TODAY, JULY 10
MICK FLEETWOOD @ THE MACC TO BE AN ENCORE
Fleetwood Mac's legendary drummer and Maui resident, Mick Fleetwood, returns to Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $49; $69 (reserved seats) and $149 for "rock star" package with top seats, meet-n-greet and signed poster. Fleetwood's on Front St. will cater food. Eric Gilliom, Willie K, saxophonist John Zangrando, trombonist Henry Arroyo, Zenshin Daiko will also play. Call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
Sunday – Charice
Filipina singing phenom Charice photo courtesy the MACC
Saturday – Sheraton’s Maui craft session
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s Maui Craft Session creators Brandon Maeda, Annie Polk and Tony Ren; photo by Carla Tracy.
THIRSTY THURSDAYS AT GRAND WAILEA'S LOBBY
Thirsty for something new? Come to Botero Bar at Grand Wailea from 6 to 9 tonight and get three Absolut Vodka drinks and a pupu for $20. Listen to live music, make some friends. If Absolut isn't your cup of tea, happy hour pricing is all night on food, well drinks, beer and house wine.
'PIPPIN' JUMPS ONSTAGE AT THE STEPPINGSTONE
Maui Academy of Performing Arts presents "Pippin" at 7:30 tonight, Friday and Saturday; culminating at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Steppingstone Playhouse at the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center. See BackStage for more details, or call 244-8760.
FRIDAY, JULY 11
MAXI PRIEST IN SUMMER REGGAE FEST-WAIKAPU
The 2014 Summer Reggae Festival will feature Maxi Priest and Big Mountain, Ekolu and Mitchell Bruning. Gates open at 5 p.m. General admission is $40. For tickets, call (808) 550-8457 or visit the website at www.honoluluboxoffice.com.
LAHAINA TO ROCK WITH TOWN PARTY, ART, PETS
The second Friday Town Party will groove in historic Lahaina at Campbell Park from 5 to 8 p.m. with live music by Maui Jam; a "Bugsy Malone" act by Theatre Theatre Maui; new "Wanderlust Maui" popup boutique; and ono grinds by nonprofits. Friday is also Art Night at galleries with free pupu and wine from 6 to 9 p.m. A pet fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Outlets of Maui shopping mall.
LISA LOEB SINGS 'I DO' AT MOONLIGHT CONCERT
Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Lisa Loeb will play by moonlight in Yokouchi Pavilion at the MACC in Kahului. Gail Swanson opens. Cost is $30 or $45 for premium seats. Call 242-7469.
'LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL' IS NOT DITSY
Maui OnStage launches the play tonight at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. It will run at 7:30 Friday and Saturday evenings; and at 3 p.m. Sunday until Aug. 3. Cost is $17 to $28. For tickets, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
EBB & FLOW PRESENTS PIANIST ADAM TENDLER
New York City pianist Adam Tendler will tickle the keys at 7:30 p.m. at Makawao Union Church. Come early for the pre concert talk at 6:30 p.m. Free.
OBON FESTIVITIES WILL LIGHT UP PAIA MISSION
Paia Mantokuji Mission on Hana Highway will light up its oceanfront grounds tonight and Saturday. Both nights, an Obon service will be held at 6 p.m., followed by bon dancing at 7:30 p.m. Maui Taiko drummers will perform Friday; and Zeshin Daiko on Saturday. Foods will include nishime, bentos, chow fun, donuts and shave ice. For more details, call the mission at 579-8051.
LAUNCH OF MAUI'S OWN SAILING CANOE AT MALA
From noon to 4 p.m., Mala Wharf in Lahaina will be in the center of Hawaiian culture as the Mo'okiha o Pi'ilani's launch ceremony will transpire, starting at noon with speeches by the governor, mayor, kupuna and visiting dignitaries. At 2:30 p.m. Maui canoe clubs will prepare for the launch that will happen at the rising tide upon Captain Tim Gilliom's command. There will be photo ops galore. At 5 p.m, go to the public hoolaulea at Old Lahaina Lu'au on Front Street with music by Eric Gilliom, Amy Hanaiali'i, Marty Dread, Da Ukulele Boys, cast of 'Ulalena, 'Aiona, and Old Lahaina Lu'au performers. Supper and more continues until 9 p.m.
SATURDAY, JULY 12
KEANAE KEIKI JAM FEST TO BE HELD IN THE BALL PARK
Take a scenic drive along the north shore of Maui with kids in tow for the Keanae Keiki Jam Fest at Keanae Ballpark from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dig into the local kine grinds, enjoy keiki games, silent auction and live Hawaiian music. Admission is free.
OLA KA HONUA 2014 AT MAUI NUI BOTANICAL
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will present Ola Ka Honua 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in Kahului. Enjoy Hawaiian music and hula. Emcee Alaka'i Paleka will host free and cultural fun such as makahiki games and kapa (bark cloth), rope and oeoe (whistle) making. For sale will be laulau, poke bowls and more. Free admission, parking.
MAUI CRAFT SESSION SMOKIN' AT SHERATON
The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa's Ocean Lawn in Kaanapali will set the stage for Maui Craft Session from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Ticket includes welcome Ocean Vodka cocktail; rare Maui Brewing Co. beers; handcrafted whiskeys; Cigar Bar Hawaii premium cigars; bold food pairing by Sheraton chefs; and DJ music. Cost is $89. Call (808) 921-4600 or surf the web at www.sheratonmaui.com.
NA HOKU HOU! AWARD WINNERS IN CONCERT
The MACC brings Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners to the Yokouchi Pavilion stage from 6 to 10 p.m. Performers will be Female Vocalist of the Year Hulu Lindsey; R&B Album of the Year Yoza; Male Vocalist of the Year Kamaka Kukona; Jeff Peterson (slacky key album of the year); and Sean Na'auao (with the best engingeered album of the year). Tickets are $35, $45 and $75 for VIP meet-and-greet package. Call 242-7469 or visit website at www.mauiarts.org.
JACKSON FAMILY WINE DINNER AT MAKENA
Join host/master sommelier Michael Jordan at 6:30 p.m. in Molokini Bar & Grille at Makena Beach & Golf Resort for a fun evening of Jackson Family of Wines dinner, gourmet fare and island music performed by the host himself. Cost is $120 plus tax and tip. Call 875-5888.
SUNDAY, JULY 13
YOUNG FILIPINA SINGER CHARICE TO PERFORM
Charice Pempengco started singing at the age of four in the Philippines, and now she's got international success. Come hear the "voice that must be heard" at 7 p.m. in the Castle Theater. Cheesa of NBC's "The Voice" will join in for a rousing good time. Cost is $39, $66 or $88. Limited VIP tickets for $102 include meet and greet. Call 242-7469.