MetalUrge festival in downtown Tacoma
Q: How many arts festivals can you fit into one weekend?
This weekend, look out for free festivals left, right and center as the South Sound mixes art and sunshine. Tonight in Tollefson Plaza and Tacoma Art Museum, the MetalUrge festival celebrates the summer-long, city-wide metal art intensive with SOTAbots (5 p.m.), the Iron Artist competition (6 p.m.), a handbell choir (6:30 p.m.), a participatory aluminum pour (ongoing) and more. 5-8 p.m. tonight. Free. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4258 (TAM), www.tacomaculture.org (MetalUrge)
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