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July
9th

Frampton, Hagar, Etheridge, Doobies and more are at Tulalip this summer

It’s a summer of stars under the stars at the Tulalip Resort Casino. Six summer concerts in the resort’s outdoor amphitheater will bring a mostly nostalgic but big-name lineup to Tulalip.

Sunday, July 21: Gretchen Wilson & Clay Walker
Gretchen Wilson has had 13 hit singles on the Billboard country charts, 5 reaching the Top 10. With 31 titles on Billboard, Clay Walker boasts 4 platinum and 2 gold albums.

Sunday, July 28: Peter Frampton & Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Frampton is one of the most celebrated guitarists in rock history; Shepherd is a young blues guitarist

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June
13th

Sasquatch expands to second weekend in 2014

The quick-to-sell-out Sasquatch Music Festival announced today it will add a second weekend to next year’s festival. The added dates will have a separate lineup from the first weekend.

Next years dates are May 23-25 (Memorial Day weekend) and July 4-6 (Independence Day weekend).

This year’s festival sold out in a record 90 minutes. The popular festival takes place at The Gorge, the concert venue high above the Columbia River Gorge in Quincy.

May
20th

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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April
22nd

Keillor, Steve Miller, Benatar, Lovett, Isaak, Connick and more at Chateau this summer

Earlier today I posted on the Counting Crows and The Wallflowers concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville. Now, Chateau has released their full season schedule.

Here it is:

Live Broadcast of A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION featuring GARRISON KEILLOR.
Saturday, June 15 • 2:45PM
$39.00 GA / $65.00 Res.

STEVE MILLER BAND
Saturday, June 29 • 7PM
$49.00 GA / $89.00 Res.

Girls Night Out!
PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO and BERLIN with TERI NUNN
Sunday, July 7 • 7PM
$45.00 GA / $65.00 Res.

CHRIS BOTTI
Saturday,

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Nov.
18th

Walk-through lets visitors get sneak peek of Spanaway’s Fantasy Lights

Usually you take in Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park from the warmth of your car.

But not today.

Visitors can preview the 18th annual Fantasy Lights during a walking preview from 5 to 7 p.m. today (Sunday, Nov. 18). It starts in the parking lot at Sprinker Recreation Center, where crowds will gather and then walk to the Spanaway Park entrance. Sprinker Recreation Center is at 14824 S. C St.

Coffee, cocoa and snacks will be available for purchase, organizers said.

About 3,500 people participate each year in the 2.5-mile walk, Pierce County recreation supervisor Cara Cross

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July
14th

Lots of free family events including Art on the Ave, Pride Festival, rhubarb, carnivals and more this weekend

It’s a weekend full of community festivals. Here are some happening all around the Sound.

Annual Pride Celebration noon-5 p.m. July 14, Pierce Transit Park, Broadway, Tacoma. Free. 253-383-2318, rainbowcntr.org. Read our story about the event at: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/07/13/2212770/tacomas-annual-lgbt-pride-week.html?storylink=weekendnav

Art on the Ave Tacoma’s annual art festival featuring a mobile glass Hot Shop, live music, artist vendors, “grub crawl” and much more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday on Sixth Avenue between Pine and Trafton streets. Admission is free. Read about the event at: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/07/13/2213234/grub-glass-art-and-maybe-a-guest.html#storylink=misearch

PowellsWood Storytelling Festival featuring local and national story tellers, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today. Free

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July
4th

Going to Freedom Fair today? Here are highlights and tips

The party that Tacoma throws for itself every Fourth of July –
Freedom Fair - begins in a few hours along Ruston Way.

Here are some highlights and tips:

Freedom Fair opens at 10 a.m.

Today’s airshow begins at 1:30 p.m. but most of the jets performing in the show will make a practice run starting at 11 a.m. Go early and you’ll have two airshows in one day.

A highlight of the show, the F-22 Raptor, has already been making practice runs this week over the bay. The highly maneuverable Air Force stealth fighter

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June
14th

Run for your life – the zombies are coming


UPDATE: Race organizers have now moved back the race registration deadline to Aug. 1.

Zombies seem to be everywhere these days – both in entertainment and in the news (don’t ask.) Now, they’re even showing up at fun runs.

Yes, you can get your exercise while running from a hoard of the shuffling brain-eaters in the zombie-Infested 5K, “Run For Your Lives.” It’s coming to Onalaska on August 4. (UPDATED) Race registration deadline is August 1.

“Run for Your Lives” will take participants through a series of obstacles over a 5K course while

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