by Brian Clarey

The air is wet and cold, the leaves are turning and falling and everyone’s getting pumped for the biggest free candy score of the year.

There are North Carolina wines at Caffe Prada in downtown Winston-Salem — specifically Sanders Ridge labels out of the Yadkin Valley — and Señor Bravo has opened in the Camel City locale once held by South by Southwest, brought to you by the owners of Las Estrellas. Call 336.725.1888 for a reservation.

Wednesday sees a Chivas Regal and Glenlivet scotch tasting at Undercurrent Restaurant in Greensboro. Featuring blends and single malts aged 12-25 years as well as heavy hors d’oeuvres, the event can be booked at 336.370.1266 or

Vintage 301 chimes in with a Bell’s Beer Dinner at 7 p.m. Four courses paired with beers can be yours by calling the restaurant at 336.333.3190.

And 6th & Vine in Winston-Salem screens The Rocky Horror Picture Show as part if its Dinner & a Movie series at 9 p.m.

Thursday sees Fantastic Fall Food at BestHealth in the Hanes Mall, an event for children ages 5-7.

Whole Foods Market holds Choc-O- Ween from 6-8 p.m.

Undercurrent holds a four-course Falcor Wine Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Reservations can be had by calling or e-mailing the restaurant.

And the Triad Beard & Mustache Club brings its annual Beardtoberfest to Gray’s Tavern at 9 p.m. with live music and a cover charge of two cans of food for Second Harvest Food Bank.

Saturday is Halloween. Start things off at EarthFare in Greensboro, where the Halloween Hullabaloo begins at 2 p.m. with games, pumpkin painting and a scavenger hunt..

If you still haven’t hit the wall by Tuesday, check out Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar’s event, Wine, Women and Golf at 5:30 p.m., which, according to a press release, “invites women to engage in the golf lifestyle by highlighting the social, business and fitness benefits of the game.” There will be wine and hors d’oeuvres, and absolutely no golf. Call 703.268.5078 for a seat at the bar.