A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Oct. 14-20, 2016.

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Animal events

Halloween Howl, Edmonds

SAT For all ages, with our without dogs, local vendors, silent auction, 11 a.m. Saturday, costume contest 1 p.m., Off-Leash Dog Area, 498 Admiral Way, Edmonds; free (olae.org).


SAT Two mile walk, suggested fundraising goal $125, dog-related vendors, demonstrations, music, to support local Canine Companions program, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; free, suggested $125 fundraising goal for walk (cci.org/DogfestSeattle).

CAToberfest Celebration of Cats

SAT South County Cats nonprofit spay/neuter assistance organization education and entertainment for cat owners, speakers, kids’ activities, silent auction, art contest, pet products, cat-related vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Rock Creek Elementary School, 25700 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road, Maple Valley; free, donations of cat food or cash appreciated (southcountycats.org).

Pet Adoption Blitz

SAT-SUN All adoption fees waived, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).

Seattle Reptile Expo

SAT-SUN Show and sale with local breeders of reptiles and amphibians, supplies, 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, ages 10 and younger free (425-861-7964 or seattlereptileexpos.com).

The Bat Lady

PLAN AHEAD Program, meet live bats, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $7, preregister (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).


Special Bunny Rescue

SAT Dinner, auction, meet rabbits, to benefit abandoned pet rabbits, 5 p.m. Saturday, Verity Credit Union Northgate, 11027 Meridian Ave. N., Seattle; $55 (206-291-5942 or specialbunny.org/auction).

Beaux Arts Dinner & Auction

SAT Snohomish County ballet company fundraiser, food, drinks, auction, preview of the season, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Lynnwood Convention Center, 3819 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; $85-$95 (425-774-7570 or olympicballet.com/obthome/performance-season/beaux-arts).

Golden Autumn, Evening of Classical Russia

SAT Northwest Language Academy and Cultural Center (NWLACC) fundraising event, Russian cuisine, music and dance, auction, 5 p.m. Saturday, Freeland Hall, 1515 Shoreview Ave., Freeland; $100-$125 (360-321-2101 or nwlacc.org/current-offering/nwlacc-2016-gala).

Incredible Feast

SUN Music, games, auction, local wine and beer, food by celebrity chefs, auction; proceeds benefit Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets, 5 p.m. Sunday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $125-$185 (brownpapertickets.com/event/2553449).

Building Hope Benefit Breakfast with Doug Baldwin

TUE Guest speaker Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin, proceeds benefit homeless families working toward self-sufficiency, 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Lynnwood Convention Center, 3819 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; donation requested (425-228-6356 or vision-house.org/event/buildinghopebreakfast).

Behind the Table: Meet the Artisans of Pike Place Market

PLAN AHEAD Pike Place Producers fundraiser, dinner and auction for the Market Community Safety Net, 5 p.m. Oct. 21, Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen, Seattle; $30 (behindthetable.org).

Mona Foundation Annual Gala Celebration

PLAN AHEAD Food, wine, conversation in celebration of educational initiatives around the world, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Seattle; $150 (monafoundation.org/event/event_post/78).

Bone Bash for the Arthritis Foundation

PLAN AHEAD Halloween-themed gala and auction, 5 p.m. Oct. 22, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle; $200 (206-547-2707 or bonebashseattle.com).


Motown Party Fundraiser

FRI Dance to ’60s Motown, beer and wine available, to benefit the clubhouse, 7 p.m. Friday, Sunset Hill Community Association, 3003 NW 66th St., Seattle; $15-$25 (206-755-7017 or sunsethillcommunity.org).

Hits of 1984

SAT Jitterbug dance lesson, no partner or experience needed, 7 p.m.; dance to rock, swing, disco, country music of 1984 with DJ, 8 p.m. Saturday, The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood; $12-$15 (hayloftdance.com).

Skandia Ball

SAT Social hour, dance instruction for beginners, live music for dancers of all levels, bring finger food to share, 6-11 p.m., 6 p.m. Saturday, Latvian Cultural Center, 11710 Third Ave. N.E., Seattle (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Thriller Dance Workshops, Redmond

SAT Learn Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance to participate in Thrill the World event Oct. 29 in Redmond, at least one class required to participate, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E., Redmond; $5-$7, preregister, space limited (425-556-2314 or thrilltheworld.org/redmond/classes).

Thriller rehearsal

SUN Two-hour rehearsal sessions to learn Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance to join in the Thrill The World performance Oct. 29 in Occidental Park, 6 p.m. Sunday, Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; free, donations for charity collected (meetup.com/seattlethrillers).

Thriller dance workshops, Seattle

TUE Thriller dance taught in its entirety, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Seattle First United Methodist Church, 180 Denny Way, Seattle; $5, preregister (thrilltheworld.org/redmond/classes).

Fairs / Festivals

Hawaiian Family Festival

SAT Entertainment, music, and dancing, vendors, Hawaiian food, crafts and culture, Keki Korner for kids, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Blaine United Methodist Church, 3001 24th Ave. S., Seattle (manuikifoundation.com/festival/kupunafestival.html).

St. Andrew’s Celtic Fling

SAT Marketplace of Celtic gift shops, bakery, pub, demonstrations, music, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; high tea ($20) at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 111 N.E. 80th St., Seattle (206-523-7476 or saintandrewsseattle.org/event/celtic-fling-weekend).

Bellevue College Homecoming Festival

SAT Bellevue College 50th anniversary celebration open to all, food trucks, vendors, kids’ activities, music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue (bellevuecollege.edu/50years/homecoming).


SAT-SUN Cultural roots and contemporary influences of Turkey with performances, visual arts, activities, food, games, Turkish tea house and marketplace, noon Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com/festal).

Tacoma Holiday Food and Gift Festival

OCT. 20-23 Holiday decorations, light show, cooking demonstrations, Santa Village, holiday and specialty food, arts and crafts vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 20-22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 23, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma; $14.50, ages 12 and younger free (holidaygiftshows.com).

Food events

Taste of Seattle Made Party

FRI 45 Seattle-based food and beverage makers, DJ dance party, food trucks; 6:30 p.m. Friday, Metropolist, 2931 First Ave. S., Seattle; $35-$40 (seattlemade.org/sm-events/taste-2016).

Orchard Tour and Cider-making with Nashi Orchards

SAT Owners tour of orchard, press apples, discuss techniques of making hard cider, take home fresh cider, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nashi Orchards, 25407 Wax Orchard Rd., Vashon; $70 (206-739-7267 or fieldtripsociety.com/field-trips-and-classes).

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).

Brew on the Slough

SAT Tastes from 9 craft breweries and 1 cindery at 10 locations, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, La Conner; $25 (lovelaconner.com).

White River Buddhist Temple Fall Bazaar

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

The Butcher’s Table

TUE Owner Kurt Dammeier shares secrets of sauces, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, The Butcher’s Table, 2121 Westlake Ave., Seattle; $15 (thebutcherstable.com/events/trails-sauces/).

Bacon-Wrapped-Date-Eating Competition

TUE Eight contestants donate to Mary’s Place for homeless women to compete, spectators welcome, by reservation, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Pintxo, 2207 Second Ave., Seattle (pintxoseattle.com/bacon-wrapped-date-eating-contest).

At the Table

WED Cooking demo seasonal recipes and culinary tips by local chefs; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen, Seattle; $35, preregister (pikeplacemarket.org/atthetable).

Oktoberfest Bingo, Brats and Beer

PLAN AHEAD Dinner, bingo, proceeds benefit senior center programs, 5 p.m. Oct. 21, East County Senior Center, Monroe; $20 (360-794-6359 or eastcountyseniorcenter.org).


Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Fall Tree and Shrub Sale

FRI-SUN Discounts all trees and shrubs in the nursery, select perennials also on sale, information, 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline (206-546-1281 or kruckeberg.org).

Harvest / Halloween events

SpookFest Zip Scare

FRI-SAT Scary zipping in the dark, three zip lines; must be at least 12 years old and weigh 60-275 pounds, every 15 minutes 6-7:45 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue; $27-$42 (425-452-4240 or bellevuewa.gov/sbcc.htm).

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake

FRI-SAT Haunted park, haunted house, scary sets along 1/2-mile forest trail, for families 7-7:45 p.m., full scare 8-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 21-22, 28-29; 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 23, 30-31 proceeds benefit charitable organizations, Beaver Lake Park, 2656 244th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; $18/full scare, $12/family scare, $10/fast pass; $1 off with donation or food or clothing (NightmareAtBeaverLake.com).

Fright Fest

FRI-SAT Haunted trail, two haunted houses, rides in the dark; Booville scare-free zone for ages 12 and younger with games, carnival, magic shows, 6-11 p.m. Friday, 5-10 p.m. Saturday; 6-11 p.m. Oct. 21, 5-10 p.m. Oct. 22, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 23; 6-11 p.m. Oct. 28, 5-10 p.m. Oct. 29, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 30, Wild Waves & Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $9.99-$27.99 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com).

Bainbridge Gardens Pumpkin Walk

FRI-SAT Walk along a trail of 300 carved pumpkins with music, carnival games, 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Bainbridge Gardens, 9415 Miller Road N.E., Bainbridge; free, suggested donation for activities (206-842-5888 or bainbridgegardens.com).

Georgetown Morgue Haunted House

FRI-SUN Lights on Kids Day, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, $5/adults, kids free with donation of 3 cans of food; haunted horrors tour for ages 13 and older, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Sunday; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 20, 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 21-22, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 23; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 26-27, 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 28-29, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31, 5000 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $22-$42 (seattlehaunts.com).

Harvest Festival, Carnation Farms

FRI-SUN Open house and launch of Carnation Farms, hay rides, games for all ages, organic produce, food trucks, pumpkins, concessions, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday; animal encounters Saturday and Sunday only, Carnation Farm, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Road, Carnation; free (carnationfarms.org/harvestfestival).

Nightmare on 9 Haunted House

FRI-SUN Slaughter and Rendering Plant themed scares for ages 12 and older; 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 20; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 21-22; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 23, 27; 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 28-29; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31, Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; $18-$28 (seattlehaunts.com/nightmare-on-9).

Remlinger Farms Country Fair Fun Park

SAT-SUN Farm with U-Pick Pumpkin fields, steam train, kiddie rides, animal barnyard, pony rides, hay jump, hay maze, farm market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Remlinger Farms, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation; $18.75 (425-333-4135 or remlingerfarms.com).

Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, Thomas Family Farm

SAT-SUN Pumpkins, corn maze, food court, Kid Land activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Zombie Paintball, haunted house, flashlight maze, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 20, 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 21-22, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 23, 27, 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 28-29, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 30; Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; prices for attractions vary (360-568-6945 or thomasfamilyfarm.com).

Serres Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkin patch, corn maze, farmstand, Animal Train on weekends, 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 20306 N.E. 50th St., Redmond; fees vary (425-868-3017 or serresfarm.com/Home_Page.php).

Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin Patch

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkins, corn maze; Family Fun Yard farm animals, hay maze, corn pen; tractor-drawn hayrides, produce stand, food concessions, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin Patch, 6868 S. 277th St., Kent; free admission, fees for some activities (253-854-5692 or carpinito.com/index.php/pumpkin-patch).

Picha Farms Pumpkin Patch

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkin field, pumpkin slingshot ($1), hayrides ($3), food vendors on weekends, seven-acre corn maze ($6), 3-6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Picha Farms, 6502 52nd St. E., Puyallup (253-841-4443 or pichafarms.com/pumpkins.php).

Double R Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkin patch, farm market including cooking pumpkins, corn maze, 3-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 5840 44th St. E., Puyallup; prices vary (253-227-5835 or pumpkinpatchintacomawa.com).

Frighthouse Station

THRU OCT. 31 Haunted house for ages 12 and older, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, 7-11:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 29 and 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31, Freighthouse Square, 25th Street and East D Street, Tacoma; $15 (TacomaHaunts.com).

Two Brothers Pumpkin Patch at Game Haven Farm

THRU OCT. 31 Big variety of pumpkins, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Game Haven Farm, 7110 310th Ave. N.E., Carnation (425-333-4313 or facebook.com/twobrotherspumpkins).

Pumpkinland, Frights, Carleton Farms

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkin patch and corn maze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; Fall Fun kids’ activities, pumpkin cannon, wagon rides, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; farm market, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; haunted attractions for ages 12 and older, Zombie Paintball Frenzy, Haunted Swamp, Zombie Farm, Dark Maze, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Carleton Farm, 830 Sunnyside Blvd. S.E., Everett; prices for attractions vary (425-334-2297 or carletonfarm.com).

Bailey Vegetables and Pumpkin Patch

THRU OCT. 31 U-pick pumpkins, veggie stand, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; play barn, wagon rides, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Bailey Farm, 12711 Springhetti Road, Snohomish (360-568-8826 or baileyveg.com/index.html).

Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Farm

THRU OCT. 31 Country Store and farm market, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; Fall Harvest Festival, hayrides, corn maze, 3-6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; night corn maze, 6-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Bob’s Corn, 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish; prices for activities vary (360-668-2506 or bobscorn.com/index.htm).

Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, The Farm at Swans Trail

THRU OCT. 31 50-acre pumpkin patch, Washington State Corn Maze ($7), petting farm, wagon rides, U-pick apple orchard, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, The Farm at Swan’s Trail, 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish; general admission free; children’s play area $8/child, adult and ages 2 and younger free; night maze by reservation only (425-334-4124 or thefarm1.com/index.htm).

Stocker Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

THRU OCT. 31 Acres of pumpkins; Family Adventure Farm corn maze, hay rides, animal barn, pumpkin cannon, activities ($8.95/weekdays, $12.95/weekends, ages 2 and younger free), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; Stalker Farms haunted attraction, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 20-23, 27-31 ($19.95-39.95), Stocker Farms, 8705 Marsh Road, Snohomish (stockerfarms.com/default.aspx).

Craven Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkin patch, harvest market, barnyard animals, snack shop; Alice-in-Pumpkinland Corn Maze, 9:30 a.m.-dusk daily; Night Owl Maze, 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Craven Farm, 13817 Shorts School Road, Snohomish; free admission; $5-$7/Corn Maze, $12/Night Owl Maze (360-568-2601 or cravenfarm.com).

Foster’s Fall Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkin patch and Charlotte’s Web corn maze, animal barn, store, pumpkin slingshot, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Produce and Corn Maze, 5818 SR 530 N.E., Arlington (360-435-6516 or fosterscornmaze.com).

Biringer’s Black Crow Pumpkins and Corn Maze

THRU OCT. 31 Pumpkin patch, kiddie hay maze, farm market, corn maze, dog friendly, trolley to pumpkin fields Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 2431 Highway 530 N.E., Arlington (360-435-5616 or facebook.com/biringers.black.crow).

Gordon Skagit Farms Autumn Market

THRU OCT. 31 U-pick pumpkin and apple farm, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Gordon Skagit Farms, 15598 McLean Road, Mount Vernon (360-424-7262 or gordonskagitfarms.com).

Fall Festival, High Point

OCT. 20 Halloween games, craft activities, snacks, for ages 3-11; haunted house for ages 8 and older, $2 admission benefits High Point Teen programs, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 20, High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-684-7422 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals).

Freaky Fall Festival, Ravenna-Eckstein

OCT. 21 Carnival games, crafts, treats, come in costume, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave. N.E., Seattle; $3/person or $12/family (parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Carnival, Loyal Heights

OCT. 21 Activities, carnival games, mini pumpkin decorating, cake walk, dress in costume, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 21, Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 N.W. 77th St., Seattle; free, game tickets 50 cents, $12/unlimited (206-684-4052).

Hamlin Halloween Haunt

OCT. 21 Spooky songs and stories, toast marshmallows, hay wagon, Halloween games, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Ave. N.E., Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).

Pumpkin carving party

OCT. 22 For pumpkin carvers of all ages, includes pumpkin, child-safe carving tools, hot cider; costumes welcome, seasonal menu available, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Ray’s Cafe, 6049 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15, reservations required (206-782-0094 or rays.com/rayspumpkincarving).

Halloween Train

OCT. 22-29 Steam locomotive vintage train ride, stories, hot apple cider, 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 4:25 p.m. Oct. 22-23 and 29-30, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $12-$22, $2 discount for anyone in costume (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).

Pumpkin Carving Night, Seattle Children’s Museum

OCT. 26 Bring your own pumpkin, tools provided, snacks, museum play, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 26, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center House, Seattle; $7/person, preregistration required (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org/programs/calendar-fun-days/).


Fiber Fusion Northwest

SAT-SUN Fiber Arts Expo of interest to knitters, weavers, spinners, crocheters, basket weavers, with vendors, classes (preregister), demonstrations, live animals, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; free (fiberfusion.net).

Northwest Record Show

SUN Collectible LPs and 45s including rock, blues, jazz, soul, hip-hop, electronic and country by 50 vendors, 10 a.m. Sunday, Seattle Center Pavilion, Seattle; $3, nonperishable food bank donations requested (seattlecenter.com/events/event_detail.aspx?eid=533572).

Watson Washington Convention

PLAN AHEAD Sherlock Seattle celebrates John Watson, from the original canon stories to the latest incarnations, with speaker panels, games, cosplay contest, Oct. 21-23, Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle; $60-$80 (sherlock-seattle.org).

Museum events

Demo Day with MOHAI & Seattle Made

SAT Locally made and handcrafted products, watch local companies create their products, part of Seattle Made Week, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $13.95-$19.95, age 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

Eats & Beats Batty Halloween Show

SAT Dinner, museum playtime, 5:45-6:30 p.m., Eric Ode Halloween-inspired music and stories, 6:30-7:30 p.m., museum playtime 7:30-8 p.m. Saturday, KidsQuest Children’s Museum, 4089 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $11-$13 (kidsquestmuseum.org).

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

SAT-JAN. 8 Opening weekend, the world of Sherlock Holmes, combines science with history and culture to bring to life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories; vintage Sherlock Holmes-themed card games, comics, magazines, radio scripts, movie and television show props and costumes, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $7-$9 in addition to museum admission, $11.75-$19.75 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org/the-sherlock-holmes-exhibition).

Kamishibai Program — The Minidoka Story

SUN Stories of the Minidoka incarceration camp in Idaho, 1 and 2 p.m. Sunday, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; free (253-288-7439 or wrvmuseum.org/events.html).

Creepy-Crawly Cocktails

OCT. 20 Meet bats, spiders and snakes, 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $5-$15 (burkemuseum.org/calendar/burke-nitelife-creepy-crawly-cocktails).

Grand Ridge Mine History Hike

PLAN AHEAD Issaquah History Museums hike on trails to learn about historic mining, 10 a.m. Oct. 22, Issaquah; $10, preregistration required, space limited (425-392-3500 or issaquahhistory.org/events).

Park events

Family Weekend Walk

SAT Wonderful Wetlands walk for all ages, games and activities for ages 2-12, 1 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no registration necessary (206-543-8801 or uwbotanicgardens.org).

Lakemont Community Park Ranger Hike

SAT Trail through green corridors along Lewis Creek, 10 a.m. Saturday, Lakemont Community Park, 5170 Village Park Drive S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195).

Playground Grand Opening, Lake Sammamish State Park

SAT Children cut the ribbon at opening of new all-access playground for ages 2-12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; free, Discover Pass or $10 for parking (lakesammamishfriends.org/event/playground-opening-lake-sammamish-state-parks-sunset-beach/).

Cedar River Salmon Journey

SAT-SUN See and learn about spawning salmon, for all ages, drop in 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Oct. 23, Cedar River Park, 1717 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; Cavanaugh Pond, Southeast 174th Avenue and Maple Valley Highway, Renton; Landsburg Park, Southeast 252nd Place and Landsburg Road S.E., Ravensdale; Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton; free (seattleaquarium.org/salmon-journey).

Maple Viewing Festival

SAT-SUN Maple trees in fall color, musical performances, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).

Arboretum walk

SUN Walking tour focusing on fruits, nuts, cones and seed pods, 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; no registration necessary (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).


Northwest Seaport Chantey Sing

FRI Sing fun, easy to learn songs, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

Arts Gumbo 2016: Main Event

SAT Coffee, food demonstration, performances by African Youth Club, Etienne Cakpo with Gansango Dance Company, and Project Lionheart, fashion show featuring contemporary African styles, 5 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Arts Center, 3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle; $10-$20 (206-725-7517 or rainierartscenter.org/event/arts-gumbo-main-event/?instance_id=322).

Cultural Arts Series

SAT Northwest Folklife performance for all ages; Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; free (crossroadsbellevue.com).

Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society

SUN Black Swan Classic Jazz Band for listening and dancing, 1 p.m. Sunday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15 (425-776-5072 or pstjs.org).


Run with the Kokanee Fun Run

SAT 5 and 10K Fun Run/Walk by Bellevue/Issaquah Chapter of Trout Unlimited, fundraiser for efforts to restore Kokanee Salmon runs in Lake Sammamish, 9 a.m. Saturday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; $34-$45 (nwtrailruns.com/events/run-with-the-kokanee).

Black Cat Fun Run

PLAN AHEAD Glowing race on 5 mile and 2.5 mile routes, costume contest, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Point Defiance Park, Tacoma; $20-$30, Kids Dash $10-$20 (metroparkstacoma.org/black-cat).


Fall Vintage Market

FRI-SAT Vintage, repurposed, crafts by 80 vendors, music, food, 3-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $5-$10, ages 12 and younger free (visitkitsap.com/redeemedrevival).

Rummage Sale — Market Street Singers

SAT Market Street Singers benefit sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, St. Luke’s Church, 5710 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle (marketstreetsingers.blogspot.com).

Glass Pumpkin Patch

SAT Many varieties and sizes of handblown glass pumpkins by local artists, $20-$95, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Furney’s Nursery, 21515 International Blvd., Des Moines (northwestglasspumpkins.com).

Friends of Renton Libraries Book Sale

SAT-SUN Books, DVDs, CDs for all ages, most 50 cents-$1, proceeds benefit library programs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Renton Branch, King County Library, 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton (425-226-6043 or kcls.org).

Charity Wedding Dress Sale

PLAN AHEAD Sale of hundreds of wedding dresses starting at $150, proceeds support Brides for a Cause women-focused charities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, Sole Repair, 1001 E. Pike St., Seattle (bridesforacause.com/upcoming-events/road-shows).

Snow sports

Snowboard Northwest Fest

FRI Wyld Instinct & Snowboarder Magazine premiering new movie “Resolution,” DJ tunes for after party, 7 p.m. Friday, all ages welcome until 11 p.m., Pono Ranch, 4502 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle; $10-$15 (206-258-2162 or snowboardnwfest.brownpapertickets.com).

Special interest

Sharing Ancient Salish Basketry around the World

FRI Pacific Northwest Archaeological Society hosts discussion of Burke Museum project to replicate 2,000-year-old basketry, 7 p.m. Friday, Mountaineers Club, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $5-$10, preregister (pnwas.org).

Firefighter Story Times

TUE-OCT. 20 Firefighters share books on fire safety, display firefighting equipment and trucks, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Broadview Library, 12755 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle (206-684-7519); 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays, South Park Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S. (206-615-1688); 10:30 a.m. Oct. 20, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636 or spl.org).

50 Minutes with Jesse Jones

WED Happy hour with consumer advocate Jesse Jones, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Butcher’s Table, 2121 Westlake Ave., Seattle; $28 (thebutcherstable.com/events/50-minutes-with-2).

Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates at Seattle Public Library

WED Watch the 90-minute debates on the big screen, 6 p.m. Wednesday, doors open 5:30 p.m., Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636).

Watch the Presidential Debate at Your Library

WED Watch the debate, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., Shoreline; free (206-362-7550 or kcls.org).


Seattle Public Library Special Collections Tour

SATSeattle Room library Special Collections; odds, ends and curiosities, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free, preregistration required (206-386-4636 or spl.org).

Historic Everett

SAT State Historic Preservation celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, guided walking tour of historic downtown, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; free, preregistration requested (dahp.wa.gov/blog/2016/09/save-the-date-preservation50-october-15-2015).

Fascinating Fungi

SAT-SUN Overview of fungi and their roles in forest ecology, 1-mile tour walking on uneven terrain, 9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; $30 (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Information on Sri Lanka adventures, 10 a.m.; India, 1 p.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, reservations required (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).

Travel seminars, Wide World Books

WED Travel company presentations; Thailand and Angkor Wat, Cambodia, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).


Sound Living

PLAN AHEAD WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers community day of learning about the connections between the water, land and people of the Salish Sea, 9 a.m. Oct. 22, Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, Mukilteo; $20 (425-357-6029 or wsusoundliving.org/2016).