* LINE DANCING CLASSES:
• 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.
• At Dick Johnson Civic Center, on Pine Drive in Surfside Beach: Absolute beginner line dancing 2-3:30 p.m. (call for days); beginners 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays; and high beginner/easy intermediate 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, all $3 each; 651-4603. Also, improver/intermediate 6-8 p.m. Mondays, for $3 (call 421-5770); and intermediate, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, for $3 (455-0442 firstname.lastname@example.org
• Thursdays by Jane Cole: Beginners 3-4 pm. and Beginner Plus 4-5 p.m. 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Elks Lodge 2679, 937 Carter Drive, Calabash, N.C. Each $5. 222-6600.
* TEAZERS POLE FITNESS & DANCE STUDIO, in X Gym Sports Mall, 568 George Bishop Parkway, west of Myrtle Beach, between U.S. 501 and U.S. 17 Bypass. Various classes including beginners at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, abs 5 p.m. Tuesdays, “Hip-Hop Cardio” – for adults and youth – 5 p.m. Wednesdays, and “Booty Camp” 7 p.m. Thursdays. 251-1277 or www.teazerspolefitness.com.
* ZUMBA, classes by Georgetown County Parks and Recreation, for ages 13 and older, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Beck Recreation Center, 2030 Church St., Georgetown, for $7 each. 545-3275.
* BACKHOE RODEO, annual event, 11 a.m. May 23 at Georgetown County Landfill, on Browns Ferry Road (S.C. 51), two miles west of U.S. 701, northwest of Georgetown. 545-3325.
* ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, various gatherings every few weeks, with tribute artists invited, including 6 p.m. May 14, with music at 7, at Castano’s Italian Steak House, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, by Fire Island Grill. $2 donation requests for ages 12 and older. 424-9124 or www.kingsshazaam.com.
• Mondays – Kids’ Carnival, 7-10 p.m. at Plyler Park, with Blue Tie Guys comedy juggling shows, living statues and stilt walkers
• Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, concerts 8 p.m.-midnight
• Wednesdays (and July 4 and Aug. 31) – Fireworks over the ocean, 10-10:15 p.m. from Second Avenue (North) Pier, concert on Ninth Avenue stage and Elvis tribute artist in Plyler Park, both 8 p.m.-midnight
• Fridays – Dixieland Band on boardwalk and Elvis concert in Plyler Park
* LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School, frequent festivals on Saturdays, including American Pie Oldies Music Fest on June 8 and First Blush of Summer Fest June 22. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.
• Boat parade at high tide, in later morning, from Garden City Point southward past Murrells Inlet Marshwalk to Hot Fish Club – details at 652-4236.
• Fireworks at 10 p.m. from Veterans Pier over Marshwalk
* PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART, Oct. 1-13 at The Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island. Tentative concert schedule includes Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. – both formerly of The 5th Dimension – at 7 p.m. Oct. 5, and Elise Testone at 6 p.m. Oct. 6. 626-8911 or www.pawleysmusic.com.
• Dream Land Skating Arena, 4475 Privetts Road, east of U.S. 701, north of Conway; open 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
• 6-9 p.m. May 10 at Joey Doggs, 1818 U.S. 17 Business N., near Surfside Beach and by Old Time Pottery (rescheduled from rainout on May 4).
• 2-5 p.m. May 11 at Cleat Chasers Restaurant & Bar, 2246 U.S. 501 E., Conway, in University Shoppes plaza.
For all ages:
• “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through May 18 and on May 23, for $14 ages 12 and older, $12 ages 4-11.
• Improv Level 2 Showcase, 4 p.m. June 1, for $5 at door.
• “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Fridays, for $14.
* GHOSTS AND LEGENDS THEATRE, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, including ghost shows and walks, and “Skool 4 Pirates.” Open 10 a.m. daily. 361-2700 or www.ghostshows.com.
* LEGENDS IN CONCERT, on U.S. 17 Bypass, off 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, with tribute artists to Adele, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Rod Stewart and Tina Turner, through May 11, then Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Lady GaGa, Elvis Presley and Justin Timberlake, May 13-Sept. 1. 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, just west of Myrtle Beach, 6 p.m. several times weekly. $50.95 ages 13 and older, $30.95 ages 12 and younger. 236-8080, 800-436-4386 or www.medievaltimes.com.
* MURRELLS INLET COMMUNITY THEATRE, The Second Stage Unit repertory company, in Shel Silverstein’s “Where the Sidewalk Ends,” 10:30 a.m. May 11 at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island. Free. Library at 545-3623, troupe at 651-4152 or www.micttheatre.com.
* THE PALACE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. “Illusions of Magic” show, through Sept. 28: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays (adding Mondays June 3-Aug. 26), and 10 a.m. Wednesdays; and “Hot Jersey Nights” 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. Wednesdays. 448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.
* “PIRATES VOYAGE FUN, FEAST & ADVENTURE”, on U.S. 17 Bypass, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Business in Myrtle Beach. Several shows weekly. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.
* ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Spring recital – one for each group of students – 2 and 3:30 p.m. May 19. Free. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com.
* CAROLINA FOREST HIGH SCHOOL SHOW CHOIRS, “Showstoppers” concerts, 7 p.m. May 17-18 and 3 p.m. May 19 at school, 70 Gardner Lacy Road, east of U.S. 501. $7. 236-7997 and www.cfhsshows.com.
• “Red, White, and Blue Salute to Veterans,” May 25-27, with flags placed across the gardens at patriotic sculpture and sculpture created by veterans.
• Art Festival, June 1, with local and regional artists and authors.
• “Wines Down Under – Wine Tasting,” 5:30-8 p.m. June 15 in Live Oak Allee, for $50 members, otherwise $65.
• Special museum programs free with admission: Help feed touch-tank animals at 11 a.m. Fridays; and at 11 a.m. Saturdays: “Give Mom a Break Day” May 11, and “Who Are you Swimming With?” May 18.
• 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.
Museum admission, and per Sky Theater planetarium show: $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4. Reach museum at 910-579-1016, planetarium at 910-575-0033, or visit museumplanetarium.org.
* ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, with more than 800 alligators and other animals. Special shows daily on tigers 10 a.m.; alligators at 11 a.m. and 1, 3 and 5 p.m.; reptiles at noon and 2, 4 and 6 p.m.; and lemurs at 6:30 p.m., all free with admission: $19.99 ages 13 and older, $17.99 seniors, $14.99 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger, and second-day-free pass available for return within seven days. 361-0789 or alligatoradventure.com.
• 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
* SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S.. 17 N., Awendaw. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; free. Also, free programs include discussion and feeding of two resident sister red wolves 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and Mosquito Awareness Day, 10 a.m. May 18, with Eric DeLuca from Georgetown County Stormwater Division and Mosquito Control. 928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter.