We have previously highlighted a wonderful local museum in Seneca – the Lunney Museum. The well-preserved home and grounds offer a great education to visitors and the community alike. Periodically, the museum is home to various events. On Saturday, December 7th from 2pm to 8pm, you are invited to join them for “A Lunney Christmas”!… Read more »
“Optimal Collision – Improvised Music for Saxophone, Piano & Guitar” Event in Greenville
This year’s weather may not cooperate for the many people who enjoy getting dressed up and going door to door trick-or-treating for Halloween. For a little something different (and also, indoors!) try the “Optimal Collision – Improvised Music for Saxophone, Piano & Guitar” tomorrow night at the Carolina Music Museum at Heritage Green (516 Buncombe… Read more »
South Carolina 58th Annual Apple Festival
Get ready for the 58th Annual Apple Festival in Downtown Westminster! Beginning September 3rd and extending through the weekend, mark your calendars with an event that has something for everyone. The South Carolina Apple Festival kicks off the beginning of the apple harvest in Oconee County. Since the first appearance in 1961, this event has… Read more »
Pickens World Honeybee Day Festival
Bee Well Honey Farm is hosting the Pickens World Honeybee Day Festival on Saturday, August 17th from 8am to 8pm. From start to finish, there will be something for everyone! Live music, local food trucks, various vendors and more will be on site. The Blood Connection will also be holding a blood drive from 10am… Read more »
Asheville’s “Shindig on the Green”!
Convenient to residents of Lake Keowee is the wonderful city of Asheville, North Carolina. Host to many wonderful shops and attractions, this town also I offering a free mountain bluegrass and dance festival every Saturday of the Summer until August 31st. From about 7 to 10pm, come and enjoy the many talented musicians and dancers… Read more »
Trailblazer Park showing “Mary Poppins Returns”!
Great for all ages (yes, even you adults who are still young at heart!), the Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest will be showing “Mary Poppins Returns” on Saturday, August 3rd at 8:30pm at no admission fee! This event will kick off the “Movies in the Park” series for the month of August. Bring your blankets… Read more »
Summer Outdoor Concerts at Biltmore Estate
It is difficult to put into words how spectacular is the Biltmore Estate of Asheville, North Carolina. Every season brings wonderful and various views, colors, and experiences. One special treat of the Summer months is the Outdoor Concert series. The annual Biltmore Concert Series this year kicks off with none other than “The Beach Boys”!… Read more »
“Saturday Night Lights” at Tryon International Equestrian Center
Looking for something fun and unique to do on a Saturday night? What if there are young ones part of the group? Regardless, the “Saturday Night Lights” series at Tryon International Equestrian Center is a wonderful event to attend for all ages! Free admission lets you and your party enjoy various entertainment, such as live… Read more »
NC and TN Rhododendron Festivals
Our area is bursting with Rhododendron plants… and festivals! Yes, both Tennessee and North Carolina are holding Rhododendron Festivals in the Road Mountain area this weekend. First host is the small town of Bakersville in North Carolina. Thousands of visitors are welcomed to the Creekside park on Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd. Dozens… Read more »
South Carolina Aquarium’s Interactive Rover in Oconee!
The South Carolina Aquarium of Charleston is coming our way! Yes, the interactive rover from the aquarium is a wonderful outreach program that brings various artifacts, fun activities, and some of those fantastic animals right here to Oconee County! With two locations and four time slots, you have ample opportunity to bring any curious one… Read more »