January PlanAhead: Your January Greenville events calendar

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Happy January + welcome to 2022, GVL. 🎉 Whether your resolutions involve getting fit, learning something new, growing your professional development, or just getting out on the town — there’s an event for them all. So, dust off that new year mood, grab your 2022 planner, and start marking your calendar.

Saturday, Jan. 1 — Sunday, Jan. 9

Saturday, Jan. 1

Resolution Run | Sat., Jan. 1 | Times vary | Sunset Park | $35+ | Jumpstart your resolutions and run as many laps as you want for ten, five, or two hours around a .9 mile loop. 🏃‍♀️

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Orlando Solar Bears | Sat., Jan. 1 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18 | Start 2022 with some hockey and cheer on Greenville against Orlando. 🏒

Holiday Experience Jam | Sat., Jan. 1 | 7:30 p.m. | Phillis Wheatley Community Center, 335 Greenacre Rd. | $35 | Upstate musician Danny Clay performs his Luther Vandross tribute. 

OneBlood Drive | Sat., Jan. 1 | 12-5 p.m. | Peace Center | Free | Donate whole blood or double red cells.  

Caleb Elliott and Brandon Rainwater, hosted by Brian Sullivan | Sat., Jan. 1 | 8 p.m. | The Comedy Zone | $15 | TikTok star Brandon Rainwater and “Diary of a Smooth Black Kid” comedian Caleb Elliot come together for a night of family-friendly laughs. 

Sunday, Jan. 2 

Hair of the Dog 2 Mile | Sun., Jan. 2 | 10 a.m. | Brewery 85 | $15 | Run a super-fast course around Brewery 85 to shake out your New Year hangover. 

Hyatt Downtown 2022 Wedding Festival | Sun., Jan. 2 | 1-4 p.m. | Hyatt Downtown Greenville | $8+ | Prepare for your big day with an expo of all the latest trends + wedding ideas, plus score big discounts on wedding essentials. 💍

2022 Vision Board Workshop | Sun., Jan. 2 | 2-3 p.m. | Nectar Community, 219 W. Antrim Dr., | $22 | Create a vision board to manifest your goals + hopes for the new year. 

Rahm Academy Presents: The Blue & Silver Ball | Sun., Jan. 2 | 5-8 p.m. | The Velo Fellow | $15 | Help community arts nonprofit RAHM academy conclude their launch weekend with a semi-formal party and live music.  

Monday, Jan. 3 

WWE Monday Night Raw | Mon., Jan. 3 | 7:30 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $20+ | Ring in the new year at The Well with WWE champion Big E, women’s champion Becky Lynch, and Seth Rollins.

2022 BIGPAC Action Kickoff | Mon., Jan. 3 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Champions Club at Fluor Field | $100+ | Kickoff the 2022 election year with the Business and Industry in Greenville Political Action Committee, with special guest S.C. House Speaker Jay Lucas. 

Downtown Vibes Paint Night | Mon., Jan. 3 | 6:30 p.m. | Wine & Design, 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. | $35 | Paint a downtown Greenville scene on a pre-traced canvas at this BYOB paint class. 

No Expectations Comedy | Mon., Jan. 3 | 7-9 p.m. | Coffee Underground | Free | Test your comedy skills on this open mic. 

Noodle Night | Mon., Jan. 3 | 5-9 p.m. | The Commons | Free entry | Stop by Golden Brown & Delicious for noodles of all kinds. 

Tuesday, Jan. 4 

Tootsie | Tues., Jan. 4-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Peace Center | $35+ | The Broadway Classic “Tootsie” comes to Greenville. 

Clemson Basketball vs. University of Virginia | Tues., Jan. 4 | 9 p.m. | Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University | $35+ | Cheer on the Tigers basketball team against Virginia. 🏀

Predictions 2022: Experts in Astrology, Akashic Records, Tarot + Intuition | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7-9 p.m. | Virtual | Peer into 2022 with live readings from four experts in astrology, tarot, Akashic records, and intuition

Radioke: Nu-Metal New Year | Tues., Jan. 4 | 9 p.m. | The Radio Room | Free | Grab heavy metal friends for Tuesday night karaoke. 

Wed., Jan. 5 

Pop Art your Pet | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Wine & Design | $55 | Paint a pop art portrait of your furry friend with the help of professional artists. 

Classic Italian Night | Wed., Jan. 5 | 5-9 p.m. | Jianna | $22+ | Enjoy a $22 chicken marsala entree with the option of a $22 bottle of hand-selected wine.  

Open Mic Comedy | Wed., Jan. 5 | 8-10 p.m. | The Radio Room | Free 

Young Democrats of Greenville County Monthly Meeting | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 1300 E. Washington St. | Free | Meet young democrats from the area + help plan the first fundraiser of 2022. 

Thursday, Jan. 6

Bowling Pin Competition Shooting Match | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:15-8:30 p.m. | SharpShooters Indoor Range | $5 | Compete against other marksmen to shoot five bowling pins off a table. 

The Play’s the Thing | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 4-6 p.m. | Village Library, 124 N. Catherine St., Pickens | Free | Bring a snack to share as you read this month’s play aloud and vote on next month’s. 

Gratitude and the Brain | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 12-1 p.m. | EMERGE Family Therapy Center & Teaching Clinic, 138 Dillon Dr., Spartanburg | $10+ | Calling all mental health professionals + students to learn about gratitude’s effect on clients’ well-being. 

Ridge Runner Corvettes General Membership Meeting | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville, 670 Verdae Dr. | Free 

Friday, Jan. 7

Speed Dating with a view at the Commerce Club | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6-9 p.m. | Commerce Club | $20+ |  Enjoy a fun night on the 17th floor of the Commerce Club with singles from the Upstate. 

First Fridays | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6-9 p.m. | Downtown Greenville | Free entryadmission | Explore Greenville’s art galleries + exhibitions from local artists. 

Outlook Spartanburg | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Spartanburg Marriott | $60 | Discuss legislative, economic, and community forecasts for 2022 to make informed business decisions. 

2022 Life Strategy Kickstart | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6 p.m. | Commerce Club Greenville | $45 | Strategize for success in the new year with dynamic sessions on content mapping, mindfulness + meditation, and habit dissection. 

Date Night Painting Class | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6:30 p.m. | Wine & Design, 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. | $60 | Create a matching two-canvas painting with your date. 

Poppin’ Birds 2022 | Fri., Jan. 7 | 2-8 p.m. | Generostee Creek, 4939 Hwy. 187, Starr | $50+ | Join Zefco in its inaugural pheasant shoot + oyster roast, featuring drinks from traveling taps and live music. 

Saturday, Jan. 8 

Furman Basketball Weekends at the Well | Sat., Jan. 8 | 1 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $20 | Cheer on Furman women’s basketball against Western Carolina University. 🏀

Furman Basketball Weekends at the Well | Sat., Jan. 8 | 4 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $20 | Furman Men’s Basketball takes on Mercer University at the Well for the second Furman hoops game of the day. 🏀

Show Me Reptile & Exotics Show | Sat., Jan. 8-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Embassy Suites | $10+ | Visit with reptiles like snakes, lizards, and maybe take home a new scaly friend. 🐍

Jon Langston | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7 p.m. | Blind Horse Saloon | $18+ | Catch a live performance from country singer Jon Langston. 

Troop 108 Christmas Tree Pickup | Sat., Jan. 8 | 8 a.m.-1 p.m. | Simpsonville | $8 | The boy scouts of Troop 108 will pick up and ethically dispose of your Christmas tree. 

Greenville Symphony Orchestra Lollipops Concert | Sat., Jan. 8 | 11:30 a.m. | Hughes Main Library | Free | Professional musicians come together to create a kid-friendly introductory classical music experience, including a storybook reading and treats. 

Sunday, Jan. 9

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Atlanta Gladiators | Sun., Jan. 9 | 3:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18+ | Watch the Greenville Swamp Rabbits take on Atlanta. 🏒

Sunday Brunch Markets | Sun., Jan. 9 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Greer City Park | Free entry | Shake up Sunday brunch with a variety of local vendor treats. 

Authentic Chinese Wonton Class | Sun., Jan. 9 | 2-4 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Learn about the possibilities of dumplings and various sauces from a professional chef who specializes in Chinese cuisine.  

Grace Church TR Discovery | Sun., Jan. 9 | 9-10:15 a.m. | Grace Church TR | Free | Learn about Grace Church’s ministry, mission, core values, and community. 

Future Crib and Dinner Time with Aubrey Key | Sun., Jan. 9 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | The Radio Room | $10+ | Catch a live show from indie rockers Future Crib and Dinner Time.

Monday, Jan. 10 — Sunday, January 16

Monday, Jan. 10 

Tropical Meal Cooking Class | Mon., Jan. 10 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Make a mixed green salad, baked coconut shrimp, fettuccine alfredo, and a key lime pie. 

Travelers Rest City Council Meeting | Mon., Jan. 10 | 5-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the discussion on plans for Travelers Rest. 

2018 Red Wine Vintage Release Tasting Event | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7-8:30 p.m. | The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest | $TBA | Sip 2018 wines from regions around the world that are just being released now. 

South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers Piedmont Chapter Meeting | Mon., Jan. 10 | Time TBA | Hilton Greenville | Free 

Noodle Night | Mon., Jan. 10 | 5-9 p.m. | The Commons | Free entry | Stop by Golden Brown & Delicious for noodles of all kinds.  

Tuesday, Jan. 11

Parenting Tips with Nita | Tues., Jan. 11 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Greer Relief, 202 Victoria St., Greer | Free | Certified Triple P trainer Nita Williams provides insight to add to your parenting toolkit. 

$25 Tuesday Painting Class | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30 p.m. | Wine & Design | $25 | Paint a smoky mountain landscape in a step-by-step, BYOB class. 

Radioke: Duets | Tues, Jan. 11 | 9 p.m. | The Radio Room | Free | Bring your best friend or make a new one to sing a karaoke duet with. 

Wednesday, Jan. 12 

Furman Men’s Basketball vs. East Tennessee State | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7 p.m. | Timmons Arena at Furman University | $15+ | Cheer on Furman Men’s Basketball in their first Timmons Arena game of 2022. 🏀

Topsoil Supper Club Plant Based Dinner | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Topsoil Kitchen and Market | $70+ | Enjoy a plant-based dinner with entirely locally sourced ingredients.

Modern Calligraphy | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Bellamore, 552 Memorial Drive Ext., Greer | $60 | Sip & Script presents this BYOB calligraphy basics class. 

Veterans Job Fair | Wed., Jan. 12 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Connect with over 40 veteran-friendly employers in just 3 hours. 

Classic Italian Night | Wed., Jan. 12 | 5-9 p.m. | Jianna | $22+ | Enjoy a $22 gnocchi bolognese entree wih the option for a $22 bottle of hand selected wine. 

Open Mic Comedy | Wed., Jan. 12 | 8-10 p.m. | The Radio Room | Free 

Thursday, Jan. 13 

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End | Thurs., Jan. 13-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Greenville Theatre | $30 | Catch the one-woman show about humorist and writer of the “At Wits End” column Erma Bombeck. 🎭

Restaurant Week South Carolina | Thurs., Jan. 13-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Upstate region |P Prices vary | Whether you want to explore new local restaurants or eat at your favorite spots, restaurants across the Upstate are offering deals and a chance to support the service industry. 

Mocktails, Cocktails + Crafts | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6-7 p.m. | Spartanburg Art Museum | Free | Enjoy a specialty cocktail while you create winter crafts. 

Big Eyes Parker | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free | Live music from local solo artist Big Eyes Parker.

Winter Wellness Series: Katy Corbin of Yogalicious | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6-7 p.m. | Hub City Writers Project, 186 W Main St, Spartanburg | Free | Join Katy Corbin for a discussion on yoga practice in daily life, wellness, and books for yogis. 

Collaborators and Cocktails | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 5-7:15 p.m. | Endeavor, 1 N. Main St., 4th Floor | $30 (email [email protected] for tickets) | David Oakley, of groundbreaking agency Boone Oakley, is sharing his advice + inspiration for upping your storytelling game and why that’s critical in any profession.*

Big Eyes Parker | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free entry

Friday, Jan. 14 

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida Everblades | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18+ | Bring the whole family for a Friday night hockey game. 🏒

SC Dealers LLC RV Show | Fri., Jan. 14- Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Greenville Convention Center | $5 | Explore the latest RV models at SC’s largest RV show. 🚐

Greenville Home Expo | Fri., Jan. 14-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Greenville Convention Center | $4 | Gather with Upstate homeowners and some of the best remodeling and building experts before you begin home projects in the new year. 🏠

Coffee with Veterans and First Responders | Fri., Jan. 14 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | The Mariott Greenville | Network and learn about job opportunities for veterans over a cup of joe. 

“FOCUS” A Vision Board Event | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6-9 p.m. | 1881 Event Hall, 805 Spartan Blvd.,

Spartanburg | $30 | Put you 2022 goals in motion with a creative vision board. 

Adam Harris Thompson | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6-9 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free | Live music from solo singer songwriter Adam Harris Thompson. 

Bob Jones Mens Basketball vs. Johnson University | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Davis Field House at Bob Jones University | Free 

Swing Dance | Fri., Jan. 14 | 8-11 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer | $7 entry

Saturday, Jan. 15 

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida Everblades | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18+ | Cheer on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits as they face the Florida Everblades for the second night in a row on home ice. 

Clemson Basketball vs. Boston College | Sat., Jan. 15 | 6:30 p.m. | Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University | $35+ | Catch some Saturday night hoops at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum. 

Veganuary Wine Tasting | Sat., Jan. 15 | 4-5 p.m. | Topsoil Kitchen & Market | $40 | Sip a selection of five vegan wines paired with two curated vegan small bites, and receive 10% off a Topsoil dinner. 

Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing Event | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Southernside Christian School | Free | Help the Rotary Club of Mauldin and Rise Against Hunger reach their goal of over 100,000 meals prepared. 

Emo Night with DJ Blake | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | The Radio Room | $5+ | Channel your inner 2013 emo and rock out for a night. 

Bob Jones Mens Basketball vs. Southeastern Baptist College | Sat., Jan. 15 | 4 p.m. | Davis Field House at Bob Jones University | Free 

Trey Stephens | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1-4 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free entry 

Sunday, Jan. 16

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. South Carolina Stingrays | Sun., Jan. 16 | 3:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18 | Catch this SC hockey team face off at the Well. 

Barley’s Biggest Little Beer Fest | Sun., Jan. 16 | 2-6 p.m. | Barley’s | $60+ | Taste beers from over a dozen local breweries from the Upstate and surrounding area. 

Micro Wrestling | Sun., Jan. 16 | 6-8 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny | $25 | The Micro Wrestling Federation brings a cast of wrestlers under 5 feet tall to this WWE style brawl. 

Martin Luther King Celebration | Sun., Jan. 16 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Coffee Underground | $10 | Wits End Poetry + Carolina Poets present this night of poetry honoring MLK  Jr. 

Tipsy Plant Workshop | Sun., Jan. 16 | 1 p.m. | The Eighth State Brewing Company | $45 | Learn how to care for your own carnivorous plant with Sun & Soil and take your own plant home with you.

Balalaika Fantasie | Sun., Jan. 16 | 3-5 p.m. | $5+ | Temple Of Israel Sanctuary, 400 Spring Forest Rd. | The five musicians of Balalaika Fantasie perform on authentic Russian folk instruments, with a repertoire including Russian, Ukrainian, Gypsy, and Jewish folk music.*

Justyn Fox | Sun., Jan. 16 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free entry

Monday, Jan. 17 — Sunday, January 23

Monday, Jan. 17

Upstate Carolina Real Estate Investors Association Meeting | Mon., Jan. 17 | 6-9 p.m. | Embassy Suites Greenville, 670 Verdae Blvd. | $20 | Connect with fellow Upstate Real Estate Investors and hear from professional guest speakers. 

Bob Jones Women’s Basketball vs. Warren Wilson College | Mon., Jan. 17 | 7 p.m. | Davis Field House at Bob Jones University | Free | Cheer on the Bruins against their visiting rivals from Asheville. 

Oriole Painting Class | Mon., Jan. 17 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Wine & Design | $35 | Paint a wintery bird at this BYOB class. 

Noodle Night | Mon., Jan. 17 | 5-9 p.m. | The Commons | Free entry | Stop by Golden Brown & Delicious for noodles of all kinds. 

South American Wine Pairing Dinner | Mon., Jan 17 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $95 | Explore five wines with Mission Grape + enjoy a five-course curated menu by Chef Craig Kuhns.

Tuesday, Jan. 18 

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End | Tues., Jan. 18-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Greenville Theatre | $30 | Catch the one-woman show about humorist and writer of the “At Wits End” column Erma Bombeck. 

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6:30 p.m. | All Shook Up, 115 School St., Greer | $60 | Learn calligraphy basics and go home with an essential calligraphy kit — come early for your choice of a smoothie or energy tea. 

Deep Dish Pizza Making | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Learn how to make your own Chicago style pizza. 🍕

Book your Lunch with Brad Taylor | Tues., Jan. 18 | 12 p.m. | Poinsett Club | $56 | New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor discusses his new book “End of Days.” 📚 

Craft Club – Powdersville | Tues., Jan. 18 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | CenterWell Powdersville | Free | Join Centerwell patients in fun craft and make new connections. 

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Furman Men’s Basketball vs. Western Carolina | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7 p.m. | Timmons Arena at Furman University | $15+ | Cheer on Furman Men’s Basketball against Western Carolina University. 🏀

Pasta Making 101 | Wed., Jan. 19 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Learn to knead, shape, and cut your own pasta, and go home with your own batch of dough. 🍝

Open Mic Comedy | Wed., Jan. 19 | 8-10 p.m. | The Radio Room | Free 

All About Anime Ramenfest | Wed., Jan. 19 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Five Forks Library, 104 Sunnydale Rd., Simpsonville | Free | Teens are invited to slurp ramen with fellow anime lovers — cosplay recommended. 

Thursday, Jan. 20 

2022 South Carolina Bar Convention | Thurs., Jan. 20-Sun., Jan. 23 | Hyatt Regency Greenville | $75+ | Network, learn, and socialize with legal professionals from across the state. 

Culinary 101: Knife Skills & Flavoring Foods | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 5:30-9 p.m. | Truist Culinary & Hospitality Innovation Center at Poe West | $89 | Learn how to think like a chef about spices, herbs, salting and more. 

Third Thursday Market | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 5-8 p.m. | Poe West | Free entry | Shop unique goods from local minority + women-owned vendors. 

Teacher Happy Hour | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 5-7 p.m. | M. Judson Booksellers | Free entry | Calling all teachers — enjoy a free glass of wine + 15% off a purchase. 🍷

Teen Book Cafe | Thurs., Jan. 20 | Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Rd., Easley | Free | Teens are invited to sip coffee and discuss young adult literature with a different monthly theme. 📚

Starry Night Hoop Art | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 1-3 p.m. | Holly Springs Center, 120 Holly Springs School Rd., Pickens | $20+ | Learn to create punch needle art and bring home your own work. 

Community Blood Drive | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | AC Hotel Greenville, 315 S. Main St. | Free | Appointments must be made in advance through the weblink.*

Oregon & Washington State Wine Pairing Dinner | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 6-8 p.m. | $95 | The Cook’s Station | Explore five wines with Advintage + enjoy a five-course curated menu by Chef Craig Kuhns.

Friday, Jan. 21 

Karaoke Night | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | Clock Tower Taproom & Billiards, 120 S. Main St., Simpsonville, SC 29681 | Free admission | Bring your friends for a night out full of classic karaoke. 🎤

The Lotus Paradox | Fri., Jan. 21 + Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | The Warehouse Theatre | $35 | Warehouse Theatre presents the story of author Nora Tennant’s struggle with balancing fame, passion, and family. 

DeRay Davis | Fri., Jan. 21-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | The Comedy Zone | $35+ | Catch a live performance from the comedian who crashed Netflix with his comedy special “DeRay Davis: How to Act Black” in 2017.

Jonathan Stephens | Fri., Jan. 21 | 6-9 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free | Spartanburg based artist Jonathan Stephens performs live. 

Will Shehan & Off The Wall | Fri., Jan. 21 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Beer | Free entry | Catch a live performance from Upstate pop artists and sip craft brews. 🎶

Bob Jones Mens Basketball vs. Pensacola Christian College | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | Davis Field House at Bob Jones University | Free | Cheer on the Bruins against Pensacola Christian College. 🏀

Songwriter Series: Edwin McCain and David Wilcox | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Genevieve’s at The Peace Center | $75 | Catch a live show from singer-songwriters Maia Sharp, David Wilcox, and Edwin McCain. 

Saturday, Jan. 22 

Midsummer Night’s Dream | Sat., Jan. 22-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Peace Center | $19+ | The Greenville Symphony Orchestra gives a mid-January performance of a Midsummer Night’s Dream. 🎻

PBR: Pendelton Whiskey Velocity Tour | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $15+ | PBR (Professional Bull Riders) stampede into Greenville with some of the best bull riders in the world for a live man vs. bull showdown. 🤠

Clemson Basketball vs. Pittsburgh | Sat., Jan. 22 | 6 p.m. | Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University | $35+ | Cheer on the Tigers against the University of Pittsburgh. 🏀

The Big Night Italian Cooking Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $95 | Enjoy a dinner inspired by the film “The Big Night” as you learn tips and tricks to Italian cooking in this demonstration class. 

The Bass University Fishing Classes | Sat., Jan. 22-Sun., Jan 23 | Times vary | Hilton Garden Inn and Destination Point Event Center, 115 Destination Blvd., Anderson | $49.50+ | Learn about bass fishing techniques and gear from experienced bass fishing tournament anglers. 

Gospel Music Nights | Sat., Jan. 22 | 6-9 p.m. | Springwell Church, 4369 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylorsb SC 29687 | Free | Gospel artists the Hoppers and the Booth Brothers perform live, with an appearance from comedian Mickey Bell. 

Songwriter Series: Edwin McCain and David Wilcox | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Genevieve’s at The Peace Center | $75 | Catch a live show from singer-songwriters Maia Sharp, David Wilcox, and Edwin McCain.

Sunday, Jan. 23

SC Agritourism Annual Conference | Sun., Jan. 23-Tues., Jan. 25 | Times vary | Holiday Inn Anderson, 3509 Clemson Blvd., Anderson | $125+ | Tour several Upstate Agritourism farms, with educations speakers at each stop. 

Paint Your Pet | Sun., Jan 23 | 2-4 p.m. | Wandering Bard Meadery | $45+ | Taste craft mead and paint a portrait of your pet with help from a professional artist. 

Jessi Biondi | Sun., Jan. 23 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free | Catch a live performance from alternative indie artist Jessi Biondi. 

The Agee Family | Sun., Jan. 23 | 6 p.m. | Glassy Mountain View Baptist Church | Free | See the entire Agee Family sing gospel songs at the top of Glassy Mountain. 

Monday, Jan. 24 — Monday, January 31

Monday, Jan. 24

The Knights with Aaron Diehl | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Peace Center | $35+ | New York based ensemble The Knights performs live with special guest pianist Aaron Diehl. 🎶

IDPA Indoor Match | Mon., Jan. 24 | 6:15-8:30 p.m. | SharpShooters Indoor Range | Free | Compete against other Upstate marksmen in two to three stages depending on crowd sizes. 

Soups & Stews Cooking Class | Mon., Jan. 24 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Learn to make a roasted tomato soup + a turkey and sausage stew. 

2022 Spring Networking Day | Mon., Jan. 24 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Abney Athletic Center

316 Blvd., Anderson, SC 29621 | $100 | Meet spring 2022 graduates from Anderson University’s College of Education. 

Blend Your Own Wine Tasting Event | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7-8:30 p.m. | $35 | The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest | Experiment with various wines to create your own red blend. 

Noodle Night | Mon., Jan. 24 | 5-9 p.m. | The Commons | Free entry | Stop by Golden Brown & Delicious for noodles of all kinds. 

Tuesday, Jan. 25

Reframing the Food Desert Debate | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6-7 p.m. | Hub City Writers Project, 186 W Main St., Spartanburg | Free | Professor Ken Kolb discusses his new book “Retail Inequality: Reframing the Food Desert,” based on research from the Greenville area. 

Art & Wine Last Tuesdays | Tues., Jan. 25 | 4-7 p.m. | The Tasting Room Travelers Rest | $50 | Paint + sip through a class led by local artists. 

The Designer’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Kitchen | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $65+ | Kimberly Kerl of Kustom Home Design leads this class designing your dream kitchen. 

Burns Night | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6-9 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny | $45 | Celebrate Scotland’s National Poet, Robert Burns, with a night of celtic music, dancing, and drinks. 

Bob Jones Mens Basketball vs. Toccoa Fall College | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | Davis Field House at Bob Jones University | Free | Cheer on the Bruins against the Screeming Eagles. 

Wednesday, Jan 26

Starting Over: Rebooting Your Career as an Expat Woman in the US | Wed., Jan. 26 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Virtual | $20 | Hear from four professional women and moms (and both) who successfully developed careers in the US after moving from foreign countries. 

Furman Basketball vs. Virginia Military Institute | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7 p.m. | Timmons Arena at Furman University | $15+ | Watch the Paladins basketball team take on the Keydets. 

Tour GTC’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation | Wed., Jan. 26 | 4 p.m. | Center for Manufacturing Innovation, 575 Millennium Blvd. | Free | See Greenville Technical College’s facilities and learn about their programs in robotics, 3D printing, and more. 

Healthcare Job Fair | Wed., Jan. 26 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Interview with over 40 local healthcare companies hiring now. 

Ignite Greer | Wed., Jan. 26 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Events at the Davenport | Free | Sip coffee and connect with the Greer business community. 

Thursday, Jan 27 

Reba McEntire | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $49.50+ | Catch country superstar Reba McEntire live in Greenville. 🎶

Upstate SC Boat Show | Thurs., Jan. 27-Sun., Jan. 30 | Times vary | Greenville Convention Center | $6+ | The 52nd Annual Upstate SC Boat Show will host all the latest boats, accessories, and supplies you need to get out on the water. 

Furman Church Music Conference | Thurs., Jan. 27-Fri., Jan. 28 | Furman University | $50+ | Calling all Upstate musicians to join Furman University and leading UK choral director Stephen Darlington for two days of rehearsals and musical guests. 

The Lotus Paradox | Thurs., Jan. 27-Sun., Jan. 30 | Multiple times | The Warehouse Theatre | $35 | Warehouse Theatre presents the story of author Nora Tennant’s struggle with balancing fame, passion, and family. 

Brushes and Beer | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6-8 p.m. | Forks of the River Taproom | $40 | Paint the flora and fauna of the region with local artist Anna Blair Publow. 

Lunch & Lit | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 12 p.m. | Soby’s | $45 | Eat with author Fiona Davis and discuss her latest book, “Magnolia Palace.” 

Jens Korndörfer, organ | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8-9:30 p.m. | Hartness Organ Series, 3300 Pointsett Hwy. | $50+ registration | Internationally-acclaimed organist Jens Korndörfer’s recital will be presented in conjunction with the 2022 Furman University Church Music Conference.*

Friday, Jan. 28 

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida Everblades | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18+ | Catch the Greenville Swamp Rabbits in the first of three games against the Florida Everblades in one weekend. 🏒

Parents Night Out at Trailside Church | Fri., Jan. 28 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Trailside Church, 6711 State Park Rd., Travelers Rest | Drop the kids off for a fun night of games, snacks, and free childcare while you enjoy a night out downtown. 

Drunk Spelling Bee | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Clock Tower Taproom & Billiards, 120 S. Main St., Simpsonville | Free entry | Prove your spelling skills can withstand a few drinks. 

Robin Hood | Fri., Jan. 28-Sun., Feb. 6 | $20 | South Carolina Children’s Theatre | $20 | SC Children’s Theatre reimainges this classic tale in a modern context. 

Mimosas & Masterpieces | Fri., Jan. 28 | 8-11:59 p.m. | A Touch of Essence, 680 Fairview Rd., Simpsonville | $50 | Paint, sip, and mingle with local mixed media + spoken word artist ShAy Black.  

Saturday, Jan. 29

Greenville County Youth Orchestra | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Gunter Theatre at the Peace Center | $27 | Young musicians from across the Upstate perform works including Wieniawski: Légende for Violin and Strings. 🎻

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida Everblades | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18+ | Cheer on Greenville hockey against the Florida Everblades. 🏒

Brewery 85’s Eighth Anniversary | Sat., Jan. 29 | 12-5 p.m. | Brewery 85 | Free Entry | Celebrate eight years of Brewery 85 with live music, food trucks, and special edition beers. 

Art on The Tracks | Sat., Jan. 29 | 12-5 p.m. | The Heddle | Free entry | Shop local artists and vendors at The Heddle Manufacturing & Trade Park. 

Niko Moon | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m.-2 a.m. | The Blindhorse Saloon | $12+ | Country singer Niko Moon has written songs for artists including Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts, and is now performing live in Greenville. 

SPARK Autism Event | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Center for Developmental Services | Free | Meet the Medical University of South Carolina SPARK team and contribute to the nation’s largest autism study. 

Sunday, Jan. 30 

The Great Gatsby | Sun., Jan. 30-Mon., Jan. 31 | Times vary | Gunter Theatre at the Peace Center | $45 | Catch the award-winning Aquila Theatre Company’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby. 🎭

Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida Everblades | Sun., Jan. 30 | 3:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $18+ | Watch the Swamp Rabbits take on the Florida Everblades. 🏒

2022 Say What?! Greenville Grand Slam | Sun., Jan. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Coffee Underground | $10 | Watch up to twelve local poets compete for a spot on the 2022 Wits End Poetry/Say What Slam Team. 

Valentine Cookie Decorating | Sun., Jan. 30 | 2-4 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Perfect your baking, cookie cutting, and royal icing techniques. 

Monday, Jan. 31 

Harry Connick Jr. | Mon., Jan. 31 | 7:30 p.m. | Peace Center | $55+ | Catch Grammy, Emmy, and Tony winner Harry Connick Jr. live at the Peace Center. 

CoRE Conference 2022 | Mon., Jan. 31-Tues., Feb. 1 | 7:30 a.m. Jan. 31-2 p.m. Feb. 1 | Bob Jones University | $75+ | Pastors and Christian leaders come together to preach the Gospel in a modern light. 

Mental Mondays Trivia | Mon., Jan. 31 | 7-10 p.m. | The Radio Room | Free 

Noodle Night | Mon., Jan. 31 | 5-9 p.m. | The Commons | Free entry | Stop by Golden Brown & Delicious for noodles of all kinds.