Island Events • October 3, 2019
Featured events this week
* To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing).
THURSDAY, OCT. 3
PARADE KICKS OFF THE MAUI FAIR
Residents and visitors alike will be lining the streets to watch the Maui Fair Parade. It begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Kaahumanu Avenue entrance of UH Maui College in Kahului, turns right onto Kanaloa Avenue and ends at the entrance to Maehara Baseball Stadium in Wailuku.
GATES OPEN TO 97TH ANNUAL MAUI FAIR
Fair hours are 5 to 11 p.m. at the Maui War Memorial Stadium complex in Wailuku. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children age 4-11, and free for children 4 years old and younger.
FRIDAY, OCT. 4
FIRST FRIDAY EVENT IN HISTORIC WAILUKU
Wailuku First Friday presents “Fall For Wailuku.” This free family event will be held from 6-9 p.m. on historic Market Street. Attractions include live music and entertainment, art, local shopping, a wide variety of food and drink. Market Street will close to vehicle traffic from 5:30. Maui Medical Group offers free parking during Wailuku First Friday at the facility’s lot, located near the Main/High Street intersection. The Vineyard Street parking exit will close at 9; patrons can exit the lot onto Main Street after 9.
ACTION HEROES WILL JOIN STREET PARTY
The third annual Street Party happens at dusk (6 p.m.) today, Saturday and Sunday when princesses, action heroes, characters, dancers, drummers, stiltwalkers, jugglers and flash mobs take over the street at the Maui Fair. Fair hours are 5 p.m. to midnight. See Thursday for admission information.
‘THE GRADUATE’ PLAYS AT THE IAO THEATER
Maui OnStage continues “The Graduate” adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, directed by Rick Scheideman. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 13 at the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets range from $20 to $40. “The Graduate” contains adult themes that may not be appropriate for all audiences. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.
SATURDAY, OCT. 5
97TH ANNUAL MAUI FAIR CONTINUES
The Maui Fair is open from 10 a.m. to midnight. See Thursday for admission information.
THEME OF FILM IS ‘ABILITY IN DISABILITY’
Indian musician/filmmaker Rupam Sarmah will present his new documentary “One Little Finger” at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater at 7 p.m., with special guests George Kahumoku, Jr. and Rock Hendricks. Tickets are $28 (plus applicable fees).
COMEDIAN TODD BARRY AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE
Catch comedian Todd Barry in performance in Kihei. A writer, director and actor, Barry has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brian, The Sarah Silverman Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Chapelle’s Show, Louie and many Comedy Central and Netflix comedy specials. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse. Tickets are $35. To purchase tickets visit www.eventbrite.com.
SUNDAY, OCT. 6
REDUCED ADMISSION PRICES TO MAUI FAIR
The Maui Fair is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Reduced admission prices: $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for ages 4 and younger.
MAUI SUNDAY MARKET INCLUDES LIVE BAND
Maui Sunday Market takes place from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Kahului Shopping Center parking lot. This weekly family event features live entertainment, food trucks, and product vendors. In celebration of Halloween month, keiki will be treated to the event’s Haunted House from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each Sunday in October. Costumes welcome. The popular Family Bingo game (no fee to participate) will kick off the event from 4:30-5:15 and Homestead band will perform 5:30 to 7:30.
RICHARD THOMPSON ELECTRIC TRIO AT MACC
The Richard Thompson Electric Trio performs in the MACC’s Castle Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40, $55, and $65 (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-6469, or go online to www.mauiarts.org.
GARDEN PARTY: A BENEFIT FOR MAPA
The Garden Party will take place on the shady lawn of the Yokouchi Family Estate in Wailuku from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy gourmet cuisine from Maui’s top restaurants, fine wines, live music, silent and live auctions including artwork that is created on-site. All-inclusive tickets are $85. The Garden Party is a 21 and over event. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.mauiacademy.org.
UPCOUNTRY SUNDAYS FEATURES LIVE MUSIC
Manao Radio presents Upcountry Sundays, its monthly benefit showcase at Casanova, Makawao, from 2 to 5 p.m. Performers include Rowdy Love, a folk duo featuring Aaron Jernigan and Stina Lynn. Also on the bill will be Melissa Mitchell, touring artist recently relocated from Alaska. Opening the show will be Sweet Beets. A $10 donation at the door goes entirely to benefit Manao Radio.