Programs at state park
Choose from various nature programs on Thursdays through October: “Alligators” 10-11 a.m., “Feeding Frenzy 11-11:30 a.m. (daily except Mondays), and Atalaya tours ($2 extra admission) 2 p.m. Details at 235-8755, 237-4440 or www.southcarolinaparks.com.
Details | At Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens, open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; most programs free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15.
Play, exhibit open
Two shows open at Coastal Carolina University:
• CCU’s Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, begins a new exhibit, “Young Blood: Michigan’s Urban Youth” by Daniel Farnum, through Nov. 22, with an artist reception at 4:30 p.m. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with free admission. 349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery.
• “The Shape of Things” play, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10-12 and 16-18, and 3 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19, in Edwards Theatre. $15 general; $10 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, and OLLI members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children. Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
Vivace quartet sings
The final week of the Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art continues with the Vivace operatic pop vocal quartet – Melody Mercredi, Tiffany Desrosiers, Marc Devigne and DJ Calhoun. Details at 626-8911 or www.pawleysmusic.com.
Details | 7 p.m. at The Reserve Golf Club, 18 Reserve Drive, Pawleys Island, for $25.
Shell club convenes
The Grand Strand Shell Club welcomes the public to a meeting that will include a presentation by Mike Walker, a ranger from Huntington Beach State Park. For details, call 397-4890 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details | 7 p.m. at Tupelo Bay Golf Center clubhouse, on U.S. 17 Business, Garden City Beach, just south of Bi-Lo in Surfside Beach.
Comedy’s final stand
Atlantic Stage begins its final weekend of the comedy “All in the Timing,” through Sunday. Details at 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.
Details | 7:30 p.m. (and 3 p.m. Sunday) at 79th Avenue Theatre, at Coastal Carolina University’s Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass, for $27.50 general admission; $22.50 seniors (ages 55 and older)/educators/military; $17.50 students, including Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; and $10 side section seats. Also: Season packages available.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach