Weekend Picks – November 29, 2012
Six reasons to do something this weekend
What: Melt, our favorite neighborhood grilled cheese foodtruck, is back! But you better move fast. The sandwich team is only serving up its gooey delectables (Triple Melt, Pastrami, Harissa and Melt of Shame – how we've missed you) for two days only, out of TASTE's new pop-up venue in Kakaako.
When: Now and tomorrow, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: TASTE, 667 Auahi St.
Details: $7-$12, details here. Get the inside scoop from Biting Commentary (editor Martha Cheng is one of the original Melt-ers).
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What: Bring Ala Moana Center's iconic Big Santa home for the holidays with this adorable gift with purchase. Rack up $500 or more in Ala Moana Center receipts and score this exclusive 18-inch keepsake stocking that will spread Christmas cheer from any chimney or shelf.
When: Through December 24 or while supplies last.
Where: Ala Moana Center's Customer Service Center.
Details: Receipts must be dated from November 10 through December 24 with no more than three receipts per store. Shoppers must be 13 years old or older to participate. Click here for details.
What: Meet jewelry designer Robyn Rhodes at a special two-day trunk show. Her elegant tribal designs have been worn by Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson and Eva Longoria, and featured in InStyle, ELLE and Lucky magazines. Shop her pieces this weekend to score your own "celebrity" discount of 20 percent off.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Cottage by the Sea, Ward Warehouse.
Details: Click here for a sneak peek and here for more information about Robyn Rhodes.
What: Help Roberta Oaks celebrate not one, but two major milestones tomorrow – the third anniversary of her Chinatown shop and the launch of her brand-new Potions fragrance line. Enjoy a drink while sniffing your way through 12 alluring scents (eight for women, four for men), all mixed by the designer herself.
When: Tomorrow, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Roberta Oaks Hawaii, 19 N. Pauahi St.
Details: Potions are priced at $18 and $22. Visit Roberta Oaks' website and Facebook page for details.
What: Attend the launch of Girls Night Out, a monthly event that features a rotating pop-up shop and free beauty bar. Tonight, enjoy mini massages by Laka Skin Care & Spa, manicures by Manis to Go, makeup by Muse Agenci and more, then complete your holiday makeover with stylish finds from vendors like House of Aria, The Butik and Pure Joy Adornments. Also on the lineup – a holiday fashion show with looks from FM Boutique.
When: Tonight at 6 p.m. Fashion show starts at 9 p.m.
Where: M Nightclub, Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: No cover charge. First 100 guests will receive a free gift bag. Click here for details.
Fun and Games
What: In case you missed it, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is currently shooting in several locations around Oahu, including the North Shore and Manoa Valley. You can drive around and try to spot the cast and crew or just answer the official casting call for stand-ins.
Details: View shoot photos here and here, and the casting call here.