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 Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.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.

Friday, January 15, 2021
2021 Valentines Gala to Go
Jan 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Online w/ Anderson County Museum

wine, roses, and a charcuterie board

The Anderson County Museum is grateful to the Friends of the Museum for their plans for the 2021 Gala to Go. Purchase a Friends Gala to Go Sponsorship and support our new permanent exhibit at the Anderson County Museum. Order by February 1, 2021. Pick up your basket on February 13, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Anderson County Museum.

Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar!
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

2021 year calendar with photo of the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage covered in snow.

Start the year off right with a Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar! This beautiful image of our Mainstage was taken by longtime Vagabond and Flat Rock Playhouse favorite, Scott Treadway. Enjoy the view of the Rock all year round in your office, on the kitchen wall, or above your desk. This quality printed calendar is 20″x16″ and supports the arts in North Carolina.

 

Saturday, January 16, 2021
MLK Days of Service w/ The United Way
Jan 16 all-day
Online w/ The United Way

Give back and make a difference.

The 2021 MLK Days of Service are almost here – and Americans across the country are rolling up their sleeves in service. Are you ready to get out and serve?

Making time to volunteer for the 2021 MLK Days of Service is a great way to engage with your community while honoring the legacy of Dr. King. Whether you plan on participating in a training, picking up a hammer, or helping to create hygiene kits in the next few days, know that what you do makes a world of difference.

This year, we hope you’ll take advantage of the trainings and discussions designed to foster open conversations about diversity, inclusion, and equity.

To view the work opportunities visit: Needs | United Way of the Piedmont (galaxydigital.com)

You can order a long-sleeve t-shirt to commemorate your service for just $15! Click here to view the t-shirt.

Order your shirt here.

Honor Dr. King’s legacy all year. Pledge to serve in his honor throughout the year.

2021 Valentines Gala to Go
Jan 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Online w/ Anderson County Museum

wine, roses, and a charcuterie board

The Anderson County Museum is grateful to the Friends of the Museum for their plans for the 2021 Gala to Go. Purchase a Friends Gala to Go Sponsorship and support our new permanent exhibit at the Anderson County Museum. Order by February 1, 2021. Pick up your basket on February 13, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Anderson County Museum.

Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar!
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

2021 year calendar with photo of the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage covered in snow.

Start the year off right with a Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar! This beautiful image of our Mainstage was taken by longtime Vagabond and Flat Rock Playhouse favorite, Scott Treadway. Enjoy the view of the Rock all year round in your office, on the kitchen wall, or above your desk. This quality printed calendar is 20″x16″ and supports the arts in North Carolina.

 

The Toasty Farmer Market
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Brewery 85 in Greenville

Listing

About The Toasty Farmer

We are an indoor/outdoor farmer’s market that operates out of Brewery 85 in Greenville, SC during late fall through early spring. We offer a blend of local produce, bakes goods, preserves, handmade crafts and more!

Sunday, January 17, 2021
MLK Days of Service w/ The United Way
Jan 17 all-day
Online w/ The United Way

Give back and make a difference.

The 2021 MLK Days of Service are almost here – and Americans across the country are rolling up their sleeves in service. Are you ready to get out and serve?

Making time to volunteer for the 2021 MLK Days of Service is a great way to engage with your community while honoring the legacy of Dr. King. Whether you plan on participating in a training, picking up a hammer, or helping to create hygiene kits in the next few days, know that what you do makes a world of difference.

This year, we hope you’ll take advantage of the trainings and discussions designed to foster open conversations about diversity, inclusion, and equity.

To view the work opportunities visit: Needs | United Way of the Piedmont (galaxydigital.com)

You can order a long-sleeve t-shirt to commemorate your service for just $15! Click here to view the t-shirt.

Order your shirt here.

Honor Dr. King’s legacy all year. Pledge to serve in his honor throughout the year.

2021 Valentines Gala to Go
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Online w/ Anderson County Museum

wine, roses, and a charcuterie board

The Anderson County Museum is grateful to the Friends of the Museum for their plans for the 2021 Gala to Go. Purchase a Friends Gala to Go Sponsorship and support our new permanent exhibit at the Anderson County Museum. Order by February 1, 2021. Pick up your basket on February 13, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Anderson County Museum.

Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar!
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

2021 year calendar with photo of the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage covered in snow.

Start the year off right with a Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar! This beautiful image of our Mainstage was taken by longtime Vagabond and Flat Rock Playhouse favorite, Scott Treadway. Enjoy the view of the Rock all year round in your office, on the kitchen wall, or above your desk. This quality printed calendar is 20″x16″ and supports the arts in North Carolina.

 

Sweet Honey In The Rock MLK Day Celebration Concert Bundle
Jan 17 @ 3:00 pm
Online w/ LEAF

MLK Day Concert Bundle

Enjoy both the afternoon and evening concerts along with an intimate conversation with Sweet Honey, which will take place at 7:15 PM ET and is only available to bundle ticket holders. During this moderated dialogue, the artists will gather onstage and respond to your questions. Members of the group will share reflections from nearly five decades of activism and performance. Bundle ticket holders will also have extended access to re-watch the concerts for 1-week after the live broadcast.

Sweet Honey In The Rock

MLK Day Celebration Reclaiming the Beloved Community

Join Washington, D.C.-based, African-American a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock®, as they mark this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a celebration of hope, resilience, and new beginnings. The ensemble will once again take the stage at the historic Lincoln Theatre, where they will look out to an audience of thousands from around the world who have joined via Zoom so that they can be seen by the artists. The concert will feature an exciting lineup of special guests including Kiki Shepard, Keith David, Mumu Fresh, Azar Lawrence, and Wycliffe Gordon who reflect the life of Reverend King and offer words of inspiration for the future.

Since 1973, Sweet Honey has empowered and inspired with songs about a range of social issues, blending potent themes with gorgeous artistry to stir the mind and the soul. Throughout their sterling career, the ensemble has raised their voices to defend civil rights, social justice, equality, and freedom for all.

The three-time Grammy® Award-nominated and internationally renowned group currently consists of members Carol MaillardLouise RobinsonNitanju Bolade CaselAisha KahlilRochelle Rice, Christie Dashiell, and features Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass. This performance will include American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter, Barbara Hunt.

 

Sweet Honey In The Rock MLK Day Celebration Reclaiming the Beloved Community
Jan 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Online w/ LEAF

MLK Day Afternoon Concert

Join Washington, D.C.-based, African-American a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock®, as they mark this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a celebration of hope, resilience, and new beginnings. The ensemble will once again take the stage at the historic Lincoln Theatre, where they will look out to an audience of thousands from around the world who have joined via Zoom so that they can be seen by the artists. The concert will feature an exciting lineup of special guests including Kiki Shepard, Keith David, Mumu Fresh, Azar Lawrence, and Wycliffe Gordon who reflect the life of Reverend King and offer words of inspiration for the future.

Since 1973, Sweet Honey has empowered and inspired with songs about a range of social issues, blending potent themes with gorgeous artistry to stir the mind and the soul. Throughout their sterling career, the ensemble has raised their voices to defend civil rights, social justice, equality, and freedom for all.

The three-time Grammy® Award-nominated and internationally renowned group currently consists of members Carol MaillardLouise RobinsonNitanju Bolade CaselAisha KahlilRochelle Rice, Christie Dashiell, and features Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass. This performance will include American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter, Barbara Hunt.

Sweet Honey In The Rock MLK Day Celebration Reclaiming the Beloved Community
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm
Online w/ LEAF

Sweet Honey In The Rock

MLK Day Celebration Reclaiming the Beloved Community

Join Washington, D.C.-based, African-American a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock®, as they mark this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a celebration of hope, resilience, and new beginnings. The ensemble will once again take the stage at the historic Lincoln Theatre, where they will look out to an audience of thousands from around the world who have joined via Zoom so that they can be seen by the artists. The concert will feature an exciting lineup of special guests including Kiki Shepard, Keith David, Mumu Fresh, Azar Lawrence, and Wycliffe Gordon who reflect the life of Reverend King and offer words of inspiration for the future.

Since 1973, Sweet Honey has empowered and inspired with songs about a range of social issues, blending potent themes with gorgeous artistry to stir the mind and the soul. Throughout their sterling career, the ensemble has raised their voices to defend civil rights, social justice, equality, and freedom for all.

The three-time Grammy® Award-nominated and internationally renowned group currently consists of members Carol MaillardLouise RobinsonNitanju Bolade CaselAisha KahlilRochelle Rice, Christie Dashiell, and features Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass. This performance will include American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter, Barbara Hunt.

MLK Day Evening Concert

For this MLK Day Celebration, Sweet Honey in the Rock will share messages of hope, resilience, and new beginnings which feel particularly significant this year and come just days before the inauguration. The show will feature an exciting lineup of remote guests sharing musical performances – celebrating the life of Reverend King and offering words of inspiration for the future.

Monday, January 18, 2021
City of Greer Live Stream MLK Celebration
Jan 18 all-day
Online w/ The City of Greer

Image may contain: 1 person, playing a musical instrument and closeup, text that says 'MLK Celebration Going Virtual January 18'

Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, event organizers will restrict in-person attendance to performers, speakers and sponsors. The program, which is presented by Greer Memorial Hospital and Prisma Health, begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be streamed live on the City of Greer’s Facebook page. A highlight video will be posted to the city’s homepage and the City of Greer YouTube channel that evening.

 

“We are so grateful to be able to continue providing safe programming during this time,” Recreation Supervisor Justin Miller said. “We feel the importance of our programs and events and the need to continue in a safe manner for our community and we are grateful to continue to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at our 20th annual Day of Celebration.”

 

Rev. Earl D. Simmons, Sr. of Maple Creek Baptist Church will be the keynote speaker. Musical artists will include Gary Sherman Jr., Katrell Sherman, and Terry Paden.

 

For more information contact Miller at (864) 848-2192.

 

 

Link for program streaming:

 

https://www.facebook.com/GreerSouthCarolina

MLK Day of Service Litter Cleanup
Jan 18 all-day
Greenville County SC
Join Litter Ends Here and The YMCA of Greenville for socially-distanced community cleanups as part of MLK Day of Service.

Observed each year on the third Monday in January, Martin Luther King Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

To stay safe and promote social-distancing, we are focusing this community cleanup inward towards our own neighborhoods! Have you noticed any areas or roads near your home that need a pick-me-up? Please join us in honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr by joining the virtual MLK Day of Service Litter Cleanup.

Invite your neighbors, friends, sports teams, or group and practice social distancing as you beautify Greenville County.

All participants must sign the Volunteer Safety Guidelines, then email the signed copy to Litter Ends Here’s Summer Gagnon at [email protected]. Include the number of volunteers in your group and what area/road you plan on picking up.

Trashbags, gloves, vests, and pickup grabbers are provided for free after signup.

Register: MLK Day of Service Litter Cleanup Tickets | Eventbrite

MLK Days of Service w/ The United Way
Jan 18 all-day
Online w/ The United Way

Give back and make a difference.

The 2021 MLK Days of Service are almost here – and Americans across the country are rolling up their sleeves in service. Are you ready to get out and serve?

Making time to volunteer for the 2021 MLK Days of Service is a great way to engage with your community while honoring the legacy of Dr. King. Whether you plan on participating in a training, picking up a hammer, or helping to create hygiene kits in the next few days, know that what you do makes a world of difference.

This year, we hope you’ll take advantage of the trainings and discussions designed to foster open conversations about diversity, inclusion, and equity.

To view the work opportunities visit: Needs | United Way of the Piedmont (galaxydigital.com)

You can order a long-sleeve t-shirt to commemorate your service for just $15! Click here to view the t-shirt.

Order your shirt here.

Honor Dr. King’s legacy all year. Pledge to serve in his honor throughout the year.

Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar!
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

2021 year calendar with photo of the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage covered in snow.

Start the year off right with a Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar! This beautiful image of our Mainstage was taken by longtime Vagabond and Flat Rock Playhouse favorite, Scott Treadway. Enjoy the view of the Rock all year round in your office, on the kitchen wall, or above your desk. This quality printed calendar is 20″x16″ and supports the arts in North Carolina.

 

27th Annual MLK Jr. Breakfast Program
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online w/ Unity Sports Soccer Club

JOIN US  for an engaging program with dynamic performances, presentations by local Community organizations, reflections from community representatives and an inspirational keynote address by Dr. Brenda Thames, Prisma Health Chief Academic Executive Officer and Provost.

This year’s theme “Where do I go from here?” is based on Dr. King’s last book: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE: CHAOS OR COMMUNITY?

Today we find ourselves still grappling with the same question.

Our goal is to mobilize our viewers to personally contribute to moving America towards unity. The theme is a self-reflective question that pushes us to consider how we, as individuals, can make our society better now and for coming generations. Through our program we want to help bring clarity to the uncertainty surrounding our future by promoting specific tools for empowerment, inspiration and guidance.

The YouTube Link to join the program will be provided in your Registration Confirmation E-mail.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
MLK Days of Service w/ The United Way
Jan 19 all-day
Online w/ The United Way

Give back and make a difference.

The 2021 MLK Days of Service are almost here – and Americans across the country are rolling up their sleeves in service. Are you ready to get out and serve?

Making time to volunteer for the 2021 MLK Days of Service is a great way to engage with your community while honoring the legacy of Dr. King. Whether you plan on participating in a training, picking up a hammer, or helping to create hygiene kits in the next few days, know that what you do makes a world of difference.

This year, we hope you’ll take advantage of the trainings and discussions designed to foster open conversations about diversity, inclusion, and equity.

To view the work opportunities visit: Needs | United Way of the Piedmont (galaxydigital.com)

You can order a long-sleeve t-shirt to commemorate your service for just $15! Click here to view the t-shirt.

Order your shirt here.

Honor Dr. King’s legacy all year. Pledge to serve in his honor throughout the year.

Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar!
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

2021 year calendar with photo of the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage covered in snow.

Start the year off right with a Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar! This beautiful image of our Mainstage was taken by longtime Vagabond and Flat Rock Playhouse favorite, Scott Treadway. Enjoy the view of the Rock all year round in your office, on the kitchen wall, or above your desk. This quality printed calendar is 20″x16″ and supports the arts in North Carolina.

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar!
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

2021 year calendar with photo of the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage covered in snow.

Start the year off right with a Flat Rock Playhouse 2021 calendar! This beautiful image of our Mainstage was taken by longtime Vagabond and Flat Rock Playhouse favorite, Scott Treadway. Enjoy the view of the Rock all year round in your office, on the kitchen wall, or above your desk. This quality printed calendar is 20″x16″ and supports the arts in North Carolina.