Things to do today and this week:
• Enjoy a free day of seeing some great kites and maybe trying your hand at flying some at the Kite Festival today from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. It’s at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 9850 64th St. W., University Place, University Place. 253-798-4104, piercecountywa.org/parks
• LouieFest 2012, the tribute event to the rock classic “Louie, Louie” made famous by Tacoma’s Fabulous Wailers, will take over LeMay – America’s Car Museum today and Sunday. Check out the cars and the music at Tacoma’s newest museum located at 2702 E. D St., Tacoma. A one-day pass is $15-$20, a two-day pass is $25-$30, 253-381-8374, louiefest.com
Check out blog.thenewstribune.com/getout
for more events.