A night to get together
As part of National Day Out, join in at the Hilltop Artists Art Night Out from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. Bringing the community together, the event will feature glassblowing demonstrations, music, art, food and more. Meet your neighbors and people working to keep your neighborhood safe. It’s at Jason Lee Middle School, 602 N. Sprague, Tacoma, and admission is free.
Friday (July 29)
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A little bit of CCR
Known as the frontman for Credence Clearwater Revival and a musician with a successful solo career, John Fogerty has been performing for more than 50 years. See him live in a 7 p.m. concert Friday (July 29) at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, 14111 NE 145th St., Woodinville. Tickets start at $72 at winery-wa.com.
A day for fans of Seafair
If you’re a Seafair lover, make plans to take in the Seafair Torchlight Fan Fest at Seattle Center this weekend. The noon-6 p.m. event will feature interactive booths, live music and pictures with Seafair personalities. Admission is free. To find out more, go to Seafair.com.
A time for family in Ruston
There will be all types of activities and entertainment during Saturday’s Ruston Family Fair. There will be games for children, pony and wagon rides, fire department demonstrations, cupcake walk, youth music contest, baking contest, pancake breakfast and vendor booths. The free event will be at Point Ruston, 5005 Ruston Way.
Friday (July 29)
Go outdoors for ‘Good Dinosuar’
A good way to spend a summer evening is watching one of the films in Pierce County’s Movies in the Park series. The next film to be shown is “The Good Dinosaur.” There will be activities and games before the movie. Concessions will also be available. The free event begins at 7 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk. It will be shown at the Heritage Recreation Center, 9010 128th St., Puyallup. For information, go to co.pierce.wa.us.
Eat some salmon, help the museum
Join in supporting the Steilacoom Historical Museum Association at its annual Salmon Bake fundraiser at Sunnyside Beach on Chambers Creek Road in Steilacoom. There will be live music, fun activities and a traditional salmon dinner for $15 or a hot dog meal for $6. The event runs noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Parking is in town with a free shuttle from the Town Hall and the Old Pioneer Middle School. For more information, go to steilacoomhistorical.org.
Through Sept. 4
Secret stash led to ‘Bomber Boys’
The Harbor History Museum has opened its newest exhibit, “Bomber Boys: Portraits From the Front,” a traveling exhibition featuring a series of photographs reproduced from a secret stash of World War II images, ephemera, and a diary from 1945. The collection was found in the hayloft of a horse barn in Gig Harbor. Curator Stephanie Lile discovered the collection and spent 10 years cataloging and researching, resulting in the exhibit and a novel, “The Tail Gunner.” It will be on display through Sept. 4 at the Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. For information, go to harborhistorymuseum.org.
It’s all things mushroom in Lacey
Celebrate the mighty mushroom at the Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival this weekend at the Lacey-Thurston County Regional Athletic Complex, 8345 Steilacoom Road SE, Lacey. Learn about mushroom culinary uses during cooking demonstrations and discover what it takes to grow them at home. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5, parking is free. For information, go to pnwmushroomfest.org.