Friday, Nov. 15
Live Music

EMERALD QUEEN: Alice Cooper (rock) 8:30 p.m., $35-$75
502 MARTINI: DJ Brand Nu (DJ dance) 9 p.m., NC
EL GAUCHO: Sandy Harvey (piano lounge) 6 p.m.
ENCORE: Ladies night (hip-hop, top 40 DJs) 10 p.m., $1-$7
GRIT CITY COMEDY: Derek Sheen (comedy) 8:30 p.m., $15
JAZZBONES: True Holland, Sleepy Pilot, Steven Roth (rock) 8 p.m., $6
MAXWELL’S: Lance Buller Trio (jazz) 7 p.m., NC
NEW FRONTIER: Scorpio Party (karaoke) 9 p.m., $5
SWISS: Chrome Molly (rock covers) 9 p.m., $5-$10
TACOMA COMEDY: Chad Daniels (comedy) 8, 10:30 p.m., $15
UNCLE SAM'S: Carnitaurus, Countless the Dead (metal) 8 p.m.
UNCLE THURM'S: Delvon Lamarr Trio (funk) 7:30 p.m., NC

Habitat Restoration Work - 9:00 am
Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 South Tyler Street, Tacoma WA 98405
Join us for our regular stewardship activities as we care for the park by removing invasive plant species, re-planting areas with native plants and helping those plants thrive. No experience necessary. Come dressed for the weather and prepared to get dirty. Work parties occur rain or shine! Children must be accompanied by adults. All ages welcome, free. Info:
Northwest Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival - 10:00 am
Location: Pavilion – Enter at Gold Gate, Western Washington Fair Grounds, Puyallup, WA
Admission: $10.00 Contact: Chris Butler Phone: 800-717-8789 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website:
St Helen’s Mercantile Holiday Bake Sale - 10:00 am
St. Helens Ave Mercantile, 753 St. Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
The Mercantile is having a Holiday Bake Sale. Not just for you but to take to your holiday party's and events. Cakes, cookies, cupcakes, divinity, fudge and Baklava are just a few tasty treats we will have to offer. Info:
Stadium Thriftway’s Autumn Open House - 11:00 am
Stadium Thriftway, 618 North First Street, Tacoma, WA 98403
Please join us for our fabulous holiday event! Free goodie bags, tasty food demos, delicious recipes, and great holiday meal planning ideas! Friday, November 15: 11am to 1pm and 4pm to 6:30pm Info:
Give Hope Luncheon - The Rescue Mission - 12:00 pm
Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402
This event provides unique insight into the Mission's work, while raising funds for our continued service to the homeless in our community. Join us for a time of thanks and celebration as we look at the life transformation made possible through your generosity! The Rescue Mission is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Tacoma, Washington. Guided by its Christian heritage and belief in the human spirit, the Rescue Mission works with people at all stages of addiction, homelessness or other life challenges, offering proven services, support and facilities. Originally founded in 1912 to serve homeless men in Tacoma, the Rescue Mission has grown to serve women and children from all parts of Pierce County. Info:
Country Dancin’ and Classic Rockin’ Singles TGIF - 4:30 pm
Lakewood Moose Lodge at 109 and Halcyon in Lakewood
Country Dancin' and Classic Rockin' Singles TGIF. Doors open at 4:30 and dance lesson will occur at 5:15 to 5:45 pm. Music is by DJ (Barb Przasnyski and Frank Pedersen) and lasts until 10:30 pm. Cover charge is $5. Drinks are inexpensive as are the dinners (available from 5-7 pm). Couples (no longer single) are invited to come as well. You don't have to be a member of the Moose. Someone will sign you in. Call Barb at 253-279-3374 if you have questions.
Trish Fundraiser at Louie G’s - 5:00 pm
Louie G's 5219 Pacific Hwy E., Fife, WA 98424
Louie G's in Fife will be hosting a Rockin Fundraiser... Featuring Special Performances by Klover Jane with Rane Stone, Amadon, The New Age Outlaw Garrett Whitney and the Jeweled Scarab Dance Co. Doors open at 5pm for dinner, show starts at 6:30pm. Last summer Trish Hensley-Kohl, a dear friend of ours was coming home with her son, best friend and her daughter, they were hit by a speeding, drunk driver coming at them in the same lane, due to Trisha's quick thinking she was able to get the car far enough over to where she took the entire impact on her side! She suffered many different broken bones, 3 weeks in Intensive care, 9 months in a home for recovery and now a year later Trish still has not recovered. She has been through numerous surgeries and more to come. Currently she has no transportation relying on her closest friends to take care of her. We are having this fundraiser so that we can find a way to help Trish with some sort of transportation that will enable her to transport her Hoveround! We are working to get Trish mobile again. Any donations are welcome! Info:
Junk Salvation Vintage Market by the Funky Junk Sisters - 6:00 pm
Location: Expo Hall – Enter at Gold Gate, Western Washington Fair Grounds, Puyallup, WA
Admission: Friday Night Early Buying $20 (good for both days); Saturday $7 Contact: Linda Albers Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website:
Dukesbay Productions presents Alfred Uhry’s DRIVING MISS DAISY - 7:30 pm
The Dukesbay Theater, 508 S. Sixth Ave. #10, Tacoma, WA 98402
After demolishing her brand new car, Daisy Werthen, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow from Atlanta reluctantly surrenders the driver’s seat to Hoke Coleburn, a proud, soft-spoken black man. At first, Hoke’s presence in her life is met with disdain. But over the course of 25 years, Hoke becomes not only her chauffeur, but against all odds, her best friend. November 8 - 23, 2013, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Thursday Nov. 21 at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm. Info:
Tacoma Free for All: Drunker Telegraph #6: Clash of the Titans - 7:30 pm
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, 901 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402
Join us in Broadway Center's Studio III for Drunken Telegraph #6: Clash of the Titans! This free event is a part of the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts Tacoma Free For All programming! Whether it's a journey into Mordor and the fires of Mount Doom to confront the Dark Lord Sauron, contending with the neighborhood bully, or perhaps fighting our own demons, life is full of epic battles. Join us at Drunken Telegraph # 6: Clash of the Titans to hear true tales told in Tacoma about how folks slayed a dragon, wrestled a bear, or simply found enough courage to face what was true. Drunken Telegraph is co-produced by Megan Jackson Sukys and Tad Monroe and brings true personal stories from locals to the stage for a live telling. You can learn more about DT at or follow them on Twitter @253stories. Info:
Studio 6 Ballroom, 2608 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA
8:30pm drop-in lesson in Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa. 9:30pm Open Dancing - Salsa & more. DJ music (requests taken), full club lights & disco balls, Bose sound system. Dance cost: $5, add the lesson for only $5 more! or or (253) 905-5301.