Tom Rhodes' comedy career has spanned 24 years and seven continents, and his raucous standup act has made him an international star. He even had his own talk show in Amsterdam for Dutch television.
8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) / Pipeline Café / $40, $20 / 877-714-3668, www.groovetickets.com
This year's theme for the 'Iolani School Fair is "When In Rome," and the fundraiser is filled with rides, games, food, a silent auction and even free movies on both nights ("Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs" Friday, "G.I.Joe"Saturday, both at 7:15 p.m.).
Noon-10:30 p.m. / 'Iolani School
There is a definite local flavor to this year's Kokua Festival, which is great when you have Jack Johnson, Anuhea(left) and Jake Shimabukuro on board. Johnson will start a world tour in June.
4:30 p.m. / Waikíkí Shell / $20, $40, $50 $125; free for 3, under / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com
"Saturday Night Live"alum David Spade's latest sitcom home is "Rules of Engagement," but he's a a star who can move from the TV and big screens -right into a hilarious standup act.
8 p.m. (doors open at 7) / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $35, $55 / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com
The Hawaiian Scottish Festival and HighlandGames are something to behold with unique athletic competitions like throwing weights over a bar, putting the stone, tossing the caber and throwing the hammer. Break out the bagpipes.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. / Kapi'olani Park / free / http://www.scotshawaii.org
Pet's Discount is hosting its first Waikele Puppy Swap Meet, which will feature local dog breeders and their puppies (seven weeks and older) to sell. Breeders wanting to participate must call Pet's Discount.
1-5 p.m. / Waikele Center / free / 678-8808, http://www.PetsDiscount.com
"TwelfthNight" is Shakespeare's romantic comedy of cross-dressing, mistaken identities and curious love. This one is put on by Hawaii Young Actors' Ensemble. Appropriate for sixth-graders and older.
7 p.m. / Hawaii Theatre / $15, $10 / 528-0506, http://hawaiitheatre.com
"Woh-oh!" 311 is hitting O'ahu with two shows, so if "Amber" is the color of your energy, head to Pipeline Café to catch the rock/reggae/hip-hop band belt out other hits like "Love Song" and "Beautiful Disaster."
8 p.m. (doors open at 7) / Pipeline Café / $38, $70 / 877-714-3668 / www.groovetickets.com
April 3 Beatroot 2010 Grand Championships, Fresh Cafe
April 3 On the Spot: Hush, The ARTS at Marks Garage
April 7 Comedian Julian McCullough, Pipeline Café
April 8 Chris Botti, Blaisdell Concert Hall
April 9-18 "The Princess and the Iso Peanut," Hawaii Theatre
April 14 Comedian Dan Gabriel, Pipeline Café
April 14-18 Spring Footholds, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
April 15-18 "Fiddler on the Roof," Mamiya Theatre
April 16 Reggae in the Spring 2010, Pipeline Café
April 17 Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, Pipeline Café