Friday (Jan. 22) — Sunday
RV show rolls into town
See the latest in recreational vehicles from luxury motor homes to entry-level models at the Tacoma RV Show at the Tacoma Dome. Hundreds of RVs from more than a dozen retailers will be available to explore. Hours are 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $12 adults, $6 with military ID and free for children 16 and younger. Discounts available at otshows.com/trv. Parking is free.
Friday (Jan. 22)
Chase Rice appears at Paramount
Known for his raucous, get-down-or-get-out live performance, Chase Rice brings his country music to the stage for an 8 p.m. show Friday. The singer-songwriter without a song on mainstream radio has his 2013 “Ready Set Roll” top the iTunes country charts. See him at The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $28.75 advance, $31.25 day of show. Available at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.
Saturday — Sunday
Antique show pulls into Puyallup
America's Largest Antiques and Collectibles Show, billed as the largest antique show in the Puget Sound area, comes to the Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup, this weekend. Show includes vintage clothing, estate jewelry and furniture, prints, period lighting, furniture, silver, Native American objects, costume jewelry, kitchenware, paper Americana and toys from 1800-1970. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6 adults, free for children 11 and younger.
Saturday — May 1
Math exhibit adds up to fun
The exhibit “Math Moves” opens Saturday at the Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle. It uses a variety of hands-on activities to make experimenting with concepts of math memorable and fun. It encourages teamwork to advance mathematical understanding. Exhibit, open through May 1, included in admission. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $11.75-$19.75. For information, see pacificsciencecenter.org.
See latest in wedding wear
Presented by South Sound Wedding and Event Magazine, this year’s Wedding Show takes place Saturday at the Marcus Pavilion at Saint Martin’s University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey. See the latest styles at fashion shows at 11:30 am. and 1 p.m., meet wedding professionals and see displays by more than 50 South Sound professionals. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with admission $10-$13.65. For information, see southsoundweddingshow.com.
Tuesday — Jan. 31
Stomp sounds off at Moore
Described as explosive, provocative, sophisticated and even sexy, Stomp is an international percussion sensation, having appeared on national TV and on stage. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments for an evening of great sound from things you wouldn’t necessarily think could make music. The show opens Tuesday and continues through Jan. 31 at The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $32.50-$62.50 and available at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.
Friday (Jan. 22)
Prime time poetry
Inaugural poet Richard Blanco will be the next guest in the South Puget Sound Community College Artist & Lecture Series. He was chosen by President Obama in 2010 to be the fifth inaugural poet. He will appear at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Road SW, Olympia, at 7:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 22). Tickets are $10, or free for college faculty, staff and students. They are available at olytix.org and 360-753-8586.
Thursday — Jan. 31
Home and garden bloom in Tacoma
Mark your calendar and get ready for the annual Tacoma Home & Garden Show opening Thursday at the Tacoma Dome. There will be more than 500 exhibits and ideas for every budget. Find the right remodeler, landscaper, designer or contractor for your home project. There will be seminars, demonstrations and lots to see and learn. Hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m .Thursday-Jan. 30 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 31. Admission is $12 and free to children 16 and younger. Discounts offered at otshows.com/ths.