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Free Things to Do in Spartanburg

In Spartanburg, there is no shortage of fun and free things to do, whether you’re moving to the city or just passing through for a relaxing vacation.

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What Is the Power Grid?

Turning on a small reading lamp by your bed is as easy as flipping a switch. But, the electricity that powers your tiny light starts miles and miles away.

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The 2019 USA Softball Junior Olympic Cup

USA Softball is excited to announce that the 2019 USA Softball Junior Olympic (JO) Cup will be held in Spartanburg, S.C., July 21-27 at Tyger River Park.

The exterior of a lively event at Chapman Cultural Center.

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center

Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.”

Spartanburg library patrons listing to an author speak during a book event.

Upstate Writing Month at USC Upstate

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its Division of Languages, Literature, and Composition, in partnership with Spartanburg County Public Libraries, is hosting the inaugural Upstate Writing Month (UpWriMo) in June.

Mary Alice Monroe.

A Literary Luncheon With Mary Alice Monroe

Hub City Bookshop will host New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe for a 12:00 pm luncheon on Tuesday, June 18 at the Piedmont Club.