MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS
Arlington Northwest Memorial Display 7 a.m.-8 p.m. May 26-28, Marine Park, 3931 Ruston Way, Tacoma. Free. 253-355-2539, arlingtonnw.org.
Memorial Day Tribute noon May 26, 7 p.m. May 27, 2 p.m. May 28, Mountain View Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood. Free and open to the public. 253-584-0252, mountainviewtacoma.com.
Memorial Day Mass with the Rev. John Wilke, 11 a.m. May 28, Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 5012 70th St. W., Tacoma. 253-472-8875.
Memorial Day Service 11 a.m. May 28, War Memorial Park, Sixth Avenue and South MacArthur Street, Tacoma.
Puyallup Memorial Day Observance 1-2 p.m. May 28, Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S. Meridian, Puyallup. 360-893-8022.
Memorial Day Observance/VietNam Veterans Memorial after arrival of Olympia Thunder Run, dedication of three new flag poles flying the United States, Washington state, and National League of Families POW/MIA flags, noon May 28, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 302 Sid Snyder Ave. S.W., Olympia.
Thurston County Veteran Coalition Memorial Day Observance featuring The American Legion Band, 10:30 a.m. May 28, Washington State Capitol Dome Rotunda, 416 Sid Snyder Ave. S.W., Olympia.
Annual Memorial Day Service 1:30-3 p.m. May 28, Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, 11111 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle. Free. 206-362-5200, washelli.com.
FAIRS & FESTIVALS
Northwest Folklife Festival 11 a.m.-10 p.m. May 25-28, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Free. 206-684-7300, nwfolklifefestival.org.
South Sound Spectacular Spring Show family and kids activities and fun, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 26, The Olympia Ballroom, 116 Legion Way S.E., Olympia. 360-561-4213.
Urban Art Festival Fundraiser Drop by The Bead Factory to make a stretchy bracelet or ring, decorate a cupcake, and a bit of coloring book time!
We’ll also be hosting a raffle, donations will go directly to the kids activities and fun at the festival. 2-6 p.m. May 27, The Bead Factory, 5705 N. 26th St. Tacoma, by donation.
LOCAL FREE MUSEUMS
Browns Point Lighthouse Cottage Exhibits: Jerry Meeker, Puyallup Native American, who was instrumental in the
history of Browns Point and Dash Point; replica early 20th century kitchen, sewing room and schoolroom; maritime display with replica Coast Guard surfboat in original boathouse tours of the 1903 restored lightkeeper’s cottage. Hours 1-4 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 24. Browns Point Lighthouse Park, 201 Tulalip St. N.E., Tacoma. Free. 253-927-2536 message, pointsnortheast.org.
Steilacoom Historical Museum Ongoing exhibits: barbershop mug collection, glass aquarium bowls, Ed Bair’s Deep Sea Aquarium at Saltar’s Point, Nathaniel Orr’s Wagon Shop and more. Hours 1-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Oct. 28. Steilacoom Historical Museum, 1801 Rainier St., Steilacoom. 253-584-4133, steilacoomhistorical.org.
For more ideas go to The News Tribune calendar