Community Events Calendar

Hudson’s Bay Heritage Days
Aug 18 all-day

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August 15-20

Clocktower Park

1401 Palisade Blvd, DuPont

253.964.8121 |

Events happening during the week: Tacoma Symphony Band, Historical Lectures, Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament, Classic Car Show, Kansas City BBQ Cookoff, Hudson’s Bay History Tent.

Sit n Spin @ Clay Art Studio and Gallery
Aug 18 @ 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
Concert on the Promenade
Aug 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Concert on the Promenade

August 18, 5:30pm-8pm

Promenade at Capital Mall

625 Black Lake Blvd, Olympia

360.754.8017 |

Elvis is in the house at Capital Mall Friday, August 18th on the Promenade!! Danny Vernon will be performing all your favorite Elvis tunes at 6:00 pm.  Bring your best Elvis look alike for prizes.  The grand prize winner will receive a $300 gift card to Best Buy and the 2 runner ups will win $100 gift card each to Dick’s Sporting Goods. Judging will begin at 5:30 on the Promenade before the concert. Food trucks will be on-site for a food-tastic experience, as well as facepainting and bounce houses.

Best of 2017 Celebration
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Best of 2017 Celebration

August 18, 6pm-8:30pm

Museum of Glass

1801 Dock St, Tacoma

Join the party as ShowCase Magazine celebrates the BEST that Puget Sound has to offer at the 2017 Best of ShowCase Magazine Party, August 18th, 6pm-8:30pm at the Museum of Glass. We congratulate organization’s in thirty-three categories from services, cuisine, health, shopping to destinations and more.

The excitement began in March of 2017 when readers submit online votes for their favorite organizations in thirty-three categories. The votes were tabulated and top nominees are featured in the year’s most highly read issue -August’s Best of ShowCase Magazine – where we announce the 2017 nominees. Only nominees and sponsors are invited to participate in the Best of ShowCase Magazine Party.

The Bridge Summer Concert Series
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Bridge Summer Concert Series

June 2-September 1, 6pm-9pm

The Artesian Commons Park

415 4 Ave SE, Olympia

360.570.5857 |

The Bridge Music Project and The City of Olympia are teaming up for the third year in a row to host The Bridge Summer Concert Series at The Artesian Commons Park in Downtown Olympia. The Bridge will be hosting six events where youth performers will share the stage with local and regional musicians.

Winemaker Dinner Series
Aug 18 @ 6:30 pm

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August 18, 6:30pm

Private Estates and wineries around the Puget Sound

206.326.5770 |

These one-of-a-kind evenings take place in exclusive private homes, some with breathtaking views and new this year, we’ll be taking the dinner experience to the winemakers themselves. Dinners are conceived, created and served by award-winning, all-star local chefs and paired with some of the best wines produced in Washington State, poured by the winemakers who make the magic in the barrels happen. Visit for more information on the locations.

Puyallup Farmers Market
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Puyallup Farmers market

April-October, 9am-2pm

Pioneer Park and Pavilion

330 S Meridian, Puyallup

253.840.2631 |

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!

IN THE SPIRIT Northwest Native Festival
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Northwest Native Festival

August 19, 10am-5pm

Washington State History Museum & Tacoma Art Museum

This FREE family festival and arts market is a community favorite! This year, the Washington State Historical Society and Tacoma Art Museum have teamed up to bring you an even bigger, better, indoor/outdoor event. Shop for handmade Native arts and crafts and meet the artists. Enjoy song, dance, music, food, and a runway fashion show featuring Native designers. Celebrate the creativity of diverse indigenous cultures. Events take place at both museums. Admission to both museums is FREE all day. See for more details.


Family STEM Day
Aug 19 @ 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.


Meet Your New Neighbors
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Meet Your New Neighbors

August 19, 11am-5pm

Federal Way performing Arts Center

31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way South, Federal Way

253.835.7010 |

Join Mayor Ferrell and City Council at 11am for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony as this one-of-a-kind Center opens its doors to the public for the FIRST TIME! There will be live entertainment, food and drink, and venue tours.