Seattle '90s legends Goodness will play tracks from their debut full-length album at a free and all-ages in-store performance at Easy Street Records on Sunday.

Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment that won't cost more than $10, ranging from the Big Dig Record Show to Goodwill's Glitter Sale, and from the Bunka no Hi Japanese festival to National and State Park free days. For even more options, including Veterans Day events and new restaurants to try, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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1. Art Up PhinneyWood
Walk around charming Greenwood/Phinney (just north of the zoo) and take in art from dozens of venues, from galleries to restaurants to bookshops, including Couth Buzzard Books, Naked City Brewery, and the Phinney Center Gallery. This month, check out Paige Madden's multimedia art at Seattle ReCreative and Sky Gerspacher's paintings at Naked City.
(Greenwood, free)

2. Belltown Art Walk
On second Fridays, wander around Belltown and check out their hyperlocal art scene amidst the waves of drinkers and clubbers. Convene at the Belltown Community Center to pick up a map (and maybe some snacks/goodies), then head out to explore nearby galleries while taking advantage of all the artists' exhibitions (and provided refreshments).
(Belltown, free)


3. Joke Peddlers
Local, LA, and Portland comics will bring their funny material to Peddler Brewing (get it?). Check out Kate Carlsen, Lydia Manning, Elliott GB, Birungi Birungi, Rodger Lizaola, and Jordan Randolph Bench.
(Ballard, $5)


4. Holiday Open House
Get a sneak peak of Santa's village at this holiday open house, where you can enter a raffle to win a model train, enjoy 15 percent off all gift shop items, and take 20 percent off all purchases over $50. And, of course, there will be plenty of cookies.
(Capitol Hill, free)

5. Lushy's Wig-Wham
Lushy's Wig-Wham provides an opportunity for all of your glorious wigs to get the recognition they deserve. Get your best hairpieces ready and dance to a set by "progressive cocktail pop" band Lushy, who describe themselves as "the Jetsons with fuzzy guitars."
(Downtown, $10 suggested donation)

6. Pray for Snow Party
Dig up your retro skiwear and give yourself a faux goggles sunburn for this tubular '90s function. Enjoy local beverages, prizes, and activities from ski and snowboard brands. To top it off, watch a screening of TGR's latest short film.
(Eastlake, free)

7. Pull My Hair
Pillow talk newbies can pick up some tips for sexing up their bedroom vocabulary at this free workshop.
(Capitol Hill, free)


8. This is Home
See Faction Ski Collective's first full-length ski film, This Is Home. Athletes from the film and members of the production team will be onsite to share in the "jaw-dropping segments," giveaways, prizes, and much more.
(Wallingford, free)

9. Web Series Screening: We Kill 'Em / Don't Do It
We Kill 'Em, a Seattle-based comedy web series about a couple of paranormal exterminators, will screen its full first season. Afterward, see 10 episodes of the web series Don't Do It, followed by the short film Asylum (made by the creators of Don't Do It for the Seattle 48 Hour Film Project).
(Belltown, free)


10. ¡AzuQar! Dance ‘till you Fall!
DJ Lady Jane and DJ Berto will be fueling your dance floor embers at this queer Latinx dance night.
(Downtown, $10)

11. Bean, Kienzle, Lone Trio
Hear "traditional" jazz, funk, soul, and blues music from organist Joel Bean, guitarist Wolf Kienzle, and drummer Will Lone.
(Columbia City, free)

12. Bootie Seattle: '90s vs. '00s Mashup Night
Resurrect any and all iconic '90s or early '2000s clothing lurking in the back of your closet, put said articles on your body, and dance to "all the best artists in every genre" laying down your favorite tracks from both decades.
(Capitol Hill, $5/$10)

13. Deems Tsutakawa
Hear a live performance from solo jazz pianist Deems Tsutakawa, who has been playing professionally all over the world for over five decades.
(Bellevue, free)

14. Dolly & The DJ
Dolly Madison will host this night of drag, drinks, and dancing.
(Montlake, free)

15. Familiars, Alec Shaw Band, Lady CoCo
Celebrate the release of "stonergaze" band Familiars' new album by hearing their set, with support from Alec Shaw Band and Lady CoCo.
(Downtown, free)

16. Haskell Small
Pianist and composer Haskell Small is fascinated with music that is "quiet, spacious and mystical." Hear him perform as part of his "Journeys in Silence" concert series.
(Downtown, free)

17. Hobosexual In-Store Performance
Celebrate the release of Hobosexual's new album, Monolith, by seeing the rock duo perform.
(West Seattle, free)

18. Jet: Toe Jam, Prototype Sessions, Hansm Justin, Tony Snark B2B Monroe
Order a Bloody Mary at this airline-themed dance party featuring "top-flight talent" and "first-class experience design." Hear a mashup of sounds, from electronic to R&B, with a crew of sexy "pilots."
(Capitol Hill, $10)

19. Lenore., Drew Martin, Young-Chhaylee
Sway to a "dreamy melancholic blend of harmony-driven folk with an ever-present sense of hope" from Lenore, with support from Drew Martin and Young-Chhaylee.
(Ballard, $8)

20. Oleada, Terror/Cactus, ZKRY
Four-piece Portland Chicha band Oleada will perform with support from Seattle "sci-fi electro cumbia" artist Terror/Cactus and ZKRY.
(Greenwood, $5)

21. Phantom Racer, Good Touch
Renton punks Phantom Racer will play the Propagandhi after party with support from Good Touch.
(Eastlake, free)

22. Pop 40s
Dance to all your guilty and guilt-free pleasures, from Madonna to Ariana Grande, at this top 40 mashup.
(Pioneer Square, $5)

23. Slow Code, Kal Marks, Noyes, Dusty
Power-punk trio Slow Code will drag their dirge through the Eastlake corridor, with bill support from Kal Marks on tour from Boston, Noyes on tour from Los Angeles, and local group Dusty.
(Eastlake, $5-$10)

24. Thee Perfect Gentlemen, Murdercycle, Magick Gardens
Lateral rockers Thee Perfect Gentlemen say they play both types of music: "rock and roll." Joining the bill will be Murdercycle and Magick Gardens.
(Georgetown, $8)

25. Value Ape, Low Bar Ramblers, Gretta Harley
Post punks Value Ape will headline this genre mash-up show, with additional performances from banjo- and fiddle-laden twang band Low Bar Ramblers and one-woman show Gretta Harley.
(Tukwila, $5)


26. Claire Messud: The Burning Girl
Claire Messud writes intense, engrossing novels, and earned plenty of awards and praise for her previous works that include The Woman Upstairs, The Last Life, and The Emperor's Children. Her latest book, The Burning Girl, is about a whirlwind friendship between two preteen girls. According to Dwight Garner at The New York Times, it lacks Messud's signature sharpness and voice—he describes the new book as "oddly distant," "formal," and "ultimately unconvincing."
(Downtown, free)

27. Greg Vandy: 26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie's Columbia River Songs and the Planned Promised Land in the Pacific Northwest
Greg Vandy, host of KEXP's Wednesday night blues and roots show The Roadhouse, has been working for the station since it was called KCMU. Join him as he presents his new book, 26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie's Columbia River Songs and the Planned Promised Land in the Pacific Northwest.
(Phinney, free)

28. Jeffrey Eugenides with Mary Ann Gwinn
Each of Jeffrey Eugenides' three novels have been bestselling smash hits—The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex, and The Marriage Plot have successfully seeped into the collective conscious. His latest work of fiction, Fresh Complaint, came out in October and promises a collection of both new and previously published stories from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He'll share excerpts alongside another Pulitzer winner: former Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn.
(Capitol Hill, free)

29. Oliver Uberti with Melinda Holland
Oliver Uberti, visual journalist and former senior editor of National Geographic, knows a thing or two about understanding animal behavior without observing them for hours in field studies (at least not always). Join him as he discusses the role of drones, camera traps, and cellphone networks in documenting the natural world.
(Greenwood, $5)

30. Patriarchy Blues On-Air Launch
Hear readings in support of local poet Rena Priest's recently published collection, Patriarchy Blues. Head to the studio to listen in person, or tune in on the channel's live stream online (or tune in on 104.9 FM o your radio).
(Central District, free)

31. Shannon Messenger: Nightfall
Keeper of the Lost Cities is the sixth book in Shannon Messenger's best-selling series, Nightfall. In it, Sophie Foster and her friends strike up a dangerous bargain in order to enter a forbidden door into a dark land to battle the Neverseen.
(University District, free)

32. Tom Gauld: Baking with Kafka
Tom Gauld is known for his books (The Gigantic Robot, Goliath, and You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack) and his cartoons and illustrations that have been featured in publications like The New Yorker and The Guardian. Hear about his latest work, a best-of collection titled Baking With Kafka.
(Capitol Hill, free)



33. Lorri Falterman: Bodie Badinerie II
Lorri Falterman's expressionist clay sculptures depict women with thousand-yard stares in somewhat old-fashioned dress.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Second reception on Saturday


34. Callus Winter Market
Proactive holiday shoppers can find vintage apparel, home decor, local art, and locally-made goods and sweets at this winter market.
(Chinatown-International District, free)



35. Alison Marks: One Gray Hair
The Frye continues its outstanding track record of programming multimedia investigations of identity, tradition, and history with Alison Marks's first solo museum exhibition. Rejecting the notion that Native art must function spiritually to be considered legitimate, Marks uses unexpected materials and imagery drawn from contemporary internet culture to reimagine customary Tlingit forms as something fluid, playful, and made with whatever materials are available. Through her work, Marks constantly asserts that "culture is not stagnant"—new mediums create an ongoing context for new forms. EMILY POTHAST
(First Hill, free)
Opening Friday

36. Susan Ringstad Emery
The Nordic Heritage museum featured Susan Ringstad Emery's story in their oral history program Interwoven: The Blended Heritage of Nordic and Native Peoples. Now they're further exploring her heritage in the context of larger historical patterns through this exhibit featuring mixed-media works (ranging "from cave-art-inspired mixed-media works on panel to paintings to graphite on paper") by the Norwegian/Swedish/Iñupiat artist.
(Ballard, $8)
Closing Sunday

37. UnWedged
UnWedged is Pottery Northwest's annual Juried Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition. This time, it will be juried by acclaimed ceramic artist Patti Warashina, who makes figures and objects that are emotional, imaginative, and fearlessly strange.
(Seattle Center, free)
Opening Friday


38. Incomplete Séances
Sleepover, a sketch comedy trio consisting of Alex Blackstone, Kristopher Gray, and Justina Kolb, will perform their new show about "bass players, feeding your dog, taking Ubers, roller disco, and eating Taco Bell."
(Greenwood, $10/$14)
No performance on Saturday


39. Ballard Locks Pumpout
See inside the Ballard Locks as they're pumped out for annual maintenance and discover the mechanics of the Locks and traces of see life left behind.
(Ballard, free)


40. Best of the Northwest Art & Fine Craft Show
More than 100 artists and artisans will exhibit their wares at this fall show presented by Northwest Art Alliance. Get some food and espresso in between browsing and shopping.
(Sand Point, $8)

41. Block Party Quilters "Art in Nature" Quilt Show
See over 200 quilts for sale from Northwest makers (including Sherie Thomas) and browse the guild boutique for gifts, fabrics, and more.
(Issaquah, $7)

42. Glasswing Fall Plant Sale
It's dismal outside, which means it's a good time to fill your living space with plants. At their bi-annual sale, Glasswing offers indoor plants for up to half-off.
(Capitol Hill, free)

43. Preloved Threads
Shop for gently used women's clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry, and accessories at this bi-annual sale.
(Edgewood, free)

44. Puyallup Gem Faire
This massive gem, jewelry, and bead show features high-quality gems, beads, crystals, minerals, and other earthly findings for sale. Build a collection of sparkly treasures, pick up some costume jewelry, and enter an hourly raffle to win glitzy prizes.
(Puyallup, $7)


45. Emerald City Soul Club 12th Annual Rare Soul Weekender
From 1973 to 1981, English youth boogied down to American soul music at a club called the Wigan Casino. Out of this industrial town near Manchester came the northern soul movement—essentially, a fetishizing of all things rare soul, not the Motown hits you might hear on oldies stations. With Capitol Hill’s Century Ballroom as a stand-in, the obsessive crate diggers behind the Emerald City Soul Club will do their best to re-create the 1970s vibe during their 12th Rare Soul Weekender, when the most passionate soul collectors from across the Pacific Northwest will converge for four days and nights of nothing but soul at a range of venues: Sugar Hill, Lo-Fi, Century Ballroom, and Revolver, plus a record swap at Vermillion. GREG SCRUGGS
(Various locations, free-$10)



46. 1426 Open Studios
Discover art by the denizens of of three floors of art studios.
(Downtown, free)

47. Georgetown Art Attack
Once a month, the art that resides in the tiny airport hamlet of Georgetown ATTACKS all passersby. In more literal terms, it's the day of art openings and street wonderment. In November, check out the Coltura Mural Unveiling Party, Emily Gherard's It All Burns at Bridge Productions, work by John Tingley at All City, the Seattle Artist League student show, Thanksgiving by Femail, Wong Ping: Who's the Daddy at Interstitial, a pop art exhibit by DaveRyan, and Trumped: A Card Game of Civics in Chaos.
(Georgetown, free)

48. Robert Calafiore and Joseph Minek
Both of the photographers featured in this show embrace "process, material and traditional darkroom techniques but each has elevated their studio-based craft into an exciting direction for photography." Come for nostalgia, but also innovation.
(Ballard, free)
Closing Saturday

49. SAM Teen Night Out
High school-aged teens are invited to this multimedia party at Seattle Art Museum, with music, performances, hands-on art activities, writing workshops, and tons of community partners.
(Downtown, free)

50. Where's Halmoni? with Julie Kim
Join Seattle author/illustrator Julie Kim in an art workshop, wherein she'll discuss the inspiration and creative process behind Where's Halmoni?, her authorial debut.
(Chinatown-International District, free)

51. Barbara Robertson
Seattle-based artist Barbara Robertson's site-specific installation is composed of three projected animations that use the gallery space as a central part of its image. The artist will continue to add new elements to the installation until it closes.
(Rainier Valley, free)
Opening Saturday

52. Gregory Grenon: Torture and Deliriums Like These
Gregory Grenon paints his unique works on the reverse side of glass. This new series highlights the artist's signature approach to narrative and color.
(Downtown, free)
Opening Saturday

53. Mary Josephson: My Corner of the World
This exhibition of contemplative works features embroidery, mosaics, and paintings by multimedia artist Mary Josephson.
(Downtown, free)
Opening Saturday


54. "Something" Wonderful?": The Stand-up Comedy Class Student Show
A group of budding comics have been hard at work crafting their routines under the guidance of comedian, storyteller, and artist Emmett Montgomery. See what they've come up with at this at this student showcase.
(Downtown, $5)


55. Anti-Oppression Mass Incarceration Workshop
Join Freedom Project Washington in learning a "basic anti-oppression framework" and discussing the racist roots of mass incarceration and how it intersects with other forms of oppression.
(Hillman City, free)

56. Bird Focus: Woodpeckers
Woodpeckers receive a whole lot of cameos in our favorite cartoons, but how much do we know about the real-life behavior of "nature's carpenters?" Learn how to identify Downy, Northern Flicker, Pileated, and other types of Woodpeckers on a walk through the forest. Binoculars are provided.
(Rainier Valley, free)

57. Chasin' Unicorns
Shop for crystals and natural bath and beauty products from Chasin' Unicorns while perusing art by Christina Sutra at this relaxing and aromatic event.
(Queen Anne, free)

58. FreeForm Dance Dance
All ages and experience levels are welcome to show their freeform movement and dance skills. They stress: "No talking on the dance floor."
(North Seattle, $10)

59. Mastering the Hustle
You won't learn the dance moves to the Hustle in this workshop, but you will get advice on how to promote your music and get booked for more shows from local experts like Sassyblack, Austin Santiago of Do206, Rachel White of Sub Pop, and C.J. Frederick of SoundGig Presents.
(Seattle Center, free)

60. The Russian Revolution 1917-2017
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and the launch of Liberation Media's new book, Storming the Gates: How the Russian Revolution Changed the World, with a night of food, poetry, music, history, and a discussion on "the lasting significance of the Russian Revolution."
(Sodo, $10 suggested donation)

61. Seward Park Community Restoration
Seward Park is beautiful, but it doesn't stay that way on its own. Invasive species have been cleared, and now it's time to plant some native plants, which help sustain the forest and add to its good looks.
(Rainier Valley, free)


62. Unspeakable Acts: Lovecraftian Magick
See a dark and mystical performance from magician Kirk Charles.
(Pioneer Square, $10)


63. Better Book Sale
Find gently used books from an array of genres for as little as three bucks.
(North Seattle, free)

64. HPIC Holiday Bazaar
Shop handmade goods from over 20 vendors and treat yourself to a nice cocktail.
(West Seattle, free)

65. Latvian Christmas Bazaar
Shop handcrafted Latvian goods, including food, fiber crafts, and more, from 20 vendors.
(North Seattle, free)

66. Salvation Army Craft Fair
Treat yourself and/or your loved ones to hand-crafted gifts, candles, jewelry, sweet and savory treats, home decor, and much more at this holiday market.
(Greenwood, free)

67. The Sodo Flea Market
Graze from food trucks and peruse booths from over 50 vendors selling an array of local vintage and handmade goods.
(Sodo, free)


68. Bearracuda Underwear Night
Get ready to strip down (a clothing check will be available for the safe-keeping of your pants) at this super sexy party with DJ Freddy KOP and John Cross.
(Capitol Hill, $6/$8)

69. Big Dig Record Show
Twenty of the Northwest's top record dealers will converge and spread every style and genre of vinyl before us, with live sets by local DJs all evening long, as well as a full bar with ID.
(Capitol Hill, $3/$10)

70. Bobby's Oar, Snow Roller, Dusty, Bird Teeth
Singer-songwriter Greg Hughes is the main man behind Bobby's Oar, and will be showcasing his new work along with Snow Roller, Dusty, and Bird Teeth.
(University District, $7)

71. Bollysutra Bollywood Party
DJ RDX will be spinning "EDM Bollywood Music" at this pre-Thanksgiving bash. Dance the night away, drinks specialty cocktails, and get your photo snapped.
(Pioneer Square, $5)

72. Brass Monkeys, Guests
Brass Monkeys are a Beastie Boys tribute group who, we’ve been assured, have a valid license to ill. They'll be joined by additional guests at this cover show.
(Pioneer Square, $7)

73. Cuff Lynx
Cuff Lynx will provide synthwave, electronic, and darkwave sounds to get you moving expressively and moodily on the dance floor.
(Downtown, free)

74. Dynamite Nugget with Spoils
Seattle-based garage-adjacent party rockers Dynamite Nugget will play this show with Spoils.
(University District, $8)

75. The Happy Campers, True Grit
Local rock group The Happy Campers care about only a few things, namely "new songs, old songs, great friends, and a few beverages." They'll be joined by True Grit.
(Fremont, $8/$10)

76. Hoarder, Mala Racha, Guests
Olympia DIY hardcore group Hoarder will perform with Mala Racha and as yet unannounced guests.
(Eastlake, $5-$10)

77. It Don't Mean a Thing
Grab a partner and dance to live swing music by Ray Skjelbred (on piano), Jonathan Doyle (on reeds), and Mike Daugherty (on percussion).
(Columbia City, $10)

78. James Germain, Candice Rose, Spencer Carlson, Hayley Dayis
Hear soothing acoustic music from James Germain, who will be joined by Candice Rose, Spencer Carlson, and Hayley Dayis.
(West Seattle, $8)

79. Mind Beams, QRY, VVAVES, Tex Taylor, Coley Mixan
Seattle groovers Mind Beams make "explosive psychedelic prog magic," and they'll be joined by QRY, VVAVES, Tex Taylor, and Coley Mixan.
(Central District, $5-$10)

80. Radio Nationals, Suitcase, Transient Songs
Alt-country rockers Radio Nationals will drum up some gritty Americana alongside Suitcase and Transient Songs.
(Georgetown, $7)

81. Seattle Classic Guitar Society: South Hill Guitars
In this free and all-ages ongoing series, the duo South Hill Guitars will present a program of their frequent passions, including South American music and contemporary compositions from their debut album, Lonesome Coyote.
(First Hill, free)

82. Thee Unsound with Giant Peach
Bellingham lo-fi rockers Thee Unsound will be joined by NYC post-hardcore band Giant Peach.
(Eastlake, $5)


83. Sixth Annual Rugby is a Drag
See your favorite "beefy Seattle Quake RFC jocks in frocks" get down and dirty at this sixth-annual show.
(Capitol Hill, $10 suggested)


84. Irene Skyriver: Paddling with Spirits: A Solo Kayak Journey
For her 40th birthday, Irene Skyriver celebrated with a solo kayaking trip from Alaska all the way to the San Juan Islands, where she lives. Join her as she discusses her book Paddling with Spirits: A Solo Kayak Journey, in which she interweaves the true account of her journey with generational stories "handed down and vividly re-imagined."
(Lake Forest Park, free)

85. Mark Bray: Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook
Mark Bray's Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook draws on his research and experience as left-wing organizer to document the antifa movement.
(University District, free)

86. Mita Mahato: In Between
University of Puget Sound associate professor of English Mita Mahato is out with her first book of cut paper comic poems (how’s THAT for a genre blender), In Between. Mahato’s meditations on loss—of a mother, a lover, the world’s animals, and democracy—thematically bind each gorgeously sad section together. Her collection of “Extinction Limericks” are particularly good, and short enough to publish in full here. “There once was a tiger from Java,” one reads. The book’s true joy and energy derive from the artist’s mash-up of materials—rippling water cut from newspaper and animorphs excised from old dress patterns. RICH SMITH
(Georgetown, free)

87. Old Indian Tales
UW's Intellectual House promises a moody atmosphere (complete with fog machine) for this Native American storytelling event featuring Turtle Island artist Roger Fernandes (S’Klallam), Dr. Chris Teuton (Cherokee), and others.
(University District, free)

88. WA 129 Poetry Reading
WA 129 is an anthology of poems collected and curated by Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall. Hear work by some of its contributors (include Elizabeth Austen, Kevin Craft, Arlene Naganawa, and Carl Palmer) at this reading.
(Georgetown, free)

89. William Matson and Floyd Clown
In Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life & Legacy, as told by William Matson, the Edward Clown Family (the nearest living relatives to the Lakota war leader) clarify inaccuracies about their famous grandfather and share their story about the past, including "what it means to them to be Lakota, the family genealogy, the life of Crazy Horse and his motivations, his death, and why they chose to keep quiet with their knowledge for so long before finally deciding to tell the truth as they know it."
(Capitol Hill, free)


90. No Nukes: Trump/Pence Regime Must Go
Join Refuse Fascism Seattle in protesting Trump's nuclear war threats in North Korea.
(Downtown, free)


91. State Parks: Free Days
Celebrate Veteran's Day with the Washington State Parks. They'll waive their usual $10 entrance fee, and you can enjoy the wonder of the Columbia Gorge, Olympic Rainforest, or Deception Pass for free.
(Across Seattle, free)



92. Holiday Express Train
Stop by the conservatory's Seasonal House to see a model train swooshing around Santa's chair in a wintery village display.
(Capitol Hill, free)

93. Piper's Creek Annual Salmon Watching
Sip hot drinks and watch salmon return to the park. Volunteer Salmon Stewards will be on hand to answer all your fishy questions.
(North Seattle, free)


94. Reindeer Festival
The nursery will be disguised as a winter wonderland this season for families to enjoy. Do some holiday shopping, pick up a Christmas tree, visit the model train village, hang out with Santa's reindeer, and more.
(Crown Hill, free)


95. Glitter Sale
Whether you're planning to dress as a human Christmas decoration or just need to update your drag wardrobe, Goodwill is on your side. Get your sparkly "eveningwear, shoes, purses, jewelry and accessories" at this very well-attended sale.
(Downtown, free)

96. Knit Fit! Market
All you crafty scarf and sweater makers can find goods from local and regional producers of yarn and fiber (including Cedar House Yarns, Blissful Knits, and Farm Girl Products), as well as handmade accessories.
(Seattle Center, free)


97. National Parks: Free Days
Celebrate Veterans Day weekend with the National Park Service. They'll waive their usual entrance fee, and you can enjoy the wonder of Mount Rainier or the North Cascades for free.
(Various locations, free)



98. Byron Birdsall Tribute/Diana Friend Showcase
See a tribute to the late Alaskan watercolorist Byron Birdsall and a new collection of wooden bowls by Diana Friend. The opening reception—which will be the gallery's last, as it's closing on December 31—is free and will provide refreshments.
(University District, free)


99. Disaster Movie: Improvised
Whether it's a crashing plane, a sinking ship, an alien fleet invasion, or another catastrophe, you can watch it unfold safely from your seat as improvisers fall victim and struggle against the odds.
(Downtown, $10)

100. Sandwich: A Storytelling Show
It's a night for "three-way storytelling creation," with live performers sharing tales in tandem. You might get to give your own short story reading.
(Downtown, $10)


101. Bunka no Hi
This Japanese cultural celebration is replete with performances, cultural demonstration, games, local vendors, and much more.
(Chinatown-International District, free)

102. Downward Doggy Style Yoga
Support the adoptable creatures at Seattle Humane while getting in a workout with a yoga class taught by Morgan Zion-O'Friel. Stick around after the class for a complimentary drink and a chance to learn about pet adoption. A few pups may even be in attendance.
(Downtown, by donation)


103. SHRIEK! Raw + Happy Hour
Feel thankful for all the cooked food you're going to eat on Thanksgiving by watching a screening of Julia Ducournau's horror film RAW—a very literal take of "the hungers that drive us." In this very gross but emotionally mature film, two sisters—one older and brash, the other young and naive—at the same veterinarian school cope with some unusual appetites. Guests can also enjoy 10 percent off food from the brewery.
(Greenwood, $10)


104. Amazing Animals
Party with spooky animals and animal experts at the Burke, including tarantulas and cockroaches you can touch, a couple of ponies, butterflies and butterfly experts, and more—plus cooking shows with the Bug Chef, animal crafts, and a scavenger hunt.
(University District, $10)

105. Magic: The Gathering 101
Magic: The Gathering beginners are invited to learn how to be an amazing wizard who duels with other wizards in this fantastical card game. Hosts Sofia and Reagan will have a range of full decks to practice with, and those who want to keep playing at home can purchase a deck for $7.
(Fremont, free)


106. Native Plant Sale
Native plants are already adapted to the local environment, which means they require less water and maintenance that other plants. Plus, they're cute. Choose from over 40 native plants to add to your collection of leafy friends.
(University District, free)

107. WAMAL Deck the Howls Bazaar
Dogs like presents, too, so head to this holiday market to pick up some gifts for your beloved pup and for yourself. Guests can also take advantage of a prime holiday card opportunity by getting a photo snapped of themselves and their pet.
(Columbia City, free)


108. Byland, Chris Milam, Fell From a Star
Local indie folk singer/songwriter duo Byland will be joined by Chris Milam and Fell From a Star.
(West Seattle, $5)

109. Goodness In-Store Performance
Seattle '90s legends Goodness will play tracks from their debut full-length album at this free and all-ages in-store performance.
(West Seattle, free)

110. Michael Trew Band, Niagara Moon, Moraine
Michael Trew is a a classically trained composer with a background in jazz, New Age, and prog-leaning freak folk. He'll be joined by his backing band, as well as Niagara Moon and Moraine.
(Fremont, $8/$10)

111. Night Shapes, Minority Whip, Guests
Krautrock-leaning Oakland band Night Shapes will take over Eastlake on their West Coast tour, with support from Minority Whip and additional guests.
(Eastlake, $5)

112. Rasheed Smiley, Deathless State, The Hebrewz, DJBasskidsonthebeat
In honor of his new album, Ballads and Genrebenders, see a set from Seattle rapper Rasheed Smiley at this all ages show. He'll be joined by Deathless State, the Hebrewz, and DJBasskidsonthebeat.
(Downtown, $7)

113. Shrinkwrapped
Do you love the idea of dancing wildly in a shroud of plastic? Spend your Sunday getting "wrapped, bagged, bubbled, ballooned, shrink-wrapped, taped, and tagged" in the good company of DJs Mikey Shadow and Reptile House.
(Capitol Hill, $5/$10)

114. Pizza Pulpit, Peyote Ugly
Synth psych trio Peyote Ugly will be joined by local indie rock duo Pizza Pulpit at this free show.
(Belltown, free)


115. Clear & Sweet 360
This dance film captures zoe | juniper's Clear & Sweet, a multi-disciplinary performance incorporating dance and live vocals based on Sacred Harp Singing, a form of a cappella choral singing founded in Southern Baptist churches. The screening will feature a projection of the 2D version of the film, plus a VR version on provided headsets.
(Downtown, free)


116. Mr. & Miss NW Capital Cities Pageant
Join Mr. and Miss Capital Cities Jace Anthony Kempton and China Collins as they decide who will be next in line for the coveted throne. Categories for Mr. include formal wear and club wear, and the categories for Miss are evening gown and sports wear. Both Mr. and Miss will also participate in a Q&A and a talent portion.
(Capitol Hill, free)


117. Dan Ariely with Jeff Kreisler: Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter
Dan Ariely, professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, will address issues of spending psychology, such as: "Why does spending money sometimes feel almost physically painful?" and "Why are we comfortable overpaying for something again just because we’ve overpaid for it once before?" He'll be joined by his co-author Jeff Kreisler as they share their book Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter.
(Rainier Valley, $5)

118. Japanese Folk Tales with Lori Tsugawa Whaley
Lori Whaley will deliver range of classic Japanese folktales in this lively storytelling performance.
(Chinatown-International District, free)

119. Tom Batiuk
Cartoonist Tom Batiuk’s Funky Winkerbean comic strip, which launched in 1972, earned him the honor of a finalist in the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for cartooning. Join him as he discusses the story.
(Capitol Hill, free)