The Kahilu Theatre will host a Free Family Fun Day and Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 6. There will be live music, circus entertainment, community performances and activities for the whole family. The theater will also announce highlights of its upcoming season, and introduce its new membership program.
The July 6 Open House will feature performances from award winning Australian and English duo “Dream State Circus” who will delight and entertain with high skill acrobalance and juggling, and the Big Island’s own Ari will entertain as Loco Moco Circus. The event will also feature live music from Grammy Award Winner Charles Brotman, Carly Smith, Hama’jang, Gonzo & Larry Broidio, and Gary Washburn and Maelan Abran from the Honokaa Jazz Band. The event will also feature performances by the youth from the Summer Arts program directed by Michál Anna Carrillo.
The event will feature delicious food for sale from The Fish and The Hog, as well as beer for sale from the Brewhaus and free soda. Prizes, including annual family memberships, Kahilu Theatre T-shirts, and more will be given away every hour.
Individual memberships will start at $35. The theater is also offering student memberships for $25 and family memberships for $50. All members will get discounts on Kahilu presented shows and other performances, discounts for education programs, subscriptions to the Kahilu e-newsletter, invitations to open house events and recognition in the Kahilu annual report. At the supporting level of $100 and contributing level of $250, other benefits include invitations to the Kahilu Theatre Season Kick-Off on Aug. 2, free drink tickets to be used at the Kahilu Theatre bar, and invitations to an annual Kagilu Theatre Backstage Party.
Kahilu Theatre has received a generous $50,000 matching grant to support its membership drive. That means that for every new member Kahilu gets this year, the theaterwill receive a matching grant in the same amount. For more information, call the theater at 885-6868.