Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 5:31 AM

  • Share:
           
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

Weekend Preview: Old Mill Days, free museums

A lineup of entertainment options for the weekend of Sept. 28-30, 2012, includes Old Mill Days/Forest Festival in Port Gamble, Smithsonian Free Museum Day and Sustainable Ballard Festival. Films opening include "Looper," "Won't Back Down" and "The Perks of Being a Wallflower."

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

advertising

Around town

Old Mill Days/Forest Festival: Carnival, car show, lumberjack show, chain-saw carving competitions, entertainment, fireworks, beer garden, Friday-Sunday, Port Gamble (www.portgamble.com).

Smithsonian Free Museum Day: Print pass available online for free admission for two people, including Log House Museum, Seattle; KidsQuest Children's Museum, Bellevue; Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum, Kent; Children's Museum of Tacoma, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Tacoma; Bainbridge Island Historical Museum; Kitsap County Historical Museum, Bremerton; Historic Fort Steilacoom, Lakewood (www.smithsonianmag.com).

Sustainable Ballard Festival: Workshops, art, music, family activities, green building and transportation exhibits, food trucks, Family Bike Expo, vendors, farm animals, cider-making, solar and raingarden displays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Ballard Commons Park, 5701 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (fest.sustainableballard.org).

At the movies

"Looper": Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis star in this sci-fi/action thriller. It has previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.

Local Sightings Film Festival: This showcase of Northwest filmmaking opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.

"Won't Back Down": Oscar-nominees Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal star in this drama about two mothers who try to transform an inner-city school. It opens Friday at several theaters.

"Stars in Shorts": A program of seven short films features Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin and Julia Stiles. It opens Friday at the Varsity.

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower": Based on a young-adult novel, this '90s-set story of a high school student opens Friday at the Harvard Exit and Lincoln Square Cinemas.

"Hotel Transylvania": This animated comedy about a hotel for monsters features the voices of Adam Sandler and several other "Saturday Night Live" vets. It opens Friday at several theaters (at many in 3D).

"Pitch Perfect": This comedy about an all-girl college singing group features Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson. It opens Friday at several theaters.

"Little White Lies": Jean Dujardin and Marion Cotillard star in this European variation on "The Big Chill." It opens Friday at the Egyptian.

"Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best": A road movie starring director Ryan O'Nan and Michael Weston at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.

"Headshot": Thai director Pen-Ek Ratanaruang's crime thriller opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.

"Solomon Kane": James Purefoy stars in this action film based on characters created by Robert E. Howard ("Conan the Barbarian"). It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.

"10 Years": Channing Tatum, Justin Long and Chris Pratt star in this high-school reunion dramedy. It opens Friday at the Meridian 16.

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

The summer is wide open.

The summer is wide open.

Follow our three-part "Washington's National Parks" series running through August 10 for an in-depth look at some of our local treasures.

Advertising

Advertising

Autos news and research

What do you use to unlock your car?

What do you use to unlock your car?


Advertising