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9 events you shouldn’t miss in September

WELLNESS WEEKEND is Sept. 2 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

A PARENTS’ AND GRANDPARENTS’ PARTY is at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 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, at the store or by calling 864-675-0540.

THE ENCHANTED CHALICE RENAISSANCE FAIRE is Sept. 15 – 16 at Greenville UU Fellowship. The event includes food, games for all ages, music 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

“PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL,” presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre, is Sept. 16 – 24 at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S MUSEUM DAY LIVE is Sept. 23 at museums across the country, including the Upcountry History Museum. The program provides free admission for two people. For details and tickets, visit

TAKE A CHILD OUTSIDE: CAMP Sept. 23 – 24 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.

“THE WORLD OF JAN BRETT” opens Sept 23 at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. Visit

CELEBRATE GREENVILLE SHRINERS HOSPITAL’S 90TH BIRTHDAY 1 – 4 p.m. Sept. 24. 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 to register for the walk.

PEPPA PIG LIVE: PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE is at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. For tickets, visit