Raptors on display
See dozens of raptors up close Thursdays-Saturdays, including guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and flight demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Details at 971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org.
Second Stage at library
The Murrells Inlet Community Theatre’s traveling “Second Stage” unit will present “Pastiche Redux!” including The Halleluiah Quartet, will be the guests for a Friends of the Waccamaw Library “First Thursday” meeting. Details at 545-3623 or www.friendsofthewaccamawlibrary.org. Reach the troupe at 651-4152 or www.mictheatre.com.
Christmas at Opry
The 27th year of “The Carolina Opry Christmas Special” opens, with shows through Jan. 5, and “Light” shows continue almost daily. Details at 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.com; ticket prices vary.
Shakespeare, saxes at CCU
Coastal Carolina University in Conway has two entertainment choices for this evening, both at 7:30. Details at 349-2502 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
• Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for two weekends through Nov. 10 in Wheelwright Auditorium; $15 adults; $10 CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, and ages 65 and older and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; and $5 CCU and HGTC students, and ages 17 and younger.
• CCU’s Saxophone Ensemble ina concert of classical, pop and Latin numbers, in Edwards Recital Hall, for $3.
Theater does ‘Dracula’
The Swamp Fox Players’ “Dracula,” for mature audiences, similar to a movie’s PG-13 rating, continues for two more weekends through Nov. 11. Details at 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.
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