August Ongoing Events Calendar
DINOSAUR DISCOVERIES: ANCIENT FOSSILS, NEW IDEAS is open through Sept. 15 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate – Greenville. This engaging, highly scientific exhibit uses a combination of major fossil finds, captivating computer simulations and provocative models to show kids a dynamic vision of dinosaurs and the scientists who study them, featuring current research by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History and other leading paleontologists around the world.To learn more, visithttp://www.tcmupstate.org.
LOVE A VET: HONORING OUR MILITARY VETERANS is open through Jan. 5, 2020 at the Upcountry History Museum. The exhibit features paintings, drawings and prints by a diverse group of nationally recognized artists and contemporary illustrators. To learn more, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE’S SPARTANBURG location is open at 130 Magnolia St. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org/spartanburg.
EXPLORE STEM ACTIVITIES at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte, NC. For details, visit https://science.discoveryplace.org.
THOMAS & FRIENDS: EXPLORE THE RAILS is open at the Upcountry History Museum through Sept. 8. Transporting young adventurers to the Island of Sodor, this interactive, bilingual exhibition is designed to surround them with iconic places and faces they will recognize from the long-running book series and one of the most successful children’s television programs of all time. For more information, call 864-467-3100 or visit www.upcountryhistory.org.
THE CAROLINA MUSIC MUSEUM is open at 516 Buncombe St., Greenville. Facing South, the museum’s inaugural exhibit, demonstrates how historical factors shaped the development and cultivation of music in the Carolinas. Admission is $6 each for adults, $5 each for seniors and military, $4 each for ages 4 – 18 and free for ages 3 and younger. Visit https://carolinamusicmuseum.org.
THE BOXCAR CHILDREN exhibit is open at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate – Greenville. The exhibit celebrates 75 years of the book series written by Gertrude Chandler Warner. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
BIB’S WORLD is at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate – Greenville.This outdoor exhibit includes multiple play structures, cultural elements, an interactive city scape and a zero entry, wheelchair-accessible merry-go-round. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
COSMICALLY COOL SUMMER at The South Carolina State Museum includes a new 4D movie, “Fly Me to the Moon 4D” and a new exhibit, Apollo 50: Journey to the Moon. For tickets and details visit http://scmuseum.org.
FLIGHT, featuring a 757 cockpit and more, is open at EdVenture in Columbia. For details, visit http://edventure.org.
BRICKSALIVE is open at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston. It features 250,000 LEGO bricks in more than a dozen animal sculptures representing species that call South Carolina home. Visit http://scaquarium.org.