Be a Part of the Racquet at Galbraith Tennis Center
Galbraith Tennis Center is celebrating its anniversary by raffling off hundreds of dollars of prizes, sampling its fall junior and adult programs, and launching its new app. Prizes include Dunlop gear, passes to Defy Tacoma, gift cards, and more. The event is free and will provide food and refreshments, but the real value is Galbraith dropping its membership initiation fee for those in attendance. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 13 at Galbraith Tennis Center.
Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival
The Mary Olson Farm will host the 10th Annual Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival, where more than 30 local craft brews and ciders will be showcased alongside food trucks, exhibits, and live music. The event is ages 21 and over. The headliners this year are the Seattle-based indie-soul group Pickwick, who will play alongside other bands from the Northwest between noon and 6 p.m., Sept. 14 at the farm. Tickets are available online or at the gate for $20 with discounts for designated drivers. All proceeds from the event support educational programming at the farm.
Waltz over to Gig Habor for Danish Folk Music
The Harbor History Museum will host three of the most celebrated touring Danish folk musicians to perform traditional songs from every corner of Denmark. With seven Danish Music Awards (Danish Grammys) between them, Sonnich Lydom, Kristian Bugge, and Viðar Skrede’s trio Gangspil have played more than 50 concerts together. Their performances include lyrical waltzes, happy hopsas, and wild polkas. Learn about Danish folk music’s rich and diverse history from the islands of Læsø and Fanø to the mainland beginning at 7 p.m., Sept. 18.Tickets are $25 for nonmembers.