What's happening in Seattle this weekend?


by KING 5 News


Posted on September 23, 2011 at 10:32 AM

Updated Friday, Sep 23 at 1:33 PM

Every Friday, Lynn Jacobson, features editor with The Seattle Times, highlights a few events happening in the Seattle area over the  weekend.

Here are some links and resources to events highlighted for the weekend of September 24-25:

1. Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2011-12 season opens Friday night with a program of dances by Christopher Wheeldon, one of the leading figures in contemporary dance. PNB is calling it "All Wheeldon." For more information, go to the Pacific Northwest Ballet website

An interview with Christopher Wheeldon from The Seattle Times archive

Video preview on PNB's website

2. Book-It Repertory Theatre's production of Jim Lynch's "Border Songs," a stage adaptation of a novel that was very popular here.

Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn's review of the book on which the play is based

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson's review of the play

3. Fremont Oktoberfest. Beer, music, beer, kids' activities... and beer.

Seattle Times preview of Fremont Oktoberfest