Who's ready to have some fun? Well, the Mercury is here to help with FREE TICKETS to see some of Portland's best concerts and events—our way of saying thanks to our great readers and spread the word about some fantastic upcoming performances! (Psst... if you want to say thanks to the Mercury, please consider making a small monthly contribution to keep us alive and kickin'!) And oh boy, do we have a fun event coming at ya this week! CHECK IT OUT!

ENTER TO WIN FREE TIX to go to the Portland Erotic Ball at Crystal Ballroom on October 28!

What makes the biggest adult Halloween Party in Portland the best? Guests more interested in the sexy side of Halloween enjoy three floors of non-stop entertainment, the band Soul Vaccination, DJ OG One, and a $5K Costume Contest! The celebration is hosted by Emmy-nominee, Sasha Scarlett! There’s also a fetish demo stage, circus acts, other burlesque and aerial performers, and the best eye-candy on the planet! One of the last events that "Keep Portland Weird," the Ball welcomes ALL! Get yourself to the 23rd Annual Portland Erotic Ball! IT WILL SELL OUT, so get tickets TODAY—or if you're feeling lucky, enter for a chance to win two free tickets here!

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Sat Oct 28, 8 pm, $64 advance, 21+

GOOD LUCK! Winners will be notified on Monday, and check back next week for more FREE TIX from the Mercury!