Events Calendar

May, 2022

Date/Time Event
Sunday, May 22
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
MTTS Photo Op Run
Ingles – Greer, Greer SC
Note NEW starting location: Ingles in GREER. We're planning a photo op / photo stops for the various MINI models at MTTS... and are designing a run around them. Pace: Leisurely to moderate. Join us for this and get your Clubcard! This is gonna be fun! We'll line up all the MINIs for a...
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Friday, May 27
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Great Scot! Parade
The Greenville Scottish Games (Gallabrae) opens with a parade down Greenville’s Main Street and the Upstate MINIs will make their umpteenth consecutive appearance there this year. There is NOTHING like driving down Main with thousands of cheering, clapping people celebrating you and your MINI! Theme is decidedly Scottish as usual… pull out the stops and...
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June, 2022

Date/Time Event
Wednesday, Jun 8
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Upstate MINIs Club Social - Chuy's
Chuy’s Tex-Mex, Greenville SC
Chuy's Greenville, SC   Gather in the parking lot 6:30 - 7 pm, Eats and greets inside 7 - 8:30 More details to come!
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July, 2022

Date/Time Event
Saturday, Jul 9 - Sunday, Jul 17
All Day
MINI Takes the States 2022
Reunite and Rally! We’re back on track and we’re ready to rally — together with our MINI community! Territories unexplored.  Eight Cities and Nine States!  Vibrant cities. Small towns. History around every corner. And speaking of corners – how about some winding roads? Lots of them. The States and Cities have been choosen!  The Drives...
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Saturday, Jul 30
12:00 am
NOC Rafting
For more than 40 years, Nantahala Outdoor Center has pioneered the industry, taking more families whitewater rafting than any other adventure company in the Southeast. Recognized as “One of the Best Outfitters on Earth” by National Geographic ADVENTURE.  Come join us for a whitewater rafting experience of a lifetime.
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August, 2022

Date/Time Event
Wednesday, Aug 3
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Upstate MINIs Club Social
(tentative) Gather in the parking lot 6:30 - 7 pm, Eats and greets inside 7 - 8:30 More details to come!
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Sunday, Aug 7
12:00 am
Zipping through the Forest
The Gorge Zipline, Saluda NC
Hosted by Tristan Overmann The Gorge - known as America's steepest and fastest Zipline Canopy Tour, offers a thrilling tree-based aerial adventure in Saluda, NC.  Experience breathtaking views of 14,000 acres of protected forest and hear the roar of the Green River. Come join us as we perch, plunge, descend, and rappel! The Rules:...
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Saturday, Aug 20
All Day
History Mystery Tour
More Details in 2022.
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September, 2022

Date/Time Event
Saturday, Sep 10
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Upstate MINIs Club Annual Picnic
Pleasant Ridg​​e​ Park​​, Shelter #1, Marietta SC
Save the Date for our annual picnic at Pleasant Ridge, Shelter #1! Arrive anytime after 3 pm.  Dinner will start around 5 pm. • Get this “can’t miss” event on your calendar NOW. • As in the past, the Club is buying the entree, and all the tableware. Club members (that would be you)...
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Saturday, Sep 17
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cold Mountain Run
Join us for a motoring run to spectacular Cold Mountain.  We'll motor, lunch, and explore.  We're working with our sister group AMM to bring this event to our group.  Stay tuned . . . 
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Saturday, Sep 24 - Sunday, Sep 25
12:00 am
MINIs Go Coastal
We're hoping to join our sister groups AMM and Charleston MINIs for a Go Costal event.  Stay tuned for more information.
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October, 2022

Date/Time Event
Saturday, Oct 1
12:00 am
HorsePower Run
Hosted by Will and Jenn Hendrix. Riding the Smokies on four furry legs . . .  Join us on horseback to wander through the Smokies.  We'll have more information on this event once we corral the horses.
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Wednesday, Oct 5
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Upstate MINIs Club Social
Save the Date! Gather in the parking lot 6:30 - 7 pm, Eats and greets inside 7 - 8:30  
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Saturday, Oct 22 - Sunday, Oct 23
12:00 am
Back of the Dragon
Just a thought . . . what is the back of the dragon if the back is not the tail?  Is the back really the front? A motoring run . . . details to follow
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Saturday, Oct 29
12:00 am
Trunk or Treat
Happy Halloween! Come join us for some fun.
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November, 2022

Date/Time Event
Wednesday, Nov 2
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Upstate MINIs Club Social
Save the Date! Gather in the parking lot 6:30 - 7 pm, Eats and greets inside 7 - 8:30  
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Sunday, Nov 6
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bulldog Fun Run - Celebration Finale
Greenville County Animal Care, Greenville SC
Mark your calendars - Sunday, November 6 We had eight AWESOME Bulldog Fun Run events... 2012 through 2019. In 2020 we had to cancel because of Covid, so held an auction... In 2021 we ran to the Dragon for a donation... We gotta play games again. This is a celebration event at Greenville County...
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Saturday, Nov 12
12:00 am
Color Run
Autumn is upon us. Here in the Upcountry, our vast deciduous forests are casting aside their emerald hues for a riot of reds, yellows, and oranges. Join the Upstate MINIs for a beautiful fall drive to an apple farm for some traditional fall activities. We'll be starting with a fall drive down scenic highways...
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Sunday, Nov 27
12:00 am
Biltmore for Christmas
Christmas at Biltmore By day, the elegant rooms of Biltmore House shimmer, beautifully bedecked with Christmas trees, ribbons, garlands, and thousands of twinkling lights.  Flickering candlelight, glowing fireplaces, and live music invite you to imagine yourself a guest at the first Vanderbilt family Christmas in 1895. Come join us as we enjoy the holiday...
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December, 2022

Date/Time Event
Saturday, Dec 3
All Day
Upstate MINIs Holiday Party
Upstate Holiday Party. Tentative date. More details to come in 2022.
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Friday, Dec 9 - Sunday, Dec 11
12:00 am
AMM Holiday Party
Stay tuned for details.
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Sunday, Dec 11
12:00 am
Winter Lights
The North Carolina Arboretum presents Winter Lights.  Designed with an artistic aesthetic, Winter Lights features beautifully lit displays and glowing landscapes nestled along the Arboretum’s woodland edge and garden areas. This year, we return to the traditional walk-through experience, with plenty of new sights and displays as well as some familiar favorites. Celebrate the holiday season...
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