Isn’t it Halloween yet? Get out your costume cravings at Halloween Excitement or the Halloween Extravaganza, or at any of the events we listed here.

Or if you’re still on the hunt for the perfect disguise, you should stop by the Vibrant Phoenix Vault sale and demonstration, or the Flowertown Players Yard Sale. Plus Shrimp and Grits Kids has a Children’s Clothing Sample Sale; though you probably won’t find any costumes there, you’ll still be able to snag something good.

Speaking of Pagan holidays, Saturday is Pagan Unity Day.

Have an exceptionally talented thumb painter or coloring book savant in your household? Take them to Art Ground.

Center for Women is celebrating its 20th anniversary. You go girls! Ted’s Butcherblock has hit five years and will host a block party.

October’s Monthly Variations salutes the ’80s.

Mellow Mushroom will give fans a sneak preview of its Avondale location before they give it a makeover.

All the non-single ladies (more specifically, the engaged ones) can get some tips at the Southern Bridal Show.

Nadeau has Sheila Perry’s latest work, and Redux will unveil its fifth and newest mural.

World Oriental Kitchen celebrates its first anniversary with Woktoberfest. Meanwhile, Artoberfest has arts and crafts and benefits the Berkeley Senior Center Meals on Wheels Program. Dogtoberfest features samplings, meet-and-greets, adoption information, and more. And India Fest is pretty self explanatory.

Prove yourself this weekend in the Folly Beach Challenge, a nontraditional triathlon that replaces swimming with paddling, on Sunday. If you can’t make it through the main event, on Saturday they’ll have an individual kayak race and a stand up paddleboard race. Also on Saturday is the Paddle ‘N Party on Shem Creek.

Theatre 99 has Improv Smackdown!, This is Chucktown!, The Have Nots!, and a special performance from Hostage Season, a UCB long-form improv team that includes T99 alum and Banana Monologue-r John Brennan. Or go classic with Tim Conway and Friends at the North Charleston PAC.

In association with the Stacy Lynn Waddell: The Evidence of Things Unseen exhibit, the Gibbes presents Singed, Burned, Branded, ‘Buked and Scorned with Ann Caldwell.

And I highly recommend seeing Heavenly Creatures, presented by the Greater Park Circle Film Society.

If you go chasing rabbits, you’ll end up at CBT’s Alice in Wonderland. Stick around after the Saturday show for the kids’ Mad Hatter Tea Party.

In the mood for theater? See AWOL: A Soldier’s Journey, Bunnicula, Dirty Blonde, The Duncan Storm, The Lion in Winter, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Swingin’ on a Star: The Great American Songbook, and Visiting Mr. Green.

Elvis lives! Kind of.

Learn some stuff at Middleton Place’s Plantation Days.

The philanthropists out there can enjoy the Barn Raiser, Dine Around for the Library, Jump, Jive, and Wail, Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure, Light a Candle Feed a Child, and a Silent Auction and Awareness Event.

Lowcountry AIDS Services, MUSC, and the City of North Charleston host the Hispanic Health and Information Fair.

Why yes, the 34th Annual Fall Tours of Homes and Gardens is still going on. Don’t you worry your pretty little heads about it.

There’s a little band called Phish playing this weekend. While I am a huge fan of Phish Food ice cream, I say go see the Thermals. I was once rendered deaf at one of their shows and it was awesome.