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GET OUT: Chehalis garlic festival, Des Moines brew fest, cannabis classic in Tacoma and more events

Ashley Creek Farm owner Mark Sand finishes a garlic braid for Treva Bittler of Tenino during the 2009 Chehalis Garlic Fest's last day Sunday.
Ashley Creek Farm owner Mark Sand finishes a garlic braid for Treva Bittler of Tenino during the 2009 Chehalis Garlic Fest's last day Sunday. Staff file, 2009

Sunday (Aug. 30)

Garlic galore at Chehalis Garlic Festival and Craft Show

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 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. For details, go to chehalisgarlicfest.com.

Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest in Des Moines

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 bluesandbrewsfest.org for the details.

Final day of Northwest Cannabis Classic at Tacoma Armory

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 nwcannabisclassic.com.

Latin music star Marco Antonio Solis comes to ShoWare Center

Enjoy an evening of Mexican and Latin music when Marco Antonio Solis takes the stage in an 8 p.m. concert Sunday. Performing since the 1990s, he was one of the top artists in the rise of Latin music. He will be at the ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St., Kent. Tickets are $650$175 and are available online at showarecenter.com

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