Ukadelics Winter Luau: Happy Hour Ukulele orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).
Archaeology Day: Archaeology Day, in partnership with the Society for Historical Archaeology, focuses on the last 500 years and urban settlement in the Pacific Northwest; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).
Deep Forest Experience: Stop by park office for 30-minute to one-hour hike with staff through old-growth forest, ADA-accessible trail available; displays, books and craft activity at park Discovery Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays through Feb. 15, Rockport State Park, Milepost 96.5, Highway 20, Rockport; free, Discover Pass required for parking (360-853-8461 or parks.wa.gov/574/Rockport).
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AT THE MOVIES
“Selma”: Ava DuVernay’s depiction of the civil-rights marches from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. It has late-night previews Thursday, Jan. 8, and opens Friday, Jan. 9, at several theaters.
“Taken 3”: Liam Neeson stars in this action sequel that promises to wrap up the loose ends of the first two films. It also has late-night previews Thursday, Jan. 8, and opens Friday, Jan. 9, at several theaters.
“Inherent Vice”: Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s detective novel stars Joaquin Phoenix. It also has late-night previews Thursday, Jan. 8, and opens Friday, Jan. 9, at several theaters.
“Life Partners”: A comedy about the lifelong friendship between two women (Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs). It opens Friday, Jan. 9, at the Seven Gables.
“My Last Year With the Nuns”: A film version of Matt Smith’s monologue about Catholic Capitol Hill in 1966. It opens Friday, Jan. 9, at the Northwest Film Forum.
“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night”: A black-and-white vampire tale about a Persian-speaking waif (Sheila Vand). It opens Friday, Jan. 9, at the SIFF Film Center.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday’s Weekend Plus section.For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus. For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.