May 2016

1 [ Sunday ]



Sparkleberry Country Fair
Event Date: 4/29/2016 to 5/1/2016
Event Location: Clemson University Sandhill - 900 Clemson Road, Columbia, SC
Event Description:

Welcome to the Sparkleberry Country Fair! - April 29 to May 1, 2016
If you want to see the way it was done in the old days, then come to the Sparkleberry Country Fair!
The Sparkleberry Country Fair is the only fair in the state where you can have lots of fun, get an education, give to education and have hands-on demonstrations from the past!  Where else can you have that much fun while helping our students? Only at the Sparkleberry Country Fair!
Visit the Sparkleberry Country Fair Website

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2 [ Monday ]



GFOASC Spring Conference
Event Date: 5/2/2016
Event Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Event Description:

2016 GFOASC SPRING CONFERENCE - May 2, 2016

With more than 600 members, the GFOA of South Carolina seeks to promote the professional competence of individuals who are responsible for and who are held in the trust of public funds. Join today!

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MOTHER'S DAY 2016
Event Date: 5/8/2016
Event Location: Hampton Inn Columbia SC
Event Description:

2016 MOTHER'S DAY  - May 8, 2016

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13 [ Friday ]



I Love The 90's
Event Date: 5/13/2016
Event Location: Colonial Life Arena - 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Event Description:

I Love the 90's - MAY 13 2016  8:00PM
Featuring performances from Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Kid ‘n Play, Rob Base, All-4-One and Young MC, the tour reunites these fan favorites for one incredible night of hit after hit after hit that will have everyone reminiscing.

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Relay For Life Of Lexingt
Event Date: 5/13/2016
Event Location: Lexington High School - 2463 Augusta Hwy, Lexington, SC
Event Description:

Relay For Life of Lexington - Friday May 13, 20166 p.m.-midnight
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day. Please join us and take action against a disease that has taken too much!

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14 [ Saturday ]



2016 SCBook Festival
Event Date: 5/14/2016 to 5/15/2016
Event Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center - 1101 Lincoln St
Event Description:

Sc Book Festival & Exhibition - May 14, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Sc Book Festival & Exhibition is happening on 14 May 2016 at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Columbia, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Book Fairs industry.

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15 [ Sunday ]



2016 SCBook Festival
Event Date: 5/14/2016 to 5/15/2016
Event Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center - 1101 Lincoln St
Event Description:

Sc Book Festival & Exhibition - May 14, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Sc Book Festival & Exhibition is happening on 14 May 2016 at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Columbia, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Book Fairs industry.

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Greek Festival
Event Date: 5/19/2016 to 5/22/2016
Event Location: St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 406 N. Academy Street - Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

May 19 - 22, 2016
For four fun-filled days, Greenville becomes ‘Greekville‘ as the magic of Greece comes to town. This ‘Glendi‘ or party will begin on May 19th with authentic Greek food served in the Church’s Hellenic Center during lunch and dinner. Take-out orders for food and pastries will also be available throughout the weekend. Drive-thru lanes on Elford Street will also be available for take-out meals Thursday and Friday; and FAX orders will be accepted for lunch both Thursday and Friday.
Outside food booths will offer Greek favorites gyros, souvlaki, triopites, Greek fries, Greek sausage, saganaki, Greek burgers, calamari and much more
Let the music play – dance in the spirit with the authentic attired Troupe Adelphia our Hellenic dancers as they entertain youFestival1 again this year with their fine repertoire of over 200 traditional Greek dances from different areas of Greece, Cyprus and Asia Minor.
The live band will be playing and the Hellenic dancers will dance all three days throughout the day and evening. Local entertainment will also take place in the Hellenic Hall at various times.

Visit the Greek Festival Website

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20 [ Friday ]



Greek Festival
Event Date: 5/19/2016 to 5/22/2016
Event Location: St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 406 N. Academy Street - Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

May 19 - 22, 2016
For four fun-filled days, Greenville becomes ‘Greekville‘ as the magic of Greece comes to town. This ‘Glendi‘ or party will begin on May 19th with authentic Greek food served in the Church’s Hellenic Center during lunch and dinner. Take-out orders for food and pastries will also be available throughout the weekend. Drive-thru lanes on Elford Street will also be available for take-out meals Thursday and Friday; and FAX orders will be accepted for lunch both Thursday and Friday.
Outside food booths will offer Greek favorites gyros, souvlaki, triopites, Greek fries, Greek sausage, saganaki, Greek burgers, calamari and much more
Let the music play – dance in the spirit with the authentic attired Troupe Adelphia our Hellenic dancers as they entertain youFestival1 again this year with their fine repertoire of over 200 traditional Greek dances from different areas of Greece, Cyprus and Asia Minor.
The live band will be playing and the Hellenic dancers will dance all three days throughout the day and evening. Local entertainment will also take place in the Hellenic Hall at various times.

Visit the Greek Festival Website

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21 [ Saturday ]



2nd Annual Black Rodeo
Event Date: 5/21/2016
Event Location: Colonial Life Arena - 801 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201
Event Description:

2nd Annual Columbia Black Rodeo - MAY 21 2016  7:30PM

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2016 SC Tour De Cure
Event Date: 5/21/2016
Event Location: Robert Mills House - 1615 Blanding St. Columbia SC
Event Description:

2016 SC Tour de Cure - Saturday, May 21, 2016
Welcome to Tour de Cure in Columbia
We’re celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Tour de Cure and we want you to be a part of this incredible day. Since 1991, Tour de Cure riders have raised over $250,000,000 to help advance our mission and move us closer towards the ultimate goal to Stop Diabetes! The Tour de Cure is more than just a cycling event it’s a day packed with excitement and energy where riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.
So join us as we celebrate 25 years riding strong! Come take the Ride of Your Life and sign up today.

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Armed Forces Day Parade
Event Date: 5/21/2016
Event Location: Main Street from Broad Street to Flour Field
Event Description:

Armed Forces Day Parade - Saturday, May 21, 2016  05:00 PM – 6:00 pm

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Greek Festival
Event Date: 5/19/2016 to 5/22/2016
Event Location: St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 406 N. Academy Street - Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

May 19 - 22, 2016
For four fun-filled days, Greenville becomes ‘Greekville‘ as the magic of Greece comes to town. This ‘Glendi‘ or party will begin on May 19th with authentic Greek food served in the Church’s Hellenic Center during lunch and dinner. Take-out orders for food and pastries will also be available throughout the weekend. Drive-thru lanes on Elford Street will also be available for take-out meals Thursday and Friday; and FAX orders will be accepted for lunch both Thursday and Friday.
Outside food booths will offer Greek favorites gyros, souvlaki, triopites, Greek fries, Greek sausage, saganaki, Greek burgers, calamari and much more
Let the music play – dance in the spirit with the authentic attired Troupe Adelphia our Hellenic dancers as they entertain youFestival1 again this year with their fine repertoire of over 200 traditional Greek dances from different areas of Greece, Cyprus and Asia Minor.
The live band will be playing and the Hellenic dancers will dance all three days throughout the day and evening. Local entertainment will also take place in the Hellenic Hall at various times.

Visit the Greek Festival Website

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Lupus Benefit Gala
Event Date: 5/22/2016
Event Location: Eau Claire Print Building - 3907 Ensor Avenue Columbia SC 29203
Event Description:

Lupus Benefit Gala - May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LFA South Carolina Community Partner cordially invites you to attend the annual lupus benefit gala. This year’s gala will focus on the many shades of purple that represent our many different persons diagnosed with lupus in our community.
Visit the Lupus Benefit Gala Website

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Greek Festival
Event Date: 5/19/2016 to 5/22/2016
Event Location: St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 406 N. Academy Street - Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

May 19 - 22, 2016
For four fun-filled days, Greenville becomes ‘Greekville‘ as the magic of Greece comes to town. This ‘Glendi‘ or party will begin on May 19th with authentic Greek food served in the Church’s Hellenic Center during lunch and dinner. Take-out orders for food and pastries will also be available throughout the weekend. Drive-thru lanes on Elford Street will also be available for take-out meals Thursday and Friday; and FAX orders will be accepted for lunch both Thursday and Friday.
Outside food booths will offer Greek favorites gyros, souvlaki, triopites, Greek fries, Greek sausage, saganaki, Greek burgers, calamari and much more
Let the music play – dance in the spirit with the authentic attired Troupe Adelphia our Hellenic dancers as they entertain youFestival1 again this year with their fine repertoire of over 200 traditional Greek dances from different areas of Greece, Cyprus and Asia Minor.
The live band will be playing and the Hellenic dancers will dance all three days throughout the day and evening. Local entertainment will also take place in the Hellenic Hall at various times.

Visit the Greek Festival Website

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23 [ Monday ]



Completer Ceremony
Event Date: 5/23/2016
Event Location: Bon Secours Wellness Arena - 650 N Academy St, Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

Greenville County Career Center - Completer Ceremony - MAY 23, 2016
5:30pm – Students/faculty participating in the ceremony will arrive;6:00pm – Doors are open for guests; 6:30pm – Ceremony will begin
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24 [ Tuesday ]



Senior Showcase
Event Date: 5/24/2016
Event Location: Peace Center - 101 W Broad St, Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

Senior Showcase - TUE, MAY 24, 2016 | 7:30 PM
The Senior Showcase of the Music Department of the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is a celebration of senior class showcasing some of the outstanding musical achievements of South Carolina’s gifted music students. The performers are selected by a panel of judges from the professional music community. This year’s adjudicators were Dr. Jack Cohan, retired Director of the Peace Center for the Performing Arts, and Miles Hoffman, Musial Director of the American Chamber Players and host of National Public Radio’s “A Minute With Miles.”
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Downtown Line Dancing
Event Date: 5/24/2016 to 12/27/2016
Recurrence: Every Tuesdays
Event Location: Sears Recreation Center in McPherson Park - 100 E Park Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

Greenville Downtown Line Dancing - 5/24/2016 - 12/27/2016
Tuesdays 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenville DOWNTOWN LINE DANCING every Tuesday from 6:15 to 8 pm at Sears Rec Center in McPherson Park (corner of N Main & E Park). Dances are taught in a fun and easy way with a variety of music - Hip Hop, R&B, Rock & Roll, Latin, Country, Shag, Swing. Party dances include Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Bikers Shuffle, Cha Cha Slide. Second hour moves into mainstream dances -Good Time, Tush Push, R&B Boogie and more. No partner or dance knowledge required. Two left feet are fine. Bring your friends and have some fun. Cost - $5 (Greenville City Residents -$4)
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Palmetto Health
Event Date: 5/25/2016 to 5/26/2016
Event Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center - 1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201
Event Description:

Palmetto Health "All Team Assembly" - May 25, 2016 - May 26, 2016

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26 [ Thursday ]



Palmetto Health
Event Date: 5/25/2016 to 5/26/2016
Event Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center - 1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201
Event Description:

Palmetto Health "All Team Assembly" - May 25, 2016 - May 26, 2016

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27 [ Friday ]



Greenville Scottish Games
Event Date: 5/27/2016 to 5/28/2016
Event Location: Furman University - 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
Event Description:

Furman University the Greenville Scottish Games - Saturday, May 28th and Friday, May 27th Parade!
Gates open at 8:30am. Events are over by 4pm and the Awards Ceremony is at 5pm. Then, stick around for the greatest Scottish Happy Hour in the world at 5:30pm – celtic music, pipe bands and beer in the Entertainment Tent!
The Great Scot! Parade will marching up Main Street from Broad Street to E. North! Pipe Bands, faeries, floats and the Royal Highland Fusiliers!  Friday, May 27th at 6pm Main Street in Downtown Greenvile.
Visit the Greenville Scottish Games Website

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Southern Strutt Dance Rec
Event Date: 5/27/2016 to 5/28/2016
Event Location: Koger Center for the Arts - 1051 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29201
Event Description:

Southern Strutt Dance Recital - Friday, May 27 - 28, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

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Shakespeare Festival
Event Date: 5/26/2016 to 6/19/2016
Recurrence: Every Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
Event Location: Falls Park on the Reedy - 601 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

The 22nd Annual Upstate Shakespeare Festival Season - As You Like It (May 26 – June 19)
One of the great comedies by William Shakespeare features the heroine Rosalind, the daughter of a banished duke, who falls in love with Orlando the disinherited son of one of the duke’s friends. When she is banished from the court by her usurping uncle, Rosalind takes on the appearance of a boy and travels with her cousin Celia and a jester to the Forest of Arden, where her father and his friends live in exile.  Embracing the themes of love, aging, and our exploration of the natural world, Shakespeare examines how families and friends are created, rearranged, and strengthened in our journey through life.
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JAILBREAK 5K
Event Date: 5/28/2016
Event Location: Lexington County Sheriff's Department - 521 Gibson Rd Lexington, SC.
Event Description:

JAILBREAK 5K - May 28, 2016 at 8:00 AM

The Lexington County Sheriff's Foundation (LCSF) is a non-partisan, non-profit, 501(c)3 citizen’s group with the stated mission of supporting the employees of the Lexington County Sheriff's Department (LCSD) in their efforts to provide professional law enforcement services for the citizenry. Since it’s inception in the late 1990’s, the foundation’s efforts have significantly enhanced the abilities of the County’s deputies and correctional officers in executing their duties with the highest possible level of effectiveness and professionalism. Primarily, this has been accomplished through the purchase of various equipment items (see list below), which allow well trained deputies to more effectively and safely go about the business of protecting the citizens of Lexington County.

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Greenville Scottish Games
Event Date: 5/27/2016 to 5/28/2016
Event Location: Furman University - 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
Event Description:

Furman University the Greenville Scottish Games - Saturday, May 28th and Friday, May 27th Parade!
Gates open at 8:30am. Events are over by 4pm and the Awards Ceremony is at 5pm. Then, stick around for the greatest Scottish Happy Hour in the world at 5:30pm – celtic music, pipe bands and beer in the Entertainment Tent!
The Great Scot! Parade will marching up Main Street from Broad Street to E. North! Pipe Bands, faeries, floats and the Royal Highland Fusiliers!  Friday, May 27th at 6pm Main Street in Downtown Greenvile.
Visit the Greenville Scottish Games Website

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Southern Strutt Dance Rec
Event Date: 5/27/2016 to 5/28/2016
Event Location: Koger Center for the Arts - 1051 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29201
Event Description:

Southern Strutt Dance Recital - Friday, May 27 - 28, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

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Shakespeare Festival
Event Date: 5/26/2016 to 6/19/2016
Recurrence: Every Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
Event Location: Falls Park on the Reedy - 601 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

The 22nd Annual Upstate Shakespeare Festival Season - As You Like It (May 26 – June 19)
One of the great comedies by William Shakespeare features the heroine Rosalind, the daughter of a banished duke, who falls in love with Orlando the disinherited son of one of the duke’s friends. When she is banished from the court by her usurping uncle, Rosalind takes on the appearance of a boy and travels with her cousin Celia and a jester to the Forest of Arden, where her father and his friends live in exile.  Embracing the themes of love, aging, and our exploration of the natural world, Shakespeare examines how families and friends are created, rearranged, and strengthened in our journey through life.
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Jackson Browne
Event Date: 5/29/2016
Event Location: Township Auditorium - 1703 Taylor St., Columbia, SC 29201
Event Description:

Jackson Browne - May 29, 2016 Sun 7:30 PM EDT

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Shakespeare Festival
Event Date: 5/26/2016 to 6/19/2016
Recurrence: Every Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
Event Location: Falls Park on the Reedy - 601 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

The 22nd Annual Upstate Shakespeare Festival Season - As You Like It (May 26 – June 19)
One of the great comedies by William Shakespeare features the heroine Rosalind, the daughter of a banished duke, who falls in love with Orlando the disinherited son of one of the duke’s friends. When she is banished from the court by her usurping uncle, Rosalind takes on the appearance of a boy and travels with her cousin Celia and a jester to the Forest of Arden, where her father and his friends live in exile.  Embracing the themes of love, aging, and our exploration of the natural world, Shakespeare examines how families and friends are created, rearranged, and strengthened in our journey through life.
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30 [ Monday ]



2016 Memorial Day
Event Date: 5/30/2016
Event Location: Historic Harriet Barber House, 116 Barberville Loop, Hopkins, SC 29061
Event Description:

2016 Memorial Day Solemn Commemoration - May 30, 2016
SERCO is honored to present “THE MOVING WALL” which is the official traveling replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial, as a part of our Memorial Day – Solemn Commemoration and Heritage Celebration on May 30, 2016.  The replica is impressive; it is 252.83 feet long, and six feet high at the vertex. “THE MOVING WALL” will be on view on the grounds of the Historic Harriet Barber House, 116 Barberville Loop, Hopkins, SC 29061 at SERCO’s Heritage Celebration, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Activities will include a wreath laying at “THE MOVING WALL”, a Salute to Vietnam era Veterans, Lower Richland Veterans Formation presentation, and Entertainment. Food vendors will also be present.
Prior to the Heritage Celebration, a Solemn Commemoration will be held at 12:00 Noon, at the St. John Resurrection Memorial Gardens (Government Cemetery), Ault Road-off Clarkson Road, Hopkins, SC, and followed by a procession to the Heritage Celebration at the Historic Harriet Barber House.
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31 [ Tuesday ]



Downtown Line Dancing
Event Date: 5/24/2016 to 12/27/2016
Recurrence: Every Tuesdays
Event Location: Sears Recreation Center in McPherson Park - 100 E Park Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601
Event Description:

Greenville Downtown Line Dancing - 5/24/2016 - 12/27/2016
Tuesdays 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenville DOWNTOWN LINE DANCING every Tuesday from 6:15 to 8 pm at Sears Rec Center in McPherson Park (corner of N Main & E Park). Dances are taught in a fun and easy way with a variety of music - Hip Hop, R&B, Rock & Roll, Latin, Country, Shag, Swing. Party dances include Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Bikers Shuffle, Cha Cha Slide. Second hour moves into mainstream dances -Good Time, Tush Push, R&B Boogie and more. No partner or dance knowledge required. Two left feet are fine. Bring your friends and have some fun. Cost - $5 (Greenville City Residents -$4)
Visit the Downtown Line Dancing Website

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