May Events

 

Week 1

April 30 - May 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 Wednesdays - Saturdays. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.

 

May 1:  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 2:  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 2:  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 3:  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 3:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and 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.

 

Week 2

May 7:  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 7 - 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 Wednesdays - Saturdays. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm. 

 

 

May 7 - 11:  Enjoy some minor league baseball action right here in downtown Greenville with the Greenville Drive!  

 

May 8:  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 9:  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 9 - 11:  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 10: Brantley Gilbert brings his Let It Ride tour to the Bon Secours Wellness Arena with special guests Eric Paslay and Brian Davis.

 

May 10 - 11: Greenville Symphony Orchestra closes its 66th concert season with a program that can only be described as divinely inspired, Music from the Heavens.  Enjoy the harmonious voices of The Greenville Chorale and the celestial tones of the GSO with the true star of the evening, soprano Christina Major, as we celebrate Giuseppe Verdi's 200th Anniversary and perform his sublime Te Deum along with other highly spiritual works by Poulenc and Mascagni.

 

  

May 10:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and 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.

 

 

Week 3

May 12 - 13:  Enjoy some minor league baseball action right here in downtown Greenville with the Greenville Drive!   

 

May 14:  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 14 - 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. 

 

May 14 - 18: Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, is now on tour across North America and coming to the Peace Center.
  

 

May 15:  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 15 - 18:  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 15 - 18:  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 16:  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 17:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and 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.

 

 

Week 4

May 20 - 25:  Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, is now on tour across North America and coming to the Peace Center

 

May 21:  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 21 - 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. 

 

May 22:  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 22 - 25:  The summer season of Shakespeare in the Park kicks off with The Two Gentleman of Verona for the first 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.

 

May 22 - 25:  Enjoy some minor league baseball action right here in downtown Greenville with the Greenville Drive!  

 

May 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.


May 23:  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 23 - 24:  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 24:  The Saturday Market returns for spring and 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.

 

Week 5

   

 

May 27:  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 28:  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 29 - June 1:  The summer season of Shakespeare in the Park kicks off with The Two Gentleman of Verona for the first 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.

 

May 29:  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 29 - 31:  Enjoy some minor league baseball action right here in downtown Greenville with the Greenville Drive!  

 

May 29:  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 30:  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 - 31: Tony Kushnerís two-part historical drama captures the lives of unforgettable characters in Angels in America at Warehouse Theatre. The year is 1985 in New York City Ė Reagan is reelected, the AIDS epidemic is rising, and those who must confront a changing reality struggle to understand, comfort, and challenge each other. Part 1: Millennium Approaches performs May 30 and 31, June 12 and 19 at 8:00 pm; May 31, June 14 and 21 at 2:00 pm. Part 2: Perestroika performs June 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 8:00 pm; June 7 at 2:00 pm.

 

May 30 - 31: Greenville Little Theatre is proud to present the South Carolina premiere of the worldís greatest musical, Les Miserables. An international hit for more than two decades, itís the epic story of forgiveness and hope, revolution and romance, tragedy and triumph, and ultimate redemption.

 

 

 

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