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Southern Women's Show Charlotte
Aug 26, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016
10:00am-7:00pm
Peak of the Harvest Festival
Aug 26, 2016
3:30pm-6:00pm
Chop Caner
Aug 26, 2016
6:00pm-10:00pm
Chop Cancer
Aug 26, 2016
6:00pm-11:00pm
The Revivalists
Aug 26, 2016
8:00pm-10:30pm
Venture Outdoors
Aug 27, 2016
8:30am-7:00pm
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August
26
Beginning
Aug 26th 10:00am
Ending
Aug 28th 7:00pm

Southern Women's Show Charlotte

Where
Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 [ Map ]
Description
Three days of fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, beauty tips, health screenings, decorating ideas and personal growth opportunities — all tailored especially for women. The show features more than 350 exhibits with the latest trends and new products. This year, we're celebrating the show's 34th anniversary!
Age Group
Family Friendly
August
26
Beginning
Aug 26th 3:30pm
Ending
Aug 26th 6:00pm

Peak of the Harvest Festival

Where
1 South Street, Westminster [ Map ]
Description
The Peak of the Harvest Festival at the Westminster Farmers Market is right around the corner, August 26, 3:30-6:00. Summer has lots of great produce so we're highlighting workshops on canning and drying and other preservation tips to help the summer season last longer. There will be farm animals—goats, ducks, alpacas to name a few.

The Recipe of the week takes advantage of summer vegetables...a Crustless Quiche with Summer Vegetables via www.thekitchn.com.

At the Gazebo: Singer/songwriter LIAM BRADLEY whose will be singing Folk, Bluegrass, Jazz, and Classical, as well as some contemporary songs. Nathan Samulak plays fine violin accompaniment to Liam's expressive vocals and guitar, sometimes played in the flatpicking style.

For more information on our vendors check out the Vendor tab at http://www.westminstermafarmersmarket.com

For a schedule of entertainers at the Market check out http://www.westminstermafarmersmarket.com (entertainment tab) The entertainment is subject to change given weather conditions or unexpected scheduling conflicts. This entertainment is supported in part by a grant from the Westminster Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Age Group
Family Friendly
August
26
Beginning
Aug 26th 6:00pm
Ending
Aug 26th 10:00pm

Chop Caner

Where
TD Convention Center. Greenville [ Map ]
Description
Join s to watch our competitors do their thing! Enjoy dinner and cocktails while being thrououghly entertained by the battles in the kitchen
Age Group
21+
August
26
Beginning
Aug 26th 6:00pm
Ending
Aug 26th 11:00pm

Chop Cancer

Where
TD Convention Center, Greenville [ Map ]
Description
Want a fun and unique way to help all those touched by cancer? Only a few limited tickets remain available to do just that - purchase your tickets today!

It's happening on Friday, August 26 at the TD Convention Center – the second annual CHOP! Cancer culinary event. This amateur cooking competition, benefitting the Cancer Survivors Park Alliance, will feature 18 local celebrities and Upstate community leaders battling away in the kitchen - and help CHOP Cancer! Their culinary creations – featuring cancer-fighting ingredients - will be judged by professional chefs and well-known faces – and you get a say in who wins through online voting!

This evening is sure to be unique, memorable, and absolutely entertaining! And dress is snappy casual - no coats, ties, or cocktail dresses required!

6:00 p.m. - cocktails
7:00 p.m. - convocation
7:30 p.m. - competition begins

Why we are cooking…

In support of the Cancer Survivors Park Alliance (CSPA) and the Cancer Survivors Park (CSP). CSPA is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to changing the way we live with cancer. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for collaborative activities that engage, educate, empower and enhance the lives of anyone touched by cancer and to ensure the sustainability of the CSP as the central venue for carrying out that mission. CSP is the signature project of CSPA - a 6.8-acre park along the Swamp Rabbit Trail that will blend gathering spaces and natural walkways to provide a place of renewal and healing for anyone who visits. The park will include a pavilion, specialty gardens, and sculptural and educational elements along with numerous community programs. More information is available on the Cancer Survivors Park Alliance Web site.
Age Group
18+
August
26
Beginning
Aug 26th 8:00pm
Ending
Aug 26th 10:30pm

The Revivalists

Where
300 South Main Street, Greenville SC, 29601 [ Map ]
Description
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Date
Aug 26, 2016
Price
$30
Availability
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Hailing all the way from New Orleans, Louisiana, The Revivalists are a diverse septet of close-collaborating, like-minded, best friends who have been touring together since 2007. And judging by the live shows they put on, these musicians absolutely love what they do.

True to their name, The Revivalists stick to the stylings of the golden age of rock n' roll, though they're always down to try something new and can handle any genre thrown their way. Whether it's a funky song, a sweet ballad or a heavy guitar-drive tune, at the end of the day, this tight-knit crew sticks to one very important rule – it's kind of their secret to success – they only write songs they're excited to play.
Age Group
18+
August
27
Beginning
Aug 27th 8:30am
Ending
Aug 27th 7:00pm

Venture Outdoors

Where
Varioius Locations throughout Pickens [ Map ]
Description
Do you love being outdoors?
Have you considered all the outdoor options Pickens has to offer?
Save the date!
On August 27, 2016, the City of Pickens will be hosting an outdoor extravaganza highlighting all of the outdoor activities that one can enjoy during their time in town.

Starting at 8:30am the Mountain Bike Event will being at Town Creek Park behind the Rec. Center with the help of Upstate SORBA. We will have demonstrations for the entire family to enjoy, free time on the course after you have learned some tricks and we will close out the day with time trial races. Please register for this event by clicking here.

There will also be free workshops around town hosted by local businesses and enthusiasts covering topics ranging from fly fishing, kayaking, hiking, mountain climbing and bee keeping just to name a few. These are free events but we do ask that you register to ensure our hosts have enough materials for everyone involved. Please visit this link to sign up for whatever workshop you would like- spaces are limited on some.

If all of that wasn't enough, there will be a 5k Trail Run- click here to register.

After your races or workshops be sure to head downtown for the early evening Farmers Market (from 4-7pm), the 4x4 Cruise In (beginning at 6pm- click here to register), and music at the Amphitheater (beginning at 7pm).

If you are hungry stick around and try out a local restaurant or enjoy the Meat in the Middle Food Truck and Ray's Mobile Foods who will be with us all day as they serve lunch at the Rec Center and dinner at the amphitheater.

Winners of the 5k, mountain bike races, and 4x4 Cruise-In will be announced 5:30-6:30 pm at the amphitheater stage along with all of our raffle winners.

All funds raised on the day will be split between the Pickens Police Dog Fund and a local non-profit Pickens Youth Athletic Corporation.
Age Group
Family Friendly