It's the last weekend to see the Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel exhibit—a full-scale reproduction you can see up-close!—in Tacoma. Broadway Center for the Performing Arts via Facebook
Congratulations, you've made it to the weekend! All week long, we at Stranger Things To Do have been posting lists of Seattle events to prepare you for this moment, but if you haven't been keeping up, don't worry—here are the basics to get you started on your weekend planning adventures.

If you want to see some cool lights...
Check out Borealis: A Festival of Light (all weekend in South Lake Union) or the Water Lantern Festival (Sat at Green Lake).

If you're a film buff...
Check out Damien Chazelle’s Neil Armstrong biopic First Man, the dizzying climbing documentary Free Solo, or the TWIST Seattle Queer Film Festival.
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If you're a music lover...
Check out the Seattle Symphony's casual and contemporary [untitled] 1 (Fri at Benaroya Hall), the Afrocop and Paces Lift Earshot Jazz Festival show (Sun at Lo-Fi), or the Babe Ruth of modern, blasé bar-rock, Car Seat Headrest (Fri–Sat at the Showbox).
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If you want to see famous people telling stories...
Check out Cameron Esposito (Sun at the Neptune Theatre), Jonathan Van Ness & Friends (Sun at the Paramount Theatre), or WNYC's Snap Judgment Live! with Glenn Washington (Sat at the Moore Theatre).
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If you're a book lover...
Check out the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair (Sat–Sun at Seattle Center), the Washington State Book Awards Celebration (Sat at Central Library), or the Pistil Books 25th Anniversary celebration (Sat).
RELATED: Our complete readings & talks calendar

If you're an art lover...
Check out the last weekend of the Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel reproduction in Tacoma, Saturday's Georgetown Art Attack, the new Worlds Beyond Here: The Expanding Universe of APA Science Fiction exhibit at the Wing Luke, or the opening of Dylan Neuwirth's Bellevue Arts Museum takeover show, OMNIA.
RELATED: The Top 10 New Pioneer Square Art Shows to Check Out in October 2018

If you want to see a big theatrical production...
Check out the hit musical Come From Away at the 5th Avenue Theatre, the Seattle Opera's Turn of the Screw at McCaw Hall, or Beware the Terror of Gaylord Manor at ACT Theatre.
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If you're a foodie...
Check out the brand-new Shake Shack, the Depressed Cake Shop (Sat at Optimism Brewing), the Boba Street x Santouka Pop-Up (Fri–Sun at Hokkaido Ramen Santouka) the Seattle Asian Street Food Night Market (Sat at Northgate Mall), the Central Co-op 40th Anniversary Kickoff with baby goats (Sat), or the Food Truck Round-up XII (at the Fremont Sunday Market).
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If you want a culture fix...
Check out Taste of Iceland events (all weekend), Turkfest (Sat–Sun at Seattle Center), or Bastos Talaga: A Filipinx Art Installation (Sat at Massive Monkees Studio).

If you're a little nerdy...
Check out the Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl (Sat in downtown), the Saved by the Dell! 90s Party (Sat at the Living Computers Museum), or the Seattle Parrot Expo (Sat–Sun in Auburn).
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If you want to get out of town...
Check out Leavenworth Oktoberfest (Fri–Sat), the Olympic Peninsula Apple & Cider Festival (Fri–Sun), Yakima's Catch the Crush winery celebration weekend, or Cranberry Harvest Festivals in Grayland (Sat–Sun) and Long Beach (Sat–Sun).

If you want to take advantage of the gorgeous fall weather this weekend...
Check out the Seattle Japanese Garden's Maple Festival (all weekend), the UW Botanical Gardens' Fall Arboretum Weekend Walks (Sun), the Bainbridge Gardens 25th Annual Pumpkin Walk (Sat), or the Stocker Farms Sunflower Jubilee (Sat–Sun). For something a little more athletic, try the Alaska Airlines Dawg Dash (Sun at UW) or the Run! and Run S'more (Sat in Bothell). You can also walk around at the SODO Flea Market on Saturday.
RELATED: Our complete fall calendar, our guide to pumpkin patches around Seattle, or our guide to where to eat & drink pumpkin now

If you're a procrastinator...
Read our list of last-minute events that won't cost more than $10, or try to break your habit and look ahead at our October events guide and list of 16 newly on-sale events that may sell out (including an evening with the Clintons).

If you're still not satisfied...
See more events in our Things To Do calendar.