Weekend Picks – November 19, 2009

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

Goodie New Shoes
What: Swing by the Valerie Joseph boutique’s Shoe Diva event with Deuces and walk off with designer shoes at 20 percent off. While sole searching, indulge in sweet treats, pink champagne, and chic $10-or-less jewelry, cosmetics, and hair accessories.
When: Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: Valerie Joseph, Ala Moana Center, Level 1
Details: Call 808.942.5258 or click here.

Butik Call
What: Jumpstart your holiday shopping at The Butik’s three year anniversary party. Get 25 percent off all in-store merchandise and 15 percent off fashions from the Allison Izu, Cirque, Florencia Arias, Rona Marie, and Posh Pua trunk shows and sample sales right outside.
When: Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m.
Where: 1067 Kapi‘olani Blvd., Suite A-3
Details: For more info, call 808.593.4484 or click here.

She Sells Sea Shells
What: Hit up the exclusive KI-ELE jewelry trunk show at Shasa Emporium and snag the latest goodies from the line’s brand new “Soon Shell Be Found” Holiday 2009 collection.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m to 3 p.m.
Where: Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Ave.
Details: For more info, call 808.735.5122 or click here.

All Hopped Up
What: Eat, drink and be merry at Hops and Grinds’ Winter Beers & Holiday Ales tasting event. Sample seasonal beers from Anchor Brewing, Deschutes Brewery, Boston Beer Company, Rogue Ales and more, dig into a complementary all-you-can-eat pupu buffet, and enjoy live music and prize drawings.
When: Friday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Don Ho’s Island Grill, Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace
Details: 21 and over. Tickets, $30 at the door; $25 for advance, available at Don Ho’s Island Grill, The Liquor Collection, The Wine Stop, and Tamura’s Kaimuki. For more info, call 808.528.0807 or click here.

Oldies But Goodies
What: Nab one-of-a-kind vintage finds on the cheap at ROCK SHOP’s CLOTH Holiday Sale. Sip on tasty cocktails, check out CLOTH’s Vintage Fashion Bar and in-house reconstructed clothing line, and pick up a $50-value Amuse Wine card for just $30.
When: Monday, November 23, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi‘olani Blvd.
Details: No cover. For more info, call 808.258.2900 or click here.

Soul Food
What: Give back while dining out during 12th Ave Grill’s Community Plate night. 15 percent of the night’s gross sales will benefit the Life Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to stopping the spread of and assisting people living with HIV and AIDS.
When: Monday, November 23
Where: 1145C 12th Avenue, Kaimuki
Details: To make a reservation or for more info, call 808.732.9469 or click here.