If cars could talk
Collection manager Renee Crist and collections technician Dale Wickell will talk about how they prepped three vehicles for a 2,900-mile trip from Tacoma to Detroit earlier this year; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday; LeMay: America’s Car Museum, 2702 E. D St., Tacoma; free with museum admission; americascarmuseum.org.
Learn about birding spots
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David Kaynor, a member of the Washington Ornithological Society, will lead a class on the “10 Best Birding Spots in Washington State;” for ages 14 and older; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Adriana Hess Wetland Park, 2917 Morrison Road W., University Place; register by calling the Tacoma Nature Center at 253-591-6439; $17, $15 for Tahoma Audubon Society members; tahomaaudubon.org.
Hiking author shares tips
Hiking guidebook author Craig Romano will give a program on hiking around the Olympic Peninsula, Grays Harbor and Long Beach Peninsula; part of the Olympia Mountaineers Adventure Speaker Series; potluck dinners begins at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday with the program at 7 p.m.; Friends Meeting House at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Road NE, Olympia; bring a dish to share, your own plate and flatwear; olympiamountaineers.org.
Holiday native art fair
Native American artists will be selling original works at the Longhouse Holiday Native Art Fair; there will be carvings, weavings, prints, paintings, sculpture, clothing, music, games, dolls, Christmas decor, jewelry and more; native foods available for purchase; 11 a.m. Friday and Saturday; The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia; free, parking is $3; 360-867-6413.
Momtrepreneur winter market
More than 50 vendors will be selling holiday items; there will be a kids room with crafts, games and a photo booth; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 11; north end of Freighthouse Square, 430 E. 25 St., Tacoma; free; freighthousesquare.com.
Banff film tour in Olympia
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will show some of the fan favorites from the nine-day festival; 7 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 11; Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia; $15 for one night or $26 for both, available at the theater box office or at olympiafilmsociety.org.