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Costume contest at Coconut Creek

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will host its annual Scary Rock Star Contest Friday (see Ben Crandell’s Go Guide for further details), but the contest at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek  on Saturday is pretty good, too.

There’s $4,500 in cash and prizes spread among the top three costumes in each category of scary, funny and most original.

The contest is at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Participants must register in front of the CenterStage at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek between 6:30 and 8:15 p.m.

Casino officials note: “Please remember that good taste must be used in the creation and presentation of costumes. No sharp objects on costumes or props, and real weapons are strictly prohibited.” Well, there goes my costume …

The casino is at 5550 NW 40th St., 954-977-6700,, and Twitter @SemCasinoCoCo.

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