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Here you’ll find regular happenings around Kauai such as farmers markets, arts and crafts fairs, beach cleanups, music concerts, and local theater productions. These events are often great opportunities to support our small businesses and get involved with local organizations.

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October 2018

Participate in a creative project on Kauai

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Thursday, October 18th, 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Art Cafe Hemingway, Kapaa

Quo Imus (Where are we going) invites each one of us to join the playground of ideas. Do you ask yourself what our future will look like in 20 years as well? This exciting theme was taken on by an art project, which is located in Art Cafe Hemingway in Kapaa, and will travel around the world. All of us can co-create it until the end of the year on Kauai. The world is changing rapidly due to digitization. Our…

Cost: Free

November 2018

Heart of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Friday, November 2nd, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. #1 BEST LIVE SHOW - 2018 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice. Traditional slack key music embraces you with Aloha creating an oasis of peace and deep relaxation... Perfect for your Kauai experience. 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

HCT presents: Disney’s NEWSIES

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Friday, November 9th, 7:00 PM
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

Hawaii Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s “Newsies”! Stop the presses! This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day. Opening Friday November 9th and running 3 weekends through Sunday November 25th at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Don't miss this classic family show - rated PG! Showtimes: Fridays & Saturdays at 7 PM and Sundays at 4 PM. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 students & seniors, ages 3 and under Free.…

Cost: $10 – $15

Waimea Historic Walking Tour

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Monday, November 19th, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
West Kauai Visitor Center, Waimea

Take a 2.5 hours walk back through time in the place where Captain Cook first landed in Waimea. Where the agricultural landscape changed from taro to rice to corn, watered by a intricate ditch system with a marvelous history dating back to the time of the legendary menehune. Learn about the last king of Kauai, missionaries, and other famous citizens of Waimea along the landmarks they left behind. Enjoy a taste of the past in one of the most historic…

Cost: Admission by Donation
Kealia Farm Tours

Kealia Farm Market and Tours

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Monday, November 19th, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kealia Farm Lanai, Kealia

The farmers at Kealia offer their produce and products under a covered lanai at Kealia Farm. Visitors can take a wagon ride to tour the farm and waterfall during the market.

Cost: Market Purchases Credited Toward Wagon Ride

Kaua’i Spiritual Healing Meditation Group

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Tuesday, November 20th, 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Kealia Beach, Kapaa

We meet every Tuesday at Kealia Beach in Kapaa, on the Left Entrance side. It is completely free of charge. I just want everyone to come and have a peaceful time with a group of good people that support each other. I provide sandmats for those that don't have anything to sit on. You're more than welcome to come join us and find some peace of mind, and hopefully make meditation at least part of your weekly routine, even if it's…

Cost: Free
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - North Shore. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – North Shore

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Tuesday, November 20th, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Multiple Stops along the North Shore,

Tasting Kauai offers three food tours every week that explore the North Shore, South Shore and East Side. All tours include tastings with some serious fun in Kauai’s most delicious and beautiful neighborhoods. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll enjoy delectable foods from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, famous local restaurants and food trucks while receiving an insider’s view into the culture and history that defines the Garden Island. Walk away with new culinary perspectives, big smiles, satisfied taste buds and the confidence to explore new flavors.

Cost: $99

Kalaheo Sunshine Market

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Tuesday, November 20th, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, Kalaheo

Sunshine Market in Kalaheo at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center. Local produce, flowers and fruit.

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Tour of the Islands

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Tuesday, November 20th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Princeville Community Center, Princeville

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. #1 BEST LIVE SHOW - 2018 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice. Traditional slack key music embraces you with Aloha creating an oasis of peace and deep relaxation... Perfect for your Kauai experience. 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - South Shore. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – South Shore

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Wednesday, November 21st, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Multiple stops along the South Shore,

Tasting Kauai offers three food tours every week that explore the North Shore, South Shore and East Side. All tours include tastings with some serious fun in Kauai’s most delicious and beautiful neighborhoods. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll enjoy delectable foods from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, famous local restaurants and food trucks while receiving an insider’s view into the culture and history that defines the Garden Island. Walk away with new culinary perspectives, big smiles, satisfied taste buds and the confidence to explore new flavors.

Cost: $99

Kapaa Sunshine Market

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Wednesday, November 21st, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Kapaa New Town Park, Kapaa

Local produce, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Kauai Culinary Market

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Wednesday, November 21st, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Kukui’ula Village, Koloa

Explore this gourmet farmer's market every Wednesday and meet local farmers and Kauai grown/Kauai made packaged food vendors. Soak up the sunshine in the Beer & Wine Garden, near Merriman's, and experience live Chef demonstrations from some of the island's most talented Chefs! Enjoy live contemporary Hawaiian music with John & Pali, shop the island's best retail stores and taste the fresh culinary offerings from Kauai's hottest new chefs. Hosted in conjunction with the Kauai County Farm Bureau.

Free Hula at Coconut Marketplace

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Wednesday, November 21st, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa

If you're looking for free, lively, and fun Hawaiian entertainment for your whole family, visit Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa for a hula show! Wednesdays at 5 pm and Saturdays at 1 pm.

Cost: Free

Hanalei Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Wednesday, November 21st, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
All Saints’ Church – Kapaa, Kapaa

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. #1 BEST LIVE SHOW - 2018 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice. Traditional slack key music embraces you with Aloha creating an oasis of peace and deep relaxation... Perfect for your Kauai experience. 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 17+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

Trivia Night Poipu

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Wednesday, November 21st, 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Bangkok Happy Bowl, Koloa

If you're on the south side on a Wednesday night, there's only one place to be---- TRIVIA NIGHT at Bangkok Happy Bowl, the south shore's favorite location for Thai food, sushi and great drinks. Trivia is FREE to play and we cover all kinds of subjects: geography, history, sports, pop culture, current events, movies, languages, science, music, etc. There's a little something for everyone! $50 gift certificate for 1st place, $25 for 2nd. For more information check out Instagram or…

Cost: Free
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - East Side. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – East Side

Island Happenings »
Thursday, November 22nd, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Multiple stops along the East Side,

Tasting Kauai offers three food tours every week that explore the North Shore, South Shore and East Side. All tours include tastings with some serious fun in Kauai’s most delicious and beautiful neighborhoods. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll enjoy delectable foods from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, famous local restaurants and food trucks while receiving an insider’s view into the culture and history that defines the Garden Island. Walk away with new culinary perspectives, big smiles, satisfied taste buds and the confidence to explore new flavors.

Cost: $99
NTBG Hula Shows

NTBG Weekly Hula Show

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Thursday, November 22nd, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
National Tropical Botanical Garden, Koloa

Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinā’ala will preform a traditional Hula show highlighting the wahi pane, sacred places, of Kaua’i along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian people and their connections with the gardens. Dancers will be accompanied by live Hawaiian music. Every Thursday from 2–2:45 PM National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitors Center Across from Spouting Horn

Cost: Free
Hanapepe Sunshine Market

Hanapepe Sunshine Market

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Thursday, November 22nd, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hanapepe Park, Hanapepe

Local produce, flowers and fruit.

Cost: Free

Kilauea Sunshine Market

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Thursday, November 22nd, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center, Kilauea

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free

Rob’s Good Times Trivia Night

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Thursday, November 22nd, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Rob’s Good Times Grill, Lihue

Every Thursday is trivia night at Kauai's favorite sports bar, Rob's Good Times Grill! Get a team together and come join the fun.  Trivia is FREE to play and we have $50 for the winning team, $25 for second and $25 for third place. Come test your knowledge in subjects such as sports, history, geography, current events, movies, music, pop culture, science, etc. There's a little something for everyone on the team! Trivia starts at 8, goes until 10 and is…

Cost: Free
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