Upstate International provides intriguing events and programs that will connect you with our international community. Find your way to explore our local global cultures.

Aug
19
Fri
2022
Salsa at Sunset
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for Salsa at Sunset – the hottest summer night in South Carolina!

Join UI and David Rodiguez Band for Salsa at Sunset – the hottest summer night in South Carolina! This popular event includes free salsa dance lessons and live music in downtown Greenville on the Camperdown Plaza, corner of South Main & Broad Streets. Invite your friends and family to this free community event.

Aug
23
Tue
2022
International Women’s Group: Coffee at Panera
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am

Come join us for coffee and conversation!

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month. No RSVP needed.

Aug
31
Wed
2022
International Women’s Group: Lunch at Jasmine Kitchen
Aug 31 @ 11:45 am

Come join us for lunch!

Join the International Women’s Group (IWG) for lunch at Jasmine Kitchen.
Non-members welcome to join, learn about IWG and meet our members
Join IWG as they celebrate and support each other, connect with friends and establish new friendships.

Every 4th Wednesday of the month. No RSVP is needed.

Oct
22
Sat
2022
Work Opportunities for Women
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 Work Opportunities for Women

This event helps all women ages 18 and up, including expats with work permits, to enter the workforce. There will be free professional talks to educate about career related matters such as job interviews, resume building, and how to create a Linkedin account. Headshots will be available on site. It will be October 22nd from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Maudlin Cultural Center.

Mar
1
Wed
2023
International Month – SC Upstate Celebrates
Mar 1 all-day

Upstate International Month (UIM) March 1 – 31, 2023, is a multi-county collaboration of organizations, partners, sponsors, and communities.

Welcoming, supporting, celebrating, and educating through a variety of internationally themed events, UIM promotes our rich cultural diversity, heritage, and global connections.

UIM collaborates and welcomes co-branding of events that have an international connection, education-focused, and are open to the public (paid or fee-based).

 

Mar
17
Fri
2023
St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 17 all-day

Join the worldwide celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

Wear the green and be Irish for a day.

Mar
18
Sat
2023
National Quilting Day
Mar 18 all-day

Quilting is an art form that is worldwide, the US observes National Day.  2022 is the 31st year of this observance.

The Quilt Alliance and the National Quilt Museum are proud to be the coordinators of this special day! Check this page often for fun and meaningful ideas for celebrating National Quilting Day, graphics and posters you can use to publicize your own NQD events, and a home base for this important day to honor and promote quilting!   More information: https://quiltalliance.org/nationalquiltingday/

Explore examples of quilts called “around the world:” https://quiltdom.com/trip-around-world-quilts/

 

Mar
19
Sun
2023
Balalaika Fantasie – Greenville
Mar 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Now celebrating our 24th Anniversary, the Music on Sunday Concert Series continues to provide concertgoers a reasonably priced annual series of five two-hour concerts. The musicians are selected based on performance quality, reputation, and audience demand, and are generally from the Greenville area.  Artists represent a variety of musical genres; offering something that will appeal to all ages and musical tastes. Each concert is immediately followed by a complimentary Wine & Cheese Reception. Concertgoers have the opportunity to mingle with the musicians and each other.

2022-2023 Concert begins October 16, 2022

Mar
29
Wed
2023
World Piano Day
Mar 29 all-day

Piano Day, an annual worldwide event founded by a group of like-minded people, takes place on the 88th day of the year – in 2023 it’s the 29th March – because of the number of keys on the instrument being celebrated.

The aim of the day is to create a platform for piano-related projects in order to promote the development of musical dimensions and to continue sharing the centuries-old joy of playing the piano. Piano Day welcomes all kinds of piano lovers — young and old, amateur and professional, of any musical direction – to join in. It is intended to be the most joyful of all holidays!