Taste of the Mint
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St.
Thursday, 4 - 7 p.m.: Experience pairings of small plates and beverages from Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth, and Mimosa Grill. Participants also can enjoy a guided tour of Project Ten Ten Ten, which will begin at 4 p.m., and learn about the new sculpture installation, Thicket. Admission $35 members, $50 non-members. Register at www.mintmuseum.org or call Meredith Connelly at 704-337-2018.
Fall Festival at ImaginOn
ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St.
Thursday, 11 a.m.: Celebrate the season with literacy activities, crafts and games for children ages 5 and under. Wear costumes and gather treats from ImaginOn staff. See www.cmlibrary.org or call 704-416-4630 for more information.
Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St.
Friday, 9 p.m.: From comedy to thrills, the CC&Co. dancers entertain cabaret-style with an evening of gravity defying aerial acts and tantalizing dance. The show is for mature audiences. Tickets $25-$40. www.blumenthalarts.org.
Grave Digger’s Ball
Corner of College and 8th
Saturday, 6 p.m.: Kiss 95.1’s concert featuring Flo Rida. Tickets $15 - $750, see kiss951.com for more information.
To Die For
Duke Energy Theater, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St.
Saturday, 8 p.m.: Carolina Voices does its Halloween concert in costumes and makeup, featuring “Bring Me to Life” (Evanescence), “If I Die Young” (The Band Perry),”Zombie” (The Cranberries) and “Ghost” (Katy Perry). Tickets $20, www.carolinavoices.org.