Denver Halloween events: Your last-minute planning guide

Here we are — Halloween. Still need a last-minute plan? Throw on your costume (or not) and pick out something good.

Halloween decor. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Here we are — Halloween. Need a last-minute plan? Throw on your costume (or not) and pick out something good:

“War of the Worlds” live broadcast. The Backstage Players will perform H.G. Wells’ classic “War of the Worlds” using the original 1938 radio script. Backstage at Beryl’s, 3120 Blake St. 7-8:30 p.m. $5 at the door.

HOWL-o-ween Doggie Costume Contest. Pumpkin beer drinking and tricks and treats for pups and people. $25 gift card prizes for three categories: best pup costume – solo, best human-pup couples costume and best pup-pup couples costume. Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St. 5-8 p.m.

Fall Carnival with candy, food, games, and prizes at Corona Church, 1205 E. Eighth Ave. 6-8 p.m.

Black Shirt Halloween. Half off all drafts all day, candy and spooky movies playing all night. Wear a costume and get a 5-ounce pour of your choice. Black Shirt Brewing Co., 3719 Walnut St. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Bruz Halloween. Wear a costume and enjoy $2 tasters and Spooked Rabbit Waffles. There will be treats for kids. Bruz Beers, 1675 W. 67th Ave., Suite 100. 4-9 p.m.

First anniversary Halloween party. Wear a costume and get a free sundae. The Inventing Room, 2020 Lawrence St., Unit A. 2-9 p.m.

The Chamber: Tracks Halloween 2016. Travel through Hell and compete for $500 cash in a costume contest. Tracks, 3500 Walnut St. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover for 21+. $5 for 18-20.

Halloween Scaryoke. M Uptown, 700 E. 17th Ave. 9 p.m.-midnight.

After Hours Halloween. Restaurant industry and friends of the industry invited for drink specials and a whole hog roast, plus DJ TonTon. Costumes encouraged. Mister Tuna, 3033 Brighton Blvd. 8 p.m.-midnight.

Wonderlic. Halloween party and final show at the closing of Quixote’s True Blue, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

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