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Feel Good Friday: Festivals, Garden Tours, and Clean Energy

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Dock Street Blues Festival

You won’t want to miss the Dock Street Blues Fest this Sunday. The event, hosted by Old Town Tacoma’s The Spar and D. Hudson Productions, will feature local blues artists. Head to West of the Waterway on Dock Street for an afternoon and evening filled with tunes. Learn more here.

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest

The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest returns to the Tumwater Valley Golf Club on Saturday. Sip your way through the Pacific Northwest with the best brews in the region, along with wine and cocktails. Learn more about tickets here.

Botanical Garden Tours are Back

Visitors at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium can now explore the native flora the zoo offers with help from an expert. Botanical garden tours have returned, guided by horticulturalists. Learn about the themed tours here to decide which is of most interest.

Washington’s Solar Energy Booms

According to a report released from, Washington’s solar energy production increased by 2,479.8 percent in 2019. With a commitment to renewable energy, the state generated 43,728 megawatt-hours of solar energy during the year. Learn more about the national leaders in solar energy and the mix of renewable energy used in Washington here.