April Events

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WEEK 1

April 1-8

 

Thursday, March 15 - Sunday, April 8:  Greenville's Centerstage brings you Mama Mia!  The story telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show.The tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Click here for showtimes and dates.  

 

Wednesday, April 4:  Spice up your work week with a Hump Day Getaway brewery tour by  The Brewery Experience!  Your tour begins at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., then rolls on with stops at Thomas Creek, Brewery 85 or Quest Brewing. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience. Price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  The Hump Day Getaway happens each Wednesday from 2:30 - 6:15.  Reservations are required

 

Wednesday, April 4 - Saturday, April 7:  :  Spend the evening at Cafe and Thensome, Greenville's only dinner theater for an evening of good food and plenty of laughs.   Join your favorite redneck thespians each week Wednesdays - Saturdays. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.  Reservations are suggested. 

 

Thursday, April 5Downtown Alive, is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street running Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 8:00 PM, for 24 weeks from March to August.  It features local, regional and national entertainers with sounds including rock, blues, funk, and cover bands at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Thursday, April 5 - Friday, April 6:  Swamp Rabbit Hockey offers fantastic fun for the whole family!  The team is affiliated with the New York Rangers of the NHL. Minor league hockey rules the ice at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits  versus the South Carolina Stingrays.  The puck drops at 7PM.

 

Friday, April 6:  The first Friday of each month 29 art galleries and venues will be offering local, regional and national talents with First Fridays. A wide range of media will be represented: oils, watercolors, acrylics, pottery, jewelry, glassworks, woodworks, photography, and mixed media. Step out and support our thriving arts community.

 

Friday, April 6Main Street Fridays is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street that runs every Friday evening for 28 weeks, March to September, from 5:30 - 9:30 PM. Each week features jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Saturday, April 7 Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experiencenow offering fun, educational driving tours, with guided tastings, to Greenville's most unique breweries. There are two public tours on Saturdays from which to choose.  On Afternoon Delight, from 11:15 am - 3:00 pm enjoy some of the '70s most feel-good tunes en route to the breweries, where you'll meet owners, learn about beer and taste the result of their hard work.  The Twilight Tour, 3:30 - 7:15,  is a four-stop tour, which starts at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., and continues with stops at Thomas Creek, and Brewery 85. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.  The price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  Reservations are required.

 

Saturday, April 7:  REO Speedwagon & Styx will play The Bon Secours Wellness Arena, with special guest Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles.  Show starts at 7:00 pm.  The Arena is a one block, five minute walk from the Bed & Breakfast.


Saturday, April 7 - Sunday, April 8:  The Greenville Symphony Orchestra presents "What A Wonderful World."    A celebration of Nature’s majesty and the miracle of Life awaits in this spectacular program that features a rich depiction of the ocean in Debussy’s La mer, while Ravel’s La valse pays tribute to the beauty of the waltz form.  The second half concludes in a spectacular fashion withGrofe’s Grand Canyon Suite, complete with high definition imagery from one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Click here for showtimes and ticket information.

WEEK 2

April 9 - 15

 

Monday, April 9:  Spend An Evening with Gillian Welch at The Peace Center.  Gillian Welch’s 2011 album, The Harrow & The Harvest, was nominated for a Grammy® Award for Best Engineered Album (Non Classical) and Best Folk Album. It was highly praised by critics worldwide, including Uncut magazine, who called The Harrow & The Harvest a "timeless country classic." NPR Music proclaimed that the album “grabs the attention of a new generation” and The AV Club said, “Welch and longtime partner David Rawlings are flawless.”  The Americana singer will be joined by her frequent collaborator, David Rawlings, for an evening that is “at once innovative and obliquely reminiscent of past rural forms” (The New Yorker). Welch and Rawlings have recorded 8 studio albums and have lent their talents to countless fellow artists’ recordings. Their latest collaboration, Rawlings’ Poor David  s Almanackwas released this past summer.  Click here for showtime and ticket information.

 

Wednesday April 11:  Spice up your work week with a Hump Day Getaway brewery tour by  The Brewery Experience!  Your tour begins at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., then rolls on with stops at Thomas Creek, Brewery 85 or Quest Brewing. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience. Price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  The Hump Day Getaway happens each Wednesday from 2:30 - 6:15.  Reservations are required.  

 

Thursday, April 12 - Sunday, April 15 : Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. Enjoy the game in classic surroundings at Flour Field, a mini replica of Boston's Fenway Park, complete with the 30 ft "Green Monster" with hand-operated scoreboard.   Games start at 7:05 pm  on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and at 4:05 pm on Sunday, against Rome.

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Thursday, April 12Downtown Alive, is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street running Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 8:00 PM, for 24 weeks from March to August.  It features local, regional and national entertainers with sounds including rock, blues, funk, and cover bands at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Friday, April 13Main Street Fridays is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street that runs every Friday evening for 28 weeks, March to September, from 5:30 - 9:30 PM. Each week features jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Friday, April 13:   The Greenville Blues Festival will entertain Greenville at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena with the following guests: 
Sir Charles Jones, Theodis Ealey , Pokey Bear, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Lacee, Lenny Williams,  Show starts at 8:00 PM.  The arena is a one block, five minute walk from the Bed and Breakfast.

 

Friday, April 13:   Country singer-songwriter Billy Currington performing at The Peace Center. His sixth album bears the breezy title Summer Forever, but the talented Georgia native has spent more than a decade in the spotlight, proving he’s truly a man for all seasons. Possessing a smooth and distinctive voice, Currington is equally skilled at delivering upbeat summertime anthems and exploring the complexities of life and love with a poignant ballad. Special guest Drake White.  Show starts at 7:30 PM.

Friday, April 13 - Sunday, April 29:   Greenville Little Theatre presents Perfect Wedding.  An uproarious comedy!  Planning for the perfect wedding is never easy. It’s even harder when the groom can’t remember what happened at the bachelor party, there’s a stranger hiding in his bathroom, and his bride is on her way to his room! Watch Bill and Rachel try to pull off their perfect wedding amidst chaos and fast-paced laughs. This farce will keep you laughing until the wedding bells chime!Click here for showtimes and ticket information.

 

Saturday, April 14:  Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experiencenow offering fun, educational driving tours, with guided tastings, to Greenville's most unique breweries. There are two public tours on Saturdays from which to choose.  On Afternoon Delight, from 11:15 am - 3:00 pm enjoy some of the '70s most feel-good tunes en route to the breweries, where you'll meet owners, learn about beer and taste the result of their hard work.  The Twilight Tour, 3:30 - 7:15,  is a four-stop tour, which starts at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., and continues with stops at Thomas Creek, and Brewery 85. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.  The price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  Reservations are required. 

 

Saturday, April 14 - Sunday, April 15:  The International Ballet of Greenville presents Coppelia.   Set to the music of Léo Delibes, Coppélia follows an eccentric toymaker, Dr. Coppelius, who is determined to bring his most recent life-sized doll, Coppélia, to life. Meanwhile, a friendly village girl, Swanhilda, and her fiancé Franz become curious about the mysterious girl that they see in Dr. Coppelius’ shop, not realizing she’s only a doll.  When both try to sneak into Dr. Coppelius’ shop and are discovered, a chaotic chain reaction, comic impersonations, and a dramatic - but happy - conclusion follows.  A classic treasure of the ballet world, Coppélia brings a colorful cast of characters together while showcasing the bravura of exquisite dancing in a delightful story for young and old.  Click here for showtimes and ticket information.

 

Sunday, April 15:   Fresh off of the November 2017 release of his first Netflix special, Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers, celebrated comedian Brian Regan comes to the Peace Center.  Setting a comedic standard of excellence that others continually try to follow, Brian Regan made history on September 26, 2015 with the critically-acclaimed live broadcast of Brian Regan: Live From Radio City Music Hall, the first live broadcast of a stand-up special in Comedy Central’s history. On May 8, 2015, Regan made his 28th and final stand-up performance on Late Show With David Letterman, the most of any comic since the show moved to CBS in 1993.
Regan is the unique comedian whose material is relatable to generations of fans and revered by comedians as the best in the business.  Click here for showtime and ticket information.

 

WEEK 3

April 16 - 22

 

Monday, April 16 - Wednesday, April 18:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.  Enjoy the game in classic surroundings at Flour Field, a mini replica of Boston's Fenway Park, complete with the 30 ft "Green Monster" with hand-operated scoreboard.   Games start at 7:05 pm against Columbia.

 

Tuesday, April 17:  From Tchaikovsky to Nirvana, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is a funny, virtuosic, twanging, awesome, foot-stomping journey of rock-n-roll and melodious light entertainment featuring only the "bonsai guitar."  Formed in 1985 as a bit of fun, the Ukulele Orchestra's first gig was an instant sell-out.  The ensemble has gone on to play concerts around the world, including the Sydney Opera House, The Royal Albert Hall, and Carnegie Hall.  By royal request, the orchestra proudly performed at a private 90th birthday party for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.  Click here for showtime and ticket information. 

 

Wednesday, April 18 -  Saturday, April 21:  Spend the evening at Cafe and Thensome, Greenville's only dinner theater for an evening of good food and plenty of laughs.   Join your favorite redneck thespians each week Wednesdays - Saturdays. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Wednesday, April 18:  Spice up your work week with a Hump Day Getaway brewery tour by  The Brewery Experience!  Your tour begins at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., then rolls on with stops at Thomas Creek, Brewery 85 or Quest Brewing. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience. Price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  The Hump Day Getaway happens each Wednesday from 2:30 - 6:15.  Reservations are required. .

 

Thursday, April 19Downtown Alive, is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street running Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 8:00 PM, for 24 weeks from March to August.  It features local, regional and national entertainers with sounds including rock, blues, funk, and cover bands at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.


Friday, April 20:   Main Street Fridays is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street that runs every Friday evening for 28 weeks, March to September, from 5:30 - 9:30 PM. Each week features jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Friday, April 20:  Grammy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town will bring their critically-acclaimed harmonies to The Bon Secours Wellness Arena  with The Breakers Tour, with Kacey Musgraves and Midland.  Show starts at 7:30 PM.  The arena is a five minute, one block walk from the Bed and Breakfast.

 

Friday, April 20:   Two-time Grammy® Award winner Jason Isbell and his mighty band, the 400 Unit, are coming to Greenville's Peace Center.  Their latest album, The Nashville Sound, was released in June and debuted at #1 on the Rock, Folk, Country, and Independent charts, while reaching #4 overall on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. It is the follow up to 2015’s critically acclaimed Something More Than Free, which won Grammy Awards for Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Song (“24 Frames”).  Click here for showtime and ticket information.

 

Friday, April 20 - Saturday, May 5:    Greenville's Warehouse theatre brings one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado centers on the foibles of two pairs of lovers, Beatrice and Benedick and Claudio and Hero. Obstacles revolve around the union of two young lovers Claudio and Hero, but the real main event is the hilarious and biting love-hate relationship of Beatrice and Benedick, featuring the “merry war” of the sexes. Benedick thinks he hates Beatrice, but really loves her. Beatrice thinks she hates Benedick, but really loves him. The first act is pure delight as Beatrice and Benedick’s friends and family conspire to get the two together, and the second act finds them united in trying to clear the names of Claudio and Hero, who have been slandered by a jealous rival.  Click here for showtimes and dates.

 

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22:  The Greenville Symphony Orchestra chamber series presents "Humans and Animals" at The Peace Center's Gunter Theatre.   We close our Chamber Orchestra season and welcome Spring with the sunny music from three Mediterranean composers.  Contrasting moods fill the hall, from the passionate drama of Carmen, to the sparkling humor and satirical take of Saint-Saëns’ famous musical “zoo,” featuring Lisa Kiser and David Gross, and narrated by Furman University’s Music Department Chair, Hugh Floyd.  Click here for showtimes and ticket information.

 

Saturday, April 21:  Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experiencenow offering fun, educational driving tours, with guided tastings, to Greenville's most unique breweries. There are two public tours on Saturdays from which to choose.  On Afternoon Delight, from 11:15 am - 3:00 pm enjoy some of the '70s most feel-good tunes en route to the breweries, where you'll meet owners, learn about beer and taste the result of their hard work.  The Twilight Tour, 3:30 - 7:15,  is a four-stop tour, which starts at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., and continues with stops at Thomas Creek, and Brewery 85. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.  The price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  Reservations are required. Pansy Garden Greenville SC

 


Saturday, April 21:  The Community Tap is hosting The Sixth Annual Craft  Beer Festival  featuring selections from 60 plus featured breweries from around the country.  This festival will focus on small batch beers, funky seasonals and one-off selections from each brewery.  Live music, food and fun.  At Fluor Field, from 2 pm - 6 pm.

 

Sunday, April 22:   Outcry Tour 2018 will stop at The Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Guests include Elevation Worship, Bethel Music, Christine Caine, Mosaic MSC and Vertical Worship. Show starts at 7:00 PM.  The arena is a five minute, one block walk from the Bed and Breakfast.

 

 

WEEK 4

April 23 - 30

Friday, April 20 - Saturday, May 5:    Greenville's Warehouse Theatre brings one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado centers on the foibles of two pairs of lovers, Beatrice and Benedick and Claudio and Hero. Obstacles revolve around the union of two young lovers Claudio and Hero, but the real main event is the hilarious and biting love-hate relationship of Beatrice and Benedick, featuring the “merry war” of the sexes. Benedick thinks he hates Beatrice, but really loves her. Beatrice thinks she hates Benedick, but really loves him. The first act is pure delight as Beatrice and Benedick’s friends and family conspire to get the two together, and the second act finds them united in trying to clear the names of Claudio and Hero, who have been slandered by a jealous rival.  Click here for showtimes and dates.  

 

Monday, April 23 - Thursday, April 26:   Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.   Enjoy the game in classic surroundings at Flour Field, a mini replica of Boston's Fenway Park, complete with the 30 ft "Green Monster" with hand-operated scoreboard.   Games on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at  7:05 pm, and at 2:05 pm on Tuesday, all against Augusta.

  

Wednesday, April 25 - Saturday, April 28:  Spend the evening at Cafe and Thensome, Greenville's only dinner theater for an evening of good food and plenty of laughs.   Join your favorite redneck thespians each week Wednesdays - Saturdays. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Wednesday, April 25:  Spice up your work week with a Hump Day Getaway brewery tour by  The Brewery Experience!  Your tour begins at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., then rolls on with stops at Thomas Creek, Brewery 85 or Quest Brewing. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience. Price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  The Hump Day Getaway happens each Wednesday from 2:30 - 6:15.  Reservations are required.  

 

Thursday, April 26 Downtown Alive, is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street running Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 8:00 PM, for 24 weeks from March to August.  It features local, regional and national entertainers with sounds including rock, blues, funk, and cover bands at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Friday, April 27Main Street Fridays is a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street that runs every Friday evening for 28 weeks, March to September, from 5:30 - 9:30 PM. Each week features jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. Enjoy the game in classic surroundings at Flour Field, a mini replica of Boston's Fenway Park, complete with the 30 ft "Green Monster" with hand-operated scoreboard.   Games start at 7:05 pm  on Friday and Saturday, and at 4:05 pm on Sunday, against Charleston.

 

 

Saturday, April 28:  Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experiencenow offering fun, educational driving tours, with guided tastings, to Greenville's most unique breweries. There are two public tours on Saturdays from which to choose.  On Afternoon Delight, from 11:15 am - 3:00 pm enjoy some of the '70s most feel-good tunes en route to the breweries, where you'll meet owners, learn about beer and taste the result of their hard work.  The Twilight Tour, 3:30 - 7:15,  is a four-stop tour, which starts at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., and continues with stops at Thomas Creek, and Brewery 85. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.  The price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  Reservations are required. 

 

 

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