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Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Aug. 26, 2011 at 10:37 am with No Comments »
August 26, 2011 10:37 am

In celebration of “The Stinking Rose,” the Chehalis Garlic Fest and Craft Show will cover the gamut of everything garlic. There will be live music, wine tasting, beer garden – with garlic beer, face painting, kids activities, pony rides and more at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 N. National Ave., Chehalis. Hours are noon-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. A vintage trolley will provide transportation from stops throughout Centralia and Chehalis. Admission is $5 adults, youth and seniors $4, and kids 7 years old and younger are free,

Come see more than 1,000 different vintage, specialty automobiles, trucks and motorcycles from the LeMay Family Collection, plus hundreds of local collector cars and other unique vehicles at the Annual LeMay Car Show from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. There also will be automobile-related vendor displays, food vendors, a Car Club Corral, an automotive Swap Meet, and a collector car auction. The event is being held at Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma. Admission is $10, members and active military are free, 253-272-2336,

With observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor, Brian Regan’s performances are relatively clean as he refrains from profanity and off-color humor and has become known as a universal comic. He is performing in at 7:30 tonight at Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. Tickets are $45 and available by phone or online; 253-591-5894,

The Charlie Daniels Band’s roots run deep in country and southern rock, best know for its iconic hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Daniels is an accomplished singer, guitarist and fiddler, and he will ply his trade in an 8:30 show tonight at Emerald Queen Casino, 2024 E. 29th St., Tacoma. Tickets are $35-$70 and available through Ticketmaster.

She may have grown up in one of music’s most famous family, but Janet Jackson has blazed her own trail with hits, including “Rhythm Nation,” “That’s the Way Love Goes,” “Together Again” and “All for You.” She is also an accomplished actress with movies such as “Nutty Professor II: The Klumps,” “For Colored Girls” and “Why Did I Get Married Too?” She is on her Number Ones: Up Close and Personal World Tour and will  perform at 8 p.m. Monday at McCaw Hall, 301 Mercer St., Seattle. Get your tickets – $52.50-$127.50 – through Ticketmaster.

With a voice sometimes referred to as a “significant instrument,” Josh Groban broke onto the music scene more than 12 years ago and has since sold over 24 million albums worldwide. Stopping at KeyArena, Seattle Center on his Straight to You Tour, his 8 p.m. concert is Saturday. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster; $42-$92.

Probably your first recognition of Jeff Bridges is as an actor. But with the success of his Academy Award-winning lead in “Crazy Heart,” Bridges has broken out with a music career. He will play in a 7 p.m. concert Sunday, performing songs from “Crazy Heart,” and others at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery, 1411 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville. Purchase your tickets – $37.50-
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The two-time Grammy-Award winner for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album, Ben Harper plays a mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock music. He is known for his guitar-playing skills and vocals, and they will be on display in a 6:30 p.m. concert Saturday at Marymoor Park, 4308 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., Redmond. Tickets are $52 through Ticketmaster.

For more ideas go to The News Tribune calendar

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