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Originally published Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 5:30 AM

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Weekend Preview: Puyallup Fair, Salmon Return Festival

A lineup of entertainment options for the weekend of Sept. 7-9, 2012, including the Puyallup Fair and Salmon Return Celebration Family Festival at the Olympic Sculpture Park. Films opening include "The Words," "Red Hook Summer" and "Bachelorette."

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The Puyallup Fair, Friday-Sept. 23: Carnival, animal and agriculture displays, vendors, entertainment, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays (exhibits open 10 a.m.), 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays (exhibits open 10 a.m.), 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays through Sept. 23; Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $9-$12.50, ages 5 and younger free; parking $10/Mondays-Fridays, $12/Saturdays-Sundays (253-841-5045 or www.thefair.com).

Salmon Return Celebration Family Festival: Celebrate return of the salmon and learn about Native American cultures with music, storytelling, earth-friendly art making, tours, food vendors, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (www.seattleartmuseum.org).

At the movies

"The Words": Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons and Dennis Quaid star in this literary thriller. It has midnight previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.

"Red Hook Summer": The latest from director Spike Lee is a drama that looks at a struggling New York neighborhood. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.

"2 Days in New York": Julie Delpy directs and stars in this sequel to her 2007 comedy ("2 Days in Paris"). It opens Friday at the Guild 45th.

"Bachelorette": A raunchy comedy starring Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher opens Friday at the Pacific Place and Southcenter 16.

"The Inbetweeners": This English coming-of-age comedy opens Friday at the Pacific Place.

"The Ambassador": A Danish documentary that looks at corruption and exploitation in modern Africa. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Film Center.

"Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present": This documentary looks at the life and work of the performance artist. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Film Center.

"The Cold Light of Day": This action thriller stars Henry Cavill as a man whose family is kidnapped. It opens Friday at several theaters.

"The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye": An artist and his wife embark on a years-long project in this documentary. It opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.

"Planet of Snail": Another documentary. This one concerns a young deaf and blind writer. It opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.

"Apocalypse: A Bill Callahan Tour Film": This concert film/tour documentary opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.

For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday's Weekend Plus section.

For more fun this weekend, see Friday's Weekend Plus.

For advance planning, see Sunday's NW Traveler.

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