Myrtle Beach-area arts and cultural calendar for May 9-15

May 8, 2014 

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AUDITIONS/REHEARSALS

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. New members welcome: Rehearsals 7 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 361-1942.

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, www.nmbcommunityband.com or email stickwaver53@yahoo.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.

ROCK ’N’ ETTES, appointments accepted for tryouts for dance group of women 50 and older, 11:30 a.m. Mondays in June. 497-4094.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

• Met Opera: “La Ceneretola,” live 12:55 p.m. May 10, encore 6:30 p.m. May 14

ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, monthly gatherings at Lulu’s Café, 1903 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach: May 31 after the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary at Legends in Concert; and June 16 and July 15 – gather at 6 p.m., music at 7. All tribute artists also . 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:

• May 9 – “Las Vegas”

• May 16 – “Blue Jasmine”

• May 23 – “Captain Phillips”

• May 30 – “Baggage Claim”

• June 6 – “Thor: The Dark World”

• June 13 – “Mandela”

• June 20 – “Saving Mr. Banks”

• June 27 – “Delivery Man”

• July 11 – “Gravity”

• July 18 – “Anchorman 2”

• July 25 – “Grudge Match”

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.

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• “Saturday Music & Cookout,” noon-5 p.m., with music by Jerry Jones 12:30-4:40 p.m.

• Key West Music & Wine Fest, May 3

• Nantucket Music & Wine Fest, May 15 – cq, a Thursday

• Memorial Saturday Music/Cookout – May 24.

PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, flat-track derby league. Next bouts, May 31 vs. Cape Fear Black Harrts in Wilmington, N.C., and June 21 vs. Rogue Rollergirls in Fayetteville, N.C. www.palmettostaterollergirls.com or psrg@mail.com.

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Memorial Day Cookout, 4-8 p.m. May 25, on pier

• “Movies After Dark,” 9 p.m. Thursdays, beginning June 12, in Martin Park, at Dogwood Drive South and Sixth Avenue South

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.

• April 26 at Joey Doggs, 1818 U.S. 17 Business N., near Surfside Beach and by Old Time Pottery

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27 (rescheduled from April 19 because of rain) at Lakewood Camping Resort Conference Center, 5901 U.S. 17 Business S., between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, north of S.C. 544 – registration opens 9 a.m., also benefiting Backpack Buddies.

• 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3 at Ripley’s Aquarium, at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach.

• May 10 in club show at Broadway at the Beach – registration 9 a.m.-noon, judging at 3:30 p.m.

• 1-4 p.m. May 11 a Sunday, at Jamin’ Leather, 1222 Port Drive, Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 17 Bypass, south of George Bishop Parkway/Harrelson Boulevard

• May 17 at Jud Kuhn Chevrolet, 3740 S.C. 9 E., Little River

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

May 31 at Texas Road House, 3037 U.S. 17 Business S. Garden City Beach.

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, meets monthly, next time 5 p.m. May 18 Barefoot Resort and Golf Clubhouse, 4980 Barefoot Resort Bridge Road, near North Myrtle Beach S.C. 294-0127 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

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

THEATERS

Prices, times vary by site, program.

ALABAMA THEATRE, 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. (272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com):

• Eddie Miles’ “A Salute to Elvis and Country Legends,” May 18 and June 22

• Josh Turner, June 7

• “Happy Together Tour” – with Flo & Eddie (Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan) from The Turtles, Chuck Negron from Three Dog Night, Mark Farner from Grand Funk Railroad, as well as Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & The Playboys – June 12

• “1964 the Tribute, July 11

• Joe Nichols, July 17

• Martina McBride, Aug. 15

• Merle Haggard, Aug. 22

• “The Ricky Mokel Show,” starring Grant Turner, Aug. 23

• Jeanne Robertson, Aug. 29

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 May 22, all 7 p.m.: “The Carolina Opry” on Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays, and “The Good Vibrations Show” Mondays, Wednesdays 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), “The Magic of Carl Michael” family show 6 p.m. May 9 and 30-31; and at 8 p.m. each night, also 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays:

• Andy Woodhull, May 6-10

• Julie Scoggins, May 14-17

• Tim Kidd, May 21-24

• April Macie, May 27-31

• Paul Varghese, June 4-7

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?” – May 10, 17 and 31

• “Whose Night Out Is It Anyway” – for adults – May 9, 16 and 30

• “Four-Letter Word,” for adults, May 7

• Level 2 Student Showcase, 4 p.m. May 10

• “Sex, Lies and Shakespeare,” for adults, May 15

• “50 Shades of Hunger Games,” for adults, May 21

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:

• Rich Vos, May 8-12

• Monte Allen and Suicide Jimmy, May 13-17

• Rollin’ Jay Moore, May 20-23

Chris Barnes, May 27-31

• Jimmie “JJ” Walker, June 5-7

• Tommy Blaze, June 10-14

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, Elton John and Ricky Nelson (each through May 10), Michael Jackson, Madonna, Elvis Presley, and Steven Tyler joining cast on 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, for $15 advance, $18 at door. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, “Boeing Boeing,” 8 p.m. May 8-10, and 2:30 p.m. May 11, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. Also, “Hairspray,” July 11-27 and “Little Shop of Horrors,” Oct. 17-Nov. 2. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

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

• “Bonnie & Clyde,” 7:30 p.m. May 8-10; and 3 p.m. May 10-11

• “Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr.” by Coastal Youth Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 23-24 and 3 p.m. May 25.

• “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, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Spring Music Recital, 3 p.m. May 18. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com:

THE BOATHOUSE WATERWAY BAR & GRILL, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to Clarion Hotel (903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com):

• “Nashville Fridays” | 9 p.m. weekly: Old Moonshine Southern Revival April 25, Ricky Young May 2, Brian Davis May 9, Matt Stillwell May 16, Old Dominion May 23, Joe Diffie May 30, Adam Sanders June 6, Mulch Brothers June 20, Michael Ray June 27, Tyler Hammond July 4, and Austin Mowery July 11.

• Sunday series | 5 p.m. weekly: Middle Class Rut April 27, Saving Abel May 4, Yung Joc May 11, Rehab May 18, Almost Kings May 25, Parmalee June 1, Shwayze June 8, Inner Circle June 15, Fuel June 22, Fastball June 29, Outshyne with Tyler Hammond Band July 6, Collie Buddz July 13, Dangermuffiin July 20, Natty Vibes July 27, Litttle Texas Aug. 3, JerryFest Aug. 10, Tru Sol Aug. 17, Ballyhoo! Aug. 24.

CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY. ”Night of the Rising Stars: Young Treasures Annual Recital,” with winners of Young Treasures scholarship competition, 7 p.m. May 20 at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church in Litchfield Beach. 520-0744 or www.culturalcouncil.info.

FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER, 3300 West Radio Drive, at Interstates 95 and 20 (tickets at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com; details at 679-4525 or www.florenceciviccenter.com):

• Anthony Hamilton & Friends, 8:30 p.m. May 10

• Lil’ Boosie, with August Alsina, 8 p.m. June 5

• “Tribute To Our Vets Car Show & Cruise-In,” for Wounded Warriors Family Support, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 14. 665-4520 or eveningshadeinc.com

• Fantasia, with Lyfe Jennings. 8:30 p.m. June 21.

FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 201 S. Dargan St., Florence, Clint Black, with Michaelis, 7:30 p.m. May 30; and Indigo Girls with Florence Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. June 20. 843-661-4444 or www.fmupac.org.

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, DVD showings at 6 p.m. second Monday monthly, next with Verdi’s :Din Carlo” May 12, at Brightwater, 101 Brightwater Road, off International Drive and S.C. 31, northwest of Myrtle Beach. 385-3963 or gsow.net, and Brightwater at 903-8300:

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.

• The Lacs and Sunny Ledfurd, 9 p.m. May 9

• Uncle Kracker, with Jesse James Dupree and Dixie Inc., 9 p.m. May 10

• Blackberry Smoke, with Drake White, 8:30 p.m. May 13

• Danny “The Count” and Count’s 77 and Zoso – Led Zeppelin tribute, with Dead Man’s Mail, 8:30 p.m. May 14

Steel Panther, with Future Villains, 9 p.m. May 15

• Jackyl, 8:30 p.m. May 16

• Jamey Johnson, 9 p.m. May 17

• Blue October, with Terraplane Sun, 8 p.m. May 18,

• Neon Trees, with Smallpools and Nightmare & The Cat, 8 p.m. May 25

LONG BAY SYMPHONY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, “Going for Baroque,” 7 p.m. May 17 in Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, and 4 p.m. May 18 in Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown, with works by such composers as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. 448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, at 5 p.m. third Saturday monthly at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com:

• May 17 -- End of the Road Boys at 5 and 7:20 p.m., and Hubert Lawson and Country Bluegrass Boys 6 and 8:20 p.m.,

• June 21 – The Grass Strings

SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS, at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., benefiting local school music programs, with The Backsliders on May 31 – dinner at 6:30 p.m., concert 7:30. 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 IN Fine Arts, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery):

“Portfolio II: Graphic Design” thesis exhibition, through May 10, with closing reception 4:30 p.m. May 9.

• “PreOccupied” by Michael Dickins, May 19-June 28.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, noon-midnight Mondays-Saturdays.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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• “Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams,” June 3-Sept. 21

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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. 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. Noon-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays through May, then of June: noon-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-7 p.m. Sundays. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com. (Also, second gallery at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach.)

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.

STUDIO B ART GALLERY, 2922 Howard Ave., Unit D, Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 839-1278 or www.studiobgalleries.com.

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WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD. 42nd year of “Art in the Park,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 21-22 in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Park, at North Kings Highway and 14th Avenue North. 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

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):

• Huntington Sculpture Garden (guided) Tour, at 11 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. daily through June 6

“Kent Ullberg: A Retrospective” wildlife sculpture exhibit, May 17-Aug. 3

• Art Festival, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7

• “Cool Summer Evenings,” open late until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, June 11-Aug. 8.

• “Wine Tasting,” 6-8 p.m. June 14

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. “A Reflection and Interpretation of Our Culture” doll collection of Cassandra Williams Rush on exhibit May 17-June 30. 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, by reservation only (546-4623 or www.hobcawbarony.org):

Barony tours, including Hobcaw House, generally 10 a.m.-noon and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays

• “Birding on the Barony” tours, with Jerry Walls, a naturalist from Hemingway, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on third Saturday monthly

• “Preschool Play,” for ages 4 and younger, 10-11:30 a.m. May 24

• “Catch Me if You Can,” featuring live raptors, from The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw (971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org), 2:30-4 p.m. May 24, for $10.

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. 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. 910-579-9021 or oldbridgepreservationsociety.org.

THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown, 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. 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.-9 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, 4, 6 and 8 p.m.; and alligator handling at 11 a.m. and 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. 361-0789 or www. alligatoradventure.com.

ARK ADVENTURES, birding/boating trips with Jerry Walls, a naturalist from Hemingway, by appointment. 933-1372, a mazinganimalsprogram.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. 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 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. Extension, Myrtle Beach, west of U.S. 17 Bypass, 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.

NATURE ADVENTURE OUTFITTERS, in Francis Marion National Forest, on U.S. 17, south of Georgetown and McClellanville, various tours led by Jerry Walls. 843-568-3222, 800-673-0679 or www.natureadventuresoutfitters.com.

“PIRATE ADVENTURES”, for children, on 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 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.

WALLACE SAILING CHARTERS, by appointment, from 525 Front St., Georgetown, for outings such as wildlife viewing and special occasions, from two to 24 hours. 902-6999 or www.wallacesailingcharters.com.

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