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The October Edition: 25 Tacoma Events

The October Edition: 25 Tacoma Events

Are you ready? There’s a chill in the air, October has come, and life goes on. Here’s a list of 25 ways life keeps on going here in Tacoma, a list of gatherings, happenings, fests, events, tours, a list of community opportunities, a list of ways to while away the hours, a list inviting you to join it. And if you’re into the arts, you’re in for a treat because October is Tacoma Arts Month!

September Edition: 25 Tacoma Events

September Edition: 25 Tacoma Events

We’ve rustled up 25 events around Tacoma throughout September. There are gatherings to wake us up and guide us toward equity. There are events to call for action, calls to deepen our understanding of diversity, to demand solutions for our beautiful Salish Sea, to hear and acknowledge Native voices, to celebrate our immigrant community. And there are events that invite you to dance all night to ‘90s jams or to eat Norwegian pancakes until you can eat no more. They’re all mixed up together in this list, because that’s what life is like. At least, that’s what it’s like here in Tacoma.

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet the Emergency Food Network's Little Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet the Emergency Food Network's Little Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Duggan, Brooks & Books is excited to feature the Emergency Food Network's Little Free Library in Lakewood! Read our interview with Emergency Food Network's CEO Michelle Douglas and find out how you can support the library!

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Julia & the M Street Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Julia & the M Street Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Get all the Duggan, Brooks & Books book drive details, meet Julia and her family’s M Street Little Free Library, and find out how, where, and what you can give to support community, literacy, and neighborhood love in Tacoma!

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Leigh & The Cushman Branch Little Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Leigh & The Cushman Branch Little Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Get all the book drive details, learn what Brooks Dental Studio and Duggan Homes have to do with Little Free Libraries, meet Leigh and her family’s Cushman Branch, and find out how, where, and what you can give to support community, literacy, and neighborhood love in Tacoma!

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Melo & Her Eastside Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Melo & Her Eastside Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Learn what Brooks Dental Studio and Duggan Homes have to do with Little Free Libraries, meet Melo Hogan and her family’s Eastside Community Library, and find out how, where, and what you can give to support community, literacy, and neighborhood love in Tacoma!

The March Edition - 20 + Tacoma Events!

The March Edition - 20 + Tacoma Events!

March is here, and this is the month when winter turns to spring. Find 20 ways to weather the remaining days of winter, to welcome the new season, to get out, get about, and get to know Tacoma. Take yourself on a date. Go dancing. Make flowers. Hear stories. Meet makers. Change your mind.

The February Edition - Over 30 Tacoma Events!

The February Edition - Over 30 Tacoma Events!

We’re back for the 9th month in a row to spread the Tacoma love all around! With over 30 events in this list there’s something for lovers of the indoorsy and outdoorsy, lovers of music, of film, lovers of peace and quiet, lovers of local makers, of discussion, of disruption, of justice, lovers of literacy, of gal pals, lovers of lovers (all kinds), lovers of Tacoma!

The January Edition - 21 Tacoma Events!

The January Edition - 21 Tacoma Events!

Here we go again! Plunge into the Salish Sea, visit the newest wing of the TAM, take a family nature walk, strengthen and calm with yoga, discover local makers at the Night Markets, repair at a Fix-it Fair, clean-up the beach with your community, and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the City of Tacoma. There’s more. There’s a whole list to help you celebrate the start of 2019.

December Fest! - 23 Tacoma Events

December Fest! - 23 Tacoma Events

This list is full to the brim with holiday markets, art exhibits, a fix-it fair, and ideas for the darkest day of the year. If you’re feeling the community spirit, or looking for some local gifts this month, just come back to this list to see what’s cookin’.

Out on the Town: Tacoma Tuesdays 2.0

Out on the Town: Tacoma Tuesdays 2.0

Tacoma, Tuesdays, Trivia, Tacos, Talent. It’s the truth, there’s stuff to do, things to eat, things to drink. We have 15 of those things listed right here. You’re very welcome.

Tacoma Bookshops: A 7 Stop Tour of Our City

Tacoma Bookshops: A 7 Stop Tour of Our City

It’s a Tacoma neighborhood tour and independent bookshop crawl all in one (plus tips for where to stop for snacks and drinks along the way)! Support local shops and your need to read.

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).

Historic North Slope Open House: Thursday, 5 - 8 pm

Historic North Slope Open House: Thursday, 5 - 8 pm

If the home you’re searching for is full of character and beauty, locates you in a historic neighborhood within walking distance of parks, cafes, restaurants, bookstores, and groceries, and even gives you garden space, then you’ll want to meet this Victorian on Thursday, July 26th.

5 Reasons We Love Tacoma Summers

5 Reasons We Love Tacoma Summers

Tacoma is home. Want to know what we love about the sunny summer months here? It’s no secret; check out our list with tips for outdoor dining, city beaches, the best nearby park adventures, and more!

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.

Downtown Open House: Sunday, 1 - 3 pm

Downtown Open House: Sunday, 1 - 3 pm

Looking for a home that puts you in the heart of the city near transportation, theaters, breweries, cafes, cocktail bars, parks, and museums? Get up close with this townhouse in the City Steps condo community this Sunday, June 24th!

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!

North End Rambler Open House: Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm

North End Rambler Open House: Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm

Looking for a bright, open, single-level home in the North End of Tacoma? This sweet rambler with its updated kitchen and bathroom and beautiful oak floors is ready for you! Close to 6th Ave and the Proctor District for groceries, coffee, shopping, and dining.