FRIDAY-SATURDAY | 08.14-08.15
Civil War retrospectives at Hobcaw Barony
Hobcaw Barony, the historic 25-square-mile preserve on U.S. 17, north of Georgetown, has two special events this weekend at Hobcaw House, the final parts of its four-year Civil War 150th Commemoration:
▪ Lecture on “Jewish Confederates and Dr. Simon Baruch,” by Robert Rosen, a Charleston attorney, historian and author who will describe the experiences of Jewish officers, elected officials, rabbis and doctors, such as the father of Bernard M. Baruch, former Hobcaw resident and financier and presidential adviser, 6-8 p.m. Friday, for $75 per person. Check for any available space remaining.
▪ “Civil War Cruise” of Winyah Bay and Battery White with Rover Tours, 10 a.m. Saturday, and led by Lee Brockington, Paige Sawyer and Randy Beaver, including a view of the wreck of the Union flagship Harvest Moon, sunk by a Confederate floating mine in February 1865, and a clubhouse picnic. $50.
Hobcaw’s Discovery (welcome) Center open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, for free, and introductory barony tours, including Hobcaw House, are generally 10 a.m.-noon and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, for $20.
All programs and tours are by reservation only; call 546-4623. More details at www.hobcawbarony.org.
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS | Through 09.07
Special children’s programs thrice weekly
The Children’s Museum of South Carolina, 2204 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, continues its summer hours through Sept. 7, Labor Day, open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
Also, take note of these special programs, all free with admission:
▪ “Numbers for All!” – 10:30 a.m. Mondays, for ages 1-4, with a hands-on approach to familiarity with numbers and counting.
▪ “Silly Songs and Move-alongs,” 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages 1-4, for development of motor skills.
▪ “FUN-ology,” 2:30 p.m. Fridays, for ages 4 and older, with a variety of scientific fields through hands-on activities, and demonstrations.
Admission is for $8 ages 2 and older, otherwise free. Details at 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY | 08/15-08.16
Easy Escapes | Stamp show in Columbia
Collectors of postal stamps might enjoy an easy escape this weekend to the Columbia Philatelic Society’s Summer Stamp & Postcard Show.
It’s open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, and admission is free.
The club, celebrating its 80th anniversary, will include professional dealers and exhibits by group members.
Find the host site at Spring Valley High School, 120 Sparkleberry Lane, Columbia. From Interstate 20, west from Florence, take Exit 80, right (north) on Clemson Road, then left (west) on Sparkleberry Lane, on which the school sits on the left.
Details at 803-237-1184, or email email@example.com.
Also, locally, the Myrtle Beach Stamp Club – which will have its 24th annual Myrtle Beach Stamp & Postcard Show Feb. 6-7, with a “Steps to the Moon” theme, at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 101 Fantasy Harbour Blvd., off U.S. 501 and George George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach and along the Intracoastal Waterway – meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday almost every month at the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Everyone interested in the hobby of stamp collecting is welcome. Details at 347-0087 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY | 08.15
Special events include ‘Bark Aid,’ ‘Boat Bash’
Other special events, all on Saturday, include:
▪ “BarkAid 2015” – benefiting S.C. Coastal Animal Rescue and Educational Sanctuary (SC-CARES), based at 236 Abbeville Drive, off U.S. 701, north of Georgetown – 9 a.m.-9 p.m., with haircuts by Patrick Lomantini, a master hairstylist and his team, on his “50 States Tour,” at Beautiful Salon, 11983 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Appointments at 237-2333. More details at www.barkaid.org. Charity information at 546-7893 or www.sc-cares.org.
▪ EASY ESCAPE: “Spirit of ’45” tribute to World War II Veterans, by the Military Order of Purple Hearts, 9 a.m. at Florence National Cemetery, 803 E. National Cemetery Road, Florence, east of U.S. 52 and south of U.S. 76. 843-669-8783.
▪ WYAV-FM “Wave” 104.1 T&A Morning Show’s “Carolina Boat Bash,” 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Little River Inlet, near Bird Island, including concerts by Power Born Rebellion, Cornbread, and Driven Astray, and with hosts Tommy Collins and Korby Ray. Free. 448-1041, ext. 230; www.facebook.com/CarolinaBoatBash or www.wave104.net.
▪ Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., with music noon-5 p.m. by Marsha Morgan Band and Fat Jack bands, at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. $8, and receive $3 discount with donation of two canned or dry food items to help local food bank. 399-9463 or labelleamie.com.
▪ “Endless Summer Bands, Brews & BBQ,” 5-9 p.m. at House of Blues, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $20, including glass for sampling of 30 craft beers. 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.
▪ “Conway SuperStar,” 7 p.m. in city’s Riverfront Park, with these finalists: Charity Elise, Brenna Lee Gasque, Rylianna Hancheck, Emilie Milone, Claire Shelley and Lance Stephens for JuniorStar (ages 12 and younger); Caitlyn Burger, Sarah Carroll, Faith Davis, Amanda Miele, Hope Richardson and Molly Woodle for TeenStar(ages 13-17); and Eugene Bellamy Jr., Allison Bratcher, Katelyn Funderburk, Nikki Jones, Jenna-Grace Singleton and Dalton Watts in SuperStar, for adults. Each finalist sings one song, and all 2014 winners will perform: Kaitlyn Favale (JuniorStar), Savannah Turner (TeenStar) and Anna Corley (SuperStar). Free. 488-1950.
DAILY THROUGH SUNDAY | ENDING 08.16
‘Mopar Week’ rounding final bend
The fourth annual “Mopars at the Beach,” which supports two veterans charities, including 4 Wheel to Heal (www.4w2h.org), wraps up with a busy weekend at various sites:
▪ Thursday – Cruise-in, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hooters and Calli Baker’s Firehouse Bar & Grill, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Myrtle Beach mall and Briarcliffe Acres. Free admission.
▪ Friday – Charity Ride, in support of Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. going more than 100 miles from Hard Rock Cafe in Myrtle Beach to La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. $25.
▪ Saturday – Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Broadway at the Beach, at 21st Avenue North and Robert Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. $25 preregistered vehicle entry, or $30 on site, or to display only, $15 and $20, respectively. Free to see. Also, “Cruise to the Strip Myrtle Beach” for free afterward.
▪ Sunday – Cruise-in, noon, outside Wheels of Yesteryear, 413 Hospitality Lane, near Carolina Forest, off U.S. 501, by Myrtle Beach Speedway. Free admission. Also, $2 discount for museum tour available (903-4774 or www.wheelsofyesteryearmb.com).
Full details at 803-361-3362, 803-461-7708 or www.moparsatthebeach.com/event_registration.