Happy November, Greenville. 🍁 We’re ready to take advantage of the thankful season with some of Greenville’s top events. Here’s our recommendations.
Week of Nov. 1-7
Mon., Nov. 1
Pink Martini Featuring China Forbes | Mon., Nov. 1 | 7:30 p.m. | Peace Concert Hall | $35-$65 | Experience the “little orchestra” Pink Martini at the Peace Center, featuring a dozen musicians and special guest singer China Forbes.
Jeff Kinney’s BIG SHOT Drive Thru Tour | Mon., Nov. 1 | 5 p.m. | Barnes & Noble, 1125 Woodruff Rd., Greenville SC 29607 | $15+ | “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” author Jeff Kinney is coming to Greenville Barnes & Noble for a (cheese touch and covid safe) drive-thru book signing event.
Designer’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Kitchen | Mon., Nov. 1 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $65+ | Learn about programming, planning, and designing your dream kitchen with Kimberly Kerl of Kustom Home Design, and enjoy a mini cooking class.
Sizzle & Shag | Mon., Nov. 1 | 7-9 p.m. | Plate 108, 108 E Poinsett St., Greer, SC 29651 | $55 | Learn to cook a delicious dinner and perfect your shag dancing skills all in one evening.
Small Business Big Country | Mon., Nov. 1-Fri., Dec. 31 | Upstate, SC | Free | Shop, eat, drink, read, invest and live locally to help support Bright Graphic Design’s campaign to boost local businesses and economy in the wake of COVID-19.
Tues., Nov. 2
The Other Place | Tues., Nov. 2-Wed., Nov. 10 | 7 p.m. | Centre Stage | $15 | Centre Stage South Carolina presents mystery-filled play “The Other Place” by Sharr White as part of the Prisma Health Fringe Series.
Pilates at The Plaza | Tues., Nov. 2 | 6-7 p.m. | Camperdown Plaza | Free | Move your body at sunset with Club Pilates of Greenville.
Teen Art Club | Tues., Nov. 2 | 5 p.m. | Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Rd., Easley, SC 29640 | Free | All teens are welcome to this art club, where you can try out different mediums and projects or work on your own art.
Greenville City Council Meeting | Tues., Nov. 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Greenville City Council Chambers | Free | Make your voice heard and participate in democracy at the Greenville City Council meeting.
The Gospel Changes Everything Tour | Tues., Nov. 2 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Brushy Creek Baptist Church, 4999 Old Spartanburg Rd., Taylors, SC 29687 | Free | Join in a discussion led by pastors and ministers from across SC regarding issues in the state and the role the Gospel can play.
Oak Street Health Medicare Education | Tue., Nov. 2 | 12-1 p.m. | Oak Street Health Greenville, 6119 White Horse Rd., Greenville, SC 29611 | Free | Learn the basics of Medicare and how your doctor can help optimize your benefits.
The Other Place | Tues., Nov. 2-Thurs., Nov. 11 | 7-9 p.m. | Centre Stage, 501 River St., Greenville | $15 | A mystery unravels as contradictory evidence, blurred truth and fragmented memories collide in this play set on the windswept shores of Cape Cod. 🎭 Ⓟ
Makin’ Bacon Bourbon Brunch Ticket Flash Sale | Tues., Nov. 2 | Sale ends at 11:59 p.m. | Virtual | $40/person | For one day only, save $10 on admission (originally $50) to the Makin’ Bacon Bourbon Brunch, a part of the Hog & Barrel Festival happening on Nov. 7. Ⓟ
Wed., Nov. 3
First Wednesdays Lecture at Upcountry History Museum | Wed., Nov. 3 | 12 p.m. | Upcountry History Museum | $8+, free for UHM members | Learn about the Revolutionary War in South Carolina backcountry with battlefield preservationist and historian Durant Ashmore.
South Carolina Children’s Theatre: Wake Up, Brother Bear! | Wed., Nov. 3 | Multiple times | South Carolina Children’s Theatre | $10 | Learn about seasons with Brother and Sister Bear at this 40 minute, interactive play geared for children 18 months to 5 years.
Book your Lunch with Karen White | Wed., Nov. 3 | 12 p.m. | Poinsett Club | $55 | Join New York Times Bestselling author Karen White for lunch and a discussion on her newest book, “The Attic on Queen Street.”
Lunch & Learn Cornbread Dressing/Stuffing | Wed., Nov. 3 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $30 | Elevate your cornbread stuffing and dressing skills just in time for the holidays at this class and lunch.
The Haven Kids Yoga | Weekly on Wednesdays, Nov. 3-Dec. 3 | 3:45-4:45 p.m. | The Haven Yoga, 106 W Curtis St, Simpsonville, SC 29681 | $15 | Kids ages 4-9 can learn yoga basics and explore the physical and mental benefits of the practice, like focus and self-esteem.
Thurs., Nov. 4
Parris Bridge with Slackjaw and Wiltwither | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 8-11 p.m. | The Radio Room | $8+ | See punk group Parris Bridge perform live at The Radio Room, with guests Slackjaw and Wiltwither.
MPI November Meeting | Thurs., Nov. 4-Fri., Nov. 5 | 1 p.m. Nov. 4-12 p.m. Nov. 5 | Springhill Suites Greenville Downtown | $90+ | Meeting Professionals International Carolinas Chapter is hosting their November networking and educational event in downtown Greenville, with a focus on digital and hybrid work.
Signature Chef’s Auction | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Hyatt Regency, 220 N Main St., Greenville, SC 29601 | Free, donations encouraged | Help March of Dimes support medical care for moms and babies with silent and live auctions, and a delicious dinner from top local chefs.
Swing & Swine Golf Tournament + BBQ | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 1-8 p.m. | Willow Creek Golf Club, 205 Sandy Run Dr., Greer, SC 29651 | $500+ per team | Work up an appetite in this golf tournament for an evening barbecue, raffle, and open bar.
Lunch & Learn Indian Butter Chicken | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $30 | Diversify your dinner rotation with this Indian cuisine cooking class.
Swing & Swine Golf Tournament + BBQ | Thurs., Nov. 4 | Willow Creek Golf Club, 205 Sandy Run Drive, Greer | 12-8 p.m. | $580 (team of 4) | Enjoy a day of golf, BBQ + networking at one of the Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce’s best-loved events.🏌🏽♂️Ⓟ
Fri., Nov. 5
Sister Act Jr. | Fri., Nov. 5-Sun., Nov. 14 | Times vary | Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E Butler Rd., Mauldin, SC | 29662 | $15 | Mauldin Youth Theatre presents this play filled with disco, religious humor, and gospel music.
Rebecca Sexton Larson Closing Reception | Fri., Nov. 5 | 6-8 p.m. | SE Center for Photography | Free | Meet artist Rebecca Sexton Larson at the closing reception for her exhibition of hand painted photographs.
South Carolina Children’s Theatre: Wake Up, Brother Bear! | Wed., Nov. 5 | Multiple times | South Carolina Children’s Theatre | $10 | Learn about seasons with Brother and Sister Bear at this 40 minute, interactive play geared for children 18 months to 5 years.
Celebration Weekend/STEM Fest/Catapult Competition | Fri., Nov. 5-Sun., Nov. 7 | Times vary | Denver Downs Farm, 1515 Denver Downs Rd., Anderson, SC 29625 | $18+ | Denver Downs Farm presents this weekend of family fun, with candy cannons, a STEM demonstration, live music and more.
Santa’s Shoppe | Fri., Nov. 5-Sun., Nov. 7 | Times vary | Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, 385 N Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29303 | $5+ | Get your holiday shopping done early at this market presented by Junior League of Spartanburg, with plenty of local vendors to explore.
The Quatrophonics | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Sigal Music Museum | $5-$20 | Saxophone quartet The Quatrophonics will perform their blend of jazz, pop, and eclectic music.
Zoo Tots | Fri., Nov. 5-Sat., Nov. 6 | 10 a.m. | Greenville Zoo | $10+ | Bring your toddler to make friends with goats at the Greenville Zoo, build bridges, scare trolls, and read “The Three Billy Goats Gruff.”
Falsettos | Fri., Nov. 5-Sat., Nov. 6 | Times vary | City of Greer Center for the Arts, 804 Trade St., Greer, SC 29651 | $25 | Proud Mary Theatre Company presents this Tony Award-winning musical.
GCCA Community Gallery: A Covid Retrospective Opening Reception | Fri., Nov. 5 | 6-9 p.m. | Greenville Center for Creative Arts | Free | Celebrate the launch of “A Covid Retrospective,” an exhibit featuring works by Jane Allen Nodine and Ashley Walker reflecting on covid-19’s impact on their thinking and daily life.
Sat., Nov. 6
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons | Sat., Nov. 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Peace Concert Hall | $70-$100 | The Jersey Boys are coming to Greenville — experience them perform live hits like “Grease” and “Walk like a Man.” 🕺
Iron X Performance Workout | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Camperdown Plaza | Free | Join Iron X Performance for a free workout with personal coaches. 🏋️♀️
Go Govie! Day | Sat., Nov. 6 | SC Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities | 12:30-5 p.m. | Free | Explore the campus of the Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, and learn about their programs + opportunities for young artists.
4H Chess Club Fundraiser | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Greenville County Square | $10 | Channel your inner Beth Harmon and test your chess skills at this fundraiser tournament for 4H.
2021 Greenville Craft Beer Festival | Sat., Nov. 6 | 12-5 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | $20-$75 | Calling all craft beer lovers for the 8th Greenville Craft Beer Festival, featuring live music and over 120 different beers. 🍻
Cookies with Santa | Sat., Nov. 6 | Multiple times | Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, 385 N Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29303 | $20 | Join Santa for an hour of cookie decorating, pictures, crafts and more. 🎅🏼
GCA Fall Festival and Holiday Market | Sat., Nov. 6 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Greenville Classical Academy | Free entry, donations encouraged | Greenville Classical Academy hosts their 12th Annual Fall Festival and Holiday Market, with a Kidzone, holiday shopping, food, sweets and more.
Hog & Barrel Bourbon, BBQ and Bacon Festival | Sat., Nov. 6-Sun., Nov. 7 | 2:30 p.m. | The Old Cigar Warehouse | $50+ | Enjoy a weekend of Bourbon, BBQ and bacon at the Old Cigar Warehouse, featuring a Meet the Makers event with local distillers, Makin’ Bacon Bourbon Brunch, and Bourbonpalooza with chef battles and a mechanical bull. 🥃
Artisanville | Sat., Nov. 6-Sun., Nov. 7 | Times vary | Greenville Convention Center | $6 | This two-day fine art and craft show will include uniquely made jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery and more from dozens of artists.
Greenville Spinner Leaf Tour | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | North Greenville University Athletic Complex, 2418 SC-414, Travelers Rest, SC 29690 | $30-$35 | Cycle through fall foliage on the Greenville Spinners annual Leaf Tour. 🚴♂️
Greenville Open Studios *Preview Day* | Sat., Nov. 6 | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | locations vary | Select artists will be open for a special preview day of Greenville Open Studios, allowing the public more opportunities to visit with the artists. Ⓟ
Sun., Nov. 7
SC Veterans Upstate Salute | Sun., Nov. 7 | 3 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | Free | Join the Upstate Veterans Alliance for a free concert from Jefferson Starship, fireworks, and a flyover to honor military veterans. 🇺🇸
Southeast Crab Feast | Sun., Nov. 7 | Multiple times | Lakeside Park | $15-$35 | Enjoy some Low Country heritage with all you can eat Blue Crabs. 🦀
Mo Lowda and the Humble | Sun., Nov. 7 | 8 p.m. | The Radio Room | $17 | Catch indie rockers Mo Lowda and The Humble with special guest Curfue at the Radio Room.
Shuck Cancer | Sun., Nov. 7 | 5 p.m. | Camperdown Plaza | Free entry | Celebrate the efforts of the Real Men Wear Pink campaign with the American Cancer society with an oyster roast.
Grupo Exterminador, Banda Machos, Zorpresa de Tierra Caliente | Sun., Nov. 7 | 9 p.m. | Greenville-Pickens Speedway, 3800 Calhoun Memorial Highway, Easley, SC 29640 | $45 | Enjoy a night of Mexican tunes with these three musical groups.
Week of Nov. 8-14
Mon., Nov. 8
FMF Chef’s Alliance PUBLIC Food & Music Festival | Mon., Nov. 8 | 5-10 p.m. | D’Als Pizza | $20-$32 | Taste specials from local chefs and restaurants and enjoy live music at FMF’s first official public event.
Mom and Pop Networking Event | Mon., Nov. 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Saskatoon Steaks Fish and Wild Game | Registration required | Speakers Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Josh Kimbrell will share small business tips and tricks, with opportunities to network with local mom and pop shops.
Pasta Making 101 | Mon., Nov. 8 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Homemade pasta is less intimidating than it sounds, especially with this course from The Cook’s Station, including special homemade sauce at the end of class.
Fall Sales Conference | Mon., Nov. 8 | 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 670 Verdae Blvd., Greenville, SC 29607 | Free | Family First Life insurance hosts their sales conference in Greenville, with special guest speakers including Shawn Meaike.
Tues., Nov. 9
CSI Greenville Spec Fair | Tues., Nov. 9 | 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. | Crowne Plaza Greenville | Free | Join the Greenville Construction Specifications Institute chapter for a day of meeting with vendors and networking.
Clemson Basketball vs. Presbyterian | Tues., Nov. 9 | 7 p.m. | Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University | $10 | Hoops is back — watch Clemson basketball kick off their season against Presbyterian College. 🏀
Furman Basketball vs. North Greenville University | Tues., Nov. 9 | TIME TBD | Timmons Arena at Furman University | PRICE TBD | Watch two Greenville universities go head to head at Furman’s first home basketball game of the season. 🏀
Juice + Jingles | Tues., Nov. 9 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Bella Vita Juice Bar, 5000 Old Spartanburg Rd., Taylors, SC 29687 | $22 | Create handmade gifts like sugar scrubs, bath salts and room sprays with Bella Vita Juice Bar, complete with a decoration and packaging station to wrap your creations.
Thanksgiving Cookie Decorating | Tues., Nov. 9 | 6:30 p.m. | Tip Top Cake Shop, 601 Williams Ave, 601 Williams Ave, Easley, SC 29640 | $45 | Join Tip Top Cake Shop for a step-by-step fall themed cookie decorating class. 🦃
Wed., Nov. 10
Jazz All Stars | Wed., Nov. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | Genevieve’s | $25 | The Fine Arts Center Jazz All Stars concert gives students the opportunity to perform live in preparation for a career in the arts. 🎷
Foreigner Greatest Hits | Wed., Nov. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $46.50+ | See multi-platinum rock band Foreigner perform live on their greatest hits tour. 🎶
Topsoil Supper Club Plant Based Dinner | Wed., Nov. 10 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Topsoil Kitchen and Market, 13 South Main St., Travelers Rest, SC 29690 | $70-$95 | Enjoy a five course plant-based dinner made with local fruits and vegetables. 🌱
Holiday Gallery Event | Wed., Nov. 10-Sat., Nov. 13 | Times vary | Twigs, 1100 Woods Crossing Rd., Greenville SC 29607 | $25 | Tour designer demonstrations and get inspired for the holidays at Twigs Florist.
Whatever Wednesday | Wed., Nov. 10 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Wild Hare Gallery, 212 N Poinsett Highway, Travelers Rest, SC 29690 | Free | Bring in any art project to work on with fellow creatives, meet new people and get feedback. 🎨
Thurs., Nov. 11
Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Jacksonville Icemen | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $21.50+ | Watch the Greenville Swamp Rabbits face off against the Jacksonville Icemen. 🏒
2021 Veterans Celebration Concert | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 4-8:30 p.m. | 2840 New Easley Highway, Greenville, SC 29611 | Honor veterans with a free concert, fireworks, food trucks, and SC’s largest flag. 🇺🇸
Ojai Vineyard Wine Flight Tasting | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $30 | Taste 3 California Table wines — a flowery + citrus-y white, a fruit + perfume filled red, and a rose reminiscent of cherry trees — paired with a Chef’s choice charcuterie plate. 🍷
Lunch & Lit with Kimmery Martin | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Soby’s | $45 | Lunch and chat with Kimmery Martin, author of “Doctors and Friends.”
Paige Pairings | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 7-8:30 p.m. | M. Judson Booksellers | $30 | Sip wines inspired by literature at M. Judson Booksellers — tickets include a book of your choice from the featured collection. 📚
Veteran Muster | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 6:30-9 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery | Free | Whether you are new to the area or recently transitioned to civilian life, this free event provides a space to connect with other veterans in the Upstate.
Fri., Nov. 12
Scotty McCreery | Fri., Nov. 12 | 8 p.m. | The Blind Horse Saloon | $20+ | Catch American Idol winner Scotty McCreery live in Greenville. 🎶
Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida Everblades | Fri., Nov. 12 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $21.50+ | Catch a Friday night hockey game as the Greenville Swamp Rabbits battle the Florida Everblades. 🏒
Gather Gives | Fri., Nov. 12 | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Gather GVL | Free | Help Gather GVL raise money for Just Say Something drug prevention organization
Plastic Cup Boyz | Fri., Nov. 12-Sun., Nov. 14 | Times vary | The Comedy Zone Greenville | $25 | Will Spank Horton and Na’im Lynn, aka Plastic Cup Boyz, have toured with Kevin Hart and now are coming to Greenville for a night of comedy.
Parents Night Out | Fri., Nov. 12 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Pump it Up Greenville, 75 Brookfield Oaks Dr., Greenville, SC 29607 | $20 per child | Kids can bounce, jump and eat pizza at Pump it Up trampoline park while parents get a Friday night out.
International Ballet L’Automne | Fri., Nov. 12-Sun., Nov 14 | Times vary | IB Theatre at the Somerville Center, 2172 River Rd., Greer, SC 29650 | $50 | The International Ballet Theatre kicks off their 2021-22 season with L’Automne, their annual mixed repertoire performance. 🩰
Hippies by the River | Fri., Nov. 12-Sun., Nov. 14 | Times vary | 62 Arnold Branch Rd., Woodruff, SC 29388 | $10+ | Come for the day or campout for groovy vibes, craft vendors, games, and a live DJ. ☮️
Clemson Basketball vs. Wofford | Fri., Nov. 12 | 7 p.m. | Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University | $10+ | Catch Clemson basketball against fellow upstate team, the Wofford Terriers. 🏀
L’Automne: A Mixed Repertoire Performance | Fri., Nov. 12-Sun., Nov. 14 | Times vary | IB Theatre, 2172 River Rd., Greer | L’Automne features several classical ballet works and showcases Principal Dancers Cara Marie Gary + Sebastian Vinet along with the IB Company Dancers. 🩰 Ⓟ
Gather Gives Fundraising Event to Support Just Say Something | Fri., Nov. 12 | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Gather GVL, 126 Augusta St. | Free | Enjoy live music, balloon artists, craft food and beverages + a silent auction in support of Just Say Something, a nonprofit dedicated to substance use prevention. Ⓟ
Sat., Nov. 13
Mozart and More | Sat., Nov. 13-Sun., Nov. 14 | Times vary | Peace Concert Hall | $19-$78 | The Greenville Symphony Orchestra presents a weekend of Mozart and other classical music. 🎶
Wizards Night at Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida Everblades | Sat., Nov. 13 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | Bring the whole family to this Greenville Swamp Rabbits match for a night of mythical creatures, live owls, famous witches and wizards, House vs. House competitions, and of course, hockey.
Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness Event | Sat., Nov. 13 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Village Play, 4 Howard Creek Dr., Fountain Inn, SC 29644 | Free | Calling all moms – Made 4 Mama Fitness is kicking off their in person fitness classes and personalized coaching for pregnant and postpartum mothers with this free class.
Zookeeping Kids Chopped: Zoo Edition | Sat., Nov. 13 | 2-4 p.m. | Greenville Zoo | $20 for members, $30 non-members | Kids will make a meal that animals would enjoy with a basket of ingredients, 30 minutes, a knife and a cutting board. 🐒
Clemson vs. UConn | Sat., Nov. 13 | TIME TBD | Clemson Memorial Stadium | $45 | Cheer on the Clemson Tigers at their Military Appreciation Day game. 🏈
Furman vs. Virginia Military Institute | Sat., Nov. 13 | 2 p.m. | Paladin Stadium | $25+ | See Furman football face off against the Virginia Military institute. 🏈
Shriners Children’s Turkey Trot Fun Walk + 5k | Sat., Nov. 13 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Trailblazer Park, 235 Trailblazer Dr., Travelers Rest | Free for walkers, $25 for competitive runners | All proceeds from this family-friendly event will support Shriners Children’s in Greenville Ⓟ
Greenville Open Studios | Nov., 13-Nov. 14 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | locations vary | Free | Visit the studios of Greenville’s local artists all within a 15-mile radius of downtown Greenville — see website for a list of participating artists, maps and more. Ⓟ
Sun., Nov. 14
All Together Now | Sun., Nov. 14-Mon., Nov. 15 | Times vary | Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E Butler Rd., Mauldin, SC | $25 | Mauldin Cultural Center presents “All Together Now,” a musical revue of tunes from Disney to Broadway classics.
18th Annual Golden Strip Toy Run | Sun., Nov. 14 | 2 p.m. | Grand South Bank 205 S Main St, Mauldin, SC 29662 | Free | Bring an unwrapped, new toy to participate in this police-escorted ride, open to motorcycles and jeeps. 🧸
Kingdom Collapse | Sun., Nov. 14 | 7-10 p.m. | The Radio Room | $13+ | Catch rock group Kingdom Collapse perform live with special guests VRSTY, Silent Trust, and Redefined
3rd Annual Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Gala | Sun., Nov. 14 | 3 p.m. | The Commerce Club | $60 | Join More Than a Mother to celebrate and honor survivors of breast cancer and domestic violence.
Harry Potter Trivia Night | Sun., Nov. 14 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Plate 108, 108 E. Poinsett St., Greer, SC 29651 | Prove you’re smarter than Hermoine Granger at this Harry Potter trivia night, and dress up as your favorite witch or wizard for bonus points.
Week of Nov. 15-21
Mon., Nov. 15
French Wines Tasting Event | Mon., Nov. 15 | 7-8:30 p.m. | The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S. Main St., Travelers Rest, SC 29690 | $35 | Taste and learn about the wines of France at The Tasting Room, from Bordeaux to Champagne. 🍷
Clemson Basketball vs. Bryant | Mon., Nov. 15 | 7 p.m. | Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University | $10+ | Beat the Mondays with college basketball at Clemson University. 🏀
Holiday Glazed Ham Cooking Class | Mon., Nov. 15 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $60 | Learn how to make a holiday meal of glazed ham, brussel sprouts, and 5 cheese macaroni. 🧑🍳
Holiday Wine Tasting & Sale | Mon., Nov. 15 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Avenue, 110 E Court St., Greenville, SC 29601 | $30 | Taste 80+ wines from Table 301’s cellars, with the opportunity to order and pick up bottles in time for the holiday season.
Greenville Homeless Alliance Ignite Luncheon | Mon., Nov. 15 | 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Locations vary | $25+ | Catered by Jasmine Kitchen, the inaugural in-person or virtual iGNITE Luncheon will celebrate the impact of the Greenville Homeless Alliance. Ⓟ
Tues., Nov. 16
James Taylor & His All-Star Band | Tues., Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $59.50+ | See James Taylor & His All-Star Band perform live, with special guest and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne. 🎸
Tell me a Story Theatre: Bear Says Thanks | Tues., Nov. 16 | 9:45 and 11 a.m. | South Carolina Children’s Theatre | Free | Bring the little ones for a 30 minute storytime and skit presented by South Carolina Children’s Theatre. 📖
Greenville Technical College Open House | Tues., Nov. 16 | 4 p.m. | Dreisbach/Anderson Student Success Center, Greenville Technical College | Free | Whether you are just starting your college journey or looking to continue your education, come learn about all Greenville Technical College has to offer. 🎓
Greer Fall Fest & Chili Cook-off | Tues., Nov. 16 | 4:30-7:30 p.m. | Free | Enter the competition to test your cooking skills or just enjoy a warm cup of chili at Greer’s Fall Fest. 🌶
Craft Club | Tues., Nov. 16 | 9-10 a.m. | CenterWell – Powdersville, 3516 SC-153, Greenville, SC 29611 | Patients of CenterWell Senior Primary Care and new friends are welcome to join in this monthly craft club and make connections.
4th Annual Dream Big Charity Event | Tues., Nov. 16 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Greenville Convention Center | $100+ | Enjoy dinner and keynote speaker Pastor Matthew Barnett, a New York Times bestselling author.
Wed., Nov. 17
Oklahoma! | Wed., Nov. 17-Sun., Nov. 21 | Times Vary | Peace Concert Hall | $35 | The 1943 musical “Oklahoma!” has been given a modern revival, catch it locally as the tour stops at the Peace Center. 🎭
Tim Bethea | Wed., Nov. 17 | 6 p.m. | Stella’s Southern Brasserie, 340 Rocky Slope Rd., Greenville SC 29687 | PRICE TBD | See Spartanburg native singer/songwriter Tim Bethea live at Stella’s.
Lunch & Learn Green Bean Casserole | Wed., Nov. 17 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $10 | Revamp this classic dish with Chef Craig from the Cook’s Station in time for holiday meal planning. 🧑🍳
Surcee Market | Wed., Nov. 17-Sat., Nov. 20 | Times vary | Hilton Greenville | Free entry | Shop over 18 local vendors for jewelry, home decor, clothing, art, and gifts, plus a cafe and bar. 🛍
Varietal Showdown Wine Dinner | Wed., Nov. 17 | 7-9 p.m. | Foxcroft Wine Co. | $99 | Sip wines from varying years and regions as you discuss how these differences lead to the taste of a wine, paired with a curated 4 course dinner. 🍷
Thurs., Nov. 18
MercyMe | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 7 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $27.25 | See contemporary Christian group MercyMe perform live at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, with special guest Micah Tyler.
New Play Festival Weekend | Thurs., Nov. 18-Sat., Nov. 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Centre Stage SC | Free | Observe a staged reading of 3 original plays and participate in an audience vote for your favorite script to be turned into a production next season.
Crystal Sound Bowl Meditation | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6 p.m. | The Haven Yoga, 106 W Curtis St, Simpsonville, SC 29681 | $22+ | Enjoy the sounds of singing chakra bowls and explore the benefits of meditation. 🧘♂️
2021 NACE Annual Awards Gala | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6-10:30 p.m. | BeMi’s Wedding and Event Space, 905 North Main St., Greer, SC 29651 | $70+ | Join the National Association of Catering & Events Appalachian Chapter in honoring the best of the best in the events industry.
Legacy Concerts Presents: The Brummies | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | The Radio Room | $10+ | Independent artists The Brummies are coming to The Radio Room following the release of their sophomore album, which features Grammy-winner Kacey Musgraves. 🎶
Vintage Ceramic Tree Paint Night | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Quaker Steak & Lube, 10 Chrome Dr., Greenville, SC 29615 | $70 | Paint your own vintage ceramic christmas tree, complete with colorful lights and a star. 🎄
Botox & Bubbles | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 4-7 p.m. | The Woodhouse Day Spa Greenville, 1025 Woodruff Rd., Greenville, SC 29607 | Free entry | Bring your girlfriends and treat yourselves to $10 unit botox, a holiday pop up shop and some bubbly.
The 19th Annual New Play Festival | Thurs., Nov. 18-Sat., Nov. 20 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Centre Stage, 501 River St., Greenville, SSC 29601 | Free | Listen to live staged readings of the 3 winning plays. 🎭 Ⓟ
Vista Lights | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6-10 p.m. | 1200 Lincoln St., Columbia | Free | Celebrate the official kickoff to the holidays in Columbia at the 36th Annual Vista Lights + enjoy artistic performances, live music, dancing, and a meet-and-greet with Santa. 🎄 Ⓟ
FUNraising for the Future | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 6-9 p.m. | Jack n’ Diane’s, 115 N Brown St., Unit 100 | $53 | All proceeds from this silent auction will benefit Just Say Something’s youth substance use prevention, life skills + parenting-related programs. Ⓟ
Fri., Nov. 19
Campfire Social | Fri., Nov. 19 | 6-9 p.m. | Greenbrier Farms, 766 Hester Store Rd., Easley, SC 29640 | $125 | Enjoy an evening of local food, live music, and fall-themed drinks around the fire at Greenbrier Farms’ 7th annual Campfire Social, from which proceeds will benefit Project Host’s fight against food insecurity. 🏕
Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. South Carolina Stingrays: Space Jam Night | Fri., Nov. 19 | 7:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $21.50+ | Catch a special Space Jam themed hockey game, with Greenville Swamp Rabbit Space Jam jerseys available for auction after the game. 🏒
Corey Holcomb | Fri., Nov. 19-Sun., Nov. 21 | Times vary | The Comedy Zone Greenville | $30+ | Grad your friends for a night of laughs with Corey Holcomb, featured on Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show,” “Black Jesus,” and “Wild ‘N Out.”
Retro Toy Convention | Fri., Nov. 19-Sun., Nov. 21 | Times vary | Embassy Suites Golf Resort and Conference Center, 670 Verdae Blvd., Greenville, SC 29607 | Have a blast from the past with retro toys from around the country, cosplay, celebrity guests and more. 🚂
Cash Cash | Fri., Nov. 19 | 9:30 p.m. | Bond Night Club, 221 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601 | $30 | Dance the night away with DJ trio Cash Cash.
Furman Basketball vs. Radford | Fri., Nov. 19 | TIME TBD | Timmons Arena at Furman University | PRICE TBD | Watch Furman take on Radford college basketball. 🏀
Carolina Code Demo Day | Fri., Nov. 19 | 4-6 p.m. | NEXT Innovation Center, 411 University Ridge | Free | Meet Carolina Code students and experience the final projects they’ve put together to demonstrate their skills as software developers. 💻 Ⓟ
Sat., Nov. 20
Brantley Gilbert Worst Country Tour of All Time | Sat., Nov. 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $37.25 | Catch country star Brantley Gilbert’s rescheduled “Worst Country Tour of All Time,” with special guest Tyler Braden. 🤠
Clemson vs. Wake Forest | Sat., Nov. 20 | Time TBD | Clemson Memorial Stadium | $80 | It’s Senior Day for the Tigers — catch Clemson at their last home game of the season. 🏈
GoRuck Hard Hitter | Sat., Nov. 20 | 2 p.m. | 70 Mayberry St., Greenville SC 29601 | $62 | Expand your mental and physical comfort zone with this event, designed to honor Staff Sergeant David B. Roten Jr.
Pelzer Christmas Market | Sat., Nov. 20 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | 112 Lebby St., Pelzer, SC 29669 | Free | Kick off your holiday shopping at Pelzer’s outdoor Christmas Market. 🛍
Taylor McCall | Sat., Nov. 20 | 8-11 p.m. | The Radio Room | $15+ | Country artist and South Carolina native Taylor McCall performs live at The Radio Room. 🎶
Sun., Nov. 21
Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Atlanta Gladiators | Sun., Nov. 21 | 3:05 p.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $21.50+ | Cheer on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits against the Atlanta Gladiators. 🏒
D&D “The Social Event” Expo | Sun., Nov. 21-Mon., Nov. 22 | Times vary | 10+ | Learn tips and tricks for event planning from 35+ exhibitors in the entertainment and events industry.
Carolina Regional Poetry Slam | Sun., Nov. 21 | 7:30-9 p.m. | The Radio Room | $15 | Artist Moody Black hosts spoken word acts from across the Upstate and surrounding area.
Furman Basketball vs. Navy | Sun., Nov. 21 | TIME TBD | Timmons Arena | Furman University | PRICE TBD | Watch Furman University take on the Naval Academy basketball team. 🏀
Yoga and Wine Tasting: The Beastie Boys and Beaujolais | Sun., Nov. 21 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | The Community Tap | $25 | Jam out and move your body at this yoga class and wine tasting. 🧘♂️
North Carolina Baroque Chamber Orchestra Quartet | Sun., Nov. 21 | 4 p.m. | Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1601 North Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC 29609 | $5+ | Enjoy the talents of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra. 🎻
Camperdown Plaza 2021 Holiday Market | Sun., Nov. 21 | 12:30-5:30 p.m. | 315 S. Main St. | Free | Kick off the holiday season by shopping goodies from 30 local vendors, plus enjoying live music, yummy bites + delicious beverages of the adult variety. 🛍️ Ⓟ
Week of Nov. 22-28
Mon., Nov. 22
Junior Blacksmithing | Mon., Nov. 22-Wed., Nov. 24| 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Hagood Mill Historic Site | $50 | This one day class provides 11-17 year-olds an introduction to the basic principles of blacksmithing: drawing out, tapering, bending, scrolling, and twisting of steel.
Veteran & Community Adaptive Golf Clinic | Mon., Nov. 22 | 4:15-5:45 p.m. | Shanks Driving Range & Learning Center | Free | This clinic is open to veterans and anyone with physical/cognitive/sensory/developmental challenges, and aims to teach golf skills and mindfulness. ⛳️
Drink Up Grinches Paint & Sip | Mon., Nov. 22 | 7-9 p.m. | Painting with a Twist | $38+ | Create a fun holiday painting at this BYOB paint and sip class. 🍷
Tues., Nov. 23
Women @ Work | Tues., Nov. 23 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Nirvana Cultural Center, 30 Howard Creek Dr., Fountain Inn, SC 29644 | $5 | Learn how to become more involved in your community and network with other professional women. 👩🏾💼
Thanksgiving Ladies Night Cake Decorating | Tues., Nov. 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Tip Top Cake Shop, 601 Williams Ave, 601 Williams Ave, Easley, SC 29640 | $35 | Decorate your own cake with step-by-step instruction at this BYOB ladies night class.
Adulting 101 | Tues., Nov. 23 | 5-6 p.m. | Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Rd., Easley SC, 29640 | Teens will gain valuable skills for navigating adulthood.
Miracle Hill Turkey Fry | Tues., Nov. 23 | NEED TIME | Spartanburg Rescue Mission, 189 N. Forest St., Spartanburg, SC 29301 | Help Miracle Hill fry and smoke over 600 turkeys for homeless and hungry people in Miracle Hill shelters and throughout the Upstate. 🦃
Wed., Nov. 24
Disney on Ice | Wed., Nov. 24-Sun., Nov. 28 | Times vary | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | $15+ | See Mickey, Minnie, and other classic Disney favorites on ice, plus characters from Moana, Frozen, Toy Story and more. 👸
Ladies on da Mic | Wed., Nov. 24 | 8-9 p.m. | The Radio Room | Free | Take a chance on this ladies-only open mic night.
Thurs., Nov. 25
30th Annual Taylors Turkey Day 5-Can Run | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 7:30 a.m. | Eastside High School, 1300 Brushy Creek Rd., Taylors, SC 29687 | $5 or donate 5+ cans of food | Run, walk or trot one mile, a 5k, or 10k and help support families in need with Greer Community Ministries. 🦃
Electric City Gobbler 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 8 a.m. | Anderson Mall Main Entrance, 3131 N Main St., Anderson, SC 29621 | $25+ | Start Thanksgiving with a run through fast and flat Anderson streets, open to runners of all levels. 🏃♂️
Black Friday Lock In | Thurs., Nov. 25-Fri., Nov. 26 | 8 p.m.-8 a.m. | Plate 108, 108 Poinsett St., Greer, SC 29651 | $90 | Drop the kids off for a night of cooking fun while you shop Black Friday sales, including a dinner competition, midnight snack, and breakfast.
Turkey Day 8k Run | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 7 a.m.-12 p.m. | Downtown Greenville | $20+ | Don your turkey costume and hit the streets for TreesUpstate’s annual Thanksgiving run. 🏃♀️Ⓟ
Upstate Holiday Light Show | Thurs., Nov. 25-Fri., Dec. 31 | 6-11p.m. | Greenville-Pickens Speedway, 3800 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley | $35+ | Park or drive-thru to enjoy the Upstate’s biggest holiday light show which synchronizes 32 million lights to holiday songs, plus a petting zoo. Ⓟ
Fri., Nov. 26
Christmas at the Farm | Fri., Nov. 26-Sun., Nov. 28 | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Arran Farm, 820 Lenhardt Rd., Easley, SC 29640 | $7 | Turn picking out your Christmas tree into a festive experience at Christmas at the Farm, with fresh hot chocolate, trivia, arts and crafts, a photo booth, vendors, and more. 🎄
Annie | Fri., Nov. 26-Sun., Dec. 19 | Fri. shows 7 p.m;, Sat.-Sun. shows 2 p.m.; plus a 2 p.m. show on Fri., Nov. 26 | South Carolina Children’s Theatre, 153 Augusta St. | $22 | Annie hits SCCT’s Bell MainStage with all the pluck and charm you’d expect from this record-breaking, Tony Award-winning musical. Ⓟ
Clemson Basketball vs. Charleston Southern | Fri., Nov. 26 | 7 p.m. | Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University | $10+ | It’s the Upstate vs. Lowcountry in this Clemson vs. Charleston Southern basketball game. 🏀
Liyah’s Luxury Hair Collection Relaunch | Fri., Nov. 26 | 4-7 p.m. | Zen | $20-$65 | Celebrate the relaunch of Liyah’s Luxury Hair Collection, and explore 20+ other businesses services and products.
Hidden Agenda Masquerade Party | Fri., Nov. 26 | 8 p.m. | AC Hotel Greenville | $20+ | Dress to impress for a fun Friday night at this masquerade party.
Sat., Nov. 27
The Grand Marvy Market | Sat., Nov. 27 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer SC 29651 | Free admission | Shop vintage and handmade goods with live music, food, and drinks. 🛍
Floppy Hats and Fedoras | Sat., Nov. 27 | 12 p.m. | Club 1243, 1243 S. Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC 29605 | Bring new or gently used coats, toiletries, towels, hats, scarves, and gloves to this gathering to help provide items to those in need.
Holiday Pop-Up Shop
Gospel on Main | Sat., Nov. 27 | 4-9 p.m. | Hyatt Regency Greenville | $10 | This outdoor music event celebrates worship and praise through dance and theatrics.
Rivalry Fan 5k | Sat., Nov. 27 | 10 a.m. | Brewery 85, 6 Whitlee Ct., Greenville, SC 29607 | $27.50 | Kick off the Clemson vs. USC game day with a showdown 5k. 🏃♂️
Sun., Nov. 28
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit | Sun., Nov. 28 | 7 p.m. | Peace Concert Hall | $75-$105 | See four-time Grammy winner Jason Isbell perform live with the 400 Unit. 🎶
The Minks | Sun., Nov. 28 | 7:30-11 p.m. | The Radio Room | $8 | Groove with Nashville-based psychedelic blues band The Minks.
Sip & Design Holiday Cookie Decorating | Sun., Nov. 28 | 2-4 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Learn cookie decorating basics plus baking and cookie cutting tips as you sip wine in this course.
Black Sunday Brunch & Bubbles | Sun., Nov. 28 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1274 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29611 | $20+ | Celebrate and network with minority business owners, artists, musicians, authors and more on Black Sunday, with vendors, dancing, a brunch buffet, and a champagne fountain. 🥂
Old School Skate | Sun., Nov. 28 | 6-9 p.m. | Roller Sports Skating Rink, 328 W Main St., Taylors, SC 29687 | $5 | Throw it back at old school skate night — roller skates are included in admission, so no need to hunt down your pair from the 80s.
Week of Nov. 29-30
Mon., Nov. 29
Landon Cube | Mon., Nov. 29 | 7-10 p.m. | The Radio Room | $20+ | Catch a live performance from hip-hop artist Landon Cube, who has worked with artists like 24kGoldn.
Tues., Nov. 30
2021 Easley Toy Shop | Tues., Nov. 30-Fri., Dec. 17 | Times vary | 5 Point Church, 1039 S. Pendleton St., Easley, SC 29642 | Free | Volunteer with the Salvation Army to pack bags of toys for families in need in Pickens County. 🧸
Ceramic Truck and Tree Painting | Tues., Nov. 30 | 6-8:30 p.m. | City of Greer Center for the Arts, 804 Trade St., Greer, SC 29651 | $45 | Paint your own festive ceramic Christmas tree and vintage truck. 🎄
Art & Wine Last Tuesdays | Tues., Nov. 30 | 4-7 p.m. | The Tasting Room, 164 S Main St., Travelers Rest, SC 29690 | $50 | Sip wine from the Tasting Room as you create artwork guided by local artists from the White Rabbit Gallery.
Project Ready Etiquette Dining Experience | Tues., Nov. 30 | 6-8 p.m. | Soby’s | Registration required | Soby’s and Project Ready have teamed up for this night of dining and etiquette education for middle and high school students. 🍽
Mealed It! | Tues., Nov. 30 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | In honor of Giving Tuesday, Meals on Wheels of Greenville is heading back into the kitchen for the decorating battle of the season — watch + donate to vote for the team you think will be crowned champion. 🍰Ⓟ