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Jun
18
to Jul 15

Thru July 15th: Signature Topiary Display & Map

See for Yourself Our One-of-a-Kind "Living" Sculptures in Uptown Greenwood!

Take a magical topiary tour through Uptown Greenwood. You’ll see 46 topiaries displayed around the Square, at the County Library, and at the Farmers Market. The whimsical horticultural creations showcase the Uptown Greenwood area during the SC Festival of Flowers.

Each topiary has been adopted by an organization and is sponsored by a separate organization.  Come see for yourself and stroll our Uptown Square day or night.

Topiaries, Maintenance and Landscaping provided by: City of Greenwood & City Public Works Department Topiary/ School Coordinators and Delivery:  Johnathan Graves, Renea Sprowl,  Ann Barklow, Sarah Bradley, Clint Price, Gene Yarochowicz, and Tracy Anderson. 

Special Thanks: Director of Greenwood Public Works; Billy Allen, CPW, City of Greenwood Public Works Staff: Chase Rushton, Michael Smith, Joey Jamros, Buddy Hastings, Willie Graham, Clay Stevenson, Erek Leary, Jerry Walker, Chris Lewis, Len Bryan, Wayne Starnes, Jeff Smallwood, and James Moore. City of Greenwood Greenhouse Staff:  Renea Sprowl, Gene Yarochowicz, Clint Price, Sarah Bradley, Tracy Anderson, and Ann Barklow, Greenwood County, Lakelands Master Gardeners, and our local Schools. A very special thank you goes to topiary artist, Nancy Collin and her husband Everett for their thousands of volunteer labor with the topiaries for 2017

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Planting for Pollinators & Other Wildlife
Jun
25
5:00 PM17:00

Planting for Pollinators & Other Wildlife

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This informative presentation will be given by Dr. Nancy Lee Adamson, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Xerces Society & USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center, Greensboro, NC.  A short tour of the City Hall Pollinator Garden commences at 5:15 p.m. prior to the talk.

nancy@xerces.org or nancy.adamson@gnb.usda.gov

Tuesday, June 26th
SC Farming with Beneficial Insects for Pest Control Short Course
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Greenwood County Veterans Center, 106 Main St North
$45 / person

This short course will teach you how to attract native beneficial insects —predators and parasitoids of crop pests— to your orchard, farm, or garden! Participants receive the Xerces Society’s Beneficial Insects Toolkit and a copy of Farming With Native Beneficial Insects.  Pre-register by June 15th at http://xerces.org/event/

 

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Topiary & Pollinator Garden Tour
Jun
21
5:30 PM17:30

Topiary & Pollinator Garden Tour

  • Main St. & Court Ave. by Velux Panels & Fountain (map)
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Join us in celebrating National Pollinator Week with a special event touring the SC Festival of Flowers Topiaries and several of the City of Greenwood’s Pollinator gardens.  

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Your tour will be led by City of Greenwood Horticulturist, Ann Barklow, of the SC Festival of Flowers topiaries and the pollinator gardens.

Location:
Velux Panels near the Water Fountain at Court Ave. and Main St. in Uptown Greenwood

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National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. 

Bee City USA fosters ongoing dialogue in urban areas to raise awareness of the role pollinators play in our communities and what each of us can do to provide them with healthy habitat.

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The Bee City USA program endorses a set of commitments, defined in a resolution, for creating sustainable habitats for pollinators, which are vital to feeding the planet. Communities that participate are provided numerous benefits, including improving local food production and addressing pest control issues less toxically.

Incorporated cities, towns, counties and communities across America are invited to make these commitments and become certified as a Bee City USA affiliate. For more information refer to www.beecityusa.org.

Hosted by:
Lakelands Beekeepers Association & Greenwood In Bloom

 

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National Pollinator Week Celebration
Jun
18
to Jun 24

National Pollinator Week Celebration

  • Main St. & Court Ave. by Velux Panels & Fountain (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. 

Bee City USA fosters ongoing dialogue in urban areas to raise awareness of the role pollinators play in our communities and what each of us can do to provide them with healthy habitat.

The Bee City USA program endorses a set of commitments, defined in a resolution, for creating sustainable habitats for pollinators, which are vital to feeding the planet. Communities that participate are provided numerous benefits, including improving local food production and addressing pest control issues less toxically.

Incorporated cities, towns, counties and communities across America are invited to make these commitments and become certified as a Bee City USA affiliate. For more information refer to www.beecityusa.org.

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Topiary & Pollinator Garden Tour
Thursday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m.

Join us in celebrating National Pollinator Week with a special event touring the SC Festival of Flowers Topiaries and several of the City of Greenwood’s Pollinator gardens.  

Location: Velux Panels near the Water Fountain at Court Ave. and Main St. in Uptown Greenwood

Hosted by:
Lakelands Beekeepers Association & Greenwood In Bloom

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Clemson Tiger Team Fan Night
Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Clemson Tiger Team Fan Night

The Greater Greenwood Clemson Club Invites you to Tiger Team Fan Day!

All the C-L-E-M-S-O-N fun will be at the Tiger Topiary in Uptown Greenwood.

Friday, June 15
6:30 p.m. 

Bring your Clemson friends and family to meet the Clemson Athletic Celebreties and cheerleaders!  This has become a proud Clemson fan tradition here in Greenwood during the SC Festival of Flowers and we would love to have you join us!

Get autographs, connect with your fellow fans and meet the Clemson players, coaches and cheerleaders. 

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Topiaries & Tastings Wine Walk
Jun
2
5:30 PM17:30

Topiaries & Tastings Wine Walk

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Join us for our 9th Annual Topiaries and Tastings Wine Walk in Uptown Greenwood.

You'll taste some of the most exceptional wines at our local Uptown merchants while strolling among our Signature Topiary Display. This fun and lively wine walk is a Festival favorite.

Wine Tasting stops include:

  • Allura Bella Boutique
  • David Lindsey Clothier
  • Fig
  • Flynn’s On Maxwell Uptown Wine & Beer
  • Lidl Food/Beverage Truck Exhibit
  • Main & Maxwell
  • Main Street Market
  • Museum
  • Senior Helpers
  • South Point Financial Services
  • Spa On Maxwell
  • Stoddard Funderburk Law Firm, LLC
  • Sugar Boutique
  • Sweet Teas Children's Boutique
  • Think Tank on Main
  • Voila Bridal and Formal
  • Wades on Waller
  • Weichert Realtors - Bradshaw Group

TICKETS on Sale at Flynn's on Maxwell Uptown Wine & Beer, 120 Maxwell Avenue, 864-223-9463 or the Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce, 110 Phoenix Street, 864-889-9314.

CHECK-IN: Uptown Market for wrist band, your wine glass and wine walk map.

NOTE: You must be 21 or over and show an ID. According to our city ordinances, we require that you consume your tasting in the businesses. Walking with any wine in your glass is strictly prohibited on the sidewalks or streets. We greatly appreciate your cooperation and contributing to a fun and enjoyable evening tasting wines provided by the SC wineries and Flynn’s on Maxwell in our beautiful Uptown among the topiaries. Drink responsibly.
Thank you!

Premier Sponsors: 

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Blooming Uptown Live Concert with Split Shot Band
Jun
1
5:30 PM17:30

Blooming Uptown Live Concert with Split Shot Band

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Featuring Split Shot Band!

There is no better place to enjoy an outdoor concert than the Uptown Market. Join Festival fans as we partner with Uptown Greenwood.

Free Admission!
Food and Concessions Available.

This years entertainment will feature "Split Shot" band. Since it’s inception Split Shot has grown to be one of the most popular variety bands in the Carolina’s! With the charm only true Southerner’s can possess, they bring their talent to the stage with a quick-witted, knee-slapping sense of humor coupled with a clear love for the music. 

Split Shot Band

Sponsored by

Friday, June 1st
5:30 p.m. 
Free Admission

 

 

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National Pollinator Week Celebration - Topiary & Pollinator Garden Tour
Jun
29
6:00 PM18:00

National Pollinator Week Celebration - Topiary & Pollinator Garden Tour

  • Main St. & Court Ave. by Velux Panels & Fountain (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The National Pollinator Week Celebration event has been RESCHEDULED to:

Thursday, June 29 at 6:00 p.m. 

National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. Join us in celebrating National Pollinator Week with a special event on Thursday, June 29 at 6:00 pm at the Velux Panels near the Water Fountain at Court Ave. and Main St.

Brochures, pollinator seeds donated from Park Seed, and a Pollinator Plant list will be available to attendees.  Participants will also get to tour several of the City of Greenwood’s Pollinator gardens and topiaries.

Bee City USA fosters ongoing dialogue in urban areas to raise awareness of the role pollinators play in our communities and what each of us can do to provide them with healthy habitat.


The Bee City USA program endorses a set of commitments, defined in a resolution, for creating sustainable habitats for pollinators, which are vital to feeding the planet. Communities that participate are provided numerous benefits, including improving local food production and addressing pest control issues less toxically.


ncorporated cities, towns, counties and communities across America are invited to make these commitments and become certified as a Bee City USA affiliate. For more information refer to www.beecityusa.org.

Hosted by:
Lakelands Beekeepers Association & Greenwood In Bloom

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