OCTOBER 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Friday, October 20, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm & Saturday, October 21, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2nd Annual Kauai Chocolate & Coffee Festival
A celebration of all things chocolate and coffee with lots of sampling, educational displays and workshops, entertainment and exhibitor booths featuring a variety of chocolate and coffee products, from around the state. Located in Historic Hanapepe Town
Cost: Free
Contact:  Amy Hammond, (808) 223-6040

 

Friday, October 20, 6:00 pm/ gates open at 5:00 pm
The Black Uhuru Band
Opening by Onesty, Revival, KA HA
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, 2290 Poipu Road
Tickets $45 general/ $55 at gate/ $69 VIP (close to stage)
Must be 21 years of older
Contact: bluesbearhawaii@gmail.com;  (619) 602-4600

 

Saturday, October 21, 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
National Make a Difference Day Community Work Day
Lydgate Park, Main Pavilion
Contact:  (808) 639-1018

 

Saturday, October 21, 7:00 pm
Lihue United Church presents a Concert
The Welch Family – Daniel, Katherine, Taylor & Annamarie
With an exciting evening of musical entertainment – wide variety of multi-cultural music with instrumental and vocal music
Lihue Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road
Refreshments will be served

 

Saturday, October 21, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair Koloa Elementary School Cafeteria, Koloa Cost: Free

 

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Saturday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. Kauai Island Singers Showcase Presents Rocktober All Saints Church, Kapaa A free concert of rock music—hard, soft, folk, country, pop, rock ‘n roll, blues & lots more. Come dressed for Halloween.

Saturday, October 28, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Kauai Historical Society Fundraiser Gala: The Threads of Kauai’s History Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club Our Gala recognizes the cultures and clothing that those many cultures have woven into Kauaiʻs History. Dress in one of those colorful attires – Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, Filipino, Paniolo, Missionary, Surfer, and so many more! Proudly wear the clothing that reflects the multi-cultures of Kauai. There will be a promenade for all to see your creativity and your history. Phyllis Kunimura and Bob Schleck will be honored for their work in restoring the Historic County Building, Kauai Historical Societyʻs home. This 22-year project will be highlighted in a brief legacy video: Tenacity for Preservation. Music & hula with heavy pupus and cash bar, fabulous door prizes. Contact Info: www.kauaihistoricalsociety.org808-245-3373 Delia at info@kauaihistoricalsociety.org

 

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Saturday, October 28, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
KVMH Auxiliary Holiday Craft Fair
KVMH Hospital Main Hallway & Front Lawn
Proceeds to benefit KVMH Auxiliary – medical equipment & supplies
Info:  Brycen Hiraoka, (808) 634-8181

 

Saturday, October 28, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Kauai Historical Society Fundraiser Gala:
“The Threads of Kauai’s History”
Honored Guests:  Phyllis Kunimura & Bob Schleck
Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club
Our Gala recognizes the cultures and clothing that those many cultures have woven into Kauaiʻs History. Dress in one of those colorful attires – Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, Filipino, Paniolo, Missionary, Surfer, and so many more! Proudly wear the clothing that reflects the multi-cultures of Kauai. There will be a promenade for all to see your creativity and your history. Phyllis Kunimura and Bob Schleck will be honored for their work in restoring the Historic County Building, Kauai Historical Societyʻs home. This 22-year project will be highlighted in a brief legacy video: Tenacity for Preservation.
Music & hula with heavy pupus and cash bar, fabulous door prizes.
$40 Student/$60 KHS Member/$75 Non-member/$100 Sponsor includes your and a students ticket/ $600 Table of Ten
tickets available online until October 25
Contact Info: www.kauaihistoricalsociety.org808-245-3373
Delia at info@kauaihistoricalsociety.org

 

NOVEMBER 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Saturday, November 4, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
4th Annual Holiday Craft & Rummage Sale
Koloa Missionary Church, 3370 Poipu Road, Koloa
Contact:  (808) 742-6777

 

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

 

Thursday, November 9, 5:00 pm doors open
9th Annual Na Wahine Alaka’i O Kauai (Women Leaders of Kauai)
2017 Honorees:  Jan Chahanovich, CEO for Wilcox Health;
Sabra Kauka, Hawaiian Studies Kumu at Island School;
Marynel Valenzuela, President, InkSpot Printing Corp
Dinner & Silent Auction
Smith’s Tropical Paradise, Wailua
Info:  245-5959
$75 per person/ $850 per table
Tickets:  www.ywcakauai.org/purchase-tickets/
Proceeds benefit YWCA Programs

 

Friday, November 10, 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 8:00 pm
The Third Annual Wahine Comedy Festival
Corky Gardner of Maui, Headliner
Patrice Scott, Brandi Morgan, Talicia Smith, Victoria Arnstein,
Ronda Hansen, Erika Swartzkopt, Kaiulani Mahuka
Trees Lounge
$10 at the door

 

November 10 – 26th
Friday-Saturday at 7 pm; Sundays at 4 pm
Ian Fleming’s “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”
Directed by Carol Culver; Vocal Director Dolly Kanekuni; Orchestra Director Dennis McGraw
Special Benefit Performance, Sun, Nov 12 at 4 pm; $6 admission
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Advance tickets $12 at ticket outlets
$15 general; $12 students & seniors; age 3 and younger FREE
(808) 246-8985www.HawaiiChildrensTheatre.org    

 

Saturday, November 11, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair Church of the Pacific, Princeville Cost: Free

 

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, 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 & Sunday, November 25 & 26, 5:00 pm
Chamber Music Kauai
Special guest artist, Donn Forbes on Baroque recorder
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.
St Michael’s Church, Lihue
Free of charge; donations gratefully accepted
Info:  Greg Shepheard, (808) 482-1455shep@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

 

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.

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, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
KCC Annual Holiday Fair
Kauai Community College

 

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 & MARCH 2018 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS February 23 – March 11 Lovers, Wives and Tennis Players Classic-style farce by Richard Peck

 

MARCH & APRIL 2018 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS March 30 – April 15 Dog Sees God; Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Comedy by Bert Royal; directed by Lori Benkert

 

MAY 2018 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS May 10 – 27 The Humans 2016 Tony Award for best play by Stephen Karam Directed by Cass Foster

 

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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