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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Craftopia: Volunteer Packing Party @ Craftopia
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm

Join us once a month to help prepare and pack up craft kits. These kits are donated free of charge to the Tacoma Public Library. The libraries then distribute them to the community so people of all ages can learn new skills and explore their creative side. Packing parties include prepping and stuffing of supplies into ziplock bags. We make 300 kits each month, so prepare for lots of repetitive motion. Light refreshments are available, but feel free to bring food/drink for yourself.
RSVPs not required but always appreciated at www.craftopiawa.com

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Tacoma Farmer Market – Broadway @ Tacoma Farmers Market - Broadway
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tacoma Farmers Market creates vibrant marketplaces where local farms, small businesses, and organizations connect directly with the community.
Shop local with us at 925 Broadway Between 9th and 11th Broadway on Thursdays May 4 – Oct. 26, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
We accept cash, credit cards, EBT/SNAP, and WIC/SFMNP

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Craftopia: Scrapbook Basics @ Craftopia
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm

New to scrapbooking? Not sure where to start? Well have no fear! Our scrapbook basics class will get you set for success! Learn about tools, supplies and embellishments, get ideas for all different kinds of layouts, and start designing your own pages. Bring your own scrapbook, and photos if you have them. We’ll provide the rest!
$15 per person. Recommended for ages 16+.
Register at www.craftopiawa.com

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Craftopia: Cyanotype class @ Craftopia
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm

UV paper is a creative way to make a piece of Art with stencils, nature and sun. Our class will show you how to create something beautiful with minimal effort. Come see us for fun and sun! All ages welcome though children under 14 are required to have an adult present to help.
$10 per person. Register at www.craftopiawa.com

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Craftopia: Wood Burning Open Studio @ Craftopia
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm

It’s getting hot in here, so come and burn some wood. Our wood burning open studio session is relatively unstructured time to play around with our pyrography machines. We will start with a quick tutorial of how to use the machines, the different tips, and good techniques, as well as some safety information. Then we will set you free with your wood to let your imagine run wild. Instructors will be on hand to answer questions and help out the entire time, but what you create will be up to you. For safety, this class is ages 16+. Under 16 may attend with prior approval.
$25 per person. Register at www.craftopiawa.com

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Port of Tacoma FREE Touch-a-Truck @ Port of Tacoma
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bring the whole family to the Port of Tacoma’s annual FREE Touch-A-Truck event! Meet the people who make your port work for you!
Snap a photo in front of a 42-foot-tall straddle carrier, enjoy free snacks, see a locomotive up close, view key maintenance and security vehicles and many more pieces of equipment!
• When: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Where: Port of Tacoma Administration Building at 1 Sitcum Way, Tacoma
• Must be accompanied by an adult.
• Registration is free- please let us know you are attending! Register today online: www.portoftacoma.com/touchatruck

We look forward to seeing you at the Port of Tacoma’s FREE Touch-A-Truck!

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Tacoma Fiber Fling @ Job Carr Cabin Museum
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tacoma Fiber Fling is an all-ages event showcasing fiber arts, handicrafts, and textiles.
Wool ~ Yarn ~ Fabric ~ Textiles

Tacoma Fiber Fling
Saturday, September 30
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tacoma’s Old Town Park, 2350 N 30th St

* Meet community groups who will inspire you to learn more about fiber arts.
* Shop local makers and fiber artists who sell handmade goods.
* Enjoy live local music and try out a new craft.
* Bring your latest craft project and chat with other fiber artists in our Sit and Stitch area.

Sewing, Dyes & Prints, Quilting, Embroidery, Macrame, Knitting, Weaving, Crochet, Needle Felting, and more!
Presented by Job Carr Cabin Museum – https://www.jobcarrmuseum.org/.
Facebook event link: https://fb.me/e/gnPlgFRBu

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Free The Vote Mural Celebration @ Surge Coworking Space
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The WA Voting Rights Restoration Coalition is excited to bring a lineup of mural installations across Washington to celebrate our state’s restoration of voting rights. We are organizing a celebration in Tacoma for the formerly incarcerated community to engage, register to vote, and kick off the election season. Join us for free food, music, painting, and story sharing!

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Craftopia: Adult Craft Night meet up @ Craftopia
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm

Check out our newest crafty social hour! Bring your latest project, whatever it is, and hang out with fellow artistic minds for some conversation, relaxation, and maybe even a little progress. Snacks available, but feel free to bring your own as well. This one is just for the 16+ crowd so please leave your kiddos at home.
RSVPs not required but always appreciated at www.craftopiawa.com

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Craftopia: Crochet 2.0 class @ Craftopia
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm

Single crochet will only get you so far! Crochet 2.0 is a continuation class for those who have already mastered single crochet and are ready to move on to more complicated stitches. We’ll be focusing on half double crochet, double crochet, triple crochet, and more complicated stitch patterns like shells, clusters, puffs, and seed stitches. Special stitch requests are gladly accommodated! Crocheters should already be proficient with single crochet before taking this class. Hook and yarn will be available, or bring your own if you prefer.
$15 per person. Register at www.craftopiawa.com

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