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Things to do in the Upstate In April

Going On In The Upstate In April
Going On In The Upstate In April

Jack, Megan, Heather and Jamarcus tell you some of the fun things they have going on this month.

Megans Pick:
Eric Church
April 26 – April 27
8pm at Bon Secours Wellness Arena
You can go to bonsecoursarena.com to buy tickets

Here is a list of festivals where you can catch Jack Roper out and about:

  • 4-6 Pendleton Spring Jubilee
  • 4-13 Greer Easter Egg Hunt and Festival
  • 4-13 Pickens Azalea Festival
  • 4-20 Blacksburg Iron City Fest
  • 4-27 Central Railroad Festival

You can also catch Jack at any of the following shred events:

Heather’s Spring Break Road Trip:

Heather will be taking a road trip to Isle of Palms in Chaleston for spring break and says there are some really good deals with Wild Dunes. She and her family will also take a trip to Patriots Point while they are there.

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Here is some information on Patriots Point in case you and your family would like to plan a quick road trip for Sprink Break or this summer!

Patriots Point Development Authority was established in the 1970s to develop a naval & maritime museum on Charleston Harbor with the World War II aircraft carrier, USS YORKTOWN as its centerpiece. It’s also home to the Patriots Point Museum and a fleet of National Historic Landmark ships, the Cold War Memorial and the only Vietnam Experience Exhibit in the U.S., the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, and the agency’s official Medal of Honor Museum.

Patriots Point strives to preserve the living history of our nation’s bravest men and women while telling their stories in honorable, educational and engaging ways.

OPEN DAILY 9:00 A.M. – 6:30 P.M.

  • USS YORKTOWN Aircraft Carrier
  • USS LAFFEY Destroyer
  • USS CLAMAGORE Submarine
  • 3 Acre Vietnam Experience
  • Medal of Honor Museum
  • 28 Historic Aircraft

Tickets can be purchased online or on-site at the ticket window.
The following discounted tickets are available at the ticket window:

  • Military in uniform receive FREE admission.
  • Active duty Military with ID receives $5 off adult admission.
  • Children under 6 are FREE with 1 paid adult admission ticket.



Keep an eye out for Jamarcus around town at these events:

Taste of the Upstate is a Sunday jazz and gospel brunch benefiting Loaves & Fishes at Zen, Downtown Greenville, on April 7th from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and include all-you-can-eat tastings from some of Greenville’s best restaurants, live music from the Greenville Jazz Collective and St. Anthony’s Men’s Choir!

NEW in 2019!! This year, we’re incorporating art from Greenville’s Open Arts Studio! Pieces from local artists will be up for auction as well as live entertainment as artists work on pieces live at Taste of the Upstate!

All proceeds from this event stay local and help us continue our mission of rescuing food and reducing hunger in Greenville County.


Tacos ‘n Tequila Fiesta
4:00-7:00 PM: ALL ACCESS
​3:00-4:00 PM: VIP POWER HOUR

Dates- April 24-27,2019

Greenville Fashion Week:
Upcoming events:
Bark in the Park benefiting our charity partner- Auction for a Kaws. Register online and bring your dog out go the Greenville Drive on April 8th as we search for Greenville’s TOP DOG to walk the runway at GFW.  Jamarcus and Megan will be judging this event.

TOP COCKTAIL: We just wrapped up our shoots with all of the cocktails and they are amazing this year. The competition will launch April 1-15th so head into your favorite restaurant and vote online.


Twisted Trivia 2019
The premier adult trivia party hosted by Patti O’Furniture

Friday, April 12, 2019
7:00PM – 11:00PM
Spartanburg Marriott – 299 N Church St, Spartanburg, SC 29306
$40 per person

Purchase tickets at the Piedmont Care Office. Tickets also available at the door.
Cash bar – beer and wine. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

Silent Auction.

Prizes for team trivia winners, best table name, best costume, and best table decoration.
Costumes encouraged, but not required.

Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Proceeds support the HIV prevention programs of Piedmont Care, Inc.

Greer International Festival
April 27th
11am-4pm in Greer City Park
Learn more about more than 40 countries from representatives at each booth. Enjoy native performances and perhaps even give the musical instruments a try yourself.

Grab a snack from one of the many vendors on the City Park promenade or a food truck. You’ll find everything from gyros to fajitas here!

Children will love the arts and crafts activities representing various countries. From making native masks to showing off henna tattoos, the Greer Goes Global International Festival is for kids of all ages. Check out the website and then plan to join us for an afternoon of free fun.


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