Friday Take-Off: Zombies, Beer, & Chelsea Handler

San Francisco: Pack some fake blood in your briefcase and get ready to join the first annual Zombie Crawl meeting at Civic Center Plaza early Saturday night, followed by a pub crawl through the city. October 22. ● Dallas: The legendary Texas State Fair has its grand finale for 2011 this weekend, so go and enjoy 277 square acres of fried foods, Ferris wheels, and festivities while you still can. Through October 23.

Boston: Fans of Chelsea Handler can get their fill at the “Comedians of Chelsea Handler” show at the Wilbur Theater on Tremont, featuring the lady herself as well as a big group of her favorite colleagues. October 22. ● Atlanta: For the 10th year, the city’s best restaurants gather together for “A Taste of Atlanta,” including chef demos, special sponsors tents, live music, bartenders’ competitions, and more. October 22-23. ● Albuquerque: Hopheads, rejoice — this is New Mexico’s largest craft beer event, with over 40 breweries participating and 9 bands entertaining. And better yet, the event benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation. October 22.

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