Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Travelers Rest Farmers Market

Located off The Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville County, SC, is the The Travelers Rest Farmers Market, a charming seasonal market overflowing with colorful and ripe seasonal produce, flavorful meats and herbs, and locally sourced honey. The non-profit market is also a showcase for local artisans and their craft – from woodworkers to pottery makers… Read more »

The BMW Charity Pro-Am is coming this June!

Tickets are on sale now for the golfing charity event of the season! The BMW Charity Pro-AM is the only golf tournament on the Korn Ferry Tour where amateurs and celebrities are grouped with professionals for the three-ball competition! Held from June 10th through the 13th, this tournament was created by The South Carolina Charities,… Read more »

Soapstone Church’s Fish Fry!

Known as the oldest African-American church in the Upstate of South Carolina, Soapstone Baptist Church in Pickens was established and built in the 1860’s.  Although this church’s location affords a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the church is named for the abundance of soapstone found in the area.   Not only is this… Read more »

Get To Know: Friends of Lake Keowee Society

Lake Keowee inspires so many through its impeccable beauty that there is actually even a conservation group specifically created for keeping Keowee beautiful.  Formed in 1993, the Friends of Lake Keowee Society is a group of conservationists and lake enthusiasts with a mission to “preserve, protect and enhance Lake Keowee and its watershed through advocacy,… Read more »

Highlands, NC to Host “Bear Shadow Music Festival”

We all need a break every now and then and if you’re in need for a mini-getaway or simply a day trip, consider Highlands, North Carolina. Recently featured as one of Country Living magazine’s best small towns, this charming location’s motto is “The Height of Happiness” and that is increasingly appreciated as you make your… Read more »

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