Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Public Art of Greenville, SC!

So many reasons to visit Greenville, South Carolina but regardless of what attracts you, be sure you look out for the numerous original pieces of art that honor and celebrate Greenville and the American spirit. Whether it makes your smile or is thought provoking, we are sure there is something for all to enjoy. Even… 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 »

“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 »

“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 »

“Ghostbusters” Movie with Live Orchestra!

Here in the Upstate, we frequently have the privilege of listening and enjoying live music courtesy of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra at the Peace Center on Main Street of Downtown Greenville. This phenomenal local group is often paired with well-known musicians. Next week, they will have a slightly different accompanist. A movie! That is correct… Read more »

The Eggs Benefit!

In two weeks, the Center for Developmental Services (CDS) will host their 7th annual Eggs Benefit on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at The Poinsett Club in Downtown Greenville. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am and the program will begin at 8:00 am. A reservation is required to attend. Since 2012, this event has raised… Read more »

Chautauqua’s June Festival!

Once again, Chautauqua brings history to life with the June Festival! This year’s focus will be of courage and will feature Winston Churchill, Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Alice Paul and Francis Marion. Be prepared to not only laugh but cry as each of these historical figures are brought to life during the this ten-day festival… Read more »

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