Thursday, October 13, 2011

Weekend Picks - October 13, 2011

Lei Chic Stretch
Get Your Back In the Game
What:
Grab your gear and get on your beat for a free Sports Yoga Hawaii's signature stretch and strengthening class. The session is focused on moves to help runners train for the marathon, but anyone can get in on the work out set to heartpounding hits (playlists are posted on Sports Yoga Hawaii's website).
When: Saturday, 2 p.m.
Where: ING Direct Cafe, 1958 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: Bring your own mat and towel and reservations are required. Call 808.539.0501 or go to the cafe to sign up.

Lei Chic Shop
In Full Bloom
What:
Guava Shop turns three and you're getting the presents with complimentary beer, wine, treats, live music, and 30 percent off the entire store excluding jewelry and sale items.
When: Tomorrow, 5 - 9 p.m.
Where: Guava Shop, Haleiwa Town Center, 66-165 Kamehameha Hwy.
Details: While you're there, be the first to scoop up one of Guava's own leather clutches in brand new fall-ready colors.

Eat
Dishes Granted
What:
Dig into 12th Avenue Grill special farm-to-table menu to benefit the Life Foundation's fight against AIDS in Hawaii. Think grilled pesto Molokai shrimp with Makaha mango and Sumida watercress salad or crispy skin wild king salmon with truffled Big Island hearts of palm salad.
When: Monday, reservations begin at 5:30 p.m.
Where: 12th Avenue Grill, 1145C 12th Ave.
Details: 15 percent of all Monday's sales will go to the Life Foundation. Call 808.732.9469 for reservations and take a look at the full menu on the restaurant's website.

Lei Chic Read
Fancy Footnotes
What:
Your shoe rack is completely full so move your obsession to the coffee table with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's latest droolworthy picture book, 100 shoes, started with a foreward by the iconic Sarah Jessica Parker.
Details: $22.45 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's website or buy it with 100 dresses and get it shipped free from Amazon.



Pick
It's a Great Pumpkin
What:
For all of those who are already jacked up about Halloween decorations, Aloun Farms' pumpkin picking patch opens this weekend complete with hay and pony rides, food and games for the entire family.
When: Saturday and Sundays until the 30th, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Aloun Farms Kapolei, 91-1440 Farrington Hwy.
Details: $1 admission. Pumpkins are priced according to size. Cash only. Go to Aloun Farms website for more information.

Drink
Scream Party
What:
You're usually a zombie the morning AFTER heavy drinking so get an early start with the Zombie Pub Crawl. Makeup artists will do you up, undead style, then you'll stop for drink specials at more than 10 downtown bars before partying like the living ... well you know ... at theVenue with The Blue Ribbons and Go Jimmy Go.
When: Tomorrow, starting at 6 p.m.
Where: Meet at BambuTwo, then various spots downtown.
Details: Tickets are $10 until 4 p.m. tomorrow online, $15 at the door. Click here for more information.

Lei Chic Shop
Eat, Drink, Be Airy
What:
A 20 percent-off everything sale is just the start of Angels by the Sea's first Trunk Show. Try out local beauty lines such as Maui's Love InsideOut and the Indigenous Soap Company, check out new gauzy styles by Angels by the Sea and Maui's Siganka, snack on bites by Arancino Italian restaurant, and enter to win a free one-night stay at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.
When: Tomorrow, 5 - 8 p.m. The Fashion shows begin at 6 p.m.
Where: Angels by the Sea, 2552 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: Find more information on the store's facebook page.

Watch
You've Met Your Matchmaker
What:
Rev up your online dating profile just in time for holiday dating with no-holds-barred tips from straight-talking Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stenger.
Details: Even if you aren't dot-com dating the three-minute-17-second video (with comments like "If you show a head shot without a body shot next to it, it signals you're fat.") is great tv.

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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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