Gantt After Dark: Thriller Edition
Harvey B. Gantt Center, 551 S. Tryon St.
Thursday, 6-10 p.m.: Costumes encouraged at this event that features the band A Sign of the Times and a chance to meet visual artists Natasha Walker and Wayland House. Tickets $10 non-members, free for members. www.ganttcenter.org
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Plaza Midwood Branch, 1623 Central Ave.
Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m.: An evening of trivia, food and prizes. Costumes encouraged. Free. Call 704-416-6200 or see www.cmlibrary.org for more information.
Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road
Friday, 8 p.m.: Opening night of the Bram Stoker classic that has been turned into a play. Tickets $12-$27; play runs through Nov. 15.
Open Mic Night
McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St.
Friday, 7:30 p.m.: A free night for performers and spectators. View instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians and more.
The Loft at ImaginOn, 700 E. Seventh St.
Saturday, 3-8 p.m.: A free event for ages 12-18, it will include Doctor Who games and activities that begin at 3:30 p.m., and a marathon of the scariest Doctor Who episodes starts at 4 p.m. Registration required, see http://bit.ly/1iqr8Ge.