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Pickens County Events

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September 2014

The HOT SARDINES
Sep
4
The HOT SARDINES The Hot Sardines’ unique musical recipe takes hot jazz and sultry standards from the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, sprinkles in rich Dixieland sounds of New Orleans, Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
A World of Readers:Thomas L. Johnson Collection at Pickens Co. Museum
Sep
6
Nov
13
A World of Readers:Thomas L. Johnson Collection at Pickens Co. Museum Some four dozen pieces, chiefly fine-art works on paper—including watercolors, drawings, engravings, monoprints, lithographs, linocuts, and photographs—all depict persons (or other creatures) in the act of reading.Please join us from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 11 as we host a reception to meet Thomas L. Johnson. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Polly Gaillard: Framing Family at Pickens County Museum
Sep
6
Nov
13
Polly Gaillard: Framing Family at Pickens County Museum Two new exhibitions beginning September 6, 2014. Please join us from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 11 as we host a reception to meet the photographer who, through her exhibition, Also featured that evening will be the exhibition, “A World of Readers: selections from the collection of Thomas L. Johnson”. Both exhibitions will continue through November 13. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Clemson University Football
Sep
6
Clemson University Football 2014 Clemson Football Schedule Location:  Memorial StadiumWhen:  12:30 pm – 6:30 pmview event details
Greenville-Pickens Speedway
Sep
6
Greenville-Pickens Speedway Greenville-Pickens Speedway is a race track located in Pickens County, South Carolina, just west of Greenville, South Carolina, USA, and just east of Easley, South Carolina. The track hosts weekly NASCAR sanctioned races. Location:  Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:30 pmview event details
DOVER QUARTET
Sep
9
DOVER QUARTET The Dover Quartet swept the prestigious 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, winning the Grand Prize as well as all three special prizes. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
Make Time For Your Art with Jo Johnston
Sep
11
Oct
16
Make Time For Your Art with Jo Johnston This six-week class is structured for students who would like to work on their own designs but also wish to have tips for making creative decisions. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  10:00 am – 12:00 pmregister now
Any Way you Wanna Shake it: An Artful Investigation of Salt & Pepper Sets
Sep
12
Oct
12
Any Way you Wanna Shake it: An Artful Investigation of Salt & Pepper Sets A diverse selection of artists will address both the formal and conceptual challenges in design and execution of salt and pepper shakers. Location:  Clemson Arts CenterWhen:  10:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
The 4th Annual 20x20 Invitational Clay Exhibit and Sale
Sep
12
Sep
13
The 4th Annual 20x20 Invitational Clay Exhibit and Sale Twenty professional potters from South Carolina and North Carolina will be displaying at least 20 pieces of pottery each. Location:  Clemson Arts CenterWhen:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pmview event details
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill
Sep
13
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill Traditional roots, gospel and bluegrass music with the Heartstrings from noon-2pm, the second Saturday of each month. Visitors will hear traditional sounds created by instruments such as the autoharp, mountain dulcimer, fiddle, stand-up brass and the dobro. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  12:00 am – 2:00 pmview event details
Ride to the Rock
Sep
13
Ride to the Rock There are three routes, 40K, 60K, and 100K.Ride-day registrations begins at 7am. Cost is $35. A post-ride meal will be provided at no cost from 11:30-2:30.. Location:  Pickens Presbyterian ChurchWhen:  8:00 am – 11:00 amview event details
From Photo to Fine Art - Pastel Techniques Workshop with Erin Webb
Sep
13
From Photo to Fine Art - Pastel Techniques Workshop with Erin Webb Workshop will show you how the camera is a great “tool” for the artist, but all too often there is a tendency to copy, rather than interpret the image. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:30 am – 4:00 pmregister now
Outdoor Recreation Day at Table Rock State Park
Sep
13
Outdoor Recreation Day at Table Rock State Park Learn all about outdoor fun at Table Rock State park! Location:  Table Rock State ParkWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Founders Day in Pickens
Sep
13
Founders Day in Pickens Musical acts will include Sweet Potato Pie Kids, DejaBlue Grass Band, the Traveling McCollum’s, Volume Five, and Blue Flame Blue Grass Band. Also on hand will be arts and crafts vendors, food beverage vendors, living history demonstrations, vintage vehicles, the celebration of founder Andrew Pickens’ 275th birthday and more Location:  Downtown PickensWhen:  11:00 am – 9:00 pmview event details
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park
Sep
13
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park Enjoy traditional Blue Grass music as local musicians gather at Table rock to keep this inspirational talent alive. Location:  Table Rock LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Third Annual Wines & Equines at Eden Farms
Sep
13
Third Annual Wines & Equines at Eden Farms Will benefit Happy Hooves Therapeutic Equestrian Center. The event will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, riding demonstrations, live music and silent and live auctions. Location:  Eden FarmsWhen:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
Greenville-Pickens Speedway
Sep
13
Greenville-Pickens Speedway Greenville-Pickens Speedway is a race track located in Pickens County, South Carolina, just west of Greenville, South Carolina, USA, and just east of Easley, South Carolina. The track hosts weekly NASCAR sanctioned races. Location:  Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:30 pmview event details
MUSIC IN THE AIR XII
Sep
14
MUSIC IN THE AIR XII Bring a picnic, enjoy fresh air, and unwind as university carillonneur Linda Dzuris performs on our 47-bell instrument. Recommended listening spots are Heritage Plaza, Bowman Field, and the Clemson Memorial Carillion Garden across from Tillman Hall. Visitors are invited to tour the playing cabin following the performance. Location:  Clemson Memorial Carillon (Tillman Hall)When:  5:00 pm – 7:00 pmview event details
SENEGAL ST. JOSEPH GOSPEL CHOIR
Sep
15
SENEGAL ST. JOSEPH GOSPEL CHOIR Direct from Dakar, Senegal, the singers and drummers of the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
Sep
18
PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY The 16-member Paul Taylor Dance Company will perform signature masterworks from a 60-year creative span that produced 140 original pieces. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
The 2014 Festival of Quilts
Sep
19
Sep
20
The 2014 Festival of Quilts Quilt Displays – Boutique (including quilts for sale) – Book Sale LMQG Presentation Quilt. Vendors: Bonnie Ouellette – Vintage Textiles, Ola’s Quilt Shop, Schoolhouse Quilts, Quilters Gallery, Anita Heady-Sewcial Studio, Annie’s Pretty Pieces, Marietta’s Quilt and Sew/ Location:  Shaver Recreation CenterWhen:  9:00 am – 6:00 pmview event details
7th Annual Tri the Ridge Sprint Triathlon
Sep
20
7th Annual Tri the Ridge Sprint Triathlon Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, historic Pickens, SC dishes up some of the most picturesque scenery in the Upstate. Our lush country setting couples sweetly with the challenging topography-- undulating hills, exhilarating in their rise and fall-- canopied forests and expansive views. Location:  Pickens YMCA When:  6:00 am – 6:00 pmview event details
Annual Birchwood Book & Author Fair
Sep
20
Annual Birchwood Book & Author Fair Regional Authors selling, signing & Reading their books. Location:  All Saints Hall of Pickens Presbyterian ChurchWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
JOSHUA KANE
Sep
23
JOSHUA KANE Discover your inner superhero as mentalist Joshua Kane leads you through a dazzling demonstration of the powers of the mind. Can he read your mind? Or are you reading his? Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
Clemson University Football
Sep
27
Clemson University Football 2014 Football Schedule Location:  Memorial StadiumWhen:  12:00 amview event details
Survival Knife Skills Class with Alex Garcia
Sep
27
Survival Knife Skills Class with Alex Garcia Unquestionably, the number one tool in wilderness survival. Learn to use your knife to obtain the basic essentials in bushcraft: fire, shelter, procuring food and water. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  9:00 am – 4:30 pmregister now
VINCENT IN BRIXTON
Sep
28
Sep
30
VINCENT IN BRIXTON Before he became the artist who painted Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh was an ordinary 20-year-old searching for a room to rent. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details

October 2014

VINCENT IN BRIXTON
Oct
1
Oct
3
VINCENT IN BRIXTON Before he became the artist who painted Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh was an ordinary 20-year-old searching for a room to rent. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
Clemson University Football
Oct
4
Clemson University Football 2014 Football Schedule Location:  Memorial StadiumWhen:  12:00 amview event details
SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ
Oct
7
SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ Welcome to the hottest joint in town! The Coasters are headlining and it’s always a party at Smokey Joe’s Café. Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
SPANDEX
Oct
9
Oct
10
SPANDEX Why are we so obsessed with superheroes and the man behind the mask? Is anyone really super? SPANDEX explores the idea of superheroes. Location:  Brooks Center for the Perfoming ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park
Oct
10
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park Enjoy traditional Blue Grass music as local musicians gather at Table rock to keep this inspirational talent alive. Location:  Table Rock LodgeWhen:  6:00 pm – 11:00 pmview event details
Clemson University Football
Oct
11
Clemson University Football 2014 Football Schedule Location:  Memorial StadiumWhen:  12:00 amview event details
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill
Oct
11
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill Traditional roots, gospel and bluegrass music with the Heartstrings from noon-2pm, the second Saturday of each month. Visitors will hear traditional sounds created by instruments such as the autoharp, mountain dulcimer, fiddle, stand-up brass and the dobro. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  12:00 am – 2:00 pmview event details
The 36th Annual Pumpkin Festival
Oct
11
The 36th Annual Pumpkin Festival Plans are being made for the Annual Pumpkin Festival on October 11th. Mark your calendar! Lots of details will follow. Location:  Oolenoy Community CenterWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Oct
14
CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Experience the extraordinary talents of the winners of the orchestra’s Young Artist Concerto/Aria competition. Location:  Brooks Center for Perfoerming ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC WIND QUINTET
Oct
16
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC WIND QUINTET Founded in 1988 during the era of conductor Herbert von Karajan, The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet was the first permanently established wind quintet in the famous orchestra’s rich tradition of chamber music Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
FALL Mushroom Mountain Cultivation Workshop
Oct
18
FALL Mushroom Mountain Cultivation Workshop This is a an all day event. Participants will learn different methods to cultivate mushrooms, designing mushroom gardens, and composting with fungi Location:  Mushroom MountainWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Thirteenth Annual Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival
Oct
18
Thirteenth Annual Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival The hills around the old mill will echo with the whispers, howls ‘n hollers of some of the Southeast’s best storytellers sharing bits about all sorts of folks, funnies, cultures and places. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the fun.John Fowler, Cora Newcomb, Linda Goodman, Leon and Marshall James - all have some special stories to share with you. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Annual Charitable Foundation Golf Classic
Oct
21
Annual Charitable Foundation Golf Classic Annual Charitable Foundation Golf Classic will be held at The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. More details will be available closer to the event. Location:  Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf CourseWhen:  7:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Oct
21
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Love is splendid – except when it’s completely ridiculous! Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy examines the complexities of what we do for love. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CU SINGERS
Oct
23
CU SINGERS Clemson’s premier choral ensemble performs literature from all stylistic genres. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Clemson University Football
Oct
25
Clemson University Football 2014 Football Schedule Location:  Memorial StadiumWhen:  12:00 amview event details
Trapping Fish and Small Game Class with Alex Garcia
Oct
25
Trapping Fish and Small Game Class with Alex Garcia Learn how to make cordage for your traps; build a native fish trap and a primitive Paiute trap. In addition, we’ll cover the use of man-made materials to create traps and much more. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  9:00 am – 4:30 pmregister now

November 2014

Clusters for Kids Oyster Roast
Nov
1
Clusters for Kids Oyster Roast Event will include oysters, dinner buffet, along with beer, wine, music, a silent auction, corn hole competitions and more! Location:  Arran Farm – Home of Daniel & Janice LeeWhen:  5:30 pm – 8:30 pmview event details
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill
Nov
8
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill Traditional roots, gospel and bluegrass music with the Heartstrings from noon-2pm, the second Saturday of each month. Visitors will hear traditional sounds created by instruments such as the autoharp, mountain dulcimer, fiddle, stand-up brass and the dobro. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  12:00 am – 2:00 pmview event details
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park
Nov
8
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park Enjoy traditional Blue Grass music as local musicians gather at Table rock to keep this inspirational talent alive. Location:  Table Rock LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
RUSSIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Nov
11
RUSSIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The acoustics of the Brooks Theatre are ideally suited for orchestral works, so don’t miss this night of gorgeous Russian music. Location:  Brooks Centr for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CU PERCUSSION EXTRAVAGANZA
Nov
13
CU PERCUSSION EXTRAVAGANZA This one-of-a-kind percussion extravaganza features the CU Percussion Ensemble, Steel Band, and Drumline and combines concert and marching percussion at its best. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Selugadu VIII: A Native American Celebration at the Hagood Mill
Nov
15
Selugadu VIII: A Native American Celebration at the Hagood Mill “Selugadu” (Cherokee for cornbread) celebrates our Native American influences. A number of groups will be represented, including individuals born and raised here as well as those who have made South Carolina their home. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
BIG LOVE
Nov
16
Nov
21
BIG LOVE The Clemson Players and the Clemson University Department of Performing Arts present “Big Love.” Follow 50 brides as they flee to Italy to escape marriage to their 50 cousins. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
CU JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Nov
20
CU JAZZ ENSEMBLE The CU Jazz Ensemble, “The Jungaleers,” presents an eclectic evening of jazz from big band standards and swinging classics to funk charts and original tunes. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Clemson University Football
Nov
22
Clemson University Football 2014 Football Schedule Location:  Memorial StadiumWhen:  12:00 amview event details
Creating Fire: Part 2 Class with Alex Garcia
Nov
22
Creating Fire: Part 2 Class with Alex Garcia Fire: it has been called “the foundation of human civilization”. This class will empower you with the knowledge and skills to identify and gather fire-making materials and much more. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  9:00 am – 4:30 pmregister now
BIG LOVE
Nov
23
BIG LOVE The Clemson Players and the Clemson University Department of Performing Arts present “Big Love.” Follow 50 brides as they flee to Italy to escape marriage to their 50 cousins. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pmview event details
CU SYMPHONIC BAND
Nov
24
CU SYMPHONIC BAND Join the Symphonic Band, the best wind and percussion players at Clemson University, in an evening of selections from Gustav Holst’s The Planets, along with stunning film from NASA. Location:  Brooks Centrer for the Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Clemson University Football
Nov
29
Clemson University Football 2014 Football Schedule Location:  Memorial StadiumWhen:  12:00 amview event details

December 2014

CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Dec
2
CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Fasten your seat belts and take a musical trip around the world! Experience the diversity of the Americas - both North and South – the British Isles, Russia, and more, via Orchestral Music Airlines Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pmview event details
CU WOMEN’S AND MEN’S GLEES
Dec
4
CU WOMEN’S AND MEN’S GLEES The CU Women’s and Men’s Glees each perform repertoire from a variety of style periods. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CHRISTMAS WITH THE ANNIE MOSES BAND
Dec
5
CHRISTMAS WITH THE ANNIE MOSES BAND Unlike any ensemble in America today, the Annie Moses Band, comprised of extraordinary musicians from the same family, has a sound all its own. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill
Dec
13
Heartstrings at Hagood Mill Traditional roots, gospel and bluegrass music with the Heartstrings from noon-2pm, the second Saturday of each month. Visitors will hear traditional sounds created by instruments such as the autoharp, mountain dulcimer, fiddle, stand-up brass and the dobro. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  12:00 am – 2:00 pmview event details
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park
Dec
13
Music on the Mountain at Table Rock State Park Enjoy traditional Blue Grass music as local musicians gather at Table rock to keep this inspirational talent alive. When:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Ed Harrison Memorial Celtic Christmas at Hagood Mill
Dec
20
Ed Harrison Memorial Celtic Christmas at Hagood Mill This year’s event will be held in memory of Ed Harrison, who made the Celtic Christmas concert the popular event that it is today. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details

January 2015

VIJAY IYER TRIO
Jan
15
VIJAY IYER TRIO A 2011 Grammy nominee, jazz pianist Vijay Iyer has been described by The Village Voice as “the most commanding pianist and composer to emerge in recent years,” Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
URBAN BUSH WOMEN
Jan
27
URBAN BUSH WOMEN Urban Bush Women (UBW) is committed to dancing powerful, under-told stories of the African diaspora through the vision of its award-winning founder Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
Jan
29
BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY The world’s most successful rock and roll musical, “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story,” continues to thrill audiences around the world. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details

February 2015

CHANTICLEER
Feb
2
CHANTICLEER Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine and named “Ensemble of the Year” by Musical America in 2008, the San Francisco-based, Grammy Award-winning ensemble Chanticleer presents an evening of music Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
EURYDICE
Feb
19
Feb
21
EURYDICE Journey to a world between modern and myth, where the Lord of the Underworld travels on a tricycle and stones talk. Sarah Ruhl’s play. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
EURYDICE
Feb
22
EURYDICE A beautifully theatrical fable, Eurydice is a retelling of the Orpheus myth through the eyes of the heroine. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pmview event details
DANÚ
Feb
26
DANÚ Back by popular demand, Danú is one of the premier traditional Irish music ensembles. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details

March 2015

CU SYMPHONIC BAND
Mar
3
CU SYMPHONIC BAND The Symphonic Band will present Steven Bryant’s Ecstatic Waters. This is music of dialectical tension. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
Mar
5
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
SWAN LAKE: MOSCOW CITY BALLET
Mar
9
SWAN LAKE: MOSCOW CITY BALLET One of the world’s most outstanding classical ballet companies performs Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, a signature piece with exquisite choreography. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CAMERON CARPENTER, organist
Mar
24
CAMERON CARPENTER, organist Described as the “extravagantly talented smasher of cultural and classical music taboos,” the imaginative and unconventional “classical organ rebel,” Cameron Carpenter, performs on a five-keyboard touring organ made exclusively for him. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details

April 2015

CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Apr
7
CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Furman University music professors and husband and wife duo, Christopher and Deirdre Hutton, perform Saint-Saëns’ delightful and inspiring The Muse and the Poet for cello, violin, and orchestra. Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CU JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Apr
9
CU JAZZ ENSEMBLE The CU Jazz Ensemble, “The Jungaleers,” presents an eclectic evening of jazz from big band standards and swinging classics to funk charts and original tunes. Location:  Brooks Center for Perfoming ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
POPS CONCERT
Apr
12
POPS CONCERT A variety of ensembles perform at the 16th annual “POPS” concert, the proceeds of which benefit the department’s scholarship fund Location:  Patrick SquareWhen:  5:00 pm – 8:00 pmview event details
TWELFTH NIGHT
Apr
13
Apr
18
TWELFTH NIGHT "If music be the food of love, play on…" Shakespeare's comic masterpiece is set against a background of romance and mystery. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
CU SYMPHONIC BAND & CONCERT BAND
Apr
14
CU SYMPHONIC BAND & CONCERT BAND The CU Concert Band and CU Symphonic Band present an evening of great and exciting music. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Clemson Blues Festival
Apr
15
Apr
25
Clemson Blues Festival We had a great time last year, and the Clemson Blues Festival is really going to kick it up a notch this year! While we get all the events for 2015 ready, check out all the fun we had in 2013 and 2014. Location:  Clemson SC and Surrounding AreaWhen:  10:00 am – 10:00 pmview event details
CU WOMEN’S AND MEN’S GLEES
Apr
16
CU WOMEN’S AND MEN’S GLEES The CU Women’s and Men’s Glees each perform repertoire from a variety of style periods. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Pickens Azalea Festival 2015
Apr
17
Apr
18
Pickens Azalea Festival 2015 Mark your Calendars! EVERYONE is invited. Original artwork by artists, multiple-stages where music is filling the air, Cruise-In, 5K walk/run, special activities for children, and a wide variety of food. Join in the FUN! Location:  Main Street When:  8:00 am – 8:00 pmview event details
TWELFTH NIGHT
Apr
19
TWELFTH NIGHT "If music be the food of love, play on…" Shakespeare's comic masterpiece is set against a background of romance and mystery. Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pmview event details
CU SINGERS
Apr
21
CU SINGERS The CU Singers is an elite, mixed-voice ensemble of selected students across all academic majors. Clemson’s premier choral ensemble performs literature from all stylistic genres. Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE & CU STEEL BAND
Apr
24
CU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE & CU STEEL BAND The percussion ensemble features contemporary drumming and percussion from around the world, as well as music for marimba ensemble. The steel band performs soca and calypso tunes, in addition to classical, pop, and Latin arrangements. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Central Railroad Festival
Apr
25
Central Railroad Festival The festival features entertainment, food, music, arts and crafts vendors. Free entertainment for children will be the Fun Express, model train displays, a musical show, a balloon artist, a tractor train ride, face painting and a Thomas the Tank Engine display. Also open for free tours will be the Central Railway Museum. Location:  Downtown CentralWhen:  10:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details

May 2015

Eighteenth Annual Blue Ridge Fest
May
8
Eighteenth Annual Blue Ridge Fest The Beach Night and Cruise-In on Friday features The Largest Cruise In in the Upstate with over 500 classic cars and exceptional bands featuring Beach Music. Location:  Downtown PickensWhen:  3:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details

September 2015

Third Annual Dacusville Farm Show
Sep
5
Sep
6
Third Annual Dacusville Farm Show Held yearly on Labor Day weekend in September, this event has antique farm & tractors, hayrides, kid zone, antique demostrations, food, arts & crafts, classic cars, and steam engines. All day fun for everyone!Dacusville Farm Show is sponsored by Dacusville Heritage Association. Location:  Dacusville Farm ShowWhen:  8:00 am – 6:00 pmview event details