As a millennial, it is easy to get caught up in a spending trap. FOMO is a real thing – what will happen if we miss out on an epic event because we can’t afford it? For the past couple of months, we dug deep and found ways to cut back spending in different areas of our lives. Because, let’s be real, times can be tough, and sometimes it isn’t feasible to do everything that you want. Money is tighter in some months than others, and you have to come up with creative ways to save. We went ahead and did the hard work for you, so that you could easily slip into these seven habits that will help save you some cash for the upcoming month.
It is true, the Upstate is a wonderful place full of so many great things to do and experience. That being said, sometimes you just want to go somewhere new, somewhere different. We don’t blame you. We like to travel, too. Luckily, the Upstate is in a prime location to offer some spectacular day trips. Who doesn’t love a day trip? It has all of the excitement of a legit vacation, but at the end of the day you can come home and climb into your own comfy bed. Here are Five Day Trips worth the gas mileage.
Sometimes unexpected bands play at unexpected venues. This is the case with Paleface playing at The Velo Fellow. Sometimes an incongruous act/venue pairing can make a show even more memorable. This is one show you don’t want to miss. In fact, this Music Monday is filled with shows you’ll want to add to your calendar for the week ahead.
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!