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Do Downtown Greenville is an initiative of several downtown merchants, restaurants, and hotels in partnership with the Greenville Journal. Our goal is to communicate to residents and visitors alike everything our downtown has to offer. Downtown Greenville presents opportunities unlike any other with noteworthy shops, remarkable restaurants, visual and performing arts venues, beautiful green spaces, and more. The redevelopment vision of the City of Greenville is to have “a thriving Downtown which is recognized nationally as an example of a ‘state-of-the-art’ community in which to live, work, and play… which serves in itself as a national attraction.” Mission accomplished. Downtown Greenville is home to 90 shops and 90 restaurants. If you can’t find it here, chances are it can’t be found!

Another component of Do Downtown Greenville is a focus on all things local. Shop local. Eat local. Support local. When you shop local, you help support our community. Many of our friends, neighbors, and families are employed by, or own, these businesses that bring special products, services, and variety to Greenville. Make the commitment to shop local this holiday season and know the joy of supporting our community – one of the greatest gifts of all.

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MAKE IT A BASEBALL STORY. ‘Tis the season to give official Drive merchandise. Enjoy bench-clearing savings off regular in-season prices on your favorite Drive gear when you shop the Drive Store at Fluor Field now through Dec. 24th. Visit greenvilledrive.com. Store Hours: M-F: 10am – 5pm, Sat: 10am – 4pm, Christmas Eve: 10am – 2pm.

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BRINGING HOLIDAY MAGIC

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For over 20 years the St. Francis Foundation Holiday Festival has brought holiday magic to downtown Greenville. The event begins with the Festival of Lights when the St. Francis Foundation and the City of Greenville work together to create a special night where downtown Greenville dazzles with holiday lights. With a flip of a switch, Greenville comes to life in lights for the special holiday season. The Festival of Stars, featuring beautiful window displays, and the Festival of Trees, with 65 sponsored trees, begin the day after Thanksgiving and continue throughout most of the month of December. Greenville residents and visitors alike will enjoy a taste of Christmas’ past with a snow-covered village, live entertainment, wonderful tastes and treats,

and a complimentary carousel ride for the young and young-at-heart. Two traditional meals are held during the festival as well: the Teddy Bear Luncheon and the Holiday Brunch (to reserve tickets please call 864.255.1040 or 864.232.5600, respectively). The St. Francis Holiday Festival is the St. Francis Foundation’s vehicle to continue their mission of caring for the poor, sick, and dying and providing quality health care to the indigent, uninsured, and underserved in our Greenville community. Your support of the festival and other initiatives makes programs such as Bone Marrow Transplant and Hospice possible. Additionally, the St. Francis Foundation is committed to supporting educational programs for nurses, volunteers, and other clinical staff members.

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Kick off the St. Francis Foundation Holiday Festival with the official city lighting. Saturday, December 5th starting at 5:30 pm at City Hall

FESTIVAL OF STARS Stroll Main & Augusta Streets to see how downtown retailers have decorated to support the St. Francis Foundation Holiday Festival. November 27th through December 25th

FESTIVAL OF TREES View the beautifully decorated trees located at the Hyatt Regency and Hampton Inn & Suites - Riverplace. November 27th through December 27th

HOLIDAY VILLAGE IN PIAZZA BERGAMO A treat for the whole family with snow, complimentary carousel rides for the kids, complimentary entertainment, and family-friendly food and beverages December 5th through December 19 th Operating Fridays 5 pm - 9 pm Saturdays 2 pm - 8 pm

TEDDY BEAR LUNCHEON* If you bring us a brand new stuffed animal, we’ll give you a free photo with Santa! Complete with a Nutcracker play and holiday crafts! Saturday, December 5th at the Hyatt Regency from 11 am - 2 pm

HOLIDAY BRUNCH* Bring your entire family to this classic and delicious Holiday tradition! Sunday, December 13th at the Commerce Club from 11 am - 2 pm *To reserve tickets call (864) 255-1040. 8

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Take a Free Ride on the Downtown Trolley! Come downtown and ride the trolley! The free service operates weekly from Thursday through Sunday. On Thursdays and Fridays, it runs from 6 to 11 PM; on Saturday, hop aboard from 10 AM to 11 PM; and on Sunday afternoons, experience it from 1 until 8 PM. The trolley runs along Main Street to the North Main area and loops back around to the West End. To ride, simply flag down the trolley and the driver will stop. You will enjoy this fun activity with your family and friends! For a trolley route map, visit www.greenvillesc.gov. (Hours of operation are subject to change on Greenville Drive game days or due to special events.)

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For only $50, you can get an ArtCard, entitling you to buy-one-get-one-free tickets for one performance at each of the following venues through December 31, 2010! Carolina Ballet Theatre • Centre Stage • Greenville Chorale Greenville Little Theatre • Greenville Symphony Orchestra Peace Center for the Performing Arts (select shows only) South Carolina Children’s Theatre • Warehouse Theatre Please call the Metropolitan Arts Council or visit our website for more information.

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That’s right… parking is easy in downtown Greenville, where there are thousands of parking spaces… to be exact, 9,444 spaces open to the public and 805 on-street spaces! Park in a deck and stay awhile to enjoy all of the sights and sounds of downtown Greenville during the holiday season. You’ll be glad you did! Remember that free weekend parking is available in the Richardson Garage, conveniently located behind Piazza Bergamo on the corner of Richardson and E. North Streets. Additionally, the West Washington Deck has free

parking on nights starting at 6 PM and on weekends. The City launched a new interactive parking finder system online to help you locate parking: check it out at www.greenvillesc.gov/ Transportation/parking.aspx. Simply enter the address of your destination, and the map will show you the closest parking options to that destination! Parking is both affordable and accessible. It’s only $1.50 for one hour in a garage and only $.50 for each additional 30 minutes. If you decide to stay the whole day, the most it will cost you »

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Designer women’s clothing boutique offering modern & sophisticated pieces 864.233.2600 20 Augusta Street Full service bead store featuring supplies, coaching, & more 864.235.2323 241 N. Main Street

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Trendy women’s boutique specializing in designer jeans & apparel 864.272.0452 408 River Street 4

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The Cook’s Station

Kitchen shop featuring major appliances, gourmet gifts, & kitchen gadgets 864.250.0091 659 S. Main Street 5

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Drake’s Flowers

Full service florist offering an extensive line of unique gift items & home decor 864.232.3861 131 N. Main Street 6

The Emporium

Vendor of jewelry, art, & gifts, many of which are made by local artisans 864.271.0953 1 Augusta Street 7

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Apparel, jewelry, & home furnishings from around the globe 864.250.0200 612 S. Main Street 8

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Official team store with items to delight fans & fanatics alike 864.240.4500 945 S. Main Street 9

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Greenville Vacuum Center Extensive selection of professionalgrade vacuum appliances 864.271.0026 21 Augusta Street

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Independent boutique reviving the art of dressing a woman 864.235.5755 500 E. McBee Avenue

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Horizon Records

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One of the oldest, independent, mom & pop record stores in the Southeast 864.235.7922 2 W. Stone Avenue Upstate South Carolina’s original & oldest manufacturing jewelry store 864.232.7385 123 College Street Gallery & working studio with glass & jewelry 864.325.4445 421 S. Main Street

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Eclectic range of luxury jewelry & art glass from nearly one hundred artists 864.233.5900 119 N. Main Street Quality goods, fair prices, & oldfashioned friendly service 864.235.1883 111 N. Main Street

Metropolitan Arts Council Organization working daily to support every discipline of the arts 864.467.3132 16 Augusta Street

Mia Dimora

A destination point for your home interior needs 864.271.8377 20 E. Coffee Street


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Devereaux’s

Contemporary American menu featuring French, Asian, & Southern dishes 864.241.3030 25 E. Court Street 23

The Green Room

Casual, fine dining of the low country flavor 864.335.8222 116 N. Main Street 24

Greenville’s “Upscale Cigar Experience” offers lunch & dinner 864.232.9224 20 S. Main Street 25

The Lazy Goat

Social dining with a Mediterranean menu featuring global influences 864.679.5299 170 River Street

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Mary Beth’s

Breakfast all day long, seven days a week as well as lunch & dinner offerings 864.242.2535 500 E. McBee Avenue 10

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Rick Erwin’s West End Grille

A fine dining tradition with a menu based on classic steak & fresh seafood 864.232.8999 648 S. Main Street 28

Soby’s New South Cuisine Dishes inspired by Southern traditions & infused with new, international flavors 864.232.7007 207 S. Main Street

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Soby’s on the Side

Fresh baked breads & pastries & take-out meals for breakfast & lunch 864.271.8431 22 E. Court Street

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Hampton Inn & Suites – RiverPlace

Premier lodging with elegant guest rooms, unsurpassed views, & inviting decor 864.271.8700 171 RiverPlace 18

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A ladies store beyond your “girlie” imagination 864.239.0788 103 Augusta Street

Postcard from Paris

Full-service interior design firm & showroom uniquely focused on their clients 864.233.6622 631 and 633 S. Main Street

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Artfully stylish & gracious hotel, ideally located in the heart of the city 864.235.1234 220 N. Main Street

An information source helping answer questions about the upstate community 864.987.9005 220 N. Main Street 21

Rush Wilson Limited

Purveyors of classic American style for men & women 864.232.2761 23 W. North Street

Hyatt Regency Greenville

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The Westin Poinsett

171 RiverPlace, Greenville, SC | 864.271.8700 www.hamptoninnandsuitesgreenville.com

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Journals, picture frames and photo albums, covered in leaf, bean pod and reeds. $10– $29

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Shop Local. Buy Global.

612 S. Main St., Greenville 864.250.0200 GoFishGreenville.com Facebook.com/gofishgreenville Mon.-Thurs. 11-6, Fri.-Sat. 10-10

Pin a rose on Greenville’s nose! Top 10 2009 Great Streets in America: Main Street, Greenville, SC American Planning Association (APA)

Bicycle Friendly Community award: Greenville, SC The League of American Bicyclists

Top Micro North American City of the Future 2009/10 fDi Magazine

Top 100 Places to Live for 2009 Relocate-America Serving lunch seven days a week including: Grilled Shrimp BLT BLT, Turkey Apple Brie Sandwich on Baguette, two soups daily plus pastas, crabcakes, burgers and more, plus huge breakfast selections, home made desserts, and full beverage service.

2008 Ranked 4th Best City to Live In in the Country Relocation Magazine

Fine dining Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights 500 E. MCBEE AVENUE • 864-242-2535

2007 100 Best Communities for Young People: Greenville, SC America’s Promise Alliance

2007 Best Places to Live MONEY Magazine

2006 Best Places to Retire MONEY Magazine

2003 Great American Main Street National Trust for Historic Preservation

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Your ONE-Stop Shop for more than 40 years SALES • SERVICE • SUPPLIES

MY HOME • MY STYLE • MY DESIGN HOME FURNISHINGS, ACCESSORIES, & GIFTS 20 E. Coffee St. • Downtown Greenville 864.271.8377 14

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(Formerly The Original Vacuum Center) BRING IN THIS AD FOR 20% OFF SUPPLIES 10% OFF VACUUMS. EXPIRES 11-30-09.

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features information about the participating merchants, restaurants, and hotels, along with links to their individual websites.the site is updated with upcoming events and fun things to take advantage of downtown. take a look at beautiful photos of Downtown Greenville, too!

A downtown tradition since 1932 131 North Main Street • 864-232-3861 800-232-3866

Holiday Open House

Sunday, November 15th • 1-4pm

So many choices, so little time!

Come to our Open House event this Sunday at the West End. Enjoy cookies and treats homebaked in our store kitchen and warm apple cider while you shop. FREE GIFT to the first 50 people! From festive platters and trays to party dips and wine, from unique gifts to brands like Nora Fleming, Beatriz Ball and Casafina, our rooms are stocked with new holiday and gift items for everyone on your list. For the chef, we have an extensive cookware collection and those hard-to-find cooking utensils. utensils Preview some of our newest and cutest products on our website.

We are here to take the guess work out of Gifting. Let us help at Hampden Clothing.

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Selection of gift baskets Certified SC products dealer Monogrammed Glass Program Complimentary gift wrap

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It’s a big deal! When you shop local you help support your community. Many of our friends, neighbors and families are employed by, or own, these businesses that bring great products, services and variety to the Upstate. The sales tax supports our schools. So smile when you shop local. Your investment not only makes gift giving fun, it supports our local economy.

Happy Holidays!

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• The Central Business District (CBD) covers approximately 300 acres within the larger downtown area of 1,118 acres (approximately 1.75 square miles). • Downtown Greenville’s daytime population is filled with 116,465 employees within 5 miles; 41,117 within 2 miles; and 25,582 within 1 mile. The Census Bureau ranked the City of Greenville first in a survey of similar sized cities for the largest percent change in daytime population. • Downtown Greenville averages over 260 event days a year, including a weekly music series every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from March through October and a wide variety of live entertainment. • Downtown is home to 22 churches with a total congregation estimated at more than 20,000. • Downtown has 723 hotel rooms. Downtown Greenville Facts & Figures courtesy of the City of Greenville.

One of a kind gifts that excite the imagination

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So Much to Do… So Little Time! Upcoming Events Commons Bar & Grill Grand Opening November 13 Hyatt Regency Greenville Come out for the grand opening of the new Commons Bar & Grill!

Artist Donna Landau November 14, 11 AM-5 PM Mast General Store Meet talented Upstate professional artist Donna Landau. Her work includes portraits in pencil, watercolor, and pastels.

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Soby’s Thanksgiving Buffet November 26, 11 AM-3 PM Soby’s New South Cuisine Enjoy your family and fantastic food, while someone else does the cooking, the serving, and the cleaning!

Hyatt Thanksgiving Buffet

South Pacific

Westin Poinsett Thanksgiving Brunch

Perception Wine Tasting

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November 21, 11 AM-4 PM Mast General Store Local Greenville artist Lily Stratton discovered her passion for clay at an early age. Meet Lily and see her many creations, from jewelry to ornaments. 

November 17 The Loft at Soby’s Enjoy this beer dinner featuring the regional brews of Athens’ Terrapin Brewery.

November 17-22 The Peace Center Enjoy this award-winning musical set during World War II. For show times and ticket information visit peacecenter.org.

Plastic Island Plastic Island Sanctuary Plastic Island Sanctuary James Perse Sanctuary James Perse Rebecca Taylor James Perse Rebecca Taylor Vince Rebecca Taylor Vince Jack Rabbit Vince Jack Rabbit Madison Marcus Jack Rabbit Madison Marcus Gemma Madison Marcus Gemma Gemma

Lily Pottery Trunk Show

November 18, 6 PM The Lazy Goat Experience five limited production wines with food pairings at this exclusive wine tasting.

CaliCaro Wine Dinner November 19 Devereaux’s The first wine dinner pairing Dave Ball’s newly released CaliCaro wines with the artistic cuisine of Devereaux’s.

Mozart the Master November 20-22 The Peace Center This year ’s production from the Greenville Symphony includes beautiful selections in celebration of Mozart. Visit peacecenter.org for show times and ticket information.

November 26, 11 AM-6PM Provencia Restaurant Visit the Hyatt Regency Greenville for a delicious Thanksgiving buffet.

November 26, 11 AM-2:30PM Westin Poinsett Enjoy Thanksgiving Day brunch complete with live music and a children’s buffet and activity station.

Festival of Stars November 27 through December 25 Stroll Main & Augusta Streets to see how downtown retailers have decorated to support the St. Francis Foundation Holiday Festival.

Festival of Trees November 27 through December 19 View the beautifully decorated trees located at the Hyatt Regency, Hampton Inn & Suites – Riverplace, and Piazza Bergamo.

Port, Cigar, and Food Pairing November 28, 6-9 PM Halfway to Habana Enjoy this unique after-Thanksgiving tasting with friends.


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Holiday Moonlight Movie December 1, 6:30-9:30 PM Peace Center Amphitheater Showing “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at 6:30 PM and “A Christmas Story” at 7:15 PM. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics are welcome, but please no pets. Individuals consuming alcohol at the event will need to purchase a $1 wristband. All City of Greenville events are smoke-free.

An Evening of Sweets and Treats December 3, 5-8 PM JB Lacher Jewelers Join JB Lacher for sweet treats, candy cocktails, door prizes, and designer jewelry by SOMERS, Charmed by Greenville, Kimberley Diamond, Dana

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Dear Santa December 4-6, December 11-13 The Peace Center The South Carolina Children’s Theatre presents a story of the true meaning of Christmas for the whole family. Visit peacecenter.org for show times and ticket information.

The Nutcracker December 4-6 The Peace Center The Carolina Ballet Theatre presents this traditional and magical tale. Visit peacecenter.org for show times and ticket information.

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Greenville Record Fair December 5, 10 AM-4 PM The Handlebar Come out for the 2nd Annual Greenville Record Fair, presented by Dubmaster G and Horizon Records.

Teddy Bear Luncheon December 5, 11 AM-2 PM Hyatt Regency If you bring us a brand new stuffed animal, we’ll give you a free photo with Santa! Complete with a Nutcracker play and holiday crafts!

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Festival of Lights December 5, 5:30 PM City Hall Kick off the St. Francis Foundation Holiday Festival with the official city lighting.

Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade December 5, 6 PM Main Street from Augusta Street to East North Street The Blue Star Mothers - Upstate Chapter and the City of Greenville sponsor this favorite tradition. For more information call 467-4484 or visit www.greenvillesc.gov.

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So Much to Do… So Little Time! Upcoming Events continued…

Carolina First Saturday Market Holiday Harvest December 5, 9 AM-1 PM Main Street at McBee in downtown Greenville Held the first Saturday in December, Holiday Harvest provides the perfect opportunity to stock up on seasonal produce, find the perfect holiday gift, or just bring the children for a family photo with Santa Claus! The Carolina First Saturday Market Holiday Harvest will offer a festive shopping experience for the entire family. Market shoppers will find a wide-variety of seasonal produce items and holiday decorations. For more details, visit www.saturdaymarketlive.com.

Artist Catherine Hosack December 6, 12-5 PM Mast General Store Caricature artist Catherine Hosack will delight you with her whimsical drawings. Give a gift of a smile this holiday season with one of Catherine’s drawings.

Brian Setzer Orchestra December 7, 7:30 PM The Peace Center Come out for the 7th Annual CHRISTMAS ROCKS! Extravaganza. Visit peacecenter. org for ticket information.

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones

Defining “Upstate Casual” Defining “Upstate Casual” Now in Downtown Greenville Now in Downtown Greenville OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM 8 AM TO LATE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM 8 AM TO LATE Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Late Night Beer •&Dinner Wine • Late Night Breakfast • Lunch Catering Beer & Wine Special Events Catering Bakery Special Events Bakery 116 N MAIN STREET, GREENVILLE • 335-8222 116 N MAIN STREET, GREENVILLE • 335-8222

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December 8, 7:30 PM The Peace Center Enjoy the holiday sounds from their award-winning album, Jingle All the Way. Visit peacecenter.org for ticket information.

A Sophisticated Christmas Dinner Class December 10, 6-8 PM The Cook’s Station You will be sure to wow your guests with the tips you pick up from The Cook’s Station’s corporate chef, Mark Pollard, as he demonstrates how to pull off a beautiful Christmas Dinner with ease.

A Christmas Carol December 11-13, December 17-20 Greenville Little Theatre Charles Dickens’ spiritual tale of

hope renewed and joy restored. A musical and magical celebration of Christmas. A must-see Christmas classic! Visit greenvillelittletheatre.org for show times and ticket information.

Mice on Main Book Signing December 12, 11 AM-4 PM Mast General Store This delightful children’s book written by Linda Kelly and illustrated by Zan Wells showcases the personality of each little bronze mouse. Meet Linda and Zan and have them sign a copy for you!    

The Nutcracker December 12-13 The Peace Center The International Ballet and the Greenville Symphony Ballet present this holiday classic. Visit peacecenter.org for show times and ticket information.

Holiday Brunch December 13, 11 AM-2 PM Commerce Club Bring your entire family to this classic and delicious holiday tradition!

Artist Bruce Bunch December 13, 12-5 PM Mast General Store Wildlife artist Bruce Bunch has combined his love for the outdoors with his passion for the arts to create “Art on the Fly,” a series of bird and flyfishing art that is collected worldwide. Much of his work is portrayed in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

The Nutcracker December 18-20 The Peace Center This Christmas concert, presented by the Greenville Symphony, is one of Greenville’s favorite traditions. Visit peacecenter.org for show times and ticket information.

Chef Rodney Freidank December 19, 12-5 PM Mast General Store Meet Greenville’s own award-winning Chef Rodney Freidank as he signs Soby’s New South Cuisine Cookbook, one of the South’s top cookbooks.  


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• Festival of Stars • Festival of Trees

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• Holiday Moonlight Movie

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• Artist Catherine Hosack • Dear Santa

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• Brian Setzer Orchestra • Bela Fleck & the Flecktones

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• An Evening of Sweets & Treats

• Dear Santa

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• The Nutcracker

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• Festival of Lights 5 • Festival of Stars • Festival of Trees • Holiday Village • Teddy Bear Luncheon • Christmas Parade • Saturday Market • Greenville Record Fair • Dear Santa • The Nutcracker • Festival of Stars • Festival of Trees

• Holiday Village

• Holiday Village

• Dear Santa

• Mice on Main Book Signing

• A Christmas Carol

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• Dear Santa • The Nutcracker

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• A Sophisticated Christmas Dinner Class

• The Nutcracker

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• A Christmas Carol

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• Festival of Trees

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• A Christmas Carol

• Holiday Village

• Holiday Village

• Artist Bruce Bunch

• 2009 Holiday at Peace

• Chef Rodney Freidank

• Dear Santa

• A Christmas Carol

• 2009 Holiday at Peace

• Festival of Trees • Holiday Brunch

• The Nutcracker

• Festival of Stars

• A Christmas Carol

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• Festival of Trees

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• Ghosts of Upstate South Carolina Book Signing

• Miracles of the South Book Signing

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• Festival of Trees • Hyatt Christmas Buffet

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Ghosts of Upstate South Carolina Book Signing

Miracles of South Carolina Book Signing

December 20, 12 PM - 5 PM Mast General Store The Upstate is haunted… John Boyanoski, Greenville Journal reporter, learned the love of a good ghost story from his family. He shares these stories in his latest books: Ghosts of Upstate South Carolina and More Ghosts of South Carolina.

December 21, 12 PM - 5 PM Mast General Store Robbie Boman tells her true stories in Miracles of South Carolina. Miracles are happening right here in the Palmetto State, and. as Robbie has discovered, they are happening to people very much like you.

Hyatt Christmas Buffet

Hyatt New Year ’s Eve Party

December 25, 11 AM - 4 PM Provencia Restaurant Celebrate Christmas with a delicious holiday buffet at the Hyatt Regency Greenville’s Provencia Restaurant.

December 31 Hyatt Regency Greenville Ring in the New Year with the return of the traditional Atrium Balloon Drop at midnight!

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