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Tag: Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival

July
20th

Critic’s Picks: Gig Harbor Art Festival, Click Flick at the Grand, Tacoma Musical Playhouse and Choir of the West at PLU

Gig Harbor arts fest

Gig Harbor arts it up this weekend with the 28th annual Summer Art Festival. More than 130 artists and artisans will show their wares along Judson Street in the historic waterfront district, plus live music, food and chalk art on Saturday. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. July 21-22. Free. Judson Street, Gig Harbor. Free shuttle service from Gig Harbor Medical Center, 6401 Kimball Drive. peninsulaartleague.com/artFest.html

Click Flick: “Nanny McPhee”

This months’ free Click Family Flick at the Grand Cinema in downtown Tacoma is “Nanny McPhee,” the 2005 comedy starring Emma Thompson as a quirky,

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June
19th

Chalk the Harbor will add color to Gig Harbor’s sidewalks in July

It has a new name but the chalk is the same. Chalk the Harbor returns to Gig Harbor on Saturday, July 21. Bring your knee pads.

Reflecting the town’s history the Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association is encouraging chalk artists to create images of the harbor, its fishing heritage or any other maritime theme.

Best of all: the chalk is free. Registration takes place on the day of the event from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at two downtown locations: Anthony’s parking lot in the Finholm District and the Pioneer/Harborview intersection near the Fly Shop. The event runs

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July
15th

Critic’s Picks: Poet Laureate workshop, Howard at Museum of Glass, Click Flick and Gig Harbor arts fest

Poet Laureate workshop

Josie Emmons Turner, Tacoma’s Poet Laureate, will give a free poetry workshop exploring “Place and Persona” this Saturday at Fort Nisqually. Writers will look at how to combine the imaginary with the real world in persona poems. Bring lunch, paper, pen and something to write on. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 16. Free. Great Room, Fort Nisqually Museum, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Registration required: josie.turner.poet@gmail.com

New Mildred Howard show at Museum of Glass

The Museum of Glass has just opened a new exhibit by San Francisco artist Mildred Howard, whose installation “Blackbird in a

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