November PlanAhead: Your November Greenville events calendar

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Happy November, Greenville. 🍁  We’re ready to take advantage of the thankful season with some of Greenville’s top events. Here’s our #MustDo recommendations.

Disclaimer:Β It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in the following events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions.Β If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.

Nov. 1-7

Sunday | Nov. 1

Dish

β—‹ Brunch and Mimosas | Sun., Nov. 1 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Urban Wren | Prices vary | Join Urban Wren for brunch, bottomless mimosas, and live music. πŸ₯‚

Drink

β—‹ Halloweek 2020 | Sun., Nov. 1 | 4-9 p.m. | Ciclops Cider Brewery, 197 E. Saint John St. | Prices very | Halloweek continues at Ciclops Cider Brewery for a week of a variety of events. πŸ‘»

β—‹ Wine on the Terrace with Bill and Tad’s Excellent Duo | Sun., Nov. 1 | 4-6 p.m. | The Red Horse Inn, 45 Winstons Chase Ct., Landrum | Register here | Have a relaxing evening with music + wine on the terrace. 🍷

Listen

β—‹ Jeff Edwards Duo Live | Sun., Nov. 1 | 5-8 p.m. | Stone Pizza Company, 500 E. Park Ave. | Free entry | Listen to some tunes from the Jeff Edwards Duo + grab some pizza. πŸ•

β—‹ Teddy & Joe at Gather GVL | Sun., Nov. 1 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free entry | Teddy & Joe take the stage at Gather GVL. 🎸

Active

β—‹ Yoga | Sun., Nov. 1 | 10:45-11:45 a.m. | Ciclops Cider Brewery, 197 E. Saint John St. | $10 | Release some stress with a Sunday morning of yoga + cider.Β 

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ Sunday Jazz Brunch | Sun., Nov. 1 | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | CityRange | Prices vary | Head over to CityRange every Sunday for local jazz music, laid-back dining and drink specials.Β β“…

Monday | Nov. 2

Dish

β—‹ Lobster Dogs | Mon., Nov. 2 | 5-9 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery | Prices vary | Lobster Dogs is back at 13 Stripes for a night of all things seafood.Β 

Drink

β—‹ Cigar and Beer Pairing | Mon., Nov. 2 | 6-10 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery | $17 | Join 13 Stripes for a cigar paired with 13oz of beer. 🍺

Active

β—‹ Multi-Blade Mondays | Mon., Nov. 2 | 4-9 p.m.| Craft Axe Throwing | Rates per person | Reserve a lane Monday night to throw something other than axes.Β 

Edu

β—‹ Lunch and Learn Holiday Series | Mon., Nov. 2 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $25 | Join Chef Craig in the learning kitchen for this delicious lunch and learn of all things Thanksgiving.

Cause

β—‹ Halloween Candy Give Back | Mon., Nov. 2 | 8-5 p.m. | Greenville Dental Studio, 644 N. Main St. Suite 111 | Free | Share your extra Halloween treats with US Troops and First Responders. 🍬

Tuesday | Nov. 3

Drink

β—‹ Trivia Night | Tues., Nov. 3 | 7-11 p.m. | Growler Haus Village of West Greenville, 12 Lois Ave. | Free entry | See how knowledgeable you are in this game of trivia. 🍻

Active

β—‹ Trailside Trotters | Tues., Nov. 3 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | The Commons, The Community Tap Trailside | Free | Meet up with other local runners every Tuesday for a 3-mile jog + an after beer on The Community Tap. πŸ‘Ÿ

β—‹ Tuesday Dance at Spare Time | Tues., Nov. 3 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Spare Time Greenville, 822 Congaree Rd. | Free | The Greenville Westies are getting back together for a night of swing dancing.Β 

Listen

β—‹ Trey Duncan at Gather GVL | Tues., Nov. 3 | 6-9 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free entry | Trey Duncan will be taking the stage at Gather GVL. 🎀

TryThis

β—‹ Tuesdays at the Jenny | Tues., Nov. 3 | 4:30-8:30 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, Greer | Free entry | Join Jaidra for a free show outside with food trucks + local crafts. πŸ’ƒ

Cause

β—‹ Reclaim Solidarity: Silent auction + event | Tues., Nov. 3 | 8 a.m. | Virtual | $25 | Celebrate unity, the power of community + raise money for men working to reclaim their lives after incarceration during this silent auction full of local art and handcrafted items. 🎨

TheBuy

β—‹ Holiday Open House | Tues., Nov. 3 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Vintage Warehouse of Spartanburg, 1201-B Union St., Spartanburg | Prices vary | Be the first to see everything in store before Christmas during this annual open house. β˜ƒοΈ

Wednesday | Nov. 4

Watch

β—‹ Christmas at Biltmore: Virtual Tree Raising | Wed., Nov. 4 | 5-5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Biltmore on Facebook or Youtube to see a behind-the-scenes look of the beloved tradition. πŸŽ„

Drink

β—‹ Tetrad Wine Night | Wed., Nov. 4 | 4-9 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 East Stone Ave. | Prices vary | Enjoy $6 glasses of wine + special guest, Danny Baker, a sommelier with Mission Grape. 🍷

Edu

β—‹ Basic Small Business Start-Up Workshop | Wed., Nov. 4 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn more about ways to start up your own business. πŸ’»

Active

β—‹ Calm After the Storm | Wed., Nov. 4 | 12-12:45 p.m. | Zen Greenville | Register here | Join in person or tune into the live stream to hold space + trust the process following election day.

Thursday | Nov. 5

Active

β—‹ Swing & Swine | Thurs., Nov. 5 | 1-8 p.m. | Willow Creek Golf Club, 205 Sandy Run Dr., Greer | $580 per team | Enjoy networking on the greens followed by a BBQ dinner. β›³

Edu

β—‹ Sales 101: Create a Successful Sales Process | Thurs., Nov. 5 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Join this lunch and learn with Piedmont SCORE to learn important sales skills. πŸ’»

Drink

β—‹ Flight Night | Thurs., Nov. 5 | 5-10 p.m. | Urban Wren, 116 N. Markley St. | Prices vary | Wine lovers can sample four wines from all around the world. 🍷

β—‹ Holiday Wine + Cheese Tasting | Thurs., Nov. 5 | 6-7 p.m. | Topsoil Kitchen & Market, 13 S. Main St., Travelers Rest | $25 | Taste holiday wines handpicked by Mission Grape paired with a Chef’s selection of cheeses. πŸ§€

Dish

β—‹ Project Host Open House + Tasting | Thurs., Nov. 5 | 4-6 p.m. | Project Host, 525 S. Academy St. | Reserve your spot here | Meet the Project Host team and sample items from their holiday + catering menus. πŸ¦ƒ

ForKids

β—‹ Nature Discovery Program at Lake Conestee | Thurs., Nov. 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Lake Conestee Nature Preserve, 601 Fork Shoals Rd. | $8-10 | Engage 5-14 year old children in nature related activities. 🌿

Friday | Nov. 6

Art

β—‹ November First Friday Art Crawl | Fri., Nov. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Open Art Studio Greenville | Free | Head over to see art galleries during First Friday. 🎨

Edu

β—‹ Innovative Leadership Series Season Finale | Fri., Nov. 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Clemson University MBA Program for this special Innovative Leadership Series 2020 season finale event. πŸ’»

TryThis

β—‹ Greenville Open Studios | Fri., Nov. 6-Mon., Nov. 30 | Times vary | Virtual or in-person | Free | Meet the talented Open Studios artists in-person or via their Youtube channel.

β—‹ Disney’s Moana Jr. | Fri., Nov. 6-Sun., Nov. 15 | Times vary | Mauldin Cultural Center | Prices vary | Watch a showing of the Moana Jr. production.

Saturday | Nov. 7

Listen

β—‹ Say What Poetry Slam | Sat., Nov. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Artistry Gallery, 12 Andrews St. | $20 | 12 poets in the Carolinas will be doing a live, socially-distanced poetry slam. πŸ“œ

Active

β—‹ Paris Mountain Trail Run 16k | Sat., Nov. 7 | 8 a.m. | Paris Mountain | Register here | This is a very challenging course as it includes the long climb to the top of the mountain as well as encompassing North Lake. πŸ‘Ÿ

Edu

β—‹ Home For the Holiday: Perfect Pies | Sat., Nov. 7 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Center for Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Rm112, Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114 | $119 | Learn how to make a pie crust that never fails and is perfect for the holidays.Β 

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ The Military Order of the Purple Heart Top Golf Fundraiser | Sat., Nov. 7 | 8:45 a.m.- 12 p.m. | $100 | Enjoy breakfast, prizes, and golf while raising funds for the Upstate’s Combat Wounded Veterans. Contact Tim Henry for tickets 509-551-5188.Β β“…

Nov. 8-14

Sunday | Nov. 8

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts 12th Annual Pep Rally Gone Virtual | Sun., Nov. 8 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free-$50 | Event celebrates the big Clemson-Carolina football rivalry with player interviews, fan competitions, and an online Auction for holiday shopping. Live streamed event is on Nov. 8th.; Online auction runs from 12 p.m. on Nov. 6 to 10 p.m. on Nov. 9. β“…

β—‹ Sunday Jazz Brunch | Sun., Nov. 8 | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | CityRange | Prices vary | Head over to CityRange every Sunday for local jazz music, laid-back dining and drink specials.Β β“…

TryThis

β—‹ SC Veterans Upstate Salute | Sun., Nov. 8 | 3 p.m. | Fluor Field | Free with ticket reservation | The annual Upstate Veterans Salute returns with a special musical performance from Filmore, as well as fireworks, and a flyover. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

β—‹ The Blockhouse Block Party | Sun., Nov. 8 | 3-9 p.m. | The Blockhouse Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 1619 Augusta St. | Prices vary | This outdoor event will have bourbon tastings, oysters, and live music. πŸ¦ͺ

Cause

β—‹ Bingo Bash | Sun., Nov. 8 | 2-5 p.m. | Carolina Bauernhaus, Village of West Greenville | Donation based | Free bingo, games, music + prizes to support the Barbara Stone Foundation.Β 

Drink

β—‹ Castillo Mobile Cigar Lounge | Sun., Nov. 8 | 2-7 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 E. Stone Ave. | Prices vary | Welcome Castillo Mobile Cigar Lounge back to Tetrad Brewing for a cigar to pair with your beer. 🍺

Monday | Nov. 9

Active

β—‹ Multi-Blade Mondays | Mon., Nov. 9 | 4-9 p.m. | Craft Axe Throwing | Rates per person | Reserve a lane to throw something other than axes. πŸͺ“

TryThis

β—‹ White Rabbit Two-Year Celebration | Mon., Nov. 9 | 6-10 p.m. | Revel, 304 E. Stone Ave. | Free entry | Celebrate the two-year anniversary of The White Rabbit Supply Company with pop-up shops, good food + DJ Payne.

Dish

β—‹ Soups and Stews with Chef Cynthia | Mon., Nov. 9 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Learn how to make some hearty soups + stews just in time for cozy season. 🍲

Outdoors

β—‹ FoRR 2020 Annual Meet + Greet | Mon., Nov. 9 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | The Commons | Free | Join Friends of the Reedy River at The Commons to meet the board + discuss sustainability with guest speaker John McDonough, the City Manager of Greenville.πŸ’§

Edu

β—‹ Free QPR Training | Mon., Nov. 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Learn more about suicide prevention and what you can do to help.

JobΒ 

β—‹ Elwood Staffing Job Fair | Mon., Nov. 9-Wed., Nov. 11 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 1099 E. Butler Rd. | Free | Looking for employment? This is just the three-day job fair for you.

Tuesday | Nov. 10

Active

β—‹ Trailside Trotters | Tues., Nov. 10 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | The Commons, The Community Tap Trailside | Free | Meet up with other local runners every Tuesday for a 3 mile jog + an after beer on The Community Tap. πŸ‘Ÿ

Watch

β—‹ Junior Achievement | Tues., Nov. 10 | 5:55-6:45 p.m. | Virtual | Celebrate Junior Achievement of Greater SC. πŸ…

Drink

β—‹ Thanksgiving Wine Tasting | Tues., Nov. 10 | 7 p.m. | Red’s Beer and Wine, 2624 Poinsett Hwy. | $15 – call to reserve your spot | Not sure which bottle to open on Thanksgiving? Check out this tasting for some tips. 🍷

Listen

β—‹ Adam Harris Thompson at Gather GVL | Tues., Nov. 10 | 6-9 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free | Listen to some afternoon music at Gather GVL.

TryThis

β—‹ Greer Pet Idol | Tues., Nov. 10 | 5-8 p.m. | Downtown Greer, Victoria Street | Free | Enjoy the dog parade through downtown Greer. Bring a chair + your pet (but make sure they’re up to date on vaccines). πŸ•

Wednesday | Nov. 11

Arts

β—‹ Candle Pouring Class with Mercy Verity Candles | Wed., Nov. 11 | 7-8:30 p.m. |Β  The Landmark Flagship Store, 207 Wade Hampton Blvd. | $35 | Lisa from Mercy Verity Candles to host an Upcycling Candle Pouring Class at the Landmark Flagship Store. πŸ•―οΈ

β—‹ Palette Knife Painting with Diane Dean | Wed., Nov. 11 + Thurs., Nov. 12 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | GCCA, 101 Abney St. | $275 | Explore palette knife painting in impressionistic + abstract styles in this two-day workshop with GCCA. 🎨  

Drink

β—‹ Virtual Wine Tasting | Wed., Nov. 11 |7 p.m. | Foxcroft Wine | $99 | Enjoy three half bottles of wine with owner/winemaker Michael Honig during this Zoom tasting.  🍷

β—‹ Friendsgiving Wine Dinner | Wed., Nov. 11 | 6:30 p.m. | HabiTap, 1325 Miller Rd. | $65 | Enjoy this five-course meal paired with carefully selected wines on the patio of HabiTap. 🍷  

Dish

β—‹ Pop-up Supper: Naked Pasta | Wed., Nov. 11 | 5-6:30 p.m. | M. Judson Booksellers | $12.95/plate | Naked Pasta will be at M. Judson offering a yummy meal that you don’t have to think about. Eat it there or take it to-go. 🍝 

Cause

β—‹ Veterans Day Blood Drive | Tues., Nov. 10-Thurs., Nov. 12 | Times vary | The Blood Connection (any Upstate location) | Free | In honor of Veterans Day, The Blood Connection will be making a $10 donation per donor to the Wounded Warrior Project.🩸

TryThis

β—‹ French Cuisine Cooking Class | Wed., Nov. 11 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station, 515 Buncombe St. | $55 | Learn how to make a blanquette of pork, gratin of swiss chard, and canelΓ©s – bon appetit. πŸ‡«πŸ‡·

Thursday | Nov. 12

Edu

β—‹ Shine the Light Virtual Socialize and Mobilize | Thurs., Nov. 12 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Register here | Connect with peers and prioritize your work for 2021. πŸ’»

Cause

β—‹ Virtual Holiday Bazaar | Thurs., Nov. 12-Mon., Nov. 16 | Virtual | Auction | Join this virtual auction full of luxury items + donate to Just Say Something’s mission to keep children healthy, safe, and drug-free. β˜ƒοΈ

β—‹ Thank-Full | Thurs., Nov. 12 | 5-7:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | Donation based | Bring items for a canned food drive that will be donated to Harvest Hope. πŸ₯«

Listen

β—‹ β€œFly Me to the Moon” | Thurs., Nov. 12 + Fri., Nov. 13 | 7 p.m. | Centre Stage | $40 | Enjoy an evening of jazz under the stars complete with desserts + beverages. ⭐

Friday | Nov. 13

TryThis

β—‹ Speed Dating | Fri., Nov. 13 | 6-8 p.m. | Zen, 924 S. Main St. | $10 | Try speed dating right before the holidays + grab a drink with someone new. ❀️

Listen

β—‹ β€œFly Me to the Moon” | Thurs., Nov. 12 + Fri., Nov. 13 | 7 p.m. | Centre Stage | $40 | Enjoy an evening of jazz under the stars complete with desserts + beverages. ⭐

Saturday | Nov. 14

Cause

β—‹ Stock the Food Pantry for Triune Mercy Center | Sat., Nov. 14 | 8:30-11 a.m. | Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, 639 N. Main St. | Donation based | Drop off needed items in effort to ensure the community is full + warm for the holidays. 🍞

History

β—‹ White Christmas: The Exhibition | Sat., Nov. 14-Sat., Jan. 30 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Upcountry History Museum | Prices vary | Check out White Christmas – the first traveling exhibition dedicated to the classic 1954 movie. ❄️

Drink

β—‹ Flannels, Fire, and Cider | Sat., Nov. 14 | 5:30-10 p.m. | Distinct Cider Room, 601 Airport Rd. | Price vary | An outdoor firepit, Maggie Mae’s, and a movie. The perfect fall evening. πŸ”₯

Edu

β—‹ Mead Making for Beginners | Sat., Nov. 14 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Wandering Bard Meadery, 1320 Hampton Ave. #3 | $20 | Learn how to brew mead at home with Brian Daughhetee. 🍯 

Listen

β—‹ Tunes In Town: Sidewalk Jazz Sessions | Sat., Nov. 14 | 11:30-1:30 p.m. | Downtown Travelers Rest | Free | Head to downtown TR to listen to talented jazz musicians. 🎷

ForKids

β—‹ Girl Scout Discover Day | Sat., Nov. 14 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | Register here | Interested in learning more about Girl Scouts? Check out this event and participate in archery, camp songs, s’more making, and more.Β Β 

Nov. 15-21

Sunday | Nov. 15

TheBuy

β—‹ Augusta Road Holiday Open House | Sun., Nov. 15 | 1-5 p.m. | Augusta Street | Prices vary | Businesses on Augusta will be hosting festivities, sales, and contests to kick off the holiday season. β˜ƒοΈ

Edu

β—‹ Pickle Making Workshop | Sun., Nov. 15 | 3 p.m. | Carolina Bauernhaus, 556 Perry Ave. Ste. B118 | $25 | Join Carolina Bauernhaus’ Chief Flora Farmers David Thornton and Casey Certain as they guide you through the basics of pickle making. πŸ₯’

Dish

β—‹ Sunday Jazz Brunch | Sun., Nov. 15 | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | CityRange Steakhouse Grill | Prices vary | Head over to CityRange every Sunday for local jazz music, laid-back dining, and drink specials.Β β“…

Drink

β—‹ Brunch & Mimosas | Sun., Nov. 15 | 10 a.m. | Urban Wren, 116 N Markley St. | Prices vary | Join in for all the Sunday brunchin’ with Urban Wren. πŸ₯‚

Monday | Nov. 16

Active

β—‹ Multi-Blade Mondays | Mon., Nov. 16 |4-9 p.m.| Craft Axe Throwing | Rates per person | Reserve a lane Monday night to throw something other than axes.

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ Impact Greenville & GVL 2040 Virtual Event | Mon., Nov. 16 | 5:30 p.m. | Webinar, Register | Free | GVL2040 is a comprehensive plan that the City of Greenville can use to shape its growth and evolution over the next two decades. Sponsored by Impact Greenville, the sessions will feature city staff, steering committee members, and the plan consultant to discuss highlights and answer questions.Β β“…

β—‹ Baking Spirits Bright presented by The Omni Grove Park Inn | Now – Thurs., Jan. 21 | Virtual Series | $29 | Learn how to make gingerbread houses at home in this three-part series featuring All-Star Chefs including Carla Hall. A portion of the proceeds will go to ACFEF’s Chef & Child Initiative. Participants will also receive 15% off a future stay at The Omni Grove Park Inn between January and March 2021.

Tuesday | Nov. 17

Active

β—‹ Trailside Trotters | Tues., Nov. 17 | 6-7 p.m. | The Commons, The Community Tap Trailside | Free | Meet up with other local runners every Tuesday for a 3-mile jog + an after beer on The Community Tap. πŸ‘Ÿ

β—‹ $5 Skate at Ice on Main | Tues., Nov. 17 | 2-9 p.m. | Ice on Main | $5 | Skate for $5 every Tuesday afternoon this season courtesy of United Community Bank. ⛸️

Learn

β—‹ Branding: Successfully Position Your Small Business in Your Target Market | Tues., Nov. 17 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Explore what a brand is, how to build a strong one, notable brands we know and love + why building a strong one should be a priority for your business. πŸ’»

Health

β—‹ Digital Community Forum: Mental Health during the Holidays | Tues., Nov. 17 | 6:30-7:45 p.m. | Virtual | Free| Learn more about how to stay mentally healthy + mindful during this time of year. πŸ¦ƒ

Arts

β—‹ Art Show for People Experiencing Homelessness | Tues., Nov. 17 | 5-8 p.m. | Open Art Studios, 14 S. Main St. | Free entry | Visit a pop-up art show featuring the inspirational photography of local writer Courtney Madeira. Any sales of Courtney’s framed photography artwork will go to United Ministries on Pendleton Street. πŸ“Έ

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ Greenville Open Studios | Ends Mon., Nov. 30 | Times vary | Locations Vary | Free | Meet the talented Open Studios artists in-person. Use the Greenville Open Studios app to view the artists’ hours and create your route. β“…

Wednesday | Nov. 18

Edu

β—‹ Tips to Strengthen Your Online Presence | Wed., Nov. 18 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn top tips on how to strengthen your online presence.

Cause

β—‹ Mask Distribution | Wed., Nov. 18 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Greenville Convention Center | Free | City of Greenville staff will distribute approximately 100,000 masks to local businesses.

Drink

β—‹ Castillo Mobile Cigar Lounge | Wed., Nov. 18 | 4-8 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 East Stone Ave. | Prices vary | Welcome Castillo Mobile Cigar Lounge back to Tetrad Brewing for a cigar to pair with your beer. 🍺

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ Impact Greenville & GVL 2040 Virtual Event | Wed., Nov. 18 | 12 p.m. | Webinar, Register | Free | GVL2040 is a comprehensive plan that the City of Greenville can use to shape its growth and evolution over the next two decades. Sponsored by Impact Greenville, the sessions will feature city staff, steering committee members, and the plan consultant to discuss highlights and answer questions.Β β“…

Thursday | Nov. 19

Active

β—‹ Run for Her | Thurs., Nov. 19- Sat., Nov. 21 | Virtual | Register here | Join the end of season celebration with a virtual 5k run with Girls on The Run. πŸ‘Ÿ

TryThis

β—‹ Chunky Blanket Workshop | Thurs., Nov. 19 | 6:30 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery | $75 | Enjoy local brews while artists teach you how to make your own chunky knit blanket step-by-step.Β Β 

FeaturedEvents

β—‹ Lights of Love for RMHC of the Carolinas House Lighting EventΒ | Thurs., Nov. 19 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | 706 Grove Rd. | Free | Enjoy sweet treats, Santa, and lights all from the comfort of your car. The Ronald McDonald House will be illuminated with lights through Jan. 1. You can be a light of hope and love to families staying at Ronald McDonald House by donating here. β“…

β—‹ Cask Away: Whiskey + Wine Pairing Dinner | Thurs., Nov. 19 | 7-9 p.m. | Old Cigar Warehouse | Tickets start at $220 for a table of two | 4-course dinner from Chef Chris Rosensteel of The Uptown Company with whiskey or wine pairings from Westland Distillery and Washington State wines. β“…Β 

Cause

β—‹ 2020 Veteran Summit | Thurs., Nov. 19-Fri., Nov. 20 | Virtual | Register here | This conference is focused on the transition and employment of our veterans and military spouses.

Friday | Nov. 20

Edu

β—‹ Mix & Mingle Bartending Class | Fri., Nov. 20 | 7:30 pm. | Plate 108 | $35 | Join the Dinner Party Series for an interactive mixology class + learn how to create and serve fall-themed drinks

TryThis

β—‹ 30th Anniversary Holiday Lights Safari | Fri., Nov. 20 | 7-10 p.m. | Hollywild Animal Preserve | Prices vary | Share and embrace the Christmas spirit in this drive-thru event.Β 

Saturday | Nov. 21

TryThis

β—‹ Holiday Market | Sat., Nov. 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Southside Christian School, 2211 Woodruff Rd. | Register here | Local artisans, crafters, food vendors, and other local businesses will be showcasing their products and services.

Cause

β—‹ Blood Drive | Sat., Nov. 21 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Borderlands Comics and Games, 1434 Laurens Rd. | Donation based | Donate blood for those in need.Β 

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ Reckoning: A Temporary Art Installation | Sat., Nov. 21 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | 201 Smythe St. | Free | The artists will be onsite assembling this contemporary work of art on the fence surrounding the Lofts of Greenville.Β β“…

Monday | Nov. 23

TryThis

β—‹ Disney Trivia | Mon., Nov. 23 | 8 p.m. | Hoppin’ GVL | Free to play | Test your knowledge of all things Disney at this trivia event. Mouse ears encouraged. ✨

Drink

β—‹ Limoncello Wine Mixer Mondays | Mon., Nov. 23 | 5-8 p.m. | Limoncello, 401 River St. | Half off bottles of wine | Enjoy a glass (or bottle) or wine on Limoncello’s picturesque piazza.🍷

Holiday

β—‹ Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland Presented by Ingles | Now-Sun., Jan. 3 | 6-10 p.m. | Tryon International Equestrian Center + Resort, 25 International Blvd., Mill Spring, NC | Starting at $30/passenger car | Celebrate the holiday season with this merry + bright drive-thru experience. β˜ƒοΈ

β—‹ Drive-Thru Thanks and Giving Turkey Giveaway | Mon., Nov. 23 | 5-7 p.m. | Cherrydale Elementary, 302 Perry Rd. | Free, while supplies last | If you or someone you know needs a little extra help this holiday season, turkeys + sides will be distributed, while supplies last. πŸ¦ƒ

Active

β—‹ Multi-Blade Mondays | Mon., Nov. 23 | 4-9 p.m. | Craft Axe Throwing | Rates per person | Reserve a lane Monday night to throw something other than axes. πŸͺ“

Tuesday | Nov. 24

Active

β—‹ Trailside Trotters | Tues., Nov. 24 | 6-7 p.m. | The Commons, The Community Tap Trailside | Free | Meet up with other local runners every Tuesday for a 3 mile jog + an after beer on The Community Tap. πŸ‘Ÿ

Cause

β—‹ Food Drive | Tues., Nov. 24 | 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | 350 Feaster Rd, Ste C | Help turn hunger into hope this season by donating food to the Harvest Hope Food Bank.

Wednesday | Nov. 25

Drink

β—‹ Friendsgiving | Wed., Nov. 25 | 7 p.m. | Growler Haus, 12 Lois Ave. | Prices vary | Trivia, the Ross Geller turkey sandwich, and 20% off growler fills. 🍻

Active

β—‹ College Night | Wed., Nov. 25 | 7-9 p.m. | Craft Axe Throwing | $15/hr | Attention college students: Enjoy throwing with your friends every Wednesday night. πŸͺ“

TryThis

β—‹ Greer Station Planksgiving | Wed., Nov. 25 | 10 a.m. | Greer Station, 111 S. Main St., Greer | Free | Enjoy great sales in downtown shops + seafood specials, participate in a scavenger hunt or the planking competition at Namaste Fitness Studio, and listen to live music.Β 

β—‹ Thanksgiving Eve Party | Wed., Nov. 25 | Trivia starts at 8 p.m. | Hoppin’, 118 N. Markley St., Ste. 102 | Free entry | Enjoy trivia while sipping on $4 select beers and sangria at 75 cents per oz. 🍷

Thursday | Nov. 26

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ TreesUpstate Turkey Day Virtual 5k Run | Thurs., Nov. 26- Sun., Nov. 29 | $25 | Whether you’re on the treadmill or in your neighborhood, stay active this Thanksgiving weekend with TreesUpstate and you’ll get a race shirt, local coupons and a chance to win some awesome prizes.Β β“…

Friday | Nov. 27

Listen

β—‹ Tunes In Town: Sidewalk Jazz Sessions | Fri., Nov. 27 | 11:30-1:30 p.m. | Downtown Travelers Rest | Free | Head to downtown TR to listen to talented Jazz musicians. 🎷

Drink

β—‹ Black Beer, Bluegrass, and BBQ Festival | Fri., Nov. 27 | 12-7 p.m. | Quest Brewing Company | $40 | 15+ beers on tap, bluegrass music from Westend String Band and BBQ from Local Cue.

Shop

β—‹ Ornament Sale | Fri., Nov. 27-Sun., Nov 29 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hollowed Earth Pottery | Prices vary | Ornaments will be showcased for the perfect addition to your Christmas tree.

Saturday | Nov. 28

Shop

β—‹ Small Business Saturday | Sat., Nov. 28 | Downtown TR | Shops and restaurants in Travelers Rest are hosting special events and sales to celebrate community and the national #shoplocal movement. πŸ›οΈ

Listen

β—‹ Andrew Crocker at Gather GVL | Sat., Nov. 28 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free entry | Andrew Crocker takes the stage at Gather GVL. 🎼

β—‹ Brian Ashley Jones | Sat., Nov. 28 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Beer, 311 E. Washington St. | Prices vary | Get into some blues and country music. 🎼

Active

β—‹ Beers & Balance | Sat., Nov. 28 | 10 a.m. | Tetrad Brewing Company, 603 E. Stone Ave. | $10 | Shake off the Thanksgiving food with a little yoga + a beer. πŸ“Ώ

Sunday | Nov. 29

Dish

β—‹ Brunch and Mimosas | Sun., Nov. 1 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Urban Wren | Prices vary | Join Urban Wren for brunch, bottomless mimosas, and live music. πŸ₯‚

FeaturedEvent

β—‹ Sunday Jazz Brunch | Sun., Nov. 29 | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | CityRange | Prices vary | Head over to CityRange every Sunday for local jazz music, laid-back dining and drink specials. β“…

Shop

β—‹ Museum Store Sunday | Sun., Nov. 29 | 1-5 p.m. | Sigal Music Museum Gift Shop, 516 Buncombe St. | Shop for musically themed Christmas gifts during business hours or on the phone. πŸŽ„

Monday | Nov. 30

Active

β—‹ Multi-Blade Mondays | Mon., Nov. 30 | 4-9 p.m.| Craft Axe Throwing | Rates per person | Reserve a lane Monday night to throw something other than axes.Β 

β—‹ Senior Fitness Class | Mon., Nov. 30 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | His Therapy, 2 Parkway Commons Way | $5 | Build and retain muscle with a fitness class. πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

Drink

β—‹ Lunar Libations | Mon., Nov. 30 | 6-10 p.m. | UP on the Roof | Free entry | Celebrate the full moon with lunar libations, moonlit views of the Upstate, and more. 🌚

Cause

β—‹ 24-hour Giving Tuesday Fundraiser | Mon., Nov. 30-Tues., Dec. 1 | Virtual | Register here | Β Make your end-of-year donations to SCWF and take care of your holiday shopping.

Talk

β—‹ Travel Talk | Mon., Nov. 30 | 2 p.m. | Virtual | $15 | Join Explore Up Close founder Chumley Cope as he guides you on a fascinating journey through the Appalachian mountains.