5 Things To Do: Burning Man flick, Longacres Mile, "Neddy" closes ...

By Volcano Staff on August 22, 2010

SUNDAY, AUG. 22, 2010 >>>

1. The Brotherhood Lounge in Olympia will screen a Burning Man documentary at 7 p.m.

2. A total of $1,760,000 will be offered in stakes purses including $250,000 for the diamond anniversary running of the Grade 3 Longacres Mile at Emerald Downs. The Mile anchors a stakes double-header that includes the $75,000 Emerald Distaff for older fillies and mares at a mile and one-eighth. First post time is 2 p.m.

3. Today marks your last chance to see some of the best art the Northwest has to offer in Tacoma Art Museum's Honoring 15 Years of Neddy Artist Fellows, which features works by the 2010 nominees for the Neddy Artist Fellowship in painting and glass as well as the previous 23 Neddy Fellows. Also, actors from Tacoma's Shakespeare In the Parking Lot Theatre Company perform the award-winning tragicomic drama Arcadia by Tom Stoppard at 2 p.m. outside the museum.

4. Glass artist Brynhildur Thorgeirsdóttir from Iceland will discuss her sculptures at 2 p.m. inside the Museum of Glass.

5. Paddy a dragon boat from 3:30-4;45 p.m. at the Foss Waterway Seaport. It will change your life.

LINK: More arts and entertainment events in the South Sound