Evergreen State Fair: Carnival, concerts, auto races, horse show, rodeo, 4H animals, exhibits, food vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday through Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 2, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $5-$10, free admission with three cans of food, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Aug. 30; ages 15 and younger free Aug. 29; free admission for active military/first responders Aug. 30 (360-805-6700 or www.evergreenfair.org
Bicycle Sunday: Scenic boulevard closed to motor vehicles, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (www.seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday).
AT THE MOVIES
- Expect traffic delays when Obama visits Seattle Friday afternoon
- Win over USC puts UW’s coaching upgrade (Chris Petersen over Steve Sarkisian) on full display
- Huskies upset USC 17-12 and beat Steve Sarkisian, their former coach
- Lloyd McClendon will not return as Mariners' manager
- Even in death, 'Up' house owner Edith Macefield remains a mystery
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“The Mortal Instruments”: The fantasy film about a teenage girl (Lily Collins) who discovers she is half-angel opened Wednesday at several theaters.
“The World’s End”: The latest comedy from Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost concerns a pub-crawl. It has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”: A Texas Western starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara as a couple separated by a shootout. It opens Friday at the Guild 45th.
“You’re Next”: A family comes under attack during a reunion getaway in this new horror film. It also has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.
“In a World …”: Lake Bell stars in this comedy about the lives of voice-over artists. It opens Friday at Lincoln Square, Meridian 16 and Sundance Cinemas.
“When Comedy Went to School”: A documentary that looks at the birth of stand-up comedy in the Catskill Mountains. It opens Friday at the Varsity.
“Scenic Route”: Two friends (Josh Duhamel and Dan Fogler) are stranded in the desert in this thriller. It opens Friday 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.