If you were to ask the city of Denton what it's favorite holiday was it would undoubtedly say Halloween. This city loves this holiday. Part of the reason may be that it's the one that all the students and townies are all in for. Maybe it's the chance for a town full of creatives to go nuts on their costumes. Well here's to the month of Halloween and everything that comes with it - which happens to be a whole slew of season related events. Don't forget to hashtag #WDDI to get posted in our What We Did post on Monday.

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Wednesday October 23
Foi Gras & Sweet Wine | Wine Squared | 7PM | $45 / RSVP!
Nothing wrong with either of these things. Another night of education and reasons for drinking and eating deliciousness and probably getting a bit of education. Confirm your attendance by commenting on the FB event.

Thursday October 24
Dyeabolical Closing Reception | UNT Art Building Gallery | 6PM
The closing reception for graduating seniors of the Fibers Program. There's usually food and drinks involved and lots of conceptual fiber pieces. 

More Fun Comics and Games Ladies Night | More Fun Comics & Games | 7:30PM
Goodie bags, wine and featured comics by female creators and characters. Sorry guys, this one is for the ladies only.

Denton Spoken Word Collective: Undead Poets Edition | Rubbergloves | 9PM
Proceeds of this go to Youth Speaks which helps lower-income kids express themselves by becoming familiar with slam poetry, spoken word and performance. People will be dressed up at this event so be prepared to get out your frog costume.

Friday October 25
Señior Fin Album Release / Pageantry / Roger Sellers / Bashe | Dan's Silverleaf | 8PM | $5

Saturday October 26
Spiderweb Salon's Second Annual Masquerade | 1200 Ridgecrest Circle | 8PM $5 donation

Bring chairs and beers to this fall themed event featuring another impressive list of local performers brought to you by The Spiderweb Salon. Prose, visual art, live art, culinary art and it's all MC'd by local comedian Alex Smelser. 


Salsa Cook-Off Competition | Hickory & Industrial | 5PM
Part of the Denton's Day Of The Dead Festival, this year they've got six salsa entries. $10 get's you unlimited chips and and salsa and $40 gets you into the contest. Proceeds go to the Denton Community Market.

Cirque Du Horror | Dan's Silverleaf | 9:30PM | $15

One of the truest Denton experiences you can have is attending this yearly musical celebration of the season brought to you by one of our best composers, David J. Pierce. It's a Halloween celebration on a grand scale when you consider the amount of people, costumes and set designs it takes to pull this off each year. If you haven't seen this we absolutely couldn't recommend more making a point of seeing it this year. Thank us later.

Parade of Flesh Presents: White Mystery / Gal Pals / Pink Smoke | Rubbergloves | 9PM | $10
White Mystery brings you the best sibling led garage punk that's going to be found in Denton this weekend. 

Sunday October 27
Last Sunday's Open Shop | Tex's Tubs Drum Co. | 11AM - 4PM
It's another DIY instrument maker space end sponsored by Tex's Tubs and Miller guitar works. Open to anyone in need of tools or expertise in fixing their instruments. This is a really good thing, y'all. Keep it up!