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Antiques, wine, ballet, comedy and more going on this weekend and beyond

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Feb. 3, 2012 at 4:33 pm with No Comments »
February 3, 2012 4:42 pm

File photo, Drew Perine, The News Tribune

Love old stuff? You’ll want to head out to America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 10 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup. It will feature hundreds of booths with estate jewelry, vintage toys, furniture, china, glass and more. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6. Call 503-282-0877 or go to

The Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival offers the perfect pairing today and Saturday at 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw. Visitors can check out 24 wineries, chocolatiers, shopping, entertainment and demonstrations from 4-9 today and noon-9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $20 at the door and includes two-day entry, a Riedel wine glass and two wine tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets are $1 each. Go to

Today–Feb. 12
Make a trip to Seattle to see Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production of “Don Quixote” starring actor Tom Skerritt in the title role. It is the American premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s full-length ballet created for Dutch National Ballet in 2010. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays plus 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Feb. 12 at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets are $28-$168. Call 206-684-7200 or go to

Lisa Lampanelli, known for her racy and raunchy style of insult comedy, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Temple Theater, 47 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. Tickets are $46.50 through Ticketmaster.

Wednesday–Feb. 12
Dive into a sea of color and fragrance at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show when it takes over the Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle. Peruse hundreds of exhibits, watch demonstrations and get information from experts. The show opens Wednesday and runs through Feb. 12. Hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. every day except Feb. 12, when it closes at 6 p.m. Tickets prices: $20 adults, $5 for ages 12-17, free for children younger than 12; a two-day pass is $29 and a five-day pass is $65; $10 for half-days (after 3 p.m.). For details, go to

Today–March 4
5th Avenue Theater’s “Oklahoma!” is a collaboration with renowned choreographer Donald Byrd and Spectrum Dance Theatre. The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical runs through March 4 with various showtimes. Tickets are $29-$65. Call 206-625-1900 or go to

Known for hit songs such as “Lady,” “Babe” and “The Best of Times,” Styx has been performing since the 1970s. The group plays at 8:30 tonight at Emerald Queen Casino, 2023 E. 29th St., Tacoma. Tickets are $40-$70 through Ticketmaster.

Wednesday–Feb. 12
With a funky soul sound highlighted by a powerful horn section, Tower of Power has performed for more than 43 years. Some of the group’s biggest hits include “You’re Still A Young Man” and “So Very Hard To Go.” Starting Wednesday, the band takes on a four-night engagement at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley, 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle. Set times are 7:30 and 9:30 each night. Tickets are $40. Call 206-441-9729 or go to

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