july, 2019

25jul6:30 pm9:00 pmSpinners Summer Evening Group Ride to Furman Concert Series

Event Details

Escape your routine, come enjoy some great sounds along with a bike ride (part of it at night). It’s a delicious combination of flavors!

We’ve combined a casual ride (some of it at night) with an outdoor music performance in a beautiful setting. Join us each Thursday night at 6:30PM as we ride from the Cleveland Park Zoo approx. 8 miles up to Furman University to enjoy the Music by the Lake Concert Series 2019 (schedule below). The concerts start at 7:30PM and last a little over an hour. Some bring a snack or entire picnic to enjoy during the music. Invite non-rider friends and family to meet you at Furman. After the concert we ride into TR then back down the trail in the dark. Front and back lights required. This ride is sponsored by the Greenville Spinners Bicycle Club. Helmets required and no ear buds please. Signed waiver also required to be part of the event.

Who: Spinners Members and Guests
What: Furman Concert Series and Night Ride – this is a FREE event!
When: Every Thursday Night: Now through Aug 2nd (schedule below)
If raining, no riding.
Where: Meet at Zoo entrance at 6:30PM, concerts start at 7:30PM. We ride on the
Swamp Rabbit Trail. Approx 22 miles total.
Why: To combine a casual ride with classy music and some night riding

Ride Leader: Ken Drescher ([email protected])

Music by the Lake
Summer Concert Series 2019

Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the Sounds of Summer, Thursday evenings at twilight. Relax at our spacious amphitheater by the Furman University Lake and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, Bluegrass, Latin, Contemporary, Marches, and Orchestral favorites. Thanks to our sponsors, all concerts are FREE! Sponsors: Bank of Travelers Rest​,George Coleman Ford, Publix Supermarkets Charities, Greenville News.

Schedule 2019

May 23 “Marches from Around the World”
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(No rain location.)

May 30 Spartanburg Jazz Ensemble: Tom Wright, director
(No rain location.)

June 6 “Go West, Young Man!”
Carolina Youth Symphony: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

June 13 “The Greatest Generation”
Poinsett Wind Symphony*: Leslie W. Hicken and Jay Bocook, directors
Concert will be held in McAlister Auditorium

June 20 Rhapsody in Blue: Derek Parsons, piano soloist
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
Concert will be held in McAlister Auditorium

June 27 O Beautiful, for Spacious Skies: A Patriotic Celebration
The Greenville Chorale: Bingham Vick, director
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

July 11 The Matt Olson Quintet: Matt Olson, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

July 18 “An Evening at the Pops”
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

July 25 “The Phantom of the Opera”
Lisa Barksdale, Bruce Schoonmaker, Grant Knox, vocal soloists
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

August 1 Latin Jazz: The Patrick Lopez Experience
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)​
Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.. at the amphitheater on the Furman University Campus. One lucky person at each Thursday night performance will receive a concert picnic basket filled with goodies.

For concert questions: 864-294-2086 (Furman)

 

Time

(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Greenville Zoo Entrance

150 Cleveland Park Dr,

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