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Category: Lakewood

Oct.
12th

It’s time for pumpkin patches, haunted houses in South Sound

The weather might not be cooperating, but for those in search of a little seasonal fun, this weekend will see the opening of many pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted houses around Pierce and Thurston counties. So put on your muck boots and raingear and head out.

Here is our annual map of local halloween attractions. Just click on the markers for details (orange marker=pumpkin patch; red marker=haunted house or maze.)

Feb.
22nd

Lakewood Playhouse announces 2012-13 season

Lakewood Playhouse has announced their 2012-13 season line-up just days after naming John Munn as their new managing artistic director.

Here’s the season:

SHERLOCK’S LAST CASE
by Charles Marowitz
Its Sherlock Holmes and Watson vs. Moriarity’s son in a race against time to save the life of Holmes himself!
(Comedy Thriller)

TWELFTH NIGHT
by William Shakespeare
Comedy, Love, Mistaken Identities and Moustaches…Who could ask for anything more?
(Comedy)

Bonus Show
BEST CHRISTMAS
PAGEANT EVER

By Barbara Robinson
Presented by the Lakewood Playhouse Youth Education Department

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Oct.
23rd

Festivals, pumpkin patches, theater, music on Sunday’s calendar

Wrap up your weekend with some fun in the South Sound. Here’s a selection of events going on today:

FESTIVALS

Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival Oct. 23, Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D St., Tacoma.

CroatiaFest Oct. 23, Exhibition Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Free. 206-937-8960, croatiafest.org.

FAMILY

Hobey Ford Puppetry presents “Animalia” 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Chapel on Echo Bay, 400 6th Ave., Fox Island. 253-549-7039. Free.

LITERARY

Poetry reading with Linda Back McKay 4 p.m. Oct. 23, King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-8801, kingsbookstore.com.

MUSIC

University

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July
19th

Free Tuesday concerts on American Lake

The City of Lakewood is sponsoring a free concert series at American Lake Park. From a gently sloping lawn (bring your chairs or blankets) you’ll be able to hear a wide variety of music through mid-August. Tonight’s concert will be the finals for a local talent competition.

And if the entertainment’s not what you expected? No problem, there’s a swimming area just below the stage. A concessionaire will also be on site during the concerts.

Concerts are held Tuesdays (except for August 2).

Performance highlights include:
– Golden Band of the West’s rock ensemble, Mobility, from Travis

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