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Don a top hat and tails for the Victorian Day Croquet Tournament, a fundraiser for the Volunteer Park Conservatory as it celebrates its 100th anniversary. Aug 12, Volunteer Park, brownpapertickets.com

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Take a date to Puccini’s opulent Turandot, care of Seattle Opera. No woman looks demanding compared to the opera’s cold-as-the--other-side-of-the-pillow princess. Aug 4–18, McCaw Hall, seattleopera.org

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Dress like a zombie and chase your friends through the woods, screaming, “Run for Your Lives!Aug 4, Onalaska, runforyourlives.com

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