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Top five things to do this weekend

We've rounded up the five events you won't want to miss this weekend, plus an extra little reminder, in our top five picks.
Oct 24, 2012

1. High Roller Happy Hour at American Legion Post 83
Why you should go: Enjoy a drink and a good time with the Funcoast team from 5-7 p.m. this Thursday at American Legion Post 83 at our High Roller Happy Hour. We'll be giving away all sorts of awesome high roller themed prizes including the big prize, tickets to the Funcoast High Roller Happy Hour Great Day! Tours bus trip to Hollywood Casino in Toledo. It’s going to be a great time at the American Legion with line dancing, 50’s and 60’s music, karaoke from 6-9 p.m., drinks and food, with a special on City Chicken for just $8.95.
WHEN: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 25
WHERE: American Legion Post 83, 3615 Hayes Ave., Sandusky
COST: Free
INFO: editor@funcoast.com 419-609-5876 or our High Roller Happy Hour story

2. Goodtime Halloween Cruise
Why you should go: The Saturday cruise is all sold out, but there are still about 100 tickets left for the Friday Cruise. Don your costume and celebrate Halloween on the Goodtime I and Kelleys island. There will be booze, food, music and great times.
WHEN: 8 p.m.-Midnight Friday, October 26 & 7-11 pm Saturday, October 27
WHERE: Goodtime I, Jackson Street Pier, Downtown Sandusky
COST: $30 per round trip ticket
INFO: www.goodtimeboat.com or our Goodtime Halloween Cruise Story

3. HalloWeekends’ Last Weekend
Why you should go: It’s your last weekend to enjoy this year’s Halloweekends at Cedar Point. We know that living so close to Cedar Point makes us think other people find it a little overrated, but take it from us, it deserves all the hype. Plus, it’s the perfect place to visit when you’re at that annoying in between age when you’re too old to go trick-or-treating without getting funny looks, but too young to party it up at the bars.
WHEN: 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, Oct. 16; 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday, Oct. 27; noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28
WHERE: Cedar Point, One Cedar Point Dr., Sandusky
COST: $35.99-$82.99
INFO: www.cedarpoint.com or our Top 10 reasons to go to HalloWeekends story

4. “Angelina Ballerina the Musical”
Why you should go: “Angelina Ballerina the Musical” is the perfect show for all those parents with little girls who dream of becoming prima ballerinas. Plus, Funcoast is giving away free tickets to the performance. According to our sources, the show will have you dancing in the isles. To put a little Halloween spin on the event, everyone who attends is welcome to dress up in ballerina style.
WHEN: 7 p.m., Friday Oct. 26
WHERE: Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
COST: $10 children, $15 adults
INFO: 419-626-1950, www.sanduskystate.com or our “Angelina Ballerina the Musical” story

5. Zombie Pub Crawl and Ball
Why you should go: Dress up like a zombie, go to the bars and dance the night away. Then, at the end of the night when you feel like a zombie, you’ll look like one too. It’s totally awesome, what more could you ask for? There will also be a costume contest with cash prizes going on at Slater’s Pub.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27
WHERE: Main Street, Downtown Port Clinton
COST: $10 per person to participate in the costume contest
INFO: 419-734-5503, www.historicportclinton.com/mobile/events.html or our Zombie Pub Crawl and Ball story

Don’t forget, this weekend is officially Halloween weekend!
This means that it’s the weekend for the adults to party it up, whether on the islands or the mainland, and the kids to fill up on candy. Trick-or-treating starts this weekend and you can find a list of local trick-or-treating times in our trick-or-treat roundup.