Myrtle Beach-area arts and cultural calendar for Feb. 7-13

February 7, 2014 

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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

AUDITIONS/REHEARSALS

ATLANTIC STAGE, auditions for “The Nerd,” 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2:30-6 p.m. Feb. 8 in Room 212 of Coastal Carolina University Myrtle Beach Education Center, 900 79th Ave N., at U.S. 17 Bypass. Roles for males, three in mid-30s and one each ages9-11 and 35-60, and woman age 30-50. Appointments in five-minute time slots: 424-0224 or email thom_penn@atlanticstage.com.

BROOKGREEN GARDENS, auditions for summer musical and drama productions,10 a.m. Feb. 22 and 6 p.m. Feb. 26 in gardens’ Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium. Bring two-minute prepared monologue, two musical selections – one upbeat and one dramatic – no a capella, on CD only. Appointments required at 235.-6029, or email ptukey@brookgreen.org.

COASTAL GRAND SYMPHONY, auditions 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at Andy Owings School of Music & Performing Arts Center, for all ages, on piano, guitar, bass, drums, all strings, wind, and brass instruments. 839-1505.

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. New members welcome: Rehearsals 7 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 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 info@lowcountrychorus.org.

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. 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.

STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, auditions for “The Fantasticks,” 7 p.m. April 20-21. 232-0339 or stagelefttc@yahoo.com.

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

AMERICAN RED CROSS COASTAL S.C. CHAPTER (477-0020, www.redcross.org/sc/myrtle-beach, or email wendy.spring@redcross.org):

• Seventh annual “Heroes” Campaign Kick-off Event,” 5-8 p.m. Feb. 25 at Hard Rock Café at Broadway at the Beach, at 29th Avenue North and U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach, with Ed Piotrowski, WPDE-TV 15 chief meteorologist, as host. $50.

• “Princess Gala” breakfast, 8:30 a.m. March 8 at Travinia Italian Kitchen, in Myrtle Beach, then parade led by knights from Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament through The Market Common to red carpet entrance to Grand 14 Cinema to meet Prince Charming and enjoy a princess movie. $25.

“BAREFOOT LADIES’ NIGHT” BENEFITS, 4-7 p.m. in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach: Feb. 25 at TBonz Gill & Grill and March 25 at Wild Wing Cafe. 361-7949 or www.bflanding.com.

CINEMARK SPECIAL EVENTS, at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com:

• Met Opera “Rulsalka” live 12:55 p.m. Feb. 8, encore 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12

• Royal Ballet series, 7 p.m.: “Swan Lake” Feb. 20, and “The Sleeping Beauty” March 20

• National Theater “ War Horse” live, 7 p.m. Feb. 27.

DOWNTOWN MYRTLE BEACH ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION, noon-midnight March 15 on Ocean Boulevard between Eighth and 11th avenues North. 421-9848 or www.mbdowntownstpats.com.

ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, Feb. 18 and March 18 at Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, off U.S. 501, just west of Myrtle Beach: gather at 6 p.m., music at 7. All tribute artists invited. 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:

• “Jobs” Feb. 7

• “The Internship” Feb. 14

• “Step Dogs” Feb. 21

• “Grown Ups 2” Feb. 28

“FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES” CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL, with host David Zinman and Friends of Waccamaw Library, 7 p.m. select Fridays at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island, west of U.S. 17, behind Pastaria 811. 545-3623:

• “Somewhere in Time” (1980), Feb. 14

• “Dr. Strangelove” (1964), Feb. 28

• “Annie Hall” (1977), March 14

• “42nd Street” (1933), March 28

JEWISH GRAND STRAND 2014 “COMMUNITY READS” EVENT, 1 p.m. March 2 at The Sea Captain’s House, 3002 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach (448-8082), with Rabbi Debbie Slavitt leading discussion of “The Golem and the Jinni” by Helen Wecker. Email susansliterarycafe@gmail.com.

LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, at 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School: Winter Parrot Head Fest on Feb. 22, Remember When Oldies Fest March 8 and Spring Swing/Big Band Fest March 22 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.

SECOND ANNUAL MURRELLS INLET “DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE,” 7-10 p.m. March 7 at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, 4182 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. $25 couple (daughters of all ages with dads, grandfathers and special father figures) and $30 for more than one daughter. 651-5099 or www.belinumc.org. Tickets also available at Lee’s Inlet Apothecary and Gifts, 3579 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet (651-7979).

“OPERA & BALLET IN CINEMA”, with Bolshoi Ballet. Carmike 12 at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S.17 and S.C. 22. 272-6598, www.carmike.com or www.emergingpictures.com, with Bolshoi Ballet live at 1 p.m. March 30.

11TH ANNUAL PALMETTO REGIONAL FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION, open 8 a.m. Feb. 27-March 1, at Myrtle Beach Convention Center. 718-4592, 864-985-2329 or www.firstroboticsmyrtlebeach.com.

PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, flat-track derby league. Next bout: March 29 vs. Columbia B. www.palmettostaterollergirls.com or psrg@mail.com.

THIRD ANNUAL “SALUTE TO WOMEN OF THE MILITARY, PAST AND PRESENT”, by Rolling Thunder Chapter 3 Grand Strand, 12:30 p.m. March 22 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach. Register by Feb. 28, with Patricia Brammer at 293-4897, pbrammer@sccoast.net, or Robin Arakas at 267-8046, choobie_99@yahoo.com.

26TH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL, by city of North Myrtle Beach, March 15 on Main Street: parade 9 a.m., festival 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 280-5605, 280-5570 or www.stpatsnmb.com.

“WE LOVE OUR SNOWBIRDS” RECEPTION, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 14 at Myrtle Beach mall cinema court, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. Free. 272 4040 or www.mymallmyrtlebeach.com.

THIRD ANNUAL “SALUTE TO WOMEN OF THE MILITARY, PAST AND PRESENT,” by Rolling Thunder Chapter 3 Grand Strand, 12:30 p.m. March 22 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach. Register by Feb. 28, with Patricia Brammer at 293-4897, pbrammer@sccoast.net, or Robin Arakas at 267-8046, choobie_99@yahoo.com.

CAR SHOWS/CLUBS

ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA, CAPE FEAR CHAPTER, 42nd annual Antique Automobile Show on March 8 at Independence Mall in Wilmington, with registration 9-11:30 a.m., judging noon, and awards 3 p.m. 910-612-0470, 910-471-0797 or www.ncregionaaca.com/capefear.

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-in, for all cars (503-8245):

• noon-3 p.m. Feb. 9 at Cheesesteak U, 1867 S.C. 544, Conway

• 1-4 p.m. Feb. 16 at Tee Box Tavern, 4620 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), Socastee.

MYRTLE BEACH CAR CLUB cruise-ins, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (742-9802):

• Feb. 8 at Creek Ratz, 4065 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet

• Feb. 15 at Joey Doggs, 1818 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach – bring cat-food donations in this benefit for Sav-R-Cats International Inc., based near Surfside Beach – www.sav-r-cats.com)

• Feb. 22 at Hwy 55 Burgers, U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet.

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, next monthly meeting 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at Liberty Steakhouse & Brewery, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. 294-0127 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

MYRTLE BEACH PORSCHE GROUP, meets monthly. 651-8030.

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 Show” at 7:30 p.m. several nights per week, as well as guest concerts, all at 7 p.m.:

• Drifters, Coasters and Platters, Feb. 15

• Eddie Miles’ “A Salute to Elvis,” 7 p.m. Feb. 23

• Shoji Tabuchi, March 1

ATLANTIC STAGE, at Coastal Carolina University Myrtle Beach Education Center’s 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass, “The Nerd,” March 20-April 13: 7:30 pm. 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.

CALVIN GILMORE THEATER, on U.S. 17 Business, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. “The Carolina Opry” on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, “The Good Vibrations Show” Tuesdays and Fridays. 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. 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com:

• John Roy Feb. 5-8

• J.R. Brow, Feb. 26-March 1

• Nick Vatterott, March 4-8

• Dave Waite, March 11-15

CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, at Uptown Theater in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, at 7:30 p.m. 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com,atg 7:30 p.m.:

• “Whose Night Out Is It Anyway” – for adults –Feb. 7, 21, and 28

• “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” Feb. 8, 20 and 27

• “Cupid’s Comedy Capers” – for adults – Feb. 14-15

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. 449-4242 or comedycabana.com:

• Spanky Brown, Feb. 5-8

• Ron Feingold, Feb. 12-15

• Bob Nelson, Feb. 20-22

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MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, 6 p.m. Feb. 7-9, 12-14, 16, 19-22 and 28; and March 1, 4, 6, 7, 10-14, 16-21, 23 and 25-31. Also, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and March 8, 15 and 22. 236-8080, 800-436-4386 or www.medievaltimes.com.

PALACE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. “Hot Jersey Nights” Frankie Valli tribute returns Feb. 11-May 31 and Sept. 2-Dec. 20, and “Illusions of Magic” 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, resumes Feb. 14. 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, Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park,” Feb. 20-March 9: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, 2014 season debut with “The Constant Wife,” 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1, 7-8 and 13-15, and 2:30 p.m. March 9 and 16. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

STRAND CINEMA, independent, foreign and documentary films, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown.. 527-2924 or www.strandcinema.org:

• “Fruitvale Station” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 7 p.m. Feb. 15

• “Cabin in the Sky” (1943), 7 p.m. Feb. 14 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway (488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com):

• “Monty Python’s ‘SpamALot’ ” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, and March 1, 6-8 and 13-15; and 3 p.m. March 2, 8-9 and 15-16.

Coastal Youth Theater spring classes, for grades 1-4 and 5-10, opening Feb. 24, and culminating May 23-24 with Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr.”

MUSIC/CONCERTS

ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com:

• “Piano Get Together Party,” by adult students of Diana Scroggins’, 2 p.m. Feb. 23

• Coastal Grand Symphony Soloist Competition, 4 p.m. March 1

• March Music Recital, 3 p.m. March 16

• Coastal Grand Symphony Spring Concert, 3 p.m. May 3

• Spring Music Recital, 3 p.m. May 18

BOATHOUSE WATERWAY BAR & GRILL, “Country Fridays” 9 p.m. weekly. 903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com.

• Russ Coppley Feb. 7

• Brent Cobb Feb. 14

• Doug McCormick Feb. 21

• Morgan Frazier Feb. 28

• Austin Mowery March 7

• Cole Swindell March 14

• Outshyne

• Chris Lane Band March 28

• Tyler Hammond Band April 4

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), 7:30 p.m.,:

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

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

• Rita Coolidge, April 24

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CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE, fourth annual “Taste of Passion” benefit, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 15 at Brightwater, 101 Brightwater Road, off International Drive and S.C. 31, northwest of Myrtle Beach, including wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and entertainment. 444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, at main campus in Conway (349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts):

• “Food, Fun & Frivolity! A Jones Voice Studio Recital,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in Edwards Recital Hall.

• “Broadway and Tin Pan Alley,” with film “Syncopated City (1919-1933),” 7 p.m. Feb. 10 in James J. Johnson Auditorium.

• Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in Edwards Recital Hall.

• “History of Salsa: African Roots,” with Jose Obando, 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in Johnson Auditorium.

• Fiction Reading by Kyle Minor, author of “In the Devil’s Territory” and “Praying Drunk,” 4:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in Edwards Recital Hall.

• “Songs of South Carolina: Poets and Guitars,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in Edwards Theatre.

• “Grand Strand Choir Challenge,” 6 p.m. Feb. 22 in Wheelwright Auditorium, benefiting Each 1 Teach 1, a CCU life skills and leadership development program for middle and high school youth.

• “Swing Jazz,” with films “Ken Burns’ Jazz: Episode 6: Swing, the Velocity of Celebration” and “International Sweethearts of Rhythm,” 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in Johnson Auditorium.

• “African American Music Through the Years,” 6 p.m. Feb. 25 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

• “From Sousa to Swing,” by CCU Symphonic Band and Jazz After Hours Band, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER; d), next with Glenn Miller Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6.

FPC CONCERTS “PROMENADES 2014”, at First Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 448-4496 or www.fpcconcerts.com:

• Ji-Yong, pianist from South Korea, 1 p.m. Feb. 13

• “Broadway Showstoppers and The Grasshopper Opera,” with Noreen O’Reilly, soprano; Brown Bradley, tenor; Jeffery Jones, baritone; Philip Powell on piano; and the FPC Players – 1 p.m. March 7

• Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano, with Bradley Moore on piano, 7:30 p.m. March 28

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, DVD showings on second Monday monthly at Brightwater, 101 Brightwater Road, off International Drive and S.C. 31, northwest of Myrtle Beach. 385-3963, http://gsow.net and Brightwater at 903-8300.

‘HARD ROCK CAFE RISING’ band competition, locally 8 p.m. Feb. 26-28 at Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. 946-0007 or www.hardrock.com/myrtlebeach.

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. Sundaysr. Reservations at 913-3746.

• Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 7 p.m. Saturdays in February, for $42 ages 13 and older. More details at www.murdermysteryproductions.com.

• “Blues-A-Palooza,” 9 p.m. Saturdays, with “Horry County Students Rock” Feb. 8 and March 22, Parker and The Deacons Feb. 15, Paul Grimshaw Band Feb. 22, Sanctuary Blues Band March 1, Fahrenheit March 8, Mike Telliga March 15, and Oceans Orange March 29.

• “Myrtle Beach Rocks! The Mic,” with ETop, The Franchise, Profit, D Money, Blade, Sunnie G, and CNC, 8 p.m. Feb. 8

• Chase Rice, with Sam Hunt, 9 p.m. Feb. 14

• Dave Matthews Tribute Band, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 15

• “Myrtle Beach Rocks! Reggae,” with Treehouse!, Signal Fire and SouthStreet

• Flogging Molly, 8 p.m. Feb. 21

• Blackberry Smoke, 9 p.m. Feb. 22

• Switchfoot, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28

• Juicy J , 9 p.m. March 1, for $27 general advance or $30 day of show, and loge $52.50-$67.50

• Badfish, tribute to Sublime, 8 p.m. March 22, for $10 advance or $12 day of show

• Sixth annual Myrtle Beach Beerfest, 2 and 6 p.m. March 29, for $35 advance or $45 day of event

• Scotty McCreery, 8:30 p.m. March 29, for $29 general advance or $32 day of show, and loge $55.50-$70.50.

LISTEN UP BRUNSWICK COUNTY, benefit concerts, each 7:30 p.m. at Holden Beach Chapel Fellowship Hall, 107 Rothschild St., Holden Beach, N.C. (860-485-3354, listenupbrunswickcounty.com):

• Feb. 15 – Tracy Grammer ( www.tracygrammer.com), with Jim Henry, helping benefit Brunswick Homeless Coalition

• March 21 – The Kennedys

LONG BAY SYMPHONY, performing at Myrtle Beach High School (448-8379 or www.longbaysymphony.com):

• “Dancing and Romancing” Broadway spectacular, eighth annual event for Myrtle Beach Rotary Club, with Broadway guest artists Debbie Gravitte, Joan Hess and Kirby Ward, and Carolina Master Chorale, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22.

• “An Evening at the Opera,” featuring Kirstin Chávez, mezzo-soprano, Carolina Master Chorale ( www.caroinamasterchorale.com), and Litchfield Ballet Company of Litchfield Beach, 4 p.m. March 9 – Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” and “Aïda,” Saint-Saëns’ “Samson and Delilah,” Bizet’s “Carmen” and Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” and “Magic Flute,” $40, $45 or $50, and $15 for students 22 and younger with ID.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, at 5 p.m. third Saturday monthly at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com:

• Feb. 15 – Trenity River Band, Alan Bibey & Grasstowne, and Lonesome Medow

• March 15 – Subject To Change Band, and The Southern Gentlemen

• April 19 – Slope Valley, and Oliver West 39 Express

SOCASTEE HIGH SCHOOL, “Shrek the Musical,” by students in grades 3-12, 7 p.m. March 6-9 and 3 p.m. March 8-9, at school, on S.C. 707, near Dick Pond Road. 293-9041.

SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS, at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., benefiting local school music programs. Randall Bramblett Band on March 29 – dinner at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7:30, and. 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. ). 618-9229 or 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):

• “Linda Stein: The Fluidity of Gender” (sculptural armor), through Feb. 28

• “Maura Kenny: Out of Hobcaw” solo exhibition, March 10-April 4, with opening reception 4:30 p.m. March 10

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, Winter Art Show through April 1, noon-midnight Mondays-Saturdays through April 1.449-9370 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. Live music 7-9 p.m. first Thursday monthly. 651-2386 or www.ebbandflowartco-op.com.

EYE FOR THE SOUTH gallery of Southern art, 10138-3 Beach Drive, Calabash, N.C. 655-4524.

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• “Julyanqq Davis: Appalachian Ballads,” through March 16.

• “FiberArt International 2013” and “State of the Art: Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection,” both through April 24.

• “Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams,” June 3-Sept. 21

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. Associated Artists of Southport Spring Art Show, March 3-22. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. Concert by Veara, 251-8282 or /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. . 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.

SEACOAST ARTISTS GALLERY, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. Open noon-7 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com. (Also, second gallery at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach..):

• Ron Blanchard, photographer/artist, featured artist for February.

• Book signing by Nicholas Mariano – author of two books published by Amazon: “Masai Mara Photo Safari” and “Masai Mara-A Photographic Safari” – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 22, with book and calendar sales benefiting David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org)

• “Art in Common” art and craft festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 29-30 nearby in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden

SILVER COAST WINERY, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. Exhibit of artworks by Michael Green, Gabriella Lynch and David McCune, through April 30. 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com

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. “The Brushwork Artist Society: A Low Country Show” through March 11. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 910-575-5999 or.

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):

• “Equine Spirit: The Horse in American Art” exhibit, Jan. 25-April 20, during regular gardens hours

• “Sojun tu Gullah Geechee (Sojourn to Gullah Geechee)”, a traveling exhibit from Geechee Kunda Center, in Riceboro, Ga., noon-4:30 p.m. daily through March 16

• “The Reign of Rice Lecture Series, with "Carolina’s Gold: The Rice and The People,” 1-2 p.m. Feb. 15 by Jessica Harris, cookbook author and culinary historian; and “Carolina Gold,” 1-2 p.m. March 15 by Louis Nelson

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2204 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach. Open Tuesdays-Sundays. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, at new site: 120 Broad St., Georgetown. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 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. 4-7 p.m. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 293-4386 or www.isfans.com/gsmrrc.

HALL OF HEROES, in Sands Ocean Dunes Resort, 201 75th. Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Open 9 a.m. daily. 692-5265, 692-5100 or www.sandsresorts.com/hall-of-heroes

HOBCAW BARONY, on U.S. 17 just north of Georgetown. Various nature programs and tours, such as barony tours, and birding tours 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on third Saturday monthly, by reservation only. 546-4623, www.hobcawbarony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu.

HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, reopened at 805 Main St., Conway, in historic Burroughs School building, and open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays (915-5320). Also, L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, north of Conway, open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, including “Old Smokehouse Day” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 25 (365-3596). www.horrycountymuseum.org.

KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM (AND STEWART-PARKER HOUSE), 1003 Front St., Georgetown. Open 9.am-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 546-7706 or kaminskimuseum.org.

MINI MILITARY MUSEUM, in Veterans Cafe & Grille, 3544 Northgate Blvd., Myrtle Beach, in Northgate Plaza, off S.C. 707 at southwest corner at U.S. Bypass, near Dollar General. 232-8387

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). Both open Fridays-Saturdays through May 17. Planetarium Sky Theater dome shows: “Undiscovered Worlds” at noon, “Astronaut” 1 p.m., “Dynamic Earth” 2 p.m., and “Seven Wonders” 3 p.m., each with a live star show afterward. www.museumplanetarium.org.

MYRTLE BEACH HISTORIC COLORED SCHOOL MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 900 Dunbar St., Myrtle Beach. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and by appointment only on Saturdays. 918-1061.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. “Katharine Wright: The Other Wright Brother” exhibit opens March 7; “Flying with the Wright Family: Wings of Opportunity” program with Julie Hedgepeth Williams, author, 7 p.m. March 25. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com.

OLD BRIDGE, at What | Old Sunset Beach Swing Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C. Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. 910-579-9021, 910-575-6012, 910-575-0860 or www.oldbridgepreservationsociety.org

THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. “New Paintings by Bruce Chandler,” through March 16 in Prevost Gallery. Museum open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 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 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.

S.C. MARITIME MUSEUM, 729 Front St., Georgetown. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Exhibit coming soon: “The Story of the Henrietta, the Biggest and Best Wooden Sailing Ship Ever Built in South Carolina.” 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, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Special shows daily on lemurs at 10:30 a.m.; alligator handling at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.; and reptiles at noon and 2 p.m. 361-0789 or www. alligatoradventure.com.

ARK ADVENTURES, birding/boating trips by appointment. Also, Dirleton/Samworth/Springfield plantations tour 1:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 1. 546-4623, http://amazinganimalsprogram.weebly.com or 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, 11 a.m. and 2 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. 884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com.

FREEWOODS FARM, 9515 Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in Burgess – community tours and specially themed events, such as Black History Month Program at 10 a.m. Feb. 15. 650-9139, 650-2734 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.

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SC-CARES, 236 Abbeville Drive, off U.S. 701 north of Georgetown, tours available by appointment. Also, “Chocolate & Champagne for the Creatures,” 5-9 p.m. Feb. 8 at The Cooper House, 6011 Dick Pond Road, Socastee. 546-7893 or www.sc-cares.org.

SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S. 17 N., Awendaw. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Programs include discussion and feeding of two resident sister red wolves at 3 p.m. 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.

TOURS DE SANDY ISLAND, birding/nature tours of Sandy Island, in northeast Georgetown County, by appointment – also 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 25 – with minimum six per group. 843-408-7187 or www.toursdesandyisland.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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