February Events

WEEK 1

February 1-5

January 31 - February 5:   Hailed by The New York Times as “The best musical of the century” and the winner of nine Tony Awards®, The Book of Mormon is the blockbuster Broadway smash from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the Oscar®-winning composer of Disney’s Frozen and Avenue Q, Bobby Lopez.  This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the good word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation.  Part of The Peace Center's Broadway series. Show times vary.

 

January 19 - February 11:   It’s back, and it’s better than ever! You’ll be dancing in the aisles and humming along to the greatest singer songwriters of the past during our one-of-a-kind, hit musical revue!  Greenville's Center Stage Theatre presents Jukebox HeroShow times vary per night.  

 

January 27 - February 18:  Greenville's Warehouse Theatre presents Important Hats of the Twentieth Century!  In a theatrical sci-fi farce like no other (possibly because there is no other), Sam Greevy is the hottest fashion designer in 1930’s New York. At least he is until upstart rival Paul Roms begins releasing fantastically strange but popular pieces like “sweatshirts,” “tracksuits” and “skater pants.” Soon Greevy discovers the secret behind Roms’ design inspirations and learns where and more importantly “from when” these wild styles are coming. The hilarious rivalry turns into a battle for the very future of humankind, and more importantly, fashion!  Show times vary by night.

 

February 1:   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.

 

February 1:  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.

 

February 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.  

WEEK 2

February 6 - 12

February 8:  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.

 

February 8:  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.

 

February 8:  Grammy Award®-winning band, Bon Jovi is kicking off their This House Is Not for Sale Tour, presented by Live Nation, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Hitting arenas across the U.S., the iconic rock band will present anthems, fan favorites, and new hits from their upcoming 14th studio album, This House Is Not for Sale, out November 4.

 

January 19 - February 11:   It’s back, and it’s better than ever! You’ll be dancing in the aisles and humming along to the greatest singer songwriters of the past during our one-of-a-kind, hit musical revue!  Greenville's Center Stage Theatre presents Jukebox Hero.  Show times vary per night.  

 

January 27 - February 18:  Greenville's Warehouse Theatre presents Important Hats of the Twentieth Century In a theatrical sci-fi farce like no other (possibly because there is no other), Sam Greevy is the hottest fashion designer in 1930’s New York. At least he is until upstart rival Paul Roms begins releasing fantastically strange but popular pieces like “sweatshirts,” “tracksuits” and “skater pants.” Soon Greevy discovers the secret behind Roms’ design inspirations and learns where and more importantly “from when” these wild styles are coming. The hilarious rivalry turns into a battle for the very future of humankind, and more importantly, fashion!  Show times vary by night.  

 

February 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.

 

February 10 - 12:  The Greenville Symphony Orchestra presents "Inspired by the Classics", at The Peace Center's Gunter Theatre.   Three great composers of the 19th and 20th centuries pay tribute to their classical predecessors with these witty, sparkling compositions, masterfully imitating the Baroque style.  Yet, you’ll still notice distinct flavors of German expressionism, the sweet nostalgia of Russian romanticism, and some “spices” of 20th century modernism. 

R. Strauss: Divertimento (on Themes of Couperin)
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, D major (Classical Symphony, Op. 25)
Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 1, Op. 43, D minor

Performances begin at 8:00 PM on the 10th and 11th, and at 3:00 PM on the 12th.


February 10 - 11:   The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Orlando Solar Bears at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.   We are a five minute, one block walk from the Arena.  Puck drops at 7:00 PM.

 

February 11:  Appearing tonight on The Peace Center Mainstage,  soprano Renee Fleming. Known as “the people’s diva," soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry and compelling stage presence. In 2013, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts, America's highest honor for an individual artist, by the President at a White House ceremony.  Today, the multiple award-winning artist continues to grace the world’s greatest opera stages and concert halls, now extending her reach to include other musical forms and media. Fleming has hosted a wide variety of television and radio broadcasts, including the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series for movie theaters and television, and Live From Lincoln Center on PBS. She even brought her voice to a vast new audience in 2014, as the first classical artist to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl.  Show begins at 8:00 PM.


February 12:  Get ready for a night of comedy with the Festival of Laughs, featuring Mike Epps, Bruce Bruce and Tony Rock!  We are a five minute, one block walk from the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Show starts at 7:00 PM.

 

WEEK 3

February 13 - 19 

February 15:  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.

 

February 15:  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.

 

February 16:   The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Manchester Monarchs at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.   We are a five minute, one block walk from the Arena.  Puck drops at 7:00 PM.

 

January 27 - February 18:  Greenville's Warehouse Theatre presents Important Hats of the Twentieth Century!  In a theatrical sci-fi farce like no other (possibly because there is no other), Sam Greevy is the hottest fashion designer in 1930’s New York. At least he is until upstart rival Paul Roms begins releasing fantastically strange but popular pieces like “sweatshirts,” “tracksuits” and “skater pants.” Soon Greevy discovers the secret behind Roms’ design inspirations and learns where and more importantly “from when” these wild styles are coming. The hilarious rivalry turns into a battle for the very future of humankind, and more importantly, fashion!  Show times vary by night.  

 

February 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.

 

February 17:  The lineup at WinterJam 2016 includes:  Crowder, Britt Nicole, Tenth Avenue North, Andy Mineo, Colton Dixon, NewSong, Thousand Foot Krutch, and 3 Pre-Jam Party Artists, OBB, Sarah Reeves and Steven Malcolm. The speaker is Tony Nolan and special guest will be Sadie Robertson of “Ducky Dynasty” and contestant on “Dancing with the Stars.”   Show starts at 7:00 PM at The Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

 

February 18 - 19:   The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Florida Everblades at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.   We are a five minute, one block walk from the Arena.  Puck drops at 7:00 PM on the 18th, and at 3:00 PM on the 19th.

 

February 19:  ZZ TOP’s music is always instantly recognizable, eminently powerful, profoundly soulful, and 100% Texas American in derivation. Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard lay undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact, and in 2004, the Texas trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  After more than 45 years of rock, blues, and boogie on the road, they continue to entertain fans with hits such as “Sharp Dressed Man,” “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” and “La Grange.” They have sold millions of records over the course of their career, have been officially designated as Heroes of The State of Texas, and are true rock icons but, against all odds, they’re really just doing what they’ve always done. They’re real and they’re surreal and they’re ZZ TOP.  Show begins at 7:30 PM at The Peace Center

WEEK 4

February 20 - 28

 

 

February 21 - 26:   Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.  Part of The Peace Center's  Broadway Series.  Show times vary. 

 

 

February 22:   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.

 

February 22:  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.

 

February 23:  A native son returns! Join Miles Hoffman as he hosts an unforgettable recital with pianist Robert Blocker. Blocker is a South Carolina native, a Furman grad, the current Dean of the Yale School of Music and an internationally-renowned solo artist.  Performance begins at 7:30 PM at The Peace Center's Gunter Theatre.

 

February 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.

 

February 24 - March 12:  The Greenville Little Theatre presents Peter and the Starcatcher.   A theatrical musical based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, this magical play takes you on a wild journey. Using the power of music and storytelling, it chronicles the adventures of an orphan, soon to be called Peter Pan, and Molly, a girl charged to protect a parcel of stardust from falling into the wrong hands. A dozen actors play more than a hundred unforgettable characters employing ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of the imagination.  Show times vary per night.

 

February 27:  Heralded as “the world’s ambassador of the keyboard” by The New Yorker, the star pianist Lang Lang has been selected as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine, citing him as a symbol of the youth of China and it’s future. In 2013, he was designated by the Secretary General of the United Nations as a Messenger of Peace focusing on global education.  The Today Show coined the term “Lang Lang Effect” to describe the 40 million Chinese children inspired by his legacy to study an instrument. And his open-hearted, emotive playing on the grandest of stages – such as consecutive performances on the 56th and 57th Grammy® Awards and the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics – have earned him the title “hottest artist on the classical planet” from The New York Times.  Performance begins at 7:30 PM at The Peace Center Concert Hall.

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