This is the best event calendar in the Seattle-Tacoma metro area if you are looking for free and cheap things to do without spending a lot of money.
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|Pumpkin Walk at Bainbridge Gardens||FREE||Bainbridge Gardens, 9415 Miller Rd NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110|
|2023 ALA American Library Association Banned Books Week||FREE||Multiple locations|
|Georgetown Morgue haunted house in south Seattle||$35.00||Georgetown Morgue, 5000 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98134|
|2023 Pumpkin Patches in the Puget Sound region||Multiple locations|
|Tacoma Film Festival at the Grand Cinema||Grand Cinema, 606 S Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402|
|Free train rides in Skykomish||Great Northern & Cascade Railway, 101 N 5th St, Skykomish, WA 98288|
|Drop-in adult dance classes (multiple styles) in North Seattle||$20.00||Productions Dance Studio, 12716 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125|
|2023 Glass Pumpkin Patches + Winter Glass pop-up markets||Multiple locations|
|2023 Bellevue Jazz & Blues Music Series||$0-20.00||Multiple locations|
|Deal of the Day for Target Circle members||Discounted||Multiple locations|
|WTA 2023 Northwest Exposure Photo Contest||FREE||Online|
|Get four free at-home COVID-19 tests this fall on COVIDTests.gov||FREE||Online|
|Tuition-free art classes for King Co. military vets at Pratt in Seattle||FREE||Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S Main St, Seattle, WA 98144|
|Taste of Iceland festival in Seattle||Multiple locations|
|Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival in Puget Sound theaters||$9.50-15.00||Multiple locations|
|Register for Oct 28 CPR Certification Class in Poulsbo||FREE||Poulsbo Library, 700 NE Lincoln Road, Poulsbo, WA 98370|
|Target Circle Week online and in-store||Discounted||Multiple locations|
|Wendy’s Jr. Frosty® Boo! Books are back for Halloween||$1.00||Multiple locations|
|Where to see salmon spawning in Seattle Parks||FREE||Multiple locations|
|Apply now for 2023 WISE Scholarship for Women in STEM||FREE||Online|
|Maple Festival at Seattle Japanese Garden||$0-10.00||Seattle Japanese Garden|
|All the corn mazes (scary and friendly) in the Seattle-Tacoma metro area||Multiple locations|
|Female Forward Series at University Village||9:00 am||FREE||University Village, 2623 NE University Village St, Seattle, WA 98105|
|FREE admission 1st Thursday at SAM||10:00 am to 5:00 pm||FREE||Seattle Art Museum|
|Free admission 1st Thursday to National Nordic Museum||10:00 am to 5:00 pm||FREE||National Nordic Museum (Ballard/Seattle)|
|Free admission First Thursday to Burke Museum at UW Seattle||10:00 am to 8:00 pm||FREE||Burke Museum, NE 45th S and 17th Ave NE, University of Washington campus, Seattle, WA|
|Free 1st Thursday admission to Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip||10:00 am to 8:00 pm||FREE||Hibulb Cultural Center, 6410 23rd Ave NE, Tulalip, WA 98271|
|Free admission first Thursday at Seattle Japanese Garden||1:00 pm to 5:00 pm||FREE||Seattle Japanese Garden|
|Ultimate showcase of Pierce County manufacturing||1:00 pm to 5:00 pm||FREE||Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, WA 98499|
|Free admission First Thursday to MOHAI in Seattle||5:00 pm to 8:00 pm||FREE||Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)|
|Free wine tasting at West Seattle Wine Cellars||5:30 pm to 8:00 pm||FREE||West Seattle Wine Cellars, 6026 California Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98136|
|Free Brooks Trailhead Tues/Thur running group in Seattle||6:00 pm||FREE||Brooks Trailhead, 3400 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA 98103|