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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.

    Aug 14, Mon 7:30 PM
    No Expectations Comedy Open Mic
    Coffee Underground
     Aug 14, Mon 7:30 PM
    Fountain Inn Choral Auditions
    Younts Center
    Aug 15, Tue 8 AM
    Greenville State Farmers Market
    1354 Rutherford Rd, Greenville SC 29609
    Aug 15, Tue 6:15 PM
    Greenville Downtown Line Dancing
    Sears Rec Center in McPherson Park
    Aug 16, Wed 2:30 PM
    Hump Day Getaway Brewery Tour
    VisitGreenville SC Visitor Center
    Aug 16, Wed 5 PM
    Weekly Porch Series
    Greenbrier Farms
    Aug 17,  Thu 5:30 PM
    Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive
    NOMA Square
    Aug 17, Thu 10:30 AM
    Snack & Story Time with Curious George
    Upcountry History Museum
     
    Aug 18  Fri 5:30 PM
    Main Street Fridays
    NOMA Square
    Aug 18,  Fri 8 PM
    An Evening with Chris Botti
    The Peace Center
    Aug 19,  Sat 12:30 PM
    Bon Dance Japanese Culture Festival
    McAlister Square
    Aug 19, Sat 10 AM 
    Eclipse Extravaganza!
    Roper Mountain Science Center
    Aug 20, Sun 10 AM
    Eclipse Extravaganza!
    Roper Mountain Science Center
    Aug 20, Sun 4 PM
    Greenville Drive
    Flour Field

     

    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.

    The Trappe Door

    Like beer? Good, then you’re in the right place. Ask around Greenville what everyone’s favorite bar and restaurant is and you’ll likely get at least a handful touting the greatness of The Trappe Door. It is known for mouth watering dishes and its grand selection of beers which is a must visit for beer lovers. The Trappe Door has 14 brews on tap and a selective menu of cocktails. The food menu lists mouth watering appetizers, entrees, soups and salad, and dessert.  Eating at The Trappe Door is an experience, the food, the drinks, the excellent service and the atmosphere will remind you like you’re in a rustic beer cellar in Belgium.  Don’t think twice, stop here if you haven’t yet! A word of advice, make a reservation if you plan to eat during the peak eating hours, unless you wouldn’t mind waiting, this place is high demand.

     

    Address: 23 W Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601
    Phone: (864) 451-7490
    Hours: Mon-Thu 5 pm – 10 pm, Fri-Sat 5 pm – 11 pm, Sun 5 pm – 10 pm
    Price Range: $11-$30
    Website: www.trappedoor.com


     

    Did you know?

    The Swamp Rabbit was a former railroad that was originally built to connect Greenville to other major cities outside of South Carolina. As we all know, this plan didn’t materialize and the railroad was abandoned until the city of Greenville purchased it from the company who owned it. Planning for a multi-use trail began in 2005 and took another 5 years before it officially opened in 2010.

    Though the Swamp Rabbit doesn’t link Greenville to out-of-state cities as it had originally planned, it does connect Greenville’s own communities to one another. The master plan for the greenway system will incorporate these cities: Greenville, Travelers Rest, Simpsonville, Mauldin, Fountain Inn and Greer.  Currently, the Swamp Rabbit Trail stretches a total of 19.9 miles, the current trail begins at Greenville Technical College, crosses the city of Greenville, proceeds through Falls Park and Furman University, and ends about a mile north of Travelers Rest. Since its opening, Swamp Rabbit has boosted the County’s tourism and economy, attracting more than half a million people who used the trail for cycling, walking, skating, and running — according to a 2014 study. It is considered one of Greenville’s unique attractions.


     

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