A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Oct. 16-22, 2015.

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Animal events

The Bat Lady

FRI Bat presentation, learn about bats, see live bats, 7 p.m. Friday, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $7, preregister (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).

Cool City Pets

SAT Meet small animals available for adoption including rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, mice, adoption fees $15-$40, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-7387 or seattle.gov/animalshelter/).

DogFest Walk ’n Roll

SAT Fundraiser to benefit Canine Companions for Independence assistance dogs for people with disabilities, with dog-related workshops, training and canine first-aid activities and demonstrations, music, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; free, fundraising, donations suggested (cci.org/DogFestSeattle).

Sanctuary Shindig

SAT Meet furry and feathered friends, harvest festivities including pigs bobbing for apples, food, kids’ activities, noon Saturday, Monroe; $25, preregister (360-793-9393 or pasadosafehaven.org/event/sanctuary-shindig/).

Reptile and Exotic Animal Expo

SAT-SUN Sale of reptiles, amphibians and arachnids, supplies, local breeders and pet groups, information on caring for reptiles, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $10, age 10 and younger free (253-841-5045 or beanfarm.com/nwcbe/).

Walk for the Animals

SUN Walk to benefit the animals at Seattle Humane with local celebrities, adoptable pets, 2.8-mile dog walk around Green Lake, dog contests, vendors, 9 a.m. Sunday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; $30 (425-373-5388 or seattlehumane.org/walk).

Woodland Park Zoo Pumpkin Bash

PLAN AHEAD Pumpkins for animals including lions, hippos, meerkats, penguins, wolves, tigers, otters; Boomazium Halloween-themed storytelling, puppet shows, games; 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 24-25, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle; $9.25-$13.75, free admission for ages 12 and younger in costume, one per paying adult; advance tickets available (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).


Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk

SAT 5K open to walkers and runners of all ages and abilities; 1-mile option; benefits the local American Heart Association, 9 a.m. Saturday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; free, donations/fundraising suggested (206-336-7200 or pugetsoundheartwalk.org).

White Center Food Bank Harvest Dinner & Auction

SAT Dinner, auction to benefit White Center Food Bank, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $75-$85 (206-853-4912 or whitecenterfoodbank.maestroweb.com).

Rainier Valley Historical Society Dinner & Auction

SAT Social hour, 5:30 p.m., Italian dinner, auction, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Our Lady of Mount Virgin Parish Hall, 2800 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; $50 (206-723-1663 or rainiervalleyhistory.org/).

Take Heart Luncheon

TUE Speaker on importance of prevention of obesity and cardiovascular disease in children and families, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle; $100 (425-456-8700 or hopeheart.org).

Child Care Resources 25th Anniversary Benefit Luncheon

WED Learning experts on how young brains are built not born, noon Wednesday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $150 suggested donation (206-329-1011 or childcare.org/stories/story.aspx?id=1).

Vision House Building Hope Benefit Breakfast

OCT. 22 Vision House event to support homeless families in the Puget Sound area, keynote speaker Mark Canlis, 7:30 a.m. Oct. 22, Lynnwood Convention Center, 3819 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; free, donation requested (425-228-6356 or vision-house.org/event/buildinghopebreakfast/).

The Healing Center Oktoberfest Celebration

PLAN AHEAD German beer and food, auction, stories from clients, 6 p.m. Oct. 23, The Foundry by Herban Feast, 4130 First Ave. S., Seattle; $100 (206-523-1206 or healingcenterseattle.org).


Skandia Dance

FRI Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to live 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).

Classic Rock Night

SAT East Coast swing lesson, no partner or experience needed, 7 p.m.; dance to classic rock hits with DJ, for ages 18 and older, 8 p.m. Saturday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $12-$15 (425-255-9211 or learn2dance4fun.com).

Seattle Thrillers

PLAN AHEAD Thriller dance worldwide event, 3 p.m. Oct. 24, Occidental Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; free (seattlethrillers.com).

Thrill the World, Redmond

PLAN AHEAD Registration, check-in, noon-2:30 p.m.; zombie makeup zones, noon; costume contest, music, 1 p.m.; Thrill the World dance, 3 p.m. Oct. 24, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St., Redmond (thrilltheworld.org/redmond).


St. Andrew’s Celtic Fling

SAT Celebration of the food and culture of the British Isles, vendors, fall gardening demonstration, game room, pub, raffle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; High Tea ($20), 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 111 N.E. 80th St., Seattle (206-523-7476 or saintandrewsseattle.org/event/celtic-fling/).


SAT-SUN “Trailblazers: The Makers of Modern Turkey” theme with, music and dance performances, lectures on ancient history, art displays and demonstrations, Turkish cuisine, children’s activities including arts and crafts projects, bouncy house and toddler playground, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Sons of Norway Bazaar

SAT-SUN Nordic food, coffee and bake sale, craft sale, silent auction, raffles, vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (206-783-1274 or leiferiksonlodge.com).

R Day

PLAN AHEAD Ice skating rink, games, live music, beer garden, for ages 21 and older, proceeds benefit KEXP, 5-11 p.m. Oct. 24, old Rainier Brewery, 3100 Airport Way S., Seattle; free, free parking and shuttle service from Safeco Field parking lot (rainierbeer.com).

Food events

Homemade Seasonal Ravioli

SAT Learn to make ravioli using local ingredients, roasted squash filling, 1 p.m. Saturday, 21 Acres Farm, 13701 N.E. 171st St., Woodinville; $30 (425-481-1500 or 21acrestasteofplace10172015.eventbrite.com).

Pancake Breakfast

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

Fall Bazaar

SUN Sushi, chicken teriyaki, rice curry, mochi, dining in or take out, farm produce, crafts sale, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn (253-833-1442 or wrbt.org).

Lutefisk dinner

SUN Lutefisk, meatballs, lefse, bake sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Normanna Hall Tacoma, 1106 S. 15th St., Tacoma; $10-$20, ages 6 and younger free (norden2.com).


OCT. 22 UW Farm dinner, local brews and wines, pumpkin carving, games, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $10-$35 (food.washington.edu/farm/farm-to-table-dinner-2015-2/).

Brew Seattle

PLAN AHEAD Seattle Magazine local-breweries tasting event, 6 p.m. Oct. 23, Bell Harbor Conference Center, Pier 66, Seattle; $28 (brewseattle2015.shindigg.com/).


Foliage Festival & Plant Sale

SAT-SUN Speakers, demonstrations, daily tours, sale on a wide selection of plants, special focus days throughout the week, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Oct. 24, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, 2525 S. 336th St., Federal Way; free (253-838-4646 or rhodygarden.org/cms/events/9483/foliage-festival-plant-sale/).

Edible mushrooms

OCT. 22 Information on mushroom hunting around the world, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; preregister (425-452-2750 or bellevuebotanical.org/calendar.html).

Halloween/Harvest events

Haunted Nightmare, Nile Haunted House

FRI-SAT Scares for ages 12 and older, Food and Fear Garden food trucks and adult beverages, 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 22, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 23-24; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 29, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 30-31, 7-10 p.m. Nov. 1; Halloween Family Funfest bouncy houses, car show, food, low-scare frights, 3-8 p.m. Oct. 25, $10; Nile Shrine Center and Golf Course, 6601 244th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace; $15-$20 (hauntednightmare.com).

Haunted Trails: A Night at the Movies

FRI-SAT Scenes on the trail inspired by movies and tales of horror for ages 10 and older, trick-or-treating, games for children ages 10 and younger, proceeds benefit student study-abroad programs, 7 p.m. midnight Friday-Saturday and Oct. 23-24, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Dr. N.E., Kenmore; $20-$25; $5 plus game fees/age 8 and younger; $10/ages 8-12 with adult, Friday and Oct. 23 only (425-602-3000 or bastyr.edu/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=1687).

Bainbridge Gardens Pumpkin Walk

FRI-SAT Walk along a trail of 300 carved pumpkins, live music, carnival games, 6-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Bainbridge Gardens, 9415 Miller Road N.E., Bainbridge; admission free, suggested donation to benefit Bainbridge Island Boys & Girls Club (206-842-5888 or bainbridgegardens.com/PumpkinWalk.html).

Haunted Fairgrounds

FRI-SAT “Hell’s Motel” haunted attraction, lights on 5-6 p.m., full scare 6-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $5-$20 (hauntedfairgrounds.com).

Haunted House, Seattle

FRI-SUN Georgetown Morgue haunted scares for ages 12 and older; 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Oct. Sunday and Oct. 15; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 23-24; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 18, 22, 25-29; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 30-31; 7-10 p.m. Nov. 1; Kid’s Day lights on tour, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, admission with 3 cans of food per child to donate to Food Lifeline; 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 paranormal theme, 7 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Oct. 31, Ghost Alley Espresso, 1499 Post Alley, Seattle; $16.50 (206-322-1218 or seattleghost.com).

Nightmare at Beaver Lake

FRI-SUN Indoor/outdoor Halloween experience, scary dark wooden forest trail, haunted house, proceeds benefit Sammamish Rotary charities and scholarships; family scare 7-7:45, full scare 8-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. Sundays and Oct. 22, Beaver Lake Park, 2656 244th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; $12-$18 (NightmareAtBeaverLake.com).

Fright Fest

FRI-SUN 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, 5-9 p.m. Sundays; two haunted houses for ages 13 and older, 7-10:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 5-9 p.m. Sundays; 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).

Pfaff’s Old Time Farm

FRI-SUN Pumpkins, honey, gourds, cornstalks, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Pfaffs U-Pick Pumpkins, 29204 124th Ave. S.E., Auburn (253-852-8244).

Fall Festival

FRI-SUN Fall themed family activities, pumpkin patch, hay rides, petting zoo, crafts, culinary demonstrations, food vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Camp Korey, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Road, Carnation (campkorey.org/fallfestival).

Fall City Farms

FRI-SUN Pumpkins, cider press, doughnuts, beer garden, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, 3636 Neal Road, Fall City (425-246-5249 or fallcityfarms.com/).

Nightmare on 9

FRI-SUN Haunted scares for ages 12 and older, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 22, 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 23-24; Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; $18-$58 (seattlehaunts.com).

Fall Family Harvest

SAT For all ages, Halloween costumes welcome, kids’ activities, inflatable obstacle course, live music, games, treats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Occidental Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (facebook.com/events/946022145470883/).

Fairbank Animal Farm

SAT-SUN Harvest-theme Pumpkin Land, tiny tot maze, see and feed animals, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 15308 52nd Ave. S., Edmonds; $3, pumpkins $1 and up, cash only (fairbankfarm.com/visiting.php)

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 (425-333-4135 or remlingerfarms.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, 6868 S. 277th St., Kent; activities $3-$9 (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/Maze, Redmond

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).

Pumpkin patch, corn maze, Carleton Farm

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; activities for kids, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; haunted attractions 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturdays, Carleton Farm, 830 Sunnyside Blvd. S.E., Lake Stevens; maze, $6/day, $10/night (carletonfarm.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 hay rides, snack bar, pumpkin slinger; Princesses Elsa and Anna Meet and Greet, Saturdays-Sundays by appointment, $11; Night Owl Corn Maze, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday and Oct. 23, 30, $10; Craven Farm, 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish; fees for some activities (360-568-2601 or cravenfarm.com).

Stocker Farms Pumpkins and Corn Maze

ONGOING Pumpkin patch, country market, corn maze, weekend Family Fun Park hay rides, kids’ activities, craft vendors, pumpkin launching, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, $7.95/Tuesday-Friday, $10.95/Saturday-Sunday; Stalker Farms haunted attraction, 6-10 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, $10.95-$11.95; 8705 Marsh Road, Snohomish (360-568-7391 or stockerfarms.com/default.aspx).

Bob’s Pumpkin Patch/Corn Maze

ONGOING Country Store 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).

Bailey’s Pumpkin Patch

ONGOING Acres of u-pick pumpkins, gourds, produce, flowers, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; play barn with rope swings, trikes, toy tractors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 12711 Springhetti Road, Snohomish (360-568-8826 or baileyveg.com/index.html).

Pumpkin Patch/Corn Maze, The Farm at Swan’s Trail

ONGOING 45-acre pumpkin patch, food concessions, produce market, corn maze, petting farm, children’s play area, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; night corn maze by reservation only, 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish; general admission free, attractions $5-$10/person (425-334-4124 or thefarm1.com/).

Foster’s Produce and Corn Maze Fall Festival

ONGOING Corn maze, pumpkin patch, produce market, hay maze, animal barn, pumpkin cannon, 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).

Darigold Corn Maze

ONGOING Corn maze, $6-$7.50; hay maze, kids’ activities, $2.50-$7.50; 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily, Thomasson Family Farm, 38223 236th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw (thomassonfarm.com/costs),

Fall Farm Fun, Maris Farms

ONGOING Corn maze, pumpkin patch, 1-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, $6-$7; pony rides, Kids Courtyard activities, hayrides, food vendors, zip lines, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $14, additional costs for some activities; Night Corn Maze, bring a flashlight, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, $12; Haunted Woods, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $25; Maris Farms, 24713 Sumner-Buckley Highway, Buckley (253-862-2848 or marisfarms.com).

Gordon Skagit Farms Autumn Market

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

Downtown Issaquah Zombie Walk

OCT. 22, 24 Zombies of all ages Thriller dance class, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 22, free; practice, make up available ($10), 2:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 24; Zombie walk on Front Street, 4:30-5 p.m.; Thriller dance mob open to all ages and skill levels, 5 p.m. Oct. 24, Issaquah; free (downtownissaquah.com/events-and-music/zombie-walk/).

Fall Festival, High Point

OCT. 22-23 Carnival, bouncy house, 6 p.m. Oct. 22, free; teen-created haunted house for all ages, 6-7:45 p.m. Oct. 22-23, $2 suggested donation; High Point Community Center and Field, 6920 34th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-684-7422).

Freaky Fall Festival, Ravenna-Eckstein

OCT. 23 Come in costume, games and treats, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 23, Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave. N.E., Seattle; $3 (206-684-7534).

Halloween Carnival, Loyal Heights

OCT. 23 Carnival games, pumpkin decorating, costume contest, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 23, Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 N.W. 77th St., Seattle; fees for games (206-684-4052).

Halloween Carnival, South Park

OCT. 23 Games and treats for all ages, haunted house for ages 8 and older, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23, South Park Community Center, 8319 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle; $2 haunted house suggested donation (206-684-7451).

Halloween carnival, Alki

OCT. 23 Carnival games for ages 1-11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Alki Community Center, 5817 S.W. Stevens St., Seattle; 25 cents per game or $7/unlimited (206-684-7430).

Haunted Bounce House/Spook the Pool, Meadowbrook

OCT. 23 Bounce house, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, $2; carnival games in the pool, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, $3.75-$5.25, Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-7522).

Queen Anne Spook In and Spook Out

OCT. 23 Halloween-themed public swim, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 23, Queen Anne Pool, 1920 First Ave. W., Seattle; free (206-386-4282).

Seattle Children’s Museum Pumpkin Carving/Costume Carnival

OCT. 23 Bring your own pumpkin, carving tools provided, snacks, costumes encouraged, play in the museum, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 23, $5/person by reservation; Costume Carnival Halloween-themed adventure or ages 10 and younger with adult, 4-8 p.m. Oct. 31, free; Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org).

Spooky Swamp Swim, Medgar Evers

OCT. 23 Seasonal-themed public swim, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave., Seattle; free (206-684-4766).

SpookFest Zip Scare

OCT. 23-31Experience one suspension bridge and three zip lines in the dark, must be at least 12 years old, 12 and 13 year olds accompanied by adult, weigh 60-275 pounds; 6-8 p.m. on the half-hour Oct. 23-25, 30-31, Eastgate Park, 14500 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue; $24-$39, preregister (425-452-4240 or bellevuewa.gov/pdf/Parks/spookfest_flyer_links_2015.pdf).

Halloween Train at the Northwest Railway Museum

OCT. 24-25, 31 Wear costumes, fall festivities, steam train ride, cider press demonstrations, hot cider, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24-25, 31, Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie; $12-$20 (425-888-3030 or TrainMuseum.org).


Northwest Record Show

SUN Sale of records and other music collectibles by 40 dealers, bring records to trade, 10 a.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Pavilion, Seattle; $3, canned food donations requested (206-684-7200).

KPMS Wild Mushroom Show

SUN Peninsula Mycological Society display of 150 species of wild mushrooms, bring your mushroom for expert ID (collect the entire mushroom, including underground parts), kids’ activities, books, field guides, 1 p.m. Sunday, County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; free, donations appreciated (mushrooms.org/).

Bellingham Wild Mushroom Show

SUN Display of hundreds of mushrooms, bring mushrooms for ID, talks by experts, taste wild mushrooms, arts, crafts, displays, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Ave., Bellingham; $5 (northwestmushroomers.org/events-calendar/).

Doll and Teddy Bear Show

PLAN AHEAD Show and sale of antique to modern dolls, teddy bears, antiques, miniatures, supplies, doll and teddy bear identification and appraisal of up to two items and doll repair evaluation available, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 25, Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup; $4-$8 (253-841-5045 or crossroadsshows.com).

Museum events

Ben Franklin Live

FRI-SAT Actor and Franklin scholar Christopher Lowell portrays the Father of Electricity, Benjamin Franklin, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday, Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay St., Bellingham; $18-$15 (360-738-3886 or sparkmuseum.org).

Behind the Seams; 19th Century Color

SAT See garments from the 1850s-1890s from museum collection, 11 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$10 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

The History of Northwest Orient Airlines

SAT Fall/winter series, “The History of Airlines,” noon Saturday, Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $10-$15 (425-348-3200 or historicflight.org).

White River Valley Museum free day

SUN Exhibits on Puget Sound history, Northwest Native culture, Japanese immigration, Northern Pacific Railway; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).


ONGOING Halloween and gross-themed daily activities in honor of “Grossology” exhibit, Grosstober passport activities for kids to complete for free admission to Halloween “Tricks, Treats and Science Feats” Oct. 30-31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.75-$19.75 (206- 443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org/grosstober).

Aquarium Halloween

PLAN AHEAD Giant pumpkin carving, underwater pumpkin carving, noon Oct. 23; Halloween themed games, animal feedings, treats, giant pumpkin carving, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., underwater pumpkin carving, noon and 3 p.m. Oct. 24-25, Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $15.95-$22.95, age 3 and younger free (206-386-4300 or seattleaquarium.org).

Park events

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

FRI-SUN National Park Ranger staffs historic site to share information on the exclusion, forced removal and unjust incarceration of citizens of Japanese ancestry during World War II, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Nov., Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, 4192 Eagle Harbor Drive, Pritchard Park, Bainbridge (bijac.org/index.php?p=MEMORIALIntroduction).

Arbor Day, Seattle

SAT Help plant trees, 9:30 a.m.-noon, tree walk 11 a.m. Saturday, Oxbow Park, 6430 Corson Ave. S.; help remove invasive plants, 9 a.m.-noon, Green Lake Park, North 64th Street and East Green Lake Way; habitat restoration, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Roxhill Park, 2850 S.W. Roxbury St.; dog park habitat improvement projects, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Northacres Off-Leash Area, 12718 First Ave. N.E., Seattle; preregister (parkways.seattle.gov/#sthash.F3kpmQBU.dpbs).


SAT Tips to prepare your home, kids, and yard for sustainable fall/winter season, activities for all ages including art and science projects, explore a recycling truck, bring used Halloween costumes to participate in costume exchange, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Brightwater Education & Community Center at Clean-Water Treatment Facility, 22505 State Route 9 Southeast, Woodinville; free (206-263-8866 or islandwood.org/event/ecotober-2015-brightwater-center).

Cedar River Salmon Journey

SAT-SUN See spawning salmon, volunteer naturalists share information with all ages about salmon, 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).

Salmon fish ladder, Chittenden Locks

ONGOING See migrating salmon cross the dam through glassed-in fish ladder, daily, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-783-7059 or nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/LocksandDams/ChittendenLocks.aspx).

Issaquah Salmon Hatchery

ONGOING Open daily year around, see returning salmon, indoor exhibits open 8:30-4 p.m. daily, tours 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Nov. 15, Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way, Issaquah; $2/person donation suggested for tour (425-392-1118 or issaquahfish.org).

Soos Creek Hatchery

ONGOING See salmon returning to the hatchery, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, Soos Creek Hatchery, 13030 Auburn-Black Diamond Road, Auburn; free (253-931-3950 or govlink.org/watersheds/8/action/salmon-seeson/soos.aspx).

Beautiful Tables Showcase

OCT. 22-25 See fall foliage in the garden and holiday entertaining Beautiful Tables Showcase, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 22-25, Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood; $7-$12 (253-584-4106 or lakewoldgardens.org/beautiful_tables.html).

Night Hike

PLAN AHEAD Learn about nocturnal species on Ranger-led on a hike through the woods after dark, bring a flashlight or headlamp, for ages 5 through adult, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $2-$3 preregistration required (425-452-4195).


Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society

SUN Dixieland jazz for listing and dancing with Solomon Douglas and His Foot-Stompers, 1 p.m. Sunday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15 at the door (pstjs.org).


Black Cat Fun Run

SAT Glowing racecourse through the woods, costume contest, 5 mile timed or 2.5 mile courses, post-race music, beer garden and nonalcoholic beverages, 7 p.m. Saturday, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $25-$40 (metroparkstacoma.org/black-cat).


Vasa Park Fall Craft Show

FRI-SAT Halloween, fall and home décor, personal accessories, children’s items by 85 vendors, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Vasa Park Resort & Ballroom, 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., Bellevue (425-413-1004 or countrycreation.blogspot.com).

Children’s Clothing & Equipment Sale

SAT Snohomish County Mothers of Multiples new and gently used items for infants to older kids, 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood (snomoms.org).

West Seattle Community Ski & Snowboard Swap

PLAN AHEAD Mountain to Sound community ski swap, buy or sell used skis, snowboards, boots, clothing, camping gear, accessories, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25, West Seattle VFW, 3601 S.W. Alaska St., Seattle (206-935-7669 or shop.m2soutfitters.com/pages/skiswap).

Snow sports

Washington Snowmobile Expo

SAT-SUN Snowmobiles and aftermarket products, snowmobile clothing, trailers, destinations, seminars, swap meet, vintage snowmobile display, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $10, ages 11 and younger free (wssa.us).

Special interest

Lynnwood Safety Fair

SAT Document shredding service, prescription medicine disposal, home safety and fire prevention tips, fire engine and police vehicle tours, CPR, community health and wellness information, auto safety, bike safety, limited quantity of free bike helmets available, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Fire Station, 18800 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood (425-670-5300 or ci.lynnwood.wa.us/Events-and-Meetings/Safety-Fair_s_p1800.htm).

Clothing Swap by Seattle EcoWomen and Goodwill

OCT. 22 Bring clothes to swap, learn about environmental issues, tour Seattle Goodwill’s LEED gold certified building, 6 p.m. Oct. 22, Goodwill Job Training and Education Center, 700 Dearborn Place S., Seattle; free, preregistration required (brownpapertickets.com/event/2296897).

Seattle/King County Clinic

OCT. 22-25 Free dental, vision and medical services, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 22-25 as space allows, numbers for admittance distributed starting 5 a.m. in Exhibition Hall; volunteers needed including health care professionals and general support, preregister; KeyArena, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.org/skcclinic).

Seattle Home Show 2

PLAN AHEAD Hundreds of displays of home and garden products; daily “Meet the Experts” seminars. cooking demos by local chefs, newest in building products and materials, landscape displays, living green, wine tasting, arts and crafts, home decorating, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 23-25, CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle; $3-$12 (425-467-0960 or SeattleHomeShow.com).


Purple and Gold Tour

SAT Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour of campus history and buildings, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, UW War Memorial Flagpole, University of Washington campus, Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org/).

Queen Anne: Evolution of an Urban Neighborhood

SAT Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour of landmark residences, apartments and buildings, 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 15, 10 a.m. Saturday, Queen Anne Condominiums, 1401 Fifth Ave. W., Seattle; $10-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org/).

Fascinating Fungi

SAT-SUN Overview of fungi, identification, roles in forest ecology, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend; $30, preregister (seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

SAT-SUN Historic train through scenic foothills, Saturdays through Oct. 18; Pumpkin Express, carnival games, costume contest, pumpkins, 10 a.m., 12:45 and 3:30 p.m. Oct. 24-25; 54124 Mountain Highway E., Elbe; $18-$32, reservations recommended (360-569-7959 or mrsr.com).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Lost city of the Incas, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, by reservation (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).

Western China

TUE Photos, stories of adventure travel in China, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).

Mt. Kilimanjaro trek

OCT. 22 Trip planning information by Escape Your Everyday, wine tasting, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22, The Adventure Hub & Winery, 2960 Fourth Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-650-5795 or bit.ly/1KEsRyK).


State of Puget Sound Conference

SAT Speakers on problems facing Puget Sound and how you can help, park tour, 12:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle; free (206-363-4116 or seattle.gov/parks).