Thursday, February 18, 2010

Weekend Picks - February 18, 2010
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Brews Worthy
What: Taste eight brews from the West Coast at the first of Murphy's Bar and Grill's new monthly beer festivals held outdoors along Merchant Street. Sample seven beers for $7, and pick from lables like Rogue, Lost Coast, Sierra Nevada, Pyramid and others. Then enjoy a big cold one of whichever brew you like best. Plus, nibble on pupus and listen to the live band. All proceeds benefit the Hawaii Children's Cancer Foundation.
When: Friday, 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Murphy's Bar and Grill, corner of Nuuanu and Merchant streets, downtown Honolulu
Details: Call 808.531.0422 or click here for more info.

Sundays Are Fundays at Ward Centers!
What: The quarterly Sunday Are Fundays shopping event at Ward Centers happens this weekend and has a special Year of the Tiger theme. Sample free food tastings, watch lion dances, and head to in-store events from art exhibits to soap-making demos. Plus, enter to win one of five $100 gift cards to Ward Centers!
When: Sunday
Where: Ward Centers
Details: Get the full schedule of all the sales and events here.

Dresses for Success

What: Swing by Shasa Emporium's Dress Drive benefitting The Bella Project and snag 15 percent off your entire purchase just for bringing in a dress, accessory, or jewelry donation, or making a $10 monetary donation.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Shasa Emporium, Kahala Mall
Details: Click here for donation eligibility requirements. For more info, call 808.735.5122.

The Amazing Race
What: Think you know Honolulu like the back of your hand? Round up a team of 2 to 6 people and enter the CitySolve Urban Race. Battle to solve clues all over town and win prizes and up to $300 in cash. Proceeds benefit the Honolulu Academy of Arts.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check-in is from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Starting line is at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St.
Details: Pre-registration, $50 through Feb. 19; $60 on race day. To sign up or for more info, call 808.532.6099 or click here.

For the Homies
What: Hit up the Fishcake boutique's Monster Sale and snag 75 percent off select furniture, glassware, dishware, lighting, home accessories, and other stylish wares.
Where: Fishcake, 307C Kamani St., Honolulu.
Now through the end of February
etails: Excludes art and consignment. For more info, call 808.593.1231 or click here.

Double Your Pleasure
What: Head to Hank's Haute Dogs for their new Happy Haute Hour every Monday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. to take advantage of their buy one get one free special. Share it with a friend, or keep it all for yourself.
Where: Hank's Haute Dogs, 324 Coral St., Honolulu
Details: For more info, call 808.295.6660 or click here.


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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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