Our arts and culture critics have already recommended 57 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 50 best concerts, but there are still tons more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary ones from slipping through the cracks, we've compiled them here‚ÄĒfrom Science and a Movie: Killer Klowns From Outer Space to the Dog Film Festival, and from the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair to a Dog Treat and Beer Pairing. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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    TUESDAY

    COMMUNITY

  1. Gov. Jay Inslee
    No one's better primed to talk about Washington's potential for green energy more than Jay Inslee. Hear the governor's plans for tackling climate change at home with other local environmental leaders.

    MUSIC

  2. Pacific MusicWorks Underground: Bachtoberfest
    Get hammered for a good cause, that is, supporting the upcoming season of Pacific MusicWorks Underground. The 15th annual Bachtoberfest will feature a performance by the Underground House Band with soprano Linda Tsatsanis and a blend of baroque music with drinks, pub quizzes, and games.

    READINGS & TALKS

  3. Democracy In Decline: After Local Media Disappears, What Comes Next?
    It's been said many times, and it's still true: American journalism is in big trouble. Civic Ventures and Town Hall will invite a panel of journalists‚ÄĒMatt Gertz of Media Matters,¬†Marcus Harrison Green of the South Seattle Emerald (founder) and formerly of the Seattle Times, and C Is for Crank's¬†Erica C. Barnett‚ÄĒto talk about how to survive in an age of conglomeration and failure.¬†David ‚ÄúGoldy‚ÄĚ Goldstein (KUOW, HorsesAss.org, formerly of¬†The Stranger) will moderate.

  4. Kevin Ticen: When It Mattered Most
    In 1917, the Seattle Metropolitans became the first American team to win the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup. Hear Kevin Ticen read from When It Mattered Most, which tells the story of the local championship team's impressive feat.

  5. Lynda V. Mapes: Witness Tree
    Nature-obsessed Seattle Times reporter and author Lynda Mapes will show how a single tree testifies to the effects of climate change.

  6. Renee Adieh with Sabaa Tahir: The Beautiful
    Set in the late 1800s in the middle of Carnival season, a teenaged Celine Rousseau flees from her life as a dressmaker in Paris for New Orleans, where she becomes embroiled in the city's glitzy, spooky underworld. Bestselling author Renée Ahdieh will be joined in conversation by authors Somaiya Daud and Sabaa Tahir before the reading.

    TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY

    COMMUNITY

  7. Mushroom Hunting Workshop for Beginners
    Learn how to identify the Puget Sound's many species of wild mushrooms. 

    GEEK

  8. GeekWire Summit
    Hundreds of leaders in tech fields around the world will gather for live Q&As, talks, product demos, and a smattering of fun parties. The two-day summit (three if you count Monday's opening-night reception) will host former Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce, Seattle Chief of Police Carmen Best, Microsoft President Brad Smith, and others.

    TUESDAY-SUNDAY

    FESTIVALS

  9. Maple Festival | Momijigari 2019
    Maple trees abound in the tranquil gardens, so if your favorite thing about fall is the changing leaves, don't miss your chance to walk the grounds. Plus, you can make nature-inspired crafts, go on a maple tree scavenger hunt, watch cultural performances, and attend tea ceremonies.

  10. Seattle Made Week
    Not only do local producers and manufacturers make cool stuff, but they also create jobs and allow our region to rely less on the global economy. Seattle Made’s annual celebration of local makers features a week of pop-ups, meet-the-maker events, a party, a panel discussion, and vendor showcases. Things will wrap up this week with a special edition of Meet Me at Cone & Steiner (Wed), a panel discussion on Women in Wine (Thurs), and Manufacturing Tours of Fran's Chocolates, Pike Brewing, and other local businesses (Tues-Sun).

    WEDNESDAY

    FOOD & DRINK

  11. Leif Erikson All Day Happy Hour
    Forget that jerk Columbus and instead celebrate the first Icelander to travel to North America, Leif Erikson, with discounted draft beers, Carlsbergs, and Nordic spirits. You'll also get a little history lesson on the Lief Erikson statue at Shilshole Bay Marina from local expert Kristine Leander.

  12. Seattle Kitchen Radio Show
    Tom Douglas and Thierry Rautureau will discuss the local dining scene and this week's trendiest food-related topics for this live taping of KIRO's longrunning Seattle Kitchen Show. Coffee and pastries will be provided.

    GEEK

  13. Brooklyn 99 Trivia Night! {S:1-3}
    MAP Theater will ask you 50 questions about your favorite dysfunctional police officers from Brooklyn 99. Noice.

  14. The Office vs. Parks and Rec Trivia Night
    Lock yourself in your home for a long and giggly Netflix binge, then head to this trivia night to prove your knowledge of Parks & Recreation and The Office.

  15. Seattle Science Slam #20
    For this round of science talks for the every-person, you'll hear about the world of ultra quantum matter from Andrew Baumgartner, designer diamonds and their application from Abbie Ganas, and why your sense of smell is worth keeping from Idan Frumin. Clap the loudest for your favorite.

    MUSIC

  16. Obscenely Obscure
    Alright, this one's for the capital-n Nerds of the music world. DJs Dad (Eli Anderson) and Veins (The Stranger's own Dave Segal) have dug real deep into the wild world of library music (a.k.a. production music) to present for y'all an evening of the "scariest, funkiest, catchiest, and craziest tracks you’ve never heard before... until now." Aubrey Nehring will be providing the surrealistic visuals to cap it all off.

    READINGS & TALKS

  17. Humanities WA Think and Drink: One Click Away‚ÄĒHate and the Internet
    iSchool UW professor Anna Lauren Hoffmann, ACLU Technology and Liberty Project director Shankar Narayan, and  Bellevue College sociologist Eric Davis will discuss how the internet has facilitated the formation of hate groups and ideologies and what can be done to stop it.

  18. Jeffrey D. Briggs: Out of the Cold Dark Sea
    Local thriller writer and journalist Briggs continues his Seattle Waterfront Mysteries series with this tale of his heroine, Martha Whitaker, searching for her missing friend and mentor.

  19. Three Ways to Disappear: A Reading and Conversation with Katy Yocom and Dianne Aprile
    Party at the release of Yocom's prizewinning debut novel, in which two sisters return to their birth country of India to help save Bengal tigers and find themselves digging up their traumatic past. Journalist/essayist/poet Dianne Aprile will also read.

    THURSDAY

    COMMUNITY

  20. Wild Night Out
    This fundraiser for the regional land, river, and forest conservation project Washington Wild will include bites from Ravishing Radish, local beer, wine, and cider, and an auction and raffle, and an awards presentation.

    FILM

  21. Mountainfilm on Tour
    Check out a selection of films from Colorado's Mountainfilm festival, which aims to "inspire audiences through film, art and ideas."

  22. A New Ski Film From Matchstick Productions: Return To Sender
    Watch a ski film by Matchstick Productions about "four elite freeskiers‚ÄĒa veteran, a rookie, an innovator and a big mountain skier carrying on his father‚Äôs legacy."

  23. Science and a Movie: Killer Klowns From Outer Space
    "What," you may wonder, "could killer klowns possibly have to do with science?" Pacific Science Center fellow Cate Sanders will use the terrible '80s alien clown horror as a springboard to talk about the science...of fear!! Why are clowns such objects of terror these days? How do fears in general develop and spread?

    FOOD & DRINK

  24. Harvest in the City
    This chillier-than-usual October calls for a rooftop party with warming whiskey, beer, cider, and seasonal snacks. Executive Chef Daniel Cox will be serving up bites to be paired at each tasting station. Plus, you can enter raffles and enjoy tunes spun live by DJ Wes Wunder.

  25. Sandwich Junkie Get-Down
    Bid farewell to Pioneer Square's sandwich den Delicatus before it closes next week. They'll serve up special drinks for the occasion. 

    MUSIC

  26. Mystic Revelations: Songs from the Rainier Valley
    South Seattle-based artists Evan Flory Barnes, Elias Wonder, and the Julia Francis Band will sing original songs about community and spiritual awakenings. Plus, Jennifer the Psychic will be giving readings. 

  27. Okilly Dokilly, MC Lars
    Believably billing themselves as "the world's only Nedal band," Phoenix, Arizona's Okilly Dokilly will blend "comedy and brutality" with guitars, synth machines, and "direct Ned quotes" (we're not entirely sure what that means). They'll be joined by Oakland nerdcore hip-hop artist MC Lars.

  28. Steve Hackett
    Dave Segal has written, "Eddie Van Halen credits Hackett as the inspiration for his tapping technique, which was part of the arsenal of moves that helped the versatile axeman to imbue Genesis’s landmark ’70s LPs with a florid beauty and grandeur rarely matched in the genre. With such a bounty of complex and beautiful cuts at his disposal, Hackett should be able to keep prog heads entertained all night." Join him for his Genesis Revisited Anniversary Celebration.

    PERFORMANCE

  29. OTTO FRANK by Roger Guenveur Smith
    Roger Guenveur Smith (creator of the Bessie Award-winning show Rodney King and the Obie Award-winning solo show A Huey P. Newton Story) examines the life of Anne Frank's father in this new work-in-progress that "interrogates our present moment through a rigorous examination of our not-so-distant past."

    READINGS & TALKS

  30. Annalee Newitz: The Future of Another Timeline
    The founding editor of the nerd culture website io9 will read from her new novel The Future of Another Timeline, which is about "time travel, murder, and the lengths we’ll go to protect the ones we love." In the 1990s, Beth helps kill her friend's abusive boyfriend and goes on to greater acts of violence, while a woman from the future, Tess, goes back in time to try to save the future.

  31. Bawdy Storytelling
    Storytellers, porn stars, sex educators, and others will gush over their sexual escapades live. Think The Moth, but dirtier.

  32. Daniel Poppick: Fear of Description
    Poppick will read poems based on his own experience amidst "a group of millennial poets adrift in political upheaval and personal crisis."

  33. Extra Credit with Randy Dixon: Improvised Ghost Stories
    Your suggestions will fuel the campfire at this night of creepy improv, followed by a Q&A about the artform. 

  34. History After Hours: Washington In Spaaace!

    Learn about Washington's role in the space race by exploring the new exhibition A New Moon Rises. Plus, make space-related crafts, and sip adult beverages from Three Magnets Brewing and Chateau Ste. Michelle. 

  35. Monique Truong: The Sweetest Fruits
    Monique Truong retells the life of Greek writer Lafcadio Hearn, known for his writings on Japan, through the eyes of his mother, his lover, and his wife in her debut novel. Hear her read live. 

  36. The Stories Behind the Images: Lessons from a Life In Adventure Photography with Corey Rich
    Nikon ambassador and official photographer of the historic Dawn Wall ascent, Corey Rich will present his new book Stories Behind the Images: Lessons From a Life in Adventure Photography (Mountaineers Books), answer questions, and sign copies. 

  37. Tyler Sprague: Sculpture On A Grand Scale
    Tyler Sprague will read from his portrait of Jack Christensen, the structural engineer of the doomed Kingdome, and discuss other "thin-shell engineer-designers" who've used a similar grandly scaled, modern, minimalist style.

    SPORTS & RECREATION

  38. Bring Back the SuperSonics
    Longtime Seattle basketball fans can celebrate the 40th anniversary of the SuperSonics' 1979 NBA championship win with arcade games, throwback jams from DJ Lex Flex, stadium-themed snacks, and vintage memorabilia from the Fremont Vintage Mall. 

    THURSDAY & SATURDAY

    MUSIC

  39. Mozart Jupiter Symphony
    Mozart's 41st symphony, known simply as "Jupiter," is as massive and imposing as the planet it emulates. It will be paired with Bach's Fourth Concerto and Olga Neuwirth's Aello with Thomas Dausgaard conducting the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.

    THURSDAY-SATURDAY

    MUSIC

  40. Seattle Sings Choral Festival
    Thirty-five Puget Sound choirs of all ilks‚ÄĒfrom medieval to barbershop to jazz to classical‚ÄĒwill fill Seattle First Baptist Church with music all weekend. On Friday, six choirs will present a retrospective of works by Northwest composer¬†Morten Lauridsen.

    PERFORMANCE

  41. The Pavilion
    At a 20-year high school reunion, a rather immature man is determined to win back the woman he wronged‚ÄĒdespite the fact that she's still angry and also married. Craig Wright's popular, poignant play will be performed by Strawberry Theatre Workshop.

    THURSDAY-SUNDAY

    FILM

  42. Seattle Polish Film Festival 2019
    The Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Association will mark its 27th year of co-producing a festival of Polish films, which will no doubt continue to show the strength of this cinematically important country.

    FRIDAY

    COMMUNITY

  43. Period Support Group by LOLA
    LOLA, a subscription-based purveyor of tampons made without chemical additives, invites period-havers of Seattle to talk about how to deal with life during ye olde time of the month.

    FOOD & DRINK

  44. Teahouse Beer Day
    Be the first to try brews from Lucky Envelope infused with tea from Seattle-based MarketSpice, resulting in flavors like Earl Grey Sour, Chai Cream Stout, and Tropical Rooibos Hazy IPA.

    MUSIC

  45. The Best 80s Prom Ever! (So Far) with Nite Wave and Clive Farrington
    Make like Molly Ringwald and throw on some '80s prom attire for this throwback dance party with synthy party groups Nite Wave and Clive Farrington. 

  46. Fear Factory
    More than 20 Seattle DJs will bump up the spookiest house, dubstep, trap, and trance in their arsenals for you to get sweaty to. 

  47. Hot Thing
    Enjoy live performances from Tacoma duo Mirrorgloss, local duo Adé & Airport, and DJ Riz Rollins; a fashion show by Jordan Christianson; and a pop-up shop by Pink Halloween.

  48. Queens of Pop Dance Party with DJ Baby Van Beezly
    Dance your butt off to all your favorite pop songs by Carly Rae Jepsen, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, and other pillars of 4X4 perfection with DJ Baby Van Beezly.  

  49. Selections From Density 2036: Claire Chase In Recital
    In 2014, flutist Claire Chase began Density 2036, a 23-year project in which she builds upon an entirely new repertoire for solo flute each year until 2036, which will mark the 100th anniversary of Edgard Varèse’s 1936 composition, Density 21.5. Tonight, she will perform selections of this unfinished masterwork.

  50. A Trip Through Musical Time: Storm Rider, The Warning
    Take a break from the present and enjoy a night of covers by the Doors tribute Storm Rider and Black Sabbath tribute the Warning. 

    PARTIES & NIGHTLIFE

  51. Modern Love: Dating Game Show and Singles After-Party
    In classic game-show fashion, six contestants will reveal their dating profiles and submit to a hot-seat Q&A. After that, you, the audience, get to play matchmaker by pairing up the contestants you think are best suited for each other. Once everyone's paired up, the couples will compete for a free date on the town. If you're ready to mingle, stay on to flirt with people at an after-party. 

    PERFORMANCE

  52. Diana Trotter / Ryan Sanders / Augusta Chapman: Con Academy
    Enjoy a Hanukkah burlesque tribute ("All glitz and glam with no gelt to be felt") by Arie A’Lola, a "half-sketch half-stand up comedic fantasy" about work and grift by Augusta Chapman, and something by stage, film and voice actor Ryan Sanders. Diana Trotter will also feature in this Solo Performance Month trio.

  53. KUOW Presents: Stories from the Wild
    Hear people's stories about their transformative and exhilarating experiences in nature at this live taping of KUOW's The Wild podcast, hosted by Chris Morgan. 

  54. The Last American Horror Story Drag Show
    Queens like Issa Man, Solana Solstice, and Sugar Darling will don their goriest styles to celebrate another season of the decidedly nasty FX show.

  55. Maligayang Pasko! (Merry Christmas!)
    Celebrate Christmas on Filipino time (which means now, as opposed to December) with a night of Yuletide-themed songs, spoken word, burlesque, and drag from local Filipino talent. 

  56. Monika‚Äôs Elmont Performs ‚ÄėThe Concise Family Seder‚Äô / Kayleah Lewis: C√°m ∆°n b√† nŠĽôi
    Recent UW School of Drama grad Kayleah Lewis will present her first solo show about the fractured relationship between a grandmother and her granddaughter. After that, Cornish grad Monika Elmont will engage you in a 25-minute seder filled with family chaos and songs from The Prince of Egypt. 

  57. Morgue Anne's Macabaret
    Local burlesque queen of evil Morgue Anne will host an especially sinister variety night featuring "spooky sideshow, death-defying dancing, and macabre music."

    READINGS & TALKS

  58. Dock Talk Aboard the Schooner Adventuress
    Do Seattle's new seawall modifications influence juvenile salmon migration? Find out at this talk aboard a working cruise ship with the crew of Sound Experience and special guest speaker Kerry Accola.

    FRIDAY-SATURDAY

    COMEDY

  59. Jon Dore
    Canadian comedian Jon Dore (Canadian Idol, Funny As Hell, How I Met Your Mother) will make ya chuckle.

    FRIDAY-SATURDAY

    COMMUNITY

  60. Hatstravaganza Fall & Winter 2019
    The Millinery Artisan Guild of the Pacific Northwest will show off their fall and winter collections of handmade chapeaus.

    MUSIC

  61. Northwest Speedfest 5
    It's two nights of thrash and hardcore, united by one thing: speed. Both bills are chock-full of local and visiting bands, from Illinois' Melting Rot and Seattle's Bummer and Voice of Resin (Fri) to Canada's Mass Grave and Oregon's Human Effluence (Sat).

    PERFORMANCE

  62. Sagittarius Ponderosa
    A young trans man caring for his ailing father encounters a local botany student studying the Ponderosa pine tree. This staged reading is presented by Albatross Theatre Lab's 2018 Play Reading Series. 

  63. The Watchers
    The acrobats of Cirque Macabre will pay tribute to their favorite classic horror films.

  64. The Works: New Works by the Guild Dance Company
    Guild Dance Company, founded last year by Alex Ung, will perform five world premieres (including pieces by Ung, Robert Moore, Karyn Tobin, and Jaime Waliczek) and four works that are new to the ensemble. The dances span such genres as ballet, hip-hop, musical theater, and "acro-modern."

    FRIDAY-SUNDAY

    COMEDY

  65. Sportsball
    The sportscasters of Sportsball will use your suggestions for some action-packed improvised antics. 

    COMMUNITY

  66. International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival 2019
    Peruse hundreds of quilt and fiber art pieces brought in from around the world (including quilts from 1840-1900 from the private collection of Laurie Bingham) at this juried show.

  67. Seattle Metals Guild Symposium
    The 24th Jewelry & Metals Annual Symposium offers the opportunity to learn all about the craft through talks, tours, workshops, and more. Most events this year take place at Broadway Performance Hall, with visits to other sites like the Nucor Steel Mill, the Bellevue Arts Museum, KOBO Gallery, and Pratt Fine Arts.

    FESTIVALS

  68. Seattle Latin Dance Festival 2019
    Latinx dance artists both local and visiting will offer workshops in salsa, bachata, and other styles, and will give stellar performances at this two-day festival. This year's festival will kick off with a performance from So You Think You Can Dance stars.

    SATURDAY

    COMEDY

  69. Dane Cook: Tell It Like It Is
    If you remember, Dane Cook was hugely popular (and divisive) in the first decade or so of the 2000s. If you dig dudebro humor, you might want to shell out for the tickets.

  70. Miscast Muggles
    Some people don't like chocolate and some people have never seen the Harry Potter movies or read the books. It's a wild world. For this installment of Miscast, a group of improvisers who fall in the latter camp will stumble their way through everyone's favorite world of witchcraft and wizardry. 

    COMMUNITY

  71. "Who's Watching You?" a Walk and Talk with David Williams
    Local naturalist and author David Williams will point out all the carved and molded animal eyes keeping watch over downtown.

  72. Native Plant Garden Tour
    Learn the benefits that native plants provide for Northwest-dwelling critters and take note of which ones provide the prettiest fall colors on this garden tour. 

    FESTIVALS

  73. Seattle Acoustic Festival 2019
    Local artists will unplug for a full day of acoustic jams spread out across three stages. This year's lineup includes Saints by Day, the Salmonberries, Natalie Paige, and other Seattle stalwarts. 

  74. Water Lantern Festival Seattle
    Write a message or make a drawing on an LED lantern, then watch it drift across Green Lake with others'. Before the launch, enjoy food trucks, live music, and family activities.

    FILM

  75. The Dog Film Festival
    Join Emerald City Pet Rescue for two hours of short films dedicated to the bond between humans and doggos selected from this year's New York Dog Film Festival. 

    MUSIC

  76. MIGS FEST III with Stephen Perkins, Peter DiStefan, Guests
    Get wild on the weekend with this mini-festival full of hard rockers like Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction), Peter DiStefano (Porn for Pyros), Bruiser Body, Glenn Cannon, and others. 

  77. The October Surprise!
    Darrell's will zap itself back to the 1960s with a night of covers by the Mrs. Bill Larsens, who will resurrect all your "girl group" favorites by Jackie DeShannon, the Shangri-La's, and more. 

  78. Oktober DeathFest
    Thrash into the night with death metal bands Thou Shall Kill, Plague Bearer, Rat King, Despairer, and other locals. 

  79. Rocktoberfest
    Put some pep in your step at this polka dance party complete with German-style beer and bratwurst. 

  80. Scary Monsters Super Creeps
    Local punk-rock talents Klondike Kate, 2LIBRAS, Homeless Hendrix, and Chili Mutiny will put on their Halloween finest and play spooky songs for you.

  81. South End Record Sale
    Vinyl collectors will sell new and used records from their own stashes.

    PARTIES & NIGHTLIFE

  82. Once upon A Time: The Radical Full Self Expression Costume Ball
    Dress up as your favorite character from a cartoon, movie, video game, or another outlet outside of reality for a costume ball with a live DJ.

  83. Witches' Night Out 2019
    Round up your coven for a night out in Enumclaw complete with costumes (that's on you), a pub crawl and scavenger hunt, and lots of witchy prizes. 

    PERFORMANCE

  84. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: A Drag Tribute
    Watch WEIRD queers pay tribute to Buffy and her pointy stick.

  85. QiQi Cabaret - Vol. 1
    Get ready for a night of multi-genre performance art, fashion, and heavy house beats. The theme for the first "official" monthly cabaret is "SOMEWHERE UNDER THE RAINBOW," so dress accordingly and marvel at the sure-to-be-amazing looks of featured performers CarLarans, Issa Man, CHAMEL, and LÜCHi.

    READINGS & TALKS

  86. Dead Talk: David Kulczyk
    In addition to being a wild time for booze and drugs, the 1920s were also filled with murder‚ÄĒaccording to the event organizers, the number of "allegedly normal people senselessly committing ghastly murders in 1926 is astounding." Hear stories at this talk with local historian¬†David Kulczyk.¬†

  87. The Journey with Author/Illustrator Don Tate
    Schoolteacher turned illustrator turned children's book author (and self-described "longest-coming up-and-comer") Don Tate will talk about the myth of overnight success. 

  88. Mary Lou Sanelli: The Star Struck Dance Studio of Yucca Springs
    A young girl growing up in the Mojave Desert's Yucca Springs finds a sense of love and belonging at a local dance studio in this novel.

  89. Poetry of Collective Witness
    What does it mean to bear witness? Three Northwest poets‚ÄĒJohn Sibley Williams,¬†Tina Schumann, and¬†Josh Fomon‚ÄĒwill read their works dealing with "American culture, history, immigration, or language itself."

  90. Third Place Books Presents Cleo Wade: Where To Begin
    Named "the millennial Oprah" by New York Magazine, Cleo Wade will come to Seattle to share her anthology of poetry and prose that builds on uplifting themes from her bestselling book Heart Talk. 

  91. Together Live
    Settle in for a night of storytelling and music at this edition of the acclaimed inspirational showcase, which will feature celebrated author Cheryl Strayed, actress Sophia Bush, LA-based singer-songwriter MILCK, Canadian comic Sabrina Jalees, and activist Liliane Kamikazi.

    SHOPPING

  92. Market of the Beast
    Local vendors will shell out goods to add to your collection of occult wares and obscure oddities, from pins and prints to taxidermy and apothecary items. 

    SPORTS & RECREATION

  93. Jello Underground Halloween Bash
    Seattle's only women-produced Jell-O wrestling showcase will get freakier than usual at this special Halloween match. 

    VISUAL ART

  94. 4th Annual Seattle International Fashion Film Festival
    Watch fashion films on the big screen after showing off your own fit on the red carpet.

  95. Behind the Seams: Sparkly, Shiny, and Iridescent
    Seattle Style: Fashion/Function curator Clara Burg will share her favorite light-catching garments from the exhibit.

    SATURDAY-SUNDAY

    COMMUNITY

  96. Crystallography Fall Sale & Showcase Crystal/Mineral/PsychicFair
    Crystallography will bring out their best rocks and minerals for this fall sale and showcase, where you can also get a psychic reading.

    FESTIVALS

  97. Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair
    For the book lover who appreciates the specific thrill of the crack of a dusty spine and the smell of old pages, the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair features thousands of collectible books, prints, maps, manuscripts, and other rare documents to geek out over. Vendors from across the United States, England, Canada, and elsewhere will attend.

    HALLOWEEN

  98. All Hallow's Eve 2019
    Halloween fiends of all ages can get in the spirit of the season of a few weekends early with Puget Sound Pagan Pride (a nonprofit that "helps to educate the community and dispel the myths and falsehoods of Paganism"), who promise a costume parade and contest, workshops, an altar education walk, kids' crafts, and more.

  99. Zoo Boo
    If being scared isn't your thing (or, more specifically, your kid's thing), skip the "boos" and head to the zoo, where you can see animals and participate in Halloween-themed activities. Come in costume for a discount on admission.

    PERFORMANCE

  100. Expand Upon: Homelessness
    Mirror Stage will continue its yearly tradition of commissioning two plays, presented on the same night, responding to a single community-selected theme, and using the same diverse cast. This year, see Untitled Play About Homelessness in SeattleHand by Tré Calhoun at Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio for the first weekend and at Yaw Theater for the second.

  101. Ghost Party: Remastered
    Dacha Theater will re-up their immersive theater experience about a group of ghosts who keep reliving the same ill-fated party. You, the audience, will get to play a part in setting them free by solving puzzles.

    SUNDAY

    COMMUNITY

  102. Moon Tours
    Paddle through the watery trails of the Arboretum by the light of the (full) moon. You'll no doubt be accompanied by the sounds of nocturnal wildlife.

    FILM

  103. The Beacon Guide to Unsolved Mysteries
    Explore the deepest and darkest corners of the '80s-bred television series Unsolved Mysteries. 

    FOOD & DRINK

  104. Teku Tavern Dog Treat & Beer Pairing
    So no one feels left out, this event will offer treats for your dog and a three-beer tasting for you. Plus, dog trainer Sara Spevacek from Adventure is Barking will be onsite to answer all of your canine-related querries. 

    MUSIC

  105. Metal Yoga
    Does the sound of metal music settle your bones? Let it fill your ears while you unwind in a Vinyasa flow yoga class.

  106. The Rocket Summer
    Multi-instrumentalist Bryce Avary will bring his long-running solo project the Rocket Summer to Seattle.

    PERFORMANCE

  107. Appetite for Destruction
    Chase away your hangovers with pizza, mimosas, and weird drag hosted by Baby & Voodoo Nightshade.

    READINGS & TALKS

  108. Brenda Peterson and Ed Young: Catastrophe by the Sea
    A lost cat prone to roaming around his local tidepool befriends a curious anemone in this educational children's story about friendship. 

  109. Lawrence Millman: Exploring the World of Mushroom Lore
    With Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore, Millman offers glimpses of the fascinating world of mushrooms and their effects on human society, ranging from fungal reproduction to the mycological scholarship of Beatrix Potter and George Washington Carver to the effects of climate change on fungi.