Makawao Third Friday: “Rad Like Dad”
This month’s Makawao Third Friday event takes place tonight, June 16, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m. as event organizers celebrate Father’s Day with the theme “Rad Like Dad.” Those in attendance can enjoy free entertainment, food trucks and booths, art and crafts, a Keiki Zone and local shopping and dining.
LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT:
The Haʻikū Hillbillys and their unique brand of folk music will be featured on the event’s main stage next to Rodeo General Store. The Maui Hands Art Gallery lot across from Casanova’s will have a live performance with “Josh” playing his acoustic guitar. There will also be line dancing at the top of Baldwin Avenue.
KOMODA BAKERY KEIKI ZONE:
The Komoda keiki zone this month features the Maui Spider Jump. Crystalline will offer balloon twisting creations and Melissa Buck of Rainbow Art offers one-of-a-kind creative face painting. There will also be hula hooping and lots of big and tiny bubbles for big and tiny people.
NEW TO THE BLOCK PARTY:
Live music is happening on the street at the Makawao Steak House, and their pop-up tent will be serving burgers and tater tots. Sip Me will have outside bistro style seating available and serving up “Affogato-bout it” which is a moist brownie topped with Gelato from Ono Gelato, with espresso shot.
MORE EXCITING HIGHLIGHTS:
Maui Classic Cruisers Club will be showing off their hot rods, muscle cars, and vintage machines at the top of Baldwin Avenue and bottom by Brewer Road. Guests can talk story with some of Maui’s coolest car owners. Artists Max Ross, mixed media artist and Dylan Kauz, live painter, spray can artist, and community muralist, will be painting and showcasing their art next to the mainstage.
SILENT AUCTIONS AND STORE SPECIALS:
Maui Hands Art Gallery presents their featured resident artist this month is Willow Norris. Drawing from her past experience with aqua-tinting, scraping and burnishing, and incorporating the use of fine pigmented wax, her paintings are truly mixed media.
M3F FOOD COURT & RESTAURANTS:
Guests are invited to enjoy dinner at any one of the award winning Makawao Restaurants, or enjoy casual dining at the pop-up food court along Baldwin Avenue. New vendors join regulars, adding a variety of new eats and treats.
FREE PARKING IS AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Makawao Base Yard (Across from St. Joseph’s Church)
2 Parking lots on Brewer Road
Makawao Municipal Parking Lot on Makawao Avenue