October top picks: Family-friendly activities in the Upstate
Here are our top picks for things to do in Greenville-Spartanburg during October. For additional daily events, be sure to check our Daily Adventures calendar.
NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT: HANDS-ON HARLEY DAVIDSON is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Upcountry History Museum. Free. The event includes admission to all museum exhibits, story time and book giveaways for children. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.
“THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS” is presented by the Spartanburg Youth Theatre Oct. 7 – 8 at the Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are $12 each for adults and $9 each for ages 18 and younger. Visit www.chapmanculturalcenter.org.
SUPERHERO SCIENCE, a Second Saturday program, is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at Roper Mountain Science Center. For details, call 864-355-8900 or visit www.ropermountain.org.
FALL FOR GREENVILLE is Oct. 13 – 16 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.
“GLOW TALES,” a black light puppetry performance, is presented Oct. 14 – 30 at South Carolina Children’s Theatre. For dates, times and tickets, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.
KROCTOBERFEST is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Kroc Center. The event is free and includes games, food and more. Stay for a trunk or treat event at 6 p.m. and an outdoor movie at 7 p.m. Visit krocgreenville.org.
A DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION is at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Hughes Main Library. Enjoy includes sugar skull cookies, costumes, music and more. For details, visit greenvillelibrary.org.
BOOSEUM is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Participate in gooey science experiments and Halloween-themed art, vote on your favorite pumpkin and more. For details, visit www.tcmupstate.org.
HALLOWEEN AT HERITAGE PARK featuring Goblinfest is 12:30 – 9 p.m. Oct. 29 at Heritage Park. A trick-or-treat trail is 5 – 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the event includes inflatables, crafts, hay rides and more. For details, visit simpsonvillechamber.com.