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54 GREENWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMUNITY GUIDE    American Idol Finalist Melinda Doolittle at Greenwood Performing Arts.
of upcoming events, visit www.lander.edu/events.
The arts truly come alive at Lander University, which is
home to the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center, featuring a 680-seat auditorium and 100-
seat recital hall for musical and dramatic performances; and the Monsanto Gallery, showcasing the creative works of students, faculty and Southeastern artists. Lander’s College of Arts and Humanities offers a variety of events and performances each semester,
from instrumental and choral concerts to theatrical and operatic productions. To see a full schedule
FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
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and regional talent, as well as special concerts like Springfest and Oktoberfest. The Catfish Feastival kicks off Memorial Day weekend in Ware Shoals with amusement rides, concerts, and over 4,000 pounds of catfish served to the public.
The SC Festival of Flowers, held annually the first weekend in June, offers a
full schedule of activities along with the legendary Signature Topiary Display for the whole family to enjoy. Recognized by America
in Bloom as the top Floral Display winner in 2016, the topiaries continue to delight locals and visitors throughout the month. The Festival features over 25 events to attend, including an Arts and Crafts Show, Garden Tours, Topiaries and Tastings Wine Walk, theatre and musical
performances, and run, bike, and golf sporting events. A Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 event, the SC Festival of Flowers is the start to your summer fun, where everyone enjoys a blooming good time. Visit www.scfestivalofflowers.org for more information.
or the leisure traveler, Greenwood is home to numerous award winning festivals and events. Uptown Greenwood coordinates events such as Uptown Live, a concert series showcasing local
  Lander University Jazz band performance is a huge crowd pleaser.
            864-223-3297
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Fitness Center Business Center Flat screen TVs
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The SC Festival of Flowers celebrated 50 years in 2017 and offers stunning toparies plus much more each June.
 











































































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