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Planner: Halloween parties with lots of bands, Naomi Wachira in concert and other happenings

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Saturday (Oct. 31)

Make Halloween a night of music at the Night of the Living Tribute Bands at the Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia. Seven killer cover bands — performing the Sex Pistols, Journey, Bangles, Green Day, Eurythmics, Billy Idol and No Doubt — will transform into famous rock stars for a night of fun. Come in costume and join in the costume contest. The fun begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturday with general admission of $10, Olympia Film Society members are $8. Tickets are available online and at the box office; olympiafilmsociety.org.

Sunday (Nov. 1)

With her debut album, “African Girl,” in release, Naomi Wachira will join forces with Waterwitch Presents in a 7:30 p.m. show Sunday. The Pacific Northwest Based artist is grounded in folk music inspired by the music she grew up with in Kenya and the music she discovered in America. She will be at Rignall Hall, 8131 Urquhart Road NW, Olympia. A $5-$10 donation is requested, but no one will be turned away. For more information, go to waterwitch.tv.

Sunday (Nov. 1)

The SOGO Fall Concert will feature the Conservatory Orchestra and the Evergreen Brass Quintet in a 4 p.m. concert Sunday. They will be performing Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 and Rossini’s Barber of Seville. The Brass Choir, Academy and Debut Orchestras will also take the stage in the performance at the Washington Center for Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Tickets are $6-$15, plus a $3 service fee, and are available at 360-753-8586 or washingtoncenter.org.

Saturday (Oct. 31)

Dig out those bell bottoms, hippie beads and psychedelic shirts and join in the fun at the Olympia Eagles Aerie No. 21’s “A Spookadelic Halloween Adventure.” JustUs Productions brings three bands, a potluck dinner and a ’60s-themed costume contest to the party starting at 6 p.m. Saturday. Bands include John’s Daughter, Fruit Juice and the Psychedelic Shadow Show playing at the Aerie, located at 805 Fourth Ave., Olympia. Tickets are $10 for the members and member guests. For more information, call 360-970-5550.

Friday (Oct. 30)

Calling themselves a “true American rock ‘n’ roll band,” Porky and the Beans is known in the South Sound for its three lead guitars and original music. Stepping back on the stage, the group will be performing a Halloween concert Friday (Oct. 30) at the Tenino Eagles on Sussex Avenue. Put on your best costume and join the fun starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for the 21-and-older event and can be purchased at Lime Berry, 5739 Littlerock Road SW, Suite 105, Tumwater, or at the door. For more information, go to facebook.com/events/1612798342317323.

Friday (Oct. 30)

With music well-rooted in the tradition of the guitar troubadours, Stillway & Bonham bring music infused with Django Reinhardt and Rev. Gary Davis with a ragtime feel to their shows. They will be performing in an 8 p.m. show Friday (Oct. 30) at Traditions Café and World Folk Art, 300 Fifth Ave. SW, Olympia. Tickets are $15, $10 students and low income. For more information, call 360-705-2819.

Friday (Oct. 30)

What better film to take in as part of Olympia Film Society’s Fright Club than “Rosemary’s Baby.” Get in the Halloween spirit at the 9 p.m. showing Friday (Oct. 30) at Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia. It will be your last chance to join in the fun and see the classic movie. Go to olympiafilmsociety.org for more information.

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