A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Oct. 2-8, 2015.

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Animal events

Seattle Humane Adoption Blitz

FRI-SUN Fees waived on all pet adoptions, dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, rabbits, all vaccinated, microchipped, spayed/neutered, most dog adoptions include six-week obedience training course; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).

Statewide Shelter Open House

SAT Statewide pet adoption events, including Howl-O-Ween Party with reduced adoption fees, mascots, treats, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle; 12th Man’s Best Friend party, all dogs over the age of 2 discounted 12 percent off adoption fees, Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville; adoption fees waived on all adult cats, MEOW Cat Rescue, 10600 N.E. 68th St., Kirkland; special adoption rates on dogs, fall decorations and treats, PAWS, 15305 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood; other participating shelters include Seattle Humane Society, Regional Animal Services of King County, Auburn Valley Humane Society, Emerald City Pet Rescue, Everett Animal Shelter, Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County (206-486-4738 or pawsitivealliance.org).

Seattle Parrot Expo

SAT-SUN For all ages, games, exhibits, dozens of parrots on display, bird care information, vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila; free (206-768-2822 or seattleparrotexpo.com).

Woodland Park Zoo

ONGOING Fall/winter hours and admission prices, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.25-$13.75 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Auto events

Seattle International Auto Show

OCT. 8-11 Display of 400 of the latest cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers, 2-9 p.m. Oct. 8, noon-9 p.m. Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 11, CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle; $12-$15, ages 12 and younger free (seattleautoshow.com).

Benefits

Base to Space

SAT Climb the open-air stairwells, 832 steps to the Observation Deck to benefit Space Needle Foundation and Fred Hutch, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Space Needle, Seattle; $100 plus $260 minimum fundraising for Fred Hutch (spaceneedle.com/news/).

En Camino Gala

SAT Inspiration and solidarity supporting Casa Latina, empowering the Latino immigrant community through employment and education, 6 p.m. Saturday, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; $125 (casa-latina.org/en-camino-gala-2015).

South Sound Heart and Stroke Walk

SAT 5K open to walkers and runners of all ages and abilities; 1-mile option, benefits local American Heart Association, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, LeMay–America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; free, fundraising/donations suggested (253-272-7854 or southsoundheartwalk.org).

Whiskeys for Wildlife

SAT Benefiting the Puget Sound Restoration Fund; sample whiskeys, 4 p.m. Saturday, The Manor House, 4461 Woodson Lane N.E., Bainbridge; $165 (206-780-6947 or restorationfund.org/whisky).

Seattle Energy For Life Walkathon

SUN United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation 5K or 1 mile walkathon, 9 a.m. Sunday, registration opens 7 a.m., Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free (206-578-2822 or energyforlifewalk.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1137186).

Seattle Walk for PKD

SUN Fundraising event for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), 10 a.m. Sunday, registration 9 a.m., Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free, $100 fundraising goal suggested (walkforpkd.org).

Great Food, Better Lives Gala Auction

SUN Auction, dinner, entertainment to benefit FareStart job training programs for homeless and disadvantaged people, 5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; $250 (206-267-6213 or farestart.org).

Seattle Children’s Museum Fall Breakfast

TUE Seattle Children’s Museum fundraiser with mountain climber and author Ed Viesturs, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $150-$250 (206-576-2340 or thechildrensmuseum.org).

The Incredible Feast

PLAN AHEAD Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets fundraiser for Good Farmers Fund, 6 p.m. Oct. 11, Swansons Nursery, Seattle; $125 (swansonsnursery.com).

Biking

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

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

Dance

Skandia Dance

FRI Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to Scandinavian music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

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

Seattle Thrillers rehearsals

SUN Learn the Thriller dance to participate in event Oct. 24, 1 p.m. Sunday, Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; free (seattlethrillers.com).

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).

Fairs/Festivals

Everett Sausage Festival

FRI-SUN 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 Friday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 2619 Cedar St., Everett; shuttle bus every 15 minutes from the Everett Transit station (everettsausagefest.com).

Fishermen’s Fall Festival

SAT 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, salmon barbecue, children’s activities, entertainment, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Fishermen’s Terminal, 3919 18th Avenue W., Seattle; free (fishermensfallfestival.org).

Carnival at The Island School

SAT Carnival games, food, used book sale, pony rides, bouncy house, live music, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Island School, 8553 N.E. Day Road, Bainbridge Island; free admission, fees for most activities and food (206-842-0400 or theislandschool.org).

St. Spiridon Bazaar

SAT-SUN Russian cuisine, pastries, arts and crafts, bookstore, tours, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, St. Spiridon Orthodox Cathedral, 400 Yale Ave. N., Seattle (206-624-5341 or saintspiridon.org).

Issaquah Salmon Days

SAT-SUN Hatchery tours, entertainment on four stages, Field of Fun kids’ activities, Foods of the World vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, downtown Issaquah; parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, Front Street from Dogwood Street, then on Gilman Boulevard to 12th Avenue; carnival, 3-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, downtown Issaquah; parking and shuttles 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday from Issaquah Transit Center, Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride and Costco Corporate parking lot, $3 paid on return trip, cash only, ages 9 and younger free (salmondays.org).

OysterFest

SAT-SUN Food pavilion featuring seafood, wine, microbrews, music, oyster shucking championship, water quality exhibits, vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Shelton; $5 (oysterfest.org).

CroatiaFest

SUN Music, art, food, history and heritage of Croatia with costumes, folk dance lessons, wine tasting (3 p.m., $10), historical displays, lectures, workshops, food vendors, cooking demonstrations, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Seattle Greek Festival

PLAN AHEAD Traditional Greek food, music, dancing and culture, wine tasting, deli, bake sale, dining hall, Taverna, vendors, church tours, noon-9 p.m. Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 10, noon-7 p.m. Oct. 11, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 2100 Boyer Ave. E., Seattle (seattlegreekfestival.com).

Oktoberfest Northwest

PLAN AHEAD Beer gardens, entertainment, music, food, wiener dog races, Stein Dash 5K, noon-midnight Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-midnight Oct. 10, ages 21 and older only after 7 p.m.; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 11 for all ages, Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup; $5-$10, ages 12 and younger free; free for everyone noon-3 p.m. Oct. 9 (425-295-3262 or oktoberfestnw.com).

Kelsey Creek Farm Fair

PLAN AHEAD Inflatables, Animal Encounters Mobile Petting Zoo, 4-H animal demonstrations, children’s activities, food vendors, heritage demonstrations, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10, Kelsey Creek Farm Park, Bellevue (425-452-7688 or myparksandrecreation.com).

Oktoberfest of the Austria Club of WA

PLAN AHEAD Authentic Austrian celebration, folk costumes encouraged, music, food, 6 p.m. Oct. 10, Alki Masonic Hall, 4736 40th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $35, preregister by Saturday (206-367-1988 or austriaclubwa.com).

Wild Mushroom Show

PLAN AHEAD Puget Sound Mycological Society display of 200 varieties of wild mushrooms, bring mushrooms to be identified, lectures, cooking demonstrations, mushroom field guides, cookbooks, arts and crafts, noon-7 p.m. Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 11, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; $5-$10, ages 12 and younger free (psms.org/show).

Food events

Pancake Breakfast

SAT Pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea, juice, all ages welcome, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

SUN Swedish pancakes with lingonberries, ham, live music, dancing, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$9 (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).

Piketoberfest

SUN Celebrate the harvest season, benefits Pike Place Market Foundation; local meats, cheeses and more paired with craft beers, wines and spirits, live music; 4 p.m. Sunday, Pike Brewing Company and Pub, 1415 First Ave., Seattle; $40 (206-812-6604 or pikebrewing.com/events/piketoberfest).

I Love Poke Festival

TUE Celebration of Hawaiian food culture, local chefs compete for Best Poke while guests sample each chef’s poke creation, live music, 6 p.m. Tuesday, The Stonehouse Cafe, 9701 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; $85 (onoyum.com).

Seafood 101: National Seafood Month

PLAN AHEAD Tour of Lake Washington Ship Canal for adults, 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, preregister; Classic Workboat Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10, Lake Union Park, Seattle (nwseaport.org); informal workshops on buying and preparing seafood, 10-11 a.m. Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, Wild Salmon Seafood Market, 1900 W. Nickerson St. #105, free (pacificnorthwestseafood101.com).

Gardening

Rain Gardens and More

SAT Benefits and methods of creating a rain garden, 9 a.m. Saturday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $30 (206-685-8033).

Winter Containers

SAT Master Gardener demonstrating planting a container to last through winter, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).

Native Plant Sale and Enviromental Festival

SAT WA Native Plant Society sale of 200 species of native plants with emphasis on plant for native birds, information from horticulture-related groups, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue (wnps.org).

Terrarium Class

SAT Planting a garden in a bottle for the indoors, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).

Meerkerk fall sale

SAT-SUN Rhododendrons, Japanese maples, planters, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Meerkerk Gardens, 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank; $5, ages 15 and younger free (360-678-1912 or meerkerkgardens.org).

Harvest/Halloween events

Fright Fest

FRI-SAT Amusement rides in Celebration Square, Northwest Territory, Old West Territory and Kiddie Land; Booville for ages 12 and younger with giant slide, obstacle course, crafts, 5-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; two haunted houses for ages 13 and older, 7-10:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; non-offensive, nonviolent costumes welcome; Wild Waves Theme Park, 36201 Enchanted Pkwy. S., Federal Way; $9.99-$22.99, extra fees for Soaring Eagle Zip Line and I-5 Dive Skycoaster (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com).

Nightmare on 9

FRI-SAT Haunted scares for ages 12 and older, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday and Oct. 9-10; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 11, 14; 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, Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; $18-$58 (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).

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).

Haunted House

ONGOING Georgetown Morgue haunted scares for ages 12 and older; haunted house, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday and Oct. 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).

Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin Patch

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

Minder Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

ONGOING Pumpkins, corn maze, 3-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays, Minder Farm, 1000 Gluds Pond St. N.E., Bremerton; $6-$8, ages 4 and younger free (360-620-3707 or mindermeats.com/farm.php).

Pumpkin Patch & Corn/Sunflower Maze

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

Craven Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

ONGOING 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; Night Owl Corn Maze, 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30, $10; Craven Farm, 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish; fees for some activities (360-568-2601 or cravenfarm.com).

Bob’s Pumpkin Patch/Corn Maze

ONGOING Farm Country Store with corn, pumpkins, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; weekends only starting at 3 p.m. Fridays, corn maze, hayrides, trike track, food vendors; pony rides Saturdays-Sundays, Bob’s Corn, 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish; fees vary (bobscorn.com).

Foster’s Produce and Corn Maze Fall Festival

ONGOING Corn maze, pumpkin patch, produce market, hay maze, animal barn, pumpkin cannon and slingshot, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Foster’s Produce and Corn Maze, 5818 SR 530 N.E., Arlington; prices for activities vary (fosterscornmaze.com).

Gordon Skagit Farms Autumn Market

ONGOING U-pick pumpkins and apples, corn maze, fall displays, pumpkins, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Gordon Skagit Farms, 15598 McLean Road, Mount Vernon (360-424-0363 or gordonskagitfarms.com).

Volunteer Park Conservatory Oktoberfest

PLAN AHEAD Friends of the Conservatory celebration of the changing of the seasons with beers and brats, displays including exhibition chrysanthemums, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-322-4112 or volunteerparkconservatory.org/volunteer-park-conservatory-oktoberfest).

Hobbies

West Sound Quilters Show

FRI-SAT Quilt display and sale, vendors, cafe, demos, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $5 (westsoundquilters.org).

Lynden Lions Club Model Train Show

SAT-SUN Model train layouts, exhibits, and vendors for train buffs of all ages, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front St., Lynden; $5-$7/person or $22/family (lyndentrainshow.com).

Meridian Park Comic Show

SUN Buy, sell, swap comic character material from the 1930s to the present, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Meridian park School, 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-533-2009).

Tacoma Fall RV Show

OCT. 8-11 Northwest RV dealers showcase the latest motor homes, fifth-wheels, toy haulers and travel trailers; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 8-10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 11, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma; $6-$12, ages 15 and younger free (253-756-2121 or otshows.com/tfrv).

PNA Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Exchange

PLAN AHEAD Trade gently used science fiction or fantasy novels, DVDs, and magazines or purchase for $1-$2, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 10, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/events/bookxchange.html).

Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair

PLAN AHEAD Used, rare, collectible books, maps, posters, prints by 100 exhibitors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle; $5 (206-323-3999 or seattlebookfair.com).

Museum events

Candlelight Tour

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

Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume

FRI-SUN Last weekend of exhibit of costumes from the first six Star Wars films including the mask of Darth Vader, gilded suit of C-3PO, robes of Jedi masters, Imperial Stormtrooper and other uniforms, entrance by timed ticket Friday-Sunday, EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $23-$29 (206-770-2702 or empmuseum.org).

FHC Monster Bash Touch a Tank and Truck Event

SAT Get close to a multitude of machines including a monster truck, 30-ton Sherman tank, aircraft rescue and firefighting crash truck among vehicles, treats while supplies last, food vendors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; ages 12 and younger in costume get in free (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com).

Park events

Creepy Crawlies

FRI Learn about bugs, craft activity, 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Friday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $2-$3, preregistration required (425-452-4195 or myparksandrecreation.com).

Lewis Creek Ranger Hike

SAT Join a Ranger in exploring natural history, look for signs of local wildlife and learn what to do when encountering animals in the wild, all ages welcome, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free, no registration required (425-452-4195).

Cedar River Salmon Journey

SAT-SUN See spawning salmon, volunteer naturalists share information with all ages about salmon and how we can help them, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Oct. 25, Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton; Cedar River Park, 1717 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; Cavanaugh Pond, 17410 S.E. Maple Valley Road, Renton; Landsburg Park and Dam, Southeast 252nd Place and Landsburg Road Southeast, Ravensdale (206-792-5851).

Arboretum Walk

SUN Casual, 90 minutes guided walk to see Japanese Maple and other fall colors, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).

King County “Salmon SEEson”

ONGOING See spawning salmon at various locations through Oct.-Nov., including Duwamish River, Tukwila; Chittenden Locks, Seattle; Sammamish River Trail, Redmond; Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, Issaquah; North Creek Trail, Bothell; Soos Creek Hatchery, Auburn (govlink.org/watersheds/8/action/salmon-seeson/default.aspx).

Performances

Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey: Built to Amaze

FRI-SUN Performers, animals from around the world, 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 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Xfinity Area, Everett; $22-$72 (866-332-8499 or xfinityarenaeverett.com).

Music in Motion

SAT Marching arts competition featuring music and marching bands, food concessions, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Frank Goddard Memorial Stadium, 200 120th St. S.W., Everett; $10-$15 (www.facebook.com/events/718737081564630).

Jazz Vespers

SUN Casual, all-ages concert by Overton Berry Trio, 6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., Seattle; free, donations for musicians collected (seattlejazzvespers.org).

Running

Monster Mash Dash 5K Fun Run & Walk

PLAN AHEAD Family 5K fun run and walk, costume contests, 8 a.m. Oct. 10, Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N., Shoreline; $5-$10 (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation-cultural-services/special-events/monster-mash-dash-5k).

Poulsbo Marathon

PLAN AHEAD Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 10K run/walk, 7:30 a.m. Oct. 11, Poulsbo; $40-$100 (poulsbomarathon.com).

Sales/Shopping

NW Glass Pumpkin Patch- Bellevue

SAT Tacoma Glassblowing Studio 2000 handblown glass pumpkins by local glass artists, $35 and up, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. day Saturday, Northwest Art Center, 9825 N.E. 24th St., Bellevue (253-383-3499 or northwestglasspumpkins.com).

Trucks, contractors equipment, vehicles, tools auction

SAT Bid live or online, 9 a.m. Saturday, preview 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, James G. Murphy Co., 18226 68th Ave. N.E., Kenmore (425-486-1246 or murphyauction.com).

Witches Night Out at Country Village

OCT. 8 Ladies, come in costume (optional) for drawings, refreshments, discounts, 6 p.m. Oct. 8, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (425-483-2250 or countryvillagebothell.com/witches-night-out-1).

Tours

Architecture 101: Windows on Seattle’s Style

SAT Walking tour with focus on use of glass, stops include Financial Center, Plymouth Congregational Church and Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave, Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org).

Tour of Union Bay Natural Area and Yesler Swamp

PLAN AHEAD See restoration projects, discuss mitigation activities, plant species, strategies for dealing with invasive plants, 10 a.m. Oct. 10, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $10 (206-685-8033).

Volunteer

Seattle GiveCamp 2015

FRI-SUN Contribute technical skills to local nonprofits without a long-term commitment, work on projects mobile apps, websites, Friday-Sunday, Microsoft Commons, 15255 N.E. 40th St., Redmond; preregister (seattlegivecamp.org).

Walks

Meandering in Magnolia

SAT Volkswalk 10K and 6K routes with views, start anytime 8 a.m.-1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m. Saturday, Magnolia United Methodist Church, 2836 34th Ave. W., Seattle; free (esva.org/events).

Workshops

Seattle Writes: Social Media for Beginners

SAT Beginner’s guide to social media aimed at authors, 2 p.m. Saturday, Douglass-Truth Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle; free, preregistration required (206-684-4704).