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Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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February 2017

Moonlight Hike

February 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Looking for a unique outdoor experience? See the woods in a new light- the moonlight. Join us for a family friendly hike through the forest under the light of the full moon. Sunrift staff will discuss safe night-hiking practices, explore the forests’ nocturnal animals and more. Bring along your flashlight or headlamp and enjoy the captivating scenery of the night forest. Please note: hike is weather dependent with start time based on the time the sun sets. (Cost: FREE, Reservations…

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March 2017

Pint Night w/ Steve Fisher

March 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Our March Pint Night will feature Steve Fisher, touted as 'one of the world's best all-round kayakers'. Turning pro in 1999, winning countless freestyle comps and downriver races, as well as, boasting descents in nearly 50 countries, Steve has a wealth of stories and experience to share. Most recently his film work exploits dwarf his paddling accomplishments, releasing numerous films, videos and TV shows. Read more about Steve here: http://jacksonkayak.com/team-jk/factory-team/steve-fisher/ Join Steve Fisher at Sunrift Adventures for an evening of awesome.

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April 2017

Sunrift Kona Bike Demo

April 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Are you looking for a new bike this spring? There is no better way to find your perfect bike than to get on one and ride. Sunrift & Kona bikes will be holding a bike demo day on Wednesday, April 5th from 12-5 pm. Whether you are looking for a sweet Swamp Rabbit ride or looking to ride some fresh trails- we’ll have a bike just right for you. Best of all you can give your new bike a spin…

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Sunrift Pint Night – Trail Running Clinic

April 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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This month we will have a legendary trail runner from Asheville, NC- Adam Pinkston, presenting a clinic aimed at getting you out on the trails and running. Adam has been running for over 40 years. Of the many race wins, Adam can boast, winning the Shut In Ridge Trail Run 7 times and holding the trail record for numerous years. Join us Thursday the 20th of April at 6 pm and learn trail running basics along with tips to up…

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Sunrift Beginner’s White Water Clinic

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$75

New to Whitewater Kayaking? Spend a day learning the necessary navigation and safety skills to begin your kayaking career. Our instructor will share with you all the necessary tips & instruction to get you safely down the river, guiding you through rapids, maneuvering around rocks, as well as making sure you have a great time! River/Location (TBD) will not exceed Class II whitewater. This beginner’s whitewater clinic will be a safe, fun and encouraging day out- perfect for anyone new…

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Sunrift Beginner’s Bouldering Clinic

April 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$25

Have you been wanting to try something new or experience one of the best bouldering areas in the Southeast? Why not join us for a great day of bouldering and camaraderie at Rumbling Bald in Lake Lure, NC. Whether you are completely new to bouldering/climbing or you’re a gym-rat and looking for your first stone experience- Sunrift’s Beginner’s Bouldering Clinic is for you. Equipment will be provided, just come along and enjoy the day. Email outandabout@sunrift.com to register

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May 2017

International Paddling Film Festival Coming to Sunrift Adventures

May 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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International Paddling Film Festival Coming to Sunrift Adventures Sunrift Adventures is proud to present the 12th annual Reel Paddling Film Festival at our store in Travelers Rest, SC on May 6th 2017 from 7 pm. The Reel Paddling Film Festival is an international adventure film tour presenting the world’s best paddling films of the year – whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action and lifestyle – in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada, United States and around the world.…

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Sunrift Weekly Boat Demo

May 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$25

Join us Wednesday evenings at Paris Mountain State Park from 6:00-8:00pm. This is a great way to try out up to 3 canoes, kayaks or SUP boards before deciding which to buy. We will provide all necessary gear, offer useful advice and instruction, and do our best to help you find the perfect boat. Space is limited, so call or stop by the store. Reservations required. $25

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Sunrift Full Moon Hike

May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Join us for a Full Moon Hike at Plesant Ridge State Park this month. See the woods in a new light - the moonlight. Bring along your flashlight or headlamp and enjoy the captivating scenery of the night forest. Family friendly. Please note: hike is weather dependent with start time 8pm, leaving from the main car park at Pleasant Ridge Park, 4232 SC-11, Marietta, SC 29661 (Cost: FREE, Reservations are required- Email outandabout@sunrift.com to register) Please note hike start is…

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Sunrift Weekly Boat Demo

May 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$25

Join us Wednesday evenings at Paris Mountain State Park from 6:00-8:00pm. This is a great way to try out up to 3 canoes, kayaks or SUP boards before deciding which to buy. We will provide all necessary gear, offer useful advice and instruction, and do our best to help you find the perfect boat. Space is limited, so call or stop by the store. Reservations required. $25

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May Pint Night – Waterfall Hikes Talk

May 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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This month's Pint Night will focus on great waterfall hikes in our backyard! Pint sales and product raffles to support Upstate Forever, a local land conservation & advocacy group in Greenville, SC.

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Sunrift Stand Up Paddle Clinic

May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$30

Why not try something new? Come to our Stand Up Paddle (SUP) clinic on Saluda Lake. Our qualified staff will be on hand to show you all about SUP boards and to offer advice and instruction that will get you up and paddling. If you’re not sure what this SUP thing is all about, join us and learn first hand why SUP is the hottest thing in paddle sports today. Whether you are ready to buy, or just want to…

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Sunrift Whitewater Clinic

May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$75

New to whitewater kayaking? Spend a day learning the necessary navigation and safety skills to begin your kayaking career. Our instructor will share with you all the necessary tips & instruction to get you safely down the river, guiding you through rapids, maneuvering around rocks, as well as making sure you have a great time! River/Location (TBD) will not exceed Class II whitewater. This beginner's whitewater clinic will be a safe, fun and encouraging day out- perfect for anyone new…

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June 2017

Beginner’s Whitewater Kayaking

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$75

New to Whitewater Kayaking? Spend a day learning the necessary navigation and safety skills to begin your kayaking career. Our instructor will share with you all the necessary tips & instruction to get you safely down the river, guiding you through rapids, maneuvering around rocks, as well as making sure you have a great time! River/Location (TBD) will not exceed Class II whitewater. This beginner’s whitewater clinic will be a safe, fun and encouraging day out- perfect for anyone new…

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Sunrift Beginner’s Whitewater Kayak

June 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$75

New to Whitewater Kayaking? Spend a day learning the necessary navigation and safety skills to begin your kayaking career. Our instructor will share with you all the necessary tips & instruction to get you safely down the river, guiding you through rapids, maneuvering around rocks, as well as making sure you have a great time! River/Location (TBD) will not exceed Class II whitewater. This beginner’s whitewater clinic will be a safe, fun and encouraging day out- perfect for anyone new…

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July 2017

July Full Moon Hike

July 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Join us for a Full Moon Hike at Pleasant Ridge State Park this month. See the woods in a new light- the moonlight. Bring along your flashlight or headlamp and enjoy the captivating scenery of the night forest. Family friendly. Please note: hike is weather dependent with start time 8 pm, leaving from the main car park at Pleasant Ridge Park, 4232 SC-11, Marietta, SC 29661 (Cost: FREE, Reservations are required- Email outandabout@sunrift.com to register) Please note hike start is…

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Sunrift Stand Up Paddle Board Clinic

July 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$40

Why not try something new? Come to our Stand Up Paddle Board clinic on Saluda Lake, in Greenville. Our qualified staff will be on hand to show you all about SUP boards and offer instruction & useful advice to get you up and paddling. If you’re not sure what this SUP thing is all about, join us and learn first hand why SUP is the hottest thing in paddle sports today. Whether you are ready to buy, or just want…

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August 2017

Sunrift Stand Up Paddle Board Clinic

August 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$40

Why not try something new? Come to our Stand Up Paddle Board clinic on Saluda Lake, in Greenville. Our qualified staff will be on hand to show you all about SUP boards and offer instruction & useful advice to get you up and paddling. If you’re not sure what this SUP thing is all about, join us and learn first hand why SUP is the hottest thing in paddle sports today. Whether you are ready to buy, or just want…

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Sunrift Beginner’s Whitewater Kayak Class

August 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$75

New to Whitewater Kayaking? Spend a day learning the necessary navigation and safety skills to begin your kayaking career. Our instructor will share with you all the necessary tips & instruction to get you safely down the river, guiding you through rapids, maneuvering around rocks, as well as making sure you have a great time! River/Location (TBD) will not exceed Class II whitewater. This beginner’s whitewater clinic will be a safe, fun and encouraging day out- perfect for anyone new…

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October 2017

Ultralight Backpacking Clinic & Pint Night

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Are you looking to lighten up your load on your next backpacking trip? Learn all things ultra-light, from choosing the right gear to planning food without having to add tons of extra pounds. Join us for a great clinic this October! Proceeds from gear raffle & pints will go to support the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

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2nd Annual Bat Count

October 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Sunrift Bat Houses foster many beneficial inspect-eating bats that emerge in an impressive display at sunset. Please join us in observing and counting these mysterious creatures and learn why a world without bats would be scary indeed.

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Beginner’s Bouldering Clinic

October 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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$30

Have you been wanting to try something new? Why not join us for a great day of bouldering at Rumbling Bald, in Lake Lure, NC? Whether you're completely new to climbing or a gym rat looking for your first real rock experience- this clinic is for you. All equipment provided. Cost: $30 Email outandabout@sunrift.com to register.

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December 2017

Late Night Sunrift Shop and Sip

December 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Celebrate the holidays with festive cheer this Friday night at Sunrift Adventures from 6-9 pm. We are having a late night shop & social with festive snacks, pints, live music, great raffle prizes & more! Special In-store sales from 6 pm. Proceeds from raffle tickets & donations to benefit WNCW. Live music by Sara Jenae

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March 2018

An Evening with Martin Boysen, British Climber & Mountaineer

March 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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We are excited to host Martin Boysen, one of the most influential British rock climbers and leading mountaineers of his time. His accomplishments and adventures span over 55 years. Join us to listen to stories & see photos of his pursuits and accomplishments around the world. Thursday, March 22nd at 7 PM. Beer and kombucha will be available by donation with proceeds going to Carolina Climbers Coalition. Please RSVP to cat@sunrift.com!

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Full Moon Hike

March 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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See the woods in a new light- the moonlight. Join us for a family friendly hike through the forest under the light of the full moon, our second blue moon this year! Bring along your flashlight or headlamp and enjoy the captivating scenery of the night forest. Please note: hike is weather dependent with start time 8 pm, leaving from the main car park at Pleasant Ridge Park, 4232 SC-11, Marietta, SC 29661 The hike is kid friendly & dog…

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October 2018

Halloween Freak Bike

October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Please join us for an extra-special, extra-spooky rendition of Freak Bike with SON OF FREAKENSTIEN on Saturday, Oct 27th – we will ride from Sunrift Adventures in Travelers Rest @ 6 pm to Compadre’s Mex Mex Grill in downtown Greenville. The standard Freak Bike rules apply: bring a bike, helmet, front and rear lights (it will be dark this time of year), and the theme for this ride is to dress yourself and your bike up for Halloween! We will…

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November 2018

Upstate SORBA Bonfire at Sunrift Adventures

November 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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As part of Cranksgiving Weekend, Upstate SORBA and Sunrift Adventures will be hosting a fall social and bonfire. Join us starting at 4:30 for the results from the days Super D events. Food from The Gravy Train from 4-8PM. Raffles. Beer for 21+ Keg pulls and other bike shenanigans in the backyard. Bring your bikes, bring your lights. Entry: Free for racers and volunteers. $5 donation for everyone else. All proceeds go to Upstate SORBA

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March 2019

Sunrift Bike Shop Spring Break Ride

March 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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You deserve a break! Come join us for a late afternoon bike ride down the Swamp Rabbit Trail to Compadre's Mex Mex Grill downtown in the typical Sunrift Bike Shop fashion. Theme is SPRING BREAK! We will depart from Sunrift Adventures at 6:30PM sharp on Saturday, March 30. Helmets and lights required, swimwear and inflatables optional. See you then!

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April 2019

Orbea MTB Demo

April 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Hi guys! Come join us at Sunrift on Friday, April 12 - from 3pm to 8pm - for the official Orbea MTB demo! Our pal Blair Bourne has the keys to the demo van and will have these amazing bikes and sizes out for us to play with: Oiz M10 TR-S,M,L,XL OcCam TR M10-S,M,L,XL OcCam AM M10-S,M Rallon M Team-S/M,L,XL We hope to see you here! Come check out the finest mountain bikes from the Basque Country!

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May 2019

Full Moon Hike

May 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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See the woods in a new light- the moonlight. Join us for a family friendly hike through the forest under the light of the full moon, our second blue moon this year! Bring along your flashlight or headlamp and enjoy the captivating scenery of the night forest. Please note: hike is weather dependent with start time 8 pm. Spaces are limited to 25 people, carpooling is encouraged and you are welcome to park at Sunrift. Reserve your spot by emailing…

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June 2019

History of the Foothills Trail Presentation

June 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Heyward Douglass, Executive Director of Foothills Trail, will be joining us on Tuesday, June 25th from 6-8 pm to share the history, purpose and answer all your questions about the Foothills Trail.

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July 2019

Full Moon Hike – Lake Watacoo

July 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Spend an evening under the full moon! We will be hiking to Lake Watacoo, just outside of Cleveland, SC. Meet at Persimmon Road parking lot at 8:00 pm, hike will begin at 8:30. This is a moderate hike, 3/4 mile each way. We will spend approximately 1 hour at the lake for a picnic under the full moon & stars, hiking back out around 10:00 pm. Remember to bring sturdy footwear, a headlamp, water, picnic food, something to sit on…

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August 2019

Freak Bike: Mad Max Edition

August 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Please join us for a fun evening ride from Sunrift to Compadres at a social pace!   Theme: Mad Max or post-apocalypse Please bring your bike, water, and helmet - and yes, lights are required. Please arrive early to park and prepare to ride. Donations to Upstate Sorba are welcome. See you there!

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September 2019

Sunrift’s 2019 Annual Rental Equipment Sale

September 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - September 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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We are counting down to the Annual Rental Equipment Sale & Customer Appreciation Weekend at Sunrift Adventures. Mark your calendars for September 6th, 7th & 8th! Join us for a weekend of Boats, Bikes, Tents & more. There will be HUGE savings of up to 50% off Sandals & Summer Clothing, and up to 15% off the entire store! Best prices of the year on new & used boats, kayaks & stand up paddle boards! All rental Mountain Bikes and…

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October 2019

Halloween Bat Count & Celebration

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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SCDNR and Sunrift Adventures invite you to their annual Halloween Bat Count and Celebration! Sunrift bat houses foster hundreds of beneficial insect-eating bats that emerge in an impressive display at sunset. Please join us in surveying and celebrating these mysterious creatures. There will be a bat talk, bat count, prizes and a raffle for bat boxes.

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October 2020

5th Annual Halloween Bat Count

October 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Sunrift, 1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 United States
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Join SCDNR and Sunrift Adventures for their 5th Annual Halloween Bat Count! Sunrift Adventures has bat houses fostering hundreds of beneficial, insect-eating bats that emerge in an impressive display at sunset. Join us while we survey and celebrate these mysterious creatures with a bat talk, bat count, prizes and more.  

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