September Events

 

WEEK 1

September 1 - 10

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, September 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.

 

Saturday, September 2:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Clemson Tigers as they take on Kent State as their season opener!  And then come back to relax at the inn and enjoy all that Greenville has to offer while avoiding the crowds in Tigertown.  Game times TBA.

 

Sunday, September 3:  Spiritfest 2017 returns to The Bon Secours Wellness Arena for incredible gospel music and worship!  Artists will include Tye Tribbett, Tamela Mann, The Rance Allen Group, Travis Greene, and more!

 

Wednesday, September 6 - Saturday, September 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.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Wednesday, September 6:   Nothing says fall evenings like a moonlight movie under the stars!  Join the Moonlight Classic Movie Series each Wednesday night in September at the Peace Center Amphitheater for this family friendly, free event.  See website for weekly selections.

  

September 8 - October 1:   The longest running show in history, The Mousetrap captures five guests and their two hosts in Monkswell Manor.  A local woman has been murdered, and a note left at the scene of the crime indicates that the murderer intends to visit the Manor.  The snowbound guests could all be the murderer, or the next victim.  With a children's song as his only clue, can detective Trotter solve the mystery of The Three Blind Mice before the killer claims their final victim? Show times and ticket information can be found at The Greenville Little Theatre.

 

Friday, September 1, 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. 

  

Saturday, September 2, 9:   The Saturday Market continues for 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 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

 

Saturday, September 9:   Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Furman Paladins as they take on Elon College! The inn is just the comfortable place you're looking for to be close to campus, yet still in the heart of downtown Greenville.  Game time TBA.

 

Saturday, September 9:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Clemson Tigers as they take on Auburn!  Then come back to relax at the inn and enjoy all that Greenville has to offer, while avoiding the crowds in Tigertown.  Game times TBA.

 

 

WEEK 2

September 11 - 17

September 8 - October 1:   The longest running show in history, The Mousetrap captures five guests and their two hosts in Monkswell Manor.  A local woman has been murdered, and a note left at the scene of the crime indicates that the murderer intends to visit the Manor.  The snowbound guests could all be the murderer, or the next victim.  With a children's song as his only clue, can detective Trotter solve the mystery of The Three Blind Mice before the killer claims their final victim? Show times and ticket information can be found at The Greenville Little Theatre

 

September 11 - 17:   A breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard,  based on the smash hit film, features Grammy® Award-nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox!
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don’t expect is to fall in love.
 The Peace Center Concert Hall.  Shows Monday - Thursday at 7:30,  Friday at 8:00,  Saturday at 2:00 and 8:00, and Sunday at 1:00.

 

September 12 - 23:  Retired Burlesque queen Beatrice Shelton desperately needs a vacation – and NOT another trip up to Helen, Georgia to see that “precious little German village for the umpteenth time.” A Sassy Seniors Cruise through the Caribbean may be just the ticket if she can just convince her best friend Eaddy Mae Clayton to stop praying and go with her. A mystery unfolds with laughter as the gals try to outsmart evil nurse Pat Jones and figure out why so many residents have been moved to “the dark side.” Centre Stage Theatre brings you Four Old Broads

 

Wednesday, September 13: Nothing says fall evenings like a moonlight movie under the stars!  Join the Moonlight Classic Movie Series each Wednesday night in September at the Peace Center Amphitheater for this family friendly, free event.  See website for weekly selections.

 

Wednesday, September 13 - Saturday, September 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.    

 

Friday, September 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. 

 

Friday, September 15:    Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will make a stop in Greenville  at The Bon Secours Wellness Arena on their Soul 2 Soul World Tour with special guest Eric Paslay! 

 

Greenville welcomes back The Southern Home and Garden show.  Huge exhibit of the latest and greatest in home and garden decor and design.  Stay in touch for more information later this summer. 


Saturday, September 16:   The Saturday Market continues for 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 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

 

WEEK 3

September 18 - 24

September 8 - October 1:   The longest running show in history, The Mousetrap captures five guests and their two hosts in Monkswell Manor.  A local woman has been murdered, and a note left at the scene of the crime indicates that the murderer intends to visit the Manor.  The snowbound guests could all be the murderer, or the next victim.  With a children's song as his only clue, can detective Trotter solve the mystery of The Three Blind Mice before the killer claims their final victim? Show times and ticket information can be found at The Greenville Little Theatre  

 

September 12 - 23:  Retired Burlesque queen Beatrice Shelton desperately needs a vacation – and NOT another trip up to Helen, Georgia to see that “precious little German village for the umpteenth time.” A Sassy Seniors Cruise through the Caribbean may be just the ticket if she can just convince her best friend Eaddy Mae Clayton to stop praying and go with her. A mystery unfolds with laughter as the gals try to outsmart evil nurse Pat Jones and figure out why so many residents have been moved to “the dark side.” Centre Stage Theatre brings you Four Old Broads  

 

Monday, September 19:  Ed Asner - A Man and His Prostate  One night only at Greenville's CenterStage Theatre.  A compeling comedy stage-play and true life experience of hilarious magnitude, written by Emmy award winner Ed. Weinberger.  The show takes you on a journey of pain, anatomy, and laughter – not necessarily in that order. Believe it or not, it is just as engaging to women as it is to men and all will leave thoroughly entertained.   Show times at 3:00 and 7:00 PM.

 

Wednesday, September 20:   Nothing says fall evenings like a moonlight movie under the stars!  Join the Moonlight Classic Movie Series each Wednesday night in September at the Peace Center Amphitheater for this family friendly, free event.  See website for weekly selections.

 

Wednesday, September 20 - Saturday, September 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.

 

Wednesday, September 20:   Love Jazz?   The Greenville Jazz Collective is a non-profit organization started in 2012 by highly respected members of the jazz community in Greenville, SC.  Through education outreach in the community and regular performance in an environment that is best suited for listening, the mission of the GJC is to create a greater awareness and appreciation for jazz music and history in the Upstate for generations to come.  Join the heptadectet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month for a Big Band performance.  Chicora Alley,  7:30 PM.

 

Thursday, September 21:  The Peace Center continues it's outdoor concert series, Rock The River, with Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors.  Equal parts folk singer, roots rocker, country crooner, and pop-hook provider, Drew Holcomb blurs the lines between genres. His band's rootsy songs are more rustic than ever before, laced with harmonica, upright bass, and banjo. The rockers are downright electrifying, from searing guitar solos that carve a lightning-shaped streak to emotionally-charged duets.

  

Thursday, September 21 - Sunday, September 24:   World-class chefs, premier vintners, and marquee entertainers will converge on downtown Greenville for a weekend of culinary extravagance that will satisfy even the most discerning palate.  Euphoria - A Taste of the South returns for another blissful weekend of food, wine, and entertainment sure to leave you hungry for more!

 

September 22 - October 8:    Clybourne Park spans two generations fifty years apart. In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood (borrowing a plot line from Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun) and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne Park. In 2009, the same property is being bought by a young white couple, whose plan to raze the house and start again is met with equal disapproval by the black residents of the soon-to-be-gentrified area. Are the issues festering beneath the floorboards actually the same, fifty years on? Bruce Norris’s excruciatingly funny and squirm-inducing satire explores the fault line between race and property.  For show times and ticket information, visit  The Warehouse Theatre.

 

Friday, September 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.

  

Saturday, September 23:   The Saturday Market continues for 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 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

Saturday, September 23:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Clemson Tigers as they take on Boston College!  And then come back to relax at the inn and enjoy all that Greenville has to offe,r while avoiding the crowds in Tigertown.  Game times TBA.

 

Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24:  Beethoven The Great  The Greenville Symphony Orchestra  opens their 70th concert season, at The Peace Center, honoring one of the greatest composers with an all-Beethoven program that features the return of pianist and audience favorite, Dmitri Levkovich, who will shine in the mighty “Emperor” Piano Concerto.  The concert comes to a triumphal conclusion with one of the most powerful and popular works ever written, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.  The baton drops at 8:00 pm on Saturday, and at 3:00 pm on Sunday

    

WEEK 4

September 25 - 30

September 8 - October 1:   The longest running show in history, The Mousetrap captures five guests and their two hosts in Monkswell Manor.  A local woman has been murdered, and a note left at the scene of the crime indicates that the murderer intends to visit the Manor.  The snowbound guests could all be the murderer, or the next victim.  With a children's song as his only clue, can detective Trotter solve the mystery of The Three Blind Mice before the killer claims their final victim? Show times and ticket information can be found at The Greenville Little Theatre  

 

September 22 - October 8:    Clybourne Park spans two generations fifty years apart. In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood (borrowing a plot line from Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun) and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne Park. In 2009, the same property is being bought by a young white couple, whose plan to raze the house and start again is met with equal disapproval by the black residents of the soon-to-be-gentrified area. Are the issues festering beneath the floorboards actually the same, fifty years on? Bruce Norris’s excruciatingly funny and squirm-inducing satire explores the fault line between race and property.  For show times and ticket information, visit  The Warehouse Theatre.  

 

September 26 - October 1:  Fun Home at The Peace Center Concert Hall.   Every once in a while a Broadway musical
 comes along that surprises, moves and excites
 audiences in ways only a truly landmark musical 
can. The "groundbreaking," "exquisite" and
"unforgettable" new musical Fun Home was the
 event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from
 critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony
Awards® including Best Musical and making history along 
the way.
Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic
 memoir, Fun Home introduces us to Alison at three different
 ages as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood. A refreshingly honest musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes, Fun Home "is extraordinary, a rare beauty that pumps fresh air into Broadway." (The New York Times)  Show times vary.

 

Wednesday, September 27:   Nothing says fall evenings like a moonlight movie under the stars!  Join the Moonlight Classic Movie Series each Wednesday night in September at the Peace Center Amphitheater for this family friendly, free event.  See website for weekly selections.

  

Wednesday, September 27 - Saturday, September 30:   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. 

    

 

Friday, September 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.

  

Saturday, September 30:  The Saturday Market continues for 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.

Saturday, September 30:  Fall means football, so come out and cheer on the Furman Paladins as they take on East Tennessee State! The inn is just the comfortable place you're looking for to be close to campus, yet still in the heart of downtown Greenville.  Game time TBA.

Saturday, September 30:  The Carolina Ballet presents Snow White the Ballet at The Gunter Theatre at the Peace Center.   Snow White the Ballet is a unique retelling of the classic fairytaleTraditionally, the story portrays the deep envy of the wicked stepmother and the evil that ensues. Carolina Ballet Theatre's imaginative adaption of the classic favorite beautifully captures both the comedic side of the dwarfs and wicked stepmother and the innocence of Snow White. Snow White the Ballet masterfully conveys the beauty in the fact that true love comes in many formats.   In addition to placing the comedic dwarfs on center stage, the ballet diverts from typical narrative and features a male dancer as the iconic wicked stepmother turned evil queen. The ballet is composed utilizing a collage of musical scores in order to craft a novel and unforgettable experience.   Shows at 2:30 and 7:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

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