It’s a warm sunny day and what better weather then to go to an outdoor concert. Here are few happening in the area:
Westsound Home & Garden Summer Concert Series featuring Austin Radio at 6 p.m. tonight, Uptown Gig Harbor, 4701 Point Fosdick Drive N.W., Gig Harbor. It’s free. 253-851-4557, www.uptowngigharbor.com.
Curran Apple Orchard Summer Concert Series featuring Department of Washington American Legion Band at 6:30-8 p.m. tonight, Curran Apple Orchard Park, 3920 Grandview Drive W., University Place. It’s free. 253-460-2530, www.curranappleorchard.com.
Jazz Under The Stars featuring Johnaye Kendrick, Seattle vocalist at 7 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater of Mary Baker Russell Music Center at Pacific Lutheran University, Wheeler Street S. and Eighth Avenue S., Parkland. Free. 253-535-7618, www.plu.edu/~jazz.
Kent Summer Concerts: Thursdays at the Lake featuring Handful of Luvin’ playing fiddle-driven roots rock, 7-8:30 p.m. tonight, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent. Free. 253-856-5050, www.kentarts.com.
Enjoy the outdoors? Thinking about taking a hike? Then check this out:
Backpacking Washington with Craig Romano From the wild Olympic Peninsula to the sun-kissed Blue Mountains, Craig Romano has lined up 70 trips ranging from 16 to 50 miles to the most outstanding backcountry destinations in Washington, 7:30-8:45 p.m. tonight, Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 Eighth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Free. (360) 352-0595, www.trl.org.
Dancing and interactive comedy:
Real Misfortune game show night, a gloried trash version of an ABC television game show. Join in the fun from 8-11 p.m. tonight, Northern Pacific Coffee Company, 401 Garfield St. S., Parkland. No cover. 253-537-8338.
Join a dynamic group of blues dancers that get down every Thursday night. All skill levels and styles of dance welcome to the Oly Blues Dance at 9 p.m. tonight, Olympia Eagles, 805 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. $5. 360-943-4010, Olyswing.com.
For more ideas go to The News Tribune calendar