Myrtle Beach-area arts and cultural calendar for Sept. 20-26

September 19, 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

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway. Next play “The 39 Steps,“ at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19, 24-26 and 31, and Nov. 1-2; and 3 p.m. Oct. 20, 26-27 and Nov. 2-3. Also, “First Nights of Independent Film” festival Nov. 8-9. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.

AUDITIONS/REHEARSALS

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, and “Global Open House” in sock-hop theme at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, 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 in preparation for ninth annual holiday/Christmas concert. Rehearsals 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Litchfield Exchange, 14329 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach, in back side of plaza, across from Bella’s Italian. 274-5991 or www.pawleysislandconcertband.org.

SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE’, rehearsals 7 p.m. Wednesdays at First Baptist Church, 711 16th Ave. N., Surfside Beach, for shows 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13-15. To join chorus, call 238-0206.

STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, auditions 7 p.m. Oct. 20-21 for “Sorry! Wrong Chimney!” which runs Dec. 5-22. 455-6985 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway, auditions for ages 16 and older only: 7 p.m. Oct 20-21 for “Holiday on Main Street: My Favorite Things,” which runs Dec. 4-15 (Child performers will come from the Coastal Youth Theatre fall session students); and 7 p.m. Dec. 8-9 for “Monty Python’s SPAMalot” (Feb. 28-March 16). 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

“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:

• 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

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH in Myrtle Beach, fireworks 10 p.m. Oct. 15, Nov. 23 and 30, and Dec. 31. 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:

• “Unstoppable,” a live event with Kirk Cameron, 8 p.m. Sept. 24 (encore 7 p.m. Oct. 3)

• “Pompeii, from the British Museum,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25

• Met Operas: “Eugene Onegin” live 12:55 p.m. Oct. 5 and encore 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9; and “The Nose” live 12:55 p.m. Oct. 26 and encore 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30.

• “Exhibition: Vermeer and Music – The Art of Love,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10

• “Merrily We Roll Along,” 7 p.m. Oct. 23

• “RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24

ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, Sept. 24 at Castano’s Italian Steakhouse, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach (361-2000) – gather at 6 p.m., with music at 7. 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:

• “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:

• Autumn Big Band Blast, Oct. 5

• Island Fever Music Fest, Oct. 19

“MOVIES AT MCLEAN”, finale “Frankenweenie” 7 p.m. Oct. 11 in 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:

•  “MOVIES IN THE PARK.

PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS or email psrg@mail.com

PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART, Oct. 4-5 and 9-12, mostly at The Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island. Schedule includes Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. – both formerly of The 5th Dimension – at 7 p.m. Oct. 5, and Elise Testone at 6 p.m. Oct. 6; and Wine Gala, 7 p.m. Oct. 4. 626-8911 or www.pawleysmusic.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):

• 6-9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hardee’s, 10 U.S. Business N., Surfside Beach, at Glenns Bay Road

• 1-4 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 3 at Jamin’ Leather, 1222 Port Drive, Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 17 Bypass, one mile south of Harrelson Boulevard/George Bishop Parkway

• 1-4 p.m. Oct. 12 at Poppy’s Burgers & Subs, 3290 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, by Inlet Square

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19, as part of Loris Bog Off Festival on Main Street in Loris. Registration fee applies.

• 5-8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Hamburger International, 4765 U.S. 17 Bypass, just south of Myrtle Beach, across from Plantation Pointe Drive.

• 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26 in benefit for The Connection Church of the Nazarene, 817 62nd Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Barbecue dinner $10.

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

• 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

• 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 17-19, as host for Crusin’ the Beach car show, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, benefiting Children’s Hospital of South Carolina. Registration fee applies. (www.cruisinthebeach.com)

• 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. 16 at Speedway Grill, inside Carolina Forest Flea Market, 4761 U.S. 501, next to Dick’s Pawn.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23 at Moe’s Southwestern Grill, 201 Graduate Road, Conway, off U.S. 501, across from Horry- Georgetown Technical College.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7 at Creek Ratz, 2001 S. Cashua Drive, Florence.

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, next monthly meeting 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at Capriz Italian Feast, at Broadway at the Beach, in Myrtle Beach. 347-2019 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

THEATERS

Prices, times vary by site, program.

ALABAMA THEATRE, 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. “One the New Show,” through Oct. 24, then “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show,” Nov. 1-Dec. 31,and guest concerts, most at 7 p.m.:

• 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

• Carolina Beach Music Awards, 3 p.m. Nov. 10

• “Eddie Miles’ ‘An Elvis Christmas,’ ” Dec. 8

ATLANTIC STAGE, at 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. Sixth season opens with David Ives’ “All in the Timing,” 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 13. 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: Shaun Jones through Sept. 21, open-mic 9 p.m. Sept. 23, and Roy Haber Oct. 1-5. 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 Night Out Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 and 27. Half-price for locals in September. 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com.

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach: Ron Feingold through Sept. 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 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, and “Hot Jersey Nights,” through Dec. 21. 448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.

“PIRATES VOYAGE DINNER ATTRACTION”, 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, “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. Also, STRAND CINEMA, independent, foreign and documentary films ( www.strandcinema.org):

• “Starbuck” (2011) – 2:30 p.m. Sept. 20

• “50/50” (2011) –7 p.m. Sept. 20

• “Key of Life” (2012) –2:30 p.m. Sept. 21

• “Beautiful Boy” (2010) – 7 p.m. Sept. 21

MUSIC/CONCERTS

ALL SAINTS DAY CONCERT

BOATHOUSE WATERWAY BAR & GRILL, “Friday Night Lights” at 9 p.m., 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com:

• Sept. 20 – John King Band

• Sept. 27 – Tyler Hammond

BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, in Odell Williamson Auditorium, off U.S. 17 in Supply, N.C. ( 910-755-7416; 800-754-1050, ext. 7416; or www.bccowa.com), all 7:30 p.m.:

• “75th Anniversary Tribute to Benny Goodman” (start of college 2013-14 Performing Art Series), Sept. 30

• The Hot Club of San Francisco’s “Cinema Vivent” evening of silent films, Oct. 15

Willie Nelson, Oct. 21

• B.J. Thomas, Nov. 7

• “Dailey and Vincent Bluegrass Christmas,” Dec. 5

• “Hotel California – The Original Tribute to the Eagles,” Jan. 23

• “Driving Miss Daisy,” Walnut Street Theatre, Feb. 14

• “The Fantasticks,” by the Nebraska Theatre Caravan, March 20

• Rita Coolidge, April 24

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY concerts, most in Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway (349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts):

Dave Douglas Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, covering his last two albums, “Be Still” and “Time Travel.”

Fall Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, with CCU Concert and Chamber choirs and Loris Lion Singers and Blue Pride Voices.

Gospel Choir Fall Concert, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 13, with Coastal Inspirational Ambassadors.

U.S. WAF (Women of the Air Force) Band, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 (also performing at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at American Legion Post 186 in Little River).

PUSH Physical Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Native American Celebration, 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in Edwards Recital Hall.

CCU Flute Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7.

Schubert’s “The Lovely Milleress,” with Jeffrey Jones, baritone, and Philip Powell, piano, 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in Edwards Recital Hall.

CCU World Music Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, with CCU’s Calyp Santa group and Steel Drum Band and Afro-Cuban Folkloric Music Ensemble.

CCU Saxophone Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in Edwards Recital Hall.

CCU Jazz Band Fall Concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, including CCU’s Student Big Band and CCU Jazz Combo.

CCU Guitar Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in Edwards Recital Hall.

CCU Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21.

Grand Strand Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, with program including Duke Ellington’s “Nutcracker Suite.”

14th annual CCU Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Fifth Ave., Conway.

“The Danserye” (16th-century dance music), by CCU Symphonic Band.

Annual Coastal Honor Band and Scholarship Festival Faculty Recital, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

Spectrum 2 Concert, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

Annual Coastal Honor Band and Scholarship Festival concert, by students in grades 8-12, 2 p.m. Dec. 7.

FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER, 3300 West Radio Drive, at Interstates 95 and 20 (tickets at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com; details at 679-4525 or www.florenceciviccenter.com):

• “Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19

• The Amazing Kreskin, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11

• The Beach Boys, led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, 7 p.m. Oct. 19

• Florida Georgia Line, with Colt Ford and Tyler Farr, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7

• Dueling Pianos International, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8

Kevin Adams, singer and impressionist, 7:30 pm. Jan. 18

• Glenn Miller Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6

Kurt Green, comedian,. March 8

FPC CONCERTS,

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP and Brightwater at 903-8300.

“HOT SUMMER NIGHTS”, by Oceanfront Merchants Association, 8-11 p.m. Saturdays at Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard. www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com:

• Sept. 21 – Austin Mowery Band (country)

• Sept. 28 – The Mulletts (classic rock)

HOUSE OF BLUES, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach (272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach):

• “Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch,” 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Reservations at 913-3746.

• Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through September. www.murdermysteryproductions.com.

• House of Blues 20th Anniversary presents Yellowcard Ocean Avenue Acoustic, 8 p.m. Sept. 20

• Yo Gotti, 9 p.m. Sept. 21

• New Politics, 8 p.m. Sept. 26

• Trace Adkins, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27

• Tuesday’s Gone, tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd, 8 p.m. Sept. 28

• Sick Puppies, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 5

• Passion Pit, with The Joy Formidable, 8 p.m. Oct. 8

LONG BAY SYMPHONY, season opens with “Made in America,” featuring Philip Powell on piano, 4 p.m. Sept. 29, and pops concert with Chris Mann in concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, both in Myrtle Beach High School auditorium, on Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th avenues North. 448-8379 or www.longbaysymphony.com.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH concert series (280-5570, ext. 1): “Sounds of Summer” – finale 7-9 p.m. Sept. 20 with the Fantastic Shakers, in city’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, between First and Second avenues South ( http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18).

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• Sept. 21 – Subject to Change Band, and The Southern Gentlemen

• 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 continues Oct. 12 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.

T’KIYAH SOUNDERS 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. Group details at 618-9229 or email tkiyahsounders@gmail.com.

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.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery):

“This is What Makes Us Girls,” paintings and works on paper by Karen Ann Myers, through Sept. 27

“Young Blood: Michigan’s Urban Youth” by Daniel Farnum, Oct. 10- Nov. 22, with opening reception 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10

“Portfolios: Senior Thesis Exhibition,” Dec. 3-14, with closing reception 4:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

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.

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.

• Ninth annual Gullah Culture Celebration, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22, with opening of “Passionate Collectors and 25 Years of Jonathan Green” exhibit, continuing through Dec. 29, including guided tour at 2 p.m. by Barbara Burgess, and talk by Green at 2:30.

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C., featured artists from Mudpuddle Pottery Studio of Southport, and painter Judy Pawinski, through Sept. 21; “Characters with Charisma” workshop Sept. 20-21 with Michelle Connolly; and “Class Show” exhibit Sept. 23-Oct. 12; and “Art in Bloom”-themed First Friday Gallery Walk 5-7 p.m. Oct. 4 in downtown Southport. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. Concert by Veara, 251-8282 or http://freshbrewedch.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. Handmade, 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. Specializing in designs of handcrafted jewelry of sterling silver, beach glass and fine gems, with works by 45 regional artists on display, including watercolorists Julia Frost and Marilyn Pounds, photographer Marko Angelo, and potter Tristan Mardall. Classes also 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.

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• Featured artist for September, Yvonne Smoak Knight, an oil painter of florals, Lowcountry landscapes and still-lifes ( www.yvonnesknightartistwebsites.com).

• Arts & Crafts Festival 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 21 in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden.

• Youth Art Show Oct. 3-7

• 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.

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. Jewelry trunk sale by designer Janette Montgomery, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD. Workshop with Sandy Hackworth on creating fairies or shell faces in clay, 10:15 a.m. Sept. 21 at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach; call 333-4669.

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

MUSEUMS

BROOKGREEN GARDENS, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org):

• National Sculpture Society 80th annual Awards Exhibition, with 48 works, through Oct. 27.

• Enchanted Storybook Forest, and neighboring “Whispering Wings” butterfly house, both through October.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, “Night at the Museum,” 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

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. 4-6 p.m. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 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. 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. Also, Prevost Gallery exhibit by painters Patricia Givens and Brenda Lawson, both of Pawleys Island, opening with reception 4-6 p.m. Sept. 21, and continuing through Oct. 26. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM, on 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Scuba dive shows on the hour daily, and mermaid shows at noon and 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.. 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, with 35 enlarged and mounted photographs and other images. 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, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Special shows daily on tigers at 9:30 a.m.; reptiles at 10 a.m., noon and 2, 4 and 6 p.m.; alligator feedings at 11 a.m. and 1, 3, and 5 p.m.; and lemurs 6:30 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 TOURS, including plantation, lighthouse/shell island, and evening and harbor tours, from downtown Georgetown. 477-0287 or www.lowcountrytours.com.

CAROLINA ROVER shelling and lighthouse cruises, from downtown Georgetown. 546-8822, 800-705-9063 or www.roverboattours.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.

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 Mondays through October. 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, 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.

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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