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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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December 2019

Lihue Sunshine Market

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Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

Local products, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Dirk Debonaire and the Golden Nuggets

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Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 4:00 pm7:00 pm
Paco’s Tacos Cantina Poipu,

Kauai's fun party band comes to Paco's Tacos Cantina in Poipu.

Traditional Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm
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Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei

Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha'! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided…

Cost: $10 – $25

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

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Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 5:30 pm9:30 pm
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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

Pau Hana Trivia Night

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Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

Every First Friday of the month is Pau Hana Trivia Night at at Anaina Hou Community Park from 6-8pm. Come start the weekend with us in the beautiful Porter Pavillion. There are food trucks, beer, wine, and trivia with Katie, Kauai's "trivia girl". Bring the kids! There's a big lawn for the keiki to run around on and/or board games to borrow. Everyone is welcome! Come early to save your team a table. With questions, please email Katie, thetriviagirl@gmail.com

Cost: Free

KPAC’s 2019 Three 30-Minute Middle School Plays

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Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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12/6 @ 7pm, 12/7 @ 2pm
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

KPAC's 2019 Three 30-Minute Middle School Plays Location: The Kaua’i War Memorial Convention Hall; 4191 Hardy Street in Lihue. Dates: Friday, December 6, at 7:00 PM and Saturday, December 7, at 2:00 PM. Description: Every year, the three public middle schools of Kaua’i come together to present Three 30-minute plays. Come and support our middle school students on Kaua’i! KPAC proudly presents: 25 students from Waimea Canyon Middle School (WCMS), under the direction of Sheri Majewski, present "The Paper Bag…

Cost: $10.00

Kekaha Sunshine Market

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 9:00 am10:00 am
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Kekaha Neighborhood Center, Kekaha

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free

Kapaa Gift Fair: 1st & 3rd Saturday of Every Month

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 9:00 am9:00 pm
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Kapaa First Hawaiian Church, Kapaʻa

Crafters, Makers, and Artists from around the island present their wares for our Kapaa Gift Fair on every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at The Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Across from Paniolo Santa Maria Style BBQ Restaurant in downtown Kapaa, we are open from 9am-9pm on 1st Saturdays in conjunction with the Kapaa Art Night event, which begins at 5pm. 3rd Saturday fairs are from 9am-6pm. Open Rain or Shine! Keiki Friendly! Kapaa First Hawaiian Church 4-1325 Kuhio…

Holiday Bazaar Fun-Raiser!

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 9:00 am4:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Living Kauai, Kapaa

‘Tis the season… for shopping, food and fun at Center for Spiritual Living Kauai’s Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 7 from 9 AM to 4 PM. More than a dozen Kauai vendors will display a variety of art, jewelry, novelty gifts, Christmas décor, plants, learn-to-play ukulele, books, cards music and much more! Mouth-watering baked goods from Filipino desserts to holiday cookies and breads… Face painting for kids of all ages… Create your own personal art at the art table ……

Cost: Free

Hanalei Farmers’ Market

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 9:30 am12:00 pm
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Hale Halawai Ohana O Hanalei (Hanalei Community Center), Hanalei

Delicious locally grown fruits & vegetables from Kauai North Shore farmers. Tasty treats highlighting the culinary talents of the local area. Unique and beautiful Kauai made arts and crafts created by talented, local artists. Open every Saturday, 9:30 am to 12 noon on the grounds of Hale Halawai ‘Ohana O Hanalei.

Kauai Community Market

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
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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

KPAC’s 2019 Three 30-Minute Middle School Plays

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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12/6 @ 7pm, 12/7 @ 2pm
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

KPAC's 2019 Three 30-Minute Middle School Plays Location: The Kaua’i War Memorial Convention Hall; 4191 Hardy Street in Lihue. Dates: Friday, December 6, at 7:00 PM and Saturday, December 7, at 2:00 PM. Description: Every year, the three public middle schools of Kaua’i come together to present Three 30-minute plays. Come and support our middle school students on Kaua’i! KPAC proudly presents: 25 students from Waimea Canyon Middle School (WCMS), under the direction of Sheri Majewski, present "The Paper Bag…

Cost: $10.00

Joy of Christmas

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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St. Raphael Church, Koloa, Koloa

Historic St. Raphael's church invites all residents and visitors to join us for the 2nd annual "Joy of Christmas" FREE festival of lights spread out across the 12 acre property. This year's theme is the 12 days of Hawaiian Christmas. Food and drink available for purchase. Gift shop with lots of Christmas items available. Free activities for the keiki each night. Join us this year to bring the Joy of Christmas to keiki, kapuna and all ages in between.

Cost: Free

A Night of Chamber Music Featuring Ensemble Henrietta

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 7:00 pm9:30 pm
KCC Performing Arts Center, Lihue

Curated by Kauai’s own pianist, Monica Chung, this event will be an exciting collaboration of musicians from Kauai, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, NY and Boston, including special guest Iggy Jang, concertmaster of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. The evening will conclude with Ensemble Henrietta as a Chamber Orchestra, performing Ernest Bloch Concerto Grosso No.1.

Cost: $10 – $30

Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at 10:00 am2:00 pm
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Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market, Anahola

The Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market, open from 10am-2pm every Sunday and features farm fresh produce, locally crafted gifts and wares, and ready to eat meals and shave ice. (Live Polynesian Drumming on Sundays) Come experience the true Aloha Spirit at this homegrown Hawaiian farmers market, just off Kuhio Highway between Kapaa and Kilauea. Learn more at www.KAFarmersKauai.com Vendor Application: https://www.kafarmerskauai.com/become-a-vendor Open Rain or Shine! Parking Available! Keiki Friendly! Directions: https://goo.gl/NKAh6K 4541 Hokualele Road Anahola, HI 96703

Waipa Kalo Festival

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at 11:00 am5:00 pm
Halulu Fishpond at Waipa, Hanalei, Hanalei

Join us for this years 9th Annual Kalo Festival! Waipa Foundation presents a celebration of everything KALO! Sunday December 8th from 11am-5pm at Halulu Fishpond (1/2 mile past Hanalei) $5 per Adult, $1 per keiki (12 & under) at the gate. Event includes live entertainment & delicious kalo inspired foods, local artisans & craft vendors, keiki activities, face painting & waterslide, konane, poi pounding, informational & educational booths, recipe contest, country store & more. This is a fundraiser for Waipa…

Cost: $1 – $5

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei

Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha'! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided…

Cost: $10 – $25

Princeville Night Market

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at 4:00 pm8:00 pm
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Princeville Shopping Center, Princeville

The Princeville Night Market brings together 40 different Kauai artisans, live music, and food trucks every Second Sunday of the month! The market runs from 4-8pm and features diverse products such as wood carvings, handmade jewelry, local skincare, photography, and more.

Cost: Free

Princeville Night Market

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at 4:00 pm8:00 pm
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princville shopping center, Princeville

The Princeville Night Market brings together Kauai's finest artisans for a night of shopping, live music, and food trucks. You'll find a diverse array of Kauai made goods, including art, wood carvings, jewelry, quilts, clothing, and more. This free and family friendly market is on every second Sunday of the month.

Cost: Free

Joy of Christmas

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 22nd, 2019

St. Raphael Church, Koloa, Koloa

Historic St. Raphael's church invites all residents and visitors to join us for the 2nd annual "Joy of Christmas" FREE festival of lights spread out across the 12 acre property. This year's theme is the 12 days of Hawaiian Christmas. Food and drink available for purchase. Gift shop with lots of Christmas items available. Free activities for the keiki each night. Join us this year to bring the Joy of Christmas to keiki, kapuna and all ages in between.

Cost: Free
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