Myrtle Beach-area arts and cultural calendar for March 28-April 3

March 27, 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.

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH

GRAND STRAND HARMONY CHORUS/SWEET ADELINES.

LOW COUNTRY BARBERSHOP CHORUS.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH COMMUNITY BAND, or email stickwaver53@yahoo.com.

PAWLEYS ISLAND CONCERT BAND.

STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY,.

FESTIVALSAL EVENTS

“BAREFOOT LADIES’ NIGHT” BENEFIT, 4-7 p.m. April 29 House of Blues at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, for Katie’s Project. 361-7949 or www.bflanding.com.

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

• Elton John: The Million Dollar Piano Concert,” 7 p.m. March 26

• Met Opera live “La Boheme” live, 12:55 p.m. April 5; encore 6:30 p.m. April 9

CONWAY DOWNTOWN ALIVE

• Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. May 3 downtown.

ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND

FREE MOVIES, for adults and seniors, 3 p.m. Fridays at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. Call 918-2380:

“Parkland,” March 28

• “The Girl Most Likely” April 4

Also, in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway (918-1275 or www.chapinlibrary.org), 1:30 p.m. Fridays:

• “Crash” March 28.

LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, at 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School (399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com):

• Blues & Jazz Fest April 5

• April Music Fest April 19

• Key West Music & Wine Fest May 3

• Nantucket Music & Wine Fest May 15

GRAND STRAND MODEL RAILROADERS, club site, open 4-7 p.m. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, in Myrtle Beach mall, three doors from Bass Pro Shops, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. 293-4386 or www.gsmrrc.org.

“OPERA & BALLET IN CINEMA”, with Bolshoi Ballet’s “Marco Spada” at 11 a.m. March 30 (encore at 7 p.m. April 1), and Royal Opera House’s “Don Giovanni” at 1 p.m. March 30, at Carmike 12 at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S.17 and S.C. 22. 272-6598, www.carmike.com or www.emergingpictures.com.

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

SHAG FESTIVAL.

“STORIES IN STONE”, by Horry County Historical Society, hourlong tours at 10 and 11 a.m., noon, and 1 and 2 p.m. April 12 at Kingston Presbyterian Church and its Old Village Burial Ground, in downtown Conway. 248-9045 or www.hchsonline.org.

TOWN OF SURFSIDE BEACH (650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org):

• Pet Fair, 9 a.m.-noon April 12 at town dog park, by Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch

• Easter Egg Hunt, 2-3 p.m. April 19 at town Huckabee Complex, on Glenns Bay Road, west of town.

VINE AND BRANCHES HOME EDUCATORS Student Council Talent Show fundraiser, 7-9 p.m. March 29 at Glenns Bay Baptist Church, 1835 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. Email: bajekk2000@gmail.com.

CAR SHOWS/CLUBS

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 grandstrandbritishcarclub.com.

HOT ROD PROMOTIONS, cruise-in, for all cars (503-8245):

• 1-4 p.m. March 29 at Tee Box Tavern, 4620 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), Socastee.

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

• March 29 and May 24 at Maggi D’s Fine Italian Cuisine, 407 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach, across from Coastal Grand mall

April 5 at Eggs Up Grill, 2520 U.S. 17 Business S., Garden City Beach

• April 12 at Litchfield Liquors/Massey’s Pizza, 115 Willbrook Road, Litchfield Beach

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB.

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

THEATERS

Prices, times vary by site, program.

, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. “One the Show” at 7:30 p.m. several nights per week, as well as a series of guest concerts, all at 7 p.m.:

• Kingston Trio, March 22, for $29.95, $34.95 or $39.95

Oak Ridge Boys, March 29, for $40.95, $48.95 or $56.95

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. Through April 12: “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, at 8 p.m. each night, also 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays:

• “Magic of Carl Michael,” 6 p.m. March 28-29

• B.T., March 25-29

• Sean O’Connor, April 1-5

• Alex Ortiz, April 8-12

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), most at 7:30 p.m.:

• “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” – March 27 and 29, and Fridays in April

• “Whose Night Out Is It Anyway” – for adults – March 28, and April 12, 17 and 24

•  “Why Chromosome” – for adults – April 5.

www.coastal.edu/culturalarts

• “Blood Wedding,” 7:30 p.m. April 3-5 and 10-12, and 3 p.m. April 12, in Edwards Theatre

• “Dance Company & Music Theatre Showcase,” 3 and 7:30 p.m. April 27 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. 449-4242 or comedycabana.com, at 8 pm. per night, also 10:15 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays:

• Jim Dailakis, March 25-29

• Joe DeLion, April 1-5

LEGENDS IN CONCERT, on U.S. 17 Bypass, off 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, with tribute artists to the Blues Brothers, Aretha Franklin (through May 3), Elton John (through April 10), Ricky Nelson (through April 10 and back April 28-May 10) and Elvis Presley, and with Justin Timberlake joining April 14-26, Madonna May 5, and Steven Tyler May 12 . 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.

PALACE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach: “Illusions of Magic,” through Sept. 27; and “Hot Jersey Nights” Frankie Valli tribute through May 31 and Sept. 2-Dec. 20. 448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.

“PIRATES VOYAGE DINNER & SHOW”, on U.S. 17 Bypass, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Business in Myrtle Beach. 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, season finale “The Fantasticks,” June 12-29: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, “Boeing Boeing,” 8 p.m. April 25-26 and May 2-3 and 8-10, and 2:30 p.m. May 4 and 11, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown.. 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:

• “Departures,” 2:30 p.m. March 28

• “The Book Thief,” 7 p.m. March 28

• “All is Lost,” 2:30 p.m. March 29

“Inside Llewyn Davis,” 7 p.m. March 29

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC):

• “Bonnie & Clyde,” 7:30 p.m. April 25-26, and May 1-3 and 8-10; and 3 p.m. April 27, and May 3-4 and 10-11.

• “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” 7:30 p.m. June 20-21 and 26-28, and July 3-5; and 3 p.m. June 22, 28, 29 and July 5-6.

MUSIC/CONCERTS

ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER:

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

• Spring Music Recital, 3 p.m. May 18

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• Outshynecq March 21 and May 16

• 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), at 7:30 p.m.:

• Bill Cosby, 3:30 and 7 p.m. April 6

• Rita Coolidge, 7:30 p.m. April 24

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE.

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

• Poetry Reading: Juliana Gray, author of “Roleplay” and “The Man Under My Skin,” 4:30 p.m. March 27 in Johnson Auditorium.

• “David Bankston and Friends,” 7:30 p.m. April 3 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

• “Wax Museum,” by Aunt Pearlie Sue and the Gullah Kinfolk, 7:30 p.m. April 4 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

• “Piano Series,” in Edwards Recital Hall Jerry Wong 4 p.m. April 6, and Catherine Kautsky 7:30 p.m. April 25.

• “Latin Rhythms from Mambo to Hip Hop,” with film “Latin Music USA, Episode 1: Bridges and From Mambo to Hip-Hop: A South Bronx Tale,” 7 p.m. April 7 in Johnson Auditorium.

• CCU World Music Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. April 8 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

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• Lone Star Rodeo, 8 p.m. March 28-29

• 10th annual Darlington Car Hauler Parade & Fest, benefiting area nonprofits, 4 p.m. April 10, for free, then parade leaves at 7 p.m. for Darlington RaceFest at Darlington Square, which includes fireworks.

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GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP

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LISTEN UP BRUNSWICK COUNTY

• April 12 – Thomas Wesley Stern

• May 10 – Ellis Paul

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

• “An Evening of Motown,” in Long Bay pops series, 7:30 p.m. April 5.

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RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY:

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

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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 IN Fine Arts, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery):

• “Maura Kenny: Out of Hobcaw” solo exhibition, through April 4.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, Winter Art Show through April 1, noon-midnight Mondays-Saturdays.449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.

CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY.

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.

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org:

“I, the Writer: A Collection of Mickey Spillane Memorabilia,” and “Horry-Georgetown High Schools 13th Annual Juried Art Exhibition,” both through April 20

• “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. Annual High School Show, through April 18. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 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 include watercolor and acrylic painting 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, and signups for metalsmithing, recycling old jewelry, and coiling in copper wire. 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.

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• 11th annual Spring Art Show & Sale, April 4-13

• Novice Art Show, and exhibit by six Coastal Carolina University art students, April 16-20, with awards ceremony and reception, 6-8 p.m. April 19

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

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SUNSET RIVER MARKETPLACE, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. “The Eclectic Closet” home decor show, through April 12. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD. 42nd year of “Art in the Park” opens 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5-6 in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Park. 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.

MUSEUMS

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• “Equine Spirit: The Horse in American Art” exhibit, through April 20

• “Diggin’ It’” Spring Garden Festival, March 22

• Cooking Demos, 4 p.m. Wednesdays in March, for $25 extra ($20 members) – reservations at 235-6016.

• “Diggin’ It’” Spring Garden Festival, March 22.

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.

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, all by reservation only. 546-4623, www.hobcawbarony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu

HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, 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. 9.a.m.-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 through April 26; and “Treasures of Little River Neck and Vicinity” with Ben Burroughs, 10 a.m. April 15 – reservations required. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com.

OLD BRIDGE, at Old Sunset Beach Swing Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C. Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Also, “Easter at the Old Bridge,” noon-2 p.m. April 19; and Strawberry & Wine Fest, noon-6 p.m. May 3 at Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. 910-579-9021, 910-575-6012, 910-575-0860 or oldbridgepreservationsociety.org.

THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Also, in Prevost Gallery, “Adornments” exhibition and sale of jewelry, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4-5. 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-Saturday, with exhibit “The Story of the Henrietta, the Largest 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, 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.; alligator handling at 11 a.m. and 1, 3 and 5 p.m.; and reptiles at 10 a.m., noon and 2 and 4 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. UPDATED: Tuesdays-Saturdays. $15 ages 13 and older, $10 ages 3-12. 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. 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.

SC-CARES, 236 Abbeville Drive, off U.S. 701 north of Georgetown, tours available by appointment. 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 3-4 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m.-noon 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, 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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