August 2019

Family Fun Day

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, August 31 at 10am – 2pm The Greenville Zoo will be here from 10am – Noon for the August Family Fun Day as we explore the animals of Wonderland! Meet the “Mock Turtle” and “Frog Footman,” while also enjoying games, craft stations, story times, and play time in our other summer exhibit, Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails. Family Fun Days are FREE with regular Museum admission.    

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September 2019

Neighborhood Night

September 5 @ 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.…

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UHM Kids Book Club

September 10 @ 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 September 10 ~ Earthquake in the Early Morning UHM Book Club…

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Connections Cafe

September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm 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…

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Saturday Toddler Time!

September 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us as we go down the rabbit hole to explore Alice’s Wonderland. There will be games designed for your little ones, snack and juice for story time, and a fun scavenger hunt. Children ages 3 and under are FREE.

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History Speaks: Textile Capital of the World

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“History Speaks” allows YOU the chance to share YOUR stories! We want to hear about your past, and for the September program we will explore the life of textile mill villages. There will be a presentation from our senior docent, Charles Blakely, with a display of local mill artifacts. Afterwards, there will be time for everyone to share their own personal stories, memories, and experiences. This program is great for all ages and it is included with your general admission.…

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Kids’ History Camp: Baseball

September 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Allow your kids the chance to get hands-on with history! Learn about America’s pastime and it’s direct influence on life in the Upcountry. After exploring our history we will create a craft for children to take home, and if the weather is nice, enjoy a game outside on the Heritage Lawn. To register (limit of 30 kids), please call (864)467-3100. Cost per participating child is $10. UHM Members – $2 per participating child. Recommended for children ages 6-12.

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Toddler Time!

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Explore the life of bugs that are featured throughout Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland; as we welcome our good friends from The Greenville Zoo! See some of these creatures up-close and personal, while learning all about them with some of the best experts around. We will have games, juice and snacks, story time, and of course, BUGS! Children ages 3 and under are FREE.   Upcoming Toddler Time: Tuesday, October 15 - A Royal Party with Alice

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Lunchbox Learning

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lewis Carroll, Behind the Looking Glass September 18 at Noon Presenter: Dr. David Coombs, Clemson University In honor of the current special exhibition, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice's Wonderland,” English professor, Dr. David Coombs, joins Lunchbox Learning to discuss the life of Lewis Carroll and the world of Victorian Oxford in which he lived and wrote, including how his work in mathematics and philosophy informed the Alice books. Spend your lunchtime at the Museum learning about interesting and sometimes unexpected…

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Homeschool Day

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice's Wonderland 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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