Weekend Picks - August 27, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
Fro Yo For Free
What: Red Mango's new location at Kahala Mall is handing out free small original flavor yogurts with one topping.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Red Mango, Kahala Mall (mauka side of center stage)
Details: One free yogurt per person. Call the store at 808.734.8039 for more details.
What: Head to Cloth Vintage boutique's Thrift event to sip free cocktails while you browse reconstructed-from-vintage clothes and bags from local line Genuine Guava. Plus, bring your old clothes and trade them for new-to-you items at the swap party.
When: Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Cloth Vintage boutique, 909 Kapi‘olani Blvd.
Details: Free. Call 808.597.9007 for more info.
What: Last chance to check out the dresses from decades past at the Hawai‘i Fashion Incubator's Fifty Years of Fashion exhibit at Ala Moana Center. Garments from the UH costume collection show how trends have come and gone, and come back again. Plus, old fashion ads and magazine covers will take you down nostalgia lane.
When: Through Monday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, gallery space adjacent to Nordstrom on level 3.
Details: Free. More details here.
Big, Fat Greek Party
What: The annual Greek Festival means gyros, souvlaki, baklava, and of course, Ouzo. All that's Greek to you? Browse the booths and get familiar with Mediterranean food, arts and crafts.
When: Saturday, noon to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Mc Coy Pavilion at Ala Moana Beach Park
Details: Free. More info at www.greekfestivalhawaii.com
Don't Touch That Dial
What: Download the iPhone app Bad Decision Blocker to temporarily delete contacts from your phone so you can't make late night drunk dials you'll regret in the morning.
When: Before you head to happy hour.
Where: Online at www.baddecisionblocker.com