Nosh at farmers market
Dozens of bakeries, breweries, wineries, coffee roasters and restaurants will be on hand for the 17th annual Taste of the Market; enjoy the food and beverage, plus live music. 5:30 p.m.; Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N., Olympia. $60. olympiafarmersmarket.com.
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Old Town Tacoma walk
Learn about what Old Town Tacoma was like in the early 20th century during this guided history walk. After the walk, take in a summer concert in Old Town Park. 5 p.m., Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N. 30th St., Tacoma. Free. jobcarrmuseum.org.
Tacoma history trivia night
The city of Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Office, the Washington State History Museum and Tacoma Historical Society will host the third annual Tacoma History Trivia Night; 7 p.m.; The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave., Tacoma. Free. For more information, visit cityoftacoma.org/HPEvents or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-591-5254.
Explore at low tide
Participants will walk along Owen Beach at low tide, looking for marine creatures; naturalists from Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium will be on hand. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. 10:45 a.m.; meet at Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Free. pdza.org/explore-shore.
Explore Burfoot Park beach
Trained volunteers with the South Sound Estuary Association will be at a local beach to help identify marine creatures exposed at low tide. Noon-3 p.m.; Burfoot Park, 6927 Boston Harbor Road NE; and 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Tolmie State Park, 7730 61st Ave. NE, Olympia. Free. sseacenter.org.
Join loop bike ride
The Capital Bicycling Club will hold a loop ride that will go through Capital State Forest; will cover 63 miles with 2,619 feet of elevation gain. 10 a.m.; ride starts at Safeway, 3215 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia. capitalbicycleclub.org.