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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.

 

Sept 2   (253) 983-7887

Lakewood Farmers Market

Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main St, Lakewood

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.   Join us for the third season of the Lakewood Farmers Market presented by St. Clare Hospital!  Featuring fresh food, arts, crafts and entertainment. Additional market dates:  Sept 9, 16.

 

Sept 3, 10, 17, 24   (877) 24-BLOOD

Bridgeport Center at St Clare Hospital Blood Drive

St Clare Hospital Parking Lot, 11315 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood

1:30-6pm. Support your community by donating blood!

 

Sept 4   (253) 582-9400

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce General Membership Luncheon & Annual Meeting and Installation Banquet

Great American Casino, 10117 South Tacoma Way, Lakewood

11:30am. Recognizing our influential and amazing volunteers and businesses!  Swearing in of new officers.  Reservations required.  $25 members pre-paid, $35 at door.  $40 non-members.

 

Sept 5-21   (253) 841-5045

Washington State Fair

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

Mon-Thurs 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-10pm.  It's the biggest party in the state, and you're invited! Enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family at the Washington State Fair.  $12.50 adults, $9 students (6-18)/seniors (62+), 5 and younger free.

 

Sept 6   (253) 383-3900

Asia Pacific Cultural Center Monthly Tea Experience

4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma

10am. Come and learn about different teas and customs of the vibrant cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands.

 

Sept 6   (253) 798-4703

Touch-A-Truck

Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 S C St, Tacoma

10am-1pm.  Does your child have a love for trucks and large vehicles? Then check out Pierce County's Touch-A-Truck event. Kids of all ages will love to climb, run around, sit in and even honk horns of many types of trucks and vehicles.

 

Sept 6-7   (253) 584-4106

Forever Fuchsias: Celebrating 25 Years with Lakewold Gardens

12317 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood

10am-4pm.   The NW Fuchsia Society will hold a beautiful exhibit and display throughout the Wagner House and under the wisteria covered verandah.

 

Sept 7   (253) 564-2562

Cider Squeeze

Curran Apple Orchard Park, 3920 Grandview Dr W, University Place

12-4pm.  Crunchy red apples and delicious golden cider are among the highlights at the annual squeeze. Toss apples into old fashioned cider presses, meet The Big Apple and Johnny Appleseed and enjoy bluegrass music at this long-time FREE U.P. tradition. Visit with the Bee Man, participate in children’s activities and talk with artist Barry Crust who makes wonderful walking sticks out of pruned apple branches.

 

Sept 9   (253) 983-7887

Lakewood Farmers Market

Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main St, Lakewood

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.   Join us for the third season of the Lakewood Farmers Market presented by St. Clare Hospital!  Featuring fresh food, arts, crafts and entertainment. Additional market date: Sept 16.

 

Sept 12-Oct 12   (253) 588-0042

Lakewood Playhouse "Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None"

5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd SW, Lakewood

Fri 8pm, Sun 2pm.  Ten strangers are trapped on an island resort and one of them is eliminating them one by one until there are none. We challenge you to figure out who the murderer is in this terrifying mystery adapted from Agatha Christie’s “Ten Little Indians.”‚Äč

 

Sept 13   (206) 529-3898

2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's

Thea's Park, 535 Thea's Dock St, Tacoma

8:30am.  Please come join us.

 

Sept 13   (253) 964-1289

DuPont Semi Annual Yard Sale

DuPont

8am-3pm.  This is the second and final yard sale of 2014. So if you didn't sell enough stuff in June, put the rest out this round and see if you can relieve yourself of the clutter.

 

Sept 13   (253) 305-1022

Tacoma Zombie Fest

Wright Park, 501 S I St, Tacoma

3:30pm.  Tacoma Zombie Fest includes a 2 mile Zombie Chase Run and a series of age appropriate "Zombie Tag Games" in the zombie pit.  $35/person.

 

Sept 14   (253) 219-1011

Go Kart Races Club Series

24718 Mountian Highway E, Spanaway

This is an activity for the whole family.  From 5 and up.  kids moms dads grandparents.  All come out to watch and or participate.

 

Sept 14   253) 301-1321

You Go Girl! Half Marathon & 10K

S 9th & Market, Tacoma

Call for additional information.

 

Sept 16   (253) 983-7887

Lakewood Farmers Market

Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main St, Lakewood

10am-3pm.   Join us for the third season of the Lakewood Farmers Market presented by St. Clare Hospital!  Featuring fresh food, arts, crafts and entertainment. Last day of market for the season.

 

Sept 17   (253) 582-9400

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

Patriots Landing, 1600 Marshall Circle, DuPont

4:30-6:30pm.  Come enjoy a fabulous sampling of delicious hors d'oeuvres and beverages!   Remember to bring lots of business cards ... there'll be plenty of time for networking with our friendly members! 

 

Sept 20   (253) 584-4106

Community Kids’ Day at Lakewold Gardens

12317 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood

10am-3pm.  Partnering with local organizations, Lakewold brings back its popular Kids’ Day, hosting an event that will focus on the many educational aspects of gardens, nature and the great outdoors.

 

Sept 20   (253) 591-5337

Elephant Birthday Party  at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma

10am-4pm.  Join us for a 2-ton party as we celebrate Suki's 50th birthday! Watch Suki enjoy a special birthday treat.

 

Sept 20   (253) 627-5405

Job Carr Museum Pioneer Days Festival

Old Town Park, 2350 N 30th St, Tacoma

Living music, dancing, woodcarvers, ewaving, quilting, blacksmithing.  Free admission.

 

Sept 20   (360) 832-6117

Northwest Trek "Run Wild"

11610 Trek Dr E, Eatonville

7:30-11am.  Imagine running on a forested path, away from buildings and noisy traffic. Choose from a 5k or 8k run or a 5k walk and explore Northwest Trek's unique race setting on Saturday, September 20. Your registration fee supports Northwest Trek programming and conservation efforts. Registration includes park admission. All runners and walkers will be entered into a raffle to win fabulous prizes. Must be present to win!

 

Sept 20-21   (253) 297-0510

Tacoma Maritime Fest

Thea Foss Waterway, 535 Dock St, Tacoma

10am-5pm.  This year’s festival will host activities, music, and food for the entire family to experience. From the Tall Ship’s cannon battles to Captain’s seminars and the Kid’s Zone, there will be something for everyone.  Free admission.

 

Sept 21   (253) 593-4485

Port of Tacoma Boat Tours

Thea Foss Waterway, 535 Dock Street, Tacoma

10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm.  Come view one of the top-ten container ports in North America! Get your free ticket onsite. Tickets are first-come-first-served. This is one activity of Tacoma’s Maritime Festival.  Tickets are first-come-first-served.

 

Sept 24   (253) 548-3302

Lakewood Pierce County Library System "QuickBooks Skills"

6300 Wildaire Rd, Lakewood

12-4pm.  Learn how to use QuickBooks with your small business.  Part of our Small Business workshop series for adults.

 

Sept 27   (253) 584-1001

Dash For Disabilities 1k-5k-10k Fun Run/Walk

Chambers Creek, University Place

Call for additional information.

 

Sept 27   (253) 964-1289

DuPont Fall Festival

DuPont

Call for additional information.

 

Sept 27   (253) 582-5838

Historic Fort Steilacoom "Smithsonian Museum Day Live"

 9601 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood

10am-4pm. Fort Steilacoom comes alive with re-enactors in this national event promoting local museums.

 

Sept 27   (253) 548-3302

Lakewood Pierce County Library System "Opera Preview with Norm Hollingshead: Don Giovanni"

6300 Wildaire Rd, Lakewood

2-3:30pm. Learn about the Opera "Don Giovanni" in preparation for Seattle’s Opera season.  Part of our adult programming series.

 

Sept 27   (253) 798-4056

Sprinker Classic Car & Truck Show

Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 S C St, Tacoma

9am-3pm.  Featuring mre than 500 classic cars and trucks are anticipated to be on display.  Free admission.

 

Sept 28   (253) 591-5337

Sensational Sea Otters at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma

10am-4pm.  Watch sea otters receive treats, discover their vital role in the near-shore ecosystem, and learn about their behavior and conservation.

 

Sept 30   (253) 381-3835

GIG Gluten Free Support Group

Forza @ Cirque, 4828 Bridgeport Way Ste D, University Place

6:45pm. Join us for information on Gluten allergies and intolerances as well as other allergies, recipe sharing, guest speakers, product samples and general support as you learn to live with food allergies.