THURSDAY, SEPT. 13
JAZZ & BLUES KICKOFF
"Blues Celebration Dinner" will kickoff the Second Annual Maui Jazz & Blues Festival at Capische? from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring the Jazz Alley TV Trio with Lenny Castellanos, Danny M and Paul Marchetti, plus special guests. Tickets are $65. Capische? is located at Hotel Wailea. Call 879-2224.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14
LAHAINA 'FARM TO FORK' SECOND FRIDAY
Celebrate Lahaina Second Friday's theme "Farm to Fork," in honor of the local farmers and all they do to provide the community with locally grown goodness. Opening blessing by the cast of Ulalena Maui will begin at 6 p.m. with a street performance at the sea wall across from Hard Rock Cafe. Live music from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Campbell Park, across from Pioneer Inn is presented by the LahainaTown Action Commitee.
EXPLORE LAHAINA'S UNIQUE HISTORY
"Ha'ina Hou Let the story be told," held at th Baldwin Home and Wo Hing Museums on Front Street is in conjuction with the Lahaina's Friday Town Party. "Ka Haka Hulu - The Featherworker" a 20-minute documentary may be viewed at the Baldwin Home lawn at 7:30 p.m. Learn more about Hawaii's ancient art of fashioning feathers as told by Ipo and Kunani Nihipali and John Dominis Holt. Savor moon cakes at the Chinese Moon Festival celebration at the Wo Hing Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. Demonstrations will be presented by the Maui Chinese Martial Arts Academy and a farmers market and Chinese cuisine from participating restaurants will also be available for purchase. Contact the Lahaina Restoration Foundation for more information at 661-3262.
JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL SNEAK PEEK
Jazz & Blues sneak-peek party with special guest appearances at The Grand Wailea's Botero Bar, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., no cover. Call 879-7218.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART IN LAHAINA
Stroll through dozens of art galleries in LahainaTown tonight from 6 to 9 for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up the walking map of participants in the Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
JAZZ & BLUES FESTVAL AT THE GRAND WAILEA
Gates open at 4 p.m. for the main event of the second annual Maui Jazz & Blues Festival. The concert is from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at the oceanfront stage of The Grand Wailea's Molokini Garden. No coolers, outside food, beverages or chairs will be allowed at the event. Valet parking will be available. See Maui Beat or go to www.mauijazzandbluesfestival.com.
'RESTORING OUR HISTORY'
Kaahumanu Church will be hosting a "Restoring Our History" Ho'olaule'a from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 103 S. High?St. in Wailuku. Admission is free. The event will feature Ola Hou with Kevin and Sheldon Brown and Na Leo Lani O Maui Choir under the direction of Gale Wisehart. Food and craft booths, silent auction and rummage sale will be available with all proceeds benefiting the church. Call 281-8711 for more information.
RICHARD HO'OPI'I FALSETTO CONTEST
Celebrate the 11th annual Richard Ho'opi'i Falsetto Contest at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Salon Ballroom from 6 to 10 p.m. Festivals of Aloha ribbon for entry. Featuring falsetto contestants across the islands, cultural demonstrations, craft booths and activities for the keiki.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 16
ROSH HASHANA CELEBRATION
The Israel folk dancing group of Maui is inviting the public to attend a celebration of the Jewish New Year "Rosh Hashana" from 4 p.m. at Grace Church, across from King Kekaulike High School at 55 Makaena Place, Kula. The program includes a pot luck dinner party and Israeli fold dancing and music. Contact Dan at 280-1051 for more information.
FESTIVALS OF ALOHA HO'OLAULE'A
Continue the Festivals of Aloha celebration at the Ho'olaule'a at the Lahaina Banyan Tree Park. Entertainment includes the 2012 Richard Ho'opi'i Falsetto winners, crafters and artisans from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.