Thursday, September 10th, 2020

6-Pack of Things To Do: Thursday September 10 2020

Ron Swarner

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6-Pack-Cider-Flight-9-10-20WASHINGTON CIDER WEEK: The Northwest Cider Association’s 10th annual Washington Cider Week, an 11-day craft cider celebration, kicks off today. The 2020 version has a much smaller list of events, but they’re all awesome, including, if we must say, Peaks & Pints Washington Cider Week to-go cider flights. Like our Washington Cider Week socials last year, we will keep it apple based for the entire 11-day run, Sept. 10-20, kicking it all off with a to-go flight of Finnriver Farm & Cidery. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Peaks & Pints, 3816 N. 26th St., Basecamp Proctor, Tacoma

6-Pack-Aquarium-9-10-20SHARKS!: The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium reopens the Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives today. It’s a sacred institution, in which we watch and agree on just how fast one’s position on the food chain can change. Hang out with more than a dozen sharks, learn about their biology, and how to protect them. Dive experts will share the basic of breathing air while underwater and guide guests into a cage submerged in warm water with the sharks. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma, $210-$255 for four people from the same household

6-Pack-Broadway-Market-9-10-20FARMERS MARKET: The silver lining during the pandemic is that more folks are waking up to the inadequacies of the industrial food system, and that they’re responding by buying locally. They’re no better place to buy local than a farmers’ market. Every Thursday the Broadway Farmers Market offers a vibrant marketplace where local farms, small businesses, and organizations connect directly with the community, in a safe manner. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 925 Broadway, Tacoma

6-Pack-TAM-9-10-20TACOMA ART MUSEUM: Did you know five items from the Timberline Lodge collection are featured in the Tacoma Art Museum’s exhibition, Forgotten Stories: Northwest Public Art of the 1930s? Historian and author Sarah Baker Munro knows. She’ll come clean on the history, arts, and crafts of the famous lodge on Mt. Hood during a virtual lecture in TAM’s Zoom Room. 5 p.m., TAM Zoom Room, free for members, non-members $5, must register here for Zoom link, photo courtesy of EncMstr

6-Pack-In-The-Spirit-9-10-20AWARDS SHOW: Through Oct. 25, 2020, the Washington State History Museum hosts the 15th Annual In The Spirit: Contemporary Native Arts Virtual Exhibition, showcasing American Indian artists and artisans of the highest-caliber, many of whom live and work right here in the Pacific Northwest. Tonight, the Museum will ask the exhibit’s curators about their selections for the 15th annual exhibition virtually on their Facebook. Following the chat, the jurors will announce the annual exhibition award winners. Awards include: Honoring Innovation, Honoring the Ancestors, Spirit of the Northwest, and Best in Show. 6-8 p.m., Washington State History Museum Facebook, photo courtesy of Sydney Akagi Photography

6-Pack-Surfrider-9-10-20SCIENCE WITH STENA: The South Sound Chapter of Surfrider Foundation will hold its monthly meeting virtually with special guest Science Specialist Stena Troyer with Harbor WildWatch. You could call the Surfrider’s Zoom Room “Science with Stena” as she’ll lead a hands-on interactive science experiment centering on the importance of watersheds. Register in advance her, grab a sheet of blank paper, permanent markers or colored pencils, washable/water-based markers, spray bottle with water, plate/pan/container/sink, and, if of age, an Urban Family Galactic Tide Hazy IPA from the Peaks & Pints cooler, and design your own watershed. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Surfrider Zoom Room

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