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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

Kealia Farm Tours

Kealia Farm Market and Tours

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Friday, October 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

Lihue Sunshine Market

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Friday, October 19th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

Local products, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Hanalei Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Friday, October 19th, 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

Preserving Hawaii Workshop: Mastering Piping for Cakes and Cookies at Monkeypod Jam

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Friday, October 19th, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monkeypod Jam, Lawai

Date/Time: Friday, October 19th, 2018, 5-7pm Location: The Monkeypod Jam Shop, 2-3687 Kamualii HWY, Next to the Lawai Post Office Workshop Includes: Hands on, personal instruction, all needed supplies, royal icing recipe and information. Light pupus will be served. At Monkepod Jam, we preserve not only the abundance of fruits and vegetables, but also the community and heritage of our island. Preserving Hawaii Workshops are offered to our local community and island visitors looking to experience the various methods used to preserve the bounty of Kauai's agriculture.…

Cost: $75.00

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

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Friday, October 19th, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hanapepe at Old Town, Hanapepe

Come join the festivity! Every Friday evening, Old Town Hanapepe is bustling with fun & activity! With a wide variety of shopping, local crafters, several excellent restaurants, a dozen art galleries, stilt walkers, classics cars, live music and entertainment, there is always something for the whole family to enjoy!

Cost: Free

National Make A Difference Day – Lydgate State Park

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Saturday, October 20th, 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

Every October, Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park come together as a community to observe Make A Difference Day. Saturday, October 20th, Come share your aloha for Kauai’s kids and community by caring for Kamalani Playground & Lydgate Park! We meet in the main pavilion of Lydgate State Park at 7:30am. Come enjoy coffee and pastries at registration before we start. Your energy and aloha spirit make the tasks a breeze as we work as a community maintaining the Kamalani Playground, clearing…

Kekaha Sunshine Market

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Saturday, October 20th, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Kekaha Neighborhood Center, Kekaha

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free

Kauai Community Market

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Saturday, October 20th, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kauai Community College, Lihue

New weekend value added farmers market hosted by the Kauai County Farm Bureau and Kauai Community College. Kauai Community Market features a wide variety of locally grown fruit and produce, value added products like coffee, honey and goat cheese, plus culinary treats, breakfast and lunch items to eat at the market or take home. Learn ways to grow and prepare local foods, educational demos and garden tours held regularly. A great way to buy fresh and buy local - supporting…

Cost: Free

Free Hula at Coconut Marketplace

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Saturday, October 20th, 1:00 PM to 2:00 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

Sunday Market: Kalalea Anahola Farmer’s Hui

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Sunday, October 21st, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hokualele Road, Anahola, 96703, Anahola

A weekly farmers market hosted by the members of Kalalea Anahola Farmer's Hui. Vendors include local fresh produce, baked goods, vegan meals, crafts, jewelry, massage therapists, fresh coconut juice, local honey, Native Hawaiian educational games and puzzles, jams and curds, and much, much, more. Please visit our website at www.kafarmerskauai.com Event Contact Info: Auntie Aggie Marti Kini, 808-346-0473, info@kafarmerskauai.com

Cost: Free

Ping Pong at Kilauea Neighborhood Center

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Sunday, October 21st, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center- classroom bldg next to Gym, Kilauea

Come play ping pong on Sundays 3-5pm at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.  16 years and older welcome.  FREE- We supply the tables, paddles and balls.  Takes place in the classroom to the left of the gym.  For more info call: Jodi at 503 449-7129

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – For the Birds

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Sunday, October 21st, 3:00 PM to 5:00 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

Waimea Historic Walking Tour

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Monday, October 22nd, 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, October 22nd, 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, October 23rd, 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, October 23rd, 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, October 23rd, 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

Kaua`i Community Center Innovation Center Open House

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kauai Community College, Lihue

You are Invited to the KCC’s Innovation Center Open House! When: October 23rd, Tuesday 5:00 – 7:00 PM Where: Kaua`i Community Center Innovation Center (Park in the Farmer’s Market parking lot and follow the signs) Kaua`i’s Garden of Innovation – Plant, Nourish and Harvest PLANT – Kaua`i CC has created an Innovation Center for our Students, Faculty and Community. We will identify issues with an indigenous lens and cultural perspective. NOURISH – By collaborating we will create new, innovative and…

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Honoring Raymond Kane

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 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. 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
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - South Shore. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – South Shore

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Wednesday, October 24th, 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
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