July Events

WEEK 1

July 1 - 9

Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 3:   Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our 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.   Game starts at 7:05 PM against Lexington (Sunday's game starts at 4:05 PM)

  

Tuesday, July 4:  Wells Fargo Red, White, and Blue Festival from 5:00 - 10:00 PM is Greenville’s premier 4th of July celebration, showcasing one of the state’s largest fireworks displays.
The free event features live music on two stages, fun-filled activities in the Zaxby’s Kidz Zone and a variety of popular food and beverage vendors. The event takes place in downtown Greenville from Court to Camperdown streets and will encompass Broad Street, from Laurens to Falls Streets, and Falls Park.  

 

Wednesday, July 5:   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, July 5 - Saturday, July 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.

 

Wednesday, July 5:   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, July 6:  Join downtown's weekly free concert series as the 2016 season of Downtown Alive continues each Thursday from 5:30 - 9:00 pm.  Performances feature local and regional bands with everything from pop to blues and acoustic to reggae and run weekly from March - September.

 

Thursday, July 6:  Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the Sounds of Summer with   Music by the Lake at Furman.  Relax in the lakeside amphitheater and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, International, Contemporary, Marches and Orchestral favorites. 7:30 PM,

 

Friday, July 7:   The first Friday of each month art galleries and venues all across the upstate 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, July 7 Main Street Fridays, a weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square continues for 28 weeks from March to September featuring jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown. 

 

Saturday, July 8:  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, July 8:  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.

 

The Greenville County Museum of Art on exhibit through September 2017:  Wyeth Dynasty - In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complemented by works of his father, N. C., his son Jamie, and his sisters Carolyn and Henriette. More than 80 examples are featured in this exhibition of works by the first family of American painting. Exhibition through September 10, 2017.  Admission is free, the museum is open Wednesday - Sunday each week.  

WEEK 2

July 10 - 16

Tuesday, July 11:  The Peace Center's summer concert series, Rock the River, continues this week with The Wood Brothers at the TD Convention Stage.  The Wood Brothers, which includes brothers Chris and Oliver Wood and their friend Jano Rix, careen from soul to folk to funk to blues to rock, mixing acoustic and electric instruments and effortlessly blending eras and regions of American music. NPR's World Cafe raved that "there is so much warmth, soul and musicianship at a Wood Brothers show, it's no surprise that the band's audience keeps growing."

 

Wednesday, July 12:  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, July 12 - Friday, July 14:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our 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 starts at 7:05 PM against Kannapolis.

 

Wednesday, July 12 - Saturday, July 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.

  

Wednesday, July 12:   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.

The Greenville County Museum of Art on exhibit through September 2017:  Wyeth Dynasty - In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complemented by works of his father, N. C., his son Jamie, and his sisters Carolyn and Henriette. More than 80 examples are featured in this exhibition of works by the first family of American painting. Exhibition through September 10, 2017.  Admission is free, the museum is open Wednesday - Sunday each week.  

 

Thursday, July 13:    Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the Sounds of Summer with Music by the Lake at FurmanRelax in the lakeside amphitheater and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, International, Contemporary, Marches and Orchestral favorites. 7:30 PM

 

Thursday, July 13 - Sunday, July 16:  The summer season of  Upstate Shakespeare Festival continues with Titus Andronicus for the second half of the summer.   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.

 

Thursday, July 13:  Join downtown's weekly free concert series as the 2016 season of Downtown Alive continues each Thursday from 5:30 - 9:00 pm.  Performances feature local and regional bands with everything from pop to blues and acoustic to reggae and run weekly from March - September.

 

Thursday, July 13:  Next up for the Peace Center's outdoor concert series, Rock The River is Foxygen.  
Foxygen is the American indie rock duo of Sam France and Jonathan Rado. They describe their music as  “a cinematic, auditory adventure for the speedy freaks, skull krunchers, abductees, and misfits…the radio station you can only hear if you believe.”

  

Friday, July 14Main Street Fridays, a weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square continues for 28 weeks from March to September featuring jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Saturday, July 15:  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, July 15 - Sunday, July 16:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our 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.   Game starts Saturday at 7:05 PM, and Sunday at 4:05 PM against Hickory

 

Saturday, July 15:  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

July 17 - 23

Monday, July 17:  Minor league baseball continues at Fluor Field at the West End with our very own hometown Greenville Drive vs. Hickory!   Game starts at 11:05 am

 

The Greenville County Museum of Art on exhibit through September 2017:  Wyeth Dynasty - In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complemented by works of his father, N. C., his son Jamie, and his sisters Carolyn and Henriette. More than 80 examples are featured in this exhibition of works by the first family of American painting. Exhibition through September 10, 2017.  Admission is free, the museum is open Wednesday - Sunday each week. 

 

Wednesday, July 19:   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, July 19 - Saturday, July 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.

 

Wednesday, July 19: Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for ScanSource Reedy River Concerts.  This 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, July 20:    Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the Sounds of Summer with Music by the Lake at Furman.  Relax in the lakeside amphitheater and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, International, Contemporary, Marches and Orchestral favorites. 7:30 PM,

 

Thursday, July 20 - Sunday, July 23:  The summer season of Upstate Shakespeare Festival continues with Titus Andronicus for the second half of the summer.   Performances are Thursday - Sunday at 7 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.   

 

Thursday, July 20:  Join downtown's weekly free concert series as the 2016 season of Downtown Alive continues each Thursday from 5:30 - 9:00 pm.  Performances feature local and regional bands with everything from pop to blues and acoustic to reggae and run weekly from March - September 

 

Thursday, July 20:  The summer keeps heating up with Kasey Chambers performing for the Peace Center's outdoor summer concert series, Rock The River at the TD Convention Stage.   One of Australia’s most successful and celebrated country artists, singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers brings her unique rock-country-roots crossover style to Greenville. Currently on an international tour for her eleventh studio album, Dragonfly, Chambers has worked with Keith Urban, Ed Sheeran, Emmylou Harris, and more.  Chambers has received 11 ARIA Awards (Australia’s Grammy® equivalent), 22 CMAA Golden Guitar Awards, two Americana Music Award Nominations and 10 APRA Awards. She also holds the record as the most decorated solo APRA Songwriter in Australia (APRA is Australia’s ASCAP/BMI equivalent).  

 

Friday, July 21Main Street Fridays, a weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square continues for 28 weeks from March to September featuring jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

July 20 - August 12:    "It was one legendary night."  Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” brought together icons Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley for one unforgettable night.Centrestage  Show dates and times can be found here.

 

Saturday, July 22:   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 July 22:  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

July 24 - 31

July 20 - August 12:    "It was one legendary night."  Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” brought together icons Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley for one unforgettable night. Centrestage  Show dates and times can be found here.  

 

July 25 - 30:  The Peace Center's Broadway Series presents Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical,  Finding Neverland.  “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever.  For show times, click here.

 

Wednesday, July 26:   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, July 26 - Saturday, July 29:  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, July 26: Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for ScanSource Reedy River Concerts.  This 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, July 27 - Sunday, July 30:  The summer season of Upstate Shakespeare Festival continues with Titus Andronicus for the second half of the summer.  Performances are Thursday - Sunday at 7 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.  

 

Thursday, July 27:    Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the Sounds of Summer with Music by the Lake at Furman.  Relax in the lakeside amphitheater and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, International, Contemporary, Marches and Orchestral favorites. 7:30 PM,

 

Thursday, July 27:   Join downtown's weekly free concert series as the 2016 season of Downtown Alive continues each Thursday from 5:30 - 9:00 pm.  Performances feature local and regional bands with everything from pop to blues and acoustic to reggae and run weekly from March - September. 


Thursday, July 27 - Sunday, July 30:    Minor league baseball continues at Fluor Field at the West End with our very own hometown Greenville Drive vs. Charleston!  Games start at 7:05 pm on  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and at 4:05 pm on Sunday.

 

The Greenville County Museum of Art on exhibit through September 2017:  Wyeth Dynasty - In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complemented by works of his father, N. C., his son Jamie, and his sisters Carolyn and Henriette. More than 80 examples are featured in this exhibition of works by the first family of American painting. Exhibition through September 10, 2017.  Admission is free, the museum is open Wednesday - Sunday each week.  

 

Friday, July 28: Main Street Fridays, a weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square continues for 28 weeks from March to September featuring jazz, blues, oldies, and soul music at this free weekly concert series in the heart of downtown.

 

Saturday, July 29:  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, July 29:  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.

 

Monday, July 31:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our 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.   Game starts at 7:05 PM against Asheville.

 



 

 


 


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