June 2, Minions
June 9, Planes: Fire and Rescue
June 16, Pan
June 23, Shaun the Sheep
June 30, Muppets Most Wanted
July 7, Hotel Transylvania 2
July 21, The Good Dinosaur
July 28, Inside Out
Location: Greer City Park Amphitheater
More information: 864-968-7005.
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.
This evening's Farmer's Market is dedicated to watermelons. There will be a contest for the best tasting watermelon and the largest watermelon. 1st place in each category will receive $75 and 2nd place receives a $35 gift certificate to Foodies Farm Shop.
There will also be an abundance of watermelon for everyone to eat and take home!
Moonlight Movies return to City Park’s amphitheater on nine consecutive Thursdays beginning June 2 with “Minions” and ends July 28 with “Inside Out”.
Movies, all family friendly, begin at dusk with the park opening at 6:30 for activities including inflatables, games and dancing.
A 32-page coloring and activity book, “At Home in the City of Greer”, has been produced by the city’s communication department. It is being offered free.
The softbound book depicts landmarks in Greer and drawn by Roy Miller, Jr., formerly from Greer who lives in Philadelphia and works as an artist.
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.
Free family friendly films and pre-movie fun is scheduled at the City of Greer Moonlight Movies series in the City Park amphitheater each Thursday beginning June 4 through July 30.
All movies begin at dusk, but inflatables, games with prizes and dancing begins at 6:30 p.m.
Cyrano, a 6-month-old bear cub will be at Greer City Park’s amphitheater Thursday, before the free showing of “Brave”, a Disney film, at Moonlight Movies.
“Frozen”, the Oscar winning best animated film and original song ("Let It Go") for 2014, highlights the Moonlight Movies schedule at Greer City Park Amphitheater. All movies begin at dusk and are free.
Seven of the eight cinema movies are animated and all are rated PG. “Teen Beach Party” is a made for TV movie.
The South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association honored the City of Greer Parks and Recreation Department for renovating the former National Guard Armory and Horace McKown Center to create the multipurpose Cannon Centre.
The SCRPA’s Parks Excellence Award is given annually for a project pertaining to a new, renovated or revitalized park.
Everybody should be on the “happy list” for the City of Greer summer movies.
The Cannon Centre Cinema has a four-movie run for an audience ages 17 and over with “The Hunger Games” starring Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and “Leatherheads” which was filmed in Greer.
The City of Greer Parks and Recreation Department will offer a new Movie Series inside the newly renovated Cannon Centre in May and August. The new series will complement the Moonlight Movies Series held in City Park June and July.
The department is asking the public for help in naming the series, which has been designed for a 17-and-older-only crowd.
The Greer Memorial Freedom Blast will be the hottest event in town this weekend. The full schedule and vendors are here.
Tonight and Saturday night there will be other entertainment downtown.
Tunes On Trade will open its 7-week Friday series on June 15 that also includes the Greer Idol 6 competition. Beach music will be performed weekly with Greer Idol competition scheduled at intermission.
Greer Cultural Arts and the City of Greer offer the free concerts at 7 p.m. as part of their summer music and Moonlight Movies series.
The 2011 Greer Idol runnerup, a singer headed to Broadway and a bio science major at Coastal Carolina University were among the talent at Greer Idol 6 auditions today at the Greer Family Fest.
Three of the 20 people auditioned were not given gold callback letters. That means 43 callbacks will be held May 14 at The Davenport. Only five people were not voted forward by the judges.
The Moonlight Movies begins its 11-week series May 24 at Greer City Park. The free outdoor schedule is launched with part two of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows followed by part one of the final Twilight film.
The Lion King will be shown on June 7, just five days before its month-long Broadway theatre run at The Peace Center.