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Upstate Weekend for March 29-April 1


The Upstate Weekend is a listing of events published each Thursday in GSA Morning Blend and on www.gsabusiness.com. Submit an item here for inclusion in the weekly listing. Include description, date, time, location, cost and contact information.

Salsa Night
What: Salsa Greenville hosts a salsa lesson. No partner required.
When: Thursday, 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Studio 54, 3715 E. North St., Greenville.
Cost: $5 per person.

Friday Starry Nights: Oasis in Space
What: The Roper Mountain Science Center hosts shows at the Daniel Observatory to observe the stars and planets seen through the eighth largest telescope of its kind in the nation.
When: Friday, 7 p.m. or 8:15 p.m.
Where: Roper Mountain Science Center, 402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville.
Cost: $5 for adults; $4 for children, ages 5 to 12, and for senior citizens, age 60 and older.

Main Street Fridays
What: Gypsy Souls will perform funk, jazz and soul at this downtown concert.
When: Friday, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: North Main and Main streets, Greenville.
Cost: Free.

Alchemy Improv Comedy
What: Alchemy Improv Comedy entertains audiences every Friday night with a different guest storyteller each week. It’s fully improvised.
When: Friday, 9:30 to 10:45 p.m.
Where: Coffee Underground, 1 E. Coffee St., Greenville.
Cost: $5 per person. Get tickets at the door.

S.C. Brain Injury Association Run
What: A fundraiser run/walk to help the S.C. Brain Injury Association. There will be a 5K run and a 1 mile walk.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
Where: CU-ICAR, 5 Research Drive, Greenville.
Cost: Registration costs vary. Register here.

Walnut Grove Plantation Tour
What: The Walnut Grove Plantation and historic home in Roebuck is open for public, guided tours each Saturday in March. It’s operated by the Spartanburg County Historical Association. Among the first settlers in the Upstate, Charles and Mary Moore established Walnut Grove Plantation on a 550-acre land grant in 1765.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 1200 Oats Shoals Road, Roebuck.
Cost: $6 for adults; $3 for ages 5 to 17; free for ages 4 and under.

Clinton Easter Egg Hunt
What: Bailey Manor and NHC Clinton will host an Easter Egg Hunt and Fun Day for children, including games, slides and a jump castle.
When: Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Bailey Manor, 300 Jacobs Highway, Clinton.
Cost: Free.

Community Band presents spring concert
What: The Spartanburg Community Band will perform its spring concert “Springtime Dances.” The Community Band is a nonprofit band, made up of volunteer musicians from throughout Spartanburg and the surrounding communities. Composers scheduled to be heard include: Copland, Holsinger, Ticheli, Nelson and Grainger.
When: Sunday, 3 p.m.
Where: David Reid Theatre, 200 E. Saint John St., Chapman Cultural Center, Spartanburg.
Cost: $6 per person.

Coffee and Poetry at Coffee Underground
What: Bring your own poems to read or perform. Beginners welcome. All poetry styles welcome.
When: Sunday, 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Where: Coffee Underground, 1 E. Coffee St., Greenville.
Cost: $5 per person.


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