Wednesday June 24, 2015 through July 14, 2015
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.
Through 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.
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/.
Through June 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/.
June 27 – Salsa Under the Stars at the Graham Plaza at the Peace Center in Greenville. Event will include a Salsa band, dancing, and a cash bar. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/687286274734495/.
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.
July 3 – 4 – South Carolina Festival of Stars at Ninety Six Park in Ninety Six. Event will include rides, entertainment, food, and fireworks. For more information call (864) 543-3396 or visit http://www.scfestivalofstars.com/.
July 3 – 4 – Celebrate America on Old Market Square in downtown Easley. Event will include food, vendors, carnival rides, and evening entertainment in addition to fireworks the evening of the 4th. For more information call (864) 423-4344 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1004/celebrate-america-festival-in-easley/.
July 4 – 4th of July Celebration at the amphitheater in Historic Pickens. For more information call (864) 878-0105 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/931/4th-of-july-celebration-at-pickens-amphitheater/.
July 4 – Celebration of Freedom at the Cowpens National Battlefield in Gaffney. Event will include guided battlefield walks, weapons firing demonstrations, and children’s activities. For more information call (864) 461-2828 or visit http://www.nps.gov/cowp/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=635648-245777.
July 4 – Cruzin’ on Main Street at the Gignilliat Sports Complex in Seneca. Event includes food, music, and door prizes. For more information call (864) 247-8816 or visit http://www.appgadget.com/p92thaecbmvf/main.php?view=event&eventid=1423160045682.
July 4 – Hillbilly Day at the Mountain Rest Community Club in Mountain Rest. This event has been an annual tradition since 1961 and is the annual highlight of the town. Events include lots of entertainment, such as Bluegrass music and clogging, a greased pig catching contest, homemade food, country crafts, and more. For more information call (864) 638-9070 or visit http://www.mountainrestcommunityclub.com/.
July 4 – Red, White and Blue Festival in downtown on Main Street in Greenville. Event will include 2 stages for live bands, activities for the kids, food and beverages, with a fireworks display at the end of the evening. For more information call (864) 232-2273 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/246/Wells-Fargo-Red-White-Blue-Festival.
July 4 – Red, White and Boom at Barnet Park in Spartanburg. Event will include a concert by Nashville’s “Love and Theft”, lots of good food, and a fireworks display. For more information call (864) 596-2976 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/red-white-and-boom.
July 4 – 4th of July Celebration by the Homeland Park Fire Department on South Main Street in Anderson. There will be live entertainment, hot dog plates, concessions, and a fireworks display. For more information call (864) 296-9716 or visit http://www.homelandparkfire.com/.
July 4 – 5 – Backcountry Militia 4th of July Encampment at Kings Mountain National Military Park in Blacksburg. Learn 18 Century skills from the camps reenactors. For more information call (864) 936-7921 or visit http://www.nps.gov/kimo/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=384626-245777.
July 9 – 11 – South Carolina Festival of Discovery in uptown Greenwood. Event will include blues music at a variety of restaurants in the city, a BBQ cook-off, and celebrates the history, arts, and food in the area. For more information call (864) 942-8448 or visit http://www.uptowngreenwood.com/events/sc-festival-of-discovery.
July 10 – “Jim Quick and the Coastline” at the Peace Center in Greenville. Concessions and free shag lessons will be provided by the Carolina Shag Club at 7:00 pm before the show. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/jim-quick-and-the-coastline.
July 10 – 19 – South Carolina Peach Festival to be held on the County Administration Building grounds in Gaffney. Events will include lots of live entertainment, a truck and tractor pull, a wrestling show, a BBQ cook-off, just to name a few. For more information visit http://scpeachfestival.net/.
July 11 – 12 – 71st Highland Regiment at the Kings Mountain National Military Park in Blackburg. Come learn the Loyalists played during the American Revolution and there will be a variety of demonstrations during the weekend, to include weapons firing. For more information call (864) 936-7921 or visit http://www.nps.gov/kimo/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=594116-245777.
July 13 – 17 – Charlotte’s Web Camp at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg. Kids will learn about the story, choreograph their own dance and create crafts from the story. For more information call (864) 583-0339 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/summer-camps.php.
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/.
Through June 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/.
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 – Face Painting and Food Tasting at the Aiken County Visitors Center in Aiken. For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit http://www.tbredcountry.org/common/content.asp?CONTENT=10258&PAGE=311.
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.
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/.
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/.
July 2 – Moonlight Kayak Trip at Big Allison Creek Landing on Lake Wylie in York. Come relax under the moon during the family fun filled event. For more information call (803) 329-5527 or visit http://www.cityofrockhill.com/departments/parks-recreation-tourism/a-l-l-outdoors/kayak-programs/moonlight-kayak-trips.
July3 – Red, White & Boom at the Old Town Amphitheater in Rock Hill. Event will include entertainment, food, and fun for the kids. For more information call (888) 702-1320 or visit http://onlyinoldtown.com/do/featured/44/red-white-and-boom.
July 4th – Fourth of July Fireworks on Lake Wylie by the Buster Boyd Bridge off of S.C. 9 in York county. For more information call (803) 831-2827 or visit http://www.lakewyliemarinecommission.com/aroundthelake-eventsandcelebrations.htm.
July 4 – Independence Day Celebration at Confederate Park in Fort Mill. Come see the firing of the cannons. For more information call (803) 547-2116 ext. 234 or visit http://fortmillsc.gov/.
July 4 – Independence Day at Hightower Hall in Historic Brattonsville in McConnells. The event will be held in historic style at an antebellum home with 19th Century games, cooking demonstrations, and house tours. For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1762/.
July 4 – Independence Day Program at Joe Miller Park in Elloree. Enjoy live entertainment, good food, and a fireworks display. For more information call (803) 897-2821 or visit http://www.elloreesc.com/events.htm.
July 10 – 12 – South Carolina Pow Wow to be held on the Pocatilgo Yemasee Indian Reservation in Fairfax. Event will include a drum competition, dancing, native crafts, jewelry, traditional and non-traditional food. For more information call (803) 702-1010 or visit http://yamasseenation.org/index/events/sc-pow-wow-2015/.
July 11 – 12 – “Battle of Huck’s Defeat” in Historic Brattonsville in McConnells. Come learn how Captain Huck impacted the Revolutionary War and the community of Brattonsville during this reenactment battle. For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1763/.
July 11 – Jammin’ in July Music Festival at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site in Camden. The event will include a variety of bands from Blues to Rock, and plenty of food. For more information call (803) 432-9841 or visit http://www.historic-camden.net/jul.htm.
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/.
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 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.
June 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 – Miles for Missions Charity Ride and Pig Pickin’ beginning at Coastal Coffee Roasters and ending at Doty Park in Summerville. Proceeds will go to help women in recovery in the Low Country. For more information visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/miles-for-missions-azars-2015-charity-ride-and-pig-pickin-tickets-16838962791?aff=eac2.
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/.
July 2 – Independence Celebration in downtown Cheraw. For more information call (843) 537-8421 or visit http://www.cheraw.com/event_details.php?Independence-Celebration-199.
July 3 – Moncks Corner 4th of July Festivities to be held at the Regional Recreation Complex in Moncks Corner. Event will include a parade, a band and street dance, followed by a fireworks display. For more information call (843) 899-4708 or visit http://www.townofmonckscorner.sc.gov/spevents/Pages/default.aspx.
July 4 – 4th of July Fireworks at the Cherry Grove Pier in North Myrtle Beach. Bring a chair and enjoy the show! For more information call (877) 332-2662 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/19th-annual-fireworks-at-cherry-grove-pier/.
July 4 – Red, White, and Blue on the Green at the Gahagan Sports Complex in Summerville. There will be music, games, activities, even patriotic newspaper hats, in addition to a fireworks display. For more information call (843) 871-6000 or visit http://www.summervilledream.org/red-white-and-blue-green.
July 4 – Fabulous Fourth in the Creek at the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center in Goose Creek. There will be live music, food vendors, activities for the kids, and a Grand Finale Fireworks display. For more information call (843) 569-4242 or visit http://www.cityofgoosecreek.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=137.
July 4 – Independence Day Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. For more information call (843) 444-2300 or visit http://www.broadwayatthebeach.com/fireworks.aspx.
July 4 – 4th of July Fireworks at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. For more information call (843) 272-8349 or visit http://www.bflanding.com/fireworks.aspx.
July 4 – Murrells Inlet July 4 Boat Parade at The Point in Garden City. The boat parade will take place early in the day and there will be a fireworks display over the marsh at night. For more information call (843) 652-4236 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/murrells-inlet-4th-of-july-boat-parade-fireworks/.
July 4 – Sea Stars and Stripes Fourth of July Celebration at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston. There will be delicious sustainable seafood, barbeque, and locally brewed beer. For more information call (843) 720-1990 or visit http://www.fox14tv.com/story/29307520/sea-stars-and-stripes-fourth-of-july-celebration-at-the-south-carolina-aquarium.
July 4 – July 4th Celebration at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. There will be live entertainment, lots of activities for the kids, food trucks, beer and wine stations, and a beautiful fireworks display to end the day. For more information call (843) 740-5853 or visit http://www.northcharleston.org/Residents/Special-Events/4th-of-July-Festival.aspx.
July 4 – Patriots Point 4th of July Celebration at 40 Patriots Point Road in Mount Pleasant. Event will include two different options to be on the actual flight deck of the ship as well as landside, but all will include live entertainment, access to food and beverages, as well as a view of one of the most fabulous fireworks displays in the Southeast. For more information call (843) 986-2211 or visit http://www.patriotspoint.org/news_events/tickets-on-sale-for-patriots-points-fourth-of-july-fireworks-blast/.
July 4 – Salute from the Shore along the South Carolina coast from Cherry Grove to Hilton Head. Come see this fly-over of vintage aircrafts in honor of our troops. For more information call (803) 650-9548 or visit http://salutefromtheshore.org/.
July 4 – Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration at the Surfside Pier at Surfside Beach. For more information call (843) 650-9548 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/surfside-beach-4th-of-july-celebration1/.
July 4 – Port Royal 4th of July Celebration at The Sands in Port Royal. There will be food and entertainment for the entire family prior to the fireworks display. For more information call (843) 986-2211 or visit http://www.beaufortsc.org/events/show/4th-of-july-2015-celebration-fireworks-at-the-sands-of-port-royal/.
July 4 – Uncle Sam Jam at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant. Enjoy dancing to beach music and enjoy the areas fireworks displays over the water. For more information call (843) 795-4368 or visit http://www.eventcrazy.com/Mount-Pleasant-SC/events/details/353129-Uncle-Sam-Jam.
July 4 – Firecracker 5K to be held at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island. Event includes the 5K Run and Family Fun Walk, which will be followed by live entertainment, cold refreshments, and food vendors. For more information call (843) 757-8520 or visit http://www.bearfootsports.com/heels_race_info.htm.
July 8 – 11 – MegaDock Billfishing Tournament at the Charleston City Marina in Charleston. Come join the fun on the Dock for 4 days of fishing with like minded individuals. For more information call (843) 278-4920 or visit http://www.megadocktournament.com/.
July 10 & 12 – America’s Music Part 1 will be presented the first night at the Old St. Matthews Parish on Ashley River Road, and the second night at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul om Coming Street, both in Charleston. Event will include music from both the Colonies and the Revolution. For more information call (843) 297-4804 or visit http://www.thekingscounterpoint.com/#!concertstickets/c2q4.
July 14 – 19 – Junior SOS on Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort in North Myrtle Beach. Come help teach the next generation of shaggers how it’s done. For more information call (919) 682-4266 or visit http://www.juniorshaggers.com/.