Civil War Re-enactment
2 p.m. (also Saturday). Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, S.C. $8; $6 for seniors; $4 for ages 4-17. 803-684-2327.
Before and after the battle re-enactments, there will be cannon-firing, historic archery and children’s military demonstrations; historic interpreters; period reproduction items for sale; and tours of the plantation house’s museums.
Halloween Daze and Spooky Knights
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Saturday). Carolina Renaissance Festival, 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville. $21 at Harris Teeter stores, $1 more at the gate; 12 and younger free. www.renfestinfo.com.
In addition to free entry, kids get free Halloween bags and will find treats all around the 22-acre festival village. Other highlights include a treasure hunt, costume contest and “Knights of the Living Dead” zombie jousting challenge.