You can take your pick how to celebrate New Year’s on Tuesday evening.
Greer restaurants have diverse offerings and New Year’s menus. Area venues give revelers options of dining, music and dancing with toasts to celebrate the departure of 2012 and arrival of 2013.
Within a snap of a finger, Greer has found itself without a queen.
On a hot summer night in July, Greer had its queens within one step of the Miss South Caroline throne. At the Cops for Tots toy distribution Saturday, neither were available to make their traditional appearance.
Denise VandenBerghe isn’t taking any chances on the world ending Friday – 12-21-2012.
Wild Ace Pizza and Pub is hosting an End of the World After Party and breakfast buffet. The party is 10 p.m. Friday and lasts until 2 a.m. Saturday with an all-you-can-eat buffet. A Bloody Mary bar and champagne mimosa will be featured.
It would figure a name like Ken Holliday would set rules and guidelines for a Christmas tree decorating competition.
Holliday, the Human Resources Manager at Greer Commission of Public Works, wanted to steer CPW associates toward a common, holiday-themed goal. Last year trees were decorated consistent with each department's job description.
All is CALM.
Or that’s the way it’s supposed to be today with the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) law taking effect.
The First Tee 2013 Golf Passport is available at participating golf courses for $60. Passport golfers receive two green fees at each of nine golf courses. Cart rental is required.
Proceeds benefit The First Tee of Spartanburg, a 501c3 nonprofit, teaching character development through the game of golf at The Creek and Woodfin Ridge Golf Clubs.
The art classes from 25 local schools have created large, colorful Holiday Cards for Roper Mountain Holiday Lights.
Starting with a blank piece of plywood, the students designed and painted the cards which are now on display along the path in Winter Wonderland within Holiday Lights.
The Pavilion Skate School showcases “Christmas in the Country” tonight and Saturday featuring group, home school and private lesson individuals. Admission is free.
Doors open at 5 p.m. and skating begins at 6 o’clock each night.
The Greer Children’s Theatre is accepting resumes for staff for the 2013-14 production season.
Positions sought are directors, music directors, choreographers, production managers, state managers, assistant directors, production assistants, technical crew, scenic designers, makeup artists and office assistance.
The Gap Creek Singers will holds its annual Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at 100 School Street.
The concert is free and open to the public.
The Foothills Philharmonic will perform "Christmas Celebration", a mix of holiday classics, Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Riverside High School. The concert is free.
Kory Vrieze, Artistic Director of the orchestra, will lead the free concert.
The Greer High School choir, orchestra and band have scheduled their holiday performances at the school’s auditorium.
The choir performs Thursday, the orchestra Tuesday, Dec. 11 and the band is in concert Thursday, Dec. 13. All concerts are 7 p.m.
The South Carolina Children Theatre’s has added two performances to “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” productions performed.
The shows begin Friday at 7 p.m. and run through Sunday, Dec. 16.
Danny "Mudcat" Dudeck of Atlanta will be at Rhythms & Brews as part of the Rockin' Tuesday Blues Jam.
The internationally known gospel and bluesman, "Mudcat" regularly performs his Bayou-baked chicken-party revues at Atlanta’s Northside Tavern, a noted blues club. His repertoire includes gospel, delta, Piedmont blues, Cajun, Americana and country.
Thousands attended Sunday's Greer Jaycees Christmas parade on a near-perfect day with clear blue skies, temperatures in the 60s. The crowd, city officials estimated, was one of the biggest in years and arguably one of the best attended.
More than 100 units, led by the family of Pfc. Adam Ross as grand marshall, and family of Sgt. Channing "Bo" Hicks, led the over 100-unit parade. Ross (July 24) and Hicks (No. 16) were killed in action in Afghanistan.
It was a fashion showcase at Breakfast with Santa today at the Cannon Centre.
Children, from infants to pre-teens, treated Santa and guests to faux fur-trimmed dresses, red and green striped coordinates, velvet dresses and sparkling tops.