Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend

This weekend is, of course, full of Halloween celebrations (check out our Halloween party coverage here), but if you're lacking a costume or suffering from zombie fatigue, we have a few more options ...

Critical Mass @ Steele Indian School Park and Rusty Spoke Extravaganza @ Rusty Spoke
The monthly bike ride begins at 6 p.m. at Steele Indian School Park and ends nearly ten miles later at Rusty Spoke, where the bike co-op at 1023 Grand Avenue is throwing a benefit bash complete with games, live music, and Food Not Bombs grub. Check out the Facebook event page for more info.

Final Fridays @ Cartel Coffee Lab, Tempe
The art-centric shindig features a local creative type blowout. Namely, artwork by Lyndell Palemero and a sonic soundscape by Ryan Gentry. Check this out for details.

Rally to Restore Sanity @ Bragg's Pie Factory
The Grand Avenue art space screens a live streaming video feed of the National Mall Washington D.C. version of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report's "Rally to Restore Sanity." The shindig, co-presented by No Festival Required and Bikini Lounge, is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to whenevs. See

Phoenix Undy 5000 5K Run @ Arizona State Capitol
The "brief run" (get it?) to combat colon cancer starts at 9 a.m. and includes family-friendly activities such as face painting, Halloween costume contests, and a guest spot by the Phoenix Suns Gorilla. Check out

ASU Homecoming @ Arizona State University, Tempe
The parade goes off at 12:30 p.m. at University Drive and Mill Avenue, a block party at 1:30, and a football game between the Sun Devils and the upset-minded Washington State Cougars at 4 at Sun Devil Stadium. Peep this for additional details.

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Steve Jansen
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