Island Events • November 2, 2017

Featured events this week

Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset cruise benefit; photo provided by club.

Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset cruise benefit; photo provided by club.

TODAY, NOV. 2

‘THE MASK MESSENGER’ TRANSFORMS AT MACC

Faustwork Mask Theatre founder Rob Faust presents vignettes that introduce a unique synthesis of theater, physical comedy, music, dance and poetry. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $28 (discounted for MACC members and children under 12). For information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 3

FESTIVE FUN AT FIRST FRIDAY IN WAILUKU

Market Street shuts down for a free community street party from 6 to 9 p.m. showcasing artisans, handmade crafters and food vendors. Enjoy live music and entertainment by Kimie Miner, Luna Overdrive, hypnotist Joshua Blue, Uptown Dance Troupe and others. Additional highlights include Randy Hufford art show, “Bucks for Ducks” benefiting Wounded Warriors at Art on Market, Pono Store for the Holidays and Hawaiian Islands Land Trust silent acution art benefit. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

SCULPTURES IN WOOD AT LAHAINA GALLERIES

Steve Turnbull captures the flow of nature in sculptures created from various woods. See his work and meet the artist from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. during Friday Art Night at Lahaina Galleries. For additional information, call 856-3080 or visit www.lahainagalleries.com

GARDEN PARTY LAUDS ROSELANI PLACE

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Roselani Place, Maui’s assisted living community, from 2 to 5 p.m. The garden party and open house features refreshments, door prizes, live entertainment and tours of model apartments. For more information, call 871-7720.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN ALL THINGS ASIAN

Explore Asian music and cuisine at A Taste of Asian Blend Food & Music Gala from 6 to 11 p.m. at King Kamehameha Ballroom in Waikapu. The event presents top Maui restaurants Star Noodle, Miko’s Cuisine and King Kamehameha, a live auction benefiting Baldwin High School Art Program and dancing to Asian Blend featuring Desiree. Open seating tickets are $75; reserve seating tickets are $85. For more information, call 385-6006 or 276-6645.

GO GREEN AND GET A TREE FOR FREE!

Arbor Day celebration from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in Kahului highlights local nonprofit conservation groups and features hands-on Hawaiian cultural activities, tree-care advice from certified arborists and a Hawaiian tree giveaway — all free of charge. For more information, call 249-2798 or visit www.mnbg.org.

FIND PRE-LOVED BOOKS AT POP-UP SALE

Readers of all ages will love shopping for used books from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maui Friends of the Library’s pop-up store in front of the Kihei Safeway. Children under 18 will receive a book of their choosing for free. All proceeds benefit Maui County public libraries. For more information, visit www.mfol.org.

FIRE UP FOR THE FULL-MOON BOCCE BASH

Montessori Hale O Keiki invites players (teams of four in costume) and spectators 21 and over to participate in this annual fundraising event from 4:30 to 11 p.m. at Maui Nui Golf Club in Kihei. The evening includes a round-robin format, prizes galore, silent auction and pupu plus dinner provided by Kono’s on the Green. Cost is $90 per player (registration deadline is Nov. 3) and $30 for team supporters. For more information, call 874-7441.

SHOP THE UPCOUNTRY HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR

Purchase homemade holiday treats and handcrafted items, including stationary, artwork and jewelry, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pukalani Community Church of the Nazarene. For more information, call (903) 456 -1380.

PIPE ORGAN CONCERT CELEBRATES RENOVATION

Christian Elliott appears in concert at Makawao Union Church as part of a rededication ceremony celebrating the church’s newly renovated pipe organ. Performance begins at 7 p.m. Corresponding silent movie clips will accompany the concert. Suggested donation is $15 for adults and $8 for students. For more information, call 579-9261.

SUNDAY, NOV. 5

GOOD TIMES AT SEA AS THE SUN GOES DOWN

Set sail on a privately booked catamaran loaded with pupu and premium cocktails while listening to live music by Uncle George Kahumoku Jr. This annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset departs from Lahaina Harbor at 4 p.m. and returns at 6:30 p.m. All-inclusive tickets are $89 with net proceeds funding the club’s annual scholarship award. For information and tickets, call 359-4245.

SATISFY YOUR ACOUSTIC CRAVING AT CASANOVA’S

Mana’o Radio’s acoustic showcase from 2 to 5 p.m. at Casanova’s Makawao features Soul Kitchen, local singer/songwriter Chad Kaya and Maverick — a mix of original acoustic music by multiple artists. Entry fee is $7 at the door and benefits Mana’o Radio. For more information, visit www.manaoradio.com.

CALLING VEHICLE-LOVING KIDS (OF ALL AGES)

Holoholo Ka’a is a hands-on event held at University of Hawaii Maui College parking lot at which you can explore specialty vehicles from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Climb aboard heavy machinery and farm equipment or pose in cool cars and emergency vehicles. Hosted by Punana Leo o Maui, admission is $1 (infants are free). For more information, call 498-4979.

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