• Hawai‘i Opera Theatre • First Wave Celebration • 7 Walkers • Peter Kater and John Dumas
Making plans for the weekend but short on ideas? Let The Garden Island make it easy for you. Check out these not-to-be-missed events happening this weekend.
For a complete list of events, see the Community Calendar on B4.
Hawai‘i Opera Theatre
3 p.m. Sunday at Kaua‘i Community College Performing Arts Center
Kaua‘i Concert Association kicks off its 2011–12 season with members from Honolulu’s Hawai‘i Opera Theatre. Sunday’s performance includes classical music and musical theater. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Season tickets for KSA’s 2011 –12 season is $120 per person. Call 245- SING (7464) or visit www.kauai-concert.org to purchase tickets. Reservations are recommended.
First Wave Celebration
5 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday at Kilohana Plantation
Blues master Taj Mahal headlines this concert fundraiser. Other performers include Donavon Frankenreiter and John Cruz, plus comedy by Augie T, Frank De Lima and Andy Bumatai, with hypnotist Tina Marie.
All money raised benefits the Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association and goes toward buying much-needed ATVs and jet skis for lifeguard stations. Tickets are $65 per person and are available online or at Times Big Save markets. Visit www.kauaifirstwave.org or call 634-3556 for more information.
6 to 11 p.m. Friday at Church of the Pacific in Princeville
A one-night only concert on Kaua‘i featuring Bill Kreutzmann of The Grateful Dead, plus Matt Hubbard (Willie Nelson Band), Brad Houser (New Bohemians, Critters Buggin), Kanekoa with Vince Esquire from Maui, Kalalea Fire and The Gypsy Rose Belly Dancers. Tickets are $30. Visit www.dovepresents.com for more information.
Peter Kater and John Dumas
7 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Pacific in Princeville
Multi-instrumentalist John Dumas joins six-time Grammy Award-nominated pianist composer Peter Kater. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Visit www.Johndumas.com for more information.