Sunday (Oct. 11)
Tacoma Film Festival Filmmaker Q&A and movies through the week
The Tacoma Film Festival is in full swing so take the opportunity to meet all the attending filmmakers honored as 25 New Faces of Independent Film at a free community Q&A on Sunday. The hosted panel discussion gives cinephiles, filmmakers and aspiring filmmakers a chance to ask emerging filmmakers anything about current projects, best practices and industry trends. It is at noon in the Lower Lobby of The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. Space is limited, arrive early to reserve your seat.
The festival continues through Thursday with a variety of films showing at The Grand, the University of Puget Sound, the Tacoma Art Museum, The Blue Mouse and University of Washington Tacoma. Go to grandcinema.com for more information.
Rare books at Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair
Billed as the premier Pacific Northwest rare book event, the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair is in its final day at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Held since 1977, the fair boasts 100 book dealers from across the country and will have thousands of rare books, prints, maps, photographs and ephemera for sale. It will be open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 and is good for both days. For more information, go to seattlebookfair.com.
Western art is the star at show and sale in Puyallup
Western art lovers should make plans to take in the annual Celebration of Western and Wildlife Art Show and Sale at the Fred Oldfield Center at the Washington State Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. You can meet more than 100 of the country’s top artists and see more than 20,000 square feet of art display including paintings, photography, carvings, bronzes jewelry and more. Free to the public with free parking and receptions. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go to fredoldfieldcenter.org/celebration-of-western-art.
Price is Right live show comes to Paramount Theatre in Seattle
You don’t have to go to California to be a part of the TV show, “The Price is Right.” Just head up to the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle, for two shows — 7 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday — of The Price is Right Live! stage show. The interactive stage show gives contestants, pulled right from the audience, the chance to win appliances, vacations and even new cars by playing classic games from television’s longest-running and most popular game show. Tickets are $16.24-$46.24 and are available at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.