Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Holiday Weekend

  • Scary Business: Crypticon

    The Pacific Northwest's biggest gathering of horror aficionados returns for another year of movies, makeup, and mayhem.

    Marquee moon: 2013's special guests include Elvira and cast members from The Walking Dead.

    Fri-Sun. Seattle Airport Hotel, 17620 International Blvd, SeaTac (206-244-4800). $20-60 here.

    Nearby: Alaska Lodge; 13 Coins; Bison Creek Pizza

  • Hit The Pit: Rain Fest

    Rediscover your roots with three days of all-ages punk and hardcore from the Bouncing Souls, Ill Intent, and others.

    Mohawk optional: Though Seattle's punk scene doesn't get the press that other genres do, expect these shows to be packed.

    Fri-Sun 6p. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St, Capitol Hill (206-341-0112). $30-75 here.

    Nearby: Monsoon; Anchovies & Olives; Momiji

  • Cinema Catastrophe: Fateful Findings

    Fans of The Room flock to Neil Breen's demented Fateful Findings, easily the best worst movie of the year.

    Insanity on film: We can't do justice to the utter madness of this picture, just watch the trailer.

    Sat 11:55p. Egyptian Theatre, 805 East Pine, Capitol Hill (206-781-5755). $12 here.

    Nearby: Needle & Thread; Von Trapp's; Lost Lake

  • Short Trip: Chateau St. Michelle Staycation

    Stay close to home with this one-day event at Washington's oldest winery, featuring DJs, food trucks and, of course, wine.

    Sweet rides: If you're into high-end collector cars, the selection on display here from Exotics@RTC will blow your mind.

    Sun Noon-4p. Chateau St. Michelle, 14111 NE 145th St, Woodinville (425-488-1133). Free.

    Nearby: Fireside Cellars; Barking Frog; Mazatlan

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