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Cigars, cars…and booze

LeMay America’s Car Museum and El Gaucho Tacoma are teaming up to put on “Cars & Cigars” on August 3.

The event combines:
– Tastings from Northwest wineries, distilleries and breweries
– Cigars
– LeMay’s cars
– El Gaucho appetizers

Cigars can be purchased with the ticket or at the event.
Or you can bring cigars with you.

Cars & Cigars
When: 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3
Where: Anderson Outdoor Plaza at America’s Car Museum
2702 East D. St., Tacoma
Cost: $95 per person inclusive, no cigar
$105 per

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Historical home tour, garden tour, classical music, Pac. Ave. street fair, jazz and more events this weekend


It’s community tour day with a variety to choose from on Saturday.

Discover the history of Washington’s oldest town and tour six homes built between 1858-1895. Sponsored by Steilacoom Historical Museum Association, the tour is from 1-5 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20; $15 for museum members at steilacoom or Saturday at Perkins Park at Union and Martin streets. Call 584-4133 for more information.
Enjoy a diverse group of gardens at the University Place Tour of Gardens from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Six gardens are on the tour, each with a view of Puget Sound

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Kal Penn to narrate ‘Fantastic Journey’ at the Paramount

You might know actor Kal Pann as cinematic stoner Kumar or, in real life, as an Obama adiministration director. On June 6 he takes on the role of narrator when he takes the stage at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre for the West Coast Premiere of “Icarus at the Edge of Time.”

Penn is joining the Seattle Science Festival as the narrator for the opening night’s performance of the multimedia work.

Penn is perhaps best known for playing the role of Kumar in the “Harold and Kumar” film series. He also portrayed Dr. Kutner in TV’s “House.” Penn left acting

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Broadway Center announces 2013-14 season

The Broadway Center for the Performing Arts announced its 2013-14 season today. Member tickets and multi-show packages are on sale now with single ticket sales starting July 8.

The BCPA will be celebrating its 30th anniversary season with over 40 events coming to Tacoma’s Theater District.

Here’s the 2013-14 season in chronological order:

Musical “Chicago”
(Tickets: $59, $79, $89, $109)

Travel writer Rick Steves
(Tickets: $15, $25, $75*) *$75 ticket includes post-show meet and greet with Rick Steves

The Acting Company: William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

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It’s a busy Memorial Day weekend at Museum of Flight

The three-day Memorial Day weekend starts in a few days and if you’re looking for some family activities to soak up that extra day here’s what’s happening at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field.

World War II Bomber Rides
Experimental Aircraft Association’s B-17 Tour of Aluminum Overcast
Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A Memorial Day weekend tradition continues as The Museum of Flight will host the Experimental Aircraft Association’s B-17 bomber, Aluminum Overcast, for rides and ground tours during the last week in May. The Flying Fortress will arrive

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


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

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Human-powered smoothies pedal in to farmers market

A Tacoma pair are running what you might call a zero emission smoothie business at the Broadway Farmers market.

At the downtown Tacoma market today I came across Camille Leinweber and Jake Hupp, both 20, who are selling blueberry-raspberry-banana 12 ounce smoothies for $5.

What makes their fledgling business, Pedal Puree, unique (at least in Tacoma) is that their blender and mode of transport to and from the market are entirely human-powered.

Hupp uses his bicycle to haul all the gear from their Tacoma home near the Emerald Queen Casino first to a commercial kitchen

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Wooden boat fair, women in comedy, beer festival and more happenings this weekend


Immerse yourself in maritime history at Olympia Wooden Boat Fair this weekend. Wooden boats of all conditions, vintages and sizes will be on display throughout Percival Landing, 625 Columbia St. NW, Olympia. There also will be a kids’ boat-building booth today, entertainment, an international food alley, arts and crafts booths and other family friendly activities to enjoy. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Go to

You know it’s spring when motorcycle enthusiasts bring out their bikes for a Motorcycle Rally. Join clubs from around the region and admire some of the

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