Joe Manganiello, whose has ripped abs and a seductive snarl as the werewolf Alcide in HBO's True Blood, will make a guest appearance at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa's Monster's Ball on Oct. 26. The sexy beast will be the highlight of the Halloween party, but don't forget his other Tampa connection comes from the hit movie Magic Mike, where he danced alongside Channing Tatum. The Monster's Ball will be staged in the Hard Rock Cafe and includes a $1,000 costume contest (no masks or full facial make-up allowed) at a party hosted by 93.3 FLZ's Brian Fink with mash-up music mixes provided by DJ Barry Carew and DJ Santana. Tickets are $20. See rocktampa.com.