Our top picks for family fun this month
SKATING ON THE SQUARE continues through Jan. 15 at Morgan Square in Spartanburg. For details, costs and special events, visit www.facebook.com/SpartanburgsSkatingOnTheSquare.
ICE ON MAIN continues through Jan. 15 at the Village Green in front of the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Greenville. For details, costs and special events, visit iceonmain.com.
FREE! NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Upcountry History Museum. Explore museum exhibits, hear a story and more. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.
“BALLOONACY,” a Wee Play Theatre performance, is select days in January at South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 1200 Pendleton St. Tickets are $9.50 each and are first come, first served, with a limit of 48 people. For ticket information, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.
STARRY NIGHTS are Friday nights in January at Roper Mountain Science Center. Show times are 6 and 7:30 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 “Perseus and Andromeda” and the 7:30 show will be “STARS.” 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 www.ropermountain.org.
“GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU” and “I Love My Little Storybook” are at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. Jan. 10 – 12 at the Peace Center. Performances are recommended for grades Pre-K – 2. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.
SEE THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS at 2 and 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.
SHEN YUN, featuring Chinese dance and music, is at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium Jan. 23. For tickets, visit www.crowdpleaser.com.
“JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre Jan. 26 – Feb. 4 at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.
MONSTER JAM is Jan. 26 – 27 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.