June 16

Event: Join the TAM on Thursday with the Art Maker Faire! Have fun exploring creative options and edibles. There will be plenty for you to get your hands on!

Time: 5 to 9pm

Where:  Tacoma Art Museum | 1701 Pacific Ave. | Tacoma 98402

June 19

Ten Tiny Dances 

Event:  Witness the ultimate challenge: 4 feet by 4 feet square dance surface that restrains a dancer to always keep one foot on the ground. Meet "Ten Tiny Dances" and observe how moves are invented to keep the dancer flowing.

Time: Doors open at 5pm | Performance begins at 6pm and ends at 11pm

Where: Jazzbones | 2803 6th Ave. | Tacoma 98406

June 20 through July 17

Event: Join Summer Camp at Tacoma Little Theater! This is a perfect time to rehearse for Disney's classic animation, Aladdin Jr. Session one begins June 20th and ends after July 17th. 

Time: Rehearsals are Monday through Friday 9am til 4pm | Performances take place July 15th and 16th at 7:30pm and July 17th at 2pm

Where:  Tacoma Little Theatre | 210 North I St. | Tacoma 98409

June 23

Event:  Join Nadine Hamill, Owner and Facilitator of Artful Dreamers, for "Intuitive Painting" 

Time: 6:30-9:00pm | Cost $25  - supplies included

Where:  Artful Dreamers Studio | 2926 S. Steele St. | Tacoma 98409

Now through July 3rd

Event:  Enjoy a show rich of humor and reality. This one is about the trials and tribulations of a college graduate starting life in NY on Ave Q. This one is sure to steal your heart and be worth watching!

Time: Click here for tickets

Where:  Lakewood Playhouse | 5729 Towne Ctr Blvd | Lakewood 98499

June 24

MANDY PATINKIN in Concert: Dress Casual

Event:  Enjoy an evening with Mandy Patinkin, a well-known actor and performer of many talents. He will be here in our hometown singing his heart out. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience.

Time:  7:30pm 

Where: Pantages Theater | 901 Broadway | Tacoma 98402

Now through and July 1

Event: Explore the wonderful world of music on canvas with the Women Painters of Washington. This collection features distinquished talent.

Time: 11 to 4 Monday through Friday

Where: Women Painters of WA Gallery at Columbia Center Building | 701 5th Ave. | Seattle

Now through July 17

Event: Take yourself on an audio tour at the Tacoma Art Museum. Currently on display is Edvard Munch's coastal experience as well as fjords depicted in his creations.

Time: During Museum Hours

Where:  Tacoma Art Museum | 1701 Pacific Ave | Tacoma 98402 

June 18 through July 30

Event: Peruse the works of Michael Albert, a NY Artist, in the Handforth Gallery. He has been creating art out of recycled food packaging and consumables. 

Time: During Library Hours

Where:  Main Branch Tacoma Public Library  | 1102 Tacoma Ave. S | Tacoma 98402 

July 8 through 24

Event:  A story about a middle-aged woman who has her past rattle her present. A story about revelation and re-evaluation is one to definitely capture your attention.

Time:  Click here for schedule | Buy Tickets

Where:  Olympia Little Theatre | 1925 Miller Ave NE | Olympia, WA 98506 

July 8 through 31


Event: A true classic and one with the most exciting magic! Enjoy Mary Poppins at the TMP. A great family adventure awaits.

Time: Click here for schedule

Where:  Tacoma Musical Playhouse | 7116 Sixth Ave | Tacoma 

Now through Summer


Event: If you are a purse collector, then this show is for you! Check out "Small Bags for Big Events: 100 Years of Pretty Purses" The show features pieces that are from 1860 to 1960.

Time: During Normal Business Hours - Click here to see them.

Where: White River Valley Museum | 918 H Street Se | Auburn 98002

Tacoma's Farmers Markets

6th Avenue

May 5th through September 29th on Tuesdays from 3-7pm


May 7th through October 29th on Thursdays 10am-3pm


March 28th through December 19th on Saturdays 9am-2pm

South Tacoma

June 7th through September 27th on Sundays 11am-3pm