CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Check back throughout Hispanic Heritage Month as more events are added by our community partners!
- Events are arranged by date -
AHAM HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Sat, Sep 18 | 12pm - 7pm
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with AHAM! Come out to enjoy food, music, folkloric dances, arts, activities for children, & much more! 10+ countries will be represented. Enjoy delicious authentic Latin American food while supporting a great cause! Get your tickets in advance & get in the fast lane to enjoy the most out of our 23rd annual Hispanic Heritage Festival!
General Admission FREE for children 12 and under and $1 for everyone else at the door. This year, you will also be able to enjoy the festival from the comfort of your home. Visit ahamsc.org/hhf for the livestream session.
Salsa at Sunset
Fri, Sep 17 | 10pm
Barnes Center - Clemson
Learn to Salsa! Pick up a few moves with one hour of free lessons in various Latin dances. Co-sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs.
South Carolina Latinx Student Summit
Wed., Oct. 27 | 6pm - 8pm
SC Centro Latino, USC Upstate
The Hispanic/Latino Affairs Division of the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs will host the first ever South Carolina Latinx Student Summit at USC Upstate’s South Carolina Centro Latino.
The Keynote speaker is Julio C. Hernandez, Assistant VP for Inclusive Excellence & Executive Director for Hispanic Outreach at Clemson University. The summit also includes remarks from Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, Phd, Associate Professor of Modern Languages & Director of South Carolina Centro Latino at USC Upstate and from Ivan Segura, Program Manager for the Hispanic/Latino Affairs Division at the SC Commission for Minority Affairs.
Art Exhibit featuring Sofia Isabelle Segura
September 15 - October 15
Hughes Main Library
Sofia Isabelle is a poet and multidisciplinary artist. Her works featured in this year's Hispanic Heritage Month display at the Hughes Main Library, are part of her She-Warrior series and are inspired by Pre-Columbian warriors, myths, and goddesses and designed to represent their importance, beauty, and strength. Her series is a tribute to the untold stories of women in human history.
Hispanic Heritage Night with Greenville Triumph
Sun., Sep. 19 | 7pm
Triumph Stadium, Legacy Early College
The Greenville Triumph welcomes the Hispanic Alliance network to enjoy Hispanic Heritage Night at a discounted price! Purchase your ticket NOW and receive 20% off your tickets in zone 113 and 119 in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Just use promo code ALLIANCE when purchasing tickets at the link below!
Mon., Oct. 4 | 7:00
Join us as we explore the intersection of the Hispanic/Latinx community and the LGBTQIA+ community with a panel and clips from popular tv shows that show experiences of individuals that hold these identities. Co-sponsored in collaboration with the National Coming Out Week planning committee.
El Camino to Clemson
Sat., Oct. 16 | 10am - 1pm
The Hispanic & Latino Alumni Council, in collaboration with Admissions and various Latinx-based organizations, will invite Hispanic/Latinx prospective students and families to spend a day at Clemson University and discuss educational opportunities for potential Hispanic/Latinx students. Through interactive panel discussions, participants will have the opportunity to engage with current Clemson students, faculty, and staff, and Latinx-based organizations. The purpose of El Camino to Clemson is to help Hispanic/Latinx students and families to become aware of resources available to prospective students seeking to be successful at Clemson University. The program for this special event can be of great benefit for high school, transfer, and rising graduate students. This event is free!
Hispanic Heritage Month Activities
All month long - Sep. 15 - Oct. 15
Please check their website
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with this special edition of Day of the Dead crafts, reading lists, playlists and more.
Hispanic students in SC schools
Thu, Sep 16 | 11:30 - 12:30
South Carolina Centro Latino is facilitating Hispanic students in SC schools: Protecting equity, improving access, and building opportunity. This presentation provides a snapshot of Hispanic students in SC the challenges that they face to accessing resources, information and support in schools. Please save this link and enter on September 16th at the time of the meeting!
Virtual Community Cooking Class
Wed., Sep. 22 | 8:00
Join Mill Village Farms for their ninth installment of Fresh out of the Box with FoodShare! They will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Chef Dayna Lee from Comal 864 and our own Cesar Salas.
As always, Chef Bill Twaler from the Truist Culinary & Hospitality Innovation Center with knife skills and making delicious fall dessert empanadas! Don't miss it (they will have a giveaway happening for a few lucky winners as well)!
2021 Latin Music Festival
Sun., Oct. 10 | 12:00 - 9:30pm
Shelter Cove Park - HILTON HEAD
The 9th Latin Music Festival is here!
La Isla Magazine brings to the Lowcountry entertaining Latin flavor and atmosphere. Don't miss the opportunity to see and enjoy our community's Hispanic Heritage.
Mark your calendar from noon to 9:30 PM at Shelter Cove Community Park Hilton Head Island. $8 entry ticket, kids 12 and under FREE
Noche de Gala
Sat., Oct. 16 | 10am - 1pm
Close out the month with a night of food, dancing, awards, and community! Join our closing celebration in this event as we celebrate not only the end of this heritage month but also all the wonderful people and cultures that make up the Hispanic/Latinx community!
$15 for presale; $20 at the door. Co-sponsored by the Gantt Multicultural Center; University Housing & Dining; The Graduate School; College of Education; Department of Forestry & Environmental Conservation; Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice; Academic Success Center; and Humanities HUB.