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Saturday, July 1

CELEBRATE JULY FOURTH WEEKEND with family events at Chimney Rock Park. Climb the 32-foot climbing tower from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and have family animal encounters at 2 p.m. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — FUTURE PARK: PAPER CRAFT is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

Sunday, July 2

CELEBRATE JULY FOURTH WEEKEND – See July 1.

G — FAMILY FUN DAY is 1 – 4 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Help Curious George learn about America. For details, visit http://upcountryhistory.org.

Monday, July 3

CELEBRATE JULY FOURTH WEEKEND – See July 1.

G — THE MONDAY MATINEE MOVIE is at 2 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! MARVELOUS MONDAY: STARS AND STRIPES is at 9:30 a.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! FANDOM WORLD BUILDING with author H.P. Holo is at 2 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! WATCH “SING” at 3:30 p.m. at the Inman Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! STAR WARS CHARACTER DAY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, July 4

CELEBRATE JULY FOURTH WEEKEND – See July 1.

PENDERGRAST FAMILY PATRIOTIC POPS is at 2 p.m. at the Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium at Brevard Music Center in Brevard, N.C. Visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.

G — FREE! WELLS FARGO RED, WHITE AND BLUE FESTIVAL is 5 – 10 p.m. in Downtown Greenville. This 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 — 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 — RED, WHITE AND BOOM is 6 – 10 p.m. at Barnet Park. Visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/red-white-and-boom.

Wednesday, July 5

S — FREE! BUILD AN EDIBLE BRIDGE at 2 p.m. at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Thursday, July 6

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 http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — FREE! WATCH “THE WILD LIFE” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/moonlight_movies.php.

G — FREE! LAKESIDE CONCERT: The Matt Olsen Quintet performs at 7:30 p.m. at Furman University. Visit furman.edu.

S — FREE! LEGO MANIA is at 11 a.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Grades K5 – 4. Call 864-578-3665.

S — FREE! VISIT WITH THE SPARTANBURG HUMANE SOCIETY at 2 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! WATCH “DOCTOR STRANGE” at 2 p.m. at the Pacolet Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT is at 5:30 p.m. at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Friday, July 7

G — FREE! BEACHIN’ FRIDAYS is at the Mauldin Cultural Center. The event is family friendly and features shag dancing, music, food trucks and more. For details, visit http://www.mauldinculturalcenter.org/featured-events/beachin-fridays

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 “One World: Big Bird’s Adventure.” The 7:15 p.m. feature will be “Magic Tree House Space Mission.” The 8:45 p.m. feature will be “Eclipse: The Sun Revealed.” The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting, for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

Saturday, July 8

SEE “ET: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL” in concert with a live orchestra at 8:30 p.m. at the Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium at Brevard Music Center in Brevard, N.C. Visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.

G — THE BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Roper Mountain Science Center. Enjoy all things blueberry at this annual event. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

G — FUTURE PARK: LIGHT BALL ORCHESTRA is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

S — LIVING HISTORY SATURDAY is at Walnut Grove Plantation. For details, visit http://spartanburghistory.org.

S — FREE! FACE OFF with face painting skills at 1 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

Monday, July 10

G — KNEE HIGH NATURALISTS: INCREDIBLE INSECTS is 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Lake Conestee Nature Park. Journey to the pond in search of aquatic insects and take a hike through the meadow to inspect galls and ant hills. Open to ages 3 – 6 accompanied by an adult. The cost is $10. Registration is required. Visit http://lakeconesteenaturepark.com/events/knee-high-naturalists/.

G — “TWELFTH NIGHT” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at Performance Hall on the campus of Bob Jones University. The performance lasts approximately one hour. Begin with a shipwreck and a sibling mix-up, then add such famously comic characters as the yellow-stockinged fool Malvolio, rowdy Sir Toby Belch and a host of silly buffoons. For tickets and educational materials, visit summershakespeare.org.

S — FREE! MARVELOUS MONDAY: GAMES GALORE is at 9:30 a.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! COSPLAY CAFE is at 2 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Show off your cosplay and make crafts. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, July 11

G — COW APPRECIATION DAY is at Chick-fil-A of Mauldin. Wear something cow-like for free food. For details, visit http://www.cfarestaurant.com/mauldin.

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 “Stage Fright on a Summer Night.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! TWEEN SMASH BOOK CRAFT is at 1:30 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

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.

Wednesday, July 12

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: BUILDING is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Listen to a story and create items using your imagination and provided materials. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! WATCH “FINDING DORY” at 1:30 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

S — FREE! THE GREY SEAL PUPPETS PRESENT “The Emperor’s New Clothes” at 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, July 13

G — LIVEWELL GREENVILLE’S PARK HOP play date is 10 a.m. – noon at Greer City Park, 301 E. Poinsett St. Play games, meet a princess, solve Park Hop clues. Visit https://livewellgreenville.org/park-hop/.

G — FREE! WATCH “MOANA” at Heritage Park in Simpsonville. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. The movie begins at dusk. Concessions will be sold. The event includes prize drawings and inflatables. Visit http://www.simpsonville.com.

G — FREE! WATCH “THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/moonlight_movies.php.

G — FREE! LAKESIDE CONCERT: The Andy Carlson presents bluegrass night at 7:30 p.m. at Furman University. Visit furman.edu.

S — FREE! THE HUNTER GAMES are at 1 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Test your skills and knowledge, searching for clues and completing challenges, in an elaborate library scavenger hunt. Call 864-461-2423.

Friday, July 14

THE 14TH ANNUAL MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE DAYS are at the Sapphire Valley Resort near Cashiers, N.C. The event includes hikes, bird walks, wild animal education and more. For details, visit http://www.mountainwildlifedays.com.

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 — FREE! SCIENCE STATION: SOLAR ECLIPSE is at 10:30 a.m. at the Travelers Rest Branch Library. Learn about the upcoming eclipse and safety measures for proper viewing. Ages 6 – 12. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — STARRY NIGHTS – See July 7.

G — “TWELFTH NIGHT” – See July 10.

G — FREE! BEACHIN’ FRIDAYS is at the Mauldin Cultural Center. The event is family friendly and features shag dancing, music, food trucks and more. For details, visit http://www.mauldinculturalcenter.org/featured-events/beachin-fridays

S — FREE! WATERCOLOR TATTOOS FOR TWEENS are at 3 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Call 864-463-0430.

Saturday, July 15

AN OLD GROWTH FOREST HIKE is 9 a.m. – noon at Chimney Rock Park. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

THE 14TH ANNUAL MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE DAYS — See July 14.

G — DRAGONFLY SUMMER: DIP is 9 – 11 a.m. at Lake Conestee Nature Park. Join park educator, Sarah Whitmire, as she explores the aquatic organisms found in the wetlands around the park. The cost is $8 each. Open to all ages. Registration is required. Visit http://lakeconesteenaturepark.com/events/dragonfly-summer-part-2-dip-netting/.

G — BUILD IT DAY is at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Build with boxes, Legos and more. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “TWELFTH NIGHT” – See July 10.

S — FREE! WATCH “FINDING DORY” at Barnet Park. The movie begins at dark. The event is presented by Hub City Church. Visit http://www.hubcitychurch.com/#/movies-in-the-park.

Monday, July 17

G — THE MONDAY MATINEE MOVIE is at 2 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — “TWELFTH NIGHT” – See July 10.

S — FREE! MARVELOUS MONDAY: PAINT PARTY is at 9:30 a.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT is at 5:30 p.m. at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Tuesday, July 18

S — FREE! TEEN IRON CHEF is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Registration is required. All supplies are provided. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-578-3665.

S — FREE! PICK YOUR MOVIE/PASS THE POPCORN at 4 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Call 864-463-0430.

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.

Wednesday, July 19

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 — FREE! MINI MAKERS: SEA CREATURES is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Listen to a story and create items using your imagination and provided materials. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! JOIN WSPA’S DAN BICKFORD for a weather forecasting discussion at 10:30 a.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

S — FREE! CIRQUE DU TODD performs at 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! MAKE A TREAT FOR THE BIRDS at 2 p.m. at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Thursday, July 20

G — GREENVILLE FAMILY PARTNERSHIP will host its 10th annual Greenville Youth Summit 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 20-21 at Bob Jones University. Teens ages 14-17 can attend at no cost. Register at gfpdrugfree.org.

G — FREE! LAKESIDE CONCERT: The Lakeside Concert Band presents “The Luck of the Irish” at 7:30 p.m. at Furman University. Visit furman.edu.

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

S — FREE! WATCH “ZOOTOPIA” at 10 a.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Call 864-578-3665.

S — FREE! THE PACOLET FIRE DEPARTMENT’S fire safety event is at 2 p.m. at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Friday, July 21

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 FAMILY PARTNERSHIP — See July 20.

G — STARRY NIGHTS – See July 7.

G — “TWELFTH NIGHT” – See July 10.

Saturday, July 22

G — SPARK!LAB: INVENTION is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “TWELFTH NIGHT” – See July 10. A special performance at 10:30 a.m. is for all ages on the autism spectrum.

Monday, July 24

G — KNEE HIGH NATURALISTS: LIVING WATER is 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Lake Conestee Nature Park. Identify through observation and leaf pounding that water is in all living things. Create art from leaf pounding. Open to ages 3 – 6 accompanied by an adult. The cost is $10. Registration is required. Visit http://lakeconesteenaturepark.com/events/knee-high-naturalists.

G — “TWELFTH NIGHT” – See July 10.

S — FREE! MARVELOUS MONDAY: HOLIDAY STYLE is at 9:30 a.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! LEARN ABOUT FIRE SAFETY at 11 a.m. at the Woodruff Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! CELEBRATE HARRY POTTER’S YULE BALL at 2 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Costumes are encouraged. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, July 25

G — FREE! PARK PLAY DAY will be held at Shelter 6 in Cleveland Park, sponsored by the city of Greenville Parks and Recreation. Mobi-Rec, the mobile recreation vehicle, will provide games and activities for kids. There will also be a special Parks and Recreation version of Touch-a-Truck with grounds maintenance equipment. Visit http://bit.ly/2u6QK3q.

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 “High Tide in Hawaii.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — “FINDING NEVERLAND” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. The show tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters, Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. For tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

S — FREE! WATCH “THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS” at 1:30 p.m. at the Chesnee Branch Library. Call 864-461-2423.

S — FREE! ESCAPE THE ROOM: HARRY POTTER EDITION is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-578-3665.

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.

Wednesday, July 26

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: LUAU is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Listen to a story and create items using your imagination and provided materials. Ages 2 – 5 with an adult caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — FREE! SCIENCE STATION: SOLAR ECLIPSE is at 10:30 a.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library. Learn about the upcoming eclipse and safety measures for proper viewing. Ages 6 – 12. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — “FINDING NEVERLAND” – See July 25.

Thursday, July 27

G — “FINDING NEVERLAND” – See July 25.

G — FREE! WATCH “FINDING DORY” at Greer City Park. The movie begins at dusk. Visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/moonlight_movies.php.

G — FREE! LAKESIDE CONCERT: The Lakeside Concert Band presents “2017: A Space Odyssey” at 7:30 p.m. at Furman University. Visit furman.edu.

S — FREE! A HAPPY UN-BIRTHDAY PARTY is at 2 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Best for grades 2 – 6. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! TWEEN ESCAPE THE ROOM is at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. Registration is required. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-578-3665.

Friday, July 28

G — STARRY NIGHTS – See July 7.

G — “FINDING NEVERLAND” – See July 25. Tonight’s performance is at 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 29

G — SPARK!LAB: CODING is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “FINDING NEVERLAND” – See July 25. Today’s performances are at 2 and 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 30

G — “FINDING NEVERLAND” – See July 25. Today’s performances are at 1 and 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 31

WORLD RANGER DAY is at 2 p.m. at Chimney Rock Park. Join a North Carolina State Park Ranger for a guided hike along the Hickory Nut Falls trail, as they discuss the park and the diverse ways that they protect it. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — THE MONDAY MATINEE MOVIE is at 2 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — FREE! THE GREENVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S LOLLIPOPS CONCERT is at 7 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! MARVELOUS MONDAY: CRAZY SCIENCE is at 9:30 a.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! MAKE A COMPOST CAKE with guests from Spartanburg Recycle Center at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

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