Living & Entertainment

7 Days out: Your guide to fun in the South Sound

Friday (Aug. 28) — Sunday (Aug. 28-30)

Make a garlic getaway

Learn all about garlic at the annual Chehalis Garlic Festival and Craft Show this weekend at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 N. National Ave. Sample garlic-themed cuisine and watch chef demonstrations. There will be live entertainment on two stages, plus kids’ activities. Hours are noon-7 p.m. Friday (Aug. 28), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. For details, go to


Try some blues with your brews

Enjoy the blues at The Des Moines Rotary Club’s Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest. It’s a day to celebrate blues and local breweries while supporting the Highline Music4 Life program. Located on the shores of Puget Sound at the Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Ave. S., Des Moines, the outdoor event is noon-8 p.m. Saturday and will be held rain or shine. It is a 21-and-older affair with tickets at $25. Go to for the details.


Discover vintage vehicles

With more than 1,000 vintage vehicles, as well as additional collections of dolls, antiques and other nostalgic memorabilia, the LeMay Car Show takes place at two locations: the LeMay Family Collection at Marymount Event Center and the private LeMay home grounds this weekend. Shuttles will be provided between the two. This is the one day a year that the home grounds are open to the public. More than 500 vintage vehicles from the collection are on view at Marymount, plus hundreds more at the home grounds. Local owners of vintage cars can bring theirs for display on the Marymount show fields. Event hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. General admission is $15, youth tickets (ages 6-17) are $5, and LeMay Family Collection Members are free. For more information go to


Get your groove on

Having achieved their greatest fame in the 1970s, Daryl Hall and John Oates are still a force in the music world. The duo have been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and continue to play throughout the country. See them live in a 7:30 p.m. concert Thursday at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $35-$121.25 and are available at 877-784-4849 or


Celebrate craft beers

In its second year, the South Sound Craft Beer Festival will feature 30 Washington breweries pouring more than 100 craft beers. The festival is part of Washington Beer that sponsors festivals throughout the state. Come whet your whistle from noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall and Plaza, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. The 21-and-over event is $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $15 for military with valid ID. Designated driver admission is $5 and available at the door only. For more information, go to


Family-friendly fun goes green

It’s all about the environment, having fun and learning cool ways kids can help protect it at the Go Green Games at Meridian Habitat Park and Community Center, 14422 Meridian E. Puyallup. There will be bounce houses, garbage truck demonstrations, games, music and food and local mascots Rodney Raccoon, Rhubarb and Blitz. It is 1-4 p.m. Saturday and is free. To find out more, go to or call 253-627-1899.


Learn more about the newest local industry

With a goal to contribute to the promotion and development of the local cannabis industry, the Northwest Cannabis Classic will features innovative product demos, vendors, seminars, live music and networking opportunities. The two-day event, which is open to the public, is noon-8 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday at the Tacoma Armory Building, 1101 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma. Admission is $40 for Saturday, $35 for Sunday, $70 full weekend pass, with pricing going up for day-of sales. For more information, go to


An evening with the Four Seasons

With a career spanning more than 50 years, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons are best known for classic single hits including “Sherry, “ “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “Rag Doll.” They will be playing at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, 14111 NE 145th St., Woodinville. Tickets are $49.50-$79.50 and are available through Ticketmaster.