NOVEMBER 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

September 27-November 30, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
October 21, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Remains of a Rainbow: Rare Plants and Animals of Hawai’i — a photography exhibit presented by the National Tropical Botanical Garden.
Location: NTGB Botanical Research Center, 3530 Papalina Road, Kalaheo
Cost: Free (but donations are welcome)

 

Saturday, November 4, 18, December 16, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
CKTV Holiday Craft Fairs
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Proceeds support CKTV Advanced Media Class to compete at Student Television Network Convention in Tennessee
Contact:  Kevin Matsunaga
(808) 645-0019

 

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Wednesday, November 15, 6:00 pm
Friday, November 17, 6:00 pm
Kauai Community Players invite you
Auditions for “Lovers, Wives and Tennis Players”
By Playwright/Director Richard Peck
Theater run will be from February 13 – March 11,
running four days a week
Puhi theatrical warehouse
KauaiCommunityPlayers@gmail.com   

 

Thursday, November 16, Doors 6:00 pm; Show 7:00 pm Rita Coolidge in Concert Four Island Hawaii Tour Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom 4331 Kauai Beach Drive, Lihue Tickets $45; Gold Circle $65 Kauai Music & Sound; Hanalei Music & Strings; Scotty’s Music; Progressive Expressios; Jacqueline on Kauai Online Tickets:  www.bluesbearhawaii.com(808) 896-4845

 

Saturday, November 18, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Craft Fair in Paradise to benefit Life’s Bridges, non-profit
40 different vendors, food booths and Farmers Market,
Live entertainment
Mano Kalanipo Park, Poipu

Saturday, November 18, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Jake Shimabukuro Live at the Courtyard Marriott Kauai
Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuto will be joined by Kuhio Travis,
an up and coming performer from Oahu
Chef Lucas Sautter will prepare tapas and light bites to accompany and evening of unforgettable music;
Locally brewed beers from Kauai Island Brewing in Port Allen
Courtyard Marriott Kauai, Coconut Beach
Cost:  $25 presale; $30 at the door
Tickets online at Jake Shimabukuro Events
Contact:  Ian Nelson, (808) 679-2979

Saturday, November 18, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
The American Culinary Federation present
“Chefs On A Mission Cook-Off” A Taste of Kauai
Fundraiser to send youth group to Houston to help rebuild community after Hurricane Harvey and help out the Mobile Munchies Community Outreach Program to feed hungry & homeless on our island
Chefs Guy Higa & Jhonny Ray Montemayor of the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Chef Mark Oyama with Contemporary Flavors, and Chef Jason Sessions with Westin Princeville Resort
Entertainment by Wailoa, Norman Kaawa & Kyle LaBenz
$100 per person; Gold Sponsor $1,000 for table of 10 with special gifts for each person
Tickets:  Call Church office at (808) 245-2145

 

Saturday, November 18, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair Koloa Elementary School Cafeteria, Koloa Cost: Free Sunday, November 19, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 26th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kaua’i Style Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Lihue Sunday, November 19, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm 27th annual 4-steer Buy Back Roping CJM Country Stables, Koloa Cost: Free

 

Sunday, November 19, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
27th annual 4-steer Buy Back Roping
CJM Country Stables, Koloa
Cost: Free Cost: Free

Saturday, November 25, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Kauai Handworks 38th Annual Christmas Fair
Wilcox School Cafeteria
Contact:  332-7220/332-8483/ 822-1914

 

Saturday, November 25, 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 26, 5:00 pm
Chamber Music Kauai presents Concerts
The concerts will include "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" by Mozart, "O Magnum Mysterium" by Morton Lauridsen, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, and Bach's "Dona nobis pacem" from his B-minor Mass. Special guest artist, Donn Forbes on Baroque recorder.
St. Michael's Church in Lihue
Free of charge with cash donations gratefully accepted.
Information: contact Greg Shepherd at (808) 482-1455 or shep@hawaii.edu

 

DECEMBER 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Friday, December 1, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Festival of Lights Historic County Building, Lihue Cost: Free Monday, December 4, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mahelona Hospital 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Mahelona Hospital Courtyard, Kapaa Cost: Free

 

Friday, December 1, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Festival of Lights
Historic County Building, Lihue
On view every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evening
through December 24, 6 – 8 pm
Cost: Free
Contact:  Elizabeth Freeman, (808) 639-8564

 

Friday, December 1, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Kauai Museum’s Christmas Craft Fair
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice Street
Info:  245-6931

Friday, December 1, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Lights on Rice Parade 2017
From Vidinha Stadium, up Rice Street to the Historic County Building
Cost:  Free

 

Saturday, December 2
10:30 – 11:30 am -- Keiki Showcase, ages 3 – 10 years old
1:00 – 2:15 pm -- Youth Showcase, ages 10 - teens
Kauai Dance Center Winter Recital Showcase
Directors:  Jennifer Bell-Grey & Mel Bell-Grey
Kauai Dance Center – Eyes Wide Open Production Theater
3285 Waapa Road, Nawiliwili (next to the Nawiliwili Park)
General Admission $10 at Door/$8 in advance
Child Ticket $5 for advance & door tickets, ages 17 and younger
Free for children age 2 and younger
Outlets:  Magic Dragon Toy & Art Supply, PV; Progressive Expressions, Koloa Town
All proceeds benefit our Performance & Scholarship Fund; Kauai Dance Center is a non-profit organization
Call:  Kauai Dance Center (808) 823-9588


Saturday, December 2, 7:00 p.m.
(Church of the Pacific—Princeville)
Sunday, December 2, 4:00 p.m.
(St. Michael and All Angels Church—Lihue)
“Christmas Sing-Along with Harps Concerts”
Come sing your favorite Christmas carols accompanied by two amazing harpists: Sylvia Woods and Madeleine Brandli. In addition to caroling, these festive concerts will also feature Christmas harp solos and fun surprises! This year's third annual concerts will feature carols from around the world. Don’t know the words? Bob Smith will be leading the singing, and you’ll be given a special booklet with the lyrics of the carols, which is yours to take home. We hope you will join us for our fun and joyful concerts of Advent carols and Christmas music. Come sing along with harps! Tickets $15 at the door.

 

Sunday, December 3, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
8th Annual Waipa Kalo Festival
Educational displays, biggest kalo contest, poi pounding, kalo tastings, food inspired by Kalo; homegrown live music all day, local artisans, recipe contest, silent auction, hands-on activities
Halulu Fishpond at Waipa, Hanalei
Cost:  $5 adults/$1 keiki (ages 3 – 18)
Contact:  Kalen Kelekona, (808) 826-9969
www.waipafoundation.org   

Monday, December 4, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mahelona Hospital 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Mahelona Hospital Courtyard, Kapaa
Cost: Free

Saturday, December 9, 4:00 pm
Kauai Dance Theatre’s Winter Showcase
“Nutcracker Sweets”
Lihue Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue
$5 donation at the door benefit the Zonta Club Christmas Fund
Contact:  Janie Crane, 332-9737
www.KauaiDanceTheatre.com

 

Saturday, December 16, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
CKTV Holiday Craft Fairs
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Proceeds support CKTV Advanced Media Class to compete at Student Television Network Convention in Tennessee
Contact:  Kevin Matsunaga, (808) 645-0019

Saturday, December 16, 7:00 pm
The 11th Annual Kauai Sings Christmas Concert
Kilohana Luau Pavilion
Kauai’s favorite singers with your favorite tunes and exciting surprises
This gala holiday event benefits Malama Pono Health Services
Info:  Jason Blake

 

JANUARY 2018 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Thursday, January 11, 7:00 pm Blue Bears Hawaii Presents An Evening with Judy Collins Kauai Beach Resort, 4331 Kauai Beach Dr. Tickets: $45, Gen., Gold Circle Tables $65 Contact: bluesbearhawaii@gmail.com Kauai Community Players 2018 Season: www.kauaicommunityplayers.org January 13 – February 4 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Stephen Sondheim classic; Arnold Meister director

 

 

FEBRUARY ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS
 

Friday - Saturday, February 2 – 3
3rd Annual Kauai Steel Guitar Festival
Friday – 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Performances
Friday – 5:00 – 8:00 pm, music workshops
Friday, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, Kanikapila Jam Sessions; all invited to join
Saturday – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Performances open to the public, free admission
Saturday, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, Kanikapila Jam Sessions; all invited to join
Courtyard Marriott Kauai, Coconut Beach, Kapaa
Info:  Alan Akaka, (808) 375-9379
http://KeKulaMele.com    

 

Friday, February 9, 7:30 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm
The Very Best of Dave Mason
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom,
4431 Kauai Beach Road
Tickets:  $45 general/ $65 Gold Circle
Contact: bluesbearhawaii@gmail.com

 

ON GOING

 

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