Family fun calendar

  • Thu Oct 18th, 2012 8:20am
  • Life

Events

Geico AMA EnduroCross: This championship series rolls into the Comcast Arena as the “toughest racing on two wheels,” with obstacles blending elements of extreme off-road racing into a Supercross-style course, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud and and a water hole; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets are $40, $25, $20, $16 and children are $10. Go to www.comcastarenaeverett.com or call 866-332-8499.

Apple Day and Mutt Strut: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Whidbey Island’s Historic Bayview Corner, 5603 Bayview Road, Langley. A family-friendly community festival features apple pressing and tasting stations, the Seventh Annual Mutt Strut Dog Parade &Costume Contest, Yappy Hour, with refreshments for four- and two-legged contestants; apple stacking contest for all ages, live music, wine tasting and vendor booths with information about animal adoption, resources and more. Please call 360- 321-4145 for further information or visit www.goosefoot.org.

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs: The exhibition features more than 100 objects from King Tut’s tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Many of these objects have never toured in the United States before this exhibit. Come face-to-face with the largest image of King Tut ever unearthed — a 10-foot statue of the pharaoh; to Jan. 6 at Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle. Admission is $27.50, $24.50, $16.50 and $15.50. Call 206-443-2001, www.pacificsciencecenter.org.

Theater

“Sleeping Beauty”: Whidbey Children’s Theatre production has princess Aurora’s 16th birthday coming up but Flora, Fauna and Merryweather must use their fairy magic to save her from Maleficent’s spell; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20, 2 p.m. Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at Whidbey Children’s Theatre, 222 Anthes, Langley. Tickets are $8, $10 and $12; family show: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 all tickets $8. Call 360-221-2282 or boxoffice.wct@gmail.com.

“Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat”: Seattle Children’s Theatre’s new season opens with our favorite crazy Cat in the Hat bringing wackiness to a boring rainy afternoon. Sally, her brother and their outspoken pet fish are astounded but concerned. For all ages; through Oct. 28; 201 Thomas St., Seattle; 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org/Index.aspx.