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Weekday Waterfall Tour at Devils Fork State Park
Apr 24, 2018 - Apr 26, 2018
4:00pm-10:00am
12th Annual Mac Arnold Cornbread and Collard Greens Blues Festival
Apr 26, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018
5:00pm-9:00pm
Jazz on the Alley: Jet
Apr 26, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm
Spartanburg Spring Fling
Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
All Day
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Criterium
Apr 27, 2018
4:00pm-9:00pm
Project Host 9th Annual BBQ Cook-Off & Festival
Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018
6:00pm-4:00pm
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April
24
Beginning
Apr 24th 4:00pm
Ending
Apr 26th 10:00am

Weekday Waterfall Tour at Devils Fork State Park

Where
Devils Fork State Park Ranger Station [ Map ]
Description
Experience some of the most dramatic waterfall and scenic locations in upstate South Carolina while also enjoying one of the mountain villas at Devils Fork State Park. Our tour group will drive to, then walk or hike and explore some of the most beautiful areas in South Carolina, all the way led by a state park ranger. The Weekday Waterfall Tour price includes a two-night stay in a two-bedroom villa at Devils Fork State Park, transportation to and from the park to local area waterfalls, and ranger guided experience while hiking and visiting waterfall destinations. Check-in on Tuesday afternoon, our trip will commence on Wednesday, and then check-out on Thursday. Additional nights lodging prior to or after the waterfall program dates may be available. There are several waterfall tours planned for 2017-2018 at Devils Fork, Oconee and Table Rock State Parks. Each tour from each park will visit different waterfalls, and multiple dates are available. Space is limited to 8 guests per tour, so book your waterfall tour today! Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to scheduled waterfall tour.
Age Group
Family Friendly
April
26
Beginning
Apr 26th 5:00pm
Ending
Apr 28th 9:00pm

12th Annual Mac Arnold Cornbread and Collard Greens Blues Festival

Where
Commerce Park, 110 Depot Street, Fountain Inn, SC [ Map ]
Description
Free admission. Music, crafts, and food!
Age Group
Family Friendly
April
26
Beginning
Apr 26th 6:30pm
Ending
Apr 26th 8:30pm

Jazz on the Alley: Jet

Where
Ram Cat Alley, Seneca, SC [ Map ]
Description
Bring your lawn chairs every Thursday starting April 5 and enjoy a night of music under the stars!
Be sure and stop by the Jazz on the Alley Shop. We are sure you will find something you
Age Group
Family Friendly
April
27
Beginning
Apr 27th 12:00am
Ending
Apr 29th 12:00am

Spartanburg Spring Fling

Where
Downtown Spartanburg [ Map ]
Description
Ready for LOADS OF FUN? Spring Fling, covering SEVERAL City blocks, is the upstate's largest street festival. The 3-day event brings thousands of people downtown for the music, food, shopping, kids rides, and tons of special attractions. It's a great chance for everyone to see why downtown Spartanburg is AMAZING all year long.

Friday, April 27: 5 pm - 10 pm
Saturday, April 28: 10 am - 9 pm
Sunday, April 29: 12 Noon - 6 pm

FREE Admission
Age Group
Family Friendly
April
27
Beginning
Apr 27th 4:00pm
Ending
Apr 27th 9:00pm

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Criterium

Where
Downtown Spartanburg [ Map ]
Description
This bike race puts a sweet southern SPIN on the traditional tailgate and turns the heart of the city into a simply extravagant party. Rent a tent, bring your friends, and load up your tailgating gear to watch cyclists race around the half-mile downtown course. The Crit consists of 6 races, 4 amateur and 2 professional races, with the first race starting at 4 PM.

The Crit is a part of the USA CRITS Speed Week series and is known for it's open-air plaza center, dangerously sharp left turns and unique atmosphere! The USA CRITS Championship Series is the premiere cycling series in the United States. USA CRITS was developed to feature criterium riders and to offer venues, teams and riders the ability to excel in a unique discipline of cycling. The races that form the USA CRITS series represent more than 100 years of criterium racing and have the ideals that have made criterium racing an American legacy: challenging courses that showcase arts and entertainment districts; a large and growing base of spectators; broad community support; and strong marketing opportunities for partners.
Age Group
Family Friendly
April
27
Beginning
Apr 27th 6:00pm
Ending
Apr 28th 4:00pm

Project Host 9th Annual BBQ Cook-Off & Festival

Where
320 S. Hudson Street, Greenville, SC [ Map ]
Description
In conjunction with the SC BBQ Association and the City of Greenville, we will be smokin' at the site of the future City Park near the Swamp Rabbit Trail.

The festival will include Friday night's "Anything Butt" competition, Saturday's Barbeque and Rib Cooking contest and great family entertainment including live music, food trucks and children's games.

6pm-10pm Friday night BBQ cookers make "anything butt" pork.

11am-2pm Saturday BBQ cooker's pulled pork competition and tasting.

The awards for the winning BBQ will be at 3pm on Saturday.

Bring the whole family to enjoy a fun and festive atmosphere along the Swamp Rabbit trail at the City Park, 320 S Hudson Street."
Age Group
Family Friendly