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September PlanAhead: Your September Greenville events calendar

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September is in full swing – and to help you soak up the last days of summer, we’re rounding up some of the top local events (both virtual and in-person) to help you stay connected. ☀️  

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

Sept. 7-13 

Monday | Sept. 7

Dish

First Monday – Cigar Dinner | 7-10 p.m. | 13 Stripes Brewery, 250 Mill St. | $30 | A limited edition cigar, beer, and dinner from Time to Taste Catering. 

Show

Billy & Lynn Dalton | 2-4 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Beer, 311 E Washington St. | Free | Live music from local musicians. 🎸

Tuesday | Sept. 8 

TryThis

Tuesdays at the Jenny | 4:30-8:30 p.m. | The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St. | Free | Food, music, drinks + open-air market series. 🍺

Dish

“At the Chef’s Table” Culinary Tour | 6 p.m. | Table 301 Catering & Kitchen, 22 E Court St. | $69 | Take a culinary tour through Greenville. Meet the Chef’s + dine at their tables. 

WaterCooler

○ Furman Paladins Lunch & Learn | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Ask questions & stay connected with Furman Athletic coaches. 🏆

Active

Dropsound Pilates on the Lawn | 7 p.m. | The Junction at Downtown Airport, 301 Airport Rd. | $10 | BYO mat and water. 

Network

○ Welcome Coffee & Refreshments with the UIWG | 10 a.m. | 9 S. Memminger St. | Free | Join the Upstate International Women’s Group for their first official meeting – bring coffee + a lawn chair for comfort.

ForKids

○ SC Children’s Theater | Fall Semester Begins | Virtual | Prices Vary | Join the year-round program for students ages 3-18. 🎭

Dish

○ Sauces 101 | 6-8 p.m. | The Cook’s Station | $55 | Learn about basic sauce making skills. 🥘

Art

○ Fall Pumpkin Painting With Kym Easter | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Wild Hare Gallery, 212 N Poinsett Highway | $30 | Paint a small canvas with Artist + Owner of Wild Hare Gallery.  🎃

Wednesday | Sept. 9

Film

Moonlight Movie Series | Sundown | Falls Park on the Reedy River | Free ($1 wristband for alcohol purchases) | Enjoy classic movies under the stars. 🌟

Civic

Economic Development Announcement | 10-10:30 a.m. | Virtual | Join in for a sneak peek inside a major developmental project.  

Dish

Table 301 Virtual Cook-Along Dinner Series | Virtual | Prices Vary | Picture a local meal-kit that can be cooked at home with your favorite Chef’s cooking along with you virtually. 🍳

The Community Tap + Methodical Coffee Wine Dinner | 6:30 p.m. | The Community Tap Trailside, 147 Wellborn St. | $65 | Chef Sydney Taylor will be hosting a series of wine dinners with wine from The Community Tap. (required in groups of 2 or 4 for social distancing) 🍷

Uniquely Yucatecan Cuisine: Yum! | 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Donation Based | This virtual event will be a unique + knowledgeable Yucatecan experience with Chef Mario Canul.

Topsoil and Oak Hill Collaborative Plant Based Dinner | 6:30-9 p.m. | Topsoil Kitchen and Market, 13 South Main St. | $95 – $135 | Join Topsoil Kitchen & Market + Oak Hill Café for a delicious 6 course plant-based dinner. 

Thursday | Sept. 10

Active

Stride and Stroll with UIWG | 9 a.m. | Greenville Zoo | Free | For ladies of all ages and fitness levels. 👟

Arts

Central To Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection | Sept. 7 – Dec 18th | Wofford College | Visit this exhibition that examines the complex challenges that Southern women between the 1890s + 1960s experienced. 🎨

Show

Brooks Dixon Band | Quest Brewing Co., 55 Airview Drive | 7-9 p.m. | $10 | Pop by for an outdoor, socially distanced concert. 🎷

Friday | Sept. 11

Holiday

Madworld | Opening Day | MadWorld Haunted Attractions, 147 Country Manor Rd. | Prices Vary | Madworld reopens for fall season with even bigger, scarier entertainment. 🦇

Dish

Dinner & Live Music on NOMA Square | 6-9 p.m. | NOMA Square | Reservation Required | Roost Restaurant has teamed up with NOMA Square for live music + delicious food. 🎼

Couples Night Out | 5:30-8 p.m. | The Cooks Station | $125 | Enjoy a night cooking with a local Chef + wining and dining with your significant other. 🌹

Show

I’m Every Woman 2 | 7:30 p.m. | Centre Stage Patio, 501 River St. | $40 | An evening of the greatest powerhouse hits by women, paired with hors d’oeuvres and beverages. 🎤

Saturday | Sept. 12

TryThis

Fountain Inn Farmers Market | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 110 Depot St. | Free | Head to the Farmers Market for a wide variety of fresh produce and craft vendors. 🌽

TD Essential Market Presented by Prisma | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 102 S Main Street | Free | Check out the Greenville Farmers Market is full of locally-sourced products. 🍉

Outdoors

Park Clean-Up | 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. | North Main Rotary Park | Volunteer to help clean up one of Greenville’s neighborhood parks. 🗑️

2020 Child Freedom 5K | 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. | Hartness Preserve, 500 Hartness Drive | $30 | Both runners + walkers are welcome. 100% of the proceeds go towards the mission to rescue children from slavery and provide them long term care. 

Art

Spinner Rings Workshop | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | MAKE MADE Jewelry, 241 N Main Street, Suite C | $155 | Learn how to make the perfect spinner ring in this one-day workshop. 💍

Bowl Turning 101 with: Mike and Dave Beginner | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Woodcraft of Greenville, 1327 Miller Rd, Suite K | $125 | Get personalized answers on all questions bowl turning. Tools provided. 

Blacksmithing 102 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Hagood Mill Foundation, 138 Hagood Mill Rd. | $100 | Amp up & show off your blacksmithing knowledge with this 102 class. 

Edu

iMAGINE Upstate | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Fluor Field at the West End | Free | An annual event made to showcase Pre-K – 12 education and career pathways. ✏️

Outdoors

Fishing Clinic at Table Rock | 9 a.m.-12 a.m. | Table Rock State Park, 158 East Ellison Lane | Free (Table Rock does have admission fee for the State Park) | Missing fishing? Here’s a fun class for you to take to tie up loose ends on finish techniques. 🎣

Sunday | Sept. 13

WaterCooler

Greenville Triumph | 3 p.m. | Legacy Early College Stadium | 10+ | Head to the Greenville Triumph home game or catch it on The CW62.

Art

Sharpening Handplanes & Chisels with: Ed Looney | 12 p.m.-5 p.m. | $85 | Woodcraft of Greenville, 1327 Miller Rd., Suite K | Learn about the difference between wet + dry sharpening. 

ForKids

Youth Culinary Adventures with Ched Ed | 3 p.m.-5 p.m. | The Cooks Station | $45 | A French Cuisine hands-on class made for kiddos to expand their cooking knowledge. 🍲

Kids Only Cupcake Decorating Class | 12 p.m.-2 p.m. | The Cooks Station | $35 | Kids (age 7-12) will get to have some fun decorating 6 cupcakes and learning the basics of cupcake baking. 

TryThis

Murder Mystery Dinner | 5:30-8 p.m. | Plate 108, 108 E. Poinsett Street | $30 | Get into character + grab a friend to figure out who murdered Lord Heathcliff. 🔍

Sept. 14-20

Monday | Sept. 14

Active

Explore Archery Session | 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m. | Upstate Archery Academy, 384 S Bennetts Bridge Road | $95 | Looking to get started in archery? This beginner 6 week program is perfect for ages 8-18. (Classes are currently full) 🏹

Virtual

Sneak Pique | Mon., Sept. 14 | 4 p.m. | Free | This happy hour is for young professionals to meet + interact virtually with their peers. 💻 

Tuesday | Sept. 15

Watercooler

Furman Paladins Lunch & Learn | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Ask questions & stay connected with Furman Athletic coaches. 🏆

Adult Bocce League | Every Tuesday | Victor Park | $10 | Grab a teammate + play in 5 tournaments for a chance to win a $50 gift card to Ollie’s Tavern.

Art

ARTalk: 2019-20 Brandon Fellows | 6 p.m.-7 p.m. | Free | Join in with the Fellows for a discussion about their work in the Brandon Fellowship Exhibition. 🎙️

Wednesday | Sept. 16

Network

Tech After Five | 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Expand your network and mingle with other professionals. 💻

Drink

Mixology Class | 5 p.m. | Urban Wren, 116 N Markley St. | $15 | Dive deeper into learning about mixology with expert mixologists from Urban Wren. 🍹

Dish

Table 301 Virtual Cook-Along Dinner Series | Virtual | Prices Vary | Picture a local meal-kit that can be cooked at home with your favorite Chef’s cooking along with you virtually. 🍳

Village Quench | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $150 | Register for this at-home event that includes two bottles of French wine, a three-course meal, and table decor. 🍷

Thursday | Sept. 17

Art

Central To Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection | Sept. 7-Dec 18th | Wofford College | Visit this exhibition that examines the complex challenges that Southern women between the 1890s + 1960s experienced. 🎨

Constellation Bar Necklace – Make + Sip Class | 6-9 p.m. | Make Made Jewelry, 241 N Main Street, Suite C | $85 | Saw, drill and file your own constellation onto a bar necklace in this BYOW hands-on class. 📿

Leaf Bowl Workshop | 6-8 p.m. | Hollowed Earth Pottery, 1320 Hampton Ave, a14 | $75 | Bring your own leaves to this class where you can decorate and create two leaf impression bowls. 🍁

FeaturedEvents

Move Up Talent Recruitment Lunch & Learn | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Upstate SC Alliance for this interactive webinar designed to show employers, staffing agency representatives and recruiters how the tools and assets on Move Upstate SC can be used to fill open positions. 

Set Free 2020 Virtual Gala with speaker Lisa Harper | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn more about the mission of Set Free and their efforts to rescue children from slavery, provide clean water, and plant churches in some of the poorest villages in the world + hear from speaker, Lisa Harper.   

Friday | Sept. 18

Art

Indie Craft Parade | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2909 Old Buncombe Rd. | Free | Check out this new hybrid event – where you can purchase all of your holiday items in store or online. 🖌️

Dish

SOOIE, Mauldin’s 10th Annual BBQ Festival | 6-9 p.m. | Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E Butler Rd | Free | Join 25 cooks from the southeast as they compete in a BBQ cook-off.

Saturday | Sept. 19

TryThis

Carolina Bauernhaus Oktoberfest | 12-10 p.m. | Poewest, 556 Perry Ave, Suite B118 | Free | Music, beer + bratwurst with Carolina Bauernhaus.

Art

Indie Craft Parade | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2909 Old Buncombe Rd. | Free | Check out this new hybrid event – where you can purchase all your holiday items in store or online. 🖌️

Botanical Cuff Bracelets | 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Make Made Jewelry, 241 N Main Street, Suite C | $145 | Use copper, brass or sterling silver to create your own botanical cuff bracelet. 🎨

WaterCooler

Greenville Triumph | 1 p.m. | CHI Memorial Stadium | Catch the Greenville Triumph game on ESPN+ or The CW62.

Drink

Wine Lunch | 12 p.m.-2 p.m. | Foxcroft Wine, 631 S Main St. | $69 | Focused on France, learn about French regions during this 5 wine + 3 course lunch. 🍷

Champagne Masterclass | 3-4 p.m. | Foxcroft Wine, 631 Main St. | $59 | Explore the history of Champagne with Deb Lewis from Vintage ‘59 Imports. 🍾

Dish

SOOIE, Mauldin’s 10th Annual BBQ Festival | 6-9 p.m. | Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E Butler Rd | Free | Join 25 cooks from the southeast as they compete in a BBQ cook-off.

FeaturedEvent

Feeding The Folk at euphoria presented by Lexus | 7 p.m. | Southern Culture Kitchen & Bar | $115 | Enjoy a laid back, Southern-inspired meal, courtesy of Owner/Chef Chad Gangwer and guest Chef Steven Musolf. Tickets are all-inclusive of food, beverage pairings, and live music from Greenville’s own Kelly Jo and Buffaloe.

Seeing Stars at euphoria presented by Lexus | 6:30 p.m. | Soby’s New South Cuisine | $400 | Michelin-starred chefs, Kyle Connaughton (Healdsburg, CA) and Ryan Ratino (Washington, D.C.) will collaborate to create an unforgettable meal that makes guests feel as if they’re dining at two different Michelin-starred restaurants at once. 

Sept. 21-27

Monday | Sept. 21

TryThis

Hispanic Heritage Festival | Virtual | Donations encouraged | Tune in for the virtual broadcast of the annual Hispanic Heritage Festival.

Tuesday | Sept. 22

WaterCooler

Furman Paladins Lunch & Learn | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Ask questions & stay connected with Furman Athletic coaches. 🏆

Wednesday | Sept. 23

Learn

Statewide Life Sciences Boot Camp | 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Virtual | Free for members, $50 for non-members | Continue education through actionable information from experts. 🔬

Dish

Table 301 Virtual Cook-Along Dinner Series | Virtual | Prices Vary | A local meal-kit that can be cooked at home with your favorite Chef’s cooking along with you virtually. 🍳

The Community Tap + Methodical Coffee Wine Dinner | 6:30 p.m. | The Community Tap Trailside, 147 Wellborn St. | $65 | Chef Sydney Taylor will be hosting a series of dinners with wine from The Community Tap. (Required in groups of 2 or 4 for social distancing) 🍷

Edu

Oktoberfest | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Greenville Tech’s CHI, 556 Perry Ave., Suite B114 | $45 | Stir up some German flavors with this sauerbraten + bratwurst class.

Thursday | Sept. 24

Talk

InnoVision Forum Series | 4 p.m.-5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Tune in for a discussion with Humimic Medical’s founder, Joel Edwards, about his response to the national call for PPE. 🎙️

Dish

Fresh Sausage Making 1: Brats and Breakfast Sausage | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Greenville Tech’s CHI, 556 Perry Ave., Suite B114 | $119 | Learn hands-on how to season and grind the perfect sausage. 

Thursday’s on the Patio | 7-9 p.m. | Centre Stage, 501 River Street | $30 | Live music, drinks, and food on the parking deck behind Centre Stage.

Art

Central To Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection | Sept. 7-Dec 18th | Wofford College | Visit this exhibition that examines the complex challenges that Southern women experienced between the 1890s + 1960s. 🎨

FeaturedEvent

Habitat Greenville’s All the Comforts of Home | 7:30-8:15 p.m. | Virtual or Fluor Field | Free | Join Habitat Greenville in-person or virtually on for All the Comforts of Home Gala. Funds raised will go towards their mission to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope. 

Friday | Sept. 25

Drink

Fireforge Oktoberfest | 12 p.m.-10 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Beer, 311 E. Washington St. | Free | Ready for Oktoberfest? Join Fireforge for local eats, seasonal beers + a lot of music. 🍻 

Art

Weaving Workshop Hosted by Twenty-Two West | 6-8 p.m. | Hollowed Earth Pottery, 1320 Hampton Ave. | $100 | Weave your own wall hanging. 🎨

Indie Craft Parade | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2909 Old Buncombe Rd. | Free | Check out this new hybrid event – where you can purchase all your holiday items in store or online. 🖌️

WaterCooler

Greenville Triumph vs. North Texas Soccer Club | 7 p.m. | Legacy Early College Stadium | Prices vary

Edu

Pit Master Series: BBQ Chicken | 5:30-9 p.m. | Greenville Tech’s CHI, 556 Perry Ave., Suite B114 | $119 | Head outdoors to GTC’s outdoor BBQ patio to learn techniques behind the best BBQ and rotisserie chicken.

Saturday | Sept. 26

Edu

Cake Decorating | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Greenville Tech’s CHI, 556 Perry Ave., Suite B114  | $95 | Learn the tricks of traditional cake decorating from a professional pastry chef. 

Outdoors

Fishing Clinic at Table Rock | 9-12 a.m. | Table Rock State Park | Free (Table Rock does have admission fee for the State Park.) | Missing fishing? Here’s a fun class for you to take to tie up loose ends on finish techniques. 🎣

Drink

Fireforge Oktoberfest | 12 p.m.-10 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Beer, 311 E. Washington St. | Free | Ready for Oktoberfest? Join Fireforge for local eats, seasonal beers + a lot of music. 🍻

Art

Indie Craft Parade | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2909 Old Buncombe Rd. | Free | Check out this new hybrid event – where you can purchase all your holiday items in store or online. 🖌️

Sunday | Sept. 27

Art

Indie Craft Parade | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2909 Old Buncombe Rd. | Free | Check out this new hybrid event – where you can purchase all your holiday items in store or online. 🖌️

Edu

Manufacturing and Engineer Day | 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Become a young innovator and learn more about the world of advanced manufacturing and engineering. 💻

Drink

Fireforge Oktoberfest | 12-8 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Beer, 311 E. Washington St. | Free | Ready for Oktoberfest? Join Fireforge for local eats, seasonal beers + a lot of music. 🍻

FeaturedEvent:

2020 Tacos ‘n Tequila Fiesta | Sun., Sept. 27 | 12-3 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. | Old Cigar Warehouse | $55 | The fiesta is back, bringing the area’s best restaurants together to provide you with the best tacos and handcrafted Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila cocktails. Event will be held two sessions in order to limit the capacity and allow for social distancing. 🌮