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Art: Art Show
Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads
Tacoma Art Museum is honored to present an exhibition from internationally acclaimed Seattle artist Zhi LIN. His works focus on the experiences of 19th century Chinese laborers, whose vital story is nearly absent from American history books. Lin’s painting...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Mare Made: An exhibit of the work of local artist Mare Blocker
Seattle native Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established the M Kimberly Press in 1984 when she bought her first Vandercook 219. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including the Mus...
University of Puget Sound – Collins Memorial Library
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-9pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography, Gallery, Art Show, Installations
Glastnost & Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest
Glasnost and Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of how citizen diplomacy in Washington and the greater Northwest contributed to the thawing of the Cold War. Visitors will learn about people from Washington t...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am till 5pm, 10am till 5pm
Art: Installations, Art Show, Mixed Media
Carnival of the Animals Mixed Media Installation
Mixed Media Installation by Becky Frehse.
Gallery 301
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 - Sun 12/31/17
Theater: Musical, Play, Dance Play, Holiday
Coming Home: An Original Singing Christmas Tree Production
About Coming Home: Our story takes place in the quaint little town of Glenbrook where the local theatre group (full of larger-than-life characters) are preparing for the town’s annual Christmas pageant. Billy Rogers, the long-time writer of the show, is ru...
Life Center Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 3pm and 7pm
Wed 12/20/17 - Fri 12/22/17 at 7pm
Sat 12/23/17 at 3pm
Theater: Musical
The Christmas Revels
For centuries, pilgrims have walked the Camino de Santiago in Galicia (Northern Spain). The 2017 Christmas Revels® finds Revels pilgrims (our Revels chorus) singing, dancing, and storytelling on the camino as they accompany one particular pilgrim on his jo...
Rialto Theatre
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 1pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 7:30pm
Wed 12/20/17 at 7:30pm
Music: Rock, Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event
Dace's Rock-n-More Rockcital December 2017
It's that time of the year again... the December Rockcital is here. We have 14 amazing bands this quarter, here to show you their chops. Held at the Swiss in Tacoma (an appropriately rock 'n' roll setting), food and drink are available for purchase. There ...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 11:30am-4:30pm
Special Event: Holiday, Children
Film Focus: The Muppet Christmas Carol
The family holiday classic starring Michael Caine puts a madcap Muppets spin on Dickens’ timeless tale.
Pantages Theater
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 3pm
Special Event: Religious
Historic "Old St. Peter's Church" invites you to Worship!
Tacoma's 1st and oldest church St. Peter’s (est. 1873) invites you to experience Holy Communion every Sunday at 10AM (Sunday School during school year). At 5:00PM we offer traditional Evening Prayer Services. Mondays AA Group meets at 7PM. Tuesdays Cra...
St. Peter's Church
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 10am till 11am, 5pm till 5:40pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 10am till 11am, 6:30pm till 7:15pm
Sun 12/24/17 at 10am till 11am, 5pm till 5:40pm
Sun 12/24/17 at 10am till 11am, 6:30pm till 7:15pm
Sun 12/31/17 at 10am till 11am, 5pm till 5:40pm
Music: Jazz
Kareem Kandi Band
A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem Kandi is a performer, composer, and educator, in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage. Kareem is a versatile musician with strong roots in the traditions of Jazz, Blues, and Funk, an...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 4:30pm-6:30pm
Music: Holiday Music
Loose Canon Community Christmas Carol Sing-along at Bethany Presb Church
Community Christmas carol and holiday music sing-along accompanied by mountain gospel band Loose Canon. Children welcome. From Jingle Bells and Frosty the Snowman to O Come All Ye Faithful and Silent Night. We'll sing all your favorites. No Cost.
Bethany Presbyterian Church
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 3pm-4pm
Dance: Classical Dance
Nutcracker Dance Theatre Northwest
Celebrating their 30th Anniversary, Dance Theatre Northwest will charm children and family audiences with magical performances of the timeless holiday production The Nutcracker.The leading roles are shared between Katherine Neumann, Oceana Thunder, Neil Al...
Mount Tahoma High School
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 4pm
Theater: Musical
Once Upon a Mattress
Once Upon a Time was never quite like this - the age-old tale of "The Princess and the Pea" by Hans Christian Anderson mixed with musical comedy mayhem. A wicked queen, a spellbound king and their son the prince, are visited by a genuine royal princess nam...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 2pm
Theater: Musical
Once Upon A Mattress
Tacoma Musical Playhouse will be performing Once Upon a Mattress from November 24 to December 17. It will be showing on Fridays at 7:30 and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 and 7:30, excluding November 27-31. Based on “The Princess and the Pea” by Hans Christ...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 2pm
Theater: Play
Seussical
Celebrate the holidays with your family in the world of Dr. Seuss! The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too...
Tacoma Little Theatre
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 2pm
Fri 12/22/17 - Sat 12/23/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 12/24/17 at 2pm
Theater: Children's Theatre
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!
In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Pageant
The Christmas Celebration--A Christmas Pageant at Bethany Presbyterian Church
An Inter-generational scripture and music presentation of the Christmas story offered as part of the worship service. All are invited. Children can have a costume and participate even on the day of the pageant if they arrive by 10:15a. No cost required; an...
Bethany Presbyterian Church
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 10:30am-11:45am
Theater: Musical
The Christmas Revels®
For centuries, pilgrims have walked the Camino de Santiago in Galicia (Northern Spain). The 2017 Christmas Revels® finds Revels pilgrims (our Revels chorus) singing, dancing, and storytelling on the camino as they accompany one particular pilgrim on his jo...
Rialto Theatre
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 1pm and 5:30pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 1pm till 3:15pm, 5:30pm till 7:45pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 7:30pm-9:45pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 7:30pm
Wed 12/20/17 at 7:30pm
Dance: Classical Dance
Washington Contemporary Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker
Join us for our 30th Anniversary Season! Washington Contemporary Ballet celebrates the holiday season with our annual production of The Nutcracker. This full-length classical presentation of a family holiday favorite includes Tchaikovsky's memorable sco...
Stadium High School
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Relationships, Religious, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Weekly Meditation Class with Prayers for World Peace
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace ...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Tacoma, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 12/24/17 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-11:15am
    

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