Old Town Category Event Archives

Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance – Business Open House

June 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The City of Tacoma is hosting an open house for retail business owners, managers and employees to learn about the upcoming Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance. The law goes into effect on July 2th, and affects all retail businesses in Tacoma.Attend this evening event to learn about the required changes

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Old Town History Walk - Tacoma’s 1st Working Waterfront

June 17, 2017 at 11:00 am

June 17, 2017 – 11 am: Tacoma’s 1st Working Waterfront
Learn about the businesses, events and people who gave Tacoma the name
“Lumber Capitol of America,” as well as those who helped establish Tacoma’s
maritime trades – the foundations of Tacoma’s reputation as a world-class port.

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Old Town History Walk - The Nature of Things, Tacoma

July 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm

July 19, 2017 – 5 pm: The Nature of Things – Tacoma
New this year, this tour will explore the geography and plant life of
Old Town – foundational influences to our regional history.

Join our friendly and knowledgeable tour guides to explore Tacoma history. • Rain or shine. Please arrive

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Old Town History Walk - Immigrant Influences

September 9, 2017 at 11:00 am

September 9, 2017 – 11 am: Old Town’s Immigrant Influences
In 1900, Old Town was an immigrant community. Hear stories about
buildings, events and people – rooted in countries far from Tacoma. They
brought skills and knowledge with them, helping build Tacoma into a thriving city.


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