Ice cream, you scream.
What: The beloved Capitol Hill ice cream shop opens a second location on Phinney Ridge.
Why: Local, organic, artisan cream in flavors like pumpkin, Theo Chocolate chunk, and Cafe Vita. Beer floats debut soon.
When: Opens Fri. Daily, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 7400 Greenwood Ave. N., at N. 74th St. (206-588-1079).
Seattle Restaurant Week
What: The semiannual eat-out extravaganza returns with more than 150 participating restaurants serving $28 prix fixe dinners (and some $15 lunches).
Why: Chow down for cheap at RN74, Luc, Anchovies & Olives, and Spring Hill.
When: Sun.-Thurs. & Oct. 23-27.
Where: Various locations around Seattle and the Eastside.
The Urban Farm Handbook
What: Local authors Annette Cottrell and Joshua McNichols examine every angle of urban homesteading (from growing to preparing food) in their new release ($25).
Why: You’ve always wanted to grow an herb garden and/or raise goats.
Where: The Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave. (206-624-6600).
What: Georges Bizet’s sexy French thriller set in Spain opens at Seattle Opera.
Why: Jealousy, passion, and a dysfunctional relationship done right.
When: Thru Oct. 29.
Where: McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. (206-733-9725). Tickets ($123-$191) online at seattleopera.org.
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