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    What’s Happening in Greenville?

    Got all things planned for this week? Don’t miss to include a day out or two with your family or friends. There are plenty of things to do in Greenville and they come in all flavors – concerts, plays, outdoor entertainment and more. Start your week off with a bang with our pick of the best happenings in Greenville this week.

    July 31, Mon 7 PM
    Greenville Drive Baseball
    Flour Field
     July 31, Mon 7:30 PM
    No Expectations Comedy/Open Mic
    Coffee Underground
    Aug 1, Tue 6:15 PM
    Greenville DOWNTOWN Line Dancing
    Sears Rec Center
    Aug 1, Tue 6:30 PM
    Charles Hedgepath & Friends
    Smiley’s Acoustic Cafe
    Aug 2, Wed 8 PM
    Greenville Jazz Collective Jazz Jam
    Chicora Alley
    Aug 2, Wed 5 PM
    Weekly Porch Series
    Greenbrier Farms
    Aug 3,  5:30 PM
    Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive
    NOMA Square
    Aug 3, 7:30 PM
    Music by the Lake
    Furman University
     
    Aug 4  Fri 5:30 PM
    Main Street Fridays
    NOMA Square
    Aug 4,  Fri 8 PM
    I Feel the Earth Move!
    Greenville Little Theatre
    Aug 5,  Sat 8 PM
    Million Dollar Quartet
    Centre Stage
    Aug 5, Sat 8 PM 
    Othello
    The Warehouse Theater
    Aug 6, Sun 8 PM
    Blue City Trio
    Blues Blouevard Jazz Greenville
    Aug 6, Sun 1 – 4 PM
    Family Fun Day with the Greenville City Fire Department
    Upcountry History Museum

     

    Foodie Destination of the Week

    The restaurant scene in Greenville has exploded off the past decade with new restaurants springing up here and there. Downtown Greenville alone has brought an array of tasty cuisines to pick from which makes it a great place for anyone who wants to try different culinary experiences. This week, we’ll highlight one of the newest additions to Greenville’s gastronomic scene.

    Bacon Bros Public House

    This is by no means breaking news, but there’s a reason why this landmark diner located on a shopping strip in Pelham Road has been around for half a decade – it’s reaalllyyy awesome. Bacon Bros. Public House is known for serving farm to table southern food at an affordable value. Their menu is varied from rabbit to catfish, from sandwiches to popcorn.  They also offer a great selection of craft beers, cocktails, and wine options. They have a viewing window located in an area in the dining room where you can see them curing meats.  The restaurant’s interior is warm and rustic with a nice bar area separated from the main dining area. Bacon Bros. Public House is a best place for a fun, relaxed dining experience with friends and family.

    Address: 3620 Pelham Rd, Greenville, SC 29615
    Phone: 864-297-6000
    Hours: Mon-Thu 11:30 am – 10 pm, Fri-Sat 11:30 am – 11 pm, Sun Closed
    Price Range: $11-30
    Website: www.baconbrospublichouse.com


     

    Did you know?

    Only a few miles north from the heart of downtown Greenville, you’ll find an oasis offering mountainous trails and beautiful lakes. The wilderness at Paris Mountain State Park makes you feel like you are a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of life.

    Did you know that the Greenville Water System used the land surrounding the park as the site of its first reservoir? The first reservoir was built in late 1800s. Today, these reservoirs are popular lakes within the park known as Lake Placid, Mountain lake, and Bukhorn Lake. The original dams and spillways still remain intact to this date.

    Paris Mountain State Park is a center of activity for the city of Greenville. There are 40 site family campgrounds, 9 trails for hikers and mountain bikers, 4 park lakes for boating and fishing,  1 cool swimming area open during summer months, and 1,540 acres of parkland for you to explore.


     

    Job Opportunities!

    • Patewood Memorial Hospital is hiring. If you are in looking for positions in the following areas: Environmental Services (cleaning), Food Service, Patient Care Technician, Registered NurseUnit Secretary. Come to Patewood Memorial Hospital, Private Dining Room at 175 Patewood Drive, Greenville on Wednesday, August 9, 2-5 pm. Please bring your resume and be prepared for an interview. For additional information, please call (864) 797-7590.
    • The Greenville County Library System (GCLS) is looking for a Library Assistant. Application Deadline: Thursday, August 3rd, 2017. Apply directly here.

     


     

    Real Estate Highlight:

    How Much Money Should You Have Before Buying a House?

    For many, one of the hurdles in home buying is getting finances together to cover the initial cost of homeownership. Even loans with little or no down payment require money – often a lot more than you expected – to complete the sale. Saving money can take a while but if you’ve saved early and did it wisely, this wouldn’t be a huge road block…


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