July 29th, 2009
North East is going to the dogs and you'll reap the benefits. On Fri. at 6 p.m., see the four-legged creatures strut their stuff in the annual dog parade in Chute Park. Shop summer sidewalk sales all weekend, including Parc Boutique
(328 E Hennepin Av., Mpls., 612-353-4966). You'll get 30 to 70 percent off BB Dakota, Krisa, Velvet, Miss Me, Tankfarm and more.
Later on Fri., the Treasured Chests Gala
(Epic, 110 North Fifth St., Mpls.) will raise money for breast cancer causes. It will feature a fashion show that includes lingerie from Flirt.
Tonight, head to 50th and France for Ladies' Night Out. There will be sales and parties at many of the stores, including Bumbershute
(5014 France Av. S., Edina, 952-475-2684). Check out the new fall designs and get discounts of 50 to 70 percent off spring and summer clothes. PLUS, there will be an SBG Designs
jewelry trunk show, which means the first person there to mention POPFIZZ
gets FREE EARRINGS
. You're welcome.
On Sun., don't miss the Twin Cities Polo Classic
(11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 6755 Turner Rd., Maple Plain, $25). Watch the horses, enter a best hat contest, stomp the divots and enjoy all-day tailgating. Proceeds benefit Children's Cancer Research Fund. It's pretty much the best Sunday afternoon of the year.
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