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It hasn’t even started getting cooler yet (in fact, it’s hotter this week now that the summer’s cooling tradewinds are on hold) – but the Fall Festival season is just about to get hopping!  Here are some of the best events coming in for the end of September and October and November.   If you have a totally awesome event that you would like featured here, please send it in! (contact info in About section).

  • Event: MAPA Garden Party
  • Date: Sunday, September 21
  • Time:1-5pm
  • Location: Yokouchi Estate, Wailuku
  • Details: An elegant afternoon of food, wine, friends and great hats.  A benefit for MAPA’s Educations and Performing Arts Programs. Silent Auction and Live Auction
  • Cost: $75 per person, $85 at the event (21 years and older)
  • For More Info: http://www.mauiacademy.org/garden.asp
  • Event: St. John’s Kula Festival
  • Date: Saturday, September 27
  • Time: 9am – 4pm
  • Location: 8992 Kula Hwy, Across from Keokea Park
  • Details: Ono food, baked goods, kids games, free face painting, plants, flowers, farm fresh produce, crafters, silent auction and live entertainment. beneficiaries this year include A Cup of Cold Water and the Hope Lodge.
  • Cost: $1, kids under 10 free
  • For More Info: 878-1485
  • kula pumpkin picking 2014 when does it open Event: Pumpkin Patch Season Starts!
  • Date: Saturday, September 27
  • Location: Kula Country Farms
  • Details: Corn maze, visit with farm animals, pick your own pumpkin and more!  Rumor of something new this year: mini-golf!
  • Cost: varies per activity
  • For More Info: http://kulacountryfarmsmaui.com
  • Event: Maui Calls
  • Date: Saturday, September 27
  • Time: 6pm
  • Location: Maui Arts and Cultural Center
  • Details: (Previously scheduled for August but postponed due to the hurricanes) “Celebrating the Music of Hawaii” is the theme, with music flowing throughout the evening, from greeting to goodbye. Throughout the evening, guests may eat their fill of gourmet pupu and dessert creations offered by almost 20 of Maui’s finest restaurants, and sample fine wines. Silent and live auctions and dancing!
  • Cost: $175 (21 and over only)
  • For More Info: http://www.mauiarts.org/?p=2&Month=09&Year=2014&showID=780&d=2014-09-27
  • Event: TEDxMaui
  • Date: Sunday, September 28
  • Time: 9am – >
  • Location: MACC Castle Theater
  • Details: All day event includes innovative and inspiring speakers and performers who have the courage to dream and change the world with revolutionary ideas.
  • Cost: $100
  • For More Info:  http://www.mauiarts.org/?p=2&Month=09&Year=2014&showID=832
  • Event: Maui Fair (92nd)
  • Dates: Thursday, October 2 – Sunday, October 5
  • Times: Vary by day
  • Location: Kahului fairgrounds
  • Details: It’s the County Fair!  Pretty Much Everything!
  • For More info: mauifair.com
  • Event: Maui Children and Youth Day
  • Date: Saturday, October 11
  • Time: 3-6pm
  • Location: Kenolio Rec Center, Kihei
  • Details: Crafts, games, treasure hunt, food booths and more at this free, family friendly event.
  • Cost: Free!
  • For More Info: 879-8698
  • maui 2014 fall events calendar listing pumpkin patch Event: Fall Festival at Carden Academy
  • Date: Saturday, October 18
  • Time: 9am – 2pm
  • Location: Carden Academy of Maui
  • Details: Carden Academy will be transformed into an upcountry harvest festival for the entire community to enjoy! Games, delicious food, book fair, entertainment, hand-made goodies, rummage sale and so much more! This is a great opportunity to learn more about Carden Academy as well with admissions information available, and special activities for potential incoming kindergarteners.
  • Cost: $1 donation to Pukalani Backpack Buddies for age 13 and up
  • For More Information: http://www.cardenmaui.org
  • NOTE: Crafters are welcome to apply to sell their wares at the festival!  To get an application, contact Ellyn at emortimer@cardenmaui.org
  • Event: Ghoulin Rouge Haunted Prom
  • Date: Friday, October 24
  • Location: Montessori School of Maui, Makawao
  • Details: Check out Maui’s best 21 and over Halloween costume party and help raise funds in support of the school’s mission.  Enjoy handcrafted artisan cocktails by Garnish, a sumptuous buffet by Three’s Catering, a funky DJ dance party by Valerie the Vibe Goddess and tons of Halloween fun. Indulge in an amazing array of silent auction bargains and enter to win a killer prize in our costume contest.
  • Cost: Tickets start from $85
  • For More Info:http://www.momi.org/events/ghoulinrouge.cfm
  • Event: Noble Chef (18th Annual)
  • Date: Saturday, November 1
  • Time: sometime in the evening…
  • Location: Fairmont Kea Lani, Wailea
  • Details: Maui Culinary Academy’s biggest annual fundraiser – this year’s theme is La Dolce Vita “The sweet life” – with a tasting reception, elegant dinner and fine Italy-inspired wines and spirits, after party lounge and a unique auction.  Maui’s celebrity chefs partner up with the culinary students to create amazing creations!
  • Cost: Prices start at $195
  • For more info and to purchase tickets ONLINE: http://noblechef.maui.hawaii.edu
  • Event: Made in Maui County Festival
  • Date: Friday, Nov 7 (buyer only) & Saturday, Nov 8
  • Time: varies each day
  • Location: MACC
  • Details:first-ever event showcasing a wide variety of Made in Maui County products, including foods, produce, art, crafts, jewelry, fashions, gifts, and collectibles ALL in one location. There will also be demonstrations, food trucks and more. For buyers only on Friday, open to public on Saturday!
  • Cost: $3, kids 12 and under free
  • For More Info: http://www.madeinmauicountyfestival.com
  • Event: Dine Out for Hospice Maui
  • Date: Tuesday, November 11
  • Time: varies by restaurant
  • Location: numerous restaurants island-wide!
  • Details: Dine at one of the many restaurants taking part in this event, and a portion of the proceeds from the day or selected course will be donated to Hospice Maui.
  • For more information: http://www.hospicemaui.org
  • Event: Hui No’eau Food and Wine Celebration (8th Annual)
  • Date: Friday, November 14
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Location: Hotel Wailea
  • Details: Maui’s top chefs create small plates that are paired with a mouth-watering range of superb wines. This fabulous “friendraiser” promotes and supports the Hui No‘eau’s mission to unlock creativity through exceptional visual arts education.
  • Cost: Tickets are $150 or $250 for VIP
  • For More Info: http://huifoodwine.weebly.com
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