Myrtle Beach-area arts and cultural calendar for Aug. 16-22

August 15, 2013 

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    These courtesy listings run on a space-available basis. Items with a star indicate a new or updated listing from the previous week’s calendar. Submit items for consideration to kicks@thesunnews.com and follow Kicks! on Twitter @MBKicks. Compiled by Steve Palisin.

EDITOR’S PICK

GULLAH GEECHEE HERITAGE FESTIVAL, C.B. Berry Center, 2250 Highway 179, Little River. Aug. 16-18 with events beginning each day at noon. Storyteller Adrian Harper gives a demonstration at 1 p.m. on Saturday, there is a youth essay workshop at 4 p.m. on Saturday, and children’s games take place all day. A roundtable discussion with the elders will be at 4 p.m. Friday and music will be at 6 p.m. Friday. Call 399-5889 for more information.

AUDITIONS/REHEARSALS

ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach, for Coastal Grand Symphony auditions, for piano, guitar, bass, drums, winds, strings and brass – by appointment only, starting at 2 p.m. Aug. 31, and for latecomers, Sept. 2. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com.

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE, auditions for new members 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in August, especially for tenors and basses. Call 444-5774 to schedule time. www.carolinamasterchorale.com.

DINO CAPONE’S SCHOOL OF ROCK, 4007-F Belle Terre Blvd., off U.S. 501, near Forestbrook community, for ages 6-17, auditions Aug. 17, covering drums, bass, keyboard, guitar, and vocals, for as many as six bands, for 12-week fall program that includes 21/2 hours of weekly rehearsals, warm-up concerts for family and friends six weeks into the program, and an opportunity to play graduation concerts at local venues. 222-7155 or www.dinocaponesschoolofrock.com.

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. New members welcome: Rehearsals 7 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 293-6162 or festivebrassofmyrtlebeach.org.

GRAND STRAND HARMONY CHORUS/SWEET ADELINES. Rehearsals 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Surfside United Methodist Church, 800 13th Ave. N., Surfside Beach. 650-7323 or www.gsharmonychorus.com.

LOW COUNTRY BARBERSHOP CHORUS. Rehearsals 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. 357-0167, 855-3456 or email info@lowcountrychorus.org.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, artists sought for city’s Artists Everywhere program, for monthly art display at city hall. 280-5584 or http://parks.nmb.us – under “Recreation” category, click on Artists Everywhere.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH COMMUNITY BAND. New members welcome. 488-6742, stickwaver53@yahoo.com or www.nmbcommunityband.com.

PAWLEYS ISLAND CONCERT BAND. Experienced brass, woodwind and percussion musicians welcome. 274-5991, www.pawleysislandconcertband.org or dmcurtis@sc.rr.com.

STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, auditions 7 p.m. Sept. 15-16 for “Wait Until Dark,” which runs Oct. 24-Nov. 10. Call Amber McCann, artistic director, at 455-6985. www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

ADVENTURE BEACH PAINTBALL, 305 Lays Lake Drive, Tabor City, N.C. “Invasion of Japan” special event Sept. 14-15. 399-2715 or www.adventurebeachscenariopaintball.com.

“ALIVE AFTER 5”, by Conway Downtown Alive, on Third Avenue in downtown Conway. 6-8 p.m. first Thursday monthly. Free. 248-6260 or www.conwayalive.com:

• Sept. 5 – Children’s carnival games, and Elvis Presley tribute by David Chaney

• Oct. 3 – “Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race” in classic and modified categories, and Ten Toes Up concert

• Nov. 7 – Artists market, and Finnegan Bell Band concert.

“BOWLING BLAST OFF AND KIDS FEST”, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 24, including two free games of bowling, at Waccamaw Bowling Center, 101 Gray Drive, west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501. 236-1020 or www.waccamawbowling.com.

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH in Myrtle Beach, fireworks 10 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 27, and Aug. 16. 444-3200, 800-386-4662 or www.broadwayatthebeach.com.

CINEMARK SPECIAL EVENTS, at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com:

• “Sinbad Make Me Wanna Holla” 8 p.m. Aug. 22.

“COMEDY NIGHT” with Mike Aronin and Mark Matusof, 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church banquet hall, 1100 Eighth Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. 249-2356.

ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, various gatherings every few weeks, with tribute artists invited. 424-9124 or www.kingsshazaam.com.

FREE MOVIES, for adults and seniors, 3 p.m. Fridays at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. Call 918-2380:

• “Life of Pi” Aug. 16

• “Les Miserables” Aug. 23

• “The Guilt Trip” Aug. 30

• “The Impossible” Sept. 6

• “Jack Reacher” Sept. 13

• “Who’s Watching the Kids” Sept. 20

• “Safe Haven” Sept. 27

• “Warm Bodies” Oct. 4

• “Snitch” Oct. 11

“Quartet” Oct. 18

• “The Last Ride” Oct. 25

LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com:

• Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest noon-5 p.m. Aug. 17, including music by Paul Grimshaw and Mike McCoy bands

• Summer Breeze Music Fest, Aug. 31.

Dog Days Blues & Jazz Fest, Sept. 14

“MOVIES AFTER DARK”, 9 p.m. Thursdays through August, in Surfside Beach’s Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive South and Sixth Avenue South. 650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org:

• “Cocoon” Aug. 22

• “Sandlot” Aug. 29

“MOVIES AT MCLEAN”, on Fridays at North Myrtle Beach’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues South. Call day of event: 280-5570, ext. 1, or http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=128:

• “Brave” 7:40 p.m. Sept. 13

• “Frankenweenie” 7 p.m. Oct. 11.

“MOVIES IN THE PARK”, by Conway Parks, Recreation & Tourism, finale with “Monster House” 8:45 p.m. Oct. 27 at Conway Recreation Complex, 1515 Mill Pond Road, as part of Halloween Festival. 248-1740 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com/moviesinthepark.html.

“MOVIES UNDER THE STARS”, 9 p.m. Wednesdays in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common. 839-3500 or www.marketcommonmb.com:

• “City Slickers” Aug. 21

• “Jurassic Park” Aug. 28

PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, flat-track derby league. Next home bout: Aug. 24 vs. Carolina Bootleggers, at Dream Land Skating Arena, near Conway. www.palmettostaterollergirls.com or email psrg@mail.com.

PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART

“POPPY’S SUMMER MOVIE MAGIC”, at Grand 14 Cinema, at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach: 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays. 282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com/#/summer-movie-magic-grand-14/4528638952:

• “The Pirates: Band of Misfits” Aug. 20-22

ROLLER SKATING

• DreamLand Skating Arena, 4475 Privetts Road, east of U.S. 701, north of Conway; open Thursdays-Sundays; details at 369-2055 or www.dreamlandskatingarena.com.

• Fun Warehouse Family Fun Center, 2349 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), between Socastee and Surfside Beach, a half-mile east of U.S. 17 Bypass; open daily; 748-0302 or www.funwarehousemb.com.

“SUMMERFEST!” at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, through August, including fireworks 10:15 p.m. Mondays, and a strolling boardwalk parade at 7 p.m. Wednesdays with a marching band, mascots and live animals; and boardwalk entertainers including stilt walkers, clowns, magicians, Kids’ Karaoke, Nigel and Allie’s Travelling Dance Party, and Nick Pike from “America’s Got Talent” nightly. 272-8349 or www.bflanding.com.

WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD. 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com.

CAR SHOWS/CLUBS

GRAND STRAND BRITISH CAR CLUB, meets 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday monthly at TBonz Gill & Grill, at 21st Avenue North and U.S. Bypass in Myrtle Beach. 455-8273 or www. grandstrandbritishcarclub.com.

HOT ROD PROMOTIONS, cruise-ins, free and for all cars (503-8245): 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17 at Poppy’s Burgers & Subs, 3290 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, by Inlet Crossing plaza and Inlet Square.

MYRTLE BEACH CAR CLUB cruise-ins, Saturdays, for free (742-9802):

• 5-8 p.m. Aug. 17 at Moe’s Southwest Grill, 201 Graduate Road, Conway, off U.S. 501, across from Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

• 5-8 p.m. Aug. 31 at Rotelli’s, 201 Graduate Road, Conway.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Maggie D’s, 407 Seaboard St., across from Coastal Grand mall.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Creek Ratz, 4065 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.

• Noon-3 p.m. Sept. 28 at Piggly Wiggly, 4430 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells inlet; also bring bag or can of dog or cat food for pet food bank.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12 at Chick-fil-A, 4400 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26 at Eggs Up Grill, on U.S. 17 Business South in Garden City Beach, just past Garden City Furniture.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Jud Kuhn Chevrolet, 3740 S.C. 9 E., Little River.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9 at Creek Ratz, 2001 S. Cashua Drive, Florence.

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, meets monthly. 347-2019 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

THEATERS

Prices, times vary by site, program.

• James Gregory, Aug. 11

• Shoji Tabuchi, Aug. 16

• Rick Alviti & His Showband – “That’s the Way It Was” Tribute to Elvis, Aug. 25

• “The Ricky Mokel Summer Show,” starring Grant Turner, with the Carolina Breakers, Aug. 31

• The Oak Ridge Boys, Sept. 7

• Engelbert Humperdinck, Sept. 14 Clint Black, Sept. 21; Drifters, Coasters and Platters, Sept. 28; Loretta Lynn, Oct. 5; Charley Pride, Oct. 12; Bill Cosby, 8 p.m. Oct. 19; Merle Haggard, Oct. 26; and Carolina Beach Music Awards, 3 p.m. Nov. 10

ATLANTIC STAGE, at 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. Sixth season opens with David Ives’ “All in the Timing,” Sept. 19-Oct. 13, and “A Christmas Carol,” Nov. 29-Dec. 22. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.

BIG-LAUGHS THEATRE, 2696 Beaver Run Blvd., Suite A, Millennium Run Plaza, by Wal-Mart in Surfside Commons, off S.C. 544: “Wild 4 Hypnosis Comedy Show.” 750-0514 or www.big-laughs.com.

BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE, “The 39 Steps,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4-5 and 11-12, and 3 p.m. Oct. 6 and 13, at historic Amuzu Theatre, 111 N. Howe St., Southport, N.C. (910-523-2552). 910-278-6581 or www. brunswicklittletheatre.com.

CALVIN GILMORE THEATRE, on U.S. 17 Business, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. “The Carolina Opry,” “The Good Vibrations Show” and “Light!” 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.com.

CAROLINA COMEDY CLUB, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach: open-mic 9 p.m. Mondays, Matt Holt through Aug. 17, Jarrod Harris Aug. 20-24, Andy Hendrickson Aug. 27-31. Also, “The Magic of Carl Michael” at 7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through August. 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com.

CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, based at Uptown in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22. “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays through Aug. 27; and for adults, “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 24 and on Aug. 30. 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com.

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. Josh Sneed through Aug. 18, Spanky the Laff Guru Aug. 19-25, J.J. Ramirez Sept. 2-7, Basile Sept. 10-14, Ron Feingold: Sept. 17-21, and Tim Statum: Sept. 24-28. 449-4242 or www.comedycabana.com.

LEGENDS IN CONCERT, on U.S. 17 Bypass, off 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, with tribute artists, through Sept. 1 to Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Lady GaGa, Elvis Presley, and through Aug. 17, Rod Stewart, succeeded Aug. 19 by Justin Timberlake. Then, Sept. 3-Oct. 29: Blues Brothers, Cher, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley and Diana Ross. 238-7827, 800-960-7469 or www.legendsinconcert.com.

MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway. 236-8080, 800-436-4386 or www.medievaltimes.com.

THE PALACE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. “Illusions of Magic” through Sept. 28. “Hot Jersey Nights” returns Sept. 3. 448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.

“PIRATES VOYAGE FUN, FEAST & ADVENTURE”, on U.S. 17 Bypass, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Business in Myrtle Beach. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.

STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets, “Big Time ‘80s” 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 23, “Myrtle Beach Live!” comedy show 8 p.m. Saturdays, and inaugural stage season begins Sept. 12 with “Steel Magnolias,” 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 29. 232-0339, 455-6985 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps & Gowns” Oct. 3-20. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway. 44th season opens with “9 to 5: The Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16-17, 22-24 and 29-31, and 3 p.m. Aug. 18, 24, 25 and 31 and Sept. 1. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.

MUSIC/CONCERTS

ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Fourth annual Back to School Music Festival noon Aug. 17, and open house with free classes for new students Aug. 19-24. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com.

BOATHOUSE WATERWAY BAR & GRILL, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to the Clarion Hotel, both series for free (903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com):

• “Friday Night Lights,” at 9 p.m., with Josh Phillips Aug. 16; Austin Mowery, Aug. 23; Johnny T., Aug. 30; Doug McCormack, Sept. 6; Outshyne, Sept. 13; John King Band, Sept. 20; and Tyler Hammond, Sept. 27.

• “Sunday Funday Outdoor Concert Series,” at 5 p.m., with Skid Row, Aug. 18; Coolio, Aug. 25; and The Movement, Sept. 1.

DUBLIN CITY RAMBLERS, 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church Parish Center, 1100 Eighth Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach, for $25 donation toward the planned St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic High School. 497-4741.

“FIRE FEST RELOADED BEACH FEST, Aug. 30-Sept. 2 at Landmark Resort, 1501 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, with acts including Sparky D, Supa Mario, King Gee, Jus B, C-Micha, Goldie, TCO, Larry Lee, Dobby, Apostle Stone, Debra Price, Gospel Godfatha, and DJ Network. 238-5252 or www.firefestreloaded.com.

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, DVD showings at 6 p.m. second Monday monthly, resuming Sept. 10 with Verdi’s “Aida,” at Brightwater, off International Drive and S.C. 31. 385-3963, www.gsow.net and Brightwater at 903-8300.

). 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

“HIGH STEPPIN’ COUNTRY”, 37th summer: 8:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 31, with public welcome, at Lakewood Camping Resort, 5901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, about a mile north of S.C. 544. 447-7343 or 447-7359.

“LIVE AFTER FIVE”, 5-9 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 23, at Wild Water & Wheels, 910 U.S. Business S., Surfside Beach: CoCo Loco Party Band Aug. 16, and Dance Party with DJ Wally B Aug. 23. 238-3787 or www.wild-water.com.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH concert series (280-5570, ext. 1):

“Music on Main” ( http://.parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11):

• In Horseshoe, 11 S. Ocean Blvd.: Craig Woolard Band Aug. 22, Hip Pocket Sept. 12, and The Attractions Sept. 19.

• At 202 Main St.: Dickens Aug. 29, and Six Styles Sept. 5.

• “Sounds of Summer” (http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18) – 7-9 p.m. third Fridays through September in city’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues South: Pam Taylor Band Aug. 16, and Fantastic Shakers Sept. 20.

OCEAN ISLE BEACH CONCERT SERIES, 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays through August, outside Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., http://oceanislebeach.com/free-summer-concerts-music-events-ocean-isle-beach/:

• Steve Owens and Summertime Aug. 16

• Sea Cruz Aug. 23

• Band of Oz Aug. 30

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, at 5 p.m. third Saturday monthly at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com:

• Aug. 17 – The Grass Strings and Yee Haw Junction

• Sept. 21 – Subject to Change Band, and another band to be announced

• Oct. 19 – The Smith Family and Flatland Express Bluegrass

• Nov. 16 – Frethigh Bluegrass Band and Red White & Bluegrass

SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS, at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., benefiting local school music programs. Fall series begins Sept. 7 with Ed Snodderly, singer-songwriter-actor-storyteller, with dinner at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7:30. Email reservations to info@southbysoutheast.org or southxsoutheast@aol.com. More details at 251-6402 or www.southbysoutheast.org.

SUNSET BEACH CONCERT SERIES, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through August in Village Park, on Queen Anne Street in Sunset Beach, N.C., http://sunsetnc.com/sunset-beach-concert-series/:

• Hip Pocket Aug. 21

• The Fantastic Shakers Aug. 28

“SURFSIDE BEACH SUNDAY SERENADES”, 2-5 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 1 in town of Surfside Beach’s Veterans Memorial park, at Surfside and Willow drives, by Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch. Each performer plays 45 minutes. 450-7281:

• Aug. 18 – Acoustic Johnny, Sudie and Da’blooze Duo, Glenn “Houndog” Hanson and Neal Peterson

• Aug. 25 – Bill Wright, Brian Roessler, Lola and Doug Fankhauser

• Sept. 1 – End-of-season grand finale

T’KIYAH FOUNDERS shofar group, for anyone who wants to learn how to sound a shofar, or ram’s horn, for use in music, worship and other settings, 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 20 in activity center at Cypress Camping Resort, 101 Cypress RV Way, Socastee, off River Road from S.C. 707, by Socastee High School (reach site at 293-0300 or www.cypresscampingresort.com). Group details at 843-618-9229.

ART EXHIBITS/GALLERIES

ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza. Various classes available. 839-2727 or www.artandsoulmyrtlebeach.com.

CHERYL NEWBY GALLERY, 11096 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, in The Shops at Oak Lea. 979-0149, 800-435-2733 or www.cherylnewbygallery.com.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.

CONWAY GLASS, 209 Laurel St., Conway. Glass-blowing demonstrations 11 a.m.-4 p.m. first Saturdays monthly. 248-3558 or www.conwayglass.com.

CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, “Paint Millbrook” art competition exhibit through Sept. 5 in Georgetown County Library Heritage Center, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown, and “Chocolate Sunday” benefit Sept. 15 at Millbrook Plantation, south of Georgetown. 520-0744 or www.culturalcouncil.info.

EBB & FLOW ART CO-OP, 4763 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, 651-2386 or www.ebbandflowartco-op.com.

EYE FOR THE SOUTH gallery of Southern art, 10138-3 Beach Drive, Calabash, N.C. 655-4524.

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org:

• “Fore! Images of Golf in Art,” through Sept. 15

• “Animation B.C. (Before Computers): A History of Art in Motion,” through Sept. 22.

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. Associated Artists of Southport “Members Show” through Aug. 24; and featured artists from Mudpuddle Pottery Studio of Southport, and painter Judy Pawinski, Aug. 26-Sept. 21. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 251-8282 or www.freshbrewedcoffeehouse.com.

GEORGETOWN ART GALLERY, 705 Front St., Georgetown. 527-7711 or www.georgetownartgallery-sc.com.

HOWARD GALLERY, 532 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 626-3118 or www.thehowardgallery.com.

ISLAND ART GALLERY, in The Village Shops, 10744-M Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. 687-9261, 455-0336 or www.pawleysislandart.com.

JEFFCOAT POTTERY STUDIO, 284B Koolabrew Drive, Calabash, N.C. Hand-made, stoneware pottery. 910-579-2400 or www.jeffcoatpottery.com.

JEWELRY BY WENDY – BEACH HOUSE FINE ARTS, 10152 Beach Drive S.W., Unit 6, Calabash, N.C. Painting and jewelry classes available. 910-575-0024 or www.jewelrybywendy.com.

MISC. EVERYTHING MURRELLS INLET, 4124-D U.S. 17 Business, across from Marsh Walk. 357-3507 or www.everythingmurrellsinlet.com.

MUD BUCKET POTTERY gallery and teaching studio, 279 S.C. 57, Little River, a half-mile south of S.C. 9. Call 446-6630 or email voxon21@aol.com to schedule classes in basic wheel-throwing, and hand building techniques. www.mudbucketpottery.com.

MUDPUDDLE POTTERY STUDIO, in St. James Plaza, 4002 Executive Park Blvd., Suite 600-B (rear), Supply, N.C. 910-363-4244 or mudpuddle910@gmail.com.

SEACOAST ARTISTS GALLERY, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, with August featured artist, Pat Mariano, in mixed media and fiber, and Arts & Crafts Festival 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 21 in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, Youth Art Show Oct. 3-7, and 10th Annual Fall Art Show & Sale, opening with reception 6-8 p.m. Oct. 12 and continue noon-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 21. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com. Second gallery at Applewood House of Pancakes,14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach.

STUDIO B ART GALLERY, 2922 Howard Ave., Unit D, Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 839-1278 or www.studiobgalleries.com.

SUNSET RIVER MARKETPLACE, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. “Something Fishy’s Going On” group exhibition through Aug. 31. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

WHISPERING PALMS ART STUDIO & BOUTIQUE, 503 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, in Nance Plaza at Kings Highway. 910-232-9609.

MUSEUMS

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• Enchanted Storybook Forest, and neighboring “Whispering Wings” butterfly house, both through October. – latter is $3 ages 13 and older, $2 ages 4-12, in addition to garden admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

“ENCOUNTERS: UFO EXPERIENCE”, at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. 353-0046 or www.ufoexhibition.com.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, 632 Prince St., Georgetown. 545-7020 or www.georgetowncountymuseum.com.

GRAND STRAND MODEL RAILROADERS INC., club site, in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, 4-7 p.m. Free. 293-4386 or www.isfans.com/gsmrrc.

HOBCAW BARONY, on U.S. 17 just north of Georgetown. Various nature programs and tours, such as barony tours at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, and birding tours 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on third Saturday monthly resuming Sept. 21. 546-4623, www.hobcawbarony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu.

HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, 438 Main St., Conway. Also, L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, north of Conway. 915-5320, 365-3596 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.

KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. 546-7706 or www.kaminskihousemuseum.org.

MUSEUM OF COASTAL CAROLINA, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. (910-579-1016); and INGRAM PLANETARIUM, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C. (910-575-0033). www.museumplanetarium.org.

MYRTLE BEACH HISTORIC COLORED SCHOOL MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 900 Dunbar St., Myrtle Beach. 918-1050.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. 427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com.

THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. “Just Art 2013” through Sept. 14 in Prevost Gallery. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM, on 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Scuba dive shows hourly, and mermaid shows at 10 a.m., noon, and 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Open 9 a.m. daily. 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or www.ripleysaquarium.com.

S.C. CIVIL WAR MUSEUM, in the Myrtle Beach Indoor Shooting Range, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., between Farrow Parkway and S.C. 544, south of Myrtle Beach, east of Socastee. 293-4344 or www.mbisr.com.

S.C. MARITIME MUSEUM, 729 Front St., Georgetown. “1905: Georgetown’s Golden Year” exhibit through summer, with 35 enlarged and mounted photographs and other images; and reception 6-8 p.m. Aug 15 with Susan Tiller, poster artist for 2013 Wooden Boat Show, which is 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 19 in downtown Georgetown. 520-0111 or scmaritimemuseum.org.

WHEELS OF YESTERYEAR, 413 Hospitality Lane, near Carolina Forest, off U.S. 501 near Tanger Outlets. Open 10 a.m. daily. 903-4774 or www.wheelsofyesteryearmb.com.

TOURS

ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Special shows daily on tigers at 9:30 a.m.; alligator feedings at 11 a.m. and 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m.; reptiles at 10 a.m., noon and 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 p.m.; and lemurs 10:30 p.m. 361-0789 or www. alligatoradventure.com.

ARK ADVENTURES cruises by reservation only, with Jerry Walls, a naturalist from Hemingway: “Salty Dog” trip in salt water ecosystem; and “River Safari,” to see wildlife including alligators. Fees vary by number of passengers. Also, birding and wildlife walking tours at Springfield Plantation, near Plantersville, off U.S. 701, between Georgetown and Conway, by appointment with four-person minimum. 933-1372, http://amazinganimalsprogram.weebly.com, or email jwalls443@gmail.com.

BAREFOOT PRINCESS RIVERBOAT, various cruises at various times and days, from Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 272-2140, 800-685-6601 or www.mbriverboat.com.

BETWIXT THE RIVERS kayak and canoe tours, year round, mainly from Horry County landings, including moonlight dinner tours. 430-1000 or 423-1919.

BODCACIOUS BOB’S BICYCLE TOURS, ranging from five to 35 miles from U.S. 17 in Little River, across from S.C. Welcome Center, with a farm, beaches, winery and Little River’s waterfront as destinations. 241-2731 or www.beachbicycletours.com.

CAPT. JIM’S “RIVER MEMORIES” TOURS, on an electric yacht, 90-minute cruises from Conway Marina, 10 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 246-1495 or www.rivermemories.org.

CAPT. KIRK’S RIVER AND SWAMP TOURS, noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, from Waccatee Zoo, 8500 Enterprise Road, Socastee, with room for six passengers. Water taxi to Bucksport Restaurant also available evenings and weekends. 650-7477.

CAP’N ROD’S CAROLINA SWAMP TROMP TOURS, four-hour tours on a pontoon up the Pee Dee River from Front Street harborwalk in downtown Georgetown. 477-0287 or www.lowcountrytours.com.

CAROLINA SAFARI JEEP TOURS, 31/2-hour tours across the Grand Strand, including Pawleys and Magnolia islands, along the Waccamaw River, wildlife viewing, a salt marsh and Gullah heritage. Pickups arranged at time of reservations. 497-5330 or www.carolinasafari.com.

THE CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY, 4872 Seewee Road, Awendaw, 35 miles south of Georgetown, east of U.S. 17, first left south of the Sewee Outpost. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with guided tours 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and flight demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org.

COASTAL EXPEDITIONS, four locations, with variety of kayak tours and adventures year round, including Cape Romain Lighthouse tours Sept. 29 and Nov. 10. 884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com.

“COASTAL KAYAKING”, guided tours of a salt marsh just north of Huntington Beach State Park, near Murrells Inlet, 10 a.m.-noon 9-11 a.m. in August Mondays from March through October. $35. Reservations due at 235-8755 by 4 p.m. the previous Sunday. www.southcarolinaparks.com/huntingtonbeach/.

FREEWOODS FARM, on Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in the Burgess community. 650-9139 or www.freewoodsfarm.com.

HELICOPTER TOURS:

• Sister operations: Oceanfront (Huffman) Helicopters, 3000 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, by east end of Myrtle Beach International Airport (946-0022 or www.huffmanhelicopters.com), and Executive Helicopters, 2800 Terminal St., North Myrtle Beach (427-7351 or www.executiveheli.com).

• Helicopter Adventures, 1860 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, west of U.S. 17 Bypass, behind NASCAR SpeedPark and across from Broadway at the Beach. 800-359-4386 or www.1800fly4fun.com.

MYRTLE BEACH SEGWAY, 2922-A Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common near Valor Memorial Garden. Self-guided tours, or two-hour guided tours of Huntington Beach State Park. 477-0800 or www.mbsegway.com.

“PIRATE ADVENTURES”, for children, on the Sea Gypsy from Crazy Sister Marina, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-3676 or www.myrtlebeachpirates.com.

SC-CARES (S.C. Coastal Animal Rescue & Educational Sanctuary), 236 Abbeville Drive, off U.S. 701 north of Georgetown, tours 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday and Sundays. 546-7893 or www.sc-cares.org.

SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S.. 17 N., Awendaw. Free programs include discussion and feeding of two resident sister red wolves 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter.

SWAMP FOX TOURS, across historic Georgetown, from 624 Front St. Hourly 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 527-1112 or www.swampfoxtours.com.

WACCAMAW COOTER AIRBOAT TOURS, 45- to 60-minute rides from Wacca Wache Marina, 1950 Wachesaw Road, Murrells Inlet, along the Waccamaw River, west of U.S. 17, between Waccamaw Community Hospital and Brookgreen Gardens; schedule depends on tides and weather. 651-2994 or www.plantationrivertours.com.

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