Weekend Preview: Fremont Oktoberfest, Northwest Bookfest
A lineup of entertainment options for the weekend of Sept. 21-23, 2012, including Fremont Oktoberfest and Fishermen's Fall Festival. Films opening include "The Master" and "Trouble with the Curve."
Fremont Oktoberfest: Tasting Garden, entertainment, 5 p.m.-midnight Friday, 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, $25-$30; Oktoberfest Village with Kids Area, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Texas Chainsaw Pumpkin Carving, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dogtoberfest activities Sunday, Fremont neighborhood, Seattle (206-633-0422 or www.fremontoktoberfest.com).
Fishermen's Fall Festival: Festival celebrating local fishing fleet, all proceeds benefit Seattle Fishermen's Memorial to honor local fishing community and their families, with industry related exhibits and competitions, salmon barbecue, children's activities, musical entertainment, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Fishermen's Terminal, 3919 18th Avenue W., Seattle (206-283-4665 or www.fishermensfallfestival.org).
At the movies
"The Master": Paul Thomas Anderson's new film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix opens Friday at several theaters.
"Trouble with the Curve": Clint Eastwood stars as a baseball scout and Amy Adams plays his daughter in this new sports drama. It opens Friday at several theaters.
"Hello I Must Be Going": Melanie Lynskey stars in this comedy/drama as a divorcée who moves back in with her parents. It opens Friday at the Meridian 16.
"End of Watch": This crime drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña has midnight previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.
"You May Not Kiss the Bride": A romantic comedy about a photographer who is forced to marry a Croatian bride opens Friday at the Pacific Place 11.
"Liberal Arts": The debut features from writer/director Josh Radnor (TV's "How I Met Your Mother") about a New York City college graduate opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.
"Girl Model": A documentary about the modeling industry opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.
"17 Girls": This French film about rebellious high-school girls opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.
"Neighboring Sounds": Kleber Mendonça Filho's debut feature, set in the Brazilian city of Recife, opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.
"Dredd 3D": Karl Urban stars in this remake of the 1995 sci-fi/action film. It has midnight previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
"House at the End of the Street": Jennifer Lawrence ("The Hunger Games") stars in this new horror/thriller that has midnight previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday's Weekend Plus section.