Main Street Laurens

The Shag Doctorz, Sweet Tea Soiree in downtown Laurens tonight

Laurens, South Carolina – A night of sweet tea and Carolina beach music by The Shag Doctorz will bring shag dancing to the Historic Downtown Square in Laurens tonight highlight the June Finally Friday! tonight, Friday, June 28, as Main Street Laurens holds its annual Sweet Tea Soiree for its third Finally Friday! of the summer…

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Peaches, veggies on tap as Laurens Downtown Farmers Market opens

Laurens, South Carolina – Last weekend’s Saturday morning storms didn’t materialize as forecasters predicted, and the Downtown Farmers Market was one of several events which postponed plans based on the weather reports. One advantage, however, is that another week has provided more time for vegetables and fruit to ripen, and Coggins peaches will also be…

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R&B, Motown highlight downtown Laurens, May 31 Finally Friday!

Main Street Laurens has mapped out plans for its May Finally Friday, which will take place Friday night, May 31, and feature the music of Soulified 7, a Greenville-based band which performs pop, rhythm and blues, and Motown. “They performed a couple of weeks ago at Spartanburg’s Spring Fling, and they’ve performed at events in…

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Public encouraged to attend tonight’s Echo Theater meeting

A community meeting will be held in the Laurens City Council Chambers in City Hall tonight to gauge community support and gather ideas for the former Echo Theater. The meeting was announced during the recent meeting of Laurens City Council and council members and members of the public were asked to attend at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 7,…

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Christmas celebrations this week prior to Saturday parades

Christmas parades across the county are set for Saturday, Dec. 1, but the Christmas season begins even sooner as Main Street organizations in Clinton and Laurens hold their tree lighting ceremonies and highlight their downtown retail businesses. Main Street Clinton will begin its celebration of “A Family Christmas” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29,, with its…

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Main Street Laurens: Saturday market, Shag Doctorz next Friday

Laurens, SC – Main Street Laurens’ Downtown Farmer’s Market, sponsored by GHS, will return Friday with more vegetables and eggs, popcorn, local honey and a vendor who offers locally made chow-chow, according to Main Street Laurens director Jonathan Irick. The market opens form  8 a.m. to noon, but it’s better to come early for the best selection.…

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Battlemud LC offers wet weekend event

 Laurens, SC –  When the GHS Battlemud Laurens County planning committee decided to change its annual mud run from August to May, it was primarily because of the typically dry conditions in August, so with the ample rains this week, it seems the move was a good one.    “It would be so dry we…

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Busy spring options across county

Laurens, SC –  Laurens County has its share of residents who assume “there’s nothing to do here,” but the next few weekends of this spring show the opposite is true. Starting today with the Joanna Textile Festival, the upcoming days and weeks offer everything from dancing to sporting tournaments and although some are ticketed fundraisers, they…

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Main Street Laurens selected for a $5,000 community vibrancy grant

Laurens, SC – For the second time in just two years, Main Street Laurens has been selected for a $5,000 Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Grants, community vibrancy grant funds which will go toward the city’s brand new Food Truck Plaza, behind Verdin’s Too at the corner of N. Harper and Laurens Streets in hopes that it will…

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