Out ‘N’ About: Islandwide Crafts & Food Expo, ‘Season of Light’

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WEEKEND OF FRIDAY, NOV. 29

Islandwide Crafts & Food Expo, 400+ vendors, entertainment including Melveen Leed, Lehua Kalima and Shawn Pimental, 4-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. $3-$4. 623-4050, islandwidecraftexpos.com

31st annual Vans Triple Crown of Surfing: Vans World Cup of Surfing contest continues through Dec. 6 at Sunset Beach. Check daily to see if it’s on: vanstriplecrownofsurfing.com

Impressions benefit print sale, Honolulu Printmakers, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today-Sunday, Honolulu Museum of Art School. Free. 536-5507

Santa’s Helpers Boutique, in-home craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, 871 Kainui St., Kailua. 599-4545

Things Japanese Sale, annual sale; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 21, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. 945-7633, jcch.com

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

“Season of Light,” full-dome family show about winter and its celebrations, 10 a.m., Hokulani Imaginarium, Windward Community College. $5-$7. 235-7433, aerospace.wcc.hawaii.edu

Waikiki Holiday Parade, Aiea, Kaiser, Castle, Kalani, McKinley, Punahou and guest high school marching bands, more; 4:30 p.m., Kalakaua Avenue (from Fort DeRussy Park to Kapiolani Park). waikikiholidayparade.com

Art & Flea: Totoro Black Friday, monthly urban arts market/party salutes anime master Hayao Miyazaki, with 60+ vendors, music by Philip Strauss and The No No Spots, DJ sets, live art, giveaways, food; 5-10 p.m., Fresh Cafe. Admission: $3; $2 if dressed as a Miyazaki character. All ages. artandflea.com

Hawaii Reggae Expo, arts, crafts, clothing and music vendors, food and music by Kapu System, Inna Vision, Mystikal Vibes, Cultural Movement, The Ionz, I-Souljahs, Guidance Band, Irie Souls, Jah Livity, Blue Ribbons, So Roots, Pacific Sound Outernational, Bonafide and Positive Regime; 5-10 p.m. at Hawaiian Brian’s. $5 admission. All ages. 450-0045

Liliha Palama Christmas Parade, lion dancers, Kawananakoa Middle School band, civic leaders, Mr. Snowman and more; 5:30-7 p.m., from United Church of Christ to Judd Street to Liliha Street to N. King to Kohou Street.

67th Annual Kalihi Christmas Parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Farrington High and Damien Memorial school bands, more, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Kalihi Union Church to Mokauea Street, to Dillingham Boulevard, to Waiakamilo Road, to North School Street to Kamehameha Shopping Center. kalihibusinessassociation.weebly.com

The Gregg Hammer Band: A Comedy & Variety Show, with buffet dinner, 6:45 p.m., Dave & Buster’s Showroom. $45. All ages. Reservations required: 589-2215

Magic Mushroom Reunion Party III, ’70s music with Audissey & Friends, WhiteLight and PowerPoint Jr., pupu, 7:30-11 p.m., Manoa Grand Ballroom. $30-$35. 271-2622

Post-Turkey Day Impov Show, comedy with Scott Hanada, Shannon Winpenny, 7:30 p.m., Laughtrack Theater at the Creative, 1116 Smith St. $10. laughtracktheater.com

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

Kalani High senior class Rummage Sale, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Kalani High School cafeteria. kalanihighschool14@gmail.com

Habilitat Christmas tree sale, of noble, grand and Douglas fir trees, a fundraiser for local substance-abuse programs; 8 a.m.-9 p.m. (or while supplies last) at Stadium Mall and McKinley Community School for Adults. habilitat.org

Windward Potters Christmas sale, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Kailua Elementary School cafeteria. 239-5045

Hawaiian Mission Houses and Kawaiahao Church Holiday Craft Fair, entertainment by Bobby Moderow Jr., 50 vendors, food, craft demos; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Hawaiian Mission Houses and Kawaiahao Church. 447-3923, missionhouses.org, 469-3000, kawaiahao.org

Sunset Beach Elementary School’s 18th annual Christmas Craft Fair, with baked goods, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the school. 638-8777

Artclub Round Nine: X-Mess, watch artists create a thematic lawn ornament, then vote for your favorite, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Spalding House. Museum admission $10. 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org

Kalama Beach Club’s Holiday Artisan Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 280 N. Kalaheo Ave. 262-5995

Hawaii Kai Keiki Kalikimaka Parade, classic cars, beauty queens, community groups and Santa Claus, 10 a.m., from Kamiloiki Park to Lunalilo Home Road to Koko Marina Shopping Center, where the Koko Marina Christmas Carnival runs 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with rides, Santa arrival via speedboat, activities (free with Toys for Tots toy/cash donation), prize giveaways and keiki hula. Free. 395-4737, 295-7197, kokomarinacenter.com

Snow Day, play in 15 tons of snow, free photos with Santa, snow cones, games, face painting, giveaways, 10 a.m.-noon, Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Parkway (across from Wet ‘n’ Wild). Free. thekapoleicommons.com

The Brothers Cazimero, 2 p.m., Kahala Mall center court. Free. 732-7736, kahalamallcenter.com

Pacific Roller Derby, last game of the season — Leahi Diamond Dolls vs. South Shore Sirens, 4:30 p.m., Hideaway Club, U.S. Coast Guard Air Station at Barbers Point. $10; kids 12 and younger free. pacificrollerderby.com

Mass and Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, annual festive worship service with bagpipe music by the St. Andrew Society of Scotland and blessing of Scottish family tartans, 5:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Free; calabash offering taken. 524-2822, ext. 217; thecathedralofstandrew.org

“Remembering Pearl Harbor: The Media’s Coverage of The Attack,” program with media representatives and historians, 6 p.m., Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, movie theaters. Free. Reservations: 422-3316

Holiday Choral Concert, 7-10 p.m., Leeward Theatre. $5. lcctheatre.hawaii.edu

Gabriel Iglesias, comedian of “Aloha Fluffy” (Comedy Central) fame, 7:30 p.m., Blaisdell Arena. $48.80. ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000

Last Saturday Roots in Jazz: Honolulu Jazz Quartet, performing music of Von Baron, 7:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. $20-$30. honolulumuseum.org, 532-6097

Rick Smith & The Trailer Park Romeos, slide guitar master and band, with special guests Paul “Mojo” Gomes and Joe Green, 7:30 p.m., Atherton Performing Arts Studio, Hawaii Public Radio. $15-$30. 955-8821, hprtickets.org

Jake Shimabukuro & Friends Concert, ukulele star is home for the holidays, offering an intimate night of music and storytelling with special guests; 8 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall. $20-$60. 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

“Sky This Month” planetarium show, exploration of the night sky and into the depths of space on new star projector with full-dome video in the renovated J. Watumull Planetarium, 8-9 p.m., Bishop Museum. $6-$8. Reservations: 848-4168. bishopmuseum.org

SUNDAY, DEC. 1

39th Annual Street Bikers United Hawaii Toy Run Parade & Festival, motorcycle parade at 11 a.m. from Magic Island, to Ala Moana Boulevard, to Kalakaua Avenue, to Monsarrat/Paki avenues, to Kapiolani Community College — a benefit for the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots drive. Festival is noon-5 p.m. at Kakaako Gateway Park, with live music, food vendors, biker games, crafts, kids zone with bouncers, and car/bike show; $5, free for kids younger than 18. 282-6419, sbuhi.org

“Music in Bollywood,” illustrated talk by curator Teri Skillman, in conjunction with the “Bollywood & Beyond: Costume in Indian Film” exhibit; 2-3 p.m., East-West Center Gallery. Free. 944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org

Na Mele o na Keiki Holiday Concert, Marine Corps Forces Toys for Tots benefit, with the Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band, Henry Kapono, Shawna Lynn Masuda, Chris Vandercook, The Abrigo Ohana and Hawaii State Ballet dancers; 2 p.m., Hawaii Theatre. Free; ticket required. Toy and cash donations welcome. fb.com/MARFORPACBand

Hawaii Youth Symphony Winter Concert, 4 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall. $8-$18. 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

Pearl City Christmas Parade, with HECO float, Pearl City High marching band, Santa Claus, car clubs, Pas De Deux dancers, 4 p.m., Momilani Elementary School to Hookiekie Street, to Hoomoana Street, to Hoolaulea Street, to Pearl City Shopping Center, where Cruz Night runs 5-8 p.m., with car displays and prizes. Free. www.mypearlcity.com

Sounds of Aloha Chorus, barbershop-style men’s chorus, 4-4:45 p.m., Royal Grove, Royal Hawaiian Center. Free. royalhawaiiancenter.com

World AIDS Day memorial, with performances by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu and Kananiokea School of Hula, speaker Drew Kovach and award presentation, 4 p.m., Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Free. worldaidsdayhawaii.org

Benefit Concert For a Cause, featuring Everyday Aloha, Kawao, Kevin Okimoto, Jasmin Nicole & Sweetkeys, Camile Velasco, Cradle to Crave, host Rick Rock and more, 5-10 p.m., Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. $15-$20 (proceeds matched by Expedia for Oxfam America for Philippines typhoon relief). 354-5540

Grand Chanukah Party, live music, buffet, latkes, sufganiyot, kids’ crafts and giant canned-food menorah, 5 p.m., Chabad of Hawaii. $12-$20. chabadofhawaii.com, 735-8161

Hillel Hawaii Chanukah Party, music, dancing, latkes and face painting; 5-7 p.m., Hemenway Courtyard, UH-Manoa. Free. 646-431-2073

Advent Carol Service, by the Cathedral Choir, 5:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Free; calabash offering taken. 524-2822, ext. 217, thecathedralofstandrew.org

“It’s That Time of the Year,” concert by Voices of Aloha community chorus, 6 p.m., Waialae Baptist Church. Free; calabash offering taken. 228-5068

Handel’s “Messiah,” Central Union Oratorio Choir and Soloists accompanied by Chamber Ensemble and conductor Sangeet Gellhorn, 7 p.m., Central Union Church. Free; offering taken. 941-0957

39th annual Advent Procession, Lutheran Church of Honolulu Choir; 7:30-8:45 p.m., Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Free; offering taken. 941-2566

TUESDAY, DEC. 3

10th annual Christmas in Honolulu, handmade gifts, presented by Wabi Sabi, 5-8:30 p.m., Manoa Grand Ballroom, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. 734-3693

Catherine Russell concert, jazz singer performs with Bruce Hamada on bass and Jim Howard on piano, 7 p.m., Seto Hall, ‘Iolani School. Free. iolani.org

“A Time to Remember,” Joshua Neves Children’s Foundation annual holiday event for families who have lost a child, with entertainment by Sam Kapu III and Tracy Ah Mook Sang and dancers; 7 p.m., 419 Waiakamilo Road. Free; may bring photo ornament of loved one. 292-2304, nevesfoundation.org

UH Chamber Music Ensembles, directed by I-Bei Lin, 7:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, UH-Manoa. Free. 956-8742, hawaii.edu/uhmmusic

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

“An Introduction to Jazz and Bossa Nova,” by Steve and Jean Martinucci with performances; 4-6 p.m., Mililani Public Library. Free. Ages 12+. 627-7470

“Eat | Drink | Bid,” benefit for Hawaii chapter of American Advertising Federation’s educational programs, with pupu and music, 5:30-9 p.m., The Republik. $10-$20. aafhawaii.com

Car Menorah Parade, caravan by Chabad of Hawaii, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Kaimuki High School to Kalakaua Park, where a Menorah Lighting Ceremony begins at 7 p.m. with live music and hot latkes. chabadofhawaii.com, 735-8161

On The Spot Improv’s Throwdown, comedy, 8 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage. $5. fb.com/otsimprov

Surfer Talk Story: Greg Long, Jodi Wilmott interviews reigning Eddie Aikau champion, with film “Sine Qua Non: The Psychology of Big Wave Surfing with Greg Long,” 8 p.m., Surfer, the Bar, Turtle Bay Resort. $10. 293-9000, surferthebar.com

THURSDAY, DEC. 5

Holiday Bazaar & Craft Sale, vintage collectibles, Brighton bags, sewn items and more, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 45-440 Koa Kahiko St., Kaneohe. Repeats Dec. 6-7. 247-4267

A Christmas Fantasy Art & Craft Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College. Repeats Dec. 6-8. 236-9155

East-West Center Holiday Craft Fair, ethnic crafts, plants, jewelry, handmade items, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., John A. Burns Hall, UH-Manoa campus. Repeats Dec. 6. 944-7111

Lighting ceremony, celebration of Make-A-Wish Hawaii and Swing for Wishes golf tournament, with music, beauty queens, cookies and hot cocoa, 5 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. Free. waikiki.hyatt.com

“Some Enchanted Evening,” Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor gala features Loretta Ables Sayre, dinner, emcee Dan Cooke, awards; 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the museum. $300. 441-1006, pacificaviationmuseum.org

Kaimuki Christmas Parade, Santa, beauty queens, bands and 50+ groups, 6 p.m., Waialae Avenue (from Chaminade to Koko Head Avenue). 739-5272, kbpahawaii.com

“Pakele Live!”: Mark Yamanaka, Hawaiian music, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Willows. No cover. Reservations: 952-9200

Kinky Friedman, Texas musician/author/politician/satirist, 8 p.m., Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. $30-$50. 896-4845, lazarbear.com

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