Stache Bash: Man Up Stache Up
West Hollywood icon Richie the Barber is giving pre-Movember shaves while you enjoy stache-themed cocktails like the Lip Tickler.
Picca-boo: Tonight, raid Picca's $25 open bar to make like Michael in a “Thriller” dance-off (or go to one of our top 5 Halloween bashes).
Fri 5-8p. Del Frisco’s Grille, 1551 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica (310-395-7333). Free.
Neaby: The Lobster; Blue Plate Taco; Bungalow
Melodic Metal: Deftones at the Greek
Bang your head to seething, hardcore sounds from these alt-metal rockers and California natives.
Rare reunion: Come early for the much-anticipated opening set from NYC’s on-again, off-again hardcore heroes Glassjaw.
Fri 7:30p. Greek Theatre, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., Griffith Park (323-665-5857). $39.50 here.
Nearby: Little Dom's; Fred 62; Messhall Kitchen
Holy Mole: Dia de los Muertos at La Sandía
Celebrate the Day of the Dead by sipping habanero margaritas between bites of slow-roasted pork drizzled in red mole sauce.
Mexican fiesta: Continue the party Downtown with Latin-electronica fusionists Nortec Collective, food trucks, and full bar.
395 Santa Monica Place, 305 N, Santa Monica (310-393-3300). Reservations here.
Nearby: Hillstone; Ma'kai; Seasons 52
Gourmet Grub: The Taste of Venice
Graze on barbecued pork belly, halibut tacos, and other SoCal comfort foods on a tasting tour of Abbot Kinney’s top eateries.
VIP Venice: Go to the VIP reception to mingle with Food Network stars and snack on specialties from 15 additional restaurants.
Sun 4:30p. Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice (310-306-1854). $65-110 here.
Nearby: Local 1205; Gjelina; The Brig