Weekend Picks – October 28, 2010

Lei Chic Monster Bash
What: Now in its third year, the downtown Halloween block party, Hallowbaloo, is promising to be as epic as ever. With five outdoor stages, fifteen-plus bands performing, food and beverage booths, a mechanical bull and one cover fee for access to eight club, this is a don’t-miss event.  
When: Saturday, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Nuuanu Avenue, Chinatown
Details: Free. Club wristbands are $10 w/costume before 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.

Treat Market
What: Hit up this month’s Art & Flea: Halloween Edition and scope out goodies from homegrown designers machinemachine, Reva Canali and more. Dress up in your best vintage, DIY costume and win tickets to see indie sensation Passion Pit. Then, stick around for live performances by Kyle Fujimoto and Narwhal.
When: Tonight, 5 to 11 p.m.; costume contest begins at 9 p.m.
Where: Fresh Café, 831 Queen St., Honolulu.
Details: $1. Visit www.artandflea.com for costume rules.

Who's Afraid of the Dark?
Have a sin-sational time at ARTafterDARK’s Seven Deadly Sins soirée. Get gluttonous with treats from Town, lust after the vocals of Yoza, enter the Sin Gallery Hunt and greedily snag prizes from Muumuu Heaven and Honolulu Magazine.
Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Honolulu Academy of Arts
$10, free for Academy members. For more info visit www.artafterdark.org

Scary-Good Savings
What: Hit up eStyle Boutique's Spooktacular Sale and nab fabulous fall finds at 10 to 40 percent off.
When: Today, 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: 98-029 Hekaha St. Suite 13, Aiea
Details: Discount is taken off entire purchase. For more info call 808.484.0090.

Pumpkin Pickins
What: Your carved masterpiece is screaming for some attention. See if it can hold its own in The Manifest’s 2nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. The winner scores a Sam Adams refrigerator and a prize pack.
When: Tonight; pumpkins need to be turned in by 9 p.m.; judging at 10 p.m.; winner announced at 11 p.m.
Where: The Manifest, 32 N. Hotel St., Chinatown
Details: Free. 21 and over. 2 person maximum per entry. For an entry form and rules, visit http://manifesthawaii.com

Wrap Party
What: Snag one of ccdoodle’s ultra-cute fabric obi-belts, and get a second for 50 percent off, at the local designer’s big BOGO sale.
When: Now through Nov. 3
Where: www.ccdoodle.etsy.com.
Details: Email ccdoodle@gmail.com or send a message if shopping on Etsy prior to purchase for the price adjustment. Discount will be taken off the lesser value item.

Betty Boo-p
What: Get glam Betty Paige-style at Apartment 3’s PIN UP Halloween party. Dress up in your best pin-up attire, then snag a complimentary 40s-inspired makeover courtesy of Chebru Cosmetics and catch the all-female DJ crew The Hot Muffins in action.
When: Friday, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.; happy hour until 8 p.m.
Where: Apartment 3, 1750 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu
Details: $5 cover after 9 p.m., free entrance all night with dinner or bottle service. For reservations, call 808.955.9300.