Weekend Picks – June 4, 2009

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

Grin and Beer It
It's a big brew-ha-ha at Wine By Numbers. Sit in on a beer class and a brewing demonstration, sample beer, munch on pupus then take home two 22-ounce bottles of beer.
Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: 94-1235 Ka Uka Boulevard, Waipio Gentry (next to Seattle’s Best Coffee and Costco).
Details: $20 per person. For more info, call 808.671.1120 or visit www.winebynumbers.com

Sew'd Out
What: Snag deals on Maui designer Tamara Catz’s jersey knit strapless dresses, hand embroidered tops, silk chiffon skirts and jewelry, all marked down for the summer sample sale.

When: Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tamara Catz boutique, 83 Hana Highway, Pa‘ia, Maui.
Details: Call 808.579.9184 or visit http://www.%20tamaracatz.com/

In the Wing of Things
What: Check out the new handmade merch from Wings Hawai‘i − Lei Chic readers can take 20 percent off clothing and jewelry and with any purchase, get a free “lucky” silk threaded necklace with a seashell or semi-precious stone charm.
When: Today till the end of June.
Where: Shop online at www.wingshawaii.com.
Details: Enter “leichic” at checkout for discount. For more info, call 808.575.7870.

Walk This Way
What: Swap books, sample food and grab a bargain at Ward Centers' Sidewalk Sundays.
When: Every Sunday through July 26.
Where: Ward Centers.
Details: Free. For more info visit www.wardcenters.com

Kick It Up A Notch
What: Reserve your seat now to eat dinner with Emeril Lagasse and taste cajun and creole dishes he cooks personally.
When: Make reservations now for the dinner next Friday, June 12, 7 p.m.
Where: Kahala Resort
Details: $250 per person, includes wine pairings. Call 808.739.8760 or visit www.kahalaresort.com

Hello to Good Buys
What: Check out the deals at Shasa Emporium's moving sale. Everything in the store is 30 percent off.
When: Today until everything is gone.
Where: Shasa Emporium, Kahala Mall.
Details: For more info call 808.735.5122 or visit www.shasaemporium.com.

Slam Dunk
What: See Hawai‘i’s top poets slam it out for $100 in cash prizes, plus check out live musicians, painters, MC’s and local DJs. American National Poetry Slam grand champ “Mighty” Mike McGee will also perform.
When: Tonight, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Pipeline Café, 805 Pohukaina Street, Honolulu
Details: Admission, $3 before 8:30 p.m., and $5 after. For more info visit www.hawaiislam.com