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Apr
24
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Apr
26
Fri
2019
Get Hip! The Steve Watson Trio with Jamey Wright at the Carolina Music Museum @ Carolina Music Museum
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Pretty tough to find a better jazz guitarist anywhere than Greenville native, Steve Watson! Steve’s hip caused him to miss his slot in the Heritage Green Music Fall Season–thanks to his former student, Matt Dingledine, the show went on but, now, hip replaced–yeah, he’s hip again!–his trio, with Greg Alewine on base, Brendan Williamson on piano, with vocals by Jamey Wright will fill the Carolina Music Museum with jazz from the great American Songbook on Friday night, April 26 at 7:30. There was standing room only in the fall so get your tickets now ‘cause the 80 seats went quickly! So, call 864-520-8807 and reserve your seats now! $15 for adults, $5 for students! Sure, there’ll be beer, wine, popcorn and America’s music, Jazz!

Get Hip! The Steve Watson Trio w/Jamey Wright at CMM

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Come Have Fun With Us & Drum Along With Us for KidsFest 2019 @ Carolina Music Museum
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Last April master drummer, Jeff Holland, kept everyone happy, smiling and drumming for nearly two hours! He was so good he’ll be back this summer and the sound of his drums will bring everyone, children of all ages, to the Carolina Music Museum to play the drums, big and small, loud and soft and Heritage Green will be alive with family activities at The Children’s Museum, the Greenville County Museum of Art, the Greenville Little Theatre, the Hughes Library and the Upcountry History Museum–all of us on Heritage Green! Join us from 10 AM to 11:30 AM as nearly 700 did last summer! You’ll find free parking behind the library all day long!
FREE! All ages welcome! Instruments provided!

Evening Song: Featuring Faure’s Requiem in D minor, Op. 48 @ War Memorial Chapel
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm

Enjoy an evening of beautiful choral music as the award-winning Rivertree Singers present Gabriel Faure’s Requiem in D minor, Op. 48 alongside other choral gems!

May
4
Sat
2019
Orchestral Double Header Season Finale @ Riverside Baptist Church
May 4 @ 1:00 pm

The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra concludes its 2018-19 season at the Riverside Baptist 1249 S. Suber Rd Greer, SC 29650, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 3:00pm and 7:30 p.m. with the Sensory Friendly Concert for special needs children (3:00pm) and the Annual Pops Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo (7:30pm). Events for the Sensory Friendly Concert will begin at 1pm, culminating in the concert at 3:00pm. All of Foothills’ concerts are free and general admission to the public. Refreshments will be provided following the performance at our reception where people can meet and greet the performers.
Both programs include popular music favorites from movies, classical music, and television shows. In addition, we will be holding an instrument petting zoo open for all children at both concerts. At this event, children of all ages will be able to try out the different instruments of the orchestra as we work to encourage the next generation to pursue music studies on an orchestral instrument. For the Sensory Friendly Concert, multiple organizations will be present to offer assistance for families of special needs children, along with special activities for the children to enjoy.

May
10
Fri
2019
Louise Dubin, ‘Cellist and Fabio Parrini, Pianist, play Chopin and Mendelssohn at the Carolina Music Museum. @ Carolina Music Museum
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Louise Dubin and Fabio Parrini will present a concert of works for ‘cello and piano by Chopin, Mendelssohn, Auguste Franchomme, Saint-Saens, and two more modern compositions–the 1917 Sonata by Charles Koechlin and the Serenade by Poulenc. Dubin, described as an “artist of refined taste and musicianship” by The Strad Magazine, has performed throughout the US and Europe. Parrini, a Steinway Artist, is Chair of the Piano Department at North Greenville University and a Fulbright Scholar and a Kahn Award winner from Boston University.

With only 80 seats available we urge everyone to make their reservations early. $15 for adults, $5 for students with ID’s. Call 520-8807 to make your reservations.

May
18
Sat
2019
Tryon International Film Festival – 5th Annual BBQ, Music & Movie Fundraiser @ Mountain Brook Vineyard
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

5 th Annual Tryon International Film Festival BBQ Fundraiser
Brought to you by the Polk County Film Initiative
Join us for the 5 th Annual, Tryon International Film Festival BBQ Fundraiser, at Mountain Brook Vineyards
in Tryon.
Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, bell bottom jeans, tie-dyed shirts and free spirit, as we trip back to
1969 for a special screening of “Woodstock”.
Rap with all your friends and dig the music of Michael Baughman. Then munch out on the classic BBQ of
Bird Mountain and Tim Wright. Soak in the fabulous wines which are grown, bottled and produced on
Mountain Brooks’ spectacular seven-acre vineyard.
Asheville's Power Duo, “The Paper Crowns” will take the stage as the evening gets rolling. Then, as the
sun goes down, toss down a blanket let the Polk County Film initiative take you on a trip to
“Woodstock”. See how 50,000 tickets holders brought along 500,000 of their friends and turned
Woodstock into a pivoting point of the pop culture.
It will be a groovy evening to remember. Please support Year 5 of the Tryon International Film Festival.

May
22
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Jun
22
Sat
2019
Brahms: A German Requiem – Robert Shaw’s Unpublished English Edition @ Rodeheaver Auditorium
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm

Come enjoy a special performance as Rivertree Singers joins forces with a full orchestra and choristers from around the United States to present Robert Shaw’s unpublished English edition of Brahms’ monumental German Requiem, Op. 45!

Jun
26
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Aug
28
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Opening Night Gala: Masterworks I @ Riverside Baptist Church
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra announces the opening concert of the 2019-20 season at the Riverside Baptist 1249 S. Suber Rd Greer, SC 29650, Saturday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. with the Opening Night Gala: Masterworks I Concert All of Foothills’ concerts are free and general admission to the public. Refreshments will be provided following the performance at our reception where people can meet and greet the performers. The program includes our annual art sale for local artists, as well as is the opening concert of the orchestra’s 20th anniversary season. Because of this, all of our masterworks concerts will be featuring favorite selections from the previous nineteen seasons, as well as other miscellaneous surprises along the way.
Performing in Greenville since 2000, Foothills Philharmonic is committed to providing high-quality, classical music performances to the Upstate community free of charge. The orchestra is an all-volunteer orchestra made up of accomplished non-professional musicians from the Upstate region of South Carolina. Orchestra membership includes individuals from many walks of life including part-time musicians, teachers, lawyers, business professionals, and homemakers. Kory Vrieze is the Orchestra’s Artistic Director and Conductor. Membership in the Foothills Philharmonic is open to amateur and professional musicians. Training in youth orchestra, college orchestra, or professional orchestra, in the Greenville Concert Band or an equivalent band is suggested as necessary experience. For more information about joining the orchestra, interested parties should contact our personnel manager at [email protected]
For more information about this concert, or about the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra, please visit foothillsphilharmonic.org. or call the office at (864) 326-5780.

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Oct
3
Thu
2019
Thomas Rhett Concert @ Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Oct 3 all-day

Thomas Rhett will make a stop in Greenville, SC on his “Very Hot Summer Tour 2019” this fall. Country star revealed that fellow American country singers Dustin Lynch and Russell Dickerson will join him on tour. Making the tour even more special is inclusion of Thomas Rhett’s father, fellow country star Rhett Akins, creating a recipe for a memorable slew of concerts.

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Masterworks II: Greer Community Ministries @ Riverside Baptist Church
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra continues its 2019-20 season at the Riverside Baptist 1249 S. Suber Rd Greer, SC 29650, Saturday, November 2, at 7:00 p.m. with Masterworks II: Greer Community Ministries Food Drive. All of Foothills’ concerts are free and general admission to the public. Refreshments will be provided following the performance at our reception where people can meet and greet the performers. The program includes our annual Greer Community Ministries Food Drive, as well as isa part of the celebrations surrounding the orchestra’s 20th anniversary season. Because of this, all of our masterworks concerts will be featuring favorite selections from the previous nineteen seasons, as well as other miscellaneous surprises along the way.
Performing in Greenville since 2000, Foothills Philharmonic is committed to providing high-quality, classical music performances to the Upstate community free of charge. The orchestra is an all-volunteer orchestra made up of accomplished non-professional musicians from the Upstate region of South Carolina. Orchestra membership includes individuals from many walks of life including part-time musicians, teachers, lawyers, business professionals, and homemakers. Kory Vrieze is the Orchestra’s Artistic Director and Conductor. Membership in the Foothills Philharmonic is open to amateur and professional musicians. Training in youth orchestra, college orchestra, or professional orchestra, in the Greenville Concert Band or an equivalent band is suggested as necessary experience. For more information about joining the orchestra, interested parties should contact our personnel manager at [email protected]
For more information about this concert, or about the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra, please visit foothillsphilharmonic.org. or call the office at (864) 326-5780.

Nov
27
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Annual Christmas Concert @ Riverside Baptist Church
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm

The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra continues its 2019-20 season at the Riverside Baptist Church 1249 S. Suber Rd Greer, SC 29650, Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. with the Annual Christmas Concert and Toys for Tots Drive. All of Foothills’ concerts are free and general admission to the public. Refreshments will be provided following the performance at our reception where people can meet and greet the performers. The program includes seasonal favorites that will be guaranteed to help our audience get into a festive mood for the holiday season.
Performing in Greenville since 2000, Foothills Philharmonic is committed to providing high-quality, classical music performances to the Upstate community free of charge. The orchestra is an all-volunteer orchestra made up of accomplished non-professional musicians from the Upstate region of South Carolina. Orchestra membership includes individuals from many walks of life including part-time musicians, teachers, lawyers, business professionals, and homemakers. Kory Vrieze is the Orchestra’s Artistic Director and Conductor. Membership in the Foothills Philharmonic is open to amateur and professional musicians. Training in youth orchestra, college orchestra, or professional orchestra, in the Greenville Concert Band or an equivalent band is suggested as necessary experience. For more information about joining the orchestra, interested parties should contact our personnel manager at [email protected]
For more information about this concert, or about the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra, please visit foothillsphilharmonic.org. or call the office at (864) 326-5780.

Dec
25
Wed
2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Dec 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.