1) Home appeal: Puyallup Home & Garden Show - Friday to Sunday, Jan. 4-6. Whatever stage you are at, this show is expected to have it for you. From landscaping to remodeling, there will be hundreds of exhibits with product demonstrations to enhance your interests. Follow this link for details.
2) Move swiftly: Worst Day of the Year Run – Saturday, Jan. 5. This event will test your endurance and resilience to brave the outside conditions. Join other people who may either run a 5k or 10k run/walk out in the Pacific Northwest elements for the New Year. This event will take place in Bothell. Follow this link for details.
3) Song & stage: “Matilda The Musicial” – Running until Feb. 3. From event website: Matilda is the story of an extraordinary girl genius armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination who dares to take a stand and change her destiny. This event is playing at the Everett Performing Arts Center. Follow this link for details.
4) Ideas & more: Tacoma Wedding Expo – Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 5-6. This event will allow those brides to-be or grooms to get ideas, or maybe make plans for their marriage. Get secret wedding tips or find something you may like. There will be plenty to see. Follow this link for details.
5) Active fun: Fools Play Improv – Saturday, Jan. 5, 8 p.m. It will be a chance to see a cast of performers improvise stories by following two rules: have fun and be fearless. Performers will also be inspired by the audience. This event will be at the Tacoma Little Theatre. Follow this link for details.
6) Voice test: “Sound of Music” Sing-A-Long – Friday to Sunday, Jan. 4-6. This event is all about screening the classic musical that has warmed hearts all across the nation. There will be a costume contest to win some prizes. This event is playing at the 5th Avenue Theatre. Follow this link for details.
7) Last weekend: Wildlights, Woodland Park Zoo – Running until Jan. 5. This event is all about seeing the animals at the zoo during the holidays. Attendees can enjoy the many lights and up-close animal encounters. Follow this link for details.