OLAF FUB SEZ: Halloween thought from singer-songwriter Tom Paxton, born on this date in 1937, "Oh, lay me down in Forest Lawn/In a silver casket/With golden flowers over my head/In a silver basket."
SCARY STUFF -- What will the ghosts in the Riviera Theater, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda, think about the second annual Rocky Horror Picture Party at 9 p.m. tonight? In addition to the film, there will be performances by Eye Candy Burlesque and impersonators from the Club Marcella, plus a costume contest. For info, call 692-2413 or visit www.rockyhorrorparty.info.
SAY A PRAYER -- El Museo at 91 Allen St. opens this weekend's celebration of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, with a costume party and reception from 8 p.m. to midnight tonight for its 11th annual Altars exhibit. Suggested donation is $3. The exhibit continues through Nov. 29.
WOOFERS -- Top dog will win $1,500 in "Money Paws," an event to benefit the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter Spay-Neuter Program from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in Eagles Lodge, 4569 Broadway, Depew. Other winners in the drawing will get $500 and $250. There also will be a silent auction and other drawings. A $20 ticket includes draft beer, pop and snacks.
STOCK UP -- Ismailia Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca, holds a Holiday Meat Raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $2, includes beer, pop and sandwiches.
WEEKEND MENU -- Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Fest, with a farmers' market. $10. Pekin Fire Hall, 3024 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn.
*Saturday, starts at 5 p.m. Spaghetti dinner and silent auction. $7 adults, $3 kids 10 and under. Brighton Fire Hall, 50 Jamaica Road, Town of Tonawanda. Auction at 6:30.
*Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner. $6 adults, $3 children. Tonawanda Masonic Hall, 190 Minerva St., City of Tonawanda.
*Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Third annual spaghetti dinner in memory of Cheektowaga Judge Ronald E. Kmiotek. $8 adults, $4 kids under 12. Creekside Banquet Facility, 2669 Union Road at William Street, Cheektowaga. Proceeds benefit the 2009 Pulaski Day Parade.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Susan M. Grzechowiak, Gillian D. Brown, Gene Kowal, Blake Schiferle, Edith Tinsley, Louise Continelli, Dan Herbeck, Patrick Concannon, Dr. Joseph Kowalski, Norman Liberatore Sr., Miri Salamone-Burnett, Chris Kelsay, Karen McKeague, Jane Lewandowski, Todd Miller, Jeanne Buczkowski, Dee McCarthy, Colleen Cullen, John Farruggio, Gilbert Rooth, Rachel Rooth, Mike Shaul, Tommy Qualey, Bridget Sweet, Brendan Sweet, Jeffrey Pohlman, Jennifer Olsen, Alice Lindner, LaTiara Storey, Janelle Miller, Bill Conway, Joshua Paul Slomba, David Federico and Martha Kavanaugh.
SATURDAY -- A. R. Gurney, Dawn Woollacott, Emilye Rybarczyk, Joanne Czajkowski, Sophie Galus, Santina Bevilacqua, Wes Kless, Barb Kless, Mike Gerland, Brandon Dubel, Beth Safe, Norman Ryan, Mike Wild Jr., Jim O'Leary, Mary O'Leary, Sue Lattimore, Ethan Beck, Billy Scheu, Evan Louis Krause, Maureen Stutzman and Aaron Zakrzewski.
AND SUNDAY -- Mary Riordan, Kathy Pollock, Thom Burnett, Tom Stahl, Elizabeth Eisenhauer, Gary Giglia, Diana Mura, Florence Sodus, Karen Martek, Christopher Stokes, Joan Guarino, Carol Staszczyk, Carmen J. Panaro, Derek Kania, Gerry Whalen, Anthony Rickard, Terrance R. Rooth and Mike Dubel.