Wed., Oct. 1, 7 p.m., Thu., Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Fri., Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m., Sat., Oct. 4, 11 a.m., 2:30 & 6:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 5, 12 & 4 p.m.
Time Warner Cable Arena - Uptown
Price: Tickets start at $20 Anna and Elsa and the hilarious snowman Olaf from Disney’s Frozen will now share their story of true love in Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Believing is just the beginning in this mesmerizing show where dreamers will witness the magic of eight Disney Princesses; Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White make their wishes come true in this collection of celebrated tales wonderfully told through artistic skating and acrobatics. To learn more about Disney On Ice, visit www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.
Oct. 2-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Metrolina Tradeshow Expo - Northlake
Price: $5 gains entry for ALL 4 days! Children 12 & under FREE! Scattered all over this marvelous property are one of a kind artists, antique dealers and collectors that have been selected for their quality items. Great food,full bar, As always, FREE PARKING and dog friendly! Admission is $5 good for all 4 days. Thursday is dealer setup day
Sat., Oct. 4, 2-3 & 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Community Performance Center - Rock Hill
Price: Jazzy Strings - $5; Scott Ainslie - $15-$20 Bring the kids to the Community Performance Center for an afternoon show that explores puppetry music of the early 20th century on Saturday, October 3, 2014. The weekend-long festival wrap up on Saturday evening with a concert by blues guitarist, Scott Ainslie. Ainslie is a traditional acoustic Blues singer, guitarist, historian and songwriter with personal roots in the Civil Rights era and a great affection for cross-cultural exchange who pays tribute to Blues legend, Robert Johnson.
First Saturday, Sunday of every month, 12-6 p.m. Continues through Oct. 6
Know Your Farms - General Charlotte Area
Price: $25 vehichle pass, good for all in car Know Your Farms Tour: The 7th Charlotte area farm tour will be October 4-5, 2014, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. both days. The tour highlights up to 15 local, diverse farms in and around the Charlotte area, including fruit and vegetable growers and livestock producers. A great event for friends and families event to see farms up close and enjoy seeing food production. P.S. Volunteers are needed to help with the farm tour! Free tickets for our helping hands! WEBSITE: http://knowyourfarmstour.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/knowyourfarmstour TWITTER: https://twitter.com/CLTFarmTour
Sat., Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Triple C Brewery - South End
Price: $20 for adults, no charge for dogs or children. Benefiting Cops for the Cure and Murray's Fund, participants at this pooch-friendly event will enjoy a mile-long dog walk followed by a fall festival featuring raffles and giveaways. Local celebrities will act as judges at the Howl-o-ween Costume Contest.
Fri., Oct. 24, 5-8 p.m.
Lake Wylie Bowl N' Bounce - General Charlotte Area
Price: 12.00 per child MonsterBounce 2014! Friday, October 24th, 2014! 5pm until 8pm Kids 2 to 11 Age specified Costume & Pumpkin Coloring Contests, Games, & Pumpkin Hunt Visits from Buster & Characters Bouncing, Candy, Prizes, & Fun! Registration & pre payment required visit. www.lwbnb.com for all the details Sponsored by Halloween Express 8322 Pineville Matthews Rd. 704-544-7846
Fri., Oct. 24, 6:15-9 p.m.
UNC-Charlotte - University
Price: FREE! UNC Charlotte will be lighting up the streets of the campus with their floats, banners and attire at the Homecoming Lights Parade presented by The Flats. For the parade route please visit our website (homecoming.uncc.edu) The Parade welcomes student organizations, Alumni, and the community to join and celebrate our Homecoming. There will be a Pep Rally immediately following the Lights Parade on the steps in front of the Student Union, which will be the central location of the evening’s festivities. This event will consist of special performances from spirit groups, food from local restaurants, music, free give-aways, and much more!
Sat., Oct. 25, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Sharon Presbyterian Church - General Charlotte Area
Price: FREE ($8 BBQ plate, $4 hot dog plate.) The official unofficial beginning of Fall is here, with the annual free local Fall Festival, hosted at Sharon Presbyterian Church at Sharon Road. This event has become a staple of the Southpark Community. 3:30-5:30 you will find family fun like bouncy houses, a petting zoo, hay ride, cotton candy, the infamous cake walk, live music and more. At 5:00 it shifts to good ole BBQ accompanied by the Lonesome Pine Bluegrass band. $8 BBQ plate $4 hot dog plate. Everything else is FREE. Bring a friend, or meet a new one. Everyone is welcome. SharonPCUSA.org/FallFest
Fri., Oct. 31
Lancaster City Hall - Rock Hill
Free to attend
Fri., Oct. 31, 5 p.m.
SouthPark Mall - General Charlotte Area
Fri., Oct. 31, 5:30-8 p.m.
221 S. Main Street - Rock Hill
A great place to take the kids to enjoy an evening of safe trick or treating. More than 25 local businesses will be providing goodies for adults and children. Costume contests for kids from infants to 12 years old.
Fri., Nov. 14, 7-9 p.m., Sat., Nov. 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 16, 1-3 & 5-7 p.m.
Time Warner Cable Arena - Uptown
Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with a mind-blowing show unlike anything you’ve seen before. Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man and The Avengers (Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk and more) and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza.
Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
President James K. Polk State Historic Site - General Charlotte Area
Price: Free Come and celebrate with us as we reveal our newly renovated visitor center to the public! Bring the whole family to take part in an array of fun activities. Shuck corn, pan for gold, dance a folksy jig and snap pictures with none other than President Polk himself! Also, make sure to grab a free hot dog and piece of cake, too! You won't want to miss out on this grand celebration!
Sun., Feb. 23, 1 p.m., Sat., April 12, 6:30 p.m., Sun., May 4, 1 p.m., Sat., May 10, 7:30 p.m., Sun., June 15, 1 p.m., Sat., July 5, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 16, 3 p.m.
NASCAR Hall of Fame - Uptown
Price: $10; Members FREE Fans and their families are invited to the NASCAR Hall of Fame to experience the thrill of watching a race on the big screen in the High Octane Theater. Select NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races will be shown throughout the 2014 race season. Admission to each race viewing party is $10 for the general public and free for NASCAR Hall of Fame members. Tickets include admission to the race viewing party and the use of a personal race scanner. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Sun., Dec. 28, 2-4 p.m.
Wells Fargo Atrium - Uptown
Price: $20 Kick off the 2014 Belk Bowl festivities with the Belk Bowl 5k. Come run or walk the streets of Uptown, Charlotte and celebrate with a post-race party full of free beer, food, and giveaways. Bring your family, friends, and football fans and get ready to run! First 150 online registrants will receive a cooler seat complimentary of the Belk Bowl! Run for a cause! Proceeds go to benefit Levine Children's Hospital.