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Now It's November! 19 Tacoma Events

Now It's November! 19 Tacoma Events

November is for curling up with a good book and a warm drink, but it’s also for getting out the door for community fundraisers, holiday markets, concerts, tree lightings, fix-it fairs, Tarot readings, and volunteer opportunities. There are so many ways to give back, get involved, and get to know Tacoma!

Oh, October - 16 Tacoma Events!

Oh, October - 16 Tacoma Events!

October, the month of harvest fests and haunts, of chilly outdoor escapades, of art and film extravaganzas. Seasons change, but community continues, it never ends here in Tacoma, so take a look at over 16 opportunities to be part of it.

Celebrate September - 10 Tacoma Events

Celebrate September - 10 Tacoma Events

Ready or not September is upon us and we have a list of 10 worthy Tacoma events for you! Something for cyclers, old-timey harvest fest enthusiasts, dog lovers, community activists, human rights advocates, beer drinkers, golfers, and anyone ready for a talent show gala on the waterfront.

Welcome to August - 21 Tacoma Events For You!

Welcome to August - 21 Tacoma Events For You!

August has arrived. The final month of what constituted summer vacation when we were youngsters. Don’t despair. Just take each day at a time, and when the mood strikes, check our list of 21 August events all over Tacoma. Listen to music under the open sky, join the Native American Traditional canoe gathering, explore a street fair, or maybe enter a beard competition (seriously).

It's July in Tacoma - 15 Community Events You'll Love!

It's July in Tacoma - 15 Community Events You'll Love!

It’s July. What?! Yes, we can’t escape time moving forward, so let’s embrace it. Here’s our list of 15 July events all over Tacoma. Take a historical walking tour, celebrate the birthday of Tacoma's weirdest most beloved dive bar, enjoy story time with your kid, strengthen and focus with some outdoor yoga, or settle in for live music in the park. Or don’t. You’ll be just fine.

Tacoma Summer Markets

Tacoma Summer Markets

Summer is outdoor market season. Say goodbye to fluorescent lights, muzak, and plastic. Join the general delight created by people selling directly to people with dogs, strollers, weather, and live music in the mix. This is our list of Tacoma Markets (not just Farmers Markets, either!), plus 2 select out of town markets well worth a visit.

What's Happening, Tacoma?

What's Happening, Tacoma?

Not as in “Oh no! What’s happening?” but as in “What’s going on around town?” This is our roundup of 15 super-duper-sweet happenings around Tacoma this June. You’re going to want to read this!

Lincoln Students Growing Life Skills, Community, and Lots of Plants Too!

Lincoln Students Growing Life Skills, Community, and Lots of Plants Too!

It’s the Lincoln High School Plant Sale this Wednesday, May 2 - Sunday May, 6. Last week we visited Abe’s Golden Acres to interview Mr. Iverson and some of the LHS students working, learning, and growing at the farm. We were impressed and charmed. You will be too.

What's Happening? Tacoma Wayzgoose! AND...

What's Happening? Tacoma Wayzgoose! AND...

It’s what? It’s Tacoma Wayzgoose weekend (we’ll explain). AND 2 more events you don’t want to miss (if you like dogs, plants, sweet people, or community togetherness).

Tacoma Arts Like Crazy!

Tacoma Arts Like Crazy!

Thursday-Sunday it's all the arts in Tacoma! Literary readings, local makers, installations, performance, musicians, and you. It's here for you! Maker, Vintage & Fair Trade Pop Up Market, Creative Colloquy Readings, and Homecoming at Alma Mater.

This Weekend in Tacoma: Flea Market, St. Paddy's Day, Soccer, & A Sweet New Cafe

This Weekend in Tacoma: Flea Market, St. Paddy's Day, Soccer, & A Sweet New Cafe

Support local artists, makers, and bakers at the Fieldhouse Flea Market. Cheer for Tacoma's own soccer team. Visit the city's newest cafe. Celebrate St. Paddy with a music festival. This weekend is going to be so good!

Holiday Events + Local Artists + Crafts + Santa!

Holiday Events + Local Artists + Crafts + Santa!

Tacoma is brimming with events to make you merry in the coming week with plenty of opportunities to give back to the community. Meet local artists, find a fresh wreath, discover unique gifts, share love, eat tasty treats, and keep your eye out for Santa!