Haunted Houses in town (and possibly in the world) don't get any bigger or badder than this. House of Torment gives you the option of three houses of horror. There should be enough zombies, pirates, reapers, clones, and tortured souls to keep the adrenaline pumping and the vocal chords screaming. Through Nov. 2, 7:30-11pm (longer on the weekend). $25-35.
Chef Cody Krause will prepare a five-course dinner to pair with wines chosen by Hutch Hill during an evening to benefit the Wine & Food Foundation of Texas. Reservations online. 7pm. $60 ($50, members).
Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar, 4800 Burnet, 512/458-1100
Throughout October, the Shucks, It's Wednesday special offers fresh-shucked, $1.50 each oysters and bargain-priced wine and beer pairings suggested by sommelier Mark Sayre. Wednesdays, 5-7pm, throughout October.
TRIO at the Four Seasons, 98 San Jacinto, 512/685-8300
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sullivan's offers a three-course prix fixe menu where a portion of the proceeds benefit the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. Choose an appetizer, entree, and dessert, with wine pairings extra. $39.
Sixty-plus trailers around town compete for food truck dominance and a $10,000 prize. Pick up your TXTW badge and map at Trailer Food Tuesday at the Long Center on Oct. 29. Oct. 29-Nov. 3. $20 for a tasting badge (advance); $30 at door.
The Carver is the first museum in the nation to feature a permanent exhibit honoring Juneteenth. Up all year round, the museum's core exhibit is dedicated to the history and evolution of Juneteenth, told through a combination of visual and interactive activities. Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm. Free.
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina, 512/472-4809
Believing the ChildrenIn 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution