FRIDAY-SATURDAY | 08.01-08.02
Dance troupe in ‘Coppelia’ ballet
Coastal Dance Centre will debut its 2014-15 In-Studio Performance Series with the ballet “Coppelia.”
These abridged, three-act performances, at 6:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday at the center’s studio at 3070 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, showcase its “Summer Ballet Intensive” students led by Kiely Elizabeth Clark and Jade Parker. They will alternate in the role of Swanhilda, as Brock Fowler portrays Franz.
Most of the cast members are also part of the Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre, from which Randy Lapham, an adult ensemble member, will give a comedic interpretation of Dr. Coppelius, the subject of this story, a mysterious toymaker who shares his house, and falls in love with, a life-size doll, Coppelia.
Tickets are $10; make reservations at 839-5678 or 651-2006, or email email@example.com. More details at coastaldancecentre.com.
OPENING FRIDAY, SATURDAY | 08.01, 08.02
Pottery pair, trio of artists in exhibits
Two sites in Brunswick County, N.C., open special exhibits this weekend, both with free admission:www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com
SATURDAY | 08.02
Bicycling group rides with two events
The Waccamaw Trail Blazers mountain bicycling group will have its third annual Broken Spoke Drag Race, Slow Moe Race and Bike Swap meet, 6-9 p.m. Saturday outside Beach Bike Shop, 711 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach, with free admission.
BYOB – Bring Your Own Bike, and this event is open for everyone to come out and buy, sell or trade bikes, parts and various other related items. All bikes are welcome for put the pedal down in races, such as the Slow Moe: Who can take the longest time to cross the finish line while moving?
Also, at 9 p.m., for $10, ride in the Hot Summer Nights Alley Cat race, on city streets to check various spots, while adhering to all road laws, wearing a helmet and riding with lights. Also, entrants must carry a phone with the wherewithal to post to social media on the go. A 50/50 entry fee will be spilt among the top three finishers.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY | 08.01-08.03
Craftsmen’s Summer Classic show returns
The 32nd annual Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art & Craft Festival returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North.
With about 220 vendors, this fest continues a tradition of celebrating the end of summer and getting ready for going back to school and autumn around the corner.
Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 3.
Admission is $8 ages 13 and older (also, a $1 discount coupon is available online), $1 ages 6-12, and free ages 5 and younger, and tickets are good for all three days with a return pass available from show office.
Details at 336-282-5550 or www.craftshow.com.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY | 08.02-08.03
Double the waves in surfing events
Choose from two special events with water sports, Saturday and Sunday:www.surfoff.com www.empirewake.com/2014/07/getting-buck-wild-with-bucksports.html