Looking for things to do outside of your apartment in Charlotte, NC this weekend, well there are plenty of events, both spooky and otherwise. From Ballroom Dance classes to Charlottes Web. But at Auston Woods Apartment Homes, we have decided to share with you some of the more haunting events:
Halloween in the Garden:
Spinning Spiders & Creepy Crawlers:
Enjoy Halloween treats and learn about animals that go bump in the night and boo during the day. Children are encouraged to wear costumes. 10 a.m. Included in $6 admission. Charlotte Nature Museum. 704-372-6261. www.charlottenaturemuseum.org.
Zombie Run Challenge:
Sportslink is hosting a Zombie Run Challenge for charity. Proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity and Hands on Charlotte. 10 a.m. $25. Renaissance Park Golf Course, 1525 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-499-9160. www.sportslinkus.com
The third annual Geek Gala is a charity event that benefits Youth Homes Inc., a local nonprofit that helps troubled kids and their families. There will be carnival-style games, a caricature artist, card readings, trivia and costume contests, more. 7 p.m. $20 online, $25 at the door. Marriott Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive, Charlotte. www.geekgala.com.
Halloween Cookie Decorating:
Fabo Cafe is hosting a Halloween cookie decorating event. Bring children dressed in their costumes for lemonade, cookie decorating and face painting. 1 p.m. $5. FABO Cafe, 2820 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte. 704-900-2430. www.faboparty.com.