Crab, cider and mushrooms | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of Oct. 11-13, 2013, include the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival, Vashon Island CiderFest and Wild Mushroom Show. Films opening include “Captain Phillips” and “Romeo and Juliet.”
Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival: Chowder cook-off, crab feed, food and craft vendors, chef demos, children’s activities, 4-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Port Angeles (360-452-6300 or www.crabfestival.org ).
Vashon Island CiderFest: Vashon Farmers Market apple pressing, cider sale; kids’ activities at Vashon Senior Center; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown Vashon; farm and orchard activities at other island locations, hours vary (www.vashonparkdistrict.org ).
Wild Mushroom Show: Puget Sound Mycological Society wild-mushroom display, cooking demonstrations, lectures; mushroom tastings, field guides; bring mushrooms to be identified, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Mountaineers Club, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $5-$10, ages 11 and younger free (www.psms.org/show.php).
AT THE MOVIES
“Captain Phillips”: Tom Hanks stars in this depiction of the hijacking of an American shipping vessel by desperate Somali pirates. Late-night previews Thursday, opens Friday at several theaters.
“Romeo & Juliet”: This new take on Shakespeare’s tragedy was adapted by Julian Fellowes (“Downton Abbey”) and stars Douglas Booth and Hailee Steinfeld. Opens Friday at several theaters.
“Escape From Tomorrow”: A family trip to a theme park becomes a descent into madness. Opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“We Are What We Are”: A horror film re-imagining of a 2010 Mexican film of the same name, about a reclusive family. Opens Friday at the Varsity.
“Machete Kills”: Robert Rodriguez’s new action-thriller follows the title character (Danny Trejo) as he takes down an arms dealer. Late-night previews Thursday, opens Friday at several theaters.
“Linsanity”: A documentary about basketball player Jeremy Lin. Opens Friday at several theaters.
“Ghost Team One”: A horror comedy about two roommates coping with the supernatural and an amateur ghost hunter. Opens Friday at Pacific Place.