The big and highly popular Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival is up and running through Sunday. With more than 600 exhibits, the show is one of the largest holiday events on the West Coast. Hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today and Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. Tickets are $13.50 for adults; $12.50 for seniors/military/juniors; kids 10 and younger get in free. Tickets cover the entire run of the festival. Call 800-521-7469 or go to holidaygiftshows.com for details.
Known for her racy and raunchy style of insult comedy, Lisa Lampanelli has made her name participating in the roasts of Denis Leary, Pamela Anderson, Jeff Foxworthy, Flavor Flav, William Shatner, and Donald Trump and to serve as Roastmaster for Larry the Cable Guy. She’s bringing that saucy stand-up routine to the Temple Theater, 47 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, at 7 p.m. tonight. Tickets are $39.50 at the door.