Community Events Calendar

PowellsWoods Storytelling Festival
Jul 20 all-day

PowellsWoods Storytelling Festival

July 20-21

PowellsWood A Northwest Garden

430 South Dash Point Road, Federal Way

253.529.1620 |

For thousands of years, the role of the storyteller has been to educate, entertain, and enchant listeners, young and old. Storytelling celebrates the wisdom and diversity of human experience, often using music, movement, and drama to engage listeners.

Winter in the West
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Winter in the West

February 17, 2018-February 10, 2019

Tacoma Art Museum

1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma

253.272.4258 |

Winter is here. This selection of paintings from the Haub Family Collection celebrates the winter season with a juxtaposition of serene snow-covered landscapes alongside images of people living their lives in the cold. Winter in the West celebrates the resiliency and determination of the many inhabitants of the region during this cold and dark season. Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 10 am–5 pm. Free Third Thursday 5–8 pm.

Bite of Seattle
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Bite of Seattle

July 20-22, 11am

Seattle Center

305 Harrison St, Seattle

425.295.3262 |

Albert Lee Appliance Bite of Seattle® is Seattle’s Original Food & Beverage Showcase featuring 60+ restaurants & pop-up vendors, Craft Beer & Cider Tasting, 80+ live bands, The Alley, premier restaurant showcase, all new MUNCHIES @ The Mural and free Bite Movie Night, outdoor beer gardens, live cooking demonstrations and cook-offs. Complimentary admission.

Sit n Spin @ Clay Art Studio and Gallery
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Want to make something but don’t want to take classes? Come in for about an hour and we’ll show you how to throw that bowl, stein, or whatever you want! 
  • Includes all supplies and firings. Drop in anytime Fridays between 5-8pm or schedule another time with us.

  • 253.347.3457
Cruisin’ Kent Car Show
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cruisin’ Kent Car Show

July 21, 9am-1pm

Kent Station

253.856.2301 |

Be part of Kent’s first annual Cruisin’ Kent Car Show. The proceeds from this event benefit the non-profit Veterans Educational Transition Fund at Green River College. Fun, food, and cars all in one day.


Puyallup Farmers Market
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Puyallup Farmers Market

April 21-October 13

Pioneer Park

330 South Meridian, Downtown Puyallup


Featuring your favorite farmers bringing their best hanging baskets, veggie and fruit starts, flowers and more – all grown right here in Washington. Add in a variety of artisan crafters, specialty food vendors, unique and respected non-profits plus top notch entertainment and you’ll see why the Puyallup Farmers’ Market is a premier regional experience you don’t want to miss! The Market is open Saturdays from 9 am until 2 pm and is located in Pioneer Park and Pavilion.

Tacoma Power Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tacoma Power Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive

July 21, 10am-4pm

America’s Car Museum

2702 East D. St, Tacoma

253.779.8490 |

There will be a variety of full battery electric cars, plug-in hybrid electric cars, and electric bikes to test drive, along with electric vehicle experts to answer all of your questions. Learn about the carbon reduction benefits of driving electric, how to charge an electric vehicle, and meet others who are enthusiastic about a clean powered future. Test drives will be first-come, first served. Must be over 21 years old and show valid driver’s license and car insurance to test drive a vehicle.

Family STEM Day
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Design, build, tinker, and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

Test drive a variety of toy vehicles available for purchase from the ACM store.


CARnival Cruise-In & Drive-In Movie
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CARnival Cruise-In & Drive-In Movie

July 21, 2pm-10pm

America’s Car Museum

2702 East D Street, Tacoma

253.779.8490 |

What happens when you combine a car and motorcycle show, Drive-In movie, family friendly games and fun? CARnival at America’s Car Museum! Enjoy Family STEAM Day, EV ride & drives, food trucks, slot car racing, bouncy house and Cars 3 movie on a 40 foot outdoor screen!


Food Truck Fest
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm

Food Truck Fest

July 22, 10:30am-6pm

Wright Park

501 South I St, Tacoma

Tantalize your taste buds, savor the scents, feast your eyes on nature’s beauty, and devour the sounds of great local music. Ride your bike and park it in the free bike corral. Admission is FREE!