Wednesday, Dec. 4
Live Music

JAZZBONES: Champagne Sunday, Rebekah Ann Curtis, Heidi Vladyka, Tracy Thorpe, The Lush Tones (acoustic night) 8 p.m., $5
DAVE'S OF MILTON: The Rubber Band (jam night) 8 p.m., NC
STONEGATE: Dave Nichols' Hump Day Jam, $8:30 p.m., NC
TACOMA COMEDY: Comedy open mic, 8 p.m., NC, 18+
TACOMA DOME: Drake, Miguel, Future (hip-hop) 7 p.m., $49.75-$113.72, AA

Annual Old Town Tree-Lighting & Santa Visit - 4:00 pm
Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 North 30th Street, Tacoma, WA 98403
Celebrate the holiday season at an old-fashioned tree-lighting, complete with Santa and the reindeer! Come to the annual Old Town Tree-Lighting on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 4 to 6 pm. This free, family-friendly event is co-sponsored by Job Carr Cabin Museum and Old Town Business & Professional Association. On this special day, Santa visits the Cabin. Refreshments and pictures with Santa in front of Job’s fireplace are offered while supplies last. Learn more at
Dogwash benefit for off leash dog park - 4:00 pm
Civic/Library Building, 3609 Market Pl W #100, University Place, WA 98466
SUNDog members will be on hand to help wash your dog, just in time for Santa pics on Saturday in UP! Donations will be accepted for each dogwash with proceeds going to the off leash dog park. Info:
Fantasy Lights - 5:30 pm
Spanaway County Park, Military Rd S, Spanaway, WA 98447
Nov. 28, 2013 - Jan. 1, 2014. The 19th annual Fantasy Lights display has dazzled viewers with new themes and yearly additions to the largest drive-through display of lights in the Northwest. Fantasy Lights operates for 35 nights, November 28-January 1, 2014, nightly from 5:30-9:00pm. The beautiful two and a quarter mile drive takes place in Spanaway County Park. Info:
Downtown Resident Meet-up - 6:00 pm
Tollefson Plaza, Tacoma, WA 98402
Socialize, skate, eat, and buy a tree on during the Downtown Resident Meet-up in Tollefson Plaza presented by Local Life and Downtown Downtown: On the Go! If you live downtown, or are thinking about making the move, come by for a chance to meet other downtown residents in a fun & festive atmosphere. Two Five Trees, a community-centered Christmas tree lot, will offer trees for sale, and thanks to Zipcar®, volunteer drivers/members* will be ready to drive your tree home – free! (deliveries within Tacoma City limits only). Cozy up by the fire, have a hot drink, get a bagel sandwich from the Budha Bear Bagels & Cafe food truck, decorate ornaments at the Really Big Table Project and enjoy a $5 ice skating deal at Franciscan Polar Plaza sponsored by Downtown On the Go. Info:
Ukulele Circle - 6:30 pm
Ted Brown Music, 6228 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Tacoma
Ted Brown Music Tacoma hosts a free, all-ages ukulele circle every Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Join us for a FREE ukulele jam session. Bring your ukulele and get ready to meet and connect w/ other uke players, and have lots of fun too! Everybody is welcome, from uke pros to beginners. For more info contact Ted Brown Music at (253) 272-3211 or visit
Bobby Wagner Signing - 7:00 pm
Northwest Sportscards, 3816 Bridgeport Way West, University Place, WA 98466
Bobby Wagner of the Seahawks will be at Northwest Sportscards December 4th! Info:
Think & Drink with Humanities Washington! - 7:30 pm
Engine House No. 9, 611 North Pine Street, Tacoma, WA 98406
Join Broadway Center for the Performing Arts and Immanuel Presbyterian Church Tacoma for our second round of Think & Drink with Humanities Washington. This time, we'll meet at Engine House No. 9 in the upstairs banquet room for 'Tis the Season: Holiday Shopping and the American Consumer Culture. KPLU-FM Business and labor reporter Ashley Gross will be the event moderator, and there will be two panelists weighing in on the topic as well. There will be free appetizers on a first-come, first-serve basis! Do...n't forget that you must register in advance at: This .event is all-ages until 10 p.m. when the venue becomes 21+. Humanities Washington's Think & Drink program brings hosted conversations on provocative topics and new ideas to pubs, tasting rooms and other non-traditional venues around the state, fostering community discussions by meeting people where they already gather. Info:
Maurice the Fish Record’s Concert Series - 8:00 pm
Jazzbones, 2803 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-6707
Accustic Rebekah Ann Curtis, Heidi Vladyka & Tracy Thorpe, The Lush Tones, Champagne Sunday. Maurice The Fish Records Presents First Wednesday Sessions. The First Wednesday of every month MTFR brings together their artist for a show at Jazzbones. This night features a wide array of pacific northwest talent from MTFR'S growing roster. Info:!/events/401253870004042/?source=1