Through Oct. 31
→ Halloween activities at Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops is hosting free daily Halloween activities, including trick-or-treating, Peanuts-themed photo of your child, crafts, costume parade, coloring sheets and a Halloween scavenger hunt. The first 100 kids to get their photo taken Monday-Friday receive a pair of glow-in-the-dark glasses. Bass Pro Shops, Concord Mills. basspro.com.
Annual Halloween Howler Bar Crawl
Halloween event at the EpiCentre. 7 p.m. 210 E. Trade St., 704-971-7878.
Halloween Birthday Bash
Oct. 31 is Discovery Place’s birthday. Celebrate the center turning 33 with a spooky science activities, animal encounters with resident creepy critters, candy-free trick-or-treating and a showing of Haunted House in the 3D Theatre. Noon-4 p.m. Activities included with museum admission. 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.
Entertain the kids on this CMS teacher workday with a free hockey game. Kids 12 and younger get in free to the Checkers vs. Hamilton Bulldogs game with the purchase of an adult ticket. Up to four free tickets per adult purchase. Kids can wear costumes. Noon. Time Warner Arena. gocheckers.com.
Music Monsters & Mayhem
Tone Loc and Coolio will perform the Music Factory’s Halloween celebration (at 9:15 and 10:15 p.m., respectively), and the party also will feature DJ Overcash and a costume contest with more than $5,000 in cash and prizes. Register for the costume contest by 10 p.m., with prizes distributed at 11:30. Gates open at 7 p.m. NC Music Factory, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $20 in advance, $25 day of, $40 VIP. www.ncmusicfactory.com.
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