Did you know Greenville Triumph head coach John Harkes played for the US in two World Cups? | Photo provided by Greenville Triumph
Calling all soccer fans: The biggest soccer event in the world starts this weekend. To celebrate, the Greenville Triumph ishosting multiple watch parties throughout the tournament. Team USA’s first match is set for Mon., Nov. 21 against Wales. ⚽
Fun fact: Greenville has an American Outlaws chapter (aka the official supporter group for US National Teams). Here’s what to know before kick-off.
World Cup 2022 fast facts 🥅
When: Sun., Nov. 20-Sun., Dec. 18, 2022
Where: Eight venues across Qatar: Al Bayt Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Lusail Stadium, Stadium 974, Education City Stadium and Al Janoub Stadium
Teams: 32 countries qualified to compete
Group play: For the first round, Team USA will be competing against England, IR Iran, and Wales in Group B
Watch party schedule 🎉
USA vs. England
When:Fri., Nov. 25, 2 p.m.
Where: Growler Haus, 12 Lois Ave.
Germany vs. Spain
When:Sun., Nov. 27, 2 p.m.
Where:Hampton Station, 1320 Hampton Ave.
Bonus:The team will be raffling off two Hisense TVs.
Coffee with Veterans and First Responders | Friday, Nov. 18 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | The Marriott, One Parkway East, Greenville | Free | Join North America Rescue for free coffee and networking + learn more about open job opportunities.
The Governor’s School Presents: Senior Drawing Exhibition | Friday, Nov. 18 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, 15 University St., Greenville | Free | The Governor’s School Visual Arts Department presents an exhibition of large-format drawings by members of the senior class.
adidas Employee Store Holiday Open House | Friday, Nov. 18-Sunday, Nov. 27 | 10 a.m.-9 p.m. | adidas Employee Store, 10 Quest Lane, Greenville | Free | Greenvillians can receive 50% off employee pricing and access the exclusive adidas employee store during the holiday open house this season.*
Saturday, Nov. 19
The Commons 3-Year Anniversary | Saturday, Nov. 19 | 7 a.m.-10 p.m. | The Commons, 147 Welborn St., Greenville | Free entry | Sip on a special beer collaboration + enjoy food specials.
Buckhead Betties Outlet Sale | Saturday, Nov. 19 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Greenville Convention Center, 1 Exposition Dr., Greenville | Free | Shop apparel, travel accessories, holiday items, and more at this outlet sale.
Free Drum Circle with Jeff Holland | Saturday, Nov. 19 | 10-11 a.m. | Pecknel Music, 1312 N. Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville | Free | All ages are welcome to attend this drum circle — drums are provided and no experience is required.
Sunday, Nov. 20
Fiddler On The Roof | Sunday, Nov. 20 | 1 p.m. + 6:30 p.m. | Peace Center, 300 S. Main St., Greenville | $35-$124 | See Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher’s “fresh and authentic vision” to the ten time Tony award-winning + longest running Broadway play.
Annual Holiday Market | Sunday, Nov. 20 | 12:30-5 p.m. | Camperdown Plaza, 20 E. Broad St., Greenville | Free | Start the holiday season merry + bright with over 25 local vendors, live music, and a children’s story time.*
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The college counseling team at CCES values individuality in the college process and celebrates each child’s accomplishments and college choice. | Photo provided by Christ Church Episcopal School
Did you know? High schoolers at Christ Church Episcopal School (CCES) have access to college counselors who guide students (and their parents) through the college planning + application process.
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We’re not crying a river over 3’s Greenville Golf and Grill’s newest investor: Justin Timberlake. Justin has joined forces with his partners at 8AM Golf to add the par 3 golf course to its portfolio, with the goal of expanding the conceptin major metros across the US. (WYFF 4)
Lucky us. Haywood Mall will soon be home to three new tenants, including clothing store Lucky Brand, which opens tomorrow, Fri., Nov. 18. Intimates store Cotton On opens early next year, and Korean corn dog restaurant Corn Dog By Mr. Cow opens later this month. 👖 (Upstate Business Journal)
No. 18. That’s what Greenville ranked among 20 cities in 42Floors study, “Best US Metros to Start a Business.” The office space listing platform ranked all US metro areas with at least 300,000 residents + considered factors like startup survival rate and number of small establishments. 💼
Cancer Survivors Park Alliance will host a Giving Tuesday Silent Auction to benefit its ongoing programs, the park, and more. The online auction opens Tues., Nov. 22 at 4 p.m. and closes Tues., Nov. 29 at 9 p.m. See the items, including a safari in Kenya and a tour of Sorrento, Italy.
Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Audacy + Greenville County police and fire agencies are teaming up to host LEO Santa, a holiday toy drive. Bring newly purchased, unwrapped gifts to the GSP Airport box office at The Well from Thurs., Dec. 1 (6 a.m.) toFri., Dec. 2(10 a.m.). 🧸
Mable Owens Clarke, who has led the campaign to preserve the historic Soapstone Baptist Church in the Liberia community of Pickens County, was awarded the Order of the Palmetto yesterday — SC’s highest civilian honor. Congratulations, Mable.
South Carolina State Parks is offering free admission to all state parkslike Table Rock and Paris Mountain + free tours of its historic homes like Rose Hill Plantationthis Black Friday, Fri. Nov. 25. Pick your park. 🏞️
The Grand Bohemian Lodgewas featured in Upscale Magazine’s article of the 21 top resorts around the globe for 2023 excursions. The article lauds the Falls Park lodge as a “place to stay if you desire romance, beautiful art, and a tranquil atmosphere.” 📰
Calling all ice skaters. Skating on the Big Ice at Bon Secours Wellness Arena kicks offMon., Dec. 19 and runs through Fri., Dec. 30. Purchase tickets. ⛸️
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We want to wish a happy birthday (on Saturday) to our teammate Danielle, GVLtoday City Editor. Happy birthday, Danielle!
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Editor’s pick: Excited for the Cancer Survivor Park’s Giving Tuesday Silent Auction? I might just have to bid on a custom pet portrait of my dog, Pinto. Join CSPA’s auction kickoff event + enjoy10%off food and drinks at Tacozzini(1818 Augusta St.) on Tues., Nov. 22 at 4 p.m.
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