The four-day food, wine and music fest runs Sept. 22-25 in downtown Greenville and various locations across the Upstate. All events listed are 21 and older unless specified. Some events are already sold out, but the ones listed below still have space. Visit euphoriagreenville.com for tickets.

Thursday, Sept. 22

Sports Series: Cycling with George Hincapie

10 a.m.
Hotel Domestique (Restaurant 17)
10 Road of Vines, Travelers Rest
$150

Intermediate to advanced level riders will take a 30-mile ride with George Hincapie and return back to Restaurant 17 to enjoy drinks and lunch prepared by chef Nick Graves.

Songwriter’s Recipe

7-10:30 p.m.
Revel
304 E. Stone Ave.
$100

Fans of country music will get to hear from the songwriters behind No. 1 hits by artists like Tim McGraw, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Randy Houser and many more. Songwriters and Grammy-award winning Tim Nichols, Kelley Lovelace and Jessi Alexander will tell their stories, and Atlanta chef Tony Schmidt of Performance Foodservice will serve up something yummy to pair with drinks from Firefly Spirits, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines and Sierra Nevada.

Greenville Kick-Off Party

8:30 p.m.-midnight
Old Cigar Warehouse
912 S. Main St.
$75

The opening party of the festival weekend will feature all local favorites, from chefs and restaurants to craft brews and spirits.

Friday, Sept. 23

Sports Series: Golf at the Cliffs

8 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Cliffs at Mountain Park
154 River Road, Marietta
$175

A day of golf and great food starts with full breakfast provided by chef Kevin Furmanek while sipping on bloody Mary’s at the cabin before a shot-gun style start at 9 a.m. Throughout play, there will be bites and a draught beer available from a local brewery. After 18 holes, golfers will enjoy lunch with recommended pairings of beer, wine or a cocktail. Group transportation will be available to and from Greenville, departing from The Hyatt Regency.

Taste of the Trail: Swamp Rabbit Ride & Lunch

10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Swamp Rabbit Cafe
205 Cedar Lane Road
$50

The first ever Euphoria lunch experience will be held on the 21-mile Swamp Rabbit Trail. Cyclists will take a ride down the Swamp Rabbit Trail and end at the Traveler’s Rest Farmer’s Market pavilion for a meal prepared by Coastal Crust food truck and some of TR’s local favorites. Ticket does not include bike rental, but they will be available from the Swamp Rabbit Trail Bike Shop.

Taste of the South

6-10 p.m.
Peace Center Amphitheatre
101 W. Broad St.
$125

Southern chefs from Virginia to Florida will show off what Southern cooking means to them. Live music from Drew Baldridge and Keith Anderson will set the mood, and signature cocktails from Firefly Distillery, craft brews and wine will be flowing.

Saturday, Sept. 24

Euphoria Classroom: Brews & Biscuits

11 a.m.
Fluor Field
925 S. Main St.
$35

Guests will be able to learn, ask and speak with the guys behind Quest Brewery and Fireforge Crafted Beer. And of course, enjoy beer paired with biscuits.

Feast by the Field

Noon-4 p.m.
The West End Corner of South Main Street and South Markley
$75

From an open-air craft beer garden to the culinary stage, this tasting showcase has something for beer geeks, oenophiles and foodies.

Euphoria classroom: Crafting cocktails

1:30 p.m.
American Grocery
732 S. Main St.
$35

American Grocery’s mixologist and the dynamic duo the Cocktail Bandits will show guests how to make and enjoy their own craft cocktails.

Euphoria Classroom: Smokin’ on the Street

3 p.m.
The West End Corner of South Main Street and South Markley
$35

BBQ experts Pitmaster John Lewis of Lewis Barbecue, Wyatt Dickson of Picnic and the winningest man in BBQ, Myron Mixon, will guide diners through the differences in BBQ styles.

Traffic Jam

6-10 p.m.
Fluor Field
925 S. Main St.
$75

An evening full of live music, wine, craft beer and spirits, and an array of food truck cuisine, will be held in the outfield. Kakalacki Jones will open for America’s Got Talent’s finalist Benton Blount.

Coast to Coast: Michelin Star Dinner at The Lazy Goat

7 p.m.
The Lazy Goat
170 Riverplace
$350

Local chefs Michael Kramer, Table 301, and Steven Musolf, The Lazy Goat, host a rare dinner featuring Michelin three-star chef Curtis Duffy of Grace in Chicago, executive pastry chef Thomas Raquel from Three-star Le Bernadin in NYC with breads from Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery. These Chefs are hosted by chefs Michael Kramer, Table 301, and Steven Musolf,

Fire & Cider: A Pop-Up Dinner with Bacon Bros. Public House

7 p.m.
Location TBA to ticket holders only
$150

Bacon Bros. is hosting a pop-up, mystery-location dinner with guest chefs Craig Deihl, Cypress in Charleston, and Adam Dorris, Pax Americana of Houston, and Greenville chefs Anthony Gray and Brian Young with Mattie Beason from Black Twig Cider House. Guests will receive the address to the location near downtown a few days prior to the event.

North Meets South: A Dinner of the Carolinas at American Grocery

7 p.m.
American Grocery
732 S. Main St.
$150
Davidson, N.C., chef Joe Kindred and American Grocery’s chef Joe Clarke present a dinner representing the Carolinas.

Southern Roots: An Evening with Stella’s Southern Bistro

7 p.m.
Pergola at Roost
220 N. Main St.
$150

Aiken native and Clemson grad chef Suzanne Cupps of Untitled at the Whitney Museum is returning to her Southern roots for a dinner with Stella’s Southern Bistro. Cupps will collaborate with Stella’s chef Jason Scholz, a Louisville native. Wine pairings will be from South African winemaker Anthony de Jager.

Sunday, Sept. 25

Sunday Brunch: Fired Up!

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The West End Corner of South Main Street and South Markley
$55
All ages welcome

More than 10 pitmasters will serve up their specialties, accompanied by the official Bloody Mary Sponsor Charleston Mix, side dishes and traditional brunch items and music from the Shawn Spencer Band.

Heirloom Foodstuffs and the Traditional BBQ Side Dishes: Beer, Cornbread, and Beans

1:30 p.m.
Fluor Field
925 S. Main St.
$35

Stephanie Burt, author and host of The Southern Fork, aims to answer questions about the importance of heirloom foods, starting with a little amuse bouche of a cocktail, then sample of cornbread, beer and beans made with heirloom ingredients.

“For Grace” Exclusive Screening

2:30 p.m.
Kroc Center
424 Westfield St.
$5

Chicago chef Curtis Duffy of Grace, the film’s subject, and Michael Muser, Grace general manager, will attend the screening and answer questions. The film follows Duffy while building his dream restaurant at the worst time of his personal life. Students receive complimentary admission with your Student I.D.

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