Saturday (June 27)
Explore the area’s Scottish heritage at the annual Tacoma Highland Games at Frontier Park, 21800 Meridian Ave. E., Graham. Enjoy massed bagpipe bands, a British antique car show, a clan gathering, vendors, piping and drumming, Highland dance and field events. There will be a Celtic concert starting at 6 p.m. Friday (June 26) and events runs from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $15 adults; $10 youth, seniors and military with identification and free for children 5 and younger. For a full lineup of activities, go to tacomagames.org
Discover the beauty of the tucked-away garden at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 10508 12th St. SW, Lakewood. Join Jim Senko, creator of the 1.3 acres on “Tour of Meditation Garden” from1-4 p.m. Saturday. He will lead the tour pointing out its many features including the vegetable garden providing produce to a local food bank. The event is sponsored by the Lakewood Historical Society and is free to the public. For more information, call 253-682-3480.
As the weather gets warmer, it’s time to take in the Drive-In Movie Series at LeMay-America’s Car Museum, 2702 E. D St. Tacoma. Held at the Haub Family Showfield, watch from your car or from the lawn on a blanket or chair. Parking begins at 4:30 p.m. Saturday with showtime at dusk. It’s free and open to the public. To find out more go to lemaymuseum.org.
With roots deep in logging, the annual Buckley Log Show brings together some of the best logging competitors for two days of fun and competition. There will be speed climbing, obstacle bucking, horizontal block chop, ax throwing, log rolling and more. 344 N. River Ave. in Buckley starting at noon Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. There will be a public parade in Buckley starting at 10 a.m. Saturday plus a street fair. For more information, go to buckleylogshow.org