Don't miss the opening of the Henry Art Gallery's Between Bodies exhibition on Saturday, which includes queer, feminist, and indigenous perspectives on climate change. Biemann

There is no shortage of Halloween events this weekend—we've compiled 235 cheap & easy ones, in fact—but if the holiday isn't your thing, don't worry. Below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment that won't cost more than $10 and is not specific to the costume- and candy-centric holiday, ranging from the West Seattle Harvest Fest to a Día de los Muertos festival and Pop Up Mercado, and from a reading with Abdi Nor Iftin to the Families for Families Rally and March and We Will Not Be Erased - Stop the War on Trans People! protest. For even more options, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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FRIDAY

ART

1. Día de los Muertos Community Night Out
Día de los Muertos, as you probably know, is more than just sugar skulls and black-and-white makeup: It's an indigenous Mexican festival whose origins stem from pre-Columbian times. The museum's ancestor-honoring party will include an installation of tapete (sand painting), art activities, music, and dance, all for the whole family.
(Downtown, free)

FESTIVALS

2. Fall Lantern Fest
Freeway Park will unveil its installation of community lanterns, which will illuminate the grounds throughout fall and winter. They'll celebrate with live music from the Barrelhouse Gang, cider pours and sausages, games, lantern crafts, and more family-friendly fun. 
(Downtown, free)

MUSIC

3. Dan Woods Birthday Bash with the Middle Ages, Head Band, Guests
Join up with local rock groups the Middle Ages (whose guitarist Dan Wood is celebrating his birthday), Head Band, and additional guests.
(Tukwila, $7)

4. Grim Statistic, Good Riddance, Lo-5, Hostile Makeover, Proud Dad
Kent group Grim Statistic will play gritty rock songs with support from California punky punks Good Riddance, "eclectic Top 40 playbacks" band Lo-5, local rockers Hostile Makeover, and local indie punks Proud Dad.
(Greenwood, $7/$10)

5. The Hot McGandhis
Get down to "funky jazz and boogaloo tunes" from a quintet of seasoned Seattle musicians as they play standards from the 1960s to the present.
(Downtown, free)

6. Jm O'Halloran Trio with Farko Dosumov and Larry Mahlis
Have fun dancing to a blend of jazz, funk, Latin rhythms, and Afro beats with the Jim O'Halloran Trio with Farko Dosumov and Larry Mahlis.
(Columbia City, free)

7. Kinski, Feral Ohms, Love Devotion Surrender
Seattle rock foursome Kinski will bring their Kill Rock Stars-approved, krautrock-inspired psych jams to the U-District with support from Bay Area fuzz rockers Feral Ohms and solo guitarist Love Devotion Surrender.
(University District, $10)

8. Polly O'Keary & The Rhythm Method, The Stacy Jones Band
In addition to her blues chops, bassist and vocalist Polly O'Keary must have some fascinating stories: She was raised in a log cabin with no electricity and spent her teenagerhood waiting tables in Mexico. She's won multiple awards from the Washington and Inland Empire blues societies, who must have thrilled to that rich rhythmic throb in her voice. Tonight, she'll be joined by her band and Southern blues rockers the Stacy Jones Band.
(Shoreline, $10)

9. Vinyl DJ Set: “Futur Perfekt”
Dance to jazz, soul, global beats, and new wave with DJ Sidecar.
(Capitol Hill, free)

READINGS & TALKS

10. Courageous Pursuits: A Panel With Four Authors
Four newly published Northwest authors—Cathy Zane, Lisa M. Reddick, Donna Cameron, and Barbara Stark-Nemon—will discuss how they address topics like domestic violence, climate change, and more in their work.
(Ballard, free)

11. Kwame Anthony Appiah: The Lies That Bind
Philosopher and cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah, who sat on the 2018 Man Booker Prize jury, will stop in Seattle on tour for his newest book on identity, The Lies that Bind, in which the author attempts to dismantle the way we talk (or don't talk) about "some of the thorniest issues of our times."
(Downtown, free)

12. Mia Ayumi Malhotra: Isako Isako
Malhotra's collection Isako Isako, which nabbed the 2017 Alice James Award, addresses myth, war, exile, and intergenerational memory.
(Wallingford, free)

13. Naming Rituals and Indigiqueer Dreams: An Evening to Honor Our Communities.
Native non-binary authors Billy-Ray Belcourt and Joshua Whitehead will talk about gender, race, sexuality, violence, and caring in our communities.
(University District, free)

14. Tim Mohr: Burning Down the Haus
Tim Mohr will read from his latest book about "punk rock, political organizing, and the fall of the Berlin Wall."
(Capitol Hill, free)

SPORTS & RECREATION

15. The Movement of Glamorous Refusal
Join dance instructor JASE as she helps you explore "the inner 'yes'" while exercising "the outer 'no'" in this movement class.
(Capitol Hill, $5)

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

ART

16. Dawn Endean: Requited
The artist honors the "vulnerability," grace, and gentleness of dogs through soulful color prints.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

17. Fall Focus
The gallery artists focus on fall colors and feelings in mixed media, collage, painting, print, and more. Contributors include Thomas Wood, John McCormick, Charles Emerson, Emily Wood, Kathryn Altus, Linda Jo Nazarenus, Peter de Lory, Richard Morhous, Royal Nebeker, Christine Sharp, Terry Furchgott, Lois Silver, Richard Hutter, Karen Kosoglad, Michael Greenspan, Christopher Harris, David W Simpson, Lisa Snow Lady, Gregg Laananen, Ed Kamuda, and others.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

18. Gary Groves: Entanglements
Groves's woodblock prints are close-ups of beautiful and unique shapes in nature, like spiraling vines.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

19. Gayle Bard, Samuel Blatt
Gayle Bard's cloud paintings and landscapes expose what she calls "perceptual dissonance." Samuel Blatt usually employs oils to depict old-fashioned people in photographic glimpses, highlighting the weirdness of these ephemeral moments.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

20. Jenny Schmid: Wildness Lost
Schmid's latest prints enlist the help of mythical creatures like the Wild People and the Mermaid drawn from 16th-century art to flesh out themes of technology and environmental ruin.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

21. Kate Neckel: Stories
Let your eye rove over the energetic abstraction of Kate Neckel, a longtime resident of New York who's recently relocated to Seattle.
(South Lake Union, free)
Closing Saturday

22. Ken Barnes: oYo
Former rock climber and current sculptor Ken Barnes shapes elegant, simple objects in beautiful stone. In his new show, he concentrates on the "oYo form," which he's been exploring for the past 20 years. The oYo has two vertical holes drilled through the stone, offering a window into its core.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

23. Leonardo Lanzolla: Visions of Global Influence
The gallery says this exhibition features "colorful visionary characters and creatures, tracing intuitively mankind’s spirit and personalities with quotes, signs and symbols of global influence." To be honest, we're not totally sure what that means, but Lanzolla's surreal mixed-media-on-clayboard portraits are whimsical and charming—and plenty weird enough not to be cloying.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

24. Melinda Hurst Frye
Through her photography, Frye investigates themes of "roots," nature, families, ecosystems, and the passage of time.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

25. Priscilla Dobler: La Cocina
Weaver and installation artist Dobler combines a kitchen with audio interviews about food and identity with women from various backgrounds.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

26. Scott Mayberry: New Work
Inventive mixed-media maker Scott Mayberry mocks "social constructs" with visual puns and surreal imagery.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

27. The sight of a simpler negative answer
A group show of what the gallery calls "lens-based works," The sight of a simpler negative answer features work by London's Angharad Davies, Brooklyn's Alina Tenser, and Seattle's Laura Hart Newlon. They interrogate visual media's abilities to capture "the manifold qualities of objects."
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

28. Susan Gans: Counterpoint
Photographs of "urban life and suburban places" are juxtaposed with abstract images.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

29. Susan J. Christensen: Imaginary Friends
Exercise your whimsy with Christensen's imaginary mixed-media fantasy characters on tiny canvases.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

COMMUNITY

30. Weavers Guild Show and Sale
Weaving, in its many forms, goes on full display as the Seattle Weavers Guild spreads its creations out before us.
(Capitol Hill, free)

FESTIVALS

31. Fall Foliage Festival & Plant Sale
Pick up plants, pumpkins, and seasonal treats, see pop-up artist demos, take gardening workshops, and more at this week-long autumnal festival.
(Federal Way, free)

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

ART

32. Digital Maneuvers
Troy Gua, Iskra Johnson, Stephen Rock, and Kate Sweeney are all local artists who use digital tools at some point (or at all points) in their process. This exhibition highlights the results of this marriage of physical and digital creation.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Sunday

33. Lush Life 6 Group Show
After a two-year hiatus, Kirsten Anderson is transitioning Creatura House back to Roq La Rue with a themed exhibition of work influenced primarily by natural imagery. Work in the show includes ethereal imagery combining analog and digital techniques of ghostly figures by Kazuki Takamatsu, hyperrealist wildlife oil paintings that elevate animals to a monumental status by Josie Morway, the candy-coated darkness of Brandi Milne’s pop surrealism, and Bella Ormseth’s anthropomorphic mushrooms. Also including artists Camille Rose Garcia, Kari-Lise Alexander, Lola Gill, Casey Curran, Kai Carpenter, Rebecca Chaperon, and Sarah Leea Petkus. KATIE KURTZ
(Capitol Hill, free)
Closing Sunday

34. Preston Singletary: Raven's Treasures
Over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, contemporary Tlingit artist Preston Singletary has become one of the biggest names in the Northwest's thriving, collaborative glass-art community. Challenging the notion that indigenous art must be defined by a relationship to traditional materials, Singletary's work has expanded the notion of what constitutes a "traditional material," creating objects rooted in both history and innovation. Singletary's work is in the collections of many museums around the world. EMILY POTHAST
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Sunday

35. Terry Turrell
An autodidact mixed-media painter and sculptor, Turrell exults in highly textured techniques that often incorporate recycled materials.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Sunday

COMMUNITY

36. Pacific Place 20th Anniversary Celebration
Pacific Place will fete 20 years of business will four days of special activities, including the unveiling of a new mural on the third floor by Northwest artist John Osgood, performances from the Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline and harpist Alyssa Martini, a photo contest, and more.
(Downtown, free)

SATURDAY

ART

37. All The Birds I Saw Today
Seattle artist Jean Bradbury makes use of metallic leaf to make bright depictions of the natural world.
(Rainier Valley, free)

38. Eirik Johnson
What motivates people to carve their initials into the bark of a living tree? This fall, local publisher Minor Matters will be releasing PINE, a book of new photography by Neddy-award winning artist Eirik Johson. For this body of work, Johnson has photographed found instances of tree graffiti, considering the circumstances that might have prompted people to leave such marks. To accompany these images, Johnson has commissioned a digital mixtape by an exciting roster of musicians including SassyBlack, Newaxeyes, Whiting Tennis, and Tenderfoot. This exhibition timed to the book's release will showcase Johnson's work in color photography, illuminated light boxes, and sound. EMILY POTHAST
(Queen Anne, free)
Opening reception and book signing Saturday

39. Michael Doyle: Pantry
Explore domestic spaces and more with Michael Doyle's paintings and works on paper. 
(Georgetown, free)
Opening Saturday

40. Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists’ 90th Anniversary Gallery Exhibition
According to the organizers, this group was "the first professional artists’ group in the Northwest." Among its constituents, it has numbered Guy Anderson, Morris Graves, Mark Tobey, Edwin Burnley, Kenneth Callahan, Fay Chong, and William Reese. You can drop in to discover pieces by past and current artists.
(Wallingford, free)
Closing Saturday

COMMUNITY

41. BYOB - Bring Your Own Ballot Party!
Fill out your ballot with community members and enjoy a day of multicultural entertainment, food, and more.
(Beacon Hill, free)

FESTIVALS

42. Fall Festival
Ballard's new Gemenskap Park will celebrate its opening with a pet-friendly costume parade, a performance from the Ballard High School Marching Band, pumpkin decorating, doughnuts, drinks, and more family fun.
(Ballard, free)

FOOD & DRINK

43. 2018 Fall Fruit Show
Peninsula Fruit Club, a chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society, will present a cornucopia of locally grown seasonal fruit for you to taste, and you can ask them about growing fruit yourself.
(Bremerton, free)

GEEK & GAMING

44. Psychic Fair
If you're dying to know what your future holds, you'll have fortune tellers and tarot readers at your disposal at this psychic fair. 
(Georgetown, free)

MUSIC

45. Bakelite 78, Danbert Nobacon, Badaboum
Hear a mix of swing, Dixieland, blues, country, and cabaret from Bakelite 78, with support sets by Danbert Nobacon (an occasional keyboardist for Chumbawamba) and Badaboum.
(Tukwila, $7)

46. Country Lips, Kate Dinsmore
Back in 2012, we profiled the Country Lips' guitarist Alex Leake in our "Men Who Rock!" issue. When asked to explain the group's success, he offered, "Well, we apparently look good enough to attract a lot of wedding gigs, but they always seem to pair us with a pig roast." But the eight men of the Country Lips are more than just pretty faces that go well with roast pork, as you'll see when they return to the stage: They're capable of keeping dancers bounding around until deep into the night. JOULE ZELMAN
(University District, $10)

47. The Drolls, Dead End Drive-In, Medicine Bows, Bobcat
The Drolls describe their sound as "what pop-punk became when it grew up." They'll be joined by Vancouver punks Dead End Drive-In, noisy local metal band Medicine Bows, and "old peoples' pop-punk" jammers Bobcat.
(University District, $7)

48. Jelly Rollers
Miami foursome the Jelly Rollers (led by singer-songwriter Darren Loucas and harpist Sean Divine) will play their pop-blues music.
(Downtown, free)

49. Local Jazz Artists Playing Traditional Dixieland
Local jazz artists will play traditional Dixeland tunes for free. 
(West Seattle, free)

50. Real Don Music, Beverly Crusher, Bad Saint, Shorty Fresco, Milk + Honey DJ Crew
Real Don Music (aka solo artist Kirk Huffman) croons over triphop beats and "vibrant, punchy horn swells and synth motifs." He was previously a member of Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground, Wild Orchid Children, and Gatsbys American Dream.
(Eastlake, $10)

51. Singing The Blue!
Get motivated to vote (even more so than you already are) by joining local leaders for a night of music and activism.
(Redmond, free)

52. Take The Wheel: TRUST Takeover
DJs Kid Hops, Atlee, and J-Justice will lead this night of "sophisticated sounds unbound by genre."
(Downtown, $10)

53. The Ukadelics Hulaween
Tiki-obsessed throwback group the Ukadelics will take the stage for a Halloween-infused performance of '60s Hawaiiana.
(University District, free)

54. Weaponlord, Poon, Point Zero
Seattle heavy metal group Weaponlord will lead a night of dark thrash by playing a tribute set to Running Wild with opening sets by fellow thrashers Poon and Point Zero.
(Capitol Hill, $10)

READINGS & TALKS

55. Artist Talk with Leigh Ledare
Seattle-born, New York-based author and filmmaker Leigh Ledare will screen and discuss his 2017 film The Task, in which he adapted an experiential group psychology method (initially developed at London's Tavistock Institute in London) that constructs a social “ecosystem” to be evaluated by the participating group (in this case 30 participants and 10 psychologists).
(First Hill, free)

56. Artists in Conversation: Abraham Avnisan, Caitlin Berrigan, micha cárdenas, and Patrick Staff
The artists of Between Bodies will discuss the relationships between humanity and the Earth, touching on themes of contamination, ecology, and agency. 
(University District, $10)

57. Community Book Discussion and Author's Book Talk: Abdi Nor Iftin
Abdi Nor Iftin’s story provides more evidence for the argument that immigrants are the best Americans. Iftin fled civil war in Somalia for Kenya, where he eventually won a lottery to gain entry into the United States. He escaped war, famine, and the grip of al-Shabaab, which targeted him for openly aspiring to live in the US. (He loved this country so much, he nicknamed himself “Abdi the American.”) On his quest to get to a country he knew only from the movies, he sent dispatches to This American Life and the BBC, providing firsthand accounts of war and a complex immigration process. His new memoir, Call Me American, collects these accounts and fleshes out the story of an immigrant who achieved his dream, and of a country that’s better for it. RICH SMITH
(Rainier Valley, free)

58. Contemporary Fairy Tales
Anca Szilagyi, who wrote the praised magical realist novel Daughter of the Air, will help you write your own fairy tale.
(Queen Anne, free)

59. The Literature of Glamorous Refusal
In partnership with Glamorous Refusal—the magazine that celebrates women saying "no"—Mount Analogue will present a selection of small-press books, zines, and handmade objects from their collection that deal with the theme of refusal. Browse and buy the pro-nope offerings.
(Capitol Hill, free)

60. Passport to Romance
Romance novelists Beverly Jenkins, Damon Suede, Elizabeth Hunter, Julia Quinn, and over 40 others (including some historical and sci-fi authors) will gather to talk about their steamy work with readers.
(Bellevue, free)

61. Priscilla Long: Writers' Portable Mentor
Priscilla Long's Writers' Portable Mentor serves as a guide for anyone looking for help structuring a book, story, or essay. Meet the author and ask her questions.
(Capitol Hill, free)

62. Roughly for the North: A Book Launch and Reading
In honor of Carrie Ayagaduk Ojanen's debut poetry collection, Roughly for the North, Alaska-based literary nonprofit 49 Writers will present its first out-of-state program, with readings from Ojanen and four other Indigenous women writers: Abigail Chabitnoy, Kristiana Kahakauwila, Casandra López, and Joan Naviyuk Kane.
(Capitol Hill, free)

RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY

63. We Will Not Be Erased - Stop the War on Trans People!
Protest the threats the Trump administration poses to trans lives with Party for Socialism and Liberation Seattle and ANSWERSeattle.org.
(Capitol Hill, free)

64. Women Can Save The World - Fall Forum Series
What does it mean to be socialist feminist? Guerry Hoddersen, who's been a champion for equality since the civil rights era, will address the question at this talk/dinner.
(Columbia City, $1-$9)

SHOPPING

65. Pop Up Mercado: Dia de Los Muertos
For Día de los Muertos, over 30 local artists and artisans will sell colorful apparel, food, jewelry, and lots more at this pop-up market.
(Beacon Hill, free)

66. Seattle Pop-Up Shop! Etsy & Insta Edition
Meet and shop from Seattle-based Etsy and Instagram sellers and makers to scoop up everything from jewelry and pins to leather goods and plants.
(Capitol Hill, free)

67. A Very Vintage Market
Find all your kitschy Halloween decorations at this October edition of the Very Vintage Market. 
(Shoreline, free)

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

ART

68. Between Bodies
In February 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—an international body of climate scientists—issued a statement declaring that global warming is “unequivocal,” and the rise in global temperatures is “very likely” the result of human activity. At the time, this was the most strongly worded assessment the IPCC had ever issued. Since then, the warnings have continued to ratchet up, as has governmental complacency. We need to adopt new ways to address climate change before it really, truly, absolutely, unequivocally is too late. This exhibition includes queer, feminist, and indigenous perspectives that are absolutely critical to an expansive view. Participating artists include Caitlin Berrigan, Abraham Avnisan, Candice Lin with English artist Patrick Staff, micha cárdenas, Carolina Caycedo, Swiss artist Ursula Biemann, and German artist Susanne Winterling. KATIE KURTZ
(University District, $10)
Opening Saturday

69. The Playful Brush
See a demonstration of Japanese calligraphic art, with demos by Yoshiyasu Fujii, courtesy of the Meito Shodo-Kai Calligraphy Association.
(Seattle Center, free)
Closing Sunday

COMMUNITY

70. Fall Color Tours
See the Kubota Garden in all of its autumn glory as the leaves of the euonymus, Japanese maple, and gingko trees change colors.
(Rainier Valley, free)

FESTIVALS

71. Día de los Muertos
In honor of the Mexican holiday Día de los Meurtos, which honors loved ones who have died, create sugar skulls and paper skeletons, explore community altars, and march in a musical procession to remember the dead.
(Seattle Center, free)

FOOD & DRINK

72. 55th Annual Wild Mushroom Show
Tote along some 'shrooms from your garden or travels and have them identified at this event billing itself as "one of the largest and most complete exhibits of mushrooms in the United States," which will display and identify over 200 varieties of wild fungi and classify them as edible, poisonous, or valueless as food. Plus, check out a slide show lecture, a "feel and smell" demo, a mushroom tasting prepared by top Seattle chefs, a photography display, and more.
(North Seattle, $10)

READINGS & TALKS

73. Making a Scene
Peter Mountford (A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism and The Dismal Science) will assist you in structuring scenes in fiction and nonfiction.
(Greenwood, Downtown, free)

SHOPPING

74. 2018 Rock, Gem, Mineral Show
Gem, jewelry, and mineral dealers will show their lapidary and metaphysical wares at this annual show.
(Sammamish, free)

75. Crystallography Gem Rock Mineral Jewelry Show
Stock up on all the crystals, minerals, gems, and fossils (not to mention palo santo, singing bowls, and feather earrings) missing from your life at this full-inventory sale. 
(Wallingford, free)

SUNDAY

COMEDY

76. Improvised Chekhov
Once again evincing impressive ambition, this improv company will act out scenes based on your suggestions and classic Russian plays like Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard, or The Three Sisters. Since the drama of Anton Chekhov relies on deep character development, complex social mores, and lingering melancholy, these performances—if successful—will truly be coups de thèâtre.
(Downtown, $10)

COMMUNITY

77. Fall Arboretum Weekend Walks
The UW Botanical Gardens' fall topic is Momijigari, a Japanese event for viewing fall foliage. Walk among the Japanese Maple cultivar collection and other deciduous trees and shrubs this weekend. 
(University District, free)

FESTIVALS

78. West Seattle Harvest Fest
California Avenue makes way for a parade, vendors selling seasonal wares, a root beer garden, and trick-or-treating at this West Seattle fall family event.
(West Seattle, free)

MUSIC

79. Boy Azooga
Cardiff’s Boy Azooga sparked my interest as soon as their synthy plunks began tumbling forward in their first single, “Face Behind Her Cigarette,” which pays tribute to the late Nigerian funkman William Onyeabor. Band leader and multi-instrumentalist Davey Newington orchestrated their debut, (One) (Two) (Kung Fu!), to fuel a variety of genres. Start your musical meal off right with the Beach Boys–tinged “Breakfast Epiphany” (and “Breakfast Epiphany II”—which is literally a response to Brian Wilson’s “Don’t Talk [Put Your Head on My Shoulder]”) and complete it with the rip-roaring “Loner Boogie” to maximize the volume of Boy Azooga’s US debut. ABBIE GOBELI
(Capitol Hill, $10)

80. Brass Band Northwest: The Unfortunate Traveler
Brass Band Northwest will open their season with a program of musical travelogues detailing great works of literature like Candide, Pilgrim’s Progress, Romeo and Juliet, and The Unfortunate Traveller.
(Bellevue, $10)

81. Brian Nova Jazz Jam
Seattle-based jazz guitarist and vocalist Brian Nova and a cast of rotating guests will bring the music of jazz greats to life.
(Downtown, free)

82. Dravus House, Anna Gordon, Marika Clymer
Alt-folk duo Dravus House will finger-pick their Joni Mitchell-inspired ballads with bill support from local dream-folk solo artists Anna Gordon and Marika Clymer.
(Ballard, $8)

83. Hissing, Cavurn, Foul
When the original crop of classic American death-metal bands popped up, there was something truly harrowing in their caustic delivery. That ugliness has been lost in a lot of the bigger contemporary death-metal acts, but fortunately there is a new wave of underground bands that eschew the mechanical precision of modern studio savants in favor of murky, blown-out, and broken bombardments. If you prefer your death-metal to conjure images of cloaked men raging in dark, gutted basements rather than Guitar Center lurkers flexing their chops in YouTube tutorials, then Seattle’s Hissing are right up your alley. BRIAN COOK
(Capitol Hill, $10)

84. Now That's What I Call Funhouse!
Get your (re)fill of '90s pop hits from local tribute bands the Screaming Multitudes and SEACATS, as well as a DJ set by Kyte Mika.
(Capitol Hill, $8)

85. Patchwerks Presents: Knobsenschitt
Play with everybody's toys at the Patchwerks-hosted Synth Meetup — a legit chance to nerd out on all things electronic with like-minded enthusiasts. The latest products from popular manufacturers will be available, as well as vintage gear, and anyone is welcome to reserve a table for demo-ing their own pieces. BYOHeadphones and power strip, as well as an attitude for synth exploration. Patchwerks will also host a series of educational workshops and product demonstrations for this event, so bring your curious mind as well.
(Capitol Hill, free)

86. The Pizza Pulpit: Thom Joseph, Zach Zamora, Aaron Spieldenner
This edition of the Pizza Pulpit will feature live sets by alt-hiphop artist Thom Joseph and singer-songwriters Zach Zamora and Aaron Spieldenner (all of whom are from Seattle).
(Belltown, free)

87. Western Spyders, Lord Ellis, Hawk and Dove, In The Wilderness
Psych-pop trio Western Spyders will be joined by California stoner rockers Lord Ellis, New York chamber folk band Hawk and Dove, and indie-folk band In the Wilderness.
(Greenwood, $5)

88. Wind Ensemble: Chamber Winds
Directed by Tim Salzman, members of the UW Wind Ensemble will perform works by W.A. Mozart, Paul Hindemith, Percy Grainger, and Katy Abbott, arranged for small curated chamber ensembles.
(University District, free)

READINGS & TALKS

89. Calvin Gimpelevich: Invasions
Seattle author Calvin Gimpelevich is out with a new collection of 15 short stories, Invasions, which cover "transness, class, bodies, and power within powerlessness." Hear the author read some selections.
(Capitol Hill, free)

90. C.J. Chivers: The Fighters
War correspondent and Pulitzer Prize winner C.J. Chivers will offer perspectives from six of the 2.7 million Americans who've seen combat in Afghanistan and Iraq at this Town Hall presentation of his book The Fighters. Hear stories from a fighter pilot, a corpsman, a scout helicopter pilot, a grunt, an infantry officer, and a Special Forces sergeant.
(Columbia City, $5)

91. Paul Dorpat
Local historian Paul Dorpat will share his latest book, Seattle Now and Then: The Historic Hundred, which features local photo-history columns from throughout his career.
(Downtown, free)

RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY

92. Families for Families Rally and March
Join Seattle Indivisible, the Washington Immigrants Solidarity Network, and many other local organizations in protesting the unjust treatment of immigrant families in the United States.
(Beacon Hill, free)

SPORTS & RECREATION

93. BrewSki
Cross your fingers for a snowy, powdery season on the mountain and join La Sportiva, Ascent Outdoors, Kaf Adventures, Darn Tough Vermont Socks, Mountain Bureau, Deuter Packs, and others to get yourself outfitted for your skiing and snowboarding adventures while drinking local brews.
(Ballard, free)