Donor Thank You Weekend 2018
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FAQs about Thank You Weekend

Donor Thank You Weekend: February 8–11, 2018

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Find the answers to your questions about attending the Civil War Trust’s 2018 Donor Thank You Weekend in Greenville

Planning for your trip

Do I need to stay at Westin Pointsett Hotel to participate in the Thank You Weekend?

No. You can stay anywhere!

What is the parking fee at the Westin?

Self-Parking is $7.50/day, valet is $20/day.

What is the closest airport to the Westin?

Greenville Spartanburg Internation Airport is the closest airport — 20 miles away

  • There is a Westin Hotel Airport Shuttle that runs 9am – 9pm, on the hour. In order to use this service, please call the hotel for reservations at (864-421-9700).
  • Taxi cabs are approximately $35 one-way.

During the Event

 What meals are included in the weekend?

As part of your registration, you are provided with the following meals:

  • Friday: We will have a reception on Friday evening. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
  • Saturday:  Morning snacks* and lunch. *A boxed breakfast will be provided for the Waxhaws Tour.
  • Sunday: Breakfast 

What is a personal itinerary and why is it so important?

You will receive a personal itinerary on-site when you register. It will confirm what you signed up for and provide you with the exact time that your tour will line up for departure. All tours depart at different times, so please be sure to remember your departure time. We will not hold a bus for you if you are tardy, so please be sure to be on time.

Will there be Civil War Trust merchandise for sale at the event?

No, we will not have merchandise for sale.

What is the attire during for the activities scheduled during the weekend?

This is YOUR vacation, and we want you to be comfortable and casual. However, for particular events, we can suggest the following:

  • Friday Evening: Business Casual for the reception and lecture.
  • Saturday and Sunday Tours: Casual clothing with closed toed walking shoes. We strongly suggest long pants for battlefield tours.

Please remember to check the weather and be prepared. We also recommend you bring a hat, umbrella or rain jacket, sunscreen and bug spray.