May 22

An Enigmatic Caprice

Event: Listen to wonderful instruments in harmony presented by the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association playing "An Enigmatic Caprice"

Time: 3:00pm | Buy Tickets

Where:  Rialto Theater | 310 9th Street | Tacoma 98402

May 25th

Event:  Join Nadine Hamill, Owner and Facilitator of Artful Dreamers, for a "Painting Made Easy: Buddha" 

Time: 6:30-8:30pm | Cost $35  - supplies included

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

Now through May 26th


Event:  Common Threads - a special event uniting Hilltop Artists who have created awesome glass pieces inspired by Kantha embroidery, which is textile arts using patterns and symbols, for story telling.

Time: During W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory hours 

Where:  W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory | Wright Park 316 S. G. Street | Tacoma 98405

May 28

Bike Ride

Event: Feeling like going back in time? Jump right into the City of Tacoma's event mid-century "1950's Ride" in full gear! Dress up for the date and be ready to enjoy the day.

Time: 10:00am to Noon

Where:  War Memorial Park | Tacoma | 98406

Now through June 11th


Event: Are you a Pastelist or an enthusiast of Pastel art work? Visit one of the oldest galleries in town for the 30th International Exhibit of beautiful works from around the world.

Time:  During Normal Business Hours

Where:  The American Art Company | 1126 Broadway Plaza | Tacoma 98402

May 20 through June 12

Event: Don't miss out on this adaptation of "The Wiz" presented by fine actors. This story has it's own spin and has won seven Tony Awards!

Time: Fri/Sat 8pm | Sat 2pm

Where:  Tacoma Musical Playhouse | 7116 Sixth Ave | Tacoma 

May 20 through June 12

Event:  Tap your foot to some of the best music from the 50's! Come and rock to the tunes of "Smokey Joe's Cafe"

Time:  Fri/Sat 7:30pm | Sun 2pm

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

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 

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