Things to do with kids this weekend, Sept. 28-30
It’s officially fall in the Upstate, which means fall activities are in full swing.
Furman University’s Marching Band, The Paladin Regiment, will present its annual Band Extravaganza concert at 8 p.m. Friday in McAlister Auditorium on campus. The concert is open to the public and is held in conjunction with Family Weekend at the university. Admission is $5 at the door. For details, visit the Furman website at https://news.furman.edu/2018/09/24/band-extravaganza-set-for-sept-28.
The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Greenville will host family night 6-9 p.m. Friday with a free screening of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” Concessions will be available for purchase. Visit https://www.facebook.com/
Denver Downs in Anderson will open for fall fun at 5 p.m. Friday. The farm features a 10-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, bonfire, and special events throughout October. Saturday events will include a corn hole tournament, live music and line dancing from 1-7 p.m. For a full schedule and more details, visit https://denverdownsfarm.com.
Johnson Farms in Inman is now open for fall fun on the farm. The farm features a corn maze, hayrides, a gem mine, pumpkin patch, pedal cars and play area for children. For prices and a schedule, visit https://johnsonfarmsinman.net or call 864-401-3280.
Greenville County Sheriff’s Office will host Community Day at Runway Cafe 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. See police vehicles, including SWAT cars, helicopters and K-9 trucks, on display. Hot dogs will be available for a small fee to benefit Runway Park. For details, visit www.facebook.com/events/
Take a child outside to camp Saturday 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.
“Teddy Bears’ Picnic” is at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Saturday at South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 1200 Pendleton St. Join Mama Bear and Baby Bear as they set up the perfect picnic. Tickets are $10.50 each. For ticket information, visit scchildrenstheatre.org.
Family Fiesta Fun for all ages is 1 – 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hughes Main Library. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a free screening of the movie “Coco,” crafts, performing artists, live music and samples of traditional foods. Call 864-527-9248 for more information.
Find more events and resources online at www.UpstateParent.com.