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Juried Youth Art Show & Exhibit

Presented by the Arts Council of Greenwood County

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers Juried Youth Art Show was established in 2015 as a sanctioned event in coincidence with the festival, with funding attributed to an established endowment in the name of the late, Virginia Self.

The annual show will be on display in the Reception Hall at The Arts Center from May 30 - June 8, 2019 with an opening reception scheduled for Thursday, June 6 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. for all included entrants.


Business Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 am - 5 pm Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm
For more information, contact Jennifer A. Smith,, 864.953.2462

Exhibit Reception & Awards: 
Thursday, June 6 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. with Awards Ceremony at 6:00 p.m.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC with refreshments provided.

ENTRY DEADLINE: MAY 17, 2019 - all works must be delivered to:
The Arts Center (120 Main Street)

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ARTivism: Installation Art Camp
to Jun 7

ARTivism: Installation Art Camp

For Kids Only!
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
(Ages 12+)

The Arts Center invites area teens to learn about art through activism in this exciting new camp! During ARTivism, participants will work together to create an on-site art installation promoting the importance of recycling, reusing and revitalizing our Earth! The unique installation will be on view to the public during the main weekend of events for this year’s South Carolina Festival of Flowers!

Camp Cost: Members $175/Non-members $185


Camp Contact: Sylvia Martin -





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Blooming Uptown Live Concert with ELoveation Band
5:30 PM17:30

Blooming Uptown Live Concert with ELoveation Band


Featuring ELoveation!

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

Friday, June 7th
5:30 p.m. 
Free Admission

Food and Concessions Available.


This years entertainment will feature “ELoveation.” They are a South Carolina based band that is quickly gaining recognition for their intense musical energy, versatile vocals, sensational style and dynamic sound. The Eloveation experience is a show is like no other. They allow the audience to become absorbed by their high energy and style. Eloveation is an eight-piece outfit with a lead guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and outstanding vocals.

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5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run
8:00 AM08:00

5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run

Join us for one of the most fun 5K runs and 1 mile fun run!

Saturday, June 8, 2019 

You will start out from the soccer field, then go on the Capsugel track, and then out to the Greenwood Rails to Trails and back. 

5k Certified Course: Capsugel Running Track & Greenwood Rails to Trails / Timing by: Racing Toes

$ Cash Prizes $

Overall Winning Male/Female & Masters Male/Female Winners will receive $100.
2nd Place winners will receive $50.

Race Packet Pick-up: 
6:15 a.m. at the Jeff May Sports Complex

Entry Fee:

$25 if received by June 1, 2019 online or by mail.

$30 if received June 2-Day of Event (Cash or Check only)

T-shirts guaranteed to all pre-registrants thru June 1, 2019.

"Feel the Fun" at our 5K run and 1 mile fun run/walk with cash prizes! The 5k starts at Lander’s soccer field, loops around the Capsugel / Lonza track, down the Greenwood Rails-to-Trails and back. Our 1 mile walk and kids run starts and finishes on the soccer field, making a lap around the track. T-shirts guaranteed to all pre-registrants thru June 1st. Register online at

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Kidfest 2019
8:00 AM08:00

Kidfest 2019

Exciting Performances and Entertainment the whole family can enjoy!

Chalk it up Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Uptown Greenwood, Oregon Ave.

All ages/categories/talent levels!

Come enjoy complimentary rides on the train!

Come see the family friendly strolling entertainment of The Amazing Stevie & Lewe the Clown!


Catch the Amazing Stevie in 3 shows at Mid-day. His shows will culminate in his Great Chain Escape!!

They will be around the market area the whole morning! Look for the giant 48” red ball, atop you will find Stevie. Give him a wave, ask him to do a trick, pose for a picture- he loves to “have a ball!” Find Lewe by his bright red nose. He has fun interacting with crowds both young and old alike!


Wildlife Geeks

Enjoy the Wildlife Geeks, Chuck Alberding, will be showcasing an incredible variety animals for the kids to experience and discover. Chuck introduces his entourage of mammals, snakes, reptiles, and amphibians to kids of all ages. His presentation focuses on the unique characteristics and habitat of the animals as well as the importance of conservation of all species. Kidfest will also include karate demonstrations, dance performances, activities, exhibits, face painting plus the Uptown Market Splash pad for your kids to enjoy.

Shows at 1:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. at the Museum, 106 Main St.

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48th Annual Emerald City AACA Auto Show
9:30 AM09:30

48th Annual Emerald City AACA Auto Show

Hosted by Emerald City Region, AACA
Benefits Greenwood County Veterans Memorial
Pre-registration for Vehicles - $15, Day of Show - $20

Top 20 Trophies Awarded by Popular Vote of Show Participants, Club Participation Award.  Club Judged: Longest distance, Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Truck, Best Orphan, Best Vintage (Pre-WWll), Best Chevrolet, Best Mopar, Best Ford, Best Foreign Car, Best of Show.  

Registration from 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon.

Goodie bags to first 50 entries--first come, first served. 

To register mail registration form to: Michael Johnson, 116 Crabapple Way, Greenwood, SC 29649.

For more information contact: Lewis, 864-227-3446, Jim, 864-506-3042 or Eric, 864-223-0541.
All cars and trucks welcome! 50/50 Drawing Raffle, prizes and music! 

Free for spectators.

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Seussical Summer Spectacular - Summer Camp
to Jun 14

Seussical Summer Spectacular - Summer Camp

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Join Greenwood Community Theatre for the funnest kids camp this summer!

June 10 - 14

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kids Only! (5k - rising 3rd graders)

Camp Cost $150

The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, and even The Grinch all jump from the pages of Dr. Seuss's vast library on to our stage for our exciting “Seussical Summer Spectacular” summer camp. During the week, campers will participate in age-appropriate crafts and activities related to creative and performing arts, as well as meet characters from the show, and learn about what it takes to put on our biggest show of the year. Campers will be invited to perform on stage with the cast of "Seussical the Musical" during the Friday, June 14 performance.

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10:00 AM10:00

Family Fun Day

It’s all about fun on Family Fun Day as visitors paint rocks, learn drumming, craft paper birds or pot a take-home plant. Enjoy performances and storytellers during your time, and don’t miss out on the variety of community booths. The best part? It’s all free! So join your friends and make new ones at Family Fun Day — because there’s nothing quite like a walk in the park.

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1:00 PM13:00

Little Miss & Wee Little Miss Contest - Flotilla on Lake Greenwood

Enter Today!

Little Miss & Wee Little Miss Flotilla Contests


2017 Little Miss Flotilla, 6 - 10 years old
2017 Wee Little Miss Flotilla, 2 - 5 years old  
2:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.

Bringing back this popular event to Celebrate our 50th Anniversary.

Bringing back this popular event to Celebrate our 50th Anniversary.

An Event of the SC Festival of Flowers Flotilla on Lake Greenwood

Sunday, June 4, 2017
1:30 p.m - 5:00 p.m. 

Fellowship Camp & Conference Center
457 Camp Fellowship Road
Waterloo, SC

Music by Greenwood’s very own:
The Bonnie Situation


Contestant Information:

  • 2017 Little Miss Flotilla, 6 - 10 years old
  • 2017 Wee Little Miss Flotilla, 2 - 5 years old  
  • All registrants will receive a # at registration.
  • There will be a 1st and 2nd place in each division.
  • Winners will receive a sash in recognition of their achievement.
  • All participants (who do not place) will receive a rose for entering.
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Wee Little Miss Flotilla *
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Dinosaur Discovery Exhibit
10:00 AM10:00

Dinosaur Discovery Exhibit

A Prehistoric Journey Where Dinosaurs Ruled!

The Museum is thrilled very excited about our summer exhibit this year, Dinosaur Discovery. It comes to us from the Virginia Museum of Natural History, and includes a life-size Triceratops, a large digging pit that kids can actually dig up fossils in, and an extensive maze that explores the habitats of dinosaurs. 

Come visit us and step back in time on our second floor of The Museum. Lots of wonder for both kids and adults!  

Admission is free.

The Museum is open to the public
Wednesdays – Saturdays
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Kidfest 2017
9:00 AM09:00

Kidfest 2017

Get ready for a wildly entertaining show, "Dakota and Friends!" 

Join us for a WILD, unique and educational experience with our featured performer, “Dakota and Friends,” the ultimate dinosaur entertainer with six different dinosaurs, exploding volcanoes, natural habitats for the dinosaurs and much more!

Dakota and Friends is a dinosaur roadshow with a mission! Our mission is to get our dinosaurs to any and all the kids who want to see them. We have realistic Dinosaurs that we use for entertainment and education.

We also offer unique Dinosaur programs that can bring out the curiosity in any child of any age. From a Hatching Baby Dinosaur to a dinosaur that can dance, to a T. Res Head big enough to swallow you whole.

In addition, this year's Kidfest will feature games, interactive activities, emergency vehicles, face painting, plus the splash pad for kids to play in, and many different performances for everyone to enjoy.

9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon, Saturday, June 3

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