Split Creek Farm Grade A Goat Dairy is nationally known for its goat herd and the artisan cheeses and other quality goat milk products produced at the farm. The survival of America's small farms is dependent on educating the public about rural life and the origin of their foods. Come join us for the day, and learn how one such farm operates.
Tours and demonstrations will be on going throughout the day. Learn about the different breeds of goats, tour the milking parlor, and visit with the farm animals.
AND we will have local artists and craft people with booths set up in the barn yard.
Admission – Adults $7.00 Children 12 and under $4.00 Under age 2 Free
Take a close look at the early blooming Oconee Bell while walking a mile long trail through the early spring forest. The Oconee Bell is a rare flower found only in a few locations near the southern Appalachians. Wear comfortable walking shoes. The walk is designed for ages 10 and older, and is located at Devils Fork State Park which is about 40 minutes from the campground. Visit www.friendsofjocassee.org for more information.
To celebrate spring and the Festival of Eggs display, the World of Energy is excited to host its Spring Celebration from 10 a.m. until noon, Saturday, March 31 (Saturday before Easter). Egg hunts for toddlers and kids ages 4+, bounce houses, petting zoo, entertainment and more! Bring your egg baskets! Free and open to the public.
This springtime festival is a weekend of quality arts and crafts, antiques, a variety of musical entertainment, historic tours, bike rides, unique shops and restaurants.
Over 300 artisans vie for the coveted 100 spaces. Local and regional entertainers fill the air with music. Due to the festival's reputation for consistency and quality, thousands of people pour into historic Pendleton the first weekend in April. As patrons look at unique, one-of-a-kind arts and crafts from around the country, live entertainment fills the air with music and local food vendors tempt you with smells of delicious foods.
For more information, visit the Historic Pendleton Jubilee online. Saturday hours 10am-5pm; Sunday hours noon-5pm.
“When the Azaleas are blooming in Pickens, South Carolina the little town celebrates!”Our two day event begins with the cruise in Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and continues into Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. The festival offers amusements rides, free entertainment, and free parking! We can't wait to see you there!
This year the Festival will happen April 20-28 in various locations in the Upstate. The Pendleton Town Green will host Greenville's HOT AS A PEPPER band for the evening of classic rock n' roll, Six Mile will see the Americana duo BUFFALO BARFIELD and the country-rock ERIC SCOTT BAND, Hagood Mill brings the musical stylings of THE CAROUSERS and REMNANT ROGUES, while the Clemson University Garrison Arena host American's Favorite Party Band THE SWINGIN' MEDALLIONS for the benefit for Camp Sertoma for hearing impaired children. Many other bands are scheduled and will perform throughout the week. The Festival is a non-profit corporation staffed entirely by volunteers and annually returns thousands of dollars to local charitable organizations. For maps, schedules, and more information online visit www.clemsonmusicfest.org
Directions to the entire schedule of various venues is available at www.clemsonmusicfest.org
Celebrate the city of Central's railroad heritage, featuring music and railroad festivities. The Railroad Festival features tours of the Central Railway Museum, local food, music and arts and crafts vendors. The museum features model train layouts including the only operational Standard Train layout in a public museum in the United States! Admission is free. Visit Central Railroad Festival for more information.
Welcome to one of the premier charity events in Upstate South Carolina—Blue Ridge Fest. Celebrating its 21st Anniversary, Blue Ridge Fest combines great entertainment and a classic car cruise-in along with good food and the best hosts around. Hosted by Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative employees, this annual fundraiser has donated more than $2.5 million throughout its first 20 years. This year, charities from the four-county area served by Blue Ridge will benefit from the event.
"Artisphere provides an ideal opportunity for highlighting Greenville's outstanding community of visual and performing artists" said Alan Ethridge, Metropolitan Arts Council Executive Director. Carefully selected through a juried process, Artist Row presents 120 of the highest caliber visual artists from across the United States and beyond. Artist mediums include: ceramics, photography, glass, jewelry, metalworks, printmaking, graphics, drawing, pastel, painting, mixed media, sculpture, woodwork, fiber, and furniture.
Chautauqua is more than just a performance, it's a chance to watch history come alive. Debate the constitution with our forefathers, laugh out loud with Mark Twain, get arrested alongside Rosa Parks. Chautauqua is dedicated to telling stories, and having these histories heard. We invite you to be intellectually curious and to experience the culture, conversation, and critical thought behind these incredible histories.Get ready to laugh, cry and flat out have a great time at this ten-day – two-weekend festival of non-stop live history and fun for the whole family.30 shows performed in costume by nationally acclaimed historical interpreters. And almost all the shows are FREE. Meet five courageous people – hear their stories – and ask them how they endured.
Come on over for live bluegrass bands under a shady 5000 sq ft pavilion, with arts & crafts, hickory-smoked BBQ, greased pig chase, horse-drawn wagon, sno-cones, costume contests, clogging contests, children's games, and more! Hillbilly Day was founded in 1959 and is a celebration of Appalachian mountain culture and crafts.Free admission. Parking donations accepted. Bring your own lawn chair for some traditional Appalachian music and family fun!
"What an old fashioned country fair should be!" This is the upstate's premier agricultural fair. It features Livestock Shows, Antique Farm Demonstrations, Antique Tractor Parade, Canning, Baking and Honey Competitions, Wild West Show, Craft Vendors, Fair FOOD and much more!
Fair Admission (Carnival prices additional)
Adults: $5 Tues-Fri (Saturday $7)
Students: $3 Tues-Fri (Saturday $5)
Pre School: No Charge
Daily Discounts: Military: $3 each