THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: The Illustrations of Charles Santore exhibit is open at the Upcountry History Museum through Feb. 2. Step into the pages this holiday classic through full-size wall murals, displays of 20th century children’s toys and holiday trimmings, as well as an extraordinary dollhouse from the museum’s permanent collection. For more information, call 864-467-3100 or visit

UNDER THE ARCTIC: DIGGING INTO PERMAFROST is open at the Upcountry History Museum through Jan. 12. Journey through a 2,000-square-foot immersive and interactive exhibition that explores the incredible sights and smells of the Arctic with hands-on experiments, interactive models, fossil research stations and a 30-foot walk-through replica of the nation’s only permafrost research tunnel. Designed for families, life-long learners and school groups, the exhibition’s distinctive research stations introduce students to diverse STEM careers. For more information, call 864-467-3100 or visit

THE GREAT OUTDOORS is open through summer of 2020 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate – Greenville. Celebrate the wildlife and natural resources of the Upstate. To learn more, visit

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

THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE’S SPARTANBURG location is open at 130 Magnolia St. For details, visit

EXPLORE STEM ACTIVITIES at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte, NC. For details, visit

TRUMPETS, WEIRD AND WONDERFUL: Treasures from the National Music Museum is now open at the Carolina Music Museum. 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 

APOLLO 50: JOURNEY TO THE MOON and Reflections on the River are open at The South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. For tickets and details visit 

FLIGHT, featuring a 757 cockpit and more, is open at EdVenture in Columbia. For details, visit 

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 

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