Black aviator history at the Washington State History Museum
“Black Wings,” new at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, explores the history of African American aviators past and present in a Smithsonian exhibit of stories, photographs and artifacts. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays through Jan. 16, 2012. $8/$7/$6/free for under-six, and free for all military, veterans and families on Veterans’ Day. 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 888-BE-THERE, www.washingtonhistory.org
“Artistry of Quilts” in Gig Harbor
Just opened, “The Artistry of Quilts” at the Harbor History Museum showcases both historic and contemporary examples of quilt art, including quilts by the Gig Harbor Quilters Guild and a talk by quilter Delaine Gately. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 4; talk 1 p.m. Nov. 19. $6/$5/$4/free for six and under. 4121 Harborview Dr., Gig Harbor. 253-858-6722, www.harborhistorymuseum.org
Tango for flute and guitar at Antique Sandwich Co.
Duo Rubicund, comprised of Meredith Connie on guitar and Erica Coutsouridis on flute, will perform the complete duo “History of the Tango” by Argentine tango composer Astor Piazzolla this Sunday as part of the Classical Sundays series at the Antique Sandwich Company. 3 p.m. Oct. 23. Entry by donation. Antique Sandwich Company café, 5102 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. 253-752-4069, www.duorubicund.com
Duane Hulbert gives piano recital for First Lutheran
Tacoma-based concert pianist and University of Puget Sound professor Duane Hulbert will give another recital on the 7-foot Steinway grand at First Lutheran Church Tacoma; the first recital raised enough funds to purchase the piano in July. This recital raises funds for the general congregation and previews a Nov. 4 recital at UPS; it includes works by Liszt, Schubert and Debussy. 1 p.m. Oct. 23. Entry by donation. 524 S. I St., Tacoma. 253-272-1538, www. firstlutherantacoma.com; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4. $12.50/$8.50. Schneebeck Hall, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. 253-879-3555, www.pugetsound.edu