Burke Dino Day, Goodwill accessories sale | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of March 7-9, 2014, include Bellevue Arts Museum First Friday, Dino Day at the Burke Museum and the Goodwill Accessories Sale. Films opening include “300: Rise of an Empire.”
Bellevue Arts Museum First Friday: Free admission, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, March 7, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue (425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org ).
Dino Day: Fossil displays including Triceratops, talks by Burke paleontologists Dino Dig Pit, other fun, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, Burke Museum, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org ).
Goodwill Designer Accessories Sale: Coach, Kate Spade, Cole Haan, Nine West and other desirable brands of shoes, bags and other accessories at bargain prices, proceeds benefit job-training and education programs, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 7-8, U District Goodwill, 4552 University Way N.E., Seattle; (seattlegoodwill.org).
AT THE MOVIES
“300: Rise of an Empire”: A sequel to the 2006 blockbuster sword-and-sandals epic. Directed by Noam Murro. It has late-night previews Thursday, March 6, and opens Friday, March 7, at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Mr. Peabody and Sherman”: A big-screen adaptation of Jay Ward’s cartoon series about a time-travelling dog and his adopted son. It opens Friday, March 7, at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Child’s Pose”: Luminita Gheorghiu stars as a Bucharest architect dealing with her son in this Romanian drama. It opens Friday, March 7, at the Seven Gables.
“Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me”: Chiemi Karasawa’s documentary follows the Broadway legend through a year or so in her life. It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“Tim’s Vermeer”: A documentary that looks at Tim Jenison, a man who has long loved the paintings of the 17th-century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. It opens Friday, March 7, at the Sundance Cinemas.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies 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.