The week ahead: Nightlife events

Clubs & Dance Nights

HALLOWEEN AT THE HAWTHORNE Do you see yourself as a Bloody Mary, a Salty Dog, or a Tequila Sunrise? The Hawthorne invites you to come as a cocktail and join in apple bobbing, punch drinking, and craft cocktail sipping. A prize for best costume will be awarded, black-and-white horror films will be shown, and music will be provided by TJ Connelly. Oct. 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $25. 21+. The Hawthorne, 500A Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 617-532-9150,

GRID Spend your Halloween present at a party that takes you to the past and the future. The 1982 sci-fi cult classic “Tron” serves as the theme. Enjoy specialty cocktails and dancing to DJ Bobby Kariotis’s music. Oct. 31, 8 p.m. No cover. 21+. Emerald Lounge, 200 Stuart St., Boston. 617-457-2626,

ZOMBIE PROM Party with the undead at The Beehive’s annual Halloween bash. Music from the ’80s will be provided by cover band Safety, playing tunes by the Bangles, the Pretenders, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, the Clash, Billy Idol, and more. They go on at 9 p.m., preceded by guitarist Jamie Stewardson from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover. The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston. 617-423-0069,


GHOULS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN Underbar invites you to a bewitching bash featuring music by Johnny Vicious, Karma Lee, and DJ Franklin. Oct. 31, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $15-$20, $5 after 1 a.m. 21+. Underbar, 275 Tremont St., Boston.

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REESE WATERS He has appeared on TV talking about sports, most recently on CNN’s new show “Unguarded,” and his sharp stand-up has landed him on “Letterman” and “The Late Late Show” with Craig Ferguson. Oct. 31 at 8 p.m., Nov. 1-2 at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. $20-$25. Laugh Boston, 425 Summer St. 617-263-1300,

RAY HARRINGTON The Maine native has been a standout opening for other acts and in the first round of Comedy Central’s “Up Next” contest at Johnny D’s in September, and now audiences will get a full dose of him as a headliner.
Nov. 1-2, 8 p.m. $20. Nick’s Comedy Stop, 100 Warrenton St. 617-830-2551,

CINEMATIC TITANIC The comic genre of “movie-riffing” was invented by the folks behind “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” many of whom are part of this group. This is the last tour before they go on “indefinite hiatus.” Nov. 3, 7 p.m. $29-$40. The Wilbur Theatre. 866-448-7849,


MARGARET CHO Fresh off the September finale of her Web series “In Transition” and the news that “Drop Dead Diva” has been renewed by Lifetime, Cho brings her “Mother” tour to Boston. Her “Monsters of Talk” podcast cohost Jim Short opens. Nov. 6, 8 p.m. $35-$49. The Wilbur Theatre. 866-448-7849,