The Weekend Guide

the candy store!

We ain’t afraid of no ghosts.

TREAT
The Candy Store’s Third Annual Halloween Event
What: The Russian Hill shop sets up its candy cart outside, where patrons can fill their own containers for free. Costumes aren’t required, but prizes will be given for the best ones.
Why: Sweet surrender.
When: Sat., 2-6 p.m.
Where: 1507 Vallejo St., at Polk St. (415-921-8000).

TRICK
Free Tango Class at ODC
What: Even dancers with two left feet can participate in this free Argentine tango lesson, celebrating 30 years of Rhythm & Motion.
Why: In this case, it doesn’t take two.
When: Fri., 8:30-10 p.m.
Where: 351 Shotwell St., at 17th St. (415-863-6606).

EXORCISE
Muni Diaries Live: Under the Influence

What:
Even BART gets bashed as participants share transportation tales (points are given for transit-related costumes, natch).
Why: Muni’s scarier than a ghost story.
When: Fri., 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St., at Valencia St. (415-647-2888).

BEWITCH
Halloween Fashion Bash
What: Discounts of up to 80 percent on designers like Marc Jacobs, DVF, Nanette Lepore, and Betsey Johnson (plus free cocktails).
Why: Mention DailyCandy at the door or enter promo code SFShopper online for a complimentary pair of tickets.
When: Thurs., 5-10 p.m.
Where: Cathedral Hill Hotel, 1101 Van Ness Ave., at Geary Blvd. (310-318-1731). Advanced tickets online at sassycitychicks.com.

CACKLE
Kevin Smith at The Warfield

What: A Q&A with the Jersey-rific filmmaker and actor famous for Clerks and Dogma.
Why: He’s not so silent (Bob) after all.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: 982 Market St., at Sixth St. (415-345-0900). Tickets online at ticketmaster.com.

Photo: Courtesy of The Candy Store

LOCATIONS
The Warfield
982 Market St
@ 6th St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Cathedral Hill Hotel
1101 Van Ness Ave
@ Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94109
1507 Vallejo St
@ Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-921-8000
3225 22nd St
bt Mission & Valencia Sts
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-647-2888
351 Shotwell St
bt 17th & 18th Sts
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-6606
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