Events

Fear and Fun in Phoenix

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Stray Cat Bar & Grill
2433 E. University Dr., Tempe
Fright Night Halloween Party featuring a 2,000-square-foot outdoor beer garden, and two stages of music and entertainment from Sixstitch, E Bomb, Signs of Betrayal, Mission G, Ashes of Erin, Slip Micky, Cast a Stone, and others. Costume encouraged. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-967-1040 or visit www.pirateproductionsaz.com for cover.

Trax
26 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe
www.makeyourowntrax.com
Red Light District Costume Ball offering a silent auction benefiting the Wildhorse Ranch Rescue, costume contest, vendors, hors d'oeuvres, tarot card readers, a six-piece party band, DJ RePhil spinning dance hits, music from the Chris Parker Project, and more. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $20 pre-sale (visit www.ravenevents.com), $30 at the door, $50 without a costume. Call 480-966-9565.

Uncle Charlie’s American Grill
5285 W. Bell Rd., Glendale
Halloween party with live music, prizes for the best three costumes (being judged at 10 p.m.), and more. 6 p.m. -1 a.m. Call 602-993-5004.

The Waterfront Grill
1949 W. Ray Rd., Suite 11, Chandler
Halloween costume party with prizes, a DJ, and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-732-0929.

Yucca Tap Room
29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe
www.yuccatap.com
Costume Party with prizes, giveaways, drink specials, and music from The Necronauts, Stereotyperider, Colorstore, Kirkwood-Dellinger, and The Desperate Hours. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-967-4777.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

SPECIAL EVENTS

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Pkwy.
www.dbg.org
Día de los Muertos celebration with mariachis, Latin music and entertainment, arts and crafts, food, pastries, vendors and artisans, and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Also runs Saturday, Oct. 27. $10 ($9 for seniors, $5 for students, $4 for children ages 3-12, and free for children under 3). Call 480-941-1225.

Four Peaks Brewing Company
1340 E. 8th St., Suite 104, Tempe
www.fourpeaks.com
The ninth annual pumpkin-carving contest features plenty of pints of Pumpkin Porter, prizes, and more. 6-10 p.m. Call 480-303-9967.

Mystery Mansion Dinner Theatre
2200 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
www.mysterymansion.com
The interactive "comedy mystery dinner theater" will stage Murder at Magic Manor for those looking for thrills, chills, and kills. 5 p.m. $49 per person (includes dinner). Call 480-994-1520.

Papago Park
625 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Women Living With Purpose stage "Urban Arts in the Park: All Hallows Eve," featuring live graffiti and other art displays, DJs rocking the record decks, organic food, witches brew and other drinks, activity areas for kids, and more. 1 p.m. Contact [email protected].

Trunk Space
1506 Grand Ave.
www.thetrunkspace.com
A special Halloween edition of Dr. Sketchy's life drawing workshop will be presented. 7 p.m. $7. Call 602-256-6006.

BARS & CLUBS

La Perla Café
5912 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale
Halloween Costume Party and Ladies Night with live music, DJs, promo giveaways, and more. 8 p.m. -2 a.m. Call 623-939-7561.

Martini Ranch & Shaker Room
7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
www.martiniranchaz.com
"Monsters of the Industry" party with music from Metalhead, and more. 8 p.m. -2 a.m. $5. Call 480-970-0500.

Modified Arts
407 E. Roosevelt St.
www.modified.org
Local rockers 42 Eternal will hold its CD-release show and Halloween party with support from Fetch, Sweet Sin, Record Life, and Click 60. 6:30 p.m. $6 in advance, $8 at the door. Call 602-462-5516.

SIX Lounge & Restaurant
7316 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale
www.6az.com
Masquerade Dance Party featuring costume contests, appetizers, music from DJ Jon Citron, and drink specials. 6-10 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit www.arizonamingle.com

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

SPECIAL EVENTS

Burton Barr Central Library
1221 N. Central Ave.
www.phxlib.org
The @Central Gallery unveils its annual Día de los Muertos exhibition, with custom-made artistic altars ranging from traditional to nontraditional works created by Valley artists. Runs through Nov. 9. 9 a.m. -9 p.m. Call 602-262-4636.

BARS & CLUBS

The Clubhouse Music Venue
1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe
www.clubhousemusicvenue.com
Latin-themed ska superstars Voodoo Glow Skulls celebrate Día de Los Muertos with a Valley show. Left Alone, Bizcasfri, Sigma, and Downplay open the show. 6:30 p.m. $12. Call 480-968-3238.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

SPECIAL EVENTS

Sub-Culture Cafe
227 E. Baseline Rd. Tempe
www.stuffedsubs.com
Black Coffee Halloween Party with DJs Æternum and Darksouldealer spinning industrial, gothic, and darkwave tracks. 8 p.m. Call 480-481-7827 for cover.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.