The Nightmare Before GeekHaus
Fri., Oct. 28, 9 pm
954 W. Bemont Ave.
SPOOKtacular performances inspired by the creative works of Tim Burton. Performances by Fox E. Kim, Joe McQueen, Dizzy Lizzy Delicious, Aurora Gozmic, Kat Sass, Alex Kay, King Reza and JerFay. Stay for the creepy cosplay contest.
Sex, Gender, & Martin Heidegger
Sat., Oct. 29, 3-5 pm
Leather Archives & Museum,
6418 N. Greenview Ave.
What is gender? Why leather? Guest lecturer Das Janssen, Ph.D. tackles these questions. Free and open to the public. 18+. Admission to the museum galleries is $10.
Sat., Oct. 29, 9:30 pm
5400 N. Clark St.
Bring your best Nancy, Monster, Papa, Barb, Joyce, Eleven, Dustin, Lucas or sexy Chief Hopper. Get your pics taken under Mary's/Joyce's wall of lights, and win prizes for best costumes at 1 am. DJ Moose spins all the best of the soundtrack, '80s synth, and Halloween favorites.
Mon., Oct. 31, 10 pm
3349 N. Halsted St.
Watch the Northalsted Scream Queen parade on their screens. Costume contest at 10 pm, with a $500 cash prize and hosted by Dixie Lynn Cartwright. No cover.
Windy City Times community calendar at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .