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Sunday, Oct. 1

G — UNITED MINISTRIES' TRANSFORMATION WALK is noon – 4 p.m. at Fluor Field. Walk three miles “in the shoes” of those who seek assistance from service agencies in downtown Greenville. All proceeds from the event benefit United Ministries' mission to serve and empower those on the transformative journey to self-sufficiency. Visit www.Walk.United-Ministries.org.

G — WAGGIN’ ‘N WALKIN’, presented by St. Francis Pet Services and hosted by the Pebble Creek Women’s Club, is 3 – 5 p.m. at Pebble Creek Club, 101 Pebble Creek Dr., Taylors. The event includes a dog walk, raffle and prizes. Registration is $15 per dog. Proceeds benefit Greenville County Animal Care. For information, call 864-915-6990.

G — FAMILY FUN DAY kicks off 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the Upcountry History Museum. Celebrate the opening of “The World of Jan Brett” by meeting Hedgie the Hedgehog the mascot and some guests from The Greenville Zoo. There will be several animal-themed games, crafts, and activities throughout the afternoon. The event is free with regular admission to the museum. Visit www.UpcountryHistory.org for details.

G — ABLESSING OF THE PETS will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Greenville. This community event is open to people and pets of all faiths. Parents, make sure all pets are leashed, in a cage, or otherwise secured. For details, visit the church's Facebook page.

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Monday, Oct. 2

G — HOMESCHOOL DAY: CREATURE KALEIDOSCOPE is at the Greenville Zoo. This program is students in grades K5 – 8. For times and registration, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

S — FREE! CHARACTER DAY: AMERICAN GIRLS is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Registration is required. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

G — TELL ME A STORY THEATRE: “MAX AT NIGHT” 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 — TELL ME ABOUT IT TUESDAY: GIBBONS is at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. Speak with a staff member about animal ambassadors. For details, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — HOMESCHOOL DAY: CREATURE KALEIDOSCOPE is at the Greenville Zoo. This program is students in grades K5 – 8. For times and registration, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

S — FREE! A “CAMPOUT” AND A MOVIE is at 4:30 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Call 864-463-0430.

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.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY is at local schools. To learn more or participate, visit www.walkbiketoschool.org.

G — HIDE AND SEEK is at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. Learn how animal play their own wild game of hide and seek. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

Thursday, Oct. 5

G — THE 6TH ANNUAL EGGS BENEFIT FUNDRAISER is at 7 a.m. at the Poinsett Club in Downtown Greenville. Proceeds help more than 6,800 children with developmental delays and disabilities served by the Center for Developmental Services. Reservations are required. Visit www.EggsBenefit.com or contact April Ferguson at 864-331-1318 or april.ferguson@cdservices.org.

G — OKTOBERFEST AT NOMA SQUARE is in Downtown Greenville. Proceeds benefit the Community Foundation of Greenville. For details, visit nomasquare.com/Oktoberfest.

S — FREE! MEET COMMUNITY HELPERS from Croft State Park at 11:30 a.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! AN OWL ABOUT ME PAINTING CLASS for teens is at 3:30 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

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Friday, Oct. 6

G — OKTOBERFEST AT NOMA SQUARE — See Oct. 5.

G — FREAKY FRIDAY, hosted by Sara Collins Elementary School, is 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Greenville Technical College. Admission is free for all ages. Students from other schools and homeschoolers are welcome. The event will include more than three acres of carnival rides and booths. For more details, call 864-355-3200.

G — EAST NORTH STREET ACADEMY’s Fall Festival is 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Friday at the school. Open to the entire community, the annual fundraiser will include games, food, cotton candy, bounce houses, rides, face painting and more. For details, call 864-355-2900.

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 “The Little Star That Could.” 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 https://www.ropermountain.org.

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

S — SPARTANBURG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA will perform at 6:30 p.m. during “Chaplin Au Lait,” a special screening of the Charlie Chaplin movie “The Kid.” Tickets are $26. For details, visit SpartanburgPhilharmonic.org.

Saturday, Oct. 7

G — GET OUT! Greenville is a free community celebration of all that Greenville County and Upstate South Carolina has to offer to the outdoor enthusiast. Events run 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Conestee Park in Greenville. Vendors will include food items, children’s activities and more. The day starts with a 10K and kid’s race at 9 a.m. and 1.5-mile kid’s race at 10:30 a.m. To learn more, visit www.greenvillerec.com.

G — THE LAUREN’S HOPE FOUNDATION 5K and kids’ fun run is in downtown Fountain Inn. Visit www.laurenshope.org.

G — THE AUNT HET FAMILY FESTIVAL is in downtown Fountain Inn. Food, children’s activities, a quilt show, a car show and more fill historic Fountain Inn. For details, visit fountaininnchamber.org.

G — A JUNIOR CHEF “Fall Into Cooking” class will be at 10 a.m. at The Cook’s Station, 659 S. Main St., Greenville. In this hands-on class, participants ages 8 to 13 will make and decorate candied apples, white chocolate trail mix, and smore's cookies. Cost is $30 per child. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jr-chef-fall-into-cooking-ages-8-13-tickets-37625736591.

G — HIDE AND SEEK is at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. Learn how animal play their own wild game of hide and seek. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.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.

G —PRINCESSES AND PANCAKES is 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fatz in Greer. This fundraiser for Greer Cultural Arts allows families to enjoy breakfast with famous princesses for $7 per person. Children under 6 eat free, limited to one per adult ticket. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage links and mixed fruit. For advance tickets, call 864-848-5383. Visit www.greerculturalarts.com.

G — FREE! INTERNATIONAL BALLET performs at 10 a.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library and at 11:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

G — BEECHWOOD FARMS Family Farm Day is 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Marietta. Enjoy hayrides, pumpkin picking, tractor rides, horse rides, corn maze, food, vendors and crafts. For details, visit www.mybeechwoodfarms.com/farm-fun-day.html.

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

G — THE SHOPS AT GREENRIDGE Open-Air Market is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Kids eager to trick or treat can wear their costumes and trick or treat. A princess meet-and-greet will also be held, and a pumpkin patch and children’s activities will be offered. For details, visit the center’s Facebook page. Plus, return that night to catch the outdoor movie, shown at dusk outside of Dick’s Sporting Goods.

G — OKTOBERFEST AT NOMA SQUARE — See Oct. 5.

G — PEACE VOICES TEEN POETRY WORKSHOP is at 1 p.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

S — FESTIFALL is at Walnut Grove Plantation. The event includes colonial lifestyle and battle demonstrations, music, family activities and more. For details, visit www.spartanburghistory.org.

S — THE SPARTANBURG INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL is 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. in Barnet Park. Experience food, music, dance, folk art and more. The honored country for 2017 is Finland. Visit www.spartanburginternationalfestival.com.

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Sunday, Oct. 8

SAFE HARBOR’S TRUE GRIT OYSTER ROAST is at 4 p.m. at the Downtown Courtyard Marriott Village Green. This event is family-friendly and features live music, a silent auction, children’s activities and more. Proceeds directly support services and support to victims of domestic violence and prevention efforts aimed at promoting a culture where all people are safe and valued in their relationships. Tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ 2017-true-grit-oyster-roast-tickets-35599585318

G — OKTOBERFEST AT NOMA SQUARE — See Oct. 5.

S — FESTIFALL — See Oct. 7.

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Monday, Oct. 9

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

Tuesday, Oct. 10

AIR PLAY performs at 7 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University. Air Play is a wordless, comic spectacle that is equally at home in the theater, circus, and modern art museum. It merges air sculptures with comedy and includes flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience and more. Tickets are $15 each for adults and $10 each for students. Visit https://www.clemson.edu/brooks.

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.

G — TELL ME ABOUT IT TUESDAY: LEOPARDS is at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. Speak with a staff member about animal ambassadors. For details, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

S — FREE! PUMPKIN PAINTING for tweens is at 3:30 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

S — FREE! WATCH “GOOSEBUMPS” at 4 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-574-6815.

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, Oct. 11

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR is open at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.scstatefair.org.

S — FREE! H.A.P.P.I.E. GIZMOS AND GADGETS is at 10 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Recommended for grades 2 – 6. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, Oct. 12

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

Friday, Oct. 13

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

G — FALL FOR GREENVILLE is in downtown Greenville. One of the largest free food and musical festivals in the Southeast, the event showcases more than 40 restaurants and 60 musical acts on five stages, as well as family entertainment and a children’s area. To buy food tickets in advance, visit www.fallforgreenville.net.

G — OPENING WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA for the Greenville Swamp Rabbits begins at 5:30 p.m. with a pregame fan fest that includes inflatables, the Dew Street Hockey Zone, music, concessions and a corn-hole tournament. Ticket specials begin at $10, and Bon Secours Family Fun Packs are available. For details, visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See Oct. 6.

S — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB” is presented by Spartanburg Youth Theatre at 4:30 and 7 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 each for adults and $10 each for ages 18 and younger. Visit www.chapmanculturalcenter.org or call 864-582-2787.

Saturday, Oct. 14

THE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL is in Pumpkintown. A parade is at 9 a.m. The festival continues until 5 p.m. with food, rides and more. For details, visit https:// www.facebook.com/pumpkintownpumpkinfestival.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

THE ANDERSON BUDDY WALK is 1 – 5 p.m. at Chris Taylor Memorial Park in Anderson. The Buddy Walk is designed to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome and to promote awareness and inclusion in our communities. Visit www.antrsc.org/buddy-walk.

G — FALL FOR GREENVILLE — See Oct. 13.

G — SECOND SATURDAY: SUPERHERO SCIENCE is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Roper Mountain Science Center. Visit www.ropermountain.org.

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.

G — SATURDAY SAFARI: DISAPPEARING ACTS is at the Greenville Zoo. Search for animals who seem like they can disappear in thin air. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — FREE! THE GREENVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S LOLLIPOPS CONCERT: CALL ME TREE is at 10 a.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library and at 11:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

G — GREENVILLE ZOO FAMILY NATURE CLUB is 10 a.m. – noon at Lake Conestee Nature Park. Walk the trails and search for wildlife with a Greenville Zoo educator as your guide. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — FREE! HISPANIC CELEBRATION: Mariposas and Leaf Rubbings is at 11 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

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.

G — FAMILY WORKSHOP: BIRDS OF A FEATHER is at 2 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. This program is for families with children ages 6 and older. This class will be a quick course on how to identify (by sight and sound) the birds that we can find right here in South Carolina. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — BOB JONES UNIVERSITY’s U.Day, short for University Day, will feature an educational street fair 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and includes youth sports clinics at 9 a.m. (soccer), 10:30 a.m. (vollyeball), and 12:24 p.m. (basketball). A Patch the Pirate concert is at 2 p.m. For a schedule, visit http://homecoming.bju.edu/events.php.

G — OPENING WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA — See Oct. 13. Fans are also encouraged to bring new underwear, diapers and other undergarments to the game to tossonto the ice after the Swamp Rabbits score their first goal. Items will then be donated to charity.

S — FREE! GET GROOVY WITH PETE THE CAT at 10:30 a.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Call 864-463-0430.

S — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB” — See Oct. 13. Today’s performance is at 2 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 15

S — SPARTANBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT will host its 17th annual open house 2 to 5 p.m. at Spartanburg City Fire Station 1, 151 South Spring St. Free admission includes food, fire safety information, tours of the Family Safety House, truck tours, games and health information. For more information, call 864-596-2083.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

G — FALL FOR GREENVILLE — See Oct. 13.

Monday, Oct. 16

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

G — BILL BLAGG'S THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

G — TELL ME A STORY THEATRE: “THE SNATCHABOOK” 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 — BILL BLAGG'S THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! MEET FIREFIGHTERS AND SEE FIRE TRUCKS at 10 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit greenvillelibrary.org.

G — TELL ME ABOUT IT TUESDAY: RED PANDAS is at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. Speak with a staff member about animal ambassadors. For details, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — A BOOK TALK AND SIGNING with New York Times Bestselling Authors Shannon and Dean Hale is at 4:30 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. The event is free and open to the public, but a purchase of “The Legend of Shadow High” from Fiction Addiction at the event is required in order to join the signing line. The Hales will sign any of their other books as long as they are accompanied by at least one copy of the new book. Books will be available for sale at the event, or you can pre-order at www.fiction-addiction.com, at the store or by calling Fiction Addiction at 864-675-0540.

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

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, Oct. 18

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

G — BILL BLAGG'S THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

G — THE EASTSIDE FAMILY YMCA HARVEST FESTIVAL is 6 – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. The event includes games, face and pumpkin painting, an apple eating contest, a bon fire and s’mores and more. www.ymcagreenville.org.

G — A FREE DRIVE-THRU FLU CLINIC is 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Pull into the VIP parking lot off Church Street . Must be 18 or older.

Thursday, Oct. 19

LEAF – LAKE EDEN ARTS FESTIVAL – is in Black Mountain, N.C. The event includes arts, music, children’s activities and more. Visit www.theleaf.org.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

Friday, Oct. 20

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

LEAF – LAKE EDEN ARTS FESTIVAL — See Oct. 19.

G — BOO IN THE ZOO is 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Greenville Zoo. It features more than 20 trick-or-treat stations, character photo opportunities with princesses and superheroes, an extinct species graveyard, a Not-Very-Scary House and a new area called Dragon Alley. A free park and ride service is available from County Square to the Greenville Zoo and back. Buses will run continuously between the two locations from one hour before the event until 9 p.m. Visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See Oct. 6.

S — FREE! A NANCY DREW MYSTERY CHALLENGE for ages 10 – 12 is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Call 864-578-3665.

Saturday, Oct. 21

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

LEAF – LAKE EDEN ARTS FESTIVAL — See Oct. 19.

SKYLINE TRAIL GUIDED HIKE is 9 a.m. – noon at Chimney Rock Park. Registration is required. For cost and details, call 828-625-9611 or visit www.chimneyrockpark.com.

THE HAGOOD MILL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Hagood Mill Historic Site in Pickens. The event includes tales from award-winning storytellers. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Visit www.visitpickenscounty.com/calendar.

G — A FALL BAZAAR is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Disciples United Methodist Church in Greenville. The event includes children’s activities, a pumpkin patch, crafts, a book signing by Author Matt Matthews and more. Call 864-297-0382 or visit www.mydisciples.org.

G — GREER STATION OKTOBERFEST is in Downtown Greer. For details, visit greerchamber.com.

G — THE DOWN SYNDROME ALLIANCE OF GREENVILLE’S BUDDY WALK is 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Conestee Park. The Down Town Village, featuring inflatables, music, face painting, a photo booth, food and more, is open 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 – 3 p.m. Visit dsfagreenville.org.

G — HALLOWEEN SCIENCE is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

G — BOO IN THE ZOO — See Oct. 20. Today’s event is 4 – 8 p.m.

P — HAPPY HOOVES THERAPEUTIC EQUESTRIAN CENTER will host the 6th annual Wines & Equines fundraising event at Eden Farms located at 4700 Dacusville Highway, Marietta. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will receive heavy hors d'oeuvres and wine while bidding on silent and live auction items to benefit the non-profit that uses horses to help children and adults with physical, mental and emotional challenges. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased in advance online at HappyHoovesSC.com. Call 864-898-0043.

Sunday, Oct. 22

S – FREE! HARVEST FEST is 2 – 5 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Spartanburg. The event includes a pumpkin patch, inflatable slides, obstacle course, face painting, sand art, a cake walk, bingo and more. For more information contact Shawn McClure at 864-764-4639 or ksjolly81@gmail.com.

G— GREENVILLE FAMILY PARTNERSHIP will host a Red Ribbon 5K at 3 p.m. at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest. Registration is $25 per adult and $10 for anyone 18 and younger. Register at www.gfpdrugfree.org/red-ribbon-run.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR — See Oct. 11.

LEAF – LAKE EDEN ARTS FESTIVAL — See Oct. 19.

G — BOO IN THE ZOO — See Oct. 20. Today’s event is 4 – 8 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 23

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

Tuesday, Oct. 24

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.

G — TELL ME ABOUT IT TUESDAY: ORANGUTANS is at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. Speak with a staff member about animal ambassadors. For details, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

S — FREE! “MAX THE BRAVE” PUPPET SHOW is at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! A JUST DANCE TOURNAMENT for ages 12 – 18 is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Call 864-578-3665.

S — FREE! TWEEN TRICK OR TREAT BAGS is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Bring a white or lightly colored pillowcase. Registration is required. Call 864-574-6815.

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, Oct. 25

G — “THE UGLY DUCKLING” is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

S — FREE! MEET COMMUNITY HELPERS from Spartanburg Martial Arts at 4 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Thursday, Oct. 26

DINE OUT FOR MOM, benefiting Let There Be Mom, is at Upstate restaurants. For details and a list of restaurants supporting this fundraiser, visit lettherebemom.org.

G — “THE UGLY DUCKLING” is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! FALL FEST AT THE FOREST is 5 – 8 p.m. at Shannon Forest Christian School. The event includes children’s activities, swing dancing and a love reunion concert by Brandon & The Books. Food will be available for purchase. Register online at https://www.shannonforest.com.

G — ENCHANTED FOREST is 6 – 9 p.m. at the Pavilion Recreation Complex. The event for ages 10 and younger includes a fairytale trick-or-treat experience with storybook characters, as well as carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, treats and a costume contest each night. Save by purchasing tickets in advance. Visit https://pavilion.greenville rec.com/event/enchanted-forest-presented-by-safe- kids-upstate.

S — FREE! “MAX THE BRAVE” PUPPET SHOW is at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Friday, Oct. 27

G — “THE UGLY DUCKLING” is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

G — THE GHS FAMILY YMCA’S HARVEST FESTIVAL is 6 – 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Adams Mill Program Center. The community is welcome and costumes are encouraged. Visit https://www.ymcagreenville.org.

G — “THE BOY WHO CRIED BULLY,” a 2nd Stage performance, is at 6 p.m. at the Kroc Center. For ticket information, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.

G — ENCHANTED FOREST — See Oct. 26.

G — THE CAINE HALTER FAMILY YMCA FALL FESTIVAL is 6:30 – 8 p.m. Enjoy games including pumpkin bowling, mummy races and cornhole, bounce houses, costume contests, craft stations, hayrides, photo booths, music and more. Visit https://www.ymcagreenville.org.

G — BOO IN THE ZOO — See Oct. 20.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See Oct. 6.

S — FREE! HALLOWEEN FEST is 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Sherman College of Chiropractic Health Center, 2020 Springfield Road. Trick-or-treating, food truck, candy and games will be offered for families in the community. For details, visit www.sherman.edu/halloween-fest.

S — MONSTER DASH is 7 p.m. in downtown Spartanburg. The .10 fun run in Halloween costumes will begin at the front of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal and end at R.J. Rockers Brewery. It will feature live music, drinks, dinner and a silent auction. The event is a fall fundraiser for Christmas in Action, a non-profit organization whose mission is to rehabilitate the houses of low-income, elderly, disabled, and otherwise disadvantaged homeowners, to provide for their continued safety and independence. Purchase tickets at www.ciaspartanburg.org or call 864-576-7101.

Saturday, Oct. 28

G — BARK IN THE PARK is at Conestee Nature Park. All proceeds benefit at-risk animals in the Upstate. Pet lovers of all ages and their four-legged friends are invited. Visit https://concernedcitizensfor animals.wordpress.com/bark-in-the-park.

G — BOO!SEUM is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Participate in ooey-gooey science experiments, vote on your favorite pumpkin, participate in Halloween-themed art and more. Visit www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “THE BOY WHO CRIED BULLY,” a 2nd Stage performance, is at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. at the Kroc Center. For ticket information, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.

G — A BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR is at 2 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. This program is for families with children ages 5 and older. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — BOO IN THE ZOO — See Oct. 20. Today’s event is 4 – 8 p.m.

G — ENCHANTED FOREST — See Oct. 26. Today’s event is 5 – 9 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 29

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” is presented at 4 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University. Visit https://www.clemson.edu/brooks.

G — BOO IN THE ZOO — See Oct. 20. Today’s event is 4 – 8 p.m.

G — CAROLINA YOUTH SYMPHONY’S Fall Concert is at 5 p.m. at the Peace Center. Tickets are available at the Peace Center Box Office. Visit carolinayouthsymphony.org.

Monday, Oct. 30

G — “HOW I BECAME A PIRATE” is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

S — FREE! SPOOKTACULAR FUN with puppet shows and crafts is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. All ages. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

G — TELL ME A STORY THEATRE: “BIG BAD WOLVES AT SCHOOL” 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 — “HOW I BECAME A PIRATE” is at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.

G — TELL ME ABOUT IT TUESDAY: PREVOST SQUIRRELS is at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. Speak with a staff member about animal ambassadors. For details, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.

S — FREE! A CREATURE FEATURE HALLOWEEN PARTY is at 3:30 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

S — FREE! TRICK OR TREAT at 4:30 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Call 864-463-0430.

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

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