Weekend Picks – August 28, 2008


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

It’s A Stretch
What: Free yoga day at studios all over the island. Check out a new class, a new instructor and take a friend.
When: Monday, all day
Details: Check here for a full listing of participating studios and class schedules.
Rock Around The Shop
Rock Shop, a free sale and shopping party with clothes from designers like Indah, SooZou, Roberta Oaks, Meesah and more. Shop to tunes from DJ Princess X and enjoy the complimentary cocktail for every guest.
When: Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: thirtyninehotel, 39 Hotel Street, Chinatown.
Details: Call 808.599.2552 for more info.

Just Desserts
What: Sample sweet treats from Sugar Rush and champagne from HASR Wine Co. at Dessert After Dark, a benefit for Stand Up 2 Cancer at Chinatown’s Tea at 1024.

When: Friday, 6 to 7 p.m.
Tea at 1024, 1024 Nuuanu Avenue, Chinatown
Details: $35 per person, reservations a must. Check www.teaat1024.net for more info.

Golden Boy
What: Meet gold medal decathalete Bryan Clay at his first Hawai‘i appearance since his big victory in Beijing.
When: Friday, 4:15 to 5 p.m.
Where: Royal Grove Gardens (between buildings B and C) at Royal Hawaiian Center
Details: Call 808.922.2299 for more info.

Cherry Picking
What: A striptease burlesque show at The Risque Soiree from local performance troupe Cherry Blossom Cabaret.
When: Friday, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Cupola Theater, second floor, Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi‘olani Blvd.
Details: Call 808.237.5462 or email info@honoluludesigncenter.com for more info.