Thursday, October 16, 2008

Weekend Picks - October 16, 2008

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Sales and the City
Big shopping this weekend all over the island. A few of the sales to check out:

SideShow, an outdoor sample sale with merch from Roberta Oaks, Ginger 13, and Scout HI at 75-80 percent off, plus mini-massages, pupus and drinks.
When: Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Details: Free, but RSVP for location and directions to

What: Party at Mu‘umu‘u Heaven with new tops and dresses, plus a show of jewelry from Meesah.
When: Tonight, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Mu‘umu‘u Heaven, 767 Kailua Road, Kailua.

What: Twenty percent off all online orders at Noelani Jewelry’s newly revamped website for the month of October.

Create Your Ono Wine
What: Grand opening party at Oeno Winemaking. Learn how to make your own custom wines, taste all the varieties of wines you can make, and enter to win a free winemaking session.
When: Friday, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oeno Winemaking, 26 Ho‘olai Street, Suite 900, Kailua
Details: Call 808.263.6366 or visit

What: In honor of Oktoberfest, a beer pairing dinner with five courses prepared by Chef James Rosenberry, each with a specially matched Sam Adams beer. Lili Hess from Sam Adams will give details on how each beer complements the food.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m.
Where: Hula Grill, above Duke’s Canoe Club in the Outrigger Waikiki hotel
Details:$45 per person. Make reservations by calling 808.923.HULA or email

Open Up And Say ‘Za
What: Half off all pizzas at Formaggio Market City and Formaggio Kailua.
When: Through October
Details: Print this email and show your server for the price reduction.

Double Wedding
Two fashion shows to help you pick your dream dress:

What: Learn how to replicate Jessica Simpson’s elegant Vera Wang couture, or emulate Eva Longoria’s wedding look at The Wedding Cafe’s Celebrity Style Secrets for Posh Weddings fashion show.
When: Sunday, 7 p.m.
Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio hotel
Details: $15 per person, free wine and appetizers. Proceeds benefit Life Foundation. Make reservations at 808.591.1005.

Muse fashion show with dresses from Modern Pacific Weddings, such as Tamara Catz, Adele Wechsler and others.
When: Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: E&O Trading Company, Ward Center
Details: Free admission, call 808.737.0638 for more info.

You Say It’s Your Birthday

What: The Contemporary Museum celebrates 20 years with a Mad Hatter themed bash. Performances, outdoor art, and glass-blowing demos plus food and drinks by E&O Trading Company. Wear your own whimsical mad hat if you like.
When: Saturday, 4 to8 p.m.
The Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive
Details: Tickets $150 per person. RSVP at 808.237.5210 or email

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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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