ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza. Reception 4-6 p.m. Oct. 19 for release of “Helen Mates: Local Icon in Mid Century Myrtle Beach,” a book by Russell Mates with Carolyn Mates Waters and Peter Waters, with foreword by Dino Thompson. 839-2727 or www.artandsoulmyrtlebeach.com.
* BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE, auditions 3-7 p.m. Oct. 20 and 5-8 p.m. Oct. 21 for “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” (for shows Feb. 20-23), in roles for two men and women each, age 25-50, at Summerwoods Property Owners Clubhouse,3745 Sunny Meadows Lane, Bolivia. N.C. Sing a song of your choice a cappella. Call director Sue MacCallum at 910-471-7264 or 910-253-7264. www.brunswicklittletheatre.com.
* CYPRESS PLAYERS, auditions 3 p.m. Oct. 19-20 for “The Cemetery Club” – three women and one man older than 50 – at Cypress Camping Resort, 101 Cypress RV Way, Socastee, off River Road from S.C. 707, by Socastee High School (293-0300 or www.cypresscampingresort.com), for play in later February and early March. 597-9323.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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, email@example.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.
“ALIVE AFTER 5”, by Conway Downtown Alive, on Third Avenue in downtown Conway. Year’s finale 6-8 p.m. Nov. 7 with artists market, and Finnegan Bell Band concert. 248-6260 or www.conwayalive.com.
BROADWAY AT THE BEACH in Myrtle Beach, fireworks 10 p.m. 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:
• “Merrily We Roll Along,” 7 p.m. Oct. 23
• “RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24
• Met Opera “The Nose” live 12:55 p.m. Oct. 26 and encore 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30.
* ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, frequent nights out at various places, including , 8 p.m. Dec. 17 at Legends in Concert. 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:
• “Quartet” Oct. 18
• “The Last Ride” Oct. 25
• “The Great Gatsby” Nov. 1
• “World War Z” Nov. 8
• “Heart of the Country” Nov. 15
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. 651-7644 or http://grandstrandbritishcarclub.com.
HOT ROD PROMOTIONS, cruise-ins, for all cars (503-8245):
• 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 Palmetto 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):
• 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 17-19, as host for Cruisin’ 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
MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, next monthly meeting 5 p.m. Nov. 10 at a place to be announced. 347-2019 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.
MYRTLE BEACH PORSCHE GROUP, meets monthly. 651-8030.
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 Show,” through Oct. 24, then “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show,” Nov. 1-Dec. 31,and guest concerts, most at 7 p.m.:
• 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. “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. Charles Dickens Christmas Festival and “Fezziwig’s Ball,” Nov. 23 at Trinity Methodist Church in Southport, N.C. 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” and “The Good Vibrations Show,” through Oct. 26 and 25, respectively; and “The Carolina Opry Christmas Special” Nov. 1-Jan. 4. 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 Night 8 p.m. Mondays, John Evans through Oct. 19, and Paul Virzi Oct. 22-26. Also, “The Magic of Carl Michael” at 6 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and Nov. 1. 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com.
CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, based at Uptown in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, all at 7:30 p.m. 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com:
• “Whose Beach Out Is It Anyway?” Oct. 18
• “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” (for adults) Oct. 19
• “Whose Haunting Is It Anyway?” Oct. 25-26 (parental guidance suggested)
COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach: Manny Oliveira Oct. 15-19, Tommy Blaze Oct. 22-26, and Rollin’ Jay Moore Nov. 12-16, and open-mic contest Nov. 5, 12 and 19. 449-4242 or http://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 Blues Brothers, Cher, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley and Diana Ross through Oct. 29, with Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston and Dolly Parton taking places of Cher, Orbison and Ross, Nov. 1-Dec. 31. 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. “Hot Jersey Nights,” through Oct. 30, “Hot Jersey Nights Christmas Special” Nov. 5-Dec. 21,and “Illusions of Magic” returning March 4-Sept. 27. 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, shifting to Christmas show Nov. 7-Dec. 31. 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, “Wait Until Dark,” 8 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 3 and Nov. 6-10, and 3 p.m. Nov. 2, 3, 9 and 10.. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.
BOATHOUSE WATERWAY BAR & GRILL, “Friday Night Lights” at 9 p.m. weekly (903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com):
• Andy Velo Oct. 18
• Ross Coppley Oct. 25
• Austin Mowery Nov. 2
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.:
• Willie Nelson, Oct. 21
• B.J. Thomas, Nov. 7
CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE, “Stories of Passion” season opens with “Annelies: The First Major Choral Setting of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank,’” starring Arianna Zukerman, soprano, 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at Seaside United Methodist Church, 1300 Seaside Road, Sunset Beach, N.C., and 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.
COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY concerts, most in Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway (349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts):
• 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.
* ROCKY FRETZ, pianist, 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Pawleys Island Community Church, 101304 Ocean Highway, in benefit for Birthright of Georgetown, which helps new mothers and their babies. 235-9931.
* GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, DVD showings on second Monday monthly at Brightwater, off International Drive and S.C. 31. 385-3963, www.gsow.net and Brightwater at 903-8300. Also: In conjunction with Carleton-Talbert Scholarship Fund, workshop will have a tomato sauce/gravy contest Nov. 3 at Boston Pizza Plus Restaurant, 2005 Oak Heart Road, Carolina Forest, in Forest Square shopping mall; contact Andrea Ashick at 267-8798 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. most Fridays-Saturdays. www.murdermysteryproductions.com.
• Love and Theft, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18
• Chili Cookoff and Craft Beerfest, 4 p.m. Oct. 19
• Bullet For My Valentine, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24
• Langhorne Slim, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27
• Taking Back Sunday, with The Maine, Anberlin, and Polar Bear Club, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2
* SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS, at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., benefiting local school music programs. Fall series continues Nov. 16 with HOTT with Harry Leggs – dinner at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7:30. Also, bring food item for “Marathon for Meals” drive, benefiting Community Kitchen and Helping Hands. Email reservations to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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):
• “Young Blood: Michigan’s Urban Youth” by Daniel Farnum, through Nov. 22.
• “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.
FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org:
• “Passionate Collectors and 25 Years of Jonathan Green” and “Celia Pearson: Glass Transformed, A Photographer Explores Sea Glass,” both through Dec. 29.
• “The Opulent Object: Tapestries by Jon Riis with Sculpture by Richard Mafong and Mike Harrison,” Oct. 3-Jan. 5.
FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C., Brunswick Arts Council’s 13th annual Fall Exhibition through Oct. 26 (http”..brunswickartscouncil.org), with reception and awards ceremony 5-7 p.m. Thursday. 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 watercolor painters 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
SEACOAST ARTISTS GALLERY, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 10th Annual Fall Art Show & Sale, noon-8 p.m. daily through Oct. 19 and noon-6 p.m. 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. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.
WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD. 41st year of “Art in the Park” finales: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2-3 in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Park, 1400 N. Kings Highway; and Nov. 9-10 in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common. 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com.
WHISPERING PALMS ART STUDIO & BOUTIQUE, 503 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, in Nance Plaza at Kings Highway. 910-232-9609.
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. 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, 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. 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., opposite Palmetto Pointe Drive, between Farrow Parkway and S.C. 544, south of Myrtle Beach, east of Socastee. 293-4344 or www.mbisr.com.
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.
ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Special shows daily on lemurs at 9:30 a.m.; reptiles at 10 a.m., noon and 2 and 4 p.m.; and alligator feedings at 11 a.m. and 1, 3, and 5 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 tour 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.
• 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, through October, 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.
SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S.. 17 N., Awendaw. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Programs include discussion and feeding of two resident sister red wolves at 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 11 a.m. Saturdays. 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.