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    To get you through your weekend …

    Thursday Oct. 21

    Star Wars vs. Star Trek Party at Optimist Club

    This Thursday at Club Congress’ Optimist Club, the Force will be living long and prospering at the Star Wars vs. Star Trek party. The long-standing rivalry between the two outer space-based phenomena will be fueled by music from DJ Dr. Adam and $1 vodka wells. Get your geek on — a costume contest will award $100 to the best dressed Klingon or Jedi.

    Club Congress

    311 E. Congress St.

    9 p.m.

    $3

    21+

    Friday Oct. 22

    ART presents “”Dracula””

    “”Twilight”” and “”True Blood”” can take a backseat this weekend because “”Dracula”” is the VIP vampire in Arizona Repertory Theatre’s production at the Marroney Theatre. The Halloween spirit of the dark and macabre abounds in this production directed by Brent Gibbs and performed by students from UA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television. This adaptation is a fresh take on the classic vampiric villain’s story, as Dracula battles Van Helsing using his psychic powers. “”Dracula”” provides an evening of spooks and special effects that will impress even the most stoic Halloween scrooge.

    Marroney Theatre

    1025 N. Olive St.

    7:30 p.m.

    $28 per ticket. Student discounts available.

    Saturday Oct. 23

    Tucson Zombie Walk 2010

    The undead will roam the streets of downtown this Saturday as Tucson’s annual Zombie Walk returns. “”Film Fiends”” is the theme of this year’s event, so you are sure to stumble into dead Marilyns and zombified Nicholas Cages throughout downtown Tucson. At 4 p.m., the Zombie Walk will kick off with a performance of “”Thriller”” on Congress Street, and at 6:30 p.m. the most gruesome zombies will be awarded in the Costume Contest. The event is free, but all donations and proceeds go to the Community Food Bank, so please bring one non-perishable food item. Zombie Walk will begin and end at Club Congress.

    Club Congress

    311 E. Congress St.

    4 p.m., walk starts at 7 p.m.

    Free, with one non-perishable food item

    Sunday Oct. 24

    Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

    Since the discovery of the RMS Titanic in 1985, thousands of artifacts have been excavated, telling the tragic story of the sinking of the steamer ship in 1912. Titanic: the Artifact Exhibition presents 127 artifacts that have never before been on public display, as well as room re-creations of the ship’s interior. The exhibition evokes a poignant, human connection to the 1,500 lives that were lost to the frigid waters of the Atlantic. Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is an emotional and educational experience for all ages.

    The Rialto Bldg.

    300 E. Congress St.

    10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    $18 students, $22 general admission

    KFMA’s Fall Ball

    If you’ve ever heard of Deftones, Circa Survive, Authority Zero, Bush, Sick Puppies, A Day to Remember and/or Suicidal Tendencies you should hit up KFMA’s Fall Ball. One of two semi-annual concerts KFMA puts on each year, this is the avid music lover’s vice. If that’s you, it’s most definitely worth checking out, pending you know how to handle yourself outside for nine hours. The keys to your survival will be shades, sunscreen, and cash; let the live music do the rest. If you still haven’t purchased your tickets, you may get a chance to win them at KFMA’s pre-party concert at Zen Rock on Friday. The concert will feature Red Line Chemistry and Middle Class Rut and tons of last minute ticket giveaways.

     

    Pima County Fairgrounds

    11300 S. Houghton Rd.

    Gates open at noon

    Tickets can be purchased online or at any Catalina Mart location for $35 in advance or $45 at the gate

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