Preschool Storytime Pumpkin Party
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Myers Park Branch, 1361 Queens Road
Tuesday, 11a.m.: A special, free storytime for preschool children ages 2-5 celebrating pumpkin season. Wear costumes, sing songs, make a craft and receive a special treat bag.
The Paisley Fields
Crown Station, 1425 Elizabeth Ave.
Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.: The Brooklyn alt-country act performs as a trio on the tour with Kentucky-based banjo player Willie Huston joining singer/pianist/songwriter James Wilson and singer Anna Volpe. Free.
Bulldog Beer and Wine, 2447 Park Road, B
Thursday, 6-9 p.m.: The second annual event features a dog costume contest to benefit Classroom Central. Prizes for best small dog, big dog, scariest, cutest and spiciest dog costumes. See www.bulldogbeerandwine.com.
Bowling Against Breast Cancer
Strike City, 210 E. Trade St.
Friday, 7-9 p.m.: Join Panthers players Frank Alexander, Kyle Love and Charles Johnson to raise money to benefit breast cancer programs at Levine Cancer Institute. Tickets $25, www.givecarolinas.org/event/bowling-against-breast-cancer.
5020 Hangar Road
Saturday, 8 a.m.: Run part of the 5K on CLT’s airfield, allowing you to see planes take off and land. Registration $30, charmeck.org.