At the Joye Law Firm, we are proud of what we do and we are honored to be a part of our community. We established Joye in the Community to give back to our neighbors, support local education, help local charities, and improve the health and well-being of those around us. Joye Law Firm is proud to share this event information with you; however, our firm is not directly affiliated with these events or organizations. Please contact them directly for more information. Check out the local events going on in Clinton, SC in September 2016.


Upper SC State Fair in Easley

Upper SC State Fair is happening at Upper South Carolina State Fairgrounds Easley. It’s a premier event in Consumer Fairs and Carnivals industry. This event showcases products like Bob Bohm’s Magic Show, Fantazia Circus/Globe of Death, Midway Show Times, Baird’s Petting Zoo, Bengal Tiger Encounter, Ken Treadway Rodeo and much more.

Details at a Glance:

Event: Upper SC State Fair

Date: August 27 – September 7

Time: www.upperscstatefair.com/tickets

Cost: Fair Admission is $8, children under 2 years of age are free

Location: 3800 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, SC


Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the moon festival, is one of the most important holidays in Chinese culture. In fact, after the Chinese New Year, the Mid-Autumn festival is the most important holiday in the country of China. The festival is a celebration of the autumn harvest and occurs during the full moon.

If you are interested in learning a little bit about Chinese culture and the Chinese Mid-Autumn moon festival, you can attend the celebration at Wofford College for moon cake, Chinese food, fruit, crafts, and games.

Event at a Glance

Event: Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Date: Friday, September 16, 2016

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location: Pavilion at Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 29303

Cost: The event is completely free to attend and is open to the public as well as students and staff members

Learn More: To learn more about the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival event and the gathering at Wofford College, visit Wofford College’s website today. For those who live near West Columbia, South Carolina, there will also be a large Moon Fest event held on September 10, 2016 at the Riverwalk Amphitheater.


Melting Pot Music Festival

The Melting Pot Music Festival is one of the premier music events in South Carolina of the year. Described as a multi-genre and arts festival, this year’s festival will have more than 15 live, on-stage performances; dancers; a fire show; a petting zoo; a market complete with vendors and artists; a craft beer garden; food trucks; a kids’ zone; and much, much more.

The full list of performing artists can be found on the Melting Pot Festival website. One thing is for sure, though – if you love music, you cannot miss this festival. Not only is it one day full of some of the best music in the state, but it also the perfect opportunity to hang out with friends, eat some great food, try a craft beer, and check out local vendors. This event is affordable and kid-friendly.

Event at a Glance

Event: Melting Pot Music Festival

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Location: Hub Bub Way (behind the Marriott and Herald Journal), Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 entrance fee if purchased online or $10 day of festival. Kids under six are free.

Learn More: Learn more about this not-to-be-missed event online on the Melting Pot Festival’s FAQ page.


Fall Into the River Music and Arts Festival

The Fall into the River Music and Arts Festival, hosted by the Saluda River Yacht Club, will be held the last week of September, 2016. The event is an exciting opportunity to enjoy live local music, live art, attend a yoga workshop, and browse the wares of local vendors.

The event is kid friendly – in fact, there will even be kids’ arts and crafts and bounce house! Musical talent for the event includes: Four 14, Darby Wilcox, Soul Ripples, Wombo Combo, and Soul Service. Food and beverage for the event will be provided by Thomas Creek Brewery.

Event at a Glance

Event: Fall into the River Music and Arts Festival

Date: September 24, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Where: Saluda River Yacht Club, 1307 Old Easley Highway, Easley, South Carolina, 29640

Cost: Advanced tickets are on sale now for $12. The day of the event, tickets will be available at the show for $15. Kids ages 12 and under are FREE. Food and more available for purchase.

Learn more: You can learn more about the event on its Facebook page, or buy your tickets in advance today at EventBrite.com.

About the Author

Mark Joye is the Head of the Litigation Department at the Joye Law Firm. A Board-Certified Trial Advocate with nearly 30 years of litigation experience, he currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and is a past president of the South Carolina Association for Justice. In a recent trial, Joye headed a trial team that secured $17 million for a family killed in a tractor-trailer accident.

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