Things to do:

Friday — Sunday

Puyallup Gem Faire noon.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Washington State Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. $7 weekend pass. 503-252-8300, gemfaire.com


Brown Bear Veteran’s Day Free Car Wash The offer operates on an honor system and no verification or documentation is required. Drivers should identify themselves as a current or former member of the military to the wash attendant upon arrival. Go to brownbear.com for a list of locations.

Veterans Appreciation Program 150th Anniversary Celebration of the 9th and 10th Horse Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers 6-8 p.m. STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St, Tacoma. 253-272-4257, BuffaloSoldiersTacoma.org

Saturday, Monday-Tuesday

Travel with Dementia Learn from the experiences of a husband who continued to travel with his spouse even well into the progression of dementia. 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Soundview Building, 3602 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 12:10-12:50 p.m. Monday. Pierce County Annex, 2401 S. 35th St., Tacoma; 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community, 1301 Highlands Parkkway, Tacoma. Free. 253-798-7384, PierceADRC.org