Scenes from the Block Party on Cedar Springs, and from Halloween around Oak Lawn

• Alexandre’s: Filter Kings on Friday. Dezi 5 on Saturday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. So Strung Out with Spencer West on Thursday.

• Barbara’s Pavillion: Halloween costume contest with $150 in prizes. Double Dee karaoke begins at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

• BJ’s NXS!: Preliminary Halloween contest with $100 prize at 11 p.m. on Friday. Costume contest finals on Saturday.

• Brick/Joe’s: Trixie of Treat with Nicole O’Hara, Jada Fox, Raquel Blake and G licious G. Doors open at 9 p.m. and show begins at midnight on Saturday.

• Cedar Springs Tap House: Drag show and costume contest hosted by Kandy Cayne at 9 p.m. on Friday.

• Changes: Wall of Food Show on Thursday at 8 p.m.

• Club Reflection: Halloween costume contest at midnight on Saturday. Texas Gay Rodeo Association meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Texas Sweetheart Ball at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

• Dallas Eagle: United Court of the Lone Star Empire coronation weekend. Out of Town Show on Friday. Dallas Girls of Leather monthly meeting at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

• Havana: Halloween costume contest with $500 prize on Saturday.

• Hidden Door: Halloween Party with costume contest at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday with $150 prizes for best costume, most outrageous and best couple or group.

• JR.’s Bar & Grill: Preliminary Costume Contest at 11 p.m. on Saturday.

• Marty’s: Halloween costume contest with $150 prize at midnight on Saturday.

• Pekers: Karaoke contest with $100 prize and costume contest with $500 prize on Saturday. Sign up before 11 p.m. to win. Linze Serell presents A Night of Illusion benefiting Minature Schauser Rescue, C.U.R.E. and GDMAF at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday.

• Round-Up Saloon: Halloween Party at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Costume contest at midnight.

• S4: Costume contest finals on the main floor at midnight on Saturday.

• Sue Ellen’s: Southpaw Preachers on Friday. Mojo Dolls on Saturday. Preliminary costume contest at 11 p.m. on Saturday.

• Tallywackers: Talloween bash from 8 p.m.-midnight on Saturday with best costume prizes at midnight.

• The Rose Room: Preliminary costume contest at 11 p.m. on Saturday.

• Tim Room: Halloween costume contest with $150 prize at midnight on Saturday.

• TMC: The Mining Company: Preliminary costume contest at 11 p.m. on Saturday.

• Urban Cowboy Saloon: Day of the Dead Halloween Party on Saturday.

• Woody’s Sports & Video Bar: Halloween Party on Saturday. Seattle at Dallas on the big screen at 3:25 p.m. on Sunday.

To view more Scene photos, go to DallasVoice.com/category/photos. Scene Photographer: Chad Mantooth and Chuck Marcelo.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 30, 2015.