This annually recurring exhibit fills the Museum with model train displays assembled by the Piedmont “S” Gaugers, as well as railroad memorabilia, and antique toys and games. Visitors of all ages will be enchanted as they explore the miniature snow-covered scenes that line the tracks, and discover the interactive features such as a carousel, chocolate factory, hot air balloons, and mailbag pickup. Parents and grandparents will enjoy reminiscing with the children about the toys and games of their childhood, such as cowboy memorabilia, doll houses, marbles, and board games. Bring your cameras! FREE
JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE OUR 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Moxie Mercantile is a neighborhood general store with a fun variety of curated gifts for the host and hostess. THE IMPROPER PIG will be serving food. SIGNATURE COCKTAILS and a FUN CROWD! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!http://www.facebook.com/midwoodmarket
Filmmakers and scriptwriters have exactly 100 words to create their cinematic story. No more, no less. The filmmakers must focus on the essence of the story and cut out any unnecessary dialogue. Watch the final cuts from Academy Award winning filmmakers and exceptional students.
Looking for holiday gifts? The Levine Senior Center is having its 11th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. There are 39 vendors featuring handmade items, a bake sale, basket raffle, and book sale. This event is free to the public. Lunch is available for purchase. Free to the Public
Rock the House with this years headliner AFROJACK! Watch the man himself Stand Ten Feet Tall as he Takes Over Control of Grave Diggers Ball. Kiss 95.1 Grave Diggers Ball turns the Queen City into the Scream City every October with the area’s largest costume contest, DJs and live music performances by chart-topping acts. For over a decade, national recording artistshave performed for thousands of fans dressed up in the craziest costumes. Grave Diggers Ball has garnered national attention as one of the biggest Halloween celebrations in the country and has cemented itself as an annual Charlotte institution. $15https://www.facebook.com/events/601091463403964/
Ayrsley $5 Retro Horror Series The fourth annual classic horror film series with props, costumes, and classic trailers. Sep 30-Oct 6: 7pm The Omen, 9pm Rosemary's Baby Oct 7-13: 7pm Alien, 9pm Aliens Oct 14-20: 7pm Fright Night, 9pm The Lost Boys Oct 21-28: 7pm Evil Dead, 9pm Texas Chainsaw Massacre Oct 29-Nov 3: 7pm Halloween, 9pm Halloween II $5 Tickets/$10 for Double Featurehttp://www.ayrsleycinemas.com
60+ vendors from Charlotte and surrounding areas. Handmade crafts, holiday gifts, huge bake sale, free door prizes, BBQ--eat in or take out. Proceeds to benefit local, national, and international missions. Sponsored by the St. Stephen United Methodist Women. Free admissionhttp://www.ststephenumc.net
For 8 fun-filled weekends in October and November, the annual Carolina Renaissance Festival presents a full day of entertainment and pageantry as history comes alive with hundreds of costumed characters re-creating a 16th Century European Marketplace. It's a 22-acre village nestled in the forest and meadows, complete with castles, cottages, kitchens and pubs, filled with activities. You'll find music, comedy and theater, food and drink, fine hand-made arts and crafts, artisan demonstrations, games and rides. Visit carolina.renfestinfo.com for more information. See you there! Huzzah! $14 - $24http://www.carolina.renfestinfo.com
27th Annual Holiday Pottery Sale Rutledge G-10http://www.winthrop.edu/arts/default.aspx?id=35935
Join us on October 29th, starting at 5pm, for the D9 Brewing 2nd Annual Hallowversary & Grand Re-Opening! This October marks 2 years since we first opened our doors in Lake Norman, and to celebrate we're throwing another huge Halloween bash complete with - - Live Music on the Concert Stage - 13 Speciality Halloween Beers - Multiple Food Trucks - Costume Contests, and a - Brand New Taproom Free To Attendhttp://d9brewing.com
Monthly art crawl series in downtown Cornelius. Featuring a variety of artisans, live performances, food trucks, craft beer, vendors and more. For more information, visit www.fb.com/blovecharlotte/events. Free
VBGB offers a selection of $3 craft beers every Tuesday (excluding concert nights).
Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, & tools for sale Geodes sold & cut Club member’s rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations. South Carolina amethyst on display. Sponsored by The Columbia Gem & Mineral Society $5.00 for adults, Sixteen & under free. All military & their dependents free.http://www.cgams.org
Rowan Museum will hosts its Annual Antique Show at the West End Plaza in Salisbury, NC. Dealers from the Southeast will be in attendance. Location: 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd W., Salisbury, NC 29147 $5+http://www.rowanmuseum.org/events.html