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The Ultimate Date Night Guide: Date Night Ideas in Greenville, SC

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If you need date night ideas, Greenville, SC has some of the most fun and romantic options! Whether you’re planning a date night for a special day or just want to go out for an evening away from the kids, Kidding Around can help with some great date ideas & reader recommendations.

Guide to Date Night in Greenville, SC

Amazing Vacation Rental Homes for the Best Family Vacations

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Are you looking for the perfect vacation home to rent for your next family vacation? No matter where you’re headed, whether it’s the mountains, the beach or somewhere in between, we’ve found some truly unique and stellar vacation homes you’ll want to check out. We have lists of homes that feature amenities we know families want. So get planning, and enjoy your next vacation!

Vacation homes throughout the Southeast

Fun Family Vacation Rentals

Whether you’re looking for a unique themed vacation rental or the perfect jumping-off spot for an epic adventure-filled vacation, these lists of family vacation rentals will have something awesome for you. We have rentals in beautiful scenery, rentals near theme parks and attractions, rentals with great hiking, amazing kid-friendly rentals, and lots more. So, make sure to grab a rental with plenty of bunk beds, and load up the kids, you’re going on an adventure!

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17 Places to Buy Local Fresh Eggs: Greenville, SC

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Need to buy eggs? Greenville, SC, and the Upstate have several local farms, small grocery stores, and markets that have local eggs for sale. If you’re looking for “farm fresh eggs near me”, or the best farm fresh eggs in Greenville, you’ve come to the right spot. Here are some shops and farms in Greenville, SC, and across the Upstate where you can purchase local eggs.

Looking for more local food? Here’s a list of farms and stores where you can find local produce in Greenville, SC, and local meat in Upstate, SC!

Where Can I Buy Local Eggs: Greenville, SC & The Upstate

Remember that availability may be limited. You may want to call ahead to check availability and arrange to pick up, especially for the smaller farms.

A Thrasher’s Farm

A Thrasher’s Farm in Pelzer raises farm animals, chickens, and goats plus grows vegetables, and offers local eggs for sale. You can order online, or call them to make sure someone is there since their farm store is not yet completed.

727 Garrison Road, Pelzer

Bellews Market

Bellews Market is a local market that carries the produce of over 40 farms. You’ll find farm-fresh eggs, jam, jellies, produce, baked goods, and more.

230 Garner Road, Spartanburg

Bethel Trails Farm

Bethel Trails Farm sells eggs, pork, beef, lamb, and poultry. They sometimes offer Farm Days on Saturdays from 9 am to Noon and Tuesday afternoons from 3 pm to 6 pm where customers can purchase their products. They also sell products from local vendors with produce, soaps, dairy items, and more so follow their social media to get current info. Beginning in May, they are usually at the Simpsonville Farmers Market.

2302 Friendship Church Road, Gray Court

Egg Well Farm

Egg Well Farm sells laying chickens and fertile eggs for hatching, but they also sell farm-fresh eggs from their pastured chickens. They will reopen for the season in early Spring.

713 Ruhamah Road, Liberty

Grazers: Famoda Farm to Table

Grazers: Famoda Farm to Table sells lots of local goodies in their farm store, including eggs, meat, cheese, and other dairy products. They also have adorable animals to interact with.

7410 Mountain View Road, Taylors

Famoda Farm in Tigerville, South Carolina

Spend the day at Famoda Farm before or after you pick up those farm fresh eggs!

Greenville State Farmers Market

In addition to vendor space and farmer stalls full on the weekends, the Greenville State Farmers Market is open Monday-Saturday with local produce, specialty items, dairy, and farm fresh eggs.

1354 Rutherford Road, Greenville

The Happy Berry

In addition to berries, Happy Berry also offers pastured eggs.

510 Gap Hill Road, Six Mile

Happy Cow

Most people know Happy Cow Creamery as a great place to get milk, cheese, and other dairy products. But they also carry farm fresh eggs, in addition to some produce and local meats!

332 McKelvey Road, Pelzer

High Valley Farm

High Valley Farm offers farm-fresh eggs as well as spring-raised trout and produce. You can pre-order and pick them up at their farm or find their products at Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery and Farmacy in Easley.

516 Hidden Valley Road, Pickens

Kaland Farms

Kaland Farms offers eggs, plus turkey, chicken, and produce.

Saluda Dam Road, Easley

Olde Tyme Country Store

You’ll find eggs for sale, as well as a selection of local meat, dairy products, and an assortment of jams, jellies, and specialty products at Olde Tyme Country Store in Greer.

2339 Locust Hill Road, Greer

Providence Farm

They raise grass-fed beef and pork but also sell eggs. Providence Farm is located in Anderson.

110 Walker Road, Anderson

Red Gap Farm

Red Gap Farm has organically raised poultry and eggs, in addition to blueberries and flowers.


Revival Butchery

Revival Butchery is mainly a purveyor of local and specialty meat but they do offer farm fresh eggs. They are located in the West Village in Greenville.

1296 Pendleton St, Greenville

Skyland Farms

Skyland Farms has farm-raised meat, produce, local mushrooms, and eggs.

4124 North Hwy 14, Greer

Winslett’s Market

Winslett’s Market sells local eggs, produce, milk and you’ll also find local meat. They also carry plants and gardening supplies.

401 Powdersville Road, Easley

Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery

Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery offers a wide variety of local products including eggs from several local farms. You’ll also find local meats, local dairy, and produce at Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery. You can order online and pick up outside Swamp Rabbit Cafe or enter the grocery store side and shop for yourself.

205 Cedar Lane Road, Greenville

Swamp Rabbit Cafe right off of the Swamp Rabbit Trail

The Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery is a wonderful place to gather local goods and a delicious meal!

Where do you buy farm fresh eggs in Upstate, SC?

Love & Friendship: Celebrate Valentine’s Day Near Greenville, SC

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Are you planning some Valentine’s Day celebrations in the Upstate for your family? Whether you’re planning a date with your spouse, organizing a Galentine’s Day outing, planning a special date with your child, or scheduling a day out with the guys, there are a lot of ways you can celebrate love and friendship this Valentine’s Day.

Valentine's Day Guide

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We joined Fox Carolina, Access Carolina to talk about Valentine’s ideas for celebrating with the whole family.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day Near Greenville

Greenville and the Upstate is full of fun and unique options for Valentine’s, so get planning! Here are some ideas to get you started!

Valentine’s Day Events Near Greenville, SC

Looking for a special event happening just for Valentine’s Day near Greenville, SC? Check out these fun events! You’ll find Valentine’s Day crafts, cooking events, nature things to do, date-night events, family fun, and a lot more things to do all celebrating Valentine’s Day!


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Your Child Can Play in Band, Strings and So Much More at Lawson Academy of the Arts

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Do you know about Lawson Academy of the Arts at Converse University? The academy is an amazing resource for music education and the performing arts in the Upstate, South Carolina community. At Lawson your children can take private lessons and group lessons on a variety of instruments, but the thing that makes this music teacher and homeschooling mama’s heart sing is the music ensemble opportunities they offer.

Our family has been a part of Lawson Band for several years and I want to make sure every upstate family knows about the amazing opportunities at Lawson.

This review is 100% a review from a thankful mom. Lawson Academy is not a Kidding Around sponsor and nothing was given in exchange for this review.


BridgeWay Brewing Co: Family, friends, food, & duckpin bowling

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Looking for information on the brand new BridgeWay Brewing Co. opening in Bridgeway Station? You’ve found it! BridgeWay Brewing Co. is opening to the public on Friday, December 22nd, 2023. Kidding Around got to visit on media night so we have all the details on the BridgeWay Brewing menu, beers, bar, and duckpin bowling. This is a family-friendly spot with something fun for everyone, located in Mauldin’s new Bridgeway Station. And trust us, you are not going to want to miss this one.

Thank you to BridgeWay Brewing Co. for hosting us on media night so we could bring this Bridgeway Brewing Co. review to our readers.

Bridgeway Brewing

About BridgeWay Brewing Co.

Located in beautiful Bridgeway Station, BridgeWay Brewing Co. offers families and friends a place to hang out, relax, and have fun together. It’s a place to catch the big game with other fans, play a few rounds of duck-pin bowling with the family, or just kick back and enjoy some delicious food and a house-made beer. If that’s not your thing, they also offer wine and other adult beverages.

Bar at Bridgeway

Sights & Sounds: A Video Review

Take a peek at what you’ll find at Bridgeway Brewing.

BridgeWay Brewing Co. Menu

Let’s talk food, becuase it was delicious. There’s a full menu with appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and lots more. We tried several items and they were all fabulous, especially the nachos. These were not your average nachos with a little cheese and a few toppings. They were loaded with toppings, rich and full of flavor, not to mention one of the biggest plates of nachos I’ve seen in a long, long time.

We also enjoyed a fried chicken sandwich and a bacon jam burger, both of which were perfectly cooked. My chicken was crunchy on the outside, and juicy on the inside, with just the right amount of sauce and toppings, as all excellent friend chicken sandwiches should be. Both came with fries that were nice and crispy.

Beer at BridgeWay Brewing

Beer and drinks at Bridgeway

I am a fan of darker beer, so I picked the seasonal Winter Warmer at BridgeWay. I really enjoyed the holiday flavors and the beer was not overly heavy so I had plenty of room to enjoy my meal. My husband enjoyed a glass of prosecco instead of a beer.

The bar at BridgeWay is unique in that addition to the house-made beer, they offer wine, prosecco, and a full bar of spirits and craft cocktails. So no matter your preference, you’ll find something excellent that you’ll enjoy. Their taps have their beer made in-house, and in the future will also have ciders and a few other options of brews they aren’t currently able to make, like sours.

Brewery at Bridgeway Brewing Co.

Duckpin Bowling

Just what is duck-pin bowling? It’s kind of like a miniature version of bowling. Think of a shorter lane, a much smaller ball you can hold in one hand, and every pin is connected to the alley by a string. The mechanisms in the game raise and lower each pin by its string.

You don’t need bowling shoes, you don’t need bumpers, and most importantly you don’t need to be good at bowling to enjoy this one. I am not a good bowler, and I beat my husband in duckpin bowling. Ok? It was icing on the cake right there.

Duckpin bowling at Bridgeway Brewing Co.

What ages will enjoy duckpin bowling at BridgeWay?

Ball control is the key here. So anyone who can roll a ball roughly down the center of a lane, avoiding gutters, can enjoy duckpin bowling. This is probably not the best activity for the very youngest of kiddos, as these lanes aren’t meant for hard-core toddler ball lobbing and thunking. So, we’d recommend this family activity for about ages 5 and up.

Bowling: How to get a lane

There are 4 duckpin bowling lanes at BridgeWay Brewing Co. Right now the lanes are first come first serve, at a cost of $40 per hour or $20/half hour rental of the lane. You can also reserve by calling. The lane fits up to 6 people, and theirs a cozy booth with a table at the front of the lane. So, you can rent your lane, order your food and beverages, and play! Once your food comes, you can enjoy it while you take turns at the lane.

Of course, if your group is larger than 6, you could additional lanes. The tables and lanes are side by side.

In the future, BridgeWay Brewing Co. will offer reservations for lanes online.

The Future of BridgeWay Brewing Co. at Bridgeway Station

Speaking of the future, BridgeWay Brewing also plans to offer birthday parties and other private parties. Located right at the front of Bridgeway Station, the brewery has a huge and gorgeous outdoor space that will be totally perfect as the weather warms up. We also noticed there were some heaters in the space, so, you likely won’t have to wait long to enjoy that area.

If you haven’t visited Bridgeway Station, it has a very upscale European feel with lots of pretty brickwork and even a waterfall into a little decorative pool. Right now, it’s all lit up with beautiful Christmas Trees and Christmas lights. So if you’re looking for a lowkey Christmas outing with the kids, go grab yourself a bowling lane, get some delicious food and drinks, and then go walk through the pretty lights.


BridgeWay Brewing Co. opens Friday, December 22, 2023. They’ll open at 4 pm.

Opening weekend hours:

  • Friday 12/22: 4 pm-11 pm
  • Saturday 12/23: 11 am-11 pm
  • Sunday 12/24: 11 am-5 pm
  • Monday 12/25: Closed

BridgeWay Brewing Co. will reopen with regular hours of operation on Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Regular hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 4 pm-11 pm
  • Friday-Sunday: 11 am-11 pm

BridgeWay Brewing Co.
610 Bridgeway Boulevard, Simpsonville

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Winter Guide to Spartanburg, SC

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Are you looking for things to do this winter in Spartanburg, SC? Our Winter Guide is full of our best winter content with ideas about things to do this winter, places to go, winter travel, shopping and more! Enjoy the Upstate this winter!

Spartanburg Winter guide

Winter Treats

Wintertime is perfect for a steaming cup of something warm and delicious. Check out these places our readers recommend for hot chocolate and a great cup of coffee in Spartanburg.

Dine Outdoors This Winter

Want to eat outdoors? These Spartanburg restaurants have heated outdoor patios and dining spaces. You can enjoy a meal outside even if it’s a bit chilly out there.

Get Outdoors This Winter in Spartanburg

Where to Hike This Winter Near Spartanburg, SC

Get outdoors and hike this winter! Here’s a list of parks and trails in and near Spartanburg that are perfect for wintertime hikes.

Ski and Snow Tube Near Upstate, SC

While there might not be snow on the ground here in Spartanburg, nearby there are several places where you can enjoy winter on the snowy slopes for tubing and skiing. See Places to Ski and Snow Tube Near Spartanburg and Upstate SC.

Waterfall Driving Tour

Hunt out some frozen waterfalls in nearby Western North Carolina. Make a day of it with this Waterfall Driving Tour of WNC. See all these waterfalls without any hiking. This tour is a Kidding Around staff and reader favorite day trip adventure.

Winter Getaways

Winter cabin rentals near Greenville, South Carolina

Book one of these cozy mountain vacation rentals. Bring some hot cocoa and a good book and maybe you’ll even get some snow. With all the amenities at these rentals, like fireplaces, pool tables, and hot tubs, we don’t think you’ll mind getting snowed in!

Indoor Things to Do This Winter Near Spartanburg

Indoor Guide of Spartanburg, SC Things to Do

Here’s our gigantic list of indoor things to do in Spartanburg, SC. You’ll find activities for families with kids of all ages including trampoline parks, pottery studios, museums, libraries and so much more!

Indoor Things to Do with Your Preschooler

Keep the little kids busy with these indoor things to do.

Winter Consignment Sales

Fill up the kids’ closet this year for less with these winter consignment sales.

What is your favorite winter activity to do in Spartanburg, SC?

Your Holiday Table: Here’s Where You Can Find Delicious Food for the Holidays Near Greenville, SC

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Are you looking for something delicious and festive to add to your holiday table this Christmas? In Greenville, Spartanburg and Upstate, SC we have lots and lots of holiday food menus, sides, and treats from Greenville’s amazing food proprietors.

Local restaurants are serving up special dine-in holiday meals, as well as fabulous catered meal deals you can bring home for the holidays. Local bakeries are offering everything from freshly baked pies to cookie and cupcake kits you can bring home for a fun family activity. Local cafes and grocery stores are selling pre-made sides and desserts making your holiday preparations a little easier. Want something a little different? Try a festive charcuterie board or dig into the Mexican tradition of Christmas tamales. We know where you can find all this and more in Greenville!

Your holiday table, Greenville, SC