Community Events Calendar

BMW Heroes of Bavaria Exhibit
Nov 16 all-day

BMW Heroes of Bavaria Exhibit

May 12-on going

America’s Car Museum

2702 East D. St, Tacoma

253.779.8490 |

The Exclusive Grand Opening of the BMW Heroes of Bavaria exhibit features the unveiling of 17 rare and historically significant BMW motorsports vehicles, plus artifacts and memorabilia displayed in ACM’s remarkable Showcase Gallery in Tacoma, WA. May 12, 5pm-8pm.


Winter in the West
Nov 16 @ 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.

Newsboys United Tour
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm

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November 16, 7pm

Accesso ShoWare Center

625 W James St, Kent

Playing to capacity audiences during a history-making string of spring and summer shows, the unprecedented “Newsboys United Tour” has been extended through the end of the year. Showcasing “all the hits… under one roof… for one tour,” the “Newsboys United Tour” is set to play a total of 100 shows in 2018. The fall outing will kick-off September 17 in Buffalo, New York, hitting Washington, D.C.; Seattle; Nashville, Tennessee; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Trenton, New Jersey, among numerous other cities, before concluding in December. The tour will stop in Kent, WA at accesso ShoWare Center on November 16, 2018 during this Fall Tour.

An Evening with Rita Rudner
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm

An Evening with Rita Rudner

November 16, 8pm

Federal Way PAEC

31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S, Federal Way

253.835.7010 |

A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rita Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Over the course of a fourteen year run and 2,000 plus shows, she has sold one and a half million tickets and become the longest-running solo comedy show in the history of Las Vegas. She has been named Las Vegas’s “Comedian of the Year” nine years in a row and in 2006, received The Nevada Ballet’s “Woman of the Year” Award.

The Stunt Dogs
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm

The Stunt Dogs

November 17, 2pm & 7pm

Federal Way PAEC

31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S, Federal Way

253.835.7010 |

Chris Perondi is the Stunt Dog GuyTM and his famous stunt dogs are out of this world! Director Perondi has been entertaining audiences of all sizes since 1999 and has produced over 9,000 shows in his career. The Stunt Dog GuyTM has a cast of performers and dogs that delight audiences of all ages. These stars have been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, David Letterman, the Tonight Show, Ellen DeGeneres Show, Queen Latifah show, Animal Planet’s Pet Stars, worldwide during the annual Rose Parade, the CBS Early Show, and much more. You don’t want to miss the “Stunt Dog Experience”!

Symphonie Fantastique
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm

Symphonie Fantastique

November 17, 7:30pm

Pantages Theater

901 Broadway, Tacoma

253.272.7264 |

Chabrier’s España captures the composer’s reflections of a visit to Spain. Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 features rising-star pianist Henry Kramer whose playing has been described as “precise as a faceted diamond.” Rounding out the program is Berlioz’s dramatic Symphonie Fantastique which tells the story of the artist’s self-destructive passion for a beautiful woman.

Fleetwood Mac
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm

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November 17, 8pm

Tacoma Dome

2727 E D St, Tacoma

800.745.3000 |

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac announced today a North American tour, set to kick off in October and travel through 50+ cities ending in spring of 2019. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. Tickets on sale May 4th at 10am.

Vanya & Sonia and Masha & Spike
Nov 18 all-day

Vanya & Sonia and Masha & Spike

November 8-25

Theater on the Square

901 Broadway, Tacoma

253.591.5894 |

Families are crazy…funny. This one quibbles about the relationships – and dysfunctions – among siblings.

Preview Night: Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. | Friday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. | Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. | Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. | Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. | Sunday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m. | Friday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m. | Saturday, November 24 at 3:00 p.m. | Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. | Sunday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Third Sunday Free at White River Valley Museum @ White River Valley Museum
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The mission of the Museum is to preserve and share the history of the South King County area, known by pioneers as the White River Valley (Auburn, Kent, Algona and Pacific.) This mission is carried out primarily through the operation of the Museum, and is expanding to include operation of the 67-acre, landmark Mary Olson Farm, a late 19th century farmstead east of the Green River.


Kidz Playtime
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

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October 15-January 1

Les Gove Gymnasium

910 9th Street SE, Auburn

Cost is $10 for two hours of care if parent leaves the building.

Hours are:

  • Mondays – 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Tuesdays – 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Wednesdays – 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Thursdays – 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 5:15-8:00 PM
  • Fridays – 9:00 AM-1:30 PM