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Friday, September 17, 2021
Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Sep 17 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Rafting
Sep 17 all-day
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Rafting

Available April – October with the morning departure of the Nantahala Gorge Excursion departing Bryson City, NC. Train seating in Open Air Gondola. Booking available by phone only: 1-800-872-4681.

Convenient, Inclusive, and Simple!

  • Adult (13 years and older) $109
    Child (Minimum of 7 years old or 60 pounds) $92

A Fully-Guided Experience

The original Raft & Rail© since 1988: enjoy the two best adventures in the region in one day, great for families. Southern Living Magazine calls this “an ideal adventure for families, first-timers, young or old.” This full-day guided adventure starts with a Wildwater staff member greeting you at the train depot, followed by a scenic train trip, deli lunch with all the fixings, and a Nantahala River whitewater trip with a guide in every boat. Hot showers and a photo show follow immediately after your 8 mile Nantahala River trip. All transportation is included to and from the Bryson City Train Depot.

Available by phone only. Book now by calling 800-872-4681.

The Freewheelers of Spartanburg A Bicycling Club
Sep 17 all-day
The Freewheelers of Spartanburg

Join anytime for $25 (Single Membership)!

 

freewheelers-logoMembership is open year round.  $25 for Singles and $35 for Families.
By joining the Freewheelers you help support bicycle advocacy in the Spartanburg area. Membership also provides members opportunities to network with other cyclists through the online message board for rides and events.  Membership drive for the coming year is Oct-Dec of each year.
Club membership is no longer be a requirement to participate in the Assault on Mt. Mitchell.
Benefits and examples of what we do:
    • The Freewheelers offer a challenging and extensive ride calendar for the beginner as well as the seasoned rider
    • Monthly Club meetings to help guide and support cycling in Spartanburg.
    • Bearden Josey women’s racing team support
    • SAG support for local rides
Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park
Sep 17 all-day
The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park

The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park is a community collaboration located off the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail behind the Flock Shop in Spartanburg, SC. The park includes bicycle features like the wood and dirt flow trails which take mountain bikers on a roller coaster experience with little pedaling and braking necessary. The park was made to suit all skill levels, built with progressive features so you can start small and advance at your own pace.

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Sep 18 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Rafting
Sep 18 all-day
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Rafting

Available April – October with the morning departure of the Nantahala Gorge Excursion departing Bryson City, NC. Train seating in Open Air Gondola. Booking available by phone only: 1-800-872-4681.

Convenient, Inclusive, and Simple!

  • Adult (13 years and older) $109
    Child (Minimum of 7 years old or 60 pounds) $92

A Fully-Guided Experience

The original Raft & Rail© since 1988: enjoy the two best adventures in the region in one day, great for families. Southern Living Magazine calls this “an ideal adventure for families, first-timers, young or old.” This full-day guided adventure starts with a Wildwater staff member greeting you at the train depot, followed by a scenic train trip, deli lunch with all the fixings, and a Nantahala River whitewater trip with a guide in every boat. Hot showers and a photo show follow immediately after your 8 mile Nantahala River trip. All transportation is included to and from the Bryson City Train Depot.

Available by phone only. Book now by calling 800-872-4681.

The Freewheelers of Spartanburg A Bicycling Club
Sep 18 all-day
The Freewheelers of Spartanburg

Join anytime for $25 (Single Membership)!

 

freewheelers-logoMembership is open year round.  $25 for Singles and $35 for Families.
By joining the Freewheelers you help support bicycle advocacy in the Spartanburg area. Membership also provides members opportunities to network with other cyclists through the online message board for rides and events.  Membership drive for the coming year is Oct-Dec of each year.
Club membership is no longer be a requirement to participate in the Assault on Mt. Mitchell.
Benefits and examples of what we do:
    • The Freewheelers offer a challenging and extensive ride calendar for the beginner as well as the seasoned rider
    • Monthly Club meetings to help guide and support cycling in Spartanburg.
    • Bearden Josey women’s racing team support
    • SAG support for local rides
Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park
Sep 18 all-day
The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park

The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park is a community collaboration located off the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail behind the Flock Shop in Spartanburg, SC. The park includes bicycle features like the wood and dirt flow trails which take mountain bikers on a roller coaster experience with little pedaling and braking necessary. The park was made to suit all skill levels, built with progressive features so you can start small and advance at your own pace.

Bulldogs vs. Kennesaw State University
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm
Gibbs Stadium

Wofford University Logo - Go to Homepage  vs.  Kennesaw State University Logo

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Sep 19 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Rafting
Sep 19 all-day
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Rafting

Available April – October with the morning departure of the Nantahala Gorge Excursion departing Bryson City, NC. Train seating in Open Air Gondola. Booking available by phone only: 1-800-872-4681.

Convenient, Inclusive, and Simple!

  • Adult (13 years and older) $109
    Child (Minimum of 7 years old or 60 pounds) $92

A Fully-Guided Experience

The original Raft & Rail© since 1988: enjoy the two best adventures in the region in one day, great for families. Southern Living Magazine calls this “an ideal adventure for families, first-timers, young or old.” This full-day guided adventure starts with a Wildwater staff member greeting you at the train depot, followed by a scenic train trip, deli lunch with all the fixings, and a Nantahala River whitewater trip with a guide in every boat. Hot showers and a photo show follow immediately after your 8 mile Nantahala River trip. All transportation is included to and from the Bryson City Train Depot.

Available by phone only. Book now by calling 800-872-4681.

The Freewheelers of Spartanburg A Bicycling Club
Sep 19 all-day
The Freewheelers of Spartanburg

Join anytime for $25 (Single Membership)!

 

freewheelers-logoMembership is open year round.  $25 for Singles and $35 for Families.
By joining the Freewheelers you help support bicycle advocacy in the Spartanburg area. Membership also provides members opportunities to network with other cyclists through the online message board for rides and events.  Membership drive for the coming year is Oct-Dec of each year.
Club membership is no longer be a requirement to participate in the Assault on Mt. Mitchell.
Benefits and examples of what we do:
    • The Freewheelers offer a challenging and extensive ride calendar for the beginner as well as the seasoned rider
    • Monthly Club meetings to help guide and support cycling in Spartanburg.
    • Bearden Josey women’s racing team support
    • SAG support for local rides
Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park
Sep 19 all-day
The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park

The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park is a community collaboration located off the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail behind the Flock Shop in Spartanburg, SC. The park includes bicycle features like the wood and dirt flow trails which take mountain bikers on a roller coaster experience with little pedaling and braking necessary. The park was made to suit all skill levels, built with progressive features so you can start small and advance at your own pace.

Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm
Bank of America Stadium

Logo of the Carolina Panthers vs.  Logo of the New Orleans Saints

Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm
BANK OF AMERICA STADIUM

 

Monday, September 20, 2021
GIRLS ON THE RUN in the Upstate
Sep 20 – Nov 20 all-day
Varies

Run, encourages girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths and celebrate connections with others. Our tested curriculum blends physical activity with skill development that enables girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. In today’s unpredictable world, the strategies learned at Girls on Run are more important than ever.

The $150 Program Fee Includes: 16 lessons conducted by certified GOTR Coaches, an official GOTR t-shirt, participation in the season-ending 5K, a water bottle, a snack at each practice & a 5K finisher’s medal.

  • Monday, September 20, 2021
    to  Saturday, November 20, 2021
  • TimeProgram dates and times vary by school site. Please refer to our website for specific instructions. http://www.gotrupstatesc.org
  • Abner Creek Academy (T/TH 2:45 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-4 (Open)
  • Bethel Church (T/TH 3:30 – 5:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Caine Halter YMCA GOTR (M/W 5:00 – 6:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Caine Halter YMCA GOTR (T/TH 3:30 – 4:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Caine Halter YMCA Heart & Sole (T/TH 5:00 – 6:15 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Cannons Elementary (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Carver Middle School (M/W 3:30 – 5:00 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Cherrydale Elementary (T/TH 2:15 – 4:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Eastside Elementary School (W/TH 3:15 – 4:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Fairforest Elementary School (M/TH 2:15 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Fork Shoals School (T/TH 2:45 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Jesse Boyd Elementary School (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Legacy Early College (T/TH 4:00 – 5:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Liberty Middle School (M/W 3:15 – 4:45 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Limestone-Central Elementary School (T/TH 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Mauldin Elementary (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Neighborhood Focus (T/TH 4:30 – 5:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Pavilion Rec Complex GOTR (T/TH 5:15 – 6:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Pavilion Rec Complex Heart & Sole (T/TH 5:15 – 6:30 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Spartanburg Day School (M/W 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Sterling School & Charles Townes Center (T/TH 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 6-8 (Open)
  • Stone Academy (T/TH 2:45 – 4:00 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Taylors Elementary (T/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA (M/W 4:00 – 5:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA (T/TH 4:00 – 5:15 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Thomas E. Kerns Elementary (M/TH 2:30 – 3:45 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Welcome Elementary (T/TH 3:00 – 4:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
  • Willis Road YMCA (T/TH 4:00 – 5:30 PM)
    Grades 3-5 (Open)
Girls on the Run: JUNIOR COACH Girls 16-18 years old
Sep 20 – Nov 13 all-day
Varies--the Upstate

Welcome! We are thrilled that you are applying to become a Junior Coach! By signing on as a coach, you will get the amazing opportunity to be a leader, impact a team of young girls, and grow tremendously throughout the season! Please note the following requirements.

 

To be eligible to participate in the Junior Coach program, potential applicants must:  

  • Be 16-18 years of age (in high school)
  • Identify as female
  • Return completed reference
  • Return signed waiver (signed by parent/guardian if under 18)
  • Complete background check (if 18 years old)
  • Complete Junior Coach application
  • Complete online and in-person training
  • Consistently attend practice (minimum of once per week)
  • Commit 1.5-3 hours of time each week for 8 weeks
  • We believe that every girl

    can embrace who she is,

    can define who she wants to be,

    can rise to any challenge,

    can change the world.

    Can.

Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Sep 20 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park
Sep 20 all-day
The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park

The Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park is a community collaboration located off the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail behind the Flock Shop in Spartanburg, SC. The park includes bicycle features like the wood and dirt flow trails which take mountain bikers on a roller coaster experience with little pedaling and braking necessary. The park was made to suit all skill levels, built with progressive features so you can start small and advance at your own pace.

Morning Captains Choice Tournament: Pelham Medical Center Golf for Relief
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am
Cherokee Valley Course and Club

Join Us on the Green

September 20, 2021 | Morning Captains Choice Tournament

Cherokee Valley Course and Club, 450 Cherokee Valley Way, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

 

 

Tee off at the 15th Annual Pelham Medical Center Golf for Relief to benefit Greer Relief! The Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament includes lunch, snacks, and beverages (water, sodas, and beer). Join us for a great time while raising money to help our neighbors in need become stable and thrive in our community. The tournament begins at 9 am on September 20th at the beautiful Cherokee Valley Course and Club

$700 Team + Hole Sponsorship*
$600 Team, 4 players
$150 Single Player
$100 Hole Sponsorship*

Event Details

8 AM Registration / 9 AM Shotgun Start

Check back soon for registration and click here for sponsorship information!

Captain’s Choice Format
1 – Mulligan, & 1 – Red Tee per player are included with registration.
Additional Mulligans are available for $80 donation per team OR $25 donation per player.

Lunch, Snacks, Beer & Beverages are included

Proper Golf Attire is required.