Friday, March 3
The first Friday of the month means that several visual arts galleries and studios in downtown, the Village of West Greenville, Taylors, and Travelers Rest will be open from 6–9 p.m. Mediums represented include oils and watercolors, pottery, jewelry, photography, woodwork, and more. Click here for the list of participants.
Nathan Angelo w/ Kylie Odetta
Soul and piano-pop singer Nathan Angelo is playing a show at the Spinning Jenny (107 Cannon St., Greer) on Friday night. Local soul-pop singer Kylie Odetta will open. The show begins at 8 p.m., and tickets are $10.
Saturday, March 4
Dr. Seuss Day
The Children’s Museum of the Upstate (300 College St.) is having a Dr. Seuss Day with various themed programs and activities:
- Seuss Story Time: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m.
- Off The Wall Art – Making Dr. Seuss Glasses and Thing 1 and Thing 2 Characters: 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
- Spark!Lab – Making Silly Inventions: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
- Bib’s World – Cat in the Hat Stacking: noon–4:45 p.m.
- Studio – Dr. Seuss Scripts and Costumes: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
- Creation Station – Dr. Seuss Activities: 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Museum rates for nonmembers are $9 for children ages 1–15, $10 for adults, and $9.50 for seniors.
Park Heroes Swamp Rabbit Litter Pickup
Greenville County Parks, Rec, and Tourism is looking for volunteers Saturday morning from 10 a.m.–noon to help with litter cleanup at the Hampton Station and Poe Mill corridor where the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail is expanding. Volunteers will meet outside of Birds Fly South Ale Project on Saturday morning (1320 Hampton Ave.). Participants will receive coffee and scones from Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery, a Park Hero T-shirt, and a GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail decal. For more information and to register, click here.
Barks and Brews
Lucky Pup Rescue is teaming up with Quest Brewing Co. (55 Airview Drive) for a Barks and Brews event Saturday from 2–5 p.m. There will be a collection taken for dog food and supplies (collars, leashes, toys, blankets, etc.) for Lucky Pup, and there will also be a silent auction and raffles. Dogs are welcome at this event.
Swamp Pizza Buffet and Live Music
Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery (205 Cedar Lane Road) is hosting an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet Saturday from 5–8 p.m. Adults are $15, and kids are $6. There will be draft beer and Cannonborough Craft Soda for additional purchase. Local acoustic and harmony band The Passing Scene will play at the event.
Harrison and Friends with Speakeasy and Cat Parade
Once a month, comedic duo Harrison Brookie, founder and artistic director of Alchemy Comedy, and Jason Underwood team up as Speakeasy to put on a long-form show. Based on an audience suggestion, Brookie and Underwood will create an hour-long special. Andy Lavender and Laura Morrison of Cat Parade (from Chapel Hill, N.C., and Atlanta) will join them for the evening. The show is from 9–10:15 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here.
Jacob Johnson Group + Brooks Dixon Band
Jacob Johnson Group (neo-acoustic folk/funk) and Brooks Dixon Band (folk-pop) are playing a show together at Gottrocks (200 Eisenhower Drive) on Saturday night. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door.
Sunday, March 5
Baseball – Furman vs. Presbyterian
Saturday’s Reedy River Rivalry — Clemson vs. South Carolina — is unfortunately sold out, but if you’re itching to watch some college baseball this weekend at Fluor Field (945 S. Main St.), Furman and Presbyterian College play each other at 3 p.m. on Sunday, and (bonus!) a ticket for that game gives you a day pass to see Michigan State (calling all Upstate Spartans fans) play UT Martin at 11 a.m. Michigan State and Furman also play on Friday night at 5 p.m. Click here for general admission tickets.
The Greenville Little Theatre (444 College St.) is launching an improv club, which begins this Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The weekly meeting will allow participants to experience improv by participating in games and exercises. Any skill level is welcome, and there is no cost or commitment. For ages 18+. The meetings will be held in Magil Hall.