* PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART, 23rd annual, entries for poster competition accepted through March 15. Winner receives $300 and design will be used in promoting the fest, which is Oct. 1-13. Details at www.pawleysmusic.com.
• Beginner and intermediate 1:30-4 p.m. Mondays, and low intermediate 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Marlin, 614 Atlantic Ave., Garden City Beach, across from Kroger side entrance. Each $3. 450-4299.
• Beginners, 10-11:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, south of Holmestown Road, in Burgess community, just past the Horry County offices. $20 per month for as many as eight classes, or $5 per class. 915-5333 or 450-4299.
Beginners 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays and high beginner/easy intermediate 6-8 p.m. Mondays at Dick Johnson Civic Center, on Pine Drive in Surfside Beach. $3 each. 651-4603.
• Intermediate, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays at Dick Johnson Civic Center, on Pine Drive in Surfside Beach. $3. 455-0442 firstname.lastname@example.org
• Beginners and Beginner Plus 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursdays at Calabash Elks Lodge, 937 Carter Drive, Calabash, N.C. $4. 222-6600.
• North Myrtle Beach’s J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road: line dancing 10:15-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, each $4 per class; and shag on Thursdays, beginners 6-7 p.m. and beginners plus 7-8 p.m., each $8 per class or $30 for four monthly.
Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach: line dancing 1-2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; and shag on Wednesdays, beginners plus 2-3 p.m. and beginners 3-4 p.m., each $4.
• Elks Lodge 2679, 937 Carter Drive S.W., Calabash, N.C.: line dancing on Thursdays, beginners 3-4 p.m. and beginners plus 4-5 p.m., each $5.
* CRAFT FAIR, third annual, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 23 at Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront, 1803 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 946-6400.
* “SWING INTO SPRING”, salute to ballroom dancing, noon-3 p.m. March 2 at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, with Grand Strand USA Dance, Chapter 6024, with swing, waltz, chacha, rumba, merengue and tango dance demonstrations with local dancers plus a free swing dance lesson. Free. 272-4040 or www.mymallmyrtlebeach.com, and usadancegrandstrand.org
* GRAND STRAND ROLLING THUNDER S.C. CHAPTER 3, second annual “Salute to Women of the Military, Past and Present,” 1 p.m. April 6 at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Anyone who is, or knows, a female veteran who can attend, is asked to register by March 15 with Jean DePace at 910-579-3668 or email her at email@example.com .
* THE LEARNING TREE preschool, spaghetti dinner for dine-in or takeout – sponsored by The Olive Garden – and raffle benefit, 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, just west of Surfside Beach, for $6, with water or lemonade $1 extra for dine-in; raffle tickets $1. 602-2611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* MURRELLS INLET “DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE”, benefiting Belin International Mission Fund, 7-10 p.m. March 8 at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 4182 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. $25 couple, or $30 for party with more than one daughter. 651-5099 or www.belinumc.org.
• Dream Land Skating Arena, 4475 Privetts Road, east of U.S. 701, north of Conway; open Tuesdays and Thursdays-Sundays; details at 369-2055 orwww.dreamlandskatingarena.com
• Fun Warehouse Family Fun Center, 2349 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), between Socastee and Surfside Beach, a half-mile east of U.S. 17 Bypass; open daily; 748-0302 orwww.funwarehousemb.com
* “SHUCKIN’ ON THE STRAND”, fifth annual oyster roast, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 23, at Hot Fish Club, 4911 U.S. 17 Business S., Murrells Inlet, with all-you-can-eat-oysters by Harrelson’s Seafood, two drinks and a plate of barbecue and side dishes by Prosser’s BBQ, and entertainment by DJ Lex Diamond and MB Country. $25. 916-7240 or www.gsscene.com.
* “SNOWBIRD SOCIALS”, Noon Tuesdays in February at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, in The Market Common in Myrtle Beach, with a two-course lunch meal, then dessert and coffee, all for $15, then diner can show his or her receipt that day at Grand 14 Cinema box office for a special $4.50 price for any movie starting before 6 p.m. Reservations recommended at 839-1868.
“ WOMEN HELPING WOMEN REACH FOR THE STARS” 10th annual Antique Appraisal Fair, benefiting Philanthropic Education Organization chapter in Southport, N.C., 1-4 p.m. Feb. 24 in Southport Community Center. Appraisals $7, or three for $20. Reach Jackie Brzezniak at 910-454-9886 or email@example.com.
• For all ages: “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, $14 ages 12 and older, $12 ages 4-11.
• For adults: “Whose Night Out Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. FridayFeb. 8, and Feb. 22 and 23, “Cupid’s Comedy Capers” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-16, each $14; and “Trashy Novel” 9 p.m. Feb. 15, and “Chick-Dicktionary” 9 p.m. Feb. 22, each $10 or free with purchase to previous show respectively that night.
* COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach: Mitchell Walters: through Saturday, Tommy Blaze: Wednesday-Feb. 23, Vinnie Mark: Feb. 27-March 2, Patti Vasquez: March 5-9 and Chris Barnes March 12-16, each $15. 449-4242 or www.comedycabana.com.
. Reach winery at 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.
• Special museum programs free with admission: Help feed touch-tank animals at 11 a.m. Fridays; and at 11 a.m. Saturdays: “Get Ready for the (16th annual) Great Backyard Bird Count “ (which is Feb. 15-18) on Feb. 9, “Coastal Connections: Animals That Mate for Life” Feb. 16, and “What Kind of Fish Is That, Mister? Feb. 23. Also: 19th annual Family Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 30, with free admission this day only.
• Planetarium open noon Fridays-Saturdays: Sky Theater shows through May 23: “Astronaut” at 1 p.m., “Dynamic Earth” 2 p.m., “Zula Patrol: Under The Weather” (especially geared to young children) 3 p.m., and “Tales of the Maya Skies” 4 p.m.; and laser music shows, at 5 and 6 p.m. respectively – “Retro” and “Beatles” Feb. 15-16 and “Led Zeppelin” and “Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ ” (not recommended for young children) March 15-16. Also, “Math, Astronomy, and the Earth-Centered Universe,” 7 p.m. Feb. 8, discussion with Henry Steffens.
• Sister operations: Executive Helicopters, 2800 Terminal St., North Myrtle Beach (427-7351 orwww.executiveheli.com
) and Huffman Helicopters, 3000 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, by east end of Myrtle Beach International Airport. (946-0022 orwww.huffmanhelicopters.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 orwww.1800fly4fun.com