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26th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kaua`i Style

Kauai

Sunday, November 19:
26th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kaua`i Style.
  Event will feature up to 16 performing artists in the Slack Key Guitar Genre, including award winning artists. The event will also feature “Made in Hawai`i” products and favorite foods and snacks. Throughout the day, the festival will also be giving away many artists CDs, festival t-shirts, and a brand new Taylor guitar to some lucky winner. Kaua`i Marriott Resort & Beach Club, 3610 Rick St., Lihue.  12 noon to 6 p.m.  For information call (808) 226-2697 or visit http://slackkeyfestival.com/.

Hawai`i International Film Festival

Kauai

November 16 – 19:
Hawai`i International Film Festival.
  Opening Night Celebration, $40 admission, includes film & food.  HIFF 4- day pass (Thursday – Sunday) – $100; HIFF 3-day pass (Friday – Sunday) – $75; General admission per film $10.  Historic Waimea Theater, 9691 Kaumuali`i Hwy., Waimea.  For information and film titles, synopsis, times, and trailers, call (808) 338-2027 or visit http://www.waimeatheater.com/.

CKTV Holiday Craft Fair

Kauai

Saturday, November 4 & 18: 
CKTV Holiday Craft Fair.
  Get all of your holiday and souvenir shopping done in one place. Handmade gifts, jewelry, books, clothing, hand bags and much more.  Designed and created by local craft and artisan vendors.  Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, 4431 Nuhou St., Lihue. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 645-0019.

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

Sunday, November 12:
Princeville Night Market. 
Discover over 40 local artisans and enjoy live music from several different bands. Princeville Shopping Center, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville. 4 to 8 p.m.  Free admission. For information call (808) 635-2572.

Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run

Kauai

Saturday, November 11: 
Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run.
  Includes 5-K run and walk and 10-K run.  Awards for running, breakfast, Hawaiian music, and more.  All proceeds from this event will go toward local scholarships for the University of Hawai`i located at the Kaua`i Community College, and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA). Stay after the race for the Benefit Breakfast, free to all participants, and only $10 for family, friends, and visitors.  Anne Knudsen Park, Junction Maluhia Rd., (RT520) & Emi Rd., Koloa.  For race times, registration, and more information visit http://www.oldkoloasugarmillrun.org/.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

Kauai

Weekends, November 10 – 26:
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! 
Everyone’s favorite flying car comes to life in the musical adaption of the beloved family film. Don’t miss this classic family show – rated G for all audiences. Showtimes: Fridays & Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 students & seniors, ages 3 and under free. Advance purchase at ticket outlets – $12. Special benefit performance for Kaua`i Food Banks on Sunday November 12th, $6 ticket with a donation.  Kaua`i War Memorial Convention Hall, 4191 Hardy St., Lihue.  For ticket outlets and more information, call (808) 246-8985 or visit http://www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org/.

Poipu Food & Wine Festival

Kauai

Wednesday, November 8:
Poipu Food & Wine Festival
– Come for the food, stay for the music.  Every Wednesday at The Shops of Kukui’ula, live island music fills the air; fresh, locally-grown fruits, vegetables and coffee, along with spices, jams and cheeses fill farmers’ stands. South shore chefs take the stage at the Wine and Beer Garden to show their skill cooking local specialties.  Unique to the November 8th market, Kaua`i Community College (KCC) Culinary Arts Program faculty and students appear as special guests at this weekly market.  The culinary demonstration at 5 p.m. will feature KCC students as they prepare tantalizing local specialties utilizing Kaua’i grown ingredients while showcasing their skills. Free with plates available for purchase, proceeds to benefit KCC.  The Shops at Kukui`ula, 2829 Kalanikaumaka, Koloa.  3:30 to 6 p.m. For information call (808) 742-7444 or visit https://www.poipufoodandwinefestival.com/.

The 3rd Annual Wahine Comedy Festival

Kauai

Friday & Saturday, November 10 & 11: 
The 3rd Annual Wahine Comedy Festival.
  The only all-female comedy group in Hawai`i. See comics from three different islands. 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. Arrive early for good seats. Trees Lounge, 440 Aleka Pl., Kapa`a. 8 to 10 p.m. $10 admission at the door.  For information call (808) 542-8345

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

Kauai

Friday Evenings:
Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk.
  Stroll through the many art galleries in historic Old Town Hanapepe and meet the local artists from 6 to 9 p.m.  Enjoy shopping at local vendors, several restaurants, art galleries, stilt walkers, classic cars, live music and entertainment.  For information call (808) 335-6469.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Tuesday Evenings: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. November 7 – Hawai`i’s Cowboy Music; November 14 – Gifts of the Ancestors; November 21 – For the Birds; November 28 – Poina `Ole – Never to be Forgotten; November 31 – Aloha Music. Free gift drawing.  Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history.  Tickets $25 general admission, $20 Ages 13-19 & over 50, keiki under 5 free.  Proceeds support Princeville at Hanalei Community Association and this program.  Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Dr., Princeville.  6 to 8 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit http://www.mcmasterslackkey.com/.