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A Note on COVID-19's Impact: 

Due to the ever-changing situation in regard to COVID-19, please note that information below is subject to change. Please check with individual businesses/venues for the most up-to-date information. Thank you!

Community Fest

Bring your whole family to this fun day of learning through hands-on activities and demonstration booths at the Barton Campus! This event will be rain or shine!

  • Experience live demonstrations led by faculty, students and staff.

  • Our community partners and several local major employers will also be on campus to discuss and hand out information about important community resources.

  • Local food truck concessions will be available for purchase.

  • GTC Alumni - Visit the Greenville Tech Foundation tent for a special giveaway!

  • The first 1000 attendees will receive free GTC gift bags!

  • Admission is FREE!

Activities and Demonstrations include:

  • 3D Printing – Watch students and faculty create objects before your eyes!

  • EMT/Ambulance Simulator – Climb inside to discover what it feels like to be in a real ambulance!

  • CPR training – Try out CPR techniques on our practice simulators

  • Arts & Crafts – Creative activities for all ages: blackletter and calligraphy, customized vinyl decals, wheel-thrown ceramics demo, and more!

  • Culinary demo – Learn how to prepare eggs multiple ways

  • Massage Therapy - Enjoy a free massage while listening to some great demonstrations

  • Dental Hygiene - Learn how to best care for your teeth from our puppets

  • Sustainable Ag – Learn how to repurpose a Halloween pumpkin as a Thanksgiving centerpiece

  • Square Wheel Trike – Ever ridden a bike with square wheels? It is possible!

  • Community health fair with free screenings

  • Make your own slime!

  • Pet grooming & first aid - Bring your favorite stuffed animal for bows and bandages.

  • Robotics demonstrations

The dates for this event have already occurred, please check back again for new dates.