Upstate Parent's top picks for June events
DISNEY’S “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” is performed June 1 – 24 at Greenville Little Theatre. For tickets, visit www.greenvillelittletheatre.org.
FREE! PENSKE’S TOUCH A TRUCK DAY is 8 a.m. – noon June 2 at the Saturday Market in Downtown Greenville. Climb, sit and play on a variety of trucks on Main Street at McBee Avenue. Visit saturdaymarketlive.com/155/Touch-a-Truck-Day.
ONCE UPON A TIME: EXPLORING THE WORLD OF FAIRY TALES opens June 2 at the Upcountry History Museum. Step inside beloved stories from around the world. The bilingual exhibition (English and Spanish) is a unique and educational experience that emphasizes the importance of reading and the significance of fairy tales throughout history. Visit www.upcountryhistory.org.
BIG LEAGUE FUN OPENS June 2 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. This hands-on experience features fun activities, simulated game experiences and trivia challenges that promote important educational concepts for children and engage fans of all ages. For details, visit www.tcmupstate.org.
FREE! LAKESIDE CONCERTS are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in June at Furman University. Visit furman.edu/musicbythelake.
A TEDDY BEAR CLINIC is 11 a.m.–1p.m. June 9 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Meet Child Life Specialists from GHS and various stations to learn about doctor visits, medical tools and more. Get a stuffed animal to take to each station for a check-up (while supplies last) or bring your favorite stuffed animal from home. For details, visit www.tcmupstate.org.
FREE! CHAUTAUQUA FESTIVAL is June 15–24 in Greenville and June 18–21 in Spartanburg. For details, call 864-244-1499 or visit greenvillechautauqua.org.
“MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre June 16 – 24 at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.
AN ICE CREAM SOCIAL is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. June 16 at the Greenville Zoo. The event includes ice cream, toppings and entertainment. Included with admission. Visit www.greenvillezoo.com.
FREE! THE PARK HOP PARK SPOTLIGHT is 10 a.m. – noon June 22 at Sunset Park, 211 Fowler Circle, Greenville. The event includes a water activity, the City of Greenville’s Mobi-Rec, a princess visit from Elsa and more. For details and Park Hop registration, visit parkhop.org.