August PlanAhead: Your August Greenville events calendar

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Happy August, Greenville. 🌸  If you’re anything like us, you’re ecstatic about more sunny days, outdoor happy hours, and enjoying the last bit of summer — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in Greenville.

All month long

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Greenville Theatre reopens with THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB | Now-Sun., Aug. 15 | 8-10 p.m. (weekday shows 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees 3 p.m.) | Greenville Theatre | 444 College St. | $30 | Hilarious, touching comedy about 5 Southern women — whose friendships began on their college swim team — meeting every August at the same beach cottage to catch up. Ⓟ
An outstanding tasting experience | Tues.-Thurs. appointments available 12-5 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 12-5 p.m. open to the public | 800 Old Jones Rd., Greer | $15 | Visit the Vicario micro-distillery + farm and take a tour that is a sensory experience of their Garden to Glass award-winning liqueurs and spirits. Ⓟ

Tickets on sale now for Furman Football Home Opener | Sat., Sept. 4 | 2-5 p.m. | Paladin Stadium | $25 | New gameday experience ft. pre-game debut of Furman Fan Zone, including free concert, tailgate games, food trucks + inflatables, before the opener against North Carolina A&T. Ⓟ

Week of August 1-8

Sunday, Aug. 1

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Aoife O’Donovan | Sun., Aug. 1 | 6:30 p.m. | Peace Center, Geneveive’s | $40-$60 | Grammy Award-winning musician Aoife O’Donovan will be singing her heart out at Genevieve’s. 🎤

Jef Chandler | Sun., Aug. 1 | 4-7 p.m. | Southernside Brewing Co., 25 Delano Dr. | Free | Check out live music + grab some brews with friends. 🍺

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Drag Night | Sun., Aug. 1 | 6 p.m. | Gringos Cantina, 11 Falls Park Dr. | $10+ | Bring some friends out for drag night + margaritas at Gringos. 💃

Stand-Up Meets Improv | Sun., Aug.1 | 9-10 p.m. | 1 E Coffee St. | $10 | Watch comics take the stage and perform a set based on never-before-seen suggestions. 🎤

Monday, Aug. 2

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Peach Inspired Cooking Class | Mon., Aug. 2 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Peach season has arrived + in this class you’ll be up to your elbows in making peach dishes. 🍑

Tuesday, Aug. 3

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Peach Pie Making Class | Tues., Aug. 3 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $50 | Here’s your opportunity to make a peach pie during peach season. 🍑

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Greenville Drive versus Rome | Tues., Aug. 3 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Rome. ⚾

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National Night Out | Tues., Aug. 3 | 6-8 p.m. | St. Mark United Methodist Church, 306 North Franklin Rd. | Free | San Souci area – gather around for a night of food, drinks, bouncy houses, and a whole lot of community. 🍺

Le-Vel Local | Tues., Aug. 3 | 6 p.m. | Social Lounge GVL, 245 N Main St. | Free | Bring as many people as you can to be entered into a $300 cash prize raffle. 

Trivia Tuesday | Tues., Aug. 3 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery, 250 Mill St. | Free | Grab your friends + test your knowledge at trivia night.

Wednesday, Aug. 4

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Greenville Drive versus Rome | Wed., Aug. 4 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Rome. ⚾

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impact! Happy Hour | Wed., Aug. 4 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Juniper, 315 S. Main St. | Free | Bring a school supply item from impact!’s list on Facebook and your first drink is free at this young professionals event, supporting the Meyer Center for Special Children. 🍹Ⓟ

Thursday, Aug. 5

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Greenville Drive versus Rome | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Rome. ⚾

Friday, Aug. 6

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Greenville Drive versus Rome | Fri., Aug. 6  | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Rome. ⚾

Art

Pop-Up Art and Dance | Fri., Aug. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Artistry Workshop and Gallery, 12 Andrews St. | Free |  Drop-in to view and/or purchase art by Jaidra as well as the Artistry resident artists & stick around for a special dance set by Niad Dance Company Student. 💃

Summer Paradise Paint Party | Fri., Aug 6 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Brewery 85, 6 Whitlee Ct. | $35 | DIYably and Brewery85 invite you to a Summer Paradise paint party with a drink included. 🎨

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West Greenville Community Garage Sale | Fri., Aug. 6-Sun., Aug. 8 | Birnie St., West Greenville Neighborhood | Free, sign up here | Check out cool West Greenville items at the neighborhood sale. 🛍️

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First Fridays Gallery Crawl | Fri., Aug. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | locations vary | Navigate Greenville’s visual arts scene, as galleries and venues open their doors to the public – see participating galleries here.

Art for Everyone at GCCA’s 6th Annual Showcase | Fri., Aug. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | 101 Abney St. | Free | GCCA’s biggest event of the year ft. work by 100+ local artists, kids’ activities, refreshments + more (use code GVL10 for $10 off any art class or workshop). Ⓟ

adidas|Reebok Employee Store Tax-Free Open House | Fri., Aug. 6-Sun., Aug. 8 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | adidas| Reebok Employee Store, 10 Quest Ln. | Free to attend | Find the best back-to-school looks for everyone in the family at employee-only prices and 50% off tax-free. Ⓟ

Saturday, Aug. 7

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Biscuits and Gravy Making Class | Sat., Aug. 7 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Enjoy a taste of the South as you learn how to make biscuits and gravy. 

Cupcake Wars Class | Sat., Aug. 7 | 5-7 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 |  In this hands-on class you will divide up into teams where you will be given a secret theme, bake a dozen cupcakes, and show your creative side “Cupcake Wars” style. 🧁

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Greenville Drive versus Rome | Sat., Aug. 7 |  | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Rome. ⚾

Greenville Triumph versus Tormenta FC | Sat., Aug. 7 | 7 p.m. | Legacy Stadium | $25+ | Watch Greenville Triumph take on the Richmond Kickers. ⚽

Active

Run2Overcome 5k/10k | Sat., Aug. 7 | 6-10:30 a.m. | 151 Cleveland Park Dr. | $35+ | Take on a run to benefit the Julie Valentine Center. 👟

Rob Rizzuto’s Monthly Ballroom Dance | Sat., Aug. 7 | 7:15-11 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St. | $15 | Join in for live music, dance, and socializing as Rob Rizzuto and his lovely partner teach you the basics of swing dance. 🕺

Watch

Movies in the Park – Godzilla vs Kong | Sat., Aug. 7 | 5:30 p.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free | Bring chairs and blankets and enjoy great food and ice cream in the park with our food truck vendors. 🎬

Dish

Summer Tasting: Beets | Sat., Aug. 7 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Greenville State Farmers Market, 1354 Rutherford Rd. | Free | Taste a beet sampling, take the opportunity to purchase your own bushel, and grab a recipe card to put your beets to use.

Listen

Brianna Tam | Sat., Aug. 7 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Brewery, 311 E. Washington St. | Free | This electric cellist’s one-woman act will feature live-looped covers, originals, and lots of improvisation. 🎼

Your Birthday Party  | Sat., Aug. 7 | 8 p.m. | Artistry Workshop and Gallery, 12 Andrews St. | $10 | Babe Club, Shyland Flowers, Bombay Gasoline and more are celebrating all the missed 2020 birthdays with live music. 🎂

Mac Leaphart and The Pink Stones | Sat., Aug. 7 | 8 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy | $12+ | Check out Mac Leaphart as he sings songs that conjure up memories of front porches, honky tonks, heartbreaks, and dive bars. 🎸

Sunday, Aug. 8

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Greenville Drive versus Rome | Sun., Aug. 8 | 3:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Rome. ⚾

Listen

Ben Coleman | Sun., Aug. 8 | 4-7 p.m. | Southern Brewing Co., 25 Delano Dr. | Free | Get down with some live music + brews from Southern Brewing. 🎸

Outdoors

Greenville Open Air Market’s Tomato Pie Contest | Sun., Aug. 8 | 11 a.m. | 303 Haywood Rd. | Free entry | Taste tomato pies from 10+ chefs and restaurants and vote for your favorite. 🍅

Week of August 9-15

Monday, Aug. 9

Arts

Paint n’ Sip Class | Mon., Aug. 9 | 6-8 p.m. | Thomas Creek Brewery, 2054 Piedmont Hwy. | $30 | Paint “Purple Trees” with a friend + grab a pint. 🍻

Funky Bird House | Mon., Aug. 9 | 6:30 p.m. | Wine & Design, 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. | $35 | Learn how to paint bird houses and don’t forget to BYOB. 🎨

Watch

Throwback Movie Night | Mon., Aug. 9 | 7 p.m. | Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria, 25 W. Washington St. | Free entry | Watch movies from 1996 for Barley’s 25th anniversary. 🎞️

Dish

Noodle Night | Mon., Aug. 9 | 5-9 p.m. | The Commons | Prices vary | Put the spatula away and  make Monday easy with noodles made by Chef Alex at GB&D. 🍜

Tuesday, Aug. 10

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Sicily Meets Northern Italy Cooking Class | Tues., Aug. 10 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Join Chef Vince and Chef Tazia as they take you on a culinary journey from Sicily to Northern Italy and learn the history behind dishes. 🍝

Back-to-School Lunch Ideas Workshop | Tues., Aug. 10 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Ember Modern Medicine, 1068 N. Church St. | Free | Learn how to make healthy and easy lunches + enter to win a $25 gift card to Harris Teeter.

Wednesday, Aug. 11

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Outdoor Yoga + Live Music | Wed., Aug. 11 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Camperdown Plaza | Free | Bring your own mat for outdoor yoga led by Abbey Garcia with live music by Darby Wilcox, sponsored by Flow To You. Ⓟ

Thursday, Aug. 12

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Ladies Night | Thurs., Aug. 12 | 6-8 p.m. | 613 Boutique LLC, 2400 N. Pleastantburg Dr. | Free | Head to the boutique for a fun vendor pop up, wine and 20% off the entire store. 👯‍♀️

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Iron Caterer Throwdown 5 | Thurs., Aug. 12 | 5-10 p.m. | The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912B S Main St. | $125 | Attendees are the judges for GVL’s biggest cooking competition, ft. 4 caterers, 3 secret ingredients, and only 1 champion — plus laughs, drinks + fun.

Friday, Aug. 13

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Chicago Style Pizza Making Class | Fri., Aug. 13 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Learn how to make classic Chicago pizzas. 🍕

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Salsa at Sunset | Fri., Aug. 13 | 6:15-10 p.m. | AC Hotel, 315 S Main St. | Free | Get your dancing shoes on for group salsa lessons. 🌇

Travelers Rest Theatre Festival | Fri., Aug. 13 | 7 p.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free | Similar to “Shakespeare in the Park” comes a theatre festival that will showcase hits like Midsummer Night’s Dream. 🎞️

Listen

Susto | Fri., Aug. 13 | 8 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy | $20 | Susto will be rockin’ it out at Radio Room. 

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Still Time on Pye Pond: Art Exhibit and Book Signing | Fri., Aug. 13 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Metropolitan Arts Council | 16 Augusta St. | Free | Memoir of the author’s daughter — a young white woman rejected by her paternal grandfather for marrying a Black man — told principally in encaustic paintings from the point of view of the mother who remains painfully silent. Ⓟ

Saturday, Aug. 14

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Back-To-School-Bash | Sat., Aug. 14 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Children’s Museum of the Upstate | $25+ | Join an event to get children and adults alike excited for the new school year ahead. 📚

Free Comic Book Day | Sat., Aug. 14 | 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Borderlands Comics and Games | Free | Snag free comics and sketches from Mitch Rogers, Brandon Hendricks, Donovan Hall, Todd Plumbee, Jason Gwinn and Lisa Peterson. 📖

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Friends Trivia Crawl | Sat., Aug. 14 | 3 p.m.-2 a.m. | Gringo’s Cantina, 11 Falls Park Dr. | $24.99+ | Friends Trivia and crawlin’ around greenville sounds like the perfect Saturday night. 

Art

Terrarium Building Class | Sat., Aug. 14 | 6-8 p.m. | Aligned with Nature, 309 Pelham St. | $69.99 | Build a terrarium and learn how to care for it. 🎍

Listen

An Evening with Michael Buble | Sat., Aug. 14 | 8 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $65 | Classic singer/songwriter Michael Buble will be sharing some hits for a romantic evening. 🎤

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Back to School Bash | Sat., Aug. 14 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Children’s Museum of the Upstate | $25-65 | Families will be able to play in the entire museum, interact with local community partners who make learning fun, and purchase food and sweet treats. Ⓟ

Greenville Tech’s Chef vs. Chef BBQ Cook-off Fundraiser | Sat., Aug. 14 | 12-4 p.m. | Greenville Tech’s Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center, 556 Perry Ave., Suite B114 | $15 | Be the judge between GTC’s Culinary Institute of the Carolinas (CIC) Chef Austin Craft and GTC’s Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center (CHI) Chef Bill Twaler. Ⓟ

Sunday, Aug. 15

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Tiramisu Workshop | Sun., Aug. 15 | 2-4 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $50 | Learn how to make the most popular and loved dessert — Tiramisu.

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Greenville Vegan FunFest | Sun., Aug 15 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $5+ | Try new + fun vegan vendors at this all day event with live music, food trucks, and a family fun zone. 🥗

Week of August 16-22

Monday, Aug. 16

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Indian Cuisine Cooking Class | Mon., Aug. 16 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Get your taste buds moving on an Indian Cuisine journey. 🍴

Tuesday, Aug. 17

Biz

Branding: Successfully Position Your Small Business | Tues., Aug. 17 | 11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Look at what a brand is, how to build a strong one, and why building a strong one should be a priority for your business.

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Summer Vegan Meals Cooking Class | Tues., Aug. 17 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Calling all vegans — grab a friend + learn how to cook your favorite summer vegan dishes. 🥗

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Awake at Last | Tues., Aug. 17 | 7:30 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy | $12+ | Head to The Radio Room for some late night music.

Wednesday, Aug. 18

Biz

Everything you need to know about Google My Business | Wed., Aug. 18 | 11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Learn how to optimize your Google My Business listing. 

Thursday, Aug. 19

Biz

Introduction to QuickBooks Online | Thurs., Aug. 19 | Virtual | Free | Learn the basics of QuickBooks Online.

Dish

Food Truck Rollout  | Thurs., Aug. 19 | 5-8 p.m. | Greer City Events | Free | Join the Greer City Park in welcoming food trucks, live music, and family fun. 🚚

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Sugar Creek Farmers Market | Thurs., Aug. 19 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Sugar Creek, 119 Stonecrest Rd. | Free | Pick up your local produce at a local neighborhood in Greer. 🌽

New Sarum Tap Shakedown/Grateful Dead Night | Thurs., Aug. 19 | 8 p.m. | Pour Taproom, 7 Falls Park Dr. | Free | One of Greenville’s prized funk outfits The Get Down Junkies will bring their Grateful Dead Jams to The Pour Taproom Stage.

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Tommy Emmanual | Thurs., Aug. 19 | 7:30 p.m. | TD Stage | $35+ | Join Tommy Emmanual on the TD Stage as the Australian artist plays instrumental and sings melodies through the strings. 🎶

August Upick | Thurs., Aug. 19 | 5:30-9 p.m. | 255 Alex Dr. | $15 | Pick your own flowers while you enjoy live music Tuba Gin, eat from Poke Yama food truck and sip beverages from The Community Tap. 🌻

Friday, Aug. 20

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Rock Night | Fri., Aug. 20 | 6-11 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St. | $16.50+ | An all-female AC/DC band will be taking the stage for a night of rock tunes. 🎶

Art

Swamp Rabbit Clay Day | Fri., Aug. 20 | 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. | Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery, 205 Cedar Lane Rd. | $35+ |  If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to try out the pottery wheel and throw your own pieces, this is your opportunity to try something new. 🏺

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Garden to Glass Tasting of Award-Winning Liqueurs and Spirits | Fri., Aug. 20-Sat., Aug. 21 | 12-5 p.m. | Vicario Micro-Distillery and Farm | 800 Old Jones Rd., Greer | $15 | Enjoy the delightful, sophisticated exploration of a tour and tasting, then bring some home to awe your guests or to add to your home bar. Ⓟ 

Celebrate the Arts Under the Stars | Fri., Aug. 20 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Camperdown Plaza | Free | The family-friendly Camperdown Art Walk will feature live performances by the Carolina Ballet Theatre (think: a Tribute to Queen) and a special live speed painting performance by Jared Emerson, plus a DJ and cash bar.

Saturday, Aug. 21

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French Crepe Making Class | Sat., Aug. 21 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | In this hands-on class Chef Teryi Youngblood Musolf will teach you the art of crepe making.

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Travelers Restival | Sat., Aug. 21 | 3-8 p.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free | Head to TR for games, live entertainment, food trucks, and a silent auction. 

Eat. Shop. Tailgate. | Sat., Aug. 21 | 1-5 p.m. | Greer Station, 111 S. Main St. | $20+ | Stroll through downtown Greer for tasty samples and fun shopping in all of their boutiques, restaurants, and antique stores. 🛍️

Summer Breeze Soiree Part 2 | Sat., Aug. 21 | 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $25+ | Put on your sweetest sundress + slacks the second Summer Breeze Soiree featuring The Jamie Wright Band and DJ Sterl the Pearl on the 1’s & 2’s.

Off The Grid Greenville’s 5th Birthday Brunch Fundraiser | Sat., Aug. 21 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | FishEye Studios, 803 Augusta St. | $20+ | With music line-ups, drinks, and brunch, this will be a birthday party to remember. 🥞

Dish

Summer Tasting: Yellow Squash | Sat., Aug. 21 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Greenville State Farmers Market | Free | Taste samples of a summer favorite — yellow squash. 

Watch

Movies in the Park – Forrest Gump | Sat., Aug. 21 | 11 a.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free | Watch a classic movie + don’t forget to bring your blanket.  🎬

Sunday, Aug. 22

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Greenville Triumph versus Richmond Kickers | Sun., Aug. 22 | 7 p.m. | Legacy Stadium | $25+ | Watch Greenville Triumph take on the Richmond Kickers. ⚽

Listen

Helen Campbell | Sun., Aug. 22 | 4-7 p.m. | Southernside Brewing Co., 25 Delano Dr. | Free | Catch live music with Helen Campbell and grab some brews with friends. 🎤

Week of August 23-29

Monday, Aug. 23

Tuesday, Aug. 24

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Greenville Drive versus Hickory | Tues., Aug. 24 | | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Hickory. ⚾

Wednesday, Aug. 25

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Greenville Drive versus Hickory | Wed., Aug. 25 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Hickory. ⚾

Network

Business On Tap | Wed., Aug. 25 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Topsoil Kitchen, 13 S Main St. | Free | Network with other local business people while having a beverage. 🍻

Thursday, Aug. 26

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Greenville Drive versus Hickory | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Hickory. ⚾

Civic

ULI & March of Dimes Camperdown Event | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 4-6 p.m. | Camperdown, 319 S. Main St. | Free | Mayor Knox White will be speaking on this high-end public-partnership while also celebrating the March of Dimes 2021 Real Estate & Economic Development honoree Tammy Propst.

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Block Party @ Five Forks Presented By Five Forks Vision | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 5-9 p.m. | Lowes Foods parking lot, 2815 Woodruff Rd., Simpsonville | Free | Vendor + sponsor applications are still open for this outdoor family event ft. local businesses + artisans, live music, activities, food for purchase + more. Ⓟ

Friday, Aug. 27

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Couples Pasta Making Class | Fri., Aug. 27 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $135 | There’s nothing better than cooking with your significant other so catch this pasta making class. 🍝

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Greenville Drive versus Hickory | Fri., Aug. 27 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Hickory. ⚾

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Throwback Party | Fri., Aug. 27 | 9:30 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy | $12 | Throw is back with the sounds that shaped the 90s. 

Listen

Angela Easterling and Band | Fri., Aug. 27 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Southernside Brewing Co., 25 Delano Dr. | Free | Angela Easterling will be performing live. 🎸

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Cham Little Exhibit Opening | Fri., Aug. 27 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Centre Stage | 501 River St. | Free | All are welcome for this drop-in exhibit reception to meet the artist, Cham Little (masks recommended). Ⓟ

“Renewal,” first juried art show at Mélange Gallery | now-Sept. 25 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1607 Laurens Rd., Suite 109 | Abstract, impressionist, and realistic artwork from local artists — follow @melangearts for more events, like “still life” painting by Orlando Corona on Sat., Aug. 28. Ⓟ

Saturday, Aug. 28

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Greenville Drive versus Hickory | Sat., Aug. 28 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Hickory. ⚾

Dish

Summer Tasting: Okra | Sat., Aug. 28 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Greenville State Farmers Market | Free | Get a summer taste of locally grown Okra. 

Art

Folk Craft Day | Sat., Aug. 28 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free | Join an annual celebration of the unique skills that our vendors have inherited through generations of craftsmen with demonstrations from weavers, caners, potters, blacksmiths, and more. ✂️

Terrarium Building Class | Sat., Aug. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Aligned with Nature, 309 Pelham St. | $69.99 | Build a terrarium and learn how to care for it.  🎍

Listen

Little Lesley and the Bloodshots | Sat., Aug. 28 | 6-9 p.m. | Southernside Brewing Co., 25 Delano Dr. | Free | Little Lesley and the Bloodshots will be performing live.  🎸

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The Masquerade Part 4 | Sat.,Aug 28 | 8-11 p.m. | Carolina Bauernhaus, 556 Perry Ave. | $15 | Enjoy a night of fire and lace + bring a friend for beverages during the masquerade. 🎭

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Ronald McDonald House Red Shoe Society Plane Pull | Sat., Aug. 28 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Downtown Greenville Airport | Free to attend, $100/team to compete | Grab 3 strong friends and compete to pull an airplane 100 yards to fundraise for Ronald McDonald House — plus enjoy breakfast, a beer truck + a DJ. ✈️ Ⓟ

Emergency Meal Kit Distribution | Sat., Aug. 28 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Meals on Wheels of Greenville, 15 Oregon St. | Free | Email [email protected] to volunteer to distribute and deliver shelf-stable emergency meal kits to MoW’s homebound clients. Ⓟ

Sunday, Aug. 29

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Classic Cheddar & Apple Pie Baking Class | Sun., Aug. 29 | 2-4 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $50 | Learn how to make the cheddar and apple pie classic just in time for fall. 🥧

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Greenville Drive versus Hickory | Sun., Aug. 29 | 3:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Hickory. ⚾

Listen

Vilai Harrington Patio Party | Sun., Aug. 29 | 3:30-6:30 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 East Stone Ave. | Free | Enjoy beers and live music from Vilai Harrington. 🎸

Upstate Live Music Meet-Up | Sun., Aug. 29 | 1-8 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St. | Free | Don’t miss this opportunity for the music community to network with one another, share ideas, and take part in an all day jam. 🎵

Week of August 30-31

Monday, Aug. 30

Networking

Ten at the Top – Blues, Brews, + BBQ | Mon., Aug. 30 | 3:30-7:30 p.m. | Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport | $30 | Tag along for an outdoor networking extravaganza, featuring various food and beverage vendors, along with live music from the ten-county Upstate region. 🍻

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Free Community Yoga @Camperdown | Mon., Aug. 30-Oct. 25 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Camperdown Plaza | Free | Bring your own mat to weekly Monday evening yoga with Abbey Garcia (weather permitting), with some events ft. yoga in Spanish, with live music, honoring Veterans + more. Ⓟ

Tuesday, Aug. 31

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Greenville Drive versus Asheville | Tues., Aug. 31 | 7:05 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $10+ | Grab your popcorn and baseball hat to watch the Drive take on Hickory. ⚾

FeaturedEvent

Ice, Ice Baby – Join the Palmetto Curling Club and Learn to Curl | Tues., Aug. 31 + Tues., Sept. 14 | 7-9 p.m. | The Pavilion, 400 Scottswood Rd., Taylors | Free | Two nights of Learn to Curls on the ice with sessions at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., with equipment supplied (bring your own jacket + friends). Ⓟ