Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Several upcoming events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.
Event organizers can contact us to update their event’s information.

Find Spartanburg events and things to do, including concerts, art walks, sporting events and nightlife entertainment. Be sure to also check out our outdoors guide for the Upstate and a listing of museums and galleries.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Community Resource Maps
Apr 13 all-day
Online w/ Ten at the Top
TATT volunteers have developed a number of interactive regional asset maps. Check out links to regional resources below.
Grants for printing + distribution: Recycling outreach materials in rural + small communities
Apr 13 all-day
Online w/ Carolina Recycling Association
Funding Available for Rural & Small Community Outreach 
CRA Providing Assistance for Printing & Distribution 
CRA is thrilled to announce we will be offering grants for the printing and distribution of recycling outreach materials in rural and small communities!  Our goal is to help reduce contamination and increase participation in these community recycling programs!  
Over the past few years we have heard from many small communities and haulers that there is a great need for financial assistance to reach their residents with anti-contamination and proper recycling information, and we are answering that call for help. The Carolina Recycling Association (CRA) has been awarded a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to assist rural and small community residential commingled or source separated recycling programs in North and South Carolina. The purpose of this grant is to fund the purchase and distribution of education and outreach materials for these communities in order to help educate citizens on what can be recycled in their respective communities and to combat recycling contamination.  Applicants should carefully read the entire application before completing.
 
Application Due Date:

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, May 14, 2021.

Eligible Entities:
  • Rural local governments, defined as counties, municipalities, councils of governments and solid waste authorities in North and South Carolina.
  • Private or nonprofit haulers that provide recycling collection services to rural communities.
  • Programs offering residential curbside collection or county convenience center drop-off recycling programs.
  • For the purpose of this grant, a rural community as defined by USDA has a population of 10,000 or less.
I’m vaccinated — can I travel now?
Apr 13 all-day
Online w/ Million Mile Secrets

We created a resource answering frequently asked questions on what to expect while traveling by plane amid COVID-19 and the safety precautions vaccinated individuals should take when planning their upcoming vacations.

Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Apr 13 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Podcast: How to Talk To Strangers
Apr 13 all-day
Online w/ Tech After Five

Kio’s book, When Strangers Meet, took me out of my comfort zone. I thought I talked to a lot of people. She explains that there are more ways to meet and talk to total strangers and that doing so expands your soul and might even contribute to your well being.

Are you open for some experimenting with your network? Then check out the latest podcast and sign up for Tech After Five.

SCORE Piedmont: Webinars
Apr 13 all-day
Online w/ SCORE Piedmont

Learn from the experts

Entrepreneurs benefit from a variety of regularly scheduled, low or no-cost educational workshops. Piedmont SCORE has a Basic Start-up Workshop somewhere in the Upstate every month.

Spring Photo Contest – “Buds + Blooms”
Apr 13 all-day
Chimney Rock State Park

THURSDAY, APRIL 1 – FRIDAY, APRIL 30

Time: 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Cost: No additional cost to enter.

The dormancy of winter is coming to an end, and life is beginning to return to the forests. Wildflowers blooming and buds on trees are an indication that spring and warmer weather are right around the corner. This is the perfect opportunity to capture some beautiful images of the Park’s spring blooms and enter them into our “Buds & Blooms” Photo Contest. We’ll use the winning entries on our website and Facebook album, and you’ll win some fun prizes. Photos must be taken within the Chimney Rock section of the Park.

GREAT PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO 3 WINNING ENTRIES

Staying on Top Blogs: leaders from the Upstate provide insights into key Upstate issues
Apr 13 all-day
Online w/ Ten at the Top
Through TATT’s Staying on Top Blog, leaders from across the Upstate provide insights into key Upstate issues.
Below are the most recent Staying on Top posts:
Crisis Intercept Mapping for SMVF Suicide Prevention in Pickens County – by Jessica Varney, Executive Assistant to the Administrator, Pickens County – Click Here to Read
Doing Your Part – A Reflection from Our Intern on Her Experience During the Pandemic- by Sandy Abdelnabi, Ten at the Top Intern – Click Here to Read
GSP International Airport Response to COVID-19 – by Scott Carr, VP Commercial Business & Communications, GSP Airport District – Click Here to Read
A New Beginning – by Dr. Michael Hedgecock, Program Manager, AnMed Health Behavioral Health Center – Click Here to Read
TATT YouTube Channel: archives meetings, presentations + events hosted by Ten at the Top
Apr 13 all-day
Online w/ Ten at the Top
Check out the TATT YouTube Channel for archives from meetings, presentations and events hosted by Ten at the Top. The channel also includes videos of the Elevate Upstate Grant recipients and other TATT initiatives.
We’re Ready to Help You and Your Team Get Vaccinated
Apr 13 all-day
OneSpartanburg

All adults ages 16 and up across S.C. are eligible to make appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
OneSpartanburg, Inc. has partnered with Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System to help Spartanburg County employers schedule vaccination appointments for their team members.
Tell us  if your company is interested. Once you register a OneSpartanburg, Inc. representative will be in touch with next steps.
Children’s Fountain at RiverPlace
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
RiverPlace

Children playing in the railroad-themed splash fountain at Riverplace

CHILDREN’S FOUNTAIN

Located at RiverPlace, this railroad-themed splash fountain is a popular spot to cool off in the summer months. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, from April 1 to October 31.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Community Resource Maps
Apr 14 all-day
Online w/ Ten at the Top
TATT volunteers have developed a number of interactive regional asset maps. Check out links to regional resources below.
Grants for printing + distribution: Recycling outreach materials in rural + small communities
Apr 14 all-day
Online w/ Carolina Recycling Association
Funding Available for Rural & Small Community Outreach 
CRA Providing Assistance for Printing & Distribution 
CRA is thrilled to announce we will be offering grants for the printing and distribution of recycling outreach materials in rural and small communities!  Our goal is to help reduce contamination and increase participation in these community recycling programs!  
Over the past few years we have heard from many small communities and haulers that there is a great need for financial assistance to reach their residents with anti-contamination and proper recycling information, and we are answering that call for help. The Carolina Recycling Association (CRA) has been awarded a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to assist rural and small community residential commingled or source separated recycling programs in North and South Carolina. The purpose of this grant is to fund the purchase and distribution of education and outreach materials for these communities in order to help educate citizens on what can be recycled in their respective communities and to combat recycling contamination.  Applicants should carefully read the entire application before completing.
 
Application Due Date:

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, May 14, 2021.

Eligible Entities:
  • Rural local governments, defined as counties, municipalities, councils of governments and solid waste authorities in North and South Carolina.
  • Private or nonprofit haulers that provide recycling collection services to rural communities.
  • Programs offering residential curbside collection or county convenience center drop-off recycling programs.
  • For the purpose of this grant, a rural community as defined by USDA has a population of 10,000 or less.
I’m vaccinated — can I travel now?
Apr 14 all-day
Online w/ Million Mile Secrets

We created a resource answering frequently asked questions on what to expect while traveling by plane amid COVID-19 and the safety precautions vaccinated individuals should take when planning their upcoming vacations.

Nantahala River Rafting Fully Guided
Apr 14 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

guests rafting on the Nantahala River Raft & Duck Rentals in North Carolina trip

A guided whitewater rafting trip is one of the best ways to experience the Nantahala Gorge. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river where experienced river guides will help you navigate through splashy Class II-III rapids and bouncy waves, with occasional calmer waters where you can enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. The fully guided rafting trip the most popular adventure at NOC, with thousands of families returning year after year.

Nominate a SHEro Fundraiser and Awareness
Apr 14 all-day
Online w/ Greenville Women Giving

I’d like to recognize my SHEro(es) and Covid SHEro(es) in the May 7 Greenville Journal

Be sure to submit your SHEro(es) by April 16!

Podcast: How to Talk To Strangers
Apr 14 all-day
Online w/ Tech After Five

Kio’s book, When Strangers Meet, took me out of my comfort zone. I thought I talked to a lot of people. She explains that there are more ways to meet and talk to total strangers and that doing so expands your soul and might even contribute to your well being.

Are you open for some experimenting with your network? Then check out the latest podcast and sign up for Tech After Five.

SCORE Piedmont: Webinars
Apr 14 all-day
Online w/ SCORE Piedmont

Learn from the experts

Entrepreneurs benefit from a variety of regularly scheduled, low or no-cost educational workshops. Piedmont SCORE has a Basic Start-up Workshop somewhere in the Upstate every month.

Seed to Table Video Lessons
Apr 14 all-day
Online w/ Hub City Farmers Market

Hub City Farmers Market

Our Virtual Seed to Table Program is Here!

Spring Photo Contest – “Buds + Blooms”
Apr 14 all-day
Chimney Rock State Park

THURSDAY, APRIL 1 – FRIDAY, APRIL 30

Time: 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Cost: No additional cost to enter.

The dormancy of winter is coming to an end, and life is beginning to return to the forests. Wildflowers blooming and buds on trees are an indication that spring and warmer weather are right around the corner. This is the perfect opportunity to capture some beautiful images of the Park’s spring blooms and enter them into our “Buds & Blooms” Photo Contest. We’ll use the winning entries on our website and Facebook album, and you’ll win some fun prizes. Photos must be taken within the Chimney Rock section of the Park.

GREAT PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO 3 WINNING ENTRIES