Published January 11, 2013
4 Things to Do This WeekendDUSTI DEMAREST
TODAY-SUNDAY -- Going to the dogs: With as many as 3,000 dogs, plus exhibits and prizes by various vendors, the WESTERN WASHINGTON WINTER ALL-BREED DOG SHOW is a canine-lovers delight. Bring the family to the free event where you can view all kinds of pooches, talk to breeders and possibly meet your next four-legged family member. Hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today through Sunday at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth St., SW, Puyallup. SATURDAY -- Baque is back: Local favorite JOE BAQUE began his career in New York City playing both piano and vibraphone and has worked with Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz, Lena Horne, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Coleman Hawkins and Greta Matassa. He will perform with Carol Baque on vocals and Steve Luceno on bass at 8 p.m. Saturday at Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art, 300 Fifth Ave. SW, Olympia. Tickets are $15 general admission, or $10 for students and those with low income. Call 360-705-2819 for more information. SATURDAY -- Books on base: New York Times bestselling author JAYNE ANN KRENTZ launched her Dark Legacy series with Copper Beach. Fast on the heels of that success, she is now touring in support of Dream Eyes. She will sign books at noon Saturday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Lewis Exchange, Building, 5280 Pendleton Ave. MS 46. The event is free, but base admission procedures will be in place. SUNDAY -- An afternoon at the opera: You dont have to travel to New York City or Europe to see high-definition opera. Just head to The Washington Center for the Performing Arts for its OPERA CINEMA SERIES. The open-air staging of AIDA at the Opera Festival St. Margarethen in Austria will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday at the center at 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Tickets are $5-$16. Call 360-753-8586.