Weekend Programs


10:30 a.m. – Toddler Time!

Explore Upcountry history through hands-on game stations that will allow children to see what life was like on the Upcountry Frontier with the Cherokee and Catawba, learn about farming and childhood in the Piedmont during the early 1800s, explore life in the Upcountry’s textile mills, read about America’s greatest pastime, and even go through “soldier training” at Camp Upcountry.

Enjoy the games designed just for your little ones, plus a snack and juice for story time.

Children ages 3 and under are FREE.


Noon – History Speaks


“History Speaks” allows YOU the chance to share YOUR stories! We want to hear about your past.

Join us on Saturday, November 9 at Noon, as local historian Don Koonce gives a behind-the-scenes look into the research and making of the new documentary, “Building an Empire: The Textile Center of the World.”

This program is great for all ages and it is included with your general admission. Snacks and beverages will be served.

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2:30 p.m. – Kid’s History Camp

*Great opportunity for 3rd and 4th graders to cover SC Social Studies standards.*


Allow your kids the chance to get hands-on with history! For Saturday, November 9, we will explore South Carolina’s role in the American Revolutionary War. Learn about life before the revolution, our key players directly involved in the war, test out some spy “techniques,” and create your own crafts to take home with you. 

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.

One adult per family is free and younger siblings need only pay regular admission.