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Special Event: Education, For the Family, Children
Blue Star Museums
The Children’s Museum is once again honored to be a part of the Blue Star Museums program. Organized through a collaboration of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and Department of Defense, Blue Star Museums offers free admission to mi...
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Sat 8/18/18 - Mon 9/3/18
Special Event: Children, Education, Summer Camp
Summer Camp at Hands On!
Don’t let the fun of learning stop during summer break! Register now for the premier summer camp experience at the award-winning Hands On Children’s Museum. Full and half day options for ages 3-K and grades 1-4 with exciting art, science and nature topics!...
Hands On Children's Museum
Olympia, WA

Sat 8/18/18 - Fri 8/31/18 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Magic, Community Event
Sleight of Hand: Magic and Spiritualism in the Early 20th Century
Sleight of Hand: Magic and Spiritualism in the Early 20th Century, August 4, 2018-January 20, 2019 What is magic? Is it the magician who levitates a woman above the darkened stage of the Pantages Theater? The medium who gazes into the depths of Commenceme...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sat 8/18/18 - Sun 1/20/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival, For the Family
2nd Annual Hudson Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff
25 Pitmasters will compete for over $10,000 in prize money in a BBQ competition at Clocktower Park in DuPont, WA. Great food, live music, a beer garden and children's activities including bouncy houses, pony rides (Sunday only) and trout fishing (Sunday on...
Clocktower Park
Dupont, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 11am-8:30pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 11am-8:30pm
Special Event: Children, Craft Show, Fair/Festival, General, Nature, For the Family
9th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap
The Shelton Rock and Mineral Society invites all rock hounds and vendors to bring rocks, minerals, fossils, rock crafts and equipment to sell or trade to each other and the general public.
Mason County Recreation Area
Shelton, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group in Lakebay, Key Peninsula
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a uniq...
The Crandall Center
Lakebay, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 10:30am-12pm
Sat 9/15/18 at 10:30am-12pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 10:30am-12pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
Auction of Washington Wines’ Charitable Wine Weekend
Indulge with a purpose at Washington state’s largest charitable wine weekend hosted by the Auction of Washington Wines, including the Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction, Winemaker Dinners, a charity walk/run, and then the grand finale, the glamorous Gala. C...
Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
Woodinville, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 8:30am and 4pm
Special Event: Children, Fashion Show/Bridal
Back to School Fashion Show at Tacoma Mall
Watch the latest trends come to life on the runway at our Back to School Fashion Show. Grab your friends and enjoy mini makeovers, a photo booth, giveaways, and more. Plus, the first 100 attendees to register at the event receive a Tacoma Mall drawstring b...
Tacoma Mall
Tacoma, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 1pm-3pm
Special Event: Convention, Community Event, Religious
Be Courageous! 2018 Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Jehovah's Witnesses warmly invite you to attend a three-day convention. The free Bible-based program will teach practical ways to face present and future challenges with courage.
Puyallup Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
Puyallup, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 9:20am-5pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 9:20am-5pm
Fri 8/24/18 at 9:20am-5pm
Sat 8/25/18 at 9:20am-5pm
Sun 8/26/18 at 9:20am-5pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market
Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market
Come shop by the sea at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market. Located right on the water featuring a wide range of vendors from local farms to artisans and music, plus enjoy prepared foods from a variety of Food Trucks while watching all the boating ac...
Des Moines Marina
Des Moines, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 10am-2pm
Sat 8/25/18 at 10am-2pm
Sat 9/1/18 at 10am-2pm
Sat 9/8/18 at 10am-2pm
Sat 9/15/18 at 10am-2pm
Special Event: Baseball
Fresno Grizzlies at Tacoma Rainiers
The Rainiers take on the Fresno Grizzlies in this four-game Triple-A series.
Cheney Stadium
Tacoma, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 7:05pm
Sat 8/18/18 at 7:05pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 1:35pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 1:35pm
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Grass Lake Nature Park Volunteer Work Party - 6th Ave. Entrance
Time to brush back some trails. Join staff and stewards as we cut back the encroaching vegetation growing along the walking trails in the Southern half of the park. Park street side on 6th Ave. NW and Cozy Dr. NW. Meet at the trail head located at 3432 6th...
Grass Lake Nature Park - 6th Ave. Entrance
Olympia, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 9am-12pm
Special Event: For the Family, Education
Hops in the Valley at the Farm
Learn about hops history with Museum Curator of Collections Hilary Pittenger and modern beer making with Arthur Cohn from Scamp Brewing. Free, no registration required.
Mary Olson Farm
Kent, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 1pm
Special Event: Community Event, Benefit/Fundraiser, Fair/Festival, Children, For the Family, General, Animals
Hounds on the Hill Dog Walk and Street Fair
It's a dog-filled day at Bradley Lake Park, Puyallup when our pets rule the park. This annual community event includes a dog walk, special exhibits and demonstrations, competitions, vendors and displays.
Bradley Lake Park
Puyallup, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Social Event, Other
Leavenworth River Tubing Getaway
The city is awesome, but sometimes you just need to get away for a day of relaxation. Let us whisk you away from either Seattle or Bellevue to charming Leavenworth, WA for a day in the sun - complete with lazy river tubing and a beer garden cook-out. ...
Sound Excursions
Seattle, WA

Sat 8/18/18
Sun 8/19/18
Sat 8/25/18
Sun 8/26/18
Special Event: For the Family
Mary Olson Farm Open
Take your family on a trip back in time to the Mary Olson Farm. Kids will love meeting our cow, chickens, and mini donkeys and going on a tour of the Olson’s farmhouse. Pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying one of the best preserved farms in King County...
Mary Olson Farm
Kent, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 8/25/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 8/26/18 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Meeker Mansion Picnic Tea and Vintage Hat Show
Celebrate the 128th Anniversary of the Meeker Mansion. Picnic Tea and Vintage Hat Show, Saturday, August 18th, 1:00 pm, $15.00 per guest, enjoy a picnic tea, lawn games (weather permitting), and tour of the Meeker Mansion. A fabulous vintage hat fashion s...
Meeker Mansion
Puyallup, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 1pm
Special Event: Community Event, Seniors
The Memory (Alzheimer's) Cafe
The Memory (Alzheimer's) Cafe is a regular gathering of individuals with memory loss and their caregivers for a meal, conversation & entertainment.
Harvester Restaurant
Gig Harbor, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Sat 9/15/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Neal Brennan
Neal Brennan is a comic who has been featured on 'The Chappelle Show.'
Aladdin Theater
Portland, OR

Sat 8/18/18 at 8pm
Special Event: Living History
Opening of Train Season
It’s Not Just A Train Ride at the Northwest Railway Museum this train season. Beginning on Sunday, April 1st, visitors can explore more of the Museum’s collection as most* train excursions will include a stop at the Train Shed exhibit building in 2018. Wit...
Northwest Railway Museum
Snoqualmie, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 11am-4:25pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 11am-4:25pm
Sat 8/25/18 at 11am-4:25pm
Sun 8/26/18 at 11am-4:25pm
Sat 9/1/18 at 11am-4:25pm

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