Weekend Picks – September 24, 2009

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

Make A Flap, Jack
What: This Saturday is National Pancake Day. Celebrate at MAC 24-7, where you can create your own massive MAC-Daddy pancake with more than 20 topping choices. Also enter the Pancake Challenge – if you tackle a monster stack, you could win a free night at the Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio.
When: Saturday
Where: MAC 24-7, Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio.
Details: Call 808.921.5564 for more info.

Get Nailed
What: Get your nails did at the Minx nails extravaganza, where you’ll get drinks, pupus and a set of chip-free Minx nails, all for a special price.
When: Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: North Shore Nails, 66-560 Kamehameha Hwy, Hale‘iwa.
Details: $35 for a set, which includes refreshments. Call 808.637.8089 or visit www.northshorenails.com for more info.

You Grow, Girl
What: Get fresh at the One Night Stand Organic Market, where farmer and Just Add Water organic produce delivery service owner Kimberly Clark will sell an array of fruits and veggies from her Waimanalo farm. Other vendors will offer kava, noni juice and more.
When: Tonight, 4 to 7 p.m.
Where: Outside of Native Books/Na Mea Hawai‘i, Ward Warehouse.
Details: Call 808.596.8885 for more info.

Frock Out
What: Local designer Angela Matsuo presents her collection of sexy evening dresses in a fashion show, followed by dance performances, prize giveaways, and a silent auction. Show up first for free swag bags, then scoop up jewelry from local designers Noelani, All That Glitters, Chateau D'Or and more. Also try a little glitter body art by Kristin Wood Beauty Boutique.
When: Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Oceans 808, Restaurant Row, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: Tickets are $15 presale or $20 at the door. To reserve tickets, call 808.391.5352.

Get the Thrift
What: Get your shop on at Thrift, where the featured designer collection, 1979 swimwear, will be offered at special below-retail prices. Also, trade your old duds in for new ones at the Rock Shop clothing swap as you sip complimentary cocktails.
When: Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: CLOTH, 909 Kapiolani Blvd.
Details: Call 808.597.9006 or click here for more info.

Heavens to Betsey
What:Bid on autographed prints of Betsey Johnson’s artwork at this in-store silent auction. The exclusive prints that decorated the Hawai‘i boutique aren’t for sale anywhere else, and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund.
When: This Friday, Sept. 24 to Thursday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m.
Where: Betsey Johnson boutique, Ala Moana Center.
Details: Bidding starts at $250 for autographed prints and $50 for non-autographed prints. For more info, call 808.949.3500 or email store55@betseyjohnson.com

Be Jeweled
What: Support more than a dozen local designers at Alliway’s 2nd anniversary party. Along with free drinks and pupus, raffle drawings, and gift bags, you’ll score 30 percent off Alliway and Backstreet brand jewelry, 20 percent off handbags and 10 percent off everything else.
When: Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: Alliway, Ward Warehouse.
Details: Call 808.391.7671 or visit www.alliway.com for more info.