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Trying to do it ALL this weekend in Gig Harbor!

I'm not sure why this is such a popular weekend for events, but Gig Harbor is experiencing another mother lode weekend of events and activities.  Not to be too cliché, but there is seriously something for everyone in Gig Harbor coming up this weekend.

Wanna eat?

Brix 25 Restaurant presents a dinner with Mcrea Cellars and Salida Winery on Thursday October 14Th.  Reservations required at

Tides Tavern presents Dining with a Green Beret on Friday October 15Th.  Buy a soldier lunch from 1:30-3:30pm.

Wanna watch?

The Gig Harbor Film Festival opens on Friday the 15th and runs through Sunday with a wide variety of films through out each day.  See the entire list of films on our calendar of events at

Encore! Theater opens its show "Captain Louie" on Friday the 15th.  This is a family-friendly fun Halloween show sure to delight all ages.  Runs through Halloween October 31st.

Wanna learn?

The 10th Annual Gig Harbor Quilt Festival takes place October 16th & 17th with a variety of events and classes as well as the annual quilt auction to benefit breast cancer research.  See all information and register at

The 4th Annual Donkey Creek Chum Festival, October 16th,  once again brings the community together to celebrate the life of the salmon, through displays, arts, events and much more including kayak race and Chum Burger BBQ!

Stars & Stripes continues at the beautiful new Harbor History Museum.  Enjoy this special engagement of this wonderful exhibit of a captivating collection of America's icon.

Wanna Shop?

We are so excited to announce the grand opening of the beautiful new The Garden Room at Uptown, which brings the much loved items from the former Peninsula Gardens gifts shop to a special shop at Uptown.  Along with these great items comes many of your favorite employees from Peninsula Gardens.  Check it out on October 16th from 10am-8pm!

Wanna Listen?

The 2nd Annual All -Hallows Harvest Celebration at Volunteer Park on the Key includes fun events for the whole family, including an evening around the fire with Karen Haas and music entertainment with Don Allard.  October 16th at 6pm.

The Gig Harbor Symphony Orchestra presents its Autumn Concert on Saturday night October 16th at 7pm at St. John's Episcopal Church with guest Clarinet Choir.

Get into Gig Harbor this weekend while the gett 'n is good!  Check out our great hotels and inns at