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With the social distancing measures in place due to COVID-19, events have changed—but there are things going on! There are lots of virtual events, drive in events, and even some live events that are starting to happen again. 

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THE SALVATION ARMY – Did You Know?

February 11@10:00 am-July 10@4:00 pm

The Salvation Army is much more than thrift stores and red kettles.  The Museum in Greenwood is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the establishment of The Salvation Army Corps in Greenwood County with an exhibit showcasing the many ways The Army is fulfilling its mission of DOING THE MOST GOOD. The exhibit will be on display at The Museum, 106 Main Street in Greenwood, beginning Thursday, February 11.  Museum hours are Wed-Sat from 10:00-4:00.  Admission is free, and masks are required. …

Private Guided Hikes

February 24@8:00 am-July 31@12:00 pm

Looking for something different to do with your family? Lake Conestee Nature Preserve is offering private guided hikes for up to 8 people. The hikes will be led by one of our naturalists and can cover any range of topics that may interest you and your family. The hikes will last approximately 2 hours and we will work with you to choose the best day and time based on our availability and your preference. These hikes will have limited availability…

Fiber Filled Exhibition

March 11@8:00 am-June 30@5:00 pm

FIBER FILLED EXHIBITION  3.18 - 6.30.2021 Fiber Filled opens next Thursday March 18 during Art Walk at the Spartanburg Art Museum.  This exhibition features the immersive work of Samuelle Green and Liz Miller. They each have created 1,500 square feet of floor to ceiling installations using everyday materials that will transport you to other worlds, and leave you with feelings of optimism and curiosity.  Chairs move across waves of paper cones and a fictional landscape hangs in the balance.  Visit…

Wings of the City

April 12-September 30

Wings of the City, a collection of nine monumental bronze sculptures by world-renowned Mexican artist Jorge Marín is on display in Falls Park and on the Peace Center campus from April until October. Greenville is the first city on the East Coast to host the exhibition. Described as “an aesthetic experience where the perfection of the human body is mixed, in balance, with allegorical forms and fantastic beings,” Marín’s sculptures are expected to draw visitors from across the region.  …

Small Group Class

May 18@8:00 am-December 31@5:00 pm

Get your staff, family, or friends together for a private, small group class!  No skill level needed. Bring a positive attitude and relax as you get messy!  The instructor will guide your group in a one and a half hour class in ceramics, painting, or mixed media. You choose the date and type of activity. Fill out the request form and an Arts Center staff member will coordinate the date with you.

Music Lessons

May 19-December 31

The Fine Arts Center Of Easley offers music lessons for a wide range of instruments and skill levels. Music lessons are typically 30 minutes long and are with a private instructor.

Tunes in the Park

May 22@7:00 pm-August 21@10:00 pm

The third Saturday of May - August Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues - May 22 The Mighty Kicks - June 19 Carolina Coast Band July 17 Rock N Roll Reunion August 21

Art School Summer Sessions at Greenville Center for Creative Arts

May 31-August 13

Explore a variety of art mediums and techniques at GCCA's Art School! Summer courses will run from May 31 to August 13 and can be booked online. Mediums include clay, mixed media, fiber, jewelry, photography, drawing, and painting. There are even classes designed specifically for teens and young children.

Fine Arts Center of Easley: Intro to Guitar Class

June 2-December 31

6-week session introducing beginner guitar players to their instrument.  Sessions are offered on a rotating basis for different age groups, such as elementary, middle school, high school and adult. Sessions are usually 30 minutes long.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS

June 4@12:00 am-July 20@12:00 am

A perennial favorite of Upstate audiences, Steel Magnolias features a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor. The play is alternately hilarious and touching—and, in the end, deeply revealing of the strength and purposefulness which underlies the antic banter of its characters. Shows run at 7:30 pm Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 pm on Sundays. Tickets can be purchased online on this page or can be purchased at the box office one hour before the show…

Once Upon A Time: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

June 6-September 19

The bilingual exhibition (English and Spanish) is a unique and educational experience that emphasizes the importance of reading and the significance of fairy tales throughout history. From an African jungle to a giant’s castle, visitors explore larger-than-life pages of six of the world’s most famous fairy tales: Anansi and the Talking Melon (Ghana), Beauty and the Beast (France), Jack and the Beanstalk (England), Cinderella (France, China), The Elves and the Shoemaker (Germany), and Lon Po Po (aka: Little Red Riding Hood, China). Entering the exhibit via a magical portal, visitors will be…

Summer Art Camps at Greenville Center for Creative Arts

June 7@9:00 am-July 30@12:00 pm

Weekly art camps at Greenville Center for Creative Arts are designed to let kids ages 5-12 explore their creativity through a range of materials and concepts. Each week will feature a different artistic medium and include professional guest artists who demonstrate technique and discuss what makes their work unique. Find a new creative adventure each weekday morning from 9 am - 12 pm this summer at GCCA beginning the week of June 7 through July 30.

Art Exhibition: Reflections on a Southern Summer

June 9@12:00 pm-September 4@4:00 pm

Opening June 9 at Spartanburg’s TJC Gallery, the exhibition Reflections on a Southern Summer honors the abiding allure that the South holds as both a destination and a homeplace. During the languid, gauzy days of summer in the South, leisure is a time-honored tradition – and an art in and of itself. When the heat rises, beachcombers rush the coastal waves, generations of fishers cast hope-laden hooks into mountain waters, and the shade of sprawling live oaks offers welcome respite.…

SC Festival of Flowers: Bloom Art Exhibit

June 10@10:00 am-August 20@5:00 pm

A beautiful bloom expresses the perfection of nature. The invitational exhibit is an ode to the flower featuring blooms and botanicals in contemporary art.

Tall Tale Tuesdays – City of Greer Center for the Arts

June 15@6:30 pm-July 27@7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Storytelling and Crafts for ages 5+

Yoga

June 17@10:00 am-July 22@11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 17, 2021

Open to all ages and skill levels

Beachin’ Friday’s

June 18@7:00 pm-July 30@10:00 pm

Beachin’ Fridays started in 2016, bringing the beach music scene to Mauldin. People come from all over the Upstate converge on the Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater for evenings of shag dancing, beer and wine from Growler Haus, and food trucks. This year’s finale show will feature a fantastic fireworks show to celebrate the summer! We’ll be playing all of your favorite beach hits and more! All shows are free, so bring your dancing shoes, lawn chairs, and blankets – it’s gonna be a…

Liberty Joke Show

June 18@8:00 pm-July 16@10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

LIBERTY JOKE SHOW IS A CLEAN STAND UP COMEDY SHOW ON FRIDAY NIGHTS AT THE PICKENS COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. LIBERTY JOKE SHOW FEATURES SOME OF THE FUNNIEST TRAVELLING CLEAN COMEDIANS ON THE PLANET AND LOCAL CLEAN COMEDIANS ENTERTAINING YA'LL ON FRIDAYS IN LIBERTY!

Tall Tale Tuesdays – City of Greer Center for the Arts

June 19@6:30 pm-July 31@7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Storytelling and Crafts for ages 5+

MasterWorks Festival

June 20@8:00 am-July 19@10:00 pm

MasterWorks Festival is an intensive, four-week festival for advanced and passionate students of the classical performing arts in an atmosphere of dynamic Christian faith. This summer, over 120 gifted students and world-class faculty from across the country will present over 20 performances from June 20 - July 19. Enjoy their free performances this summer in the historic Twichell Auditorium! Click here to view the schedule: https://masterworksfestival.org/

Anderson Arts Center: Summer Art Camp

June 21-June 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

After a year of staying home and laying low, we are ready to rejoin the world! come JOIN US FOR A SUMMER OF EXPLORING International Festivals! One week will be devoted to festivals right HERE in South Carolina! EACH WEEK WILL FEATURE FANTASTIC festivals IN A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION and how they celebrate the arts and how art is created to celebrate and promote them. WE WILL HAVE A GREAT TIME GETTING MESSY AND CREATIVE WITH OUR OWN MASTERPIECES inspired…

AWSA Southern Regional Water Ski Championship

June 21-June 25

Rodgers Ski Lake is a purpose built lake for 3 event water skiing completed in 1992.  The lake offers excellent conditions for all 3 events, along with abundant shade for spectator comfort.  The spectator can expect easy viewing of the Slalom and Jump events.  The jump offers an exhilarating view of skiers flying and landing just feet from shore!  There is ample parking in the field on the west side of the lake that can handle hundreds of cars each day.  The lake is approximately…

Anderson Arts Center: Summer Art Camp

June 22-June 26
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

After a year of staying home and laying low, we are ready to rejoin the world! come JOIN US FOR A SUMMER OF EXPLORING International Festivals! One week will be devoted to festivals right HERE in South Carolina! EACH WEEK WILL FEATURE FANTASTIC festivals IN A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION and how they celebrate the arts and how art is created to celebrate and promote them. WE WILL HAVE A GREAT TIME GETTING MESSY AND CREATIVE WITH OUR OWN MASTERPIECES inspired…

Anderson Arts Center: Summer Art Camp

June 23-June 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

After a year of staying home and laying low, we are ready to rejoin the world! come JOIN US FOR A SUMMER OF EXPLORING International Festivals! One week will be devoted to festivals right HERE in South Carolina! EACH WEEK WILL FEATURE FANTASTIC festivals IN A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION and how they celebrate the arts and how art is created to celebrate and promote them. WE WILL HAVE A GREAT TIME GETTING MESSY AND CREATIVE WITH OUR OWN MASTERPIECES inspired…

CLASSIC COUNTRY

June 24@12:00 am-June 27@12:00 am

A one-weekend-only country concert featuring a live band and local singers performing some of your favorite hits from Hank Williams, Sr, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, and many more! If you like REAL country music, this is the concert for you! Shows run at 7:30 pm Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and 3 pm on Sundays. Tickets can be purchased online on this page or can be purchased at the box office one hour…

Anderson Arts Center: Summer Art Camp

June 24-June 28
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

After a year of staying home and laying low, we are ready to rejoin the world! come JOIN US FOR A SUMMER OF EXPLORING International Festivals! One week will be devoted to festivals right HERE in South Carolina! EACH WEEK WILL FEATURE FANTASTIC festivals IN A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION and how they celebrate the arts and how art is created to celebrate and promote them. WE WILL HAVE A GREAT TIME GETTING MESSY AND CREATIVE WITH OUR OWN MASTERPIECES inspired…

Greenville Zoo Camp (6-8 Year Olds)

June 24@9:00 am-4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 25, 2021

WE BUILT A ZOO - ALL DAY CAMP Camp Fee: Members - $275.00 Non-members - $295.00 Many animals rely on people to build their home for them. Join us as we discover what it takes for people to provide the right habitat for animals whether it be a zoo, aquarium, terrarium, and more! (Lunch provided)

Alchemy Comedy Theater

June 24@7:30 pm-June 26@9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Since 2011, the Alchemy Comedy Theater has been Greenville’s best combination of weekly improv, stand up, and sketch comedy shows.  These live energetic shows feature different local performers and special guests each week.

Moonlight Movies: Secret Life of Pets 2

June 24@8:00 pm

Watch the stars under the stars at the Greer City Park Amphitheater! The Moonlight Movies series is free and fun for all families. Pre-show fun & crafts start at 7:00pm. Movies start at sundown every Thursday night during the summer. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Anderson Arts Center: Summer Art Camp

June 25-June 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

After a year of staying home and laying low, we are ready to rejoin the world! come JOIN US FOR A SUMMER OF EXPLORING International Festivals! One week will be devoted to festivals right HERE in South Carolina! EACH WEEK WILL FEATURE FANTASTIC festivals IN A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION and how they celebrate the arts and how art is created to celebrate and promote them. WE WILL HAVE A GREAT TIME GETTING MESSY AND CREATIVE WITH OUR OWN MASTERPIECES inspired…

SC Festival of Stars

June 25-June 26

The SC Festival of Stars is an Independence Day celebration that is held annually on the weekend of or immediately before July 4th. The festival begins with a Friday night "Concert in the Park" held at the Ninety Six Town Park, Saluda Street/Cross Ave, Ninety Six, just off Hwy 34. The concert is free to the public. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and prepare to be entertained! Saturday morning begins with a Main Street Parade, filled with flags, ribbons and…

Greenville Zoo Camp (6-8 Year Olds)

June 25@9:00 am-4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 25, 2021

WE BUILT A ZOO - ALL DAY CAMP Camp Fee: Members - $275.00 Non-members - $295.00 Many animals rely on people to build their home for them. Join us as we discover what it takes for people to provide the right habitat for animals whether it be a zoo, aquarium, terrarium, and more! (Lunch provided)

Greenville Zoo Camp (Kinder Camp)

June 25@10:00 am-11:30 am
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One event on July 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Put away the umbrellas, grab your sunscreen, and join us as we learn all about life in the world’s deserts! During this camp, we will discuss traits of a desert, how animals can live there, and meet some desert dwelling animal friends in the classroom!

Methodical Dessert Bar at the Commons

June 25@5:00 pm-8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, happening 18 times

Celebrate the weekend with Methodical Coffee at The Commons each Friday and Saturday evening from 5-8 p.m.

Sounds of Summer

June 25@7:00 pm-9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 28, 2021

Join us each Friday night for live music in the park.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a fun night out with your family or friends.  Please leave your pets at home.

25 Drive in Movie Theater

June 25@7:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

THIS WEEKEND AT THE DRIVE IN!  864-554-1272  for rental info GATE OPENS AT 7:00  YOUR TICKET PURCHASE LETS YOU SEE THE TWO MOVIES ON ONE SCREEN IT'S DINNER AND A MOVIE LIKE YOU'VE NEVER HAD BEFORE! ALL AT THE DRIVE IN THEATRE

Mitch Rossell @ The Peace Center

June 25@7:30 pm-9:30 pm

As part of the White Claw Concerts at the Peace Center, Mitch Rossell is coming to Greenville. Tickets are on sale now.

Alchemy Comedy Theater

June 25@7:30 pm-June 27@9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Since 2011, the Alchemy Comedy Theater has been Greenville’s best combination of weekly improv, stand up, and sketch comedy shows.  These live energetic shows feature different local performers and special guests each week.

SC Festival of Flowers: Men’s Golf Tournament

June 26-June 27

The Greenwood Country Club is proud to be hosting this event and we are striving to make it again one of the best amateur events in the upstate of South Carolina. The tournament is 36-Hole stroke play event.

Simpsonville Farmer’s Market

June 26@8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, happening 12 times

The Simpsonville Farmers Market is an open-air market held on in-season Saturdays in the heart of downtown Simpsonville. Our vendors are local farmers and artisans, and unlike others in the area, we plan and run our own market each year. We feature an array of products from the expected seasonal fruits and vegetables, to eggs and artisan cheeses, locally roasted coffee, eggs and meat, health and beauty care, and much more. What was a small affair in 2010 has now…

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