Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Le Petit Croissant’s “Chocolate Workshop”

Have you ever considered how those decadent chocolate truffles that we all enjoy so much are made? Why not find out first hand with a Chocolate Workshop at Le Petit Croissant of South Main Street in Greenville! Chef Vincent Caradonna will instruct the group on how they can mold and enrobe fine chocolate truffles for… Read more »

“The Toasty Farmer” Indoor Winter Market Continues!

The Holiday season may be over but the markets don’t have to be! “The Toasty Farmer” continues their series of indoor Winter farmer’s markets this Saturday, January 12th. Held every Saturday now through March 16th from 11am to 2pm. Come in from the cold (yes, it is heated and very cozy shopping for sure!) and… Read more »

“Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown” Exhibit

We all have our holiday traditions and for many, that includes the classic Peanuts “A Charlie Brown Christmas” program.  The Upcountry History Museum is bringing this classic to life with the traveling exhibition from the Charles M. Schulz Museum, titled “Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown”! This display will allow visitors to explore the making of this… Read more »

The North Carolina Arboretum’s Winter Lights

The North Carolina Arboretum is worth seeing anytime of the year but they do put on a special display for the Christmas Season! From now through December 31st, you can experience the extravagant Winter Lights show – and yes, this involves over 500,000 lights. Walk through the transformed gardens and see the winter wonderland display… Read more »

“It’s a Wonderful Life” on the Stage

December brings many childhood memories and one such is the classic Frank Capra film “It’s a Wonderful Life”! Yes, it is often available on TV during this month but how about seeing it on the stage? The Greenville Little Theatre will be presenting this heartfelt story on stage starting December 6th and running various times/dates… Read more »

Local Christmas Tree Farms

With Thanksgiving this week, many homes are already being decked out for the Christmas season, right around the corner. If you enjoy having the tradition or want to start experiencing the fun of “choose and cut” at a Christmas Tree Farm, you have many options in the area. In Upstate South Carolina, you can go… Read more »

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