Research the candidates and issues on the Washington state ballot, honor veterans in Auburn, find deals in the area and more during this pre-election weekend.

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1. Vote

This is the last weekend before ballots are due. Here’s our guide to the candidates and issues, the Seattle Times editorial board’s endorsements, and where you can drop off your ballot without a stamp.

2. Honor veterans

Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade and Observance, one of the largest events in the U.S. paying tribute to veterans and active military, is Saturday, with a Fun Run, parade, marching-band competition and more.

3. Dine Around Seattle

Would you like a nice meal for $22, $33 or $44? You can choose with the new tiered-pricing system for Dine Around Seattle, the biannual promo that starts this weekend. Here are our picks for the best meals at each price tier.

4. Get glamorous

Seattle Goodwill’s annual Glitter Sale is this weekend, and bargain-hunters will be in hunt of everything glitzy. Check out these photos from last year.

5. Head to a hot spring

Though it may be counter-intuitive, November is the perfect time to seek out a geothermal pool, one of the few places where you can spend an entire day outside in comfort. Here are some of the good ones around Washington state.

Need more suggestions? Check out our 2016 Fall Arts Guide, a curated list of arts and entertainment around the city this season, and subscribe to our Weekender newsletter. Have a great weekend!