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FRIDAY | 07.27

‘Elvis ‘n’ Friends Fight Cancer’

Michael Sokolik of Socastee, an Elvis Presley tribute artist, has helped organize “Elvis ‘n’ Friends Fight Cancer,” a dinner show at 7 p.m. Friday at the Cooper House Event Center, 6011 Dick Pond Road, just south of the Socastee swing bridge, around the corner from Socastee High School, at S.C. 707, near S.C. 544.

Music by Elvis, Johnny Cash, Brian Setzer, Stevie Wonder, David Ruffin of the Temptations, will fill the evening, which will include raffles and auctions to raise money for local cancer patients in need of financial assistance.

Call 222-2324 for reservations. Reach the Cooper House at 236-7077.

FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS | Through 08.05

‘The Wizard of Oz’

Follow the yellow brick road to Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium in Supply, N.C., for the next two weekends.

Brunswick Little Theatre’s next play is “The Wizard of Oz,” with show times at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 5.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for teens and students with school ID, and $6 for ages 12 and younger.

Details at 910-755-7416, 800-754-1050, ext. 7416, or More theater information at

Also, the theater’s Stagestruck Players will perform “Dorothy meets Alice or The Wizard of Wonderland” for Nov. 9-11 and 16-18 at Playhouse 211, on N.C. 211, across from Brunswick Electric Cooperative, near St. James Plantation.


‘Grand Illusions’

Brandon Wagster, who finished third in the 2011 World Teen Championships of Magic, and his assistant, Hannah Lynne, have brought their “Grand Illusions” show from Columbia to Surfside Beach.

Performances are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at The Grand Theatre, 301 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach, just south of Surfside Drive/Glenns Bay Road.

Tickets are $21.95 ages 13 and older, and $11.95 ages 3-12. More details at

Also, the theater has “Aloha Y’all,” a Hawaiian luau show, at 7 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with all-Polynesian performers. Reserved seats are $29.95 for ages 19 and older, $26.96 military, $19.95 ages 13-18 and $7.95 ages 3-12; VIP: $39.95 ages 19 and older, $29.95 ages 13-18 and $17.95 ages 3-12.

Details at 808-9188, 800-252-5642, or

SUNDAY | 07.29

‘Fifth Sunday Sing’

Tilly Swamp Baptist Church welcomes a bluegrass gospel band for its “Fifth Sunday Sing” at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

See Crystal River – with Weston Dix, JayBird Harris, Dorothy Lewis, Wayne Lewis and Blake Martin – perform their blend of music at the church, 619 S.C. 90, Conway, for free.

The group has entertained at many local events and churches.

Details at 399-6151.


One more ‘Wild Wednesday’

Hobcaw Barony will have one final edition of its “Wild Wednesdays” summer series for families with children.

Meet 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the barony’s welcome center, on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown, for “Skeletel Remains: The Inside Scoop on Owl Pellets.”

Admission is $5. Register at 546-4623.

Also, tours of the barony continue year round, usually at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, and include a walk inside the late Bernard Baruch’s riverside mansion built in 1930, a site that has played host to such notable people as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Tickets are $20, by reservation only.

More details at