THE SPARTANBURG YOUTH THEATRE PRESENTS “RUDOLPH” at Dec. 1 – 2 at the Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 each for adults and $10 each for ages 18 and younger. For tickets, visit or call 864-582-ARTS (2787).

“SANTA CLAUS, A NEW MUSICAL” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre Dec. 1 – 10 at the Peace Center. Visit

THE CAROLINA YOUTH SYMPHONY HOLIDAY CONCERT is at 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at McAlister Auditorium at Furman University. Tickets are $10 each for adults and $5 each for students and seniors. Visit

FREE! A POLAR EXPRESS PARTY is at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Hughes Main Library. The party is for all ages, but adults must be accompanied by at least one child. Registration is required. To register, visit

FREE! PUPPET SHOW: “WHO’LL PULL SANTA’S SLEIGH TONIGHT?” is at 10 and 11 a.m. Dec. 5 and 7 at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

PAW PATROL LIVE: RACE TO THE RESCUE is at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium Dec. 16 – 17. For tickets, visit

FREE! CHRISTMAS AT THE STABLES is Dec. 9 – 10 at Whispering Pines Stables in Mauldin. This is a live Nativity with a hay ride, a bake sale and more. All ages are welcome. Groups are asked to call for reservations. Donations are welcome. For details, call 864-288-7458 or visit

CELEBRATE AT CHRISTMAS AT THE BARN, a fundraiser for Happy Hooves Therapeutic Equestrian Center, 2 – 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at Eden Farms in Marietta. Spend the afternoon making Christmas memories with “reindeer” horse and pony rides, a live, interactive Nativity scene, Christmas carolers, Santa and more. The cost is $8 each. Visit

“FROSTY” is performed Dec. 12 – 16 at Greenville Little Theatre. For tickets, visit

CELEBRATE NOON NEW YEAR’S EVE Dec. 30 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Countdown to the New Year and more starting at noon. Visit

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