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Editor’s note: Foul weather, a group leader’s illness, insufficient sign-ups — many situations can cancel or cause schedule changes for events and outings. To be certain of your plans, always call before you go.

Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Oct. 18-24, 2013.


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Animal events

Cool City Pets

SAT Adoption event, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, 1 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle; adoption fees $15-$40 (206-386-7387 or www.seattleanimalshelter.org ).

PetSmart Howl-O-Ween Event

SAT Pet party, 9-11 a.m. at all PetSmart stores in the Seattle area (www.petsmart.com).

Meow Mixer

OCT. 24 Cats for adoption, wine, snacks, 6 p.m. Oct. 24, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue; free (425-641-0080 or www.seattlehumane.org/adopt/process/promos#.Uk3wrRBh71U).

Auto events

Seattle Auto Show

FRI-SUN Hundreds of 2014 vehicles from all manufacturers, exotic vehicles, 1-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $12-$14, ages 12 and younger free (www.seattleautoshow.com ).

Benefits

Abe Keller Peace Education Fundraiser

FRI Food, Seattle Labor Chorus, poetry, donations encouraged for Abe Keller Fund grants to promote peace education, and economic and social justice, 7 p.m. Friday, University Unitarian Church, 6556 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (www.abekellerpeacefund.org).

Arcade Lights

FRI Food and beverages from 60 local vendors, proceeds benefit Pike Place Market Foundation charities, 7 p.m. Friday, Pike Place Market, Seattle; $35 (206-774-5278 or www.pikeplacemarket.org/pages/market-events ).

An Edmonds Kind of Soiree

FRI Champagne reception, fashion show, benefits community events, 6 p.m. Friday, Edmonds Yacht Club, 456 Admiral Way, Edmonds; $65 (425-670-1496 or www.edmondswa.com).

African Dinner Fundraiser

SAT African food and entertainment, benefits microloan program, 5 p.m. Saturday, Calvary Christian Assembly, 6801 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle; $75 (206-914-2906 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/440529 ).

Good Wishes Strength, Style and Dignity Benefit Auction

SAT Dinner, auction to provide “Hug for the Head” to anyone experiencing hair loss as a result of illness, injury or treatment, 6 p.m. Saturday, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle; $150 (GoodWishesScarves.org ).

SAS Fall Wine Tasting

SAT Seattle Against Slavery wine and cheese, proceeds help fight human trafficking in the Seattle area, 1 p.m. Saturday, Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; $20 (www.brownpapertickets.com/event/446065).

Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation “Raining Cats & Dogs”

SAT Auction, dinner, proceeds support Seattle Animal Shelter, 5 p.m. Saturday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $100-$200 (www.seattleanimalshelterfoundation.org/auctions/raining-cats-dogs-auction-2013).

Just Desserts

SAT Auburn Valley Creative Arts art auction, music, desserts, appetizers, 7 p.m. Saturday, Copper Falls Restaurant, 29630 Green River Road S.E., Auburn; $35 (206-250-3872 or www.auburnvalleycreativearts.com).

Walk for PKD

SUN Walk to raise awareness and funds to search for a cure of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), 9 a.m. Sunday, Green Lake Park, Seattle; free, $100 fundraising suggested (www.walkforpkd.kintera.org/seattle).

Capelli 10th Anniversary Charity Day

SUN Haircuts $10, silent auction, benefits Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Capelli’s Gentlemen’s Barbershop, 925 Fourth Ave., Seattle; no appointments (206-587-0900 or www.capellis.com/10th-anniversary.html ).

Great Food, Better Life Auction

SUN Dinner, entertainment, auction to benefit FairStart job training program, 5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; $250 (www.farestart.org ).

Blue Ribbon Cooking School to benefit Northwest Harvest

OCT. 24 Appetizers, cooking classes, meal, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Blue Ribbon Culinary Center, Seattle; $125 (www.brownpapertickets.com/event/451562 ).

Squeeze Out Hunger

OCT. 24 Music, silent auction, open bar to benefit Northwest Harvest, 7 p.m. Oct. 24, Melrose Market Studios, 1532 Minor Ave., Seattle; $50-$75 (squeezeouthunger.brownpapertickets.com).

Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk

PLAN AHEAD Noncompetitive walk with 5K and 1-mile options, activities for all ages, benefits American Heart Association, 9 a.m. Oct. 26, Seattle Center, Seattle; free, donations suggested, event T-shirt with $100 minimum donation (206-632-6881 or pugetsoundheartwalk.org).

Dance

Emerald City Contra Dance

FRI Beginners’ workshop, 7 p.m., dance with live music and caller, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$8 (206-440-9839 or seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html ).

Skandia Ball

SAT Skandia Folkdance Society gala Scandinavian dance, social hour, 6-7 p.m., dancing, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Latvian Community Center, 11710 Third Ave. N.E., Seattle; $20 (206-784-7470 or www.skandia-folkdance.org).

Seattle Family Dance

SUN Folk dance with your children under age 10, dances taught, 3 p.m. Sunday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $6 (206-330-7408 or seattledance.org/family ).

Fairs/Festivals

Tacoma Holiday Food and Gift Festival

FRI-SUN Shopping from 500 vendors, entertainment, chef demos, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -Sunday, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma; $13.50, ages 12 and younger free (www.holidaygiftshows.com).

St. Andrew’s Celtic Fling Cultural Festival

SAT Celtic music, high tea (reservations required), Celtic photography exhibit, marketplace from the British Isles. pub, Scotty Dog Cafe, children’s activities, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 111 N.E. 80th St., Seattle; free (206-523-7476 or www.saintandrewsseattle.org/ai1ec_event/2617-2/?instance_id=3265).

Apple Day and Mutt Strut

SAT Apple tasting, cider press, dog parade and costume contest, music, market, pet adoption, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Bayview Corner, 5603 Bayview Road, Langley (360-321-4145 or www.goosefoot.org ).

Leif Erikson Lodge Bazaar

SAT-SUN Nordic food, bakery, crafts, raffles, rummage sale, silent auction, vendors, entertainment, games, book sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, beer loft, 3 p.m.-closing, Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (www.leiferiksonlodge.com ).

Steamcon V

PLAN AHEAD Steampunk vendors, activities, art display, music, Oct. 25-27, Hyatt Regency, Bellevue; $25-$60 (www.steamcon.org/steamcon_v/index.php).

Food events

Harvest Festival in the Warehouse

SUN Local brewers, winemakers and distillers, food trucks, barrel tastings, cellar tours, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Woodinville Warehouse Wineries, 19501 144th Ave N.E., Woodinville; tasting fees at some venues (425-208-2770 or www.woodwarewine.com/harvestfestival.html).

Sons of Italy Homemade Wine Festival

SUN Wine tasting, food, entertainment, bring a gallon of your homemade wine to enter contest ($8 fee), noon Sunday, John F. Kennedy Catholic High School, 140 S. 140th St., Burien; $15 at the door (206-265-9943).

White River Buddhist Temple Fall Bazaar

SUN Sushi, teriyaki, curry, udon, dine in or take out; bake sale, crafts, produce, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn (253-833-1442 or www.wrbt.org).

All About Pie

TUE Pie-making demonstration class, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Maple Valley Library, 21844 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley; (206-362-7550/Shoreline, 425-432-4620/Maple Valley or www.kcls.org).

Beerrelevance: Old World Meets New World

OCT. 24 Beers from Germany, Belgium and England and North American beers, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Total Wine & More, 2701 184th St. S.W., Lynnwood (425-640-4510); 699 120th Ave. N.E., Bellevue (425-454-1317); 300 Andover Park W., Tukwila; $15 (206-575-6280 or www.totalwine.com ).

Ivar’s 75th Clamiversary Dinner

OCT. 24 Anniversary celebration meal, wine pairings, cookbook, 6 p.m. Oct. 24, Ivar’s Salmon House, Seattle; $75, by reservation (206-632-0767 or bit.ly/19R0H0l).

Gardening

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Fall Plant Sale

FRI-SUN Discounts on trees, shrubs in the nursery, garden tours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline (206-546-1281 or kruckeberg.org/msk ).

Plants for Winter Interest

SAT Plants that flower in the winter or have interesting form, bark or foliage year round, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).

Fall Foliage Festival and Plant Sale

SAT Fall color tours, speakers, demonstrations, plant sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday through Oct. 26, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, 2525 S. 336th St., Federal Way; free (253-838-4646 or rhodygarden.org/cms/events/9401/2013-fall-foliage-festival-plant-sale ).

Fall Color Walk

SUN Walk to see fall colors, farm animals, 1 p.m., free, by reservation; High Tea $24 by reservation (360-840-1163), 1 p.m. Sunday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon (360-466-3821 or www.christiansonsnursery.com).

Harvest/Halloween events

Ravenna-Eckstein Freaky Fall Festival

FRI Carnival games, crafts for ages 1-12, haunted house, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave. N.E., Seattle; $5/person or $15/family (206-684-7534 or www.seattle.gov/parks).

Teen Hallowed Hunt and Costume Contest

FRI Bring a flashlight and bag, for ages 11-17, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-684-7441).

Queen Anne Pool Free Halloween Swim

FRI Activities, treats, 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Queen Anne Pool, 1920 First Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-4282)

Hamlin Halloween Haunt

FRI Spooky songs and tales around a campfire, hayrides, games, bring a flashlight, 6 p.m. Friday, Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Ave. N.E., Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/index.aspx?page=25&recordid=5537).

Night of the Pumpkin

FRI Carnival games, bonfire, storytelling, Day of the Dead festivities, craft activities, food vendors, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Burien Community Center, Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th Street, Burien; $6/per child, parents free (206-988-3700 or www.discoverburien.com).

Bainbridge Gardens Pumpkin Walk

FRI-SAT Walk a trail of 300 carved pumpkins, music, carnival games, bounce house, food vendors, proceeds benefit Bainbridge Island Boys & Girls Club, 6-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9415 Miller Road N.E., Bainbridge; free admission, cash donations for most activities (206-842-5888 or www.bainbridgegardens.com).

Haunted Trails at Bastyr University

FRI-SAT Haunted Trails spooky fun on forest trails for teenagers and adults, trick or treat for ages 8 and younger, 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 25-26, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; $20 (425-602-3000 or www.hauntedtrailsbu.org ).

KUBE Haunted House

FRI-SUN Georgetown Morgue and Nightmare on 9 haunted house; 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 24, 5000 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $18, $28/VIP Speed Line; Sundays only, $16 with donation of three cans of food; Lights-on lower-scare day for kids in costume, trick or treating, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, $5/adults, $3/child or free for kids with donation of 3 nonperishable food (www.kube93.com).

Kitsap Haunted Fairgrounds

FRI-SAT Haunted attraction, lights on first hour, then full scare, 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $12-$30 (www.kitsaphauntedfairgrounds.com ).

Shadows Haunted Attraction

FRI-SAT Two haunted houses, Shadows Maze and interactive Bloody Mary, for ages 13 and older, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, Annex Square Mall, 339 Tukwila Parkway, Tukwila; $15-$40 (www.shadowshaunt.com ).

Fright Fest

FRI-SUN Rides in the dark, entertainment, food vendors, 6-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 5-9 p.m. Sundays; haunted houses, 7-10:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays, Booville for ages 12 and younger, 6-9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 5-9 p.m. Sundays; Wild Waves Theme Park, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $9.99-$12.99, parking $10-$20 (253-661-8000 or www.wildwaves.com/fright-fest).

Fall Festival

FRI-SUN Hay rides, pumpkins, farm animals, kids’ activities, s’mores around the campfire, historic farm tours, food concession, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Camp Korey, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Road, Carnation (425-503-1031 or www.campkorey.org/fallfestival ).

October Fun at Dr. Maze’s Farm

FRI-SUN Pumpkins, mazes, activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 15410 N.E. 124th St., Redmond; $2-$9 (425-869-9777 or wwwDrMazeFarm.com).

Oxbow Farms Pumpkin Patch

FRI-SUN U-pick pumpkin patch, produce stand, self-guided farm tours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays; kids’ scavenger hunt, 11 a.m. Saturdays, $5/per child, 10819 Carnation-Duvall Road N.E., Carnation (425-788-1134 or www.oxbow.org/education ).

Pfaff’s Old Time Pumpkins

FRI-SUN Pumpkins on the vine, gourds, squash, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 29204 124th Ave. S.E., Auburn (253-852-8244 or www.pfaffschristmastrees.com).

Kingston Pumpkin Patch

FRI-SUN Pumpkin patch, U-pick flower garden, hay jump, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday-Sunday, Sunrise Hill Farm, 11033 N.E. Tulin Road, Kingston (360-989-1411 or sunrisehillfarm.org ).

Ballard Fall Festival

SAT Apple pressing, scarecrow making (bring old clothes), bounce houses, for ages 2 to 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. N.W., Seattle; $4/advance, $5/at the door (206-684-4093 or www.seattle.gov/parks).

Halloween Carnival

SAT Obstacle course, food, games for ages 1-8 and families, costumes encouraged, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Cooperative Preschool, 816 N.E. 190th St., Shoreline; free admission, fees for some activities; nonperishable food bank donations collected (www.shorelinecooperativepreschool.org ).

Sky Nursery Harvest Fest

SAT Kids’ Zucchini Derby, cider press, farm animals, craft vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline (206-546-4851 or www.skynursery.com).

Seattle’s Haunted Hotspots

SAT Presentation on local historic haunted and ghost sites, 7 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., Shoreline; free (206-362-7550 or www.kcls.org).

Halloween at Molbak’s

SAT Watch champion pumpkin carver transform a 300-pound pumpkin, 10 a.m. Saturday; Molbak’s, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com).

Fairbank Pumpkin Farm

SAT-SUN Animal barn, pumpkin fields, tiny-tot maze, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 15308 52nd Ave. W., Edmonds; admission $3, pumpkins $1 and up, cash only (425-743-3694 or www.fairbankfarm.com).

Remlinger Farms Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival

SAT-SUN Steam train, rides for kids, farm animals, corn maze, U-pick pumpkin field, food vendors, market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation; $14.94-$17.11 (425-333-4135 or www.remlingerfarms.com ).

Nightmare at Beaver Lake

ONGOING Indoor/outdoor haunted house by Rotary Club of Sammamish, proceeds benefit charity; Family Scare 7-7:45 p.m.; Full Scare 8-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 8-10 p.m. Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Beaver Lake Park, 25201 SE 24th St., Sammamish; $10-$16 (NightmareAtBeaverLake.com).

Serres Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, produce sale, corn maze, kids’ train on weekends, 1-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 20306 N.E. 50th St., Redmond (425-868-3017).

Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, produce stand, farm animals, hay maze, roasted corn, 9 a.m.-dusk daily, South 277th Street and West Valley Highway, Kent; corn maze $6-$9, hay rides $3 (253-854-5692 or www.carpinito.com ).

Two Brothers Pumpkin Patch at Game Haven Farm

ONGOING Farm animals, pumpkin patch, fall market, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 7110 310th Ave. N.E., Carnation (425-333-4313).

Picha Farms Pumpkin Patch

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, corn maze, weekend hay rides and food vendors, 3-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sunday, 6502 52nd St. E., Puyallup; corn maze $6, hay rides $2 (www.pichafarms.com).

Spooner Farms Harvest Festival

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, corn maze, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, farm animals, 9710 Highway 162 E., Puyallup (253-840-2059 or www.spoonerberries.com).

Darigold Farmalicious Corn Maze

ONGOING Corn maze, apple-lobbing sling shots competitions and other farm activities, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily, Thomasson Family Farm, 38223 236th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $10-$12 (www.thomassonfamilyfarm.com).

Minder Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

ONGOING Corn maze, 4-8 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays, 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 1000 Gluds Pond St. N.E., Bremerton; $6-$8 (www.mazeplay.com/minder-farm-corn-maze-pumpkin-patch?utm_source+Sept-Oct+eNews+2013&utm_medium=email ).

Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, The Farm at Swan’s Trail

ONGOING Corn maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, $6; pumpkin patch, hay maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, $2-$6, 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish (425-334-4124 or www.thefarm1.com ).

Craven Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

ONGOING Harvest market, pumpkin field, corn maze, farm animals, 9:30 a.m.-dusk daily, tractor-drawn hay rides, snack bar on weekends, 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish; free admission, fees for some activities (www.cravenfarm.com ).

Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, Bob’s Corn

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, playground, food concessions, pony rides on weekends, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, free admission, charge for some activities; corn maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $6-$8; kids maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, $4; night maze, bring a flashlight, 6-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, $10-$12, 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish (360-668-2506 or www.bobscorn.com ).

Stocker Farms Pumpkin Park and Corn Maze

ONGOING Corn maze, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, $6.96-$11.95; Family Pumpkin Park with pumpkin patch, farm animals, play area, hay rides on weekends, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Sunday, $9.95/person; pumpkin patch only free admission, 8705 Marsh Road, Snohomish (360-568-7391 or www.stockerfarms.com ).

Biringer’s Black Crow Pumpkins and Corn Maze

ONGOING Corn maze, pumpkin patch, kiddie hay maze, produce, noon-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 2431 Hwy. 530 N.E., Arlington; $8-$9/corn maze (360-435-5616 or www.facebook.com/biringers.black.crow ).

Corn Maze, Scandia Valley Farm

ONGOING Corn maze, 9 a.m.-dusk daily, 16624 Scandia Road N.W., Poulsbo; $5 (360-779-3353 or www.scandiavalleyfarm.com ).

Gordon Skagit Farms Autumn Market

ONGOING Seasonal displays. U-pick pumpkin patch, U-pick apple orchard, produce, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 15598 McLean Road, Mount Vernon (www.gordonskagitfarms.com).

Pumpkin & Corn Maze Festival, Foster’s Produce

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, Pirate Ship Adventures corn maze, tractor-drawn hay rides, pumpkin slingshot, hay maze, farm animals, Harvest Market, Halloween gift shop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 5818 Highway 530 N.E., Arlington (www.redroosterroute.com).

Scholz Farm pumpkins

ONGOING Market with fruits, vegetables; U-pick pumpkins, free corn maze, farm animals, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 12920 Highway 162 E., Orting, Pierce County (253-848-7604).

High Point Fall Festival

OCT. 24 Family games and activities for ages 5-12, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free, nonperishable food-bank donation requested (206-684-7422).

Halloween at Seattle Aquarium

PLAN AHEAD Treats, pumpkin carving demonstrations on land and under water, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 25-27, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $14.95-$21.95 (206-386-4300 or www.seattleaquarium.org).

Hiking/walks

Lewis Creek to Lakemont Ranger Hike

SAT Five-mile hike, rated difficult (750 feet elevation) through green corridors, 10 a.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park, 5808 Lakemont Blvd., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195 or www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm).

East Shore Singles Preston-Snoqualmie Trail Walk

SAT Singles older than 45, walk on a flat, gravel trail to the overlook of Snoqualmie Falls, optional lunch follows, 11 a.m. Saturday, Preston-Snoqualmie Trail, Lake Alice Road, Preston (425-318-2075 or www.meetup.com/Eastshore-Singles/).

Autumn Leaves Walk

SAT Daffodil Valley Volkssport 10K (6.2 miles) or 5K walk on park trails, sidewalks and road shoulders, start anytime 8 a.m.-1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m. Saturday, Frontier Park, 21800 Meridian Ave. E., Graham; free (esva.org ).

Hobbies

Genealogy information

SAT Information on researching your family tree, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington (253-630-8761 or www.kcls.org ).

Seattle Genealogical Society Fall Seminar

SAT Presentations, 9 a.m. Saturday, Fairview Church and Christian School, 844 N.E. 78th St., Seattle; $40-$60 (206-522-8658 or www.seattlegenealogicalsociety.org).

Fiber Fusion Northwest - A Fiber Expo

SAT-SUN Vendors, spin-in, classes, demonstrations, animal display, raffle, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; free, preregister for classes (360-391-7308 or www.fiberfusion.net).

Learn to Play Guitar in a Day workshop

SUN Workshop for adults, 10 a.m. Sunday, University of Washington, Seattle; $85 (206-543-4375 or depts.washington.edu/asuwxpcl/courses/view/13FA.24.18001 ).

Northwest Record Show

SUN LPs, 45s, CDs and DVD and other music-related memorabilia from 50 vendors, 10 a.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Shaw Room, Seattle; $3, $1 off admission with food bank donation (206-684-7200).

Museum events

Scary Duwamish Stories

FRI Local Native American scary, gory tales of witches and loss; 7 p.m. Friday, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; free (206-431-1582 or www.duwamishtribe.org).

Museum of Flight Library Book Sale

SAT Proceeds benefit the museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org).

Birds at the Burke

SAT Displays, crafts, talks, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (-- or www.burkemuseum.org/events/browse/birds_at_the_burke).

Free Day, The Wing

SAT Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or www.wingluke.org ).

History Cafe: Genealogy Roadshow

SAT Seattle Public Library discussion on local genealogy resources, 7 p.m. Saturday, MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.com ).

Raoul Wallenberg Dinner

OCT. 24 Honoring the life of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who helped save thousands of Jews during WWII, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle; $45-$50 (206-789-5707 or www.nordicmuseum.org/events.aspx#wallenberg ).

Park events

Full Moon Adventure

FRI Science and stories about the full moon, for adults and families with children ages 8 and older, 7 p.m. Friday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $5 preregister (206-386-4237 or www.seattle.gov/parks ).

Full Moon Trek

FRI Guided hike in the dark, for adults and families with children ages 8 and older, 7 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $5 preregister (206-386-4237 or www.seattle.gov/parks).

The Bat Lady

FRI Bats Northwest presentation, proceeds benefit Sarvey Wildlife Center and NW Stream Center, 7 p.m. Friday, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $5-$7 by reservation (425-316-8592 or www.streamkeeper.org).

Guided Nature Walk

SAT Discover birds, plants, wildlife, 1 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).

Fall Forest Walk, Lincoln Park

SAT For ages 6 and older, 1 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln Park north parking lot, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; free (206-386-4237 or www.seattle.gov/parks).

Tukwila Pool 40th Birthday Party

SAT Swim-A-Thon benefits Tukwila Pool Scholarship Fund, 10-11 a.m.; Family Swim and Lap Swim, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; open swim, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 40 cents in honor of our 40th birthday; 3 month pass $40 and other specials, 4414 S. 144th St., Tukwila (206-267-2350 or www.tukwilapool.org).

Narbeck Wetland Nature Preserve Adventure

SAT Guided wetland exploration on 1.5-mile boardwalk, proceeds benefit Adopt a Stream Foundation, 9 a.m. Saturday, Narbeck Wetland Nature Preserve, 7007 Seaway Boulevard, Everett; $5-$7 by reservation (425-316-8592 or www.streamkeeper.org ).

Truck and Tractor Day

SAT Kids of all ages can climb on truck, pumpkin decorating, hay rides, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave. S.W., Lakewood; free (253-589-2489 or www.cityoflakewood.us).

Cedar River Salmon Journey

SAT-SUN Volunteer naturalists share information about salmon returning to spawn, history and habitat of the Cedar River, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays in October, Landsburg Park, Landsburg Road Southeast and Cedar River Trail, Ravensdale; Cavanaugh Pond Natural Area, Maple Valley Highway and Southeast Eighth Drive, Renton; Riverview Park, Maple Valley Highway and Southeast Fifth Street, Renton; Cedar River Park, 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton, Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton; free (www.cedarriver.org).

Arboretum walk

SUN Fall color in the Arboretum, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or www.uwbotanicgardens.org ).

Hot Topics in WA Conservation: Owls

SUN Presentation for ages 10 and older, 1 p.m. Sunday, Lewis Creek Park, 5808 Lakemont Blvd., Bellevue; free, no registration required (425-452-4195 or www.bellevuewa.gov/lewis_creek_park.htm).

Performances

Finnish Folk Music

FRI New and traditional Finnish folk music, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-283-1090 or www.swedishclubnw.org).

West Africa Live Festival of Music, Food & Dance

SAT African drumming, dancing, music, food to benefit children in Africa, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; $10-$15, ages 9 and younger free (www.eventbrite.com/event/8112144643?ref=ebtn ).

Fall Ho’olaule’a

SAT Hawaiian and Polynesian shows on two stages, food, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Chief Leschi School, 5625 52nd St. E., Puyallup; $3-$5, cash only (www.LokahiFoundation.com).

Running

Run with the Kokanee

SAT 5K and 10K fun-run benefits fish recovery projects, 8 a.m. Saturday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; $27-$50 (206-200-2840 or www.tu-bi.org ).

Super Hero 5K

SAT Costume contest, 5K race, kids dash, 9 a.m. Saturday, Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave. S.W., Lakewood; $30-$45 (253-589-2489 or www.cityoflakewood.us ).

Sales/Shopping

Rummage Sale

FRI-SAT Proceeds fund mission causes, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Lake City Presbyterian Church, 3841 N.E. 123rd St., Seattle (206 362-5814).

Best of the Northwest

FRI-SUN Arts-and-crafts show and sale with work by 100 artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $6 (206-525-5926 or www.nwartalliance.com ).

U-District Farmers Market

SAT Weekly market at new location, Applelooza apple tasting, recipes, cider, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, University Way between Northeast 50th and Northeast 52nd Street, Seattle (www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org ).

Bazaar

SAT Lorraine Rebekah Lodge #289 and Kent LEA #15 bazaar, bake sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Des Moines Odd Fellows Hall, 728 S. 225th St., Des Moines (206-878-6195).

Woodinville Library Used Book Sale

SAT Friends of the Woodinville Library used-book sale to benefit the library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, bring a grocery bag and fill it for $1, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road N.E., Woodinville (425-788-0733 or www.kcls.org/events/book_sales.cfm ).

Microsoft Retail Store Surface 2 Midnight Launch Event

MON Check out new Surface devices, take part in the Surface Challenge, 10 p.m. Monday, Microsoft Retail Store Bellevue Square, 116 Bellevue Way S.E., Bellevue; free (www.facebook.com/events/415238225242722).

Snow sports

Sammamish Kiwanis Ski and Sport Swap

SAT New and used winter-sports equipment for all ages, portion of proceeds benefit local youth activities, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; free (425-868-9888 or www.sammamishkiwanis.org/News_View.aspx?Articleid=47).

Snowmobile Expo and Swap Meet

SAT-SUN Snowmobiles and accessories, seminars, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $10, ages 12 and younger free (866-999-3976 or www.wssa.us ).

Special interest

GeekGirlCon

SAT-SUN Panel discussions, gaming, workshops, seminars, entertainment, speakers, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday, The Conference Center, Eighth Avenue and Pike Street, Seattle; $45/two days, $5/ages 5-10 (www.geekgirlcon.com/con).

Beautiful Tables Showcase

OCT. 24-27 Display of ideas for home entertaining, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24-27, Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood; $7-$12 (www.lakewoldgardens.org).

Tours

Architecture Greatest Hits

SAT Walking tour focusing on the construction, context and culture that shaped our skyline, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave, Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org ).

Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association

SUN Scenic four-hour trip through Cascade foothills in historic Metro buses, stops for photos and lunch, 11 a.m. Sunday, Second Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; $5 (206-684-1816 or www.mehva.org ).

Purple and Gold: From Gothic to Modern at the UW

PLAN AHEAD Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26, University of Washington, Seattle; $15-$25 (206-667-9184 or seattlearchitecture.org/tours.html ).

Travel events

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Classes

SAT Florence and Rome, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (425-771-8303 or www.ricksteves.com).

Gutsy Women

SAT Informal gathering for women to meet and learn from each others’ travel experiences, 9 a.m. Saturday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle (206-634-3453 or www.wideworldtravelstore.com).

Travel seminars

SAT Preparation for world travel, 10 a.m.; the positive impact of travelers in Kenya, 1 p.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, call for reservations (425-744-6076 or www.savvytravelerstore.com).



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