Weekend Picks - February 18, 2010
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.
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!
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.
When: Now through the end of February
Details: 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.