October PlanAhead: Your October Greenville events calendar

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It’s finally spooky season, GVL โ€“ and to help you get in the spirit, weโ€™re rounding up some of the top local events (both virtual and in-person) to help you stay connected. ๐Ÿ‘ป

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

Oct. 1-4

Thursday | Oct. 1

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ AutoPack Summit | Oct. 1- Oct. 30 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual | Free, Register here | Attend a series of free, webinar style presentations given by automotive OEMs, Tier 1 Suppliers, and Packaging Providers throughout the month of October. โ“…

โ—‹ Splash on Main Inventory Clearance Sale | Oct. 1- Oct. 31 | 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 807 S. Main St. | Heading to the beach for Fall break? Take 30-75% off select swimwear the entire month of October. โ“…

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โ—‹ HIV Screening + Education | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | New Horizon Family Health Services, 975 W. Faris Road | Free | This event will help raise awareness of the importance of HIV screening + education in prevention and treatment.

โ—‹ Fall Soups and Chowders | 9:30-1 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $45 | Dive into making tasty fall soups + chowders. ๐Ÿฒ

Listen

โ—‹ Poets of Nashville | Oct 1-2, 8 p.m. | Geneviveโ€™s, 300 S Main Street | $200 for a table of 4 | Poets of Nashville will be hosting Nashville singer-songwriter Shannon LaBrie with Tia Sillers. ๐ŸŽธ

Friday | Oct. 2

Edu

โ—‹ Thai Curry | 5:30-9:30 p.m. | Greenville Technical College, 556 Perry Ave, Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Take a crash course on all things Thai food. ๐Ÿ›

Active

โ—‹ A Global Yoga Event | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Donation based | Kat MacLeod from the UK + Laura Messer from Greenville will be hosting a fundraiser for Northern White Rhinos of Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. ๐Ÿ“ฟ

Outdoors

โ—‹ Dine on Trade Street | Fri., Oct. 2 | 6-10 p.m. | Trade Street in Greer | Prices vary | The City of Greer will be closing Trade Street for a unique dining experience under the stars. ๐Ÿฝ

Art

โ—‹ First Fridays Open Studios | 5-7 p.m. | 1885 Hayne Street | Free | Mayfair Art Studios resident creatives will be showcasing their work + opening their studios up to the public. ๐ŸŽจ

Show

โ—‹ Let the Good Times Roll | Times vary, see the schedule here | Mauldin Cultural Center | $15 | Join in for live performances of your favorite music from the โ€˜50s, โ€˜60s + โ€˜70s. ๐ŸŽธ

Family

โ—‹ Pumpkin Festival Weekend | Fri., Oct. 2-Sun., Oct. 4 | Denver Downs Farm, 1515 Denver Rd., Anderson | Prices vary | With pumpkin painting, pie eating contests, music + more, this is a weekend of fall fun for the whole family. ๐ŸŽƒ

Watercooler

โ—‹ Greenville Triumph vs. Orlando City B | Fri., Oct. 2 | 7 p.m. | Legacy Early College Stadium | $10+ | Only two home games this month so donโ€™t miss out. โ“…

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Artisphere presented by TD Bank- The Virtual Experience | Fri., Oct. 2 | Online | Free | Browse and shop 300+ pieces of art from the comfort of your home and take advantage of the live artist chats, art demos and more.ย โ“…

Saturday | Oct. 3

Cause

โ—‹ 2020 Walk to End Alzheimers | Donation Based | Walk in your local neighborhood to help the fight to end Alzheimers. ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

โ—‹ Greenville Drive Blood Drive | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Greenville Drive – Fluor Field | Free | Donate blood, watch fall football + register to win prizes.ย 

TryThis

โ—‹ The Peachening | Sat., Oct. 3 | 12-10 p.m. | Poe West, 556 Perry Ave. | Free entry | Carolina Bauernhaus will be serving up drinks made with peaches, Center for Culinary & Hospitality Innovation + Mac Attack will be serving up the food, and there will be live music. ๐Ÿ‘

Edu

โ—‹ Cookies | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Greenville Technical College, 556 Perry Ave, Suite B114, Rm 112 | $75 | Professional tips on how to make cookies like a pro. ๐Ÿช

Volunteer

โ—‹ Reedy River Clean-Up | Oct 3-17 | Grab your quarantine team and get out to clean-up the community.ย 

Active

โ—‹ A Global Yoga Event |11 a.m. | Virtual | Donation based | Kat MacLeod from the UK + Laura Messer from Greenville will be hosting a fundraiser for Northern White Rhinos of Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. ๐Ÿ“ฟ

Watch

โ—‹ Movies in the Park Series | Sat., Oct. 3 | 8:30 p.m. | Trailblazer Park, Travelers Rest | Free | Grab a blanket + a friend for a night of food trucks + movies. ๐ŸŽฌ

โ—‹ Dance for Justice | 2-6 p.m. | The Peace Center | Greenville Black Lives Matter will be hosting a kids dance performance to support the cause. ๐ŸŽผ

Artย 

โ—‹ X Bangle Make + Sip Class | 6-9 p.m. | Make Made Jewelry, 241 N Main St, Suite C | $85 | BYOW to this class and learn how to make the perfect X Bangle. ๐Ÿท

Drink

โ—‹ Tetrad Brewing Co. One-Year Anniversary Party | 12-8 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 E Stone Ave | Celebrate Tetrad Brewingโ€™s one year anniversary with food trucks, specials and a lot of beer. ๐Ÿบ

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Artisphere presented by TD Bank- The Virtual Experience | Sat., Oct. 2 | Online | Free | Browse and shop 300+ pieces of art from the comfort of your home and take advantage of the live artist chats, art demos and more.ย โ“…

Sunday | Oct. 4

Dish

โ—‹ Sunday Brunch with a Twist | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Stellaโ€™s Bistro, 684 Fairview Rd | Join Stellaโ€™s and Twisted Stems Flower Truck for brunch + bottomless mimosas. ๐Ÿฅ‚

Read

โ—‹ Meet-and-Greet with Nicholas Sparks | Sun., Oct. 4 | 1-4 p.m. | Fiction Addiction, 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #2 | $31.68-$44.40 | Meet Nicholas Sparks in person + get a signed copy of his new book The Return. ๐Ÿ“–

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โ—‹ Artisphere presented by TD Bank- The Virtual Experience | Sun., Oct. 3 | Online | Free | Browse and shop 300+ pieces of art from the comfort of your home and take advantage of the live artist chats, art demos and more.ย โ“…

Oct. 5-11

Monday | Oct. 5

Active

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

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Communities in Schools Greenville Raffle | Now through Mon., Oct. 19 | Virtual | $20 | Support CIS Greenville, an organization working to build relationships that empower students to stay in school and succeed in life, by purchasing a raffle ticket giving you the chance to win some awesome prizes.โ“…

Tuesday | Oct. 6

Active

โ—‹ Trailside Trotters | 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. ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

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โ—‹ Perlo: Favorite of the Lowcountry | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | Make this SC favorite with carolina gold rice and farm fresh ingredients.

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ RunRA, A Rheumatoid Arthritis Research Study | Open now, 50 participants max | Virtual | Free | Prisma Health and UofSC researchers are seeking patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis to be a part of a new study to improve communication between physicians and patients. If you are interested, you can complete this form for more details. Qualified participants will be compensated. โ“…

Wednesday | Oct. 7

Drink

โ—‹ Tetrad Wine Night | 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. ๐Ÿท

Edu

โ—‹ Fresh Sausage Making 2 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Enjoy this hands-on class of seasoning + grinding Italian Chorizo Sausage.

โ—‹ Upstate Forever Virtual Candidate Forum | 5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn more about candidates before you cast your vote. ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ

Learn

โ—‹ Basic Small Business Start Up Workshop | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Thinking about starting a small business? Learn more information on how to begin with this workshop. ๐Ÿ’ป

Talk

โ—‹ Cyber Security Panel Discussion | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Live panelists will take your questions about cyber attacks for Cyber Security Awareness Month. ๐Ÿ’ป

โ—‹ Letโ€™s Get Business Moving: A New Plan for Supply Innovation | 12-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Prices Vary | A live online panel discussion about solutions for Upstate SC as it continues to grow.

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Cyber Security Event Hosted by SBDC | Wed., Oct. 7 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Online Forum | Free, Register | DYK October is Cyber Security Awareness Month? Greenville Area Small Business Development Center is hosting this seminar to help small business owners protect themselves.ย โ“…

Thursday | Oct. 8

Dish

โ—‹ Shrimp and Grits | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Enjoy learning about all the different ways to make Shrimp and Grits in this educational class. ๐Ÿค

TryThis

โ—‹ Travelers Rest Farmers Market | 5:30-8 p.m. | Trailblazer Park, Travelers Rest | Free entry entry | Bring a lawn chair + a friend to fully enjoy the best of fall with local vendors, food trucks, and live music. ๐ŸŒฝ

Show

โ—‹ Poets of Nashville | 8 p.m. | Genevieveโ€™s at the Peace Center | $200 for a table of 4 | Nashville based singer-songwriter Kyshona will be bringing a message of empowerment to Genevieveโ€™s. ๐ŸŽค

Family

โ—‹ Drive-In Laser Light Show | Thurs., Oct. 8-Sat., Oct. 10 | 8-10 p.m. | Greenville-Pickens Speedway, 3800 Calhoun Memorial Hwy. | $25+ | Enjoy a spectacular drive-in laser show with the whole family from the safety of your car. โšก

Job

โ—‹ Drive-Thru Hiring Event with Michelin | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Behind Michelin Family Center, Longs Pond Rd. | Free | HTI is hiring for various positions at Michelin Lexington + conducting interviews on the spot.

Active

โ—‹ Bendy Birds Yoga | 6:30-8 p.m. | Birds Fly South Ale Project, 1320 Hampton Ave. Ext. | $10 | Join BFS for their weekly outdoor yoga session with Abbey + a free pint. ๐Ÿบย ย 

Drink

โ—‹ PRIDE on the Patio | 4-10:30 p.m. | UP on the Roof, 250 Riverplace | Free entry | Join UP on the Roof every Thursday in October to celebrate LGBTQ pride + equality in the UPstate. ๐ŸŒˆ

โ—‹ Flight Night | 5-10 p.m. | Urban Wren, 116 N. Markley St. | Prices vary | Wine lovers can sample four wines from all around the world. ๐Ÿท

Volunteer

โ—‹ Volunteer Day with Sustaining Way | 6-7:30 p.m. | Sustaining Way, 60 Baxter St. | Free | A Thursday volunteer workday weeding and working in the garden at Sustaining Way.

Edu

โ—‹ Greenville County Schools Magnet Open House | Oct. 8-Oct. 22 | Virtual | Join in for a magnet school open house tour on each schoolโ€™s individual website.

Art

โ—‹ Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop | 6:30- 9:30 p.m. | AR Workshop, 2830 Wade Hampton Blvd. Suite 35 | $85 | This workshop will guide you through knitting the perfect cozy fall blanket.

ForKids

โ—‹ Nature Discovery Program at Lake Conestee | 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. ๐ŸŒณ

Friday | Oct. 9

Dine

โ—‹ Dine on Trade Street | 6-10 p.m. | Greer Trade Street | Prices vary | The City of Greer will be closing Trade Street for a unique dining experience underneath the stars. ๐Ÿฅ˜

Edu

โ—‹ New Orleans Cuisine | 5:30-9 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Love New Orleans flavors? Learn how to cook Gumbo and Jambalaya.ย 

Show

โ—‹ Let the Good Times Roll | Oct 9 -10, 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 3 p.m.| Mauldin Cultural Center | $15 | Join in for music from the โ€˜50s, โ€˜60s + โ€˜70s. ย ๐ŸŽธ

Talk

โ—‹ Greenville on the Move: Transit in Greenville County, Then and Now | 12-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, Register here | Join in to learn about the history of Greenville and what is in store for the future.

Saturday | Oct. 10

Cause

โ—‹ Pynkalycious | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Younts Center, 315 N. Main St., Fountain Inn | Register here | Participate in a 4k walk to help fight breast cancer. ๐ŸŽ€

Edu

โ—‹ Tailgate Appetizers | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | Make the perfect tailgate treats for staying home or going to the game.

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Rockbrook Summer Camp Open House | Sat., Oct. 10 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | 3460 Greenville Hwy, Brevard, NC | Free | Learn all about Rockbrook Camp for Girls and enjoy a day in the mountains complete with warm cider, muffins, trails to explore and more.โ“…

โ—‹ Lobster Roll Night at Wine House, A Shop and Tasting Room | Sat., Oct. 10 | 6-8 p.m. | Wine House, 475 Haywood Rd. | $25 | Grab some wine and enjoy Fresh Maine Lobster on grilled potato rolls from Grits and Groceriesโ€™ Chef Heidi Trull. โ“…

TryThis

โ—‹ Greer Farmers Market Fall Festival | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Greer City Park | Free | Your favorite vendors and apple cider on a fall morning in Greer. ๐Ÿ‚

Oct. 12-18

Monday | Oct. 12

Drink

โ—‹ Team Trivia at Tetrad | Mon., Oct. 12 | 7-9 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 East Stone Ave. | Free | Team Trivia comes to Tetrad Brewing for an exciting, free-to-play game with prizes.ย 

โ—‹ Friends Trivia | Mon., Oct. 12 | 8-10 p.m. | Hoppinโ€™ GVL, 120 N. Markley St. 102 | Free | Get your *friends* together to test your knowledge on the popular 90โ€™s sit-com.ย 

Show

โ—‹ No Expectations Comedy | Mon., Oct. 12 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Coffee Underground, 1 E Coffee St. | Free | No Expectations Comedy open mic is finally back to make you laugh. ๐ŸŽค

Active

โ—‹ Multi-Blade Mondays | Mon., Oct. 12 | 4-9 p.m.| Craft Axe Throwing, 1320 Hampton Ave #5A | Rates per person | Reserve a lane Monday night to throw something other than axes. ๐Ÿช“

Tuesday | Oct. 13

Active

โ—‹ Trailside Trotters | 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. ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

Edu

โ—‹ Sweet Bars | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | Make blondies, brownies + other delicious treats perfect for fall cooking.

Job

โ—‹ Thrive Upstate Job Fair | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Thrive Upstate, 1700 Ridge Rd. | Join the Thrive Upstate team as a Direct Support Professional.ย 

Watercooler

The Furman Paladins Lunch & Learn | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Cross country/track and field coaches Robert and Rita Gary will answer essential questions. ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

Wednesday | Oct. 14

Edu

โ—‹ Digital Marketing Strategies Workshop | Wed., Oct. 14 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join Piedmont Score to learn the top four strategies that impact your businessโ€™s Google ranking. ๐Ÿ’ป

โ—‹ Cauliflower Rice Class | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | Learn how to substitute cauliflower rice in every dish.

Talk

โ—‹ COVID-19 Impact on Employees Webinar | Wed., Oct. 14 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Are you prepared for how COVID-19 impacts your employees? Discuss emergency paid leave, emergency family leave + other liabilities.

Biz

โ—‹ Lunch & Learn with SCRA | Wed., Oct. 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | This lunch & learn hosted by Emmett Moore will discuss how to determine the value of your company + shine a light on the future in uncertain times.๐Ÿ’ก

Show

โ—‹ Bike Nite with The Jake Bartley Band | Wed., Oct. 14 | 7-10 p.m. | Harley-Davidson of Greenville, 30 Chrome Dr. | Free entry | Live music, cold beer, great food, and fabulous bikes all night long. ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Dish

โ—‹ Octoberfest at Stellaโ€™s | Wed., Oct. 14 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Stellaโ€™s Southern Brasserie, 340 Rocky Slope Rd., Ste. 100 | Free entry | Live music on the patio + German-inspired food and drink specials. ๐Ÿฅจย 

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ RunRA, A Rheumatoid Arthritis Research Study | Open now, 50 participants max | Virtual | Free | Prisma Health and UofSC researchers are seeking patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis to be a part of a new study to improve communication between physicians and patients. If you are interested, you can complete this form for more details. Qualified participants will be compensated.ย โ“…

Thursday | Oct. 15

Family

โ—‹ Boo in the Zoo | Oct. 15-18, 3-8 p.m. | Greenville Zoo | $9-$12 | With Halloween right around the corner, join the Greenville Zoo for this family friendly Halloween event for all ages.ย  ๐ŸŽƒ

Dish

โ—‹ Project Host Community Dinner | 5-7 p.m. | Project Host, 525 South Academy St. | $20 | Grab you community dinner + take it home for the whole family or enjoy outdoor socially-distanced dining. ๐Ÿฒ

Edu

โ—‹ Basic Small Business Start Up Workshop | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Thinking about starting a small business? Learn more information on how to begin with this workshop. โœ๏ธ

โ—‹ COVID-19 Tax Relief Webinar | 10 a.m.-11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Discuss navigating your business through COVID-19 and taxes. ๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ

โ—‹ Risotto Me Hungry | 5:30-9 p.m.| Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Get a hands on experience with a chef leading you through how to make the perfect risotto.ย 

Listen

โ—‹ Poets of Nasheville | 8 p.m. | The Peace Center | $200 for a table of 4 | Critically acclaimed, two-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Kim Richey will be playing at Genevieveโ€™s. ๐ŸŽธ

โ—‹ Live Music at The Tasting Room | 6-9 p.m. | The Tasting Room, 164 South Main St., Suite C | Prices vary | Listen to the music of Jason Davis + enjoy your favorite glass of craft beer or wine. ๐ŸŽผ

TryThis

โ—‹ Travelers Rest Farmers Market | 5:30-8 p.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free | Bring a lawn chair + a friend to fully enjoy these falling temperatures with vendors, food trucks, and live music. ๐ŸŒฝ

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Leadercast Ripple Effect | Thurs., Oct. 15 | 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Virtual | $45 | Join the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce for this professional development seminar designed to amplify your leadership impact. Learn from soccer legend Abby Wambach, digital marketing guru Randi Zuckerberg + more.ย โ“…

Friday | Oct. 16

Dish

โ—‹ Dine on Trade Street | 6-10 p.m. | Greer Trade Street | The City of Greer will be closing Trade Street for a unique dining experience underneath the stars. ๐Ÿฅ˜

Show

โ—‹ โ€˜Night, Mother | Oct. 16-17 | Virtual | $12 | Check out the filmed performance of โ€˜Night Mother virtually. ๐ŸŽฌ

Edu

โ—‹ Taste of Spain | 5:30-9 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Make pella, roasted vegetables with romesco sauce, and flan in this class.

FeaturedEvents

โ—‹ Free SEO Webinar for Minority-Owned Businesses in the Upstate | Fri., Oct. 16 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Enveritas Group will provide valuable tools to help minority-owned businesses enhance their online visibility. โ“…

โ—‹ NewSpring Church Womenโ€™s Conference | Fri., Oct. 16ย  6-10 p.m. | 2940 Concord Rd., Suite 135 | $75 | Conference is open to women of all ages and features speakers, Meredith Knox, Nona Jones and Tara-Leigh Cobble. โ“…

โ—‹ Splash on Main Inventory Clearance Sale | Today through Sat., Oct. 31 | 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 807 S. Main St. | Take 30-75% off select swimwear the entire month of October.ย โ“…

Saturday | Oct. 17

TheBuy

โ—‹ Landmark Warehouse Sale | Sat., Oct. 17 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | The Landmark Project Warehouse, 103-B Shaw St. | All items $5 โ€“ buy 4, get 1 free. | Shop a huge selection of national and local Landmark tees, enamelware, and National Park posters. ๐Ÿ”๏ธ

Drink

โ—‹ Potter Pub Crawl | 2-8 p.m. | Downtown Greenville | $20-$33 | Head downtown to get sorted into your Potter house and bar crawl around town. โšก

โ—‹ Saturday Blind Tasting | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | Halls Chophouse, 550 South Main St. | $35 | Try 4 wines in a blind tasting on the patio with Sommelier Amy Yancey. ๐Ÿท

Edu

โ—‹ Brownies and Bars | 9 a.m-12:30 p.m | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $95 | Make an array of brownies, bars and squares. Bring a container to take the rest home.

Art

โ—‹ Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop | 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. | AR Workshop, 2830 Wade Hampton Blvd. Suite 35 | $85 | This workshop will guide you through knitting the perfect cozy fall blanket.ย 

TryThis

โ—‹ Central Railroad Festival | Sat., Oct. 17 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Central, SC | Free | Live music, train rides for kids, good eats, and festivities for all ages. ๐Ÿš‚

โ—‹ Green Monster Mash | 3-5 p.m. | Greenville Drive | Free, reserve your ticket here | This Fall Festival will offer trick-or-treating, hayrides, a pumpkin patch, Halloween + fall-themed arts and crafts and a screening of the movie โ€œGoosebumpsโ€. ๐ŸŽƒ

โ—‹ October Punk Flea Market | Sat., Oct. 17 + Sun., Oct. 18 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Greenville Shrine Club, 119 Beverly Rd. | $5 at the door | If youโ€™re a fan of weird art, vinyl records, vintage clothes, or possibly a collector or strange and unusual things, this event is for you.๐Ÿค˜

Active

โ—‹ Run Like the Devil 5k and Fun Run | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Kiawah River, 3883 Betsy Kerrison Parkway | Register here | Looking to take a day trip? Families, friends, and pets are invited to join a 5k run + fall Field Day at Kiawah River. Complete with music, food trucks, and a farmers market, this is the perfect getaway.

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Rockbrook Summer Camp Open House | Sat., Oct. 17 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | 3460 Greenville Hwy, Brevard, NC | Free | Learn all about Rockbrook Camp for Girls and enjoy a day in the mountains complete with warm cider, muffins, trails to explore and more.โ“…

Cause

โ—‹ Monthly Collection Drive | 9-10:30 a.m. | JLG Headquarters | Donation | Members of the Human Trafficking Impact Committee and Economic Mobility Committee will be at JLG Headquarters to collect donated items from League members.

Show

โ—‹ Gina League and Bobby Powell | 7 p.m. | City of Greer Center for the Arts 804 Trade Street | Free | Join this free event for the Spotlight Chamber Series with Gina League + Bobby Powell.ย ย 

FeaturedEventย 

โ—‹ Rockbrook Summer Camp Open House | Sat., Oct. 17 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | 3460 Greenville Hwy, Brevard, NC | Free | Learn all about Rockbrook Camp for Girls and enjoy a day in the mountains complete with warm cider, muffins, trails to explore and more.โ“…

Sunday | Oct. 18

Watercooler

โ—‹ Greenville Triumph vs. Union Omaha | Sun., Oct. 18 | 3 p.m. | Legacy Early College Stadium | $10+ | Cheer the Triumph on in their last home game of the season.ย โ“…

Listen

โ—‹ South Carolina Jazz Festival | Oct. 18-24 | Virtual | Free | A week of steaming free jazz concerts online.

Oct. 19-25

Monday, October 19

Active

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

Cause

โ—‹ Grab a Bag SC | 2 p.m. | The Carillon Gardens, Clemson | Free |Grab a bag + head outside to help clean up the community.

โ—‹ Annual Charity Golf Classic | 11 a.m. | Holly Tree Country Club | Prices Vary | Help meet students and families where they are during a hard time by participating in this event. ๐ŸŒ

FeaturedEvents

โ—‹ Monday Morning Fuel Up with Deca at Spill the Beans | Mon., Oct. 19 | 8-10 a.m. | Spill The Beans | Free | We can all agree that Mondays can be tough. Let Deca Camperdown fuel your day with a free coffee. โ“…

โ—‹ Communities in Schools Greenville Raffle | Ends Mon., Oct. 19 | Virtual | $20 | Support CIS Greenville, an organization working to build relationships that empower students to stay in school and succeed in life, by purchasing a raffle ticket giving you the chance to win some awesome prizes.โ“…

Tuesday, October 20

Active

โ—‹ Trailside Trotters | Tues., Oct. 20 | 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. ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

Edu

โ—‹ The Importance of Managing Cash Flow | Tues., Oct. 20 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Improve your small business performance by learning some practical tools + strategies with Piedmont SCORE. ๐Ÿ’ฐ

โ—‹ Tacos and Tortillas | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | This class will be full of authentic corn + flour tortillas. ๐ŸŒฎ

Listen

โ—‹ Sloan Smith at Gather GVL | Tues., Oct. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Gather GVL, 126 Augusta St. | Free entry | Sloan Smith takes the stage for a live performance at Gather GVL. ๐ŸŽคย  ย  ย 

Dish

โ—‹ Charcuterie in Motion | Tues., Oct. 20 | 5-10 p.m. | Urban Wren, 116 N. Markley St. | Prices vary | Experience the true art of charcuterie sampling curated meats + cheeses served tableside. ๐Ÿง€

Wednesday, October 21

Virtual

โ—‹ Virtual Tech After Five | 5:30-7 p.m. | Virtual | Meet new people and build relationships in this BYOB virtual event.

Edu

โ—‹ Cauliflower Ricetastic | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Learn how to substitute cauliflower in every dish.ย 

Art

โ—‹ DIY Wood Workshop | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | AR Workshop, 2830 Wade Hampton Blvd. Suite 35 | Prices Vary | Make a wood plank sign, porch sign, or wood clock in this DIY class.

Thursday, October 22

Edu

โ—‹ Tacos and Tortillas | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Make fresh made corn and flour tortillas right off the griddle. ๐ŸŒฎ

Listen

โ—‹ Poets of Nashville | Thurs., Oct. 22 + Fri., Oct. 23 | 8 p.m. | Genevieveโ€™s at The Peace Center | $200 for a table of 4 | Michael Logen is Grammy-winning singer-songwriter with hits that can be heard on numerous television shows. ๐ŸŽธ

TryThis

โ—‹ Travelers Rest Harvest Market | 5:30-8 p.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free entry | Bring a lawn chair + a friend to fully enjoy these falling temperatures with vendors, food trucks, and live music. ๐ŸŒฝ

Family

โ—‹ Boo in the Zoo | Thurs., Oct. 22-Sun., Oct. 25 | 3-8 p.m. | Greenville Zoo | $9-$12 | With Halloween right around the corner, join the Greenville Zoo for this family friendly Halloween event for all ages. ๐ŸŽƒ

ForKids

โ—‹ Octoberโ€™s Quest | 4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m. | South Carolina Childrenโ€™s Theatre, 153 Augusta St. | $11 | Bring kids, ages 3-6, to join October on her quest with pirates + dragons. ๐ŸŽญ

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Baking Series Bright presented by The Omni Grove Park Inn | Thurs., Oct. 22- 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 ACFEFโ€™s Chef & Child Initiative. Participants will also receive 15% off a future stay at The Omni Grove Park Inn between January and March 2021.ย โ“…

Friday, October 23

For Kids

โ—‹ Not So Spooky Stories on the Steps | 6 p.m. | M. Judson Booksellers | $20 | Have your little ghosts put on costumes and read Halloween favorites with Susan on the steps.ย  ๐Ÿ“š

Show

โ—‹ Boots, Beers & BBQ | Fri., Oct. 23 + Sat., Oct. 24 | 6-9 p.m. | Centre Stage | $50 | Bring your own chair + eat BBQ, grab a cold one, and listen to classic country music with friends. ๐Ÿป

TryThis

โ—‹ Foundation Fest | Oct 23-24 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | BMW CCA Foundation Museum, 190 Manatee Court | Foundation Museum is bringing you an exceptional collection of BMWs from the beginning to 1965.ย 

Dish

โ—‹ Dine on Trade Street | 6-10 p.m. | Greer Trade Street | The City of Greer will be closing Trade Street for a unique dining experience under the stars. ๐Ÿฅ˜

Edu

โ—‹ OktoberFest | 5:30-9 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Celebrate the German harvest with sauerkraut and bratwurst. ๐ŸŒญ

Watch

โ—‹ A Spooktacular Movie Night | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | 8109 White Horse Rd. | Sign up here | Wear your costume, bring a blanket + a flashlight for this showing of Charlie Brown and Hocus Pocus. ๐ŸŽฌ

Cause

โ—‹ Teacher Appreciation Drive | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | The Community Tap Trailside, The Commons | Free | Drop off donations for local teachers to know how much we appreciate them. Donate, dine & drink.ย  โœ๏ธ

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โ—‹ The Absolute Best Halloween Party Around | Fri., Oct. 23 | 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. | The Venue at Falls Park | $20+ | Grab your finest costume and come out for some music, food, drinks, cash prizes and a Thriller flash mob. ๐ŸŽƒ โ“…

Saturday, October 24

TryThis

โ—‹ Shop-The-Lot | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 415 Mauldin Rd. | Prices vary | Dealers from around the region will fill a parking lot with antiques, vintage, and home decor. ๐Ÿ›๏ธ

โ—‹ Market at The Heddle | 3-7 p.m. | The Heddle, 1801 Rutherford Rd. | Free to attend | This is a family friendly event featuring live music, food, vendors + pre-packaged candy goody bags for kids. ๐Ÿฌ

Active

โ—‹ Yoga in the Park | 10-11:30 a.m. | Paris Mountain State Park | $8 | Get your flow on in this fall weather with Johanna Davis from True North Wellness.

Cause

โ—‹ Drug Take Back Day | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Greer CPW, 301 McCall St | Greer Commision of Public Works and the Greer Police Department will partner to take back potentially dangerous, unused, or expired prescription drugs.

Edu

โ—‹ Taste of Spain | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | Learn the basics of great Spanish food.

Art

โ—‹ Silver Stackable Rings | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Make Made Jewelry, 241 N Main St., Suite C | $75 | Hammer, bend and shape stackable rings. ๐Ÿ’

โ—‹ Day of the Dead: Sugar Skull Pendants | 2-5 p.m. | Make Made Jewelry, 241 N Main St., Suite C | $80 | Create a personalized sterling silver sugar skull pendant.

Drink

โ—‹ Saturday Blind Tasting | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | Halls Chophouse | $35 | Try 4 wines in a blind tasting on the patio with Sommelier Amy Yancey.

Sunday, October 25

TryThis

โ—‹ Shop-The-Lot | 1-5 p.m. | 415 Mauldin Rd | Prices vary | Dealers from around the region will fill a parking lot with antiques, vintage, and home decor.

Dish

โ—‹ HalloQueen Drag Brunch | 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. | Ink N Ivy | $10 | A two-show HalloQueen brunch with a full brunch menu and specialty drinks. ๐Ÿฅ‚

ForKids

โ—‹ Trunk-or-Treat | 4 p.m. | Harley Davidson of Greenville | Free | Bring your little ghouls + goblins and decorate your car for a chance to win prizes.

Oct. 26-31

Monday, October 26

Active

โ—‹ 28th Annual Greenville Chamber Golf Tournament | 10:30 a.m. | Greenville Country Club | Prices Vary | โ€œJoin nearly 300 Upstate business and community leaders at the Greenville Chamberโ€™s 28th Annual Golf Tournament for a day of golf and socializing.โ€ โ›ณ

TryThis

โ—‹ Multi-Blade Mondays | 4-9 p.m. | Craft Axe Throwing | Rates per person | Reserve a lane Monday night to throw something other than axes. ๐Ÿช“ย 

Dish

โ—‹ Culinary Concert | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $150 | An at-home live concert and cooking experience with Mill Village Farms. ๐ŸŽค

Show

โ—‹ No Expectations Comedy | 7 p.m. | Coffee Underground | Free admission with any Coffee Underground purchase | Weekly Monday night open mic stand up comedy show since 2009. ๐ŸŽคย 

Family

โ—‹ Scarecrow Festival | Fri., Oct. 23 – Sun., Nov. 1 | 8 a.m.-7 p.m. | Lake Julian Park, Arden, NC | Free | Take a drive with the family to Lake Julian in North Carolina to view some festive, fall scarecrows. ๐ŸŒฝ

Edu

โ—‹ Pit Master Series: BBQ Ribs | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Room 112 | $119 | Learn all the tricks to making tasty BBQ ribs.

FeaturedEvent

โ—‹ Compass of Carolinaโ€™s Virtual Concert and Luminary Fundraiser | Mon., Oct. 26 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Support Compass of Carolina and its efforts to provide hope, healing and restoration to families who have been impacted by domestic violence. Tune in to the free concert and donate to the โ€œLight in the Darknessโ€ Luminary Fundraiser running through Fri., Oct. 30. โ“…

Tuesday, October 27

Active

โ—‹ Trailside Trotters | 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. ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

Edu

โ—‹ Dinner Party: Creole | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | Check out how to make Crayfish Etouffee and Chicken Creole for a crowd.

Wednesday, October 28

Edu

โ—‹ Stir Fry Basics of Wok Cookery | ย 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 102 | $45 | Learn how to make Chinese food straight from your kitchen.

Drink

โ—‹ October Wine Dinner with Sokol Blosser Winery | 7-9 p.m. | Foxcroft Wine | $99 | Enjoy this four course wine dinner with Sara Manucy. ๐Ÿท

Learn

โ—‹ Hiring Seminar with Piedmont SCORE | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Ready to hire your first employee? Learn how with this first-hire workshop. ๐Ÿ“

TryThis

โ—‹ Bike Nite with Dirty Grass Soul | 7-10 p.m. | Harley-Davidson of Greenville, 30 Chrome Dr. | Free entry | Cold beer, music from Dirty Grass Soul, great food, and fabulous bikes all night long. ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Watch

โ—‹ John Carpenterโ€™s Halloween | Various times | Camelot Cinemas, 48 E. Antrim Dr. | $5 | Get in the Halloweek spirit with this 1978 holiday classic. ๐ŸŽฌ

Show

โ—‹ Keith Harkin of Celtic Thunder |ย  7-10:30 p.m. | The Radio Room, 110 Poinsett Hwy. | $35 | Irelandโ€™s Keith Harkin (of Celtic Thunder fame) will be performing his solo act on The Radio Room stage. ๐ŸŽค

Drink

โ—‹ Tetrad Wine Night with Castillo Mobile Cigar Lounge | 4-8 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 E. Stone Ave. | Free entry | Grab a glass of your favorite wine and learn what cigar will best complement your choice.๐Ÿท

โ—‹ Sips for TaTas | 5-7 p.m. | The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S. Main St., Ste. C, Travelers Rest | $20 | $1 of every glass purchased goes to Making Strides Against Cancer, Greenville + there will be a silent auction.๐Ÿ’•

Arts

โ—‹ DIY Workshop | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | AR Workshop, 2830 Wade Hampton Blvd., Ste. 35, Taylors | $30+ | Make the custom DIY project your heart desires. ๐Ÿ”จ

Thursday, October 29

TryThis

โ—‹ Travelers Rest Farmers Market | 5:30-8 p.m. | Trailblazer Park | Free | Bring a lawn chair + a friend to fully enjoy these falling temperatures with vendors, food trucks, and live music. ๐ŸŒฝ

Family

โ—‹ Boo in the Zoo | Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 3-8 p.m. | Greenville Zoo | $9-$12 | With Halloween right around the corner, join the Greenville Zoo for this family friendly Halloween event for all ages. ๐ŸŽƒ

Edu

โ—‹ Halloween Cookie Decorate | 5-8 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Make Halloween shaped sugar cookies for the whole family.ย  ๐Ÿช

TryThis

โ—‹Pull for Hope Sporting Clays Tournament | 12-4 p.m. | Cleghorn Gun Club in Rutherfordton, NC | $125 | Join in for an afternoon of sporting clays + fellowship.ย โ›ณ

Friday, October 30

Cause

โ—‹ All Hallowsโ€™ Gala: The Maskerade | 7:30-11 p.m. | The Rutherford, 520 Rutherford Rd. | Prices vary | Head to a Halloween party and benefit Ovarian Cancer all at once. ๐ŸŽญ

ForKids

โ—‹ Happy HallowSteam | 10 a.m.-9 p.m. | The Health Dare, 530 Howell Rd. | Register here | Steam, slime, costumes + a kids night out.ย  ๐Ÿญ

โ—‹ Rocky Horror Pizza Night | 6-10 p.m. | Swansonโ€™s Warehouse, 12 N Irvine St | From $10 | Kick off Halloweekend with a live re-enactment of The Rocky Horror show. ๐Ÿ•

Edu

โ—‹ Brunch Basics | 5:30-9 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Make the best meal of the day and take home leftovers. ๐Ÿฅž

Saturday, October 31

ForKids

โ—‹ Happy HallowSteam | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | The Health Dare, 530 Howell Rd. | Register here | Steam, slime, costumes + a kids night out. ๐Ÿญ

TryThis

โ—‹ Hostel of Horror Outdoor Community Extravaganza & Party | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. | Modal Hostel & Coffee, 813 Augusta St. | Free | A full day of fun with a pop-up market, trick-or-treating, games + a block party vibe.

Edu

โ—‹ Pit Master Series: BBQ Ribs | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114, Rm 112 | $119 | Learn all the tricks to making tasty BBQ ribs.ย 

Art

โ—‹ Day of the Dead: Sugar Skull Pendants | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Make Made Jewelry, 241 N Main St, Suite C | $80 | Create a personalized sterling silver sugar skull pendant.

ForKids

โ—‹ Childrenโ€™s Museum of the Upstate Trick-or-Treat | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | The Upstate Childrenโ€™s Museum | Prices Vary | Trick-or-treat with the family at this social distancing friendly event. ๐ŸŽƒ

Drink

โ—‹ Saturday Blind Tasting | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | Halls Chophouse | $35 | Try 4 wines in a blind tasting on the patio with Sommelier Amy Yancey. ๐Ÿท