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10th annual Destiny Dinner

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

5-8 pm

Grand Plaza at Point Ruston

“History and Promise –

Celebrating the Revitalization

of Commencement Bay”

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FAQs for Tacoma Historical Society’s the 10th annual Destiny Dinner,

“History and Promise: Celebrating the Revitalization of Commencement Bay.”  

When is the event?  Saturday, August 27, 2016

When does the event start?  The “doors” open at 5 PM

Where is it located?  Destiny Dinner is at Point Ruston, on the Grand Plaza next to Wild Fin restaurant.  If you are using a GPS use the address, 5005 Ruston Way.

What do I wear? Attire for the event is semiformal.  The dinner is going to be outside so dress for the weather.  It will cool off in the evening.

Where do I park?

Heading West:  If you are heading west on Ruston Way turn down Yacht Club Drive at the second roundabout.  On the right-hand side, you will see Sea Scouts directing you to park in designated spots in the garage. 

Heading East: If you are coming east on Ruston Way at the first roundabout turn onto Yacht Club Drive and follow the Sea Scouts to designated parking spots in the garage.

Is the event wheelchair accessible? Yes.  Before parking there is a drop-off spot in front of the event for anyone who has limited mobility.  You will be directed to this spot by Sea Scouts. 

Visit our Tacoma History Museum … and enjoy our Exhibit

July 26 through November 26

“Tacoma’s Dry Goods and Wet Goods:

Nineteenth Century Jewish Pioneers “

The museum is located in the historic Provident Building
at 919 Pacific Avenue  in Tacoma.


  •  11 am to 4  p.m. Wednesday through Saturday
  • Otherwise by appointment.

The museum’s gift shop features books on Tacoma history and Tacoma souvenirs. (Society members receive a 10 percent discount.)

You can contact us at 253-472-3738 or We welcome new volunteers. E-mail us at Our mailing address continues to be PO Box 1865, Tacoma, WA 98401.

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