SATURDAY-SUNDAY | 10.25-10.26
Celebrations, benefits dot Horry County
• Nathan Black 5K Run/Walk, benefiting Freedom Scholarship in occupational therapy at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., and Surfside Beach Police Department, 8 a.m. Saturday from Surfside Beach Pier. $27.37 – Register at go-greenevents.com/nathanblack5k. 704-871-0529 or 704-500-1696.www.surfsidebeach.org
• Yard and bake sale, for ladies’ auxiliary causes, 8 a.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 186, 4285 Pine Drive, Little River. 504-0032.
• Fall Rollout Car and Truck Show benefit for local charities, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Carroll Ashmore Campbell Marina Complex, 101 River Walk Drive, Georgetown, along Sampit River. $25 advance, $30 day of show. 457-9621 orwww.thefallrollout.com
• Holly’s Hope Fun Run/Walk, for leukemia awareness, 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Lake Busbee, off U.S. 501 in Conway. $30 adults, $20 children. 241-1688, 742-8772, 385-2604 orwww.threeguyssubsandpies.com/updates
• “Westie (West Highland terrier) Walk,” by Grand Strand Westie Club, 9 a.m. Saturday at Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common. 650-1979 or firstname.lastname@example.org
• Veggie Fest, on Saturday, open at 9 a.m., at Freewoods Farm, on Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in Burgess community, including farm tour 9:30 a.m. and classes on nutrition and buying and cooking veggies at 11 a.m., and growing them 11:45, with lunch for sale 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission. 650-2064, 650-9139 orwww.freewoodsfarm.com
• Saturday at Horry County Memorial Library: Fall book sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Conway branch, 801 Main St. (915-7323); and Fall Fest, 11 a.m. at North Myrtle Beach branch, 910 First Ave. S. (915-5281), for free.www.hcml.org
• Endless Summer Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Free. Entertainment starting at noon, with Sea Cruz, The Marsha Morgan Band, and Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot. 361-3045, 866-805-5642 orwww.nmbevents.com
• “A Symphony of Fashion” show and luncheon, benefiting Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra and scholarship programs, 11 a.m. Saturday at The Surf Golf & Bach Club, 1701 Springfield Lane, North Myrtle Beach. $35. Reservations at 503-2794.www.longbaysymphony.com
• Myrtle Beach Car Club cruise-in, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Jud Kuhn Chevrolet, 3740 S.C. 9 E., Little River. Free. 742-9802.
• Barbecue fundraiser, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Seaside Masonic Lodge 419, 941 U.S. 501, Myrtle Beach. Meal with two sides $8, or whole cooked butt $40 – for dine-in or takeout. 212-6998 orseasidebbq.com
• North Myrtle Beach Rescue Squad’s Fish Fry, Barbecue and Silent Auction benefit, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at North Myrtle Beach Primary School, on 11th Avenue North. All you can eat for $10 donation. Entertainment by Opus Strings ensemble and Maddie Hunt. 272-3144.
• “Jammin’ and Que” barbecue benefit for North Myrtle Beach High School Marching Chiefs, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday in lot near Preston’s Seafood House at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $8 per plate, or $10 per pound. Also, free delivery for all pre-orders of $50 or more within a 10-mile radius of Barefoot Landing; call 361-739-4518.
• “Super Wine Saturday,” noon-6 p.m. Saturday at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. Free. 399-9463 orlabelleamie.com
• Grand Stand Humane Society Walk for the Animals Festival, 1-5 p.m. Sunday in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common, including costume contests contests for most lookalike, and best costume, trick and pet kisser, and a parade. 918-4910 orwww.grandstrandhumanesociety.com
• Italian Tomato Sauce Contest, by Grand Strand Opera Workshop for Carleton Talbert Scholarship Fund, 3-5:30 p.m. Sunday at Boston Pizza Plus Trattoria, 2005 Oakheart Road, Carolina Forest. $25 entry. 236-4777.
• Buddy Holly Tribute and ’50s Dance Party, with guitarist John Swank, 6 p.m. Sunday at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $5. 798-2639.
MANY EVENTS SATURDAY | 10.25
Horry County full of Halloween themes
• At Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach: Kids’ Halloween Fun Day, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, with costume contests for children at noon and pets afterward. Free, including carousel rides; and “Barefoot Ladies’ Night,” benefiting Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Castano’s Italian Steakhouse. 272-8349 orwww.bflanding.com
• “Ripley’s Boo-quarium Bash,” 3-8 p.m. Saturday at Ripley’s Aquarium, at Broadway at the Beach, on 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, including live birds of prey from Cape Fear Raptor Center, as well as costume parade at 5 p.m. and costume contest 6 p.m., and “Pets on the Plaza Costume Party” at 3 p.m. Free with aquarium admission, which varies based on time of entry. Also, “Spook-quarium Sleepover,” 8 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday, for $29.99 plus tax, besides admission. 916-0888, 800-734-8888 orwww.ripleysaquarium.com
• “Howl-O-Scream,” 5-8 p.m. Saturday (rain date: Sunday) in North Myrtle Beach’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive. Free. 280-5570, ext. 1, orparks.nmb.us
• Halloween Carnival, 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday at Conway Recreation Center, 1515 Mill Pond Road. Free admission (games 25 cents-$1 each, or $5 for all-games pass), including costume contest at 7:15 p.m., and screening of “Hotel Transylvania” at 8:45 outside in field. 248-1740 orwww.conwayparksandrecreation.com
• Nightmare in the Square Costume Contest & Party, 8 p.m. Saturday, led by fireworks, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, in Myrtle Beach. Free. 444-3200, 800-386-4662 orwww.broadwayatthebeach.com
• Halloween open houses, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday for ages 12 and younger and next Thursday for ages 13-18, at Myrtle Beach’s Canal Street Recreation Center. Free. 918-1475.
• Fall Fest, including costume party, storytelling for children, 4 p.m. next Thursday at Horry County Memorial Library Little River branch, 107 S.C. 57 N., in back of Ralph Ellis County Building. Also, book sale 9:30 a.m.-noon this Friday. 399-5541 orwww.hcml.org
• Carolina Improv Company’s “Whose Haunting Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. next Thursday (adult show Oct. 31) at Uptown Theater, by Bass Pro Shops in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. $12.75 advance online, or $14 at door. Also,w
ear a costume and receive a ticket for a future show. 272-4242 orwww.carolinaimprov.com
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY | 10.24-10.25, 10.27
Atalaya goes haunted for weekend
“Huntington’s Haunted Halloween” 6-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday in Huntington Beach State Park’s Atalaya home, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, will include two separate haunted house attractions, “Hocus Pocus” on a big screen, a bonfire. Admission is $10 ages 16 and older, $7 ages 6-15, with park and Atalaya admission waived for these participants and those ages 5 and younger. Also, the park’s final “Coastal Kayaking” guided trip of 2014 is 10 a.m.-noon Monday, from Oyster Landing in Murrells Inlet, a half-mile north of park entrance, for $35. Register at 235-8755 by 4 p.m. Sunday. www.southcarolinaparks.com/huntingtonbeach.
Also, on Saturday:
• Ladies’ auxiliary yard sale, 8 a.m.-noon at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, 4359 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. 651-6900.
• Georgetown County Library’s Fall Festival of Financial Fitness, noon-2 p.m. at Beck Recreation Center on Church Street in Georgetown, including financial protection information, a live band, and children’s activities such as a jumpy castle, fire truck rides, face painting and piggy bank decorating. Free. 545-3327.
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, NEXT WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY | 10.24-10.25, 10.29-10.30
Fall, Halloween events in Brunswick County area
• “Trick or Treat Under the Sea,” 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday and next Wednesday-Thursday at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach, N.C. $11 ages 3 and older, otherwise free. (Aquarium open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, for $10.95 ages 13-61, $9.95 seniors and military, and $8.95 ages 3-12.) 910-458-7468 orwww.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher
• Brunswick Plantation’s Arts & Crafts Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Brunswick House, 382 Brunswick Drive., Calabash, N.C. – From U.S. 17, turn into main entrance of Brunswick Plantation, and follow Middleton Drive to main club house sign, then turn right. Also, bake sale by Neighbors in Service, benefiting local charities. 910-287-4604 or 910-287-3161.
• “Model Train Layout Wiring and Electrical Work” workshop with Intracoastal Model Railroad Club, 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday at Calabash Marketplace, 10050 Beach Drive, Calabash, N.C. Free, with preregistration at 910-579-8910.
• At Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.: “OIB Ghosts: History of the Island” program with Will Smith at 11 a.m. Saturday, free with admission: $8 ages 13-61, $7 ages 62 and older, $6 ages 3-12, and free ages 2 and younger (museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays). Also, “Spooky Night at the Museum,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. next Thursday, for $6 ages 3 and older, otherwise free. 910-579-1016 ormuseumplanetarium.org
• Mike’s Garage Band concert, for breast cancer awareness, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday at St. James Plantation community center, on N.C. 211, near Southport, N.C. 910-523-6025.
• Old Bridge Preservation Society’s second annual Halloween at the Old Bridge, 5-7 p.m. Saturday (rain date Oct. 31) at Old Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive, Sunset Beach, N.C., including contest for scariest, funniest, and most creative costumes, and games including a witch hat toss, ghost corn hole, doughnut bobbing, and can bowling. Free. 910-363-6585 orwww.oldbridgepreservationsociety.org
• Fall Festival, by Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, 6-9 p.m. next Thursday, in front of Brunswick County Government Complex, off U.S. 17 in Bolivia, N.C. Free, including hay rides, a cake walk, haunted trail, and face painting. 910-253-2906.
ALMOST DAILY | Through 10.25, 10.30, 10.31
Shows’ last hurrahs before yuletide shift
This is the last chance to see house shows before stages shift for Christmas in November and December. Prices vary per site:
• “One the Show,” 7:30 p.m. daily through Saturday at Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 272-1111, 800-342-2262 orwww.alabama-theatre.com
• At Calvin Gilmore Theater, on U.S. 17 Business at U.S. 17 Bypass on north tip of Myrtle Beach, all at 7 p.m.: “The Carolina Opry” Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday; and “The Good Vibrations Show” Tuesday and Friday. 913-4000, 800-843-6779 orwww.thecarolinaopry.com
• “Hot Jersey Nights,” at Palace Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach: 7:30 p.m. daily through Oct. 30, except Sunday, and 10 a.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. Thursday. 448-0588 orwww.palacemb.com
• Through Oct. 30 at Legends in Concert, on U.S. 17 Bypass, off 29th Avenue North, across from Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach and next to Planet Hollywood: tribute artists for Adele, the Blues Brothers, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Barry White. 8 p.m. daily except Sunday, and 2 p.m. Tuesday. 238-7827, 800-960-7469 orwww.legendsinconcert.com
• Dolly Parton’s “Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show,” on U.S. 17 Bypass, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Business in Myrtle Beach: 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Oct. 31, and on Saturday. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 orwww.piratesvoyage.com
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