Thursday Night Live Presents: The Eagle Tavern's popular Thursday night music series goes all Halloween on us with The Jack-O-Lantards, Binky, Haden, Vomica. Thu., Oct. 28, 9 p.m., $6. Eagle Tavern, 398 12th St. (at Harrison), 626-0880.
Tokyo Dark Castle: Get ready to mope, you broken, brooding soul. The creators of "House of Usher" being you a Gothic Halloween celebration with Secret Secret, Mute Angst Envy, Neither Neither World, Flatline Transmissions, Order of the Fly, plus DJs, a costume contest, a Gothic waltz, and so much more. Fri., Oct. 29, 9 p.m., $25, www.tokyodarkcastle.com. Pound-SF, 100 Cargo (at Pier 96), 826-9202, www.poundsf.com.
Unisexy's Pre-Halloween Party: Kick off the Halloween weekend at one of the Mission's best club nights around. Your host Johnny Kat emcees a midnight show starring the splendid Suppositori Spelling, Jordan L'Moore, and The Darleens. Plus DJs Chicken and Mr. Anthony throw down their signature brand of beats to satisfy all of your dance floor needs. Thu., Oct. 28, 10 p.m., $5. Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St. (at Mission), 647-2888, www.makeoutroom.com.
Vampire Tour of San Francisco: Mina Harker takes you on a Gothic tour of Nob Hill, expoloring San Francisco's vampirish, bloodsucking past. Oct. 29-30, 8 p.m., $15-$20, 650-279-1840. California & Taylor Sts., California & Taylor Sts..
White Trash Party: Dress up as your favorite low-income, of-Caucasian-descent stereotype at this pre-Halloween bash. Thu., Oct. 28, 9 p.m. Suite one8one, 181 Eddy (at Mason), 345-9900.