Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Several upcoming events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.
Event organizers can contact us to update their event’s information.

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

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Community Resource Maps
Apr 21 all-day
Online w/ Ten at the Top
TATT volunteers have developed a number of interactive regional asset maps. Check out links to regional resources below.
I’m vaccinated — can I travel now?
Apr 21 all-day
Online w/ Million Mile Secrets

We created a resource answering frequently asked questions on what to expect while traveling by plane amid COVID-19 and the safety precautions vaccinated individuals should take when planning their upcoming vacations.

SCORE Piedmont: Webinars
Apr 21 all-day
Online w/ SCORE Piedmont

Learn from the experts

Entrepreneurs benefit from a variety of regularly scheduled, low or no-cost educational workshops. Piedmont SCORE has a Basic Start-up Workshop somewhere in the Upstate every month.

Basics of Wheel Throwing
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Center for Arts Greer
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Community Resource Maps
Apr 22 all-day
Online w/ Ten at the Top
TATT volunteers have developed a number of interactive regional asset maps. Check out links to regional resources below.
I’m vaccinated — can I travel now?
Apr 22 all-day
Online w/ Million Mile Secrets

We created a resource answering frequently asked questions on what to expect while traveling by plane amid COVID-19 and the safety precautions vaccinated individuals should take when planning their upcoming vacations.

SCORE Piedmont: Webinars
Apr 22 all-day
Online w/ SCORE Piedmont

Learn from the experts

Entrepreneurs benefit from a variety of regularly scheduled, low or no-cost educational workshops. Piedmont SCORE has a Basic Start-up Workshop somewhere in the Upstate every month.

2021 Mountain Science Expo (Online!)
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Online w/ NC Arboretum

It’s the 10th anniversary of the Mountain Science Expo at The North Carolina Arboretum, and this year the Expo is once again going virtual! Celebrate the occasion with our Youth Education team and science partners across our community on Thursday, April 22, and Friday, April 23, as we present this special two-day summit of interactive programs and activities for students and their families.

Attendance is FREE and pre-registration is required. Simply create a login for the event, then add individual sessions to create your own custom itinerary.

LeaderSYP virtual event: Build Your Brand
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Online

LEADERSYP: BUILD YOUR BRAND

Listening Awe Walk
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
NC Arboretum

Aurality, Wonder, Environment. Musician and environmental soundscape artist Tyler Kinnear takes participants on a Listening Awe Walk designed to deepen an aural connection to the local soundscape. Learn to give your ears priority and listen to the sounds around you.

Stand Against Racism Campaign
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Online w/ YWCA

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

This year, our Stand Against Racism Campaign centers around the theme of Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis.

Public health is, and always has been, central to racial justice work. This year our theme is especially pertinent as our nation continues to face the intersecting public health crises of COVID-19 and racism.

Join us from April 22 – 25, 2021, as we hold virtual events, share information, advocate, and more with a common goal in mind. Understanding the economic and social determinants of health and how racism impacts public health outcomes. We see this critical work as necessary to uprooting systemic inequity in communities of color.

Thursday, April 22: Join us in a virtual town hall as we discuss the connections between racism and public health outcomes, how to implement public health practices to effectively identify and address racial injustice in our communities, and community engagement and public policy strategies to advance racial equity through a public health lens.

Register today for a powerful event uplifting the voices of public health professionals, advocates, and trailblazers doing the work to improve the future for people of color!

Contemplative Photography and The Enveloping Landscape in Spring
Apr 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Online w/ NC Arboretum

 

Deepen your intimacy with your surroundings and the natural world through photography. Award-winning documentary photographer Susan Patrice offers a heart-felt photography workshop that combines contemplative practices with ways to document this extraordinary time that might keep us six feet apart from other humans but can inspire a closer and more intimate focus on nature and our surroundings. Through this simple photographic practice, a nearby green space can become an oasis of beauty and connection and your own backyard can come alive with extraordinary photographic opportunities. Four Zoom-based class meetings include photographic assignments, rich sharing and discussion, and supportive critiques. Registration for this class also includes one half-hour individualized consultation with the instructor to workshop equipment, portfolio or composition questions (offered online, time to be determined).

BRN Elective credit, NC EE Criteria II or III credit

Part of Adult Education Programs offered in celebration of The Enveloping Landscape: A Contemplative Photographic Journey, showing at the Baker Exhibit Center at The North Carolina Arboretum through May 2, 2021. The exhibition brings together Susan Patrice’s photographs shown alongside participants in The Enveloping Landscape workshops in each season of 2020 at the Arboretum. This stunning and expansive exhibition shows the breadth and depth of our region through the eyes and hearts of 23 regional photographers.

 

Click here for additional information and educational programs and events planned in connection with the exhibition.

 

Tools: Zoom, Google account for sharing images

 

 

*Instructions for joining via Zoom will be sent by email the day prior to the first class. Please add [email protected] to your contacts to ensure our emails do not end up in your spam folder. This is a live, interactive class, though recordings of class sessions can be made available to registered participants by request if they need to miss a session.

Spring Class: Acting Foundations (3rd-6th)
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Chapman Cultural Center

Are you interested in acting but not quite sure where to start? We’ve got you covered! This class will build self-confidence while developing physical, vocal, and creative skills for the stage. You will leave the class with a strong foundation in stage performance and a newfound sense of self-expression.

 

This class will meet weekly on Thursdays for 10 weeks starting Thursday, February 25, 2021. The final class will be on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Classes will not meet the week of April 5-9, 2021 due to district 7 spring break.

Broadway Dance  4th – 8th Grades
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Online w/ Flat Rock Playhouse/Studio 52
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Boogie to Broadway in this low-pressure, high-energy virtual dance class focusing on fun musical theatre steps and choreography for all levels! With an emphasis on focus, body awareness, musicality, and acting through movement, young actors will learn Broadway-style choreography and leave feeling more confident expressing themselves through dance at home or on stage. No prior experience is necessary.

Grades: 4th – 8th
Virtual Platform: Zoom
Instructor: Anna Kimmell


Supplies Needed: Internet connection, a small, designated space to safely move around during class.

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 8
Directing: Stages of the Process  Age: Adult (18+)
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Online w/ Flat Rock Playhouse/Studio 52
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Learn about a director’s process in an all-new, four-week course led by Flat Rock’s Producing Artistic Director Lisa K. Bryant. Follow an overview of Lisa’s approach to interpreting the text, defining the rules of an imaginary world, conveying her vision, guiding production elements, and bringing the story to life in moment-to-moment work with actors. Whether you seek a greater appreciation for the process or hope to become a creative leader, feel inspired to trust your instincts and work collaboratively to bring a vision to life!

Virtual Platform: Zoom
Instructor: Lisa K. Bryant


Supplies Needed: Internet connection and a journal for notes, reflections, and musings.

​REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 8  

Virtual Poetry Workshop with Carlene Kucharczyk
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Online w/ Carl Sandburg House

This workshop is open to writers of all skill levels and is a fun way to find inspiration from a new prompt or revise current work. Carlene was the 2018 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence.
Sign up to attend the workshop at https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx…
Carlene Kucharczyk first came to the Carl Sandburg Home when she was taking a road trip down the Blue Ridge Parkway and camping in national parks. She loved it and knew she would one day apply to be the writer-in- residence. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in Poetry from North Carolina State University in 2015, where she taught creative writing as a graduate student. After the program, she taught expository writing at the Agricultural Institute at NC State.
In 2017, she was awarded the Henry David Thoreau Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. She was also the recipient of a scholarship to The Frost Place Poetry Seminar. Her poetry and prose have been published or are forthcoming in Tupelo Quarterly, Connecticut River Review, Atlanta Review, Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, Permafrost Magazine, and Strange Horizons. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has placed in the North Carolina State Poetry and Fiction contests. She currently works as a freelance copyeditor, and is originally from Connecticut.
Thanks to the Friends of Carl Sandburg, Inc. for their support of this program!
Friday, April 23, 2021
Community Resource Maps
Apr 23 all-day
Online w/ Ten at the Top
TATT volunteers have developed a number of interactive regional asset maps. Check out links to regional resources below.
I’m vaccinated — can I travel now?
Apr 23 all-day
Online w/ Million Mile Secrets

We created a resource answering frequently asked questions on what to expect while traveling by plane amid COVID-19 and the safety precautions vaccinated individuals should take when planning their upcoming vacations.

SCORE Piedmont: Webinars
Apr 23 all-day
Online w/ SCORE Piedmont

Learn from the experts

Entrepreneurs benefit from a variety of regularly scheduled, low or no-cost educational workshops. Piedmont SCORE has a Basic Start-up Workshop somewhere in the Upstate every month.

Seed to Table Video Lessons
Apr 23 all-day
Online w/ Hub City Farmers Market

Hub City Farmers Market

Our Virtual Seed to Table Program is Here!