Three Rooms closing

Planning to refresh your interiors for the new year? Local retailer Three Rooms is closing after 33 years in the Galleria and is holding a "Moving On" sale of discounted artwork, home accessories, lighting, textiles, jewelry and other handcrafted products made locally and globally. The sale continues through the end of January at the Galleria, 69th St. and France Av. S., Edina. Call 952-926-1774.

Carpet 101

Carpets can be a confusing tapestry of fibers, textures, hues and patterns. Gabberts experts can help you figure out what's the best floor covering for your spaces at "Carpet Conversation," 10 a.m. Thursday, Gabberts, 69th St. and France Av. S., Edina. Free; to register, go to or call 952-928-3123.

Chicken-keeping workshop

More city folk are growing their own veggies and raising chickens in their back yards. A workshop called "Keeping Chickens: The Chicken and the Egg," will explain the best breeds and shelter design for an urban setting and where to buy and care for chickens, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska. Cost is $55; $40 for members. Call 952-443-1400.