The Oconee County Public Library (OCPL) is once again holding their Summer Reading program! Summer Reading 2019 is where you keep a log, either through the app or by picking up a paper log at any location, of the days in which you read at least 20 minutes. Not just adults, but teens and children… Read more »
The Great Anderson County Fair of 2019
The Great Anderson County Fair of 2019 is headed this way! Held at the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center, this event will run from Thursday, May 2nd to Sunday, May 12th. The event is a family-friendly event but also has something for everyone. For the younger ones (or anyone, really – no one is judging!)… Read more »
22nd Annual Blue Ridge Fest
The Blue Ridge Fest is almost here! This charity event will be held Friday, May 3rd at Blue Ridge Electric on West Main Street of Pickens, South Carolina. This Upstate event combines fantastic live entertainment, good food, and a classic car cruise-in for a truly memorable and wonderful experience. This will be the 22nd annual… Read more »
“Dobby’s Sock Drive” with OCPL!
The Oconee County Public Library is hosting the “Dobby’s Sock Drive” now through March 31st! The socks collected will go to Collins Children’s Home to help with their mission of caring for needy children and families. They are asking that you bring in a new pair or a package of socks to join in this… Read more »
Annual Oconee Bell Fest
It is that wonderful time of year once again for the Annual Oconee Bell Fest! The celebration of the very rare Oconee Bell wildflower will be held at Devils Fork State Park on Saturday, March 16th from 10am to 3pm. This delicate bell-shaped flower is only found in the most isolated places in the southern… Read more »
“A Vanberbilt House Party – The Gilded Age” Clothing Exhibit On Display!
A favorite attraction that is nationally acclaimed yet local is the esteemed Biltmore Estate of Asheville, North Carolina. Perfect in every season and a convenient location for all Lake Keowee and Upstate residents, this grand home and estate have much to offer. Biltmore, the largest privately-owned home in the US, was envisioned and built by… Read more »
Apple Pruning Workshop with Table Rock Tea Company!
Last week, we highlighted a local business and farm, the Table Rock Tea Company. This week we wanted to share with you of an upcoming event, and yes – it is a free event! Many people have asked the founders, Steve and Jennifer Lorch, if they may have the opportunity to watch and learn how… Read more »
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 »
United Community Bank Ice on Main
It isn’t too late to enjoy the classic holiday tradition of “Ice on Main” in Downtown Greenville! The United Community Bank Ice on Main is an open-air ice skating rink that has been available since 2011 from November through most of January at Village Green, in front of the Courtyard Marriott on South Main Street…. Read more »