Take in 75 breweries, five cideries and one winery at the annual Tacoma Craft Beer Festival from noon-9 p.m. Saturday. In it’s new location, Cheney Stadium, the festival is a beer-lovers delight. The list of brewers includes some of the best and biggest in the state’s craft beer industry with Tacoma-area brewers also get strong representation. There will be live music throughout the festival and food is available from the stadium’s vendors. Tickets are $30 if purchased in advance or $36.50 at the gate. For all the details got to
Join in the fun at the Fishermen’s Fall Festival, celebrating the return of the North Pacific fishing fleet to the Fishermen’s Terminal. The family-oriented event will feature hands-on art projects with fishing themes, including the popular wooden boat building and trout pond.
The event is 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Fishermen’s Terminal, 1900 W. Nickerson St., Seattle. Admission is free, but there is a fee for some activities. Proceeds are donated to the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial to assist families of fishermen lost at sea. For more information, go to fishermensfallfestival.org
Celebrate the tradition of brewing at the Tumwater Oktoberfest from 4-10 p.m. Saturday. There will be beer samples, food, live music, games and a splash of local history. Head out to Tumwater Valley Golf Course/River’s Edge Restaurant, 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE. Tickets for the 21-and-over event is $20. Proceeds will support efforts to preserve Tumwater history.
All you truck lovers head out to Pierce County Parks and Recreation’s Touch A Truck free event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Explore the world of big and specialized trucks. Kids of all ages will love to climb, sit in and honk horns of the many types of vehicles. It’s happening at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S., Tacoma. For more information call
Get out and explore one of the local historical sights at Browns Point Lightkeepers’ Cottage and Museum, 201 Tulalip St. NE, Tacoma, from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Tour the 1903 cottage and visit the new exhibit, Dash Point Since 1906, a collection of old and new photos and fun artifacts celebrating Dash Point. Also check out the kitchen, sewing room and old-fashioned school vignettes. There is limited parking at site or entry through BPIC parking lot on Ton A Wanda.
Don’t be misled by the name: The Kirkland Concours d’Elegance takes place in Tacoma at Lemay-America’s Car Museum. This “contest of elegance,” judged by national and international auto experts, brings out some of the finest privately owned cars in the region. The event, a benefit for Seattle Children’s Hospital and the museum, runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $30 adults, $25 seniors/
military/AAA/students, free for children 5 and under. The museum is located at 2702 E. D. St., Tacoma. For more information, call 253-779-8490, or go to lemaymuseum.org.
For all you paddle boarders, make plans to join in the Annual Round the Rock Stand Up Paddle Race on Sunday. The race is the oldest and largest SUP-only event in the Pacific Northwest and is a 13-mile endurance race around Mercer Island on Lake Washington. There also is a 3.5-mile race, a kids race and team relay race.
The event takes place at Seward Park, 5895 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle. The festivities begin at 8 a.m. All net proceeds go to Athletes for Cancer. For more information, go to roundtherock.com.
Whether you love to quilt or just enjoy looking at them, the Bigelow House Museum’s Antique Quilt Show is sure to please. Not only will you be able to see some beautiful quilts, but if you own one, it can be evaluated at the show by American Quilter’s Society-certified quilt appraiser Bev Dunivent. A display of some of her early quilt collection will also be shown. The event runs from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 918 Glass Ave. NE, Olympia. A tour of the house and a collection of Bigelow handiwork will be included.
A $10 donation is requested. For more information, go to bigelowhouse.org.
It’s being billed at “Jazzaganza” at the Jazz Live at Marine View free concert series. The 5 p.m. show Sunday will feature the Buckshot Jazz Band and Josephine Howell.
Bring the whole family out to Marine View Presbyterian Church, 8469 E. Side Drive NE, Tacoma. For more information call 253-229-9206.
Formed in 1995 by former band members, Creedence Clearwater Revisited has been touring across the world ever since.
Catch them in a 7 p.m. concert Sunday at Snoqualmie Casino, 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie. Tickets are $35-$85 and are available through Ticketmaster.