Pierce County Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Pierce County including Tacoma, Puyallup, , Lakewood and beyond.

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Aug
17
Sat
A Mid Summer Bazaar @ First Christian Church Of Tacoma
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come one! Come all!
Join B&G Sponsored Events for A Mid-Summer Bazaar

Where: 602 N Orchard Street, Tacoma WA 98406

When: August 17th, 2019 from 10 AM until 5 PM

All are welcome: the more the merrier! Enjoy a day with Bill and Gail and some amazing local vendors.

We’ll have artisans, handcrafters, direct sales, clothing, baked goods and MORE!

The Keeba Agency will be offering free podcasts all day during the event; if you want to participate, let William Lee know upon your arrival so he can schedule a time for you.
We’ll be holding raffles. The prizes will be items donated by our vendors and a portion of the proceeds from the raffles will go to the Mary Bridge Children’s Foundation Pediatric Cancer.

Bring a friend and earn a free raffle ticket! Support your local artisans and small business owners and the children right here in our community who are battling for their lives against cancer.

This is a great opportunity to get an early start on your holiday shopping, connect with your favorite vendors, and meet some new ones!

The Ladies of the Church will be hosting lunch in the “Stone Parlor.” They make THE BEST egg salad sandwiches on croissants. These delicacies always sell out first, and fast, so grab ’em while they last!

Look for the bright pink signs pointing the way to First Christian Church at 602 N Orchard Street 98406. We’ll have pinwheel flowers all around the church lot celebrating your arrival! There’s plenty of free parking and, as always, there is no entrance fee for the public!

Please mark your calendars now and we’ll see you soon!

If you’re a vendor and want a space at this event or a future event please contact Gail @ bokworm234@aol.com for an application and additional information.

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NEON 2019 @ Sons of Norway, Normanna Hall
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 18 @ 12:00 am

Join us for this fourth annual fundraiser for Spaceworks Tacoma. Spaceworks sits at the intersection of many populations in Tacoma: artists and business owners, property managers and community organizers, financial lenders and civic leaders, newcomers and neighborhood elders. NEON is a celebration, a coming together of this community, an affirmation that yes, Tacoma is a fabulous place to live, work, and make art. The event will feature live music, performances, art installations, a 90’s music video lounge, a local vendor pop-up shop, games and prizes, food and drinks, and a DJ dance party to top off the night. It is THE End-of-Summer Art Party Celebration for Tacoma’s Creative Community, so don’t miss out!

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Aug
18
Sun
Tacoma Battle Games Battle Day @ Stanley Elementary
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am

Tacoma Battle Games (TBG) is a Not for Profit Hobby Club that is part of the LARP/Boffer Community. We host large battles on an open field with with foam swords, Shields, Spears, Bows, throwing axes and sometimes full siege weapons! we are a great group for beginners and new people alike and we would love to see you on the field!

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Aug
19
Mon
Rare Americans, Foxlynd, and Giant Pacific Apparition @ The Valley
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm

Rare Americans is a catchy Canadian band on tour through these Western United States. They are celebrating their infectious release from August 2018: self-titled. They are the funnest, most catchy catchers since Goddamn Holden. Definitely come see them at The Valley in Tacoma on Monday August 19, 2019 for no cover. They will be joined by local rares Foxlynd and Giant Pacific Apparition to round out this dancey Monday exercise routine. In addition, after the Northerners visit California, they will be coming back to visit: August 30 at The Pig Bar, Olympia and August 31 at Lucky Liquor, Tukwila. Prove to these Canadians that we appreciate rare Americans more than Californians might. Bring your own horse heads.

Monday Aug 19, 2019
The Valley
1206 Puyallup Ave
Tacoma, WASH

Friday Aug 30, 2019
The Pig Bar
619 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WASH

Saturday Aug 31, 2019
Lucky Liquor
10325 E Marginal Way S
Tukwila, WASH

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Aug
20
Tue
OPHELIA movie with author Q&A @ The Grand Cinema
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm

Join us at The Grand Cinema as we present OPHELIA on Tuesday, August 20 at 1:00pm and 6:30pm. There will be a Skype Q&A in-theater after the 1:00pm screening with author Lisa Klein, upon whose novel the film is based. A former English professor, Lisa Klein is the author of five historical novels for teens. There will also be a discussion following the 6:30pm screening with Emily Rome, who has written about film and television for multiple national publications.

OPHELIA is a reimagining of Hamlet told from Ophelia’s perspective. The queen’s brightest lady-in-waiting finds herself drawn to Hamlet, the charismatic and elusive crown prince. As their secretive love affair takes flight, betrayal strikes the court, threatening to derail their union and devastate the royal family for good.

Trailer and tickets: grandcinema.com/films/ophelia/

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OPHELIA movie and discussion @ The Grand Cinema
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm

Join us at The Grand Cinema as we present OPHELIA on Tuesday, August 20 at 1:00pm and 6:30pm. There will be a Skype Q&A in-theater after the 1:00pm screening with author Lisa Klein, upon whose novel the film is based. A former English professor, Lisa Klein is the author of five historical novels for teens. There will also be a discussion following the 6:30pm screening with Emily Rome, who has written about film and television for multiple national publications.

OPHELIA is a reimagining of Hamlet told from Ophelia’s perspective. The queen’s brightest lady-in-waiting finds herself drawn to Hamlet, the charismatic and elusive crown prince. As their secretive love affair takes flight, betrayal strikes the court, threatening to derail their union and devastate the royal family for good.

Trailer and tickets: grandcinema.com/films/ophelia/

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Hey Singers! 
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Hey Singers! 

Hey, Singers, be our guest to explore Tacoma’s largest a capella chorus in the barbershop style at 7 pm, every Tuesday. Join us at 602 N. Orchard. tacomavocalstandard@gmail.com or Facebook: TacomaVocalStandard

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Aug
22
Thu
Cruise-Ins at LeMay – Military Appreciation Night @ LeMay - America's Car Museum
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Whip, ride, jalopy, or baby. Whatever you call it, motor over to the Cruise-Ins at ACM! Jingle along with America’s favorite “bowtie”, get groovy with the summer of love, and honor our Veteran’s and Military families. Join us on ACM’s Haub Family Field for food, fun, music, and an unbelievable gathering of collector vehicles.

On August 22nd, join LeMay – America’s Car Museum as we honor our brave Veterans and armed service members. Active Duty Military members can enjoy discounted admission to the museum in addition to food and drinks offered at the Thirst Responder Beer Garden. Military vehicles encouraged, though all makes/models are welcome to attend!

No vintage vehicle? No problem! Open to all makes and models of collector cars, trucks, and motorcycles. All Cruise-Ins are FREE and fun for the whole family!

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Balloons & Beers @ Peak & Pints
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

MUST REGISTER AT: www.circleup.fun

You think balloon twisting is just for kid’s parties? This adult only balloon twisting experience with Jami Stavlo will definetly have you rethinking your assumptions about this art form.

Jami’s mesmerizing balloon sculping technique along with her incredibly engaging storytelling will have you bent sideways laughing and eager to share your new and impressive twisting skills at your next social gathering.

Join us for an evening of Balloons and Beers. A perfect and fun opportunity to learn the basics of balloon twisting from master balloon sculptor Jami Stavlo.

MUST REGISTER AT: www.circleup.fun

Thursday August 22, 2019

6:30PM-9:00PM

$20 Includes 1 beer or beverage of your choice and all the materials need to twist balloons

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Aug
23
Fri
Summer Storytime at the Cabin @ Job Carr Cabin Museum
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Stories, games and crafts for kids ages 3-9 and their families.
Admission to the Museum and all events are “pay as you can.”
Sponsored by Annie Wright Schools.

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