While the coronavirus pandemic still has many events on hold, there are some socially distanced live gatherings happening around the Upstate this weekend, with many more available online. Here’s a sampling.
Old Mill Wholesale Flowers readies retail florists for one of the industry’s biggest days of the year
The countdown to Valentine’s Day is on and that means flowers. Livin’ Upstate took a field trip to Old Mill Wholesale Flowers in Greenville where Jim Wadsworth and his staff were readying for one of the biggest days of the year in the floral industry.
The City of Greenville is working to keep the green in Greenville with a “drive-thru” tree giveaway event on Saturday, January 30 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
While fewer farmers markets are open during the winter, several around the Upstate and in Western North Carolina are braving colder temperatures to bring seasonal offerings and to continue to give local vendors an opportunity to sell their products.
Pigskin Peanuts featuring work of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz opens Jan. 16 at Upcountry History Museum
The Upcountry History Museum in Greenville, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is keeping the gridiron spirit going with a new exhibit, Pigskin Peanuts – From the STEM Zone to the End Zone, opening Saturday, January 16, 2021.
Greenlink, the public transportation system in Greenville County, has extended its service hours to11:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and is offering a new 7-day pass for purchase via TouchPass.
With residential and commercial development humming along nicely, city officials in Simpsonville are emphasizing the importance of a vibrant downtown in one of state’s fastest growing cities.
From a cool town and a romantic getaway to the state dance and downtown revitalization, here are the Top 7 Livin’ Upstate stories of 2020.