Trailside Blazers Skate Club | Mon., Aug. 1 | 6-7 p.m. | The Community Tap Trailside, 147 Welborn St. | Free | Get rollin’ at this weekly skate + stop by The Tap for 20% off your first beer. 🛼
No Expectations Comedy | Mon., Aug. 1 | 7-9 p.m. | Coffee Underground, 1 E. Coffee St. | Free | Laugh at this night of open mic stand up comedy or grab the mic for yourself. 🎤
Tech Slam ‘N Eggs | Tues., Aug. 2 | 8-9:30 a.m. | 101 N. Main St. | Free | Startup CEOs + lead developers will talk about the challenges they overcame with their tech stacks at this peer-to-peer event for the developer community.
Business and Bagels Networking Event | Wed., Aug. 3 | 8:30-10 a.m. | Bellamore, 552 Memorial Drive Ext. | Free | Start your day with a coffee and a bagel + network with other local businesses.
Beginner Fall Gardening Course | Thurs., Aug. 4 | 9-11 a.m. | Hagood Mill Historic Site, 138 Hagood Mill Rd., Pickens | $80 | Learn how to plant + grow a healthy fall garden during this two-day course. 👩🌾
In The Heights | Fri., Aug. 5-Sun., Aug. 14 | Times vary | Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E. Butler Rd., Mauldin | $20 | Mauldin Theatre Company presents “In the Heights,” a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda about the Dominican American neighborhood of Washington Heights in NYC.
Flight of the Dove | Sat., Aug. 6 | 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Bailey Memorial Stadium, 1304 Springdale Dr., Clinton | $40 | A fundraising event for Hospice of Laurens County since 2006, Flight of the Dove features a metric century (62 miles), a 50-mile ride, a 30-mile ride, and a 14-mile leisure ride. 🚲*
The UltiMutt Race | Sat., Oct. 1 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Homestead at Hartness, 500 Hartness Dr. | $55 | Grab your furry friend for a competitive day starting with an obstacle race followed by live entertainment, food, and drinks. 🐕 *
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Parsley & Mint’sdowntown location (600 S. Main St., Ste. 101) is closed as of Sun., July 24, according to a sign on its door. No reservations are currently available. As for a reopening date or future plans for the space, we’ll keep you posted.
Uptown Cheapskate, a clothing resale store (think: like Plato’s Closet) is coming soon to Woodruff Roadnear the Chick-fil-A (1451 Woodruff Rd. Ste. Q). The consignment franchise has locations in Clemson + Mount Pleasant.
The $1 billion Greenville County Square redevelopment is on track to be complete in spring 2023. An early look inside shows off the building’s high ceilings, large windows that let in natural light, and a covered bridge connecting the north and south buildings. 🏗️ (WYFF 4)
The Chocolate Shoppe (1392 N. Pleasantburg Dr.) landed on Yelp’s list, “Best chocolate chip cookie in every state.” Owner Ken Pitcher says his made-from-scratch cookies are the best because they’re chewy, have high quality ingredients — especially the chips — and have “a lot of love in every batch.” 🍪 (The State)
“Greenville serves the best coffee in South Carolina,” according to Lonely Planet’s guide, “The 7 best places to visit in South Carolina.” The site shouts out Methodical Coffee’s cup of joe – calling it No.1 in the Palmetto State — along with Falls Park, Main Street + the Peace Center.
Speaking of Methodical Coffee, “Top Coffee” — a documentary series about the craft of coffee — is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. Produced by local creative agency Electric Soul, the pilot episode follows Methodical Coffee’s journey,from its roots to becoming award-winning coffee roasters. 🎥
Biscuit Head (823 S. Church St.) got a shoutout on Very Local’s video “What’s On The Menu.” Watch how they make The Greenvillian — a biscuit with country fried pork steak and jalapeño cream cheese topped with bacon gravy, a sunny side egg, and pickled jalapeño. 🍳
It’s eatin’ time at The Community Tap Trailside (147 Welborn St.). The bottle shop + bar now serves lunch, including Lil Toasties — Rise Bakery bread topped with ingredients like pears and ricotta, tomatoes and masala, and vegan spicy chickpea salad.
No. 7. That’s where Golden Grove Farm and Brewranked on UDisc’s list of the top ten brewery disc golf courses in the world. The Pelzer brewery, which opened in 2016, added a nine-hole disc golf course in 2017 + says it has nine more holes on the way. 🥏(WYFF 4)
Music In the Woods, a concert series at Paris Mountain State Park, released its line up for the 2022 season. The weekly shows, which take place at the Park Amphitheater from 2–4 p.m., beginSat., Sept. 3 and run through Sat., Oct. 29. Shows are free with park admission. 🌲
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National Night Out, an annual event that aims to enhance community relations between law enforcement and the communities they serve, takes place tomorrow, Tues., Aug. 2.
We’ve rounded up which local law enforcement agencies are participating in National Night Out with cookouts, games, music + fun for the whole family:
Mauldin Police | 5-9 p.m. | Mauldin Cultural Center Outdoor Amphitheater, 101 E. Butler Rd., Mauldin
Editor’s Pick:Believe it or not, school starts two weeks from today for Greenville County students. That means it’s crunch time for your summer bucket list. Might I suggest hitting the road for a day trip to Landrum, SC or a getaway to Cloudland Canyon, GA? We have another piece in our Hit the Road series coming this month for the foodies. Do you have a favorite foodie destination? Let me know.
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