October Events

WEEK 1

October 1 - 9

 

October 1 - 2Footloose:  The Musical at The Greenville Little Theatre.   The explosive and popular contemporary movie bursts onto the stage as a full-fledged musical! In this rousing story, a young outsider named Ren attempts to revitalize a small town that banned dancing and loud music after the death of five teenagers, but Ren’s feelings for the local minister’s daughter complicate his mission. The rocking, Oscar-nominated, Top 40 score includes Let’s Hear It for the Boy, Holding Out for a Hero, and, of course, Footloose!    Show at 8 PM on October 1, and at 3 PM on October 2.

 

September 16 - October 8:   The Tony Award winning Urinetown is a musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theater itself! In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity’s most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides he’s had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom!  Shows at the Warehouse Theatre.  Check back for show dates and times.  

 

September 29 - October 2: The ceremonial keg will be tapped!  Throw on your lederhosen and see NOMA Square transform into a German Bavarian Biergarten in celebration of Oktoberfest. All weekend long, celebrate with live entertainment from the Foothills and Channellheimer Oompah bands and DJ's spinning Oktoberfest tunes to keep the party going! Plus, authentic German food and beverages, galore!

  

October 4:  Enjoy an evening of legendary jazz at Greenville's Peace Center with the Branford Marsalis Quartet, with special guest, Kurt Elling  Show starts at 7:30 PM

 

October 5 - 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 recommended.

 

October 6:   Ron "Tater Salad" White smokes cigars, drinks scotch, acts in movies and tells stories. Hilarious stories. And ever since he made it big with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, this Grammy® nominated comedian has been cracking up audiences everywhere he goes. Appearing one night only at The Peace Center.  Show starts at 7:30 PM for Mature Audiences.

 

October 7:  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.

  

October 1, and 8:  The Saturday Market continues!  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.  

 

October 1:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Furman Paladins as they take on Kennesaw State for Family Weekend! The inn is just the comfortable place you're looking for to be close to campus yet still in the heart of downtown Greenville.  Kick off at 3:00 PM.

 

October 1:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Clemson Tigers as they take on the Louisville Cardinals!  And then come back to relax at the inn and enjoy all that Greenville has to offer while avoiding the crowds.  Kick off time TBA

 

October 8:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Furman Paladins as they take on Samford!  The inn is just the comfortable place you're looking for to be close to campus, yet still in the heart of downtown Greenville.  Kick off at 1:00 PM. 

  

WEEK 2

October 10 - 16

October 12 - 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 recommended.

  

October 13:   Keb' Mo’ is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, producer, actor, humanitarian, mentor, and one of the most dynamic performers to ever stand on stage. His many years of performing have garnered him multiple Grammy® Awards, a slew of loyal fans, and have allowed him to share the spotlight with artists like B.B. King, Joe Cocker, Jackson Browne, Natalie Cole, Lyle Lovett and many more. Performing tonight at The Peace Center.  Show begins at 7:30 PM.

  

October 14 - 16St. Francis Fall for Greenville returns for another year to showcase 40 of our finest restaurants and a downtown weekend full of food, fun, and entertainment! If sampling your way up and down Main Street isn't enough, the weekend features a chili cook-off, ice carving contest, a waiter's race, cooking demos, and live music.  Mark your calendars now for a weekend that can't be missed!

  

October 15:  The Saturday Market continues!  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.  

 

October 15:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Clemson Tigers as they take on the NC State Wolfpack.  Then, come back to relax at the inn and enjoy all that Greenville has to offer after the game.  Kick off time TBA.

 

October 15:  Theresa Caputo, from TLC’s hit show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Saturday, October 15.  Theresa will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them, just in a different way.  Show begins at 7:30 PM.  

 

WEEK 3

October 17 - 23

 

October 20 - November 12:   The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life in this hit musical phenomenon Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits, Jekyll & Hyde is an evocative tale of one man torn in two, and the women in love with both angel and devil. Centre Stage of South Carolina.  Check back for show dates and times. 

  

October 19 - 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 recommended.

 

October 22:  The Saturday Market continues!  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.

 

October 23:  IMG & Five Star Entertainment presents Gucci Mane and Friends performing LIVE, at The Bon Seours Wellness Arena.  Show starts at 8:00 PM.

 

WEEK 4

October 24 - 31

October 20 - November 12:   The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life in this hit musical phenomenon Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits, Jekyll & Hyde is an evocative tale of one man torn in two, and the women in love with both angel and devil. Centre Stage of South Carolina.  Check back for show dates and times.

  

October 25 - 30:  The Peace Center's sensational 2016 - 2017 Broadway Series continues with The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-time, winner of five 2015 Tony Awards® including BEST PLAY!   Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.  *Contains strong language.  Show times vary with the performance night.

 

October 26 - 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 recommended.

 

October 28, and 30:  Hockey season starts again at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Come cheer on The Greenville Swamp Rabbits as they battle Wichita!  The puck drops at 7pm on Friday and 3pm on Sunday.   



 October 29:  The Saturday Market presents Autumn Harvest for our final market of the season!  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.

 

 

 

 

 

October 28 - November 13:   Scream, laugh, scream again, and hang onto your seat!  I’ll Be Back Before Midnight has it all: an isolated farmhouse, the hilarious and eccentric neighbor, a malevolent ghost, a manipulative sister, and tales of murder. The plot takes unexpected twists and turns for a night of unforgettable suspense.  Shows at The Greenville Little Theatre October 28 - 29 at 8 PM, and October 30 at 3 PM.

 

October 29:  The Avett Brothers will be appearing at The Bon Secours Wellness Arena tonight, show starts at 8:00 PM.  

 

October 29:  Join us for the biggest day of running in the city - Spinx Run Fest! The Greenville Track Club is excited to bring this popular event back to Fluor Field on October 29, 2016. Spinx Run Fest has SIX events to choose from: the Carolina Marathon, Carolina Marathon Relay, Run Town USA Half Marathon, Greenville Downtown 10K, Big Punkin 5K Run/Walk, and Spunky's Kids Run (1-mile). So whether you're a veteran or a newbie to the running scene, we have an event that's right for you. Choose your event and REGISTER NOW for the best prices. Then get prepared!

 

October 29:  Carolina Ballet Theatre presents After Dark: A Thriller Ballet a frightening and sensual, thrilling, dark and passionate dance performance.

The haunting story of After Dark begins on the 100th anniversary of one of the South’s most gruesome crimes of passion. Margaret was the beautiful and graceful wife of a wealthy railroad baron, but after years spent battling his infidelity, betrayal, and brutality, it all came crashing to an end. The sinister, but unsolved murders of Margaret and her husband left the town in turmoil and filled with questions. Their home may have been boarded up in 1916, but it never truly closed. The house took on a life of its own, filling with spirits seeking their revenge on the next to knock on it’s haunted door….beware!

After Dark: A Thriller Ballet is a unique show intended for adults, so come and experience the rush while enjoying haunting melodies inspired by Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Arrive an hour before the show for The Witching Hour of cocktails and prepare for a thrilling and chilling evening with the Ballet.


 

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