Thursday, August 27, 2009

Weekend Picks - August 27, 2009

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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.

 

Secondhand News
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.

Fashion Flashback
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



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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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