Pumpkins, rocks, Bob Dylan and more weekend fun

See an icon: Bob Dylan plays Seattle on Saturday. Dylan is famously hard to pin down and you never know what you’ll get at one of his shows. The only way to find out is to go yourself. Find details in our story here.

Pick a pumpkin: Or explore a corn maze. Or get scared silly in a haunted field. Take a look at these and other fall events in our list of fall fun here.

Rocktoberfest: Take a look at rocks from all over the world this weekend at the Marysville Rock and Gem Club’s annual event. The event is good for kids and adults. Kids can enjoy games and door prizes while adults can peruse lots of dealers showcasing polished cabochons, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, gems and lapidary equipment. The event is Saturday and Sunday in Marysville. Find the details here.

Rock out: The Arlington Arts Council brings the Seattle Rock Orchestra to Byrnes Performing Arts Center for a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds help the council’s efforts to acquire public art for the city. Seattle Rock Orchestra is a 50-piece ensemble. Their repertoire includes tunes by the Beatles, Radiohead, Queen, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder and Arcade Fire. Tickets are $15, with those younger than 12 admitted free, at www.brownpapertickets.com or at Flowers By George, 335 N. Olympic Ave. More info: 360-403-3448

Bare it: The Unclad Art Show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd St. NW, Stanwood; $5 suggested donation. The show features more than 150 artworks — all nudes — by artists from across the country. A variety of styles and mediums are on display. Find more details at www.uncladart.com.

Catch a game: It’s football season. Bundle up, pack a thermos of cocoa and head out for a game. Take a look at our high school sports page to find out what’s coming up and when.

Grow great garlic: Learn what you need to know to successfully grow garlic at from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Arlington Community Garden, located across from the Arlington Library, at 135 N. Washington Ave.

Have a scream: Stalker Farms in Snohomish will give you a good scare with its three haunted outdoor attractions, the Field of Screams, the Last Laugh and the Hunt for Zombies, plus a non-haunted corn maze. It’s open Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights through Halloween, plus the big night itself, of course. Details at www.stalkerfarms.com.

Dine in style: Take a look at our recent dining reviews to find something delicious.

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