Ghoul School: Zombie Prom
Party-goers are encouraged to don their best prom wear and zombie flair for this celebration of all things undead.
Rotting royalty: King and Queen of the Zombie Prom will be crowned while DJ Virus and Bill Stanley spin the beats.
Sun 9p. The Lizard Lounge, 2424 Swiss Ave., Deep Ellum (214-826-4768). $10-15.
Nearby: Frankie’s Sports Bar; The Idle Rich Pub; Blackfriar Pub
Super Troupers: The Whitest Kids U’ Know
This NYC-based sketch comedy group known from IFC performs their offbeat humor live.
Funny boning up: Check out all of the Kids’ hits (seasons 1-3) on YouTube and be in on every joke.
Fri 8p. Sons of Herman Hall, 3414 Elm St., Deep Ellum (214-747-4422). $17-19 here.
Nearby: The Prophet Bar; Double Wide; The Amsterdam Bar
Track & Field Day: Party at the Park
You don't have to be a horse racing fan to enjoy this event with '80s music from Live 80.
Tap that: This weekly party includes $2 beers and other drink specials.
Fri 7p. Lone Star Park, 1000 Lone Star Pkwy., Grand Prairie (972-263-7223). $5 general admission.
Nearby: Monterey’s Little Mexico; Chapp’s Café; Dave’s Backroom Bar
Spirit Lifter: North Texas Beer & Wine Festival
Sip and sample hundreds of craft, specialty and imported beers and wines at this 3rd annual event.
On the house: We'll be at Brewing 101 (Sat 2:45p) with Kelly Harris of Homebrew HQ.
Sat 2-10p. Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving (972-252-7476). $20-75 here.
Nearby: The Cellar Restaurant & Bar; Sfuzzi Las Colinas; Champps Americana