Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm City Art Room
We offer very unique activity options during our public sessions such as canvas painting, pottery, glaWe keep the music going and karaoke is always availabss painting, & more! No experience necessary. Young adults under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants 21+ are welcome to order from our wine bar once in studio, that includes fine wine, special ciders,...
Oct 5 – Nov 2 all-day Black's Peaches Fall Farm Festival
Come have some family fun every weekend in October. For only $7.00 (2 and under free) you can enjoy a hayride, maze, farm animals, corn grinding, playgrounds and more! You can also visit our store for all of your fall decorations from pumpkins to cornstalks. We also have fresh NC Apples and Apple Cider. Come see us and shop local!!
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
Enjoy weekends full of frightfully-fun Halloween activities like trick-or-treating, costume contests, “Hey Hey” Wagon Rides, magic pumpkin patches, pumpkin painting, and site decorating contests. Don’t forget to take a walk through our Haunted Trail, if you dare! You never know who or what could be lurking in the shadows! Sponsor: Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day Tweetse Railroad
Tweetsie Railroad transforms from the Wild West into a haunted park with Halloween thrills and chills for all ages. The highlight of each evening is a nighttime ride on the Ghost Train, other spooky attractions include the Haunted House and the Freaky Forest. Younger ghouls will enjoy dressing up in their Halloween costume, trick-or-treating on Main Street, watching the Black...
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day Charlotte Convention Center
After welcoming thousands of people last year, the Queen City Tattoo & Arts Festival returns this October and will again be featuring live tattooing, live permanent makeup, contests, more than 250 artists from all over the globe and in-your-face entertainment! The weekend-long event brings together local talent, numerous vendors, and some of the top artists in the world; including Ink...
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day Charlotte Convention Center
United Ink is proud to announce the second annual Queen City Tattoo and Arts Festival and the 2nd Annual Permanent Makeup Conference happening October 18-21 in Charlotte, NC. This event brings together local talent, vendors, permanent makeup, and some of the top artists in the world; including Ink Master alum Sarah Miller, Lea Vendetta, Jime Litwalk, and Thom Bulman. Attendees can...
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Oconaluftee Indian Village
Come spend the day with us! As you enter the Oconaluftee Indian Village you are swept away to the 18th century. Surrounded by lush green vegetation, your spirit is calmed by the sound of the cool mountain streams. Guided tours will take you through craft demonstrations by award-winning artists who will explain the unique Cherokee crafting techniques. Meet historical Cherokee...
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Carolina Raptor Center
Welcome homeschoolers for a day of fun and science at Carolina Raptor Center. Join us for a Meet the Raptors Presentation at 11:00 AM, where our staff present one of our resident birds on the glove. Science Activity at 2:00 PM.  Walk the Raptor Trail and enjoy our 37 species of raptors and other birds. You can try the scavenger hunt...
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm Bulla Gastrobar Charlotte
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bulla Gastrobar will be serving Rosé Sangria the entire month of October and $1 per cocktail will be donated to breast cancer research. Head down to Bulla Gastrobar and show your support with a delicious drink. We hope to see you there!
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Harvey B. Gantt Center
Ages 4-8 11am-1pm All Ages 2pm-4pm Using our exhibitions as inspiration, flex your creative muscles through writing. Complete a skit, poem, short story or any written work.
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Harvey B. Gantt Center
Cost: $5 general admission; $3 groups of 10 or more; free for members This Fine Art Friday, flex your creative muscles through creative writing! A final chance to experience the exhibits before our grand opening in November, intimately connect with the pieces in Welcome to Brookhill and a Woman’s Work to create a skit, poem, short story, or any written...
Oct 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Carolina Raptor Center
Vultures and humans will engage in some kind of fun activity, trainers choice! It could be painting, playground fun, or taking a walk…yes, with a vulture. Sponsor: Carolina Raptor Center
Oct 18 @ 1:45 pm Coco and the Director
Charlotte Uptown: Local to Charlotte, Rooted in North Carolina – Explore the flavors of Uptown on Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours guided walking tour of the city! You’ll visit several unique, independent restaurants to sample chef’s creations while learning about the history of the city and its culinary culture. This tour highlights locally sourced dishes made with artisan preparations and...
Oct 18 @ 1:45 pm 7th Street Public Market
Charlotte Uptown: The Spirit of Charlotte – Enjoy delicious and innovative food and drinks – and plenty of fun – on this high spirited walking tour of several unique Uptown restaurants! Each tasting is paired with a small cocktail, local beer, or wine. You’ll learn about the city along the way and will feel like a VIP at each restaurant...
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvey B. Gantt Center
Cost: $5 general admission; $3 groups of 10 or more; free for members This Fine Art Friday, flex your creative muscles through creative writing! A final chance to experience the exhibits before our grand opening in November, intimately connect with the pieces in Welcome to Brookhill and a Woman’s Work to create a skit, poem, short story, or any written...
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 11:00 pm Charlotte Convention Center
United Ink Productions
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Uptown Charlotte
Uptown Charlotte may be the business center of a modern and fast-growing city, but it is also the center of Charlotte’s culinary community that is rooted in Southern traditions and flavors. Sample and sip your way through Uptown Charlotte’s best representations of the region and explore the influence of Southern heritage on Charlotte’s cuisine, inspired by family recipes, fresh local...
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Ayrsley Grand Cinemas
The Ayrsley Retro Horror Series returns for a 7th year with a new batch of classic double features on the big screen with retro trailers, ads, props, & themed beer. Tickets are only $5 per film & on sale now. 9/20-9/26: 7pm The Wicker Man (1973), 9pm Deliverance 9/27-10/3: 7pm Hellraiser, 9pm Candyman 10/4-10/10: 7pm Poltergeist (1982), 9pm Don’t Look...
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Cherokee's Mountainside Theatre
Lose your head at Cherokee, NC’s newest and most thrilling Halloween attraction: The Sleepy Hollow Experience. Step into a fresh, horrifying new take on the world of the classic Washington Irving tale as the audience becomes part of the action. But be aware of what’s in front of you… and behind you… The Headless Horseman is waiting… Nationally renowned theatre...
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm Mountainside Theatre
Lose your head at Cherokee’s newest and most thrilling Halloween attraction, The Sleepy Hollow Experience.  Nationally renowned Theatre Producer Brian Clowdus invades Unto These Hills this October in an immersive theatrical nightmare that has taken the country by storm.  Enter into the world of the classic Washington Irving tale with a fresh and horrifying new spin as the audience becomes part of the action.  But be aware...
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:30 pm Booth Playhouse
The Tragedy of Lucender and Venetia is an original work by Charlotte native poet and playwright Andrew Wheeler. Set in 19th century Victorian England, this epic tale weaves its path through love, loss and the struggle of the human condition. Come join Lucender and the best of the Charlotte ballroom community as he relives his past and confronts his future...
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:30 pm Booth Playhouse
The Tragedy of Lucender and Venetia is an original work by Charlotte native poet and playwright Andrew Wheeler. Set in 19th century Victorian England, this epic tale weaves its path through love, loss and the struggle of the human condition. Come join Lucender and the best of the Charlotte ballroom community as he relives his past and confronts his future...
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm Tweetsie Railroad
Open 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. Advance Tickets Required. It’s safe, scary fun for the whole family! Kids will enjoy the Halloween shows and trick-or-treating. And take a chilling journey into the night on the Ghost Train—if you dare!
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Belk Theater
An enchanted tale that has delighted generations. Stravinsky’s Firebird follows a prince and princess caught in a struggle with an ogre. The groundbreaking score glitters with bold and exotic orchestral color as the Firebird works to save them. Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain is one of the most recognized pieces of classical music, partially thanks to its appearance in Disney’s Fantasia. Resident Conductor Christopher James...
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm Knight Theater at the Levine Center for the Arts
The MAGIC of BILL BLAGG LIVE! tour comes to the Knight Theater at the Levine Center for the Arts for one show only! Critics and audiences alike rave about Bill’s interactive magic & jaw-dropping illusions that will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief. Blagg’s show combines his mind-blowing magical talents along with his trademark off-the-cuff personality to take you...
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Actor's Theatre of Charlotte
From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the girls’ soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. CONTENT: This show contains mature language and themes. It is recommended for ages 14+ RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes, no intermission Sponsor: Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Duke Energy Theater
When a mysterious Countess from Eastern Europe moves outside London in the 1920s, young students at the School of Ballet begin to become ill and die from unknown causes.  In this world premiere script, the characters of the Bram Stoker novel are reconceived as women and the story parallels the undead themes of the classic ballet Giselle. Sponsor: The Actor’s...
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo
Head up to 22 for beautiful views of the Queen City and live music featuring Tony Eltora on Friday, October 18th from 8-11 p.m. We hope to see you!
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 12:00 am Blue Rocks
Weekly Friday night steel tip darts blind draw.  8pm.  $6 entry fee.  Open to all skill levels. Grab your darts and come on out!
Oct 18 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm Cherokee's Mountainside Theatre
Lose your head at Cherokee, NC’s newest and most thrilling Halloween attraction: The Sleepy Hollow Experience. Step into a fresh, horrifying new take on the world of the classic Washington Irving tale as the audience becomes part of the action. But be aware of what’s in front of you… and behind you… The Headless Horseman is waiting… Nationally renowned theatre...