Island Events: October 20, 2016

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Saturday & Sunday – Sylvia Buckner (left) and Dakota Welch in “Peter Pan Jr.”; photo by Brett Wulfson.

Saturday & Sunday – Sylvia Buckner (left) and Dakota Welch in “Peter Pan Jr.”; photo by Brett Wulfson.

TODAY, OCT. 20

EXHIBIT HONORS HAWAII NATIONAL PARKS’ 100TH

Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the National Parks of Hawai’i by visiting the Hawai’i National Parks 2016 Centennial Juried Exhibition at the Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. The show continues through Nov. 6. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, as well as prior to and during intermissions at Castle Theater shows. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.

DARK COMEDY ‘THE HOUSE OF YES’ OPENS

Cringe with laughter at the opening night of the dark comedy “The House of Yes,” presented at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday, with shows continuing Thursdays to Sundays through Oct. 30. Tickets are $25 and are available by calling 463-6550 or by visiting www.houseofyes.yapsody.com. Due to the adult nature of this play, it may not be appropriate for children.

Sunday – Rick Scheideman in “The Old Man and the Sea”; photo by Jack Grace.

Sunday – Rick Scheideman in “The Old Man and the Sea”; photo by Jack Grace.

FRIDAY, OCT. 21

‘ROCKTOBER’ THEME OF MAKAWAO TOWN PARTY

Celebrate “Rocktober” at Makawao Third Friday town party from 6 to 9 p.m. Local band Rosalind Modica’s Electric Church Maui will take the main stage, stores will participate in a silent auction, and characters from the Haiku Haunted Hike will offer entertainment. There will also be keiki activities, line dancing, food for sale and more. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

CLARENCE DARROW IS FOCUS OF ONE-MAN SHOW

Actor Robert Angelo will portray famous attorney Clarence Darrow in a one-man show at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. The performance will offer a reminiscence of Darrow’s renowned career, touching on many of his trials, including the Scopes “monkey” trial and the Leopold-Loeb case. Tickets are $25 and $35 (plus applicable fees). For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.

CELEBRATE ALOHA FRIDAY AT HULA GRILL

Enjoy Aloha Friday at Hula Grill Ka’anapali with Derick Sebastian from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Ma’a and hula dancers from 2 to 5 p.m.; and Kawika Lum Ho and Roy Kato from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.hulagrillkaanapali.com.



SATURDAY, OCT. 22

ST. ANTHONY CHURCH TO HOST CHRISTMAS FAIR

Peruse handmade crafts and find holiday gifts at the St. Anthony Church Christmas Fair from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church in Wailuku. Enjoy a country kitchen featuring baked goods, jams, jellies and pickles, ethnic food, a plant sale, a car wash and “The Taste of St. Anthony.” Proceeds will benefit the church. For more information, call 244-4148 or visit www.saintanthonymaui.com.

YOUTH THEATER GEARS UP FOR ‘PETER PAN JR.’

Maui OnStage Youth Theater will present Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” at 11 a.m. Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for youth and are available by calling 242-6969 or going online at www.mauionstage.com.

LAHAINALUNA PRESENTS FOOD, FUN AT FESTIVAL

Enjoy an evening of family fun, food and entertainment at the Lahainaluna High School Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. at the campus in Lahaina. The event, with the theme “I Ka Nani O Lele,” or “Amidst the beauty of Lahaina,” will feature eateries and food trucks, local artisans and vendors, game booths and keiki activities, a silent auction and live music. Admission is $10 at the gate, with children 5 and younger admitted for free. Presale tickets are $5 at various locations. For more information, visit www.lahainalunafestival.weebly.com.

SPIRITUALITY, MUSIC AT ALOHA IN ACTION EVENT

Aloha in Action will present ‘Aha Aloha “Ocean of Love” program featuring an array of musicians, spiritual teachers and authors from 4 to 7 p.m. at Makawao Union Church. Lei’ohu Ryder, Maydeen ‘Iao, Ram Dass and Lesley Michaels will offer blessings, music, hula, insights and more. Tickets are $25 cash in advance at Maui Kombucha in Haiku or MacNet in Kahului or online at www.alohainaction.com. The price is $35 cash the day of the program and at the door. Garden Sushi Maui will be selling food and beverages.

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM AT IAO THEATER

The Maui Chamber Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater. There will be a “Conversations with the Conductor” discussion at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $27 to $55 and are available by calling 242-6969.

SUNDAY, OCT. 23

WILLIE K AND FRIENDS IN BRUNCH JAM SESSION

Catch Willie K and other local artists at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Enjoy a Hawaiian music jam during brunch with seatings at 9 a.m. and noon for $50 for adults and $25 for children, including tax and tip. For reservations or more information, call 866-5025.

SCHEIDEMAN STARS IN ‘OLD MAN AND THE SEA’

Enjoy a performance of “The Old Man and the Sea” by Maui-based actor Rick Scheideman at 6:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Inn courtyard in Lahaina. Tickets are $22 at the door, or call (303) 507-0987 for reservations. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.

FALL HARVEST EVENT AT HAKU BALDWIN CENTER

The Haku Baldwin Center in Makawao will host a Fall Harvest Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature pony rides, a petting zoo, a craft fair, games and prizes, a farmers market, arts and crafts, and much more. Costumes are encouraged. Proceeds support the center’s therapeutic programs. Admission is free, and parking costs $3. For more information, visit www.hakubaldwincenter.org.

STORYTELLING EVENT TO FEATURE MUSIC QUINTET

Chamber Music Hawai’i’s Spring Wind Quintet with special guest master storyteller B.K. Cabigon will present “Paka’a Lanakila!” at 5 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. The storytelling event will include an interactive demonstration for the audience to learn about the instruments and the Hawaiian-language story. Tickets are $35 (plus applicable fees). For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.

TUESDAY, OCT. 25

TALK STORY AND HULA LESSONS IN MAALAEA

Those who pay admission to Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea will be treated to a free talk story with the aquarium’s cultural advisor, Kahu Dane Maxwell, and get a hula lesson, too, at 11:45 a.m. Appropriate for all ages. For more information, call 270-7000.

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY TO SWING INTO THE MACC

Get swinging with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Combining jazz, swing and Dixieland, the band has sold more than 2 million albums. Tickets range from $12 to $85 (plus applicable fees). For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.

 

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