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Homeschool Day

October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Under the Arctic: Exploring Permafrost Looking for a way to add some spice to your social studies curriculum? Join us for Homeschool Day! Each Homeschool Day includes a guided experience in one of the museum’s galleries, hands-on activities in our classrooms, and all day admission to the museum. Programs are multidisciplinary and support South Carolina state standards for social studies. Click here for frequently asked questions. Click here for a complete list of our Homeschool Day programs for 2019-2020 and pricing information. Homeschool…

UHM Kids Book Club

October 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the adventures of Jack and Annie as we explore real history through the best selling children’s book series, Magic Tree House! Enjoy games, crafts, and hands-on activities that bring to life the adventures of your favorite storybooks. All Book Club meetings begin at 3:30 pm. Parents: Please prepare for each UHM Kids Book Club by reading the book listed below. Summer and Fall 2019: Ancient Civilizations with Jack and Annie October 22 ~ Mummies in the Morning UHM Book Club is…

Lunchbox Learning

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In Dogs We Trust October 23 at Noon Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Makala Dogs have lived with humans for thousands of years as working partners. By the nineteenth century their role expanded to companions. American dog literature reflects this gradual but dramatic shift that continues even today. Our household dogs are quite literally closer than ever to us: sleeping in our beds, getting dressed in Halloween costumes, and serving as emotional support companions. In Dogs We Trust is the first comprehensive anthology…

Fall Bus Tour- “Sacred Spaces” with Bill Fitzpatrick

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Upcountry History & Sightseeing Historic content combined with great storytelling and legendary locations Discover the Upcountry's "sacred sites" on a day trip to Spartanburg County with author, photographer, and preservationist Bill Fitzpatrick. Your guided tour includes stops at Shiloh Methodist, a traditional white clapboard, Church of the Advent, an intricate Gothic style, and the "Old Stone Church", Glenn Springs Presbyterian. Visit and learn about the spiritual heritage of the Spartanburg area and the Upcountry through this unique experience! October 26,…

Family Fun Day

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come out in your Halloween costume to collect treats (no tricks) while enjoying games and crafts. Be sure to check out our newest exhibit, Under the Arctic: Digging into Permafrost too! Anna will be hanging out at the beginning of Family Fun Day and do not be surprised if there are other guest appearances in the afternoon. ANNA: 10AM - 11:30AM ADMISSION: $10 - Adults $9 - Senior Adults & College Students $8 - Kids (ages 4-18) Children ages 3…

History Happy Hour

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us Tuesday, November 5th for History Happy Hour Play Bingo and learn about historical sites of the Upcountry! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 7:00 p.m. BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage) 21+ Only UHM Members - $5.00 each  |  All other guests are $10.00 each.   To reserve your spot, order tickets here.

Neighborhood Night

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Museum will be open on the first Thursday evening of select months throughout 2019. Neighborhood Nights will run from 5:30-8:30 pm during which time admission to the museum and all museum exhibitions will be FREE. Neighborhood Nights will include story times for younger visitors and book give-a-ways for children. Books will be connected to the theme of the current changing exhibitions. We hope that through Neighborhood Nights we can show that museums are available for families regardless of economic constraints. No registration is required.…

UHM Kids Book Club

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the adventures of Jack and Annie as we explore real history through the best selling children’s book series, Magic Tree House! Enjoy games, crafts, and hands-on activities that bring to life the adventures of your favorite storybooks. All Book Club meetings begin at 3:30 pm. Parents: Please prepare for each UHM Kids Book Club by reading the book listed below. 2019 Kids' Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month November 12 ~ Hour of the Olympics UHM Book Club is FREE…

Connections Cafe

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Connections Café is a monthly program at the Upcountry History Museum, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association. Each meeting offers a fun and relaxed way for people living with early-stage memory loss to get connected with one another through social events that promote interaction and companionship.  This is a place where the care partner can receive information while connecting with other care partners. The program utilizes the unique setting of the History Museum to explore topics both from the past…

Homeschool Day

November 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Love a Vet: Honoring Our Military Veterans Looking for a way to add some spice to your social studies curriculum? Join us for Homeschool Day! Each Homeschool Day includes a guided experience in one of the museum’s galleries, hands-on activities in our classrooms, and all day admission to the museum. Programs are multidisciplinary and support South Carolina state standards for social studies. Click here for frequently asked questions. Click here for a complete list of our Homeschool Day programs for 2019-2020 and pricing…

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