10/25-10/31

MONDAY 10/25:

5th ave theatre tours. noon. tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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2-for-1 pud thai! 4pm.

jup jup jup. 209 broadway e.

buy one pud thai, and get one of equal or lessor value for free. code word is “funktimez.” for dinner, dine in only.

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trader joe’s silent movie mondays: “regeneration.” 7pm.

$12. all ages. paramount theatre. 911 pine st.

live accompaniment by organist jim riggs.

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folk dance at seattle center. 7pm.

center house stage, seattle center.

free. all ages. participatory folk dance.

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science on tap. 7pm.

third place pub, third place books ravenna location. 6504 20th ave ne.

free. 21+. an opportunity for anyone to come explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere…and drink a beer. this month features rachel mitchell with “a global shop of horrors: invasive plants in an era of change.”

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TUESDAY 10/26:

isobell campbell at sonic boom. 6pm.

sonic boom. 1525 melrose ave. capitol hill.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance.

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date night.

many organizations offer two-for-one tickets/admission to tuesday and friday events, just mention arts crush at the box office!

tonight includes “the lieutenant of inishmore” at act.

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best of fest at roy st. canceled!

free. all ages. roy st. coffee & tea (starbucks). 700 broadway e.

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“eating your environment” lecture series. 6:30-8pm.

free, online registration required. all ages. room 120, kane hall. university of washington.

“eating fish to save the rainforest” ray hillborn, university of washington.

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“a guide to visitors.” 7pm.

theatre off jackson. 409 7th ave. id.

$8 adv/$10 day of. real ghost stories will be told.

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robin d. g. kelley. 7pm.

room 130, kane hall. university of washington.

“when africa was ‘the thing’: modern jazz in revolutionary times.” kelley is a professor of american studies and ethnicity at the university of southern california.

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christopher ryan. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. ryan is promoting his sex at dawn: the prehistoric origins of human sexuality.

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“design in depth: you+the built environment+design.” 7-8:30pm.

free. adults. microsoft auditorium, central library. 1000 4th ave.

the second in the six-part series “design in depth: solving problems with design.” featuring barbara swift.

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free showing of “hamlet.” 7:30pm.

center house theatre, seattle center.

free (rsvp required). 12+. presented with arts crush 2010.

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WEDNESDAY 10/27:

jimmy carter. 7pm.

university book store. 4326 university way ne.

carter will be signing his new book white house diary.

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“puss ‘n boots.” 7pm.

the rendezvous/jewelbox theatre. 2322 2nd ave.

free (rsvp required). 21+. grown-up, comedy version of “puss ‘n boots.” presented with arts crush 2010.

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open house and 2010/2011 season preview party. 8pm.

odd duck studio. 1214 10th ave.

free (rsvp required). 13+. meet artists, celebrate eclectic theater company’s 5th season.

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capitol hill comedy. 8:30pm.

15th ave coffee & tea (starbucks). 328 15th ave e.

free. all ages. $1 off beer/wine, 25% off small plates.

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THURSDAY 10/28:

archives fair. 10-3pm.

central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. teens +. celebrate national archive month, meet local archives, learn more about local history.

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stomp performance. 12:30pm.

living room, level 3, central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. members of the stomp dance troupe will give a short performance.

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last day of seattle restaurant week.

participating restaurants throughout seattle offer $25 three-course dinners, and many also offer $15 three-course lunches.

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free admission to the henry. 4-9pm.

henry art gallery. university of washington.

visit the henry for free on all thursday evenings in october. presented with arts crush 2010. this is the last thursday of october!

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kim o’donnel. 5pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. local chef and food writer, will be discussing her book the meat lover’s meatless cookbook: vegetarian recipes carnivores will devour.

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seattle weavers guild 30th annual show & sale. 5-8pm.

bloedel hall (downstairs), st. marks cathedral. 1245 10th ave e.

free. all ages. items for sale include rugs, blankets, jewelry, and more!

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“default: the student loan documentary.” 6pm.

free. all ages. room 301, miller, university of washington.

film will be followed by an open discussion with alan collinge (studentloanjustice.org and the student loan scam: the most oppressive debt in u.s. history-and how we can fight back)

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“urban self-reliance: keeping chickens in the city.” 6-7:30pm.

free, registration required. adults. capitol hill library. 425 harvard ave e.

info on starting with chicks, feed, housing requirements, etc.

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spooky happy hour at whole foods. 6-8pm.

$6. 21+. roosevelt square whole foods. 1026 ne 64th.

appetizers, wine, beer, cocktails, prizes for best costume, and more!

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4 beats to the bar: happy hour at naam. 6-8:30pm.

northwest african american museum.2300 s. massachusetts st.

free. 21+. part of the live jazz and happy hour series. featuring emily mcintosh.

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blood manor haunted house on broadway. today-oct 31. 6-10pm. canceled!

street level, joule apartments. broadway & republican.

$5 suggested donation (supports local groups like capitol hill chamber of commerce, vera project, wa bus). 13+.

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wine tasting: south america presents. 6:30-8pm.

fremont pcc. 600 n 34th.

$5. 21+. 1 ounce pours of each wine offered.

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“northwest brews & blues.” 6:30-8:30pm.

hales ales. 4301 leary way nw.

musical performance by shiftless layabout. 50% of sales from 0’brien’s harvest ale sales benefits folklife.

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moth up seattle at roy st.

free. all ages. roy st. coffee & tea (starbucks). 700 broadway e.

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mark bittman. 7pm.

university book store. 4326 university way ne.

free. all ages. the author and new york times columnist will be reading and signing his newest book the food matters cookbook: loose weight and heal the planet with more than 500 recipes.

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folk dance at seattle center. 7pm.

center house stage, seattle center.

free. all ages. participatory folk dance.

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a conversation with police chief john diaz. 7-8:30pm.

free. adults. microsoft auditorium, central library. 1000 4th ave.

diaz will speak with the seattle channel’s c.r. douglas about the seattle police department’s goals, challenges, and vision.

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tv dinner halloween special. 8pm.

central cinema. 1411 21st ave.

free (reserve seat with purchase of $5 food/beverage voucher). all ages.

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black light black out halloween dance party. doors 9pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

free. 21+. haunted house, costume contest, musical performance by champagne champagne and ononos.

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FRIDAY 10/29:

free halloween pancakes! 7-10am.

ihop. free. scary face pancakes to kids (12 and under). one per person, dine-in only.

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seattle weavers guild 30th annual show & sale. 10-8pm.

bloedel hall (downstairs), st. marks cathedral. 1245 10th ave e.

free. all ages. items for sale include rugs, blankets, jewelry, and more!

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6th annual sexy jack-o-lantern contest. noon.

babeland. 707 e. pike st.

free. prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place. winner picked oct 31 6pm.

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trick-or-treating in the admiral district. 3-6pm.

admiral district, west seattle.

free. participating businesses will be handing out candy and treats to children. kid’s costume contest with prizes at admiral metropolitan market 3-6pm.

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“trash talk: the social life of garbage.” 5:30-6:30pm.

cloak room, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5 (students/seniors), $12. all ages. local writer/performer stokley towles.

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loyal heights halloween carnival. 6-8pm.

loyal heights community center. 2101 nw 77th st.

free. halloween activities and games for children, complimentary refreshments.

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fall carnival. 6-8pm.

alki community center. 5817 sw stevens st.

free entry (carnival tickets for activities are .25 cents each or 5 for $1). all ages. games, prizes, and more!

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whittier elementary fall carnival. 6-9pm.

whittier elementary school. 1320 nw 75th st.

free. food, costume contest with prizes, etc.

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the very last date night.

many organizations offer two-for-one tickets/admission to tuesday and friday events, just mention arts crush at the box office!

tonight includes the henry art gallery, “lucia di lammermoor” at mccaw hall, “money changes everything” at annex theatre, “the lady with all the answers” at act, etc.

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arabica lounge opening party. 7pm.

abrabica lounge. 1550 e. olive way. capitol hill.

attire: 1930’s-1950’s black & white. art opening, live music by the careless lovers, special guests.

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g!lorious masquerade. 9pm-1am.

g theatre. 1715 e. olive way.

$10 adv. 21+. costumes encouraged. steampunk themed masquerade ball; live music, art, prizes, photo booths, and more!

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SATURDAY 10/30:

50% off coffee! oct 30 & 31.

cafe allegro. 4214 university way ne.

everyone in costume sat and sun get 50% off their coffee beverage.

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cupcake costume contest. oct 30 & 31.

trophy cupcakes (multiple locations).

go into trophy dressed as a cupcake, and you get a free cupcake! and a chance to win the grand prize of two dozen cupcakes!

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rally to restore sanity seattle. 9am-noon.

free. all ages. westlake park.

seattle’s version of jon stewart/daily show’s rally in dc. comedians, political and community speakers.

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univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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pumpkin push. 10am.

5k run or 2 mile family walk benefiting neighborcare health. seward park.

$25 adv. $35 day of (day-of registration 8-9:30am). all participants receive a long-sleeved pumpkin push t-shirt.

9am: run and walk start

10:15am: post-race festivities begin (hosted by jon curley, prizes, treats, performance by seattle zombies, etc.)

11am: awards for top finishers and best costumes

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applelooza at u. district farmers market. 10-1pm.

free. all ages. university district farmers market.

sample different varieties, vote for your favorite, apple pie demo. market 9-2pm.

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seattle weavers guild 30th annual show & sale. 10-5pm.

bloedel hall (downstairs), st. marks cathedral. 1245 10th ave e.

free. all ages. items for sale include rugs, blankets, jewelry, and more!

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free sewing class. 11-1pm.

goods for the planet. 525 dexter ave n. south lake union.

all ages and all levels (including beginners) welcome. registration required. bring your own articles, equipment and supplies (or use what they have).

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dia de muertos. noon-8pm.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. traditional alters, sugar skulls, food, music, lectures, performances, and more!

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trick-or-treating in the junction. 1-3pm.

the junction, downtown west seattle.

free. participating businesses will be handing out candy, treats, prizes, and more (12-4pm there will be charity photos next to hotwire online coffee house)!

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!parking on the dance floor! 4pm.

langston hughes performing arts center parking lot. 104 17th ave s.

free (rsvp encouraged). all ages. sneak preview of dassdance’s upcoming works, live music and participatory salsa dancing (and free professional instruction).

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haunted broadway. 6pm.

free. all ages. starts at broadway & pine.

costume contest hosted/emceed by sylvia o’stayformore 6pm. procession of lost souls parade with the renegayde pep band 7-8pm

also:

blood manor haunted house on broadway. 6-10pm.

street level, joule apartments. broadway & republican.

$5 suggested donation (supports local groups like capitol hill chamber of commerce, vera project, wa bus). 13+.

also:

poppy specials tonight only!

poppy. 622 broadway e.

there will be macabre cocktails and corpse revivers 50% off (in the bar only) to anyone in costume!

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duwamish halloween party. 6-8pm.

duwamish longhouse. 4705 w. marginal way sw.

$5 suggested donation. all ages. refreshments provided. frybread for sale ($3) 5-7pm.

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halloween hoopla. 6-9pm.

wallingford boys & girls club. 1310 n 45th st.

$1 entry (includes 5 tickets, bring nonperishable food items for more tickets). all ages. costumes encouraged. haunted house, carnival games, cake walk, arts & crafts, and more!

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ghost’s halloween party. 7-1opm.

ghost gallery. 504 e. denny way.

$5. 21+. music, drinks, prize for best costume. “anatomy lessons” show on display, presented with arts crush 2010.

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victrola costume party/brewing contest/latte art smackdown. 7-11pm.

victrola coffee. 310 e. pike st. capitol hill.

free. all ages. $5 to compete in latte art; prizes for winner. free to participate in brewing contest; prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd winners.

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halloween cabaret. 7pm.

shows at 7 & 8:30pm. rendezvous jewelbox theater.

$10 adv. $13 day of. urban bombshell burlesque show with a halloween theme. music, dancing, comedy, hosted by andras jones.

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the cheap ass halloween spectacular. 7:30pm.

$3. 21+. music, drinking, etc. re-bar. 1114 howell st.

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sufjan stevens. doors 8pm.

$22 and up (plus fees). all ages. paramount theatre. 911 pine st.

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“whizartbang! halloween! pow!” 8-11pm.

free (donations & rsvp encouraged). 18+. satori loft. 619 western ave.

arts show, costume party, haunted house, life performances, drinks.

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dark chamber of oz benefit halloween ball. 8-midnight.

museum of mysteries. 954 e. union st.

$10. all ages. djs and dancing, refreshments provided. costumes encouraged.

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halloween disco ball. 8:30pm.

east hall, 2nd floor, century ball room. 915 e. pine st.

$5 mj “thriller” lesson 8:30pm, $10 dj 9:30pm. $15 for dance lesson & dance.

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hey marseilles, fences. 9pm.

$12 adv. all ages. columbia city theater. 4916 rainier ave s.

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halloween bash. 9pm.

little red studio. 400 dexter ave n.

$20 adv. $25 at door. 21+. costumes required. djs, hor d’ euvres, cocktails, photo booth, dancing, performances, and more!

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“rock ’til you’re dead” halloween dance party. 10pm.

hard rock cafe. 116 pike st.

free. dj terry radjaw. cash prizes for best costume, dance contests, and more.

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“rocky horror picture show” midnight showing.

$5.50. admiral theater. 2343 california ave sw.

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talarico’s 5th annual costume party villains or heroes. late.

talarico’s pizzeria. 4718 california ave sw.

free. (late night happy hour is 11pm-1am). $2 jello shots, dj starts at 9:30pm, costume contest at midnight, winner at 12:30am (prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd)

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1st annual big mario’s halloween party & lookalike contest. oct 30 & 31.

big mario’s new york style pizza. 1009 e. pike st.

free. 21+. dress like modern big mario or 1971 big mario. $250 tab 1st place, $100 tab 2nd place.

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SUNDAY 10/31:

free homegrown sandwich! all day!

anyone who goes into homegrown (capitol hill, fremont, or queen anne) today dressed as earl of sandwich gets a free sandwich! you must get your photo taken in the store to get the free sandwich; photos will be used to pick the ultimate winner: “2010 earl of the year.” prizes will go to the earl of the year, most creative and most unique costumes!

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cupcake costume contest.

trophy cupcakes (multiple locations).

go into trophy dressed as a cupcake, and you get a free cupcake! and a chance to win the grand prize of two dozen cupcakes!

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free ice cream!

bluebird ice cream & tea. 1205 e. pike st.

free scoop of ice cream to costumed kids (12 and under) who say “trick-or-treat” at bluebird. each free scoop must be accompanied by an adult purchasing one regularly priced scoop.

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all-you-can-eat pancakes for halloween.

ihop. starts at $5. select combos will come with unlimited pancakes.

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free breakfast for kids!

tasha’s bistro cafe. 2524 beacon ave s.

free breakfast to kids in costume.

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west seattle farmers market. 10-2pm.

everyone who wears a costume gets $2 in free market money!!

also:

pumpkin decorating for kids. 10-1pm.

free (donations welcome). all ages. west seattle farmers market. 44th ave sw & sw alaska st.

squashes and decorating supplies provided (while supplies last).

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ballard farmers market. 10-3pm.

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seattle tree fruit society’s 2010 fall fruit show. 10-3pm.

the  center for urban horticulture. 3501 ne 41st st.

$2 individuals/$5 families. lectures, activities, tastings, and more!

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fremont street market. 10-5pm.

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the very last meadowbrook farmers market of the season! 11-3pm.

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5th annual kexp halloween kid’s dance party. 11-1pm, 2-4pm.

$5-$10. all ages. tractor tavern. 5213 ballard ave nw.

activities, cupcakes from cupcake royale, crafts, dancing.

two shows: $5 11am-1pm. $7 2-4pm. $10 for both shows.

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broadway farmers market. 11-3pm.

also:

pumpkin decorating for kids. noon-2pm.

free (donations welcome). all ages. broadway farmers market. 230 broadway ave e.

squashes and decorating supplies provided (while supplies last). market 11-3pm.

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halloween at babeland. noon.

babeland. 707 e. pike st.

free. trick or treat goodies include 10% discount or free gifts. sexy jack-o-lantern contest winner will be picked 6pm.

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dia de muertos. noon-6pm.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. traditional alters, sugar skulls, food, music, lectures, performances, and more!

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a conversation with pnb. 2-3pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. dancers will be discussing their upcoming work in a casual setting. presented with arts crush 2010.

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1st annual creepy crawl parade. 3-4:30pm.

cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. children’s costume parade. molly moon’s ice cream truck will be there. nearby broadway merchants will be handing out candy and treats.

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trick-or-treating in wallingford. 3-5pm.

wallingford center. 1815 n 45th st.

free. all ages. 4th annual food drive; bring one nonperishable food item when you come to the center for trick-or-treating.

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trick-or-treating in downtown ballard. 3-5pm.

free. ballard businesses on market and ballard ave will be handing out candy and treats to children; look for a sign in the window to note participation.

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trick-or-treating in white center. 3-5pm.

free. participating businesses will be handing out candy to children.

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trick or vote 2010. 3-11pm.

seattle (and nationwide). washington hall. 153 14th ave.

free, sign up online. all ages. costumed canvassing until around 7:30pm, followed by a party at washington hall with live musical performances by helladope, hi life soundsystem, and selector tang.

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halloween festivities at third place books (not seattle, but close!). 3:3opm.

free. all ages. third place books. 1717 bothell way ne. lake forest park.

trick-or-treating 3:30-5pm. dia de los muertos preview with live music and dancing 5-6pm. halloween games and crafts 6-7pm.

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trick-or-treating in columbia city. 3:30-6pm.

rainier ave s, columbia city.

free. all ages. costume contests, games, candy, and more! look for black/orange balloons at participating businesses.

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boorito 2010. 6pm-close.

chipotle (multiple locations).

go into chipotle in a processed food costume, and get a $2 burrito/bowl/salad/order of tacos. costume prizes include $2,500 grand prize, $1,000 runner up, burrito party for 20 runner-runner up. benefits jamie oliver’s food revolution.

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craft-a-palooza! 6-11pm.

grace church.10323 28th ave sw.

$5 suggested donation. all ages. craft night: bring a project to work on or bring some supplies and they’ll provide the albums, examples, magazines, and templates. also bring supplies for the craft supply exchange, and food to share!

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“the rocky horror picture show.” 8pm.

free. all ages. west hall, 2nd floor, century ballroom. 915 east pine st.

doors and ($) food/bar service available at 7pm, movie at 8pm.

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“orchestre l’pow! halloween trick or tease.” 8pm.

$10 with costume/$15 without. can can. 94 pike st.

burlesque, live music by the moonspinners, prizes for best costume.

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“slashacre featuring ‘a nightmare on elm street 4: the dream master.” 8pm.

central cinema. 1411 21st ave.

$10 adv/$12 day of. blood squad will be hosting a live horror film based on audience suggestions before film. andras jones and members of beta society will be providing commentary during the film.

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night riot halloween party. 8pm-2am.

havana. 1010 e. pike st.

$5 adv. 21+. djs, dancing, etc.

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20th annual costume contest. 9:30pm.

broadway bar & grill.

free. $1,000 grand prize.

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1st annual big mario’s halloween party & lookalike contest.

big mario’s new york style pizza. 1009 e. pike st.

free. 21+. dress like modern big mario or 1971 big mario. $250 tab 1st place, $100 tab 2nd place.

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