Outdoors

Don’t miss list of events for Nov. 1

1 Hoh Campground reopens

The Hoh Campground at Olympic National Park is scheduled to reopen Sunday (Nov. 1); the campground was closed to overnight camping Oct. 8 because an elk herd was using the area during their mating season. Check the status at nps.gov/olym.


2 Nitro cycling circus

Nitro Circus is bring some of the best freestyle and BMX bike riders to the South Sound; stars 17-time X Games medalist Tarivs Pestrana. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma; $39-$99 at ticketmaster.com.


3 Capital bike club meeting

The Capital Bicycle Club will hold its monthly meeting; learn about what activities the club has planned and what projects members are working on. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Capital Museum Coach House, 213 21st Ave. SW, Olympia; capitalbicycleclub.org.


4 Exploring New Guinea

Smithsonian naturalist Bruce Beehler will give a program “Exploring New Guinea’s Lost Worlds and Elusive Birds of Paradise”; Beehler spent four decades studying the New Guinea rainforests and birds. 6:45-8:45 p.m. Thursday; Thompson Hall, University of Puget Sound, $10 at the door, pre-register by contacting Diane Yorgason-Quinn at Avosetta@hotmail.com.


5 Walk through Titlow Park

Join this Metro Parks Tacoma walk, led by a naturalist, along park trails; not recommended for strollers or children younger than 3. Free; 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Titlow Park, 8425 Sixth Ave., Tacoma; sign up at metroparkstacoma.org or call 253-591-6439.


6 Radio control swap meet

Buy or sell radio-control gear at this swap meet. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Flight Museum, 7637 Old Highway 99 SE, Olympia; $5, free for children 6 and younger; olympicflightmuseum.com.

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