Spooktacular will have lots of candy
INDIAN TRAIL – More than 60 businesses will be on hand to give out candy to trick-or-treaters at the Indian Trail Halloween Spooktacular. Organizers anticipate more than 90,000 pieces of candy will be handed out.
“We’ve gathered up nearly all the candy that could be found in Indian Trail and are ready to give it out by the handful to all the superheroes, princesses and anyone else with a cool costume in town,” Special Events Coordinator Hayden Kramer said. “The Halloween Spooktacular is one of our favorite events of the year because of all the kids and families who go all out to join in on the fun and engage with us and their community.”
The event takes place 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 at Chestnut Square Park, 320 Chestnut Pkwy. Parking will be available at Chestnut Square Park, town hall, and Spangler parking lot.
Visit www.itsparksandrec.com for details.
Children’s theater comes to Wingate
MONROE – The Union County Community Arts Council announced the Children’s Theater of Charlotte will present “The Lion and the Little Red Hen” in shows targeting preschool children.
The council is a nonprofit that promotes arts opportunities for Union County residents.
“This program is another way the arts council provides cultural arts opportunities for even the youngest residents of Union County,” Executive Director Barbara Faulk said. “We begin exposing children at a very early age to the arts so that they may develop a lifetime of arts appreciation.”
Shows begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 14 at Wingate University’s recital hall. Tickets cost $6 for children and adults.
Call 704-283-2784 or email email@example.com for reservations.
Church holds Trunk or Treat event
INDIAN TRAIL – Central Church Lake Park will host the second annual Lake Park Trunk or Treat.
The family-friendly community event will include bounce houses, hayrides, trunk or treat and free food and candy while it lasts.
The event takes place 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at the church, 3624 Lake Park Road, Indian Trail. Parking will be available in the parking lot next to the gym and adjoining field.
The church requests pets not be brought to the event, except for service animals.
Call 704-804-2203 for details.
Concert looks at 1900s music
CHARLOTTE – The Providence Chamber Music Series begins its 36th season with an eclectic combination of “Music of the Twentieth Century.”
Allan Rosenfeld and Samuel Sparrow perform Francis Poulenc’s “Sonata for Two Clarinets” (1918). Kari Giles (violin) and Tomoko Deguchi (piano) perform John Adams’ “Road Movies” (1995).
The free concert starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Road.
Call 704-333-9536, 704-366-7442 or visit www.providenceumc.org/music for details.