Things To Do

The Gaffney community offers many entertainments and cultural events for the public to enjoy. Scroll down to see some of the options available during the month of October.

The Gaffney Station Farmers Market, located at 500 North Granard Street is open.  Fresh, locally grown produce is available now.  For updates, visit the Gaffney Station Farmers Market Facebook page.

 Character Witness portraits by Ashley Holt on exhibit in the lobby of the Harvey Peeler Academic Building, Cherokee County Campus of Spartanburg Community College, until October 31. Admission is FREE.

Redcoats: The British Soldier in South Carolina During the Revolutionary War is an original traveling exhibition produced and circulated by The Charleston Museum.  The exhibit is on display at the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street through May 2015.  Admission is FREE.

Being displayed for the first time outside of the S.C. State Museum, The American Revolutionary War 1775-1783 in South Carolina exhibit is now open at the Cherokee County History & Arts Museum, 301 College Drive, Gaffney, S.C.  The exhibit chronicles the state's involvement in, and highlights many of, the over two hundred battles and skirmishes fought here (more than any other state), including the Battles of Cowpens and Kings Mountain.  The exhibit can be seen during regular Museum hours, 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday until November 22.  

The exhibit will serve as the starting point for the Spirits of Independencetours being presented on Sunday, October 5.  The Spirits of Gaffney's Revolutionary War history will come to life on a guided tour of exhibits and sites relevant to the War for Independence.  Tickets for the narrated covered-wagon tours are available now at the History and Arts Museum or by phone at 864-489-3988.  Tours will depart every thirty minutes beginning at 5:00pm.  Tickets must be purchased in advance for $10 per person.  There is limited availability so get your tickets today!

The exhibit and tours are a part of the Upstate Rev War Weekend and the City of Gaffney's ongoing Relive Our Revolution activities.

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Portraits of American Revolutionary War heroes by artist T. Kelly Pauley will be on view in the second floor gallery at City Hall, 201 North Limestone Street, from October 13 through November 24.  Admission is FREE.

Desire Tastes exhibit by artist Gemma Schaefer at the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Monday October 13 through Monday, November 3.  Gallery Talk and artist reception Thursday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. Admission is FREE.


On Tuesday October 14th, from 12:15-1:00 p.m. the Cherokee County Public Library, at 300 East Rutledge Avenue, will host a music concert by the Wilhelm Brothers.  Admission is FREE.

Enjoy storytime with your family at the Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue.  Admission is FREE.

Historic Possum Trot one-room schoolhouse can be the backdrop for your favorite photos.  Photos of you and your family by Abe Duenas.  $30 session fee includes three 5x7, one 8x10, and three digital proofs.  Email abeduenas@gmail to book your session time on Saturday, October 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

PC Repair Clinic -Saturday, October 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Bring your computer to the L. Hoke Parris Building, Spartanburg Community College Cherokee County Campus to have it repaired for FREE!

Children can have share the holiday fun at the Cherokee County Public Library Halloween party, 300 East Rutledge Ave.

Reserve your seats now for a tour through town guided by the spirits of Gaffney past.