May Events

 

 

Week 1

May 1 - 7 

Tuesday, May 2 - Thursday, May 4:  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.

 

Wednesday, May 3:  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.
 

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, May 3 - Saturday, May 6:  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, May 3: 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.  Movies begin at sunset.  This week - Jumanji

 

Thursday, May 4:  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. 

 

Friday, May 5Main 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.

 

Friday, May 5:  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.

 

Saturday, May 6:  The Rotary Club of Greenville is proud to announce the Reedy River Duck Derby with the goal of racing 10,000 ducks over the Reedy River 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.

 

 

Saturday, May 6:  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.  

 

Friday, May 5 - Monday, May 8:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our  Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, as they take on Augusta.  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 the 5th, 6th, and 8th, at 7:05 pm, at 4:05 pm on the 7th..

 

Saturday, May 6:  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 am to 12:30 pm on Main Street between Court St. and Washington.

 

Week 2

May 8 - 14 

Monday, May 8:   Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, as they take on Augusta.  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. 

 

Tuesday, May 9:  For more than five decadesSteve Winwood has remained a primary figure in rock ‘n’ roll, a respected innovator who has helped to create some of the genre’s most celebrated achievements. Tonight he graces the stage at The Peace Center.  Show at 7:30 pm.

 

 

Wednesday, May 10:  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.
 

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, May 10:  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. Movies begin at sunset.  This week - Cool Hand Luke

 

Wednesday, May 10 - Saturday, May 13 :  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.

 

Thursday, May 11:   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 11 - 21:   DeliKatessen  at Center Stage Theatre.  When a landmark New York City delicatessen falls on hard times in 1972, the Jewish owners, both concentration camp survivors, are stunned to discover a new, German delicatessen preparing to open its doors across the street…ShowtimesTBA

 

Friday, May 12Main 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.

 

Friday, May 12 - Sunday, May 14:   Artisphere,  an award winning annual signature event for Greenville,  that celebrates the arts and the area’s rich international and multi-cultural flair, returns to downtown for another year of art and entertainment.  This 3-day arts festival in downtown, collaborates with other Greenville organizations to create the ultimate Greenville arts weekend.

 

Saturday, May 13:  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.


 Saturday, May 13:  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

May 15 - 21

 


  

 

Wednesday, May 17: 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.  This week - Roman Holiday

 

Wednesday, May 17:  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.
  

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, May 17 - Saturday, May 20: 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.

 

Thursday, May 18Downtown 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 11 - 21:   DeliKatessen  at Center Stage TheatreWhen a landmark New York City delicatessen falls on hard times in 1972, the Jewish owners, both concentration camp survivors, are stunned to discover a new, German delicatessen preparing to open its doors across the street…ShowtimesTBA  

 

Thursday, May 18 - Sunday, May 21:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, as they take on Asheville.  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 start at 7:05 pm on the 18th, 19th, and 20th, and at 4:05 pm on the 21st.

 

 Thursday, May 18 - Sunday, May 21 :  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.  Held at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, downtown Greenville.

 

Thursday, May 18 - Sunday, May 21:  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.

 

Friday, May 19Main 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 19 - June 10:  Spring Awakening at the Warehouse Theatre.  This Tony Award Winner for Best Musical is inspired by Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1891 play about adolescent love, the challenges of puberty, and the bonds of childhood friendships. The groundbreaking rock musical seamlessly merges past and present, underscoring the timelessness of adolescent angst and the universality of human passion. It’s musical storytelling at its finest!  Showtimes TBA.

 

Saturday, May 20:  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.

 

Saturday, May 20:  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

May 22 - 28 

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, May 24 :  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, May 24:  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.  Movies begin at sunset.  This week - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

 

Wednesday, May 24 - Saturday, May 27:  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.

 

Thursday, May 25:   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 19 - June 10:   Spring Awakening at the Warehouse Theatre.  This Tony Award Winner for Best Musical is inspired by Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1891 play about adolescent love, the challenges of puberty, and the bonds of childhood friendships. The groundbreaking rock musical seamlessly merges past and present, underscoring the timelessness of adolescent angst and the universality of human passion. It’s musical storytelling at its finest!  Showtimes TBA.

 

Friday, May 26:   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.

 

Friday, May 26 - Saturday, May 27Gallabrae - Greenville Scottish Games has become an annual favorite, beginning with The Great Scot! Parade downtown on Main Street on Friday at 6:00 pm, and will continue on Saturday at Furman University for the Scottish Games. 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.

 

Saturday, May 27:   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.

 

Saturday, May 27:  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 5

May 29 - 31 

May 19 - June 10:     Spring Awakening at the Warehouse Theatre.  This Tony Award Winner for Best Musical is inspired by Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1891 play about adolescent love, the challenges of puberty, and the bonds of childhood friendships. The groundbreaking rock musical seamlessly merges past and present, underscoring the timelessness of adolescent angst and the universality of human passion. It’s musical storytelling at its finest!  Showtimes TBA.

 

Monday, May 29 - Tuesday, May 31:  Come and cheer for the Greenville Drive, our Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, as they take on Rome.  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 2:05 pm on the 29th, and at 7:05 pm on the 30th and 31st.

 

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, May 31:    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.  Movies begin at sunset.  This week -Clue

 

May 31 - June 25:  Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s The Lion King, making its triumphant return to the Peace Center's Broadway Series! See website for show times and dates.

 

 

 

 

 

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