250th Queen Ka’ahumanu Celebration

This Friday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theatre will be the 250th birthday of Queen Ka’ahumanu celebration. The pre-show starts at 4:00 pm and will include music and local crafts. This festival will have live entertainment including music and dancing. A new mural will be unveiled at the event!

This is a wonderful community event and a great way to kick off your weekend! Tickets are available for purchase.

~Events This Weekend~

This Friday January 27th the Castle Theatre presents singer and folk music icon Judy Collins.  Judy Collins is on tour with special guest Ari Hest.  Her latest release Silver Skies Blue has recently been nominate for a Grammy Award. Collins has been a musical inspiration for 5 decades! Food menu items will be available to purchase at the show.  Show time is 7:30 pm.  More information and ticket purchase available here.

Saturday January 28th the 12 Annual Whale Trust Maui Golf Tournament will be teeing off.  This event is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Maui.  The tournament will feature a continental breakfast, cash prizes, and a luncheon guest speaker. The tournament event is scheduled to run from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm at the King Kamehameha Golf Club.  The Whale Trust Maui website has more information here.

Happening on Sunday January 29th, former Hawaii resident and famed French-American artist Guy Buffet is celebrating his birthday at the 15th Art of Aloha event taking place at the Shops at Wailea.  His works have been celebrated for over 50 years.  Buffets amazing art work will be on display along with seven other artists.  Lahaina Galleries website has more information on this event as well as other events.

Enjoy the remainder of your week and weekend!

~Your Weekend Events~

Tonight January 12th starting at 5:30 pm the Hawaii Farmers Union United is hosting a potluck at Maui Topical Plantation.  There is no fee to attend, however please bring a dish to share. Featured farmers will be on hand to discuss biodynamic farming techniques. If your unable to attend, there are other opportunities available to get involved.  Visit the Hawaii Farmers Union United website to find more information on events and volunteer opportunities.

This Friday January 13th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm is Lahaina Town Friday party! Come join in the fun with music performed by Maui Jam and line dancing from Keoni’s Dance Studio. Several keiki nonprofits will be fundraising at this event in Campbell Park. Friday night is also Art Night in Lahaina.  The Lahaina Visitors Center has information on participating galleries.  More information available here.

Los Angeles based rock band, Young the Giant, will be performing Saturday January 14th at the Castle Theater starting at 7:30 pm. Formally known as The Jakes, Young the Giant has had numerous top ten hits since their debut album in 2010. Food vendor items will be available for purchase.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center website has more information on this event including ticket pricing.

Enjoy the remainder of your weekend and weekend!

Events This Weekend!

Happening now on various nights through December 28th, Maui Film Festival: First Light. Come and enjoy great cinema with screenings of various movies on different days. Don’t worry about having a meal before hand.  Each showing night will offer a different menu option with a variety of food items available for purchase.  This event takes place at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.  To view the movie selection as well as menu items and preview trailers visit their website here.

Friday December 23rd is Art Night In Lahaina Town.  This free event showcases artists in action throughout dozens of art galleries in Lahaina from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  This is a public event and refreshments are available.  You can pick up a map of participating galleries at the Lahaina Visitors Center open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

Going on now through Christmas The Holiday Express sugar cane train runs twice nightly at 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to train departure with each excursion running 45 minutes.  Enjoy the decorated train, caroling, and maybe even a visit from Santa! Children 2 and under are free!  More information available on the Sugar Cane Train website.

Have a wonderful holiday!

Events This Weekend

Start your weekend off with Makawao Third Friday Town Party taking place this Friday November 18th.  This event will take place from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  The theme for this Friday is Fall Jubilee.  Live music, restaurant pop-up food court, and Keiki Zone will all be happening.  Participating Makawao stores will be hosting their in store silent auctions for those interested in bidding.  There will be no road closure for this FREE event.  More information available here.

The Dover Quartet will be performing Saturday November 19th starting at 7:30 pm at the McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului.  The Dover Quartet is one of the most popular ensembles worldwide.  The Quartet was formed in 2008 at the Curtis Institute of Music and was the first ever in residence quartet. Recently referred to as the young American string quarter of the moment by The New Yorker, tickets available for purchase via Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Sunday November 20th join in the clean up effort of Maui’s reefs. Hosted by Trilogy Excursions, volunteers are asked to contribute $30 to be donated to select non profit groups.  Check in begins at 8:30 am in Lahaina Harbor.  The trip will run from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Lunch as well as refreshments will be provided. Sail Trilogy has more information on upcoming clean up dates as well as how to sign up.

Enjoy the remainder of your week and weekend!