Hundreds of cheerleaders and dancers from the Rockstar cheer and dance teams in Greer will compete this weekend at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla.
Rockstar qualified 10 teams with up to 30 members each from a series of regional youth, junior and senior competitions. Rockstar earned bids to The Summit at the Disney World competition by earning the No. 1 or No. 2 placements at each regional competition.
The Peace Center’s presentation of the Joffrey Ballet, originally scheduled for March 24, cannot be rescheduled this season.
Patrons who purchased tickets will be contacted by e-mail and given the option of receiving a venue credit, applying the amount paid toward another show, making a tax-deductible donation to the Peace Center or receiving a refund.
Roads in the downtown central business district will be closed Friday and Saturday for the 31st Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest.
All roads will be closed to vehicular traffic throughout the entire event.
A less-stressed Chris VanderBerghe was telling all who asked, opening night at Wild Ace Pizza and Pub on Thursday, “was the easiest opening we have ever had.”
Twenty-nine celebrities, including six first-time participants, will be in Greenville the week of May 11 for the 2015 BMW Charity Pro-Am.
In addition to the participating celebrities, tournament officials also announced the lineup for the free Celebrity Concert on Main. The concert is open to the public and will be held on Main Street on May 14 from 6-10 p.m.
Perry Williams has been taking photographs since he attended Greer High School. A camera, sometimes three or four, are nearby at all times.
Williams, a commissioner on the Greer Commission of Public Works, entrepreneur and professor at Clemson University, all but swept the Greer Juried Arts photography contest judged last month. He finished 1-2-3 in “Greer Goes Global” and 1-2 in “Greer – An Upstate Destination”.
Anna Brown, Miss Greater Greer, spoke at the Greer Evening Lions Club Tuesday at Laurenda's.
Brown shared her personal story growing up with a hearing impairment. Her platform is “Finding The Ability in Disability”.
The complete musical lineup for the Greer Family Fest on May 1-2 has been announced.
Sister Hazel, previously announced as the headline event, will perform Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Greer went global at City Park Saturday with nearly two dozen cultures represented at the second International Festival.
Greer High School grads from every generation will be holding their annual reunion on Saturday, May 16 at Greer City Hall. The event is free.
The Price family, owners of Smith & James, Chelsea’s and Trims on Trade, are the presenting sponsors. Smith & James is celebrating its 99th year in business in downtown Greer.
More than the 600 grads who attended the 2014 Greer High Alumni Reunion are expected this year and there will be more restaurant seating availability – inside and out – with the new Wild Ace Pizza and Pub on Depot Street scheduled to open later this month.
Banners and signage has been posted around the city to announce the coming festivals followed summer entertainment.
The Family Fest banners were posted around the city and park area and a banner the width of the Cannon Street entrance to Greer City Park announces Saturday’s International Festival.
Tunes in the Park, scheduled by Greer Cultural Arts, has bands lined up for five Friday nights this summer beginning June 12.
A nine performance schedule of Broadway shows was announced by the Peace Center Wednesday.
Subscription packages are available.
The Greer International Ballet will perform “Giselle” with two principal guests from the Joffrey Ballet, Chicago.
The performance is Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center.