|Los Angeles [10/24-10/31] There’s a murder-mystery show at the Magic Castle!
[THIS WEEKEND 10/27] Typewriter event (exhibit of over 50 vintage typewriters, interview with The Typewriter Revolution at 6 PM, and at 7 PM California Typewriter will show) at Auburn State Theater, Tickets are $25
[Until 1/6] John Waters: Indecent Exposure at Baltimore Museum of Art
[Until 10/28] Enchanted Pumpkin Garden, all created by legendary pumpkin carver Ray Villafane and his team, FREE admission and parking
Los Angeles, CA
[Taking reservations until 1/12] The Museum of Selfies (Tommy Honton worked on this!) is open again. 6757 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood
[10/31] Cinespia is hosting a Willy Wonka costume ball, starts at 7 PM, Tickets
[12/8] Los Angeles Santacon, 11 AM to 10 PM
New York City
Yay: Oriana Leckert keeps picking out great events for you, so I don’t have to!
[Open until 12/9] Hi-Fructose presents: The Art of the Mushroom at the Compound Gallery
[THIS FRIDAY 10/26] Extra Action 20th Anniversary Halloween Ball at The New Parish, 9 PM, Tickets
[DON’T MISS THIS 10/29, 30, 31] Driveway Follies, marionette puppetry at the yard of 3854 Greenwood Ave (first two nights are previews), Free
Oakland, California to Ashland, Oregon
[Weekend of 10/26] Caravan Rally: Here Be Dragons is “an intense endurance challenge which promises participants an opportunity to see a world which is typically closed off to everyone but the bravest of Explorers.”
San Francisco, CA
[Now through Halloween] San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour: Have you gone? Isn’t it interesting?
[THIS SATURDAY 10/27] Puppet Death Match at Raining Chainsaws, 1789 Egbert Ave, Floor 2, at 8 PM to 11:59 PM, RSVP
[10/30] How Everything Started in San Francisco (While We All Thought We Were Just Fooling Around) by John Law at Congregation Sherith Israel, 7 PM to 9 PM, $10
[HALLOWEEN 10/31] Mac Sabbath at GAMH, 8 PM
[11/1] Free screening of Sorry to Bother You at Bayview Opera House, 7 PM to 10 PM
[11/1] The Unreal Garden., 6 PM to 11 PM
[11/29] A John Waters Christmas at GAMH, 8 PM (other cities too!)
[12/1] Krampus Krawl #5: “Better not cry” (“More wandering guerilla theater than pub crawl”) begins at Union Square bar High Tide at 600 Geary, 5:30 PM to 9 PM
[12/19] El Vez, the Mexican Elvis at Elbo Room, 7:30 PM, Tickets
San Jose, CA
[Dates until 10/31] Mr. Nobody’s Mystic Midway (this is Scott Levkoff’s production!) at Winchester Mystery House. It’s FREE to get in, just go through the gift shop and into the courtyard to find it. Tokens to play midway games are $5 each or $20 for five. [Candlelight tours of the actual house are now available.]
[10/28 -3/17] Bruce Munro at Montalvo: Stories in Light, Tickets Thanks, Tracy!
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