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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September 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Sept. 18 - Oct. 11, 2015 | Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm and Sundays, 2pmSaturday, Oct. 3 & 10, 2pmOLIVER! is one of the best loved and most recognizable British musicals! Come hear the captivating story of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twistset to Lionel Bart’s sensational score. You’ll hear timeless

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Peeled Bananas Comedy Night: Audeince Suggested Topics

September 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Peeled Bananas Comedy Night Presents: Pander Bears, a show dedicated to Audience suggested topics!Come on out and enjoy the comedic struggle as we put the fate of 4 comedians’ sets in your hands! Featuring:Adam NorwestSam MillerChristan LeonardEric Lundquist Hosted by: Kamryn Minch

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Grunewald Guild Exhibit

October 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Grunewald Guild exhibit is titled “What Sustains Us/ Lo Que Nos Sostiene” and features 15 artworks that address the question, “Where do we find nourishment for our bodies, our spirits, our communities, and our land?”October 4th, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00pm, Self guided exhibitOctober 10th, 2015, 2:00pm

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Peeled Bananas Comedy Night Presents: Open Mic

October 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Peeled Bananas Comedy Night presents a brand new comedy open mic to the downtown scene. Every Tuesday starting at 7:30 come on out and enjoy hilarious performances from some of the PNW most promising comedians. B Sharp also has an assortment of delicious foods, coffee, and beer; the perfect venue

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Public Hearing: Proposed Land Use Regulations Concerning Billboards

October 7, 2015 at 5:00 pm

A public hearing by the Planning Commission is scheduled on proposed changes to the way the City of Tacoma regulates billboards.


The Planning Commission is seeking public comment on the proposed land use regulations concerning Billboards. The proposal would amend

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Johnny Mathis: A Benefit Concert in Support of Arts Education

October 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Tickets: $89, $109, $149, $169

Broadway Center for the Performing Arts presents Johnny Mathis: A Benefit Concert in Support of Arts Education.

One of North America’s most popular entertainers, the legendary Johnny Mathis performs your favorites in his trademark velvety voice. Known for his

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Basic Mediation Training

October 9, 2015 at 8:30 am

Would you like formal training in facilitating parties to work to resolve conflicts? The Center for Dialog & Resolution (also known as Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution) is offering a Washington Mediation Association approved 40-hour course teaching the process of mediation, communication

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Bakery Pedal

October 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

We’ll start at Corina Bakery at 10 a.m. and do a loop through the north end to Legendary Doughnuts and then head to El Zocola Tortas (weather-depending), ending back at Corina Bakery.

This is a social ride (1 out of 3 bikes), no more than 10 miles, slow and steady.

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Green Tacoma Day

October 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

Join us for our annual fall celebration and kick off to the planting season! We will be planting trees in 10 parks across Tacoma and having a family friendly event at Wright Park complete with educational activities and tree climbing. Restore one of your favorite neighborhood parks or check out one

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Jewelry Making: Hoop Earrings for Beginners Workshop

October 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

In this class Peggy will show many methods for making different styles of hoop earrings. From large showy dramatic earrings to tiny accent pieces. How do you make a curved tube? Peggy will show you how you can perfectly curve a piece of tubing without distorting, crimping or crushing it, then make

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Vashon CiderFest Cider Tasting

October 10, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Bring the family and come taste ciders from Vashon and beyond, including Irvine’s Vintage Cider, Dragon’s Head Cider, Nashi Orchards, Whitewood Cider, Alpenfire Cider and cocktails featuring cider and Seattle Distilling’s handmade spirits. Enjoy music with Fendershine and The Rumble Strips and

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October 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm

TACOMA CONCERT BAND kicks off its 35th anniversary season on October 10 with “FANTASIA”! The Tacoma Concert Band, conducted by its Founder and Music Director Robert Musser, presents the first concert of its 2015-16, 35th Anniversary Season with “FANTASIA,” an exciting program that

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