ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA 6/10-6/30

    Wednesday June 10, 2015 through June 30, 2015

    UPSTATE:

     Third Thursdays – Art Walk in downtown Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://spartanburgartwalk.com/.

     

    Fridays – Bluegrass Jam Session at 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pumpkintown. For more information call (864) 898-3815 or visit http://www.drbanjo.com/classes/2012-03-gilbert-nelson-pumpkintown.php.

     

    Second Saturdays – House Concerts Featuring “Heartstrings” at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Sundays – Sundays Unplugged at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.

     

    Through November 1 – Spartanburg’s Music History at the Spartanburg History Museum in Spartanburg. Learn about the history of music in Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 596-3501 or visit http://www.spartanburghistory.org/exhibits/.

     

    Second Wednesdays through October – Yappy Hour on NOMA Square in Greenville. Come enjoy entertainment, refreshments, and bring your dog. For more information call (864) 235-1234 or visit http://nomasquare.com/.

     

    Wednesdays through August – South Carolina BLUE Reedy River Concerts at the Peace Center Amphitheatre in Greenville. The series will provide a variety of artists from jazz to rock and roll. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/243/SC-Blue-Reedy-River-Concerts.

     

    Mondays June 22 – July 27 – Carolina Shag Lessons at the Dance Center at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 583-0339 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/news-press-releases.php?news_id=923#sthash.PiRDiQe6.dpbs.

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    Through July 5 – “Furnace and Flame: Contemporary Studio Glass” at the Spartanburg Art Museum. Learn about the art of his contemporary glass art form and enjoy the beauty of the works on display. For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://www.spartanburgartmuseum.org/current-art-exhibits/34/Furnace+and+Flame.

     

    Through June 27 – “All Shook Up” at the Greenville Little Theatre in Greenville. Come enjoy this entertaining theatrical presentations that revolves around the music of Elvis Presley. For more information call (864) 233-6238 or visit http://www.greenvillelittletheatre.org/.

     

    Through June 27 – “Boeing Boeing” at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville. Come enjoy this comedy about an American bachelor with three gorgeous fiancés. For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit http://www.warehousetheatre.com/boeing-boeing/.

     

     

    June 10 – 14 – “Frozen” by Disney on Ice at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville. For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit https://bonsecoursarena.com/event/disney-on-ice-2.

     

    June 12 – 14 & June 19 – 21 – “Into the Woods” at the Younts Center for Performing Arts in Fountain Inn. For more information call (864) 409-1050 or visit http://www.yountscenter.org/into-the-woods.

     

    June 12 – 14 & June 19 – 21 – “Sleeping Beauty” at the Peace Center in Greenville. For more information call (800) 888-7768 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/sleeping-

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    June 12 – 21 – Chautauqua History Alive Festival at multiple locations in the Greenville area. For more information call (864) 244-1499 or visit http://greenvillechautauqua.org/june-festival/.

     

    June 13 – Growing, Preserving, and Using Edible Flowers at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens. Come learn about the historical uses of flowers. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit https://www.facebook.com/HagoodMill.

     

    June 13 – Southern Music Festival at the Greenwood Fairgrounds in Greenwood. Entertainers include Betty Wright, the SOS Band, Lenny Williams, Regina Bell, The Music Man, Huggy Low Down, and more. For more information call (301) 346-4945 or visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/southern-music-festival-tickets-14640579367.

     

    June 17 – 20 – Might Moo Festival in downtown Cowpens. Event includes a baseball game, a golf tournament, street dances, arts and crafts, and more. For more information call (864) 463-3201 or visit http://cowpensmightymoo.com/.

     

    June 19 – Bluegrass Music and Square Dancing at Oconee State Park in Mountain Rest. For more information call (864) 638-5353 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003163.aspx.

     

    June 19 – 22 – “A Midsummer Nights Dream” at Carolina Wren Park in Anderson. Come experience Shakespeare under the stars. For more information call (864) 932-3124 or visit http://www.24hourmusicalsc.org/shakespeare/.

     

    June 22 – 26 – Cinderella’s Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Camp at Chapman cultural Center in Spartanburg. This is a camp for 4-7 year olds who can dress up like Cinderella and includes daily ballet and mime classes. For more information call (864) 583-0339 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/summer-camps.php#sthash.NngMzvN6.nSGL9jbP.dpbs.

     

    June 25 – 27 – Festival of Flowers at multiple locations in Greenwood. Event includes in addition to tours, a topiary display, an art show, , For more information call (864) 223-8411 ext. 232 or visit http://www.scfestivalofflowers.org/.

     

    June 25 – August 20 – “Ancient Forms, Modern Minds: Contemporary Cherokee Ceramics” at the Pickens County Museum of Art and History. Exhibit includes works from 11 Cherokee potters. For more information call (864) 898-5963 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1183/ancient-forms-modern-minds-contemporary-cherokee-ceramics/.

     

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    June 27 – Aviation Expo at the Greenwood County Airport in Greenwood. This is a fly-in and will offer an introduction to aviation who is interested. Event will include a flight simulator, live entertainment, and dancing. For more information call (864) 942-8557 or visit http://www.aviationexpo.net/.

     

    June 27 – Freedom Blast at Greer City Park in Greer. Come out for this Independence Day celebration of entertainment, fun, and of course, fireworks. For more information call (864) 848-2190 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/freedom_blast.php.

     

    MIDLANDS:

     

    First Fridays – First Fridays in Fort Mill at the Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill. Come out for good music and good food. For more information call (803) 547-5900 or visit http://firstfridayfortmill.com/.

     

    Fourth Fridays through October – 4th Fridays on Main in downtown Sumter. Enjoy a variety of bands throughout the summer on the 4th Friday of every month. For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/fourth-fridays.aspx.

     

    Fourth Saturdays – Bluegrass Series at Haynes Auditorium in Batesburg-Leesville. For more information call (803) 582-8479 or visit http://www.haynesbluegrass.com/.

     

    Through September 27 – “Wolves and Wild Lands” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill. Come learn about the struggles that wolves face in America today. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/exhibits-myco/.

     

    Mondays through August – Hopelands Gardens Summer Concert Series at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken. For more information call (803) 642-7650 or visit https://www.cityofaikensc.gov/index.php/2015-hopelands-gardens-concert-series/.

     

    Tuesdays to Sundays through August 30 – “Art & Imagination in Children’s Literature” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/exhibits-myco/#28.

     

    Fridays through mid-August – Carolina Show Ski Teams at the Windjammer Beach Park in Tega Cay. Come see some of South Carolinas most fabulous water skiers. For more information call (803) 431-3920 or visit http://www.carolinashowski.com/.

     

    June 11 – Snapshots of the Past: Paper Marbling at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells. Come learn about the 18th Century art of paper marbling. For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1781/.

     

    June 11 – 13 – Party in the Pines Festival on Main Street in Whitmire. Event includes carnival rides, food, a parade, and entertainment. For more information call (803) 694-9251 or visit https://www.facebook.com/PartyInThePinesFestival.

     

    June 12 – 14 & June 19 – 21 – “Dracula” at the BlueBird Theatre in Orangeburg. For more information call (803) 536-5454 or visit http://www.optp.org/.

     

    June 13 – Aiken Music Festival at the Highfields Event Center in Aiken. Come see some of Aikens greatest bands. There will be activities for the kids, to include a huge sprinkler. For more information call (803) 649-3505 or visit http://www.psjshows.com/aikenmusicfest.html.

     

    June 13 – Wolves and Wildlands Family Day at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill. Come learn about the history of the wolf in South Carolina. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1812/.

     

    June 13 – Clover Scottish Games at the New Centre Park in Clover. Event will include a Rugby tournament. For more information call (803) 222-3312 or visit http://www.cloverscottishgames.com/.

     

    June 18 – Snapshots of the Past: 18th Century Medicine at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells. Come learn from guest presenters about 18th century medicine. For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1782/.

     

    June 20 – Ridge Peach Festival at Trenton Town Park in Trenton. Events will include a parade, arts and crafts, live entertainment, demonstrations to include blacksmithing and spoon carving, and of course, lots of peaches and peach products. For more information call (803) 275-9487 or visit http://www.ridgepeachfestival.com/ridgepeachfestival_002.htm.

     

    June 20 – Blackwater Festival at Aiken State Park. Come enjoy hiking, paddling, wildlife demonstrations, camping, and more. For more information call (803) 256-4000 or visit http://www.edistofriends.org/events/blackwater.

     

    June 20 – Juneteenth in the Park at Berry Park in Aiken. Event will include exhibits, choirs, a children’s area, and vendors. For more information call (706) 664-3989 or visit http://aikenculturalcenter.org/online/index.php/events-2/center-events.

     

    Hampton Watermelon FestivalJune 20 – 28 – Hampton County Watermelon Festival at a variety of locations in the Hampton and Varnville areas. Event includes a parade, live entertainment, a Mud Run, and more. For more information call (803) 943-4645 or visit http://www.hcmelonfest.org/.

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    June 24 – Predators in Native American Lore at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill. Hear a Native American storytellers stories about predators and lore from long ago. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1822/.

     

    June 26 – See Lancaster Live at the Lancaster County Historic Courthouse in Lancaster. This is a kick-off event for the Ag and Art tours providing live entertainment from the Hot Sauce Band who will play music from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. For more information call (803) 289-1486 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/lancaster.

     

    June 27 – Dutch Oven Bread Baking at Kings Mountain State Living History Farm in Blacksburg. Learn how to make bread the way they did in the 1800’s. For more information call (803) 222-3209 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/kingsmountain/introduction.aspx.

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    June 27 – Gravatt Fishing Tournament at the Gravatt Camp and Conference Center in Aiken. For more information call (803) 648-1817 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1424257907873069/.

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    June 27 – Pine Needle Basket Workshop at Lee State Park in Bishopville. Learn and make your own pine needle basket. For more information call (803) 428-4988 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003719.

     

    June 27 – Independence Day Fireworks at the Aiken Fairgrounds in Aiken. Event will run from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm and will include rides, games and food. For more information visit http://www.tbredcountry.org/common/content.asp?CONTENT=10105&PAGE=311.

     

    June 27 – 28 – Ag and Art Tour at a variety of Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union, and York county farms. This event will provide you with a chance to visit local farms that provide some of South Carolinas produce, observe artists as they work, enjoy live entertainment, and see what rural life is like in these areas of the State. In addition for farms. tours include a brewery and a horse riding stable. For more information call (803) 981-3021 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

     

    Tuesdays and Thursdays – Saturdays – Bulls Island Ferry Service and Eco Tour, starting at Garris Landing in Awendaw. Bulls Island is part of the Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge and can only be accessed by boat or by ferry. For more information call (843) 881-4582 or visit http://www.bullsislandferry.com/.

     

    Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – Myrtle’s Market at Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street in Myrtle Beach. This local market is the place to get fresh produce for your vacation. For more information call (843) 918-4906 or visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/market.html.

     

    Fridays – Party at the Point at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina in Mount Pleasant. Come close out the week with some great local bands. For more information call (843) 452-5639 or visit https://www.facebook.com/PartyAtThePointCharleston.

     

    Third Saturdays – Craft Show at the Bi-Lo Palmetto Pavilion in Mount Pleasant. Event includes crafts by local artisans. For more information call (843) 884-0163 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECCG3rdSaturdays.

     

    Third Saturdays – Cannon Firings at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston. Come experience the firing of a 17th century cannon. For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/files/State%20Parks%20Files/CTL/CTL_3Sat_Cannon.pdf.

     

    Tuesday through Sunday – Guided Tours of the McLeod Plantation Historic Site in Charleston. This is a 60 acre plantation with one of the best intact examples of slaves quarters. For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit http://www.mcleodplantation.org/.

     

    Through November – “Henrietta, the Largest Wooden Sailing Ship Ever Built in South Carolina” at the Horry County Museum in Conway. Learn about the construction of this amazing ship and the enormous resources it took for its construction. For more information call (843) 915-5320 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/news/henrietta-the-largest-wooden-sailing-ship-ever-built-in-south-carolina/.

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    Through September 5 – Hot Summer Nights on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in Myrtle Beach. Every night provides something new to experience. For more information call (843) 626-7444 or visit http://myrtlebeachdowntown.com/festivals-details?id=16.

     

    Third Thursdays through August – Third Thursdays Concert at the Cheraw Community Center in Cheraw. For more information call (843) 537-8421 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/468142566652575/.

     

    Through July 26 – “Antebellum Waccamaw: Paintings and Drawings by Emily Esdaile Weston” at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit http://www.brookgreen.org/.

     

    June 10 – Record Breaking Smashing Tea Party to be held at the Summerville Town Hall in Summerville. Come help break a record of 1400 gallons of tea made from the Charleston Tea Plantation plants. For more information visit http://summervillesc.gov/worldrecord.

     

    June 11 – 14 – Carifest at multiple locations in Charleston. Come experience this Caribbean Cultural Carnival and experience some great food, fun, and entertainment. For more information call (843) 557-6258 or visit http://www.charlestoncarifest.com/.

     

    June 12 – “AWOLNATION” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. Come out and enjoy this Pop/Rock band. For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/.

     

    June 13 – Feast or Famine: Colonial Foodways in Charleston Towne Landing in Charleston . Come learn how a 17th Century meal is prepared. For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004308.

     

    June 15 – Honey Horn History Walk at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island. Come enjoy this exhibit of the Honey Horn property. For more information call (843) 689-6767 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/.

     

    June 17 – Gullah Program at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. Learn about the culture, food, language, and history of the Gullah people. For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit http://www.brookgreen.org/.

     

    June 20 – Tara Hall Paddle Fest on Black Mingo Creek. Proceeds benefit the children at Tara Hall Home for Boys in Georgetown. For more information call (843) 546-3000 or visit http://www.tarahall.org/events/.

     

    June 20 – First Blush of Summer Fest at La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River. This Vineyard is home of the Twisted Sisters Wine. For more information call (843) 399-9463 or visit http://labelleamie.com/ .

     

    June 22 – Coastal Kayaking at Huntington Beach State Park in Murells Inlet. Come experience kayaking at one of the State’s most beautiful State Parks.   For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002638.

     

    June 23 – World Golf Scramble at Crown Park Golf Club in Longs. This is a 4-person amateur golf scramble competition. For more information call (843) 756-3200 or visit http://www.northmyrtlebeachchamber.com/events/2015/06/23/upcoming-events/crown-park-golf-club-to-host-world-golf-scramble/.

     

    June 26 – Raggae Nights at James Island County Park on James Island. Enjoy some island music at this beautiful island park. For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/1619/Reggae-Nights.

     

    Carolina DayJune 27 – Carolina Day at various locations on Sullivan’s Island. Event is in commemoration of the Battle of Sullivan’s Island on June 28, 1776. For more information call (843) 723-3225 or visit http://www.sullivansisland-sc.com/CarolinaDay.aspx.

     

    June 27 – Cast Off Fishing Tournament on the Mount Pleasant Pier on Mount Pleasant. For more information call (843) 762-9946 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

     

    June 27 – James Bonecrusher Smith’s Do Right Golf Challenge at the River Oaks Golf Plantation in Myrtle Beach. Proceeds benefit the annual champions for kids summer camp. For more information call (910) 658-3408 or visit http://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/includes/calendar-of-events/James-Bonecrusher-Smith-s-Do-Right-Golf-Challenge/11403/.

     

    June 27 – Riverfest in downtown Conway. There will be non-stop music all day at this beautiful location on the Waccamaw River. For more information call (843) 248-2273 or visit http://www.riverfestconwaysc.com/.

     

    June 27 – 28 – Art in the Park at Chapin Park in Myrtle Beach. For more information call (843) 446-3830 or visit http://www.artsyparksy.com/.

     

    June 27 – 28 – Festa Italiana at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. Enjoy Italian food, vendors, and entertainment. For more information call (843) 333-7059 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/italian-festival-at-the-market-common/.

     

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