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

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

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; (

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“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 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.