Bag Swap See the new exhibit, “Small Bags for Big Events: 100 Years of Pretty Purses” and go home with a purse new to you. Bring an excellent condition handbag valued $60-$120 to swap or steal in a friendly purse-centered white elephant exchange. Wine and snacks included. 7 p.m. Wednesday. White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. SE, Auburn. $20; $5 per purse. wrvmuseum.org.
Points Northeast Historical Society Annual meeting featuring historical re-enactor Victoria Pann, who will portray Annie Brown, wife of Oscar Brown, first lightkeeper at Browns Point Lighthouse. Robert Dargan of Metro Parks will give update about progress of improvements at the Browns Point Lighthouse Park. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. St. Matthew Episcopal Church, 6800 Eastside Drive NE, Tacoma. Free.
Trevor Noah has been on “The Tonight Show” and Comedy Central. . See him at 10 p.m. Thursday at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $32-$42, available at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.
Dirty Talk With Mike Rowe, creator of Discovery Channel’s Emmy-nominated series “Dirty Jobs,” 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. $47.50-$69.25. stgpresents.org.