Posted: 12:00 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012
By Jill Vejnoska
IF YOU GO
Ghosts of Hollywood: A Halloween Event
Fundraiser for Jerusalem House open to guests 21 and up, features open bar, complimentary catered food, costume contest and raffle (prizes include a week’s stay at a beachfront condo in Pensacola, an “instant” wine cellar and more). 8 p.m. - midnight Friday. $60-$350. The Foundry at Puritan Mill, 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd., Atlanta. 404-350-0513, www.jerusalemhouse.org/halloween
Martinis & IMAX Fright Night
Halloween-themed gathering for guests 21 and older features live music by Frankenfunk, Cosmopositives (as in O-positive) and other special cocktails, screenings of “A Nightmare on Elm Street” at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. and a costume contest (registration required from 7 p.m to 9:30 p.m). 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. Friday. $7 (cover charge only for non-members, free for members) to $8 (cover and movie admission for members and non-members). Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta. 404-929-6400, www.fernbankmuseum.org (advance ticket purchase strongly recommended)
Groupon Presents Cobwebs & Cocktails at Zoo Atlanta
Fundraiser for the zoo features open to guests 21 and up features live entertainment, “nocturnal animal encounters,” food and special cocktails, all taking place in the “Spider’s Lair.” 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. Tickets include admission and two drink tickets, $45 (single), $80 (two tickets). 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-624-WILD, www.zooatlanta.org.
The 1st Annual Dead Man’s Costume Ball
Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art hosts party for guests 21 and up to include costume contest, palm reader, live music, art history trivia, photo booth, full cash bar, hors d’oeuvres and more. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. $8 (members)-$15. 30 Atlanta Rd., Marietta. 770-528-1444, www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org.
Spooktacular II: A Halloween Party to Benefit the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
Sponsored by Wilmington Trust, party for guests 21 and up features live music and costume contest, with prizes awarded for most artistic, most audacious and more (costumes not required to attend). All food and drink included in ticket. In addition, guests will be able to take in the 2011-2012 Working Artist Project, “Brian Detter: Elemental,” which just opened at MOCA. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. $100. 75 Bennett Street, Suite A2, Atlanta. 404-367-8700, www.mocaga.org.