Now through Fall

Sunset in the Picket Range
Event: Enjoy a spectacular exhibit at the Burke Museum in Seattle titled "Wildly Nearby" highlighting the North Cascades of Washington.

Time: 10am to 5pm | First Thursday of Month 10am to 8pm

Where: 4331 Memorial Way NE | Seattle  | 98195

Every Thursday

Event: Pet Loss Support Group in Seattle  

Time: Every Thursday 5:30 to 6:45 in the conference room

Where:  Seattle Animal Shelter | 2061 15th Ave. W. | Seattle | 98119

Every Second Saturday of the Month

Event: Pet Loss Support Group in Tacoma and Pierce County

Time: Every second Saturday at 10am | All are welcome and meetings are no charge

Where:  The Humane Society Tacoma & Pierce County | 2608 Center Street | Tacoma | 98409

August 26

Event: Curious about the history behind the house at Point Defiance? They give guided tours sharing "Tacoma's Great Pride" that started way back in 1892.

Time: Pre-Registration Required

Where: Point Defiance Park | 5400 N. Pearl St. | Tacoma 98407

August 27

Event:  Join Nadine Hamill, Owner and Facilitator of Artful Dreamers, in learning how to create and paint your own "Lotus Flower" tapestry!

Time: 1pm to 4pm | Cost $50  - supplies included

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

August 26-27

Event: Check out the 3rd Annual Destiny City Film Festival for this year! Fantastic local filmmakers are being featured at Blue Mouse Theater. A variety of shorts to documentary pieces are just a few of what you can expect. Get your tickets now before it sells out!

Time:  Click here for schedule and tickets

Where:  Blue Mouse Theater | 2611 N. Proctor | Tacoma 98407

August 27

Event: Ride for Dogs Poker Run - support a good cause! Bring the motorcyle out and enjoy a scenic 114 mile ride that leads you to Union River Grill plus a couple ice cream stops en route.  All proceeds benefit Adopt-A-Dog Shelter of Mason County, WA.

Time:  10am to 4pm

Where:  Union River Grill | 24171 NE State Route 3 | Belfair, WA | 98528

August 27

Event: Attend a nationally recognized street fair! Hilltop won 3rd place for the National Neighborhoods USA 2016 Best Neighborhood Social Revitalization Award. That's something to be proud of! Check out local bands, art, businesses, food and more. Don't miss out on this highly regarded event!

Time:  11am to 7pm

Where:  Hilltop Street Fair | 9-13th Street and MLK, JR. Way | Tacoma | 98405

September 2-25

Event: Don't miss out on the largest state fair in Washington! It's happening for 3 weeks and you'll get to experience a multitude of entertainment from food to rides to petting animals!

Time: Click Here for Hours and Pricing 

Where:  Washington State Fair | 110 9th Ave. SW | Puyallup 98371

Sept. 14

Event: Tacoma residents get complimentary access today to Point Defiance Zoo. Click here for guidelines.

Time: 9:30am to 6pm

Where: Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium | 5400 N. Pearl St. | Tacoma 98407

Sept. 22

Event: Paying it forward - join animal lovers this evening at "Mutt Ado About Nothing" in support of Frankie's Friends, an organization who believes in finding cures for cancer and providing assistance for specialty care. To learn more in detail about them, click here. This is sure to be a fun time! There will be lots of deliciousness from desserts to auction items. 

Time: 6pm

Where: Georgetown Ballroom | 5623 Airport Way South | Seattle 98108

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