Pioneer Days Festival Live music and storytelling, hands-on demonstrations, and oldtime games and races. Noon. Saturday. Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N. 30th St., Tacoma. Free. 253-627-5405
Caspar Babypants Proceeds support the Fox Island Community Recreation Association. 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday. Nichols Community Center, 690 Ninth Ave., Fox Island. $8; free for babes in arms. 253-549-2050, ficra.org
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Washington State Fair: Alan Jackson in concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Grand Stand, $50-$85 includes admission to the fair.
▪ Asia Pacific Cultural Center Day with traditional dress, dance and music. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Showplace Stage, free.
▪ Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
▪ Admission: $7.50-12:50, thefair.com