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Music by the Lake Summer Concert Series begins May 24th


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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.

May 21, Mon, 7:30 PM  
No Expectations Comedy Open Mic
Coffee Underground
May 21, Mon, 6:30 PM
Live, Love, Sing
Eastminster Presbyterian Church
May 22, Tue
2018 Southern Conference Baseball Championship
Flour Field at the West End
May 22, Tue  7:30 PM
Greenville Swing
In the cabin at McPherson Park
May 23, Wed, 10:30 AM
Toddler Time!
Upcountry History Museum
May 23 Wed, 8:30 PM
Fidelity Investments Moonlight Movie Series
Falls Park on the Reedy
May 24, Thu, 7:30 PM
Callisto Quartet
Carolina Music Museum
May 24, Thu, 5:30 PM
Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive
NOMA SquareMuch Ado About Nothing
May 25,  Fri, 6 PM
Beachin’ Fridays
Outdoor Amphitheater Downtown Mauldin
May 25,  Fri,  5:30 PM
Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays
NOMA Square
May 26, Sat
Gallabrae – Greenville Scottish Games
Furman University
May 26, Sat
The Greenville Dirt Series
Paris Mountain State Park
May 27, Sun, 7 PM
Upstate Shakespeare Festival: The Winter’s Tale
Fall’s Park on the Reedy
May 27, Sun,8:30 AM
Memorial Day Weekend Family Fun
Chimney Park


 Foodie Destination of the Week

The restaurant scene in greater 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 best places to dine and experience Greenville’s gastronomic delights.


Stomping Grounds Coffee House & Wine Bar

Located in the heart of downtown Greer, The Stomping Grounds Coffee & Wine Bar serves specialty coffees, wine, and much more. Here, against the backdrop of brick and a great selection of art pieces from local artists, you will find your hunger for great food, great service, and great conversation.

Local, quality-focused coffee house and wine bar with excellent food, has a very loyal following. Locals and downtown visitors stop by and fill their daily coffee and teacups. The owners, Grey and Lisa Garland, and their enthusiastic team are always very welcoming. Stomping Grounds Coffee & Wine Bar combines a modern coffee house with classic Southern charm, offering a warm and relaxing atmosphere for everyone to enjoy.

Go and meet up with friends for a bite to eat, catch up on some work (Wi-Fi is always free), or pull up a chair and catch live music mingling with the aromas of coffee and fresh fare. Choose from their wide menu including breakfast, panini, sandwiches, wraps, soup, salads, and munchies. They also cater to events such as birthday, bridal, graduation, and other off-site events.


Address: 208 Trade Street, Greer SC 29651
Phone:  864-801-1555
Hours: Mon-Thu: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm; Fri-Sat: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sun: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm


 Plan Ahead

Music by the Lake: Free Summer Concert Series Starts in Greenville, SC

Furman University’s Music by the Lake Summer Concert Series comes back to celebrate the sounds of summer. The series will open on May 24th, Thursday at 7:30 pm through August 2 at the amphitheater by the Furman University Lake. Enjoy Jazz, Bluegrass, Contemporary and other orchestral favorites. All concerts are free and open to the public.

Learn more about the Summer Concert Series here,  or contact the Furman music office at 864-294-2086.

May 24 “The Kings Of Swing”
Lakeside Concert Band, Leslie W. Hicken, Director

May 31 “Circus Days”
Lakeside Concert Band, Leslie W. Hicken, Director

June 7 “The Lights On Broadway”
Carolina Youth Symphony, Leslie W. Hicken, Director

June 14 Spartanburg Jazz Ensemble
Tom Wright, Director

June 21 “For New York” With Rhapsody In Blue
Poinsett Wind Symphony, Leslie W. Hicken And Jay Bocook, Directors
Derek Parsons, Piano Soloist

June 28 Let Freedom Ring: A Patriotic Celebration
The Greenville Chorale, Bing Vick, Director
Lakeside Concert Band, Leslie W. Hicken, Director

July 5 The Matt Olson Quintet
Matt Olson, Director

July 12 Bluegrass Night: The Andy Carlson Band

July 19 “Valentine’s Day In July”
Lakeside Concert Band, Leslie W. Hicken, Director

July 26 “Lakeside 50th Golden Anniversary”
Lakeside Concert Band, Leslie W. Hicken, Director

August 2 Contemporary Jazz: The Steve Watson Band


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