New Ulm to Hold Spring Boutique Week

New Ulm to Hold Spring Boutique Week

NEW?ULM – The New Ulm Business & Retail Association is hosting Spring Boutique Week in New Ulm, Thursday through Saturday, April 14-16. This is the third annual Boutique Week, which was created to celebrate the city’s many specialty shops and boutiques.

Many tours, classes, and trunk shows will be held over the three days, with two main events: the Fashion Show on Thursday evening and the Jewelry & Accessories Brunch on Saturday morning.

Thursday, April 14

New Ulm’s 1950s Retail Scene, a presentation at the Brown County History Museum, starts at 1 p.m. At 3 p.m., the Grand Center for Arts & Culture will give a behind-the-scenes tour of its historic building. From 3-6 p.m., fashion eyewear will be featured at Drs. Akre & Clark Eyewear Gallery. An evening fashion show starts at 7 p.m. at the Best Western Plus. Participating businesses include Gallery 512, Semblance, Lambrechts, Nicklasson Athletics, Drs. Akre & Clark, and A to Zinnia.

Friday, April 15

A miniature fairy gardening class starts at 1 p.m. at A to Zinnia. Tours and Tastings at Minnesota’s oldest brewery, Schell’s Brewery runs from 1-3 p.m. Trunk Shows will be hosted by Gallery 512 (Baubles & Bobbies at 3:30 p.m.), and Semblance (Joeleen Torvick at 5 p.m.) The building tour at The Grand will be offered again at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 16

Jewelry & Accessories Brunch starts at 9:30 a.m. at The Grand Center for Arts & Culture. It features a brunch during which models will showcase the latest jewelry and accessories from Gallery 512, Semblance, Lambrechts, and A to Zinnia. Semblance will host another Trunk Show after brunch, this one with New Ulm designer Angela Valentine. Morgan Creek Vineyards will offer pre-season tastings from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a Pop Your Cork and Nosh event at 11:30 a.m. At 1 p.m., A to Zinnia will hold another miniature fairy gardening class. At 2p.m., the Grand will host an Intro to Drawing Class.

For a full list of events and locations, or to purchase tickets to the Fashion Show or Jewelry & Accessories Brunch, visit or contact the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce at, 507-233-4300.