Ways to Beat the Heat this Weekend!

Want to beat the heat this weekend?  Here are a few suggestions….if you have more, please post them for others.  Thanks!

July 19 – Fridays are “starry nights” at Roper Mountain Science Center. Friday evening visitors can enjoy a show in the planetarium.  Each is exciting, educational, and just plain fun! They are presented on the largest planetarium screen in South Carolina.  In the Daniel Observ…atory the real stars and planets are seen through the eighth largest telescope of its kind in the nation. The historic “War of the Worlds” telescope provides views which are truly breathtaking!  7:00 & 8:15 PM Showtime Includes:
Carolina Skies (live sky talk)   Feature Show: Two Small Pieces of Glass   Mars Rollercoaster   Viewing at the Daniel Observatory (weather permitting)

July 20 – North Main Multi-family yard sale in the parking lot of Palmetto Drum Co.  5 Wade Hampton Blvd.  9am-2pm.  Rain or shine.  Lots of fun finds from several homes.  Wide range of items:  Household – kitchen, books, some clothes, odds and ends, gently used microwave, etc. 232-1726.

July 20 – Certus Saturday.  Greenville County Museum of Art.   2 pm – 4 pm.  Discover America the Beautiful—all from the comfort of the Greenville County Museum of Art. The GCMA and CertusBank invite families to explore the breathtaking beauty of the American landscape through music and hands-on art activities.

July 21  -Greenville County Museum of Art. Gallery Talk by MFA, Boston Curator Karen Quinn. 2-3pm. Don’t miss this tour of the exhibition Masterpieces of American Landscape from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Enjoy a spectacular look at the stunning beauty of America and the vibrant history of the country’s landscape painting tradition.

June 15 – September 22 – UpCountry History MuseumSmokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home  Two beloved American icons come to life in this interactive educational exhibit that inspires children to discover and care for the natural resources that sustain our world.

Smokey Bear Poster History  Come see over forty years of Smokey Bear posters, from the collection of the South Carolina Forestry Commission.

South Carolina Landscapes  Come see photographs of the South Carolina landscape by Greenwood artist Jon Holloway.

Ways to Beat the Heat this Weekend!
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