Tunes in the Park and Greer Idol have been eliminated from the Greer Recreation Department’s 2017 programs.
More popular events promoted by the city remain like the International Festival and Movies in the Park and Railfest.
Saturday evening's “meet and greet” with singer Edwin McCain had its share of surprises -- and McCain was in on the biggest.
The City of Greer will close the usual downtown streets for this weekend’s Family Fest. However, reserve parking is being offered behind the Hot Spot off Poinsett Street. It is across from City Park where Edwin McCain will perform Saturday night.
Reserve parking Friday is $5 for 6-10 p.m. and $10 Saturday. Festival hours are 10 a.m. – 10:30 Saturday. Call 864-416-1716 to reserve a space or drive to the lot.
Curious about what is available for the Kids to do at the Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest?
Here's the schedule just for kids:
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Edwin McCain is about to pull a club out of his bag and tee off in the BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Fox Run Country Club in Simpsonville.
Submitted by Arvie and Bunny Bennett
Local musician Arvie Bennett, Jr. and his wife, Bunny, are relocating to Music City and would like to thank the business establishments and fans in Greer for all the love and support shown to them over the years.
Edwin McCain will be the headline performer for the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's 32nd Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Festival.
"This year’s event will be another great time for families to enjoy all of the great things our community has to offer. Having Edwin McCain as our head line performer will be exciting as we welcome another home grown musical artist to our stage," said festival Chairman Rudy Painter.
The Bass Fishing Tournament, promoted by the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, as part of its spring Family Fest, has been dropped.
The tournament, fished on Lake Robinson, has routinely preceded the festival with the winners presented at the opening ceremonies.
Benton Blount’s next performance for “America’s Got Talent” will be in August at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.
Today, Blount gave GreerToday.com an exclusive interview looking back at Tuesday’s performance, looking ahead and singing for the first time with his two-year-old son, Jackson, in the audience.
Singing “Jolene” to an appreciative panel of judges, Benton Blount of Greenville made it through Judges Cuts Tuesday night to advance to the next round of “America’s Got Talent”.
Blount’s next live performance will be at Radio City Music Hall.
A panel of judges awarded gold tickets to 17 people who auditioned for Greer Idol at the Greer Family Fest. Eight teens and nine adults were passed through to the callback round in two weeks at the Cannon Centre.
Katelyn Larke won Miss Greater Greer Princess at Saturday’s 31st Annual Greer Family Fest. Larke also was selected most photogenic.
The Greer Family Fest is just getting warmed up.
Saturday’s schedule has a variety of activities for children and as the day wears on the entertainment takes over highlighted by Sister Hazel at 8 p.m.
The weather forecast couldn't be better with high in the mid-70s under sunny skies and dipping into the 60s in the evening.
Greer is expecting possibly its biggest turnout ever at the 31st Annual Pelham Medical Center Family Fest beginning today at 6 p.m.
The weekend weather, clear skies and temperatures in the 70s, and entertainment featuring some homegrown, award-winning national talent are scheduled. It will all lead to Saturday’s finale with Sister Hazel performing.
The Duke Energy team won first place at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce golf tournament at the Greer Country Club.
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.
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.
Joe Fowler was a double winner despite fishing alone at Saturday’s 20th annual Greer Family Fest Bass Fishing Tournament.
The first place haul of 15.3 pounds earned the $1,000 first prize. His biggest catch, weighing 6.2 pounds, earned the top catch.
Tunes in the Park, scheduled by Greer Cultural Arts, has bands lined up for five Friday nights this summer beginning June 12.