Weekend Picks – July 19, 2012

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Makeup Forever

What: Celebrate the power of makeup at Face Art Beauty’s Makeup Art Event. View a special gallery of wildly fantastic portraits, watch a live body painting, get a free makeover and browse a pop-up shop featuring Pure Joy Adornments jewelry, Love Made Hawaii turbans and clothes from Basique Threads and Proprium Boutique.

When: Saturday, 7-10 p.m.

Where: Fresh Cafe, 831 Queen St.

Details: Free admission. Click here for more information.


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First Class

What: Indulge in your flights of fancy this weekend thanks to Pearlridge Center’s Super Back-to-School Special. Spend $100 or more at Pearlridge Center and earn three HawaiianMiles per dollar spent, up to $500 per day. You don’t actually have to buy back-to-school supplies (dining and movie watching count too), but if you are, we’ve got some ideas for you.

When: Saturday and Sunday only.

Where: Pearlridge Center.

Details: Miles will be awarded for total purchases of $100 or more with same-day receipts. Click here for details.


Anniversary Party

What: To celebrate the launch of its highly-anticipated Anniversary Sale, Nordstrom will open its doors early tomorrow. Our advice? Start at the beauty department for rare discounts and gift sets. Plus, get pampered by Nordstrom’s beauty team, munch on cake pops and have your photo taken, all for free. Cosmetics bags will be given to the first 200 customers.

When: Tomorrow, 8 a.m. The beauty event runs until 10 a.m.

Where: Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center.

Details: Check out our Facebook page for a sneak peek at some of the sale items.

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Friday Night Brights

What: Enjoy Waikiki’s weekly fireworks like you’ve never seen them before – from 300 yards offshore. Waikiki Ocean Club now offers a Friday night kamaaina package, so you can hit up one of the vessel’s three full bars, relax on a lounge chair and take in the show, then dance the night away.

When: Fridays, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Waikiki Ocean Club. Shuttles depart from the pier fronting Hilton Hawaiian Village or Ala Wai Harbor.

Details: $59 adult, $39 ages 4-16. Admission includes two drinks. Call (808) 927-9606 or e-mail res@waikikioceanclub.com to make a reservation.


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What: Check out two stylish trunk shows this weekend. If you’re in Central Oahu, stop by Philanthropy by Madison and Company to see melinda-y-butler‘s latest summer jewelry and indulge in a mini manicure, while Downtown shoppers will get first crack at Tiare Hawaii‘s second summer delivery at Fighting Eel.

When & Where:

melinda-y-butler: Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Philanthropy by Madison and Company, 94-1235B Ka Uka Blvd.

Tiare Hawaii: Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fighting Eel Downtown, 1133 Bethel St.

Details: Get 25 percent off a regular-priced item with this flyer and 20 percent off melinda-y-butler purchases of $100 or more. Buy anything from the Tiare Hawaii trunk show and get 10 percent off.


Muy Delicioso

What: Ever dream of a mobile cart that goes around serving up delicious, authentic tacos, burritos and house-made carne asada? So has farmers market regular Paul Zarate of Zaratez Mexicatessen. Help make that dream a reality by attending his Tacos Al Pastor pop-up restaurant, where $50 will have you feasting on pork and hominy soup, marinated pork tacos and churros. All proceeds help Zarate set up his mobile operation.

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Where: Whole Ox Deli, 327 Keawe St.

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In the Bag

What: We weren’t going to tell you this, but T.J.Maxx has some serious designer bags in stock right now. Leave now and you might be able to snag a hot pink Versace satchel for $749.99 or a leather YSL handbag for $999.99. Also spotted: arm candy by Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, Nanette Lapore and Cole Haan.

Where: T.J.Maxx stores in Ward Village Shops, Pearlridge Center and Pearl City Gateway.