Myrtle Beach-area arts and cultural calendar for July 18-24

July 18, 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 group of women 50 and older who dance more than 50 shows annually, at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 497-4094.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, auditions for Little Shop of Horrors, noon-2 p.m. July 26 and Aug. 2, and 6-8 p.m. July 28, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown – for performances Oct. 17-Nov. 2. Roles for two women (ages 16-35 and 25-35), and five men (ages 18-50, 20-35, 20-50, 22-40, and 40-65). Reach Bob Gauss, director, at 251-4111 or email info@rdgcustom.com .

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

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

• “Classic Film Series,” 2 p.m. Sundays, and 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays: “The Breakfast Club” July 20 and 23, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” July 27 and 30, “The Big Lebowski” Aug. 3 and 6, and “Beverly Hills Cop” Aug. 10 and 13.

• “Summer Movie Clubhouse,” 10 a.m. Mondays-Wednesdays: “Walking with Dinosaurs” July 21-23, “The Lego Movie” July 28-31, “Rio 2” Aug. 4-6, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” Aug. 11-13.

• “Glenn Beck’s ‘We Will Not Conform,’” 8 p.m. July 22.

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

• “Anchorman 2,” July 18

• “Grudge Match,” July 25

• “Non-Stop,” Aug. 1

• “Robocop,” Aug. 8

• “Endless Love,” Aug. 15

• “Ride Along,” Aug. 22

• “Son of God.” Aug. 29

• “Jack Ryan,” Sept. 5

• “Midnight Stallion,” Sept. 12

• “3 Days to Kill,” Sept. 19

• “Anonymous, Sept. 26

• “Doc Holiday’s Revenge,” Oct. 3

• “The Monuments Men,” Oct. 10

• “Duck Dynasty: Duck Days of Summer,” Oct. 17

• “Trials of Cate McCall,” Oct. 24

• “Still Mine,” Oct. 31.

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.

THE MARKET COMMON, off Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach (839-3500 or www.marketcommonmb.com):

• “Music in the Streets,” 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 27 in gazebos, with face painting for children.

• “Music on the Green” concerts, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays in Valor Memorial Garden: Paul Grimshaw on July 17, Hot Sauce July 24, Josh Brannon Band July 31, Painted Man Aug. 7 and 21, and Tracy Thompson and Denny Hess Trio Aug. 14 and 28.

• Horse-and-carriage rides, 5-8 p.m. Fridays from outside Dolce Lusso Salon and Spa, 3060 Howard Ave.

• “Movies Under The Stars,” at dusk on most Fridays in Valor Memorial Garden: “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” (from 1989) July 18; “Space Jam” (1996) July 25; “Cloudy with a Chance Of Meatballs” (2009) Aug. 15; “Monsters University” (2013) Aug. 22; and “G-Force” (2009) Aug. 29.

“POPPY’S SUMMER MOVIE MAGIC,” 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays at Grand 14 Cinema, at The Market Common (282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com):

• “Turbo” July 15-17

• “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” July 22-24

• “Epic” July 29-31

• “Shrek Forever After,” Aug. 5-7

• “Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” Aug. 12-14.

“SUMMER MOVIE SERIES,” 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Frank Theatres’ CineBowl & Grille, at Inlet Square, at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet (651-9400 or www.franktheatres.com):

• “How To Train Your Dragon,” July 15 and 17

• “Kung Fu Panda 2,” July 22 and 24

• “Megamind,” July 29 and 31

• “Despicable Me 2,” Aug. 5 and 7

• “Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax,’” Aug. 12 and 14

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.

MOVIES IN THE PARK,” about dusk (8:15-8:45 p.m.) in Conway’s Riverfront Park, on Elm Street: “Muppets Most Wanted” July 25, “The Goonies” Aug. 8, “Dirty Dancing” Sept. 27, and “Hotel Transylvania” Oct. 25. 248-1740 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com.

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, meets monthly, next at 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at Hilton Garden Inn, outside south end of Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach, close to Harrelson Boulevard and U.S. 17 Bypass. 294-0127 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

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

THEATERS

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 a series of guest concerts, all at 7 p.m.:

• Eddie Miles’ “A Salute to Elvis and Country Legends,” July 20

• Martina McBride, Aug. 15

• Merle Haggard, Aug. 22

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

• Jeanne Robertson, Aug. 29

• The Lettermen, Sept. 6

• “John Mueller’s ’50s Dance Party” tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Big Bopper, Sept. 13

Kenny Rogers, Sept. 20

Temptations (including last surviving original member Otis Williams) and Four Tops, Sept. 27

ATLANTIC STAGE, at Coastal Carolina University Myrtle Beach Education Center’s 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass: “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” Oct. 16-Nov. 9, “A Christmas Carol” Nov. 26-Dec. 21, “Doubt” Jan. 9-Feb. 2, and “Present Laughter” April 2-26. 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,” “The Good Vibrations Show” and “Light!” 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, at 8 p.m. each night, also 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays (839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com):

• “Open Mic Mondays,” 9 p.m. weekly through July 28

• “Magic of Carl Michael” family show, 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Aug. 16, and 7 p.m. Aug. 20

• “Comedy Hypnosis Show with Herb McCandles,” 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 5

These comedians at 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, and 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays:

• Mike Armstrong, through July 19

• Monte Allen, July 23-26

• Mike Stanley, July 30-Aug. 2

• Sam Morril, Aug. 6-9

• Ward Anderson, Aug. 13-16

• Dean Napolitano, Aug. 20-23

• Louis Ramey, Aug. 27-30

• Matt Holt, 8 p.m. Sept. 3-6 and 10 p.m. Sept. 5-6

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):

• “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” – Mondays (but not Aug. 25) and Wednesdays through August, and on Aug. 30

• “Whose Night Out Is It Anyway” – for adults – Tuesdays (but not Aug. 26) and Fridays through August

• “Jokers Wild” adult show, Aug. 14

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

• Greg Warren, through July 20

• Eddie Clark, July 21-27

• Dale Jones, July 28-Aug. 3

• Manny Oliveira, Aug. 4-10

• Greg Morton, Aug. 11-17

• Basile, Aug. 18-24

• Joey Kola, Aug. 28-31

• J.J. Ramirez, Sept. 1-6

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, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Elvis Presley, Steven Tyler, and through Aug. 16, Taylor Swift. 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, returning 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. New season: “Southern Comforts” Aug. 14-31, “Dollhouse” Oct. 2-18, “You Better Watch Out!” Dec. 4-21, “Love Letters” Jan. 29-Feb. 15, and “Elvis Has Left the Building” May 28-June 14. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, “Hairspray,” 8 p.m. July 18-19 and 24-26, and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through July 27, and “Little Shop of Horrors,” Oct. 17-Nov. 2. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

MUSIC/CONCERTS

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, including Ricky Young July 18, and Sam Hunt July 25.

• “Summer Concert Series,” 5 p.m. Sundays, with Dangermuffiin July 20, Natty Vibes July 27, Litttle Texas Aug. 3, JerryFest Aug. 10, Tru Sol Aug. 17, and Ballyhoo! Aug. 24.

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):

• “Into the Woods” by Brunswick Little Theatre (910-471-7741 or www.brunswicklittletheatre.com), 7:30 p.m. July 25-26 and Aug. 1-2, and 3 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 3

• Ralph Stanley, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9

• Blues Hall of Fame Tour – Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica, James Cotton (harmonica), and John Hammond (guitar) – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17

• Randy Linder’s tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6

• The Annie Moses Band’s Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4

• Emile Pandolfi with Dana Russell, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22

• “Wuthering Heights” by Aquila Theatre, 7:30 p.m. March 2

• Billy McGuigan’s “Yesterday and Today,” 7:30 p.m. March 19

• “A Tribute to John Denver” by Long Bay Symphony (448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com) with Tom Becker, 7:30 p.m. April 18

BRUNSWICK COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION, concerts and outdoor movies (910-253-2031 or www.brunswickcountync.gov/Portals/0/BC/files/parksandrec/BBC-042514-Y-4.pdf):

• Shallotte – In Rourk Gardens, on Main Street, across from Jerome’s Steak & Seafood – Concerts at 6:30 p.m.: Hip Pocket Band July 17; Band of Oz July 24; Jim Quick & Coastline July 31; and Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Aug. 14. Movies at dusk: “Frozen” July 10, “The Nut Job” Aug 7, and “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” Aug. 21.

• Calabash, in Town Park, 868 Persimmon Road – Concerts 6:30 p.m. Thursdays: Homemade Jam July 31, and Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Aug. 7. Movies at dusk: Thursdays: “Wreck It Ralph” June 19, “Despicable Me 2” July 17, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” Aug. 14, and “Monsters University” Oct. 31.

• Sunset Beach – in Village Park gazebo, on Queen Anne Street (www.sunsetbeachconcerts.com) – Concerts 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Smokin’ Hot July 16, Duke Ladd Band July 23, Mark Roberts Band July 30, The Dickens Aug. 6, Six Stylez Aug. 16, Darrell Harwood Aug. 20, Carolina Breakers Aug. 27, and Fantastic Shakers Sept. 3.

• Ocean Isle Beach – in parking lot of Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St. (910-579-1016) – Concerts 6:30 p.m. Fridays: The Embers with Craig Woolard July 18, Hip Pocket Band July 25, Mark Roberts Band Aug. 1, The Rick Strickland Band Aug. 8, Jim Quick & Coastline Aug. 15, The Imitations Aug. 22, Band of Oz Aug. 29, and Holiday Band Sept. 5.

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE (444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com):

• “Songs of a Passionate Life,” 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Waccamaw High School in Pawleys Island, and 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.

• “Christmas & Carols and All That Jazz,” 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at Socastee High School, and 4 p.m. Dec. 14 at Trinity Church.

• “Love Like You’ll Never Be Hurt,” Feb. 14 at Seaside Methodist Church, 1300 Seaside Road, Sunset Beach, N.C., and Feb. 15 at First United Methodist Church, 901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.

• “A Big Band in the House of God,” April 25 at Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, and April 26 at Waccamaw High School, in Pawleys Island.

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):

• North American Grappling Association Myrtle Beach/Florence Grappling Championship – No-Gi & Gi tournament, Aug. 9. Pre-registration ends 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at nagafighter.com/index.php?module=eventinformationpage/380#.

• “Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend,” 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3

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

• Florence Gun Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 20 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21. $8 ages 13 and older, otherwise free.

• “Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove,” 7 p.m. Oct 9-11, 11 a.m., and 3 p.m. Oct. 11-12

FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 201 S. Dargan St., Florence (843-661-4444 or www.fmupac.org):

• Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30.

• Garry Krinsky: “Toying with Science,” 2 p.m. Sept. 24

• Brass Transit, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28

• “The Hit Men – Former Stars of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons,” 2 p.m. Oct. 13.

• San Jose Taiko, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29.

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, DVD showings at 6 p.m. second Monday almost monthly, 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):

• Sept. 8 – Verdi’s “Otello”

• Oct. 13 – Ponchielli’s “La Gioconda”

• Nov. 10 – “The Berlin Concert,” with Domingo, Netrebko and Villazon.

HOUSE OF BLUES, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Various events daily (272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach), such as:

• Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 7 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. www.murdermysteryproductions.com.

• “Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch,” 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Reservations at 913-3746.

• Live free music concerts most nights on The Deck, with various acts.

• Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, 9 p.m. July 19

• Jesse McCartney, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6

• Ted Nugent, 7 p.m. Aug. 11

• Mike Stud, 9 p.m. Aug. 19

• Chevelle, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22

• Fitz and the Tantrums, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5

• Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Sept. 13

• Cheap Trick, Oct. 3

• Kip Moore, Nov. 7

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

• “Beethoven’s Ninth,” 4 p.m. Sept. 28 with Carolina Master Chorale.

• “Movie Music Spectacular: The Music of John Williams,” 7 p.m. Oct. 18

• “Tchaikovsky and the Romantic Spirit,” 4 p.m. Nov. 9

• “Musical Classics for the Holiday Season,” by chamber orchestra, 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach; 3 p.m. Dec. 7 in Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway; and 7 p.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1100 Eighth Ave. N, North Myrtle Beach.

• “Musical Postcards,” 4 p.m. Jan. 25

• “Pomp & Circumstance: English Splendour,” 4 p.m. March 8

• “Back Home Again: A Tribute to John Denver,” with Tom Becker, former member of New Christy Minstrels; 7 p.m. April 11 at Myrtle Beach High; and 4 p.m. April 12 in Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown; and 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium, off U.S. 17 in Supply, N.C. (Tickets for this show only at 910-755-7416; 800-754-1050, ext. 7416; or www.bccowa.com):

• “Smaller Treasures: Masterpieces from the Chamber Repertory,” by chamber orchestra, 7 p.m. May 16 at Trinity Church; and 4 p.m. May 17 at All Saints (Anglican) Church, 3560 Kings River Road, Pawleys Island.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH (280-5570, ext. 1):

•  “Music on Main” weekly series (parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11), 7-9 p.m. Thursdays:

• In Horseshoe, at Main and Ocean Boulevard – The Castaways July 17, Fat Jack Band July 24, Fantastic Shakers July 31, Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot Aug. 14, Carolina Soul Band Aug. 21, Atlantic Groove Aug. 28, Hip Pocket Sept. 18, and Jim Quick and Coastline Sept. 25.

• At 202 Main St. – The Wannabees Aug. 7, and Tru Sol Sept. 4.

• “Sounds of Summer” monthly series ( parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18) 7-9 p.m. on the third Friday monthly in North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, at S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway: Pam Taylor Band July 18, Too Much Sylvia Aug. 15, and Dickens Sept. 19.

• “Movies at McLean” ( parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=128), 15 minutes after sunset on second Friday monthly in McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues south: “Despicable Me 2,” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8, “Frozen” 7:40 p.m. Sept. 12, and “Hotel Transylvania” 7 p.m. Oct. 10.

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:

• July 19 – Ken Scoggins and Millers Creek, and Subject To Change Band

• Aug. 16 – Cabin Creek, and Southern Junction

• Sept. 20 – Dyer Switch Bluegrass Band, and Palmetto Blue

• Oct. 18 – Slope Valley, and The Southern Gentlemen

• Nov. 15 – Trinity River Band, and Cottonwood Bluegrass

FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7 p.m. Fridays starting July 11, at First Presbyterian Church, 5435 Main St., Loris (756-1629 or www.lorisfpc.com):

• July 18 – Grace Revealed Duo, and Mount Leon Baptist Church Worship Band

• July 25 – Medicinal Whiskey, and Glad Trio

• Aug. 1 – Howard Agnew, and Live Loud

• Aug. 8 – New Direction, and Royal-Descendants.

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 (349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery):

• “Herb Reith: Solo Exhibition,” through Aug. 7

• “Syd Mead: Progressions,” Aug. 18-Oct. 18, and artist reception 4:30 p.m. Sept. 3 in gallery, after lecture at 2 p.m. that day in Edwards Recital Hall

• “Diana Farfan: Solo Exhibition,” Oct. 23-Nov. 24, and artist reception 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in gallery, after lecture there at 2 p.m that day.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Summer Art Show through Sept. 15. 449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.

CONWAY GLASS, 209 Laurel St., Conway. 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:

• “Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams,” through Sept. 21

• “Claire Ferrell: A is for Art” and “Track of the Rainbow Serpent: Australian Aboriginal Paintings of the Wolfe Creek Crater,” both through Sept. 14.

Adams exhibit lectures | All at 2 p.m. and free, but reservations required at 238-2510:

• July 23 – “Classic Images of Myrtle Beach,” by Jack Thompson, photographer and historian

• Aug. 6 – “The Alchemy of Ansel Adams’ Darkroom,” by Easton Selby, professor of visual arts at CCU

• Aug. 20 – “Ansel Adams and Contemporaries: The Intrepid Ones,” by Andrea Baldeck, fine-art photographer;

• Sept. 3 – “Close to Home: Finding the Grand Landscape in Horry and Georgetown Counties,” by Donald Withers, photographer and naturalist

• Sept. 10 – “Ansel Adams’ Photography as Conservation Advocacy,” by Douglas Haller, archivist, curator and historian

• Sept. 21 – “Far From Home: Wild Photography in a New Age,” by Kyle Waters, photographer and wildlife scientist

Adams exhibit docent tours | All 2 p.m.:

• Aug. 10 with with Elizabeth Howie, a visual arts professor at Coastal Carolina University

• Sept. 11 with Douglas Haller, former curator of photographs at the California Historical Society

• Sept. 14 with Janet Blackmon-Morgan, staff photographer at The Sun News

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. 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.

HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Richardson Gallery, off U.S. 501 in Conway, exhibit coordinated by Waterway Woodcarvers from Myrtle Beach (903-3238 or www.waterwaywoodcarversclub.com – group meets 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays at A.C. Moore, 1120 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach, near Target; store phone 213-2070), with more than 100 artworks, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.. Mondays-Wednesdays through November. 349-5269 or www.hgtc.edu.

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.

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. (Second gallery at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach). Also, “Chair-ity” event in September, with “Art in Common” fall festival Sept. 27-28 at Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.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. (910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com):

• “The Sailing Life” group show, through July 30

• “Jeffcoat Pottery: 40th Anniversary Exhibiton,” by Joe and Tonda Jeffcoat, Aug. 1-Sept. 6

• “Studio 12” group show, Sept. 9-Oct. 4

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. “Kent UIlberg: A Retrospective,” through Aug. 3, and “Cool Summer Evenings,” staying open until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 8. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

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

“ENCOUNTERS: UFO EXPERINCE,” through Sept. 2 at north end of Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. 444-0443 or www.ufoexhibition.com.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, 120 Broad St., Georgetown. 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.

HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, 1808 21st Ave. N. Ext., Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, next to Broadway Grand Prix, 9:30 a.m.-midnight daily. 444-0091 or www.hollywoodwaxmyrtlebeach.com.

HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, 805 Main St., Conway, in historic Burroughs School building (915-5320). Also, L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, north of Conway (365-3596). www.horrycountymuseum.org.

KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM (AND STEWART-PARKER HOUSE), 1003 Front St., Georgetown. 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. 17 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 Mondays-Saturdays through Sept. 1. Planetarium Sky Theater dome shows: 11 a.m. “Legends of the Night Sky” at 11 a.m., “Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea” 1 p.m., “Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure” 2 p.m., “Undiscovered Worlds“ 3 p.m., “Back to the Moon for Good” 4 p.m., and “Dynamic Earth” 5 p.m., and laser music shows 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 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. “ToyTime” exhibit through Nov. 1. 427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com.

OLD BRIDGE MUSEUM, at Old Sunset Beach Swing Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C. 910-363-6585 or oldbridgepreservationsociety.org.

THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown (546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org). Also, in Prevost Gallery:

• “Summer Solstice,” recent work by Elise Moore and Esther Sharp, through July 21

• “Fiber and figures,” work by Patsy Givens, Kathy Weiss, Bob Hoffman and Craig Bruce, July 26-Aug. 18

• “Three-Woman Show,” paintings by Susan Goodman, Janice Coward and Gail Joley, Sept. 6 through November

• Georgetown County Watercolor Society annual exhibition, Nov. 8-Jan. 10

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. 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, , 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. 903-4774 or www.wheelsofyesteryearmb.com.

TOURS

ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, with 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 by appointment. 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, 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. 246-1495 or www.rivermemories.org.

CAPT. KIRK’S RIVER AND SWAMP TOURS, 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, 40 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. 650-9139, 650-2734 or www.freewoodsfarm.com.

HELICOPTER TOURS, all with rates starting at $20:

• 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., 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: $69. 477-0800 or www.mbsegway.com.

“PIRATE ADVENTURES,” for children, returning in spring, 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 available by appointment. 546-7893 or www.sc-cares.org.

SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S. 17 N., Awendaw. 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. 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, with a minimum four riders and maximum six; call for times. 651-2994 or www.plantationrivertours.com.

WALLACE SAILING CHARTERS, sailing cruises by appointment from 525 Front St., Georgetown. 902-6999 or www.wallacesailingcharters.com.

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