February PlanAhead: Your February Greenville events calendar

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Feb. 1-7

Monday, Feb. 1

Tuesday, Feb. 2

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Dutch Oven Cooking Class | Tues., Feb. 2 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | In this semi hands on class Chef Cynthia will share with us meals that can be prepared in the same pot making prep time and clean up so much quicker. 🥘

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Thursday, Feb. 4

Cause

Blood Drive | Thurs., Feb. 4 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Upstate Warrior Solution, 3131 N Main Street | Donation based | Donate blood for a good cause. 🩸

Edu

Lunch with the Chef – Shrimp Scampi | Thurs., Feb. 4 | 11:30-12:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $25 | Chef Tazia will demonstrate how to make a delicious shrimp scampi. 🍤

Drink

Wine Tasting with Donnafugata | Thurs., Feb. 4 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $75 | Enjoy a food and wine pairing from the Sicilian vineyards of Donnafugata to the kitchen of The Cook’s Station. 🍷

Virtual

Meet the Author: Gary Jackson | Thurs., Feb. 4 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Join Gary Jackson as he gives a reading of his work and discusses his writing process. 📖

Friday., Feb. 5

Talk

13th Annual Law & Society Symposium | Fri., Feb. 5 | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Speakers and panelists will navigate new developments in the law, procedural issues in criminal and civil cases, as well as conversations related to advocacy, reformation, and legislative efforts at a national and state level. ⚖️

Cause

Greenville Drive hosts Blood Drive | Fri., Feb. 5 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | Free, register here | Join the Drive and the Blood Connection for a Blood Drive at Fluor Field.🩸

ForKids

Father Daughter Date Night | Fri., Feb. 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Color Clay Cafe, 2518 E. North St., Ste. A | Call to reserve your spot, (864)-244-3445 | Minimum $12 purchase/painter | Create pottery with your daughter while enjoying chocolate fondue. 💘

Dish

Valentine’s in Venice | Fri., Feb. 5 | 7-10:30 p.m. | Plate 108, 108 E. Poinsett St., Greer | $75-$80 | Enjoy Valentines in Venice – a four course dinner with wine pairings + live music by Natalie Foreverland. 🍷

Saturday, Feb. 6

Show

Go, Dog. Go! | Sat., Feb. 6-Sun., Feb. 21 | Times vary | South Carolina Children’s Theatre or Virtual | Prices vary | P.D. Eastman’s children’s classic comes to life on stage, as six dogs big and little, green and yellow, up and down, bustle through their days. 🐕

Shop

A Mini Marvy V-Day | Sat., Feb. 6 | 1 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer | Free entry | Check out a mini Valentine’s Day market with drink specials + chocolate. 🍫

TryThis

TEDxFurmanU2021: The Way Forward | Sat., Feb. 6 | 1-3 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Attend a variety of topics about “The Way Forward” + breaking barriers. 🎙️

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Pain au Chocolat Baking Class |Sat., Feb. 6 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $45 | Recreate this delicious French treat in your own home under the teaching of Chef Ron. 🍫

Sunday, Feb. 7

Shop

Punk Flea Market | Sun., Feb. 7 | 12-4 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy. | Free entry | Vendors + artisans will get together for a flea market with vintage clothes, taxidermy, retro video games, and more. 

Drink

Champagne Brunch Bingo | Sun., Feb. 7 | 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | Ink & Ivy, 21 E. Coffee St. | $10 to play | Grab a mimosa and play bingo while DJ Puddin hosts. 🥂

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Monday, Feb. 8

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All things Chocolate Class | Mon., Feb. 8 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $50 | Learn the basics of working with chocolate and how chocolate is made – and even make some of your own in class. 🍫

Tuesday, Feb. 9

Read

Trivia Night: Winter Reading Event | Tues., Feb. 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Test your knowledge and see if you can win big. This Winter Reading event with the Greenville County Library System will also help you complete your Reading Challenge log. 📚

Active

Well Walkers | Tues., Feb. 9 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | Free | Get your steps in and take some laps around the concourse. 👟

Drink

80s Trivia Night | Tues., Feb. 9 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery, 250 Mill St., Taylors | Free to play | Tease up your hair + test your knowledge on 80s pop culture. 🍺

ForKids

Story Time: Pete the Cat “Valentine’s Day Is Cool” | Tues., Feb. 9 | 3-4 p.m. | The Color Cafe, 2518 E. North St., Ste. A | $15/child, call (864) 244-3445 to reserve your spot | Paint a heart shaped dish with your kiddos and listen to Pete the Cat “Valentine’s Day Is Cool.” 🐱

Virtual Story Time: Valentine’s Day | Tues., Feb. 9 | 10-10:15 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Get in on this virtual storytime with music + activities for preschool children. 📖

Wednesday, Feb. 10

Dish

Topsoil Supper Club February Plant Based Dinner | Wed., Feb. 10 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Topsoil Kitchen & Market, 13 S. Main St., Travelers Rest | $70-$95 | Enjoy local plants prepared in a five-course dinner + wine pairings. 🥑

Thursday, Feb. 11

Virtual

BYOBook Club | Thurs., Feb. 11 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Discuss any book you’ve recently read with other readers + Greenville County Library System. 📚

Talk

Global Cry for Racial Justice | Thurs., Feb. 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Be part of this important discussion about racial justice with Upstate International. 🌎

WaterCooler

Swamp Rabbits v. Solar Bears | Thurs., Feb. 11 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $9+ | Head to The Well to watch the big game. 🏒

ForPets

Canine Wedding at Greenville County Animal Care | Thurs., Feb. 11 | 6 p.m. | Greenville County Animal Care, 328 Furman Hall Rd. | Free | You’re invited to a canine union and a day full of free pet adoptions. 🐶 

Active

Pints and Poses | Thurs., Feb. 11 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | What Ales You, 105C New Plaza Dr. | $10 | Join in for an hour of mindful yoga + a beer.🍺

Friday, Feb. 12

Listen

Live Music Fridays with Vilai Harrington | Fri., Feb. 12 | 6-9 p.m. | Wandering Bard Meadery, 1320 Hampton Ave. | Free | Vilai Harrington will be at Wandering Bard playing his music. 🎶

Holiday

Valentine’s Date Night | Fri., Feb. 12-Sun., Feb. 14 | SIP Whiskey & Wine Bar | $50-$65 | A date night for two with wine and sweet treats. 💕

Daddy Daughter Date Night | Fri., Feb. 12 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Simpsonville Activity & Senior Center | Call (864) 967-9533 for ticket information | A chance for dads to take their little girls out for the night.

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Clemson University Black History Month | Ends Sun., Feb. 28 | Virtual | Free | Celebrate Black History Month by taking part in the many virtual events scheduled, like tonight’s Hustle and Flow event starting at 5pm. 

Saturday, Feb. 13

TryThis

The Toasty Farmer | Sat., Feb. 13 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Brewery 85, 6 Whitlee Ct. | Free entry | Shop freshly harvested greens, root veggies, and cheeses.

Dish

The Noodle Lady Food Truck | Sat., Feb. 13 | 12-5 p.m. | Swamp Rabbit Cafe, 205 Cedar Lane Rd. | Prices vary | The Noodle Lady will be selling delicious food to help celebrate Lunar New Year. 

Muffins with Mom – Mother/Son Date | Sat., Feb. 13 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Village Play, 4 Howard Creek Dr., Fountain Inn | $25 per child, adults are free | Some mother/son bonding that includes breakfast, play time, and a special treat.

Drink

Community Tap’s Black Hearted Stout Nights | Sat., Feb. 13-Sun., Feb., 14 | 4-7 p.m. | The Community Tap, 217 Wade Hampton Blvd. | Free entry | Enjoy The Community Tap’s eight special release stouts on tap. 🍻

Sunday, Feb. 14

Dish

Sunday Brunch Market | Sun., Feb. 14 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Greer City Park | Free entry | Enjoy tasty treats, locally grown goods, and fun activities.

Feb. 15-21

Monday, Feb. 15

Biz

Building Business Resilience | Mon., Feb. 15 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Business owners and community partners discuss best practices + what they are doing to jumpstart their businesses. 💻

Active

Skate, Roll and Stroll | Mon., Feb. 15 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | Free | Enjoy some disability-friendly fun on the big ice. Guests are encouraged to bring their own sled or wagon, and ice walkers are free and available on a first come, first served basis. ⛸️

Tuesday, Feb. 16

Network

South Carolina Life Sciences Virtual Conference on Tap | Tues., Feb. 16-Wed., Feb. 17 |  Virtual | Free | Join in to address how South Carolina and America will once again achieve health and prosperity.

Edu

Taco Tuesday Cooking Class | Tues., Feb 16 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | In this hands on class you will be making several authentic tacos along with Mexican street corn. 🌮

Wednesday, Feb. 17

ForTeens

Teen Cuisine: Chocolate Dipped Treats | Wed., Feb. 17 | 10-10:15 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn how to make quick, easy, and delicious chocolate dipped treats. 🍫

Edu

We’re Landing on Mars | Wed., Feb. 17 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Learn some facts about Mars + what to expect for the new rover’s landing on Thursday. 🚀

Lunchbox Learning | Wed., Feb. 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual or in-person at the Upcountry History Museum | Free for UHM members or $5 for non-members | Listen to journalist Claudia Smith Brinson share the intimate stories of some of the 150+ civil rights activists she has interviewed. 

Dish

Charcuterie Board Building Class & Wine Pairing | Wed., Feb. 17 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Mountain Brook Vineyards, 731 Phillips Dairy Rd., Tryon | $40+ | Sip wine while learning how to prepare an Instagram worthy charcuterie board. 🧀

Show

Open Mic Comedy | Wed., Feb. 17 | 8 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy. | Free entry | Find out what’s so funny at The Radio Room’s open mic night. 🎤

Active

Yoga with Veterans | Wed., Feb. 17 | 6 p.m. | 1801 Rutherford Rd. | Free | Find some calm and a deep stretch in this class for veterans. 

Thursday, Feb. 18

Edu

Quickbooks Introduction | Thurs., Feb. 18 | 11:30 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Dive deeper into learning about Quickbooks with Piedmont SCORE.

Show

Fire in the Garden | Thurs., Feb. 18-Sun., Feb. 28 | Virtual | $10 | The Warehouse Theatre is presenting Ken Weitzman’s one-man play. 🎟️

Friday, Feb. 19

ForKids

A Big Bed for Little Snow Stuffies Sleep Over & Snowball Fight | Fri., Feb. 19 -Sat., Feb. 20 | Drop off 5-5:30 p.m. | M. Judson Booksellers, 130 Main St. | $20 | Bring a stuffed animal to spend the night in the bookstore + receive a copy of a book. 📖

Dish

Croissant and bread making workshop | Fri., Feb. 19 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Le Petit Croissant, 640 S. Main St. | $65 | Chef Vincent Caradonna will teach you everything about croissant + bread making. 🥐

Saturday, Feb. 20

Dish

French Cooking 101 Class | Sat., Feb. 20 | 5-7 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | 101 cooking classes are designed for the beginner or for those that want to jump start your cooking skills. Learn about all things French cooking in this class. 🥘

Drink

Wine pairing with Girl Scout Cookies | Sat., Feb. 20 | 7 p.m. | Plate 108, 108 E. Poinsett St., Greer | $35 | Enjoy classic Girl Scout cookies paired with wine — and even purchase some cookies to go. 🍷

TryThis

Greenville’s Black Wall Street | Sat., Feb. 20 | 1-5 p.m. | 113 Minus St. | Free entry | Greenville’s Black Wall Street event will host many local vendors that will network to promote their goods + services.

Cause

Friends of Lake Robinson 2021 Litter Pick-Up | Sat., Feb. 20 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Lake Robinson, 2544 Mays Bridge Rd., Greer | Free | Help clean up Lake Robinson. ♻️

Monthly Saturday Gardening – Day of Service | Sat., Feb. 20 | 12-2 p.m. | Annie’s House Garden, 60 Baxter St. | Free | Be of service to Sustaining Way + lend a helping hand in the garden. 🥬

Job

Marleylilly Job Fair | Sat., Feb. 20 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | 300 West Phillips Rd. | Free | Marleylilly will be hosting a job fair for prospective production associates

FeaturedEvent

Greenville County Rec Job Fair | Sat., Feb. 20 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Pavilion Recreation Complex, 400 Scottswood Rd. | Free | This is a “first-job friendly” event. Ages 15 and up are eligible to apply, and Greenville Rec is hiring for waterpark staff, lifeguards, camp counselors, parks crew, and more. 

Sunday, Feb. 21

Edu

Youth Only French Cuisine Cooking | Sun., Feb. 21 | 2-4 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $45 | This class is hands-on and you will be cooking your own meal under the guidance of Chef Ed, French Style. 🥘

TryThis

Punk Flea Market | Sun., Feb. 21 | 12-4 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy. | Free entry | The punk flea market is back at the Radio Room. 🛍️

Show

Black History Month Poetry Slam | Sun., Feb. 21 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy. | $15 | Spoken Word poets from across the Carolinas celebrate Black History Month.

Feb. 22-28

Monday, Feb. 22

Edu

Soups and Stews with Chef Lonnie | Mon., Feb. 22 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 |  Chef Lonnie will share a few of his favorite soups and stews + you’ll learn how to prepare your own. 🍲

Tuesday, Feb. 23

Outdoors

Pop-Up Seed Library | Tues., Feb. 23 | 12-2 p.m. | Hughes Main Library | Free (with a library card) | Take home five packets of seeds for your garden for free. 🍅

Arts

Beginning Journal Making | Tues., Feb. 23 | 12-2 p.m. | Wild Hare Gallery and Studios, 212 N. Poinsett Hwy., Travelers Rest | $35 | Turn an out of date planner into a one of a kind journal or sketchbook. ✏️

Cause

Mobile Blood Drive with Harvest Hope | Tues., Feb. 23 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Harvest Hope Food Bank, 2818 White Horse Rd. | Free, register here | All donors will receive a $20 gift card + Harvest Hope will receive a donation of 25 meals per donor. 💉

Biz

Hearts of Glass Panel | Tues., Feb. 23 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Stream the film “Hearts of Glass” and discuss employment + community inclusion with the filmmaker. 🎬

Virtual

“What you need to know about Unconscious Bias” | Tues., Feb. 23 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Dive deeper into how unconscious bias works in the brain with the Rotary Club of Greenville.  

State Homeless Report Presentation | Tues., Feb. 23 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Join this interactive presentation highlighting findings from the 2020 South Carolina State of Homelessness Report. 

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Connecting the Dots: How Transportation Helps Create Community Vibrancy | Tues., Feb. 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Join the Upstate Mobility Alliance for a discussion about the role transportation plays in keeping a community vibrant.

Cooking with Olivelle Cooking Class | Tues., Feb. 23 | 6-8 pm. | The Cook’s Station | $55 |  In this class, Chef Craig will teach you how to blend the oils and vinegars to make some of the most flavorful combinations.

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Dish

Fresh out of the Box with FoodShare | Wed., Feb. 24 | 8 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Join Mill Village Farms for their February Fresh out of the Box with FoodShare celebrating Black History Month.

Arts

Bird House Workshop with Hollowed Earth | Wed., Feb. 24 | 7 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery, 250 Mill St., Ste. PW3101, Taylors | $40 | Design and build your own custom bird house. 🐦

FeaturedEvent

Erasing the Redline – A virtual environmental justice discussion | Wed., Feb. 24 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn about the adverse effects that pollution has on communities of color and how to provide sustainable solutions.

Thursday, Feb. 25

Edu

Lunch with the Chef – Rice Pilaf w/ Roast Pork | Tues., Feb. 25 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $25 | Learn how to make the most flavorful rice pilaf served along with Chef’s famous roast pork.

Family History Club — Ancestry.com: Beyond the Basics | Thurs., Feb. 25 | 4-5 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Take your Ancestry.com skills to the next level, and learn intermediate to advanced search tips and techniques. 💻

Dish

Mill Village Farms Culinary Concert | Thurs., Feb. 25 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $150 | Join Mill Village Farms for a virtual fundraiser from the comfort of your home with Table 301’s Chef Rodney Freidank and musical entertainment from the Peace Center by L.C. Branch. 🍽️

Virtual

NEXT Innovation Series | Thurs., Feb. 25 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free, register here | Learn from some of the best minds in the industry about the future of robotics + industrial automation in America.

TryThis

MotoCar FITE Klub | Thurs., Feb. 25 | 6:30 p.m. | Travelers Rest Speedway | $19.99 | FITE will be showcasing the world’s top motocross + supercross racers. 🏍️

Outdoors

Pop-Up Seed Library | Thurs., Feb. 25 | 12-2 p.m. | Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch | Free (with library card) | Take home five packets of seeds for your garden for free. 🌱 

Cause

Blood Drive | Thurs., Feb. 25 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Peace Center | Free, register here | Save a life and donate blood with The Blood Connection + Upstate Warrior Solution. 💉

Friday, Feb. 26

Edu

Sushi Making Class | Fri., Feb. 26 | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Make 3 rolls and learn the difference in authentic Japanese sushi versus traditional American sushi. 🍣

Saturday, Feb. 27

Active

Greenville Half Marathon and 5K | Sat., Feb. 27 | 7:30 a.m. | 300 S. Main St. | $30+ | Really get those steps in and participate in the Greenville Half Marathon or 5K. 👟

Yoga in the Park | Sat., Feb. 27 | 10 a.m. | Paris Mountain State Park | $8 | Enjoy yoga hosted by True North Wellness + The Landmark Project in our local state park.

FeaturedEvent

Grand Reopening + Open House of Curves Fitness Center | Sat., Feb. 27 | 12-2 p.m. | 3795 East North Street | Free | Try out the machines and learn about the gym specifically designed for women. 

Sunday, Feb. 28

FeaturedEvent

2nd Annual Greenville Venue Crawl | Sun., Feb. 28 | 12-6 p.m. | Locations vary | $15+ | Guests will have the opportunity to visit any participating venue and meet with dozens of exhibitors specializing in weddings, corporate events, and personal celebrations. Use code GVLTODAY to save $5 on your ticket.