Charlotte’s gayest neighborhoods party out with spooky Halloween fun

by QNotes Staff  Staff Reports  editor@goqnotes.com
Published: October 28, 2011 in A&E / Life&Style

A Halloween decoration at Plaza Muse implores shoppers and visitors to support local arts.

It’s Halloween. And, there’s plenty of parties and events to fill up your social calendar this weekend. Check out all the activities in Charlotte’s gayest neighborhoods…

Plaza Midwood

Plaza Muse Autumn Art Market
Central Avenue’s newest art gallery and gifts shop opens up for a day-long art extravaganza. Local and independent artists will show off their ware and unique creations. 1200 Central Ave. Saturday, Oct. 29, Noon-8 p.m. plazamuse.com. facebook.com/plazamuse.

Midwood Monster March
Plaza Muse joins a host of Plaza Midwood businesses for a Halloween spook-tacular gallery and bar crawl like no other! Participating hotspots include Thirsty Beaver, Twenty-Two, Soul, Common-Market, Petra’s, Snug Harbor and Diamond. Saturday, Oct. 29. Learn more: facebook.com/event.php?eid=188271951247292

Plaza Midwood Fall Crawl Festival
Neighbors gather for an a day of fun in Midwood Park, complete with a costume parade for the kids, food and beverages, local artists, vendors, face painting, live performances, Plaza Midwood’s first annual corn hole tournament and more. Saturday, Oct. 29, Noon-7 p.m. plazamidwood.org/crawl

NoDa

Charlotte’s arts district boogies out with this year’s edition of NoDaWEEN, with all proceeds benefiting the NoDa Neighborhood Association. All events take place Saturday, Oct. 29, and include a special event for children, a 5K twilight race, a screening of “Carrie” and a late-night screening of “The Rockey Horror Picture Show.” For more information, see nodaween.com.

Nightlife and more…

There’s tons more events across the Queen City this weekend and through Monday. Check out VisitGayCharlotte.com’s feature, “Royal Court of Horrors” for a rundown on more magnificent Halloween events…