Meet characters from the classic children's book. Chester has lured Bunnicula into McDowell Nature Preserve. Hike the trails and help Harold and Howie find Bunnicula. 6:30 p.m. $5. 704-588-5224. McDowell Nature Preserve, 15222 York Road, Charlotte.
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Adult Yoga Classes:
10 a.m. $3 per session. Pineville United Methodist Church, 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. 704-889-2022. www .pinevilleumc.org.
Toddler Story Time:
Walking babies to 23 months. Call 704-416-6800 to register. 10:15 a.m. www.plcmc.org. Steele Creek Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte.
Magic Tree House:
A book club for 2nd-5th graders. 4 p.m. Matthews Branch Library, Matthews Town Center, 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews. 704-847-6691. www.plcmc.org.
For pre-walking babies. 10:15 a.m. 704-416-6800 to register. www.plcmc.org. Steele Creek Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte. 704-588-4345.
Art Fun In The Park:
For children 5-12. 10:30 a.m. Free. Idlewild Road Park, 10512 Idlewild Road, Charlotte. 704-568-4044. www.parkandrec.com.
For children under 3. 9:30 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 3327 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte. 704-341-9365.
American Red Cross Blood Drive:
10 a.m. Oct. 16. Belk Store Services, 2801 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte.
Preschool Naturalist Series: Bat Business:
Discover how bats are friends, not foes. Ages 3-5. 3:30 p.m. $3. McDowell Nature Preserve, 15222 York Road, Charlotte. 704-588-5224.
A comedy adapted from the work of Nikolai Gogol. 7 p.m. Oct. 16-18. $5. Ardrey Kell High School, 10220 Ardrey Kell Road, Charlotte. 980-343-0860.
Terrific Twos Series: Fun with Fall:
10 a.m. $3. 704-588-5224. McDowell Nature Preserve, 15222 York Road, Charlotte. 704-588-5224.
American Red Cross Blood Drive:
1 p.m. www.redcrosshelps.org. Panera Bread, 1904 Matthews Township Parkway, Matthews. 704-846-4003.
Mr. Scott and the CD Band:
Mr. Scott plays monthly and is often joined by student musicians. The CD Band is an assembly of vocals and instruments performed by Mr. Scott including original, classic and popular country music. 7 p.m. Free. 803-656-5700. Lake Wylie Dilworth Coffee House, 4937 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie. 803-656-5700. www.lakewyliecoffeehouse.com.
Clue The Musical:
Musical based on the popular board game. With 216 possible endings, it is different every performance. 8 p.m. Oct. 17, 24-25, 31, Nov. 1, 2 p.m. Oct. 26. $15 - $17. Matthews Playhouse, 100 McDowell St., Matthews. 704-846-8343. www.mat thewsplayhouse.com.
Outdoor Living Skills:
Learn basic skills including campfire construction, shelter building and what you do in case of an emergency. For ages 12 and older. 9 a.m. Adults, $8; teens, $6. McDowell Nature Preserve, 15222 York Road, Charlotte. 704-588-5224.
Preschool Naturalist Series: Stinky Skunks!:
Celebrate this nocturnal animal. Ages 3-5. 10 a.m. $3. McDowell Nature Preserve, 15222 York Road, Charlotte. 704-588-5224.
Blakeney Boo! Bash:
Free event to include roaming entertainers, pumpkin painting, fire truck slide, costume parade, restaurant food samples. Costume parade will begin at 1 p.m., “Bite of Blakeney” food samples will run 2-4 p.m. 10 a.m. Free. 704-378-2118. Shops at Blakeney, Ardrey Kell and Rea roads.
Goodwill Donate in '08:
Prize wheel, games and giveaways. Kiss 95.1 FM will be on hand. Bring donations to support Goodwill. 11 a.m. www.donatein08.com. Goodwill Pineville Retail Store & Donation Center, 10118 Johnston Road, Charlotte. 704-372-3434. www.good willsp.org
Learn some outdoor cooking techniques you can enjoy on your next camping trip. Class includes making box ovens and cooking with Dutch ovens. Ages 12 and up. 2 p.m. $6-$8. McDowell Nature Preserve, 15222 York Road, Charlotte. 704-588-5224.
“Roy and Elvis”:
Roy Orbison tribute artist Tony King and Elvis tribute artist Wayne Euliss from Greensboro will entertain with the music of two of history's greatest entertainers. Tickets $12, show only. Reservations: 704-847-8911. 6 p.m. Jonathan's of Matthews, 10630 Independence Pointe Parkway, Matthews. 704-847-8911.
Oysters on the Lawn:
Carolina Breast Friends' signature social, with oyster dishes, low-country cuisine, open bar, live music and dancing. There also will be a live and silent auction. 7 p.m. $200. 704-301-6502. www.oystersonthelawn.com. Quail Hollow Club, 3700 Glen Eagles Road, Charlotte.