USC Upstate News

Fiddle Player to Perform Free Concert Sunday at Chapman

January 4, 2016 at 10:50 am

Bluegrass fiddle player Craig Owen will play a free live concert at Chapman Cultural Center this Sunday, Jan. 10, 2-4 p.m. as part of the venue’s weekly Sunday Unplugged program. Having performed in the Spartanburg/Greenville area for many years, Owen […]

Sign Up to Volunteer During the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, January 18

January 12, 2016 at 9:44 am

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will be Monday, January 18. This event is open to all students, staff, faculty and community members but it does require advance sign-ups. ]To volunteer, contact Tashfia Hasan at or […]

Spartanburg Regional History Museum to Feature Textiles Exhibit

January 12, 2016 at 9:45 am

Spartanburg Regional History Museum’s upcoming exhibit, January 28-April 16, will feature panels from the SC State Museum’s traveling exhibit, Textiles: A History of Innovation and Community.  Also featured will be items from SRHM’s own collections that highlight Spartanburg’s role in the […]

Classic Opera Gets a “Hunger Games” Twist at Converse College

January 15, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Converse Opera Theatre and the Spartanburg Repertory Company are giving classic opera The Merry Widow a new twist, setting the comedy that originally took place in a pretend Slavic country at the turn of the 20th century in an extravagant […]

Woodruff Musician to Play Free at Chapman

February 1, 2016 at 1:29 pm

Woodruff-based musician Jeremy Willis will play live and in concert this Sunday, Feb. 7, 2-4 p.m. as the guest artist for Sundays Unplugged, a weekly program that invites the public to enjoy music, history, science, and the visual arts for […]

Walnut Grove Plantation to Host Historic Firearms Show

February 2, 2016 at 11:02 am

Military history buffs and fans of historic technology are invited to a historic firearm show under the pavilion at Walnut Grove Plantation the night before “Walnut Grove on the March,” Friday, March 4, 6-9 p.m. The show will feature re-enactors […]

Walnut Grove on the March

February 2, 2016 at 11:06 am

If you were among those disappointed that Festifall 2015 had to be cancelled due to an historic weather event, take heart!  The annual “Walnut Grove on the March” weekend is being expanded to include many of the events scheduled for […]

61st Annual Piedmont Region III Science Fair Attracts Young Scientists to USC Upstate

February 15, 2016 at 3:23 pm

Young scientists will gather at the University of South Carolina Upstate campus where they will exhibit their projects at the 61st annual Piedmont Region III Science Fair February 24-26. The event will be open to the public from 9:30 a.m. […]

The Travelin’ McCourys Are Coming To Spartanburg

February 15, 2016 at 5:18 pm

The deeply rooted bluegrass band The Travelin’ McCourys will be in concert at Chapman Cultural Center Friday, Feb. 26, starting at 7 p.m. This will be the first concert in Chapman’s Bluegrass Series 2016. The next band to play will […]

UPDATE: An Evening With Carl Safina CANCELLED

February 16, 2016 at 3:43 pm

UPDATED: Tonight’s lecture by Carl Safina has been cancelled due to flight delays and inclement weather in New York. We apologize for the inconvenience. Feb. 13, 2016 Have you ever wondered what animals think and feel? It’s easy to see […]