Friday 27 – Sunday 29
Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
FAMILY FUN — Have you carved your jack-o-lantern yet? Forget the grocery store, visit the Smith Rock Ranch Pumpkin Patch. Enjoy a host of activities with the family, including an epic corn maze—this year's theme: Sherlock Holmes. (Also check out DD Ranch's pumpkin patch, also in Terrebonne!) // Fri., noon – 7pm. Sat., 10-7pm, Sun., 10-6pm. Smith Rock Ranch, 1250 Wilcox Ave., Terrebonne. Maze: $8/adult, $6/children 6-11.
Dance of the Dead
DANCE — Get your dance on and vie for the $1,000 "best costume" prize at Worthy's Dance of the Dead! DJ Dojah and others will be spinning the Galaxy's fave dance tunes, plus, there's virtual reality, performers, food and drinks. // 8pm. Worthy Brewing, 495 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend. $20, general admission.
Fright Night Halloween Bash
DANCE PARTY — Looking for pre-Halloween shenanigans? DJ Esus's killer beats will help you kick off Halloween weekend in style. Rumor has it that the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man has RSVPd. Come in costume for killer drink specials. // 8pm. ATLAS Cider Co. Taproom, 550 SW Industrial Way Suite 190, Bend. No cover.
The Naughty Church of Bend Burlesque: A Halloween Party
BURLESQUE — Looking for a more risqué way to spend your Friday night? Join Bend Burlesque for an evening of live music, games and burlesque. Costumes encouraged for contest—but your Sunday best will do as well. All proceeds benefit Unicef aid in Puerto Rico. // 8pm. Silver Moon Brewing, 24 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend. $10/door.
Galacticross: An Interstellar Experience
WAREHOUSE — Deschutes Brewery's annual Halloween party is the one we've all been waiting for. Expect space-themed cocktails, art installations and other worldly tunes from Con Brio and Smoked Out Soul, plus a stocked DJ line-up. Tickets sold out online, so get there early! // 8pm. Deschutes Brewery Warehouse 399 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend. $25/door.
BodyVox presents "BloodyVox"
DANCE THEATER — BodyVox combines elements of dance, theater and film to present a spooky dance spectacle filled with ghosts, zombies, nods to Hitchcock and the stuff of nightmares. Full of laughs, fake blood and creepy costumes, this is a great way to celebrate Halloween with the family. // 7:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. $20-$42.
Old Mill District Halloween Party
TRICK OR TREAT — With a reptile petting zoo, arts and crafts, hay rides and trick or treating at each store, it's no wonder that the kids come out in droves for the Old Mill's Halloween party. Well-lit and with warm places to go inside, it's pleasant for parents, too! // 4-7pm. Old Mill District, 450 SW Powerhouse Dr., Bend. Free admission.
Halloween with Shook Twins
FOLK — This Portland folk-pop duo presents a Pulp Fiction Tribute not to miss. Laurie's ambient vocal loops and Kateyln's upcycled telephone microphone create a unique eccentric blend of folk, roots, groove and soul. Costume contest and prizes! // 9pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $14/adv, $17/door.
BlackFlowers BlackSun Dance Party
PUNK BLUES — With musical influences like Iggy Pop and the Stooges, BlackFlowers BlackSun play music that sounds like something between blues and punk rock. Join this local favorite for an All Hallows' Eve dance party. // 9pm. M&J Tavern 102 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. No cover, donations appreciated.
Halloween Murder Mystery
MYSTERY— Are you an amateur sleuth? Velvet is hosting its first murder mystery party, with music from DJs bPollen & Byrne. Dress the part of your favorite femme fatale or fedora clad fella and dance until you're six feet under. Get there early, before it gets crazy. // Doors at 5pm, show at 10 pm. Velvet Lounge, 805 NW Wall St., Bend. No cover.
For the rest of the sorry souls not celebrating hallow's eve. Here's what ELSE is goin' down in Central Oregon this week.
Bend Comedy Presents: Marc Yaffee
COMEDY — Need a good laugh? Bend Comedy returns to Redmond to present another great night of comedy. Yaffee has been featured on Showtime, Byron Allen's "Comics Unleashed" and PBS's "Crossing The Line,"—he even wrote for the late George Carlin. Don't miss this solid show. 21+. // 9pm. Double J Saloon, 528 SW Sixth St., Redmond. No cover.
Art+Code: Generative Design For Beginners
CODING — Bend Design is offering this free workshop as a part of its two-day design conference. Learn how to get started with code and generative design, an emerging medium for creative design. Pre-register for free software, bring a laptop and learn new tools for the digital world. // 1:30pm. Oxford Hotel, Lava Room, 10 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Free.
Pints for Pits
FUNDRAISER — Do some good while drinking delicious beer! Or perhaps you'd prefer a "Pomegranate Pittie" cocktail? All proceeds from the sale of Elysian beer and Backdrop Vodka's cocktails benefit Bend Spay+Neuter Project's Pit Bull Program. Silent auction, raffle and live music by Tone Red! // 5pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop 1740 NW Pence Ln., Bend. No cover.
Yelawolf 51/50 Tour - CANCELED
HIP-HOP — This event has been CANCELED — ticket holders will receive communication from Bend Ticket regarding refunds.
VIBES— As if you didn't have enough going on this Halloween weekend, add in this bomb show from longtime favorite, Bay area hip-hop artist Lyrics Born. You won't regret it. San Diego's electronic hip hop group, Vokab Company, will open. // 8:30pm. The Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $15.
Halloween Skate & Season Opener
SKATE—Yeah, yeah, we know the focus is on the costumes on this day, but hey, why not have it all? The Pavilion opens its ice skating season on none other than Halloween, so dressing up is encouraged. // 4pm-8pm. The Pavilion, 1001 SW Bradbury Dr., Bend. $6.