Swedish Traditions – kids participating in Lucia Event at PLU

In the weeks ahead of the Christmas season, the Scandinavian Cultural Center holds rehearsals for young people to participate in the Sankta Lucia event held there each year. Sankta Lucia is a Christmas tradition in Sweden and with Americans of Swedish decent. Rehearsals begin Sunday, October 27. There is also a chance for a student…

Sprinker Mobile Food Fest August 19, 2019

PIERCE COUNTY, WA —  Sprinker Recreation Center’s ballfields will have a fleet of tasty mobile goodness from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 17 at Pierce County Parks & Recreation fifth annual Mobile Food Fest. In addition to the 24 delicious reasons to attend the admission-free at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St….

Garfield Street Fair August 17, 2019

PARKLAND, WA — The community of Parkland, Washington is about to have some special local events! Friday, August 16, there will be a Movie Night at Trinity Lutheran Church starting at 7:30 p.m. they will feature the movie: On Golden Pond. Saturday, August 17, Garfield Street will be closed all day. The Garfield Street Fair…

Freddie Fest August 10, 2019

The Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council is proud to invite you all to their annual Freddie Fest held on the grounds of Sound Life Church (3425 176th Street East Tacoma, WA, 98446). Freddie Fest includes vendor booths, a chili cookoff and a car show. Every year there is lots of special entertainment for both adults…

Pierce County Fair debuts horse mounting ramp at special dedication

Join the time-honored annual tradition that celebrates rural life, agriculture, and family-oriented fun at the Pierce County Fair Aug. 8-11 at Frontier Park in Graham. Reminiscent of agricultural fairs, the Pierce County Fair embraces our local riches. Situated amongst the firs and green grass, the fair offers a variety of favorites for visitors of all…

Hand Car Races in Wilkeson July 21, 2019

The third Saturday in July the town of Wilkeson is taken over with festivities. Historically, Wilkeson is a coal mining town, complete with brick coke ovens and lots of railroad tracks. It is in a quaint, rural setting with sandstone block buildings, entry arch and onion domed Holy Trinity Orthodox Church. It is nestled in…

Tacoma Highland Games in Graham

GRAHAM, WA — On June 21 and 22, 2019, the Tacoma Highland Games will be bringing the haggus, the bag pipes and the Celtic entertainment to the community of Graham at Frontier Park. Gates open at 8 a.m. The full schedule is on their website here. Frontier Park, also known as the Pierce County Fairgrounds…

Bethel Events through June 2019

Bethel’s Visual and Performing Arts Newsletter EXPRESSIONS Vol. 29  No. 18     May 22, 2019   May: Washington State Arts Education Month 22 6:30pm                   Pajama Party (1st Grade)  CP       6:30pm                   Spring Band, Choir, & Orchestra Concert  GE       7:00pm                   Spring Choir Concert  CE 7:00pm                   Spring Band Concert  GKHS 7:00pm                   Final Band & Orchestra Concert / Awards…

Cinco de Mayo in Parkland May 4, 2019

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in Parkland, Washington. On May 4, Garfield Street will be shut down between Park Avenue and C Street. There will be vendors, live music and celebration. The businesses on Garfield Street put this event on for the community. The event is schedule to last from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.,…

LeMay Wine, Spirits, & Chocolate, April 27-28

This Saturday and Sunday, make it a girl’s night out or date night with your sweetheart, and come to the LeMay Wine, Spirts, & Chocolate to treat yourself to a delightful evening! You’ll have a chance to sample wonderful wines and chocolates, live music, food, check out some beautiful vintage cars, and even do a bit…

April 27 – Norwegian Heritage Festival

The Norwegian Heritage Festival is by far the most popular event each year for the Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran University. This year it takes place on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Anderson University Center, 12180 Park Avenue S. This event is held on both…