Art of Living Fit + Well
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 551 S. Tryon St.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: A full day of activities designed to engage, inform, inspire and promote the joy of living fit and well for the body, mind and spirit. Events include healthy eating cooking demonstrations, interactive dance lessons, fitness and wellness expert advice, workshops and classes including Zumba and yoga. Free. Complete schedule at www.ganttcenter.org.
Hall-o-ween at the Hall
NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saturday, 5:30-9 p.m.: This family event includes trick-or-treating in the Hall of Fame, and a “Hotel Transylvania” screening at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10, www.nascarhall.com.
Geek Gala: Monster Mash
The Big Chill, 911 E. Morehead St., #100
Saturday, 6 p.m.: The “Geekiest Halloween Party in the Carolinas” has a classic monsters theme, with everyone encouraged to dress up in a costume reflecting that. Tickets $32.50, charlottegeeks.com/geek-gala.
Free Range Brewing, 2320 N. Davidson St.
Sunday, 4-7 p.m.: Piedmont Culinary Guild brings together the area’s best chefs and culinary professionals to see who is the best pumpkin carver in the region. Admission $15/$20, www.piedmontculinaryguild.com.
Evil Dead the Musical
Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St.
Sunday, 7 p.m.: A hilarious musical that tells the outrageous story of five college friends spending the weekend in an abandoned cabin in the woods after accidentally unleashing an evil force that turns them all into demons. Tickets $20-$84.50, blumenthalarts.org.