LeMay Valve Cover Races Build and race your own valve cover cars. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. LeMay Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma. Free. 253-272-2336, lemaymarymount.org
Puyallup Memorial Day Observance “Alfie” Alvarado, the Washington director of Veterans Affairs, is the guest speaker. 1-2 p.m. Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S. Meridian, Puyallup. Free. 360-893-8022
Never miss a local story.
Erin Pringle talks about new short story collection “The Whole World at Once” 7 p.m. King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-8801
Steilacoom Historical Museum with an assortment of new artifacts donated to the Museum recently including photographs and a canning jar collection. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 1801 Rainier St., Steilacoom. Admission by donation. 253-584-4133
The Spar 2121 N. 30th St., Tacoma, Brian Lee and the Orbiters 7 p.m. 253-627-8215
The Swiss 1904 S. Jefferson, Tacoma, The Kareem Kandi Band 5 p.m. 253-572-2821
South Tacoma Farmers Market 11 a.m.-3 p.m. STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St, Tacoma. 253-272-7077, tacomafarmersmarket.com