Weekend Warrior: Our Official Cheat-Sheet

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Spooks For Your Pooch, Too— Stop by the pint-sized Laura Lobdell Jewelry store with your pup this Saturday for a Trick or Treat party that is both human and dog friendly. The store's canine mascot, Xiao, will be serving up classic Smarties candies including Smarties Candy Lipsticks, Candy Money and Candy Necklaces (Milkbones provided for pooches!). While you snack on your accessories, check out special "candy coated" designs from Laura Lobdel like Candy Corn necklaces and Rock Candy rings that come in the cutest, candy filled trick-or-treat bags we've ever seen. Woof!
Laura Lobdell Jewelry Halloween Celebration, Saturday, October 23rd to Saturday, October 30th, 1p.m. to 7p.m. daily; Laura Lobdell Jewelry, 183 1/8 West 10th Street (at West 4th Street); 646-272-8483.
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Get F*cked Up— Enter the world of TOP8 this Friday—this new East Village party launches Friday at freshly opened hotspot, Bedlam, with "top friends" DUMP.FM, Greg K and Sky Ferreira. Spinning pop, house, trance, Top 40 and rave tunes, get there early for two-for-one well drinks from 11 p.m. to midnight. With a tagline like "People like you need to f**k people like me," we feel confident in saying it's sure to be a rager not to be missed. Err, bring a condom?
TOP8 Launch Party, Friday, October 22nd, 10p.m. to 4a.m.; Bedlam Bar and Lounge, 40 Avenue C (between 3rd Street and 4th street); 212-228-1049.
Shop & Sing—The city is alive with the sound of music this week with the CMJ Music Festival in full effect and Urban Outfitters is getting in on the action. Check out the Royal Bangs, First Aid Kit, Chapel Club, Gold Panda and Theophilus London for a free in-store performance spectacular this Saturday at Urban Outfitters in SoHo.
Urban Outfitters In-Store Performances, Saturday, October 23rd, 1p.m. to 6p.m.; Urban Outfitters, 628 Broadway (between Houston Street and Bleecker Street); 212-475-0009.
Shift Gears— Go green on Greene this weekend at the pureDKNY SHFT pop-up gallery. A collab between Adrian Grenier's eco-focused SHFT website and DKNY's new, eco-friendly fragrance, the gallery will feature a collection of sustainably designed products as well as over 50 pieces from LA and NY based artists.
pureDKNY and SHFT.com Pop-up Gallery, Friday, October 22nd and Saturday, October 23rd; pureDKNY and SHFT Pop-up, 112 Greene Street (between Prince Street and Spring Street).
Check Yourself Out— Vincent Longo wants to help you maximize and modernize your beauty regimen this weekend. Get some face time with the makeup guru by booking a one-on-one consultation and attending one of two interactive sessions at Space NK at Bloomingdale's. Your game will thank us later.
Vincent Longo at Bloomingdales, Saturday, October 23rd, 11a.m. to 2p.m. or 3p.m. to 6p.m.; Space NK at Bloomingdale's, 1000 3rd Avenue (at East 59th Street); to book call 212-705-2772.
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Have A Shoegasm— Slip into something more comfortable (c'mon it's the weekend) at The Shoebox's Family and Friends Sale. We wouldn't be surprised if this sale created a stampede among the well-heeled with 20% off everything in the store, including fall and winter shoes and bags from the likes of Guiseppe Zanotti, Cynthia Vincent, D&G and Botkier. Get an additional $20 off purchases of $150 or more when you mention Refinery29. Let the catfights begin!
The Shoebox Family and Friends Sale, Thursday, October 21st to Sunday, October 24th, 10a.m. to 8p.m.; The Shoebox, 537 Third Avenue (between 35th Street and 36th Street); 212-937-5750.
Play Dead—The Prince of Soho is reopening this Thursday and natch, they're displaying the art of one of our fave artists, John Gagliano. His latest exhibit, "Playing Dead", will turn you into an instant fan of his graphic, colorful pieces. The best part? You'll also get to shop vintage wears while snacking on delish catering by Caterie and sipping mixed drinks. Deadly.
Playing Dead Exhibit, Thursday, October 21st, 7pm. to 10p.m.; The Prince of Soho, 4 Prince Street (between Bowery and Elizabeth Street); 212-966-3921.
Book Brunch— Do Sunday brunch the academic way by grabbing a mimosa and toasting the launch of Kasper Sonne's new book The End is the Beginning at the Charles Bank Gallery. The launch coincides with the closing day of Sonne's Pure Colors exhibit - making this a must-hit event. We feel smarter already!
Kasper Sonne Book Launch , Sunday, October 24th, 12p.m. to 4p.m.; Charles Bank Gallery, 196 Bowery (at Spring Street); 212 219 4095.
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