break with story time with the Julmarknad Fairy or watch Christmas cartoons. Tomte and Santa may even stop by.  

A full schedule of events will be posted on ASImn.org in November. 

JULMARKNAD ADMISSION

(includes museum admission to the holiday exhibits and Christmas market):

$10 adults, $5 ages 6–18, free for children 5 and under and ASI members. 

No special museum passes or discounts will be accepted on Julmarknad weekend.

Julmarknad is held Saturday, December 5 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) and Sunday, December 6 (noon-5 p.m.)

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