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Sunday, Dec. 1

G — DROP AND SHOP is 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Drop off kids for activities and museum play time. There is a two-hour minimum, priced at an hourly rate. For details and registration, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — DISNEY ON ICE’S “CELEBRATE MEMORIES” is at 1 and 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For tickets and details, visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com. 

G — “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! THE SIMPSONVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE is at 3 p.m. in downtown Simpsonville. Visit http://www.simpsonvillechamber.com.

S — FREE! VISIT WITH SANTA AND FRIENDS at 4:30 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

S — FREE! DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS is 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Spartanburg. For details, visit https://www.cityofspartanburg.org/dickens-of-a-christmas.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

G — FREE! THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR TURNS 50, a celebration for ages 3 – 10 with an adult caregiver, is at 10 a.m. at the Taylors Branch Library. Registration is required. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — HOME SWEET HOME is at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 4 with a guardian. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com. 

G — FREE! THE FOUNTAIN INN CHRISTMAS PARADE is at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Fountain Inn. Visit http://fountaininnchamber.org. 

S — “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” is presented by the Spartanburg Youth Theatre at 4:30 and 7 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 each for adults and $10 each for ages 18 and younger. Group discounts are available. For tickets, visit www.chapmanculturalcenter.org or call 864-582-ARTS.

Thursday, Dec. 5

G — HOLIDAY FAIR is at the Greenville Convention Center. Visit https://holidayfairgreenville.com.

G — MAULDIN’S HOLIDAY MARKET is 5 – 8 p.m. at the Mauldin Cultural Center. For details, visit http://www.mauldinculturalcenter.org.

G — THE GINGERBREAD JAMBOREE is 6 – 8 p.m. at the Greer Center for the Arts. The event features holiday choral performances by local school choirs, performance painting by Sonny G and the display of entries from the City of Greer Gingerbread House Contest. For details, visit http://www.greerculturalarts.com. 

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” is presented at 8 p.m. at Centre Stage. This variety show for the entire family includes music, sketch comedy and more. For tickets and details, visit http://www.centrestage.org.

S — “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” is presented by the Spartanburg Youth Theatre at 2 and 4:30 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 each for adults and $10 each for ages 18 and younger. Group discounts are available. For tickets, visit www.chapmanculturalcenter.org or call 864-582-ARTS.

Friday, Dec. 6

G — FREE! A HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE for ages 4 and younger is at 10 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — HOLIDAY FAIR is at the Greenville Convention Center. Visit https://holidayfairgreenville.com.

G — TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA performs at 4 and 8 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For tickets and details, visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com. 

G — FREE! THE CITY OF GREER’S TREE LIGHTING is 5 – 8 p.m. at Greer City Park. For details, visit http://cityofgreer.org. 

G — MAULDIN’S HOLIDAY MARKET is 5 – 8 p.m. at the Mauldin Cultural Center. For details, visit http://www.mauldinculturalcenter.org.

G — FREE! MAULDIN’S CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING is at 6 p.m. at the Mauldin Cultural Center. For details, visit http://www.mauldinculturalcenter.org.

G — INTERNATIONAL BALLET’S “THE NUTCRACKER” is at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5.

Saturday, Dec. 7

SEE SANTA ON THE CHIMNEY 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Chimney Rock Park in Chimney Rock, N.C. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com. 

G — BREAKFAST WITH SANTA is at 8 and 9:30 a.m. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. For tickets, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — BREAKFAST WITH SANTA is at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. at Cannon Centre in Greer. For tickets and details, visit http://cityofgreer.org. 

G — BREAKFAST WITH SANTA is 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the Simpsonville Senior and Activity Center. Advance ticket purchase is required. Tickets are $6 each for adults, $4 each for ages 3 – 12 and free for ages 2 and younger. For ticket information, call 864-967-9533.

G — BREAKFAST WITH SANTA is at 9 a.m. at the Ray Hopkins Senior Center in Mauldin. For tickets, call the Mauldin Chamber of Commerce at 864-297-1323.

G — FREE! “A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS,” a Lollipops Concert presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra is at 10 a.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library and at 11:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — SAFARI SANTA is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. For details, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com. 

G — “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — HOME SWEET HOME is at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 4 with a guardian. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com. 

G — HOLIDAY FAIR is at the Greenville Convention Center. Visit https://holidayfairgreenville.com.

G — THE ST. FRANCIS TEDDY BEAR LUNCHEON is at 11 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville. All children who donate a new stuffed animal will get a photo with Santa. For tickets and details, visit www.stfrancisfoundation.com.

G — THE HOLIDAY FLEA is 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Swamp Rabbit Café. Shop with local artists, crafters and more. Visit http://swamprabbitcafe.com.

G — FREE! THE MAULDIN CHRISTMAS PARADE is at 2 p.m. on Butler Road. For details, call the Mauldin Chamber of Commerce at 864-297-1323.

G — FREE! GREENVILLE’S POINSETTIA CHRISTMAS PARADE is at 6 p.m. in downtown Greenville. Visit http://events.greenvillesc.gov. 

G — INTERNATIONAL BALLET’S “THE NUTCRACKER” is at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5.

Sunday, Dec. 8

G — BREAKFAST WITH SANTA is at 10 a.m. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. For tickets, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” is presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 1:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — INTERNATIONAL BALLET’S “THE NUTCRACKER” is at 3 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — A FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT is presented by Carolina Youth Symphony and the Eastside High School choir at 3 p.m. at Furman’s McAlister Auditorium. For details, visit http://carolinayouthsymphony.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5. Today’s performance is at 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

G — UHM’S MAGIC TREE HOUSE KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Today’s book is “Warriors in Winter.” Registration is recommended. Admission or museum membership required. For details, visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org. 

S — FREE! MAKE GINGERBREAD HOUSE CREATIONS at 4:30 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

S — FREE! THE SPARTANBURG CHRISTMAS PARADE is in downtown Spartanburg. Visit http://www.spartanburgjaycees.net. 

Thursday, Dec. 12

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

Friday, Dec. 13

G — “THE NUTCRACKER: ONCE UPON A TIME IN GREENVILLE,” presented by Carolina Ballet Theatre, is at 9:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — KIDS’ NIGHT OUT is at the Pavilion Recreation Center. For details and registration, visit https://greenvillerec.com.

G — “ELF” MOVIE NIGHT is at 7:30 p.m. at Swamp Rabbit Café. Visithttp://swamprabbitcafe.com.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 8 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5.

S — “THE NUTCRACKER” is presented by Ballet Spartanburg at 7 p.m. at Twichell Auditorium. For tickets, visit https://www.balletspartanburg.org.

Saturday, Dec. 14

SEE SANTA ON THE CHIMNEY 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Chimney Rock Park in Chimney Rock, N.C. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com. 

G — BREAKFAST WITH SANTA is at 8 and 9:30 a.m. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. For tickets, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — SATURDAY SAFARI: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS for ages 4 – 6 is at 10 a.m. at the Greenville Zoo. For details, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — ZOOKEEPING 101: ANIMAL ENRICHMENT for students in grades 3 – 5 is 2 – 3:30 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. For details, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com. 

G — “THE NUTCRACKER: ONCE UPON A TIME IN GREENVILLE,” presented by Carolina Ballet Theatre, is at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 2 and 8 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5. Today’s performances are at 2 and 8 p.m.

G — SUGAR CREEK FUN RUNS: JINGLE BELL JOG is a family run/walk with an Elf Run at 2:15 p.m. and a 5K at 3 p.m. For details and registration, visit https://sugarcreekfunruns.com. 

G — A WINTER DANCE PERFORMANCE by the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

S — “THE NUTCRACKER” is presented by Ballet Spartanburg at 3 p.m. at Twichell Auditorium. For tickets, visit https://www.balletspartanburg.org.

S — “THE SNOWMAN” AND OTHER HOLIDAY FAVORITES is presented by the Spartanburg Philharmonic at 4 and 6 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center. For tickets, visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org.

P — THE EASLEY CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS is at 6 p.m. in Downtown Easley. Visit http://www.easleychamber.net.

Sunday, Dec. 15

G — BREAKFAST WITH SANTA is at 10 a.m. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. For tickets, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — CELEBRATE AT CHRISTMAS AT THE BARN, a fundraiser for Happy Hooves Therapeutic Equestrian Center, 2 – 5 p.m. 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 $10 each. Visit http://www.edenfarms.net.

G — A WINTER DANCE PERFORMANCE by the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is at 2 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5. Today’s performance is at 3 p.m. 

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 3 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

S — “THE SNOWMAN” AND OTHER HOLIDAY FAVORITES is presented by the Spartanburg Philharmonic at 2:30 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center. For tickets, visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org.

S — “THE NUTCRACKER” is presented by Ballet Spartanburg at 3 p.m. at Twichell Auditorium. For tickets, visit https://www.balletspartanburg.org.

Monday, Dec. 16

S — FREE! A POLAR EXPRESS PAJAMA PARTY is at 4:30 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Visit http://www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

G — PETEY’S HOLIDAY PARTY is 9 – 11 a.m. at the Pavilion Recreation Center. For details and registration, visit https://greenvillerec.com.

G — TODDLER TIME: REINDEER GAMES is at 10:30 a.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. The event includes snacks, stories and more. Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — “’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is presented at 10:30 a.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — FREE! A JINGLE BELL BALL for ages 10 and younger is at 6:30 p.m. at the Five Forks Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

S — FREE! A PUPPET SHOW, “Have You Been Naughty or Nice,” is at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

G — FREE! A POLAR EXPRESS PARTY is at 10 a.m. at the Greer Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — “’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is presented at 10:30 a.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

Thursday, Dec. 19

G — “’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is presented at 10:30 a.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — A CHRISTMAS MASQUERADE BALL is 7 – 10 p.m. at Swamp Rabbit Café. The DJ dance party benefits for GirlUp GVL. Visit http://swamprabbitcafe.com.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 7:30 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5.

S — FREE! A PUPPET SHOW, “Have You Been Naughty or Nice,” is at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! A PUPPET SHOW, “Who Will Pull Santa’s Sleigh Tonight?,” is at 10:30 a.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Friday, Dec. 20

G — FREE! A POLAR EXPRESS PARTY is at 10 a.m. at the Taylors Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — “’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is presented at 10:30 a.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — HOLIDAY AT PEACE, presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For details and tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 8 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

Saturday, Dec. 21

G — DROP AND SHOP is 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Drop off kids for activities and museum play time. There is a two-hour minimum, priced at an hourly rate. For details and registration, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is presented at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

G — “A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS” — See Dec. 5. Today’s performances are at 2 and 8 p.m. 

G — HOLIDAY AT PEACE, presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. For details and tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 8 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

Sunday, Dec. 22

G — DROP AND SHOP is 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Drop off kids for activities and museum play time. There is a two-hour minimum, priced at an hourly rate. For details and registration, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

G — HOLIDAY AT PEACE, presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, is at 3 p.m. at the Peace Center. For details and tickets, visit http://www.peacecenter.org. 

G — “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” is presented at 3 p.m. at Greenville Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvilletheatre.org.

Monday, Dec. 23

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

Thursday, Dec. 26

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

Friday, Dec. 27

A FROZEN TEA PARTY is 6 – 9 p.m. at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. Watch Disney’s “Frozen,” meet and greet Frozen characters and enjoy crafts and activities. Tickets are $18 each for nonmembers and $15 each for museum members. Visit http://scmuseum.org. 

Sunday, Dec. 29

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

Monday, Dec. 30

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

G — FREE! A NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY for ages 12 and younger is at 11:30 a.m. at the Greer Branch Library. Visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org.

G — CELEBRATE NOON NEW YEAR’S EVE at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Countdown to the Noon Year and more. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — SKATING ON THE BIG ICE is 1 – 5 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. For details, visit www.bonsecoursarena.com.

G — A MIDDLE SCHOOL GLOW PARTY is 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Ages 11 – 14 can ring in the new year with a midnight toast. For details and registration, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

S — FREE! A NOON NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY begins at 11 a.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-596-3504.

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