Friday (April 8)
University of Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4. Plus, winners of the Concerto Competition in works by Korngold, Schmitt, Strauss Jr. and more. 7:30 p.m. Friday. University of Puget Sound Schneebeck Concert Hall, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. Free. 253-879-3555, pugetsound.edu/calendar
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Chase Garden Spring Plant Sale Unusual and hard-to-find plants. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Chase Garden, 16015 264th St. E. Orting. 360-893-6739
Upside of Downsizing Conference 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. $25-$35. 503-614-9778, UpsideofDownsizing.com
Franklin Park Volunteer Work Party, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Franklin Park, 1201 S. Puget Sound Ave., Tacoma. Free
Wapato Hills Volunteer Work Party 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Wapato Hills Park, 6231 S. Wapato St., Tacoma. Free. email@example.com
Green Gig featuring an meal of locally grown and produced tastes with music, fun, and auction. 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 78th Ave. NW, Gig Harbor. $50; $90 per couple. 253-514-6338, tinyurl.com/jebpeyp