Are you visiting for the U.S. Open but want to take in other events while you’re here? Good. We have a list for you.
“Cabaret” The Tacoma Little Theatre production. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 North I St., Tacoma. $15-$22, 253-272-2281.
Sound to Narrows 12k/5k run/walks, 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Vassault Park, 6100 N. 37th Street, Tacoma. $35 by Friday (June 12), $40 day of registration. soundtonarrows.org.
Music Off Main: The Shy Boys, outdoor concert, part of “Open in Sumner” 7 p.m. Saturday. Heritage Park, 914 Kincaid Ave. Sumner. rhubarbpiecapital.com/visiting-sumner/open-in-sumner.
Twilight Round Cinema, outdoor golf movie, part of “Open in Sumner” 9:30 p.m. Saturday., Heritage Park, 914 Kincaid Ave., Sumner.
Putt Around Sumner, nine-hole putt-putt course through downtown Sumner, participants that complete all nine holes will be entered into a drawing for prizes — including tickets to the U.S. Open on June 21. The day will also feature Sumner Village with information booths, vendors and introduction to foot golf, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
Guided Beach Walks Join Harbor WildWatch to explore the intertidal habitat at low tide with trained naturalists and volunteers. Beach walks begin on the hour within the scheduled time; look for the blue Harbor WildWatch canopy near the shore. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday. Purdy Sand Spit County Park, State Hwy 302 KPN, Gig Harbor. Free.
Half-Price Dad’s Day at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium applies to admission to zoo and Deep Forest Challenge zipline course. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. June 21. pdza.org.
Pop-Up Art Putt play Tacoma’s artist-designed mini-golf course with 10 sculptural holes. 5-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 19-20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 21. Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. Free. tacomaartmuseum.org/event/pop-art-putt-mini-golf.
LeMay at Marymount Motorcycle Week features an indoor display of more than 200 vintage and specialty motorcycles, AHRMA-sanctioned vintage motorcycle trials course Saturday, an outdoor cruise-in, a motorcycle soccer exhibition game, and a special performance by the Seattle Cossacks Stunt Drill Team, and a display from the Pacific Northwest Museum of Motorcycling. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-June 21. LeMay Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. East, Tacoma. $15. For details of events, times and days, go to lemaymarymount.org/marymount-motorcycle-week.
Tiptoe Through the Tidepools Bring your family to explore the beach, learn about tide pool life and have lots of fun during some of the lowest tides of the year. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday. Titlow Park, 8425 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Free. 253-591-6439, tacomanaturecenter.org.
Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller and Kevin Nealon, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Tacoma Dome. $35.50-$99.50, Ticketmaster
Defending the Caveman, longest running solo play in Broadway history, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-June 19; 3 and 7:30 p.m. June 20-21, Theatre on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma. $19-$49, broadwaycenter.org.
Night at the Museum Free admission 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington State History Museum and LeMay-America’s Car Museum. tacomamuseumdistrict.org.
The Pacific Bonsai Museum Open late, take an evening stroll after work. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. Pacific Bonsai Museum, 2515 S. 336th St., Federal Way. Free. pacificbonsaimuseum.org.
“Drood The Musical,” a “solve it yourself” musical based on the Dicken’s unfinished mystery, playing through June 28. Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Lakewood. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $29 adults, $27 military, $26 seniors and $24 student/educator. 253-588-0042, lakewoodplayhouse.org.
“The 3 Louies” starring Lance Buller and the Roadstars with special guests Greta Matassa and Bernie Jacobs, jazz concert, 8 p.m. June 20, Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 716 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Tickets are $25, 253-565-6867.
Olympia Gold & Treasure Show Find new and used equipment, guest speakers and lectures, live equipment demonstrations, a metal-detector hunt and demo and learn to pan for gold. 9 a.m. June 20-21. Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road, Lacey. $5 at gate, children younger than 13 free. 360-252-0647, resourcescoalition.org/Olygoldshowvendorflyer.pdf.
Meeker Days Festival Featuring live entertainment, food and activities, noon-9 p.m. June 20, 10 a.m.-9 .m. June 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 22. Downtown Puyallup. puyallupmainstreet.com/events/meeker-days.
Scenic Ride on the Mount Rainier Gondola Travel 2,500 vertical feet for views of Mount Rainier, visit Summit House restaurant. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 20-21. Crystal Mountain Resort. $15-$20, mtrainiergondola.com.
Father’s Day Cruise-In & Barbecue Tour the LeMay Collection at Marymount for only $5, picnic tables available, and barbecue will be served up at reasonable prices. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 21. LeMay Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. East, Tacoma. $15 regular admission. lemaymarymount.org.
Chase Garden Tours The garden is open for self-guided tours from April through October, with guided tours available on the fourth Saturday of each month. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Chase Garden, 16015 264th St. E., Orting. $8; free for children younger than 12. 360-893-6739, chasegarden.org.
Tacoma Farmers Market — Downtown 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thurdays, Broadway between Ninth and 11th streets, Tacoma. tacomafarmersmarket.com/markets.
Tacoma Farmers Market — Sixth Avenue 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sixth Avenue and Pine Street, Tacoma.
Tacoma Farmers Market — South Tacoma 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, Star Center, 3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma.
Olympia Farmers Market featuring local produce, products and plants, live music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N., Olympia. Free, olympiafarmersmarket.com.
Third Thursday Garden Mingle hosted by the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden. 4-7 p.m. Thursday, free. Take a stroll among thousands of rhododendrons and companion plants, practice your photography skills, sit on a bench and take it all in. Check out the big-leaf rhododendron forest, alpine and pond gardens, and the Himalayan Blue Poppy meadow. There’s also the Victorian stumpery, a sculptural environment of tree roots and ferns. The garden is at 2525 336th St. S. in Federal Way. 253-838-4646.
Sand Man Tugboat Tour This floating museum is a vintage vessel that’s more than 105 years old. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends through December. Percival Landing, 405 Columbia St. NW, Olympia. Free. 306-402-8070.
Tacoma Art Museum “Northwest in the West: Exploring Our Roots,” through fall 2015; “Art of the American West: The Haub Family Collection” through fall 2015; “Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff” featuring Shimomura’s recent series, June 20-Sept. 13; “Chihuly: Gifts from the Artist” ongoing. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sundays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. $35 family; $14 adults; $12 seniors, students, military; free 5 and younger. Free 5-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 253-272-4258, tacomaartmuseum.org.
Washington State History Museum “Pomp & Circumstance: The Clothing of Transformation Exhibit” through June 21; “Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe” traditional carvings, Thursday-Dec. 13; “The American Soldier From the Civil War to the War in Iraq” a photographic tribute, June 20-Sept. 6. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. $11 adults; $8 seniors, students and military; free for 5 and younger. $1 EBT cardholders, free 2-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 888-238-4373, washingtonhistory.org.
Museum of Glass “Chihuly Drawings” through June 30; “Kids Design Glass, Too” through July. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. $15 adults, $12 seniors, students, military, AAA members; $5 ages 6-12; free ages 5 and younger; $1 EBT cardholders. 866-468-7386, museumofglass.org.
LeMay — America’s Car Museum A 9-acre campus with a four-story museum as the centerpiece and a family zone where kids and adults of all ages can play and engage in hands-on activities. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. 2702 E. D St., Tacoma. $16 adults; $14 seniors, military; $12 students; $8 ages 6-12; free for children 5 and younger. 253-779-8490, lemaymuseum.org.
LeMay Family Collection at Marymount Open year-round for guided tours. The collection showcases more than 500 vintage vehicles in several buildings, primarily U.S.-made cars, trucks, buses, fire engines and motorcycles. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma. $15 adults, $5 ages 6-17, free for 5 and younger. lemaymarymount.org.
Foss Waterway Seaport Museum Featuring maritime heritage exhibits, land and boat based education programs all in historic Balfour Building. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 705 Dock St., Tacoma. $8 adults, $5 children, students, military and seniors, $20 family pass. fosswaterwayseaport.org.
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Explore a 19th-century fort and learn about the Hudson’s Bay Co. era. Re-enactors create 19th-century meals on a wood stove, over campfires or in a brick oven competing for the “golden skillet,” 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Point Defiance Park, Tacoma. $22 family; $7 adults; $6 active-duty military, military spouse, seniors (65 and older); $5 students; $4 ages 5-17; and free for ages 4 and younger. 253-591-5339, fortnisqually.org.
Historic Fort Steilacoom Visit the remaining four buildings from the first U.S. military presence near Puget Sound. 3-7 p.m. June 12 and 15-19, 1-7 p.m. Saturday-14 and 20-21, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood. Free, donations accepted. 253-582-5838, historicfortsteilacoom.org.