Weekdays 10:00AM-3:00PM



Food Truck Friday Plaza Midwood

  • Resident Culture Brewing
  • The Dumpling Lady, Streamline Kitchen, What The Fries CLT, My Sausage Buddy, Libretto’s Pizzeria Charlotte, Waffle Tastries and Hip Hop Smoothies.
  • 4-9 p.m.
  • Free.

Food Truck Friday South End

  • Sycamore Brewing
  • Papi Queso Food Truck, TIN Kitchen, OooWee BBQ, Gyro Twins Truck, GOGI, Chef Ray’s Cuban Cuisine, Chilaka Tacolab and Rollicious Ribs & More.
  • 4-10 p.m.
  • Free.

Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails opening

  • 1320 S. Church St.
  • The food menu will consist of New-American small plates with a focus on craft cocktails and wine. And they have a 28-seat rooftop patio.
  • All day
  • Free.

Whitewater Center Film Series

  • U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • This week they’re showing “Women’s Adventure Film Tour” which features a compilation of short films, including the premiere of Katie Walsh’s film, “Surfing to Cope” about American pro surfer Brianna Cope.
  • 6:53 p.m.
  • Free
  • $6 parking

Science on the Rocks: Cult Classics

  • Discovery Place Science
  • Celebrate the creepiness of Halloween and your favorite cult classic movies with an evening of spooky science.
  • 5-9 p.m.
  • $12+

Friday Nights at Camp North End

  • 1824 Statesville Ave.
  • Every Friday, they’ll have food, music and a few surprises for a laid-back hangout. Note: Kids and leashed pets are welcome.
  • 5-10 p.m.
  • Free.



South End Wine Festival

  • 308 W. Carson Blvd.
  • A general admission ticket includes four hours of wine tastings and a festival souvenir sampling glass. You can get an early entry ticket for $10 more which gets you an extra hour of drinking.
  • 2-6 p.m.
  • $40+

Sycamore Brewing 5 Year Anniversary

  • Sycamore Brewing
  • Celebrate five years of good times with special releases of Sycamore’s own brand of hard cider called Bubs, Beach Shack iced coffee and new brews. Expect live music, event tees, fireworks and more.
  • Noon to 11 p.m.
  • Free.

26th Annual Apple Harvest Festival

  • Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill
  • Celebrate with music, a hard cider bar, hayrides, cider donuts, apple butter making, scarecrow making, local barbecue, a kids bounce house and more.
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • $10-$12.

Resident Culture 2 Year Anniversary Throw Down

  • Resident Culture Brewing Company
  • Celebrate two amazing years with very special beer releases, limited edition merch drops and a free live concert by Empire Strikes Brass and food for purchase by Adeline’s Indian Cuisine.
  • Noon to 11 p.m.
  • Free.

CLT’s 2019 Grilled Cheese Festival at South End

  • 1441 S. Tryon St.
  • Sample some of the best and most delicious grilled cheeses around, live music, games, a Bloody Mary garden, mimosa bar and awesome vendors.
  • Noon to 5 p.m.
  • $30



The Clean Comedy Brunch Show

  • The Comedy Zone
  • Kid-friendly fun.
  • 3:30 p.m.
  • $10 online, $15 at the door

South End Rosé & Mimosa Festival

  • Your ticket includes all the Rose, Red Clay Ciderworks Cider and Mimosas tasting. Plus, DJ DOMii will be spinning all the brunch jams. Twisted Eats by Kre8 will be serving up some of your favorite brunch dishes.
  • All tickets sales benefit us here at Classroom Central.
  • 11am – 3pm




Queen City Tattoo & Arts Festival

  • Charlotte Convention Center
  • Expect all things tattoo and permanent makeup needs featuring artists from around the world tattooing, vendors, performances, live art and much more.
  • 2 p.m.
  • $20

45th Annual Carolina Balloonfest

  • 260 Hangar Drive, Statesville
  • Go to see hot air balloons lift off both early in the morning and in the evening, and stay for live music, vendors, the Kids’ Zone, festival food and the wine and beer garden.
  • All day.
  • $0-$300.

N.C. State Fair

  • 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh
  • Times vary each day, so check out the full schedule here.
  • All day.
  • $5-$13

Pumpkin picking

  • Hall Family Farm
  • Hall Family Farm has a little bit of something for everyone, including a pumpkin patch, hayrides, a 5-acre corn maze and of course, the delicious apple cider doughnut sundaes.
  • 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Pumpkins are $0.64 per pound.

Pumpkin picking

  • Wise Acres
  • Pizza, pumpkins, a corn pit, wagon rides, a corn maze, zip lines, playgrounds and a barrel train.
  • Pumpkins: are$0.69 per pound.
  • 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pumpkin picking

  • Carrigan Farms
  • Halloween activities. Family fun, and scary fun
  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $11 (pumpkin + hayride).


  • Carowinds
  • Carowinds transforms from “theme park” to “scream park” for its annual SCarowinds Halloween attraction. The event features 500+ monsters, ghosts and goblins roaming the grounds plus haunted attractions and shows.
  • 7 p.m. to midnight.
  • $32+

Carolina Renaissance Festival 

  • 16445 Poplar Tent Road
  • Expect more than 500 characters in costume, 14 entertainment stages, hundreds of village vendors, turkey legs and other festival foods, knights on horseback, tomato tossing and more.
  • The festival is every weekend through Nov. 24. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • $15 kids, $25 adults.