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Festivals, pumpkin patches, theater, music on Sunday’s calendar

Post by Kate McEntee / The News Tribune on Oct. 23, 2011 at 11:50 am |
October 23, 2011 11:51 am

Wrap up your weekend with some fun in the South Sound. Here’s a selection of events going on today:

FESTIVALS

Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival Oct. 23, Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D St., Tacoma.

CroatiaFest Oct. 23, Exhibition Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Free. 206-937-8960, croatiafest.org.

FAMILY

Hobey Ford Puppetry presents “Animalia” 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Chapel on Echo Bay, 400 6th Ave., Fox Island. 253-549-7039. Free.

LITERARY

Poetry reading with Linda Back McKay 4 p.m. Oct. 23, King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-8801, kingsbookstore.com.

MUSIC

University of Puget Sound Fall Choral Concert 2 p.m. Oct. 23, University of Puget Sound Schneebeck Concert Hall, North 14th Street and North Union Avenue, Tacoma. 253-879-3555, pugetsound.edu/calendar. Free.

Old Time Gospel Sing 6 p.m. Oct. 23, Life Center Church, 1717 S. Union Ave., Tacoma. 253-756-5300, life-center.org. Free.

Classical Sundays 3 p.m. Oct. 23: Meredith Connie and Erica Coutsouridis, guitar and flute, Antique Sandwich Company, 5102 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Donation.

SEASONAL

Double R Farms Pumpkins, pumpkin patch, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay ride, restrooms, school tours, 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 5820 44th St. E., Puyallup. 253-227-5385.

Loves Farm Pumpkins, corn maze, 2010 Meridian E., Edgewood, 253-942-3667. $4.50.

Old McDebbie’s Farm Pumpkin patch, fall festival, fresh eggs, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, pony rides petting zoo and farm animals, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, 4924 268th St. E., Spanaway. 253-875-0356.

Maris Farms Pumpkin patch, corn maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted trail, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, bouncy castle or moon bounce, pony rides and farm animals, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, last maze at 5:30 p.m., 24713 Sumner Buckley Highway, Buckley. 888-235-5439, 253-862-2848.

Picha’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze Pumpkins galore, five-acre corn maze, pumpkin sling and weekend hayrides through Oct. 31, Picha’s Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze, 6502 52nd St. E., Puyallup. Cost varies – entrance to the patch is free. 253-841-4443, pichafarms.com.

Sasaki Farms Pick your own pumpkins, pumpkin patch, noon-dusk daily, 15308 188th St. E., Orting. 360-893-5973.

V2 Farm Corn maze, pirate ship, Old West town, tepees by the pond, pumpkins and famous brick barn. Daytime corn maze open at 10 a.m. Wednesday-Sunday; hay wagon haunt ride opens at 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pirates of the Plateau corn maze opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; the farm is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, V2 Farm, 20613 S.E. 436th St., Enumclaw. $5. 206-353-6695.

THEATER

“Something Wicked This Way Comes” 2 p.m. Oct. 23, Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. S.W., Lakewood. $19-$23. 253-588-0042.

“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Tacoma Little Theater, 210 N. I St., Tacoma; $15-$25, 253-272-2281

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