Island Events • December 13, 2018
Featured events this week
FRIDAY, DEC. 14
INSTRUMENTAL MASTERS’ BREEZY COLLABORATION
Grammy-nominated slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, shakuhachi master Riley Lee and taiko master Kenny Endo team again as Island Breeze performing at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $30 and $45 (prices increase on day of show), with a 10 percent discount for MACC members, plus applicable fees. For tickets and more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.
LAHAINA TOWN PARTY, BIG-TIME HOLIDAY FUN
Spanning five blocks along Front Street, Lahaina Second Friday Town Party offers festive holiday fun from 5 to 9 p.m. with ono eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Lahaina merchants and art galleries and free music and entertainment including Maui Music Mission, A Slack Key Band, Evan Schulman, Johnny Ringo and others. Plus win a painting at Gallerie 505’s raffle and check out the Chinese Heritage Festival at the Wo Hing Museum. For more details and expanded schedule, visit www.mauifridays.com.
ISLE FAVES AMY & WILLIE PROMISE HOLIDAY MAGIC
Two of Maui’s favorite entertainers, Amy Hanaiali’i and Willie K., combine their talents in “Amy & Willie K: A Ho’onanea Holiday Concert” at 7:30 p.m. tonight; Saturday’s show is sold out. Ho’onanea preshow festivities kick off at 5:30 p.m. with vendors and live music. Tickets range from $35 to $65 (plus applicable fees) with 10 percent off for MACC members and half price for kids ages 12 and younger. For tickets and more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.
SEE WOMEN CAGERS AT MAUI JIM MAUI CLASSIC
The third annual Maui Jim Maui Classic featuring match-ups between four NCAA Division women’s basketball teams takes place from 5:30 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday at Lahaina Civic Center. Tickets are $10 each day. For tickets and more information, visit www.basketballmaui.com/maui-classic.
‘NAUGHTY NOEL’ PERFECT FOR ADULTS’ NIGHT OUT
Get Auntie to watch the keiki and enjoy “Naughty Noel” — adult-themed variety show (think R-rated version of the “Carol Burnett Show”) — opening at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei’s Azeka Place Makai. Presented by ProArts and Cabaret & Cocktails, there’s a different host and line-up of acts throughout the show’s two-weekend run. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets for any ProArts event, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
SEABURY TALENT SHINES AT ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW
Seabury Hall Performing Arts hosts its annual Holiday Performing Arts Concert celebrating the performing arts department’s 30th anniversary at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday in the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, and include complimentary beverages and a dessert buffet. To purchase discounted tickets in advance, visit www.seaburyhall.org.
SATURDAY, DEC. 15
TWO CHANCES TO CATCH MCO PERFORM ‘MESSIAH’
Maui Chamber Orchestra rings in the holidays with performances of perennial Christmas favorite, Handel’s “Messiah,” at 7:30 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku, including a talk story session with the artists at 1:30 p.m. Sunday for all ticket holders. Tickets range from $27 to $55. For tickets and more information, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com or www.mauichamberorchestra.org.
UPCOUNTRY XMAS FAIR AND GOLF CART PARADE
Fun, food, music, craft and gift vendors and holiday cheer define the Pukalani Community Association Christmas Fair & Electric Golf Cart Parade beginning at 3 p.m. at Pukalani Country Club. Cost is $2. Children ages 12 and younger admitted free. For more information, visit www.pukalanicommunity.com or call 344-7134.
SUNDAY, DEC. 16
SURFING THROUGH LENS OF ART EXPLORED IN EXHIBIT
Opening day of “Surfing Hawai’i” exhibit, which runs through Feb. 17, 2019, featuring surfboard collections and multi-media works illustrating surfing’s rich history and its influences on pop and traditional cultures from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Schaefer International Gallery at the MACC. Admission is free. For more details, turn to Page 7 in this issue or visit www.mauiarts.org/exhibits.
ROCKERS PEPPER RETURN TO ISLANDS WITH FRIENDS
Pepper, a three-piece rock band that hails originally from Hawaii (now calling San Diego home) appears with the American reggae and dub band, Stick Figure, at 6:30 p.m. at Yokouchi Pavilion and Courtyard. Tickets are $39.50 for general admission, $79.50 for VIP tickets (plus applicable fees). Prices increase day of show. For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.
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