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ST. FRANCIS SILVER BELLS CELEBRATION*

ST. FRANCIS TEDDY BEAR LUNCHEON*

ST. FRANCIS HOLIDAY BRUNCH*

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6TH Hyatt Regency Greenville Regency A Ballroom Silent Auction 7pm - 9pm $50 per person, $100 per couple Host sponsorships available for $250.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH Hyatt Regency Greenville 11am - 2pm $15 adult, $10 child Children 3 and under eat free. Bring a new stuffed animal and get a free photo with Santa! Complete with entertainment and holiday crafts.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9TH The Poinsett Club Seatings at 11am & 1pm $35 adult, $15 child Children under 5 eat free. Table sponsorships available.

All proceeds from the 2012 Festival of Trees will benefit the Neonatal Care Center at ST. FRANCIS eastside. For questions call 864-255-1040.

*ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED www.StFrancisFoundation.com

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and play… which serves in itself as a national attraction.” Mission accomplished. Downtown Greenville is home to more than 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,

Do Downtown Greenville is an initiative of several downtown

you help support our community. Many of our friends, neighbors,

merchants, restaurants, and hotels in partnership with the Greenville

and families are employed by, or own, these businesses that bring special

Journal. Our goal is to communicate to residents and visitors

products, services, and variety to Greenville. Make the commitment

alike everything our downtown has to offer. Downtown Greenville

to shop local this holiday season and know the joy of supporting

presents opportunities unlike any other with noteworthy shops,

our community – one of the greatest gifts of all.

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,

Journal Greenville

Thank you to the Greenville Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Greenville, & Carol Stewart for contributing photos to this issue.

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do downtown V isit the Festival of Trees

Christmas display adds downtown sparkle Sherry Smith was so enchanted when she visited her first Festival of Trees that she’s been an enthusiastic participant ever since. “I wouldn’t miss it for the world,” says the

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“I have fun coming up with a new theme every year,” says Smith, explaining her motif

Greenville art teacher, whose classes have

is always tied to a literary work. Every grade

been decorating trees in downtown’s brilliant

is assigned a different ornament, each one

holiday display for nearly a quarter-century.

designed to foster age-appropriate – but

“This is a tradition my students look forward

challenging – art skills. “Very detailed plans

to every Christmas.”

go into these ornaments. … I have high

Now in its 26th year, the St. Francis

expectations for my students. Their ornaments

Festival of Trees features 86 sparkling

are always beautiful and look exceptionally

evergreens placed in three Main Street hotels.

nice on the tree.”

Each tree is sponsored by an Upstate business

In years past, Smith’s students have decked out trees based on “The 12 Days of

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designers, florists and decorators. Most are

and in 2012 they’ve created artwork that

at the Hyatt Regency – where the Festival

brings to life Jane Yolen’s “Owl Moon.”

originally took root – with some others at

“Participating in Festival of Trees is a

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significant service/learning project,” Smith

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developing art skills, based on educational

such a delight, says Smith – currently a

standards, while also discovering the

teacher at Tigerville Elementary – is that

importance of doing a good turn for others.

every tree is truly unique. Some are

“This gives meaning to what they are doing. I

traditional, some modern, others whimsical,

always emphasize that we are using our time

but each dazzles with originality. One tree

and talents to give back to the community.”

might be conventionally dressed with glass

That’s because Festival of Trees, a project

balls and twinkling lights while another

of the St. Francis Foundation, reaches the

creatively depicts a beloved Christmas carol

community with a message of hope and

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sponsor’s product or service.

or organization, then trimmed by employees,

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or children’s book. Many reflect their

healing as well as financial support. Since 1986, the Festival has raised more than $3 million to benefit services such as Hospice,

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gone into making them beautiful. Pay close

and Heart Center; this year’s proceeds support the Mack Pazdan Neonatal Care Center. Smith suggests making a tour of the Trees a family tradition. “It’s free,” she points out, “and it’s so accessible. Take your time looking at these trees; a lot of time and efforts has attention to the ones decorated by children. Those ornaments were made with tiny hands – and a lot of love.”


In addition to the walk-through display, the 26th St. Francis Festival of Trees includes the following events:

SILVER BELLS CELEBRATION Thursday, Dec. 6, 7-9pm, Hyatt Regency Downtown – A sparkling opening night gala amidst the Trees. This year ’s celebration includes a silent auction. ($50 per person, $100 per couple)

TEDDY BEAR LUNCHEON Saturday, Dec. 8, 11am-1pm, Hyatt Regency Ballroom – Every child’s favorite holiday gathering. Guests who bring a new stuffed animal to donate to needy local children can have their photo made with Santa Claus. Entertainment includes a kids’ version of “The Nutcracker ” performed by students from Wade Hampton High School. ($15 adult, $10 child, free for ages 3 and under)

HOLIDAY BRUNCH Sunday, Dec. 9, seatings at 11am and 1pm, Poinsett Club – A St. Francis family tradition featuring a fabulous meal and photos with Santa. Enjoy the tastes of the season, prepared by some of Greenville’s finest chefs. ($35 adult, $15 child, free for ages 5 and under; includes family photo) To register, visit www.stfrancisfoundation.com. For more information, call 864.255.1040.

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Annual Procession will light up Main Street on Saturday, December 1 This year’s Poinsettia Christmas Parade

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Best Marching Unit, Best Band, Best Dance, Joel Poinsett Award (Best Overall) and—for the second year—the People’s Choice Award. Spectators will find ample places to view the parade along the route, with prime seating located from the Main Street Bridge south

features musical marching groups, elaborately

toward Falls Park. Event organizers suggest

decorated floats and, of course, Santa Claus—

you bring warm outerwear and/or blankets as

on Saturday, December 1. The parade begins

well as a comfortable chair. Parking is available

at 6PM, starting from Shoeless Joe Plaza (at

in lots and garages throughout downtown, but

the intersection of Augusta/Main) and ending at the corner of North and Main. It will take about 90 minutes to watch the entire parade, which features high school bands; youth sports clubs and dance troupes; business, civic and church organizations; elected officials; police and fire units; and much, much more. Expect an extra measure of creativity as participants vie for honors such as Best Float,

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with an expected crowd of 30,000 it’s a good idea to arrive early.

2012 Poinsettia Christmas Parade Saturday, December 1 5:30PM – Tree Lighting in front of City Hall 6PM – Parade begins (Route runs along Main Street, from Augusta to North) www.greenvillesc.gov

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do downtown AT THE THEATRE

SCCT brings everyone’s favorite first grader to Gunter Theatre She giggled her way through the entire

difference between people who are givers and

first-read of the script, and Mia Phillips –

those who are “shellfish.”

director of SCCT’s “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!” – confesses she hasn’t stopped

“They will laugh just as much as the kids. And

laughing yet.

maybe more.”

“Oh my, this play is funny,” Phillips says.

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Like all good Christmas stories, “Jingle

Based on Barbara Park’s beloved book about

Bells, Batman Smells!” suggests that maybe

everyone’s favorite first-grader, the plot follows

– just maybe – it really is better to give than

Junie B. Jones and her nemesis, Tattletale

receive.

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“The ending is very sweet, very touching,”

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Phillips says, but the 75 minutes leading

so many silly things going on.”

up to that are chock full of antics complete

Best enjoyed by ages 4 and up, “Jingle

with stretched-out sweater sleeves, jingle-bell

Bells, Batman Smells!” promises holiday fun

hats, Secret Santas, charcoal briquettes and,

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“Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman smells!” Peace Center Gunter Theatre Fridays, November 30 & December 7: 7:00pm Saturdays, December 1,8 & 15: 1:30pm Sunday, December 2: 1:30pm | 5:30pm* Sunday, December 9 & 16: 1:30 pm Tickets: $26/adult & $17/children 18 and under * Special price of $16/person for this performance only For tickets, please call: 864.467.3000

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a sing-along, too, so even the audience can get

big, bright scenery that sets the perfect stage

into the act.

for “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!” while also

Phillips double-cast the play—one cast, starring Lila Smith as Junie B., features

incorporating plenty of hidden details from other favorite Junie B. books.

elementary-aged actors playing the kids, while

So make plans to celebrate the season and

the other, with Kenzie Wynne in the lead role,

sing along with the South Carolina Children’s

features teenagers. Actors for the four adult

Theatre as this talented crew brings Junie B.

characters are the same in all performances. “I thought, wouldn’t it be fun to see Room One from two perspectives,” Phillips says, explaining how fascinating it’s been to watch how, because of their ages, the two casts interpret things differently – and also to see how often they’ve chosen the exact same gestures. “It’s been a delight to work with both casts, and watch them all become six-year-olds.” to the Peace Center Gunter Theatre for three

include Lucille, Herb, Sheldon, Jose and

weekends, Nov. 30-Dec. 16. Tickets are $26

several other school children as well as grown-

for adults and $17 for ages 18 & under, with

ups Mr. Scary, Elf Ellen, Mr. Toot and

one special-price performance on Dec. 2, when

Grampa Miller.

admission is $16 per person. For tickets, call

Phillips credits Cyndi Kerns with designing

the Peace Center Box Office at 864.467.3000.

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Open-air rink is downtown’s coolest destination Growing up well above the Mason-Dixon

winter, on an outdoor pond. And then there

events through January 21. For hours and

were special excursions to the famed rink in

ticket prices, visit www.iceonmain.com.

downtown a holiday destination. The rink

year’s inaugural Ice on Main.

draws families, youth groups, teens, couples – and, according to Lauren Skelton, it can even break the ice amongst business people.

Standridge, a kindergarten teacher at Brushy

“We hosted a meeting of Women Mean

Creek Elementary School. “We made a family

Business at Ice on Main,” says Skelton, owner

day of it – skating, going out to lunch, looking

of River Falls Spa and supporter of WMB, a

at all the trees, shopping at Mast. The girls

networking organization that gives Greenville

can’t wait to go again this year.”

businesswomen a chance to connect socially.

With title sponsorship now provided by is located on Village Green in front of the

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born girls was especially delighted with last

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promises plenty more cool, family fun. The offering public skating and a variety of special

an outdoor ice rink downtown,” recalls

for some 18,000 visitors last year – and 2012 rink opened the Friday after Thanksgiving,

“I was so excited when I heard there was

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“Everyone had such a great time – we are absolutely going again this year.” Skelton loves Greenville Tech Ice on Main

Courtyard Marriott. The open-air rink is on a

because it enhances the “Norman Rockwell

smaller scale than Rockefeller Plaza, of course,

feel” of downtown’s already picturesque

“but it still feels very festive,” says Standridge.

holiday-scape.


“It’s not about whether you can or cannot skate – people will help you around the rink,”

night sitting on the patio at Nantucket with a holiday spirit-enhancing view of the rink.

Skelton says. “It’s really about enjoying the

“It’s so pretty, with everything lit up at

experience. … Life is all about experiences.”

night,” Standridge says. “We had the best of

Skating is cool, and simply spectating

both worlds – here in December, it wasn’t too

can be a fun experience, too. In addition to

cold to sit outside and we could still watch

family excursions with their kids, Standridge

everyone skating.”

and her husband, Mike, also enjoyed a date

Tickets

Ice on Main Hours

Single tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children 12 & under, skate rental included.

Nov. 23–Dec. 7 & Jan. 7–Jan. 21: Monday–Thursday, 2-9pm

Groups of 15+ are $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 & under, skate rental included.

Dec. 8–Jan. 6: Monday–Thursday, 11am–9 pm

You may bring your own skates but price remains the same.

Weekend Hours: Friday and Saturday, 11am–10 pm; Sunday, 11am–9 pm

All tickets good for a full day of skating; wristbands available for same-day re-entry.

Holiday Hours: Christmas Eve: 11am–6 pm

Etc.

Christmas Day: 4–10 pm New Year’s Eve: 11am–12:30 am New Year’s Day: 11am–9pm

Dress warmly. Socks required. No pets allowed. No storage available for personal items.

Special Events

(scheduled as of November 19; check the calendar at www.iceonmain.com for updates) Road Warriors Night Monday, Nov. 26, 6–8pm

Greenville Tech Gives Back* Sunday, Dec. 16, 1–4pm

Skate with MY 102.5 Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6–9pm

Closed for private event Tuesday, Dec. 18, 3:30–5:30pm

Greenville Tech Gives Back* Sunday, Dec. 2, 1–4pm

Pepsi Family Night Thursday, Dec. 20

Road Warriors Night Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6–8pm

Road Warriors Night Wednesday, Jan. 2, 6–8pm

WSSL 100.5 Country Night Wednesday, December 5, 6–9pm Hale’s Jewelers Date Night Thursday, Dec. 6 Skate with MY 102.5 Monday, Dec. 10, noon–3pm Road Warriors Night Monday, Dec. 10, 6–8pm TUBACHRISTMAS Saturday, Dec. 15, 11:30am–12:30pm

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Makes the impossible possible, the possible easy, and the easy elegant.

Greenville Gem Mine Jewelry, rocks, minerals, and on-site gem mining. 864.283.6300 205 N. Main Street Ike’s Carpet, Rug and Upholstery Cleaning When quality and care are your highest concerns. 864.232.9015 128 Poinsett Highway

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JB Lacher Jewelers Upstate South Carolina’s original and oldest manufacturing jewelry store. 864.232.7385 123 College Street Kitchen Arts & Pottery Kitchen, tableware, and gourmet shop that is locally owned and operated by a celebrated chef. 864.271.2171 400 E. McBee Avenue Mast General Store Quality goods, fair prices, and old-fashioned friendly service. 864.235.1883 111 N. Main Street

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Amanda Henry’s Popcorn Parlor With over 35 popcorn flavors, gourmet candies, and more, you’ll love it! 864.991.8878 18 Augusta Street

Wool Over Your Eyes Go-to source for all your knitting, weaving, and crocheting needs. 864.232.9665 24 W. North Street

Brew & Ewe Coffee shop with a boutique specializing in woolens. 864.370.2739 108 W. Broad Street

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Ford’s Oyster House and Cajun Kitchen The best oysters and Cajun food in Greenville. 864.233.6009 631 S. Main Street The Green Room Casual, fine dining of the low country flavor. 864.335.8222 116 N. Main Street

Greenville Road Warriors Cheer on our local hockey team and be a warrior! 864.250.4799 The BI-LO Center: 650 N. Academy Street The Greenville Zoo 14-acre facility featuring hundreds of wildlife from all over the world. 864.467.4300 150 Cleveland Park Drive

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do downtown t h e Tr o l l e y w a y 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 1-8PM. Typically, you’ll find the trolleys traversing downtown from West Earle Street on the north end to Fields Street on the south end. The new route now includes Heritage Green. The trolleys stop at any intersection when hailed by a rider. The trolleys will seat 35 passengers and is expected to complete their route in about 45 minutes. 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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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 W. North streets. Additionally, the West Washington Deck has monthly and daily parking available. Daily rates are $1 for the first 2 hours, and $1 per hour thereafter, with a daily maximum of $6. has free parking on nights

starting at 6 PM and on weekends. The City has an 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 is $6.00, as that is the maximum daily rate. Just follow the green “P” to discover all of the parking garages surrounding Main Street… you’ll be surprised at just how many options there are!

Low Country Casual Meets Upstate Sophistication Free valet parking! Wednesday-Saturday starting at 5pm

Weekend Brunch made to order!

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Saturday & Sunday 8am-5pm

Sunday after 4pm

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November 22–25, 29–30, December 1–2, 6–9, 13–16, 20–22 This treasured holiday story is told in a radio station, including actor produced sound effects and original show sponsor jingles. Old-fashioned radio stories are a delight to listen to, and in this style, a joy to watch.

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brewandewe.com Tell Me About It… Tuesdays! Greenville Zoo Tuesdays; 10:30am and 12:30pm Are you just visiting the zoo and not taking an education program? Do you have questions about the elephants, giraffes, orangutans, spider monkeys, snakes or toucans? On Tuesdays you will find an instructor from the Greenville Zoo’s Education Department at select exhibits talking about that animal and answering any questions. (December: Red Pandas, January: Alligator, February: Coatimundi, March: Spider Monkeys)

Sit and Knit Wool Over Your Eyes Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays 1–4pm; Thursdays 6–8pm These are open times for people to bring in any projects they are working on and enjoy the company of other knitters in the store.

Ice on Main Village Green November 23–January 21 Located in the heart of downtown Greenville, Ice on Main is an open-air ice skating rink – the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with one of America’s favorite winter traditions – ice-skating! Visit iceonmain.com for ticket information.

Feldenkrais Drop-In Feldenkrais Greenville November 29, December 27, January 31, February 28; 6:00pm–7:30pm Experience a sample Feldenkrais lesson! The goal of The Feldenkrais Method ® of Somatic Education is to provide renewed choices in how we move through our daily life and promotes a state of “rested alertness. “ Please call 864.918.9281 to RSVP.

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!

Share the Warmth

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Mast General Store November 1–30

November 30, December 1-2, 7-9, 15-16

Our annual campaign for clean, gently-worn jackets, coats, fleeces, and heavy sweaters runs November 1-30. This year our partner, Columbia Sportswear, will again be donating several new jackets, many of them in children’s sizes to take care of the biggest needs, to be

Celebrate the season and sing along with the funniest first-grader around, Junie B., and her classmates in Room 101. With laughter around every corner, adults and children alike will enjoy hilarious, holiday fun when Junie B. discovers giving really is better than receiving.

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Merry Christmas Y’all Café And Then Some Call for dates and reservations There’s no place like home for the holidays! Join us at Norma Jean’s old home place on Lake Keowee as she and her over-extended family stumble upon the real meaning of Christmas. Call 864.232.2287 for dates and reservations.

The Nutcracker The Peace Center November 30, December 1 & 2 Carolina Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker ushers in the spirit of the season like no other event can. With just the right mix of the classic, time-honored ballet and the modern twists of storyline and scenes infused by CBT’s Artistic Director Hernan Justo, Clara’s coming of age springs to life in this most awe-inspiring way. Making memories for families for generations, CBT’s The Nutcracker is an experience never to be missed and always to be remembered.

Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade Main Street December 1; 6:00pm The City of Greenville sponsors Greenville’s favorite tradition, the Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade. For more than 20 years, the parade has signaled the start of the Christmas season in Greenville. Each year the parade attracts thousands of visitors downtown to view the holiday floats and activities.

St. Francis Festival of Trees Downtown December 1–January 1 Come visit downtown and see the holiday trees on display at the Hyatt Regency Downtown, Courtyard Greenville Downtown, and the Hampton Inn & Suites RiverPlace.

Artist Donna Landau Mast General Store December 2; 12:00pm–4:00pm

Talented Upstate professional artist Donna Landau is well known for her many murals in public buildings and schools, most notably Reidville Elementary in Reidville, South Carolina and Byrnes High in Duncan, South Carolina.  Her work includes family and pet portraits in oil, pencil, watercolor and pastels as well as landscapes, homes and illustrations.

Sundays@2 Greenville County Museum of Art December 2; 2:00pm Holiday Music in the Galleries: Carolina Bronze Hand Bell Choir, an annual favorite!

Joe Bonamassa The Peace Center December 3; 8:00pm Bonamassa has been lauded as one of the world’s greatest guitarists and he is fast evolving into a fullblown truly charismatic and mesmerizing blues-rock star, as well as a singer-songwriter of stylistic depth and emotional resonance.

Wit & Wisdom with Shirley Gallamore First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall December 4; 11:30am–1:00pm For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

Service of Remembrance First Presbyterian Church Harper Chapel December 4; 6:30pm For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

Shambala (BLISS) Bracelet The Beaded Frog December 5; 11:30am In Sanskrit, SHAMBALA means BLISS. Whether using pearls or sparkly pave beads, this is an elegant bracelet that is fun and easy to make. These make wonderful holiday gifts, too. After


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Holiday Celebration December 6; 5:00pm–8:00pm Annual holiday celebration featuring a trunk show with Alex Sepkus.

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Apparel is American Grown – American Made.    Their stylish polo shirts proudly showcase the Loggerhead Sea Turtle.   10% of all sales go to help protect this endangered species.   Talk with Zac and Sara to learn more and register to win a Loggerhead Polo.

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December 6; 5:30pm Join in the fun and create a beautiful bracelet or necklace using professional techniques so that your creation will last forever. We will teach you how! No experience needed!

St. Francis Silver Bells Celebration Hyatt Regency Downtown

The Peace Center December 7–9 Come with family and friends to experience all the splendor, dance, and magic you would expect from this classical production. International Ballet’s The Nutcracker is the Upstate’s most beautiful holiday tradition.

Greenville Road Warriors

December 6; 7:00pm

BI-LO Center December 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29

Loggerhead Night Mast General Store

January 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 19

December 7; 5:30pm–8:30pm Founders Zac and Sara Painter are committed to the preservation of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle.   And based in Greenville, SC, Loggerhead

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It’s A Wonderful Life Greenville Little Theatre December 7–9, 13–16 Relive the heartwarming and uniquely American holiday story of George Bailey, Mary, Clarence, Mr. Potter and the citizens of Bedford Falls as they face the trials and joys of life. Sure to put you in the holiday spirit, this uplifting tale will remind you “no man is a failure who has friends.”

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St. Francis Teddy Bear Luncheon Hyatt Regency Ballroom December 8; 11:00am Bring a new stuffed animal to donate to a needy child and get a free photo with Santa! Entertainment provided by Wade Hampton High School Drama Class!

South Carolina resident Donna Thornton always loved sharing bedtime stories with her sons. Written as gift to her mother, The Christmas Donkey tells the story of a young donkey who wanted to be as special as the prize-winning horses in the pasture and a wise cat who shared the story of Christmas.

December 9; 1:30pm Make this bracelet uniquely yours with your own selection of wire and beads. It is a lovely choice for holiday gift giving!

Mary Poppins The Peace Center December 11–16 Mary Poppins is bringing its own brand of Broadway magic to theaters across the country. Featuring the irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time, plus brand-new breathtaking dance numbers and spectacular stage-craft, Mary Poppins is everything you could ever want in a hit Broadway show!

December 8; 11:00am–12:00pm

Temple St. Clair Trunk Show

Concert featuring members of the Greenville County Symphony Orchestra.

JB Lacher Jewelers

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Lily Pottery Trunk Show Mast General Store December 8; 11:00am–4:00pm Local Greenville artist Lily Wikoff discovered her passion for clay at an early age. Each unique, handcrafted piece of jewelry is a piece of wearable art.   Meet Lily and see her many creations, from jewelry to ornaments.

Tapestry of Light Celtic Christmas Celebration First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary December 9; 8:15am & 11:00am For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496. 2 0 1 2

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Basic Earrings The Beaded Frog December 13; 5:30pm Learning how to make the basic earring wrap opens up a world of creativity! With this skill, you can create long chains, make pendants out of any bead, wrap charms onto a bracelet, and more! In this class, you will complete a pair of earrings.

Mice on Main Book Signing Mast General Store December 15; 11:00am–3:00pm Take a stroll down Main Street and meet all the mice. This delightful children’s book written by Linda Kelly and illustrated by Zan Wells showcases the personality of each little bronze mouse.  Envisioned by Jimmy Ryan as his high school senior project in 2000, these nine mice on Main Street have become one of Greenville’s most popular tourist attractions.  Meet Linda and Zan and have them sign a copy of the book and game for you!


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Ghosts of Upstate South Carolina and High School Football in South Carolina Book Signing Mast General Store

December 16; 12:00pm–5:00pm

The Upstate is haunted…John Boyanoski, journalist, learned the

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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. South Carolina has a proud tradition of football dating back to the 1890’s. High School Football in South Carolina captures the trophies, tears and triumphs of this time-honored legacy. Come down and meet John!

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Mast General Store December 18; 11:00am–3:00pm Robbie Boman tells her true stories in Miracles of South Carolina and More 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.

Remembering Greenville Book Signing Mast General Store December 18; 11:00am–3:00pm Jeffery Willis has created a remarkable    tribute to the city of Greenville that enlightens readers about the “old” Greenville. Images from 1900 to 1960 show how this small city is transformed into a large metropolitan area.

Zentangling Fun

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First Presbyterian Academy Open House (K2-5th Grade)

The Upstate’s most popular yuletide tradition returns to the Peace Center Concert Hall stage with Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel and the Greenville Pops! Music and merriment abound as Pops phenomenon Steve Lippia stars with the GSO and performs selections from his show, A Simply Sinatra Christmas, featuring beloved songs made famous by Frank Sinatra. Don’t miss this holiday extravaganza, perfect for the entire family - avoid the rush and get the best seats available by ordering your tickets now!

Artist Bruce Bunch Mast General Store

First Presbyterian Church Academy January 8; 9:00am–12:00pm, 5:00pm-7:00pm

Couples Communication Weekend First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall

December 19; 11:30am This is a wonderful way to relax, and de-stress during the holiday season, while expanding your mind, all at the same time. Zentangle is an abstract art form consisting of one or more repeating patters drawn in an unplanned manner and sequence.

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 fly fishing art that is collected worldwide. Much of his work is portrayed in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Nellie McKay

Relish Tasting – Gourmet Tomato Relish

Christmas Eve Services

Mast General Store

December 24; 5:00pm, 7:00pm, 11:00pm

December 20; 10:00am–4:00pm Larry Prince from Foothills Fancy Foods will be sampling his Gourmet Tomato Relish. This relish is a unique blend of vine ripened tomatoes and a special blend of spices and seasoning to create a one-of-a-kind taste sensation you won’t be able to get enough of.  Great on chicken, beef, fish, salad, hot dogs, burgers, and more! Or, eat on a chip for a tangy and sweet relish treat.

Holiday at Peace

For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

The Peace Center - Genevieve’s January 12; 7:30pm Nellie McKay is a young star who will light up Genevieve’s with a quirky, eclectic performance that’s part pop, part cabaret, and all fun. The New York Times cheers her “virtually unlimited gifts as a singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, ukulele player, mimic, satirist, and comedian.”

First Look Visitor & New Members Class First Presbyterian Church Parlor

Gregg Allman

January 13; 9:40am

The Peace Center

For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

December 28; 8:00pm From his days with the Allman Brothers Band to his 2011 Grammy Award nominated album “Low Country Blues,” this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member created the sound known as “Southern

Sister Act The Peace Center January 15–20

January 22; 7:30pm Music Director and renowned violinist, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, invigorates this ensemble and shatters expectations with “a new sense of vitality and determination, as well as an audacious swagger,” says Gramaphone Magazine.

Rock ‘n Roll Forever

January 11–12 For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

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New Century Chamber Orchestra The Peace Center

For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

December 23 (11:00am-5:00pm) December 24 (10:00am-2:00pm)

The Beaded Frog

Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look - a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to rejoice!

The Peace Center January 24–27, 31, February 1-3, 7-10,14-17, 21-23 Your favorite 80’s music comes to Centre Stage in this original Rock ‘n Roll show. This musical tribute will feature the songs from FOREIGNER, TOTO, GENESIS, AC/DC, and many more.  CSSC Rock ‘n Roll Shows have been audience pleasers for the last three years.

Northern Voyages The Peace Center January 26–27 Embark on a fantastic journey with music as your guide, beginning in England with one of the most amazing and inventive musical works ever written. Britten offers a short, funny, yet very profound exploration of all orchestral forces in Young Person’s Guide. The next stop takes you to the vivacious streets of Edwardian London, portrayed masterfully by Elgar. This musical voyage ends most beautifully in the mysterious realm of the Finish forests, described by Sibelius in his most seductive Symphony No. 1.

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This dance ensemble’s acrobatic combination of theatre, circus, and film is so mesmerizing, they were invited to create an athletic spectacle for the London 2012 Festival celebrating the 2012 Summer Olympics.

One of the most popular children’s stories of all time teaches life lessons on unselfishness and loyalty and is sure to touch the hearts of all.

For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

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February 9–10 Fall under a melodious spell with three passionate pieces sure to inspire the romantic in you with an evening dedicated to love. From the sensual ballet music of Charles Gounod to the romantic exaltations of Liszt’s Festklange (“Festive Sounds”) and Dvorak’s enchanting Bohemian Eighth Symphony, no one can resist this musical Valentine performed with love by Maestro Tchivzhel and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.

Kodo Drummers The Peace Center February 23; 8:00pm Kodo uses the ancient art of Japanese taiko drumming to fill the stage with a percussive force that will blow you away.

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Billy Elliot the Musical

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February 12–17 Billy Elliot the Musical is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising passion that inspires his family and his whole community.

This popular young artist returns—along with his storied 300-year old Stradivarius violin. Often referred to as the “poet of the violin,” Joshua Bell is one of the world’s most celebrated violinists. “Mr. Bell doesn’t stand in anyone’s shadow,” cheers The New York Times.

Boston Pops with Keith Lockhart

Open Registration for Mother’s Morning Out

The Peace Center

First Presbyterian Church

February 26; 7:30pm

February 13; 9:00am For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

Valentine’s Day with Emile Pandolfi

Conductor Keith Lockhart and the world-renowned Pops will be joined by singer Ann Hampton Callaway for this performance -- with a special appearance by members of the Furman Symphony Orchestra.

Concerto. Marvel in the brilliance and beauty of three additional gems, including Menotti’s striking Sebastian Suite, Stravinsky’s humorous Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra, and the intoxicating Latin rhythms of Ginastera’s Four Dances.

Joffrey Ballet The Peace Center March 11; 7:30pm These legends of dance make their Greenville premiere. Bold and innovative, their revolutionary spirit has made them one of the world’s most celebrated dance companies.

Black + White Gala Evening The Peace Center March 15; 7:30pm Black + White includes a gala repertoire of Hernan Justo’s original ballets. Celebration of Women is a tribute to women and their contribution to humankind. The Chestnut of Your Eyes Erased is an original ballet by Hernan Justo created to honor his mother and her adoration of Eva Peron, the famous Argentinean leader who was a passionate advocate for the disadvantaged. Tangofusion is a ballet that blends American energy with the music of Hernan Justo’s homeland, Argentina.

First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall March 22-23 For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

No Child Left Inside Greenville Zoo March 23; 9:00am–3:00pm Join us as we celebrate the great outdoors. We will demonstrate activities that will get children learning science and nature outside.

Mostly Mozart The Peace Center March 23–24 Take three parts Mozart, add one part Shostakovich, and you have what we like to call, “Mostly Mozart!” Sparkling joy and dramatic revelations of Mozart’s masterpieces are paired with the unusual and controversial Symphony No. 9 by the great twentieth century musical genius, Dmitri Shostakovich. Inspired by the classical style of Haydn and Mozart, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9 boasts an exuberant energy and irresistible humor, making it the perfect companion to Mozart.

Palm Sunday Services First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary & Fellowship Hall March 24; 8:15am, 9:40am, 11:00am For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

Turner Memorial Breakfast

Ira Glass

February 14; 8:00pm

First Presbyterian Church Gym

The Peace Center

Nationally renowned pianist Emile Pandolfi once again celebrates Valentine’s Day with GLT in a concert filled with enchanted music and romance. Joining Emile on stage is gifted soprano, Dana Russell. Emile’s lush arrangements of familiar music have sold over two and a quarter million copies nationally.

February 28; 6:30am

March 16; 8:00pm

For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

The radio icon presents “Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass.” His stories, music, and interview clips will explore the process behind the show and what makes compelling radio.

For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

Music & the Arts Dinner Theater

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall

Centre Stage

Pipe Organ Extravaganza

March 17; 5:30pm

First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary

For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

Broadway’s greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written the perfect escape from life’s troubles. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year old      comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville.

Greenville Little Theatre

From Distant Lands February 16; 7:30pm Music inspired by distant lands, performed by the talented musicians of The Young Artist Orchestra and the Philharmonic, will inspire. YAO violinist Hayden Wilson will perform the ethereal Lark Ascending. The young Josh Liu will perform Schubert Konzertstueck with the Philharmonic.

Middle School Career Day

March 3; 6:30pm For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

20th Century Jewels March 8–10

February 22; 1:00pm–4:00pm Do you know of any students who are interested in animal careers? This would be a great opportunity for them to learn all about Zoo careers. Contact the Greenville Zoo Education Department for more information. D o w n t o w n

March 3; 8:15am & 11:00am

The Peace Center

Greenville Zoo

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First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

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165th Birthday Celebration

A treasure-trove of 20th Century Jewels awaits in the third of our chamber series. Swoon to the dulcet tones of GSO Principal Clarinetist, Anthony Marotta, as he blends classical and popular music in Copland’s famous and revolutionary Clarinet

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Mom2Mom Brunch First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall March 19; 9:00am For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.

“The Last Days of Jesus” Conference with Doug Greenwold

Maundy Thursday Service First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary March 28; 7:30pm

March 28–30, April 4–7, 11–14, 18–21

Easter Sunday Services First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary & Fellowship Hall March 31; 8:15am, 9:40am, 11:00am For more details and registration, visit FirstPresGreenville.org or call 864.235.0496.


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• Mostly Mozart • Palm Sunday Services • Sit & Knit • Easter Sunday Services • Sit & Knit

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