August Events

 

WEEK 1:

August 1 - 4


Wednesday, July 31 - Saturday, August 3:  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 Wednesday - Saturday. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Thursday, August 1 - Friday, August 2:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, while you 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. Game at 7:05 PM against Asheville.

 

Thursday, August 1 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.
 

Thursday, August 1:   Join the Lakeside Concert Band for their final concert of the summer   Relax in the lakeside amphitheater at beautiful Furman University,  and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, International, Contemporary, Marches and Orchestral favorites. 7:30 PM.  This week features "Latin Jazz:  The Patrick Lopez Experience"

 

Thursday, August 1 - Sunday, August 4:  The summer season of  Upstate Shakespeare Festival comes to a close with The Tempest.   Performances are Thursday - Sunday at 7:00 pm at the TD Amphitheater down inside Falls Park.  Family friendly and always free.  Bring a picnic and some chairs to enjoy a night of theater in the park. 

 

Friday, August 2:   Join us every Friday from March to September for Main Street Fridays.   This weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square opens at 5:30 PM and closes at 9:30 PM, with bands playing 2 sets at 5:50 PM and 7:40 PM.   In addition, the Kids' Area features a variety of inflatables to add to the family fun.

 

Friday, August 2:   The first Friday of each month,  art galleries and venues throughout Greenville County will be offering local, regional and national talents with First Fridays, a Greenville Area Gallery Crawl.   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.

 

Saturday, August 3 - Sunday, August 4:  Minor league baseball continues at Fluor Field at the West End with our very own hometown Greenville Drive!  Games start at 7:05 pm on Saturday,  and at 7:05 pm on Sunday  3:05pm, against the Greensboro Grasshoppers.

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Saturday, August 3:  The Saturday Market continues for the summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market held each Saturday on Main Street between McBee and Court. Choose from the finest in fresh produce and flowers locally grown and delivered to the market each week.

 

Saturday, August 3:  Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experience now 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, August 3:  Brit Floydthe world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show – is bringing its most ambitious and biggest production yet to Greenville's Peace Center: a special 40th anniversary celebration of Pink Floyd’s iconic rock operaThe Wall.  Faithfully recreating the scale and pomp of the final 1994 Division Bell tour, complete with a stunning multi-million-dollar light show, Brit Floyd has truly become a phenomenon, widely regarded as the world's greatest live tribute to Pink Floyd. A Brit Floyd show is as close as fans will get to experiencing the magnificence of the original Pink Floyd live shows. For show and ticket information, click here.

WEEK 2

August 5 - 11

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Wednesday, August 7:   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, August 7:  Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for ScanSource Reedy River ConcertsThis free, outdoor family event provides the perfect way to relax on a warm summer night. Food trucks and vendors will be on-site every week.  Concerts are from 7:00 -9:00 PM on Wednesdays in June, July and August, at the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater. 

 

Wednesday, August 7 - Saturday, August 10:  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 Wednesday - Saturday. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.  Reservations are suggested.

 

 

Thursday, August 8:  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, August 9:  Join us every Friday from March to September for Main Street Fridays.   This weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square opens at 5:30 PM and closes at 9:30 PM, with bands playing 2 sets at 5:50 PM and 7:40 PM.   In addition, the Kids' Area features a variety of inflatables to add to the family fun.

 

Saturday, August 10:   The Saturday Market continues for the summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market held each Saturday on Main Street between McBee and Court. Choose from the finest in fresh produce and flowers locally grown and delivered to the market each week.

 

Saturday, August 10:  Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experience now 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.

 

WEEK 3

August 12 - 18

Thursday, August 15 - Sunday, August 18:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, while you 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.  This stretch at home is against the Hickory Crawdads.  Games start at 7:05 pm Thursday - Saturday nights, and at 3:05 pm on Sunday.

 

Wednesday, August 14:   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, August 14 - Saturday, August 17:  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, August 14: Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for ScanSource Reedy River ConcertsThis free, outdoor family event provides the perfect way to relax on a warm summer night. Food trucks and vendors will be on-site every week.  Concerts are from 7:00 -9:00 PM on Wednesdays in June, July and August, at the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater.   

 

Thursday, August 15:  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.

 

Fountain Downtown Greenville SCFriday, August 16:   Join us every Friday from March to September for Main Street Fridays.   This weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square  opens at 5:30 PM and closes at  9:30 PM, with bands playing 2 sets at 5:50 PM and 7:40 PM.   In addition, the Kids' Area features a variety of inflatables to add to the family fun.

 

Friday, August 16:  Country music legend, Willie Nelson and 27-time-winning Grammy sensationAlison Krauss are headed to Greenville to The Bon Secours Wellness Arena! The iconic pair is sure to blow you away with their musical talent.  Click here for ticket information.

 

Saturday, August 17:  The Saturday Market continues for the summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market held each Saturday on Main Street between McBee and Court. Choose from the finest in fresh produce and flowers locally grown and delivered to the market each week.

 

Saturday, August 17:  Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experience now 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.

 

WEEK 4

August 19 - 25

Tuesday, August 20:   The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight – known as the “Empress of Soul” – has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over the last 50 years have matched her unassailable artistry. This seven-time Grammy® winner has enjoyed #1 hits in pop, gospel, R&B, and adult contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television, and live performance.  Tonight she takes the MainStage at Greenville's own Peace Center.  Click here for show and ticket information.

 

Wednesday, August 21:   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, August 21 - Saturday, August 24:    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, August 21:  Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for ScanSource Reedy River ConcertsThis free, outdoor family event provides the perfect way to relax on a warm summer night. Food trucks and vendors will be on-site every week.  Concerts are from 7:00 -9:00 PM on Wednesdays in June, July and August, at the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater.

 

Thursday, August 22: Downtown Alive, a weekly music series at NOMA Square on Main Street continues for 24 weeks from March to August, featuring 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.  Alive opens at 5:30 PM. and closes at 8:30 PM.  Bands play two sets at 5:50 PM. and 7:20 PM.

 

Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25 :  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, while you 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.  This stretch at home against the Asheville Tourists.  Games on Friday and Saturday at 7:05 pm, and at 3:05 pm on Sunday.

 

Friday August 23:   Join us every Friday from March to September for Main Street Fridays.   This weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square  opens at 5:30 PM and closes at 9:30 PM, with bands playing 2 sets at 5:50 PM and 7:40 PM.   In addition, the Kids' Area features a variety of inflatables to add to the family fun.

  

Farmer's Market Greenville SCSaturday, August 24:  The Saturday Market continues for the summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market held each Saturday on Main Street between McBee and Court. Choose from the finest in fresh produce and flowers locally grown and delivered to the market each week.

 

Saturday, August 24:  Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experience now 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, August 24:  Four-time Grammy® Award winner Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit are touring in support of their album The Nashville Sound (winner of Grammys for Best Americana and Best American Roots Song for “If We Were Vampires”).   Tonight, they will be on the Main Stage at Greenville's Peace Center.  Click here for showtimes, and ticket information.

 

 

WEEK 5

August 26 - 31

Monday, August 26 - Thursday, August 29:   Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, a Class A  Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, while you 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.  These home games against the Augusta Green Jackets, will start at 7:05 pm.

 

Tuesday, August 27 - Sunday, September 1:   The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history.  It is also a Grammy® Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album.  In this joyously offbeat story, set in a town that’s way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost, out of the blue. Under the spell of the desert sky, and with beautiful music perfuming the air, the band brings the town to life in unexpected and tantalizing ways. Even the briefest visit can stay with you forever. Part of The Peace Center's Broadway Series.  Click here for showtimes, and ticket information.

 

Wednesday, August 28:  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, August 28 - Saturday, August 31 :   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, August 28:   Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for ScanSource Reedy River ConcertsThis free, outdoor family event provides the perfect way to relax on a warm summer night. Food trucks and vendors will be on-site every week.  Concerts are from 7:00 -9:00 PM on Wednesdays in June, July and August, at the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater.

 

Thursday, August 29:   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, August 30:   Join us every Friday from March to September for Main Street Fridays.   This weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square  opens at 5:30 PM and closes at 9:30 PM, with bands playing 2 sets at 5:50 PM and 7:40 PM.   In addition, the Kids' Area features a variety of inflatables to add to the family fun.

 

 

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