FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com:
• “At the Beach” exhibit in July.
Never miss a local story.
• Associated Artists of Southport “Members Show” through Aug. 24.
• Reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 2, as part of downtown Southport’s First Friday Gallery Walk.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com 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, 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
GRAND STRAND USA DANCE, CHAPTER 6024. 808-3397 or www. usadancegrandstrand.org:
• Ballroom classes on Mondays at Anaerobic Studio, in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22; enter in rear of mall, by Bass Pro Shops: beginners 6 p.m., intermediate 7 p.m.; 602-7197.
• Next social ballroom dances 7-10 p.m.: Aug. 3 at Grand Strand Senior Center in Myrtle Beach, with music supplied by Rosalie and Jack Drust (bring snacks for your own table; beverages supplied); and Aug. 17 in luau theme with DJ Jim Sterner, at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center (snack to share suggested).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH CLASSES).
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. Wednesdays at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.; and 7-10 p.m. Thursdays at Lakeside Conference Center, 2250 Premier Resort Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, behind House of Blues. 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., ice cream social and Sea Cruz concert Aug. 1. Free. 248-6260 or www.conwayalive.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.
C4W EXPLOSIVE WRESTLING, benefit for family of Robert Solomon, who’s coping with liver failure, 8 p.m. July 27 at The X Sports Mall, 568 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Events include Johnny Anthrax meeting the Riders of the Apocalypse Pestilence for championship, and intermission meet-and-greet autograph session with such wrestlers as Anthony Alexander, Joe Harrison and Mason Myles, The Patient, Eddie Rooster, Shady Duh Clown and Super Mario. $10 donation for admission. 450-7522, www.c4wexplosivewrestling.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CINEMARK SPECIAL EVENTS, at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com:
• “Summer Movie Clubhouse,” 10 a.m. Mondays-Wednesdays: “Rio” July 29-31, “Chimpanzee” Aug. 5-7, and “Alvin and the Chipmunks” Aug. 12-14.
• ”Grateful Dead Meet Up Sunshine Daydream,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1
• “DCI Loud and Live 10” 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8
• Eric Clapton concert, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13
• “Riff Trax Live Starship Troopers,” 8 p.m. Aug. 15
• “Sinbad Make Me Wanna Holla” 8 p.m. Aug. 22.
ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND, various gatherings every few weeks, with tribute artists invited. 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: “Red Dawn” July 26. 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 Aug. 31) – Fireworks over the ocean, 10-10:15 p.m. from Second Avenue (North) Pier, concert 8-11 p.m. on Ninth Avenue stage and Elvis tribute artist in park, 8-10 p.m.
• Fridays – Dixieland Band 6-9 p.m. on boardwalk, and Elvis tribute, 8-10 p.m. in Plyler Park.
• Sundays – Elvis tribute artist concert, 8-10 p.m. in park
LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.
“Super Saturday,” noon-6 p.m. July 27, with music by Johnny Cobb, 12:30-4 p.m.
• Blues & Jazz Fest, noon-5 p.m. Aug. 3, with music by The Shamalama Trio, and by Tammy’s Tangent
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest Aug. 17
• Summer Breeze Music Fest Aug. 31
“MOVIES AFTER DARK”, 9 p.m. Thursdays through August, in Surfside Beach’s Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive South and Sixth Avenue South: “Kung Fu Panda” Aug. 1, “Hotel for Dogs” Aug. 8, “Madagascar 2” Aug. 15, “Cocoon” Aug. 22, and “Sandlot” Aug. 29. 650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org.
“MOVIES AT MCLEAN”, on Fridays at North Myrtle Beach’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues South: “Here Comes the Boom” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9, “Brave” 7:40 p.m. Sept. 13, and “Frankenweenie” 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Call day of event: 280-5570, ext. 1, or http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=128
“MOVIES IN THE PARK”, by Conway Parks, Recreation & Tourism, 9:15 p.m. in city’s Riverfront Park, on Elm Street: “The Sandlot” July 26, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” Aug. 9, and “Monster House” 8:45 p.m. Oct. 27 (this one at Conway Recreation Complex, 1515 Mill Pond Road, as part of Halloween Festival). 248-1740 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com/moviesinthepark.html.
“MOVIES UNDER THE STARS”, 9 p.m. Wednesdays in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common: “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. 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 email@example.com.
PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART
“POPPY’S SUMMER MOVIE MAGIC”, at Grand 14 Cinema, at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach: 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays: “How To Train Your Dragon” July 30-Aug. 1, “Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked” Aug. 6-8, “Hotel Transylvania” Aug. 13-15, and “The Pirates: Band of Misfits” Aug. 20-22. 282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com/#/summer-movie-magic-grand-14/4528638952.
• DreamLand 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
“SUMMERFEST!” at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, through August, including fireworks 10:15 p.m. Mondays, and a strolling boardwalk parade at 7 p.m. Wednesdays 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. 272-8349 or www.bflanding.com.
“SUMMER KIDS SERIES” movies, 10 a.m. Thursdays” in either of two movie theaters; www.carmike.com: “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).
CUSTOM GOLF CART AND GOLF SHOW AND PARKING LOT PARTY, benefiting Jason's House children's charity of Surfside Beach, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 3 at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Camping Connection, in Deerfield plaza, 1756 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach, behind Pizza Hut, with trophies in each category; entries due 10:30 a.m. Aug. 3, with judging at 1 p.m. and awards at 2 p.m. 238-3329 or www.campingconnection.com.
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. 455-8273 or www. grandstrandbritishcarclub.com.
* HOT ROD PROMOTIONS, cruise-ins, free and for all cars (503-8245):
noon-3 p.m. July 28 at Myrtle Beach Moose Lodge 1959, 479 Burcale Road, off U.S. 501 in Forestbrook community.
• 6-9 p.m. Aug. 6 at Hardees, 70 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach.
• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17 at Poppy’s Burgers & Subs, 3290 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, by Inlet Crossing plaza and Inlet Square.
MYRTLE BEACH CAR CLUB cruise-ins, Saturdays, for free (742-9802):
• 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.
• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Maggie D’s, 407 Seaboard St., across from Coastal Grand mall.
• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Creek Ratz, 4065 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.
• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Chick-fil-A, 4400 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet.
MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, 347-2019 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.
“MOPARS AT THE BEACH”, second annual, Aug. 13-18. www.moparsatthebeach.com:
• Aug. 13 | Meet-and-greet, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hooters, 10133 N. Kings Highway, near S.C. 22 and Myrtle Beach mall, near Briarcliffe Acres
• Aug. 14 | “Race Challenge,” noon-5 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Speedway, and cruise-in, 6-10 p.m. at Wheels of Yesteryear, both sites off U.S. 501 near Carolina Forest
• Aug. 15 | “Rock Around The Beach” charity ride, 6-10 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach
• Aug. 16 | Cookout, noon-5 p.m. in Murrells Inlet (RSVP at 325-4758); and cruise-in and pre-car-show party, 6 p.m.-midnight at The Carolina Tavern, near Inlet Square in Murrells Inlet
• Aug. 17 | Classic and Modern Muscle Car Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.. and “Cruise to the Strip,” 6 p.m., both at Inlet Square
• Aug. 18 | Cruise-in, noon-4 p.m. at Wheels of Yesteryear
Prices, times vary by site, program.
ALABAMA THEATRE, 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. “One the New Show” and guest concerts, most at 7 p.m.:
• “1964 ... The Tribute” (to the Beatles), July 26
• Eddie Miles’ “A Salute to Elvis & Country Legends,” Aug. 4
• James Gregory, Aug. 11
• Shoji Tabuchi, Aug. 16
• Rick Alviti & His Showband – “That’s the Way It Was” Tribute to Elvis, Aug. 25
• “The Ricky Mokel Summer Show,” starring Grant Turner, with the Carolina Breakers, Aug. 31
ATLANTIC STAGE, at 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. Sixth season opens with David Ives’ “All in the Timing,” Sept. 19-Oct. 13, and “A Christmas Carol,” Nov. 29-Dec. 22. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. 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” and “It Was A Very Good Year” Frank Sinatra musical tribute. 750-0514 or www.big-laughs.com.
“ 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, for $17, $12 students, and $6 ages 12 and younger. 910-278-6581 or
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: Mike Speenberg through July 27, and Matt Mitchell Aug. 6-10. 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. 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. 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.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.
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 Chris Lane Band, July 26; Brian Davis, Aug. 2; Ben Wells, Aug. 9; Josh Phillips Aug. 16; Austin Mowery, Aug. 23; Johnny T., Aug. 30; Doug McCormack, Sept. 6; Outshyne, Sept. 13; John King Band, Sept. 20; and Tyler Hammond, Sept. 27.
• “Sunday Funday Outdoor Concert Series,” at 5 p.m., with Watkins Glen 40th anniversary tribute, July 28; Almost Kings and Wearing the Fate, Aug. 4; Jerryfest, Aug. 11; Skid Row, Aug. 18; Coolio, Aug. 25; and The Movement, Sept. 2.
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 Carlos Mencia July 31 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.: Carolina Coast Band July 25, Carolina Soul Band Aug. 8, Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot Blues/Soul 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., http://oceanislebeach.com/free-summer-concerts-music-events-ocean-isle-beach/:
• Too Much Sylvia July 26
• Atlantic Groove Aug. 2
• Carolina Breakers Aug. 9
• Steve Owens and Summertime Aug. 16
• Sea Cruz Aug. 23
Band of Oz Aug. 30.
“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. 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. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com:
• Sept. 21 – Subject to Change Band, and Jus-Cauz Bluegrass Band
SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS, 251-6402 or www.southbysoutheast.org
“SUNDAY CELEBRATIONS”, 7 p.m. Sundays on Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, 800 S. Ocean Blvd. 497-0580 or www.groundzeromb.com/upcoming-events:
• 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., http://sunsetnc.com/sunset-beach-concert-series/:
• Coco Loco July 31
• Rodney Dane Aug. 7
• Craig Woolard Band Aug. 14
• Hip Pocket Aug. 21
• The Fantastic Shakers Aug. 28.
“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. 450-7281:
• July 28 – “Christmas In July,” for which everyone’s invited to jam
Aug. 4 – Casey Barnhart, Angie Capone, and more to be announced
• Aug. 11 – Joe Moyer, Jill Trinka, and more to be announced
• Aug. 18 – Acoustic Johnny, Sudie and Da’blooze Duo, Glenn “Houndog” Hanson and Neal Peterson
• Aug. 25 – Bill Wright, Brian Roessler, Lola and Doug Fankhauser
• Sept. 1 – End-of-season grand finale
ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza. 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. Glass-blowing demonstrations 11 a.m.-4 p.m. first Saturdays monthly. 248-3558 or www.conwayglass.com.
CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, guild reception honoring “Paint Millbrook” art competition participants, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 1 at council office, 922 Front St. in Georgetown, where the winner will be announced, and that artwork will grace the invitation to “Chocolate Sunday” benefit Sept. 15 at Millbrook Plantation. All nine paintings will go on display Aug. 5 in Georgetown County Library Heritage Center, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown. 520-0744 or www.culturalcouncil.info.
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:
• “Fore! Images of Golf in Art,” through Sept. 15
• “Animation B.C. (Before Computers): A History of Art in Motion,” through Sept. 22.
FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY:
“At the Beach” exhibit in July.
• Associated Artists of Southport “Members Show” through Aug. 24.
• Reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 2, as part of downtown Southport’s First Friday Gallery Walk.
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. 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 email@example.com.
SEACOAST ARTISTS GALLERY, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, The Market Common. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com. 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. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com:
“Life at the Beach” exhibit by Suzanne Ellett, Prentiss Halliday, Carole Hickey, Babs Ludwick, Claire Sallenger Martin and Fay Terry, through July 27.
• “Flight Into Abstraction” exhibit by Reid Stowe, through July 31.
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. 910-232-9609.
BROOKGREEN GARDENS, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org:
• “Selected Works by Rainey Master Sculptors” and “American Medallic Sculpture Association 30th Anniversary,” through July 28.
• “Cool Summer Evenings” 5-9 pm. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 9, including “Concerts on the Lawn” at 7 p.m. Fridays, with Tru Sol July 26, Paul Grimshaw Band Aug. 2, and Fabulous SandSations Aug. 9.
• Enchanted Storybook Forest, and neighboring “Whispering Wings” butterfly house, both through October.
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, 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; and “Wild Wednesdays,” designed for families with children, 3-4:30 p.m., with accompanying parent: “Let’s Talk Turtle” July 31, and “History Mystery” Aug. 7. 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. 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). www.museumplanetarium.org.
MYRTLE BEACH HISTORIC COLORED SCHOOL MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 900 Dunbar St., Myrtle Beach. 918-1050.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. 427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com.
THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. “Just Art 2013” through Sept. 14 in Prevost Gallery. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.
RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM, on 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. 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. 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 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, 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. Mondays-Saturdays. 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, with variety of kayak tours and adventures year round, including Cape Romain Lighthouse tours July 28, Sept. 29 and Nov. 10. 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: Oceanfront (Huffman) Helicopters, 3000 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, by east end of Myrtle Beach International Airport (946-0022 orwww.huffmanhelicopters.com
), and Executive Helicopters, 2800 Terminal St., North Myrtle Beach (427-7351 orwww.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 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.