The Must List: Adopt a New Furry Friend & Catch a Dance Performance by Axis

Adopt a pet on Saturday, October 5, during the second annual statewide shelter open house event

Must See
The Metalsmith and the Urn

Thursday (10/3, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) — Lundgren Monuments hosts a new group exhibition of stunning cremation urns crafted by Pacific Northwest metalsmiths.

Must Adopt
Seattle Animal Shelter Open House Event

Saturday (10/5, noon to 6 p.m.) — Fifteen statewide animal shelters open up their cat- and dog-filled doors for an adoption extravaganza.

Must Watch
Axis Dance Company

(10/3 to 10/5, times vary) — Axis Dance Company incorporates physically disabled dancers into its award-winning performances, seamlessly including dancers in wheelchairs—and making innovative use of the wheelchairs, too.

Must Go Fishin’
Salmon Days Festival

(10/5 to 10/6, times vary) — Issaquah throws its annual welcome for returning salmon with a street soiree featuring hundreds of artisans selling wares and musicians playing everything from bluegrass to rhythm and blues.