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Critic’s picks: Outlaw Days at Mary Olson Farm in Auburn, Sumner’s Write in the Valley, Tacoma Autumn Moon Festival and Trio Lexicon at Agnus Dei Lutheran in Gig Harbor

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Sep. 28, 2012 at 5:14 am |
September 25, 2012 11:17 am

Outlaw Days at Auburn’s Mary Olson Farm

Relive the Old West at the Mary Olson Farm, a restored 1902 pioneer farmhouse in Auburn run by the White River Valley Museum. “Outlaw Days” runs this and next weekend, and features an interactive theater experience “Gentleman Desperado” by Seattle playwright Keri Healey, based on a true tale of outlaw Harry Tracy.1:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Oct. 6-7. $5/$3. Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Rd.
Auburn.
253-288-7433, wrvmuseum.org

Sumner’s Write in the Valley

The City of Sumner is hosting its fourth annual Write in the Valley event, where seven published authors discuss everything from writing and editing to getting agents and publishing, including e-publishing. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 29. $10. Sumner Senior Center, 15506 62nd Ct E, Sumner. 253-299-5520, ci.sumner.wa.us/Working/Arts_Write.htm

Autumn Moon Fest

First annual Autumn Moon Festival celebrating abundance and togetherness. Traditional holiday dates back  over 3,000 years. Equinox, end of summer. Businesses, residents, community groups and visitors, cultural experience. Asian food such as moon cakes, hands-on activities for all and a lantern parade at the end led by a Moon Princess. 2-9 p.m. Sept. 29. Free. Chinese Reconciliation Park, 1741 N. Shuster Parkway, Tacoma. tacomachinesepark.org

Trio Lexicon at Agnus Dei Lutheran, Gig Harbor

Sunday afternoon sees playful chamber music by Seattle-based Trio Lexicon at Gig Harbor’s Agnus Dei Lutheran. Part of the year-long Celebration of the Arts, the concert “In the Beginning” mixes light-hearted music about the creation, from Mark Twain to Jake Heggie, Aaron Copland, Hugo Wolf and Samuel Barber, sung by husband-and-wife duo Richard and Madeline Bersmina, with pianist Christina Bach. 3 p.m. Sept. 30. $10 donation. Agnus  Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW in Gig Harbor.  253-851-6222, agnusdeilutheran.org

 

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