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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

Wed 11/22/17 - 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

Wed 11/22/17 - 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

Wed 11/22/17 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-9pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography, Gallery, Art Show, Installations
Glastnost & Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest
Glasnost and Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of how citizen diplomacy in Washington and the greater Northwest contributed to the thawing of the Cold War. Visitors will learn about people from Washington t...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/22/17 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am till 5pm, 10am till 5pm
Art: Installations, Art Show, Mixed Media
Carnival of the Animals Mixed Media Installation
Mixed Media Installation by Becky Frehse.
Gallery 301
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/22/17 - Sun 12/31/17
Dance: World Dance, Class/Workshop
Argentine Tango Absolute Beginners Class
Join this group for an Absolute Beginner Level Class. The studio was built with the sole purpose of teaching only authentic social Argentine Tango. You will learn the basic elements for this wonderful dance by a certified professional instructors. Dancers ...
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/22/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sun 11/26/17 at 12pm-1pm
Tue 11/28/17 at 7:30pm
Wed 11/29/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sun 12/3/17 at 12pm-1pm
Music: DJ, service industry dance party
Gratitude: Service Industry Dance Party
Join us as we dance in Thanksgiving with a special FREE event, for service industry folks and their friends. DJ KIPP RAWK will keep your booty shakin’. Let us reward you for your hard work with 20% off your total tab with the flash of a food handler’s card...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/22/17 at 9pm-1am
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

Wed 11/22/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 11/23/17 at 9am-3pm
Fri 11/24/17 at 9am-3pm
Sat 11/25/17 at 9am-3pm
Mon 11/27/17 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

Wed 11/22/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 11/23/17 at 9am-3pm
Fri 11/24/17 at 9am-3pm
Sat 11/25/17 at 9am-3pm
Mon 11/27/17 at 9am-3pm
Art: Art Show, Children's Arts/Crafts
Small Tapestry International 5
The American Tapestry Alliance is pleased to bring STI5 to the Handforth Gallery, Tacoma Public Library, Nov.15-Dec.27. Opening reception Sat., Dec.2, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. A family-friendly weave-in with cardboard looms will take place concurrent with the recepti...
Tacoma Public Library – Handforth Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/22/17
Thu 11/23/17
Fri 11/24/17
Sat 11/25/17
Tue 11/28/17
Special Event: Social Event
Teen & Tween Hangout
Hang out with your library friends, grab a snack, play a game or make a craft.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/22/17 at 4pm-6pm
Special Event: Community Event, Children, Benefit/Fundraiser, Holiday
Gingerbread Showcase
The Gingerbread Showcase is a community event presented by Rebuilding Together South Sound in the lobby of the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Tacoma. Displayed from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, gingerbread landmarks created by local bakers and culinar...
Courtyard Tacoma Downtown
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/23/17 - Mon 1/1/18 at 9am-10pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery
Pottery Classes at Throwing Mud Gallery
Learn the art of creating pottery on the potters wheel, hand building techniques and decorative and functional pottery in our clean and spacious studio. Classes are a mix of beginners to more advanced students, which encourages a cooperative learning envir...
Throwing Mud Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/23/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Thu 11/23/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Sat 11/25/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Mon 11/27/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 11/28/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Music: Classical
International Artists Carillon Presents Christmas Bells are Ringing
A program of holiday music including an oboe solo, a handbell solo, and a double ensemble piece. Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Two Guitars," and Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride" are sprinkled throughout the concert.
Museum of Glass
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 at 1pm-2pm
Music: Dance Club, Dance/House, Top 40
Lounge Fridays at The Social Bar and Grill
Lounge Fridays at The Social Bar and Grill with DJ Nelson Estrada! Each and every Friday from 10 pm - 1 am, come enjoy drink specials and the electric sounds of DJ Nelson Estrada. No Cover, No Dress Code!
The Social Bar and Grill
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 at 10pm-1am
Fri 12/1/17 at 10pm-1am
Fri 12/8/17 at 10pm-1am
Fri 12/15/17 at 10pm-1am
Fri 12/22/17 at 10pm-1am
Theater: Musical
Once Upon a Mattress
Once Upon a Time was never quite like this - the age-old tale of "The Princess and the Pea" by Hans Christian Anderson mixed with musical comedy mayhem. A wicked queen, a spellbound king and their son the prince, are visited by a genuine royal princess nam...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 at 2pm
Sat 11/25/17 at 2pm
Sun 11/26/17 at 2pm
Fri 12/1/17 at 2pm
Sat 12/2/17 at 2pm
Theater: Musical
Once Upon A Mattress
Tacoma Musical Playhouse will be performing Once Upon a Mattress from November 24 to December 17. It will be showing on Fridays at 7:30 and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 and 7:30, excluding November 27-31. Based on “The Princess and the Pea” by Hans Christ...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 11/25/17 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 11/26/17 at 2pm
Fri 12/1/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 12/2/17 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Special Event: Holiday
72nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
Join in the celebration for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting tradition. Since World War II, the South Sound community has congregated each winter for the Holiday Tree Lighting. Gather for carols and photos with Santa at this free community event, open to t...
Pantages Theater
Tacoma, WA

Sat 11/25/17 at 5pm
Dance: Modern
Cirque-Tacular's "Snowkus Pocus"
This lovely heart-melting story brings stunning cirque, breathtaking ballet, and incredible acrobatics to life. In a program sure to spark your sense of wonder in this enchanted winter wonderland. A dazzling story for the whole family to enjoy together.
Pantages Theater
Tacoma, WA

Sat 11/25/17 at 3pm
Special Event: Community Event, Children, Holiday, For the Family
Gingerbread Jamboree
Have a sticky and sweet time at the annual Gingerbread Jamboree at the Hotel Murano's Bicentennial Pavilion. The annual Gingerbread Jamboree features candy buffets and lots of frosting. Build the gingerbread house of your dreams either as a family of indiv...
Hotel Murano - Bicentennial Pavillion
Tacoma, WA

Sat 11/25/17 at 10am till 12pm, 1:30pm till 3:30pm
    

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