This is a directory of Upstate area clubs and organizations compiled by library staff based on information provided to us by the organizations themselves. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information. Please send any corrections or additions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (864) 527-9241.
The Creation Study Group of Greenville is a nonprofit educational, scientific, and religious organization of conservative Christians voluntarily banded together to develop and disseminate information on the implications of the Biblical creation model of origins.
The purpose of the Greenville Kennel Club is to do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of all breeds of purebred dogs; to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows and obedience trials; and to conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows, and obedience trials under the rules of the American Kennel Club.
The society sponsors 2 or 3 Contra dances a month. The dances are usually the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at River Falls Lodge, near Jones Gap State Park. Contra dancing is a traditional American dance form derived from English Country dancing. It is an active social dance appropriate for all ages. No alcohol. Call the Harvest Moon Hotline for upcoming dance dates, bands, and callers. Also, check the hotline for dance cancellations due to inclement weather which will be recorded by 2:00 pm the day of the dance.
The group promotes fellowship in, and the betterment of, the Performing Art of Magic in Greenville and the surrounding areas. Members can be anyone having a true interest in the art of magic including professional performers, hobbyists, collectors of magic, and historians. Meetings are the 1st Thursday of each month. Occasional exceptions are made for holidays, etc. Sufficient notice will be given of meeting date changes
The Society promotes the preservation of railroad history and equipment and the dissemination of information on railroad history and current operations. Monthly programs feature local, national, and, occasionally, international train interest subjects. The local group meets at 7:00 pm on the 3rd Friday of each month.
Piedmont Area Mensa is a local chapter of American Mensa Ltd., centered in Greenville and serving the Upstate. Mensa is an international society for which the sole requirement for membership is a score of 98th percentile on any of a number of standard IQ tests. Anyone seeking more information or interested in joining is invited to contact the group.
The club offers modern Western Square dancing on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month. Dancing is at mainstream and Announced Plus levels. Casual attire is acceptable. The dance is held at the Simpsonville City Park community building at 8:00 pm.
The SCA is a nonprofit, educational, re-creational international organization founded in 1966. Its purpose is to study, enjoy, and promote a better understanding of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (AD 600 to AD 1600). The Society welcomes anyone (as members or visitors) who is interested in romanticism, history, or culture.
The Southern Tea Society is a nonprofit social club for women. It was founded in 1998 and is dedicated to promoting interest in the history, traditions, and protocol of taking tea. Traditional English Teas are held the 2nd Thursday of each month from August through May at 6:30 pm. Visitors are welcome.
The Upstate Investment Club is an educational club that teaches how to invest in stocks. Visitors are always welcome. The group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Ramsey Family Library on Augusta Road at 7:00 pm.