Friday, October 29, 2010

Weekend Docket: 10/29/10

It'd be impossible to track every crazy party happening this weekend, so I'll just stick with some of the highlights. 

As for me?  I'll make you a list.  Because I do love those lists!

1. bottle o vodka w/ ms. shenanigans to start off our weekend of machinations.
2. $3 shots for charity
3. party at the shelf, assuming I survive #2.
4. sad
5. happy
6. liquor treating with the neighborhoodies
7. party in the hills
8. brentwood when #7 fails to provide adequate shenanigans
9. brunch
10. batman & robin team up to fight crime
11. parade
12. death by weekend of partying.

All Weekend
Long Beach Comic-Con
Friday - Sunday
If there’s one place that costumed freaks and geeked out nerds can find solace among their own kind, its a comic book festival.  Add a dose of Halloween festivities and the results might become explosive. If you dare, take you chances at Long Beach’s Comic Con (LBCC) all weekend long! http://www.longbeachcomiccon.com

Fangtasia @ Rush Street
Friday & Saturday
For two nights over in Culver City, Rush Street is transforming into a brand-new watering hole. Welcome to Fangtasia, aka the Shreveport, Louisiana, vampire bar in True Blood. Your favorite bartendress will be dressed as Sookie Stackhouse, and you might see a scantily clad vampire or two biting the stripper pole upstairs. 9pm-2am, no cover, Rush Street, 9546 Washington Blvd, 310-837-9546 http://www.rushstreetculvercity.com/

Halloween Carnival @ Villains Tavern
Friday & Saturday
This weekend’s other two-night party is at Downtown’s newest saloon―and it’s so big, it’s spilling over into a circus tent in the parking lot. Your night(s) will be a crazy swirl of freak shows, tarot cards, live jazz, fire tricks and $3 cans of beer dressed in a brown bag. 7pm-2am, no cover, Villains Tavern, 1356 Palmetto St, 213-613-0766 http://www.villainstavern.com/

Halloween Pub Crawl in Hollywood
Saturday & Sunday
A 2-day pub crawl around Hollywood where you hit up 20 bars and score drink deals like 2-for-1 drinks and $2 draft beers. The crawl starts off at the Pig and Whistle where you check in and get your map and pub crawl paraphernalia. Target bars include The Well, Big Wangs and Citizen Smith. Noon-11pm. $15-$20. Starts at: Pig N Whistle, 6714 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood http://www.pubcrawls.com/halloween-pub-crawl-hollywood.php

Saturday, 10/30
Halloween Bash @ Les Deux
8pm ~ 2am
Among the stilt-walkers towering over Saturday’s Halloween bash at Les Deux, you’ll find one of your favorite mixologists Aidan Demarest dressed as the ringmaster—and a few of his favorite mixologists from across the country (plus London) serving crazy drinks throughout. Try the Ghoulia Child, with vodka and lavender-hibiscus syrup. 8pm-2am, $10, 1638 N Las Palmas Ave http://www.dolcegroup.com/


Outdoor Cinema Food Fest: Zombieland
5:30pm
If you like watching scary movies, this outdoor cinema will screen Zombieland in the Cornfields near Chinatown. Experience the Outdoor Cinema Food Fest featuring the best food trucks in Los Angeles.  It's the ultimate picnic in the park - no basket required!  Kick back and enjoy your gourmet street food in a beautiful park under the stars. $8 tickets. 1745 N. Spring Street www.outdoorcinemafoodfest.com

Sunday, 10/31
West Hollywood Halloween Carnival
7pm
Nearly half a million Halloween revelers will descend on Santa Monica Blvd. on October 31, 2010, for the 23rd annual West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval, once again comprising the largest Halloween celebration in the world. Arriving in time for Halloween, The Rocky Horror Picture Show 35th Anniversary is coming to the Carnaval for a very special one-off engagement. One of the stages of the event will be devoted to performances honoring this legendary cult film throughout the night. Another main stage, Club 25, will feature house band Tranzkontinental, the Wandering Marionettes, aerialists The Birds and a rock & roll strip show. In addition to the two main stages, four smaller stages will feature DJs, graffiti artists, voguers and go-go dancers. http://www.westhollywoodhalloween.com

Outdoor Cinema Food Fest: The Shining
5:30pm
In case you missed Zombieland on Saturday... Experience the Outdoor Cinema Food Fest featuring the best food trucks in Los Angeles.  It's the ultimate picnic in the park - no basket required!  Kick back and enjoy your gourmet street food in a beautiful park under the stars. $8 tickets. 700 Exposition Park Drive www.outdoorcinemafoodfest.com

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