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Easley is located in Pickens County. Like so many towns in South Carolina the completion of the railroad brought growth and in 1874 the town of Easley was established. The friendly downtown area includes specialty shops and restaurants. The town is located near numerous waterfalls, hiking trails and lakes.
There’s something happening nearly every weekend in Anderson & Pickens Counties! This time of year, look for the Spring Family Fest and the Fourth of July Fest, the city’s longest running event.
Downtown Anderson is the brightest part of the Electric City! The surge of development has brought Downtown Anderson charming new places to shop, dine, live, and work, with others in progress.
Entertainment venues like the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, T. Ed Garrison Arena and Foothills Playhouse means there’s always something to see on stage.
Downtown Anderson seamlessly blends our heritage with the present and also with visions of the future. You will find a wide variety in Downtown, from traditional Southern cuisine to modern cafes, from antique shops to contemporary art galleries.
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Farmers Hall - Pre-1925 farm The 64-acre Anderson Sports equipment and tools, along and Entertainment Center is with Cherokee Indian and local capable of booking musical history artifacts, housed in a events, baseball tournaments, reproduced race horse barn. and nationally known events Electric City Playhouse such as the All-American - Community theater that Rhythm and Blues Festival and produces light fare by local actors, Freedom Weekend Aloft - a comedians, and musicians. hot air balloon festival held on Memorial Day weekend drawing Central History Museum as many as 200,000 attendees. - This 1893 residence features artifacts and history of the town Check www.andersonevents. and surrounding area. com for show dates.
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Salem - Seneca - Walhalla - West Union - Westminster About Oconee In the northwestern-most corner of South Carolina is Oconee County, known as the “Mountain Lakes Region”. Outdoor recreation, adventure travel and family together time are hot buttons for tourists, and Oconee County offers the perfect setting for an affordable vacation for active families, outdoor types of all ages,
couples and retirees. Biking, horseback riding, boating, white water rafting, paddling, fishing, hiking, camping, golfing and antiquing are plentiful here. Don’t Miss This! Stumphouse Tunnel - This recreational site was once a planned railroad system to run from Charleston, South Carolina to Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Quick Guide Upstate Summer Festivals
Jun 4: Center for Developmental Services Fun Fest - Greenville - live music, children’s activities, rides, games, fireworks at dark
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organizations. Greer Station has more than 40 buildings on the National Historic Register. Greer stole the spotlight when it was used to film Leatherheads starring George Clooney.
Jun 12: Newry Folk Festival Oconee County - banjo, fiddle & guitar competitions, food, crafts, live entertainment
Downtown Greer, known locally as Greer Station, has become a destination in itself with approximately 12 square blocks of retail, dining, entertainment, and professional service
A highlight during the summer season is “Tunes on Trade,” a Friday evening concert series that draws hundreds of music lovers.
Jun 18-22: Summer Chautauqua Festival Greenville - the past brought to life with music & performances
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July Jul 2-3: Festival of Stars Independence Day Celebration - Ninety Six street dance, parade, games, live entertainment, pageant, fireworks Jul 3: Freedom Fest - Pendleton - live music, children’s games, bingo, fireworks, ‘Salute To Our Heroes’, bake sale, cake walk Jul 4: Red, White and Blue Festival - Greenville - live
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A Community for Artists Greenville has its own little Soho burgeoning within its borders. The Pendleton Street Arts District, located just outside of Greenville’s downtown, is home to more than 30 artists of varying mediums, including painters, sculptors, potters, jewelers and photographers. The Village of West Greenville, which spans approximately four blocks on Pendleton Street and is located a half mile west of Academy Street, has been transformed from a group of abandoned buildings into an emerging arts district.
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“When I rented my studio, Pendleton Street was not even an art district yet,” Earle said. But, even then, she could see the direction in which the area was moving. “I felt like it was going to be a core for the art industry.”
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filled with artists and artenthusiasts when an art-related event is scheduled. The First Fridays program opens the studios to the public on the first Friday of each month from 6 to 9 PM. Most artists in the area participate in First Fridays and may provide light refreshments and a chance to learn more about themselves or their art, as people enjoy the artwork and make purchases. Just five years ago, First Fridays was a new program with a handful of artists reaching out to the community. Now, around 200 people visit the over 25 studios and galleries that participate. The mission of the event is to provide a showcase for both upSpring/Summer 2010
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and-coming and established artists in the Greenville area. “First Fridays are a fun, inexpensive activity for people to take part in,” said Jennie Waller, a Greenville resident who has attended the event in the past. “When people are looking for something fun to do on the weekend, visiting the local art studios is a great option. It also gives you the opportunity to see what the local artists are working on.” Another annual event for the artists is Greenville Open Studios. This event takes place each fall, and is scheduled for November 6-7, 2010. Greenville Open Studios began nine years ago when a group of local artists decided to raise awareness of
the artistic talent in the area. This is another event where the artists open their workspaces and show their artwork to the public. The objective of this event is to reach all types of artlovers, from a serious collector to someone who just stops in to take a curious peek.
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There are other events throughout the year, such as exhibits and shows or educational day camps for children. Check with your favorite studio to find out what events they have
Most studios are open to the public on First Fridays or by appointment. Contact the individual studios to inquire about the best time to visit and view art.
Earle, whose primary medium is oil and acrylic painting, has enjoyed watching the area change over the years. “Greenville has really been such an exciting place,” she said. “It’s going to continue to grow.”
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The Peachoid Driving down I-85 in Cherokee county, there is one landmark you can not miss. This is no mirage, it is real, and it is a water tower! The Giant Peach (referred to by knowledgeable locals as “the Peachoid water tank”) is located in Gaffney on Interstate 85 near the exit for S.C. Hwy. 11 (the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway) .
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It was built by the Board of Public Works In Gaffney, S.C. in 1981. It took them five months to design and mold the steel for the project. 10 million pounds of concrete 1.5 miles of welds were used! The stem on the top is 12 feet long and 18 inches in diameter. An even larger leaf, 60 feet long, 16 feet wide, and weighing 7 tons, seen in the photo at left, was attached to one side. According to official literature, the Peachoid boldly “sets the record straight about which state is the biggest peach producer in the South.
A Nice Place Here, you’ll find peaceful neighborhoods, excellent health care, and a thriving educational system. Simply put, the quality of life is second to none. Whether you’re looking for outdoor recreation, an outlet for artistic expression, or a quiet place for reflection, there’s no shortage of activities for the entire family.
share their work at The Artists’ Coop located on the historic square in Laurens. Welcome Spring
Laurens County welcomes spring each year as the landscape bursts with flowers. The Spring Tour of Homes showcases the diverse architecture in the city of Laurens, and the Joanna Festival features crafts, rides for Laurens County covers slightly kids, food, and entertainment. more than 700 square miles. Ware Shoals’ Catfish Festival, on I-26 and I-365 connect Laurens the banks of the Saluda River, is County to Spartanburg (35 miles) held Memorial Day weekend. and Greenville (40 miles). Arts and Entertainment Local artists have a chance to
Summer Fun During the dog days of summer there’s the Laurens County Relay for Life, the City of Clinton New Kids on the Block, or Comin’ Home to Cross Hill.
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Don’t Miss Clinton Museum is located at 400 North Broad Street in the Griffin family home. The museum’s goal is to celebrate and communicate local history. Admission is free, and group tours may be arranged.
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The Cottonwood Trail is the place to go near the scenic Spartanburg travel is highway and walking trail characterized by visits to some for a hike. Along the way, great South Carolina plantations, Spartanburg travelers will find as well as the Cherokee Scenic multiple areas for picnicking
with tables in place. Also found on the trail is the Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve, which is a thickly wooded area that provides a protected area for wildlife and special kinds of birds from Spartanburg.
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n Visit Heritage Green in downtown Greenville for great Museums and theater at the Greenville County Museum of Art, the Upcountry History Museum, The Children’s Museum of the Upstate and the Greenville Little Theater.
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n In Spartanburg, scratch your art itch at the Art Museum at Chapman Cultural Center. n Experience the Science Center in Spartanburg. n Travel down Magnolia Street
n Pick s strawberries at any of the local farms. n Check out the future and past of automotive technology at the Zentrum, the museum at the BMW plant in Greer. n Get a little grub and catch a carp! Daily Carp tournaments are family fun at Joe’s Lake & Restaurant. n Visit Seneca’s Ram Cat Alley, a collection of about 20 historical buildings, now home to antique shops, boutiques and cafe’s.
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A full day of Outdoor Adventure in Spartanburg nHead to Glendale Outdoor Leadership School (GOLS) for a morning of indoor rock climbing, or kayaking or mountain biking. nHike the Cottonwood Trail, another favorite among the locals. This trail is a 118 acre nature preserve with over 5 miles of trails. nNext on your agenda, practice skeet shooting or sporting clays or go on an organized field hunt at RiverBend Outdoor Sportsman’s Resort. nHike one of our Heritage Preserves (Pacolet River Heritage Preserve, Peters Creek Heritage Preserve, or Glendale Shoals Preserve). nSpartanburg is home to 5 beautiful arboreta that are free and open to the public year round. Visit Hatcher Garden, Milliken & Company, Spartanburg Community College, the Susan Jacob’s Arboretum at the University of South Carolina Upstate and the Roger Milliken Arboretum at Wofford College. Spring/Summer 2010
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