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Tag: Gig Harbor Art Fest


Gig Harbor arts it up July 21 and 22

Gig Harbor’s annual Summer Art Festival will bring more than 130 artists and craftspeople to the city’s historic waterfront district July 21 and 22.

The free festival will feature painters, glass artists, metal workers, wood turners, potters, jewelry designers, photographers, fiber artists and more. There will also be food vendors, musical entertainment and arts activities for children.

Members of Peninsula Art League’s plein air painting group will be creating on-the-spot paintings. Musical contributors include “Spare Thyme” – a fiddle duet and guitarist Jess Ross, among others.

Free shuttle service will be provided from the Medical Center on Kimball Drive to

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Critic’s Picks: Click Flick at the Grand, Gig Harbor Art Fest, chamber music at Lakewold and poetry performance workshop at Urban Grace

Click Flick: “Ice Age”

This month’s Click Family Flick at the Grand is “Ice Age,” the animated feature set 20,000 years ago about a mammoth, a sloth and a human baby. Doors open 10 a.m., screening 10:30 a.m. July 17. Free, first 100 people only. The Grand Cinema, 608 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-572-6062, www.grandcinema.com

Gig Harbor Art Fest

The Peninsula Art League’s 26th Annual Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival this weekend features local artists, live music including the Kim Archer Band, roving fiddlers, kids’ activities and sidewalk chalk art. Free shuttle from Pierce Transit Park and Ride lot and

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