Jacobsen Series: Songs and Dances for Cello featuring Alistair MacRae on cello, and Duane Hulbert on piano, playing works by Bach, Cassado, and Mahler. 7:30 p.m. Friday. University of Puget Sound, Schneebeck Concert Hall, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. $10-$15. 253-879-3100, pugetsound.edu/calendar
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Mardi Gras Masquerade featuring Richard Allen and the Louisiana Experience, southern style dinner, costume contest, crowning of King and Queen and more. Proceeds benefit Civic Center. 6 p.m. Feb. 6, Key Peninsula Civic Center, 17010 S. Vaughn Road KPN, Vaughn. $25 advance, $30 at the door, available at Blend Wine Shop, Key Peninsula Civic Center and Sunnycrest Nursery and Floral or online at mardigrasonthekey.bpt.me
Family Nature Walk at Titlow Park Explore Tacoma Parks during these seasonal naturalist-led family walks. Discover the plants and animals that live in these parks and how they adapt in the different seasons. Not recommended for wheelchairs, strollers, or children under 3. Registration requested. 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Titlow Park, 8425 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Free. 253-591-6439, tacomanaturecenter.org
Date Night on the Docks Bring your special someone to enjoy an adult’s only Pier Peer paired with a romantic finale of fine wine and fancy desserts. 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday. Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St., Tacoma. $25/person. 253-591-6439, tacomanaturecenter.org