Well, it’s here, Halloween time the time of year where gruesome witches, ghost, ghouls, vampires and goblins start hitting the streets looking for victims for their feast of bloody treats. Most clubs and bars have already got their Halloween decorations up and are planning some scary fun nights for their customers. Let’s take a look around Metraland and see who is doing what for All Hallows Eve and Halloween Night.

   Also on Thursday, November 2nd the Motor City Casino/Hotel and SOUND BOARD presents an evening with comic & talk show personality ANDY COHEN advance tickets are on sale at SOUNDBOARDDETROIT.COM or at ticketmaster.

Ann Arbor:
NECTO (734-994-5436), presents “PRIDE HALLOWEEN” a costume contest with cash prizes, on Friday, October 27th hosted by Chanel Hunter & Jadein Black, with DJ Jace and DJ DigiMARK will be pounding out the beats. Doors open at 9pm and 18+ are welcome $5 for 21+ and $10 for 18-20. Happy Hour is from 9pm 11pm: with 50% nearly all drinks. Costume contest at Midnight. They’re located at 516 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor, Mi. 

BODY ZONE (313-366-9663), will have their “LEATHER NIGHT” on Saturday, October 21st with $5 lockers for members in Chaps and or Harness. Then “COLLEGE NIGHT” will be Saturday, October 28th also with $5 lockers for those guys 18-25 years old.  Then it’s their infamous “BLACK- OUT PARTY” on Friday, November 10th what happens in the dark stays in the dark! They also have FREE tanning with a room or locker rental. This is a Private Gay Health Club and you must have proper ID to enter: A current Drivers License, State Pictured ID, or Passport is required! Open 24/7 and located at 1617 E. McNichols at I-75 in Detroit.

RIGGS DETROIT (313-656-4820), on Friday, October 20th it’s a midnight tribute to our favorite late night picture “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 11:59pm until 2am Saturday, October 21st gather up your props… and come enjoy, with drink specials, no cover 21+. Then on Friday, October 27th at 9pm until Saturday, October, 28th- 2am “HALLOKWEEN” it’s such a drag! They’ll be having a costume contest, drink specials, and DJ Marty “the Monster” Bulger, No Cover, 21and over.

CLUB GOLD COAST & SIN in Detroit (313-366-6135), presents the best damn “HALLOWEEN PARTY” in the city on Saturday, October 28th with a costume contest and cash prizes for best costume and all kinds of special Halloween drinks ALL NIGHT!

ESCAPE BOOKSTORE (313-336-6558), they have a wide selection variety of new DVD’s and videos for sale or rent, open Mondays – Saturdays 10am – midnight, Sundays from noon – 10pm. Stop in and checkout the DVD’s.

GIGI’S (313-584-6525), on Saturday, October 21st & Sunday, October 22nd The 44th Annual Miss Gigi’s PAGEANTS: Mythology…Battle of the Goddessesstarring Katrina Alexis Monae, Hailey Charles, and Kendyll Harding. *$15 Limited Reserved Seating, with $10 General Admission, *(Reserved Seating Only Held until 8:30pm. Reservations will be forfeited, NO REFUNDS.)Applications available WWW.MISSGIGISPAGEANTS.COM   They also have a great weekly lineup..   Mondays: “Chico and the Boyz” with DJ Chico and hostess Nickki Stevens and doors open 8pm to 2am. Tuesdays: Closed, On Wednesdays: “Sapphire DeeLite’s Talent Contest” doors open 7pm. Thursdays: it’s “TURNT UP” with (Amateur Go-Go Boys Night) and hosted by Bentley James doors open at 8pm. Friday: “F**K YOU FRIDAYS”, with hostesses DeAngela Shannon & Sabin also Chico’s Boys and the doors open 8pm. Saturdays: Show Nights In the Cabaret with Gigi’s Award Winning House Cast starring Nickki Stevens, also dancing in the upper level doors open at 7pm. And Sundays: “Karaoke with KJ Karen” doors open at 7pm come and try out your singing talents.

(313-581-8913), on Saturday, October 28th Hayloft Saloon partnered with Fireball Whiskey present a “HALLOWEEN PARTY” with cash prize for the best costume, they’ll have creepy cocktails, and spooky shots specials ALL NIGHTComing up on November 3, 4, & 5th is “BEARCON: Detroitit will be Un-BEARable with guest entertainment, guest bartenders, more vendors, more sponsors and more fun also a guest emcee Victoria Hunter and Chicago DJ WillYUM, sponsored by WET Lube, F-Gear, BEAR CARE, and Michigan Leather Lights.

MENJO’S (313-863-3934), presents on Thursday, November 9th through Friday, November 10th: it’s The MAGIC MIKE & MAGIC MIKE XXL Tribute Tour that features the all hottest male dancers’ revue on the planet from the smashing hit movie in the Olympus Theater. Two shows ONLY: Thursday, Nov, 9th: One show “Ladies Night Out” doors open at 9pm. The second show on Friday, November 10th: “Guys Night Out” doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door both nights: preferred seating $35 and special VIP $50 includes stage seating, picture with performers and a Meet & Greet with the dancers. Don’t miss this exciting event, get your tickets NOW!

24 HOUR VIDEO (313-271-1100), open 7 days: Monday – Friday from 4pm – 3am, Saturdays & Sundays from 1pm until 2am they also have a large assortment of DVD’s, videos, adult toys and novelties also aromas and lubes.

DUNES RESORT (269-857-1401), On Saturday, October 21st it’s a Benefit Show and Auction for “Make – A – Wish” Foundation. Then they present their “HALLO-WEENIE: fairylandweekend starting Thursday, October 26th through Sunday, October 29th. On Thursday, October 26th: Karaoke, Friday, October 27th a Scavenger Hunt at 6pm and DJ Doug spins at 9pm. On Saturday, October 28th it’s a Halloween Parade in Douglas with a Costume Contest back at the Dunes Resort where DJ Doug will pound out the dance tunes also Boys & Girls of Perfect 10, and in the Cabaret KARAOKE starting at 10pm. Topping things off on Sunday, October 29 its “BINGOlicious” from 4pm – 7pm. A great way to spend a weekend!

SOHO (248-542-7646), wants you to join them on Saturday, October 29th for a Happy Halloween with spooky Jell-o shots, diabolical drink specials also with the “WORST” Halloween Costume Contest at starting at 12am.

Grand Rapids:

The APARTMENT (616-451-0815), on Saturday, October 28th they’re having their “HALLOWEEN” contest cash prizes for first, second, and third place. Best costume wins $100 cash! Make sure you turn out and turn up. Judging starts at midnight so make sure you are there before 11:30pm.

CREEK RIDGE CAMPGROUND (517-565-3800), has their “Halloween Weekend” starting on Friday October 27th at 7pm at sites A2, 104 & 105, it’s a pumpkin carving with fire cakes, bring your own carving tools. The jack-o-Lanterns will line the path to the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” come dressed as your favorite character and bring your own props for the show. Decorate your site for the “Haunted Campground” experience of a lifetime. There will be a Potluck dinner at 5pm, clear out your kitchen cabinets for winter.    On Saturday, October 28th its Trick or Treating around the campground with a Best costume contest at Club Solitude from 9:30pm – 12:30am and this will be the final night for the Club of 2017. Let’s make some wonderful final memories together.

SPIRAL (517-371-3221), presents on Saturday, October 28th at 9pm Steven King’s…“HALLOWEEN” a Costume Contest with cash prizes, 1st place – $200, 2nd place – $100. And a special Spiral staff favorite prize – $100. Also hot Gogos dancers, Sexy Shot Boys, Drag performances hosted by Delicious, photo booth, and DJ Sean Boney sending out the latest sounds!

LIBERTY BAR (248-758-0771), open 7 days and their hours are Monday – Friday 11:30am – 2:00am, Saturdays: 2:00pm – 2:00am. Sundays: they’re open at noon – 2:00am with SUNDAY BRUNCH from 12 noon – 2:00am.   

Royal Oak:
PRONTO! (248-544-7900), and Absolut Vodka presents A Very Scary Pronto! Halloween” on Saturday, October 28th with a costume contest, 1st prize: $150, 2nd prize: $100, and 3rd prize $50, they’ll also have some drink specials, $4 Absolut cocktails, $3 Jameson Shots, and $3 Green Tea Shots. You won’t want to miss this party!

FIVE15 (248-515-2551), on Sunday October 22nd from 2pm – 4pm it’s a “Drag Queen Bingo Fundraiser” this is not your Grandma’s Bingo. Hosted by FIVE15 Royal Oak and the 2006 Wolverines Hockey Team presents Miss Carol Lee, Drag Queen extraordinaire hailing from Orlando, Florida this seasoned stage ingénue, will have you rolling on the floor with twisted tales of the stars you thought you knew and a show you’ll never forget. Tickets are $30 and that includes entry and Bingo cards to play. There will also be a 50/50 raffle for a raffle basket door prize. This is an ADULT Evening and you must be 21+ to enter!

Traverse City:
SIDETRAXX (231-935-1666), on Sunday, October 22nd will be having a “PUMPKIN CARVING” with a Chili Cook-Off and enjoy seasonal Ales & Ciders. Open 7 days a week at 5pm with Happy Hour from 5-9pm everyday!    On Friday, October 27th Sidetraxx presents a GROTESQUE Burlesque”, with Crazy Clowns, Sexy Skeletons it will thrill and chill you, presented by the Bayside Bombshells starring Twiggy Pop, Charlie Champlayin, Tambourine Walters, Ben WaBalls, and Jack Yew, emcee for the evening Ben Eaton, and VJ Mike King spins, the Show time is 11pm. The on Saturday, October 28th “MIGHTMARE on Franklin Street” Costume contest win prizes, Dance All Night, Deathly Drink Specials and VJ Mike King spins.

SECOND STORY (312-923-9536), wants you to come in for some hauntingly scary, and diabolical cheap Halloween Cocktails, and Bitches Brews, and what a good place to do your Halloween partying than at Second Story, where the clientele actually fits the  seasonal holiday. There’s no telling what kind of ghoulish goblins you will encounter there! (Said with love guys, I miss you too much!)

TOUCHE (773-465-7400), Saturday, October 21st starting at 10pm its “GEAR NIGHT” with a barber and bootblack on duty, Dress code enforced Club Room. Then from Wednesday, November 1st – Sunday, November 6th Touché 40th Anniversary Celebration and they’ll celebrate 40 years of service to you, the community! They’re planning 5 nights to mark the occasion check their website for more details.

(773-508-0900), turn your fantasies into reality this
“HALLOWEEN” with leather masks and more available online or in-store FREE shipping on selected items leather adult toys, Men’s and Women’s apparel, Footwear and more. If you’re in Chicago visit the store at 6410 N. Clark Street. WWW.LEATHER64TEN.COM

That’s it for this issue! Our next deadline is Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 for our Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 issue, and you can contact me at AuntieM4doro@aol.com! Email me your upcoming events today!