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Festivals

Tap your toes, taste the sweet and savory samples, learn a new skill, see a show, shop for unique finds, visit another era--or just watch the people go by.

Ashtabula Historic House Ashtabula Historic House Charming Ashtabula plantation house was build c. 1825. It is now a house museum. Starting April 9, 2015 Ashtabula will be open Thursday thru Sunday from 1pm-4pm. Mark your Calendar and plan to Visit! Phone:  (864) 646-7249City:  Central→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Azalea Festival Azalea Festival Problem on Azalea Website. Please use email address [email protected] to request information. Held yearly in April on Main Street in downtown Pickens, the Azalea Festival began in 1983. City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife The Birchwood mission is to preserve and promote the arts, folklife and history of the Blue Ridge region. This is done with sponsoring several local events each year. Phone:  (864) 878-7579City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Blue Ridge Fest Blue Ridge Fest Held yearly in May and sponsored by Blue Ridge Electric Coop and Blue Ridge Security Solutions. 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. Phone:  (800) 240-3400City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Brooks Center for the Performing Arts Brooks Center for the Performing Arts The dedication of the Robert Howell Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, a 90,000 square feet facility, occurred on April 15, 1994. It launched a new and exciting phase in Clemson University's dedication to the performing arts. Phone:  (864) 656-7787City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library Check the website for an extensive list of programs in Easley and at surrounding branches. A center piece for the Easley area, the Captin Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library is a place to enjoy a book, listen to a lecture, attend a class, hear music, serf the web, do local research all in a welcoming and comfortable environment. Phone:  (864) 850-7077City:  Easley→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Central Railroad Festival Central Railroad Festival 2015 date will be April 25th - Mark your Calendars! The Central Railroad Festival celebrates the rich heritage of Central, SC, so named because the town is situated at the “central” point of the railroad line between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. City:  Central→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Clemson Area African American Museum Clemson Area African American Museum Located in the Bridge Center building,the CAAAM collects and showcases the historical achievements of local African Amercians by serving as a resource center to engage the community in intellectual discourse about the past. Phone:  (864) 654-2944City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce Clemson area offers attractions and amenities for both businesses and vacationing families for meetings, conferences, a variety of lodging selections, restaurants, attractions and events. Phone:  (864) 654-1200City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Clemson Blues Festival Clemson Blues Festival 2015 dates will be April 15-25th - Mark your calendars! Called the Clemson Blues Festival it really showcases exceptional blues artists in concert at various venues throughout the Upstate. City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Clemson Festival of Arts Clemson Festival of Arts At the Clemson Festival of Arts there will be activities and attractions for all ages. There will be over 20 local and regional artists displaying and selling their work, and some will also be holding demonstrations of their craft. Festival goers are also invited to participate in community art projects. Plan for a day of fun! Phone:  (864) 633-5051City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Clemson Little Theatre Clemson Little Theatre Each year The Clemson Little Theatre produces as many as seven live stage plays, an assortment of comedies, musicals, old classics, and cutting-edge dramas. Phone:  (864) 646-8100City:  Pendleton→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Dacusville Farm Show 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! Phone:  (864) 423-3239City:  Easley →  Visit Map
Easley Amphitheater Easley Amphitheater This Amphitheater is located in Market Square and is the site for many events in downtown Easley. Watch for the event schedule and plan on attending! City:  Easley→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Easley Foothills Playhouse Easley Foothills Playhouse Easley Foothills Playhouse, a non-profit organization, was established in 1981 by a group of dedicated individuals. Our mission is to provide quality, live theatre for the entertainment, education, and edification of our city, state, and region. Phone:  (864) 855-1817City:  Easley→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Eden Farms Eden Farms Just a short drive from downtown Easley & Pickens, SC , Eden Farms is open tot the public. With indoor banquet facilities it is a perfect setting for gatherings. Hiking, camping and riding. Trail rides, special events, cross-country riding, training, summer camps for kids and more. Phone:  (864) 898-0043City:  Marietta→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Founders Day Music Festival Founders Day Music Festival There will be "Pickin' in Pickens". Don't miss this free, fun, family event. Phone:  (864) 878-0105City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce The Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce promotes an ideal business environment which encourages growth and community development with a concern for the people by continuously improving the quality of life in the greater Easley area. Deatil page has link for an app to download all about Easley, SC Phone:  (864) 859-2693City:  Easley→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Greater Pickens Chamber of Commerce Greater Pickens Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing and improving the business climate and quality of life in the city of Pickens and in the surrounding region. Phone:  (864) 878-3258City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of SC Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of SC The Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of SC is open Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10am – 4 pm. Phone:  (864) 898-2936City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Hagood Mill Hagood Mill YES WE ARE OPEN FOR NATIVE AMERICAN EVENT!!! Haood Mill Site is open Wed-Sat, 10am-4pm - Please nMILL WILL BE OPEN FOR NATIVE AMERICANote the Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site is open Wed, Fri, Sat 10am-4pm. Phone:  (864) 898-2936City:  Pickens →  Visit Map
Hagood Mill Music in the Mountains Series Hagood Mill Music in the Mountains Series This special Music in the Mountains Series occurs on the third Saturday of each month all year long at the Hagood Mill. Phone:  (864) 898-2936City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Issaqueena Festival Issaqueena Festival The Issaqueena Festival is held the third Saturday in May each year in downtown Six Mile, SC. Food, arts, and crafts vendors line Main Street, with free entertainment for both adults and children. City:  Six Mile→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
J.C. Stribling Barn J.C. Stribling Barn Also known as the Sleepy Hallow Barn and the Stribling-Boone Barn, the JC Stribling barn is a historic brick barn located in Clemson, South Carolina. It was built in 1890 by the Striblings, a local farmer family. Phone:  (864) 597-4527City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Keowee-Toxaway State Park Keowee-Toxaway State Park A 1,000 acre park. Enjoy views of the Blue Ridge mountains and Jocassee Gorges at Keowee-Toxaway State Park on Lake Keowee. Camping, boating, hiking are popular here. Phone:  (864) 868-2605City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center provides a full schedule of fine arts events. Phone:  (864) 644-5408City:  Central→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Oolenoy Community House Oolenoy Community House Bluegrass jam session at the Oolenoy building is the 1st and 3rd Fri. Each month 7-10 pm with the exception of Oct 7. Which is the Fri before the pumpkin festival. Phone:  (864) 420-7634City:  Pickens →  Visit Map
Pendleton District Pendleton District Pendleton District is dedicated to helping promote Upstate, SC. Want to learn more about the area? We have a research center. Want a tour of the area? Schedule one today. Phone:  (864) 646-3782City:  Pendleton→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Pickens County Museum of Art & History Pickens County Museum of Art & History Visitors will see a bit of construction repairs at the museum but we are still open to the public. Housed in a 1903 jail and expanded in 2006 this museum houses artifacts representing the heritage of Pickens County, from prehistory to current events and has three art galleries. Phone:  (864) 898-5963City:  Pickens →  Visit Map
Pumpkin Festival Pumpkin Festival The 2nd Saturday each October, the pumpkins are in the patch, and it is time to celebrate. Phone:  (864) 898-0261City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Rensing Center Rensing Center On thirty-four acres in the beautiful southern Appalachian foothills of Pickens, SC, the Rensing Center is more than just the land, the people, the gardens and the buildings. Our non-profit organization models a way of life less addicted to cheap energy, and more blessed by what actually fulfills. Phone:  (864) 380-1267City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Rudolph E. Lee Gallery Rudolph E. Lee Gallery The Lee Gallery provides Clemson University and surrounding community with access to regional, national and international artists through a variety of exhibitions and special events. Phone:  (864) 656-3883City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Soapstone Baptist Church (School & Rock) Soapstone Baptist Church (School & Rock) Soapstone Church, build in 1860s, is one of the oldest African-American churches in the Upstate. A soapstone outcropping on the site gave the church its name. Soapstone Church is well known for their fish fry and live music the third Saturday of each month – public welcome – plan to enjoy! Phone:  (864) 878-3524City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Table Rock State Park Table Rock State Park Table Rock Mountain provides a towering backdrop for an upcountry retreat at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Phone:  (864) 878-9813City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
The ARTS Center of Clemson The ARTS Center of Clemson Our goal is to provide exceptional arts education and make fine art exciting and accessible to our community. The Arts Center has four studio classrooms, coffee bar, gallery and a multipurpose room Phone:  (864) 633-5051City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map