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Community Yoga at the South Carolina Botanical Gardenyoga

The community yoga class at the South Carolina Botanical Garden is a breath-led movement class, and all bodies and fitness levels are welcome. As TKV Desikachar said, "Anybody can breathe; therefore, anybody can practice yoga."

A yoga mat and towel to place under the mat are recommended; although, a few mats are available to borrow. All other props, including blocks, blankets and yoga straps, are provided. Class is held outside as weather permits. Please dress accordingly in clothing that allows freedom of movement. During inclement weather, the class meets inside the Visitors Center.

Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45am to 10:00am on the Upper Lawn at the Fran Hanson Visitor's Center

Price is pay-what-you-can with a suggested amount between $5 and $15.

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Concerts in the Garden

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets - it’s time for our Spring Concert Series! Concerts are a great place to relax on a Friday night and enjoy the beauty of the Garden. Admission is free, and drinks will be available for purchase. Come and celebrate spring, nature and culture with us!

When: Fridays, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Garden Amphitheater
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Upcoming Dates: Spring Concert Series

Radio Rebellion

April 14: Radio Rebellion

Radio Rebellion is a group of two local bands coming together as one (Radio-Rebellion) Lead singer - rhythm guitar and front man (Brian Glenn) from the Tailgate Homeboys & lead singer-guitarist, and song writer (David Tilley) from the David Tilley Project Band are at the front that keeps your boots tapping to the old and new hits of today. The backbone is made from one of the southeast's most energetic drummers (Chris Karr) who is know for his creativity and pocket style drumming. Keeping the low-ends and tones roaring is previously touring Bassist & songwriter the one and only Ace of the Bass (Glenn Pace).

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April 21: Angela Easterling

Angela Easterling

Angela Easterling is a country/folk/alternative singer-songwriter who lives with her partner and their two young sons on the South Carolina farm that has been in her family since 1791. She is a three-time Kerrville New Folk Finalist, a Telluride Troubadour Finalist and a two-time Wildflower Performing Songwriter Finalist. The Boston Herald named her song “The Picture” “Best Political Country Song” in their Year’s best music. Her most recent release, 2015’s “Common Law Wife”, went all the way to number 1 on the Roots Music Report Americana Country Airplay Chart, and remained in the top 5 on that chart for nearly 2 months, closing the year out as #12 on the top 100 albums, and earning much praise in the press. 

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April 28: Tropical Island Players 

Tropical Island Players

The Tropical Island Players' performance is action-packed and audience-oriented. It includes an island-flavored/Harry Belafonte-style repertoire, seasoned with the band's own unique jazz licks and topped off with a touch of beach music.

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May 5: Blackwater Social

Blackwater Social

Blackwater Social is one of the Upstate's up-and-coming bands, specializing in the sounds of Southern rock and blues.

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In case of inclement weather, concerts are canceled at artist’s discretion. Cancellations are always posted on our website and Facebook page. If you are interested in donating your talent, please contact Angel Perkins at 864-656-3405 or

Earth Day Event

Earth Day

When: Saturday, April 15th, 2017, from 11:00am-4:00pm 
Where: Bob Campbell Geology Museum
Cost: Free

Bob Campbell Geology Museum's First Annual Earth Day Event at the South Carolina Botanical Garden

Tiger-themed Family Fun Earth Day Event!

Earth Science and Conservation-based activities for kids of all ages!

Join us for an early Earth Day celebration of conservation and fun family-activities

Special Events: 
- Pictures with the Clemson Tiger Mascot from 1:00pm-2:00pm!
- Kids interactive music with Ms. Rebecca from Melody Garden from 12:30pm-1:00pm & 2:00pm-2:30pm!
- Tiger-themed face painting and other crafts for kids!
- Tiger and conservation-themed games and activities!
- More than a dozen local and regional organizations and clubs with tables and kid-friendly activities!
- Earth-friendly sweet treats and kid-friendly food and drinks!
...and much, much more!

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