Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Oct. 21-27 Events Historic theaters tour TODAY Behind-the-scenes tour exploring...
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Historic theaters tour
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TODAY Behind-the-scenes tour exploring unique restoration projects including Eagles Auditorium and The 5th Avenue Theatre; registration required. 10 a.m.-noon; Rainier Square Atrium (tour start), 1333 Fifth Ave. (Level 3), Seattle; $10-$12 (206-667-9184 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
Everett Fall Home Show
THROUGH SUN View hundreds of home-improvement, remodeling and decorating exhibits and a gift court at Snohomish County’s largest home show. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Everett Events Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $7.50-$8 (425-322-2600 or center.com/”>www.everetteventscenter.com).
Wrapping up the holidays
TODAY Find a look, then see how to mix-and-match papers and trim for the holidays; registration required. 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m., Packaging Specialties, 515 S. Michigan St., Seattle; free (206-762-0540 or www.ps-stores.com).
American clay earth plaster workshop
TODAY Learn about American clay earth plaster, an alternative for wall coverings. Hands-on workshop; registration required. 11 a.m.-noon or 2-3 p.m., Environmental Home Center, 4121 First Ave. S., Seattle; $20 (206-315-1956 or www.environmentalhomecenter.com).
TODAY Create one-of-a-kind wearable art. 10 a.m.-noon, Salvage Studio, 650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; $28 (425-330-5425 or www.thesalvagestudio.com).
Home do-it-yourself: tiling
TODAY Learn about types and sizes of tiles, estimating materials, prepping for tiling and installing it yourself. Materials fee paid to instructor; registration required. 6-9 p.m., South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $39 plus $10 materials (206-764-5339 or www.learnatsouth.org).
SUN Learn how to transform an ordinary glass-topped patio table into a stained-glass jewel. Practice by making a coaster; registration required. 12:30-4 p.m., Swanson Nursery, 9701 15th N.W., Seattle; $55 (206-525-1577 or www.seymourstainedglass.com).
“The Perfect $100,000 House”
SUN Karrie Jacobs, design and architecture critic and Dwell Magazine founding editor, discusses her new book. 5-7 p.m., Design Within Reach, 1918 First Ave., Seattle; free ( 206-443-9900 or www.dwr.com).
Seasonal table runner
MON Create a table runner from designs for January, April, November or December; registration required. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Pacific Fabrics, 3715 S. Meridian, Puyallup; $25 (253-770-1095 or www.pacificfabrics.com).
King Street Station tour
MON Fall members’ meeting (public can attend), then tour of this Seattle landmark; registration suggested. 6:30-8 p.m., Cadillac Hotel (Klondike Gold Rush Historic Park Auditorium), 319 Second Ave. S. (meeting location), Seattle; free, donations accepted (206-622-6952 or www.historicseattle.org).
Women’s home repair and safety
MON Basic workshop for all abilities, includes hands-on practice. 7-8:30 p.m., all Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).
TUE Learn how to reinvent found objects and turn discarded items into garden art. 7 p.m., Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave., Carnation; (425-333-4398 or www.kcls.org/carn/home.cfm).
Halloween floral centerpiece and décor
TUE One-session course; registration required. 6:30-8 p.m., Lake City Florist, 11742 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $25 (206-527-3705 or www.northseattle.edu).
Intro to green remodeling
THU Class covers the basics of green home-remodeling as students learn to combine health, efficiency, durability and beauty in a single design. 7-9 p.m., Safeco Academy Jackson Street, 306 23rd Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-615-0731).
TODAY Update the exterior of your home (11 a.m.), prepare your lawn for fall and winter (noon), save money and energy (1 p.m.). All Lowe’s locations (call to confirm); free (www.lowes.com).
Home Depot clinics
TODAY, SUN, THU Family fire safety (10 a.m. today), creating an energy-efficient home (1 p.m. Sunday), painting touch-up and technique (7 p.m. Thursday ), all Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).
Ikea laminate-flooring installation
TODAY In-store experts demonstrate floor installation each Saturday. Demonstrations take place in the rug-and-flooring department. Noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays (call to confirm), Ikea, 600 S.W. 41st St., Renton; free (425-656-2980 or www.ikea.com).
OCT 28 Learn about flatware for the holiday table or as a special gift. 11 a.m., Sweetgrass Home & Garden, 332 Burnett Ave S., Renton; $22 (425-226-7280).
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