Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014
Artwork from GCS Schools on Display at Roper Mountain Holiday Lights
The art classes from 26 Greenville County public schools created large, colorful Holiday Cards for Roper Mountain Holiday Lights. Starting with a blank piece of plywood, the students designed and painted the cards which are now on display at the top of the amphitheater walkway in Winter Wonderland within Holiday Lights. The participating Greenville County Schools are: Alexander Elementary, Armstrong Elementary, Berea High, Bryson Elementary, Bryson Middle, Carolina High, Cherrydale Elementary, E. North Street Academy, Fisher Middle, Fountain Inn Elementary, Gateway Elementary, Greer High, Lake Forest Elementary, Mauldin Elementary, Mauldin Middle, Monarch Elementary, Oakview Elementary, Paris Elementary, Riverside High, Riverside Middle, Sara Collins Elementary, Stone Academy, Tanglewood Middle, Tigerville Elementary, Welcome Elementary, and Woodland Elementary.
Roper Mountain Holiday Lights will be open every evening from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. through Monday, December 30. For more information on Holiday Lights and other special events being held this year, visit www.RoperMountainHolidayLights.com, visit us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (twitter.com/RMHL_Upstate).Roper Mountain Holiday Lights is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization co-managed by the Rotary Club of Greenville and the Roper Mountain Science Center Association. Admission per car, minivan, or SUV is $10 on Monday through Thursday nights, and $15 on Friday through Sunday nights. The fee for an activity van is $25, and $50 for a bus. Multi-Pass tickets for cars, minivans, and SUVs are available for purchase at the gate for $25, and are good for three visits. Proceeds from Holiday Lights are distributed to Rotary Charities for local distribution and to the Roper Mountain Science Center Association for educational programs at the Science Center. Thanks to its visitors, sponsors, and volunteers, Holiday Lights has given $2,066,000 back to the community over the past 22 years.