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SATURDAY | 06.23

Auction aids library

Attend an auction to benefit the Georgetown County Library’s new planned Waccamaw Neck branch.

The event is 4-7:30 p.m. Saturday at the home of Rich and Caroline Drummond in the Prince George River community.

More than 60 works of art, including paintings, photography, sculpture, stained glass and fabric art, have been donated by local artists, art instructors and collectors. They will be auctioned live and online simultaneously by Exum Auctions. In addition to signed prints by late artists such as David Bellucci, Kathy Metts and Elizabeth O’Neill Verner, many area art instructors have donated originals. They include Millie Doud, Alice McInvaill Estes, Danny McLaughlin, Barnie Slice, Jef Sturm, Zenobia Washington, Kathy Welde and Jane Woodward. Works also will be available by Dottie Dixon, Marina Hearle, Sharon Knost, Charlene McSweeny, Walter Morris, Brian Petty, Sharon Sorrels, M.P. “Squeaky” Swenson and Kitty Vickery.

Tickets are $50 per person for the casual evening under the oaks with wine, beer and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Contact Kim Fox at 979-0561 or Preview the art at

Details on the library expansion at

SATURDAY | 06.23

All 4 Paws benefit

All 4 Paws Animal Rescue, a new no-kill shelter in Pawleys Island, will have a benefit at 3 p.m. Saturday to help subsidize the renovation costs of its building.

Events start at 3 p.m. with a build-your-own hot dog buffet at the Island Bar & Grill, 10744 Ocean Highway, in The Village Shops; free admission.which also will provide a free shuttle for “Yappy Hour,” 4-7 p.m., from there among several sites: Habaneros, the Pawleys Island Tavern, Mama Rues, and the Islander Bar. Activities will include games, pinatas, “Pin the Tail on the Doggie,” and raffles and a silent auction for prizes such as gift cards, a Pawleys Island original hammock, jewelry, a beach-house weekend and a golf package.

Raffle and auction winners will be announced at 8 and 9 p.m., respectively at the Island Bar & Grill, and a band will play for the evening.

Admission is free for all events. The new shelter is at 67 Waverly Road, behind the BP gas station.

Details from Jonathan Lambert at 237-7297.

WEDNESDAYS | Almost weekly into August

Hobcaw gets ‘Wild’

Hobcaw Barony has brought back “Wild Wednesdays” this summer, for families with children.

Meet 3-4:30 p.m. at the barony’s welcome center, on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown.

“What’s Buggin’ You” is next for Wednesday. Other programs are “Let’s Talk Turtle” July 11, “Snakes, Gators, Skins and Skulls” July 18, “Finz: Sharks, Dolphins and Other Fish” July 25, and “Skeletel Remains: The Inside Scoop on Owl Pellets” Aug. 1.

Admission for each is $5 per person. Register at 546-4623. Details at

ONE MORE WEEK | Through 06.29

‘Bryan Dangerous’

Catch “The Bryan Dangerous Comedy Show” for one more week at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.

Bryan Fulton does an interactive juggling and balancing show, using some skills crafted while a clown for six years in a circus.

Show times are 9 p.m. Friday, Sunday-Monday, and Wednesday-June 29, all for free, on Broadway’s Heroes Harbor stage, between Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant and Ripley’s Aquarium, in the northeast corner of the complex.

Details at 444-3200 or, and

SUNDAY | 06.24

Crowfield in free concert

A Charleston quintet, Crowfield, is the next guest in the “Sunday Funday Outdoor Concert Series” at The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill.

The group, led by Tyler Mecham on lead vocals and blending rock with elements of soul, alt-country and pop, will play at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, for free, at the eatery on 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to the Clarion Hotel.

Release of the band’s third album, “The Diamond Sessions,” named after their late manager, Johnny Diamond, happens Saturday, adding to their discography begun in 2008 with “Goodbye, Goodnight, So Long Midwestern.”

Details at 903-2628, and