sundays, wednesdays, thursdays, fridays, saturdaysLet’s Ride! Motorcycling the Northwest at the Washington State History MuseumWashington State History MuseumLadies and gentlemen, start your engines! Opening Saturday, January 26 at the Washington State History Museum, LetÂ’s Ride! Motorcycling the Northwest takes visitors on a journey of discovery to explore the past century of motorcycling, its culture and its communities. Northwesterners have been enthralled with the adventure of riding since the early 1900s, both for business and for pleasure, and the activity has played an important part in shaping our young regionÂ’s history. With nearly two dozen rare machines on display through June 23, 2013, LetÂ’s Ride! Motorcycling the Northwest combines the artistry and science of motorcycles with the history of motorcycling. thru aug 18Prized Northwest Native Arts Show Returns to Washington State History MuseumWashington State History MuseumOn Saturday, June 8, the Washington State History Museum unveils the eighth annual In the Spirit: Contemporary Northwest Native Arts exhibit. The exhibit, which is on display through August 18, 2013, showcases work from more than 20 Northwest Native artisans and focuses on the distinctive cultures and stories of the region's tribal groups. The two-month exhibit will culminate with the In the Spirit: Northwest Native Arts Market & Festival on Saturday, August 17, 2013. thru jul 14The Importance of Being EarnestLakewood PlayhouseThe Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present FINAL SHOW of our 74th SEASON of PLAYS Â– Oscar Wilde's timeless comedy of Love, Life and All of its Confusions Â“THE IMPORTANCE of BEING EARNEST.Â” The Play will be performed on Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Performances will be June 14th Â– July 14th,with Special Showings at 8:00pm onThursday, June 20th (Pay What You Can Night) and 8:00pm on Thursday, June 27th (Â“Pay What You CanÂ” ActorÂ’s Benefit).Our Ticket Prices are $24.00 (General Admission), $21.00 (Senior/Military)and $18.00 (Students/Educators).
ABOUT THE SHOW: In THE IMPORTANCE of BEING EARNEST, dashing men-about-town John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff pursue fair ladies Gwendolen Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. Matters are complicated by the imaginary characters invented by both men to cover their on-the-sly activitiesÂ—not to mention the disapproval of GwendolenÂ’s mother, the formidable Lady Bracknell.
saturdaysAudi Expo!Griot’s Garage Flagship Retail Store & Event CenterAUDI EXPO- Saturday, June 22nd, 4pm-9pm
Larson Audi of Tacoma and University Audi of Seattle
Come out to the largest Northwest display of privately owned new and retro Audis!
Admission is FREE!
15% Off All GriotÂ’s Garage Car Care Products in the Store!
Many exciting product and service exhibitors.
Bouncy House for All the Kiddies!
Tech Session by GriotÂ’s Garage Staff.
Special Audi Expo Souvenirs to Attendees!
Great Food, Beer and Wine provided by BUNS!
Live DJ Music!
High Visibility Reserved Parking for Privately Owned Audis For Sale!-See site for For Sale Registration.pdf
Â“Best OfÂ” Contest!
Free Giveaways and Great Door Prizes!
Spread the word and see you soon! jun 23Street Scramble: Run, Walk or BikeWashington State History MuseumRun, Walk, Bike ... individually or in teams. Families welcome! Push a stroller, ride a bike - just find all 30 locations on the map of downtown Tacoma during our 90-minute version or our 3-hour version of the Street Scramble on June 23! Answer a simple trivia question at each location to prove you were there, and return to the History Museum before time is up. Awards after. Fun for everyone! mondays, tuesdays, wednesdays, thursdays, fridaysAsia Pacific Cultural Summer Camp 2013Asia Pacific Cultural CenterTake a journey through the fascinating art and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands at the Asia Pacific Summer Camp! We will have so much fun with crafts, games, art, language, geography, and history during this weekly day-camp held at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma.
Would you like to know the stories behind the Hawaiian chants and graceful movements of hula? Learn about the Chinese language and how to write Chinese calligraphy? What island life is like in Samoa? Find out about the Spanish influence in Philippines history? Come to our Summer Camp and you will learn all about this and so much more!
Each day is dedicated to a different culture with options to sign up for different weeks or for the entire 3-week session beginning July 15 through August 2. We will experience Vietnam, Samoa, Thailand, Philippines, Korea, Hawaii and many other cultures Â– 15 countries in 15 days! If you are between the ages of 8 through 12 years old, come along and join us for a unique Summer Camp experience!
jul 29 - aug 1Grand Slam Baseball Camp and Softball CampCirque Bridgeport ParkHappy Campers since 1993! Current college ball players and high school coaches teach fundamentals in a fun upbeat environment. Ages 6-14. Fee is $105. For information visit www.grandslamcamp.com or call 360-802-2232.
9 am to 12:30 pm =The Complete Camp, covers the whole game for ages 6-12
1:30 pm to 4 pm Skills Camp; choose one of the following
Pitching/Hitting, Infield/Hitting or Catcher/ Hitting for ages 8-14.
9 am to 4 pm The Complete and one Skill camp. Bring a lunch.
aug 11In the Spirit: Northwest Native Arts Market & FestivalWashington State History MuseumIn the Spirit: Northwest Native Arts Market and Festival, the region's largest Native American arts event, returns to the Washington State History Museum this summer for the biggest celebration yet. Taking place Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., the popular outdoor festival will feature a mix of performances by new and returning Native American artists, and for the first time, free museum admission.
Festival activities take place inside and adjacent to the museum, located at 1911 Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma. Through partnership with The Evergreen State College Longhouse Education & Cultural Center, Native American dancers, musicians and storytellers will perform in the museum's 300-seat outdoor amphitheater. In the plaza, adjacent to the amphitheater, some of the Pacific Northwest's most talented artisans, including weavers, printmakers, carvers, and beaders, will gather to display and sell their exquisite works.
aug 31Taylor SwiftTacoma DomeTaylor Swift
Special Guest- Ed Sheeran
August 31st, 2013
oct 5Bon JoviTacoma DomeBecause We Can - The Tour
Onsale info coming soon!
Since kicking off in February Â“BON JOVI Because We Can Â– The TourÂ” has been selling out arenas and stadiums across the globe, earning the iconic band some of the best reviews of its career. The 2013 arena tour takes live performance to a whole new level with a constantly evolving stage production that transforms on every song. With over ninety high-speed moving elements, it is a kinetic sculpture of light and video, a living and breathing environment to support Bon Jovi on stage as they bring fans more than 30 years of hits and the latest, never-before-seen technology.
WHAT ABOUT NOW is Bon JoviÂ’s 3rd consecutive studio album to enter at #1, following Lost Highway, and The Circle. While Bon Jovi continues to set the bar with an innovative and state-of-the-art live show, they also bring an unprecedented interactive digital experience to fans via the free BON JOVI APP. This ties together ground-breaking Augmented Reality technology, never-before-seen by fans around the world. Once downloaded, open the Bon Jovi app, click on Augmented Reality and point your phone at the WHAT ABOUT NOW album artwork wherever it appears for a one-of-kind immersive experience.
Bon Jovi's return to the road in 2013 launches the latest chapter in an ongoing blockbuster run which has secured their status as the essential live rock band. "BON JOVI Because We Can - The Tour" will continue across Europe, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and North America.
oct 6Cirque Musica with the Tacoma Symphony OrchestraTacoma DomeCIRQUE MUSICA is a new concert and visual experience for the entire family, blending the spell-binding grace and dare-devil athleticism of todayÂ’s greatest circus performers with the sensory majesty of the greatest music of all time.
CIRQUE MUSICA features top circus performers from around the world performing in an over-the-top arena spectacular. The show features the "clown of clowns" David Larible who has headlined circus in arenas and theaters across Europe and is making his triumphant return to the United States where he previously was the headliner for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. In addition to David Larible, CIRQUE MUSICA will feature the world famous Wallenda Highwire Duo, the thrilling Espana Family and a cast of world-renowned performers.
CIRQUE MUSICA will feature the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra: the inclusion of a live orchestra for a show such as this has never been done before and will introduce audiences to a whole new entertainment experience.