Save the Date

Mark your calendar for these not-to-miss winter events.

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Nov. 8-Dec. 22
Indie Craft Parade Holiday Pop Up
2909 Old Buncombe Road

Purchase handmade home goods, art, jewelry and children’s toys. The Holiday Pop Up will be open Friday through Sunday each week. makerscollective.org/holiday

Nov. 20-Jan. 4
Omni Grove Park Inn National Gingerbread House Competition
Omni Grove Park Inn

Now in its 27th year, the competition will display ornate and creative gingerbread house entries from an anticipated 200 competitors. omnihotels.com/hotels/asheville-grove-park

Nov. 21
Greek Pastry Sale & Holiday Meal
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
406 N. Academy Street

The 53rd Pastry Sale opens its doors at 9:30am (until sold out). Lunch is served beginning at 10:30am. Help fill the coffers of the Philoptochos Society, which annually supports local and national charities. stgeorgegreenville.org

Nov. 24
Augusta Road Business Association Holiday Open House
Augusta Road

Celebrate the beginning of holiday season with holiday-themed treats and activities along with special discounts. onlyonaugusta.com/latest-buzz/holiday-open-house-nov-24/

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Dec. 4
Ronald McDonald House  Charities of the Carolinas  Hearts & Hands Gala
Greenville Convention Center

The 20th annual gala will celebrate the country of South Africa and feature entertainment from The Mighty Kicks. rmhc-carolinas.org

Dec. 4 & 6
Wintry Wreaths Class
SC Botanical Garden

A class for both children and adults,  participants will learn to make a beautiful and fragrant evergreen wreath. clemson.edu/scbg

Dec. 5-7
Holiday Fair
Greenville Convention Center

The 49th annual event will feature  350 crafters and vendors at what is  the region’s largest holiday shopping experience. holidayfairgreenville.com

Dec. 6-8
Wilson Girls Holiday Pop Up
59 E. Main Street

Featuring original work by local artists, including Jean Wilson Freeman, and a curated collection of handmade, antique and reclaimed pieces. instagram.com/wilsongirlsllc

Dec. 8-19
Historic Kilgore-Lewis Holiday House
560 N. Academy Street

Each year the members of the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs decorate this historic home for the holidays. The home will be open for tours Wednesday through Friday. kilgore-lewis.org\

Dec. 14
TD Saturday Market “Prisma Holiday Market”
Main Street

For the first time, the beloved Main Street farmers market will return for a special holiday edition. saturdaymarketlive.com

Dec. 17
Christmas with the Chorale “Ceremony of Carols”
McAlister Auditorium, Furman University

A Greenville holiday tradition, this year’s performance will feature music composed by Benjamin Britten as well as an audience sing-along of beloved carols. peacecenter.org/events

Jan. 18
Red Cross Affair
Hyatt Regency

The 28th Annual Cellar Auction will be on the top of the list for upstate oenophiles. The evening will offer wine tastings, a seated dinner, and both a silent and live auction that feature exquisite wines and unique travel packages. redcross.org/local/south-carolina

Jan. 19-24
Striking Antler Baskets
John C. Campbell Folk School

This weeklong class at The Folk School focuses on creating an Appalachian Egg Basket that incorporates naturally shed deer antlers with instructor Mark Hendry.  All levels welcome. classes.folkschool.org

Feb. 1
Sweetheart Charity Ball
Hyatt Regency

The 25th annual gala for Meals on Wheels will raise funds to support the homebound in Greenville County. Last year’s event fundraising provided over fifty thousand hot meals. Enjoy an evening filled with food, drink, silent and live auctions and live entertainment. mealsonwheels.org/mow-event

Feb. 13
Valentine’s Day Couples  Cooking Class
The Cook’s Station

Could there be a better Valentine’s date than not cooking in your own kitchen? Grab your sweetie and enjoy creating a multi-course dinner together in the  gourmet kitchen at The Cook’s Station. thecooksstation.com