Weekend Picks – October 16, 2008


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

Sales and the City
Big shopping this weekend all over the island. A few of the sales to check out:

What: SideShow, an outdoor sample sale with merch from Roberta Oaks, Ginger 13, and Scout HI at 75-80 percent off, plus mini-massages, pupus and drinks.
When: Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Details: Free, but RSVP for location and directions to info@robertaoaks.com

What: Party at Mu‘umu‘u Heaven with new tops and dresses, plus a show of jewelry from Meesah.
When: Tonight, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Mu‘umu‘u Heaven, 767 Kailua Road, Kailua.

What: Twenty percent off all online orders at Noelani Jewelry’s newly revamped website for the month of October.

What: Sidewalk sales where nearly all stores offer deep markdowns.
Where: Ala Moana Center and Kahala Mall


Create Your Ono Wine
What: Grand opening party at Oeno Winemaking.
Learn about how to make your own custom wines, taste all the varieties of wines you can make,  and enter to win a free winemaking session.
When: Friday, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oeno Winemaking, 26 Ho‘olai Street, Suite 900, Kailua
Details: Call 808.263.6366 or visit www.oenowinemaking.com

What: In honor of Oktoberfest, a beer pairing dinner with five courses prepared by
Chef James Rosenberry, each with a specially matched Sam Adams beer.  Lili Hess from Sam Adams will give details on how each beer complements the food.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m.
Where: Hula Grill, above Duke
’s Canoe Club in the Outrigger Waikiki hotel
Details:$45 per person. Make reservations by calling 808.923.HULA or email dianne@hulagrill.com

Open Up And Say ‘Za
What: Half off all pizzas at Formaggio Market City and Formaggio Kailua.
When: Through October
Details: Mention the Lei Chic/ Formaggio Club discount for the price reduction.

Double Wedding
Two fashion shows to pick your dream dress:

What: Learn how to replicate Jessica Simpson’s elegant Vera Wang couture, or emulate Eva Longoria’s wedding look at The Wedding Cafe’s Celebrity Style Secrets for Posh Weddings fashion show.
When: Sunday, 7 p.m.
Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio hotel
Details: $15 per person, free wine and appetizers. Proceeds benefit Life Foundation. Make reservations at 808.591.1005.

What: Muse fashion show with dresses from Modern Pacific Weddings, such as Tamara Catz, Adele Wechsler and others.
When: Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: E&O Trading Company, Ward Center
Details: Free admission, call 808.737.0638 for more info.

You Say It’s Your Birthday
What: The Contemporary Museum celebrates 20 years with a Mad Hatter themed bash. Performances, outdoor art, and glass-blowing demos plus food and drinks by E&O Trading Company. Wear your own whimsical mad hat if you like.
When: Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m.
The Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive
Details: Tickets $150 per person. RSVP at 808.237.5210 or email gwong@tcmhi.org