Thursday, December 1, 2011

Weekend Picks - December 1, 2011

Lei ChicReserve
Chow Down on the Farm
What:
Dig into four-star fare under the stars at Hawaii's first Outstanding in the Field's dinner at Mao Farms. You'll work up your appetite with a walking tour, then pull up a chair at the beautiful outdoor table and dig into a family-style four-course dinner with wine featuring Mao Farm fresh ingredients cooked up by Town chef Ed Kenney.
When: Reservations are open now for the dinner on January 21, 2012, 3 p.m.
Where: Mao Organic Farms, 86-210 Puhawai Road, Waianae
Details: Tickets are $190 through Outstanding In The Field's website and check out the dinners planned on neighbor islands in January.

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Style in Spades
What:
Start your morning with coffee and the Kate Spade special sale taking over Gilt today with everything from jewelry to clothing, shoes, sunglasses, Jack Spade mens accessories and, of course, signature sleek handbags  going for deep discounts.
When: The sale started at 7 a.m. Hawaii time.
Where: Gilt.com. You will need to join for free if you are not a member. Details: Also enter to win a $3,000 Kate Spade shopping spree. Five runner-ups will take home free handbags.

Sip
Make Mine a Double
What:
The hotel has a new name, now The Modern Honolulu is revamping happy hour with all specials poolside and at the Lobby bar. Dragonberry rum, strawberries, fresh lime and ginger anyone?
When: Starting tomorrow. Regular hours will be 4 - 7 p.m. daily at the Pool Bar and 6 - 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at the Lobby Bar.
Where: The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: For more information visit The Modern Honolulu's website.

Volunteer
Beachy Clean
What:
Wipe out trash along the shoreline by getting hands on with the Waikiki Aquarium and The Hard Rock Cafe's first ever beach clean up. When: Saturday, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Where: Sandy Beach, closest to Makapu'u
Details: All gloves, bags, and tools will be provided for you. For more information call 808.440.9020.

Watch
A Day to Remember
What:
Spend 60 minutes walking 70 years back in time at the world premiere of The History Channel's documentary, Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After.
When: Tomorrow, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Pearl Harbor Visitor Center movie theaters, 1 Arizona Memorial Road
Details: Admission is free. RSVP to reserve your space by calling 808.954.8721 or get more information online .

Create
Go Green...and Red
What:
Learn how to turn your green waste into tasteful Christmas decorations with a hands-on workshop using dried plants, twigs, and leaves.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. - noon
Where: Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Pkwy.
Details: $10 per person, $25 for up to a family of three. To register online visit Malama Learning Center's website or call 808.542.9107 for more information.

Shop
First Friday Flings

What: It's that time again. Here is a few of the events going down at tomorrow's First Friday.
ARTSmith - 7 - 11 p.m. - Trunk shows featuring B2C jewelry, Freelance Clothing Worldwide graphic tees, and Prolifik Clothing.
Fashionista's Market - Starting at 4 p.m. - Me, Myself, and I beauty bar by Sarah Obringer Genuine Guava handbags and totes beauty bra, and receive a free lip gloss or nail polish with purchase.
Fighting Eel - 4 - 9:30 p.m. - ki-ele and Padma & Pickles jewelry trunk show. Enter to win a pair of Padma & Pickles earrings.
MiShMaSh Shop - 5 - 9 p.m. - 20 - 40 percent off merchandise and live music by The Catchers at 7 p.m.

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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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