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Friday, Sept. 1

THE NORTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL is in Downtown Hendersonville, North Carolina. The event includes a street fair, free entertainment, children’s activities, food, carnival rides and more. For details, visit ncapplefestival.org.

G — STARRY NIGHTS is at Roper Mountain Science Center. Show times are 6, 7:15 and 8:45 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium. Each show will begin with Carolina Skies, a live talk about the constellations currently in the night sky, followed by the featured show. The 6 p.m. feature will be “Little Star.” The 7:15 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. feature will be “Astronaut.” A separate ticket is required for each show. The Daniel Observatory will also be open from 7:30 – 10 p.m., weather permitting, for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit www.ropermountain.org.

LINK:Find more weekend events in our weekend calendar for Sept. 1 - 4

Saturday. Sept. 2

THE NORTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL — See Sept. 1.

G — WELLNESS WEEKEND is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Children learn to stay healthy and active with healthy snacks, children’s yoga, planting herbs and brain health. Sign up at admissions the day of the event. Space is limited. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

Sunday, Sept. 3

THE NORTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL — See Sept. 1.

G — FAMILY FUN DAY is 1 – 4 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. The event includes stories, crafts and more, all inspired by Curious George. Free for members and included with regular admission. For details, visit upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! SUNDAYS UNPLUGGED is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center. The Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, The John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center and the Student Galleries are all open with free admission. Live music is 2 – 4 p.m. Visit www.chapmanculturalcenter.org.

Monday, Sept. 4

THE NORTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL — See Sept. 1.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

G — IT’S MAGIC TREEHOUSE TIME at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. This week’s book is “Twister on Tuesday.” Registration is recommended. Admission or museum membership required. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! A GLOW IN THE DARK PARTY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! CAMERA READY is at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Use Instagram pictures and hashtags to fill a bingo card and win photography-themed prizes. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! TWEEN SCENE is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. The event features crafts, games, movies and more. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

G — FUNNY BONES is at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. Learn about the bones in animal bodies. To register, visit www.greenville.com.

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: CAMPING is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

G — A PARENTS’ AND GRANDPARENTS’ PARTY is at 6 p.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event includes refreshments, information about new and upcoming children's books, recommendations for kids and grandkids and giveaways of Advance Reader editions of children's books. Tickets are $15 each. Each ticket admits one adult (children are free) and can be redeemed for $10 off any merchandise purchased at the event. Gift bags are prepared for attendees, so advance registration is requested. Tickets can be purchased at www.fiction-addiction.com, at the store or by calling 864-675-0540.

S — FREE! MAKE A GRANDPARENT’S DAY CARD at 11:15 a.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

Thursday, Sept. 7

THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL is in Westminster. Events include live entertainment, children’s activities and more. Visit scapplefestival.com.

G — AN OPEN HOUSE is 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre’s temporary location at 1200 Pendleton St. For details, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.

G — FREE! NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Explore museum exhibits, hear a story and more. A limited number of book giveaways are available for children. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

Friday, Sept. 8

THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL is in Westminster. Events include live entertainment, children’s activities and more. Visit scapplefestival.com.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See Sept. 1.

S — FREE! TWEEN CREATIVE WRITING for ages 10 – 12 is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Call 864-578-3665.

Saturday. Sept. 9

MOVING ON UP is 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Chimney Rock Park. Chimney Rock partners with Kids in Parks to promote good health and fitness by getting kids outside and excited about Track Trails. This event focuses on getting the whole family out and about to learn from professionals about how to exercise more, get fit, eat healthier, take better care of ourselves and have fun. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL is in Westminster. Events include live entertainment, children’s activities and more. Visit scapplefestival.com.

G — FUNNY BONES is at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. Learn about the bones in animal bodies. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — FREE! THE GREENVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S LOLLIPOPS CONCERT: Over the Hills and Far Away is at 10 a.m. at the Greer Branch Library and at 11:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

G — LEGO WEEKEND is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Lego activities will be available for all ages. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

S — FREE! A PLAY DATE for children and caregivers is at 11 a.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Call 864-463-0430.

Sunday, Sept. 10

S — FREE! SUNDAYS UNPLUGGED — See Sept. 3.

Monday, Sept. 11

S — FREE! A LEGO BLOCK PARTY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

S — FREE! TWEEN BINGO FOR PRIZES is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! TWEEN SCENE is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. The event features crafts, games, movies and more. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: BLUE is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! GLOBETROTTERS: EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS is at 10 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. This homeschool program is for grades 2 – 6. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! HERSTORY/ FLIX FOR TEENS MASH UP is at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Watch and discuss the movie "Hidden Figures" and enter to win a copy of the book that inspired the film. Rated PG. Ages 12 – 18 or grades 7 – 12. Call 864-596-3504.

Friday, Sept. 15

THE ENCHANTED CHALICE RENAISSANCE FAIRE is Sept. 15 – 16 at Greenville UU Fellowship. The event includes a Saturday afternoon costume contest, a Viking encampment by Austlend Vikings, food, games for all ages, music and more. Performances include Tuatha Dea, TimTv & The Secret Cirkus and more. Parking is free. Tickets are $12 each for adults and $10 each for children. Save with a two-day pass. For details, visit http://theenchantedchalice.com.

G — HOMESCHOOL DAY is at 1:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. For details and registration, visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See Sept. 1.

Saturday. Sept. 16

THE PANDAS/ PANS AWARENESS WALK and Children's Fun Run is 9 – 11:30 a.m. at Legacy Park in Greenville. The cost is $10 each for early registration, $15 each for late registration and $20 each for on-site registration. Children ages 10 and younger walk free. The event raises awareness of PANS and PANDAS, which are forms of post-infectious autoimmune encephalopathy. Visit www.classy.org/events/-/e135009.

THE ENCHANTED CHALICE RENAISSANCE FAIRE — See Sept. 15. Today’s events are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. A tea party and royal procession with a Viking king and queen are at noon today.

FLOCK TO THE ROCK is 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Chimney Rock Park. The event includes guided bird walks, raptor flight shows, live bird demos and workshops. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — “PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL,” presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre, is at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.

G — SATURDAY SAFARI: SHERLOCK BONES is at the Greenville Zoo. Learn about animal bones and who they belong to. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — FAMILY WORKSHOP: FEEDING FRENZY is at the Greenville Zoo. This program is for families with children ages 5 and older. Explore mealtime at the zoo. This class includes a trip to the zoo kitchen to help make a meal for zoo animals and an in-class animal encounter. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — EXPERIENCE A COLORFUL WEEKEND at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Explore colors with color-mixing activities, biopaint, sensory bins and colorful art and science experiments. All ages are welcome. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

Sunday, Sept. 17

G — “PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL” — See Sept. 16. Today’s performances are at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m.

S — FREE! SUNDAYS UNPLUGGED — See Sept. 3.

Monday, Sept. 18

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: FRIENDSHIP is at 10:30 a.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

G — TELL ME A STORY THEATRE: “PINKALICIOUS” is at 9:30 and 11 a.m. at South Carolina Children’s Theatre (Location: temporary headquarters at 1200 Pendleton St.). Hear the story read and acted out. Admission is $1 each at the door with cash or check only. Reservations are not required. For details, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.

G — IT’S MAGIC TREEHOUSE TIME at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. This week’s book is “Buffalo Before Breakfast.” Registration is recommended. Admission or museum membership required. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! TWEEN MINUTE TO WIN IT is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! TWEEN SCENE is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. The event features crafts, games, movies and more. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: DOGS is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, Sept. 21

S — FREE! TAFT – Tween Afternoon Fun Time – is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Try a back-to-school scavenger hunt to score points and win prizes. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-596-3504.

Friday, Sept. 22

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See Sept. 1.

G — “PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL” — See Sept. 16. Today’s performance is 7 p.m.

S — FREE! TWEEN TECH DAY for ages 10 – 12 is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Test innovative technology items, such as DASH robots, snap circuits and Makey-Makey. Call 864-578-3665.

Saturday. Sept. 23

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S MUSEUM DAY LIVE is at museums across the country, including the Upcountry History Museum. The program provides free admission for two people. For details and tickets, visit www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-live-2017.

TAKE A CHILD OUTSIDE: CAMP at Chimney Rock Park. A ranger will be available at 5:30 p.m. to help set up camp and build a campfire. The ranger will camp overnight to assist families. Bring your own camping gear and dinner. The event is included with park admission. One child is admitted free with each paying adult. Registration is required for camping. Call 828-625-9611.

G — “THE WORLD OF JAN BRETT” opens at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — “PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL” — See Sept. 16. Today’s performances are at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

G — PLAY IN CLAY at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Make an ornament to take home. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

Sunday, Sept. 24

CELEBRATE GREENVILLE SHRINERS HOSPITAL’S 90TH BIRTHDAY 1 – 4 p.m. The celebration includes three zones with birthday party themes, complete with jump houses, food and entertainment. Food and fun at the event are free. A Walk for Love at 2 p.m. will raise money for the hospital that offers care to children, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. Visit walkforlovegreenville.org to register for the walk.

G — “PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL” — See Sept. 16. Today’s performance is at 1:30 p.m.

S — FREE! SUNDAYS UNPLUGGED — See Sept. 3.

Monday, Sept. 25

G — FREE! A WORKSHOP on pelvic pain, Vulvodynia and interstitial cystitis will be offered 6 – 8 p.m. at HIS Therapy, 3921 S. Highway 14, Suite A., Greenville. Karen Strange, LMFT, CST, CSAT, will assist with the workshop specifically on pelvic pain and other painful conditions involving the female urogenital system. Women who suffer from these conditions often face many physical as well as emotional limitations and frustrations, including but not limited to decreased physical activities, inability to enjoy intimacy, depression and isolation. Pain management, coping with your condition, and how therapy can benefit will all be discussed. RSVP to office@histherapy.net or call 864-534-1780.

S — FREE! A LEGO BLOCK PARTY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, Sept. 26

G — “BALLOONACY,” a Wee Play Theatre performance, is at 9:30 and 11 a.m. at South Carolina Children’s Theatre (Location: temporary headquarters at 1200 Pendleton St.). Tickets are $9.50 each. For ticket information, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.

S — FREE! TWEEN FUSION BEADS is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! TWEEN SCENE is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. The event features crafts, games, movies and more. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: FRIENDSHIP is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

Friday, Sept. 29

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See Sept. 1.

S — PEPPA PIG LIVE: PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE is at 6 p.m. at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. For tickets, visit www.crowdpleaser.com.

Saturday. Sept. 30

G — EXPLORE ACTIVITIES with The Children’s Museum of the Upstate at the Spuds and Sprouts booth at the Saturday Market. Visit www.tcmupstate.org and www.saturdaymarketlive.com.

G — “BALLOONACY,” a Wee Play Theatre performance, is at 9:30 and 11 a.m. at South Carolina Children’s Theatre (Location: temporary headquarters at 1200 Pendleton St.). Tickets are $9.50 each. For ticket information, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.

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