Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Get Ready for the Fall Foliage!

We live in one of the most sought after places when it comes to the Autumn season. Once the leaves begin to change into their vibrant colors, we see numerous visitors to the upstate of South Carolina and to the Western North Carolina region. A great resource for anyone interested in catching the best views… Read more »

Euphoria Greenville Next Week!

Next week is the start of Euphoria Greenville, which is a multi-day event that features food, wine and live music. This much anticipated long weekend starts Thursday, September 21st and last through Sunday, September 24th. Proceeds from Euphoria go back to the community by helping to fund Local Boys Do Good, a local non-profit. As… Read more »

Rush Hour

Trip and Judy Agerton had successful careers in Atlanta, but neither enjoyed the bumper-to-bumper drive home. “Now we take a cruise on the lake many evenings,” Trip said. “We drop anchor, uncork a bottle of wine, and watch the sun setting behind the mountains. We named the boat ‘Our Rush Hour’.” The Agertons searched all… Read more »

Perdeaux Fruit Farm

Further down Scenic Highway 11 you will come across one of South Carolina’s wonderful fruit farms. The Perdeaux Fruit Farm offers over 12 types of fruit with more than 100 varieties! They have your staples, such as apples and pears, but also carry other scrumptious fruit such as persimmons and muscadines but be sure to… Read more »

Jack Nicklaus Signature Course of The Reserve at Lake Keowee – ACSP Certified

The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) for Golf Courses is an environmental certification program that aids golf courses in protecting the natural heritage of the game as well as the environment surrounding the course.  Since the beginning in 1991, now more than 2,300 golf courses in the United States are members and therefore provided with… Read more »

Update for Lake Keowee Dock Owners

There is no denying that Lake Keowee has brought enjoyment to countless people over the years. It is a pristine lake with crystal clear water! This lake is also home to a wide variety of fish and wildlife. With the beauty and wildlife in mind, Duke Energy and the Keowee-Toxaway Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) are… Read more »

August 21st Total Eclipse

By now, you have most likely heard of the upcoming solar eclipse that is to take place Monday, August 21st. This is an extremely rare opportunity to view a total solar eclipse. The path of totality, where the moon completely covers the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere, will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston,… Read more »

Last Chance to See a Great Tragedy, Shakespeare Style That Is!

This coming weekend marks your last opportunity to take in the play “Titus Andronicus” of the Upstate Shakespeare Festival. Come to Falls Park of Downtown Greenville armed with your picnic basket, blankets, or lawn chairs (or just you!) ready to enjoy this free theater event presented by the Warehouse Theatre. Performances are Thursday evenings through… Read more »

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