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
Hawaiian Masters of Slack Key Guitar
3 to 7 p.m. Saturday
Common Ground Kaua‘i in Kilauea benefit concert for Natural Bridges School for Young Children featuring Ledward Ka‘apana and Mike Ka‘awa. Ka‘apana was recently honored in Washington, D.C., receiving the National Heritage Fellowship Award from NEA. Openers include Burning Bush, Iris Downey, hula dancers and fire knife dancing. The event will feature healthy eats, a silent auction, a raffle, games and more. Tickets are $30/$35 for adults and $10/$15 for keiki ages four to 15. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com or call 346-1155 for more information.
KHS Thrift Shop Grand Re-Opening
9 a.m. to noon Saturday
Kaua‘i Humane Society Thrift Shop in Lihu‘e
KHS is hosting a Grand Re-Opening of their thrift store in celebration of its extended hours. The shop will now be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. During the Saturday celebration, there will be door prizes, deeper discounts and a raffle. Animals will be on site ready for adoption. KHS Thrift Store Manager Donna Pickard and Executive Director Shannon Blizzard will be on hand to welcome shoppers. The shop is located at 3-3100 Kuhio Hwy., Suite C3 in Lihu‘e. Call 245-7387 for more information.
Healing Garden Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Kilohana Plantation, Lihu‘e
This seventh annual event is a cornucopia of healthy and green living on Kaua‘i. Includes information about green sustainable living, workshops and multi-cultural healing arts. $5 per person. Visit www.HawaiiHealingGarden.com or call 638-0888.