LISA CAPITELLI ¦ Assistant Editor
SATURDAY Adam and Dianna Schultz channel Willy Wonka and an Oompa-loompa last year during an adultsonly Halloween party at Seacrets on 49th Street in Ocean City.(Oct. 26, 2012) Residents and visitors will have the opportunity to celebrate Halloween more than once at resort-area bars and restaurants. Patrons should dress in costume, as many of the establishments will offer cash and prizes for the best attire.
Here are a few of the events on tap: FRIDAY
¦ 19th Hole Bar & Grille, Route 611, West Ocean City: Party starts at 6 p.m. Johnny Mojo will provide the musical entertainment. Food and drink specials include $2 domestic bottles and $1 shooters for those in costume. Prizes for best attire.
¦ The Life Crisis Center will host a Halloween Luau at Seacrets on 49th Street in Ocean City tonight to benefit the organization, which helps local victims of domestic violence child abuse and rape. Life Crisis Center operates the only domestic violence Safe House on the Lower Shore, provides counseling, legal and medical advocacy and many other victim support services.
Trey Eversman, dressed as a giant Transformer, complete with stilts and robotic accessories, won first place —and four-day trip for two to Jamaica — during Seacrets’ 2011 costume contest.Tickets cost $75 per person or $150 per couple, and may be purchased at the door. The event begins at 6 p.m. There will be a buffet, drinks and entertainment by On The Edge. There will also be silent and live auctions and costume contest. A panel of judges will be roaming around the event and their score will count for 50 percent. The other 50 percent will come from attendees. The cost is a $1 donation per vote.
¦ Whiskers Bar & Grill, Ocean Pines Plaza: Must be registered by 11:30 p.m. for costume contest. First-place prize is $300, second is $150 and third is dinner for two at the restaurant. Additional prizes and giveaways. Karaoke with Donnie Berkey. n Greene Turtle, 116th Street, Ocean City: Costume party with DJ Jeremy starts at 10 p.m. First-place prize is $300, second, $200 and third, $100. Bombs cost $5. n Seacrets, 49th Street, Ocean City: First-place winner of the costume contest in Morley Hall will be awarded a trip for two to Jamaica (four days/three nights). Second place wins $300 and the third-best costume, $200. Entertainment by DJ Tuff and Total Whiteout begins at 10 p.m. n Fager’s Island, 60th Street, Ocean City: Prizes awarded for best costumes. DJ Groove on the deck at 9 p.m. Animal House on the inside stage at 10 p.m. n Clarion Hotel, 101st Street, Ocean City: Register by 10 p.m. for the costume contests as an individual, group or couple. Best costume will win $500. Second place, $100 and third place, $50. Music provided by Power Play. n 115 Bayside Bar & Grill, Gold Coast Mall, 115th Street Ocean City: Halloween Toga Party starts at 8 p.m. with pig roast, contest, games and music. Prizes for best costume, couple, sexiest and most creative. Celebration on Wednesday, as well, with live entertainment, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. n Hawaiian Crab, Route 54, Fenwick Island, Del.: Scary-Okie Halloween party starts at 9 p.m. Wear a costume, sing a little karaoke.
n “George’s Bloody Halloween for a Bloody Good Cause” party will take place from 2-6 p.m. at the Greene Turtle on 116th Street. The event benefits the American Cancer Society. Majority of the proceeds will be donated to Greene Turtle’s North Worcester County Relay for Life team. Drink specials include $5 George’s Bloody Mary, Boo-Nana, Wolfman’s Frozen Dead, Red Eye Bull and $1 Bloody Hawaiian Punch. A basket with an assortment of prizes will be raffled off.
nHigh Stakes Bar & Grille, Route 54, Fenwick Island: Kevin Poole and Joe Mama will take the stage at 9 p.m. Gift cards for best costumes. Specials include $2 bottles (domestic, import and craft), Washington apples, Southern Comfort and other selected shots.
n Seacrets, 49th Street, Ocean City: Locals’ Halloween party with costume contest at the Tiki Bar. Winner will get a two-night stay at the Seacrets’ Hotel. Second place, $50 gift certificate to Seacrets and third place, $25 gift certificate. n BJ’s on the Water, 75th Street, Ocean City: Eighth annual Halloween Happy Hour Party begins at 4 p.m. Entertainment by Teenage Rust & the Fabulous Rustettes. All proceeds of the group’s current CD will benefit the American Cancer Society. Drink and food specials. nSmittyMcGee’s, Route 54, Fenwick Island, Del.: More than $750 in cash and prizes awarded for top costumes. Party starts at 9 p.m. with DJ Wax. n Greene Turtle, 116th Street: Party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Costume contest with prizes and giveaways. Musical entertainment. n Carnevil Halloween Spooktacular event at Skyline Bar & Grill on 138th Street, inside Fenwick Inn in Ocean City, will benefit Bradley on the Bay Relief Fund for residents displaced by the Sept. 26 fire that ripped through the third-floor units of the 37th Street building. Tickets cost $10 in advance and can be purchased at the bar; or $15 at the door. A $500 cash prize will be awarded to the guest with the best costume. Also, $100 for the sexiest, funniest and best couple. Party starts at 9 p.m. Circus Freakshow at 10 p.m. Music by DJ Wood. Raffles and silent auction.