Weekend Picks – Saturday, December 8, 2012
Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events
What: Satisfy your sugar cravings at Kakaako Kalikimaka, a holiday bake sale and brownie contest featuring nearly 20 of Honolulu's sweetest vendors, including Fairycakes (dessert bentos, shown left), Petit Suisse Crepes, Wow Wow Waffles, 3 Bites or Less and more. Plus, enjoy a free screening of Elf, live music by Manao Company, and a special holiday light display.
When: Today, 2-9 p.m. Movie starts at 6 p.m.
Where: Kakaako Makai Gateway Park.
Details: Free admission. Click here for details.
Pretty Little Things
What: Pick up unique, locally-made gifts for moms and keiki at Baby Awearness' second annual Handmade Holiday Market. Shop adorable outfits and toys from Mamanu Kids, Cutsie Patootsie, Scrummy Monkey Hawaii and more, then treat yourself to chair massage sessions and specials.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Baby Awearness, Manoa Marketplace, 2nd Floor.
Details: Take 10 percent off all in-store purchases and 20 percent off BAX during event, plus make a purchase from a participating vendor and receive a coupon for an additional 5 percent off. Call (808) 988-0010 or click here for more information.
What: Legends in Concert Waikiki's "Rock-a-Hula" lineup is about to be all shook up. Starting Tuesday, two new tribute artists – Madonna and Steven Tyler (we're told he even makes his own costumes) – take the stage while Elton John and Lady Gaga conclude their appearances at the end of the month.
When: Tuesdays-Sundays at 8:15 p.m.
Where: Royal Hawaiian Theatre, Royal Hawaiian Center, Level 4.
Details: Kamaaina packages range from $40.50-$145.80. Click here for details.
Carb Your Enthusiasm
What: If you're running in tomorrow's Honolulu Marathon (or hey, even if you aren't), carb up at Neiman Marcus. In honor of the annual event, all three of its restaurants are serving up pasta specials this weekend, like Grilled Vegetable Pasta ($12) at The Espresso Bar, Mushroom Cannelloni ($12) at Mermaid Bar or diver scallops and squid ink linguine in a lobster-pumpkin sauce ($32) at Mariposa.
Where: Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center.
Details: Contact restaurants individually for full menu options. Click here for details.
Don't forget, you have until Wednesday to enter Lei Chic's first-ever 12 Days of Beauty giveaway for a chance to win gift sets from M.A.C, OPI, Kate Somerville, Dior, Aveda and much more! Click here to view all 12 prizes and enter!
Who: Roam Hawaii's Christmas Sale, Sunset Beach Elementary
When: Today, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Details: Clothing, jewelry, beach bags and home decor from Roam Hawaii, Cassandra Rull, Sea Foam and Paisley P.
Who: Still and Moving Center, 1024 Queen St.
Deal: 20-40 percent off storewide and 10 percent off jewelry, plus receive one raffle ticket for every $10 spent for a chance to win prizes including a 10-class package, lomilomi massages, yoga mats and more. Click here for details.
When: Today and tomorrow, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Who: Rebecca Beach Kaimuki, 1120 12th Ave., 3rd Floor
Deal: 50 percent off everything with select items at 75 percent off.
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.