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Upcoming Events

In addition to the year-round activities available at the World of Energy, we are constantly hosting special community events and celebrations. Whether catering to Boy Scouts, nearby senior citizens, school groups or businesswomen, there’s likely an upcoming event that you'll enjoy!

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School District of Oconee County Student Art Show, April 10-May 10, 2024

Fun, creative, beautiful artwork from students in all grades and all schools in Oconee County will be on display in the World of Energy lobby April 10-May 10 during normal business hours. Stop by and admire talented student artists’ work! A student reception is scheduled for 4-6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 11, where students can show off their artwork to family and friends.

Wednesdays at the World of Energy, June-July 2024

Our annual summer program, Wednesdays at the World of Energy, is scheduled for most Wednesdays in June and July. These free, one-hour programs are geared towards children ages 5-12, and are typically STEM-related activities that educate and inspire. All programs begin at 10 a.m., and adult supervision is required. Large groups must call in advance to ensure there is enough space.

  • Wednesday, June 5: Kick off the beginning of summer at the World of Energy by getting dirt under your fingernails! Kids can plant a flower in the butterfly garden and take one home to plant.
  • Wednesday, June 12: The Roper Mountain Science Center’s Science on Wheels presents “Scales and Tales” at the World of Energy! Kids will learn about the adaptations of three live animals and how they survive in their habitats.
  • Wednesday, June 19: Join the Wildlife Rehab Group of S.C. at the World of Energy to learn about rehabilitated critters up close!
  • Wednesday, June 26: Join us for a magic show with beloved magician Steve Holt! This family-friendly magic show includes comedy magic, a ventriloquist and fun surprises!
  • Wednesday, July 17: Join Duke Energy volunteers for fun STEM activities! Slime, ice cream, exploding chalk and more!
  • Wednesday, July 24: End of summer blast! The Children’s Museum of the Upstate will bring its Imagination Playground for kids to enjoy in the World of Energy lobby. Additionally, face-painters, balloon twisters and a magician will be there to celebrate.