I’ll admit it—mine is the house on the block with the big black witch and 10 carved pumpkins in the front yard, complete with candy corn orange twinkle lights. I love Halloween and have a line up of fun events happening this weekend in Charlotte. Here are just a few close to Brightwalk:
Music, Monsters & Mayhem: 7 p.m. Oct. 27, N.C. Music Factory, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. Costume contest winner gets $5,000 cash prize, one ticket –$10 in advance, $15 at gate if still available – good for numerous parties and venues.
Family-friendly Very Big Goblin Bash: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 28, VBGB Beer Garden, N.C. Music Factory, 920 Hamilton St. Face painting and bounce house, plus 1:30 p.m. Jr. Cornhole Tournament, 2 p.m. costume parade with prizes, 3 p.m. trick or treating (parents asked to donate one bag of candy) and 4 p.m. “School of Rock” performance followed by Children’s Talent Show.
Shake Your Ghoul Thing: 8 p.m. Oct. 27, McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. Carolina Voices’ pop and jazz ensemble, Impromptu, will kick off Halloween week with a spooky and quirky musical event. The audience is encouraged to come in costume and makeup and try for the top costume prize. Details: 704-374-1564 or www.carolinavoice.org.