Here are some nightlife options for this coming week:
When Irish mustaches are smilingThe Irish pub will hold its Movember fundraiser for prostate and testicular cancer awareness. The event will include a beard and mustache contest, raffle prizes and music from John Ross Boyce & His Troubles. Will lucky winners receive a private testicular exam later in the evening? When • Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 p.m.Where • Piper Down Pub, 1492 S. State St., Salt Lake CityAdmission • Donation in lieu of cover; suggested $5 and aboveInfo • piperdownpub.com; 801-468-1492Johnny-Come-Latelies miss Falcons and SaintsWatch NFL football all day long at the place known as the home of the $4 shot-and-beer combo. Just don't get upset if you come in hoping to see the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons; they played on Thursday.When • Sunday, Dec. 2, open at 11 a.m.Where • Johnnys on Second, 165 E. 200 South, Salt Lake CityAdmission • FreeInfo • johnnysonsecond.com; 801-746-3334Repeal thisCelebrate the third annual Repeal of Prohibition Day by dressing up in your best outfit from the 1930s. You can play free craps, blackjack and roulette while Red Rock Hot Club will play swing and jazz dance tunes. Also, celebrate that Ken Burns' documentary series was only 5 1/2 hours long, rather than the intimidating 10-plus hours of his "The Civil War" series.When • Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6 p.m.Where • Gracie's, 326 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City Admission • FreeInfo • graciesslc.com; 801-819-7565Repeal this, tooBourbon House will also fete the end of Prohibition with a party that will feature blackjack, craps, poker, roulette, flapper girls and you, dressed in clothing of the era. Ratification of the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment on Dec. 5, 1933, although the last dry state was Mississippi, which officially ended the Prohibition era in 1966. So perhaps that's another holiday for Utah drinkers to celebrate.When •Wednesday, Dec. 5, until 1 a.m.Where • Bourbon House, 19 E. 200 South. Salt Lake City Admission • FreeInfo • bourbonhouseslc.com; 801-746-1005Knowing is half the battleIt's '80s night at Area 51, which gives you a perfect excuse to dress in your finest gear from the 1880s just to confuse people.When •Thursday, Dec. 6, 9 p.m.Where • Area 51, 451 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City Admission • $10; ladies free before 10 p.m.Info • area51slc.com; 801-534-0819
Send information about nightlife events especially upcoming New Year's Eve parties to David Burger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-257-8620.