It is my pleasure to announce that this October the Charlotte Open Air Market will be hosting the annual Haunted Food Truck Festival which we are calling “Remember the Ghoul Times”. In addition to your typical outdoor food truck rally, this event will host a competition that will be judged by local figureheads of the food and beverage community. We will also feature a stage with live music, outdoor drive in style movie showings of classic horror films, face painting, games, and much much more. Free Free Free Free Free
Come join us for the 8th annual Geek Gala, hosted by the Charlotte Geeks. 42 hours of EPIC Geekiness: this year's Gala includes a Muggles Market, Artist Walkway, Film Festival, and Gaming Competitions, building up to the Saturday night Gala event and charity raffle. The 2016 theme is Space Travel. From Star Trek to Star Wars, Lost in Space to Battlestar Galactica- come in costume or come as you are – once you are in the door, everything is free except for the alcohol and charity raffle tickets. For those who are spending the whole weekend with us, our host Pre-Registration before 9/18/2016: $30.00 per person and a free limited edition Gala t-shirt; After 9/18/2016: $35.00 per person (no t-shirt)http://www.charlottegeeks.com/geek-gala/
Whether you love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the 1931 film adaptation of Frankenstein starring Boris Karloff. See the story brought to life!http://www.cmlibrary.org/calendar
Explore the wilds of America in this film. Narrated by Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness.
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
With her own wedding just around the corner, filmmaker Sharon Shattuck returns home to examine the mystery at the heart of her upbringing: How her transgender father Trisha and her straight-identified mother Marcia stayed together against all odds. FROM THIS DAY FORWARD is a moving portrayal of an American family coping with the most intimate of transformations. $9.25 General Admissionhttp://www.warehousepac.com
Strap on that Garter Belt and roll up your fishnets and join Charlotte's award winning Rocky Horror shadow cast, That Type, every 1st and 3rd Friday at AMC Concord Mills 24. $9.08http://www.facebook.com/ThatType
On October 30 at 7:30pm join organist Austin Philemon at Christ Episcopal Church for an exciting Halloween event in the spirit of the Roaring ‘20s! Mr. Philemon, a senior Levine Scholar at UNC Charlotte, will accompany the 1920 silent horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, along with several other young musicians from UNC Charlotte. A freewill donation will be taken for the Levine Children’s Hospital Free admission; freewill donation takenhttp://www.christchurchcharlotte.org/su-event/364710511/silent-film-the-cabinet-of-dr-caligari/
CineMINT brings the best of Latin film to Charlotte. With screenings taking place in spring, and fall, each program will showcase those films that go unseen by most of America. Spanish with English subtitles. Most shows offer authentic food, drinks, and in some programs, a panel discussion after the screening. CineMINT PRESENTS: MA MA In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends. Starring Penelope Cruz. Spanish film. $5 at the doorhttp://www.mintmuseum.org/happenings/1149/cinemint-latin-film-series-2/
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.
Away From All Suns, a film by Isa Willinger, is a featured documentary examining the ruins of 1920s contructivist architecture in Moscow, Russia. Managing a cast of three unconnected characters, each of whom occupy a revolutionary residence. The film focuses on gender, social upheavals and human rights. Willinger's goal is to attract what is left of the buildings' revolutionary past. Tickets are $10 for the public, $8 for museum members and $5 for students.http://bechtler.org/Learn/Events/details/modernism-film-away-from-all-suns
As the world health organization declares obesity a global epidemic, countries like the United States are taking drastic measures to solve the crisis, especially with the youth. Government mandated BMI tests of school children are a perfect example of this, sparking a heated national debate among parents, schools, students, lawmakers and physicians. Join us for a complimentary screening of The Student Body - a documentary striking a chord with a nation filled with concern, confusion, division and questions. Freehttp://tinyurl.com/TheStudentBodyCharlotte