Tricks and Treats for Grown-Ups

A Roundup of Some Adults-Only Activities This Halloween

Too old to trick-or-treat? Attend one of these fun, adults-only Halloween events in the S.B. area this week:

• 3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest and Fall Wine Tasting: An evening of ghoulish delights, including a pumpkin-carving challenge judged by S.B. celebrities, a tasting of wares from Kunin Wines, and more. (Fri., Oct. 28, 5:30pm. S.B. Contemporary Arts Forum, 653 Paseo Nuevo. Admission is free. Call 966-5373.)

• Boocara! Trick-or-treating for all ages, followed by a sampling (for 21-year-olds and older only) of eerie edibles and creepy cocktails at the Boocara Bar, Ouija board games, and a costume contest. (Sat., Oct. 29, 4pm. Bacara Resort & Spa, 8301 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 968-0100 or visit for a detailed schedule of activities.)

• Tricks and Treats Halloween Party: Show up in your most creative Halloween garb to participate in a costume contest, fun games, and wine tasting. (Sat., Oct. 29, 7-10pm. Wandering Dog Wine Bar, 1539C Mission Dr., Solvang. Ages 21+. Call 686-9126.)

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