Weekend Picks – October 21, 2010
Mix Masters Trunkin’ Treasures
What: Learn how to put a spook-tacular spin on your cocktails at The Pineapple Room’s Cocktail Development 101: The Halloween Edition class. Watch demonstrations by Chef Alan Wong, his Wine Director Mark Shishido, and Southern Wines and Spirits’ Chandra Lam, sample libations, nosh on pupu, and compete in a mixology contest—the winning drink will be featured in The Pineapple Room’s November menu.
When: Wednesday, October 27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Macy’s 3rd Floor
Details: $50. For reservations, call 808.945.6573.
What: Snag new, uber-cute T-shirts and accessories from local design houses Mi Cielo and Super Good during their trunk shows at Split Obsession. Nab a free Super Good button just for attending and get a free gift set with a $25 Super Good purchase.
When: Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Where: Split Obsession, Ala Moana Center
Details: For more info, call 951.8480.
Fright Night Tea Time
What: Today is your last chance to purchase a ticket for The Slopes of Diamondhead HUI’s annual Crazy, Sexy, Ghoul costume party, a fundraiser for the Make A Wish Foundation and one of the biggest Halloween fêtes in town. Check out food vendors and groove to live DJs spinning all night long.
When: Friday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: The Waterfront at Aloha Tower
Details: Tickets, $10 for girls, $30 for guys, available only at the Fashionista’s Market boutique, 1185 Bethel St., Chinatown. For more details, click here
What: Have a maddeningly good time at the Mission Houses Museum & Tea Parlor's Halloween Mad Hatter Tea party. Enjoy tasty treats and all-you-can-drink tea, hear spooky stories, engage in a scary scavenger hunt and score prizes in a costume contest.
When: Friday, 10 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: 553 S. King St., Honolulu
Details: $10. For more info or to make reservations, call 808.286.4699 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Party for a cause at Pearl Ultralounge in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Enjoy drink specials and check out a Pink Fashion Show presented by Fashionista’s Market and Marsha Nadalin Salon & Spa.
When: Saturday, 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center
Details: Wear pink and get in free all night. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. For more info, visit www.pearlhawaii.com
What: Indulge your inner mad scientist at Frankenstein’s Wine Lab, a wine-blending workshop at WINEtheExperience. Taste and custom-blend up to four different wines, and order bottles to take home.
When: Wednesday, October 27, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: 1016 Kapahulu Ave. Suite 1, Honolulu.
Details: $20. Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine. For reservations, call 808.738.0738.
What: Get your zombie on and shuffle, stomp and slide with other Thriller fans at Thrill the World 2010, the annual world-wide simultaneous dance event and tribute to the King of Pop, hosted locally by the Kumu Kahua Theatre.
When: Saturday, 1 p.m.
Where: Magic Island
Details: For more info visit www.thrilltheworld.com