September Activity List

Hub City Kids Have Fun: What’s Happening in Spartanburg this Month?

 

September 1

Kids Night Out at Hearts of Clay  (Friday September 1, 6 – 8:15pm) $25/child  Enjoy a night out while your kids enjoy a pizza dinner and painting with the Hearts of Clay staff.  Reservations are required ahead of time.

 

September 2

Hub City Farmer’s Market: (Saturday September 2, 8am-12pm) Head over to Northside Harvest Park to get some fresh, local produce! There will be live entertainment by solo artist Mary Norris. The Hub City Farmer’s is fun for the whole family! Come support your local farmer! 498 Howard St, Spartanburg, SC 29303

 

Build a Pencil Case at Home Depot (Saturday September 2, 9-12pm) Head to the nearest Home Depot for a hands on workshop to build a Pencil Case! Your child can personalize the box with paint. The activity is FREE and each child receives a certificate of achievement, an apron, and a pin while supplies last!

 

Ms. Baba’s Honey Bears at the Headquarters Library (Saturday September 2, 10-11pm)

Head to the library for a sensory learning program for children twelve and under and their caregivers. We meet on the first Saturday of each month for stories, songs, chants’ rhymes and sensory play.

 

Kids Club® Sprout® Floogal Windsock (Saturday September 2, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM)  $2  They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy making a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

 

Barnes and Noble Storytime: Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True (Saturday September 2, 11:00am). Head to Barnes and Noble for storytime and activities featuring the sequel to Uni the Unicorn.

 

Kids Class at Paint it Up! (Saturday September 2, 5pm-6:30pm) $10. Cost covers paint, pre-sketched 9×12 canvas, and brushes. 124 W. Cherokee Street. Chesnee, SC 29323

 

September 3

Groovin’ in the Park (Sunday September 3, 4-10:30pm)  Groovin in the Park is held at Barnet park and features live music, local bands, food and drink, splash fountain for the kids, and more! Bring the whole family and a chair or blanket!

 

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center (Sunday September 3, 2-4pm) Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, 1-5 p.m., to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.” Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, The John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center and the Student Galleries are all open with free admission. In addition, one or more local musicians will perform a free mini-concert at no charge 2-4 p.m. This week’s musician is Steve Nadeau

 

September 5

STEAM Challenge – DIY Fidget Spinner Landrum Library  (Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 4 – 5pm)  Make your own fidget spinner. All materials and a snack will be provided.

Lego Club at the Inman Library  (Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)  The challenge for the month of August will be to build your favorite animal – real or imaginary

 

City Of Spartanburg’s Let’s Play Mobile at Hillcrest Park (Tuesday September 5, 5-7pm)  The Let’s Play Mobile is brought to you by the City of Spartanburg.  The mobile recreation vehicle is filled with fun for kids of all ages!  Hula hoops, balls, jump ropes, arts and crafts, balance beams- just to name a few!

 

September 6

Grandparents Day Card at the Chesnee Library  (Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:15am – 12:15pm)  Kids have a fun filled morning crafting your very own Grandparents Day card.

 

September 7

Pebble Painting Party at the Boiling Springs Library  (Thursday, September 7, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)  Join the Boiling Springs Library for a Pebble Painting Party. This is for ages 5k-4th grades. Please sign up at least 48 hours in advance.

 

Talk Like a Pirate Art at the Cyrill-Westside Library  (Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30pm)  Head to the Westside Library for crafts and fun as we get ready for International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Feel free to dress and talk like a pirate.

 

City Of Spartanburg’s Let’s Play Mobile at Saint Matthews Park (Thursday September 7, 5-7pm)  The Let’s Play Mobile is brought to you by City of Spartanburg Parks and Recreation.  The mobile recreation vehicle is filled with fun for kids of all ages!  Hula hoops, balls, jump ropes, arts and crafts, balance beams- just to name a few!

 

September 9

Hub City Farmer’s Market: (Saturday September 9, 8am-12pm) Head over to Northside Harvest Park to get some fresh, local produce! There will be live entertainment by The Breakaways. The Hub City Farmer’s Market is fun for the whole family! Come support your local farmer! 498 Howard St, Spartanburg, SC 29303

 

Eric Carle Paintbrush Party Cowpens Library  (Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:30 – 11:30am)  Join the Cowpens Library for a pop of color and to play with art materials and make your own creations based on the work of Eric Carle. Stories included, plus coffee and donuts for moms and dads.

 

Kids Club® Clay Pot Critters (Saturday September 9, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM)  $2  They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy making a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

 

Barnes and Noble Storytime: How to Catch a Monster (Saturday September 9, 11:00am). Head to Barnes and Noble for storytime and activities featuring this fun picture book!

 

September 10

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center (Sunday September 10, 2-4pm) Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, 1-5 p.m., to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.” Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, The John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center and the Student Galleries are all open with free admission. In addition, one or more local musicians will perform a free mini-concert at no charge 2-4 p.m. This week’s musician is Corey McDaniels

 

September 11

After School Fun with Pitter Pebble Painting at the Pacolet Library  (Monday, September 11, 2017, 3 – 4pm)  Head out to paint rocks to keep and to hide.

 

Lego Block Party at Cyrill-Westside Library  (Monday, September 11, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)  Head to the Westside Library for a Lego Block Party with over 55 pounds of Legos – the possibilities are endless. There will be a special area for those under the age of 4 to play too.

 

September 12

Touch a Truck with the Cowpens Fire Department at Cowpens Library  (Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:30 – 11:30am)  Bring the kids out to meet a real firefighter and get a close up look at a working fire truck.  While you’re here, make a fire engine footprint or handprint craft to take home.

 

Lego Club at the Inman Library  (Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)  Kids will have the opportunity to play with legos and create vehicles or buildings- real or imaginary.  Kids age 5 – 11.

 

September 14

Get to Know Your Library Night at Cyrill-Westside Library  (Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5 – 7pm)  Come enjoy some crafts and games, and if you don’t have your Library card yet, you can sign up.

 

Dorman Fine Arts Presents The Snow Queen (Thursday September 14, 7:00pm) Come to Dorman High School to see an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen. Tickets are $5 per person at the door. 1050 Cavalier Way, Roebuck SC. More showtimes listed below

 

September 15

City of Spartanburg Parks and Rec CURIOSITY CLUB at the Cottonwood Trail (Friday September 15 4-6pm) Ages 5-11. Join in on some hands on activities and crafts on local trails. Hikes will be easy to moderate. Parents welcome. Contact Liz Walker lwaker@cityofspartanburg.org to register!

 

Dorman Fine Arts Presents The Snow Queen (Friday September 15, 7:00pm) Come to Dorman High School to see an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen. Tickets are $5 per person at the door. 1050 Cavalier Way, Roebuck SC. More showtimes listed below

 

September 16

Hub City Farmer’s Market: (Saturday September 16, 8am-12pm) Head over to Northside Harvest Park to get some fresh, local produce! There will be live entertainment by Karl Lauber. The Hub City Farmer’s Market is fun for the whole family! Come support your local farmer! 498 Howard St, Spartanburg, SC 29303

 

Curiosity Day at Hub City Bookshop (Saturday September 16, 10:30am) Come on down to the Hub City Bookshop to see a 15 minute skit by Spartanburg Youth Theatre for their upcoming play, Charlotte’s Web. There will also be a little Curious George for a photo op! 186 West Main Street Spartanburg SC 29306

 

Horse Show at Croft State Park (Saturday September 16, 9am-2pm)  Every third Saturday of the month you can see show horses perform at Croft State Park! It starts at 9am at the Horse Ring! 450 Croft State Park RD Spartanburg, SC 29302

 

Cottonwood Trail Stream Sweep Hosted by SPACE (Saturday September 16, 9am-12pm)  Head to the Cottonwood Trail to join SPACE, Converse Heights, Fernwood, and Andrews Farm neighborhood associations for a “Stream Sweep”. This is part of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resource’s (SCDNR) statewide “River Sweep” event. Registration is free. Wear old shoes or boots and clothes that can get dirty–volunteers will be working and wading in Lawson’s Fork Creek.

 

Kids Club® Fall Leaf Sign (Saturday September 16, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM)  $2  They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy making a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

 

Book Signing at the Hub City Railroad Museum with author John Fowler (Saturday September 16, 10am-12:00pm) The Hub City Railroad Museum is hosting a book signing with author John Fowler for his recently released children’s version of Trotting Sally. Trotting Sally is a book based on the folk hero “Trotting Sally” whose real name was George Mullins, an African American street musician who was able to rise out of slavery and build a new life.

Barnes and Noble Storytime: Princesses Wear Pants (Saturday September 16, 11:00am). Head to Barnes and Noble for storytime and activities related to the book Princesses Wear Pants.

 

Dorman Fine Arts Presents The Snow Queen (Saturday September 16, 2:00pm and 7:00pm) Come to Dorman High School to see an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen. Tickets are $5 per person at the door. 1050 Cavalier Way, Roebuck SC.

 

September 17

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center (Sunday September 17, 2-4pm) Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, 1-5 p.m., to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.” Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, The John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center and the Student Galleries are all open with free admission. In addition, one or more local musicians will perform a free mini-concert at no charge 2-4 p.m. This week’s musician is Patrick Lopez

 

September 18

Monday Fun Day – Button Making at Inman Library  (Monday, September 18, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30pm)  Join the Inman Library for Monday Fun Day to make cool buttons to wear on your shirt or put on your backpack. This program is open to kids up to age 11.

 

September 19

Lego Club at the Landrum Library  (Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)  Kids will have the opportunity to play with legos and create vehicles or buildings- real or imaginary.  Kids age 5 – 11.

 

Lego Club at the Inman Library  (Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)  Enjoy some creative play with legos!

 

City Of Spartanburg’s Let’s Play Mobile at Duncan Park (Tuesday September 19, 5-7pm)  The Let’s Play Mobile is brought to you by the City of Spartanburg.  The mobile recreation vehicle is filled with fun for kids of all ages!  Hula hoops, balls, jump ropes, arts and crafts, balance beams- just to name a few!

 

September 20

City of Spartanburg Parks and Rec TEEN Outdoor Adventure Club (Wednesday September 20, 2pm-5pm) Ages 11-17. Activities will include hiking, kayaking, paddleboarding, fishing, team challenges, archery, intro to camping, etc. The club will take place during half days and days when there is no school, based on the Spartanburg School District 7 schedule. *** (WHERE)

 

September 21

Spartanburg Greek Festival (Thursday September 21, 11am-2pm) Head to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church for delicious Greek food, pastries, music, dancing, and shopping. There will also be a live Greek band and the children will provide Greek dancing exhibitions on Saturday and Sunday. 697 Asheville Hwy.

 

Legos and More Headquarters Library (Thursday, September 21, 2017, 3 – 4pm)

For kids ages 4 to 12 who love to create and build.

 

Legomania Boiling Springs Library (Thursday, September 21, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)

Legomania returns to kickoff some fall fun at the Boiling Springs Library.Head out to show off your creativity by designing with Legos. Snacks will be provided. This event is for ages 5k- 4th grades.

 

Ninja Crafts at Cyrill-Westside Library (Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30pm)

Join the Westside Library to celebrate the upcoming movie with crafts and games based on ninjas. Please feel free to come dressed in your ninja gear.

 

September 22

Spartanburg Greek Festival (Friday September 22, 11am-10pm) Head to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church for delicious Greek food, pastries, music, dancing, and shopping. There will also be a live Greek band and the children will provide Greek dancing exhibitions on Saturday and Sunday. 697 Asheville Hwy.

 

September 23

Hub City Farmer’s Market: (Saturday September 23, 8am-12pm) Head over to Northside Harvest Park to get some fresh, local produce!  The Hub City Farmer’s Market is fun for the whole family! Come support your local farmer! 498 Howard St, Spartanburg, SC 29303

 

Hub City Color Run (Saturday September 23, 9:00 am) The Hub City Color Run is an untimed 5k. Participants can walk, run, bike, or jog the race. You can stop at each coloring station or run through it. Entry free includes a t-shirt and benefits Jesse Boyd Elementary School. Registration is $25.00.  Race held at Milliken. 920 Milliken Road Spartanburg SC 29303.

 

Barnes and Noble Storytime: Big Words for Little Geniuses (Saturday September 23, 11:00am). Head to Barnes and Noble for storytime and activities

 

Spartanburg Greek Festival (Saturday September 23, 11am-10pm) Head to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church for delicious Greek food, pastries, music, dancing, and shopping. There will also be a live Greek band and the children will provide Greek dancing exhibitions on Saturday and Sunday. 697 Asheville Hwy.

 

September 24

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center (Sunday September 24, 2-4pm) Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, 1-5 p.m., to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.” Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, The John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center and the Student Galleries are all open with free admission. In addition, one or more local musicians will perform a free mini-concert at no charge 2-4 p.m. This week’s musician is Sydney McMath

 

Spartanburg Greek Festival (Sunday September 24, 11am-7pm) Head to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church for delicious Greek food, pastries, music, dancing, and shopping. There will also be a live Greek band and the children will provide Greek dancing exhibitions on Saturday and Sunday. 697 Asheville Hwy.

 

September 25

Monday Fun Day – Scrapbooking at Inman Library (Monday, September 25, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30pm)  Head out for Monday Fun Day to create your very own scrapbooks. You can bring pictures or use the supplies provided. This program is open to kids up to age 11.

 

Lego Block Party at the Cyrill-Westside Library  (Monday, September 25, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm) Head to the Westside Library for a Lego Block Party with over 55 pounds of Legos – the possibilities are endless. There will be a special area for those under the age of 4 to play too.

 

September 26

Apples, Apples Everywhere at Woodruff Library (Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 4:30 – 6pm)  Families are welcome to join the Library staff for a play day filled with games, crafts, food and more all centered around the apple

 

Lego Club at the Inman Library  (Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm)  Enjoy some creative play with legos!

 

City Of Spartanburg’s Let’s Play Mobile at Chapel Street Park (Tuesday September 26, 5-7pm)  The Let’s Play Mobile is brought to you by the City of Spartanburg.  The mobile recreation vehicle is filled with fun for kids of all ages!  Hula hoops, balls, jump ropes, arts and crafts, balance beams- just to name a few!

 

September 27

I Am Unique/Afterschool Explorers at the Headquarters Library  (Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 4 – 5pm)  Head to the Library for crafts, art, book talks and other fun activities

 

September 28

Serafina Book Club at the Cyrill-Westside Library (Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4 – 5pm)  Check out the Serafina Book Club. Children 12 years old and younger are allowed to participate in games based on the book and discuss “Serafina and the Black Cloak” by Robert Beatty.

 

Sports Craft at Cyrill-Westside Library (Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30pm)

Join the Library staff for crafts and games celebrating sports.

 

September 29

Peppa Pig Live! At Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium (Friday September 29, 6:00-9:00pm)

 

September 30

Hub City Kids at the Farmer’s Market: (Saturday September 30, 8am-12pm) Head over to Northside Harvest Park to get some fresh, local produce! Hub City Kids will be at the market this week with yard games, Name That Produce Challenge, and fun activities for the kids! The Hub City Farmer’s Market is fun for the whole family! Come support your local farmer! 498 Howard St, Spartanburg, SC 29303

 

Melting Pot Music Festival (Saturday September 30, 2pm-10pm) Come out to Morgan Square for family fun and live music. There will be 3 stages, live artisans, food trucks, street performers, arts market, instrument petting zoo, kids zone and more! FREE ADMISSION!

 

Barks and Blessings at Dottie’s Toffee (Saturday September 30, 11:00am-2:00pm) New and gently used blankets are being collected to donate to the local animal shelter. Donate a blanket and you could win a  $25 Dottie’s Toffee gift card and other sweet treats! 155W Main Street Spartanburg SC.

 

Barnes and Noble Storytime: Runny Rabbit Returns (Saturday September 30, 11:00am). Head to Barnes and Noble for storytime and activities following.

 

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*Make sure to check the Spartanburg County Public Library website for a full list of activities and storytimes at ALL of the libraries in Spartanburg County! www.spartanburglibraries.org

 

*Be sure to check original sources as details are subject to change

 

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