Here are some ideas for South Sound area fun seekers.
History in Tacoma, Art in Gig Harbor, Ponies in Auburn, Lakefair in Olympia….oh, and low tide exploration just about everywhere!
Many areas now have farmer’s markets open on Sundays. Find one a new favorite here.
Crafts of the Past at Fort Nisqually Each weekend, artisans demonstrate a craft that would been used in the 1880s. While not a total bargain, a trip to the Fort is fun for most children and a good resource if you have one doing some kind of report. . Also Sunday
Family Day at Emerald Downs Sundays, beginning at 1PM pony rides, face painting free with admission; weather dependent
Meet Us at the Beach Join volunteer naturalists to see creatures revealed by low tide. 10AM at Priest Point and Burfoot Saturday 10:30-1:30 at Tolmie Sunday You need a Discover WA pass for Tolmie.
Gig Harbor Summer Arts Festival Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 1-5 Artists showing their work, plus children’s activities, vendors-“Chalk the walk,” chalk drawing contest in conjunction Harbor Wild Watch will be on hand at Skansie Park, and you can look for face painting near Mostly Books, among other fun!
Covington Days continues Community Festival
There are also quite low tides this morning. See my post on low tide exploration for beach suggestions and when to go.
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