Things to Do

Greenville Events & Things to Do

Explore theatres, galleries, concerts, nightlife, things to do , and more in the Greenville, SC and Upstate areas.

Jul
23
Sat
2016
Growth Through Nature
Jul 23 – Sep 18 all-day

“Aurora; Rays of Dawn; Growth Through Nature” 

will be at The North Carolina Arboretum

Saturday, July 23 – Sunday, September 18  

in the Education Center – second floor gallery,

100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806

The show will feature artists from Aurora Studio & Gallery.

Jul
26
Tue
2016
Peace Chamber Summer Workshop for Students
Jul 26 @ 9:30 am

Peace Chamber Summer Workshop for Students

Catering to talented amateurs, accomplished musicians and everyone in between, summer workshops provide invaluable experience to chamber musicians looking to hone their craft.

Participants will be divided into small groups based on experience level, where they will work closely with professional visiting artists in an authentic chamber setting.

And at the end of the workshop, students will have the opportunity to utilize what they have learned during a chamber showcase open to friends and family.

Floral Design Workshop Series
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am

Floral Design Workshop Series

If you’re a gardener who thinks they grow the best flowers in Buncombe County, the Office of Cooperative Extension has a great floral design workshop series to instruct on innovative ways to present your finest flowers for competition.

The class is taking place on Tuesday, July 26 from 10AM – 12PM at the WNC Ag Center, at 1301 Fanning Bridge Road in Fletcher.

More specifically at the David Event Center, located at Gate 5.

Bring your flowers, supplies, and containers for instruction on how to enter your floral designs, with a special discussion on selecting a designing category from the Fair catalog.

You will also learn about designing within a focal color range.

Burntyard Vineyards Wine Tastings
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm

Burntyard Vineyards Wine Tastings

Summit Wine Club

Wine Tastings Sunday – Thursday 12-6pm

Winery Tours 2 pm Daily

2695 Sugarloaf Rd. Hendersonville, NC 28792

Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm

Table Rock State Park Presents: Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours

Several prominent families of Colonial and Antebellum South Carolina lived at Hampton Plantation, including Rutledges, Horrys and Pinckneys. Today, the mansion stands as a testament to the wealth and power of these families as well as the craftsmanship of the builders.

Tours include a study of the architecture and evolution of the house, as seen in the open walls and unfurnished rooms, as well as personal insight into the people that called Hampton home.

Gaffney Station Farmers’ Market
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm

Gaffney Station Farmers’ Market

The Gaffney Station Farmers Market is  a great place to shop for locally grown produce.  Located at 500 North Granard Street (directly across the street from the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery), the Gaffney Station Farmers Market will be open from May 30 to October 31 during the following days and times:
• Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
• Saturday mornings from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.

Greenville DOWNTOWN Line Dancing
Jul 26 @ 6:15 pm

Greenville DOWNTOWN Line Dancing

Every Tuesday from 6:15 to 8 pm at Sears Rec Center in McPherson Park (corner of N Main & E Park). Dances are taught in a fun and easy way with a variety of music – Hip Hop, R&B, Rock & Roll, Latin, Country, Shag, Swing. Party dances include Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Bikers Shuffle, Cha Cha Slide. Second hour moves into mainstream dances -Good Time, Tush Push, R&B Boogie and more. No partner or dance knowledge required. Two left feet are fine. Bring your friends and have some fun. Cost – $5 (Greenville City Residents -$4)

Sears Rec Center, 100 E Park Ave, Greenville SC 29601

Yoga at Downtown Spartanburg Public Library
Jul 26 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga at Downtown Spartanburg Public Library

Tuesdays

6:15 – 7pm

Yoga @ your Library every Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Barrett Room. Please bring your own blanket or mat. All ages and ability levels welcome. Charge for the class is $2.00 per person.

151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306
Maxwell
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm

The Peace Center Presents:

MAXWELL

Greenville, South Carolina

Meditation and Study Group
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm

– Meditation and Study Group. The current study topic is the “37 Practices of a Bodhisattva.” The Meditation and Study Group meets at the Unitarian Church, 131 Oakmont Drive, Greenville.

Jul
27
Wed
2016
Peace Chamber Summer Workshop for Students
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am

Peace Chamber Summer Workshop for Students

Catering to talented amateurs, accomplished musicians and everyone in between, summer workshops provide invaluable experience to chamber musicians looking to hone their craft.

Participants will be divided into small groups based on experience level, where they will work closely with professional visiting artists in an authentic chamber setting.

And at the end of the workshop, students will have the opportunity to utilize what they have learned during a chamber showcase open to friends and family.

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – live theater
Jul 27 @ 10:15 am

The Carl Sandburg Home Presents:

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – live theater

Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country.  Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

All ages are welcome.  Performances held Wednesday and Friday morning at 10:15 am, rain or sine.

NO shows the week of July 11.  An alternative program will be offered.

Burntyard Vineyards Wine Tastings
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm

Burntyard Vineyards Wine Tastings

Summit Wine Club

Wine Tastings Sunday – Thursday 12-6pm

Winery Tours 2 pm Daily

2695 Sugarloaf Rd. Hendersonville, NC 28792

Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm

Table Rock State Park Presents: Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours

Several prominent families of Colonial and Antebellum South Carolina lived at Hampton Plantation, including Rutledges, Horrys and Pinckneys. Today, the mansion stands as a testament to the wealth and power of these families as well as the craftsmanship of the builders.

Tours include a study of the architecture and evolution of the house, as seen in the open walls and unfurnished rooms, as well as personal insight into the people that called Hampton home.

The Science of Art ~ Fabulous Felt!
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm
The Science of Art ~ Fabulous Felt!
(Ages 7-11) 
Bring your creativity and use colored wool to create felted beads, jewelry, and felted pictures.
$40 non members/$30 members. Fabulous Felt is sponsored by NC Printing.

318 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Music Jam at the Orchard
Jul 27 @ 1:45 pm

Orchard at Alta Pass

  • Music Jam at 1:45pm on Wednesdays, May through September
Humpday Getaway
Jul 27 @ 2:30 pm

The Brewery Experience Presents: Humpday Getaway

Spice up your work week with a tour starting at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co. We roll on with stops at Thomas Creek, Brewery 85 or Quest Brewing. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.

Price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!

Meet outside Upstate Craft Beer Co., 400 Augusta St., Greenville. Free parking!

$59 per person

 Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
CoDA meeting
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm

CoDA meeting

Unitarian Universalism Fellowship @ 1135 State Park Road Greenville SC 29609

Karaoke and Dinner
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm

Blues Boulevard Jazz Greenville Presents:

Join us for Karaoke and Dinner

Please note, there is a $10.00 minimum purchase of food or drinks required per person. Ticket price does not include gratuity.

300 River St., Ste 203
Greenville, SC 29601

Gregg Allman at The Peace Center
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm