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Quilting and crafting sale, Bottle Collectors show, Petpalooza, boats, cars and motorcycles shows and more this weekend

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on May 18, 2013 at 6:30 am with No Comments »
May 17, 2013 1:56 pm

MIller's quilts


For all you crafters and quilters, Saturday is an opportunity to shop for your craft supplies in one spot. The Quilters & Crafters Yard Sell from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. is at Frontier Park Pierce County Fairgrounds, 21800 Meridian Ave. E., Graham.  If you have a closet full of extra fabric, paper, ribbon, rick rack, thread, patterns, etc., then this is the place to sell some of your extra supplies and handmade items at this special sale. To sell, a 12-foot by 12-foot space is $10, spectators get in free. Call 253-798-4177 for more information.

Check out great old bottles, insulators. advertising, brewiana, collectibles, small antiques, pottery, old photos and more at the Washington Bottle & Collectors Club Spring Show. It’s 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Kent Commons Community Center, 525 Fourth Ave. N, Kent. Admission is free.

Learn about family awareness and education at the Asthma and Allergy Prevention and Management Fair sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. The fair will focus on how to reduce the effects of asthma and allergies as well as provide information for improved self-management in children. It runs 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Harrison Preparatory School, 8800 121st St. SW, Lakewood. Admission is free.

Auburn’s Petpalooza caters to pet lovers and their four-legged family member or other furry friends. It features entertainment, pony rides, an agility area, more than 150 vendor booths, pet adoptions, exams, vaccinations and other related services and giveaways from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Game Farm Park, 3030 R St. SE, Auburn. The free gathering also will have a petting zoo, GASCAR inter-species animal racing, Farmyard Follies Shows and kids’ Ag-Ventureland. Call 253-931-3043.

Head over the Narrows Bridge to enjoy the brightly varnished mahogany and gleaming chrome of a bygone era in boating at the Tides Tavern Classic Boat Show. The two-day event — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday — is being held at Tides Tavern, 2925 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, It’s free to the public.


What do yachts, cars and motorcycles have in common? The Shipmates’ — the women’s auxiliary of the Tacoma Yacht Club — 2013 Tour of Boats, Classic Cars and Motorcycles theme, “It’s Exhaust- Ing,” will give you a clue. Check out the wide variety of boats, cars and motorcycles, including a 75-foot restored Canadian military training vessel; an antique firetruck; Tacoma fireboat, Captain’s Gig; Verite; and a sailboat kit, Scamp. View them from noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the Tacoma Yacht Club, 5401 N. Waterfront Drive, Tacoma. Tickets are $3 or six for $15, children 5 and younger are free. Proceeds benefit local charities.

Singing songs from Broadway, the Key Singers will perform its Spring Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. It is at Key Peninsula Lutheran Church, 4213 Lackey Road KpN, Lakebay. Admission is $6 donation. Call 253-884-5615 for the details.

Tapestry Singers’ “Movies & Memories” choral concert will feature film favorites including medleys from “Oklahoma” and “Porgy & Bess” as well as well-known tunes such as “Send in the Clowns,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” and more. It’s at 3 p.m. Sunday at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 10510 136th St. E., Puyallup and is free, donations are welcome.

Known as the queen of Northwest vibe players, Susan Pascal has collaborated with many top local artists and her work can be heard on numerous soundtracks. The Jazz Live at Marine View concert at 5 p.m. Sunday will feature the rhythmic and melodic traditions of Brazil. Joining her will be musicians Bill Anschell on piano, Chuck Deardorf on bass and Jeff Busch on percussion. The free concert is at Marine View Presbyterian Church, 8469 E. Side Drive, NE, Tacoma and is appropriate for all ages.

Check out what’s new and make a trip to Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. Current exhibits include “Beyond Books: The Independent Art of Eric Carle” that runs through July 7 and “Drawing Line into Form: Works on Paper from the Collection of BNY Mellon,” through May 25. Ongoing exhibits include “Chihuly: Gifts from the Artist.” Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays. Admission is $8-$10, free 5-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 253-272-4258.

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