Join Hot Rod Promotions for a cruise-in 1-4 p.m., concurring with the first of three days of live auctions 2:30-6 p.m. through Saturday, to benefit American Red Cross disaster relief efforts. Details at 503-8245 or cruise-in, and 294-1222 or www.jaminleather.com for host site.
Details | at Jamin’ Leather, 1222 Port Drive, Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 17 Bypass, one mile south of Harrelson Boulevard/George Bishop Parkway.
Art exhibits open
Two art exhibits will be unveiled:
• “Art Animates” show by youth and teachers who participated in Coastal Carolina University’s Summer Arts Academy, through Monday , noon-8 p.m. at Seacoast Artists Gallery, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, for free. Details at 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistguild.com.
• “The Opulent Object: Tapestries by Jon Riis with Sculpture by Richard Mafong and Mike Harrison,” through Jan. 5, at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, opening with artists reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. – which is free for museum members, otherwise $10. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and always free. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.
Meet children’s author
Meet Ron Wing, author of “Skip and Scooter Adventures” children’s novels. Details at 545-3327 or http://georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov.
Details | 4-6 p.m. at Georgetown County Library, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown.
‘Alive After Five’
Conway Downtown Alive’s “Alive After Five” festival, on the first Thursday of the month through November, continues with a “Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race” 6-7 p.m. at Laurel Street and Fourth Avenue, in classic and modified categories – registration free; and a Ten Toes Up concert. Details at 248-6260 or www.conwayalive.com.
Details | 6-8 p.m. on Third Avenue in downtown Conway, for free.
Marimba recital at CCU
Andy Harnsberger will give a marimba recital, including a number with the Coastal Carolina University Percussion Ensemble. Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
Details | 7:30 p.m. in CCU’s Wall Auditorium, in Conway, for free.
The Swamp Fox Players will open their next play, “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps & Gowns,” for three weekends through Oct. 20. Details at 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.
Details | 8 p.m. at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, for $18.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach