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Things to do: Washington State Fair opens, Little Bill Engelhart, glass pumpkin patch and more

Avril Pena and her dad Fernando have fun in Tractor Tracks on the last day of the 2015 Washington State Fair in Puyallup.
Avril Pena and her dad Fernando have fun in Tractor Tracks on the last day of the 2015 Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Staff file, 2015

Friday

Washington State Fair Opening Day Free gate admission with non-perishable food donation, 10 a.m.-noon Friday. Kids 18 years and younger receive free gate admission through Monday. Fair hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays; closed Tuesdays. Regular admission: $12.50 adults, $9 students and seniors, free kids 5 and younger. Parking: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays-Fridays $10; Saturdays-Sundays $15. Go to thefair.com for more information.

Friday - Monday

Tacoma Rainiers vs. Reno Aces 7:05 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:35, p.m. Sunday and Monday. Cheney Stadium, 2502 S. Tyler, Tacoma. $7.50-$11.50. 253-752-7707, Ticketmaster.

Friday - Saturday

Little Bill Engelhart & Rod Cook 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. G. Donnalson’s, 3814 N. 26th St., Tacoma. Free. 253-761-8015, gdonnalsons.com.

Saturday

Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch Featuring 2,000-plus hand-blown glass pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Watson’s Greenhouse and Nursery, 6211 Pioneer Way E. Puyallup. Free. 253-383-3499, tacomaglassblowing.com.

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