Things to do with kids this weekend, Nov. 2-4
The first weekend of November is here, and families can enjoy fun on the farm, plays, and more this weekend.
Living History Weekend begins Friday at Denver Downs Farm. For details, visit denverdownsfarm.com.
Women of the World perform at 9:45 and 11 :45 a.m. Friday at the Peace Center. For details and tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.
Celebrate Day of the Dead/ El Dia de Los Muertos at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Hughes Main Library. This special edition of bilingual story time/Cuentos bilingües. Children of all ages will enjoy an English/Spanish story time. Visit www.greenvillelibrary.org for details.
“Shrek the Musical Jr.” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Mauldin Cultural Center. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the ogre Shrek leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance.Visit www.mauldinculturalcenter.org.
Starry Nights is Friday at Roper Mountain Science Center. Show times are 6 and 7:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium. A separate ticket is required for each show. The Daniel Observatory will also be open from 8 – 10:15 p.m., weather permitting, for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit www.ropermountain.org.
The Run4Life 5K Run/Walk is Saturday at the Caine Halter YMCA. Join Greenville Health System in raising funds for cancer research and support programs. Register online at run4lifesc.org.
Greenville Classical Academy’s Fall Festival is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday. This event celebrates fall with a kid zone (admission required), shopping, food and more. Visit greenvillefallfestival.com.
Girl Scout Day is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday at the Greenville Zoo. Troops and individual Girl Scouts can explore all the zoo has to offer and see a 30-minute behind the scenes show. All registered girls will receive a Greenville Zoo patch. The cost is $20 each for girls and $13 each for adults. To register, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.
A Fall Family Harvest Festival is 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at City Scape Winery in Pelzer. In addition to their standard wine tastings, they will also have bounce houses and slides for the kids, live music from Alex Davis, warm autumn spice wine by the glass, the lazy farmer food truck, and a bucket full of grapes you can stomp around in. Visit https://cityscapewinery. com/ev/fall-family-harvest-party/.
Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment invites the community to help collect non-perishable items for Harvest Hope Food Bank and struggling Upstate families. A food drive will be held noon-2 p.m. Saturday on the Bon Secours Wellness Arena plaza. Families who donate five cans or more during the food drive will receive a complimentary ticket voucher for the opening night of Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment. Limit two vouchers per family and supplies are limited. The event will include face painting, balloon animals, a live radio remote with WFBC-FM B93.7, prizes, and more. Vouchers for complimentary tickets are limited. After the first 1,000 vouchers have been given out, everyone who donates five cans or more can purchase discounted tickets.
Wellness Weekend begins Saturday at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate – Greenville. For times and details, visit www.tcmupstate.org.
A fall night hike is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Lake Conestee Nature Park. For details and registration, visit lakeconesteenaturepark.com.
Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Nov. 4. Set your clocks back one hour.
Find more resources and events online at www.upstateparent.com.