A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Oct. 12-18, 2012.
FRI-SAT Free identification microchips for dogs and cats while supplies last, 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 18800 Woodinville-Snohomish Road, Woodinville (425-488-4444 or homewardpet.org).
SAT Cats and kittens from Seattle Animal Shelter foster homes available for adoption, $45-$135, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Alki Community Center, 5817 S.W. Stevens St., Seattle (206-386-7387 or www.seattleanimalshelter.org).
SAT Celebration of cats with food, crafts, silent auction, free plush cats for kids while supplies last, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Maple Valley Community Center, 22010 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley; canned cat food donations welcome (members.petfinder.com/~WA285/catoberfest.html).
Shelter Open House
SAT Shelters host activities to involve the community through adoption, volunteering and other support, at King County Animal Services Pet Adoption Center, 21615 64th Ave. S., Kent; PAWS, Lynnwood; Homeward Pet Adoption Center, Woodinville and Everett Animal Shelter, 333 Smith Island Road, Everett; free (www.pawsitivealliance.org/statewide-shelter-open-house-event.html).
Pumpkins and Ponies
SAT Pony rides, bake sale and pumpkins to support rescue of abused and neglected horses, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 20-21, All Breed Equine Rez-Q, 2415 116th St. N.E., Marysville (425-263-6390 or allbreedhorserescue.com).
Woodland Park Zoo
SAT-SUN Pumpkins for a variety of zoo animals, treats, Zoomazium activities, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and Oct. 20-21, 27-28, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $8.50-$11.75, one child age 12 and younger in costume admitted free with paid adult (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Reptile and Exotic Show and Sale
SAT-SUN Display and sale of captive-bred reptiles, amphibians and arachnids, supplies, information, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $7 at the door; ages 10 and younger free (253-841-5045 or www.beanfarm.com/nwcbe).
FRI Craft beer, regional wine, food from 60 breweries, wineries and food businesses, benefits Market Foundation child care, medical center, senior center, food bank, 7 p.m. Friday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle; $30/at the door includes 10 food and beverage tokens, additional tokens $2.50 each (www.pikeplacemarket.org).
YWCA Closet Treasures Sale VIP Preview
FRI-SAT New and gently used designer, name-brand and vintage clothes, handbags, shoes and accessories, refreshments, wine, fashion show, DJ, 5 p.m. Friday, $35; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free admission; supports Dress for Success support for women, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St., Redmond (206-461-3694 or www.ywcaclosettreasures.org).
Walk Like MADD
SAT Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) 5K walk supporting victims of this crime and preventing underage drinking; 8:45 a.m., registration 8 a.m. Saturday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $10-$20 (206-445-2769 or walklikemadd.org/seattle).
National Wildlife Federation Hike & Seek
SAT National Wildlife Federation fundraising event, children's 2-mile nature hike, scavenger hunt and nature adventures, 9 a.m.-noon, start by 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $7-$12/admission, suggested fundraising goal $100 (www.hikeandseek.org).
Flying High for Kids Dinner & Auction
SAT Dinner and auction to help Washington families and prevent child abuse, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $75-$150 (206-343-5911).
Ruby Room Benefit Fashion Show
SAT Fashion show, auction of gowns and other items, proceeds benefit Ruby Room free formal gowns to low-income teens and college fashion design scholarship, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $30-$70 (rubyroomseattle.org).
Stand Tall for History
SAT Paula Becker and Alan J. Stein, authors of "The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World's Fair and Its Legacy," silent auction, Champagne luncheon, benefits Southwest Seattle Historical Society and Log House Museum, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Salty's on Alki Seafood Grill, Seattle; $25-$75 (206-938-5293 or www.loghousemuseum.info).
Great Food, Better Lives Gala Auction
SUN Auction, dinner, entertainment to benefit FareStart, 5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $250 (206-267-6213 or getinvolved.farestart.org/auction).
Business of Hope Luncheon
TUE Music, video and speakers to support Global Partnerships work in Latin America and the Caribbean, noon Tuesday, The Westin, Seattle; $75 (www.globalpartnerships.org).
Cheetah Conservation Fund
PLAN AHEAD Keynote speaker; meet cheetah cubs, proceeds benefit global conservation, 4 p.m. Oct. 20, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; $75/person, $150/family through Oct. 19, $100/$200 at the door if space available (866-909-3399, Ext. 101, or www.cheetah.org).
Go to Seward Park
FRI Cascade Bicycle Club 25-mile, leisurely paced ride with some hills, lunch/snack stop, senior and new/slower-paced riders welcome; showers cancel, 10 a.m. Friday, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle (206-522-3222 or www.cascade.org).
Exploring Redmond Ridge
SAT Cascade Bicycle Club 12- to 15- mile, easy pace, mostly flat ride; steady rain cancels, 10 a.m. Saturday, QFC, 23475 N.E. Novelty Hill Road, Redmond (206-522-3222 or www.cascade.org).
SUN Urban Self-Reliance introduction to basic bicycle parts and maintenance, 1 p.m. Saturday, Douglass-Truth Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle; free, registration not required (206-684-4704 or www.spl.org).
Celebrate the Opening of Green River Trail
SUN Cascade Bicycle Club 44-mile, leisurely paced ride to Kent with lunch stop; showers cancel, 10 a.m. Sunday, Jack Block Shoreline Park, 2130 Harbor Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-522-3222 or www.cascade.org).
SAT Walk to learn about birds in park habitats, for ages 8 and older, children accompanied by adult, 8 a.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $3 (206-386-4236 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
Autumn Birds Super Saturday
SAT Learn about the more than 100 species of birds that visit the park; games, arts and crafts, information on bird-friendly yards, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
Thrill the World, Redmond
SAT Learn to dance Michael Jackson's Thriller dance to participate in Oct. 27 Thrill the World dance event at Redmond Town Center, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E., Redmond; $7/per class or $20/all classes (www.redmondzombies.com).
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club
SAT Request dancing, folk-dance lesson, international folk dancing: Oktoberfest, bring snacks to share, ethnic costumes encouraged, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $5-$7 (425-385-2088 or sno-king.org).
SUN Learn the Michael Jackson Thriller dance to participate in Oct. 27 Thrill the World performance; 1 p.m. Saturday, Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; free, donations for Lighthouse for the Blind suggested (www.seattlethrillers.com).
Fairbank Animal and Pumpkin Farm
SAT-SUN Calves, sheep, goats, pigs, ducks, chicks, trail to Pumpkin Land, Tiny Tot Maize Maze and Hay Tunnel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Fairbank Animal and Pumpkin Farm, 15308 52nd Ave. W., Edmonds; $2.50 admission per person, pumpkins $1 and up (425-743-3694 or www.fairbankfarm.com).
SAT-SUN Harvest activities, u-pick pumpkins, gourds and flowers, farm animals, hayrides, kids' hay maze, farm animals, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Jubilee Farm, 230 W. Snoqualmie River Road N.E., Carnation (www.jubileefarm.org).
Bailey Vegetables Pumpkin Patch
SAT-SUN Pumpkin patch and u-pick vegetable and flower garden, kids' play area, wagon rides, food vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Bailey Family Farm, 12711 Springhetti Road, Snohomish; $3/play area, $2/wagon rides (360-568-8826 or www.baileyveg.com).
Serres Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
ONGOING U-pick pumpkin patch with a variety of types of pumpkins, corn maze, animal train, hay rides on weekends, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 1-6:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Serres Farm, 20306 N.E. 50th St., Redmond; admission free; maze $4/person or $10/family, train $3, hay rides $4 (425-868-3017 or serresfarm.com).
Pumpkin Patch and Farm Fun at Dr. Maze's Farm
ONGOING Sunflowers Field Maze and Farmyard with bouncy rides, Singing Chickens, Music Garden, hayrides on weekends, mini-mazes, animals, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, Dr. Maze's Farm, 15410 NE 124th St., Redmond; $2-$9 (425-869-9777 or www.DrMazesFarm.com).
Triple XXX Family Farm
ONGOING U-pick pumpkins, 1800s barn, tractor display, farm animals, Old Country Store, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through Oct. 30, Maple Valley Stables, 19417 196th Ave. S.E., Renton (206-595-5845).
Fall City Farms
ONGOING Hay maze, pumpkin patch, farm market, noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, Fall City Farms, 3638 Neal Road, Fall City; cash only, bring your own bags (425-222-4553 or www.fallcityfarms.com).
DAILY Pumpkin patch, corn maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; farm market, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, kids' play areas ($5/per child), pumpkin cannons ($2-$3), food vendors Saturdays-Sundays, Carleton Farm, 830 Sunnyside Blvd. S.E., Everett; corn maze $4.50-$6.50 (425-334-2297 or www.carletonfarm.com).
Craven Farm Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Scary Haunt
DAILY Pumpkin patch, farm animals, corn maze, 9:30 a.m.-dusk daily, hay rides and snack bar until 5:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Craven Farm, 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish; farm admission free; $3.50-$5.50/corn maze; $2.50-$3.50/hay rides (cravenfarm.com).
Pumpkin Patch at Bob's Corn
DAILY Free hayride to field of pumpkins, playground for kids, cow train ($3), corn cannon ($1), snack shack and pony rides weekends, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; corn maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily and 6-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, $3-$12, Bob's Corn, 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish (www.bobscorn.com).
The Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
DAILY Pumpkin patch, u-pick apple orchard, food, hay jump, wagon rides, corn maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, corn maze $6, The Farm at Swan's Trail, 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish (425-334-4124 or www.thefarm1.com).
Stocker Farms Pumpkins
DAILY Pumpkin patch and farm market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, free admission; pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, fishing, jumpers, pumpkin launchers, vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays across Highway 9 from the farm market, $9 admission; corn maze, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays, $6-$10; Stocker Farms, 10622 Airport Way, Snohomish (www.stockerfarms.com).
Thomas Family Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
ONGOING Hayride to pumpkin patch, corn maze ($4), kids' corn maze ($3), 10 a.m.-dusk Thursdays-Sundays; zombie paintball and night maze, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, $12-$15, Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; pumpkin-patch admission free (360-568-6845 or thomasfamilyfarm.com/">www.thomasfamilyfarm.com).
Biringer's Black Crow Pumpkins and Corn Maze
DAILY Wagon ride to pumpkin patch, corn maze, noon-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursday, noon-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 2431 Highway 530, Arlington; pumpkin-patch admission free, corn maze $8-$9 (360-435-5616 or www.facebook.com/biringers.black.crow).
Gordon Skagit Farms
ONGOING U-pick pumpkins in many colors and varieties, apples, corn maze, haunted barn, Autumn Market, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Gordon Skagit Farms, 15598 McLean Road, Mount Vernon (360-424-0363 or www.gordonskagitfarms.com).
Suncadia Harvest Festival
ONGOING Prairie wagon and pony rides, arts and crafts workshops, straw maze, pumpkin patch, entertainment, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum (509-649-6461 or www.suncadia.com).
Bainbridge Gardens Pumpkin Walk
PLAN AHEAD Walk along a trail of 300 lighted, carved pumpkins, carnival games, bounce house, harvest maze, food, music, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19-20, Bainbridge Gardens, 9415 Miller Road N.E., Bainbridge (206-842-5888 or www.bainbridgegardens.com).
Kelsey Creek Farm Fair
SAT Entertainment, heritage activities, farm animals, tractor-pulled wagon rides, pony rides, food vendors, Kid's Corral activities, pumpkin patch, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 410 130th Place S.E., Bellevue; free admission, fees for some activities (425-452-7688 or www.myparksandrecreation.com).
SAT Hard and sweet cider tasting, apple-pressing demos, Vashon Fire and Rescue open house, evening Barn Dance, 10 a.m. Saturday, Village Green, 17519 Vashon Highway S.W., Vashon; free (206-463-6217 or www.vashonchamber.com).
SAT Daughters of Norway host bake sale, Nordic craft vendors, food, music, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Edgemont Junior High School, 2300 110th Ave. E., Puyallup (253-677-7700).
Taste of Russia Bazaar
SAT-SUN Russian dancing, entertainment, vendors, food, bake sale, beer and wine garden, Samovar Tea Room, tours of the historic church, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral, 1714 13th Ave., Seattle (www.saintnicholascathedral.org).
SAT-SUN Music and performances, fall craft projects, pumpkin painting, shopping, pony rides, store specials, wine and beer garden, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (425-483-2250 or www.countryvillagebothell.com/harvest-festival).
Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival
SAT-SUN Crab feed, music, local wine and microbrews, chef demos, U.S. Coast Guard demonstrations, craft vendors, 5K run/walk, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Port Angeles City Pier, Railroad and Lincoln Streets, Port Angeles (360-452-6300 or www.crabfestival.org).
Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival
WED thru OCT. 21 Holiday decorations, arts and crafts vendors, Santa visits, holiday meals chef demos, entertainment, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 18-20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma; $12.50-$13.50, ages 10 and younger free (800-521-7469 or holidaygiftshows.com/).
SAT Beer from local breweries, SeaTac Guild of Seattle Children's Hospital fundraiser, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Burien Community Center, Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th Street, Burien; $20/advance, $25/day of event includes 10 tastes (www.btownbrewfest.com).
Salmon Bake, Schafer State Park
SAT Traditional salmon bake to benefit the park, 1 p.m. Saturday, Schafer State Park, 1365 W. Schafer Park Road, Elma; $7, Discover Pass required for vehicle access (www.theschaferstateparkteam.org).
Oktoberfest of the Austria Club
PLAN AHEAD Music by Blaskapelle Tourchester Lich German band, German dinner and beer, wine, 6 p.m. Oct. 19, Alki Masonic Temple, Seattle; $25, by Oct. 15 (425-745-0654 or www.austriaclubwa.com).
Fall Color Walk
SAT See fall colors at 11-acre La Conner Flat English Garden adjacent to the nursery, 1 p.m. Saturday, free; also available, Fall Harvest Tea after the walk, $21 by reservation (425-765-0046); mosaic techniques for garden and home, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, $35, Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; reservations required (360-466-3821 or www.christiansonsnursery.com).
FRI-SAT Amusement rides, entertainment, Scream Factory Haunted House, Booville scare-free attractions for kids 12 and younger, 6-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 19-20, 26-27, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 21, 28, Wild Waves and Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $22.99-$27.99, parking $10-$20 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com).
FRI-SAT Frights on the trail, 5:30-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 19-20, Great Pumpkin's Trick-or-Treating Adventure, 5-6:45 p.m., Children's Carnival for ages 8 and younger, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; $20, $5/ages 8 and younger (425-602-3303 or HauntedTrails.org).
KUBE Haunted House
ONGOING Morgue-themed haunted house, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; 6-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 18; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 19-20; 6-10 p.m. Oct. 21, 25; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 26-27; 6-10 p.m. Oct. 28-31; 7-11 p.m. Nov. 2-3, 5000 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $18-$28 (seattlehaunts.com/georgetown-morgue).
Dark Hollow Haunted Forest
ONGOING Outdoor haunted attraction along dark trail, 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 19-20, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26-27; non-scary family walk, 5-6 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 20, 27, Royal Arch Park, 20821 Maple Valley Hwy., Maple Valley; $15 or $12 with canned food-bank donation; family walk $5 (www.darkhollowhaunt.com).
ONGOING Scary haunted cornfield for ages 12 and older, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 19-20, 26-28, 31, Carleton Farm, 830 Sunnyside Blvd. S.E., Everett; $14 (www.fright-maze.com).
Kitsap Haunted Fairgrounds
ONGOING Horror-movie-themed scares, lights on 6-7 p.m., full scare 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 19-20, 26-27, 31, 7-10 p.m. Nov. 2-3, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $12 (www.kitsaphauntedfairgrounds.com).
Nightmare on Highway 9
ONGOING Snohomish Slaughter House haunted attraction, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; $13-$25 (360-568-6945 or thomasfamilyfarm.com).
ONGOING Outdoor haunted attractions for ages 12 and older, The Last Laugh, Field of Screams haunted trails, Hunt for Zombies paintball ride, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 18-20, 25-27, 31, Stocker Farms, 10622 Airport Way, Snohomish; $15/Field of Screams, $20/Field of Screams, Last Laugh and corn maze; $15-$20/Zombies, space limited (www.stalkerfarms.com).
Longfellow Creek Watershed Walk
SAT Guided walk for all ages on the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trails with wetlands, forest, beaver dam and public art installations, 1 p.m. Saturday, Delridge Public Library, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle; free, preregister (206-652-2310 or feet-first.ticketleap.com).
Luke McRedmond Centennial Walk
SAT Trail walk, 6.5 or 3.3 miles, for all ages and abilities, to explore the history of Redmond, with music, games, food trucks, 2 p.m. Saturday, Redmond City Hall, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; free, or suggested donation $10/person or $15/family includes collecting poker cards, best hands win prizes (206-652-2310 or feet-first.ticketleap.com).
Crystal Quilters Quilt Show
FRI-SUN Quilts, vendors, demonstrations, raffles, Country Store, proceeds benefit local food banks, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Buckley Hall, 127 River Ave., Buckley, Pierce County; $4, ages 12 and younger free (www.crystalquiltersofenumclaw.blogspot.com).
BMW Parts and Apparel Swap Meet
SAT Consignment sale, 9 a.m. Saturday, Ride West BMW, 8100 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle (206-484-3000 or www.ridewest.com).
Planetarium Show "Dancing with the Stars"
SAT How gravity choreographs the movement and evolution of stellar and planetary systems, 7 p.m. Saturday, Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory, Battle Point Park, Bainbridge Island; $2/person, $5/family donation suggested (206-842-9152 or www.bpastro.org/).
Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair
SAT-SUN Used, rare, collectible and out-of-print books, maps, posters, prints and ephemera from 100 exhibitors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle; $5 (206-323-3999 or www.seatlebookfair.com).
Seattle mushroom show
SAT-SUN Display of 200 varieties of wild mushrooms, slideshow lectures, mushroom tastings, art contest, field guides and books, bring mushrooms to be identified, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, The Mountaineers club, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $5-$10, ages 12 and younger free (206-522-6031 or www.psms.org/show).
Everett mushroom show
SUN Snohomish County Mycological Society display, vendors, lectures, demonstrations, samples identified, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; free (425-422-1641 or www.scmsfungi.org).
SUN Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society wild mushroom displays, identification, books, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way N.W., Silverdale; free (www.kitsapmushrooms.org).
Northwest Record and CD Show
SUN 50 tables of records (45s and LPs), CDs and music-related memorabilia, 10 a.m. Sunday, Shaw Room, Seattle Center, Seattle; $3, canned-food donations requested (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com).
The Next 50 Quilt Show
ONGOING Quilt pieces on the possibilities of the next 50 years for individuals, our country and the world, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Oct. 21, International Fountain Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.org).
It's new at the Crest Cinema. Also there: "The Dark Knight Rises," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Brave" and "Safety Not Guaranteed" ($3).
It's new at the Admiral Theater in West Seattle. Also there: "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Moonrise Kingdom" ($5.75).
"Step Up to the Plate"
It's new at the Varsity Theatre. Also there: "Frankenweenie," "Searching for Sugar Man" and "Beasts of the Southern Wild." All seats on Tuesday are $7.
It's new at the Big Picture Seattle. The 3:45 p.m. shows on Saturday and Sunday, and the 6 p.m. shows Monday-Wednesday are $8.
"Young Frankenstein" and "A Nightmare on Elm Street"
They're new at the Central Cinema in Seattle. All shows $6-$8.
"Queen of the Sun"
It plays 7 p.m. Friday at Keystone Congreational Church in Wallingford. Free, but donations appreciated.
"The Man Who Laughs"
It plays at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John United Lutheran Church, 5515 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. $5 suggested donation.
"What to Expect When You're Expecting"
It's new at the Tin Theater in Burien this week. All shows $8.
"Brave" and "Premium Rush"
They're new at the Gateway in Federal Way. Also there: "The Dark Knight Rises," "Ice Age: Continental Drift 3D," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days," "Ted," "The Avengers 3D" and "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 3D" ($2, all seats on Tuesdays $1).
SAM Community Night Out
FRI Museum celebrates female artists with performances including Seattle Chinese Community Drill Team, Northwest GirlChoir, belly dancing; learn and perform Madonna's "Vogue" dance, art making, tours led by artists and special guests, inspired by exhibit "Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris", 6 p.m. Friday, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle; $11-$17, ages 12 and younger free (206-654-3100 or www.seattleartmuseum.org).
Meeker Mansion Cider Squeeze
SAT Cider press, pumpkin patch, music, vendors, apple pie contest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $2-$4 (253-848-1770 or www.meekermansion.org).
Issaquah History Museums 40th Anniversary
SAT-SUN Celebration of the museums' 40th anniversary with history presentation, treats, dance to traditional music, 11 a.m. Saturday, new Issaquah Valley Trolley dedication ceremony, 1 p.m. Sunday, public rides until 3 p.m. Sunday, Issaquah Train Depot, 50 Rainier Blvd. N., Issaquah; free (425-392-3500 or www.issaquahhistory.org/events/anniversary-celebration).
Spark Museum Electrical Extravaganza
SAT-SUN See a 4 million volt MegaZapper release an explosion of thunder and 10-foot arcs of purple lightning, at unveiling of new Electrical Extravaganza Show for all ages, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay St., Bellingham; $5 (360-738-3886 or www.sparkmuseum.org).
Short Takes on Capturing Nature
MON Burke Museum hosts talk with short presentations by 10 experts from University of Washington and beyond, topics ranging from prehistoric cave paintings to imagery of the Hubble Space Telescope, 7 p.m. Monday, Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th, Seattle; $5 (home.stgpresents.org/artists/?artist=2047).
National Fossil Day at the Burke Museum
WED Burke educators lead activities for students ages 4 to 14, find out about the work of paleontologists, sort and identify fossils, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org/).
Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs
ONGOING Display of more than 100 objects from King Tut's tomb and treasures from 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history, through Jan. 6, 2013, 10 a.m. daily, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; $15.50-$32.50, timed ticket entry, reservations recommended (800-664-8775 or www.pacificsciencecenter.org).
Creatures of the Black Lagoon
FRI Meet insects, larvae and other creatures from the pond, 7 p.m. Friday, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $5-$7 (425-316-8592 or www.streamkeeper.org/).
Clean Water Act Celebration at Carkeek Park
SAT Test creek water, tours of park building and demonstration garden, activities for children, 10-11:45 a.m.; lunch, scientific panel presentation on Pipers Creek water quality, noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle (206-363-4116 or www.facebook.com/pages/Carkeek-Watershed-Community-Action-Project-CWCAP/181824076675).
Autumn Splendor Guided Nature Walk
SAT Walk old growth forest, see autumn colors, noon Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $3-$5 (206-652-2444 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/274475).
Park in the Dark at the Arboretum
SAT Night forest hike to observe night-related animal adaptations, 7 p.m. Saturday, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle; $8 (206-221-6427 or depts.washington.edu/uwbg/education/Youth/family.shtml).
Cedar River Salmon Journey
SAT-SUN See spawning salmon and learn the natural and human history of the Cedar River, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and Oct. 20-21, 27-28, Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave. S.; Cedar River Park, 1717 S.E. Maple Valley Highway; Riverview Park, 1901 Maple Valley Highway; Cavanaugh Park, 17410 S.E. Maple Valley Road; Landsburg Park, Southeast 252nd Place and Landsburg Road Southeast, Renton; free (206-245-0143 or www.cedarriver.org).
Maple Viewing Festival
SUN See the garden in fall colors, activities, music, bonsai display, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., guided tours, 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, The Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).
SUN Walk to explore mushrooms, 1 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free (206-386-4236 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
SUN Fall color, Japanese maples and more, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle; free, call to confirm event (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).
Mercer Slough Fish Ladder Fun
SUN Park ranger informal information, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Fish Ladder, 118th Avenue Southeast just south of Southeast Eighth Street, Bellevue; park at the office park and meet at the blue sign for the ladder; free (425-452-2565).
SAT Taproot Theatre Road Company bullying-prevention play for children in kindergarten to sixth grade, 2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636 or www.spl.org).
SAT Brazil samba dance workshop, Show Brazil! carnaval music, food, 6 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle; $10, $7/seniors and students, $5/ages 2-12 (206-725-7517 or www.rainiervalleyculturalcenter.org).
"The Princess and The Pea"
SAT-SUN Hans Christian Andersen's classic comic tale for elementary-aged children and adults, 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through October. Molbak's nursery, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville; free, donations for Northshore YMCA Totes-to-Go and Community Kitchen requested (www.molbaks.com/events).
Monster Mash Dash 5K and Family Run/Walk
SAT 5K fun run and walk along Shoreline's Interurban Trail, costumes encouraged, prizes for best costumes, check-in 8 a.m., run 9 a.m., walk 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Haggen Northwest Fresh, 1201 N. 175th St., Shoreline; $5-$15 (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/5K).
PLAN AHEAD 10K run and 5K run/walk through the UW campus, benefits student scholarship programs, dogs welcome, 9 a.m. Oct. 21, University of Washington, Seattle; $25-$40, Kids Dash free (206-543-0540 or www.dawgdash.com).
Harvest Holiday Craft Show
FRI-SAT Home and gift crafts, vintage items from 80 vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Local 302 Union Hall, 18701 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell (206-920-2957 or www.starvinghousewives.com).
Costume Repair and Swap
SAT Trade, repair or remake costumes and costume-worthy clothing, tips for easy, cost-effective Halloween costumes, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Branch Library, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free, no registration required (206-684-7518 or www.spl.org).
Museum of Flight Library book sale
SAT Books, magazine and other printed material on aviation and space, vintage popular-culture magazines Life, Look and The Saturday Evening Post, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Museum Library and Archive Building, next to the Airpark, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; free, museum fee not required (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org).
Second Use Building Materials
SAT Grand-opening party in new location with music, snacks and sales, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Second Use Building Materials, 3223 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle (206-763-6929 or www.seconduse.com/).
Used Book Sale
SAT Friends of the Woodinville Library used books for all ages, most 25 cents to $1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; bag sale, $1 per grocery bag, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday; bring your own bags, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E., Woodinville (425-788-0733 or www.kcls.org/).
Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale
SAT Crafts, collectibles, bake sale, jams, silent auction, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lake Washington United Methodist Church, 7525 132nd Ave. N.E., Kirkland (425-820-0134).
Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch — Issaquah
SAT Tacoma Glassblowing Studio sale of 2000 handblown glass pumpkins by local artists, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah (253-383-3499 or www.tacomaglassblowing.com).
Seattle Musical Theater Costume Sale
SAT-SUN Vintage, distressed, period, modern, children's clothing, hats, shoes, accessories, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Musical Theater, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Bldg 47, Magnuson Park, Seattle (www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org).
Sammamish Arts Fair
SAT-SUN Display and sale by juried local artists including painting, mixed media, glass, jewelry, wood, textiles, photography and ceramics, art demos, activities, arts encounters, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Pl. S.E., Sammamish (sammamishartsfair.wordpress.com/).
Pike/Pine: Cars, Bars and Dead Rock Stars
SAT Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour of neighborhood's past, present and future, 10 a.m. Saturday, Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle; $15-$25 (800-838-3008 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
Europe Through the Back Door
SAT Village Italy, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds; free, reservations required (425-771-8303, Ext. 298, or www.ricksteves.com).
SAT Spain and Portugal by land and sea, 10 a.m. Saturday; Turkey and Greece by land and sea, 1 p.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free (425-744-6076 or www.savvytravelerstore.com).
Wide World Books & Maps
WED Vietnam and Cambodia with Wanderlust and Lipstick Tours, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).
EarthCorps Green Kirkland
SAT Help remove invasive plants, spread mulch, plant native plants, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Juanita Bay Park, 2201 Market St., Kirkland; preregister (www.greenkirkland.org).
PLAN AHEAD Software professionals and social media experts work with nonprofits on projects for one to three days, Oct. 19-21, Microsoft Commons, Redmond; preregister (www.seattlegivecamp.org).
Dia de los Muertos crafts
SAT Create calaca (skull) pin cushions using basic stitches and decorations, for ages 7 and older, 2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free, no registration needed (206-386-4636 or www.spl.org).