My personal favorite local art event!  Our home is surrounded by MCAD student art and this year The MCAD Art Sale has expanded with an additional evening and more access to work from in-demand artists.  For the second and third days of the sale, in-demand artists will be able to restock their work.
thurs, nov 18, 6-9p - Preview Party, tickets $150- Complimentary drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and valet parking
fri, nov 19, 6-9p - Opening Night, tickets $35 in advance or $40 at the door Cash bar. Valet parking $5
sat, nov 20, 9-5p - Free admission and free art studio for kids

Art is available for sale during each of the three events. 

fri, 11/19, 7- late, artenbru
Twenty brave local amateur brewers and designers collaborate, as pairs, to create limited-edition sets of beer and poster design for you to sample and enjoy at this first-of-its-kind event at the Black Dog Cafe in St Paul.

sat, 11/20 • 10a – 6p  guild
Join Guild for a Holiday Style Extravaganza and enjoy an eclectic and festive mix of Trunk Show artists. Guild is a collective featuring the fine work of stylists, artists, retailers and designers from around the Twin Cities.

Winter Farmer-in-the-Market will be held on the following dates, from 10a – 2p
nov 20, dec 18, jan 15, feb 19, mar 19, apr 16

Does the thought of making this stress you out?  Then go out!  Many restaurants are serving up Thanksgiving right!  Here's a list on Open Table