Botanica’s Ghoulish Gala
This new event on Friday at Botanica is for adults only and aims to raise money for the installation of the Joyland merry-go-round, which was donated to the venue. The event, which will feature original Joyland decor, will include a costume contest, dinner, drinks, fortune telling and dancing. Attendees also can purchase tickets to play games, take a Clydesdale horse hayrack ride and buy martini glasses that can be refilled throughout the night. The party is from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets are $50, $40 for members. They can be purchased, along with $1 game tickets, $5 hayrack ride tickets and $20 martini glasses, by calling 316-264-0448, ext. 107, or at www.botanica.org. Reservations are required. The costume contest features a $200 prize for the best couples costume and $100 for the best single costume.
Boo & Brew Bash
This is the 13th year for Dress for Success’ Boo & Brew Bash, an adult costume party that starts at 8 p.m. Friday at Venue 3130, 3130 W. Central. The party will have a Dia de los Muertos theme and will include a costume contest, a silent auction, food and drink and music by Annie Up. Tickets are $75 at http://www.booandbrew.org/. Proceeds benefit Dress for Success.
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‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’
The Orpheum Theatre at 200 N. Broadway is putting on an interactive screening of the cult classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 11:59 p.m. Friday. Doors open at 11 p.m., and attendees are encouraged to dress as Brad, Janet, Frankie or their favorite Transylvanian. Participation kits will be sold for $4, and no outside props will be allowed. Admission is $8 at the door. For more information, visit www.wichitaorpheum.com/.