Upcoming Events

Bike to a Business: Metro Coffee

December 1, 2014 at 7:00 am

Enjoy $0.50 off any drink when you bike to Metro Coffee in December!Metro Coffee is located along the grand staircase on the UWT campus. There is bike parking available at the top of the stairs along Jefferson Avenue and also along the Prairie Line Trail.


Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7

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Santa Visits ACM

December 13, 2014 at 11:00 am

Santa and Mrs. Claus are driving in to ACM this holiday season to upgrade their ride!

Join the Claus family for a photo op in a 1906 Cadillac and receive a free slot car voucher for the ACM Speed Zone! Santa photos are included in ACM admission. Mrs. Claus will also visit to read stories to

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm

The Peanuts Characters are coming to town for the most wonderful time of the year! A Charlie Brown Christmas, a staged musical version of Charles M. Schulz’s iconic television special.

The award winning, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS special, debuted in 1965, on CBS and has aired during the

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A Very Merry Creative Colloquy

December 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Santa will visit us for this very merry edition of CC for some Stories by Santa. He’s not yet the merry old soul we are used to but come get to know him and listen to some festive stories narrated by him.

Featured stories include those penned by:

Titus Burley
Ellen Miffitt

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Family Workshop at America’s Car Museum

December 27, 2014 at 11:00 am

Build, tinker, and learn together as you explore the world of cars. Every fourth Saturday, you and your child, grandchild, or family will spend quality time together designing, creating, or exploring cool car concepts.

When: Fourth Saturday of the month from 11:00am – 12:00pm

Ages: Geared to

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First Night Tacoma

December 31, 2014 at 12:00 am

​Save the date for Tacoma’s all ages celebration of the New Year.

First Night Tacoma-Pierce County is a family-friendly, arts-centered, alcohol free celebration of New Year’s Eve that takes place throughout the downtown Tacoma theater district.

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Grit City Podcast Presents: The 253 NYE BASH!

December 31, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Come spend new years eve with us! The Grit City Podcast! We will have food and drink served up by Malarkey’s Pool Tacoma With Appearances by some of our fantastic local actors, comedians, artists, athletes and musicians. We will be selling raffle tickets for great prizes and a glass of champagne

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Grit City Podcast Presents: 253 New Year’s Eve Bash

December 31, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Grit City Podcast is holding a New Year’s Eve party and you’re invited!

Come spend new years eve with us! The Grit City Podcast! We will have food and drink served up by Malarkey’s Pool Tacoma With Appearances by some of our fantastic local actors, comedians, artists, athletes and musicians. We

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Resolution Run Series Competition

January 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

Run the
series or individual races. Runners may enter either the Mile or KM Series. All
courses USATF certified. Includes fresh hot food, showers, accurate courses,
eating & post-race socializing in heated comfort indoors. Register online
at http://www.runfsrc.com/fsrc/

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Co-Producing the City: UW Tacoma as an Anchor Institution

January 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm

2015 Urban Studies Annual Debra Friedman Lecture

Wim Wiewel / President, Portland State University

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY HAS LONG BEEN DEEPLY ENGAGED WITH ITS COMMUNITY. The relationships with business, government, civic and community organizations and institutions are becoming more and

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

January 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm

​The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime.

The show’s Tony Award winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the

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Elvis Birthday Bash Dash 10K & 5K Run/Walk

January 17, 2015 at 12:00 am

Dig out your jumpsuit, don your sideburns, and order up your gold sunglasses – it’s time for the Elvis Birthday Bash Dash – the first and most amazing costumed 10K & 5K Run/Walk of the New Year!

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Peking Acrobats

January 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Tickets: $19, $29, $35, $49Experience the spellbinding feats rooted in more than 2,000 years of history and tradition! The Peking Acrobats dazzle with breathtaking displays of contortion, flexibility and control. Their feats include trick cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting and daring

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RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

January 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Tickets: $29, $49, $69, $85
RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Going further than before, this expanded RAIN adds even more hits that you know and love from the vast

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Producers Meet and Greet with Whole Foods Market

January 22, 2015 at 9:00 am

Whole Foods Market is preparing to open its newest Puget Sound location in University Place, WA in May 2015. As part of that process, we’re looking to meet Washington-based producers, learn more about their products, and consider featuring them in store. On Thursday, January 22, 2015 we’ll host

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