FRIDAY | 10.25
PUSH Physical Theatre at CCU
Melding dance and theatrics by combining acrobatics with storytelling, PUSH Physical Theatre will entertain at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway.
The troupe, with founding members Darren and Heather Stevenson, is scheduled to perform a work developed at the Rochester Institute of Technology in its home city in western New York state that adds synchronized iPads to form virtual objects that will be tossed across the stage.
Tickets are $15 or 20 general admission; $10 or $15 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College alumni, as well as Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members, seniors and teens; $10 CCU/HGTC faculty and staff; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and students. Details at 349-2787, www.coastal.edu/culturalarts and www.pushtheatre.org.
LAST CHANCE | Before Christmas shows
Last chance before Christmas
It’s the last hurrah for shows at four theaters before Christmas runs open in November for about two months.
• Calvin Gilmore Theatre, on U.S. 17 Business, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. “The Good Vibrations Show” and “The Carolina Opry,” ending with shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, respectively, before “The Carolina Opry Christmas Special” Nov. 1-Jan. 4. 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.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 in final shows at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturdayand Monday-Tuesday, 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.
• “Hot Jersey Nights, at The Palace Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach: 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Wednesday, and 2 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday – then “Hot Jersey Nights Christmas Special” Nov. 5-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: 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Monday, Wednesday, and Nov. 1, 2 and 4, and shifting to Christmas show Nov. 7-Dec. 31. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.
SATURDAY | 10.26
Halleluiah Fest’ in Burgess
Families who want an alternative to Halloween and trick-or-treating might like the “Halleluiah Fest,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, at St. James United Methodist Church, 9705 St. James Church Road, in the Burgess community.
Besides the serving of hot dogs, ice cream, potato chips, candies and beverages, activities will include games, a cake walk, apple bobbing, face painting, pumpkin craving, sack races, and a water slide. Admission is free. Details at 424-3838 or 267-1694.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY | 10.25-10.27
Trio of special concerts
Three special concerts are lined up this weekend:
• “Rockin’ Country” by the Carolina Forest High School Show Choirs – 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the high school, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, for $7. 236-7997 or www.cfhsshows.com.
• The Kaminski House Museum celebrates its 40th anniversary, with “From Big Band to Broadway,” with Kevin Jayroe, at 5 p.m. Saturday, as part of its “Made in the Shade” concert series, on the museum lawn, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. Admission is free; bring picnics, and lawn chairs and blankets. Also, the museum is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with tours at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.; admission is $7 ages 13 and older, $5 ages 60 and older, and $3 ages 6-12. Details at 546-7706 or www.kaminskihousemuseum.org.
• Rocky Fretz, a pianist who has performed at Brookgreen Gardens and in “The Carolina Opry” shows, 3 p.m. Sunday at Pawleys Island Community Church, 101304 Ocean Highway, in a benefit for Birthright of Georgetown, which helps new mothers and their babies (546-0833 or www.pregnancycounselinggeorgetown.com). Tickets are $25; call 235-9931.
THURSDAY-SATURDAY | 10.24-10.26
Find new and older goodies, with possibly a new value for buyers, at these two events:
Myrtle Beach Antiques Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, in St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church fellowship hall, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 33rd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, for $6 admission, good for all three days. Details from the promoter, A Silver Chest of Tampa, Fla., at 813-228-0038.
• Friends of the Conway Library Fall Book Sale, including audiobooks and DVDs, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Horry County Memorial Library Conway branch, 801 Main St. Proceeds will support various reading and educational programs and other library financial needs. 915-7323, www.hcml.org or email email@example.com.