An exploration of the many ways art “makes life good”.
Saturday, July 12th, 5pm – 9pm in Trailblazer Park in TR.
Master Chef, Angie Pope, from Shortfields in Travelers Rest, will be demonstrating how to get creative in the kitchen with tips on adding colors, flavors and beautiful plating ideas for all occasions during this evening of discovery. There will be one of a kind treasures by local artists under the pavilion. And talks and demonstrations by gardening experts Bill and Dawn Shearin from Paradise Gardens in Greer, Kyle Buttram from Sunflower and Marie Scott Studios talks how to add art to your home, and make and take potted plants with Donna LeBrun from vintage and upcycled vases. It’s about all the things that make life good, so go check it out!
Charleston Cooks! Greenville Turns Two
I’m like a kid in a candy store in Charleston Cooks! I just bought a super square ice tray and I am so in love. We’re so happy to have them in Greenville. Can you believe it’s been two years since they opened? On Saturday, July 12, they are celebrating their 2nd Birthday. Wow does time fly! Stop in from 11am-2pm for tastings, product demonstrations, sweets, sales, raffles every hour on the hour, and a gift with your $50 purchase!
Don’t miss The Earth Market at NOMA Square on Wednesday, July 16 (and every third Wednesday of the month) from 11am-3pm.
Not your average farmers market. What makes this market special? Products are local, seasonal, and produced using sustainable methods. Products are clean, organically produced in natural environments using organic fertilizers. No hormones or other stimulants, growth accelerators permitted.
Products use NO genetically modified organisms at any stage of production. Fresh, local and seasonal. Vendors must pass a tasting commission appointed by Slow Food and are evaluated on gastronomic excellence: complexity, balance, local character.
Vendors include Brother Moon Bread, Carolina Honeybees, Gibson Farms (Angus Beef), Henson Farms (live plants), Night Owl Chocolate, Timberock at Hopkins Farm (Ark of Taste American Bronze turkeys and New Hampshire Chickens) and Walker Century Farms (Red Devon Cattle Beef).
EBT approved. Bring your bag!
Attention Coffee Lovers: Leopard Forest Coffee Hosts a Coffee Tasting at The Forest Coffeehouse in Travelers Rest
July 17th @ 4-5 p.m
Discover how brewing methods change the flavor of your coffee! Leopard Forest Coffee Company will be using their amazing Zimbabwe AAA+ Pinnacle, grown on the Crake Valley Estatefarm, to take you through Cupping, Drip Brew, French Press, Pour-Over, and Iced Brew Pour-Over methods and how each changes the notes of your coffee. The workshop is free! For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-836-8332.
Euphoria Greenville’s Tapas & Tinis Event presented by TOWN Magazine
Join Gap Creek Gourmet and the folks from Good Eats and Meets Greenville on Thursday, July 17th for Euphoria Greenville’s Tapas & Tinis 6pm-10pm. This is a fabulous party thrown by the folks at Euphoria. Performance Foodservice Corporate Chef Derin Moore will be whipping up fare while Liquid Catering pours cocktails made with Van Gogh Vodka. Thomas Creek Brewery will also be on hand. There will be live music by The Erica Berg Collective, way cool door prizes and some amazing folks for meets and greets. Last year was a BLAST. Hope to see you there. Tickets are $35 and can be bought by clicking here.
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Quest Brewing’s First Anniversary Throwdown
(announcement from their website)
A year ago about 1,300 craft beer lovers stormed Quest Brewing Company to celebrate the first new brewery to open in Greenville in 15 years. The year has flown by and with the introduction of statewide distribution, cans and limited edition bottles, the folks at Quest have a lot to celebrate.
From noon until 10pm on Saturday, July 19, Quest will host their first anniversary party in grand fashion. In addition to their core lineup of brews, there will be specialty kegs of new beers tapped every hour. Live music will run from 2 pm until close and ASADA and Ellada Kouzina food trucks will be on hand to make sure you have plenty in your belly to soak up all the tasty suds.
This event is free and will be held rain or shine. Visit Quest’swebsite for more information.
Did you know Quest’s Ponce Saison made FoodandWine.com’s list of 9 American Beers That Should Be In Your Cooker All Summer Long?
Travelers Rest Farmers Market Mid-Season Celebration: Saturday, July 26 9am-noon.
Check out this list of happenings for Travlers Rest Farmers Market’s Mid-Season celebration. These folks can throw a party! Market music from Micheal King, Market Cooks demo and sampling from TheBohobirdy.com‘s Robyn Glen, Market Talks : Vermiculture by Heather Collins GCMG, Market Kids make pottery with Michelle Wade, local chefs will battle it out in a Tomato Sandwich Taste-off (buy tickets to taste and vote), Vintage and Freak Cycle Show, and bike demos… The list goes on. And don’t forget there are more than 50 vendors with farm fresh fruits, veggies, plans, baked goods, ice cream, soaps, organic meat, handmade crafts and oh, so much more! If you haven’t checked out this market, it’s definitely not to be missed!
You can now take Greenville with you where ever you go with Greenville.FM!
Tune in to Greenville’s hot new live stream radio station, Greenville.FM playing 80’s, 90’s and today, currently streaming 10,000 songs in a row! Gap Creek Gourmet will be on air beginning in August keeping you up to date with the hottest foodie events around! Click the logo to listen. It’s seriously one favorite song after another, AND we take song requests during your work day!