2017 Come See Me Festival Features Winthrop Events

April 21, 2017

Quick Facts

bullet point The festival features nearly 70 events and activities.
bullet point It first began in 1962.


ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA - The City of Rock Hill's Come-See-Me Festival began more than 50 years ago as a way to showcase the town's beauty and welcoming spirit through food, music and fun. It has kept those core principles with one difference: the festival now spans over 10 days with more than 70 events and activities.

For 2017, some of those include Winthrop University events or events on the Winthrop campus/Winthrop Lake area:

29th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Various times, Friday, April 21; Monday-Friday, April 24-28
Rutledge Gallery

Winthrop Guest Artist Series: Chartwell Dutiro, Mbira

Friday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Barnes Recital Hall
Free cultural event

Softball vs. Liberty
Friday, April 21, 7 p.m.
Softball Complex

Student Choreography Showcase
Friday-Saturday, April 21-22, 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 23, 2 p.m.
Johnson Theatre
$5 w/ a Winthrop ID, $10 without. Cultural event
Experience modern dance works choreographed by advanced dance majors.

Softball vs. Liberty/Longwood
Saturday, April 21, 2 and 4 p.m.
Softball Complex

Lacrosse vs. Liberty
Saturday, April 22, 1 p.m.
Eagle Field

Winthrop Wind Symphony
Sunday, April 23, 4 p.m.
Byrnes Auditorium
Free cultural event.

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
Monday-Friday, April 24-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery

Carolina Wind Orchestra
Monday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Byrnes Auditorium
Free cultural event
Director Lorrie Crochet will treat audiences to an exciting performance by this world-traveling group.

Winthrop Interior Design Senior Exhibition
Tuesday-Friday, April 25-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Lewandowski Student Gallery

Teddy Bear Tea Party

Tuesday, April 25, 3:30 p.m.
Campus Green
President Dan Mahony and Laura Mahony will host boys and girls ages 3-6 for this special spring tea party. Bring one new or gently used toy for a local children's charity for entry.

Baseball vs. Davidson
Tuesday, April 25, 6 p.m.

Moonlight Jazz & Blues

Friday, April 28, 6 p.m.
Winthrop Lake
Tickets are $5 for adults 21 and older. Only cash accepted. There is a $5 parking fee.

Tailgate Party and Fireworks
Saturday, April 29, 3-10 p.m.
Winthrop Lake
Tickets are $5 for adults 21 and older. Only cash accepted. There is a $5 parking fee.

For more information, visit the Come-See-Me official website.

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