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From Main Street to side streets, Uptown Greenwood is full of energy and hosts many unique events that continue to make our community a wonderful place to live, work and play.  Uptown Greenwood plays host to an eclectic mix of events all year long. From local music to flowers and BBQ, Uptown Greenwood has something for everyone! 

 

Logo_onlySpringFest - Held each Spring, this event is a celebration of local talent, both musical and artistic.

Uptown LiveUptown Live - This Thursday evening concert series features a mix of local talent and up and coming artisits from every corner of the nation.  A celebration of both music and community, Uptown Live is a time to enjoy good tunes and good friends!

Festival of Flowers Festival of Flowers - In it's 50th year, this Festival has been a Greenwood staple longer than most of us can remember.  The Safari Topiary display on the Uptown Greenwood Square boast a uniqueness like no other. A celebration of Greenwood's rich history in flowers, this event puts the GREEN in Greenwood!

 

Pig2013-TransparentBackgroundSC Festival of Discovery - As you read this sentence, you can almost smell the BBQ in the air!  In it's 17th year, the Festival of Discovery is acclaimed as one of the best BBQ & Blues events in the Southeast!

  

Oktoberfest_Logo (2)Oktoberfest - German food, German beverages and fantastic music.....what's not to love?  Taking place on Oregon Ave., this street festival is the closing concert for our Uptown Live series.  The ambiance of this event is sure to please!

Boo2DrugsBoo Bash - Cornerstone and Uptown Greenwood, partner to encourage kids to say "boo to drugs" at our this annual event that occurs every October.  This event offers plenty of candy for the kiddos and a costume contest for every age!

hohlogoHoliday Open House -  Occurring in early November, shoppers can enjoy sales at their favorite Uptown merchants and kick off their holiday shopping.  Last year, this event boasted a wine walk in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce.

SantaSanta on Main - SANTA!!!! In early December, Santa arrives in Uptown Greenwood just in time for pictures, cookies and milk, crafts , a pajama party, and of course checking his list twice.  This event includes FREE carriage rides and the always popular lighting of the Uptown Christmas Tree by Mayor Welborn Adams.

 

christmasparadelogo2Christmas Parade - Santa also makes his appearance at the annual Greenwood Christmas Parade on Main Street.  Each Parade includes it's own unique theme.  Get your applications in early...this event is one of our most popular!  Note:  The parade is ALWAYS the first Sunday in December. 

 

 Are you interested in hosting a special event in Uptown Greenwood?  Contact our office for assistance 864-942-8448.

A Children's Opera | The Three Little Pigs

Sponsored By: Keith Jameson

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Event Description: The Arts Center welcomes back FBN Productions Inc., Children's Opera for a fun, operatic version of the story of "The Three Little Pigs" based on scenes from operas by W.A. Mozart on Saturday, April 27th @ 11:00 am! 

Event Sponsored By: Keith Jameson 

About The Opera: While brother pigs Don Giovanni and Cherubino set off to make homes of sticks and straw, their sister, Despina, goes to the library to read up on "huff-proof, puff-proof" home construction. After Wolfgang Bigbad blows down the boys' flimsy homes, they run to their sister's sturdy new brick house quite ready to admit that going to the library and reading books is a pretty smart thing to do after all! "If you fear a thing that's scary, just take your questions to the library"!


The opera will be performed by FBN Productions, Inc.'s professional artists. The performance will be followed up by a question-and-answer session with the singers

Ages: Ideal for pre-K - 5th Grade

Website: www.operaforkids.org

About FBN Productions: The mission of FBN Productions is to promote music-drama as a synthesis of all disciplines of the human experience, for everyone from school children to senior citizens. Every civilization has sought to express itself in song, word, movement and picture. This total experience has been separated into the concentrations we study in the classroom: history, language, mythology, science, physical education and the arts. Students rarely have the opportunity to witness what they study combined in a live, interactive format. Opera is the one medium that combines these elements to touch all of the human condition. It can touch your students. It can be part of their education. FBN believes that presenting new and existing opera in the class room provides a unique forum for multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural pursuits.

Admission: FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 
Call - (864) 388-7800 to reserve seat 
(NOTE: seating is limited for this event, so ADVANCE RESERVATION IS REQUIRED)

Event Contact: 388-7800 or artscenterprograms@gmail.com 

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