Things to do: Meeker Days in Puyallup, live music, gardening and more

Friday — Sunday

Enjoy the sights, sounds and feel of small town celebration at Meeker Days Festival opening Friday. Family-friendly events, music and more. noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Downtown Puyallup. Free admission


The Cottonwood Cutups, John Hamhock and The Truck Bed Boys play at 9 p.m. Friday. The Valley Pub, 1206 Puyallup Ave., Tacoma. 253-248-4265, thevalleytacoma.com


Lecrae and Switchfoot 7 p.m Friday. ShoWare Center at Kent, 625 W. James St., Kent. $32-$102. showarecenter.com


Container Gardens: Mixing Veggies & Ornamentals with WSU Extension Pierce Conty Master Gardeners. Come get some great ideas. 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Pierce County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 2607 W. Pioneer Way, Puyallup. Free. 253-798-7170 Piercemg.wsu.edu

Edible Gardens Workshop Series: Garden Bugs, Plant Diseases & Non-Toxic Alternatives Register at piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or call 253-798-4133. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Metro Parks Tacoma, 4702 S 19th St., Tacoma. Free.