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Evergreen State Fair, Bicycle Sunday | Weekend Preview

Activities for the weekend of Aug. 22-25 include the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe and Bicycle Sunday along Lake Washington Boulevard in Seattle. Films opening include “The Mortal Instruments” and “In a World ... ”

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Evergreen State Fair: Carnival, concerts, auto races, horse show, rodeo, 4H animals, exhibits, food vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday through Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 2, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $5-$10, free admission with three cans of food, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Aug. 30; ages 15 and younger free Aug. 29; free admission for active military/first responders Aug. 30 (360-805-6700 or ).

Bicycle Sunday: Scenic boulevard closed to motor vehicles, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (


“The Mortal Instruments”: The fantasy film about a teenage girl (Lily Collins) who discovers she is half-angel opened Wednesday at several theaters.

“The World’s End”: The latest comedy from Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost concerns a pub-crawl. It has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.

“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”: A Texas Western starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara as a couple separated by a shootout. It opens Friday at the Guild 45th.

“You’re Next”: A family comes under attack during a reunion getaway in this new horror film. It also has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.

“In a World ...”: Lake Bell stars in this comedy about the lives of voice-over artists. It opens Friday at Lincoln Square, Meridian 16 and Sundance Cinemas.

“When Comedy Went to School”: A documentary that looks at the birth of stand-up comedy in the Catskill Mountains. It opens Friday at the Varsity.

“Scenic Route”: Two friends (Josh Duhamel and Dan Fogler) are stranded in the desert in this thriller. It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.

For reviews and showtimes, go to 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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