Upcoming Events

Gallery - Migration by Matthew Olds

March 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm

The places we are from, the places we are now, directly contribute to the people we have become and ultimately, where we will go. Artist Matthew Olds looks into the relationship of people moving through places from the Tacoma area, to current desperate global migrations, and ultimately the journey

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Easter Bunny Photos at Tacoma Mall

March 24, 2017 at 12:00 am

Take treasured snapshots with the Easter Bunny from Friday, March 24 to Saturday, April 15. He’ll be waiting for you near JCPenney Court. Simply go to simon.noerrbunny.com and reserve your appointment for a photo with the fluffy one ahead of time.

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Free Bicycle Maintenance Class

March 29, 2017 at 6:30 pm

How do I fix a flat tire? Adjust the brakes? Why is my chain always coming off? There are a variety of things that you can do to make your bike work better and help you to really enjoy your cycling experience. This informative clinic takes you through the most common bicycle problems that can occur

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13 Scars & Daniel the Dreamer

March 30, 2017 at 12:30 pm

13 Scars and Daniel the Dreamer are live at the Swiss Pubon the 30th, from 9 to 11.13 Scars is a legendary local Tacoma punk band with members tracing their roots in the Northwest Punk scene all the way back to 1984. Daniel the Dreamer is a psychedelic concoction of punk, blues and hip-hop.

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Insider Talk - Bakery Truck

March 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Sandy Olson will speak about his 1931 Twin Coach Helms Bakery Truck, which has been loaned for the Tools of the Trade – Powering the Working Class exhibit. He will also discuss the Fageol brothers and their contribution to the development of early trucks and buses. Included with Museum admission

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Learn about plans to curb algae blooms at Tacoma’s Wapato Lake

March 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma plans to treat Wapato Lake later this spring to reduce public exposure to toxic algae. The blue-green algae blooms can be harmful to people and pets; this has prompted frequent health warnings when weather is warmer. The public is invited to learn and ask questions about the alum

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40 Grit Ceiling Sanders

March 30, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Come check out the 40-Grit Ceiling Sanders for some bluegrass/folk-n-roll. FREE show!! Rainier & Pabst Cans $2.50 all day & night

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Monty Python’s Spamalot

March 31, 2017 at 7:30 pm

This outrageous musical parody tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Embarking on their quest to find the Holy Grail, the Knights’ shenanigans include flying cows, beautiful show girls, killer rabbits, and flatulent Frenchmen – all while performing

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Kryboys

March 31, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Kry is the #1 cover band in the Seattle/Tacoma area! We have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way music should be ... LIVE! It’s like going to a big time rock show where you know every song. Everyone leaves having had a great time!

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Pink Tie Affair—Breast Cancer Fundraiser

April 2, 2017 at 11:00 am

You are cordially invited to attend an amazing event dedicated to showing our support for the fight against breast cancer! Join us at The Swiss Restaurant and Pub in Downtown Tacoma, WA to raise funds for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Put on your best pink attire and bring a friend!Enjoy a

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Alchemy Skateboarding Spring Break Skate Camps!

April 4, 2017 at 10:00 am

Camp is a great place to learn to skateboard or to improve your skills. Our qualified and fun instructors work with campers at whatever level they are at. This is also a good opportunity to meet new friends while learning new skills. We recommend skate camp for beginners. Campers are welcome to

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A Personal Story of Immigration: Lecture by Jose Antonio Vargas

April 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Tacoma Community House and the University of Puget Sound’s Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement (CICE) welcome you to “A Personal Story of Immigration,” a lecture by Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and activist Jose Antonio Vargas on Thursday, April 6 (7:30–9:00 p.m.)

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Dorado & Bes

April 6, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Dorado is coming up from Portland to funk it up, so get here early! The always awesome Bes will be blowing your minds to close the night so be sure to stay til the end! Rad bands at a rad venue with great food and drinks! Put on your dancing shoes and let’s party!Bes - Tacoma Progressive Rock Jazz

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The Phoenix

April 7, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Come out and join The Phoenix as we return to The Swiss Pub, a historic downtown Tacoma location! The Phoenix is a dynamic, high-energy, Seattle/Tacoma-based Top 40 R&B/Dance band that is guaranteed to rock the floor! Don’t miss this show!

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Grey Sky Blues Festival

April 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Tenth Annual Gray Sky Blues Festival, with SIX acts, all day long, featuring headliner / NW legend Nick Vigarino! $10.00 Cover Charge starts at 1:00 PM ($8.00 for Blues Society/Association Members/Active Military) All ages welcome until 8:30 pm!1:00 - 2:00 PM The Al Earick Band 2:30 - 3:30 PM

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