Here’s what coming up at the Waimea Town Celebration
• Ice Cream Eating Contest
Super Duper 2’s Ice Cream Eating Contest. Free. Sign up at 11:30 a.m. next to the big stage at the Old Waimea Mill Site. The contest begins at noon. Six age categories.
Info: Lisa Johnston, 652-7984.
• Scotty’s Music Ukulele Contest
Sign up from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m at the Information Booth at the Old Waimea Mill site. Only ‘ukulele talent will be judged, not singing.
Age groups, prizes. A ‘ukulele will be awarded to the “Best ‘Ukulele Picker” in memory of Byron Hahn-Morin.
Information: Carrie Newcomb at 338-1332.
• Heritage of Aloha Hoolaulea at the Old Waimea Dairy site
A two-day ho’olaule’a of continuous live entertainment on a big stage, local food booths games and rides for the keiki, craft vendors and a beer garden that includes wine and Rum Punch and Pineapple Passion from Kauai’s own Koloa Rum. Admission is free.
• Paniolo Hat Lei Contest at West Kauai Visitor Center
Make a lei that a cowboy would be proud to wear on a cowboy hat and enter it in one of two categories: “Most Beautiful” (use only fresh materials) and “Most Unique” (any material is acceptable).
All lei will be available for viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Awards will be given at 3:30.
• 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Waimea Canyon Park basketball courts
This is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the island and benefits the Westside Basketball Club.
All games are at the Waimea Canyon Park Basketball Courts on the corner of Huakai Road and Kaumualii Highway.
Today and Sunday
• Slow Pitch Softball Tournament at Waimea Athletic Field and H.P. Faye Park in Kekaha.
Teams from across the state compete in a double elimination tournament
Food concession at the Waimea Athletic Field will raise additional funds for the Antone Balocan Memorial Fund.
• Waimea Round Up Rodeo at The Friendship Do Ranch (Old Waimea Dairy)
Today’s and Sunday’s events begin at 9 a.m. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for children (5-12 years).
Buy admission for today and get admission on Sunday for free. Food concession and crafts will be available.