Nature Book and Gift Fair: Field guides, outdoor adventure books, calendars, children’s books, toys, nature gifts, bird feeders and seed, proceeds support the Center’s education programs, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
Fort Nisqually 19th Century Christmas living history day: Step back in time to Christmas traditions of 1855, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., #11, Tacoma; $4-$6 (253-591-5339 or www.fortnisqually.org).
Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center: Eagle viewing information, educational displays on eagles, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through January, guided walks, 11 a.m., speakers, 1 p.m. most Saturdays-Sundays, Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center, 52809 Rockport Park Road, Rockport; free, donations appreciated (360-853-7626 or www.skagiteagle.org).
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“Hitchcock”: Anthony Hopkins plays the master of suspense in this film about his time during the making of “Psycho.” Helen Mirren co-stars as his wife. The film opens Friday at several theaters.
“Killing Them Softly”: Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini and Ray Liotta star in this film adaptation of a George Higgins crime novel. It opens Friday at several theaters.
“Barrymore”: A filmed version of Christopher Plummer’s Tony Award-winning one-man stage show about actor John Barrymore opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Film Center.
“The Big Picture”: A French drama about a lawyer whose life is turned upside down and who finds himself on the run. It opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.
“Addicted to Fame”: Director David Giancola’s documentary about the making of his 2006 movie “Illegal Aliens” starring Anna Nicole Smith. It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“The Collection”: This new horror flick starring Emma Fitzpatrick as a woman trapped in a house opens Friday at several theaters.
“Citadel”: The debut feature from Irish filmmaker Ciaran Foy is about a young widower battling demons. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Film Center.
“Now, Forager”: A drama about a mushroom-picking couple (Jason Cortlund and Tiffany Esteb) opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“Radio Unnameable”: A documentary about Staten Island-based disc jockey Bob Fass opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus. For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.