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It’s holiday craft and bazaar time, flower show, history events, tattoo convention and more happenings this weekend

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Nov. 3, 2012 at 6:00 am |
November 2, 2012 4:09 pm

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Get a jump on your holiday shopping at these local craft fairs and bazaars:

Homemade For The Holidays 4-8 p.m. Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3, Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey. Debbie Wakefield, 360-491-0176.

Kent Holiday Craft Market 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3, Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent.

Holiday Craft Fair With 180 booths, proceeds benefit Spanaway Lake High School A.S.B. and athletics, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4, Spanaway Lake High School, 1305 168th St. E., Spanaway.

Annual Northwood Holiday Boutique 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3, Northwood Elementary School, 9805 24th St. E., Edgewood.

Puyallup Eagles Annual Holiday Bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4, Puyallup Eagles Club, 202 Fifth St. NW, Puyallup. Free. 253-845-5021, 2308. foe.com.

Tacoma Buddhist Temple Fall Food & Crafts Bazaar 11 a.m. Nov. 4, Tacoma Buddhist Temple, 1717 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. Free admission. Menu items: $1-$9. 253-627-1417, tacomabt.org.

Here’s a variety of community events to check out:

Evergreen Chrysanthemum Association Flower Show Featuring hundreds of large exhibition English mums and other plant culture 1-5 p.m. Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4,Furney’s Nursery, 21215 Pacific Highway S., Des Moines. Free. 253-631-6321, 253-631-9145.

Fort Nisqually’s Arts of the Fur Trade 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. $4-$6. 253-591-5339, fortnisqually.org.

Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Game 6-9 p.m. Nov. 3, Emerald Ridge High School, 12405 184th St. E., Puyallup. $8 to $12, harlemambassadors.eventbrite.com.

One Nation Under Ink Tattoo/Piercing Convention 1-10 p.m. Nov. 2, noon-midnight Nov. 3, noon-7 p.m. Nov. 4, Redlion of Olympia, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Olympia. $15 day, $35 for the weekend; military and students $10 day, $25 weekend with ID. 360-642-7373, onenationunderink.com.

The Conversation Come explore and develop leadership and communication skills in the first of three interactive workshop sessions led by Dexter Gordon, noon-2 p.m. Nov. 4, Tacoma Urban League, 2550 Yakima Ave., Tacoma. Free. 253-573-1504, conversationtacoma.blogspot.com.

Get out and discover what nature has to offer or join in a run or volunteer:

Family Nature Walk 10-11 a.m. Nov. 3, Swan Creek Park, Pioneer Way E., Tacoma. Free. 253-591-6439, ­tacomanaturecenter.org.

Orting Turkey Trot 2012
9-11 a.m. Nov. 3, Orting Eagles Lodge, 112 Bridge St. S., Orting. $40. 360-893-3150, ortingturkeytrot.org.

Turn Back the Clock Running Event 9 a.m. Nov. 4, Rainier Vista Park, 5475 45th Ave. SE, Lacey. $27 for 5K or 10K; $12 for family mile. 360-491-0857, ontherunevents.com/turnbacktheclock.

South Prairie Creek Volunteer Planting 9 a.m. Nov. 3, South Prairie Area, state Route 162, South Prairie. Free. 253-845-2973, piercecountycd.org.

Trillium Park Work Party
Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 10, Trillium Park, 901 Eskridge Blvd. SE, Olympia. Free. 360-753-8365.

For more ideas go to The News Tribune calendar

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