Churches open festivals
• 31st annual Fall Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Surfside United Methodist Church, 800 13th Ave. N., Surfside Beach, at U.S. 17 Business, with fish-fry sale Friday only. 238-2734 orwww.surfsideumc.org
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• 26th annual Arts and Crafts Festival benefit, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Precious Blood of Christ Church, 1633 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island. 237-3428 orpbocchurch.com
Various special events
• “Opera House” afternoon, with showing of Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi,” 2 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library-Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive. Free. 205-5280 orwww.hcml.org.
• “Walk a Mile in Heels” milelong walk, for breast cancer awareness, 4 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. 272-4040, ext. 102; orwww.shopmyrtlebeachmall.com
• “Boo Bash” not-so-scary Halloween party, at 5-7 p.m. at Children’s Museum of South Carolina, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street, for $3. 946-9469 orwww.cmsckids.org
• Grand Strand Miracle Leagues’ annual Halloween party with baseball game for people with disabilities and their buddies at 6 p.m., and Sonic dinner at 7 p.m., and special guests such as Coastal Carolina University’s cheerleaders and mascot Chauncey, at James C. Benton Miracle League Field, outside Myrtle Beach’s Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 N. Oak St., for free. 448-7712 orwww.grandstrandmiracleleague.com
• David Chaney in “Zombie Elvis” concert, 7-7:45 p.m. and 9-9:45 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free, during Oceanfront Merchants Association’s “Boardwalk Fright Nights” Fridays and Saturdays this month.www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com
• Weekend concerts at House of Blues, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, include Jerrod Niemann, with Chris Lane Band, 8:30 p.m. Friday, and Ne-Yo, with Kandace Springs and Kevin Ross, 8 p.m. Saturday. Prices vary. 272-3000 orwww.hob.com/myrtlebeach
Haunting outings abound
• Opening of “Terror Under the Bridge,” benefiting Fostering Hope Inc. of Conway, which assists foster-care children (254-8168 orfosteringhopeinc.com
), 7 p.m. nightly through Nov. 1 at The X Sports Mall, 568 George Bishop Parkway, between U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 501, just west of Myrtle Beach, for $10. 446-2822, 457-1329 orterrorunderthebridge.com
• “Dr. Scream’s Haunted Mansion,” open 7 p.m. daily through Nov. 1, at 5033 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, in back of the Bargain Warehouse building, across from Bi-Lo. $15. 748-0855 ordrscreams.com
• “Haunted Trail,” by Grissettown-Longwood Fire & Rescue, open 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 31 at 758 Longwood Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. $10 ages 6 and older, otherwise free. 910-287-3030.
• Conway Downtown Alive’s “Conway Ghost Walk: Spirits of the Lowcountry,” hourlong tours 1 mile across downtown, departing every 15 minutes. 7-8:30 p.m. daily through Saturday from Conway Visitor Center, 903 Third Ave., for $15 ages 13 and older, otherwise $7. 248-6260 orconwayalive.com
• Ripley’s Carnival of Screams, open 4 p.m. daily through Nov. 1 in Ripley’s Haunted Adventure site, 915 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for, plus tax, $14.99 ages 12 and older, and $9.99 ages 6-11. Also, Horry County residents with ID receive half-off admission. 448-2331.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeachOnline.com/kicks.