NEW HARMON BREW
The Harmon Taproom has a brand new seasonal beer, the Ipsut Creek Red Ale. Light to medium bodied and brewed with four different malted barleys to create a bright red-copper color, this grain bill is balanced out with Falconer’s flight, Amarillo, Cascade, and Citra hops in the kettle. Plus 10 pounds each of Amarillo and Centennial whole leaf hops for dry hopping. Smooth and hoppy! The Harmon Taproom is located at 204 St. Helens Ave.
JUNK IN YOUR TRUNK
Go treasure hunting at scores of garage sales without driving all day at Pierce County Parks and Recreation’s Junk in Your Trunk Community Sales on Aug. 4 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 ‘C’ St. S. in Tacoma. Admission and parking is free. This is a great opportunity to clear out your closets, basements and storage units and sell items from your vehicles. Spots for sellers are limited to the number of parking spaces available. To reserve a spot, go to www.piercecountywa.org/parks or call (253) 798-4141. The registration fee is $20 per car, truck or van or $30 per RV or camper.
GRIND HOUSE CLASSICS
The fine folks at The Grand Cinema lament the closing years of 35mm film and don’t want to lose it entirely. Starting July 27-28, every month they will bring in a classic Grind House 35mm print to the Grand. The key is that they’ll ONLY play the film on 35mm. It is creating a lot of buzz already, even nationally, with a lot of sponsors signing on for giveaways at each screening. The first 3 films are: July 27-28 “Evil Dead;” Aug. 24-25 “Demons” and Sept. 28-29 “The Return of the Living Dead.” Showtime is 9:09 p.m.
ART AT THE MIX
It's going to be a very floral summer at The Mix on Aug. 1 when Tacoma visual artist Julian Pena hosts Art at The Mix 5, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Brought to you by the Creative Community of Tacoma, this evening offers artists of all levels a free figure drawing session with model Tanita Rosscady and a selection of floral themed cocktail specials with floral flavorings from The Mix. Heather Rowland of Dewy & Byrd Co. will be presenting her beautiful floral themed jewelry and Chris Moore will be sharing his knowledge of essential oils. Sponsored by the Tacoma Academy of Fine Art with Tim Mansen. 21+ only.
BOX LUNCH CONCERT SERIES
Tacoma Theater District Association & Friends is presenting a free Summer Box Lunch Concert Series at Ledger Square on three upcoming Fridays, noon to 1:30 p.m. Bring a portable folding chair and enjoy Darren Motamedy on July 27, Bump Kitchen on Aug. 10 and Tacoma Symphony on Sept. 14. Pre-order your box lunch at these participating Theater District eateries: AmeRAWcan, Broadway Quick Stop, City Rain Cafe, Commerce Teriyaki, Dorky's, Infinite Soups, Margaret's Cafe, Over The Moon, Puget Sound Pizza and STINK.