TodayTying the knot Five After Five takes its relationship to the next level with Marry A Thief and openers the Rejectioneers. WHEN: 6:30-10 p.m. WHERE: The fountain in Five Points COST: Free INFORMATION: www.fivepointscolumbia.com
Friday Wild spooks Dress up the kids and head to Riverbanks Zoo for the annual Halloween celebration Boo at the Zoo, where they can enjoy plenty of creepy activities and scary snacks. WHEN: 6-9 p.m. Friday through Sunday and Oct. 24-30 WHERE: Riverbanks Zoo COST: $6-$8 INFORMATION: (803) 779-8717 or www.riverbanks.org
Black comedy A dead cat is no laughing matter. In the “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” a slightly deranged Irish terrorist avenges the death of his beloved pet. WHEN: 8 p.m.; runs various times through Nov. 8 WHERE: Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. COST: $15-$22.50 INFORMATION: (803) 254-9732 or www.trustus.org
SaturdayTricks and Treats Some creepy things are happening at the State Museum. Drop by for ghosts, ghouls and goblins as well as balloon art, face painting and arts and crafts at “Tricks and Treats.” WHEN: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. today and Oct. 25 WHERE: State Museum, 301 Gervais St. COST: Wear a costume and get $1 off admission. $3-$5 INFORMATION: (803) 898-4921 or www.museum.state.sc.us
Coming Friday Soul man Anthony Hamilton is getting past the pain.