October Happenings


The month of October proves to be one spooktacular showcase!

Treats at Taste of FreeMore with music and food in the Burger Company’s parking lot Saturday Oct 6 from 4-8 pm

It’s bon appetit at Food tour of NoDa, Dinner in the Dirt, Chili Cook Off

Join  Commonwealth Animal Hospital’s 20th Anniversary Bash for a howlin’ good time!

Tickle your funny bone with: Tom Green, Shaquille O’Neal presents All-Star Comedy Jam, Rachel Feinstein, Happy Birthday Chuckleheads

Do the monster mash at Kiss 95.1’s Grave Digger’s Ball featuring B.O.B.,Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Bonnie Raitt, Erykah Badu and Rickey Smiley, Zac Brown Band, Rush, Trisan Prettyman, Kathleen Edwards, Andrew Bird, Jackie Green, Matt & Kim, James McMurtry, Christ Knight, Alejandro Escovedo, John Michael Montgomery

Get bewitched at God of Carnage, Godspell, Sylvia, In the Heat of the Night

Fire up the cauldron at Great Grapes! Wine, Arts and Food Festival, Oktoberfest, Mecktoberfest

Cast a love spell at Charlotte Wedding Connection

Let the spirit move you with  Theresa Caputo- the Long Island Medium (Save $5 online by using promotion code “LONG”).

Be enchanted by Celtic Thunder: Voyage, Eric Johnson Electric Band, Chicago, Charlotte Symphony: Firebird!, Tim Lemmond Legacy Concert, Nick Lowe, The Macabre Masque, Tosca, The Swing Jazz series, Janis Ian and Tom Paxton, Sphinx Virtuosi, Menopause the Musical, Indigo Girls, NC Dance: Limitless, Charlotte Symphony Pops: America , Mandy Patinkin

Celebrate Halloween at these frightful venues…if you dare:  Scarowinds, Spirits Rise: a Ghost Film Series, Beyond the Grave Haunted History Tour, Horror Fest, Shake your Ghoul Thing, Night of the Living Dead Geek Gala, Halloween ComicFest at Spandex City, Elizabeth Neighborhood Pumpkin Wall, The Haunted Mill, Hoot and Howl at Carolina Raptor Center, NoDaWeen, Campground Massacre, Scarrigan’s Farm, Halloween Howler Costume Contest Bar Crawl

Run for your life at the Zombie Run Challenge

For the little goblins in your life: Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze, Bootanical, Disney on Ice, Pumpkin Patch

Other fun events: Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions, WWE RAW, Junior League’s Lights!Camera!Fashion!, Ultimate Fall Fashion Event, The Fresh Expo, Latin American Festival , Ciao, Italia FestivalWomen of Faith , Bank of America 500

Fundraising Opportunities: Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Over the Edge Charlotte, Hero Rush, Ties and Tails Gala benefitting the Humane Society, Trails for Tails, Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic Women’s Golf and Tennis Tournament

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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