Searching for ‘where to go ice skating near me’? While I’m far from being the next Olympic ice skater, I like to try my hand at it every year and luckily there are plenty of places to go ice skating near Greenville, SC! So lace up your skates, grab your coat, and have fun sliding around at one of these top ice rinks near the Upstate.
November 15th, 2023 – January 15th, 2024 United Community’s Ice on Main opens every year mid-November and is open 7 days a week through mid-January. Located at Village Green next to the Courtyard Marriott, kids (and grown-ups) of all ages ice skate in the heart of downtown Greenville.
November 18th, 2023 – January 15th, 2024 Founders Holiday Ice Rink is located in the heart of Old Town across from Fountain Park in Rock Hill, SC. It’s a popular place to lace up your skates this holiday season.
Mid-November through mid-February (check website for dates) The Whitewater Center opens their 24,000+ square foot ice rink every year. There are four distinct skating areas with two ice trails and two free skate zones.
Do you want to give educational Christmas gifts this year, giving something more than just amusement? Kids can learn loads when they are having fun, which makes educational gifts a double whammy, powerhouse, gift-giving option.
Give them the gift of fine motor skills, colors and shapes, hand-eye coordination, problem-solving skills, creativity, imagination, an inquisitive mind, and a break from screen time. Puzzles, science kits, games, learning toys, books, and building toys can do all that and more.
Ok. You’ve decided to give an educational gift, but now you need some ideas? No problem. We polled our readers and asked about their favorite gifts that encouraged learning something new. Then, we added a few of our own ideas.
This list of top-notch educational gift ideas.
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Our Readers’ Top Educational Gift Ideas
When it comes to gift-giving, you’re going to see your kids receive a ton of toys. Some of the best gifts, though, are educational. These gifts and toys engage your child for longer periods of time, encourage imaginative play and critical thinking, and may even inspire a lifelong passion.
My favorite educational gifts for kids are ones that store easily, encourage independent play, and can be enjoyed for a long period of time (bonus points: they don’t require batteries, haha).
We polled our readers and asked for their favorite unique educational gifts for kids, and we rounded up their answers for you below.
I’ve seen these everywhere, and to be honest, the most I see them, the more interested I am in getting one for our daughter. These are essentially audio players for kids 3+ that play stories, music, and other educational things.
The biggest draw to them is that they are screen-free and easy for little ones to play with. You buy the starter kit, and then you can buy as many extra “Tonies” as you’d like. Each Tonie character plays different things. Kidding Around readers highly recommended this.
I had never heard of this before a couple of our readers recommended it. But after learning more about it, I’m now wanting to tell all my mama friends about it. You buy a starter kit that includes the Osmo Base that attaches to an iPad or Fire Tablet. There are various puzzle pieces, drawing pads, and games you can buy to accompany each kit. And everything is educational and fun for kids.
Hot Dots is another great interactive and educational toy for kids. Kids simply take the “pen” and tap the dots throughout the books to help learn to read and get ready for school. Hot Dots come with different subjects, themes, and ages.
Time to work those fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination! Magna Tiles are an ever-popular toy for kids. The translucent tiles are magnetic, allowing you to build 2D or 3D shapes. They come in a variety of shapes and spark hours of imaginative play for children. I’ve also known a dad or two to play with these to see how big a structure they can build.
If you’re looking for a more budget-friendly option, the Picasso Tiles are also very popular.
One of our readers highly recommends a coding robot like the Elenco Teach Tech. These toys help teach kids how to program, code, problem-solve, and use critical thinking skills. This particular robot is recommended for ages 3+.
When one of our readers recommended Learning Wrap-Ups, I was immediately swept back to my childhood. I would consider these a classic toy and definitely an educational one. You simply wrap the string from the problem on the left to the answer on the right and self-check yourself on the back. Learning Wrap-Ups come with different topics, including math, pre-algebra, science, and vocabulary.
A Kiwi Box Subscription is an educational gift that keeps giving. Each month, your child receives a box in the mail with a new project appropriate to their age and interest. When you fill out the subscription form online, you’ll answer a few questions so the perfect box is delivered each time. There are subscription boxes for ages 0-12+
Love board games? See our HUGE list of family favorite board games for all ages. Here are a couple of our favorite educational games from that list.
Zingo is one of ThinkFun’s most popular and bestselling games, and is the winner of an Oppenheim Gold Award and Parents’ Choice Gold Award, among others. It’s a fun pre-reading game for ages 4 and up. There are versions for learning sight words, numbers, and using letters to make words. Like all of ThinkFun’s games, Zingo is built to develop critical thinking skills. Playing will improve language skills through fun and fast-paced play.
We played this with kids ages 8, 9, and 11 years old and they all loved it. I tried it also as an adult and it’s fantastic because it’s one of those games where you have to focus on the puzzle and nothing else. Gravity Maze is especially great for kids who like to play by themselves, for kids who love problem-solving, and for kids who are probably future engineers.
Puzzles are great for any age. Pick puzzles with bright colors and simple shapes for younger kids, and consider more intricate 3-dimensional kits and puzzles for older kids. Puzzles will encourage your child to problem-solve. They also make a great gift that develops fine motor skills.
If you have a science-loving kid, we have some tried and true classic ideas to share from personal experience! These teach things about real world, the natural world, physics, and lots more learning fun!
Marble runs: Try this simple wooden set called Blocks and Marbles for older elementary children. It’s a long-time favorite with wooden blocks that have holes and grooves for marbles to roll and pass through.
A membership to The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is a WONDERFUL gift idea! I’m a big supporter of gifting experiential gifts to loved ones, and an even bigger supporter if it’s providing educational value. And TCMU is one of the best local places that offers constant and steadfast education and fun to kids of all ages in the Upstate.
Wanting to get competitive and play some laser tag? Greenville, SC has a couple of awesome laser tag arenas! Spend an hour or two on a random weekend or book a laser tag experience for an exhilarating birthday party. Most of the following establishments are priced reasonably and include everything you need for an unforgettable time playing laser tag in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Where to Play Laser Tag Near Greenville, SC, and Spartanburg, SC
225 Entertainment Boulevard, Greenville If you haven’t been to Main Event yet, then we think you may want to visit this entertainment facility in the near future with your kids. You can enjoy much more than just laser tag at Main Event in Greenville, SC. They also have a bowling alley, arcade games, bar area, billiards, and dining.
45 Park Woodruff Drive, Greenville Frankie’s Fun Park has laser tag for 6-year-olds and up. For only $9 per player, you can enjoy an intense battle of laser tag, surrounded by fog, in a two-level arena. Frankie’s also has arcade games, bumper boats, mini golf, and more for you to enjoy for an entire afternoon.
822 Congaree Road, Greenville Spare Time has laser tag arenas where fog and music pump through the room while you enjoy a 15-minute adventure. During your visit, you can also enjoy their bowling alley, arcade games, pool tables, escape rooms, dining areas, and more.
510 State Road S-37-341, Walhalla Sweet Retreat is a family-friendly establishment in Walhalla. Their multi-level laser tag arena is over 3600 square feet of entertainment and exhilaration. Sweet Retreat also has an arcade, go-karts, mini golf, and more.
1100 Factory Shops Boulevard, Gaffney This guide on where to play laser tag in the Upstate wouldn’t be complete without a mention of The Big E in Gaffney, a fully equipped entertainment facility for the whole family. Their laser tag features innovative technology in a multi-level arena with black lights, fog, and music. Each game lasts 12 minutes. You’ll also find arcade games, bowling, mini golf, and more at The Big E Gaffney.
If you’re looking for a mobile laser tag experience that will come to you, look no further than SC Outdoor Laser Tag. They will provide all equipment and staff for your private event. They’ll set everything up and run all of the laser tag-related activities.
If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family this fall in the Greenville-Spartanburg area, Strawberry Hill Farm needs to be on your list. In fact, it should probably be on your bucket list every year.
Strawberry Hill and Cooley Farms have been family-owned and operated since 1947, and they truly understand and value families. With a cafe, ice cream shop, and produce stand of fresh pumpkins, jellies, jams, corn, and more, you’ll find plenty to satisfy your cravings. Plus, the hay ride and corn maze provide more than enough entertainment and memory-making for a couple of hours.
We visited one late morning in September and quickly discovered we weren’t the only ones who found this local gem. We wandered around the Shed, took plenty of photos, and went on the hay ride. If you’re thinking of visiting Strawberry Hill Cooley Farms, I’ve compiled lots of info and details for you below, including some extra tips before you go.
The Cafe and Ice Cream Parlor at Strawberry Hill
While we personally didn’t visit the cafe or ice cream parlor during our trip, it was PACKED and had a long line out front. Clearly, it is popular with families around the Upstate. The ice cream parlor has 32 flavors of freshly churned ice cream made with fruit straight from the farm. The cafe serves breakfast and lunch and has a variety of items to choose from. Breakfast is served until 10:30 am.
The Shed at Strawberry Hill
We parked at the Shed, and our toddler was immediately excited about all the pumpkins she could see from the car. Strawberry Hill has a large variety of pumpkins in all shapes, colors, and sizes to choose from. Not to mention their large supply of jellies, jams, boiled peanuts, and other snacks. They even had 3 flavors of slushies while we were there: Apple, Blackberry, and Peach. We grabbed a Peach Slushie to enjoy on our hay ride. It was delicious!
If you wander outside of the Shed covering, you’ll discover more pumpkins and some other fun things to bide your time. You’ll find a couple of tractors, a swing, and stacks of hay bales and pumpkins that are styled for the perfect fall photo op.
The Hay Ride at Strawberry Hill
If you want to go on one of the hay rides, purchase your tickets in the Shed. Each ticket includes a trip to the playground, opportunity to feed the big cows, visit some other farm animals, go down the GIANT slide, and access to the big jumping pillow. We weren’t really sure what to expect, but we’re glad we went on it!
Once you purchase your ticket, you’ll wait until your group is called, and then you’ll board the wagon. Don’t worry about getting itchy by sitting on bales of hay—Strawberry Hill has cleverly covered the hay bales in plastic for your comfort.
The tractor and wagon will take you through Strawberry Hill’s property, giving you fun facts along the way. (Fun fact we learned: they plant their strawberries by hand every single year! This was mind-blowing to me because their strawberry field is massive).
While on the hay ride, you’ll see cows and get the chance to feed them a little treat! Then, the tractor will drop you off at an exclusive area that’s only accessible for those who hop on the hay ride. You’ll find more farm animals to pet (Queen Victoria, the farm’s pig, was a big hit!), a sandbox, seesaws, a variety of games, several large slides, the pumpkin patch, and a giant Jumping Pillow!
Once you and your kids are done playing, you can hop back on a wagon to head back to the Shed.
The Corn Maze at Strawberry Hill
Strawberry Hill has 3 corn mazes: two larger ones and one kiddie maze. The two larger corn mazes take 20-30 minutes to complete, and the kiddie maze takes about 20 minutes. While they have offered the maze during the evening in the past, they are not offering night mazes in 2023.
Admission Cost & Hours for Strawberry Hill
Cost: $15 per person over 2 years old
September 2023 Hours:(Opens September 30, 2023)
Saturdays 10 am – 5 pm
Sundays 12 pm – 5 pm
*Last wagons load at 5 pm
October 2023 Hours (last day is October 30th):
Fridays 1 pm – 5 pm (October 20th and 27th only)
Saturdays 9 am – 5 pm
Sundays 11 am – 5 pm
*Last wagons load at 5 pm
Corn Maze Only
Cost: $10 per person 8+ years old, $8 for those over 3 years old
Hours: Monday – Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
*Last corn maze entry at 6 pm
Hayride & Corn Maze Combo Ticket
$20 per person over 3 years old (Combo tickets for 2-year-olds will only pay for the hayride)
Tips for Visiting Strawberry Hill
Wear closed-toe shoes if you plan on visiting the Corn Maze and/or go on a hay ride. It’s sandy, dirty, and—well, there are farm animals.
If you plan on going on the hay ride, dress your kids in play clothes and not their Sunday best. Between the large sandbox, slides, and petting zoo, they’re bound to get dirty.
Use the restroom before you go on the hay ride.
Be prepared for lines and a wait at the Cafe and Ice Cream Parlor.
Keep in mind that no pets are allowed on the hay ride or at the corn maze.
Fountain Inn, SC is just on the outskirts of Greenville, and while it’s a small town, it has a lot to offer. There are restaurants, shops, a library, and some wonderful parks. You could honestly spend an entire day exploring this little town. There’s so much to do in Fountain Inn!
Looking to explore the Upstate? Why not go on one of the many tours in Greenville, SC? Learn about the history and architecture of Greenville. Ignite your taste buds and inner foodie by going on a culinary tour. Explore the mountains, trails, and waters through a nature tour. There’s something for everyone. And because there are so many Greenville tours, we’ve rounded up some of the best for you… all in one place.
West End Walking Tour begins at Falls Park and explores Greenville’s West End, including the ruins of an 1816 grist mill, Huguenot Mill, Riverplace, and more.
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $18 for 11 years and older and $9 for 10 years old and younger
Historic Neighborhood Architecture explores the different neighborhoods in downtown Greenville, including the current downtown condos, Pettigru, Augusta Road, Mills Mill village, and more.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: $25 for all ages
Greenville Driving Tour is a great way to experience more of Greenville. This is a great option for those looking to relocate to Greenville!
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $20 per person in a Greenville History Tour-supplied 15-passenger van
A Photographic Journey of Old Greenville allows you to look at Greenville’s evolution through photos, maps, drawings, and paintings as you ride in a 13-passenger van. You’ll be able to see the changes from the vantage point of of where they were taken.
At the Chef’s Table (Tuesday and Saturday) is one of the more popular food tours and takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays. These are walking tours where you get to taste food from some of the best restaurants in Greenville, talk to the chef, and learn about drink pairings. The Tuesday night version usually includes Nose Dive, Soby’s, The Lazy Goat, and Spill the Beans. The Saturday night version usually includes Nose Dive, Soby’s, CAMP, and The Lazy Goat.
The Carolina Countryside Tour allows you to drive through the upstate on a Sunday afternoon, exploring the beauty of the local farms, vineyards, pioneer homes, mountains, waterfalls, and more. Locations include Aunt Sue’s Country Corner or Hester General Store, Table Rock Tea Farm, Core 450 Restaurant, and three different mountain view overlooks of Table Rock.
Greenville Coffee Tour is for the coffee lovers. There are several local roasters and coffee shops, and this tour will take you on tasting and learning experience. The tour includes a rotating choice of three local coffee shops.
Thirsty Thursday Tour is a walking tour that allows you to experience new cocktail combinations and carefully paired appetizers. Includes 4 full size cocktails and 4 full size appetizers. Must be 21 years old to attend.
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: starts at $89
Just Desserts is a Saturday-afternoon walking tour to experience some of Greenville’s best desserts. Locations include The Westin Poinsett, Maestro, and Crepe du Jour.
Duration: 2 hours
Date Night Cocktails is a Friday-evening walking tour that’s perfect for date night or a night out with friends. It includes 4 full-sized cocktails and 4 full-sized appetizers. Locations include Sassafras Southern Bistro, Crepe du Jour, and Maestro.
Duration: 2 hours
Craft Cocktail Tour is a Saturday-evening walking tour to four different locations for specialty cocktails and appetizers. The tour begins at Bon Jour on Main and continues to Sassafras Southern Bistro, Scoundrel, and Maestro.
Duration: 2 hours
Breakfast Tour is a Saturday morning walking tour that allows you to experience not one, but THREE full breakfasts! Locations include Spoonbread inside the Westin Poinsett, Bon Jour on Main, and Roost.
Vicario Tasting Room and Farm Tours allow you to experience the farm, greenhouse, and processing facility of Renato Vicario and Janette Wesley. Their family operates two farms – one in Italy near Cortona, and one in Greer, behind their micro-distillery! You’ll learn a lot about the science of making liqueur during your tour.
Afternoon Delight is a three-stop driving tour that plays off a parody of Forrest Gump. The 12-passenger van will take you to Liability Brewing, Thomas Creek, and The 8th State Brewing Co. Birds Fly South and Carolina Bauernhaus can be included by requests for groups.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Cost: $64 per person
Twilight Tour is a three-stop driving tour that also plays off a parody of Forrest Gump. You’ll ride in a 12-passenger van and visit Tetrad Brewing, Liability, and The 8th State Brewing co. Thomas Creek Brewery, Birds Fly South, and Carolina Bauernhaus are available by request for groups.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Cost: $64 per person
Greenville Explorers: Family Tour is a family-friendly tour that allows you to explore downtown Greenville in a fun, educational way. The tour includes a scavenger hunt, a stop a the Mast General Store’s candy area, quick history lessons, and more!
Craving candy and sweets and searching for the best candy store in Greenville, SC? We’re going to save you some time by giving you 5 of the best candy stores you’ll find in Greenville, SC. All of these are sure to give you your sugar fix, no matter if you like chocolate, gummies, sour, or hard candy. Some will make you reminisce about your childhood. Some will awe you with their homemade confections. But no matter what, you’re going to find some of the best candy stores in Greenville on this list.
Are you craving the best brunch in Greenville, SC? Even just the mention of “brunch” puts a smile on my face. Finding a good restaurant that serves brunch in Greenville isn’t hard—there are plenty of options. You will get your fix of chicken and waffles, bloody marys, shrimp and grits, and french toast at one of these awesome brunch spots!
However, it might be hard to narrow down your options because there are so many great choices. So we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Greenville, SC brunch spots (and thrown in some Greer, Travelers Rest, and other nearby locations) to help you choose one the next time you want that mid-morning breakfast-lunch meal.
1629 East North Street, Greenville 864.609.4249 Brunch Hours: Sundays 10 am – 2 pm Head to Fork and Plough for brunch on a Sunday morning. Their brunch menu changes, so be sure to check out their daily menu before you leave to find out what will be available. You’ll likely find specialty biscuits and some sort of fried chicken, but it will all be plated in creative ways. Reservations aren’t required but are encouraged—especially for Sunday brunch. Readers seem to love Fork and Plough, making it one of the highly recommended places for the best brunch in Greenville, SC.
Fork and plough! Fresh ingredients and the menu changes so always something new and exciting. And their mimosas have an orange juice ice cube.
Multiple Locations Brunch Hours: 6 am – 2 pm (double-check with your location) Eggs Up Grill is another favorite brunch location. With an extensive menu, they have options for every palate. From omelets and eggs benedict, to classic breakfast plates and brunch bowls, burgers, and sandwiches, you’re sure to find something that suits you.
Their kids menu even allows you or your kids to choose 3 items to create a meal. With locations in Anderson, Boiling Springs, Clemson, Greenville, Greer, Moore, Powdersville, and Spartanburg, there’s probably one near you.
823 S Church Street, Suite C, Greenville 864.248.0371 Brunch Hours: 8 am – 2 pm Put your stretchy pants on and head to Biscuit Head for brunch. This breakfast and brunch spot is a personal favorite of mine. With gigantic fluffy biscuits that are made in-house every day, you’re sure to get “some South in your mouth” (Biscuit Head’s famous tagline).
Their menu features several unique biscuit sandwiches, and you can also get a regular full breakfast meal with eggs, two sides, and a biscuit. The biscuit donuts are incredible if you like a little something sweet. If you visit the restaurant, be prepared to wait in line, but it’s worth it.
20 S Main Street, Greenville 864.509.1090 Brunch Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, Opens at 8 am Bonjour Main has some truly delicious casual French cuisine, with brunch being a great way to sample their savory or sweet crepes. The restaurant vibe is super cute, so would make for a perfect morning date.
Bonjour Main hands down! It’s in downtown greenville. It is just the sweetest little place. Great food and excellent service.
2 East Broad Street, Greenville 864.514.2267 Brunch Hours: Saturdays 11 am – 2 pm, and Sundays 10 am – 2 pm CAMP, located in Camperdown Plaza, serves brunch every Saturday and Sunday. Their menu features both sweet and savory items. The Chilaquiles, Tiramisu French Toast, and Shaved Beef Brisket Benedict look especially delicious. CAMP accepts reservations, so try to book yours in advance. There brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, so its the perfect way to start your weekend.
1325 Miller Road, Greenville 864.236.8025 Brunch Hours: 10 am – 3 pm Newer to the Greenville, SC area, the Habitap has quickly grown in popularity and features a delicious brunch menu. Restaurant goers can choose from a variety of options, including The “Smashville”, Chicken and Churro Waffle, The Taphouse Grits Bowl, The Notorious Omelet, and several different pizzas. Adults can also enjoy the bottomless mimosas during brunch hours. And there’s a separate menu for the kids to enjoy.
126 Augusta St, STE 13, Greenville 864.373.9108 Hours: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 10 pm, Friday 10 am – 10 pm, Saturday 8 am – 10 pm, Sunday 8 am – 9 pm HenDough is another great brunch option in Greenville. Located in Gather GVL, HenDough serves up several types of biscuits, breakfast sandwiches (including the Donut Breakfast Sandwich), salads, regular sandwiches, and kids meals.
116 South Main Street, Greenville 864.373.7300 Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 2 pm Located in the heart of downtown Greenville, Nose Dive is a local favorite and features urban comfort food. It also has some fantastic brunch offers. You’ll find items such as Shrimp and Grits bowls, Chilaquiles Scrambler, Tzatziki Burger, and Roasted Chicken Salad on their menu. One of their most popular brunch options is the Adluh Mills Grits Bar; it’s all you can eat!
220 North Main Street, Greenville 864.298.2424 Brunch Hours: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm Located in downtown Greenville in NOMA Square, Roost is yet another local favorite with a popular brunch menu. Choices include the Farmer’s BLT, Grass Fed Black Angus Burger, Margherita Pizza, and more.
The roost has great options, buffet, and bottomless mimosas. People watching in the hotel makes it fun too! Eggs up Grill is also great. Their home fries are INSANELY amazing.
207 South Main Street, Greenville 864.232.7007 Brunch Hours: Saturday 11 am – 2 pm, Sunday 10 am – 2 pm Located in the heart of downtown, Soby’s is a popular brunch spot in Greenville. With a menu that features a la carte items in addition to traditional brunch fare and Chef’s features, it’s definitely worth checking out.
2537 North Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville 864.552.1998 Brunch Hours: Saturday – Sunday 10 am – 3 pm Southern Culture Kitchen & Bar is known for their brunch menu. Their brunch menu is extensive and features Meat Loaf Hash, Shrimp and Grits, Yardbird & Eggs, a couple of different Omelets, sandwiches, burgers, and salads. You can even build your own bloody marys and Bottomless Mimosas are fun for adults to indulge in. There are lots of comfort food options, so that is always a win on a Sunday morning.
18 E North Street, Greenville 864.520.8724 Brunch Hours: Sunday from 7 am – 2 pm Fully loaded biscuits, biscuits sandwiches, delicious waffles, and other yummy treats are found at Maple Street Biscuit Company. They are only open one day a week, Sunday, so make sure you plan out your visit.
Maple Street Biscuit Co! It’s always fresh, consistently delicious, and very filling. Plus a fun atmosphere with friendly staff!
205 Cedar Lane Road, Greenville 864.255.3385 Brunch Hours: Monday – Sunday 7:30 am – 7 pm The Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery would be a great choice for brunch, especially if you’re taking the whole family. There’s plenty of seating and plenty of options on the menu. There’s even a fenced in area with toys for your littlest ones to play in so you can relax for a bit.
6 East Washington Street, Greenville 864.509.6061 Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 am – 8 pm, Friday – Saturday 7 am – 3 am, Sunday 8:30 am – 3 pm When you think of bagels, you typically think of breakfast, but Sully’s Steamers has bagels that span breakfast and lunch. For example, B-Rad’s Best has meatballs, pepperoni, salami, provolone, pizza sauce, banana peppers, and onions on it. And Mr. Burns has sausage, egg, and American cheese. Their menu is extensive, and there’s even a kids menu that includes a “Mini Mr ‘T’”.
1 North Main Street T., Greenville 864.451.6200 Brunch Hours: Saturday – Sunday 9 am – 4 pm Tupelo Honey’s scratch-made Southern food menus change with the season and by location, but you’ll always find an incredible variety of sweet and savory options. They’re famous for their fried chicken and buttermilk waffles, so you’ll likely always find those on the menu.
302 North Main Street, Greer 864.479.0433 Brunch Hours: Monday – Friday 10:30 am – 2:30 pm, Sunday 10 am – 2 pm Frequented by many locals, The Bleu Porch in downtown Greer is known for its quaint, cozy atmosphere and delightful menu. Their current brunch menu includes options such as Traditional Eggs Benedict, Yardbird and Eggs, Breakfast Cuban, and a few different salads.
2 South Main Street, Travelers Rest 864.610.2245 Brunch Hours: 7 am – 3 pm Tandem is another personal favorite of mine. Located in downtown Travelers Rest, this little restaurant is well-known for its sweet and savory crepes. The Lumberjack, Lemon Sugar, and Banana Nut are always good choices. And for those who prefer waffles, you can choose from a couple of different options. If there’s a long line when you arrive, it’s worth the wait.
Which restaurant do you think offers the best brunch in Greenville, SC?
If you need a new date night idea or something one-of-a-kind for your next event, we’ve got the perfect idea for you. Alchemy Comedy Theater in Greenville, SC will make you laugh so hard your stomach hurts. Every show is different. Every show is hilarious. And every show will keep you on your toes.
Overview of Alchemy Comedy
Located inside Coffee Underground in downtown Greenville, Alchemy Comedy Theater has been making people laugh since 2011. Weekly offerings include a combination of improv, stand up, and sketch comedy.
All shows are live and incredibly energetic and interactive, featuring different local performers each week. The atmosphere is also laid-back and casual—no stuffiness about it. Coffee Underground offers food, coffee, and alcoholic beverages on its menu for patrons to enjoy before, during, and after the show.
What Alchemy Comedy Offers
Alchemy Comedy Theater offers a variety of different shows, classes, and special events throughout the year. You can even hire them for your next event!
Comedy Shows: Improv, Stand-Up, and Sketches
Fans of shows like “Whose Line is it Anyway” and skits on the “Tonight Show” will love Alchemy’s improv shows. I have no idea how they come up with things so quickly that are so funny. They’re truly unique comedic experiences.
If you attend, you may even get the opportunity to participate in the fun on stage! It’s been said that the more shows you attend, the funnier everything gets. All upcoming improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy shows can be found on Alchemy Comedy’s calendar.
Improv Comedy Classes
The Alchemy Comedy Theater offers improv classes throughout the Greenville area. Each 6-week long class is held weekly from 6:30-9:00 pm. There are a variety of classes based on experience, but in order to reach the next level, you need to graduate from the previous class. The only graduation requirement is to attend at least 4 of the six classes.
However, there’s no comedy or theater experience needed in order to take Improv 101. Alchemy Comedy Students also get free admission to their shows while enrolled in a class! You can read more about their classes on Alchemy’s website.
Searching for “school uniforms near me”? If you have a child attending a school that requires school uniforms, finding the best school uniforms can be frustrating and time-consuming. We’re always aiming to help you save time, so we’ve rounded up a list of places to find school uniforms, including a list of where to find school uniforms with specific features such as adjustable waists or uniforms for taller kids.
We’re answering questions about school uniforms like:
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Whether you need a black, blue, pink, or red shirt and navy or khaki bottoms, we’ve got you covered. Luckily, there are plenty of places in Greenville and Spartanburg where you can buy school uniforms. And, of course, you can always buy them online.