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Special Event: Auto Show
EXOTICS @ ACM - SEDUCTIVE SUPERCARS
Opening to the public May 6, Exotics@ACM – Seductive Supercars will focus on the crème de la crème of exotic cars that embody the world’s best designs, technology and performance. EXOTICS@ACM UPCOMING EVENTS Exclusive Member Preview | May 5 Member...
LeMay – America's Car Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 - Sat 12/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads
Tacoma Art Museum is honored to present an exhibition from internationally acclaimed Seattle artist Zhi LIN. His works focus on the experiences of 19th century Chinese laborers, whose vital story is nearly absent from American history books. Lin’s painting...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads
Tacoma Art Museum is honored to present an exhibition from internationally acclaimed Seattle artist Zhi LIN. His works focus on the experiences of 19th century Chinese laborers, whose vital story is nearly absent from American history books. Lin’s painting...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Mare Made: An exhibit of the work of local artist Mare Blocker
Seattle native Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established the M Kimberly Press in 1984 when she bought her first Vandercook 219. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including the Mus...
University of Puget Sound – Collins Memorial Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-9pm
Special Event: Children
Museum Fun Days - International Dot Day
International Dot Day | September 18 - 22 A favorite children’s book among our staff and beloved by children around the world, The Dot tells the story of Vashti, a girl who begins a journey of self-discovery after her teacher challenges her to make her m...
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 - Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Dance: World Dance, Dance/House
Argentine Tango milonga and Vals class
Come join us to learn the rhythmic portion of Argentine Tango. We will be alternation these two classes every eight weeks
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thu 10/5/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thu 10/12/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thu 10/19/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market
Broadway Farmers Market
Come for lunch and shop for dinner at the Broadway Farmers Market! Our farmers provide the freshest food around and the most beautiful bouquets for that special someone.
Broadway Farmers Market
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-3pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-3pm
Thu 10/5/17 at 10am-3pm
Thu 10/12/17 at 10am-3pm
Thu 10/19/17 at 10am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture: "Challenging the Algorithms of Oppression: Race, Gender and Representation in the Age of Digital Information"
Join us for a guest lecture presented by Dr. Safiya Noble, faculty member at the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School of Communication. Dr. Noble is a co-founder of the Information Ethics & Equity Institute, which provides training for ...
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 4pm-6pm
Special Event: Gardening
Master Gardener Plant Clinic
"Ask a Master Gardener" Program Contact: Master Gardener Clinic (253) 798-7170 • pierce.mg@wsu.edu Master Gardeners are available at the Pierce County Extension Office Master Gardener Plant Clinic and Volunteer Office via phone or walk-in to building a...
WSU Pierce County Extension Office
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 9am-3pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 9am-3pm
Sat 9/23/17 at 9am-3pm
Mon 9/25/17 at 9am-3pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Gardening
Master Gardener Plant Clinic
"Ask a Master Gardener" Program Contact: Master Gardener Clinic (253) 798-7170 • pierce.mg@wsu.edu Master Gardeners are available at the Pierce County Extension Office Master Gardener Plant Clinic and Volunteer Office via phone or walk-in to building a...
WSU Pierce County Extension Office
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 9am-3pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 9am-3pm
Sat 9/23/17 at 9am-3pm
Mon 9/25/17 at 9am-3pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 9am-3pm
Art: Art Show
Promoting the West: Abby Williams Hill and the Railroads
From 1903 to 1906, Tacoma artist Abby Williams Hill (1861-1943) painted the Pacific Northwest landscape and Yellowstone National Park for the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads. She was one of only a few women artists hired for railroad commissi...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 9/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event
Tacoma Mountaineers Open House
We are thrilled to have representatives from several activities including hiking, climbing, and more, offer multi-media presentations covering their most memorable field trips, classes, courses, and outings of the last several months. You won’t want to mis...
Tacoma Mountaineers
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Community Event
Travels in Morocco with Pat O'Connor
Explore Morocco through Pat O'Connor's immersive travel photography show.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Tour
Wilson High School Open House
Explore the updated Wilson High School campus! You can walk through the buildings, getting live demonstrations of how students use their new music rooms, the culinary arts facility and more.
Wilson High School
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/21/17 at 5:30pm-7pm
Theater: Musical
'Footloose the Musical'
One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. ...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Fri 9/22/17 at 7:30pm-10pm
Sat 9/23/17 at 7:30pm-10pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, For the Family
Explore Your World: Strawberry DNA
Put on your science goggles and separate the DNA from a strawberry cell. You can even take some home! Ages 8 and older; younger with an adult.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Fri 9/22/17 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Theater: Musical, Comedy
Footloose
Tacoma Musical Playhouse will be performing this explosive show between September 22 to October 15. The shows are at 7:30 on Fridays and Saturdays, 2:00 on Sundays, and Saturday 2:00 shows between October 7 and October 14. Hailed as a show that "makes you ...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Fri 9/22/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 9/23/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 9/24/17 at 7:30pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 7:30pm
Music: pop/rock
Giants In The Trees
The Swiss presents GIANTS in the TREES Last year, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic formed a new band, Giants in the Trees, along with Jillian Raye, Erik Friend, and Ray Prestegard.The quartet is inspired by the environment and culture of the Lower Co...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Fri 9/22/17 at 9pm-1am
Art: Museum, glass, glassblowing, art, museum of glass, hot shop
Iittala Bird Lovers’ Weekend
In conjunction with Finland’s 100 years of independence, Museum of Glass welcomes glass artists from internationally-renowned Finnish design company Iittala. Visitors can watch these artists create amazing varieties of glass birds in the Museum’s Hot Shop...
Museum of Glass
Tacoma, WA

Fri 9/22/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Music: Jazz
Jacobsen Series: A Centennial Celebration of Jazz
Tributes to Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, and Thelonious Monk Featuring: Dawn Padula, voice; Tracy Knoop, alto saxophone; Bill Anschell, piano; Andre Thomas, drums; Rob Hutchinson, bass; Zach Armstrong '18, trumpet; Kate Hart '19, trumpet Open t...
University of Puget Sound – Schneebeck Concert Hall
Tacoma, WA

Fri 9/22/17 at 7:30pm
    

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