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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Reading Between the Wines
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bond Street Wines

Please join us for Reading Between the Wines at Bond Street on February 25th at 6 p.m.! The Milk Hours by John James will be paired with wines that share similar “notes.” This event is free to attend, and the wine tasting is available for purchase.

Winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, The Milk Hours is an elegant debut that searches widely to ask what it means to exist in a state of loss.

Karaoke Night at Holliday Brewing
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holliday Brewing

Join us for a fun filled night of karaoke the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Holliday Brewing. Cheers!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Live Music – Open Mic Night at Holliday Brewing
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Holliday Brewing

Come check out the talented musicians of Spartanburg at Open Mic night, hosted by J Stephens at Holliday Brewing the second and fourth Wednesday each month! Cheers!

Thursday, February 27, 2020
The Sustainability of Coffee with Paul Robbins
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hub City Bookshop

Roasters and coffee lovers — come by Little River Coffee Bar and Hub City Bookshop on Thursday, February 27th for a talk with Dr. Paul Robbins on the ecological and environmental impacts (good or bad) of large scale coffee farming.

Learn how a small foreign roaster can positively impact coffee growing regions and farmers, as well as the difficulties and benefits in obtaining product labels such as Fair Trade and Organic.

Paul Robbins is the dean of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he guides the institute in serving as a world leader in addressing rapid global environmental change.

Run Club at Holliday Brewing
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm
Holliday Brewing/Drayton Mills

Come for the run, stay for the brews! Run Club Members will receive $1 off their pint after the run!

Join in for a 3 or 4 mile group run every Thursday @ 6pm at Holliday Brewing. All running or walking levels are welcome, as are well behaved pups!

Trivia at Holliday Brewing
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Holliday Brewing

Join us for Trivia with Josh and Tyler every Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm at Holliday Brewing. Cheers!

Friday, February 28, 2020
Murder Mystery Game Night/Dinner Party/International Month Kickoff & Fundraiser
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Zen
Are YOU the Murderer? The year is 1936 somewhere near the Austrian border.  On a train ride through the Alps, a murder has  been committed and YOU ARE A SUSPECT!  Did the butler do it? Or was it the actress, the professor, or even the detective? Dress in character, play your part and enjoy an authentic Bavarian dinner as you solve the mystery.
 
Ticket includes an authentic Bavarian buffet, cash bar, and supports Upstate International all while you solve the mystery! Coming with friends? When you buy your tickets, you can designate who you want at your table; tables seat a maximum of 10 suspects.
(After February 14 the price goes up to $60; or $600 for a Table of 10)
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Step Into the Past: Brrr…Bear Stew
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
SC Botanical Garden-

Step Into the Past: Brrr...Bear Stew

We’re finishing up the meat from the big hunt in October.  Absolutely delicious in a pot of potatoes and carrots.  Of course, we throw in plenty of onions and dried greens to keep us healthy until Spring. We’re also having dried apple pie, with bear lard in the crust. Nothing makes a more tender, flavorful crust than bear lard.

Live Music at Holliday Brewing – Chris Gladson
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Holliday Brewing

Check out one of Spartanburg’s talented musicians, Chris Gladson, perform at Holliday Brewing Saturday from 7:30-10:30pm.

Tinis and Tapas: A Night at the Oscars
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Spartanburg Marriott

Join us on the red carpet for the 13th annual Tinis & Tapas: a Night at the Oscars! Featuring live entertainment from Straight Fire, movie-themed Tini tasting stations, tapas style food, and auction.

Sparkling Soirée: Bubbles and Jazz Masquerade Biltmore
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Biltmore

Don a mask and your most stunning attire for an evening of unparalleled elegance! Our fourth annual Sparkling Soirée, held this year on Leap Day, transports you back to the roaring twenties jazz era. Join us for live music, dancing, and an exquisite selection of savory canapés, sweet petit fours, and award-winning, handcrafted Biltmore wines.

Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Black tie optional, evening attire recommended. Prize awarded for best dressed. Masks encouraged, and will be provided. Reservations required; call 800-411-3812 and press 3.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Empower Hour
Mar 3 @ 11:30 am
YWCA of Asheville

Join us for Empower Hour, a one-hour program and facility tour where you will experience firsthand the YWCA’s work to bridge gaps in earning power, education, health & wellness and access to childcare.

Empower Hours take place twice a month on the first and third Tuesday at 11:30 am.
Lunch is served as part of our Empower Hour, so reservations are required.

To make a reservation: contact Elizabeth Alvandi, Advancement Assistant, at (828) 254-7206 ext. 103 or [email protected]

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Music Bingo at Holliday Brewing
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holliday Brewing

Check out Music Bingo the first and third Wednesday of each month at Holliday Brewing! Fun times, fun people, great craft beer!

Saturday, March 7, 2020
Holliday Brewing 1 Year Anniversary Celebration
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Holliday Brewing Brewery and Taproom

Join us to celebrate Holliday Brewing’s 1 year anniversary of our opening in Spartanburg! There are three live bands starting with Jonathan Stephens from 3pm – 5pm, TJ Jeter from 6pm – 8pm, and ending with Vagabond Crowe from 9pm – 11pm. We will have exceptional craft beer, ciders, sours and wine for sale. Pi Squared will have a pizza bar and buffet set up for purchase as well. Join us as we celebrate! Cheers!

Holliday Brewing: One-year Anniversary Celebration
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Holliday Brewing

We are a family-owned brewery from San Diego CA, specializing in West Coast style IPAs. We also have other types of craft beer as well as guest ciders, sours, and wines. We have a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere in a cool historic building that appeals to men and women of all ages. Please advise how we can be added to your listing.

There will be multiple bands providing live entertainment from 3pm – 11pm.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Community Dinner
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm
YWCA of Asheville

Gather with your community for a FREE tasty meal, lessons on healthy eating and information on Double Up Food Bucks (a new program through SNAP)! Community Dinners are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 6 – 7:30 pm. FREE childcare provided.

Seating is limited. Reserve your seat online.

For more information, contact Leah Berger-Singer, Preventive Health Coordinator at (828) 254-7206 ext. 212 or [email protected]

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Fontana Trestle Train ft. BBQ & Brews
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Great Smokey Mountain Railroad

Back by popular demand our BBQ & Brews now featured on the Fontana Trestle Train, will roll out this Summer! Featuring slow-cooked BBQ prepared fresh and beer tastings showcasing our local breweries! Family friendly seating will be available on this experience!

Departing from Bryson City, these trains will travel to the Fontana Trestle and beyond remaining parallel to the Fontana Lake stopping at the perfect viewing spot just around sunset for a spectacular view! A delicious BBQ meal will be served during the trip. Returning back to the Bryson City Depot at 9pm.

In the Basket

Each of you will get your own basket of Southern-style barbeque goodness with hand-pulled pork slider, a couple pork ribs, and chicken drumstick accompanied by baked beans and house-made coleslaw.

And, of course, no respectable Southern barbeque would forget to warm up some apple cobbler for dessert.

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Sunday, March 15, 2020
Delicious Reads 2020
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
AC Marriott Spartanburg

Please join us for an afternoon of lively conversation about books with twenty extraordinary American authors while enjoying delectable desserts and libations! Guests will have a unique opportunity to chat with a variety of writers about their work and all things literary in a relaxed, elegant setting.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Empower Hour
Mar 17 @ 11:30 am
YWCA of Asheville

Join us for Empower Hour, a one-hour program and facility tour where you will experience firsthand the YWCA’s work to bridge gaps in earning power, education, health & wellness and access to childcare.

Empower Hours take place twice a month on the first and third Tuesday at 11:30 am.
Lunch is served as part of our Empower Hour, so reservations are required.

To make a reservation: contact Elizabeth Alvandi, Advancement Assistant, at (828) 254-7206 ext. 103 or [email protected]

Sunday, March 29, 2020
“Empty Bowls” Flat Rock Backpack Program
Mar 29 @ 12:30 pm
The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness
For the fourth year, local pottery artists are firing their kilns to help hungry
children in the greater Flat Rock area.
EMPTY BOWLS, a community meal benefitting the Flat Rock Backpack Program, will take place inside the Parish
Hall at The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 1905 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock.

There are three seatings with suggested reservations, 12:30pm, 5pm and 6pm.
Tickets are $25 per person or $50 for a family of two adults and children under 12 years old.
Each ticket includes one hand-crafted bowl (all donated by area potters) and a soup-based meal
(a variety of soups, breads and desserts).
Tickets will be available beginning Monday, March 2 at St. John in the Wilderness Parish House Office, from Backpack team members or at the door on the day of the event.
Please join us for this fun community event. Donations are gratefully accepted throughout the
year.