Oktoberfest Northwest: Festhalle Biergarten, entertainment, German cuisine, kids activities and Root Beer Garden, 11 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Wiener Dog Races, noon Sunday, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; free 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; $10/Saturday and after 3 p.m. Friday; $5/Sunday; ages 12 and younger free all weekend.
Tacoma Fall Home Show at the Tacoma Dome. Get help finishing an existing project or start a new one! The Tacoma Fall Home Show is the foremost fall show of its kind in Washington state featuring exhibits for the do-it-yourselfer and the professional contractor alike. The show is a unique marketplace to shop, compare and save on a total selection of home-related products and services for building, remodeling, gardening and decorating.
At The Movies:
The Ides of March: George Clooney directed, co-wrote and stars in this new political thriller that also features Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Marisa Tomei.
Real Steel: Hugh Jackman stars (along with an 8-foot robot) in what’s been referred to as “Rock ‘Em, Sock ‘Em Robots — The Movie.”