Friday — Sunday
Gem Faire noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. $7, gemfaire.com
Jacobsen Series: Close to the Bridge Performance By Alistair MacRae, cello 7:30 p.m. University of Puget Sound — Kilworth Memorial Chapel, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. $15-$10. 253-879-3100, tickets.pugetsound.edu
UP for Arts Spring Arts & Concerts Series Bach Rocks - PLU Professor Diana Walker and the "Baroque and Blue" trio on the piano, bass and drums. Featured Artists: Washington Stars Quilt Guild. 7 p.m. University Place Civic/Library Atrium, 3609 Market Place, University Place. $15 adults; $5 students; Free for UP for Art members; Tickets at the door. upforarts.org
Master Gardener Talks: Container Gardening Learn about creating container gardens. 10-11 a.m. Pierce County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 2607 W. Pioneer Way, Puyallup. Free. extension.wsu.edu/pierce/mg
Curran Apple Orchard Park Pruning Parties Bring loppers, hand pruners, saws and work gloves. 10-11 a.m. Curran Apple Orchard Park, 3920 Grandview Drive W., University Place. 253-565-8466.