May Events

 

Week 1

April 29 - May 2:  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.

 

May 1-2 : A unique performance from China, A Shen Yun performance features the world's foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops - Together creating one spectacular performance.  Friday at 7:30 pm and Saturday at 2:00 pm.


May 1:  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.

 

May 1:  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.

 

 

May 2:  The Rotary Club of Greenville is proud to announce the Reedy River Duck Derby with the goal of racing 10,000 ducks over the falls benefiting local charities as well as Rotary International Charities. Great prizes! The entire park will be filled with fun, food and activities for children of all ages.  Falls Park 10 am to 4 pm.

 

May 2:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market.  Choose from the finest locally grown fresh produce, flowers and plants, as well as baked goods and crafts made by local artisans.  Held each Saturday from 8:30 to 12:30 on Main Street between Court St. and Washington.

 

Week 2

May 6:  Watch your favorite classic movies under the stars as part of the Moonlight Movie Series.  Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are permitted for your comfort and convenience.  8 pm at Falls Park.  

 

May 6 - 9 :  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. 

 

 

May 6 - 12 :  Enjoy some minor league baseball action right here in downtown Greenville with the Greenville Drive!  

 

May 7 :  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.


May 8:  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.

 

May 8 : Need to Breathe is a GRAMMY-nominated Rock ‘n’ Roll Band from South Carolina, whose music is effortlessly woven from the musical traditions and faith of their upbringing in the Deep South. Concert starts at 7pm. 

 

May 8 - 10:  Artisphere returns to downtown for another year of art and entertainment.  The event collaborates with other Greenville organizations to create the ultimate Greenville arts weekend. See this video for more information!

 

May 9:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market.  Choose from the finest locally grown fresh produce, flowers and plants, as well as baked goods and crafts made by local artisans.  Held each Saturday from 8:30 to 12:30 on Main Street between Court St. and Washington.

 

Week 3

May 9 - 12 :  Enjoy some minor league baseball action right here in downtown Greenville with the Greenville Drive!   

 

May 13:  Watch your favorite classic movies under the stars as part of the Moonlight Movie Series.  Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are permitted for your comfort and convenience.  8 pm at Falls Park.  

 

May 13 - May 16 : 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. 

 

 

May 14 :  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.

 


May 14 - 17  :  For four fun-filled days, the magic of Greece comes to town with the annual Greek Festival. Enjoy Greek favorites - gyros, souvlaki, triopites, Greek fries, Greek sausage, saganaki, Greek burgers, calamari - and discover even more mouth-watering native Greek food. Dancers dressed in traditional costumes of various regions and islands of Greece will perform authentic dances.

 

May 14 - 17:  The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation combines golf, celebrities, parties and Nationwide Tour pros for a truly unforgettable week on and off the course.

 

May 15:  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.

 

May 15: Gaither Vocal Band plus special guests, A full evening of entertainment and meaningful music is a rare treat anytime, but when the occasion includes the best-loved voices in gospel music… it’s a must-see celebration!  Concert starts at 7pm.


May 16:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market.  Choose from the finest locally grown fresh produce, flowers and plants, as well as baked goods and crafts made by local artisans.  Held each Saturday from 8:30 to 12:30 on Main Street between Court St. and Washington.

 

May 16 - 17 : The Greenville Symphony presents American music at its very best! The touching story of Romeo and Juliet of the twentieth century unfolding on the dangerous streets of New York is followed by the dazzling tribute to the Boston Pops Orchestra which Leonard Bernstein pays in his witty Divertimento. Finally, George Gershwin draws musical pictures of community life at Cat Fish Row in 1920's Charleston.   

 

Week 4

 

May 18 - 24 :  Enjoy some minor league baseball action right here in downtown Greenville with the Greenville Drive!   

 

May 20 :  Watch your favorite classic movies under the stars as part of the Moonlight Movie Series.  Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are permitted for your comfort and convenience.  8 pm at Falls Park.  

 

May 20 - May 23 :  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. 

 

May 21 : The International Ballet presents Giselle, one of the most romantic and visually striking works in the classical canon", experience the journey of the peasant girl Giselle as she faces love, betrayal, death, and ultimately - forgiveness and life.  Performance at 7:30 pm.

 

May 21 :  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.


May 22:  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.

 

May 22 - 23:  Gallabrae - Greenville Scottish Games has become an annual favorite downtown on Main Street on Friday and the games continue on Saturday at Furman University. The Upstate of South Carolina has, arguably, one of the highest concentrations of Scots-Irish descendants in the country. This two-day festival was created in 2006 as a tribute to the region's Celtic forebears, and includes a parade, music, athletic competition and dancing.

 

May 23 - 26:  Freedom Weekend Aloft returns to Heritage Park Amphitheatre in nearby Simpsonville!

 

May 23:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market.  Choose from the finest locally grown fresh produce, flowers and plants, as well as baked goods and crafts made by local artisans.  Held each Saturday from 8:30 to 12:30 on Main Street between Court St. and Washington.

 

Week 5

   

May 25:  Nine-time Grammy Award-winning musician Sheryl Crow comes to the Peace Center for one night only! 7:30 pm at the Peace Center.

May 26 : Open Cask Party last Tuesday of every month at Thomas Creek Brewery.  Enjoy a newly opened cask, plenty of beer samples from their full line, food trucks, and a band.  5 - 8 pm, $5.  

 

May 27 : Watch your favorite classic movies under the stars as part of the Moonlight Movie Series.  Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are permitted for your comfort and convenience.  8 pm at Falls Park.

 

May 28 - 31:  The summer season of Shakespeare in the Park kicks off with Twelfth Night for the first half of the summer.  Performances are Thursday - Sunday at 7 pm at the amphitheater inside Falls Park.  Family friendly and always free.  Bring a picnic and some chairs to enjoy a night of theater in the park.

 

May 28:  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 Furman University Campus  

 

 

May 28 :  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.


May 29 :  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.

 

May 30:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and summer!  Experience the country without leaving the city at the TD Saturday Market.  Choose from the finest locally grown fresh produce, flowers and plants, as well as baked goods and crafts made by local artisans.  Held each Saturday from 8:30 to 12:30 on Main Street between Court St. and Washington.  

 

  

 

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