24 Jan 11 Ways to Add Music, Art, & Fitness to Your Schedule
Though we’re nearly through January, it’s never too late to start your resolutions. Instead of cutting things out, we recommend looking for ways to ADD to fulfillment to your life in 2019. If you’d like to get involved in the arts or find a new way to get fit, here are 11 local events to consider attending.
If you’ve got the music in you…
An Evening of Original Music with Edwin McCain, Maia Sharp, and Gabe Dixon
Friday, January 25 at 7:30 pm at Genevieve’s, Greenville
Enjoy crooning voices, soulful guitars, and rollicking pianos bringing heartfelt lyrics and magical melodies to life in the brand-new Peace Voices Songwriters Concert Series. Greenville favorite Edwin McCain will lead this intimate listening experience.
Greenville Symphony Orchestra presents: Arabian Nights & Winter Dreams
Saturday and Sunday, January 26 & 27 at the Peace Center, Greenville
Warm up with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra as they tell tales as old as time in this concert filled with exotic romance and adventure.
Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30 pm at the Peace Center, Greenville
What do you get when you combine a marketing genius who does video, a studio engineer who writes music, a pianist with a successful solo career, and a cellist who does pretty much everything? The PianoGuys have become an internet sensation through their immensely successful videos blending classical music with pop.
If your creative juices are flowing…
Coldwell Banker Caine Artist Reception: Liz Rundorff Smith
Thursday, January 24 from 6-8 pm at the Coldwell Banker Caine Main Street Real Estate Gallery (428 S. Main Street, Greenville)
Join us for the artist’s opening reception including hors d’oeuvres and a viewing of Liz’s art on display at the Main Street Real Estate Gallery from January – March.
Friday, February 1 from 6-9 pm at various art galleries, Greenville
On the first Friday of each month, many of Greenville’s galleries open to the public for First Fridays. Plan your route, meet the artists, and see their process first-hand.
New Member Show
Wednesday, January 2 to Saturday, February 2 at the West Main Artists Co-Op, Spartanburg
See the work of the West Main Artists Co-Op’s seven newest artists (photographer Pete Harding, glass artist Richard Debus, ceramist Patrick Henry, painter Andy Donnan, glass artist Judy Martin, painter Roderice Cardell “TheMadddArtist,” and leather artist Dewi Maya).
Thursday, Friday 21 from 5-8 pm at various art galleries, Spartanburg
Take a free, self-guided tour of downtown Spartanburg’s art galleries on the third Thursday of each month.
Coldwell Banker Caine Artist Reception: Susanne Gunter
Thursday, March 7 from 6-8 pm at Coldwell Banker Caine’s Spartanburg Office (151 S. Daniel Morgan Ave, Spartanburg)
Join us for the artist’s opening reception including hors d’oeuvres and a viewing of Susanne’s art on display from January – March.
If you’re tracking your steps…
Bendy Birds Community Yoga
Every Saturday from 12 -1 pm at Birds Fly South Ale Project, Greenville
Discover the healing power of breath and build a healthy alignment of body, core strength, flexibility, and balance. This class is good for all levels, and afterward, enjoy a pint of beer.
Cyclebar Pop-Up with Zumba
Saturday, January 26 from 10:30-11:30 am at Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery, Spartanburg
Ciclops is teaming up with Spartanburg’s newest workout facility, CycleBar, to host a pop-up Zumba fitness class. Dance, learn more about Cyclebar, and enjoy a Ciclops pint at the end.
GHS Half Marathon & 5K
Saturday, February 23 from 7:30-11:30 am in downtown Greenville
Join more than 2,000 regional runners on the Swamp Rabbit Trail and cross one of the most beautiful finish lines in the nation, alongside the Reedy River in downtown Greenville.