Monday, April 12, 2010

I'll Be There

Hey friends!  Here are a few soon-approaching dates you may want to be aware of.  There is a whole lot in the Minnesota fashion scene this month.  For a full itinerary, check out

You might just bump into me at the following locales (please say 'hi'!):

Saturday, April 17:  Trunk Sale
I Like You Trunk Show and Anniversary Party:  12-5pm
Trunk show featuring 8 local designers!
Come celebrate our 1-year anniversary with 8 of our favorite designers showcasing their spring wares. Saturday’s artists include Third Willow, Hero Jones Designs, and hula hoop demos among others. This is a free event at Northeast’s most “liked” store dedicated to local and independent artists. Check out our website for more information. Sponsored by i like you.

i like you
501 1st Ave NE
Mpls 55413

Also on the 17th....Textile Garage Sale
10th Annual Garage Sale!
The biggest textile garage sale ever is back again!Hundreds of square feet! Yarn, fabric, notions, sewing machines, looms, any and all supplies related to textile craft! Friday, April 16 is the preview sale — beat the crowds and enjoy live music and refreshments. Admission to the sale April 17 is only $1 per person, and from 3-4P, everything you can stuff into a paper shopping back is only a dollar! Hours of textile shopping fun!

April 16 6.30-8.30P Preview sale, $25
April 17 9A-3P Main sale (3-4P $1/bag!)
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Mpls 55414

Friday, April 23:  Fashion Ball "Cabaret Catwalk"
Experience Paris fashion week in a Minnesota setting — the catwalk meets Moulin Rouge

This fashion ball and Ballet of the Dolls benefit is an evening full of high-end fashion, produced and styled by Grant Whittaker and Myron Johnson. Experience a full, avant garde cabaret with four luxury runway shows and a pop-up boutique, fashion supplied by Grethen House n etc, John Novachis, Specs Optical and Ann Lambrecht Jewelry. Think “fashion editorial meets the MN public”! Tickets ($30) are available at The Ritz box office, 612.436.1129, or online at

There is also a Saturday show!

And here are some non-fashion related dates:

Sunday, April 25 - Wednesday, April 28:  San Antonio, TX

Texas comrades!  I'll be chillin' in San Antonio for a few days later this month.  I'd love your advice.  What should I do?  Where should I go?  Most importantly:  Where should I shop?  Wanna meet me for lunch?  Drop me a note!

Wednesday, June 16:  Feed My Starving Children

I've put together a volunteer activity at Feed My Starving Children, mainly for my church youth group, but it's unlikely that all spots will be filled in which case others will be welcome to participate with us!

Interested?  The details are here.

1 comment:

kleight said...

Hi Jill,

Thanks for mentioning the Textile Garage Sale. We can't wait for Saturday. FYI, we are giving away a $100 coupon to the sale on Twitter! Details here:

Say hi if you come to the sale. I'll be running the info table up front.

Kristen Turner
Textile Center, Marketing Manager