Entertainment

Arts and cultural calendar for the Myrtle Beach area

AUDITIONS/REHEARSALS

COASTAL GRAND SYMPHONY, 2 p.m. at Andy Owings School of Music at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach: Saturday for strings, and Sept. 8 for piano, keyboards, percussion and any other latecomers, with first rehearsal Sept. 15. Appointments at 839-1505 or www.facebook.com/CoastalGrandSymphony.

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. New members welcome: Rehearsals resume Sept. 10: 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, women sought for Christmas caroling program, for which rehearsals start Oct. 9, and performances will span retirement and life-care communities in Horry County. 650-0625, 650-7323 or www.gsharmonychorus.com.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH COMMUNITY BAND. New members welcome. Contact Bert Owen, conductor, at 488-6742 or stickwaver53@yahoo.com. More details at www.nmbcommunityband.com.

PAWLEYS ISLAND CONCERT BAND. Experienced brass, woodwind and percussion musicians welcome, without auditions, for rehearsals for fall and holiday seasons at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through mid-December at Litchfield Exchange in Litchfield Beach, behind Applewood Pancake House. Musical selections include works of Fucik, Handel, John Williams, Leroy Anderson, Vince Guaraldi, John Lennon and Paul McCartney. 274-5991, www.pawleysislandconcertband.org or dmcurtis@sc.rr.com.

DANCING

DANCE JAM PARTY, for adults 8-11 p.m. Friday, with a lesson and food and beverages, at By the Sea Dance-Fitness-Music, 1145 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $10. 800-299-9050.

DANCELINK USA. Weekly dances: Tuesdays, beginner shag 6:30 p.m., and intermediate 7:30 p.m., each $10 at DanceLink USA studio, 109 Cedar Ave., North Myrtle Beach; and Wednesdays, country couples beginner 6:30 p.m. and intermediate 7 p.m., each $7 at Surfside Bowl Entertainment Center Brick House Lounge, 510 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. 281-1102 or www.dancelinkusa.com.

GRAND STRAND SENIOR BEACH BALLROOM DANCERS, monthly dances resume Sept. 15: 7-10 p.m., with a “Fiesta Mexicana” theme and music provided by Ed Brown, at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $7. 903-3765.

GRAND STRAND STRUTTERS, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, but not fifth week of the month, at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Call 215-0141. Also: open house 6-7 p.m. Sept. 20 with free lessons; call 497-0470 or 651-6110.

GRAND STRAND USA DANCE, CHAPTER 6024, ballroom classes Mondays at Anaerobic Studio, in Myrtle Beach mall at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; enter in rear of mall, by Bass Pro Shops: beginners 6 p.m., intermediate 7 p.m.; $7 members, otherwise $9. 283-0007 or 602-7197. Next social ballroom dance 7-10 p.m. Sept. 22 at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, includes music and dance lesson by Dan Chop. Bring dish to share; beverages supplied; singles welcome; $7 members, otherwise $10. Also: a salute to National Ballroom Dance Week with a dance, dance demos and free dance lessons noon-3 p.m. Sept. 29 in Myrtle Beach Mall, near Briarcliffe Acres, for free. 808-3397 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.

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:



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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH CLASSES, at J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road: offers classes in Zumba, clogging, ballroom, shag, line dancing. 280-5570 or parks.nmb.us. Also: Jazzercise and body sculpting; 249-5828 or email gtransou@aol.com. Prices and times vary.

RJR BALLROOM CO., weekly dance events include 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays at Senor Frog’s at Broadway at the Beach. $10 cover. 808-1634, www.dancemyrtlebeach.com or info@dancemyrtlebeach.com.

SAND DOLLAR SQUARES AND ROUND DANCE CLUB, Western-style square dances 7-9 p.m. Mondays at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach; $5. Also: free lessons 6-7 Mondays in September and Oct. 1, with an open house 6 p.m. Sept. 17. 236-9909 or 374-4740.

“WINE DANCING”, led by Wanda and Jim York, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 11, 18 and 25, and 2:30-6 p.m. Sept. 9 and 30 at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for $5 each. Details at 910-287-4243, 732-470-8612 or Wandafull1@hotmail.com; or winery: 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.

“ZUMBA WITH LINDA C.”, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, and Zumba toning 10:45-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Surfside Bowl Center’s Brick House Lounge, 510 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. $5 per class. 655-0839 or www.zumbawithlindac.com.

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

“GEORGETOWN ROCKS THE EQUINOX” music festival, 2-11 p.m. Sept. 22 on Front Street, benefiting Tara Hall Home for Boys. Free. 485-4954 or www.georgetownbandfest.com.

LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. Frequent festivals on Saturdays, including “Summer Breeze Music Fest” noon-6 p.m. Saturday, with music noon-5 p.m. by The Holiday Band, and Joan Burton. $8 ages 18-79, otherwise free, and bring two canned/dry good items for area food banks for $3 off admission. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

ART CLASSES, in paint or pastel and charcoal, taught 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays by Stuart Fleishman at North Myrtle Beach’s J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road; $85 for four classes, or $25 per class; 213-1037.

CINEMARK SPECIAL EVENTS, at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach: Fall Classic Movie series at 2 and 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 27, with matinees discounted; “TCM presents ‘The Birds’ ” at 2 and 7 p.m. Sept. 19 for $12.50 adults/$11.50seniors/$10.50 students; and “Glenn Beck’s ‘Unelectable’ ” 8 p.m. Sept. 20, for $20/$19/$18, respectively. 839-3225.

CRUISE-INS :





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, near Briarcliffe Acres, 4-7 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 297-7162 or 293-4386.

“MOVIES AT MCLEAN”, “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 14 and “The Goonies” 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in North Myrtle Beach’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues south. 280-5570, ext. 1.

PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, flat-track derby league. Next bout: “Labor Pains Tournament” 4 p.m. Sunday, at Dream Land Skating Arena, near Conway, benefiting American Heart Association. $10 adults ($8 in advance, online), $6 children/seniors. www.palmettostaterollergirls.com or email psrg@mail.com.

ROLLER SKATING

Admission varies by site.



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WATERCOLOR CLASSES, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Franklin G. Burroughs Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach; six classes for $84 or $16 for drop-in. Call Susan Duke, instructor: 251-3877.

THEATERS

Prices, times vary by site, program.

ALABAMA THEATRE, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. “One the New Show” at 7:30 p.m. almost daily, and guest concerts, all 7 p.m.: The Oak Ridge Boys Sept. 8, Wynonna Sept. 15, George Jones Sept. 22, Drifters/Coasters/Platters Sept. 29, and Bill Cosby Oct. 6. 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com.

CALVIN GILMORE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach, “The Carolina Opry,” “Good Vibrations!” and “Light.” 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.com.

THE GRAND THEATRE, 301 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach. “Aloha Y’all” Hawaiian luau show, “The Marvelous Wonderettes” and “Grand Illusions”; and “A Night With Garth & Friends” 7 p.m. Saturday and Russ Tuff 6 p.m. Sunday; and “Dino’s TV Variety Show,” opening Sept. 20 (more details at www.dinostvvarietyshow.com). 808-9188, 800-252-5642, www.thegrandtheatre.us or www.alohayall.com.

“HIGH STEPPIN’ COUNTRY”, revue with country, gospel, patriotic and pop at Lakewood Camping Resort’s Theater by the Sea, 5901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, one mile north of S.C. 544; final show 8:30 p.m. Saturday. $10 ages 12 and older, otherwise $5. 447-7343 or 447-7359.

LEGENDS IN CONCERT, U.S. 17 Bypass, off 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, with tributes to Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Britney Spears, Steven Tyler and Stevie Wonder through Sunday lineup Tuesday-Oct. 30: Elvis Presley, Celine Dion, Little Richard and Alan Jackson. 238-7827, 800-960-7469 or www.legendsinconcert.com.

MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT, off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach, 6 p.m. several nights per week. $50.95 ages 13 and older, $30.95 ages 12 and younger. 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: “Rock Around the Clock” through Dec. 29, “Le Grand Cirque: Adrenaline” through late September, and Ron White “Moral Compass Tour” 7 p.m. Sept. 29 and Tony Orlando Oct. 11. 448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.

“PIRATES VOYAGE FUN, FEAST & ADVENTURE”, 8901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.

ATLANTIC STAGE, at 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. New season opens Sept. 6-23 with “God of Carnage.” 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.

GHOSTS AND LEGENDS THEATRE, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, including ghost shows and walks, and “Skool 4 Pirates.” Open 10 a.m. daily. 361-2700 or www.ghostshows.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. “Dracula” Oct. 26-Nov. 11; $15. Strand Cinema: “Happythankyoumoreplease” (2010) 7 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, “Mao’s Last Dancer” (2009) 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sept. 8, and “The Misfits” (1961) 7 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8, each $5 members, otherwise $7. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre, 337 Main. St., Conway. “Damn Yankees” through Sunday, and Sunset Boulevard” Oct. 19-Nov. 4, each $18 advance, $20 at door. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.

CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, based at Uptown in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. Various shows. Prices vary per show. Details at 272-4242, www.carolinaimprov.com or www.uptownmb.com.

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. Josh Blue, with Manny Oliveira and Cooter Douglas, through Sunday, for $20; and Tim Walkoe Monday-Sept. 8, and Steve White Sept. 11-15, each $15. 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.

MUSIC/CONCERTS

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CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE

“FALL FLING” community concert and dance, with Briarcliffe Saints Dixieland Band and Avatar Blue with vocals by Ermitt “Mr. Blues” Williams, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 15 at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St. $15. 272-4511.

FPC CONCERTS, season tickets for $30 available for 27th season, all 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church; 1300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 448-4496.

GOLD KEY JAZZ SOCIETY, Christian Tamburr Quintet 7 p.m. Oct. 28 in Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown. 742-5064 or www.goldkeyjazzsociety.org.

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, meetings 6 p.m. second Monday monthly – next on Sept. 10 with DVD showing of Verdi’s “Opera of Ernani,” at Brightwater, off International Drive and S.C. 31. Annual dues $25 individual, or $35 for family/couple; first meeting free for guests. 385-3963 or 215-4959, and Brightwater at 903-8300.

GRAND STRAND BLUES SOCIETY, Blues Jams, 7-11 p.m. Thursdays at SBB Original, 3393 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet; 651-7960 or suckbangblow.com.

“HOT SUMMER NIGHTS” in downtown Myrtle Beach, through Sept. 29: including Kids’ Carnival on Mondays, with entertainment by students from Dino Capone’s School of Rock near Carolina Forest; and concerts 8-11 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Free, in Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard. 421-9848, 997-6695 or myrtlebeachdowntown.com.

HOUSE OF BLUES, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Various artists such as Creed on Monday, Easton Corbin Sept. 14 and Colt Ford Sept. 29, and tribute bands and shows, with rates varying by show; and Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Saturdays for $42 (www.murdermysteryproductions.com). 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH “MUSIC ON MAIN” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at 202 Main St., and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, and Sept. 20 and 27 at the Horseshoe, 11 S. Ocean Blvd.; and “Sounds of Summer” series finale 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues south; all free. 280-5570, ext. 1.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, next concert at 5 p.m. Sept. 15 with Savanna River Bluegrass and the Subject To Change Band, at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. $10 members, otherwise $12. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.

“SURFSIDE BEACH SUNDAY SERENADES”, finale 2 p.m. Sunday with all 2012 series performers invited, in town of Surfside Beach’s Veterans Memorial park, at Surfside and Willow drives. Free. 450-7281.

EXHIBITS

“BODIES REVEALED”, by Premier Exhibitions, through Sept. 23 on northeast side of Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, at 29th Avenue North and Grissom Parkway. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. $14 ages 13-64 (and $4 local discount with ID), $12 seniors, $10 ages 4-12 and military with ID, and free ages 3 and younger. 626-4488 or www.bodiesmyrtlebeach.com.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, in Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, in Conway, Faculty Biennial Exhibition Monday-Sept. 28, with opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 6. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Free. 349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery.

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. “At First Light: The Katagami Sculpture of Jennifer Falck Linssen” through Sept. 16, “Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society” and “Andrea Baldeck: Sea Treasures” black and white photos, both through Sept. 23. Free. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

SILVER COAST WINERY, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., exhibit by James Davis, “The Myxolydian Artist,” through Sept. 9. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.

ART GALLERIES

ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza. Various art classes available. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 839-2727.

BLUEWATERS POTTERY – CENTER FOR CLAY ARTS, 279 S.C. 57 S., Little River, a half-mile south of S.C. 9. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and open studio 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 399-9898 or www.bluewaterspottery.com.

CHERYL NEWBY GALLERY, 11096 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, in The Shops at Oak Lea. “Quita Brodhead – A Century of Color” through Sept. 29. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 979-0149, 800-435-2733 or www.cherylnewbygallery.com.

CHRISCO POTTERY, 4266 Graystone Court, Little River. 427-4304.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 11:30 a.m.-midnight Mondays-Saturdays. Summer Show through October, with 16 artists, and one-night art show with Christopher DeRubeis, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 8. 449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.

CONWAY GLASS, 209 Laurel St., Conway. 9:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Free glass-blowing demonstrations 11 a.m.-4 p.m. first Saturdays monthly. 248-3558 or www.conwayglass.com.

DEBORAH BROAD STUDIO, 671 Jamestowne Drive, Garden City Beach, beginning silversmith classes for five-week sessions or two-day workshops, with instruction including soldering, sawing, filing and design. Painting classes also available in oil, pastel and acrylic. 333-5364.

EBB AND FLOW ART CO-OP, 4763 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 651-2386 or ebbandflowartco-op.com.

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. Ceramics and pottery by Kimberly Smittle-Caroon and paintings by Fay Terry, through Sept. 29. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. Open 3 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, including open-mic nights at 6:45 p.m. Thursdays with host Brian Roessler. September featured artist: Bill Strydesky, with opening reception 4-7 p.m. Sept. 8 for $5 suggested donation. 251-8282 or www.freshbrewedcoffeehouse.com.

GEORGETOWN ART GALLERY, 705 Front St., Georgetown. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 527-7711.

HARRY THE POTTER – PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY STUDIO, 4007-B Belle Terre Blvd., west of Forestbook Road and Food Lion plaza. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. 903-0773 or www.harry-the-potter.com.

HOWARD GALLERY, 532 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 626-3118 or thehowardgallery.com.

ISLAND ART GALLERY, in The Village Shops, 10744-M Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Also, “Color Theory” oil painting workshop 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 13, 15 and 17 with Betsy Jones McDonald. 455-0336 or www.pawleysislandart.com.

JEFFCOAT POTTERY, 284-B Koolabrew Drive, Calabash, N.C. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 910-579-2400 or www.jeffcoatpottery.com.

JEWELRY BY WENDY – BEACH HOUSE FINE ARTS, 10152 Beach Drive S.W., Unit 6, Calabash, N.C. Works by artists such as Ann Bates, Elyse Clark, Terrie O’Neill and Cindy Saadeh. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 910-575-0024 or www.jewelrybywendy.com.

MUD BUCKET POTTERY, 279 S.C. 57, Little River. 399-8702 or www.mudbucketpottery.com.

MUDPUDDLE POTTERY STUDIO, in St. James Plaza, 4002 Executive Park Blvd., Suite 600-B (rear), Supply, N.C., in a business park on N.C. 211, across from Brunswick Electric. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. first and third Saturdays monthly. 910-363-4244 or email mudpuddle910@gmail.com.

SEACOAST ARTIST GUILD OF SOUTH CAROLINA, gallery open 6 a.m.-2 p.m. daily at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach; and at Seacoast Mall Gallery in Inlet Square in Murrells Inlet, open during mall hours. Also: ninth annual Fall Show Oct. 10-20 in mall, with awards ceremony 6-8 p.m. Oct. 10. 947-0668 and www.seacoastartistguild.com.

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

SUNSET RIVER MARKETPLACE, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. Abstract acrylic paintings by Sterling Edwards through Sept. 30, “Myrtle Beach Days – a Visual & Literary Celebration of the Grand Strand” Saturday-Oct. 3, and “Wild North Carolina Through the Artist’s Eyes,” the 2012 N.C. Wildlife Art Society Exhibition, Nov. 21-Jan. 5, both for free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

WHISPERING PALMS ART STUDIO & BOUTIQUE, 503 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, in Nance Plaza at Kings Highway. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and noon-7 p.m. Saturdays. 910-232-9609.

MUSEUMS

BROOKGREEN GARDENS, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. National Sculpture Society 79th annual Awards Exhibition, through Oct. 28, free with garden admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. Also: “Whispering Wings” butterfly house through October, extra $3 ages 13 and older, $2 ages 4-12. Gardens open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Exhibit “Turtle Travels.” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, 632 Prince St., Georgetown. Open 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 545-7020 or www.georgetowncountymuseum.com.

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 for $20. 546-4623, www.hobcawbarony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu.

HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, 438 Main St., Conway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; free. Also, L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, off U.S. 701, north of Conway, open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; free. 915-5320, 365-3596 or horrycountymuseum.org.

KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, with guided tours at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Also: 25th annual Winyah Arts Association Multimedia Show through Sept. 1 in Prevost Gallery, for free. 546-7706 or www.kaminskihousemuseum.org.

MUSEUM OF COASTAL CAROLINA, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.; and INGRAM PLANETARIUM, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C.

Museum open 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday and Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m-1:30 p.m. Saturday, then for rest of September: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.

Special programs, all free with admission:





Planetarium open 11 a.m. daily through Saturday, then noon Thursdays-Saturdays effective Sept. 6:

Free programs at noon: “Fun in the Sun” Thursday, and “What’s Up?” Friday.







Museum admission, and per Sky Theater planetarium show: $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4. Museum vacation pass for groups of six for one week, $59 through August. Reach museum at 910-579-1016, planetarium at 910-575-0033, or visit www.museumplanetarium.org.

MYRTLE BEACH HISTORIC COLORED SCHOOL MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 900 Dunbar St., Myrtle Beach, just north of Mr. Joe White Avenue and west of Oak Street, 1-4 p.m. Thursdays. 918-1050.

THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. Open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. $7 ages 22-59, $5 ages 60 and older, $3 ages 6-21. Also: 25th annual Winyah Arts Association Multimedia Show through Saturday in Prevost Gallery, for free. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

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. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. $4 adults, $3 seniors/military, $2 students. 293-4344 or www.mbisr.com.

S.C. MARITIME MUSEUM, 729 Front St., Georgetown. “Lumber Schooners” exhibit through Monday. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; free. 520-0111 or www.scmaritimemuseum.org.

WHEELS OF YESTERYEAR, 413 Hospitality Lane, near Carolina Forest, off U.S. 501 near Tanger Outlets. Open 10 a.m. daily; $9 ages 16 and older, $8 seniors, $5 ages 9-15 and free ages 8 and younger. 903-4774 or www.wheelsofyesteryearmb.com.

TOURS

BAREFOOT PRINCESS RIVERBOAT, various cruises at various times, days and rates, sailing 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 5 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. Bring-your-own-bike specials at $45; guided tours $75, including a T-shirt, bike rental with helmet and lunch; free for children with cart rental; group discounts available. 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. $15 ages 13 and older, $10 ages 3-12. 246-1495 or www.rivermemories.org.

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. $32. 477-0287 or www.lowcountrytours.com.

CAROLINA SAFARI JEEP TOURS, 3 1/2-hour tours across the Grand Strand, including Pawleys and Magnolia islands, along the Waccamaw River, wildlife viewing, a salt marsh and Gullah heritage. $42 ages 13 and older, $30 ages 12 and younger, and discount for military, police, AAA members and seniors. Pickups arranged at time of reservations. 497-5330, 272-1177 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. $12 adults, $10 ages 6-18. 971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org.

COASTAL EXPEDITIONS, four locations; offers variety of kayak tours and adventures year round. 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 through October. $35. Reservations due at 235-8755 by 4 p.m. the previous Sunday. www.southcarolinaparks.com.

FREEWOODS FARM, on Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in the Burgess community. Activities include learning how to grow and cook fresh vegetables, along with demonstrations, farmers market and a farm tour. 650-9139 or www.freewoodsfarm.com.

HELICOPTER TOURS, all with rates starting at $20:

www.executiveheli.com www.huffmanhelicopters.com



MYRTLE BEACH SEGWAY, 2922-A Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common near Valor Memorial Garden. Self-guided tours $39 an hour, $59 two hours; two-hour guided tours of Huntington Beach State Park: $69. 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. $25 ages and older, otherwise $12. 651-3676 or www.myrtlebeachpirates.com.

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. $10. 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, with a minimum four riders and maximum six; call for times. $40 ages 13 and older, $30 ages 4-12. 651-2994 or www.plantationrivertours.com.

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