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October in Charlotte, North Carolina means Panthers football, pumpkin patches and haunted houses. Check the event listing for information on this year's events.

A Chorus Line

Sept. 29-Oct. 4, 2009

A Chorus Line is the winner of nine Tony Awards -- including "Best Musical" -- and the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Tickets start at $20.
Belk Theater
130 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
For tickets call 704-372-1000

The 4th Annual Whitewater Festival

The U.S. National Whitewater Center hosts a Subaru River Jam concert series during the summer.
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Oct. 2-3, 2009

The USA Canoe/Kayak 2009 Canoe Slalom National Championships take place during this two-day festival at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
Friday, 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
U.S. National Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28214

Komen Race for the Cure

Oct. 3, 2009

The 13th Annual Komen Charlotte Race for the Cure takes place through the streets of Uptown Charlotte to raise money for breast cancer awareness and research.

Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival

Oct. 3, 2009

Charlotte's Symphony Park is the place to be if want to relax, listen to some great live music and enjoy a sampling of some of the best North Carolina wines. A $20 on-site admission includes a souvenir wine glass, unlimited samples, all performances and cooking demonstrations. Children 12-under are free.
Symphony Park
4400 Sharon Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28211

B.B. King

Oct. 6, 2009

Take in an evening of true blues at The Fillmore. $49.50-$52. 7:30 p.m.
The Fillmore
820 Hamilton St.
Charlotte, NC 28206
For tickets call 704-549-5555

Charlotte Symphony

Oct. 8-9, 2009

The Charlotte Symphony, with Chelsea Tipton, III conducting performs "Rodrigo Guitar Concerto featuring Jason Vieaux on guitar. 8 p.m. $15-$77.
Belk Theater
130 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
For tickets call 704-372-1000

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Oct. 10-Nov. 22, 2009

Charlotte's annual Renaissance Festival kicks off in Huntersville. $19. Sat and Sun, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
16445 Poplar Tent Rd.
Huntersville, NC 28078
For more information, call 704-896-5544

Charlotte Oktoberfest

Oct. 10, 2009

According to the website, the 11th annual beerfest is sold out. $35-$50. 2-7 p.m.
Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
7100 Statesville Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28269
704-596-4650

Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers

Oct. 10, 2009

The talented comedian, actor, writer and now musician perfoms a bluegrass set with Asheville's Steep Canyon Rangers. Look for a guest appearance by Dave Barry. $54. 8 p.m.
The Knight Theater
430 S. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
For tickets call 704-372-1000.

Carolina Panthers vs. Washington Redskins

Bank of America Stadium is home to the NFL's Carolina Panthers.
Photo courtesy of Visit Charlotte
Oct. 11, 2009

The Carolina Panthers host the Washington Redskins at Bank of America Stadium.
800 S. Mint St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
For tickets call 704-358-7800.

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