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Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Fri Nov 25 — Sun Dec 18
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"Sha la la, Joseph, you're doing fine! You and your dreamcoat, ahead of your time!" One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Bib…
A CHRISTMAS STORY @ Tacoma Little Theatre
Fri Dec 9 @ 7:30pm — Sat Dec 24 @ 10:00pm
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A TLT audience favorite returns, Leg Lamp and all! Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940’s follows nine-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryd…
Visiting Artist Leo Tecosky @ Museum of Glass
Fri Dec 9 @ 10:00am — Sun Dec 11 @ 5:00pm
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Leo Tecosky works at the intersection of cultural exchange, craft traditions, and the pursuit of knowledge of self. He blends glassmaking techniques with deconstructed graffiti iconography. Born in Ne…
Tacoma Light Trail Lantern Workshops: Upcycle @ Tacoma Public Library Fern Hill Branch
Thu Dec 8 @ 4:00pm
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Come craft an upcycled, glowing lantern with artist Cheryl Rux to brighten your winter and to carry along the Tacoma Light Trail, or in the December Dragon Parades and the New Year's Eve Light Parade!…
Free Neighborhood Night @ Tacoma Art Museum
Thu Dec 8 @ 5:00pm
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Tacoma Art Museum is open late and FREE to the community every Thursday, 5-8 pm. Enjoy exhibitions, activities, and community performances. Meals and refreshments availabile at the TAM Cafe until 7pm.…
Arts at the Armory @ Tacoma Armory
Sat Dec 10 @ 11:00am
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Tacoma artists working in all artistic disciplines and mediums, welcome you to the spacious Tacoma Armory for a unique interactive arts experience. Artists will be sharing their work and you will have…
TYSA Young Ensembles Concert @ Schneebeck Concert Hall
Sat Dec 10 @ 1:00pm
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Join the Tacoma String Symphony, Tacoma String Philharmonic, Tacoma Wind Philharmonic, and Tacoma Young Violin Program as they present a concert of standard repertoire and holiday favorites!
Family Day - Winter Wonderland @ Museum of Glass
Sat Dec 10 @ 1:00pm
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Enjoy the sounds of Paul & Phyllis Twedt's annual Holiday Musicale and create the perfect winter wonderland globe.
Tree Ornament Craft Saturday @ Job Carr Cabin Museum
Sat Dec 10 @ 10:00am
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Tree Ornament Craft Saturday at Job Carr Cabin Museum 12/10, 10am-2pm Tacoma's Old Town Park, 2350 N 30th St Pick up a free tree ornament craft kit from the museum porch on Saturday 12/10, 10am-2pm.…
The Nutcracker @ Pantages Theater
Sat Dec 10 @ 2:00pm — Sun Dec 18 @ 4:00pm
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Tacoma City Ballet's The Nutcracker with Tacoma City Ballet Orchestra! Showtimes: Saturday, December 10th at 2:00pm Sunday, December 11th at 2:00pm Saturday, December 17th at 2:00pm Sunday, Decembe…
TAM Book Club @ Tacoma Public Library Swasey Branch
Sat Dec 10 @ 1:00pm
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This month, Tacoma Art Museum has selected "Signs Preceding the End of the World" by Yuri Herrera. From Publisher's Weekly Reviews: Herrera's first book to be translated into English tells the story o…
Winter Workshops with Tacoma Art Museum @ Tacoma Public Library Fern Hill Branch
Tue Dec 13 @ 4:00pm
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Join the Tacoma Art Museum in a fun hands-on workshop where kids will learn about an artist, their work and will explore their creative side by making their own artwork! Registration is required as sp…
Live It OutLoud All Ages Jam Night @ Real Art Tacoma
Tue Dec 13 @ 6:30pm
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Sign up to sing or play any instrument either solo or with a proffesional backup band! Show starts at 6:30. All ages welcome. Come listen and perform.
Winter Sol Sessions 2022 @ ALMA Tacoma
Wed Dec 14 @ 6:00pm
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A gathering for all to visualize physical artwork augmented by projection light effects while listening to live DJ set.
Job Carr Museum Quilted Storytime @ Online
Thu Dec 15 @ 11:00am
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Join us virtually for a storytime lead by the Job Carr Museum! Learn about the history and culture behind quilting and participate in a quilt themed craft. Craft Kits provided by the Job Carr Museum…
Third Thursday at Museum of Glass @ Museum of Glass
Thu Dec 15 @ 5:00pm
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Museum of Glass will be open late the Third Thursday of each month — with FREE admission from 5–8pm.
Handel's Messiah @ St. Charles Borromeo Church
Fri Dec 16 @ 7:30pm
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St. Charles Borromeo Church Geoffrey Boers, conductor Symphony Tacoma Voices Perhaps the world’s most well-known and beloved choral work, Handel’s Messiah is a holiday tradition for Symphony Tacoma.…
The Midwinter Revels Presented by Puget Sound Revels @ Rialto Theater
Sat Dec 17 @ 2:00pm
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Performances: December 17 @ 2pm & 7:30 The 7:30 performance is ASL interpreted December 18 @ 1pm December 20 @ 7:30pm December 21 @ 2:00pm The Midwinter Revels, a lively mid-winter celebration of the …
Tacoma Junior Youth Symphony Concert @ Urban Grace Church
Sat Dec 17 @ 3:00pm
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The concert will begin with the Tacoma Youth Brass Ensemble playing a selection of holiday favorites. The Tacoma Junior Youth Symphony will then present a program of orchestral favorites and holiday …
God is a Scottish Drag Queen: Christmas Special @ Theater on the Square
Sat Dec 17 @ 7:30pm — Sun Dec 18 @ 5:00pm
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3 Shows! Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 7;30 p.m.Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 3:00 & 7:30 p.m. Always irreverent, never blasphemous. Dressed in an all new holiday power suit, God returns to set the re…
Baroque to Blue Ridge @ Courthouse Square Ballroom
Sat Dec 17 @ 7:30pm
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Denise Dillenbeck, Leader and Violin Brandon Vance, Violin/Fiddle Grieg, Holberg Suite Purcell, The Fairy Queen (selections) Brandon Vance, Gael Storm Set Mark O’Connor, Appalachia Waltz Award-…
Tacoma Light Trail Lantern Workshop: Stars @ Tacoma Public Library Moore Branch
Sat Dec 17 @ 12:00pm
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In partnership with the Tacoma Light Trail and artist Cheryl Rux, this Tacoma Creates program offers the opportunity to craft an enchanting star lantern. The Tacoma Light Trail provides a festival of …
A Charlie Brown Christmas @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Sun Dec 18 — Sat Dec 24
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CampTMP's Honor Program presents the Emmy award-winning 1965 CBS special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. 'Tis the season to celebrate everyone's favorite Peanuts pals as they dig past the commercialized g…
U.S AND CHINA IN AFRICA: A COMPETITION OF COMPETENCE @ Online
Tue Dec 20 @ 11:30am
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You are invited to join our next program: "U.S. and China in Africa: A Competition of Competence", at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 20 via Zoom. William A. Campbell Sr., economic officer at the U.S. Embassy in Nair…
Holiday Music Week @ Museum of Glass
Mon Dec 26 @ 10:00am — Fri Dec 30 @ 5:00pm
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Holiday Music week at Museum of Glass! Lindsey Bell Ringers, Christina Brewer, The Starlight Carolers, Tacoma Banjo Club, Kareem Kandi World Orchestra
Tacoma Light Trail @ Tollefson Plaza
Sat Dec 31 @ 5:00pm — Thu Jan 19 @ 9:00pm
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It's coming! The 3rd Tacoma Light Trail is a free winter light art festival in downtown Tacoma, WA. Get ready by joining the Dragon Parades & Satellight events bringing light art to Hilltop, South Tac…
Winter Workshops with Tacoma Art Museum @ Mottet Library - Tacoma
Tue Jan 10 @ 4:00pm
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Join the Tacoma Art Museum in a fun hands-on workshop where kids will learn about an artist, their work and will explore their creative side by making their own artwork! Registration is required as sp…
Visiting Artist Nancy Callan @ Museum of Glass
Wed Jan 11 @ 10:00am — Fri Jan 13 @ 5:00pm
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The Simon & Garfunkel Story @ Pantages Theater
Fri Jan 13 @ 7:30pm
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This immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. Using huge projection photos and original film footage, a full live …
Once On This Island The Musical @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Fri Jan 13 — Sun Feb 5
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From the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime), comes the Olivier Award-winning Once On This Island. This highly original and theatrical Caribbea…