Our Picks: Top Things to Do With Kids This Month in Charlotte
Our picks for the best things to do with kids in the greater Charlotte area.
Enjoy a morning of activities at Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews Oct. 13.
Kids in Nature Day | Oct. 13
Come out for fresh air, fishing, nature walks, STEM activities, nature crafts, animals and more fun for the whole family, plus fun on the playground. 10am-1pm. Free. Squirrel Lake Park, 1631 Pleasant Plains Road, Matthews.
Meet one-on one with representatives from the best public and private Charlotte-area schools all in one place. Choosing a school for your child is a big decision. Meet representatives from some of the area’s best prekindergarten through grade 12 schools all in one family-fun-filled afternoon. Noon-4pm. Free. Spirit Square Uptown, 345 N. College St.
Pineville Fall Festival | Oct. 19-20
Don’t miss the food, music, rides, arts, crafts and a local student art show at the Pineville Fall Festival. Stop by the family stage on Saturday for kid-friendly performances. Fri., 6-10pm; and Sat., 10am-10pm. Free. Lake Park, 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville.
Trick-or-Treat in the Park | Oct. 26
Don your favorite family costumes or just give the kids another opportunity to dress up and join hundreds of other costume clad trick-or-treaters gathered at Harrisburg Park for costume contests, inflatables, candy, games and trick-or-treating with local merchants. 5:30-9pm. $3. Harrisburg Park, 191 Sims Pkwy., Harrisburg.