FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. New members welcome: Rehearsals 7 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 293-6162 or festivebrassofmyrtlebeach.org.
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 email email@example.com.
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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, artists sought for city’s Artists Everywhere program, for monthly art display at city hall. 280-5584 or http://parks.nmb.us – under “Recreation” category, click on Artists Everywhere.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH COMMUNITY BAND. New members welcome. 488-6742, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.nmbcommunityband.com.
SERENDIPITY SINGERS, for women, fall tryouts 2:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. 215-2561 or www.serendipitysingersofsc.com.
BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES, 7-9 p.m. Fridays at First Presbyterian Church’, 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. No partner necessary. 448-4496 or www.myrtlebeachpresbyterianchurch.org.
BY THE SEA BALLROOM & LATIN DANCE STUDIO, 1145 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Classes in hula hoop/belly dancing 3 p.m. Sundays for $10, shag dancing 7 p.m. Tuesdays, and dance jam party and lesson 8-11 p.m. final Friday monthly. 800-299-9050 or www.bytheseadance.com.
DANCELINK USA. 281-1102 or www.dancelinkusa.com. Weekly dances:
• Tuesdays, beginner shag 6:30 p.m., and intermediate 7:30 p.m., at DanceLink USA studio, 109 Cedar Ave., North Myrtle Beach
• Wednesdays: shag lessons beginner to advanced 5:30 p.m., and country couples beginner 6:30 p.m. and intermediate 7 p.m., at Surfside Bowl Entertainment Center Brick House Lounge, 510 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach
• free dance lessons and dancing Friday nights at Valentino’s ll, 323 U.S. 17 Business, Surfside Beach.
GRAND STRAND STRUTTERS, resuming Sept. 5: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, but not fifth week of the month, at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 215-0141.
GRAND STRAND USA DANCE, CHAPTER 6024, ballroom classes with instructor Sandra Lucas-Hyde on Mondays at Anaerobic Studio, in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; enter in rear of mall, by Bass Pro Shops: beginners 6 p.m., intermediate 7 p.m.; 602-7197. Next social ballroom dances Aug. 3 at Grand Strand Senior Center in Myrtle Beach and Aug. 17 at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center. A dish to share suggested; beverages supplied; singles welcome; $7 members, otherwise $10. 808-3397 or www. usadancegrandstrand.org.
LET’S DANCE, 5221 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Private and group lessons in ballroom and Latin. 997-2300 or www.letsdancemb.com.
LINE DANCING CLASSES:
• Mondays and Wednesdays: High beginners 9-10:30 a.m., and beginners 10:30 a.m.-noon at South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, south of Holmestown Road, in Burgess community. 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; 651-4603. Also, improver/intermediate 6-8 p.m. Mondays,(call 421-5770); and intermediate, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays (455-0442 email@example.com
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH CLASSES, at J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road: clogging, ballroom, shag and line dancing; prices and times vary; 280-5584 or parks.nmb.us. Also: ballroom dance classes by Carolina Dance Partners, 11 a.m.-noon Mondays and noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays (798-2639 or 995-1862); and Jazzercise and body sculpting (249-5828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org).
RJR BALLROOM CO., weekly dance events include 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays at Senor Frog’s at Broadway at the Beach. 808-1634, www.dancemyrtlebeach.com or email@example.com.
WINE DANCING”, led by Wanda and Jim York, 2:30-5 p.m. Wednesdaysand July 14 and 21, at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.. 910-575-6575, 732-470-8612 or, www.countrylinedancing.com; or winery: 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.
“ALIVE AFTER 5”, by Conway Downtown Alive, on Third Avenue in downtown Conway. 6-8 p.m. first Thursday August-November, including ice cream social and Sea Cruz concert Aug. 1. Free. 248-6260 or www.conwayalive.com.
BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL, for city of Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce 75th anniversaries, 5:30-10:30 p.m. July 20 on Ocean Boulevard, between Eighth and Ninth avenues North, including concerts by Catalinas at 5:30 p.m., The Original Drifters 7:30, and Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards 9:15 p.m. Free. 626-7444, 888-697-8531or www.visitmyrtlebeach.com.
BROADWAY AT THE BEACH in Myrtle Beach, fireworks 10 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 27, and Fridays through Aug. 16. 444-3200, 800-386-4662 or www.broadwayatthebeach.com
CINEMARK SPECIAL EVENTS, at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com:
• “Summer Movie Clubhouse,” 10 a.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, with punch card $5 for all remaining movies, or $1 at door: “Happy Feet” July 15-17, “Oceans” July 22-24, “Rio” July 29-31, “Chimpanzee” Aug. 5-7, and “Alvin and the Chipmunks” Aug. 12-14.
• Opera “Summer Encore Series,” each 7 p.m.: “Armida” July 10, and “La Traviata” July 17.
• Concerts, each 7:30 p.m. /$14/$13, respectively: “Josh Groban Live: All That Echoes Artist Cut” July 16, and “Springsteen and I” July 22.
* ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, various gatherings every few weeks, with tribute artists invited. Next event: “Elvis & Oldies,” 7:30 p.m. July 13 at R&R Bar & Grill, 2011 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 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, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common: “The First Time,” July 5, “Hitchcock” July 12, “Chasing Mavericks” July 19, and “Red Dawn” July 19. 918-2380.
“HOT SUMMER NIGHTS”, by Oceanfront Merchants Association, June-August at Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, and on Myrtle Beach boardwalk, for free. www.myrtlebeachdowntown.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 8-11 p.m. in park.
• 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 8-11 p.m.
• Fridays – Dixieland Band 6-9 p.m. on boardwalk, and concert, often an Elvis tribute, 8-10 p.m. 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 Summer Parrot Head Festival July 20, Blues & Jazz Fest Aug. 3, Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest Aug. 17, and Summer Breeze Music Fest Aug. 31. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.
“MOVIES AFTER DARK”, 9 p.m. Thursdays through August, in Surfside Beach’s Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive South and Sixth Avenue South: “Bee Movie” July 18, “Parental Guidance” July 25, “Kung Fu Panda” Aug. 1, “Hotel for Dogs” Aug. 8, “Madagascar 2” Aug. 15, “Cocoon” Aug. 22, and “Sandlot” Aug. 29. Free. 650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org.
“MOVIES UNDER THE STARS”, 9 p.m. Wednesdays in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common: “Goonies” July 17, “The Lion King” July 24, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” July 31, “Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone” Aug. 7, “Three Men & A Baby” Aug. 14, “City Slickers” Aug. 21, and “Jurassic Park” Aug. 28. Free. 839-3500 or www.marketcommonmb.com.
PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, flat-track derby league. Next home bout: Aug. 24 vs. Carolina Bootleggers, at Dream Land Skating Arena, near Conway. www.palmettostaterollergirls.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART.
“POPPY’S SUMMER MOVIE MAGIC”.
• 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
“SUMMERFEST!” with a marching band, mascots and live animals; and boardwalk entertainers including stilt walkers, clowns, magicians, Kids’ Karaoke, Nigel and Allie’s Travelling Dance Party, and Nick Pike from “America’s Got Talent” nightly. Free.
“SUMMER KIDS SERIES” : “Madagascar 3” July 18, “Happy Feet Two” July 25, “Yogi Bear” Aug. 1, and “Chimpanzee” Aug. 8.
• Broadway Carmike 17, at Broadway at the Beach, off Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach (445-1616).
• Carmike 12 at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S.17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres (272-6598).
GRAND STRAND BRITISH CAR CLUB.
CRUISE-IN, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 18 at Smitty’s Pine Island Pub, at Pine Island Road and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach, just east of Coastal Grand mall. Free. 215 0379.
HOT ROD PROMOTIONS
• noon-3 p.m. July 14 at Veterans Cafe, 3544 Northgate Road, Myrtle Beach, in Northgate plaza, at S.C. 707 and U.S. Bypass.
• 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 20 at Conway Ford, 2393 U.S. 501, Conway
• noon-3 p.m. July 28 at Myrtle Beach Moose Lodge 1959, 479 Burcale Road, off U.S. 501 in Forestbrook community.
MYRTLE BEACH CAR CLUB
• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 13 at Aromar’s Pizza, 10799 S.C. 707, Murrells Inlet.
• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 20 at Eggs Up Grill, on U.S. 17 Business in Garden City Beach, just south of Garden City Furniture.
• 5-8 p.m. Aug. 17 at Moe’s Southwest Grill, 201 Graduate Road, Conway, off U.S. 501, across from Horry-Georgetown Technical College
5-8 p.m. Aug. 31 at Rotelli’s, 201 Graduate Road, Conway
MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB.
“MUSTANG WEEK” CAR SHOW, and for car show: Scott Morgan, at 919-274-6779 or email email@example.com:
• July 16 – Meet-and-greet noon-4 p.m. at Palace Theatre, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.
• July 17 – Myrtle Beach Autocross and Circle Track Fun Runs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Burn-Out Contest at 5:30 p.m., and “Wheels of Destruction” Thrill Show at 7:15, all at Myrtle Beach Speedway, off U.S. 501, near Carolina Forest (236-0500 or www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com)
• July 18 – 5.0 Magazine Dyno Challenge at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; cruise noon-1:30 p.m. Darlington Drag Strip for Darlington Drag Night, 3-11 p.m. (383-0008 or www.darlingtondragway.com)
• July 19 – Eighth annual Car Show, at Myrtle Beach mall, registration 9-11 a.m. and judging 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
• July 20 – Mustang and SVT Cruise-In, noon-6 p.m. at Myrtle Beach mall, and car show awards at 3 p.m.
“MOPARS AT THE BEACH”
Prices, times vary by site, program.
ALABAMA THEATRE, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. “One the New Show” and guest concerts, all 7 p.m.: James Gregory July 14, Charlie Daniels Band July 19, “1964 ... The Tribute” (to the Beatles) July 26, Shoji Tabuchi Aug. 16, and “The Ricky Mokel Summer Show,” starring Grant Turner, with the Carolina Breakers, Aug. 31. 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.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” and “It Was A Very Good Year” Frank Sinatra musical tribute. 750-0514 or www.big-laughs.com.
BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE. “Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ “ 7:30 p.m. July 26-27 and Aug. 2-3, and 3 p.m. July 28 and Aug. 4, at Brunswick Community College Odell Williamson Auditorium, on U.S. 17 in Supply. 910-278-6581 or brunswicklittletheatre.com; reach college at 910-755-7416, 800-754-1050, ext. 7416, www.bccowa.com.
CALVIN GILMORE THEATRE, 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: Paul Hooper July 16-20, Mike Speenberg July 23-27, and Josh Wolf Aug. 1-3. Also, “The Magic of Carl Michael” at 7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Aug. 3. 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com.
CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, based at Uptown in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. Through Aug. 3: “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; and for adults, “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays (but not July 6). 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com.
COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. Joey Cola, with Manny Oliveira, through July 13; Oliveira July 14; Steve White July 15-21; Bobby Collins July 26-28; and Ken Rogerson July 29-Aug. 4. 449-4242 or www.comedycabana.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 Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Lady GaGa, Elvis Presley and Justin Timberlake, through 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. 236-8080, 800-436-4386 or www.medievaltimes.com.
THE PALACE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. “Illusions of Magic” through Sept. 28. “Hot Jersey Nights” returns Sept. 3. 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. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.
STRAND THEATER. “Strand Cinema” showcase (www.strandcinema.org), each $5 members, otherwise $7:
• “Smashed” (2011), 2:30 p.m. July 12 and 7 p.m. July 13
• “Rust and Bone” (2012), 7 p.m. July 12 and 2:30 p.m. July 13.
THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway. 44th season opens with “9 to 5: The Musical,” Aug. 16-Sept. 1. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Various youth programs available, such as Music Exploration and Music Jam camps, both Aug. 13-17. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com.
BOATHOUSE WATERWAY BAR & GRILL, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to the Clarion Hotel, both series for free (903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com):
• “Friday Night Lights,” at 9 p.m. with Bobby Compton, July 12 and Aug. 30; Brinley Addington, July 19; Chris Lane Band, July 26; Andy Velo, Aug. 2; Ben Wells, Aug. 9; Eastbound Aug. 16; Austin Mowery, Aug. 23.
• “Sunday Funday Outdoor Concert Series,” at 5 p.m. with Crowded Streets, July 14; Matt Stillwell, July 21; Wearing the Fate, July 28; Tribal Seeds, Aug. 4; Jerryfest, Aug. 11; Skid Row, Aug. 18; Coolio, Aug. 25; and The Movement, Sept. 2.
CYPRESS CAMPING RESORT, 101 Cypress RV Way, Socastee, off River Road from S.C. 707, by Socastee High School. Shows open to public: “WaterWay Nights: Sun & Fun in ’61” beach party musical, 7:30 p.m. July 12, 15, 19, 22, 24 and 29; and Aug. 5, 9, 12 and 14. 293-0300 or www.cypresscampingresort.com.
GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, meetings at 6 p.m. second Monday monthly, at Brightwater, off International Drive and S.C. 31. 385-3963, www.gsow.net and Brightwater at 903-8300.
* HOUSE OF BLUES, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach: Various shows such as Ying Yang Twins July 10, Mother’s Finest July 12, Marilyn Manson July 14, and Ted Nugent Aug. 18. Also: “Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch” 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; and Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre shows,7 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through August ( www.murdermysteryproductions.com). 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.
“HIGH STEPPIN’ COUNTRY”, 37th summer: 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with public welcome, at Lakewood Camping Resort, 5901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, about a mile north of S.C. 544. 447-7343 or 447-7359.
“LIVE AFTER FIVE”, 5-9 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 23, at Wild Water & Wheels, 910 U.S. Business S., Surfside Beach: Below the Bassline July 26, Broken Strings Aug. 2, Hot Sauce Aug. 9, and CoCo Loco Party Band Aug. 16. 238-3787 or www.wild-water.com.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH concert series (280-5570, ext. 1):
“Music on Main” ( http://.parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11):
• In Horseshoe, 11 S. Ocean Blvd.: Big Time Party Band July 11, The Castaways July 18, Carolina Coast Band July 25, Carolina Soul Band Aug. 8, North Tower Aug. 15, Craig Woolard Band Aug. 22, Hip Pocket Sept. 12, and The Attractions Sept. 19.
• At 202 Main St.: Tim Clark Band Aug. 1, Dickens Aug. 29, and Six Styles Sept. 5.
• “Sounds of Summer” (http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18) – 7-9 p.m. third Fridays through September in city’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues South: Nacho Mama Band July 19, Pam Taylor Band Aug. 16, and Fantastic Shakers Sept. 20.
OCEAN ISLE BEACH CONCERT SERIES, 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays through August, outside Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. Free: Holiday Band July 12, Legends of Beach July 19, Too Much Sylvia July 26, Atlantic Groove Aug. 2, Carolina Breakers Aug. 9, Steve Owens and Summertime Aug. 16, Sea Cruz Aug. 23, and Band of Oz Aug. 30. http://oceanislebeach.com/free-summer-concerts-music-events-ocean-isle-beach/.
“PARTY ON THE LAWN” concert series, at Creek Ratz, 4065 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, concluding with Band of Oz at 6 p.m. Aug. 11. Free. 357-2891 or www.creekratz.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. Each $10 members, otherwise $12. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com:
• July 20 – Hubert Lawson and Country Bluegrass Boys, and Lonesome Medow
• Sept. 21 – Subject to Change Band, and Jus-Cauz Bluegrass Band
SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS. More details at. 251-6402 or www.southbysoutheast.org
SOUTHERN REVIVAL CONCERT SERIES, 7 p.m. July 19, with Hogjaw and Sour Diesel Trainwreck, at SBB, 3393 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet:. Tickets available at Scotchman convenience stores. www.939theoutlaw.com/concerts.
“SUNDAY CELEBRATIONS”, 7 p.m. Sundays on Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, 800 S. Ocean Blvd. Free. 497-0580 or www.groundzeromb.com/upcoming-events:
• Audio Adrenaline and Finding Favour July 14
• Rhett Walker Band July 21
• Manic Drive and KJ-52 on July 28
• Big Daddy Weave Aug. 4
• Sidewalk Prophets Aug. 11.
SUNSET BEACH CONCERT SERIES, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through August in Village Park, on Queen Anne Street in Sunset Beach, N.C. Free: Mark Roberts Band July 10, Marsha Morgan Band July 17, Jim Quick and Coastline July 24, Coco Loco July 31, Rodney Dane Aug. 7, Craig Woolard Band Aug. 14, Hip Pocket Aug. 21, and The Fantastic Shakers Aug. 28. http://sunsetnc.com/sunset-beach-concert-series/.
“SURFSIDE BEACH SUNDAY SERENADES”, 2-5 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 1 in town of Surfside Beach’s Veterans Memorial park, at Surfside and Willow drives, by Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch. Each performer plays 45 minutes. Free. 450-7281:
• July 14 – Paul Grimshaw, Lilli Hutcherson, Parnell Diggs and Lola
• July 21 – Brian Roessler, Alex Muller, Faircq, Acoustics of America
• July 28 – “Christmas In July,” for which everyone’s invited to jam
ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza. Also, summer art classes available Tuesdays-Thursdays for children and adults. 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.
COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.
CONWAY GLASS, 209 Laurel St., Conway. Free 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, 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. “Fore! Images of Golf in Art,” through Sept. 15, and “Animation B.C. (Before Computers): A History of Art in Motion,” through Sept. 22. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.
FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. “At the Beach” exhibit in July, and Associated Artists of Southport “Members Show” through Aug. 24. Also, reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 2, as part of downtown Southport’s First Friday Gallery Walk. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.
FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 251-8282 or www.freshbrewedcoffeehouse.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.
JEFF COAT POTTERY, 284-B Koolabrew Drive, Calabash, N.C. 910-579-2400 or www.jeffcoatpottery.com.
JEWELRY BY WENDY – BEACH HOUSE FINE ARTS, 10152 Beach Drive S.W., Unit 6, Calabash, N.C. Painting and jewelry classes available. 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. Open Studio 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. Call 446-6630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule classes in basic wheel-throwing, and hand building techniques.
MUDPUDDLE POTTERY STUDIO, in St. James Plaza, 4002 Executive Park Blvd., Suite 600-B (rear), Supply, N.C., in business park on N.C. 211, across from Brunswick Electric. 910-363-4244 or email email@example.com.
SEACOAST ARTISTS GUILD OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. Photo artworks by Nick Mariano, July featured artist, with proceeds benefiting David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com. Also, guild’s second gallery at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach.
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. “Life at the Beach” exhibit by Suzanne Ellett, Prentiss Halliday, Carole Hickey, Babs Ludwick, Claire Sallenger Martin and Fay Terry, through July 27. Also: “Flight Into Abstraction” exhibit by Reid Stowe, through July 31. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.
WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD. Watercolor/mixed media workshop by Kate Lagaly, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27 at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach; call 333-4669 or www.wacg.org. .
WHISPERING PALMS ART STUDIO & BOUTIQUE, 503 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, in Nance Plaza at Kings Highway. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and noon-7 p.m. Saturdays. 910-232-9609.
BROOKGREEN GARDENS, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, with special exhibits “Selected Works by Rainey Master Sculptors” and “American Medallic Sculpture Association 30th Anniversary,” through July 28, and “Cool Summer Evenings” 5-9 pm. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 9, including “Concerts on the Lawn” at 7 p.m. Fridays, with Elise Testone July 12, Stirling Bridge July 19, TruSol July 26, Paul Grimshaw Band Aug. 2, and Fabulous SandSations Aug. 9. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.
“ENCOUNTERS: UFO EXPERIENCE”, at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. 353-0046 or www.ufoexhibition.com.
GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, 632 Prince St., Georgetown. 545-7020 or www.georgetowncountymuseum.com.
GRAND STRAND MODEL RAILROADERS INC., club site, in Myrtle Beach mall, three doors from Bass Pro Shops, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, 4-7 p.m. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 293-4386 or www.isfans.com/gsmrrc.
HOBCAW BARONY, on U.S. 17 just north of Georgetown. Various nature programs and tours, such as barony tours at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays for $20. 546-4623. www.hobcawbarony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu.
HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, 438 Main St., Conway. Also, L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, north of Conway. Both free. 915-5320, 365-3596 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.
KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. 546-7706 or www.kaminskihousemuseum.org.
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). Museum includes “Herman the Sperm Whale” fossil summer exhibit, and planetarium, various Sky Theater dome shows daily. www.museumplanetarium.org.
MYRTLE BEACH HISTORIC COLORED SCHOOL MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 900 Dunbar St., Myrtle Beach, just north of Mr. Joe White Avenue and west of Oak Street. 918-1050.
THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. Also, in Prevost Gallery: “Just Art 2013,” opening with a reception 2-4 p.m. July 13, for free. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.
RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM, on 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Also daily: scuba dive shows hourly, and mermaid shows at 10 a.m., noon, and 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Open 9 a.m. daily. 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or www.ripleysaquarium.com.
S.C. CIVIL WAR MUSEUM, in the Myrtle Beach Indoor Shooting Range, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., 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. “1905: Georgetown’s Golden Year” exhibit through summer, with 35 enlarged and mounted photographs and other images. Free. 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.
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 at 9:30 a.m.; alligator feedings at 11 a.m. and 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m.; reptiles at 10 a.m., noon and 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 p.m.; and lemurs 10:30 p.m. 361-0789 or www. alligatoradventure.com.
ARK ADVENTURES cruises by reservation only, with Jerry Walls, a naturalist from Hemingway: “Salty Dog” trip in salt water ecosystem; and “River Safari,” to see wildlife including alligators. Fees vary by number of passengers. Also birding and wildlife walking tours at Dirleton and Springfield plantations, near Plantersville, off U.S. 701, between Georgetown and Conway. 933-1372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BAREFOOT PRINCESS RIVERBOAT, various cruises at various times, days and rates, 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, 10 a.m.. and 1 and 4 p.m.. 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. Water taxi to Bucksport Restaurant also available evenings and weekends. 650-7477.
CAP’N ROD’S CAROLINA SWAMP TROMP TOURS, four-hour tours on a pontoon up the Pee Dee River from Front Street harborwalk in downtown Georgetown. 477-0287 or www.lowcountrytours.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; offers variety of kayak tours and adventures year round. 884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com.
“COASTAL KAYAKING”, guided tours of a salt marsh just north of Huntington Beach State Park, near Murrells Inlet, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays from March through October. Reservations due at 235-8755 by 4 p.m. the previous Sunday. www.southcarolinaparks.com/huntingtonbeach/.
FREEWOODS FARM, on Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in the Burgess community. 650-9139 or www.freewoodsfarm.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
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.
“PIRATE ADVENTURES”, for children, on the Sea Gypsy from Crazy Sister Marina, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-3676 or www.myrtlebeachpirates.com.
SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S.. 17 N., Awendaw. Free programs include discussion and feeding of two resident sister red wolves 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 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.
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.