8 can't-miss Minnesota shopping highlights this July

by Allison Kaplan, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

July is a great time to hit a neighborhood shopping event - and take advantage of summer sales. Here's a look at what's leaving, and what's discounted. 

Excelsior Men's Night Out. Tonight, 5 to 9 p.m., downtown Excelsior.  www.excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com

Selby & Snelling Bastille Day Celebration.  Family activities, a flea market, French food, music, a mini Tour de France, and special discounts at local stores. 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

House of 365 Summer Sale. 40 percent off the whole store. Today through Saturday. 750 E. Lake St., Wayzata, houseof365.com 

Cliche Sidewalk Sale. Racks of clothes starting at $5. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 2403 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls., clichempls.com

Casa Verde Design Closing Sale. 40 to 80 percent off home decor and custom furniture. Through July 18. 911 W. 50th St., Mpls., casaverdedesign.com

MINQ Relocation Sale. Get 20 percent off one full price item; 30 percent off the second; 35 percent off the rest. Through July 26. Shops at West End, shopminq.com

Semi-Annual Sale at Max's. 30 to 80 percent off select jewelry, home decor and chocolates. Through July 18 Excelsior & Grand, St. Louis Park, stylebymax.com 

Spend & Save sale at Stephanie's. Buy one item at 20 percent off, two items at 30 percent off, or three or more items for 40 percent off. Plus, select jewelry and accessories will be 50 percent off and a selection of merchandise will be priced at 70 percent off for a limited time. Through Sunday. 758 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul, stephaniesshop.com 

For more shopping and style events, visit http://mspmag.com/Shop-and-Style/Events/