August 2018

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However, the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce assumes no responsibility for omissions, errors or changes  in  the material. 
We encourage you to confirm any item of interest with the event promoter.


Aug (Dates TBD)   (253) 581-1076

Steilacoom Summer Concert Series

Pioneer Orchard Park, 1700 Commercial St, Steilacoom

Wednesdays 6:30pm.  Free admission.


Aug (Dates TBD)   (253) 566-5656

Curran Apple Orchard Park Concerts in the Park

3920 Grandview Dr W, University Place. 

6:30-8pm.  Free admission.


Aug 1   (253) 983-2018

Steilacoom Farmers Market

LaFayette & Wilkes St, Steilacoom

Wednesdays 3-7pm.  Fresh produce, meat, cheese, flowers, and a variety of specialty foods and crafts will be offered as well as prepared foods, perfect for picking up on the way to the concerts in the park.  Additional dates:  Aug 8, 15, 22, 29.  Free admission.

 

Aug 1   (253) 566-5656

University Place Moonlight Movie in the Park

Cirque Park, University Place

Come before the sun sets and bring your own picnic dinner, a blanket and soft drinks (and don’t forget movie munchies for later like popcorn and licorice) and plan to spend a warm summer night under the stars while you enjoy a free showing of a movie yet to be announced, courtesy of Click! Cable TV.

 

Aug 1-3   (253) 752-7707

Tacoma Rainiers vs Oklahoma City Dodgers

Cheney Stadium, 2502 S Tyler St, Tacoma

The boys are back in town for another season of great baseball & family fun! $13.50 adults, $12.50 children (14 & under) / seniors (60 & over) /military, $25.50 box set.  $15.50 R Yard, $7.50 Family Terrace Grass.  Additional home games:  Aug 4-7 vs Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Aug 16-19 vs Fresno Grizzlies, Aug 21-23 vs Reno Aces, Aug 24-27 vs El Paso Chihuahuas.

 

Aug 2   (253) 582-9400

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce General Membership Luncheon

Great American Casino, 10117 South Tacoma Way, Lakewood

11:30am. Learn about Chamber programs and marketing opportunities.  Enjoy educational and informative speakers.  Great networking opportunity.  Reservations required.  Reservations required.  $22.50 members pre-paid, $30 at door.  $35 non-members.

 

Aug 4   (253) 383-3900

Asia Pacific Cultural Center Taste of Asia with Tea

4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma

11am-12pm.  Featuring Mongolia.   Join us for a fun and tasty culinary journey of Asia and the Pacific Islands.  Learn to cook traditional foods from the many featured countries. Plus an addition of a Tea experience from that country.$20/member.  $25/non-member.

 

Aug 4-7   (253) 752-7707

Tacoma Rainiers vs Colorado Springs Sky Sox s

Cheney Stadium, 2502 S Tyler St, Tacoma

The boys are back in town for another season of great baseball & family fun! $13.50 adults, $12.50 children (14 & under) / seniors (60 & over) /military, $25.50 box set.  $15.50 R Yard, $7.50 Family Terrace Grass.  Additional home games:  Aug 16-19 vs Fresno Grizzlies, Aug 21-23 vs Reno Aces, Aug 24-27 vs El Paso Chihuahuas.

 

Aug 7   (253) 582-9400

Lakewood Chamber Government Relations

Great American Casino, 10117 South Tacoma Way, Lakewood

7:30-9am.  Join us to meet with elected officials who are invited to attend this casual roundtable discussion ~ get up-to-date information about what is happening in our community and state so you can take away what impacts your bottom line.

 

Aug 7   (253) 565-1603

Tacoma Audubon Society Fort Steilacoom Park Bird Walk

Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave SW, Lakewood

8am.  A monthly guided walk.  Bring binoculars and a field guide (if you have one).  Birders of all ages and skill levels are welcome at this rain or shine activity!

 

Aug 7   (253) 983-7887

Lakewood Farmers Market

Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main St, Lakewood

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.  Featuring fresh food, organic produce, arts, gluten free items, sweet treats, crafts, live entertainment and music, chef demonstrations and a Master Gardener speaker series. Additional dates:  Aug 14, 21, 28.  Sept 4, 11.

 

Aug 7   (253) 589-2489

Lakewood's "National Night Out"

Citywide

An annual event designed to strengthen our communities by encouraging neighborhoods to engage in stronger relations with each other and with their local law enforcement partners.  Free admission.

 

Aug 8   (253) 983-2018

Steilacoom Farmers Market

LaFayette & Wilkes St, Steilacoom

Wednesdays 3-7pm.  Fresh produce, meat, cheese, flowers, and a variety of specialty foods and crafts will be offered as well as prepared foods, perfect for picking up on the way to the concerts in the park.  Additional dates:  Aug 15, 22, 29.  Free admission.

 

Aug 9-12   (253) 847-4754

Pierce County Fair

Frontier Park, 21718 Meridian E, Graham

Thurs-Sat 10am-10pm.  Sun 10am-6pm.  Join us at our yearly celebration of rural life, agriculture and good ol’  family values. The Pierce County Fair is nestled among the giant firs and green grass of beautiful Frontier Park. Thousands make the choice to sit back and enjoy a wide selection of tasty fair food while viewing many of our free entertainment acts and attractions.  $5 adults, seniors and children.  5 and under free.

 

Aug 11   info@galloping-gertie.com   

Galloping Gertie Half Marathon

26th Ave NW & Stone Dr NW.

8am - Half Marathon state.  8:15am 10K/5K /Walk start.  Enjoy the 9th Annual Galloping Gertie Half Marathon, a chip-timed half marathon offering spectacular views across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and back; and recognition to top finishers. $90 Half Marathon, $75 10K Run, $455 5K Run/Walk.

 

Aug 11-12   (253) 591-5339

Brigade Encampment at Fort Nisqually

Point Defiance Park, 5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma

11am-5pm.  ravel back to 1855 during one of the largest museum events of the year as living historians set up dozens of tents at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. The event recreates the bustle and excitement of the historic visit of fur traders to the Fort in 1855. Guests will witness the arrival of the brigade (the convoy that delivered a year’s worth of furs) and spirited contests between trappers and traders – from obstacle course races to cooking contests. Young and old may participate in "Engagé for the Day," visiting with living historians at their tents and receiving hands-on lessons on period skills such as fire starting and spinning wool. Other entertainment includes Punch and Judy puppet shows, meeting historical characters, and presentations on historical clothing and other topics.

 

Aug 12   (253) 272-2336

Marymount Driver’s Ed Class: Ford Model T

Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St E, Tacoma

9am-1pm. This one-day class is a unique hands-on experience for any car lover -  it’s a wonderful chance to actually get behind the wheel of a Ford Model T vehicle. Take the class yourself, or give the experience as a gift to a friend!  $150/person.  Call to reserve your spot.

 

Aug 14   (253) 983-7887

Lakewood Farmers Market

Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main St, Lakewood

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.  Featuring fresh food, organic produce, arts, gluten free items, sweet treats, crafts, live entertainment and music, chef demonstrations and a Master Gardener speaker series. Additional dates:  Aug 21, 28.  Sept 4, 11.

 

Aug 15   (253) 983-2018

Steilacoom Farmers Market

LaFayette & Wilkes St

Steilacoom

Wednesdays 3-7pm.  Fresh produce, meat, cheese, flowers, and a variety of specialty foods and crafts will be offered as well as prepared foods, perfect for picking up on the way to the concerts in the park.  Additional dates:  Aug 22, 29.  Free admission.

 

Aug 16-19   (253) 752-7707

Tacoma Rainiers vs Fresno Grizzlies

Cheney Stadium, 2502 S Tyler St, Tacoma

The boys are back in town for another season of great baseball & family fun! $13.50 adults, $12.50 children (14 & under) / seniors (60 & over) /military, $25.50 box set.  $15.50 R Yard, $7.50 Family Terrace Grass.  Additional home games:  Aug 21-23 vs Reno Aces, Aug 24-27 vs El Paso Chihuahuas.

 

Aug 17-19   (253) 720-4557

City of DuPont Hudson's Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff

Clocktower Park, 1400 Palisade Blvd & 1780 Civic Dr. DuPont

The Second Annual Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned “Hudson Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff” will be held 17, 18 & 19 August, 2018 in DuPont, WA.  Our first year was a great success for teams and visitors alike.  If you are a Pit Master, you need to be here.  And if you just love to eat great BBQ you should be here too!   We will again be joined by the Classical Glass Car Club of Tacoma and the City of DuPont’s Historical Society.  It will be another exciting weekend in the friendliest city in the Northwest.

 

Aug 18   (253) 683-3954

Cruise-In at  America's Car Museum

2702 E D St, Tacoma

Celebrate summer with a FREE bash, join us for a car and motorcycle show, food trucks, a beer garden, music, vendors and more!

 

Aug 18   (253) 798-4703

Pierce County Annual Mobile Food Fest

Sprinker Recreation Center,  14824 C St S, Tacoma

11am-6pm.  Come ready to eat and move to the beat with as music fills the air at this year's Mobile Food Fest!  Local musicians and food trucks from all over the Puget Sound will share their fare for all you "foodies" and music lovers to enjoy!

 

Aug 18   (253) 682-7535

Tacoma Narrows Half Marathon & Relay

Tacoma Narrows Airport, 1202 26th Ave. NW, Gig Harbor

7:30am. Run or walk one of the most unique race courses in the Puget Sound Region! This point to point course starts at the Tacoma Narrows Airport, crosses over the majestic Tacoma Narrows Bridge, runs on the Scott Pierson Trail, into Cheney Stadium and around the infield and finishes in beautiful downtown Tacoma...the City of Destiny.  We can't think of a better way to see the city.

 

Aug 21   (253) 983-7887

Lakewood Farmers Market

Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main St, Lakewood

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.  Featuring fresh food, organic produce, arts, gluten free items, sweet treats, crafts, live entertainment and music, chef demonstrations and a Master Gardener speaker series. Additional dates:  Aug 28.  Sept 4, 11.

 

Aug 21   (253) 383-9463

Port of Tacoma’s Bus Tour

Fabulich Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Rd, Tacoma

1-2:30pm.  Join us on free bus tours of the Port and learn about the valuable jobs related to international trade. Tours are approximately 90 minutes long.  Reservations required.

 

Aug 21-23   (253) 752-7707

Tacoma Rainiers vs Reno Aces

Cheney Stadium, 2502 S Tyler St, Tacoma

The boys are back in town for another season of great baseball & family fun! $13.50 adults, $12.50 children (14 & under) / seniors (60 & over) /military, $25.50 box set.  $15.50 R Yard, $7.50 Family Terrace Grass.  Additional home game:  Aug 24-27 vs El Paso Chihuahuas.

 

Aug 22   (253) 983-2018

Steilacoom Farmers Market

LaFayette & Wilkes St, Steilacoom

Wednesdays 3-7pm.  Fresh produce, meat, cheese, flowers, and a variety of specialty foods and crafts will be offered as well as prepared foods, perfect for picking up on the way to the concerts in the park.  Additional date:  Aug 29.  Free admission.

 

Aug 22   (253) 305-1022

Thirsty Summer Nights 5k

Titlow Park, 8425 6th Ave, Tacoma

7pm.  As summer is winding down, join us for this evening 5k run/walk on the trails at Titlow Park.  $20/person.

 

Aug 24-27   (253) 752-7707

Tacoma Rainiers vs El Paso

Cheney Stadium, 2502 S Tyler St, Tacoma

The boys are back in town for another season of great baseball & family fun! $13.50 adults, $12.50 children (14 & under) / seniors (60 & over) /military, $25.50 box set.  $15.50 R Yard, $7.50 Family Terrace Grass.  Last home game of the season.

 

Aug 25   (253) 272-2336

41st  Annual LeMay Car Show

Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St E, Tacoma

9am-5pm.  The show is a day of full-access to view the Collections. Of course guests will have access to view an amazing assortment of over 1,500 vintage vehicles including those featured at Marymount as well as access to the family's private garage, and a show of patrons bringing their own vehicles to add to the buzz.  $15 general, $5 students (6-17), 5 and under free.

 

Aug 28   (253) 983-7887

Lakewood Farmers Market

Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main St, Lakewood

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.  Featuring fresh food, organic produce, arts, gluten free items, sweet treats, crafts, live entertainment and music, chef demonstrations and a Master Gardener speaker series. Additional dates:  Sept 4, 11.

 

Aug 29   (253) 983-2018

Steilacoom Farmers Market

LaFayette & Wilkes St, Steilacoom

Wednesdays 3-7pm.  Fresh produce, meat, cheese, flowers, and a variety of specialty foods and crafts will be offered as well as prepared foods, perfect for picking up on the way to the concerts in the park.  Free admission.

 

Aug 31-Sept 23   (253) 841-5045

2018 Washington State Fair

Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup

Closed Tuesdays & September 5.  Get ready to PARTY BIG at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. For 20 glorious days enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family. It's the biggest party in the state and you don't want to miss out! $14 general, $11 seniors/kids (6-12), 5 & under free.