Groove at the Earshot Jazz Festival
(11/1 and 11/2, times vary) — The festival continues its 25th anniversary extravaganza, with an incredible lineup that includes local master musician Bill Frisell.
Raise a Glass at the Two Beers Brewing Anniversary Party
(11/2, 2 to 7 p.m.) — Fete the brewery’s sixth anniversary with $4 to $5 pints of Two Beers Brewing’s year-round and seasonal brews, including the Jive Espresso Stout, Heart of Darkness Imperial CDA and the final kegs of Fresh Hop 2013.
Read Among Friends at the Sorrento
(11/6, 5 to 9 p.m.) — Gather in the Sorrento Hotel’s cozy Fireside Room for a silent reading party (BYO book or Kindle!), complete with happy hour prices on bites and sips.
Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno
(11/4, 8 p.m.) — Film goddess Isabella Rossellini presents highlights from her strange and wondrous Green Porno short film series, in which she uses low-budget costumes to hilariously (yet informatively!) act out the sexual habits of marine life and insects. Who knew earthworms were such sexy sadomasochists?
Bookworms Unite at Northwest Bookfest
(11/2 to 11/3, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) — Head east for two days of readings, workshops and panels on all things literary, featuring local writers Waverly Fitzgerald, Bharti Kirchner and Elizabeth George, among many others.