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Tag: May Day

April
26th

Celebrate May Day (whatever the weather) in downtown Tacoma with the Puget Sound Revels and Tacoma Art Museum

It may not seem like spring this week, with way more weeds than sunshine, but Sunday is May Day: the first of May, traditionally a holiday in Europe to welcome in warmer weather. (One can always hope, right?) From medieval times, villagers would take the day off to sing, gather flowers and dance around a maypole, making complex patterns with ribbons. You too can celebrate May Day, either with the Puget Sound Revels or Tacoma Art Museum.

If you’d like a taste of that tradition, the Puget Sound Revels folks will be welcoming in May Day as they

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April
26th

Sing in May with the Revels at Tollefson Plaza

 

 

Ready for some sunnier weather? Then join the Puget Sound Revels in Tollefson Plaza this Saturday from 2-3:30 p.m. to dance, sing and otherwise make merry on May Day. There’ll be Maypole dancing, flower decking, poetry reading and plenty of folksongs. 

And no, you don’t need to know how to do any of it! If you want a last-minute practice session, there’s one from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday April 30 at First United Methodist Church, 621 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma (enter through the double glass doors in the basement on the alley side of the building.) But the Revels folks

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