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KEY: G=Greenville County; S=Spartanburg County; P=Pickens County

Friday, July 1

MILE HIGH FOURTH OF JULY is in Banner Elk and Beech Mountain, North Carolina. Activities include a pig roast, Fourth of July parade, sack races, traditional lawn games, and art festival, scenic chairlift rides and live music. For details, visit http://www.MileHighFourth.com or call 800-468-5506.

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE is at Roper Mountain Science Center. Located inside the Fred W. Symmes Tropical Rainforest, the exhibit allows guests to interact with hundreds of native butterflies as they flit among the tropical foliage. Admission is $8 each for adults, $7 each for ages 4 – 12 and free for 3 and younger and members. For details, visit http://ropermountain.org.

G — A CREEK RANGER HIKE begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-led walk. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G — GREENVILLE HERITAGE FCU MAIN STREET FRIDAYS is 5:30 – 9:30 in NOMA Square. The event includes live music, a children’s activity area and more. For details, visit http://greenvillesc.gov.

S — WATCH “SURF’S UP” at 1 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Saturday, July 2

JULY FOURTH FAMILY ACTIVITIES are at Chimney Rock Park in North Carolina. The climbing tower is open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Animal encounters are at 2 p.m. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

MILE HIGH FOURTH OF JULY — See July 1. A fireworks show is part of today’s events.

G — CREATE RED, WHITE AND BLUE ART at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE — See July 1.

Sunday, July 3

JULY FOURTH FAMILY ACTIVITIES — See July 2. A centennial flag celebration is at 7:30 a.m. today.

MILE HIGH FOURTH OF JULY — See July 1.

G — FAMILY FUN DAY: RED, WHITE AND BLUE BASH is 1 – 4 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — CREATE RED, WHITE AND BLUE ART at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

Monday, July 4

JULY FOURTH FAMILY ACTIVITIES — See July 2.

MILE HIGH FOURTH OF JULY — See July 1.

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE — See July 1.

G — WELLS FARGO RED, WHITE AND BLUE FESTIVAL is 5 – 10 p.m. in Downtown Greenville. This free event features live music on two sages, activities in the Kids Zone and a variety of food and beverage vendors. Visit http://greenvillesc.gov.

S — RED, WHITE AND BOOM is 6 – 10 p.m. at Barnet Park. Admission is $5 each and free for ages 6 and younger. Visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/

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Tuesday, July 5

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE — See July 1.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: SANDY STARFISH is at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — THE UHM KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is 3:30 – 5 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Each book club event will highlight one of the classic children’s books from Storyland through games, art, music and more. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — RACE OF CHAMPIONS MAGIC READING SHOW with Zelnik the Magician is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, July 6

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE — See July 1.

G — SCIENCE MAGIC, presented by Roper Mountain Science Center, is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. For admission details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: SANDY STARFISH — See July 5.

Thursday, July 7

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE — See July 1.

G — LEARN ABOUT LOCAL WILD ANIMALS from Wildlife Rehab of Greenville at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. For admission details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: SANDY STARFISH — See July 5.

G — HEAR “IT CAME IN THE MAIL” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

G — NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Admission is free. The event includes admission to all museum exhibits, story time for children and a free book for each child to take home.

Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS DOWNTOWN ALIVE is 5:30 – 8:30 in NOMA Square. The event is a free outdoor street party featuring live musical entertainment. For details, visit http://greenvillesc.gov.

G — A LAKESIDE CONCERT at 7:30 p.m. at Furman University. Admission is free. Visit furman.edu.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL presents “Julius Caesar” at 7 p.m. at Falls Park. Visit http://warehousetheatre.com/season/upstate-shakespeare-festival.

G — WATCH “HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Admission is free. Visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/moonlight_movies.php.

G — “THE TEMPEST” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theater on the campus of Bob Jones University. Treacherous brothers, love at first sight, a pair of clowns and a monster are all a part of Shakespeare’s magical island adventure. The performance is suitable for all ages. For more information, email info@summershakespeare.org or call 864-525-6940.

S — A GLOW-IN-THE-DARK PUPPET SHOW is at 2 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

S — MUSIC ON MAIN is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Morgan Square. For details, visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/music-on-main.

Friday, July 8

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE — See July 1.

G — A CREEK RANGER HIKE — See July 1.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: SANDY STARFISH — See July 5.

G — GREENVILLE HERITAGE FCU MAIN STREET FRIDAYS — See July 1.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

Saturday, July 9

G — THE ROYAL COLOR RUN is at 8 a.m. at Heritage Park. The race is an untimed 5K and is for all ages. For details and registration, visit http://royalcolorrun.com.

G — THE BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Roper Mountain Science Center. For details, visit http://ropermountain.org.

G — BUTTERFLY ADVENTURE — See July 1.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: SANDY STARFISH — See July 5.

G — CREATE A GAME BASED ON A STORY at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

Sunday, July 10

G — CREATE A GAME BASED ON A STORY at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

Monday, July 11

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: BUILD IT WEEK is at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — PEACE VOICES SUMMER WORKSHOP FOR TEENS is at the Peace Center. The program is free. Work closely with poetry pros to learn, craft, explore and manipulate the written word. Write original works and have an authentic Poetry Slam. For details and registration, visit http://peacecenter.org.

G — AN “I’M FIVE” BIRTHDAY BASH is at 4 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Children celebrating their fifth birthday in July are invited to celebrate with stories, songs, treats and more. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

S — A SPLASH PARTY is at 11 a.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, July 12

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: BUILD IT WEEK — See July 11.

G — PEACE VOICES SUMMER WORKSHOP FOR TEENS — See July 11.

Wednesday, July 13

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: BUILD IT WEEK — See July 11.

Thursday, July 14

G — HEAR “SUPER BUGS” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

G — PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS DOWNTOWN ALIVE — See July 7.

G — A LAKESIDE CONCERT — See July 7.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — WATCH A SING-ALONG VERSION OF “GREASE” at the Charter Spectrum Amphitheater at Heritage Park. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. The movie begins at dark. Admission is free. Visit https://www.facebook.com/simpsonville.

G — WATCH “THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: Sponge Out of Water” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Admission is free. Visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/moonlight_movies.php.

S — MUSIC ON MAIN — See July 7.

Friday, July 15

G — A CREEK RANGER HIKE — See July 1.

G — A BUILDING BLOCK PARTY is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: BUILD IT WEEK — See July 11.

G — ADVENTURES IN ART is at 2 p.m. at the Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University. Children will explore flowers, birds and mythical creatures in the European Old Master collection and create a project. For details, visit http://www.bjumg.org or call 864-770-1331.

G — GREENVILLE HERITAGE FCU MAIN STREET FRIDAYS — See July 1.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

S — WATCH “THE ROOKIE” at 1 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Saturday, July 16

G — BUILD IT DAY is at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Explore different ways to build, including LEGOs and more. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “THE LITTLE RED HEN” is presented at 2 and 7 p.m. at the LOGOS Theatre in Taylors. General/back seating is $5 each. Preferred admission is $10 each. Visit http://theacademyofarts.org or call 864-268-9342.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

S — WATCH “STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS” at 8:15 p.m. at Barnet Park. The event is presented by Hub City Church. Visit http://www.hubcitychurch.com/#/movies-in-the-park.

Sunday, July 17

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

Monday, July 18

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: PLAYING GAMES is at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

S — MAKE SHAVING CREAM CREATIONS at 11 a.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, July 19

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: PLAYING GAMES — See July 18.

G — THE UHM KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is 3:30 – 5 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Each book club event will highlight one of the classic children’s books from Storyland through games, art, music and more. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

Wednesday, July 20

G — THE WET ’N’ WILD WEDNESDAY WALK begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-led walk around Lake Placid. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: PLAYING GAMES — See July 18.

G — LUNCHBOX LEARNING: The History of Illustrated Children’s Literature is at noon at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — A “SEVEN BLIND MICE” PUPPET SHOW is at 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, July 21

G — HEAR “A UNICORN NAMED SPARKLE” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

G — PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS DOWNTOWN ALIVE — See July 7.

G — A LAKESIDE CONCERT — See July 7.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — WATCH “THE GOOD DINOSAUR” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Admission is free. Visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/moonlight_movies.php.

S — MUSIC ON MAIN — See July 7.

Friday, July 22

G — A TURTLE TRAIL NATURALIST HIKE begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-accompanied walk. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: PLAYING GAMES — See July 18.

G — ADVENTURES IN ART — See July 15.

G — GREENVILLE HERITAGE FCU MAIN STREET FRIDAYS — See July 1.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

S — WATCH “KUNG FU PANDA 3” at 1 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Saturday, July 23

FOURTH SATURDAY PROGRAMS are at Paris Mountain State Park. For details and registration, visit http://pmspf.org.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: PLAYING GAMES — See July 18.

G — CREATE A CANDYLAND ADVENTURE at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

Sunday, July 24

G — CREATE A CANDYLAND ADVENTURE at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

Monday, July 25

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: WEATHER EXPLORATIONS is at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “THE TEMPEST” — See July 7.

S — HEAR “A BAD CASE OF STRIPES” at 11 a.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. The event includes face painting. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, July 26

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: WEATHER EXPLORATIONS — See July 25.

S — A FIELD DAY EXTRAVAGANZA is at 11 a.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. The event will be outdoors, weather permitting. Call 864-578-3665.

S — “CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS,” presented by Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, July 27

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: WEATHER EXPLORATIONS — See July 25.

S — THE INFLATABLE FUN SUMMER READING FINALE is at 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, July 28

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: WEATHER EXPLORATIONS — See July 25.

G — HEAR “LION LESSONS” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

G — PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS DOWNTOWN ALIVE — See July 7.

G — A LAKESIDE CONCERT — See July 7.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

G — WATCH “INSIDE OUT” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Admission is free. Visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/moonlight_movies.php.

S — WATCH “THE MIGHTY DUCKS” and celebrate the end of the summer reading program at 11 a.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Call 864-578-3665.

S — AN ICE CREAM PARTY and summer reading finale for tweens is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Call 864-578-3665.

S — MUSIC ON MAIN — See July 7.

Friday, July 29

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: WEATHER EXPLORATIONS — See July 25.

G — ADVENTURES IN ART — See July 15.

G — GREENVILLE HERITAGE FCU MAIN STREET FRIDAYS — See July 1.

G —“ESTHER” is presented at 7 p.m. at the LOGOS Theatre in Taylors. General seating is $10 each. Back seating is $7 each. Preferred admission is $15 each. Visit http://theacademyofarts.org or call 864-268-9342.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

Saturday, July 30

G — FAMILY FUN FIELD DAY, hosted by The Center for Developmental Services, is 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the grounds of St Mary’s Catholic Church. The event includes field day activities for children, community resources for parents and free health screenings. For more information, call Kim Perez at 864-331-1445 or email kim.perez@cdservices.org.

G — STORY TIME AND MORE: WEATHER EXPLORATIONS — See July 25.

G — MAKE YOUR OWN MARBLES at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G —“ESTHER” — See July 29. Today’s performance is at 2 p.m.

G — THE BEYOND YOUR RUN 5K and children’s fun run is at 6:30 p.m. at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest. To register, visit https://go-greenevents.com/Beyond5K.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

Sunday, July 31

G — MAKE YOUR OWN MARBLES at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — UPSTATE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL — See July 7.

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