Thursday, December 22, 2011

Weekend Picks - December 22, 2011

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Xmas Marks the Spot
North Shore crafters gather for a special Christmas Eve Farmer's Market featuring delish eats and local crafts including Hawaiian Blown Glass's glasses and vases made from beer and alcohol bottles, Kara Maresca's elegant gemstone jewelry, and Noelani Designs is offering her beachy chic short necklaces for $40 and long necklaces for 25 percent off plus some free gifts.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: The intersection of Joseph P. Leong and Kamehameha highways.
Details: Get more information on the farmer's market website. Hawaii Kai's market will also be open. Ala Moana will be closed.

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Beauty and the Box
Indulge your beauty product obsession  with oversized samples of lines such as Kiehl's, Stila, Benefit, and Smashbox sent right to your doorstep every month by beauty site Birchbox. You'll also earn points toward purchasing the stuff you love on the webshop.
Details: Membership is $10 a month, $110 for a full year on

Not so Ice
Slip on the blades but leave the parka at home for the final weekend of Kakaako Christmas Wonderland's synthetic ice rink.
When: Tomorrow, 6 p.m. - midnight; Saturday, noon - midnight; Sunday, noon - 10 p.m.
Where: 805 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: $10 for admission and skate rental, $5 for children.

Knit Wits
Don your not-so-gay apparel, it'll be in fashion for Art & Flea's second annual ugly sweater contest. Rock out your worst while picking up one-of-0f-a-kind designs such as Panacea's leather and bullet casing jewelry for 30 percent off, B2C jewelry, Barrio Vintage, and a special appearance by I Am and their Bliss Lau jewelry. 
When: Tonight, 5 - 10 p.m.
Where: Fresh Cafe, 831 Queen St.
Details:$2 admission. Get more details on Art & Flea's website.

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What a C. Wonderful World
After battling the mobs at the malls, enjoy a little retail therapy at home by browsing the delightful offerings of New York clothing, accessories, and home store C. Wonder's new online shop. We're loving the resin bangles($48), smiley face mugs ($6 each) and clutches.
Details: Next day air is available for $25 on C.

Get Scrooged
Catch the classic rendition of The Christmas Carol 1951 style - Alastair Sim as the grouchy Ebeneezer plays on the big screen for one showing only.
When: Saturday, 7:15 p.m.
Where: The Movie Museum, 3566 Harding Ave. Suite 4.
Details: $5 General Admission. Call 808.735.8771 for reservations. 

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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