PLEASE NOTE: The Tacoma Astronomical Society was here earlier in the summer to make solar eclipse viewing glasses. Solar eclipse viewing glasses will not be available during Solar Days, Aug. 19 & 20.
All shows and activities are free with Museum Admission.
August - Stars, S'mores &
the Great Campout
August 19 & 20
Please note that the Tacoma Astronomical Society was here earlier in the summer to make solar eclipse viewing glasses. Solar eclipse viewing glasses will not be available during Solar Days.
Climb the Rock Wall
August 18, 19 & 20
Meet Smokey Bear
August 23 & 30
Meet and greet with Smokey Bear on Aug. 23 & 30 from 12 - 2 pm. Say hi, get a high-five and get your picture taken with this famous bear! In partnership with the US Forest Service.
Save the Date! Aug. 25
It's time to play like a kid again at everyone's favorite summer gala!
Exciting Event Highlights!
See the Big Reveal. You helped us design it - now it's time to unveil it! Meet the design team from Turner Exhibits with Master Treehouse Designer Daniel Ash of Pete Nelson Treehouse.
- Enjoy cocktails, appetizers and silent auction in the Outdoor Discovery Center
- Tour fabulous foodie stations for a stream side dinner on the East Bay Plaza
- Dance to the Craig Lawrence Band, Seattle's premier dance band
- Make a super hero cape in the new MakeSpace, sample liquid nitrogen ice cream and get a body painting