Weekend fun: Mussels, music, dogs, theater and more

Spring: Ready for to spruce up your home and garden for spring? Get some ideas at the Everett Home and Garden show. It’s Friday to Sunday at Comcast Arena. You can find all the details in our story here.

More spring: The Port Susan Home and Garden show is also this weekend, on Saturday on Camano Island. It’s free. Get more info here.

Mussels: Up for a trip to Whidbey? Saturday is day one of the annual Penn Cove Mussel Fest in Coupeville. You’ll find contests, kids’ activities, entertainment and food. Chowder down to your hearts content. The festival continues Sunday. Go here for more information.

Mountain men: The Cascade Mountain Men will be at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday with a pioneer craft show and muzzle-loading exhibition. Admission is $5 and no charge for children under 12. Go here for more information.

Wag: NOAH animal adoption center is holding a fundraising comedy show, dinner and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Orca Ballroom at the Tulalip Resort and Casino near Smokey Point. “Laugh Your Tail Off” features comedians Ivan Decker, Neill McLaughlin, Jen Seaman and Damian Johnson. Tickets are $95 and are available by calling 360-629-7055 or online here.

On air: It’s always a hoot at the Hometown Hootenanny at Everett Historic Theatre. “On the Air” features a radio-style theme. The fun begins at 7:30 Saturday night at the theater, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. The box office opens at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 to $17. Call 425-258-6766 for purchase information.

Jazz: The DeMiero Jazz Fest runs through Saturday in Edmonds. There are concerts each evening as well as clinics for musicians. Learn more in our story here.

Theater: Check out Village Theatre’s take on “The Foreigner.” Writer Gale Fiege says “‘The Foreigner’ is an award-winning comedic farce that remains true to its 1980s sensibilities. It feels slightly dated, but Yorkey expects good comedic timing and fast-moving action from his cast. And they deliver.” The play shows at various times Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Get more details about the play here. Get tickets here.

Wear a wig: Wigstock III is at The Austin in Everett at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Wear a wig, hear live music and help out cancer patients. Get the details here.

Silvertips: The Tips are in the playoffs. Catch them at 7 p.m. Friday at Comcast Arena. Get tickets here.

More in Life

Co-owner Jason Parzyk carries two growlers to fill as he serves up beer at Lake Stevens Brewing Co. The first brewery in the city is celebrating one-year anniversary this weekend. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Beer of the Week: Lake Stevens Brewing Co.’s Sour Imperial

The beer has a depth and a complex flavor profile that goes beyond just another barrel-aged stout.

Legendary bluesman Curtis Salgado to play Arlington show

The Northwest blues-soul-funk-R&B living legend performs with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons Nov. 18.

This year’s Snohomish Blues Invasion has an all-star lineup

Proceeds send the CD Woodbury Trio and the Benton-Townsend Duo to the International Blues Challenge.

Schack holiday show features Northwest watercolor artists

The free exhibit also will have three-dimensional works, such as jewelry, glass, ceramic and wood.

‘Three Billboards’ rooted in Frances McDormand’s rigid role

The actress of “Fargo” fame gives an Oscar-worthy performance in this black comedy on human nature.

‘The Hate U Give’ shows the burden of being black in America

Angie Thomas’ story of a teen girl covers the challenging experience of African Americans.

A merry Christmas concert with Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith

The Christian music stars will perform at Xfinity Arena with Jordan Smith of “The Voice” on Nov. 18.

‘Veep’ production postponed during Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ treatment

The 56-year-old star has been documenting her breast cancer fight on social media.

The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Living happily ever after in the ‘Twin Peaks’ house

Everett homeowners snagged a role in the recent reboot of the 1990s cult classic show.

Most Read