HALLOWEEN DINNER/DANCE: 6 p.m., Italian Feast Dinner held at Charleston Elk's Lodge, located across from Capital High School. The cost of the dinner is $10. The Santa Cruz Band will play at 8 p.m. in the ballroom at the lodge. The dance is $10. The cost of the dinner and dance is $20. Call the Elk's Lodge at 304-346-3557.
OPEN STAGE FOR KIDS: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Open to performers 5 to 15-years-old. Hosted by Sky Kershner and Ron Sowell. Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Call 304-345-0021.
TASTE-OF-FALL: Six local restaurants offer special menu items and cocktails during store hours. They are: Ellen's Ice Cream, Mission Savvy, Bluegrass Kitchen, Tricky Fish, Frutcake and the Bridge Road Bistro Black Food Truck.
WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: 5:30 p.m. "Before Midnight"; 7:30 p.m. "Much Ado About Nothing"; 9:30 p.m. "The Intouchables." Tickets $8 per film or $5 for students with ID. A six-pack of tickets is $30. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522 or visit www.wviff.org.
"MAUL OF THE DEAD": 7 and 11 p.m., West Virginia State University, Cole Complex. The film, by Mitch Brian, is a funny, silly take on surviving the zombie apocalypse in a mall. Tickets are $3 at the door. Call 304-766-5110.
HAUNTED BARN: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. General Admission $11, Fast pass $22, All night pass $35, Season fast pass $55. The Haunted Barn, 426 Beauregard St. Call 304-389-1203.JEDI JAMBOREE: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Albans Public Library. Make and take "Star Wars"-themed crafts. Call 304-722-4244.