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GET OUT: Author talk, sewing and quilting festival and other happenings this week

Wednesday (Nov. 11)

Author Abe Lloyd talks berries

Join ethnobotanist and Abe Lloyd as he shares how berries fit into the Coast Salish seasonal round of food gathering and what they can teach us about sustainable food at the Washington Native Plant Society South Sound Chapter presentation, 7 p.m. Wednesday. The free talk is at Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma.

Wednesday (Nov. 11) — Saturday

Sewing and quilt festival in Puyallup

The Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival is coming to the Pavilion at the Washington State Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10;

Pablo Francisco at Tacoma Comedy Club

Comedian Pablo Francisco brings his off the wall comedy to the stage at the Tacoma Comedy Club, 933 Market St., Tacoma. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $17-$20 for the 18-and-older shows; to order yours.

Kids filmmaking workshop

Learn the basics of filmmaking and prepare for the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival at the Kids Filmmaking Scavenger Hunt sponsored by the Tacoma Public Library Digital Media Storylab. This workshop is available to kids ages 9-13. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 253-292-2001 ext. 1795 for more information