Open Mic Night perfect for those looking to share their talent and passion for music. 7-9:30 p.m. Friday. Forza Coffee Company, 2209 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Free. 253-301-3925
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Annual Rhodie Deadhead Work Party fun and productive morning with a complimentary breakfast for participants at 8:30 a.m., followed by deadheading until noon on Saturday. To participate, contact Cora at 253-584-4106 or e-mail email@example.com. Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, Lakewood. Free
Incredible Edible Gardens with Marianne Binetti Garden writer Marianne Binetti shares how to grow herbs, veggies and berries in our Western Washington climate. Learn to combine edibles into your landscaping. Receive design ideas for French-inspired front-yard vegetable gardens. 10 a.m. Saturday. Windmill Gardens, 5823 160th Ave. E., Sumner. $5. Register in advance, windmillgarden.com
Maritime Gig Festival & Blessing of the Fleet 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Downtown Gig Harbor, Downtown, Gig Harbor. tinyurl.com/glyju93