Things to do for October 27, 2011

The Weekender

Whiskey, Halloween Brunch and The Monster Squad

The weekend is never delayed by rain.

Thursday
Whiskeying It Up at Marquee Grill
MARQUEE ATTRACTION

Whiskeying It Up at Marquee Grill

The city’s finest restaurant/bar on top of a movie theater marquee is unveiling a new cocktail menu heavy on gin and brandy libations. But we’ll save you some time: get the Dire Straits (12-year-Macallan, fig and vanilla with allspice dram). Pairs well with “Sultans of Swing.”

Available now, Marquee Grill, 33 Highland Park Village, 214-522-6035

Sipping Mojitos with a Cuban Band
HASTA LA VISTA

Sipping Mojitos with a Cuban Band

Your daily mojito update: (1) Your mint leaves are coming in nicely this fall. (2) Urban Taco is pouring blueberry and mango mojitos for five bucks every Thursday, as part of a new Buena Vista night. There will also be a Cuban jazz trio on hand. No cigars, sadly.

Thursdays through November 10, Urban Taco, 3411 McKinney Ave, 214-922-7080

Friday
Rappelling Down a 15-Story Hotel
FREE FALLING

Rappelling Down a 15-Story Hotel

Your weekend to-do list: finalize Halloween costume. Pick up dry cleaning. Rappel down a hotel. We can help—tomorrow, the 15-story InterContinental hotel is letting you create a team and rappel. (It’s for the Special Olympics—you have to bid to do it.) You’re on your own for the dry cleaning.

Saturday
The Monster Squad. Freaks. And You.
MONSTER’S BALL

The Monster Squad. Freaks. And You.

It wouldn’t be Halloween without a few circus freaks. Related: Mockingbird Station is serving cocktails, showingThe Monster Squad on its outdoor screen and bringing you a performance by, yes, circus freaks. ’Tis the season.

Sunday
It’s Halloween at Sunday School...
GETTING SCHOOLED

It’s Halloween at Sunday School...

Halloween parties are so predictable: pumpkins, cobwebs, “Boo Berry Punch.” (It’s even painful to type that.) That’s why Sunday School is hosting a Halloween brunch party. You’ll be sipping champagne and eating egg white frittatas as the DJ spins. Egg whites are the new candy corn.

Oct 30, noon, $50, Hotel ZaZa, 2332 Leonard St, reserve at 214-550-9500

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