• HOT TICKET

Get your gothic on at Asylum’s PLAGUE party

THROW “MERRY CHRISTMAS” aside for the night and get in touch with your gothic side at the PLAGUE Before Christmas party at Asylum. See a burlesque performance, dance to DJ music and enter a costume contest for the best “Nightmare”-themed outfit.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 23

WHERE: Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $5 INFO: 841-7552

• CHEAP THRILL

Warm up the winter at Shawnee Peak

WELCOME WINTER at Shawnee Peak during Ullr Fest ’10, featuring “The Beating of the Drums” ceremony, fireworks and a torchlight parade.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Dec. 28

WHERE: Shawnee Peak, 119 Mountain Road, Bridgton

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 647-8444