Hollywild Animal Park is planning three special events during the month of October.
Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., is Photography Day. This event will be led by Richard Avakian, Hollywild’s official photographer, who will conduct a workshop for participants and guide them on a photographic exploration of the park and its special residents.
Noah Guthrie, a self-made hit singer using social media to promote himself, will perform Friday night at Rock Out Hunger, a concert to benefit Loaves & Fishes. Noah hits the stage at 7 p.m. at the Greer City Park amphitheater.
Tickets are $10 and can be bought online at www.loavesandfishesgreenville.org or the Palmetto Bank in Greer or at the Haywood Road location. Larkin’s on the River will be providing food and beverages on site.
Guthrie is a graduate of Greer High School.
A floor full of exhibits, Dueling Designers and the chance to win a Clemson or USC playhouse will highlight the 4th Annual Fall Southern Home & Garden Show Friday through Sunday at TD Convention Center in Greenville.
The event will be open from noon until 8 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors (55+), with children under 12 admitted free. Visitors who bring a canned good to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank will receive $1 off admission. Parking is free.
Wanda Fowler was honored as the Greater Greer Education Foundation Educator of the Year during the Foundation Gala at the Cannon Centre tonight. Fowler, is a teacher in School District 5.
Foundation Board Member Julie McMakin, who imade the presentation, told the crowd that Fowler has been an educator her entire adult life.
Greer High School class of 1982 will celebrate its 30th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. at the Dutch Barn on Gap Creek Road near intersection of N. Hwy. 101.
Registration is $25 and after Sept. 30 it's $30. Admission includes BBQ dinner and all the fixings and a coozie for registered GHS alumni. Team and water will be served.
The corporate and career division at Greenville Technical College will offer Ghost Hunting 101, a chance to learn from professional paranormal investigators with the Ghost PRO (Paranormal Research Organization) team.
The class, offered Tuesdays, October 2-23 from 7 to 9 p.m., will cover best practices for ghost hunting, investigating, reviewing evidence, and presenting evidence to the client. The cost is $49.
The Peking Opera will be performed Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the J. Verne Smith Auditorium on the Barton Campus of Greenville Tech. A $5 donation is requested for attendance.
With its fascinating and artistic accompanying music, singing, and costumes, the Peking Opera is China’s national opera. The opera presents the audience with information on Chinese culture as it entertains with unfolding stories, beautiful paintings, exquisite costumes, graceful gestures, and martial arts.
Max Hightower of Greer is “Bringin’ It Back To The Blues Revue" Friday at Club VI in Spartanburg.
Hightower has been featuring blues music in Greer this past summer and is now hosting a show with band members Austin Brashier, Joe Jones, Mike Whitt and himself. Special guest will be Ceasar and Teresa Degeer.
Hollywild Animal Park has hired Kim Atchley as its new Director of Marketing & Public Relations. Atchley has worked in a limited role with the park for the past three years as a freelance press coordinator.
Her expanded role will include marketing and advertising for the park as well as expanding community connections and partnerships.
Leave it to a cast of 27 advanced students from Greer Cultural Arts Camp ARK, ages 8-16, to describe their role in Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. It will be the first performance at the Cannon Centre in a black box theater setting.
Dakota Massullo, 13 in September, was asked a tiny question how she could relate to the Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. production that will be performed free Friday and Saturday and next weekend (Sept. 14-15) at 7 p.m.
Greer is the setting for “Entrusted”, a short film produced by Shane McMullin of Ninth Hour Productions in Greenville. It is McMullin’s film debut.
A storefront for “Simple Gifts” toy shop was designed next to Acme General Store and was the scene for filming that took place Sunday and Labor Day. The city closed Trade Street between Victoria and School streets for equipment setup and unimpeded filming.
The Greer Children’s Theatre presents…..
School House Rock Live! Jr