Anna McCleer won first place in vocal performance Tuesday night at Riverside Middle School’s talent show.
McCleer was a finalist last year at Greer Idol Teen (third place), where she impressed judges with her voice and song writing.
Hollywild Animal Park will celebrate International Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, March 23 as its kickoff to the 2013 season.
Every Friday and Saturday in March is a “Sneak Preview” with discounted admission rates (adults $10, senior citizens, children (2-14) and handicapped individuals $8.
The 2013 Miss Greater Greer and Miss Greater Greer Teen will be crowned Saturday night.
The pageant will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at Greer High School. Admission is $12. The contestants photos and bios are here.
The show is a celebration of deep-fried concoctions throughout the nation.
The 7th Annual Miss Blue Ridge Relay for Life Pageant is scheduled for March 16, at 6 p.m. at the Blue Ridge High School Auditorium.
The BRHS Air Force Junior ROTC is the pageant’s sponsor. This year’s theme, in partnership with Relay for Life, is “Wave Goodbye to Cancer”.
Grease: The School Version has his final weekend run Friday through Sunday at the J. Harley Bonds Career Center at 505 N. Main Street.
The school version removes profanity, lewd behavior, and Rizzo’s pregnancy scare. Since Rizzo’s pregnancy scare is removed, the song “There Are Worst Things I Could Do” is also removed from this edition.
Taylor Ross, the newly crowned Miss Greer High School, will try for a double coronation in one month as she is among seven girls vying for the 2013 Miss Greater Greer Teen title.
Sydney Sill, 2012 Miss South Carolina Teen, will relinquish her title.
The 2013 Miss Greater Greer pageant is scheduled Saturday at 7 p.m. at Greer High School.
Six contestants are vying to gain the crown vacated by 2012 Miss Greer Lauren Cabaniss when she competed in a Miss USA pageant. Cabaniss was first runnerup to last year’s Miss South Carolina Ali Rogers.
Admission is $12.
New York City musician Christine Santelli’s southern tour will bring her to The Stomping Grounds on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 7-9:30 p.m.
Santelli’s “Dragonfly” was named co-Album of the Year by Deep Roots Magazine. The magazine’s video of the month is a piano and vocal version of “Find My Home” from her album.
“Dragonfly” was a result of a project in the summer of 2010 when she wrote or videotaped 100 original songs in 100 consecutive days. Fifteen of these originals were recorded for her first solo acoustic album.
She has toured the world (South Africa, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, France and Spain) and released 8 CDs over her career that spans more than two decades.
Santelli's southern tour takes her to Johnson City and Nashville, Tenn., Athens and Savannah, Ga., and Silverhill and Mobile, Ala.
Stomping Grounds is at 208 Trade Street. Call 354-1174.
The Blue Dogs will perform a concert at Fluor Field for VIP ticket holders of the inaugural South Carolina College All Star Bowl on March 23.
VIP tickets are $150 and include parking, game seating, sideline access, food and beverage and entrance to the VIP After Party. Tickets can be purchased here.
Lindsay Roberts, owner and director at the dance studio on O’Neal Road, said the cultural experience coupled with weeklong practices and the performance would be a lifetime event for her dancers.
Greer’s Dylan Arms journey on American Idol ended tonight in Hollywood.
The 2013 Greater Greer Education Gala will be held Oct. 26, a Saturday night, and will again feature the Swingin’ Medallions. The band was such a huge success last year, the Foundation decided an encore performance was in order.
The Foundation’s annual fundraising event will be held at the Cannon Centre on Cannon Street in Greer. The time will be announced later.
The Marshall Tucker Band will headline the 29th Annual Village Hospital Greer Family Fest scheduled May 3-4.
Miami-based bibbitec was selected from thousands of entrants to present its products to the “Sharks” from ABC's “Shark Tank”. The episode was filmed in early January.