Thursday and Friday Happenings

July 4July 4Earle St. July 4th Parade. 7–7:30 pm.  Earle St from Robinson to North Main St.  Admission:  Free.

July 4Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue Festival.  5-10:30pm.  Downtown Greenville.  206 S. Main.  Free.

July 4Red White and Blue Shoes 5K.  Join us for the exciting American Spirit 5K, the race that starts with “the shot heard ’round the world” and ends with a charge down the scenic mall at Furman University. After the race, enjoy delicious snacks and take part in the post-race activities including water balloon tossing, rope tugging, and the ever-popular pie eating contest!   We have a kids run with hay bales and sprinklers, so prepare to get wet. All participants receive a BROOKS technical shirt. Overall, Masters, Grandmasters and Age Group winners receive special awards.   Event Schedule: 8:00am- 5K Race, 9:15am- Kids Steeplechase, Tug of War, Water balloon toss, Musical chairs, Pie eating contest, 10:00am- Awards.  Race day registration will take place onsite from 6:00am until 7:30am.  Click Here to Register!

T.L.Norris galleryJuly 5 – August 3 – The Renato Moncini Story: The First Artist of SpaceOpening night:   July 5, 5:30-9pmT. L. Norris Gallery.   An Italian immigrant who worked for NASA from 1962-1974, he used his talent to create technical renderings and concept drawings of NASA equipment to help achieve America’s goal of putting a man on the moon. During his time at NASA, he also painted all the rocket launches at Cape Canaveral. Over the years he created a large collection of paintings from historic moments in American history.   The show will feature a series of work created by Renato Moncini for the NASA program, depicting various space shuttle launches and rocket machinery. He will be in attendance for the opening.

Thursday and Friday Happenings
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