LA Weekend Events October 26 to 30: Candy Corn and Viognier, 1930s Burlesque, Bourbon Bandits

— by Caroline on Crack

Boo that Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year, but you can use these LA weekend events to get your need for costume debauchery out of the way.

Friday, October 26

Vintage Enoteca’s 3rd Annual Halloween Candy & Wine Pairing
Enjoy your two greatest loves at this annual Halloween candy and wine pairing event. Vintage Enoteca will be pairing the likes of candy corn with Viognier and Sour Patch Kids with a sparkling rose. Get your sugar high and wine buzz at the same time. There will be 2.5-ounce pours to go with individual bowls of candy.

  • Friday-Saturday and 10/31 at 7pm. Vintage Enoteca, 7554 W Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles (map). (323) 512-5278.

Trattoria Neapolis Kicks Off a New Weekly Late Night Event
Come on, you don’t have to get up early tomorrow so why not make it a late night with cocktails, music and 1930s burlesque? Trattoria Neapolis is kicking off its new weekly Late Night event tonight. It’ll go off every Friday and Saturday and feature drink specials,  a food menu and specialty cocktails like a bacon-infused bourbon cocktail and an Aperol Slushie. Well drinks are $8.

  • Fridays and Saturdays 11pm. Trattoria Neapolis, 336 S Lake Avenue, Pasadena (map). (626) 792-3000.

Fashion’s Fright Out at the W Westwood
W Los Angeles Westwood and LA Fashion will be hosting a “Halloween party for the LA fashion set.” Show off your stylish costumes; just no “typical sexy nurses,” they ask. Thank goodness. So over that sexy costume idea. Your ticket gets you entry as well as a cocktail.

  • 9pm-2am. Tickets: $30. Whiskey Blue at W Los Angeles, 930 Hilgard Avenue, Westwood (map).

Tuesday, October 30

5th Annual Bourbon Fest at Wine House
Celebrate all things American whiskey at this annual bourbon fest which will showcase the latest batch of fall release bourbon, rye and wheated whiskey. There will be passed apps by Upstairs 2 chef Todd Barrie to help fortify your stomach for the night of drinking ahead as well as a photo booth to capture your sweet drunk faces. Live music by RT Valin and the Outlaw Band will keep things festive. Just be sure to come dressed as a bandit as the Wine House peeps want this to be a costume affair.

  • 7:30pm. $49. Wine House, 2311 Cotner Avenue, West LA (map). (310) 479-3731.