Friday May 25th and Saturday May 26th, Greenville will be wearing a little more tartan (remember this word) than they normally will be. Why, you may be asking? That is because the Greenville Scottish Games will once again be taking the streets of Greenville and the fields of Furman University. Let’s just say you will not want to miss out. The Great Scot! Parade is Friday, May 25th at 6 PM and marches its way down Main Street in downtown Greenville. The Greenville Scottish Games proper are all day Saturday, May 26th at Furman University.
Sometimes, you can’t beat the heat, so you just have to go out and enjoy it. Luckily, there are festivals all across the Upstate that will make the summer heat a little more bearable. No matter what you’re looking for, the Upstate has it. Load up the car, and travel the Upstate! Who knows? You might find your new favorite festival!
Artisphere is HUGE. People from all over will be flocking to Greenville to peruse and purchase incredible works of art from local artists. Maybe you’re one of these artsy folks, maybe you’re just coming to take in the arts and the culture. Once you’ve finished browsing the art, what should you do next? We have a few ideas of how to make your Artisphere weekend one filled with fun, food, and adventure! Here is ITK’s Guide to a Picturesque Artisphere Weekend!
While we are sure your mom would appreciate your idea to get a heart tattoo with “Mom” emblazoned upon it, maybe choose something a little less…permanent. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Your mom’s face will light up when she sees the thought and care put into choosing one of these stunning gifts. So step away from the tattoo needle and check out our Mother’s Day Gift ideas that will definitely get you some certified Brownie Points.
Now that spring is in full swing, it is time to get out and explore all the Upstate has to offer. To make your life easier, we put together a list of all the upcoming festivals going on in the Upstate for the months of April and May. Want to find your favorites? Pick a month and read about the many awesome festivals going on in the entire Upstate! Don’t forget to mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss out on all the springtime fun!
On April 7th, it will be full STEAM ahead as hundreds of kids and their families flock to Downtown Greenville for the iMAGINE Upstate festival. This will be a day full of educational fun that focuses on instilling a love for STEAM in kids of all ages. What is STEAM? Not just superheated water, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Careers in these fields are growing at an astronomical rate, and so it is important to teach kids about these exciting opportunities now. Not only will iMAGINE Upstate be fun, but it will also be enriching.