Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte including Halloween bashes and The Great Elizabeth Pumpkin Wall

Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte including Halloween bashes and The Great Elizabeth Pumpkin Wall

The Smoking Gun cocktail from Billy Sunday's Murder Mystery Pop-Up running through Oct. 31. Photo: McKenzie Rankin/Axios

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Snag your seats now for the Tony-winning revival of “Company,” coming to Charlotte November 21–26. Tickets to the iconic musical comedy start at $30.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story listed an incorrect end date for The Great Elizabeth Pumpkin Wall. It’ll be up through Tuesday, October 31, and we’ve reflected the correct date in the copy below.

Monday, October 30

Halloween Trivia

Birdsong Brewing | 7-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Go to Birdsong for spooky Halloween trivia from Mindless Minutia.

Murder Mystery Pop-Up

Billy Sunday Charlotte | Through Oct. 31 | Free | Details

Why you should go: With themed decor and cocktails, Billy Sunday’s murder mystery pop-up feels like a game of Clue in real life. The pop-up is walk-in only and runs through the 31st.

The Great Elizabeth Pumpkin Wall

2023 Greenway Ave. | Go after sunset | Free | Details

Why you should go: It’s a festive Elizabeth tradition, where residents cover a shelf that’s 60 feet long and 20 feet high with pumpkins carved by neighbors. You’ll be able to view the wall through Halloween.

Charlotte Thrives: Queer Storytelling Show

Free Range Brewing | 7pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Hosted by Charlotte Thrives, it’s a night meant to spotlight and share the stories of Charlotte’s queer community. Doors open at 7pm.

Spooky Seas at Sea Life

Sea Life Concord | During operating hours | $18.99+ | Details

Why you should go: Sea Life has turned its aquarium into a spooky underwater world for Halloween.

Tuesday, October 31

Haunted by Black Lagoon: A Spooky Speakeasy

Backstage Lounge | 5pm-midnight | Free | Details

Why you should go: Backstage Lounge in South End has transformed into a Halloween-themed speakeasy through Oct. 31. It’s open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 5pm to midnight with no cover or reservations.

Halloween Skate Party

The Boileryard at Camp North End | 8pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Dance, skate and hang out at a free skate party hosted by CLTFREESKATE at Camp North End. Costumes are encouraged, too.

Craft’s Halloween Movie Series

Craft Tasting Room | 7:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Have a movie night this Halloween in Craft’s beer garden. They’re screening two Halloween classics: “Friday the 13th” and “Halloween.”

“Petra-fied” Halloween Bash

Petra’s | 8pm | $7 | Details

Why you should go: Petra’s is throwing a Halloween bash with a costume contest that’ll have a $100 prize for the winner.

Ghouls and Goblins Halloween Night

Wooden Robot South End | 5-10pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Wooden Robot’s Halloween night will feature a run club at 6:30pm, trivia at 7pm and a costume contest.

Morehead Haunted Tavern

Morehead Tavern | 5pm | $20 | Details

Why you should go: Morehead Tavern has turned into a pop-up haunted house. Walk through if you dare (and grab a spooky cocktail while you’re at it).

Halloween Emo Night at Goldie’s

Goldie’s | 8:30-11:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Goldie’s is getting spooky this Halloween with an emo music night featuring DJ Skin Siglin.

Wednesday, November 1

Legion’s Paint and Plant

Legion Brewing West Morehead | 6:30pm | $25 | Details

Why you should go: You’ll personalize a planter to take home in this hands-on workshop from Font Paige Media.

Coffee and Company: A Small Business Mixer

BeSocial | 6-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Expand your network of entrepreneurs in Charlotte at this free mixer.

Survivor 45 Viewing Party

Protagonist LoSo | 6:30-10pm | $25-75 | Details

Why you should go: Meet previous castaways and play survivor trivia at the Season 45 debut. VIP is $75 and includes a meet and greet with an autographed picture. General admission is $25.

Thursday, November 2

Open Format with DJ Aswell at VINYL

VINYL | 8pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join resident DJ Justin Aswell at VINYL every Thursday starting at 8pm. Plus, the cocktail bar has recently added five new cocktails to its menu.

Dia de los Muertos Yoga Flow at Lenny Boy

Lenny Boy Brewing | 7pm | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Join for an hour-long vinyasa yoga practice that’ll pay tribute to Dia de los Muertos through a yoga flow, an ofrenda (altar) and Mexican food vendors serving Dia de los Muertos sweets.

Music Bingo at Kilted Buffalo

Kilted Buffalo Plaza Midwood | 7:30pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Expect four rounds of music bingo kicking off at 7:30pm. Winners of each round get a free drink plus swag.

Friday, November 3

Aasher and Eastside Brotha at The Evening Muse

The Evening Muse| 10:30pm | $12 | Details

Why you should go: It’ll be an evening packed with genre-bending music from local artists, including headliners Aasher and Eastside Brotha and additional performances from BLE Dlo and Capone.

Kansas: Another Fork In The Road — 50th Anniversary Tour

Oven’s Auditorium | 7:30pm | $59 | Details

Why you should go: See rock band Kansas on their 50th Anniversary Tour. Doors open at 6:30pm.

First Friday Karaoke Night

Fairwood 226 | 7pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Perform your go-to karaoke song while enjoying drink specials like $20 Truly buckets, $16 Bud Light pitchers and $6 well tequila.

Friday Nights at Camp North End

Camp North End | 5-9pm | Free | Details

Why you should go: Kick off your weekend at Camp North End with live music, numerous food vendors and small businesses to shop from.

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