Upcoming Events

2015: Year of the Bike

January 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

As the number of cyclists in town has gradually increased, Downtown On the Go is excited to finally announce:

2015 is the Year of the Bike in Tacoma.

We rolled-out the Year of the Bike on Feb. 12 with a free screening of the bicycle documentary AfterMass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass

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Meditation Hour - Every Monday Evening Starting January 1, 2015

January 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Come join our meditation hour every Monday evening from 7-8pm at the Tacoma Buddhist Temple, located at 1717 S Fawcett Ave. The hour includes sitting meditation, walking meditation and sutra chanting. Free!

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Jewelry Making - Introduction to Casting

October 17, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Learn to design and make jewelry using the lost wax casting method. You will design and learn to carve a model in wax, and then replicate your model in silver or bronze using centrifugal or vacuum casting. Students will be guided step by step in the process in order to make unique pieces of

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Spaceworks Creative Enterprise Program 2016

November 3, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Spaceworks Announces Call for Creative Enterprise ApplicationsDeadline to Apply: December 7, 2015

Spaceworks invites creatives* who have a plan for a creative/innovative business that benefits Tacoma’s community and are seeking to develop a thriving business to apply to participate in its 2016

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Jewelry Making - Beginning Jewelry / Metalsmithing

November 14, 2015 at 11:00 am

Learn the basics skills needed to create jewelry of your own design. We will use a jeweler’s saw, rolling mill, hammers and mallets, and torches to cut, texture, shape, and solder metal sheet and wire into unique jewelry pieces. Cuff bracelets, textured earrings, and a ring or pendant with a

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Juried Student Exhibition Gallery Opening

November 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Student Juried ExhibitionGallery opening November 18th from 5-7pm.November 18-December 16 Rounding out the fall semester, the Student Juried Exhibition features exceptional work by PLU’s student artists, chosen by guest jurors. The University Gallery is free to visit and is open 8am to 4pm Monday

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

November 27, 2015 at 11:30 pm

Nov. 27 - Dec. 20, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm
Saturdays & Sundays, 2pm
Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sales the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and featuring an unforgettable score

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Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience

November 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Back by popular demand! With amazing tricks, big air stunts, comedy antics, dancing dogs, and athletic feats, it is the most entertaining show of its kind. This cast of performers and pound puppies deliver high energy excitement, where you’ll witness some of the most incredible stunts and

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70th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting - a FREE community event!

November 28, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Join in celebration for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting tradition. Since World War II, the South Sound community has congregated each winter for the Holiday Tree Lighting. Gather for carols and photos with Santa at this free community event, open to the public. If it isn’t already, make it your

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World AIDS Day

December 1, 2015 at 10:00 am

Join with others in remembrance of those who have died and in support of those who are living with HIV or AIDS. Gather to raise awareness, to hope for a future without HIV/AIDS, and to take action to make that future possible. This event is hosted by PCAF (Pierce County AIDS Foundation) in

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Tacoma Link Expansion Open House

December 2, 2015 at 4:30 pm

The City of Tacoma has received $15 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funding for the Tacoma Link Expansion project. This funding brings us one step closer toward construction.

The Sound Transit Board is scheduled to receive a briefing on the preliminary

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W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory public meeting

December 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma is poised to embark on improvements to the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, and managers would like citizens’ input.
The conservatory is a historic treasure that has graced the east side of Wright Park since 1908. But after more than a century of use, the Victorian-style

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The Santaland Diaries

December 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Thursday, December 3, 8:00 pmSunday, December 6, 8:00 pm Thursday, December 10, 8:00 pm Sunday,

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Whiskers in Wonderland

December 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Escape the holiday hustle and bustle with Whiskers in Wonderland!During the first weekend of December, the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County will be hosting a cat-only adoption event out of South Hill Mall (where the Sprint store used to be located). Meet our diamonds in the rough, golden

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Festival of Trees

December 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

Bring your dancing shoes to the fifth floor of the Tacoma Convention Center on Saturday, December 5, as we groove to the swinging sounds of the 60’s with Daryl & The Diptones.

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