A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Oct. 21-27, 2016.

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Animal events

The Bat Lady

FRI Program on bats, meet 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).

Hoot ’n’ Howl

FRI-SAT Games, goodies, craft activities, animal encounters, nighttime tram tour through Free-Roaming Area to see moose, bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville; $7.95-$13.95 (nwtrek.org/hoot-n-howl).

Apple Day and Mutt Strut Dog Parade

SAT Apple pressing and tasting, music, wine tasting, farmers market, information by animal organizations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Mutt Strut Dog Parade and Costume Contest, noon, register 11 a.m. Saturday, Bayview Corner, 5603 S. Bayview Road, Langley, Whidbey Island (360-321-4145 or goosefoot.org).


Behind the Table: Meet the Artisans of Pike Place Market

FRI Pike Place Producers dinner, auction for Market Community Safety Net, 5 p.m. Friday, Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen, Seattle; $30 (behindthetable.org).

Mona Foundation Annual Gala Celebration

FRI Food, wine, conversation in celebration of educational initiatives around the world, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Seattle; $150 (425-743-4550 or monafoundation.org/event/event_post/78).

Bone Bash for the Arthritis Foundation

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

Ski Ball Gala Auction

SAT Auction, dinner benefiting Outdoors for All Foundation, 5 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Seattle; $175 (206-838-6030 or outdoorsforall.org/events/ski-ball-annual-gala-auction/).

Wild For Wine

SAT Meal with wine pairings, chocolate, benefits West Sound Wildlife Shelter, 6 p.m. Saturday, Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort, Suquamish; $95 (206-855-9057 or westsoundwildlife.org/WildForWine/WildForWine2016.html).

Hoptoberfest, Bellingham

SAT Beer tasting and judging, food trucks, music, benefits programs for youth, 4 p.m. Saturday, Bellingham Sportsplex Ice & Indoor Soccer Arena, 1225 Civic Field Way, Bellingham; $25-$50 (reboundfamilies.org/ray-of-hope).

Always A Time To Bloom

TUE Dinner, auction to benefit The Family Shelter program to provide temporary housing for local families, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; $50 (425-252-6672 or interfaithwa.org/bloom).

Empowering Afghan Girls With Technology

OCT. 27 Dinner to empower Afghan women through education, 6 p.m. Oct. 27, SODO Park, Seattle; $100 (empoweringafghangirlswithtechnology.eventbrite.com).

Halloween Bash benefiting Seattle Humane

PLAN AHEAD Cocktails, wine, beer, snacks, music, dancing, carnival games, costume contest, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Pennyroyal Bar, 2000 Second Ave., Seattle; $99 (bit.ly/InnerAnimal).


Skandia dance

FRI Scandinavian dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance to live music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (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, for adults and ages 12 and older, 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).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Request dancing, 7 p.m., dance instruction, 7:30 p.m., folk dancing, until 10 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (206-524-7360 or sno-king.org).

Thriller rehearsals

SAT-SUN Rehearsal to learn Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance to join in the Thrill The World; dress rehearsal, 1 p.m. Saturday, final rehearsal 4-6 p.m. Sunday, ArtSpace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; practice performance, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 22, Occidental Park; performance 3 p.m. Oct. 29, Occidental Park, Seattle; free, preregister; donations for charity collected (meetup.com/seattlethrillers/).

Thriller dance workshop

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/).


Tacoma Holiday Food and Gift Festival

FRI-SUN Holiday decorations, cooking demonstrations, Santa Village, vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma; $14.50, ages 12 and younger free (holidaygiftshows.com).

Sky Nursery Harvest Fest

SAT Games and craft activities for kids, craft vendors, food vendors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; food bank donation suggested (206-546-4851 or skynursery.com).

Issaquah Goes Apples

SAT Walking tours, art experiences for all ages, music, farm market, PT Cruiser Pumpkin Bash, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Hailstone Feed store, 232 Front St., and other downtown Issaquah locations (downtownissaquah.com).

Dia de los Muertos/ Day of the Dead Celebration

PLAN AHEAD Celebrate tradition of honoring and remembering our ancestors and families with altars/Ofrendas, arts and crafts, traditional music and dance, food, stories, 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Burien Community Center, 14700 Sixth Ave. S.W., Burien; free (206-988-3700 or burienparks.net).

Dia de Muertos, A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed

PLAN AHEAD Procession by Tloke Nahuake Aztec Dancers, community altar displays in memory of departed loved ones and prominent people, traditional music and dance performances, arts and crafts activities and workshops for all ages, marketplace of crafts and food, readings by local authors, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 30, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Food events

BlockToberfest Party at Paseo SoDo

FRI Fundraiser to help Haiti after Hurricane Matthew, raffle, music, games, specials, 3-9 p.m. Friday, Paseo SoDo, 1760 First Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-420-7781 or paseorestaurants.com).

Oktoberfest Bingo, Brauts and Beer

FRI Dinner, bingo, beer and wine available, proceeds benefit senior center programs, 5 p.m. Friday, East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe; $20 (360-794-6359 or eastcountyseniorcenter.org).

Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics Washington

SAT Law enforcement officers serve guest for tips to benefit Special Olympics programs, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. at 40 Red Robin locations in Washington state including Bothell, Covington, Renton, Smokey Point, Auburn Super Mall, Factoria Mall, Redmond Town Center, Woodinville, Des Moines, Puyallup, Issaquah, Kent, Pier 55 Seattle, Bellevue Square, Federal Way, Alderwood, Southcenter, Northgate (specialolympicswashington.org/calendar/letr_events/tip_a_cop).

Vino Around the Village Italian Wine Walk

SAT Wine samples and bites in shops, bring your glass or buy one for $5, benefits Il Punto Italian Cultural Center; 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Country Village, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell; $20/advance, $25/at the door (countryvillagebothell.com/).


SAT Live music, beer, bratwurst, kids’ activities, raffle, proceeds benefit Northshore Senior Center, 5 p.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $25/adults, $5/kids (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).

Fall Fruit Show

SAT Taste apples and other fall fruits and learning about growing them, get your mystery apples ID’d, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, West Side Improvement Club, 4109 E Street, Bremerton; free (wcfs.org/wp-content/uploads/Fall-Show-Poster2016-Rev6.pdf).

At the Table

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

Edible Insect Tasting Party

OCT. 27 Taste edible insects farmed for human consumption, with David George Gordon, author of “Eat-A-Bug” cookbook, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Marx Foods, 144 Western Ave. W., Seattle; $10, preregister (eventbrite.com/e/edible-insect-tasting-party-tickets-28263208016).

UW Farm-To-Table Dinner

OCT. 27 Meal with produce grown on campus and local producers, benefits UW farm, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle; $10-$35 (universe.com/events/uw-farm-to-table-dinner-2016-tickets-F0VQMY).


Seward Park Audubon Center Fall Native Plant Sale

SAT-SUN Part of Audubon’s “Plants for Birds” campaign, sale of locally sourced native plants with expert advice for selection, planting, and care, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle (206-652-2444 or Sewardpark.audubon.org).

Harvest/Halloween events

Freaky Fall Festival, Ravenna-Eckstein

FRI Carnival games, crafts, treats, come in costume, 6 p.m. Friday, Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave. N.E., Seattle; $3/person or $12/family (206-684-7534 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Carnival, Loyal Heights

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

Hamlin Halloween Haunt

FRI Spooky songs and stories, toast marshmallows, hay wagon, Halloween games, 6 p.m. Friday, Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Ave. N.E., Shoreline; free (shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).

SpookFest Zip Scare

FRI-SAT Scary zipping in the dark, three zip lines; participants must be at least 12 years old and weigh 60-275 pounds, 12 and 13 year olds accompanied on the tour by an adult, 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue; $27-$42, pregister (425-452-4240 or bellevuewa.gov/sbcc.htm).

Spirits & Spirits Fest

FRI-OCT. 29 North Kitsap Tourism Coalition hosts adult-only and family-friendly events including ghost walk, costume contests, Friday-Oct. 29, Poulsbo, Port Gamble, Kingston; prices vary (spiritsandspiritsfest.com/).

Georgetown Morgue Haunted House

FRI-SUN Haunted horrors tour for ages 13 and older, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Sunday; 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).

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake

FRI-SUN Haunted park, haunted house, scary 1/2-mile trail in the forest, for families 7-7:45 p.m., full scare 8 p.m.; 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Oct. 29; 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 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 (425-444-1892 or NightmareAtBeaverLake.com).

Fright Fest

FRI-SUN Haunted trail, two haunted houses, 20 rides in the dark; Booville scare-free zone for ages 12 and younger with games, carnival, magic shows, 6-11 p.m. Fridays, 5-11 p.m. Saturdays, 5-9 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30, Wild Waves & Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $9.99-$27.99 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com).

Nightmare on 9 Haunted House

FRI-SUN Slaughter and Rendering Plant themed scares for ages 12 and older; 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 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).

Pumpkin carving party

SAT 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. Saturday, Ray’s Cafe, 6049 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15, reservations required (206-782-0094).

Big Pumpkin Bash, Bitter Lake

SAT Carnival games, cake walk, wear costumes, for all ages, 6 p.m. Saturday, Bitter Lake Annex, 13040 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; free carnival games 25 cents each; canned food bank donations requested (206-684-7524).

Great SBCC Pumpkin Race/SpookFest Carnival, Bellevue

SAT Bring decorated pumpkin with wheels to compete in Pumpkin Race and Pumpkin Jump, 10 a.m. Saturday, free; Halloween themed carnival games, food, entertainment, climbing wall, inflatables, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free and paid activities; Spookfest Haunted Golf, 6 p.m. Saturday, $5; South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue (425-452-4240 or bellevuewa.gov/sbcc.htm).

Halloween Carnival, Shoreline

SAT Shoreline Cooperative Preschool hosts carnival with activities for children ages 1 to 8, games, bake sale, food trucks, silent auction, raffle, costumes encouraged; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline; free admission, fees for games (shorelinecooperativepreschool.org).

Halloween Train

SAT-SUN See the historic depot in autumn and ride the Steam Train pulled by the steam locomotive built in 1909, stories, hot apple cider, 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 4:25 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and Oct. 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).

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, 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; 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; prices for attractions vary (360-568-6945 or thomasfamilyfarm.com).

Halloween Spooktacular, KidsQuest

MON Science experiments, cake walk, art activities, 5 p.m. Monday, KidsQuest Children’s Museum, 4089 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $7-$12 (kidsquestmuseum.org/activities.php?sid=17325).

Got Ghosts?

WED Paranormal expert and educator on ghosts, how to deal with them, where to find them, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sorrento Hotel, 900 Madison St., Seattle; free (hotelsorrento.com/event/got-ghosts-presented-by-neil-mcneill).

Pumpkin Carving, Settle Children’s Museum

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

Toddler Pumpkin Palooza, High Point

OCT. 27 Halloween games, activities, snacks for ages 1-5, 10 a.m. Oct. 27, High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $5 (206-684-7422 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Glow In The Dark Party

OCT. 27 Come dressed in glow in the dark costume or any costumes for games, for ages 12 and younger, 6 p.m. Oct. 27, Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (206-684-7423 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Autumn Harvest Carnival, Tukwila

OCT. 27 Costume contest, Halloween crafts and games, healthy dinner available for purchase, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 27, Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila; $2/per child (206-768-2822 or tukwilawa.gov/event/autumn-harvest-carnival/).

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, 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, 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, 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, 830 Sunnyside Blvd. S.E., Everett; prices for attractions vary (425-334-2297 or carletonfarm.com).

Bailey Farm 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, 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, 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, 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish; 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. 27-31 ($19.95-39.95), 8705 Marsh Road, Snohomish (stockerfarms.com/default.aspx).

Craven Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

THRU OCT. 30 Pumpkin patch, harvest market, barnyard animals, snack shop; 15-acre Alice-in-Pumpkinland Corn Maze, 9:30 a.m.-dusk daily; Night Owl Maze, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday and Oct. 28; Great Pumpkin Glow hay ride, corn maze, cookie decorating, carnival games, pumpkin lighting, 4-6:45 p.m. Oct. 30, $5-$10; 13817 Shorts School Road, Snohomish; $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, 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; Doggie Costume Contest, 2 p.m. Saturday; 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, 15598 McLean Road, Mount Vernon (360-424-7262 or gordonskagitfarms.com).

Lil Spooky, Magnolia

OCT. 28 Treats, games, pumpkin decorating, costumes encouraged, for ages 4 and younger, 11 a.m. Oct. 28, Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W., Seattle; $4/child (206-386-4235).

Tot Carnival, Queen Anne

OCT. 28 Carnival games, treats, costumes encouraged, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 28, Queen Anne Community Center, 1901 First Ave. W, Seattle; $3/tot (206-386-4240).

Creepy Crawl, Garfield

OCT. 28 Carnival games, candy, crafts, wear costume, for ages 12 and younger, 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle; $3 (206-684-4788 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Fall Carnival, Montlake

OCT. 28 Trick or treat, carnival games, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Montlake Community Center, 1618 E. Calhoun St., Seattle; $3/person or $10/family of 4 (206-684-4736 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Fall Carnival, Yesler

OCT. 28 Carnival games, snacks for ages 3-11 and families, costumes welcome, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Yesler Community Center, 917 E. Yesler Way, Seattle; $1 (206-386-1245 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Hallo’teen Flashlight Candy Scramble

OCT. 28 For ages 12-17, bring a flashlight, come in costume, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S. Myrtle St., Seattle; free (206-386-1921 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Carnival, Alki

OCT. 28 Games, scream room for ages 5-11, 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Alki Community Center, 5817 S.W. Stevens St., Seattle; $1/per game or $10/unlimited (206-684-7430 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Carnival, Hiawatha

OCT. 28 Carnival games, snacks for ages 2-14 and families, costumes suggested, 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $5/child (206-684-7441 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Carnival, Jefferson

OCT. 28 Games, haunted house, costumes encouraged, 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle; game tickets 5/$1, haunted house $2 (206-684-7481 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Festival and Fright Night, South Park

OCT. 28 Games for kids and families, costumes encouraged, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 28; Fright Night Halloween Haunt for ages 10 and older, 5-7 p.m., $3; Laser Tag Zombie Hunt for ages 10 and older, 6-10 p.m., $2, South Park Community Center, 8319 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle (206-684-7451 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Frightfest, International District

OCT. 28 Family costume party, games for all ages, 6 p.m. Oct. 28, International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle; $1/per child (206-233-0042 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

Halloween Swim

OCT. 28 Lap and leisure pools open, costumed lifeguards, pumpkins in the pool, treats, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Rainier Beach Pool, 8825 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; free for the first 130 swimmers, limited capacity (206-386-1944 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/09/21/fall-festivals/).

MOHAI Maker Day: Create Halloween Costumes

OCT. 29 Create costume masks and LED wristbands with Seattle Attic Community Workshop, 11 a.m. Oct. 29, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Seattle; $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/visit-us/mohai-calendar/eventdetail/1360/-/maker-day-create-halloween-costumes).

Thrill the World, Seattle

OCT. 29 Thriller performance, 3 p.m. Oct. 29, register 12:30-2:30 p.m., Occidental Park, Seattle; free, preregister; donations for charity collected (meetup.com/seattlethrillers/).

Halloween Party, Boulevard Park

OCT. 29 Halloween-themed games and snack, costumes welcome, all ages welcome with adult, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Boulevard Park Library, 12015 Roseberg Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-242-8662 or kcls.org).

Great Pumpkin Hunt, Bellevue

OCT. 29 Kids’ carnival games, Halloween crafts, music, pumpkin hunt for children 2 to 12 years old, by age groups; costume contest, entertainment, food vendors, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Northwest Art Center, 9825 N.E. 24th St., Bellevue; $15 (425-452-4106 or bellevuewa.gov/northwest_arts.htm).

Redmond Thrill the World

OCT. 29 Registration, music, zombie makeup, costume contest, noon-2:30 p.m.; “Thrill the World” worldwide simultaneous Thriller dance, 3 p.m. Oct. 29, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St., Redmond; $5-$15 (425-869-2640 or thrilltheworld.org/redmond/).

Zombie Walk, Issaquah

OCT. 29 Zombie make up sessions, 1:30-4:30 p.m., $10/person; Time Warp and Thriller dance practice, 2:30-4:30 p.m. 232 Front St., Issaquah; Zombie Walk, 4:30-5 p.m., historic Shell Station to City Hall; flash mob Thriller and Time Warp dance, 4:30-5 p.m., City Hall, Issaquah (issaquahzombiewalk.com).

Pumpkin Bash and Trick or Treating

OCT. 29-30 Hippos, bears, Malayan tigers, lemurs, wolves, meerkats, lions, penguins and other animals get pumpkins as an enrichment activity, treats for kids, Boomazium storytelling, puppet shows, games in Zoomazium, toddler hay maze, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 29-30, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.25-$13.75, one child age 12 and younger in costume admitted free per paying adult (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Seattle Aquarium Halloween

OCT. 29-30 Games, activities, treats, pumpkin carving demonstrations, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 29-30, The Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $16.95-$24.95, ages 3 and younger free (206-386-4300 or seattleaquarium.org).

EMP Howl-O-Ween

OCT. 30 Family Halloween party, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 30, EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; free with museum admission, $16-$27, ages 12 and under free, guests in costume $5 off (206-770-2772 or empmuseum.org).

Museum of Fright

OCT. 30 Aviation-themed ghost stories, kids’ Halloween-themed activities and obstacle course, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 30, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; free for ages 17 and younger in costume, $5/ages 17 and younger without costume, $10/adults (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).

Tricks, Treats and Science Feats

OCT. 31 For all ages, spooky stories, create a potion, costume parade, bring a stuffed animal to create a Franken-stuffy using extra parts from other toys, performance by Caspar Babypants, scary planetarium show for ages 7+, 4-8 p.m. Oct. 31, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.75-$19.75 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencenter.org).

Costume Carnival, Seattle Children’s Museum

OCT. 31 Tricks and treats, costumes encouraged, no masks, 4 p.m. Oct. 31, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free admission; museum closes 3 p.m. (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org/programs/calendar-fun-days/).

Halloween Carnival and Trick or Treat, Des Moines

OCT. 31 Carnival games and frights for ages 12 and younger, 5-8 p.m., Des Moines Field House, 1000 S. 220th St., Des Moines, $5; nonperishable food bank donations requested; trick or treat by participating businesses, 3-6 p.m., Marine View Drive and Seventh Avenue South, Des Moines (destinationdesmoines.org/trick-or-treat-path).

Tricks & Treats, Redmond Town Center

OCT. 31 Halloween event for all ages, come in costume, trick-or-treating at participating merchants while supplies last, dancing to Halloween jams by Seattle DJ and jumping in the Springfree trampoline, contests, 4 p.m. Oct. 31, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St., Redmond; free, food bank donations suggested (425-869-2640 or redmondtowncenter.com/custom/tricksandtreats.php).


Watson Washington Convention

FRI-SUN Sherlock Seattle celebrates all things John Watson, speaker panels, games, cosplay contest, noon-10:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle Central College, Seattle; $60-$80 (sherlock-seattle.org/).

Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale

SAT-SUN Dolls, teddy bears, antiques and supplies vendors, display, demonstrations, artists, doll and teddy bear identification by experts (limit 2 per person), doll repair evaluations, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $4-$8; $10/early bird 8:30 a.m. Saturday (crossroadsshows.com).

Booktoberfest Bookish Happy Hour

WED Mingle with fellow book lovers, share favorite books and authors, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Elliott Bay Brewery and Public House, 12537 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle (www2.spl.org/audiences/adults/booktoberfest).

Wild Mushroom Show

PLAN AHEAD Display of 200 varieties of wild mushrooms, bring mushrooms to be identified, slideshow lectures, cooking demonstrations, sale of mushroom field guides, cookbooks, arts and crafts, noon-7 p.m. Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 30, Bellevue College, Bellevue; $5-$10, ages 12 and younger free (psms.org/show.php).

Museum events

Bird Lovers Weekend, Museum of Glass

FRI-SUN Artists create glass birds, display of 30 glass birds, activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Museum of Glass, 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma; $5-$15 (253-284-4719 or museumofglass.org/).

Behind the Seams: House of Dior

SAT Treasure from MOHAI’s collection usually kept in storage, high fashions from the late 1940s to the early 1960s from Dior fashion house; 11 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$25 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

Historic Pub Crawl

OCT. 27 Issaquah Historical Museums Halloween pub crawl, stories, cocktails, snacks at five locations, 5:45 p.m. Oct. 27, Issaquah Train Depot, Issaquah; $50, space limited (downtownissaquah.com).

Park events

Bird tours

SAT Guided walk to see resident and migrant birds in park’s varied habitats; bring binoculars if you have them; for ages 8 and older, 8 a.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $3 (206-684-4075).

Family Weekend Walks

SAT Wonderful Wetlands themed walk for all ages with 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).

Mushroom Walk

SAT Walk to learn the role of mushrooms in nature, for ages 12 and older, 2 p.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free (206-386-4236).

Cedar River Salmon Journey

SAT-SUN See and learn about spawning salmon, for all ages, drop in 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 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

SUN See Japanese maples trees in fall color with craft making, taiko performance, Japanese sword demonstration, scavenger hunts for kids, garden tours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 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).

Bird Focus Guided Walk: Corvids

PLAN AHEAD Walk through the park to learn about corvids, 8 a.m. Oct. 29, Seward Park Audubon Center, Seattle; $5 (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/bird-focus-corvids).

Ft. Lawton Cemetery Adventure

PLAN AHEAD Walking tour with history and stories of Ft. Lawton Military Cemetery, for ages 12 and older, 2 p.m. Oct. 29, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free (206-386-4236).


Halloween Magic Show

SAT Spooky magic show for all ages, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center House Theatre Black Box Space, Seattle Center House, Seattle; $5 (seattlemagicshow.com).

West Sound Ukulele Festival

SAT Celebrating the ukulele; beginning and skill-enhancement workshops throughout the day starting at 10 a.m., Kitsap Conference Center, 100 Washington Ave., Bremerton; concert, 7 p.m., Admiral Theatre, Bremerton; $30-$65 (360-361-8000 or westsoundartandmusic.org).

Fall Family Sing-Along

SUN Singalong celebration of nocturnal animals, fall harvest with Nancy Stewart, all ages welcome with adult, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Island Library, 4400 88th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island (206-236-3537 or kcls.org).

Celtic Life

SUN Actress/historian in costume talks about Celtic life in Britain at the time of the Roman invasion, 2 p.m. Sunday, Everett Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; free (425-257-7640).


Black Cat Fun Run

SAT Glowing race on 5 mile and 2.5 mile routes, costume contest, glowing or lighted costumes suggested, 7 p.m. Saturday, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $30, $20/Kids Dash (metroparkstacoma.org/black-cat).


Charity Wedding Dress Sale

FRI-SAT Sale of hundreds of wedding dresses, $150 and up, accessories, proceeds support Brides for a Cause for women-focused charities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sole Repair, 1001 E. Pike St., Seattle (bridesforacause.com/upcoming-events/road-shows/).

Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Gift Sale

FRI-SAT Crafts by artists in 38 developing countries, holiday items, jewelry, art, all proceeds support the artists, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island (mipc.org/).

A Very Vintage Market

SAT Flea market with 40 vendors, lunch and tarot card reading available, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (averyvintagemarket.com).

Daughters of the British Empire

SAT British bazaar crafts, bake sale, Shepherd’s Pie lunch available, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds (dbeinwa.org/).

Bazaar at Leif Erikson Hall

SAT-SUN Nordic food and bakery, crafts, raffle, Nordic-themed vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (leiferiksonlodge.com).

Special interest

Providence Hospice of Seattle Autumn Bonfire

SAT All invited to gather to share stories and remember loved ones who have died, 3 p.m. Saturday, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (providencehospiceofseattle.org/programs-and-services/grief-support/events-and-group-calendar/).

Firefighter Story Times

WED-OCT. 27 Firefighters share books on fire safety, display firefighting equipment and trucks, 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Delridge Branch Library, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (206-733-9125); and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27, Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle (206-684-4704 or spl.org).

Free Health Clinic

OCT. 27-30 Free dental, medical and vision services for people in need by health care professionals, 6:30 a.m. Oct. 27-30, limited tickets distributed beginning at 5 a.m. daily, KeyArena, 305 Harrison St., Seattle (seattlecenter.org/patients).

Halloween Capitol Hill Historical Ghost Tour

PLAN AHEAD Discover Capitol Hill’s past in the funeral industry, prohibition, stories of sightings, architecture, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, 1521 10th Ave., Seattle; $5 by reservation, rain cancels (206-523-6348 or nwlegendsmuseum.com).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT Highlights of Spain, 10 a.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 presentation; India, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).



SUN Live music, bratwurst, root beer, cookies, door prizes; new warm socks distributed to all in need, portable shower on site, gently used shoes available, 5 p.m. Sunday, Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; free (425-293-3896 or emmauscommunity.wordpress.com/2016/10/06/socktoberfest-2016/).


Sound Living

SAT Exploring the Connections between Water, Land and People WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers community day of learning about the connections between the water, land and people of the Salish Sea, with focus on the implications of weather and climate, 9 a.m. Saturday, Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo; $20 (425-357-6029 or wsusoundliving.org/2016/).