August 1, 2014

Myrtle Beach-area arts and cultural calendar for Aug. 1-7

This compilation includes information on Myrtle Beach area auditions, festivals, art exhibits, concerts, museum events, tours and more.


FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. New members welcome: Rehearsals 7 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 361-1942.

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 info@lowcountrychorus.org.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH COMMUNITY BAND. New members welcome. 488-6742, www.nmbcommunityband.com, or email stickwaver53@yahoo.com.

PAWLEYS ISLAND CONCERT BAND. Experienced brass, woodwind and percussion musicians welcome. Rehearsals 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Litchfield Exchange, 14329 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach, in back side of plaza, across from Bella’s Italian. 274-5991 or www.pawleysislandconcertband.org.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, final auditions for Little Shop of Horrors, noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, for performances Oct. 17-Nov. 2. Roles for two women (ages 16-35 and 25-35), and five men (ages 18-50, 20-35, 20-50, 22-40, and 40-65). Reach Bob Gauss, director, at 251-4111 or email info@rdgcustom.com .


CINEMARK SPECIAL EVENTS, at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com:

• “Classic Film Series,” 2 p.m. Sundays, and 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays: “The Big Lebowski” Aug. 3 and 6, “Beverly Hills Cop” Aug. 10 and 13, and “Elvis: That’s The Way It Is” Aug. 17 and 20.
• “Summer Movie Clubhouse,” 10 a.m. Mondays-Wednesdays: “The Lego Movie” July 28-31, “Rio 2” Aug. 4-6, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” Aug. 11-13.
• “DCI Big, Loud & Live 11,” 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7.
• “RiffTrax Live: Godzilla” (1998), 8 p.m. Aug. 14.

CONWAY DOWNTOWN ALIVE (248-6260 or www.conwayalive.com):

• Alive After Five,” 6-8 p.m. downtown on first Thursday monthly through November, including on Aug. 7, with Chris Clark Bike Stunt Show on Laurel Street, then concert afterward by Rock Church Band.
• “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.

ELVIS FAN CLUB MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND (424-9124 or www.kingsshazaam.com):

• 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays through August, “King Shazaam Tributes,” celebrating music by such late icons as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Johnny Cash, outside BARnacles, on pier at Springmaid Beach Resort, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach.
• Aug. 14 at Lulu’s Café, 1903 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach (712-1890): gather at 6 p.m., music at 6:30. All tribute artists invited, and no membership required.

FREE MOVIES, for adults and seniors, 3 p.m. Fridays at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. (918-2380):

• “Non-Stop,” Aug. 1
• “Robocop,” Aug. 8
• “Endless Love,” Aug. 15
• “Ride Along,” Aug. 22
• “Son of God.” Aug. 29
• “Jack Ryan,” Sept. 5
• “Midnight Stallion,” Sept. 12
• “3 Days to Kill,” Sept. 19
• “Anonymous, Sept. 26
• “Doc Holiday’s Revenge,” Oct. 3
• “The Monuments Men,” Oct. 10
• “Duck Dynasty: Duck Days of Summer,” Oct. 17
• “Trials of Cate McCall,” Oct. 24
• “Still Mine,” Oct. 31.

GRAND STRAND MODEL RAILROADERS, club site, open 4-7 p.m. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, in Myrtle Beach mall, three doors from Bass Pro Shops, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. 293-4386 or www.gsmrrc.org.

LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, festivals, at 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School (399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com):

• Blues & Jazz Fest, noon-6 p.m. Aug. 2
• Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest, Aug. 16
• Summer Breeze Music Fest, Aug. 30
• Dog Days Blues & Jazz Fest, Sept 13
• “Wine Wednesdays” and “Wine Down Fridays,” weekly through October.

THE MARKET COMMON, off Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach (839-3500 or www.marketcommonmb.com):

• “Music in the Streets,” 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 27 in gazebos, with face painting for children.
• “Music on the Green” concerts, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays in Valor Memorial Garden: Josh Brannon Band July 31, Painted Man Aug. 7 and 21, and Tracy Thompson and Denny Hess Trio Aug. 14 and 28.
• Horse-and-carriage rides, 5-8 p.m. Fridays from outside Dolce Lusso Salon and Spa, 3060 Howard Ave.
• “Movies Under The Stars,” at dusk on most Fridays in Valor Memorial Garden: “Cloudy with a Chance Of Meatballs” (2009) Aug. 15; “Monsters University” (2013) Aug. 22, and “G-Force” (2009) Aug. 29.

PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, flat-track derby league. Next home bouts: Labor Pains Tournament Aug. 31 and “Deck the Dolls III” Invitational Dec. 7. www.palmettostaterollergirls.com.

“MOVIES AFTER DARK,” by town of Surfside Beach, 9 p.m. Thursdays in Surfside Beach’s Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive and Sixth Avenue South (650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org):

• “Kung Fu Panda,” July 31
• “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” Aug. 7
• “Rio 2,” Aug. 14

“POPPY’S SUMMER MOVIE MAGIC,” 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays at Grand 14 Cinema, at The Market Common (282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com):

• “Epic” July 29-31
• “Shrek Forever After,” Aug. 5-7
• “Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” Aug. 12-14.

SHOCK SILVER MUSIC FESTIVAL, with 12 bands, noon Aug. 17-2 a.m. Aug. 18 at Suck Bang Blow, 3393 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, benefiting Shock Shiver Film Festival (10 a.m. Oct. 31 at Frank Theatres’ CineBowl & Grille, at Inlet Square, at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet –film submissions welcome). 650-6697, 267-7052 or www.ivyleaffilm.com.

“SUMMER MOVIE SERIES,” 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Frank Theatres’ CineBowl & Grille, at Inlet Square, at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet (651-9400 or www.franktheatres.com):

• “Megamind,” July 29 and 31
• “Despicable Me 2,” Aug. 5 and 7
• “Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax,’ ” Aug. 12 and 14

24TH ANNUAL PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART (626-8911 or www.pawleysmusic.com), 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); 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 — 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.
• The Manhattan Transfer, in headliner concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 3.
• The Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass “Brothers on the Battlefield,” 7 p.m. Oct. 4.
• “Teach My People” Collaborative Event Featuring N.C. Youth Tap Ensemble, 3 p.m. Oct. 5.
• Ken Lavigne “The Road to Carnegie Hall,” 7 p.m. Oct. 8.
• Swingle Singers, 7 p.m. Oct. 9.
• Annie Moses Band, 7 p.m. Oct. 10.
• The Bronx Wanderers, 7 p.m. Oct. 11.
• “Sunday Seaside Showcase,” saluting wounded warriors and military families, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 12, with area musicians. Artists’ sign-up inquiries: call 626-8911 or email info@pawleysmusic.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. 651-7644 or grandstrandbritishcarclub.com.

HOT ROD PROMOTIONS, cruise-ins (503-8245):

• 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.” 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 6-11 p.m. Aug. 16 at The Marlin Bar & Grill, 614 Atlantic Ave., Garden City Beach, off U.S. 17 Business, across from Walgreen’s, 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.

MOVIES IN THE PARK,” about dusk (8:15-8:45 p.m.) in Conway’s Riverfront Park, on Elm Street: “The Goonies” Aug. 8, “Muppets Most Wanted” Sept. 27, and “Hotel Transylvania” Oct. 25. 248-1740 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com.

MYRTLE BEACH CAR CLUB cruise-ins, all on Saturdays, mostly 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (742-9802):

• 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.

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB, meets monthly, next at 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at Hilton Garden Inn, outside south end of Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach, close to Harrelson Boulevard and U.S. 17 Bypass. 294-0127 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

MYRTLE BEACH PORSCHE GROUP, meets monthly. 651-8030.


ALABAMA THEATRE, 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. “One the Show” at 7:30 p.m. several nights per week, as well as a series of guest concerts, all at 7 p.m.:

• Martina McBride, Aug. 15
• Merle Haggard, Aug. 22
• “The Ricky Mokel Show,” starring Grant Turner, Aug. 23
• Jeanne Robertson, Aug. 29
• The Lettermen, Sept. 6
• “John Mueller’s ’50s Dance Party” tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Big Bopper, Sept. 13

Kenny Rogers, Sept. 20

Temptations (including last surviving original member Otis Williams) and Four Tops, Sept. 27

ATLANTIC STAGE, at Coastal Carolina University Myrtle Beach Education Center’s 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass: “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” Oct. 16-Nov. 9, “A Christmas Carol” Nov. 26-Dec. 21, “Doubt” Jan. 9-Feb. 2, and “Present Laughter” April 2-26. 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” in “mild” family and adult editions. 750-0514 or www.big-laughs.com.

CALVIN GILMORE THEATER, 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, at 8 p.m. each night, also 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays (839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com):

• “Magic of Carl Michael” family show, 7 p.m. Aug. 5-7, 12-14 and 20, and 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Aug. 16
• “Comedy Hypnosis Show with Herb McCandles,” 7 p.m. July 30-31 and Aug. 4, and 9 p.m Aug,. 5

These comedians at 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, and 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays:

• Mike Stanley, July 30-Aug. 2
• Sam Morril, Aug. 6-9
• Ward Anderson, Aug. 13-16
• Dean Napolitano, Aug. 20-23
• Louis Ramey, Aug. 27-30
• Matt Holt, 8 p.m. Sept. 3-6 and 10 p.m. Sept. 5-6

CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, at Uptown Theater in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, at 7:30 p.m. (272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com):

• “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” – Mondays (but not Aug. 25) and Wednesdays through August, and on Aug. 30
• “Whose Night Out Is It Anyway” – for adults – Tuesdays (but not Aug. 26) and Fridays through August
• “Jokers Wild” adult show, Aug. 14

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, at 8 p.m. per night, also 10:15 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays (449-4242 or comedycabana.com):

• Dale Jones, July 28-Aug. 3
• Manny Oliveira, Aug. 4-10
• Greg Morton, Aug. 11-17
• Basile, Aug. 18-24
• Joey Kola, Aug. 28-31
• J.J. Ramirez, Sept. 1-6.

LEGENDS IN CONCERT, on U.S. 17 Bypass, off 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, with tribute artists to the Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Elvis Presley, Steven Tyler, and through Aug. 16, Taylor Swift. 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. 236-8080, 800-436-4386 or www.medievaltimes.com.

PALACE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach: “Illusions of Magic,” through Sept. 27; and “Hot Jersey Nights” Frankie Valli tribute, returning Sept. 2-Dec. 20. 448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.

“PIRATES VOYAGE DINNER & SHOW,” 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.

STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets. New season: “Southern Comforts” Aug. 14-31, “Dollhouse” Oct. 2-18, “You Better Watch Out!” Dec. 4-21, “Love Letters” Jan. 29-Feb. 15, and “Elvis Has Left the Building” May 28-June 14. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Oct. 17-Nov. 2 at at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

STRAND CINEMA, independent, foreign and documentary films, Fridays and Saturdays, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. 527-2924 or www.strandcinema.org:

• “Secrets and Lies” (1996), 2:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 7 p.m. Aug. 9
• “Chinese Puzzle” (2013), 7 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 9
• “Watermark” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Aug. 2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 8
• “The Debt” (2010), 7 p.m. Aug. 2 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 8
• “Alan Partridge” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 7 p.m. Aug. 23
• “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me!” (2013), 7 p.m. Aug. 15 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 23
• “As High As The Sky” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and 7 p.m. Aug. 22
• “Wet Behind the Ears” (2013), 7 p.m. Aug. 16 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 22
• “The Railway Man” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and 7 p.m. Sept. 6
• “Tim’s Vermeer” (2013), 7 p.m. Aug. 29 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 6
• “The Rocket” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and 7 p.m. Sept. 5
• “The Lunchbox” (2013), 7 p.m. Aug. 30 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 5
• “The Selfish Giant” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 and 7 p.m. Sept. 20
• “Instructions Not Included (2014), 7 p.m. Sept. 12 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 20
• “Triple Divide” (2008), 2:30 p.m. Sept. 13 – lone screening
• “Still Mine” (2014), 7 p.m. Sept. 13 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 19
• “Addicted to Plastic” (2008), 7 p.m. Sept. 19 – lone screening
• “Venus in Fur” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and 7 p.m. Oct. 4
• “Ida” (2013), 7 p.m. Sept. 26 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4
• “Words and Pictures” (2013), 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 7 p.m. Oct. 3
• “Like Father Like Son” (2013), 7 p.m. Sept. 27 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway (488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com):

• 45th anniversary season: “Avenue Q” Aug. 15-31, “Young Frankenstein” Oct. 17-Nov. 2, “Holiday Special” Dec. 4-20, then “Rent” Feb. 20-March 8, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” April 24-May 10, and “Gypsy” June 19-July 5.
• Also, “Illusions on Main Street: Fabulous Fakes Take II” Sept. 27-28, “Extemities” Jan. 6-11 and “Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” April 3-5.


ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com:

• “Back to School” Music Festival, noon Aug. 16
• Open house, Aug. 18-23, including free music classes

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):

• Nashville Fridays,” 7 p.m. weekly, with Chip Perry Aug. 1, Johnny T. Aug. 8, Old Moonshine Southern Revival Aug. 15, Josh Thompson with Justin Anderson Aug. 22, and Warren Stone, Aug. 29.
• “Summer Concert Series,” 5 p.m. Sundays, with Little Texas Aug. 3, JerryFest Aug. 10, Tru Sol Aug. 17, and Ballyhoo! Aug. 24.

BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, in Odell Williamson Auditorium, off U.S. 17 in Supply, N.C. (910-755-7416; 800-754-1050, ext. 7416; or www.bccowa.com):

• “Into the Woods” by Brunswick Little Theatre (910-471-7741 or www.brunswicklittletheatre.com), 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1-2, and 3 p.m. Aug. 3
• Ralph Stanley, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9
• Blues Hall of Fame Tour – Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica, James Cotton (harmonica), and John Hammond (guitar) – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17
• Randy Linder’s tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6
• The Annie Moses Band’s Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4
• Emile Pandolfi with Dana Russell, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22
• “Wuthering Heights” by Aquila Theatre, 7:30 p.m. March 2
• Billy McGuigan’s “Yesterday and Today,” 7:30 p.m. March 19
• “A Tribute to John Denver” by Long Bay Symphony (448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com) with Tom Becker, 7:30 p.m. April 18

BRUNSWICK COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION, concerts and outdoor movies (910-253-2031 or www.brunswickcountync.gov/Portals/0/BC/files/parksandrec/BBC-042514-Y-4.pdf):

• Shallotte – In Rourk Gardens, on Main Street, across from Jerome’s Steak & Seafood – Concerts at 6:30 p.m.: Jim Quick & Coastline July 31; and Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Aug. 14. Movies at dusk: “Frozen” July 10, “The Nut Job” Aug 7, and “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” Aug. 21.
• Calabash, in Town Park, 868 Persimmon Road – Concerts 6:30 p.m. Thursdays: Homemade Jam July 31, and Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Aug. 7. Movies at dusk, Thursdays: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” Aug. 14, and “Monsters University” Oct. 31.
• Holden Beach, in town’s Pavilion, at end of Jordan Boulevard: Rick Strickland Band Aug. 3, Jaded Mayberry Aug. 10, Tim Clark Band Aug. 17, Marsha Morgan Band Aug. 24, and The Imitations Aug 31.
• Sunset Beach – in Village Park gazebo, on Queen Anne Street (www.sunsetbeachconcerts.com) – Concerts 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Mark Roberts Band July 30, The Dickens Aug. 6, Six Stylez Aug. 16, Darrell Harwood Aug. 20, Carolina Breakers Aug. 27, and Fantastic Shakers Sept. 3.
• Ocean Isle Beach – in parking lot of Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St. (910-579-1016) – Concerts 6:30 p.m. Fridays: The Mark Roberts Band Aug. 1, The Rick Strickland Band Aug. 8, Jim Quick & Coastline Aug. 15, The Imitations Aug. 22, Band of Oz Aug. 29, and Holiday Band Sept. 5.

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE (444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com):

• “Songs of a Passionate Life,” 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Waccamaw High School in Pawleys Island, and 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.
• “Christmas & Carols and All That Jazz,” 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at Socastee High School, and 4 p.m. Dec. 14 at Trinity Church.
• “Love Like You’ll Never Be Hurt,” Feb. 14 at Seaside Methodist Church, 1300 Seaside Road, Sunset Beach, N.C., and Feb. 15 at First United Methodist Church, 901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.
• “A Big Band in the House of God,” April 25 at Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, and April 26 at Waccamaw High School, in Pawleys Island.

FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER, 3300 West Radio Drive, at Interstates 95 and 20 (tickets at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com; details at 679-4525 or www.florenceciviccenter.com):

• North American Grappling Association Myrtle Beach/Florence Grappling Championship – No-Gi & Gi tournament, Aug. 9. Pre-registration ends 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at nagafighter.com/index.php?module=eventinformationpage/380#.
• “Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend,” 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3
• Lil’ Boosie, with August Alsina, 8 p.m. Sept. 5
• Florence Gun Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 20 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21. $8 ages 13 and older, otherwise free.
• “Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove,” 7 p.m. Oct 9-11, 11 a.m., and 3 p.m. Oct. 11-12.

FPC “PROMENADES 2015” CONCERTS, all 1 p.m.: Angela Mead, soprano, on Jan. 8; Sebastian Baverstam, cellist, and Constantine Finehouse, piano, Feb. 5; Vadym Kholodenko, pianist, Feb. 19; and “Broadway Revue,” with guest soloists and FPC Players’ Chorus, March 12; at First Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 448-4496.

FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 201 S. Dargan St., Florence (843-661-4444 or www.fmupac.org):

• Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30
• Garry Krinsky: “Toying with Science,” 2 p.m. Sept. 24
• Brass Transit, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28
• “The Hit Men – Former Stars of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons,” 2 p.m. Oct. 13.
• San Jose Taiko, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29.

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, DVD showings at 6 p.m. second Monday almost monthly, at Brightwater, 101 Brightwater Road, off International Drive and S.C. 31, northwest of Myrtle Beach. (385-3963 or gsow.net, and Brightwater at 903-8300):

• Sept. 8 – Verdi’s “Otello”
• Oct. 13 – Ponchielli’s “La Gioconda”
• Nov. 10 – “The Berlin Concert,” with Domingo, Netrebko and Villazon.

HOUSE OF BLUES, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Various events daily (272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach), such as:

• Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, 7 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. www.murdermysteryproductions.com.
• “Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch,” 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Reservations at 913-3746.
• Live free music concerts most nights on The Deck, with various acts: No Where Slow July 28-Aug. 2, Longreef Aug. 4-9, Perkins Road Aug. 11-17, Gas Station Disco Aug. 19-23, and Hip Kitty Aug. 25-30.
• Jesse McCartney, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6
• Ted Nugent, 7 p.m. Aug. 11
• Mike Stud, 9 p.m. Aug. 19
• Chevelle, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22
• Fitz and the Tantrums, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5
• Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Sept. 13
• Cheap Trick, Oct. 3
• Kip Moore, Nov. 7.

LONG BAY SYMPHONY, performing mostly at Myrtle Beach High School (448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com):

• “Beethoven’s Ninth,” 4 p.m. Sept. 28 with Carolina Master Chorale.
• “Movie Music Spectacular: The Music of John Williams,” 7 p.m. Oct. 18
• “Tchaikovsky and the Romantic Spirit,” 4 p.m. Nov. 9
• “Musical Classics for the Holiday Season,” by chamber orchestra, 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach; 3 p.m. Dec. 7 in Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway; and 7 p.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1100 Eighth Ave. N, North Myrtle Beach.
• “Musical Postcards,” 4 p.m. Jan. 25
• “Pomp & Circumstance: English Splendour,” 4 p.m. March 8
• “Back Home Again: A Tribute to John Denver,” with Tom Becker, former member of New Christy Minstrels; 7 p.m. April 11 at Myrtle Beach High; and 4 p.m. April 12 in Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown; and 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium, off U.S. 17 in Supply, N.C. (Tickets for this show only at 910-755-7416; 800-754-1050, ext. 7416; or www.bccowa.com):
• “Smaller Treasures: Masterpieces from the Chamber Repertory,” by chamber orchestra, 7 p.m. May 16 at Trinity Church; and 4 p.m. May 17 at All Saints (Anglican) Church, 3560 Kings River Road, Pawleys Island.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH (280-5570, ext. 1):

•  “Music on Main” weekly series (parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11), 7-9 p.m. Thursdays:
• In Horseshoe, at Main and Ocean Boulevard – Fantastic Shakers July 31, Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot Aug. 14, Carolina Soul Band Aug. 21, Atlantic Groove Aug. 28, Hip Pocket Sept. 18, and Jim Quick and Coastline Sept. 25.
• At 202 Main St. – The Wannabees Aug. 7, and Tru Sol Sept. 4.
• “Sounds of Summer” monthly series ( parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18) 7-9 p.m. on the third Friday monthly in North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, at S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway: Too Much Sylvia Aug. 15, and Dickens Sept. 19.
• “Movies at McLean” ( parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=128), 15 minutes after sunset on second Friday monthly in McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues south: “Despicable Me 2,” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8, “Frozen” 7:40 p.m. Sept. 12, and “Hotel Transylvania” 7 p.m. Oct. 10.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, at 5 p.m. third Saturday monthly at Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com:

• Aug. 16 – Cabin Creek, and Southern Junction
• Sept. 20 – Dyer Switch Bluegrass Band, and Palmetto Blue
• Oct. 18 – Slope Valley, and The Southern Gentlemen
• Nov. 15 – Trinity River Band, and Cottonwood Bluegrass

FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7 p.m. Fridays at First Presbyterian Church, 5435 Main St., Loris (756-1629 or www.lorisfpc.com):

• Aug. 1 – Howard Agnew, and Live Loud
• Aug. 8 – New Direction, and Royal-Descendants.


ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza. Various classes available. 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.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts (349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery):

• “Herb Reith: Solo Exhibition,” through Aug. 7
• “Syd Mead: Progressions,” Aug. 18-Oct. 18, and artist reception 4:30 p.m. Sept. 3 in gallery, after lecture at 2 p.m. that day in Edwards Recital Hall
• “Diana Farfan: Solo Exhibition,” Oct. 23-Nov. 24, and artist reception 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in gallery, after lecture there at 2 p.m that day.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Summer Art Show through Sept. 15. 449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.

CONWAY GLASS, 209 Laurel St., Conway. 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. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org:

• “Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams,” through Sept. 21
• “Claire Ferrell: A is for Art” and “Track of the Rainbow Serpent: Australian Aboriginal Paintings of the Wolfe Creek Crater,” both through Sept. 14.

Adams exhibit lectures | All at 2 p.m. and free, but reservations required at 238-2510:

• July 23 – “Classic Images of Myrtle Beach,” by Jack Thompson, photographer and historian
• Aug. 6 – “The Alchemy of Ansel Adams’ Darkroom,” by Easton Selby, professor of visual arts at CCU
• Aug. 20 – “Ansel Adams and Contemporaries: The Intrepid Ones,” by Andrea Baldeck, fine-art photographer;
• Sept. 3 – “Close to Home: Finding the Grand Landscape in Horry and Georgetown Counties,” by Donald Withers, photographer and naturalist
• Sept. 10 – “Ansel Adams’ Photography as Conservation Advocacy,” by Douglas Haller, archivist, curator and historian
• Sept. 21 – “Far From Home: Wild Photography in a New Age,” by Kyle Waters, photographer and wildlife scientist

Adams exhibit docent tours | All 2 p.m.:

• Aug. 10 with with Elizabeth Howie, a visual arts professor at Coastal Carolina University
• Sept. 11 with Douglas Haller, former curator of photographs at the California Historical Society
• Sept. 14 with Janet Blackmon-Morgan, staff photographer at The Sun News

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 251-8282 or freshbrewedch.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.

HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Richardson Gallery, off U.S. 501 in Conway, exhibit coordinated by Waterway Woodcarvers from Myrtle Beach (903-3238 or www.waterwaywoodcarversclub.com – group meets 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays at A.C. Moore, 1120 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach, near Target; store phone 213-2070), with more than 100 artworks, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.. Mondays-Wednesdays through November. 349-5269 or www.hgtc.edu.

ISLAND ART GALLERY, in The Village Shops, 10744-M Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. 687-9261, 455-0336 or www.pawleysislandart.com.

JEFFCOAT POTTERY STUDIO, 284B Koolabrew Drive, Calabash, N.C. Handmade, stoneware pottery. 910-579-2400 or www.jeffcoatpottery.com.

MUD BUCKET POTTERY gallery and teaching studio, 279 S.C. 57, Little River, a half-mile south of S.C. 9. Call 446-6630 or email voxon21@aol.com 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 mudpuddle910@gmail.com.

SEACOAST ARTISTS GALLERY, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. (Second gallery at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach). Also, “Chair-ity” event in September, with “Art in Common” fall festival Sept. 27-28 at Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com.

STUDIO B ART GALLERY, 2922 Howard Ave., Unit D, Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common 839-1278 or www.studiobgalleries.com.

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. “Kent UIlberg: A Retrospective,” through Aug. 3, and “Cool Summer Evenings,” staying open until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 8. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2204 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

“ENCOUNTERS: UFO EXPERINCE,” through Sept. 2 at north end of Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. 444-0443 or www.ufoexhibition.com.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, 120 Broad St., Georgetown. 545-7020 or www.georgetowncountymuseum.com.

HALL OF HEROES, in Sands Ocean Dunes Resort, 201 75th. Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Open 9 a.m. daily. 692-5265, 692-5100 or www.sandsresorts.com/hall-of-heroes.

HOBCAW BARONY, on U.S. 17 just north of Georgetown. Various nature programs and tours, such as barony tours, and birding tours 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on third Saturday monthly, all by reservation only. 546-4623, www.hobcawbarony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu.

HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, 1808 21st Ave. N. Ext., Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, next to Broadway Grand Prix, 9:30 a.m.-midnight daily. 444-0091 or www.hollywoodwaxmyrtlebeach.com.

HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, 805 Main St., Conway, in historic Burroughs School building (915-5320). Also, L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, north of Conway (365-3596). www.horrycountymuseum.org.

KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM (AND STEWART-PARKER HOUSE), 1003 Front St., Georgetown. 546-7706 or kaminskimuseum.org.

MINI MILITARY MUSEUM, in Veterans Cafe & Grille, 3544 Northgate Blvd., Myrtle Beach, in Northgate Plaza, off S.C. 707 at southwest corner at U.S. 17 Bypass, near Dollar General. 232-8387.

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). Both open Mondays-Saturdays through Sept. 1. Planetarium Sky Theater dome shows: 11 a.m. “Legends of the Night Sky” at 11 a.m., “Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea” 1 p.m., “Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure” 2 p.m., “Undiscovered Worlds“ 3 p.m., “Back to the Moon for Good” 4 p.m., and “Dynamic Earth” 5 p.m., and laser music shows 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. www.museumplanetarium.org.

MYRTLE BEACH HISTORIC COLORED SCHOOL MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 900 Dunbar St., Myrtle Beach. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and by appointment only on Saturdays. 918-1061.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. “ToyTime” exhibit through Nov. 1. 427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com.

OLD BRIDGE MUSEUM, at Old Sunset Beach Swing Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C. 910-363-6585 or oldbridgepreservationsociety.org.

THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown (546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org). Also, in Prevost Gallery:

• “Fiber and figures,” work by Patsy Givens, Kathy Weiss, Bob Hoffman and Craig Bruce, through Aug. 18
• “Three-Woman Show,” paintings by Susan Goodman, Janice Coward and Gail Joley, Sept. 6 through November
• Georgetown County Watercolor Society annual exhibition, Nov. 8-Jan. 10

RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM, on 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Daily scuba dive shows on the hour, and mermaid shows. 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or www.ripleysaquarium.com.

S.C. CIVIL WAR MUSEUM, in Myrtle Beach Indoor Shooting Range, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., opposite Palmetto Pointe Drive, , south of Myrtle Beach, east of Socastee. 293-4344 or www.mbisr.com.

S.C. MARITIME MUSEUM, 729 Front St., Georgetown. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturday, with exhibit “The Story of the Henrietta, the Largest Wooden Sailing Ship Ever Built in South Carolina.” 520-0111 or scmaritimemuseum.org.

WHEELS OF YESTERYEAR, 413 Hospitality Lane, near Carolina Forest, off U.S. 501 near Tanger Outlets. 903-4774 or www.wheelsofyesteryearmb.com.


ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, with special shows daily on lemurs at 9:30 a.m.; reptiles at 10 a.m., noon and 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m.; and alligator handling at 11 a.m. and 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. 361-0789 or www. alligatoradventure.com.

ARK ADVENTURES, birding/boating trips by appointment. 546-4623, http://amazinganimalsprogram.weebly.com or jwalls443@gmail.com.

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, 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, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 246-1495 or www.rivermemories.org.

CAPT. KIRK’S RIVER AND SWAMP TOURS, from Waccatee Zoo, 8500 Enterprise Road, Socastee, with room for six passengers. 650-7477.

CAP’N ROD’S TOURS, including plantation, lighthouse/shell island, and evening and harbor tours, from downtown Georgetown. 477-0287 or www.lowcountrytours.com.

CAROLINA ROVER shelling and lighthouse cruises, from downtown Georgetown. 546-8822, 800-705-9063 or www.roverboattours.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, 40 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. 884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com.

FREEWOODS FARM, 9515 Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in Burgess community. 650-9139, 650-2734 or www.freewoodsfarm.com.

HELICOPTER TOURS, all with rates starting at $20:

• Sister operations: Oceanfront Helicopters, 3000 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, by east end of Myrtle Beach International Airport (946-0022 or www.huffmanhelicopters.com), and Executive Helicopters, 2800 Terminal St., North Myrtle Beach (427-7351 or www.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 or www.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: $69. 477-0800 or www.mbsegway.com.

“PIRATE ADVENTURES,” for children, returning in spring, on the Sea Gypsy from Crazy Sister Marina, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-3676 or www.myrtlebeachpirates.com.

SC-CARES, 236 Abbeville Drive, off U.S. 701 north of Georgetown, tours available by appointment. 546-7893 or www.sc-cares.org.

SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S. 17 N., Awendaw. Programs include discussion and feeding of two resident sister red wolves 3-4 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter.

SWAMP FOX TOURS, across historic Georgetown, from 624 Front St. 527-1112 or www.swampfoxtours.com.

TOURS DE SANDY ISLAND, birding/nature tours of Sandy Island, in northeast Georgetown County, by appointment, with minimum six per group. 843-408-7187 or www.toursdesandyisland.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, with a minimum four riders and maximum six; call for times. 651-2994 or www.plantationrivertours.com.

WALLACE SAILING CHARTERS, sailing cruises by appointment from 525 Front St., Georgetown. 902-6999 or www.wallacesailingcharters.com.

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