If you go
LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD
What, when and how much |
• “Summer Parrot Head Fest,” noon-6 p.m. Saturday,with music until 5 p.m. by The Lanny Prewitt Band, and The Fin City Trio; $8 ages 18-79, otherwise free, and bring two canned/dry good items for area food banks and receive $3 off admission.
• “Super Wine Saturday,” noon-6 p.m. July 26, with music 1-5 p.m. by Laidback Larry, for free.
• “Blues & Jazz Fest,” Aug. 2, for $8
• “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest, Aug. 16, for $8
• “Summer Breeze Music Fest,” Aug. 30, for $8
• “Dog Days Blues & Jazz Fest,” Sept. 13
Where | 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School
Also | Both every week through at least October, with free admission, and including music 1-5 p.m. by local artists:
• “Wine Wednesdays”
• “Wine Down Fridays,” with Ed Torres performing this Friday
Information | 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com
‘FAMILY FUN NIGHT’ BOWLING
Benefiting | Sav-R-Cats International adoption center
What | Bowl for two hours, play pool and cornhole, and take part in a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle
When | 6-10 p.m. Saturday
Where | Surfside Bowl Entertainment Center, 510 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach
How much | Bowl for two hours for $5, including shoe rental
• Sav-R-Cats, based in the South Seas Village Plaza, 1117 S.C. 544, near Surfside Beach, just west of U.S. 17 Business, across from Walgreens, 222-8057 or www.sav-r-cats.com
• Surfside Bowl, 238-2695 or www.surfsidebowlingcenter.com
ANNUAL TORRY AWARDS/45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
What | Season-ending gala, saluting performers, personnel behind the scenes, and volunteers.
Who | Theatre of the Republic, beginning its 45th year
When | 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday
Where | Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway, then party outside afterward (about 9:30 p.m.) on Main Street, between Third and Fourth avenues – Note, this block will be closed 7 p.m.-midnight to all vehicular traffic.
How much | $15 for awards, free admission for street party
2013-14 season in review | “9 to 5: The Musical,” “The 39 Steps,” “Holiday on Main Street: My Favorite Things,” “Monty Python’s SpamALot,” “Bonnie & Clyde: A New Musical,” and “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.”
2014-15 season | Premieres with “Avenue Q,” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15-16, 21-23 and 28-30, and 3 p.m. Aug. 17, 23-24 and 30-31; then:
• “Young Frankenstein,” Oct. 17-Nov. 2
• “Holiday Special,” Dec. 4-20
• “Rent,” Feb. 20-March 8
• “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” April 24-May 10
• “Gypsy,” June 19-July 5.
How much | Each for $21 (or $19 each for groups of 15 or more, by phone or at box office), or subscribe with season tickets – $120, $228, $432 or $612 for respective one, two, four or six tickets per show; also, flex ticket plans available at same rates for six, 12, 24 or 36 admissions to any of the six season productions.
Other shows | Each $21:
• “Illusions on Main Street: Fabulous Fakes Take II” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 3 p.m. Sept. 28
• “Extremities” Jan. 6-11 ($3 discount available if purchased with season series plan)
• “Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” April 3-5.
Coastal Youth Theatre |
• Walt Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.” at 7:30 p.m. July 25-26 and 3 p.m. July 26-27, for $15 adults and $7 children.
• Fall program registration – tuition $475, including costumes – continues through Sept. 1, with class sessions 4-6:30 p.m. Mondays, culminating with performances of “Babes In Toyland,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28-29 and 3 p.m. Nov. 30, for $15 adults and $7 children.
• Spring program signup ends Feb. 16, with classes 4-6:30 p.m. Mondays starting Feb. 23, also for $475, and with season-ending play to be announced.
Information | 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com
MYRTLE BEACH CAR CLUB CRUISE-INS
When and where| All on Saturdays, mostly 11 a.m.-2 p.m.:
• noon-3 p.m. July 19 – NHC Health Care, 9405 U.S. 17 Bypass, near Garden City Beach
• July 26 – Surfside Shine Car Wash, 600 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach (more details at 997-3992)
• Aug. 2 – with Grand Strand Corvette Club, at Camping Connection, 1756 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach, near Old Time Pottery – registration $20, benefiting Jason’s House charity, opening 9 a.m., show ending at 2:30 p.m.
• Aug. 9 – Bucksport Plantation Marina & RV Resort, 135 Bucksport Road, off U.S. 701, south of Conway
• Aug. 16 – Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 1633 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island ( 570-351-2465).
• Aug. 23 at Pizza Hut, 1610 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach, near Camping Connection and Old Time Pottery
• Noon-4 p.m. Aug. 30 at ninth annual “Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival,” at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Grand Strand Campus Conference Center, 950 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach, close to Farrow Parkway, Pampas Drive and Myrtle Beach’s Grand Park.
How much | Mostly free, unless noted otherwise
Information | 742-9802
NOPI (NUMBER ONE PARTS INC.) NATIONALS CAR SHOW
When | July 25-27
Gates open | 4 p.m. July 25, and 10 a.m. July 26-27
Where | Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, off U.S. 501, near Tanger Outlets and Carolina Forest
How much | General admission, for spectators, ages 13 and older, on day of show at gate:
• Single day –$15 for July 25, $25 each July 26-27
• Two-day, for July 26-27 – $40
• Three-day – $45
• Free all days for ages 12 and younger, and for active duty military with ID
Information | 353-1692, or www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com, and nopinationals.com
HOT ROD PROMOTIONS CRUISE-INS
When, where and how much |
• 1-4 p.m. July 26 at Tee Box Tavern, 4620 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), Socastee, for free.
• 6-9 p.m. July 30 at Acme Bar & Grill, 3340 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, in Inlet Crossing Center, near Inlet Square, for free.
• 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 12, for all cars, at Hooters, on U.S. 17, by S.C. 22, and Myrtle Beach Mall, near Briarcliffe Acres (272-3739), as part of third annual “Mopars at the Beach.” Free admission, but preregistration requested at www.moparsatthebeach.com.
• Cruise-in and barbecue, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 13 for all cars, at Wheels of Yesteryear auto and truck museum (903-4774), 413 Hospitality Lane, off U.S. 501, near Carolina Forest, across from Tanger Outlets, by Myrtle Beach Speedway, during Mopar Week. Free, but preregistration requested at www.moparsatthebeach.com.
• Cruise-in and Pre-Car Show Party for Mopar Week, for all cars, 6 p.m.-midnight Aug. 15 at The Carolina Tavern, 852 Mall Drive, Murrells Inlet (947-0708), by Inlet Square, west of U.S. 17 Business. Free admission, but preregistration requested at www.moparsatthebeach.com.
• Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show for Mopar Week, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 16, at Inlet Square, at U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet. $25 preregistered vehicle admission, Mopars only, (or $12 to display only), otherwise $25 and $15, respectively, during Mopar Week. Free for spectators. (Details and registration at www.moparsatthebeach.com.)
• 6-11 p.m. Aug. 16 at The Marlin Bar & Grill, 614 Atlantic Ave., Garden City Beach, off U.S. 17 Business, across from Walgreens, for $10, including a meal and benefiting breast cancer awareness and treatment efforts.
• noon-3 p.m. Aug. 17 at Cheesesteak U, 1315 U.S. 501 Business, Conway, next to Oliver’s Restaurant.
Information | 503-8245
32ND ANNUAL CRAFTMEN’S SUMMER CLASSIC ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL
When | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 1-2 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 3
Where | Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North
How much | $8 ages 13 and older ($1 discount coupon available online), $1 ages 6-12, and free ages 5 and younger, plus admission’s good for all three days with a return pass available from show office
Information | 336-282-5550 or www.craftshow.com
‘ALIVE AFTER 5’
By | Conway Downtown Alive
When | 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7 (and first Thursday monthly through November, with changing themes)
Where | Fourth Avenue and Laurel Street in downtown Conway
Includes | Chris Clark Bike Stunt Show on Laurel Street, then concert afterward by the Rock Church Band.
How much | Free
Also | “Rivertown Dine-Around” culinary tour, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 13 across downtown, from home base of Conway Visitor Center, 903 Third Ave., with free admission with pre-registration and mini-entree items on sampler menu start at $2, and most items do not exceed $4.
Information | 248-6260 or www.conwayalive.com
15TH ANNUAL GUY DANIELS MEMORIAL SURF-OFF
In memory of | Guy Daniels, a lifelong Surfside Beach resident who died in 1999 at age 19, also a College of Charleston student who spent his summers as a lifeguard in Surfside Beach and worked at a local surf shop
• Guy Daniels Memorial Foundation, giving local students college scholarships – more than 50 to date, exceeding $61,000 collectively.
• “Respect the Beach,” an initiative that promotes cleanliness of beaches through working with town of Surfside Beach to provide trash and recycling receptacles at Surfside Beach walkovers as well as receptacles for beachgoers to dispose of their cigarette butts before walking onto the beach.
When | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 2-3
Where | Atlantic Ocean, at 13th Avenue South in Surfside Beach
For | Anyone of any age, male and female
Also | Besides surfing shortboard and longboard competitions, a:
• Stand-up-paddleboard race
• Bodyboard division
• Novice heat for new surfers
• Youth “push-in” heat, which gives grown-ups a chance to push their young surfers into a few waves; free to enter
• Raffle of items including: shirts, hats, DVDs, sunglasses, gift certificates, and a surfboard.
How much |
• Entry fee $25 for one surfing event, $5 for each additional event – deadline July 30, with forms available online and at local surf shops.
• Free to watch
Information | 655-1434 or www.surfoff.com
ALL-AMERICAN SUMMER WAKEBOARDING TOUR
By | Empire Wake (www.empirewake.com)
What | Wakeboarding and wakesurfing competitions
When | Aug. 2-3
Where | Bucksport Plantation Marina & RV Resort, 135 Bucksport Road, off U.S. 701, south of Conway, at Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile marker 377
Schedule | Entry free $50:
• Aug. 2 – Groms (for competitors 11 and younger) at 11 a.m, then other wakeboarding divisions the rest of the day: Women's, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Open, and Wakeskate
• Aug. 3 – Wakesurfing – beginner, and advanced men’s and women’s –starts at 11 a.m.
How much | $5 daily to watch
• Empire Wake – www.empirewake.com/2014/07/getting-buck-wild-with-bucksports.html
• Marina – 397-5566 or bucksportplantation.com
FOURTH ANNUAL INDOOR YARD SALE
By | Temple Emanu-El, a Conservative Jewish congregation
When | 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 3
Where | In temple’s Rosen Center, at 65th Avenue North and Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach
Information | 357-9544
THIRD ANNUAL ‘MOPARS AT THE BEACH’
When | Aug. 10-17
What, when and where |
• Meet-and-greet at Planet Hollywood, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 10 at Planet Hollywood, at 29th Avenue North and U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach (448-7827). Free admission, but preregistration requested.
• Cruise-in, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 11, for Mopars only, at Addy’s Harbor Dodge, 4849 U.S. 501, west of Myrtle Beach, near Carolina Forest (236-2277). Free, but preregistration requested.
• Kickoff Party, 6-11 p.m. Aug. 11 at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach (272-3000). Free admission, but preregistration requested.
• Cruise-in, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 12, for all cars, with Hot Rod Promotions, at Hooters, on U.S. 17, by S.C. 22, and Myrtle Beach Mall, near Briarcliffe Acres (272-3739). Free admission, but preregistration requested.
• “Race Challenge,” noon-5 p.m. Aug. 13 at Myrtle Beach Speedway, off U.S. 501, near Tanger Outlets and Carolina Forest (353-1692). $27.50 to participate with preregistration, otherwise $30, and $5 spectators.
• “Off-Road Challenge,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 13 at Battery Park Off Road, 98 Harvest Road, Nesmith, near Hemingway (319-3504). $27.50 to participate with preregistration, otherwise $30, and $5 spectators.
• Cruise-in and barbecue, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 13 for all cars, with Hot Rod Promotions, at Wheels of Yesteryear auto and truck museum (903-4774), 413 Hospitality Lane, off U.S. 501, near Carolina Forest, across from Tanger Outlets, by Myrtle Beach Speedway. Free, but preregistration requested.
• “Charity Ride,” noon.-6 p.m. Aug. 14 in more than 120 miles to and from Hard Rock Cafe, at Broadway at the Beach, at U.S. 17 and 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach (946-0007) and benefiting Wounded Warrior Project. $22.50 preregistered, otherwise $25.
• “Coastal Cookout,” noon-5 p.m. Aug. 15 at home of Tommy Bridges, president of the Carolina Coastal Mopars, in Murrells Inlet, for $10 preregistered only, at 325-4758
• Cruise-in and Pre-Car Show Party, for all cars, with Hot Rod Promotions, 6 p.m.-midnight Aug. 15 at The Carolina Tavern, 852 Mall Drive, Murrells Inlet (947-0708), by Inlet Square, west of U.S. 17 Business. Free admission, but preregistration requested.
• Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show, with Hot Rod Promotions, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 16 at Inlet Square, at U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet. $25 preregistered vehicle admission, Mopars only, (or $12 to display only), otherwise $25 and $15, respectively. Free for spectators.
• Concert party, 8 p.m. Aug. 16 at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach. Free for participants.
• Cruise-in, noon-4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Wheels of Yesteryear. Free, but preregistration requested.
Information | www.moparsatthebeach.com, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
TOWN OF SURFSIDE BEACH
• Beach Luau, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 11, on beach.
• Annual Skyhoundz Disc Contest, local championship covering dogs’ distance and accuracy, 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive South and Sixth Avenue South. (770-751-3882 or www.skyhoundz.com.)
• “Movies After Dark,” 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 14 in town’s Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive South and Sixth Avenue South: “Madagascar 3” July 17, “Marmaduke” July 24, “Kung Fu Panda” July 31, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” Aug. 7, and “Rio 2” Aug. 14.
• Sixth annual “Surfside Sunday Serenades,” 2-5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 31 with acoustic performers taking turns, usually for 45 minutes each, in gazebo in town’s Passive Park with veterans memorial, at Surfside and Willow drives, by front of Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch. (Details at 450-7281.)
How much | Free
Information | 650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org
SIXTH ANNUAL KIDS’ TRIATHLON
By | City of Myrtle Beach
When | 8 a.m. Aug. 16
Where | Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 Oak St.
Course | Race begins in the pool, followed by bicycling and running routes on roads and sidewalks surrounding the center:
• Ages 7-10 will swim 100 yards, bicycle 5k and run 1k
• Ages 11-18 will swim 200 yards, bicycle 10k and run 2k
How much | Entry fee $23 city resident, otherwise $40 – preregistration required by 5 p.m. Aug. 12
• Participants will receive a race shirt, swim cap and medal.
• Place medals will be awarded to the top girls and boys in these age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18.
• Bicycle inspections – for which racers drop in with bike – 4:30-7 p.m. Aug. 8 at Beach Bike Shop, 711 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach (448-5103 or www.beachbikeshop.com)
• Packet pick-up and course orientation – 7 a.m., noon or 5:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
Information | 918-2280 or www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/peppergeddings.html
‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ MUSIC FESTIVAL
When | noon Aug. 16
Where | Andy Owings School of Music & Performing Arts Center, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach.
How much | Free
Also | Open house, Aug. 18-23, including free music classes
Information | 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com
NINTH ANNUAL ‘BEACH, BOOGIE & BBQ FESTIVAL’
Benefiting | Shriners Hospitals for Children in Greenville (864-271-3444 or www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/Locations/greenville)
Where | Horry-Georgetown Technical College Grand Strand Campus Conference Center, 950 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach, close to Farrow Parkway, Pampas Drive and Myrtle Beach’s Grand Park.
When and what | Aug. 29-30
• 6-9 p.m. Aug. 29 – Competitions 6 p.m. for “Burgers ’N’ Brews” (entry fee $100 by Aug. 1, $150 by Aug. 22), and “Anything But” and “Best Wings on the Beach” (entry fee $25 each, due Aug. 26, and wings available to purchase), with winners announced at 8 p.m.; also live entertainment, and beer and wine garden.
• Aug. 30 –
• S.C. Barbeque Championship by Kansas City Barbeque Society, noon-2 p.m., with $2,000 “Grand Champion” prize and winners announced at 5 p.m., in categories of chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket; entry fee $175, due Aug. 26
• Myrtle Beach Car Club cruise-in, noon-4 p.m.
• Corn hole competition, in two-person teams, noon-5 p.m. (entry fee $40, due Aug. 22)
• Barbecue and sauce sampling tent, noon-6 p.m.
• Shriners Hospital of Greenville’s free screenings for children of any age, noon-4 p.m.; no appointments necessary.
• “Kids’ Que Competition,” 2 p.m., in divisions of ages 8-11 (for hamburger patties) and 12-15 (chicken thighs) – entry fee $65, due Aug. 22, with 10 openings in each category.
• Fireworks, 9:30 p.m.
• Also, local childrens and and Shriner's Hospital Patient Ambassadors in a competition, and beer and wine garden
How much | Free admission
• Palmetto Event Produtions – 712-2145, 855-0527 or myrtlebeacheventinfo.businesscatalyst.com/bbq.html
• Kansas City Barbeque Society, based in Missouri –816-765-5891, 800-963-5227 or www.www.kcbs.us)
26TH ANNUAL ‘SOUTH CAROLINA’S LARGEST GARAGE SALE’
By | City of Myrtle Beach
When | 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 6
Where | Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North
How much | Free to shop, $50 vendor space (if available); parking $3 in complex’s lot
Information | 918-1235 or www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/garagesale.html
‘FUN IN THE SUN’ CLASSIC CAR CRUISE-IN
When | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 6
Where | Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, in frront parking lot by Boardwalk Coffee House and Klig’s Kites.
Also | SummerFest! events 7-11 p.m. daily through Aug. 30, including boardwalk entertainers from stilt walkers to magicians, clowns, Nigel & Ally’s Traveling Dance Party, children’s karaoke, and Nick Pike, a unicyclist, juggler and comedian who has competed on NBC’s “America's Got Talent,” free carousel rides on Saturdays, and fireworks at 10:15 p.m Mondays through August, and on Aug. 30
How much | Free
Information | 272-8349 or www.bflanding.com
SIXTH ANNUAL ‘MR. MYRTLE BEACH’ COMPETITION
Who | 12 men: Antonio Audi, Ken Baker, Mendel Bell, John Dowless, Jeff Gann, John Krajc, Michael Livingston, Chance Martini, Jamie Morgan, Blake Nuzzo, Matthew Petrillo and Dorian Samuel
Benefiting | Katie’s Project of Myrtle Beach, which helps local youth to have the means to afford and attend high school social functions
When | 6 p.m. Sept. 13 – doors open 5 p.m.
Where | Revolutions Nightclub at Broadway at the Beach, in Myrtle Beach.
How much | $5 general admission, VIP $20
Information | 282-0454 or katiesproject.org
‘HOT SUMMER NIGHTS’
By | Oceanfront Merchants Association in Myrtle Beach
Who/what and where |
• Boardwalk and park performers –Sunday and Friday nights through Aug. 31, including “Boardwalk Elvis” by David Chaney of Myrtle Beach ( www.davidchaneymusic.com), who performs 7-10 p.m. Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Plyler Park, and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in front of Boardwalk Coffee House and The Bowery at Ninth Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard.
• “Kids’ Carnival” 7-10 p.m. Mondays, including youth bands, inflatables, face painting, caricature artist, games, balloon twisting, and stilt walkers.
• Fireworks, 10 p.m. Wednesdays through August, off Second Avenue (North) Pier in Myrtle Beach
• Concert series – 8-11 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays, on Plyler Park stage, with Pale Horse July 16, The Revealed July 17, The Rootsoul Project July 19, Eastbound July 22, Grocery Store Gentleman July 23 and Aug. 27, C2 and the Brothers Reed July 24, Grasstowne July 26, Austin Mowery Band July 29 (and Aug. 12 and 26 and Sept. 27), Paperwork July 30, Not Yet Rated July 31, Luke Combs Band Aug. 2, Josh Brannon Band Aug. 5 and Aug. 19, Fireshot Aug. 6, Nickel Bag of Funk Aug. 7, Jebb Mac Band Aug. 9, band to be announced for Aug. 13, Painted Man Aug. 14, Cranford Hollow Aug. 16, Backfire Aug. 20, The Winchesters Aug. 21, Mystic Vibrations Aug. 23, Hipslack Aug. 28, Gravy Aug. 30, The Mullets Sept. 6, Tim Clark Band Sept. 13, and Bullfrog Sept. 20.
• Live music with local aritsts, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays through August, on Ninth Avenue Stage
How much | Free
Information | www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com
FOURTH ANNUAL ‘COCA-COLA SUMMER NIGHTS’
• Comedy juggler Bryan Dangerous 7 and 9 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays, in Capriz Italian Feast area, on southwest corner of complex
• Mr. Nigel, an interactive musical entertainer from Charlotte, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays in Capriz area and Fridays onHeroes Harbor Stage, between Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant and Ripley’s Aquarium, in northeast corner of complexHeroes Harbor, with free face painting for children in that time in center court
• Maddie Hunt, a singer-songwriter-pianist, 7 and 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Heroes Harbor
• Whacker Barrel strolling band, 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
• “Living Statues,” strolling, 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
• Fireworks 10 p.m. Tuesdays through August, and Fridays through Aug. 15
Where | Broadway at the Beach, bordered by U.S. 17 Bypass, Grissom Parkway and 21st and 29th avenues North in Myrtle Beach
Details | at Broadway at the Beach, bordered by U.S. 17 Bypass, Grissom Parkway and 21st and 29th avenues North in Myrtle Beach, for free.
How much | Free
Information | 444-3200, 800-386-4662 or www.broadwayatthebeach.com
ELVIS FAN CLUB OF MYRTLE BEACH AND GRAND STRAND
What, when and where |
• Evenings of entertainment, with all tribute artists invited – Gather at 6 p.m., music at 7 p.m., July 15 and Aug. 14 at at Lulu’s Cafe, 1903 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach (712-1890), and Sept. 16 at 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) – no cover charge.
• “King Shazaam Tributes,” celebrating music by such late icons as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Johnny Cash – 7-9 p.m. Friday, and Tuesdays, July 22-Aug. 26, outside BARnacles, on pier at Springmaid Beach Resort, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for free, but $5 pier parking.
Information | 424-9124 www.kingshazaam.com.
When | 4-7 p.m. Saturday
Where | St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church, 180 St. Paul’s Place, Litchfield Beach, off Willbrook Boulevard, west of U.S. 17
How much | Free
Information | 237-2294 or www.saintpaulsumc.com
‘COOL SUMMER EVENINGS’
When | 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 8 (Gardens open 9:30 a.m. daily, and until 5 p.m. Saturdays-Tuesdays)
Where | Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park
What and who |
• “Theater Under The Oaks: ‘Aaron & Theodosia,’ ” Wednesdays, a play based on letters between Aaron Burr, the nation’s third vice president, and daughter Theodosia Burr Alston, who spent 10 years at The Oaks Plantation, one of four plantations that make up Brookgreen Gardens.
• “Up Close at the Zoo,” 5-5:45 p.m. Thursdays with Jerry Walls, a naturalist from Hemingway who will change the animal focus weekly: “Turtles and Tortoises: Have Shell, Will Travel” on July 17, “Raptors: Predators of the Air” July 25 with Lowcountry Zoo staff, “Snakes Alive!” July 31, and “Animal Tracks: Nature Detective” Aug. 7.
• Live performances of classic stories and nursery rhymes, 6 p.m. Thursdays in Enchanted Storybook Forest, next to Whispering Wings Butterfly House: “Cinderella” July 17, Pirate from “Treasure Island” July 24, “Cat in the Hat” July 31, and Snow White Aug. 7.
“A Child’s Frontier Life” creek cruises, 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Thursdays, for an extra $8 ages 13 and older, and $4 ages 4-12. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.
• “Concerts on the Lawn,” Fridays with Barbara Bailey Hutchison July 18, Ross Holmes Band July 19, Dan Kennedy Aug. 1, and Carolina Master Chorale Aug. 8.
How much | Free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12
Information | 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org
24TH ANNUAL PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART
When | Sept. 19-20 and 27, and Oct. 2-5 and 8-12
What, where and how much | Mostly at The Reserve Golf Club, 18 Reserve Drive, Pawleys Island, off U.S. 17, just south of Kings River Road (www.thereservegolf.com)
• Second annual “Seaside Palette,” 8 a.m.-dusk Sept. 19 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 20 in downtown Georgetown historic district, and wet paint sale and reception, 3-5 p.m. Sept. 20 on lawn of Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front St. (546-7706 or kaminskimuseum.org); free admision. (Rain dates: Sept. 26-27)
• Fifth annual “Chalk Under the Oaks,” open for public viewing 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 27 (artists at work 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with awards at 4 p.m.; no entry fee, but artist applications for ages 10 and older due Sept. 1, no advance registration needed for ages 9 and younger, who will be accorded their own area), and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28, during 39th annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival (which is noon-6 p.m. Sept. 26-27 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28) at Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens; free with festival admission: $8 daily or $10 multiday pass for for ages 16 and older, otherwise free; also, park admission free on this weekend only – 734-0450, park at 237-4440, or www.scprt.com/state-park-service/atalaya_arts_craft_festival.aspx.
• 15th annual Pawleys Island Wine & Food Gala benefit, 7 p.m. Oct. 2, with more than 70 wineries represented, for $100, or The Collector’s Circle, with 50-person capacity, for $150 (call 626-8911).
• The Manhattan Transfer, in headliner concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 3, for $25 (general admission), $35 or $75.
• The Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass “Brothers on the Battlefield,” 7 p.m. Oct. 4, for $25 (general), $35 or $75.
• “Teach My People” Collaborative Event Featuring N.C. Youth Tap Ensemble Date, 3 p.m. Oct. 5, for $15 or $25.
• Ken Lavigne “The Road to Carnegie Hall,” 7 p.m. Oct. 8, for $25 or $35.
• Swingle Singers, 7 p.m. Oct. 9, for $25 (general), $35 or $50.
• Annie Moses Band, 7 p.m. Oct. 10, for $25 (general), $35 or $50.
• The Bronx Wanderers, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, for $25 (general) or $45.
• “Sunday Seaside Showcase,” saluting wounded warriors and military families, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 12, with area musicians such as The Fourclosures, Dan O’Reilly, Greg Van Allen, piano duo Jackie O’Neill and Gretchen Downer, and Rachel Ayers Tipton, who pays tribute to Sheryl Crow. Also, some artists will join in a grand finale jam, and a “People’s Choice Award will be given to the favorite act, based on audience selection. Free admission, but donations welcome for Wounded Warrior Project (877-832-6997 (TEAMWWP) or www.woundedwarriorproject.org). Artists’ signup inquiries: call 626-8911 or email email@example.com.
Information | 626-8911 or www.pawleysmusic.com \