There are two art sale events taking place in the Twin Cities area soon.
Weekend Art Fair in Minnetonka
Groveland Elementary School will host a holiday art fair Friday and Saturday at the school, 17310 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka MN. A portion of all sales will benefit the Groveland Green, Fit, Fun Playground. The playground, which was installed last summer, is designed for better access for kids of all abilities. Fundraising now will go toward a second phase scheduled for next summer. Hours are 6-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Friday night will be a preview session, with food and fresh cider served, and there will be an admission fee of $5 on that night. Admission Saturday will be free.
Edina Art Center's Annual Gift Sale
The Edina Art Center's annual sale has begun. It features one-of-a-kind items made by over 50 regional artists, including pottery, jewelry, art kits, ornaments, children's items and more. Decorative baskets, handcrafted recycled gift boxes, wrapping paper and gift tags are available for a donation. The Art Center is at 4701 W. 64th St. in Edina MN. The sale runs through December 23 and is open 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.