A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2015.

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Animal events

12th Fan Discounts

FRI-SUN Come dressed in Seahawks gear or colors for the home opener and save $12 on any pet adoption fee, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-649-7563 or seattlehumane.org).

Puget Sound Fall Rabbit Show

SAT Display of 43 varieties, learn about raising and showing rabbits, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1250 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; free (kitsapgov.com/parks/Facilities_Recreation/Pages/Fairgrounds_Event_Calendar.htm).

Woodland Park Zoo

ONGOING Summer hours and admission prices through Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; starting Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle;$12.25-$19.95 through Sept. 30; $9.25-$13.75 starting Oct. 1 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Auto events

Car show

SUN Volkswagen Fall Fling, noon Sunday, Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; free (triplexrootbeer.com).

Snohomish Classic Car and Hot Rod Display

SUN Hundreds of vintage and classic cars, hot rods, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, downtown Snohomish; free for spectators (cityofsnohomish.com/2012CarDisplay.htm).


Outdoor Youth Connections Benefit Gala “A Night to Remember”

FRI Proceeds benefit projects and scholarships engaging youth in the outdoors; big band era music, dinner, dancing, auction, 6 p.m. Friday, Edmonds Yacht Club, 456 Admiral Way, Edmonds; $75 (outdooryouthconnections.org).

End AIDS Walk

SAT 5K run and walk, kid’s activities, music; supports HIV prevention and care services, 9 a.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; $35/runner, free for walkers, fundraising/donations suggested (206-957-1693 or endaidswalk.org).

Building the Beloved Community Gala

SAT El Centro de la Raza fundraiser to support children, youth, families and seniors programs; dinner, Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Awards and scholarship presentations, auction, 5 p.m. Saturday, The Westin Seattle; $120-$140 (206-957-4647 or belovedcommunitygala.org).

Puget Sound Ski for Light Dinner

SAT Music by Nordic Reflections, grilled salmon or cod dinner, benefits international organization for winter experiences for visually and mobility impaired people, 6 p.m. Saturday, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle; $25, by reservation (206-783-1274).

Walk for Hope

SUN All ages, pet-friendly 5K, survivor recognition, geocaching, Kids Zone, prizes, music, supports women’s cancers research at City of Hope, 9 a.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $15-$40 (walk4hope.org).

Bingo & Beer

WED Bingo with trivia, physical challenges, prizes, Oktoberfest theme; supports World is Fun programs, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, The World is Fun Headquarters, 7551 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15-$20 (theworldisfun.org/events).

Polyclinic Community Health Foundation Prescription for Health

WED Reception and auction benefiting The Polyclinic Community Health Foundation’s medication assistance and patient education programs, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Renaissance Madison Hotel, Seattle; $50 (206-860-5411 or polyclinic.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/PrescriptionforHealth2015/tabid/699085/Default.aspx).

Wild Rivers Night

WED Short films, photo exhibit, speakers on efforts to protect rivers, silent auction to benefit conservation of Washington state rivers and fisheries; beer, wine, food available for purchase, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mountaineers Club, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free, reservations required; donations welcome (eventbrite.com/e/seattle-wild-rivers-night-tickets-18172117292).

Providence Hospice of Seattle Pediatric Luncheon

OCT. 1 Fundraiser for pediatric patients, speaker Michelle Frost, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; minimum $150 donation suggested (206-749-7956 or providence.org/hospiceofseattle).

Brew at the Zoo

OCT. 1 Sample imports, domestics, microbrews and ciders from 40 breweries, ages 21 and older only, benefits conservation and animals, 6 p.m. Oct. 1, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $30-$70 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org/brew).

Big Wigs and Swigs

OCT. 1 Food, drinks, raffle, best wig contest fundraiser by WithinReach advocacy for laws and policies in Washington State to support health of children, families and communities, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1, The Stables, 980 S. Nebraska St, Seattle; $35-$50 (withinreachwa.org/get-involved/events/2015-big-wigs-and-swigs).

En Camino Gala

PLAN AHEAD Inspiration and solidarity supporting Casa Latina, empowering the Latino immigrant community through employment and education, 6 p.m. Oct. 3, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; $125 (206-956-0779 or casa-latina.org/en-camino-gala-2015).

Base to Space

PLAN AHEAD Climb the open-air stairwells, 832 steps to the Observation Deck, 7 a.m. Oct. 3, Space Needle, Seattle; $100 plus $260 minimum fundraising for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (spaceneedle.com/news/).

Great Food, Better Lives Gala Auction

PLAN AHEAD Auction, dinner, entertainment to benefit FareStart job training programs for homeless and disadvantaged people, 5 p.m. Oct. 4, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; $250 (farestart.org).


Snohomish Tweed Ride

SAT Ride on Centennial Trail, costume contest of Victorian, Edwardian, steampunk styles, no Lycra, jeans or modern garb, tea, 10 a.m. Saturday, Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish; $15 (historicdowntownsnohomish.org/snoho-tweed-ride.aspx).

Kitsap Color Classic

SUN Cascade Bicycle Club 39 or 57 mile Kitsap Peninsula ride, start 7:30-10 a.m. Sunday, Masonic Temple, 515 Dayton Street, Edmonds, $40 includes round-trip ferry fare; or start 9-11 a.m. Sunday, Kitsap Bank parking lot, Highway 104 and Hansville Road, Kingston (cascade.org/ride-major-rides/kitsap-color-classic).

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

PLAN AHEAD Activities, guided rides, mini skills clinics, jump show, 10 a.m. Oct. 3, Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, Duthie Hill Road, Issaquah; free, preregistration requested (206-524-2900 or evergreenmtb.org/TakeAKidMTB).


Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Folk dancing, dance lesson, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (206-524-7360 or sno-king.org).

Mountaineers Folkdance

TUE Informal teaching, no partner necessary, waltz, tango, polka, line dancing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $7-$10 (425-746-2328 or mountaineers.org/seattlefokdance).


Bite of Broadview

FRI-SUN Food vendors, entertainment, carnival rides, beer and wine garden, marketplace, kids’ zone, car show, 5K fun run, 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Christ the King Catholic School, 415 North 117th Street, Seattle (biteofbroadview.org).

Kirkland Oktoberfest

FRI-SUN German biergarten with Festhalle, SportsHaus, Sausagehaus; local craft beer, food trucks, entertainment stages, games, costume contests, 4-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Dog Day, wiener dog races Sunday; Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; $15 (oktoberfestkirkland.com).

Everett Fall Home & Gift Show

FRI-SUN Hundreds of local businesses provide inspiration and information for home related projects, vendors, noon-7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Xfinity Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $7 (866-332-8499 or xfinityarenaeverett.com).

Sammamish Valley Fall Harvest Celebration

FRI-SUN Celebrate fall and the Sammamish Valley at several locations; farm market, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday with farm walk, tours, 21 Acres, 13701 N.E. 171st St., Woodinville; shopping at Apple Farm Village, 14525 148th Ave. N.E., Woodinville; BarnPlace Farm historic farm tours, sheep, chickens, costume shop, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 16708 140th Pl. N.E., Woodinville; Minea Farm cider press, farm market, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 13404 Woodinville-Redmond Road, Redmond (sammamishvalley.org).

Washington State Fair

FRI-SUN Carnival rides, 4-H animals and displays, vendors, food, concerts, Star Trek: The Exhibition, Beer Haven bar with 60 local craft beers, Sept. 11-27, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; Fireworks Extravaganza, 10 p.m. Friday; Beer Festival, sample microbrews, meet brew masters, games, entertainment, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, $40; Trekkie Party with movies, cocktails, costume contest, 3-8 p.m. Saturday, End Zone Sports Bar; Ultimate Tailgate, watch Seahawks in End Zone Sporta Bar, Sunday; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $7.50-$12.50; Star Trek:The Exhibition, $8 in addition to fair admission; concert prices vary (253-841-5045 or thefair.com).

Emerald Spiral Expo

SAT Explore your creativity, vendors, metaphysical topic speakers, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent; free (206-508-1270 or EmeraldSpiral.com).

Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival

SAT Giant pumpkin in the weigh-off, noon-4 p.m. Saturday; pony rides, toad races, carnival games, 1-3 p.m.; food vendors, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; bring giant vegetables, big sunflowers and pumpkins grown by children to display, All day Saturday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; fees for some activities (360-466-3821 or christiansonsnursery.com/).

Duvall Heritage Festival

SAT Music, folklore and traditional First Nations drumming, pioneer activities, tour historic farmhouse and bunkhouse, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dougherty Farmstead, 26526 Cherry Valley Road, Duvall (duvallhistoricalsociety.org).

Italian Festival

SAT-SUN Music including performances by Mbrascatu, Seattle Mandolin Orchestra, Italian Choir of British Columbia; cooking demonstrations, food marketplace, Italian beer and wine, children’s activities, display of classic Italian cars, scooters and motorcycles, grape stomping competition, bocce tournaments, art show, historic photos exhibit, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, free; Taste of Italy wine tasting, antipasti for ages 21 and older, 7 p.m. Saturday, $25-$30; Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com or festaseattle.com).

Medieval Michelmasse Festival

SAT-SUN Minstrels, puppets, village crafters, cider pressing demonstrations, in a medieval English village celebrating fall holiday Michelmasse, festival noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, lunch available noon-3 p.m., Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10 (425-788-8624 or camlann.org).

Harvest Fair

SUN Produce stand, fresh cider, beer and wine garden, wagon rides, pony rides and other kids’ activities, music, food vendors, pie contest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Johnson Fair, Fletcher Bay Road, Island Center Road and Johnsonville Lane, Bainbridge; $5/person or $20/family, fees for some activities; free shuttle to and from Bainbridge ferry terminal (friendsofthefarms.org).

Everett Sausage Festival

PLAN AHEAD Bavarian beer garden and stage, carnival rides, family entertainment, food and arts and crafts vendors, bingo, Bavarian Dinner Haus, kids’ games and activities, noon-midnight Oct. 2-3, noon-7 p.m. Oct. 4, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Everett (everettsausagefest.com).

Fishermen’s Fall Festival

PLAN AHEAD Celebrating the return of the North Pacific fishing fleet to the terminal and the fishing industry and raising money for the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial Foundation with industry related exhibits and competitions, fundraising salmon barbecue, children’s activities, entertainment, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 3, Fishermen’s Terminal, 3919 18th Avenue W., Seattle (fishermensfallfestival.org).

Food events

Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival

SAT Artisan and farmstead cheeses made in Washington, meet the cheesemakers; beer, wine and food available, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $35/$40 at the door, cash only (washingtonartisancheese.com).

Cafe Lago Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary Party

SUN Five-course Italian prix fixe dinner with guest chef Armandino Batali, 6 p.m. Sunday, Cafe Lago, 2305 24th Ave. E., Seattle; $175 (206-329-8005 or brownpapertickets.com/event/2221539).


Chase Garden Fall Plant Sale

FRI-SUN Native wildflowers, perennials and shrubs for winter interest, specialty vendors, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Chase Garden, 16015 264th St. E., Orting (360-893-6739).

Fall & Winter Interest Class

SAT Tips and tricks to keep your yard looking great all year, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).

Bonsai and orchid care

SAT Bonsai tree care with focus on pruning and repotting, 11 a.m.; orchid care, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline (206-546-4851 or skynursery.com).

Container Design

SUN Garden designer’s introduction to creating stunning containers, 11 a.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

Harvest/Halloween events

Haunted House

FRI-NOV. 1 Georgetown Morgue haunted scares for ages 12 and older; flashlight fright nights, 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $15-$25; haunted house, 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 2-3, 9-10; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 11, 15; 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 16-17; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 18, 22; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 23-24; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 25-29; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 30-31; 7-10 p.m. Nov. 1, 5000 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $21-$41 (seattlehaunts.com).

Market Ghost Tour

FRI-SUN Meet the souls of Seattle, 75 minute historical walking tours with a paranormal bent, 7 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Oct. 31, Ghost Alley Espresso, 1499 Post Alley, Seattle; $16.50 (206-322-1218 or seattleghost.com).

Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin Patch

FRI-OCT. 31 U-pick pumpkin patch, corn maze, Farm Fun Yard animals and activities, hayrides, produce stand, food concessions, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday through Oct. 31, South 277th Street and West Valley Highway, Kent; fees for activities vary (253-854-5692 or carpinito.com/index.php/pumpkin-patch/).

Pumpkin Patch & Corn/Sunflower Maze

FRI-OCT. 31 Pumpkins, farm animals, games, corn/sunflower maze daily; hayrides and other activities Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Oct. 31, Dr. Maze’s Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St., Redmond; $9 (425-869-9777 or drmazesfarm.com/).

Apple Picking and Cider Making

SAT Pick apples and make cider, learn how to tie quilts, fresh produce and bake sale; please bring nonperishable item for the food bank and a clean pint-size jar for fresh cider, noon Saturday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4315 129th Pl. S.E., Bellevue; free (hcllutheran.wordpress.com/).

Remlinger Farms Fall Harvest Festival

SAT-SUN Pumpkins, family fun park kiddie rides, hay jump, train, pony rides, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Remlinger Farms, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation; $16.75-$18.75 (remlingerfarms.com).

Craven Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

SAT-MON Pumpkin fields, farm animals, harvest market, corn maze, 9:30 a.m.-dusk daily; Saturday-Sunday events include tractor-drawn hay rides, snack bar, pumpkin slinger; Princesses Elsa and Anna Meet and Greet, costumes and photos encouraged, Saturdays-Sundays by appointment, $11; Craven Farm, 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish; fees for some activities (360-568-2601 or cravenfarm.com).

Museum events

Journey to Mars

FRI-SUN NASA interactive traveling exhibit on current robotic expeditions to Mars and future human visits, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; NASA day with lectures by astronauts and NASA staff Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

SAT Register online for free pass for two people to a local museum Saturday including EMP, Seattle Art Museum, Nordic Heritage Museum, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian-American Experience, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Museum of Flight, Northwest African American Museum, Seattle; Bellevue Arts Museum; Tacoma Art Museum, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Washington State History Museum, Tacoma (smithsonianmag.com/museumday/).

Get the Tea: Beauty, Power and Womanhood

SAT Event centered on sharing experiences and forming bonds with women of color as part of “The Girls” exhibition, 2 p.m. Saturday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; $10-$20 (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org/event/get-the-tea-beauty-power-and-womanhood/).

Maker Days

SAT Tinker and experiment alongside makers; Toy Boat Building with the Center for Wooden Boats, 11 a.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $14-$17, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

Issaquah Valley Trolley

SAT-SUN Last weekend of the season for trolley ride, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sturday-Sunday, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah; $5 includes admission to Depot Museum and Gilman Town Hall Museum (425-392-3500 or issaquahhistory.org).

First Thursday, Asian Art Museum

OCT. 1 Free museum admission, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 1, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle (206-654-3100 or seattlartmuseum.org).

First Thursday, MOHAI

OCT. 1 Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 1, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; surcharge for special exhibitions (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

First Thursday, Museum of Flight

OCT. 1 Free admission, 5-9 p.m. only Oct. 1, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

First Thursday, NAAM

OCT. 1 Free museum admission, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 1, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naam.org).

First Thursday, Nordic Heritage Museum

OCT. 1 Free admission, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org).

First Thursday, SAM

OCT. 1 Free admission, reduced surcharge on special exhibitions, tours, music, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 1, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org).

First Thursday, the Burke

OCT. 1 Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 1, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).

First Thursday, Living Computer Museum

OCT. 1 Milestones in the history of computers, interactive with old computers; free admission 5-8 p.m. only Oct. 1, 2245 First Ave. S., Seattle (livingcomputermuseum.org).

White River Valley Museum free day

OCT. 1 Exhibits on Puget Sound history, Northwest Native culture, Japanese immigration, Northern Pacific Railway; free admission noon-8 p.m. Oct. 1, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).

Candlelight Tour

PLAN AHEAD Walking tour of 1850s fort with re-enactors, by candlelight, 7 p.m. Oct. 2-3, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $8-$12, by reservation (253-591-5339 or candlelight2015.bpt.me).

Park events

Night Hike

FRI Learn about nocturnal species on hike through the woods after dark, bring a flashlight or headlamp, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $2-$3, preregistration required, course 96224 (425-452-4195).

Scarecrow Mini Fest

SAT Live music, scavenger hunt, garden games, kids’ activities, rides on a kiddie tractor, scarecrow making, bring scarecrow clothes and a pillowcase for the head, straw and frame materials supplied for $15, scarecrow design contest; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Magnuson Community Center, 7110 62nd Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (magnusonnatureprograms.com/?page_id=2006).

Seattle Parks and Recreation Open House

SAT Meet Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesus Aguirre, share ideas for the Parks and Rec system locations north of the Ship Canal, with children’s activities, food;, 2 p.m. Saturday, Northgate Community Center, 10510 Fifth Ave. N.E., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks).

National Parks/State Parks Free Entrance Day

SAT Free entrance to National Parks and State Parks, volunteer events for National Public Lands Day, Saturday (nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm and publiclandsday.org/about).


Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Present: Built to Amaze

FRI-SUN Performers, animals from around the globe, All Access Pre-Show one-hour before show time for all ticket-holders to see animals up close, visit with performers, get autographs, try on costumes, 7 p.m. Friday; 11:30 a.m., 3:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, ShoWare Center, 625 West James St., Kent; $22-$72 (showarecenter.com/); and 7 p.m. Oct. 1-2, 11:30 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Oct. 3, 1 and 1 p.m. Oct. 4, Xfinity Area, Everett; $22-$72 (866-332-8499 or xfinityarenaeverett.com).

Bunka University Fashion Show

SUN Student-produced clothing design show, 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle; free, by reservation (425-483-5974).



SAT Benefits research to cure Fanconi anemia (FA), disease that often leads to leukemia, bone marrow failure, 9 a.m. Saturday, Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton; $15-$40 (thebalancedathlete.com/farf-5k/).

Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk

SAT Fundraiser for local colon cancer awareness efforts, honor survivors and those lost to colon cancer, 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $15-$40 (coloncancercoalition.org/).

Seattle Adventure Running Tournament

SAT-SUN Six short, intense 1-2 mile races with by map on unmarked courses, open to all running speeds, in venues including Green Lake and Woodland Parks, campuses of North Seattle College and Shoreline Community College over two days; $79 (sites.google.com/site/seattleadventurerunning/).

Choose your Campus Adventure

SUN Find 75 minutes to find up to 24 checkpoints at Shoreline Community College on a map, for individuals and groups, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline; $11 (cascadeoc.org/extevents/2015/campusadventure).


Just Between Friends Kids & Maternity Consignment Sales Event

FRI-SAT New and gently-used children’s and maternity items, clothing, toys, baby equipment, sporting goods, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Gold Creek Church, 4326 148th St. S.E., Mill Creek (lynnwood.jbfsale.com).

Vintage and Rare Book Sale

FRI-SAT Bellevue Friends of the Library vintage and rare book sale, proceeds fund programs at three Bellevue libraries, 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue (425-450-2446 or bellevuefriends.org).

Skagit County Fairgrounds Fall Garage Sale Antiques & More

FRI-SAT 130 Vendors, food, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Car Show Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Skagit County Fairgrounds, 1410 Virginia St., Mount Vernon; $2 (360-336-9414 or skagitcounty.net/garagesale).

Special interest

NEST Resource Fair

SAT Meet NEST (Northeast Seattle Together) vendors, learn about professionals in the areas of health, finance, home maintenance, wellness, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aljoya Thornton Building, 450 N.E. 100th St, Seattle; free (nestseattle.org/news-events/).

Batman Day

SAT Contest with prizes for best Bat-people costumes, noon Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 19401 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood (425-771-2220).


Mt. Baker: More Than a View

SAT Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour of neighborhood architecture and history, 10 a.m. Saturday, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org/).

Travel events

Travel seminar

SAT Hiking the way of St. Francis: Florence to Assisi, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free by reservation (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).

Adventure Travel Talk: Botswana. The Gem of Africa

WED Learn about Botswana and the safari accommodations from Africa Specialist with wine and Botswanian small bites, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Adventure Hub & Winery, 2960 Fourth Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-650-5795 or evergreenescapes.com/adventure-hub).