Island Events • December 5, 2019
Featured events this week
FRIDAY, DEC. 6
FIRST FRIDAY IN HISTORIC WAILUKU
Wailuku First Friday presents “Wailuku Kalikimaka” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street. Enjoy live music and entertainment, art, local shopping, and a variety of food and drink. Ikaika Texeira & Kawika Apo will be on the Maui Thing Stage from 6-7:15 p.m. Kalani Pe’a will perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Nuff Sedd will perform at the Banyan Tree Stage from 6 to 9 p.m. Check out the soft opening of Wailuku’s newest restaurant, 62 MarcKet at 62 North Market Street.
HEART SONGS WITH THREE MUSICIANS
Heart Songs — An evening with Steve Grimes and Louise Lambert, will welcome Canadian folk recording artist, singer/songwriter Marianne Girard, at 7 p.m. at Gig’s Place in Kihei. Tickets are $15. for more information, contact (808) 205-3971 or ww.louiselambert.com.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL CONTINUES AT IAO
Maui OnStage continues “Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical.” Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Jennifer Rose, choreographed by Camille Romero, and under the musical direction of Robert E. Wills. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Dec. 14; 2 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 7 and 14; 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets range from $20 to $40. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event, call 242-6969 or order at www.mauionstage.com.
SATURDAY, DEC. 7
SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL AT MACC
Miranda Lambert headlines the fifth annual Maui Songwriters Festival at the MACC’s Yokouchi Pavilion and A&B Amphitheater on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Gates open at 4:30. Tickets are $49, $69, $89, $129, plus a limited number of $159 Gold Circle seats (plus applicable fees). Tickets at to www.mauiarts.org.
PUKALANI CHRISTMAS FAIR AND CART PARADE
Pukalani Christmas Fair and Electric Golf Cart Parade, 3-7 p.m. at the Pukalani Country Club in Pukalani. Food and craft vendors, specialty beverages, cookie and ugly sweater contests, a visit from Santa, and at 6 p.m., the decorated golf cart parade. Bring a blanket or chair and don’t forget a sweater. Admission $2 and under 12 are free.
CHAINE DES ROTISSEURS CHRISTMAS DINNER
The Maui Bailliage of the Chaine des Rotisseurs is having its annual Christmas dinner at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant at 5:30 p.m. For further information and reservations, contact, Maui Bailli — Adele Rugg at 879-9964.
SUNDAY, DEC. 8
ANNUAL DELAWARE DAY CELEBRATION ON MAUI
The annual Delaware Day Celebration on Maui will start at 2 p.m. at Beach Bums BBQ & Grill, 300 Maalaea Road , at the Maalaea Harbor in Wailuku. All First Staters who are visiting Maui, or who were born in Delaware, have lived, worked, went to school in the First State are invited to attend. Attendees are asked to wear an article of clothing from Delaware. For further information, contact First State Coordinator Adele Rugg at 879 9964.
MONDAY, DEC. 9
STAGED READING OF TWO CHRISTMAS TALES
Maui OnStage’s ONO! (One Night Only) series returns with a staged reading of “The Santaland Diaries” and “Season’s Greetings” by David Sedaris. This reading contains mature content and may not be appropriate for all audiences. The performance is at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. The free ONO! events happen every second Monday of the month. For more information, visit www.mauionstage.com.
TUESDAY, DEC. 10
NA MELE O MAUI SONG AND ART COMPETITION
Na Mele O Maui, Maui’s only county wide Hawaiian song and art competition for youth, takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in MACC’s Castle Theater. Free admission. For more information, visit www.kaanapaliresort.com.