August is rapidly approaching which means it’s time for another round up of a few events you can put on your calendar for next month! Greenville is a hotbed of fun events in the summertime, and August this year is no different. Check out this list of the latest additions to your social calendar!
Wicked at the Peace Center August 2nd-20th
Excitement is in the air as the highly acclaimed and spellbinding musical "Wicked" descends upon the Peace Center in Greenville! This Broadway sensation has been captivating audiences worldwide with its magical storytelling and unforgettable melodies. As the emerald-hued curtain rises, theatergoers will be transported to the mesmerizing land of Oz, where the untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch unfolds. From the moment the talented cast takes the stage to the final bow, audiences will be enthralled by the extraordinary performances, dazzling costumes, and breathtaking set design that bring this enchanting world to life. Whether you're a long-time fan or a first-time attendee, "Wicked" promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you spellbound. Don't miss your chance to witness this theatrical masterpiece at the Peace Center - an event sure to cast a bewitching spell on all who attend!
Star Wars Night: Greenville Triumph game August 5th
A galaxy far, far away is coming to the soccer field as the force awakens for a thrilling Star Wars themed night at the Greenville Triumph soccer game! Fans of all ages are in for an out-of-this-world experience as they step into the universe of Jedi, Sith, and droids right in the heart of Greenville. The stadium will be transformed into a cosmic playground, adorned with iconic Star Wars decorations, and fans are encouraged to don their favorite Star Wars costumes, adding an extra layer of excitement to the event. From Stormtroopers to Wookiees, lightsabers to blasters, the spirit of the Star Wars saga will be alive and well. So, come join the rebellion or embrace the dark side, because this Star Wars themed night promises to be a soccer spectacle like no other, where the force of soccer and the force of Star Wars collide in an epic showdown! May the goals be with you!
South Carolina New Play Festival August 10-13th
The South Carolina New Play Festival is a celebration of creativity and theatrical innovation that takes center stage in the vibrant arts scene of the Palmetto State. This annual event gathers playwrights, actors, directors, and theater enthusiasts from all over to showcase fresh and groundbreaking works of art. The festival provides a unique platform for emerging and established playwrights to present their original plays, allowing them to explore uncharted territories and experiment with diverse storytelling techniques. Audiences are treated to an array of thought-provoking, heartwarming, and often humorous performances that captivate the imagination and spark meaningful conversations. With workshops, panel discussions, and post-show talkbacks, the South Carolina New Play Festival fosters a dynamic and collaborative atmosphere, nurturing the growth of new talent and encouraging the exchange of creative ideas. The festival's commitment to nurturing new voices and celebrating the art of storytelling makes it a must-see event for theater enthusiasts, fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the performing arts that extends far beyond the stage.
Salsa at Sunset - August 25th Camperdown Plaza
Get ready to heat up the dance floor and sway to the vibrant rhythms of Latin music at "Salsa at Sunset"! This sizzling summer event, held on Camperdown Plaza, brings together salsa enthusiasts and music lovers for an unforgettable evening of dancing under the setting sun. The infectious beats set the perfect tone for a night of fun and excitement. Whether you're a seasoned dancer or a novice looking to learn some moves, "Salsa at Sunset" welcomes all to join in the festivities. The event fosters a warm and inclusive atmosphere, encouraging everyone to let loose and embrace the joy of salsa dancing. Grab a friend and head downtown on August 25th to enjoy the festivities!