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WEEKEND PLANNER 9.07.2019

In this issue: Fall festivals, apple orchards, best events in September, Nerf wars
It's fall festival time! We've picked out the very best fall festivals your family won't want to miss - everyone will find something they like: food, art, & outdoor adventures.  And if you love trains or has a kid who loves trains, you have to visit the Trains, Trains & More Trains exhibit in Mauldin this weekend & next. And it's free! ~ Kristina

Editor's Event Picks

Friday
Knee-High Naturalists @ Lake Conestee Nature Park, 9:30 am | $8
Trains, Trains & More Trains @ the Mauldin Cultural Center, Noon-8 pm | Free
First Friday Art Crawl @ Greenville Center for Creative Arts, 6-9 pm | Free

Saturday
St. James UMC Fall Festival in Spartanburg, 7 am- 1 pm  | Free
Ella Enchanted the Musical @ Gunter Theatre, 10 am, 1:30 pm  | $19-28
Touch-A-Truck @ TCMU, 10 am - 1 pm  | Included with admission
Nerf Wars @ Easley Skate Center, 10 am - 1 pm | $7

Sunday
Ella Enchanted the Musical @ Gunter Theatre, 1:30 pm  | $19-28
Camp the Falls @ Falls Park, 2-6 pm | Free
 
➡️If this isn't enough choices, see our full calendar for more events, including Superhero Saturday, a free waterslide & dunk tank event, and One Millionth Storytime.

PS: Download the free September Family Fun Planner to put up on your fridge to see our favorite events happening this month.

This newsletter contains information about local businesses and our sponsors. Ads are marked sponsored. We work hard to ensure accuracy, but please remember to check original sources to confirm prices & dates. Prices are subject to change.
September is Child Passenger Safety Month

Did you know four out of five car seats are installed incorrectly?

In celebration of Child Passenger Safety Month, Safe Kids Upstate has partnered with the City of Simpsonville to challenge you to get your car seat checked on September 28th. If your car seat is installed correctly and your child is properly buckled in-you’ll be entered to win a gift card! This Super Seat Event will take place at Simpsonville City Park from 10 am to 3 pm. Slots will fill up fast! To schedule your car seat appointment visit www.safekidsupstate.org/carseat and to learn more about car seat safety visitwww.safekidsupstate.org/safetytips. Good luck! (sponsored)

What We're Doing

🍎 Going apple picking: Here are the nine best u-pick apple orchards in and around Greenville. Orchards also sell fantastic donuts and cider and several have big play areas for kids.

📚 Taking little kids to the library: The Greenville Library has started back up their story times, bouncing babies, and events for little kids. See our calendar for a list.

🎡 State fairs: The Upper SC State Fair at the Greenville Pickens Speedway runs through this weekend and the NC Mountain Fair happens in Fletcher, NC Friday-Sunday.

🐶Working on a top secret project. We need you to submit your cutest pet photos for a new project we are working on. Here's your chance to give your fur babies their moment of fame.

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Day Trip: Western North Carolina 

WNC is one of our favorite places to take day trips because there is a lot to do and everything is just so pretty. We've come up with a big list of places in WNC to take those trips, like the WNC Nature Center, Carl Sandburg home, state parks, free splash pads, & best waterfalls and hikes.
 

LIST:  30+ Things to do in September

There are no shortage of family activities and events in September - everything from foodie festivals to new story times to free art events to apple festivals and state fairs, you'll find something everyone can enjoy. 

See our top picks right here in our 30+ Things to do in September list.

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