THURSDAY, NOV. 29
NA KUPUNA OHANA SERENADERS SERIES
Experience the Hawaiian song of yesteryear with Na Kupuna Ohana Serenaders from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets at the Baldwin Home Lawn in Lahaina. Relax under the stars and enjoy the free concert, by the Lahaina Restoration Foundation. Blankets, mats and low back chairs are welcome.
Amy Hanaiali'ii on Sunday
FIRST NIGHT 2012 AT HUI NO'EAU MAKAWAO
A celebrated Maui tradition, this event from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao offers arts and crafts as well as festive cocktails, pupu, locally made coffee and tea and live music. Tickets are $30 per person. Call 572-6560.
FRIDAY, NOV. 30
OZOMATLI AT THE YOKOUCHI PAVILION
U.S. Cultural Ambassadors. Ozomatli will bring their musical styles-a notorious urban-Latino collision of hip hop and salsa, dance hall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East L.A. rhythm & blues, Jamaican reggae and Indian raga-will mesmerize you. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 on show day, and $55 VIP experience on Morgado Lanai. See Maui Beat for more info.
BOOK SIGNING AND PARTY WITH AUTHOR
Come enjoy the book launch of "Haleakala: A History of the Maui Mountain" from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Bailey House Museum in Wailuku. Author Jill Engledow will give a short talk and sign books, and there will be light refreshments.
'THE WIZARD OF OZ' at the IAO THEATER
Follow the yellow brick road to Maui OnStage's version of the family classic, "The Wizard of Oz." The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. Seats are?$15 to $28. For tickets or more information, call 242-6969 or purchase at mauionstage.com. See Backstage for more information.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll through dozens of art galleries in LahainaTown tonight from 6 to 9 for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up the walking map of participants in the Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
POWER UP COMEDY AT STELLA BLUES
Hosted by Sunny Dennis, the Power Up Comedy show will star Becki Doughty and Jason Stram, starting at 10 p.m. at Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei. Laugh it up. Tickets are $10 online and $15 at the door. Visit www.powerupcomedy.com.
SATURDAY, DEC. 1
CHRYSANTHEMUM FESTIVAL IN WAILUKU
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for this 60th annual fundraiser and tribute to Japanese culture at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku. Admission is free; tickets for dinner by Dani's Catering are $15. Sponsored by the Sons and Daughters of Nisei Veterans.
PAIA OCEAN FRONT MOVIE THEATER
Blockbuster, Hawaiian and surf movies at the Paia Ocean Front Movie Theater behind Johnny B's from 6 to 9 p.m. Free admission and great food available.
MAUI ONSTAGE: 'THE WIZARD OF OZ'
Maui OnStage presents "The Wizard of Oz" at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing for more information.
SUNDAY, DEC. 2
ULUPALAKUA SUNDAY DRIVE TO 'SPARKLE'
Ulupalakua Sparkles is the theme for this quarter's party at Maui's Winery and Ulupalakua Ranch from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Enjoy music by Amy Hanaiali'i and brother Eric Gilliom, jazz by Jeret Roback,, sculptures by Tim Garcia, hula by Gordean Bailey and halau, complimentary wine tasting, sizzling elk burgers and more. Call 878-6058.
MAUI POPS ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY FAVORITES
Maui Pops Orchestra and guest performers will share holiday favorites in a festive atmosphere at 3 p.m. in Castle Theater. Guest artist violinist Ignace "Iggy" Jang, will join Mauians Jerry Eiting, Jimmy Mac, Erin Smith, Felicity Raugust, Jamie Lawrence, Lily Meola and Alexis and Steven Dascoulias. Buy tickets to all three Maui Pops concerts and get 10 percent off the $25, $35 and $45 prices. Call 242-7469.
MAUI ONSTAGE: 'THE WIZARD OF OZ'
Maui OnStage presents, "The Wizard of Oz." The first show starts at 3 p.m. at Historic Iao Theater. Special discount family night at 6 p.m. See Friday's listing for more details.
TUESDAY, DEC. 4
DANCE FOR TOTS ZUMBATHON'
Rayo's Latin Fitness will host its fourth annual Dance for Tots Zumbathon at 5 p.m. with doors open at 4:30 p.m. to register. There will be door prizes and lots of activities. Kids younger than 5 are free. Cost is 5 in advance and $10 at the door. Bring a new or unwrapped toy. Call 385-2549.