The last Yappy Hour at NOMA Square celebrated “Wag-o-ween” where dogs showed up in costume. There were many costumes, a few of them here included the “I steal other dog’s toys” prisoner, SuperDog, Woopie Cushion, and the “Ruferee”.
View of NOMA Square from the Roost in front of the Hyatt on North Main Street.
A couple dances to the music of the Eric Weller group during Downtown Alive in NOMA Square. NOMA Square hosts music every Thursday for Downtown Alive, and Main Street Fridays in the warmer months.
Free Yoga classes are periodically offered at NOMA Square, usually early on Saturday morning.
Today is the first day of Chanukah / Hanukkah , and the annual Menorah lighting was celebrated yesterday on NOMA Square. Greenville city police chief Ken Williams is shown here lighting the first candle.
The Orbital Trio sculpture by John Acorn in NOMA Square.
This “Steinholding contest” was part of Oktoberfest at NOMA Square. The winners were able to continue holding their steins at arms length for a very long time. I wonder if it is possible to train for this competition with weights, but in any case I don’t think I could have beaten the top 2 competitors.
The Oktoberfest at NOMA Square was held for 2 nights before the excessive rain forced the remaining nights to be cancelled. Here the Channellheimers Oompah Band plays.
An expanded Oktoberfest was held at NOMA square – the entire block of Main Street was closed and was used for tables, children’s entertainment space, food and the Paulander Biergarten.
An “Honest Store” was set up in NOMA Square to sell Honest Tea products. The self-service payment system is placed in several cities and serves as a way to compare honesty: the payment amount should cover the number of products sold.