1. Don't miss the 5th Annual SUN BLOCK PARTY, featuring some of the best beers of the season. Your pass includes lots of great beer and a summer appetizer buffet...plus great prizes! Live band karaoke afterwards.Varsity Grill, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 1114 Broadway, Tacoma
2. The Evil Dead - 1981 - (85 min, R). Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. Bringing rare 35mm prints of horror, cult and exploitation films to the Grand monthly! "Grindhouse Theater" is a monthly late night film series presented by The Grand Cinema, hosted by film programmer & projectionist, Justin Giallo. Featuring screenings of horror, cult & exploitation films on rare glorious 35mm prints!9 p.m. Grand Cinema, 606 South Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma
3. Northern is pleased to invite you to the closing reception of "Portraits," a group show featuring an array of local artists, curated by Liliana Hudgens. Show statement provided by the curator: "Portraiture, defined, is an expressed representation of the essence of someone or something. Portraits offer a vivid sense of presence, whether it be person, plant, animal, or inanimate object." Artists were asked to interpret the concept of portraiture and contribute an original work of art. 6 p.m. Northern, 414 1/2 Legion Way, Olympia.
4. LouieFest is an American music festival featuring the prominent contributions to rock and roll by bands and performers, both emerging and established, from the Northwest region. Organized in 2003 by John 'Buck' Ormsby and Kent Morrill, founding members of The Wailers, LouieFest is an annual fundraising event for the Wailers Performing Arts Foundation which provides scholarships, instruments, music lessons and mentoring for youth music education. 12 p.m. LeMay, 2702 East D Street, Tacoma
5.Vanguard! plays Le Voyeur with Full Moon Radio and Aranya. Lately, Le Voyeur in Olympia has hosted some killer rock shows. The theme continues tonight with Van Gaurd and guests. Vanguard! has been described as "Olympia metal juggernauts." 10 p.m. 404 4th Ave, Olympia.