Sean Nelson called the Internet Cat Video Festival "a celebration of the internet's greatest (and arguably only) contribution to the cultural life of this planet." Get bombarded with painfully cute short clips when it returns this weekend. Shutterstock
Our arts critics have already recommended 70 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 35 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary ones from slipping through the cracks, we've compiled them here—from the Internet Cat Video Festival to Fremont Arts Council's autumnal equinox celebration Luminata, and from the grand opening of a virtual reality arcade to the Snohomish Tweed Ride. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

1. Displaced: Design for Inclusive Cities—Winners Celebration
Hail the winners of the Displaced: Design for Inclusive Cities competition, an international contest organized by Design in Public and the American Institute of Architects Seattle to encourage "belonging, dignity and resilience for immigrants and refugees navigating the challenges of urban life." The awardees, who'll stay for a discussion, will receive $15,000 in cash prizes collectively.

GEEK & GAMING

2. Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest Trivia Night
Sip Sierra Nevada's festbier collaboration with Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan and snack on German bites at this Oktoberfest-themed trivia night with Sporcle Live.

3. Trivia Tuesday: Broad City
If you know Abbie Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's hit comedy show Broad City inside and out, here's your chance to prove it and win prizes.

MUSIC

4. Danielle Ate the Sandwich
Nebraskan singer-songwriter Danielle Anderson (aka Danielle Ate the Sandwich) will bust out of her YouTube realm for a live performance of folk-pop originals. Bring a dish to add to a potluck.

5. Harp Twins
The Harp Twins are just like their name: two young women who happen to be twins who both are classically trained harp players. They'll perform a program of compositions for both electric and acoustic harps, and complex arrangements of rock, metal, and pop culture classics.

6. Secret Chamber Music in Pioneer Square: Mozart and Brahms
Local musicians will perform Mozart's String Quintet No. 4 in G minor and Johannes Brahms' String Quintet No. 2 in G major. The location is a secret until you register. (Hint: It's at a Pioneer Square gallery.)

READINGS & TALKS

7. Comics For Good With Sikh Captain America
Vishavjit Singh responded to the racism he experienced after 9/11 by coming up with a Sikh superhero who fights prejudice. The "Sikh Captain America" conveys his message through cartoons and performance art. Singh will reveal photos and drawings and share stories about his career as a bigotry-buster.

TUESDAY-THURSDAY

PERFORMANCE

8. Bon Appétit!
Lovers of light opera will enjoy this operetta about Julia Child making cake as well as other treats (a slice of cake is included in the ticket price).

TUESDAY-FRIDAY

ART

9. We the Future
The Amplifier resistance art lab hosts art around Seattle, all of it dedicated to youth leaders in queer, indigenous, women's, POC, and environmental rights, as well as gun reform, criminal justice reform, and other urgent issues.
Closing Friday

TUESDAY-SUNDAY

ART

10. Recology
Come celebrate Recology CleanScapes' 2018 Artist in Residence program, showcasing new work from Philippe Hyojung Kim, Typology of Absence, and Maria Phillips, Second Nature.
Closing Sunday

11. Richard Barlow: Manifest
For the first time ever, established New York State artist, musician, and professor Richard Barlow is exhibited in the PNW. Over the course of his residency, Barlow has created a temporary, in situ exhibition using chalk on an 800-square-foot blackboard surface.
Closing Sunday

12. Schack-toberfest: Glass Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Art
Immortalize your fall spirit by choosing from over 700 glass pumpkins and gourds, handcrafted in the Schack glassblowing studio, to "pick" and purchase. Plus, drink beer and bid on auction items during Pints & Pumpkins.
Closing Sunday

WEDNESDAY

COMEDY

13. The Dope Show
Tyler Smith presents the Dope Show, which offers two performances by a lineup of comedians: one delivered sober, then another delivered several (smoky) minutes later, totally baked. Shane Mauss, the host of the Here We Are Podcast, will headline this time, with support from Monica Nevi and Jose Bolanos.

COMMUNITY

14. Save the Showbox Rally & Concert
Show up to the land-use hearing regarding our existing Showbox that will double as a community rally of support for the cherished venue and a concert in City Hall Plaza featuring sets by local rock, pop, hiphop, and soul artists like Dude York, Ruler, SassyBlack, Sol, Spirit Award, and Smokey Brights.

15. That's Debatable: Politics is Ruining Pop Culture
Is politics "ruining" pop culture, or is it making it more interesting? KUOW's Zaki Hamid will host a debate on the subject with panelists Melanie McFarland and Mellina White Cusack (who argue that politics is, indeed, ruining pop culture) and Daudi Abe and Jennifer K. Stuller (who argue that it isn't).

READINGS & TALKS

16. Kendall Taylor: New Light on "The Great Gatsby"
The marriage of the literary couple F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald was cast upon the rocks by Zelda's dalliance with a French pilot, Edouard Jozan. Kendall Taylor's The Gatsby Affair: Scott, Zelda, and the Betrayal That Shaped an American Classic argues that this relationship cast a shadow on the work for which F. Scott is most famous.

SPORTS & RECREATION

17. Meditation with Cats!
Given the frequency with which the average cat curls up in a sunbeam and closes its eyes for hours on end, it's not surprising that kitties make excellent meditation models. Follow the lead of felines everywhere by joining Katie Meyer for an hour-long zen session, then spend another 30 minutes hanging out with friendly kitty cats.

WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY

FESTIVALS

18. Bellevue Fashion Week
See what fall fashion trends are in store at the Bellevue Collection's annual week of runway shows, beauty demos, fancy parties, and lots of shopping.

19. Djangofest Northwest
Djangofest bills itself as the "premier showcase of gypsy jazz music in North America." Join with other "Djangophiles" in Langley for five days of performances, workshops, and informal "djam" sessions (their parlance) around Whidbey Island.

THURSDAY

ART

20. Make Your Own Pumpkin
Make your own cute lil glass pumpkin using your favorite colors. It'll be ready three to five days later.

21. Monster is Officially an Awkward Tween
Celebrate 10 years of monstrous goods with coloring, food, drink, music, a raffle, and free goody bags (for the first 200 people).

22. Rainforest Gala & Runway
Help save the Amazon rainforest at this glitzy dinner and fashion show benefitting Hoja Nueva and FFC. Tickets include a three-course Peruvian-style meal, a live auction, speeches, and designs from fashion artists around the world (including Seattle's Luly Yang).

COMEDY

23. Craig Ferguson: Hobo Fabulous Tour
The endlessly entertaining late-night show host will appear for some live jokes.

COMMUNITY

24. AI and Creativity: A Design Discussion Presented by Microsoft
Hear brief talks and a panel discussion on new possibilities brought about for creative types by artificial intelligence at this Microsoft-presided event.

25. Celebrate Puget Sound's Salmon
Puget Sound salmon are threatened by urban runoff and other forms of pollution, with Chinook populations in particular steadily decreasing. Learn from local marine scientists how you can help protect the salmon of Thornton Creek and the Puget Sound, and witness the unveiling of a new salmon mural by local artist Esteban Camacho Steffensen.

26. Founders Live Seattle - On The Hiyu
The founders of five local startups will each have 99 seconds to pitch their company to a live audience (you). After the pitches and a Q&A, you'll vote on the one you found most compelling. To make things more interesting, this round will all happen on the Hiyu ferry.

27. La Charla de la Gente: Introducción by Northwest Folklife
Join Seattle University professor Dr. Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs, Tacos Chukis owner Roberto Salmeron, UW's Rosalina Guillen, and artist Ixtli White Hawk Salinas for a conversation on the past, present, and future of Mexico.

FILM

28. Ardor Creative Media Fundraiser
Indulge in beer and help out Ardor Creative Media and the @Seattle Filmmakers Collective—every draft that costs five dollars or more will result in one dollar to the nonprofits.

FOOD & DRINK

29. Cookbook Author Talk: Cooking From Scratch: Seasonal Food From PCC Community Markets
For the release of PCC's first cookbook, Cooking From Scratch, which shows you how to prepare your favorite dishes from the community grocery store at home, PCC executive chef Lynne Vea will demonstrate a dish, discuss cooking at PCC, answer questions, and sign copies purchased onsite.

30. Eat the Rainbow: Make Your Own Fresh Rolls
Learn how to fill and wrap your own fresh rolls, a.k.a. summer rolls, at home and make peanut sauce and sweet chili sauce for dunking, then go home with a collection of recipes to riff on.

31. Mr. West Rosé Wrap Up Party!
Bid the end of pink wine season adieu with pours of rosé and the last frosé specials of the season, then look forward to what's to come with previews of fall wines.

MUSIC

32. Totally 2K
Sing and dance along to your favorite music videos from the early aughts, with classic jams from artists like Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake.

PERFORMANCE

33. Breakout
See dances incorporating props, film projection, live music, and more.

34. Chinese Warriors of Peking
During the Ming Dynasty, two martial arts traditions compete in an acrobatic battle. Such is the narrative pretext for some astonishing visuals in Qui Jian's spectacular show.

35. Cirque Zuma Zuma
This African-style acrobatic spectacle embraces circus traditions from a variety of cultures, featuring a cast of dancers, pole acts, acrobats, comedians, and contortionists.

READINGS & TALKS

36. Carolyn Wood: Tough Girl
At the age of 14, Carolyn Wood was already training to win the Olympic gold for swimming. Fifty years later, Wood embarked on a solo pilgrimage to walk the 500-mile Camino de Santiago in an attempt to reclaim her "inner tough girl" as she reflects on coming out as gay in the 1970s. Hear how these points in her life intersect as she reads from her memoir, Tough Girl.

37. Climate Science on Tap: PNW Up in Smoke? Wildfires, Forests and Climate Change
How has climate change affected wildfires this summer? Cascadia Climate Action will invite scientists to explain while you drink beer. The panelists will include speakers from UW Climate Impacts Group, School of Environmental and Forestry Science, and the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs. They'll cover the effects of climate change on forests and human health, as well as what we can do in the future to prevent the awful smokiness.

38. Iranian Women Lead a Growing Tide of Protest
Two Iranian women will keep you informed of their brave compatriots, who are risking legal punishment by unveiling in public.

39. Paul Souders: Arctic Solitaire
National Geographic photographer and Seattleite Paul Souders writes about his quest to photograph polar bears in the arctic in Arctic Solitaire, which features over 35 close-up photos of Hudson Bay polar bears.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

PERFORMANCE

40. Chocolate Hearts
Local playwright John Ruoff will present three original and delicious comedies that are at once "light and dark, bitter and sweet." The first is "Confessions of the Cocoa Luna," about a trailer park skater who is on the lam in Costa Rica with a Broadway composer escaping from Disney. Next comes "Chocolate Hearts," about an introverted dentist who romances with a loony extrovert in a cemetery on Valentine's Day. Finally, a Vaudevillian troupe will perform a silent routine in "Bitter Sweet."

41. How to Have A Body
Gina Stella dell'Assunta's one-woman show exposes the "trials and joys of living in a queer disabled body" through ritual, spoken word, music, and more.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

ART

42. Sound & Vision IV
Check out work by KEXP's team of volunteer photographers. Plus, this week, don't miss a reception with the artists.
Opening Thursday

COMMUNITY

43. Seattle/King County Clinic
This giant four-day, volunteer-run free health clinic offers dental, vision, and medical care to underserved community members.

FESTIVALS

44. Westerlies Fest
A highbrow brass quartet from New York via Seattle, the Westerlies perform their own music and interpret the works of important composers like György Ligeti, Duke Ellington, Béla Bartók, and Stephen Foster, as well as covering myriad traditionals. They have taken it upon themselves to helm a four-day music festival this autumn with each day boasting evening performances, day-time in-school concerts, and a weekend-long creative music workshop.

PERFORMANCE

45. Ghost Light
An Irish Traveler woman begins to lose her sense of reality in this first run of a frightening play by New York playwright Tod Rainey. Catch the story of the matriarch Catherine Wraith, who's trying to protect her family from foreclosure and herself from the advances of the Clown.

46. The Luring Well: A Song Cycle
Two nasty kids throw things down a bottomless well, including "a feral cat, a menacing bully, a cruel teacher, a true love," in this "ukelele horror opera" by Brian K. Neel.

47. Skeleton Crew
One of Detroit's last lingering auto-stamping plants may be about to close in the 2008 recession, and the workers try to cope with the sacrifices that may be called for in Dominique Morisseau's play.

48. The Witching Hour
Occultists gather in an esoteric library and conjure the monsters of Harm, Loneliness, Failure, Filth, and Chaos in this Halloween dinner show created by Terry Podgorski and Erin Brindley. They promise scares, beautiful design, and a touch of kitsch.

FRIDAY

COMMUNITY

49. Memorial for Tahlequah's Baby and J50/Scarlet
Bring letters, pictures, drawings, and other offerings to add to a memorial in honor of the resident Puget Sound orcas who have died due to the Lower Snake River dams. The memorial will be placed in front of the Federal Building as a call to remove the dams. You're encouraged to wear black and white in solidarity with our aquatic friends.

50. Night Out for Caring
Join the Seattle Mariners and United Way of King County for a party benefitting programs to help increase high school graduation rates in Washington State, which currently ranks 42nd in the nation. Guests will enjoy food, drinks, music, and access to dugouts and clubhouses. Plus, there will be an opportunity to sing karaoke in Macklemore’s Cadillac.

FESTIVALS

51. 2018 Great Wallingford Wurst Festival
This family-focused Oktoberfest-style festival, back for the 35th year, will be host to bouncy castles and biergartens alike, with food, games, a bake shop, and live music to boot.

MUSIC

52. Daybreaker SEA // Sail Awake: Our Second Anniversary Party!
The daytime ravers are going all out for their second anniversary with an early-morning dance cruise on the Salish Explorer. DJs Subset and Kryspin will spin party-time tunes and there will be three yoga classes to choose from. Plus, healthy treats.

53. A Lil Party
If your favorite artists precede their name with "Lil'," take note: This dance party will churn out hits from artists like Lil Wayne, Lil Jon, Lil Kim, Lil Yachty, Lil Pump, Lil Boosie, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Baby, Lil Peep, and more.

PERFORMANCE

54. Academy of Burlesque Faculty Showcase
Miss Indigo has diligently trained a group of burlesque hopefuls for six weeks, and now they're ready for their debut, some of them "for the very first time onstage!" Come applaud the fledgling sexpots at this ASL-interpreted performance.

READINGS & TALKS

55. Neal Bascomb: The Escape Artists
The latest narrative history from this bestselling Seattle author follows a band of captured Allied airmen who escaped from a German prison camp in World War I.

56. Nicole Sarrocco and Vinnie Sarrocco
Siblings and poets Nicole and Vinnie Sarrocco will share their upcoming collections for their very first joint reading. They promise hilarity and heartbreak.

57. On Book
This unique book club invites you to read through the plays of the current season—Jane Eyre, M. Butterfly, John, and Office Hour—with facilitation by Makaela Pollock.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

COMEDY

58. Let's All Drink and Do Broadway: Season 3
Let's All Drink and Do Broadway promises a booze-soaked combination of show tunes and short-form improv.

59. Ryan O'Flanagan
O'Flanagan is one-third of sketch comedy troupe Dead Kevin with Ahmed Bharoocha and Jack Robichaud. See him perform solo.

60. SketchFest
The "world's original sketch comedy festival" brings together comedians from around the world for a week of funny skits and films.

GEEK & GAMING

61. VR Go! Virtual Reality Arcade Grand Opening
Celebrate the opening of a new virtual reality arcade in Greenwood with two days of relays, door prizes, and giveaways.

HALLOWEEN

62. Georgetown Morgue
Starting with spooky flashlight fright nights, this annual haunted village of doom hosts scares all throughout autumn.

MUSIC

63. Laser Nirvana: In Utero 25th Anniversary
Nirvana's third and final album, In Utero, was released 25 years ago (in 1993). In celebration, songs like "Serve the Servants," "All Apologies," and "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle" will get the laser treatment.

64. Punk Rock Karaoke
Be the lead singer of a punk rock band for the length of your favorite 1983 hit. Greg Hetson, Stan Lee, Steve Soto, and Darrin Pfeiffer will provide live backing.

SPORTS & RECREATION

65. Biketoberfest 2018
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance West Sound's mountain bike and craft beer and cider festival will return for the sixth year. Here's how it works: Starting at the top of Priesthood, racers will bomb down the hill, trek up Ranger, and zip back down Ranger and Highlife. Then, they'll replenish with offerings from Western Red Brewing and nine other local breweries while Skinny Blue Band and Garage Heroes play bluesy rock music.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

FESTIVALS

66. Kirkland Oktoberfest
Imbibe your fill of German bier, witness the running of the wiener dogs, play "human foosball," and much more.

SATURDAY

COMEDY

67. Hot Girl Sings
Musical satirist Carly Martin (formerly known as Carly OMFG) composes heartbreaking ditties for YouTube like "Dave Beck Won't Add Me Back On Facebook," about an unrequited social media crush on a 98.1 Classical King FM. See the youthful pianist/comedian in the flesh.

68. The Stack
This comedy variety show, hosted by Elliott G-B, features a hodgepodge of all genres.

COMMUNITY

69. Food Will Win the War: Recipes from 1918
When food was scarce in post-World War I Washington State (and throughout the country), newspapers would publish recipes to help families make the most of what they had. ("Food Will Win the War" even became the slogan of the Food Administration Committee.) Taste samples of some of the recipes, including cornmeal pudding, peanut butter loaf, and "war bread." Plus, learn more in the exhibit 1918: A Year of Destiny. Don't forget to bring a canned food donation for the St. Leo Food Connection.

FESTIVALS

70. Luminata
The Fremont Arts Council will once again celebrate the autumnal equinox with a luminous parade filled with lanterns, glowing umbrellas, and incandescent costumes.

71. Nomadik Fest
Billing itself as a "bohemian music festival for the love of humanity," this all-day affair will feature live sets from unique genre benders like Connecticut "folk rap" artist Ceschi, Eugene electro swing hoppers High Step Society, Seattle's Terror/Cactus and Strawberry Mountain, and others.

72. Sustainable Ballard Festival
The Sustainable Ballard Festival will continue its tradition of championing a more environmentally friendly world by offering arts activities, an urban farm with goats and chickens, live music on a solar-powered stage, a tea garden, and much more.

73. Tanktoberfest: A Beer Tasting Event
This festival revolves around the curious combination of historic military vehicles and beer tasting, with breweries like Fremont, Diamond Knot, and Gordon Biersch. Plus, participate in activities like games and a pretzel necklace-making station and nosh on pretzels, hot dogs, and kettle corn.

FILM

74. Art House Theater Day
Our arthouse cinemas are precious; this day of the year is an occasion to pay attention to the role they play in our cultural lives. Head to Grand Illusion for a new restoration of John Landis's Schlock, a very strange low-budget horror parody.

75. Race: The Al Young Story
In the face of racial discrimination, local legend Al Young became the world's first Asian American world champion drag racer. Join Young in the flesh at this screening of Race: The Al Young Story, and stick around for a discussion.

FOOD & DRINK

76. Fall Forager Feast
Tuck into a "bespoke fall feast" comprised of such "hyper-local, freshly foraged autumn delights" as mushrooms, oysters, elderflowers, elderberries, sea lettuce, and more, prepared by Thompson Seattle executive chef Derek Simcik and special guests Chef Brad Willits of Brooklyn’s Camperdown Elm and Shannon Martincic of Chicago’s Elizabeth Restaurant. Canon bartender Curtis Hayes will provide wine and spirits pairings, while Thompson executive pastry chef Kate Sigel will cap off the night with a seasonal dessert course.

MUSIC

77. Friend Fest: A Benefit for Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Local bands, comedians, and vendors will gather for an all-day benefit for Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. Music acts include fantasy pop band Flying Fish Cove, indie madgrrl favorite Emma Lee Toyoda, rockers Salt Lick, and many others, with comedy acts like Dan Hurwitz, Adi Naidu, Erin Mohr, and Penny Whitehouse.

78. No Chill: '90s-'00s Hiphop and R&B Throwback Party
It seems the '90s and early aughts indeed have no chill. Give in to the decades' sartorial and musical prevalence with a night of hiphop and R&B throwbacks from DJs Paco and Chetbong.

79. Petty Theft, Max Fite
Experience all the greatest hits of rock legend Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers with Petty Theft, a San Francisco-based Petty tribute group. They'll be joined by rock foursome Max Fite and alt-rock cover tribute band Past Curfew.

PERFORMANCE

80. Fall 2018 Protégé Show
Watch in wonder as flying trapeze artists and aerialists swing above your head.

81. La Vie!
Classic 1920s vaudeville gets a Rocky Horror-esque twist with tantalizing ensemble acts, contortion, aerial, and feature performances by guest artists.

SPORTS & RECREATION

82. 2018 Warrior Dash Washington
"Mud," "sweat," and "beer" are three key words associated with this very intense-sounding obstacle course. Participants will take down 12 muddy obstacles, run through backroads, and guzzle well-deserved cold beer at the finish line, where a fun party awaits.

83. Run the Mountain
By registering to run through Squak Mountain State Park, you'll help raise funds for youth in foster care who struggle in school.

84. Snohomish Tweed Ride
Fancy a leisurely countryside jaunt on your bicycle? Make use of any Victorian, Edwardian, or steampunk-ian outfits you may own and toddle along Snohomish's Centennial Trail, stopping for tea (which they'll provide) and a picnic (which you'll bring yourself). There will also be posh sporting opportunities like croquet and badminton, a costume contest, and more.

85. Urban Ag Bike Tour
Bike works invites you to pedal a leisurely five miles—one mile for every year they've been in existence—to local school and community gardens, P-Patches, and fruit orchards while exploring the intersections of social justice and food security. After the tour, enjoy bites from the Central Co-op.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

ART

86. Cicelia Ross-Gotta: Milkweed : Monarch :: Mother : Child
This artist will make a gigantic "suspended loom" in the gallery, then ask in the public to see and participate in the last finishing touches on the installation. Ross-Gotta, whose work has been exhibited at the Henry Art Gallery, the Olympic Sculpture Park, and Gramma Poetry, emphasizes "vulnerability as a part of the human condition."
Opening Saturday

FILM

87. The Internet Cat Video Festival
A two-day celebration of the internet's greatest (and arguably only) contribution to the cultural life of this planet: short clips of humankind's second-cutest pets being cute as hail. Trainspotters will take note that this event is held at the same venue that has hosted The Stranger's own HUMP!, another festival founded on the premise that people will not only pay for what they can get for free online, they will stand in line in the rain for the privilege of doing it together! Meee-ow. SEAN NELSON

FOOD & DRINK

88. Lady M Seattle Pop-Up Boutique
Lady M is famous for their signature crepe cake: "twenty paper-thin handmade crêpes delicately layered with ethereal, light pastry cream, the top gently caramelized till golden." It also comes in other flavors, like green tea and coconut. Pre-ordered specialty cakes will be available to pick up at this event.

GEEK & GAMING

89. 2018 Cascade Gem and Mineral Show
Calling all geode collectors and enthusiasts: The Cascade Mineralogical Society will return for its fifth annual showcase, where you can enter raffles to win cool rocks and minerals and peruse vendors' crystalline wares.

90. Board Games Marathon
You love board games, but do you love them enough to play for 24 hours straight? Only time will tell at this geeky marathon. Much-needed snacks will be provided.

HALLOWEEN

91. The Walker-Ames House Ghost Hunt Event with Chad Lindberg
Celebrity paranormal investigator Chad Lindberg will lead you across the creaky floorboards of Port Gamble's historic Walker-Ames House, where all manner of ghosts are expected to lurk in the shadows.

SPORTS & RECREATION

92. Tough Mudder
Experience steep-sided gravel pits, deep-wood runs, a century-old coal heap, and black coal mud at this annual run and obstacle course.

SUNDAY

ART

93. Mokedo Closing Garage Sale
Sadly, Seattle rents have killed the light art club Mokedo's permanent home, at least for now. Their loss can be your gain as you browse "Couches, chairs, folding tables, art supplies, fake plants, ladders, folding chairs, dj mats, speaker stands, cables, decor, event supplies, fans, shelves, garbage cans, lighting supplies," and more.

94. Nii Modo Garage Sale
Shop for art, stickers, zines, craft materials, circuit-enhanced cards, clothes, and tamales! Vendors include Stranger contributor C.M. Ruiz, Jack Wong, Darling Handmade Creations, Bone China Designs, Inferno Creations, Caps'N'Scraps, and the Odditorium Obscura.

COMEDY

95. Relationship Showdown
Two or three couples will have to guess the preferences and experiences of their other half in order to win a cash prize. Sign up and show off your deep knowledge of your partner's very soul. No pressure.

COMMUNITY

96. 2018 Bi Visibility Day Social
The bi+ community and allies are invited to socialize at this annual gathering that aims to combat biphobia and bi erasure.

97. Mooncake Festival
Issaquah's Chinese Heritage Club's Mid-Autumn Festival celebration will include Chinese Rabbit Lantern crafting for kids, lantern riddles, dance performances, a Chinese cooking demonstration, and plenty of snacks and mooncakes.

98. Tragedy of the Commons
The failed Seattle Commons project of the mid-1990s meant to establish "Seattle's Central Park" in South Lake Union. Tour the area where the park was meant to be—which is now a block of sky scrapers—with Atlas Obscura guides, who will elaborate on what fueled the project and why it was rejected by Seattle voters.

FESTIVALS

99. Dogtoberfest
During Fremont Oktoberfest, your pooch can hang out with you while you drink beer and eat sausages. There will also be a host of dog activities for them to enjoy.

FILM

100. The Heroine Awakens: Rey's Journey in 'Star Wars'
You probably learned about the Hero's Journey via Homer's Odyssey in your high school English class, but what about the Heroine's Journey? This talk will focus on the plight of Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

MUSIC

101. 38th Annual Seattle Peace Concerts
Since 1981, Seattle Peace Concerts have spread their tender message of community gathering through free, all-ages live music sets across the verdant grounds of Seattle.

102. School of Rock Seattle: Women in Rock
Watch the tiny musical treasures of the future play pieces by the female musical legends of the past, with School of Rock Seattle's tribute to iconic women in rock.

PERFORMANCE

103. Nightingale
Pamela Gerke's music-filled play tells the story of the nurse, medical reformer, and statistician Florence Nightingale.

READINGS & TALKS

104. Griot Party
A collaboration of many municipal and civic organizations, this edition of the Griot Party, based on West African storytelling tradition, will invite folks to focus on "how water, art, and stories can deepen their relationship to the CD."

105. John Jennings and Damian Duffy: Kindred
Artist John Jennings and writer Damian Duffy will present the paperback edition of their Eisner Award-winning graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred.

SPORTS & RECREATION

106. Cap Hill Soccer Jam
This all-day tournament will benefit Street Soccer Seattle, a nonprofit that aims to empower homeless youth and young adults in Seattle through soccer.

107. Fremont Street Scramble
Refuel from all the Oktoberfest bier and sausages by hustling around Fremont to reach as many checkpoints as you can in 90 minutes or fewer.