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It’s a weekend for the Home Show, Sportsmen Show, free films, Scandinavian dance and more

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Jan. 28, 2012 at 8:00 am with No Comments »
January 27, 2012 4:12 pm

Gillian Mathews, of Seattle, clutches a treasured keepsake Gnome she found at the Vintage Market, a new feature at the annual Tacoma Home and Garden Show at the Tacoma Dome Wednesday January 25, 2012. Dean J. Koepfler / Staff photographer

There’s plenty of things to do this weekend, here is a quick and dirty list of what’s happening:

Tacoma Home & Garden Show 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 27-28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 29, Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. $10 adults, $8 seniors (62 and older, weekdays only), free for ages 16 and younger. 253-756-2121,

Washington Sportsmen’s Show Jan. 27-29, Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave., S.W., Puyallup. $12 for adults, $5 for ages 6-16, free for ages 5 and younger,

Free Movie Showings “Alice in Wonderland” 10 a.m. Jan. 28, “Hamlet” 7 p.m. Jan. 28, “Little Women” 1 p.m. Jan. 29, Once Sold Tales Bookstore Outlet, 22442 72nd Ave. South, Kent. 253-833-1911.

Scandinavian Dance 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Normanna Hall, 1106 S. 15th St., Tacoma. $10 suggested donation. 253-759-3731.

Winter Wonderland Family Nature Walks: Wapato Hills 10-11 a.m. Jan. 28, Wapato Hills Park, 6231 S. Wapato St., Tacoma. 253-591-6439

Pier Peer Around Tacoma 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 28, Point Defiance Boathouse Marina, 5912 N. Waterfront Drive, Tacoma. $6 per person. 253-591-6439,

Six Tips for a Safe and Sane Dog presentation by trainer Dorothy Turley, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 29, Gig Harbor Branch Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Drive N.W., Gig Harbor. Free. 253-265-6235,

Classical Sundays 3 p.m. Jan. 29: Geoffrey Klok, Antique Sandwich Company, 5102 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Open donation. 253-752-4069

For more ideas go to The News Tribune calendar

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