Arts & Culture

Critic’s Picks for the week of Oct. 3-9

FORT NISQUALLY CANDLELIGHT TOUR

See history as it was originally seen — by candlelight — at this weekend’s annual Candlelight Tour at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Campfires and candles illuminate costumed actors as they reenact daily 19th-century life at the Hudson’s Bay Company. Tours every 15 minutes from 7 p.m. Friday (Oct. 3), 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $12 general, $8 ages 4-12; advance purchase required at the fort or brownpapertickets.com. Fort Nisqually is in Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. 253-591-5339, metroparks.org.

SARAH COMER’S FOLK TALES

Expert fiddler Sarah Comer, a frequent performer with the Puget Sound Revels, brings her storytelling to the Antique Sandwich Co. this Sunday with an evening of folk tales. Recommended for those ages 13 and older. The event begins at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Antique Sandwich Company, 5102 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Admission is $15. 253-756-1804, pugetsoundrevels.org.

OLYMPIA FALL ARTS WALK

Businesses get creative, galleries open late, live music floods the streets, and performance art of all kinds comes out of the woodwork — it must be the Olympia Fall Arts Walk, this Friday and Saturday in downtown Olympia. Maps of participating venues are available at The Olympia Center (222 Columbia St. NW), downtown venues or at the website below. Hours for the free event are 5-10 p.m. Friday (Oct. 3), noon-5 p.m. Saturday, throughout downtown Olympia. olympiawa.gov.

JEWELRY-MAKING in PROCTOR

As part of the monthlong, citywide metal art celebration Metal-Urge, Proctor Art Gallery hosts jewelry artists Claudia Ann Wild, Pamela Phelps, Joni Joachims and Leslie Thiel to demonstrate different techniques and media in making art jewelry. Hours are 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Proctor Arts Gallery, 3811 N. 26th St., Tacoma. Free. 253-759-4238, proctorartgallery.com.

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