Calendar of Events

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South Carolina State Museum : South Carolina Unearthed
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

 

South Carolina State Museum :

South Carolina Unearthed

Opens June 28
Travel millions of years into South Carolina’s past in the State Museum’s new natural history exhibit! The exhibit will showcase a variety of specimens from the museum’s extensive and nationally-known collection of animals that once inhabited the palmetto state.
This exhibit is free with museum general admission or membership.

South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais St

Columbia , SC

29201

(803) 898-4921

http://www.museum.state.sc.us/

South Carolina State Museum : The American Revolutionary War in South Carolina
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

South Carolina State Museum :


Opens May 24
This new changing exhibit will examine the major role that South Carolina played in the Revolutionary War, where over 200 engagements (battles and skirmishes) took place, more than any other colony during the war.  The exhibit, made possible by a grant from the South Carolina Humanities Council, is part of the State Museum’s Traveling Exhibits Program and will be available to travel to other venues starting September 2014.

South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais St

Columbia , SC

29201

(803) 898-4921

http://www.museum.state.sc.us/

ANTIQUE BIKES ON MAIN
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

ANTIQUE BIKES ON MAIN

Chesnee, SC
Motorcycle Stunt Show takes place twice on both Saturday and Sunday, Swap Meet all day on both days, and a FREE concert on Sunday at noon.
Chimney Rock Park : Naturalist Niche Series
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day


Chimney Rock Park :

Naturalist Niche Series
Dates: 2nd & 4th Sat April – November
Time: TBA
Cost:  Advance registration required.
Join an expert naturalist on our trails to learn about wild edibles, plants, wildlife, survival skills, birds, geology or other cool outdoor topics. Programs and hikes vary by date; offered on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of every month from April-November, weather permitting.

Chimney Rock Park

431 Main St

Chimney Rock, NC 28720

(828) 625-9611

http://www.chimneyrockpark.com/

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER DOG SHOW
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER DOG SHOW

301 College Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Cherokee County’s Premier Dog Show
Show begins at 9 am starring You and Your Best Friend
Adopt-A-Thon featuring the Fabulous Shelter Dogs
Pet Photos, Pet Nail Trims, exam – shots, and more
Animal Allies – have your best friend spayed or neutered
Walk The Walk in our Dog Fashion Show
FREE
Dog Obedience class by Professional Dog Trainer Kim Kappler
Demonstrations by: Terry “Stick” Queen, Owner – Comfort and Joy Kennels

Contact Carlton Bridges Sr. for more info and sponsorship opportunities at

864-838-1705 or email cbridges@charter.net

Contact Humane Society of Cherokee County Adoption Coordinator Tina Christman

for adoption application at 864-839-3178 or email: [email protected]

Gusto Fest 3: Attack of the Gusto
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

Gusto Fest 3: Attack of the Gusto

2845 N. Pleasantburg Dr. Greenville, SC 29609
No One Likes Your Band presents Gusto Fest 3 featuring some of the best Rock, Metal, Punk and Hip-Hop in South Carolina. The party of the year has returned!

Music by:
Morgan of the Pines
Sun Brother
Now In 3D
M.E.H.
Coffin Torture
Z Generation Rebels
The RAMO
Rick Somethin
and more!

South Carolina State Museum Exhibit : The Civil War in South Carolina: Naval Warfare
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

South Carolina State Museum :

Expansion
Opens May 30
The State Museum’s expanding Civil War in South Carolina exhibit is getting a facelift. New updates to the exhibit will focus on the coast of South Carolina, specifically Port Royal, Charleston and the Union blockade of Charleston Harbor. Visitors will see small things that were used in everyday life during the war, including a pipe bowl owned by one of the Drayton brothers and a small secession flag, as well as larger artifacts such as ordnance (ammunition) from several types of cannons and mortars used to defend the coast.

South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais St

Columbia , SC

29201

(803) 898-4921

http://www.museum.state.sc.us/

Summer on Augusta Festival
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

Summer on Augusta Returns with Four Day Festival  +++++  2014 Community Festival Celebrating Historic Augusta Road

Augusta Road Business Association (ARBA) announces the 2014 Summer on Augusta taking place July 24 through July 27, and is presented by Virginia Hayes

of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS. Summer on Augusta is a community festival celebrating one of Greenville’s most historic business districts. Festivities

and live music will take place all along Augusta Road. Last year was a three day festival and 2014 will be a four day festival.

This will be the third year of Summer on Augusta and the event has grown each year. Live music is a focus of Summer on Augusta and will include many styles of music including beach

music, bluegrass, Americana, rock and country. Featured local bands and musicians include The Royal Scotsmen Band, Simple Syrup, West End String Band, Dead 27, The Bad Popes, Spencer

Rush, Charles Hedgepath, Doug Jones, Adam McFarlane, Jeff Buchanan, Brian Buffalo, Mark Dye and John Atkins.

The 2014 Summer on Augusta events are created to celebrate summer in the south with many themed events and attractions. Look forward to the Second Annual Tomato (Mater) Pie

Contest happening on Saturday and 2013 Best in Show winner, Reggie Reinovsky, will be one of the judges this year. Plus, additional events include Grillin’ and Chillin’, Block Party at Capers

Place, Shaggin’ on Augusta, Sounds for Hounds, a benefit for Greenville Humane Society, Rock the Village, Blockhouse Summer Bash, and Playdate at Primrose School for the kids.

The events schedule can be found at www.onlyonaugusta.com/summer.

Upcountry History Museum : The Amazing Castle
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

 

Upcountry History Museum :

The Amazing Castle

June 28 – September 28, 2014

Amazing Castle

Sparking imagination, The Amazing Castle, an immersive hands-on exhibit, introduces audiences to medieval history.  Visitors step back in time to explore life in a medieval castle village, and learn about the importance of the interconnectedness of individuals in a community.  The roles of lords and ladies, knights, the court jester and castle villagers are explored through hands-on learning.

Upcountry History Museum

540 Buncombe St

Greenville, SC

29601

(864) 467-3100

http://www.upcountryhistory.org/

Upcountry History Museum Exhibit : Star Spangled History
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

 

Upcountry History Museum Exhibit :

Star Spangled History: The 200th Anniversary of Our National Anthem

May 17 – September 17, 2014

Star Spangled History

This exhibit commemorates the War of 1812 and the siege of Fort McHenry – the site that inspired Francis Scott Key to write what would become the Star Spangled Banner. Visitors can delve deeper into the War of 1812, see how Key’s poem became our national anthem, and learn the fascinating history of the country’s famous flag.

Upcountry History Museum

540 Buncombe St

Greenville, SC

29601

(864) 467-3100

http://www.upcountryhistory.org/

Camp Kaleidoscope
Jul 26 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

 

Camp Kaleidoscope

2014 is going to be an AWESOME summer with Greenville County Rec. Our goals for camp are very simple; Keep the campers safe & make them smile!  Last year we adjusted our fees to include all field trips, pizza parties, and field day fees. This was a wonderful change to our program.

Our campers will enjoy all of our typical activities; swimming, game playing, and arts & crafts projects. And some not-so-typical activities like; messy counselor day, Christmas in July, Twins day, and more. Our swimming trips will include Discovery Island Water Park, Otter Creek Water Park, 7th Inning Splash Water Park and Westside Aquatic Center. Field trips will have visits to Gattitown, the Greenville Drive, and bowling & skating.

 

Duration:  June 16th – August 8th(Closed July 4th)

7:30am -6:00pm    (Bell’s Crossing will close at 5:30pm)

Northside Park, Bell’s Crossing Elementary, Southside Park (formally Camp Cougar)

Boys & Girls 6-11

Entering 1st thru 6th

$90 per week. $30 Registration fee due at sign up.

Locations: Northside Park, Bell’s Crossing Elementary, Southside Park (formally Camp Cougar)

Camp Pavilion
Jul 26 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Camp-Pavilion

Camp Pavilion

Greenville County Rec has 2 major goals for summer camps: Fun & Safety.  Each summer our kids look forward to coming to camp to enjoy games, crafts, field trips, and developing relationships with counselors and friends.  Our field trips will include Discovery Island Water Park, Otter Creek Water Park, 7th Inning Splash Water Park, as well as visits to Frankie’s, the Greenville Drive, and bowling & skating.  All field trips are included in the cost of camp.

 

Summer 2014

June 9th  – August 15th  (Closed July 4th)

7 :30am -6:00pm

Pavilion Recreation Complex (Upstairs)

Boys & Girls ages 6-11

Entering 1st thru 6thGrades

 

Registration will open to returning campers on February 3rd, 2014.

Registration will open to the public on March 3rd, 2014.

 

Click to view our Camp Guide 14 for information on pricing, dates, and details.

 

Join us for our Parent/Camper Orientation at 7:00pm on June 5th.

 

For more information please contact Christy Martin at 864-322-0855 or [email protected].

Community Centers Summer Vacation Camp
Jul 26 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

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Community Centers Summer Vacation Camp

This traditional summer day camp is well into its second decade of serving the families of Greenville County. The fee for 2014 will include all field trips. A typical week for our campers will see them: swim, play games, complete arts & crafts projects, and take field trips. Field trips will include visits to Greenville Rec Waterparks and the Pavilion. Lunch is provided.

June 16th – August 8th (Closed July 4th)

7:30am – 6:00pm.

Boys & Girls 6-11

Entering grades 1st through 6th

$260 for eight weeks: Payment of $130 due @ Registration.
Remaining balance is due by June 6th, 2014

Wanderers Teen Camp
Jul 26 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Wanderers

Wanderers Teen Camp

The Wanderers Teen Camp is a great place for teens that enjoy making friends and want lots of activity.  Each summer The Wanderers engage in a variety of activities such as producing their own talent show, visiting local soup kitchens, swimming, and having a video game tournament. The campers enjoy weekly local field trips as well as 4 BIG field trips. Examples of previous BIG trips include: Lake Lanier Water Park, Carowinds, Six Flags and the National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC.  All field trips are included in the cost of camp.

 

Summer 2014

June 9 – Aug. 15 (No camp July 4th) .

7:30am – 6:00pm daily

Pavilion Recreation Complex (In-Line Rink).

Boys & Girls ages 12 – 14

Entering grades 7th – 9th

 

Registration will open for returning campers on February 3rd, 2014.

Registration will open for the public on March 3rd, 2014

Join us for our Parent/Camper Orientation at 7:00pm on June 5th.

For more information please contact Tarsha Small at 864-322-7529 or [email protected].

ANDERSON JOCKEY LOT AND FARMER’S MARKET
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

ANDERSON JOCKEY LOT AND FARMER’S MARKET

4530 Highway 29 North, Belton
For over 32 years, the Anderson Jockey Lot has been bringing small business to bargain shoppers. Every weekend over 1500 professional, hobby and yard sale dealers offer on over 65 acres everything you can imagine.
Foothills Heritage Market
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Every Saturday

May 3rd- November 1st 8 A.M. – NOON

 

The Premeir Farmers Market for Oconee County. This year we have over 40 vendors and are still growing! Vendors are vetted to ensure all product is local! We have produce, vegetable starts, flowers, plants, beef, pork, eggs, crafts, handmade soaps, herbs, handmade clothing, metalwork, crochet, art, and much much more! Come check us out each Saturday from 8am until Noon on Hwy 123 in between Westminster and Seneca, SC!
Fountain Inn Farmer’s Market
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fountain Inn Farmer’s Market

200 North Main Street, Fountain Inn, SC 29644
The Fountain Inn Farmers Market runs every Saturday morning in June, July, August, and September. For more information about how to get involved, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 864-862-4675.

Carolina Film Institute Open House and Student Film Screening
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

FREE Carolina Film Institute Open House and Student Film Screening

518 Hunts Bridge Rd, Greenville SC 29617
Learn about the next 40 Wk Total Immersion Film Program starting in August, meet the faculty, and tour the facilities. Student film screenings starting at 11 am and 1 pm.

https://www.facebook.com/carolina.filminstitute;

http://www.carolinafilminstitute.com

(800) 940-3546

Greenville Humane Society : Puppy Patrol / Dog Walking Orientation
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am


Greenville Humane Society : Puppy Patrol / Dog Walking Orientation

2nd & 4th Saturdays
10a – 11a
Orientations
1 Hour
Interested in volunteering with our Puppies & Kittens or Adult Dogs?
►LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE PER ORIENTATION
►REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
►To register for Puppy Patrol Orientation, please contact Tori Firth by email: [email protected]
►To register for Dog Walking Orientation, please contact Alysha Harvey by email: [email protected]

305 Airport Rd, Greenville

SC 29607

(864) 242-3626

http://www.greenvillehumane.com/

FREE ZUMBA CLASS
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

FREE ZUMBA CLASS

1025 Woodruff Road Suite A105
Zumba is the perfect way to dance yourself into shape! Join us for a free Zumba class and burn some calories with this fun and effective workout.