A lineup of entertainment options for the weekend of Oct. 5-7, 2012, including Issaquah Salmon Days and the Lakeside School Rummage Sale. Films opening include "Frankenweenie" and "Taken 2."
Issaquah Salmon Days: Entertainment on four stages; arts, crafts and food vendors;, Field of Fun family activities; Issaquah Salmon Hatchery tours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Issaquah (www.salmondays.org).
Lakeside School Rummage Sale: Large selection of new and gently used merchandise, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Lakeside School, 14050 First Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-440-2925 or www.lakesideschool.org/rummage).
At the movies
- Seattle police officer faces firing over arrest of man carrying a golf club
- Man killed by escort had axes, shovel, bleach; may be linked to missing women
- Alaska Airlines has 72-hour sale on fall travel to Hawaii
- Seattle-area home prices hit wall in May
- Boy Scouts OK gay leaders; Mormon church may quit
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“Frankenweenie”: Tim Burton’s animated, black-and-white story of a 10-year-old boy named Victor has midnight previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Taken 2″: Liam Neeson stars as a retired CIA operative in this sequel to the hit 2008 thriller. It also has midnight previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.
“The Oranges”: This dark comedy starring Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Leighton Meester and Allison Janney opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“Keep the Lights On”: Ira Sach’s autobiographical tale of a gay relationship opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.
“Chicken with Plums”: This Iranian drama about an obsessed musician opens Friday at the Seven Gables.
“Backwards”: A sports romance starring Sarah Megan Thomas and James Van Der Beek opens Friday at the Oak Tree Cinemas.
“V/H/S”: This anthology of found-footage horror shorts opens Friday at the Egyptian.
“In the Family”: Patrick Wang’s directorial debut about a devastated family opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“What Did You Expect? The Archers of Loaf”: This concert film opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“Vulgaria”: A comedy from Hong Kong that follows a movie producer trying to regain his family’s respect opens Friday at the Pacific Place.
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.