Special Events Week of Oct. 3
FRIDAY, OCT. 4
FIRST FRIDAY TOWN PARTY IN WAILUKU
Art turns to music in Wailuku from 6 to 9 p.m. Artist Eddie Flotte will paint Wailuku town with his band, Eddie Flotte and The Promises, from 6:30 p.m. at the Banyan Tree Park stage. Catch Gomega Maui live from 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Thing stage. Best costume of the ’60s wins a dinner for two at A Saigon Cafe. Market Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit “http://www.mauifridays.com”>www.mauifridays.com.
ART=MIXX IS BACK AT SCHAEFER GALLERY
Enjoy this interactive social event for the over-21 and young-at-heart crowd, with art, music, video/multi-media and dancing. Featuring illumination artist Jim Langford, Eric Gilliom Band with special guest Vince Esquire, DJ Sweet-Beets, NLE Dollz and Raizes Do Brazil Capoeira Maui. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.
SLEEP WITH THE SHARKS AT MAUI OCEAN CENTER
Kids can enjoy an overnight sleepover event, Sleep with the Sharks, at Maui Ocean Center from 5:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. Saturday. For information or reservations, call 270-7075.
MEET LOCAL ARTIST CHRISTINA DeHOFF
Sargent’s Fine Art will host Maui artist Christina DeHoff from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Meet DeHoff and view her originals while listening to music by Kurt Lee. The gallery is located at 802 Front St. in Lahaina. For more information, call 667-4030.
‘LOVE, SEX AND THE I.R.S’ BY MAUI ONSTAGE
A wild farce of a play with twists and turns and sight gags, “I.R.S.” will be presented by Maui OnStage at Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. The show runs at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $17 to $28, plus fees. For details, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll to dozens of art galleries in Lahaina town from 6 to 9 p.m. for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up the walking map from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Lahaina Visitor Center at Old Lahaina Courthouse.
SATURDAY, OCT. 5
‘STAR WARS READS DAY II’ AT MAKAWAO LIBRARY
Celebrate “Star Wars Reads Day II,” from 2 p.m. at Makawao Public Library. For more information, call 573-8785.
LAHAINA ARTS SOCIETY FINE ART FAIR
Discover some of Maui’s artists exhibiting their work under the banyan tree next ot the historic Old Lahaina Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. There will be live music, wood carvings, paintings, ceramics, glass art and more.
SUNDAY, OCT. 6
FREE WEEKLY TRAPEZE SHOW IN LAHAINA
Emerald City Trapeze Maui offers free trapeze and aerial arts shows at 6 p.m. weekly at its facility, located at 111 Ulupono St. in Lahaina. Try the trapeze for $10 a swing from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Call 268-9597 or visit www.emeraldcitytrapeze.com.
8TH ANNUAL UKULELE FESTIVAL AT THE MACC
Renowned ukulele teacher and advocate Roy Sakuma will serve as emcee at the 8th annual Ukulele Festival from 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Yokouchi Pavilion/A&B Amphitheater. There will be door prizes, displays and food available. Admission is free.