#GVLWeekender: May 25 – 27, 2018

GVLWeekender

Here’s what’s going on in Greenville over Memorial Day weekend.

Friday, May 25

WaterCooler: SoCon Tournament | Throughout the weekend | Fluor Field | Today’s 2 games start at 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. | Little League Day – kids wearing their little league uniforms get in for free with a paying adult + they will love the Friday Fireworks | Day Passes available here or visit the Greenville Drive Box Office.

Watch: Judah and the Lion | 8 p.m. | Peace Center’s TD Stage | Hip hop, folk, rock + roll, and pop (some of our fave genres) combined into one. | $35+

Community: The Great Scot! Parade | 6 p.m. | Broad St (Downtown GVL) | Bagpipes + kilts (just missing our whiskey)

Cause: Greer Relay for Life | 6 p.m. — 12 a.m. | Greer City Park

Active: GORUCK + Ride | 9 p.m. | Mayberry Park | Want to test your endurance? Sign up for this biking activity or cheer on the participants (we won’t judge). This event is in honor of Staff Sergeant David B. Roten Jr. | $70 to participate | Event will conclude on Saturday with the GORUCK Light at 8:30 a.m. (Carolina Triathlon)

ForFamily: Braves Country Road Trip | 6 — 8 p.m. | Gower Ball Fields | This event will include a youth baseball clinic with Braves alumni.

  • Beachin’ Fridays | 7 — 9 p.m. | Outdoor Amphitheater, Downtown Mauldin | Come out for some shag dancing, food trucks, + beer. Fun for the whole fam (dogs included) | This event will recur every Friday until July 6. | Free
  • Suited to swim at Paris Mountain State Park | 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. | Help look for salamanders, frogs, ducks, aquatic insects, as well as signs of our resident beaver population, on this unusual scavenger hunt |  $7/person payable at welcome station or free with Park Passport Plus.

Drink: Brew in the Zoo | 6:30 — 9 p.m. | Greenville Zoo | What better way to spend your time in the zoo (besides checking out the animals). Enjoy live music + sample a variety of beer. Proceeds will support various zoo programs. | $20 — $55

Celebrate: Scottish Parade Celebration | 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Greenville Beer Exchange | Draft discounts for anyone wearing Scottish attire.

Saturday, May 26

WaterCooler: SoCon Tournament | Throughout the weekend | Fluor Field | Gates open at 11 a.m.; first game at 12 p.m. followed by 3:30 p.m. +  7 p.m. | Greenville Shriners Family Day | Get family passes to Fluor Field and The Children’s Museum of the Upstate for $60!

Celebrate: Gallabrae Greenville Scottish Games | 8:30 a.m. | Furman University | Classic Scottish games (ax throwing) + more. | The Greatest Scottish Happy Hour + Celtic Jam will follow at 5:30 p.m.

Theater: Shakespeare Festival | Seating begins at 6 p.m. | Showtime @ 7 p.m. | Actors will perform The Winter’s Tale | Free

Watercooler: Greenville FC vs Georgia Revolution | 7 p.m. | Eugene E. Stone III Stadium | Adults: $9 Kids: $4

Cause: Feed Greenville’s Growth 5K | 8 — 9:30 a.m. | 600 South Main St | $35 to participate | This event will benefit Meals on Wheels + Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County

Community: Greer Farmers Market | 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Greer City Park | Large variety of freshly harvested produce, cheeses, pastured meats, pottery, handmade jewelry.

TryThis: Sunrise hike at Table Rock State Park | 2:30 – 9:30 a.m. | Be an extra early riser and take a unique moonlit hike to Bald Knob overlook on Pinnacle Trail.

Improv All-Stars: Interactive Clean Comedy Games by Alchemy Comedy Theater | 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. | Coffee Underground, 1 E Coffee St | 10$ | Tickets here

Dish: Night Out w/Coastal Crust Pizza Cooking | 6 p.m.-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | 125$/couple | With Chef Matt’s assistance you will hands-on learn the art of creating delicious wood fire pizza along with a delicious white chocolate/cherry focaccia | Tickets here

  • BBQ and Moonshine | 11 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. | Sugar Tit Moonshine Distillery, 330 Main St, Reidville (20 miles from Greenville)

Sunday, May 27

Listen: King of the South: Poetry Slam | 7:30 p.m. | Coffee Underground | Who will be crowned the King of Poetry?  | $10 + fees

ForFamily: The Fair @ Heritage Park | 12:30 — 10 p.m. | Heritage Park | FYI, this is the last day of the fair | General admission: $7 (free for kids 6 + under)

Dish: Summer Brunch Series | 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. | Growler Haus | A seasonal fave makes a return. Enjoy food, mimosas, + great music. #SundayFunday

Party: 5th Anniversary Memorial Sunday Day Party by Diamond South Events | Otto Izakaya Downtown, 802 South Main St | 6 p.m. | Tickets here

WaterCooler: SoCon Tournament Championship | Fluor Field | Gates open at 11 a.m.; first game at 12 p.m.  |Military Appreciation Day | Get family passes to Fluor Field and The Children’s Museum of the Upstate for $60!

 

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