Weekend Picks - September 29, 2011
What: You wear a size six or seven but you want your shoes to always look like a 10, on a budget of course. Try on Nordstrom Rack's sample sale featuring foot favorites such as Diane Von Furstenberg for under $100, Stuart Weitzman for $119.90 and all pairs of Cole Haan going for under $80.
When: Tuesday, The Rack opens early for the event at 9 a.m.
Where: Nordstrom Rack, Ward Center
Details: All Bruno Magli, Cole Haan, Stuart Weitzman, and Donald J. Pliner shoes are in size six only. DVF styles will only be in size seven.
Cup to No Good
What: Celebrate Japan's Sake Day with free samples and swag from breweries overseas at the Sake Shop. Then pop over to Waikiki to be filmed as part of a nationwide toast before jumping, with both feet, into a sake and shochu soaked pool party.
When and Where: Saturday. The Sake Shop is open 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. at 1461 S. King St.
The Pool Party is noon - 6 p.m. at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel, 150 Kapahulu Ave. The coordinated toast is at 2 p.m.
Details: RSVP to get into the pool party for free. Get more information from the party's Facebook page.
Can I Buy 1,000 of You a Drink?
What: Apartment3 is making you an offer; if you and 440 of your friends (or strangers, they don't care) push the number of the night spot's Facebook fans to 1,000 you'll all receive a cocktail on the house. A few fans will even score tickets to next month's eat-and-drink Munch dinner.
Details: Get all the details on Apartment3's Facebook page.
The Plus-Have List
What: Amazon's discount site My Habit has gotten REAL with sections of designer items for the full-figured fashionista - we spotted stylish separates from Z by Zenobia and cocktail dresses from Taylor Dress in sizes 14 plus for less than half price.
Details: Log on with your Amazon.com account to My Habit.com and look for the REAL logo.
Farm to Rooftop
What: Snack on Big Wave Tomatoes’ grilled pesto pizza, Pacifikool's fresh ginger ale, and Malie's North Shore-grown chocolate while watching the sunset over Waikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Center's first ever Farmers Market.
When: Tuesday, 4 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Rooftop of the Royal Hawaiian Center, 4th level
Details: The first hour of parking is free with validation. Then it is a dollar an hour for the next three hours.
What: Seitan Bourguignon, creamy polenta, oven-roasted vegetables. Going vegan doesn’t mean going tasteless when you’re learning and snacking on flavorful recipes from macrobiotic Chef Leslie Ashburn.
When: Sunday, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Baby Awearness, Manoa Marketplace
Details: $45. RSVP to 808.398.2695. Bring your own utensils for tasting to save on plastic utensils.