For Kauai Calendar Events for October 2017

//For Kauai Calendar Events for October 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for October 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for October 2017 All these events and more can be seen on our online calendar where you can add them yourself, or email them to calendar@forkauaionline.com for us to do for you

Now till October 28, 11am-5 pm, 32nd Annual Art Kaua`i 2017 Exhibition
Kaua`i Society of Artists’s 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition ART Kaua`i 2017 features original art from Kaua`i’s finest artists. KSA Gallery Kukui Grove. 245-2782, artinkauai@gmail.com, http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

October 3-November 21 Childbirth Preparation Class
With The Sacred Birthing School. Meet Tuesday evenings for 8 weeks from 6-8:30 pm in Kalaheo. http://sacredbirthingschool.com

Friday, October 6, 9-11 am Mahelona Hospital 5th Annual Breast Cancer Walk
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” Come and show your support for those people dealing with cancer or survivors. We will honor them for their courage and determination to live life to the fullest. Wear pink. Kapa`a Bike Path. Josie Pablo 823-4138

Saturday, October 7, 9am-3 pm Matsuri Kaua`i
Oshie, martial arts, dancing, kusakizome, mochi pounding, drumming, crafts, ikebana, bonsai, tea ceremony and more. Kaua`i Memorial Convention Hall. 822-5353, pkgshim3@hawaiiantel.net

October 7, 9:30-11:30 am, 10th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk
This event, the largest of its kind in the world, will feature a chance for island photographers to come together for a morning photo session on the grounds of the historic Kilohana Plantation. Kelby Photo will be awarding prizes for the best photos. There will be lunch at Gaylord’s after the walk to discuss the photo shoot. Anyone is welcome, as long as you have a camera (phone or otherwise). Free. http://worldwidephotowalk.com/walk/kilohana-plantation-photowalk

Saturday, October 7, 10am-4 pm Kaumuali`i Ho`olaule`a
Join Friends of King Kaumuali`i as we honor Kaua`i’s beloved King during Makahiki season a time when peace and prosperity prevailed. Festivities include: hula, music, make-it/take-it crafts, and other entertainment. Local food, snacks and crafts available for purchase. Silent auction, history, school art awards, and local projects on display. Free. Old Waimea Sugar Mill. Maureen 652-0021

October 7-8, 21st Annual Coconut Festival
Celebrate all that is coconut with entertainment, cultural displays, shopping, history, games, cooking demos, food and much more. Kapa`a Beach Park. Sat, 9am-5 pm, and Sun, 10am- 4pm. $5 entry, children under 12 are free. http://kbakauai.org/coconut-festival

October 7-8 Docomomo Hawaii’s Annual Tour Day
Annual archeological walking tour on the island of Kaua`i. 7th walking tour of Lihu`e, 8th special driving tour. docomomohawaii@gmail.com, http://docomomo-us.org

October 9-13, 9am-2 pm Healing Horses, Kaua`i 2017 Fall Riding and Horsemanship Camp
Give your child a fun filled equestrian adventure in a safe educational environment. Riding, horse behavior, leading a horse, tacking and grooming, horsemanship, and equestrian crafts. Bring a bag lunch, sunscreen and long pants. $45 per day, $40 per day for more than two days attended or 2 or more siblings. 634-3896, hhkauai@gmail.com, http://healinghorseskauai.com

October 9-13 Girlz Zone Leadership Camp
A week-long camp for girls 9-16 years old. Learn leadership skills by doing service projects around the island. Rhonda 245-5959, rhonda@ywcakauai.org, http://ywcakauai.org

Wednesday’s, Starting October 11, 4-6 pm A Taste of Theater
Center for Spiritual Living Kaua`i is offering A Taste of Theater, a special nine-month, process-oriented theater program for high school students to explore their creativity, participate in theater, learn practical life skills and have fun. Every Weds for two hours a week, 9th through 12th graders will leap into improvisation creating and embodying various characters mentally, emotionally and physically. The elements of playwriting also will be taught and practiced. Tuition is free. CSL Kaua`i, 4-1579 Kuhio Highway in the East Kaua`i Professional Building. 755-9177, centerforspirituallivingkauai@gmail.com, http://www.cslkauai.org

Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 pm Talk Story Book Signing “The Filipinos of Koloa”
Waimea Public Library will host an author talk by Catherine Lo about her book, The Filipinos of Koloa. In her book, Catherine Lo highlights the Filipino experience on the Koloa Plantation from 1910 to 1996. Copies of her book will be available for purchase, and part of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of Waimea Public Library. 338-6848

October 14 & 28, 8am-2 pm Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair – Northshore
Artisans and crafters showcase their work. Fine products like Niihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone and wood carvings, paintings and prints, note cards, sun catchers, American and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, silk floral arrangements, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian dolls, and much more. Church of the Pacific. 635-4314, kauaiparadiseheirlooms@hotmail.com, https://kauaiislandcraftersfair.com

Saturday, October 14, 9am-4 pm, 29th Annual Emalani Festival Kaua`i
Hui o Laka presents the 29th Annual Emalani Festival Kaua`i (Eo e Emalani i Alaka`i Festival) on the lush expanse of the Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Koke`e State Park. One of the island’s most popular and authentic Hawaiian cultural events, the Emalani Festival Kaua`i is a day of song, hula, history and pageantry, celebrating Hawaii’s beloved Queen Emma and recalling her journey to the Koke`e uplands and Kilohana vista in 1871. Queen Emma will enter the meadow on horseback at 11 am. Exhibits, craft tables, silent auction, and a snack shop enhance the festival experience. Carpooling is recommended as parking is limited. Bring your own blankets or chairs (no tents or coolers). Animals are not permitted in state parks. Admission is free and all are welcome to join in the festivities. 335-9975, http://www.kokee.org

October 14-15, 10am-3 pm Friends of Kapa`a Public Library Book and Bake Sale
We have a wide selection of books, CDs, DVDs, Hawaiiana, children’s books and more. Highest price for books and materials is $1.00 with the exception of Hawaiiana which ranges from $1.00-$3.00. Children’s books are 0.25 – 0.50. Sunday all items will be half off. Join the friends of the library for pre sale starting at 9 am. 821-4422

October 19-26 Divine Child Retreat Kaua`i with Mana
Divine Child is a residential retreat that offers a transformational journey of soul retrieval for both student and practitioner. Proceeds for this event go to support Divine Light Sanctuary, our non-profit holistic center birthing. 415-854-7100, danice@divinelightsanctuary.org, http://divinelightsanctuary.org

October 20-21, 2nd Annual Kaua`i Chocolate & Coffee Festival
A celebration of all things chocolate and coffee with lots of sampling, educational displays and workshops, entertainment and exhibitor booths featuring a variety of chocolate and coffee products, from around the state. Located in Historic Hanapepe Town, Friday 5-9 pm and Saturday 10am-5 pm. Free. http://www.kauaichocolateandcoffeefestival.com

Saturday, October 21, 7am-Noon National Make a Difference Day Community Work Day
Meet at Lydgate Park’s main pavilion to volunteer to work on improvement projects, help clean up park beaches and much more. Bring water, sunscreen and a smile. 639-1018, https://www.kauaipath.org

Saturday, October 21, 8am-2 pm Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair – Koloa
Artisans and crafters showcase their work. Fine products like Niihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone and wood carvings, paintings and prints, note cards, sun catchers, American and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, silk floral arrangements, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian dolls, and much more. Koloa Elementary School Cafeteria. 635-4314, kauaiparadiseheirlooms@hotmail.com, https://kauaiislandcraftersfair.com

Saturday, October 21, 11 am Princess Victoria Ka`iulani’s Birthday Party
Meet Storybook Theatre’s new princess and celebrate her birthday party in Sparky’s garden. Storybook Theatre. http://www.storybook.org

Saturday, October 21, 3-4 pm Taiko Drumming Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
For beginners of all ages. Come experience this opportunity to touch the heart of a rhythmic tradition. Taiko Kaua`i school of traditional Japanese drumming was established 14 years ago and graciously offers this fifth annual hands-on experience. Donations are appreciated with gratitude. Lawai International Center. 651-8893, dorahong888@gmail.com, http://lawaicenter.org

Saturday, October 21, 7 pm Rocktober – KISS Concert
Join Kaua`i Island Singers Showcase for free concert of rock music hard, soft, folk, country, pop, rock ’n roll, blues and lots more. Come dressed for Halloween. All Saints Church. https://www.facebook.com/KISSKauai

Sunday, October 22 Harvest Ag Festival
Hundreds of free pumpkins, waterslides, petting zoo, live entertainment, and ono food from local farmers supporting local charities! Bring the whole ohana! Waimea Canyon Park. Free admission.

October 26-28, 5:30-11 pm Nightmare in Waimea Haunted Village
Visit the “Haunted Village” Halloween maze at Waimea Canyon Park. Admission is one can of canned goods per person. Movies on the lawn Oct 27 and 28 starting at 8 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/297365717411162

October 27-29, Princeville Community Fine Arts Exhibit
North shore artists will be sharing drawings, paintings, ceramics and sculptures never before exhibited on Kaua`i. Free and open to the public. This is a non-juried art exhibit open to all artists over 18 who live on the North Shore from Kilauea to Ke`e Beach. Artists are requested to submit artwork Fri, Oct 27, from 9-11 am at the Princeville Community Center. 826-6687, April@princevillecommunity.com, http://www.princevillecommunity.com

Saturday, October 28, 5:30-9 pm Kaua`i Historical Society Fundraiser Gala: The Threads of Kaua`i’s History
Music and hula with heavy pupus and cash bar, plus fabulous door prizes. Our Gala recognizes the cultures and clothing that those many cultures have woven into Kaua`iʻs History. Dress in one of those colorful attires – Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, Filipino, Paniolo, Missionary, Surfer, and so many more! Proudly wear the clothing that reflects the multi-cultures of Kaua`i. There will be a promenade for all to see your creativity and your history. Phyllis Kunimura and Bob Schleck will be honored for their work in restoring the Historic County Building, Kaua`i Historical Societyʻs home. This 22-year project will be highlighted in a brief legacy video: Tenacity for Preservation. Kaua`i Marriott Resort and Beach Club. 245-3373, info@kauaihistoricalsociety.org, http://www.kauaihistoricalsociety.org

Monday, October 30, 5:30-6 pm Haunting Halloween Tales
Veronica Broomstitch the Witch will enchant preschool audiences with spine-tingling tales that also tickle the funny bone, so all ages go home without nightmares. This storytelling program is for children ages 4 and up and their families, as well as anyone who enjoys a good story! Waimea Public Library. 338-6848

Wednesday, November 1, 2-5 pm Halloween Candy Buy Back
Kalaheo Dental Group will buy back “extra” Halloween candy from keiki for $1 per pound, up to 5 pounds, and donate the candy and toothbrushes to our troops through Operation Gratitude. All candy donors will be eligible for a prize drawing to win a $100 KUGA gift certificate. 332-9445, http://www.kalaheodental.com

November 10-11, 8-10 pm The 3rd Annual Wahine Comedy Festival
We are the only all-female comedy group in Hawaii and we are SO excited to come back to Kaua`i this Fall for two shows. We have comics from three different islands this time! Voted Maui’s best comic last year, the hilarious Corky Gardner headlines this show. Patrice Scott hosts and Brandi Morgan, Talicia Smith, Victoria Arnstein, Maui comic Ronda Hansen, Erika Swartzkopf and Kaua`i comic Kaiulani Mahuka perform original stand-up comedy. Save the date, cost is $10 per show at the door, come early for good seats! Trees Lounge. http://www.treesloungekauai.com

November 10-26 Hawaii Children’s Theatre presents Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
Everyone’s favorite flying car comes to life in the musical adaption of the beloved family film. Showtimes: Fri and Sat at 7 pm and Sun at 4 pm. Tickets $15 GA, $12 students and seniors, ages 3 and under free. Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. 246-8985, http://www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org

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